Thursday, April 22, 2010

Iran Begins Large Scale War Games

F-4 Phantom fighter jets fly during the Army Day parade in the Iranian capital Tehran on April 18. Photo from CNN

Iran's Military Begins Large-Scale War Games -- The Guardian

Iran's elite Revolutionary Guard has begun three days of major military manoeuvres in the Gulf and Strait of Hormuz.

Iran's elite Revolutionary Guard began three days of large-scale war games in the Gulf and Strait of Hormuz today, state television reported.

The military manoeuvres, in a waterway crucial for global oil supplies, coincided with rising tension between Iran and the west, which fears Tehran's nuclear programme is aimed at developing bombs. Iran denies the charge.

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More News On Iran's War Games

Iran begins war games in Gulf, Strait of Hormuz -- AP
Iran Begins War Games In Persian Gulf, Strait of Hormuz -- Radio Free Europe
Iran Begins Major Military Exercise -- Voice of America
Iran Guards start three-day military exercise -- AFP
Iranian military to hold war games in Strait of Hormuz -- Financial Times
Iran begins military drill in Persian Gulf -- CNN
Iran Begins Large-Scale War Games in Gulf -- AOL News
Decrying U.S., Iran Begins War Games -- New York Times
Iran Launches War Games, Lobbies Against Sanctions -- Wall Street Journal
Iran Guards test new speed boat in key oil supply route -- Africasia
Iran Tests Speed Boats In "Major" Gulf War Games -- New York Times/Reuters

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