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Iran’s true intentions behind proprietorship of four Persian Gulf islands

January 12, 2013


It’s no secret that Iran sometimes makes certain moves to show the neighboring countries that it’s presence in the region is growing. Yesterday, Iran’s Oil Ministry issued a request to the government, asking for the proprietorship of several islands, located in the Persian Gulf, aiming to launch gas hubs in the region. These islands are […]

Expert says Iran to hit back at Gulf States, if attacked by U.S. or Israel

March 29, 2012


If either Israel or the US were to attack Iran, the Islamic republic’s response could well involve Iranian strikes against Gulf states, including Saudi Arabia, Senior fellow at Nanyang Technological University’s S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, James M. Dorsey said.

UK preparing plans for possible war with Iran

February 26, 2012


The UK is drawing up plans to send hundreds of troops and an extra nuclear sub to the Gulf as tension mounts with Iran. Defence chiefs are convinced the UK will be swiftly sucked into any new conflict with Tehran’s regime. They say it is a matter of “when”, not “if” the war breaks out. […]