Istanbul talks highlight the real solution to Iran problem

LONDON, April 17 (UPI) -- The author says the West should support the path to a democratic, free, secular and non-nuclear Iran as pronounced by NCRI President Maryam Rajavi in 2004.
ESMAEIL ABNAR, UPI Outside View Commentator

Iranian commander warns against attack

TEHRAN, Nov. 20 (UPI) -- A senior Iranian military commander warned Sunday if attacked his country will fire missiles at "Israeli centers."
Iran: Israel and U.S. won't attack

Iran: Israel and U.S. won't attack

TEHRAN, Aug. 24 (UPI) -- A top Iranian general said Tuesday the United States and Israel are unlikely to launch a military attack against his country.

Adviser: Iran can target Persian Gulf area

TEHRAN, Sept. 19 (UPI) -- Iranian missiles can target any foreign ship in the Persian Gulf region, an adviser to Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei says.

U.S. adds Iranians, firms to blacklist

WASHINGTON, July 8 (UPI) -- The United States blacklisted six Iranian individuals and five firms Tuesday for their alleged involvement in the country's nuclear efforts, officials said.

Iran boasts of missiles, drones

TEHRAN, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- The Iranian defense minister said Sunday the country has developed new missiles with a 1,240-mile range.

Iranian military plane crashes, 36 dead

TEHRAN, Nov. 27 (UPI) -- A Russian-built Islamic Revolution Guard Corps' military aircraft caught fire and crashed during take-off in Tehran Monday, killing 36 people.

Iran prepared for attacks, general says

TEHRAN, Nov. 19 (UPI) -- If the country is attacked, Iranian military forces would respond by striking military bases within a range of about 1,200 miles, a general said.

Iran warns of missile strikes

TEHRAN, Jan. 29 (UPI) -- A senior Iranian official warns that his country will use missiles against Israel or Western forces in the Gulf if attacked.

Iranian cleric denounces terrorism

TEHRAN, June 30 (UPI) -- An influential Iranian cleric has denounced terrorism and hinted at recognition of the state of Israel, a report said Monday.
Yahya Rahim Safavi
Commander of Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) Yahya Rahim-Safavi (C) is seen during the weekly Friday prayer at Tehran University, Tehran, Iran on December 23, 2005. (UPI Photo/Mohammad Kheirkhah)

Iran–Iraq War War on Terrorism

Major General (Persian: سرلشکر) Yahya Rahim Safavi (Persian: یحیى رحیم صفوی , born 1958) served as the Chief commander of the Sepah until September 1, 2007.

Born to a lower-class Azerbaijani family (an ethnic Azeri.) in Armenia, Soviet Union, Safavi was sent to Tehran, Iran as an orphan where he was raised by Persian foster parents.

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