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Iran to unveil new generation of enrichment centrifuges

(Reuters) – Iran will unveil a new generation of uranium enrichment centrifuges, the deputy head of Iran’s nuclear agency Ali Asghar Zarean told State TV on Saturday. “In the near future we will unveil...


Iranian Missiles on Parade

Fabian Hinz discusses Iranian missile proliferation in the region with the Foreign Policy Research Institute. …read more From:: James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies


Pandora Report: 12.6.2019

Are We Making Progress on the Antibiotic Resistance Front? Antibiotic resistance is a problem that crosses sectors, industries, species, and frankly, requires a widespread effort to make a dent in the problem. Whether it...


Ukraine begins trials of Limpid see-through armour

The Ukrainian Army has begun trials of Limpid Armor’s Land Platform Modernisation Kit (LPMK), a see-through armour situational awareness system, on one of its BTR-4E infantry fighting vehicles, Limpid Armor CEO Mykhailo Grechukhin announced...


US says Iran protest toll may surpass 1,000, mulls troops

Washington (AFP) Dec 5, 2019 – The United States said Thursday that Iranian authorities may have killed more than 1,000 people in a crackdown on demonstrations, which Washington cast as the clerical regime’s worst-ever...


US mulling 14,000 more troops for Mideast: report

Washington (AFP) Dec 4, 2019 – The United States is weighing sending up to 14,000 more troops to the Middle East in the face of a perceived threat from Iran, the Wall Street Journal...


Iran says still ready for talks if US lifts sanctions

Tehran (AFP) Dec 4, 2019 – Iran is willing to return to the negotiating table if the United States first drops sanctions, President Hassan Rouhani said Wednesday, after a fuel price hike sparked deadly...


IAEA warns against intimidation after Iran incident

Vienna (AFP) Dec 3, 2019 – The new head of the UN nuclear watchdog warned Tuesday against intimidating its inspectors after one of them had their accreditation revoked by Iran over an incident at...


US Army sets first PrSM flight test for 9 December

If everything goes according to plan, the US Army will conduct its first flight test of a Precision Strike Missile (PrSM) prototype on 9 December at White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico, with...


India progresses sale of BEML

The Indian Ministry of Defence (MoD) is preparing its planned sale of a major stake in public-sector company BEML (formerly Bharat Earth Movers Limited), Indian Minister of State for Defence Shripad Naik has confirmed....

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