“The IAEA can confirm that Iran has started the production of uranium enriched up to 20 percent using IR-1 centrifuges in the Fordo Fuel Enrichment Plant,” the agency said in a statement.
Iran’s military leadership Tuesday warned a US aircraft carrier to keep out of the Persian Gulf. The warning from army commander Major General Ataollah Salehi comes after a 10-day Iranian naval exercise ended in the Strait of Hormuz.
Former Afghan president Burhanuddin Rabbani was killed Tuesday evening in a suicide blast at his house in Kabul. He was meeting a group of Taliban insurgents when the explosion was triggered, Xinhua reported, quoting an unnamed source from Rabbani’s office.
The Indo-Asian News Service (IANS) reports that two Chinese officials and one media rep have now been invited to the air show.
Iran is at least two years away from producing a single nuclear weapon, according to an in-depth report published by the London-based International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) Thursday.
US diplomats also feared that Chinese companies were selling materials to Iran that could be used to build nuclear missiles and other weapons of mass destruction, the Daily Telegraph reported Thursday, citing secret US cables leaked by WikiLeaks.
Chinese journalists have been unable to register for accreditation as the online registration form did not provide China as an option.
In an exclusive interview, StratPost spoke to the lawyer representing the relatives of Rabbi Gavriel Noach Holtzberg, James P. Kreindel, who said he hopes to depose Lashkar e Taiba agent David Headley and get compensation from the terrorist group as well as Pakistan’s Inter Services Intelligence.
The Indian Air Force is looking at ground personnel to pilot its Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) because of the existing shortage of pilots and is likely to allow qualifying PBORS (Personnel Below Officer Ranks) to become UAV pilots as well.