Sep 10, 2016

Work starts on two new Iran nuclear reactors

Russian and Iranian firms began work on Saturday on two additional reactors at Iran’s nuclear power plant on the Gulf coast at Bushehr, the project manager said. The plant has been a bone of contention with Iran’s Gulf Arab neighbors, even after a deal ...

Aug 29, 2016

Iran deploys Russia-delivered long-range missiles to Fordo nuclear site

Tehran has deployed a recently delivered Russian-made long-range missile system to central Iran to protect its Fordo nuclear facility, state television said Sunday. Protecting nuclear facilities is paramount “in all circumstances” Gen. Farzad Esmaili, the commander of Iran’s air defenses, told the IRIB channel. ...

Iran releases images of new missile defense system

Aug 21, 2016

Iran releases images of new missile defense system

Iran released images of its first domestically built long-range missile defense system Sunday, a project started when the country was under international sanctions. Images on multiple state news agencies showed President Hassan Rouhani and Defense Minister Hossein Dehghan standing in front of the new ...

Aug 18, 2016

Building stronger ties with Iran

Japan should consider more proactive steps to beef up its relations with Tehran, by building on the bilateral investment treaty signed in February to boost economic ties.