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RT: Pentagon says Iran bombs ISIS in Iraq, Tehran 'cannot confirm'

Published time: December 03, 2014 10:40

F-4 Phantom fighter jets (AFP Photo/Behrouz Mehri)

Iran has launched airstrikes against Islamic State militants in eastern Iraq in recent days, the Pentagon confirms. 381 more words


Iranian Jets Launch Strikes Against ISIS Targets in Eastern Iraq

Iran’s military has denied that it is cooperating with US-led air strikes against Islamic State in Iraq but has not directly rejected allegations that it is bombarding ISIS targets in Iraq. 504 more words

International Affairs

Pentagon: Iran Attacked ISIS - but Didn't Coordinate with Us

Pentagon confirms that Iranian fighter jets bombed ISIS jihadists, clarifies strikes were not coordinated with the United States.

The Pentagon confirmed on Tuesday that Iranian fighter jets bombed Islamic State (ISIS) jihadists in eastern Iraq, but clarified the strikes were not coordinated with the United States. 399 more words

Escalation / Destabilization Conflict

Did Iranian Fighters Battle UFOs?

As if the Iran-UFO connection (the Axis of Alien-ness?) couldn’t get any weirder, it now appears that the Iranian Air Force attempted to shoot down aircraft that didn’t seem very Earth-like. 83 more words


Iranians Documenting, Chasing Ultra-Advanced Drones

To intercept UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicles), IRIAF F-4Es and F-14As, based in Bushehr to serve as QRA (Quick Reaction Alert) interceptors, were scrambled several times. But the American drones have astonishing flight characteristics: “Including an ability to fly outside the atmosphere, attain a maximum cruise speed of Mach 10, and a minimum speed of zero, with the ability to hover over the target,” as explained by Taghavee. 163 more words


!!!!! PressTV: US drone over Iran: Senseless provocation draped in lies - by Gordon Duff

File photo shows an Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force (IRIAF) Sukhoi Su-25UBK Frogfoot-B.

Tue Nov 13, 2012 9:18AM

By Gordon Duff

The case that can be made to any reasonable observer is that violation of Iranian airspace did happen, that there was ‘hot pursuit’ by fighter aircraft and that International Law would allow, not just destruction of the drone but may well allow an attack on the base where the drone is launched.” 1,635 more words


US drone over Iran: Senseless provocation draped in lies - Article By Gordon Duff

Nearly two weeks ago, an American drone fled Iranian airspace when controllers received intelligence noting that an Iranian plane was giving chase. The term used in International Law for such an incident is known as “hot pursuit.” 1,699 more words