Iran's defense minister slams new US sanctions


Iran's defense minister slams new US sanctions
  1. Iran's defense minister slams new US sanctions
    globalsecurity.org
    Iran's defense minister says the country spares no effort to meet its national security needs, and does not allow any party to intervene in the…
    Technology

In-Depth Coverage

Iran Press TV

Fri May 19, 2017 8:13AM

Iran's defense minister says the country spares no effort to meet its national security needs, and does not allow any party to intervene in the imperative.

Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan was reacting Friday to a move by the United States Department of Treasury to impose sanctions on two Iranian defense officials, an Iranian company, and members of a China-based network for supporting Iran's ballistic missile program.

He made the comments while casting his ballot in the country's twin elections, which kicked off earlier in the morning.

Dehqan said this was not the first time that Washington displays its enmity towards Iran's Islamic Revolution, Islamic establishment and capabilities.

The move marked the second one of its kind under US President Donald Trump, who was inaugurated in January.

"They know that what signifies to us is the issue of providing [our country with] national security. To ensure national security, we seek recourse to whatever capability that is needed and are not wary of anyone in doing this," he asserted.

Dehqan said Iran's work in its missile sector is clear and has already been announced, adding, "We do what we consider to be in our best interest."

The US claims Iran's missile work is in breach of United Nations Security Council Resolution 2231, which endorsed Tehran's nuclear deal with the P5+1 states in 2015.

Tehran has repeatedly said its missiles are not designed to carry nuclear warheads.

"We are steadfast in our will, and no one can intervene in it (our defensive work)," the Iranian defense chief stated.

Tehran responded to the new sanctions on Thursday by slapping bans on nine American individuals and firms over their blatant human rights violations.

China also submitted an official protest to the United States, saying it was "always opposed to unilateral sanctions, to the frequent implementation of…

  1. Making Time-Sensitive Networks Happen

    Hightechforum.org - Technology
    05.24 / 00:12 hightechforum.org
    We need the ability to offer virtual services that use software-defined networking to merge and coordinate diverse applications over the common Internet resource pool. But the regulatory problem needs to be solved by Congress and the FCC before the engineering can create real services The post Making Time-Sensitive Networks Happen appeared first on High Tech…
  2. Japan Display Unveils New 600 PPI E Ink Panel

    Goodereader.com - Technology
    05.24 / 00:12 goodereader.com
    Japan Display has just developed a new 600 PPI display that will allow future e-readers to have double the resolution of existing models. The Amazon Kindle Paperwhite, Voyage, and Oasis have 300 PPI with a resolution of 1440 x 1080 pixels. E Ink Holdings and Japan Displays formed a partnership last year and the two…
  3. Some Useful Tips for Building a More Engaging Website

    Fstoppers.com - Technology
    05.24 / 00:10 fstoppers.com
    Your website is your calling card: it's the place where people go to decide whether they're going to book you or some other photographer. As such, it's important to make yours as memorable as possible. This helpful tutorial will give you some great tips to build a stronger brand on your website. [ Read More…
  4. Social media games won't count as gambling in Michigan

    KansasCityStar-Tech
    05.23 / 23:58 kansascity.com
    Social media games on the internet would not be considered gambling in Michigan under a bill signed into law by Gov. Rick Snyder. An analysis of Senate Bill 202 says … Click to Continue…
  5. Kodak Brings Their Photography-Focused Ektra Smartphone to the U.S.A.

    Chipchick.com - Technology
    05.23 / 23:53 chipchick.com
    Not too many people expected Kodak to get into smartphones last year, but that’s just what they did with the Ektra (kind of — Kodak lent their name to it, but Bullitt manufactured it). The longtime photography company wanted to make waves with a smartphone that looked and felt like a camera, with the photography […] This story was originally published at Kodak Brings Their Photography-Focused Ektra Smartphone to the U…
  6. Ilya Efimov releases Rock Bass - Sample library for Kontakt

    Kvraudio.com - Technology
    05.23 / 23:51 kvraudio.com
    Ilya Efimov Production has released Rock Bass, the latest addition to Ilya's library of bass guitar for Kontakt. The Rock Bass sample library captures the sound of Sadowsky NYC 5 string bass [Read…
  7. Presonus updates Studio One to v3.5 with major new features

    Kvraudio.com - Technology
    05.23 / 23:51 kvraudio.com
    PreSonus has released Studio One 3.5, an extensive update to the company's DAW for Mac and Windows that includes 60 new features and enhancements, including several of the most requested features. [Read…
  8. Microsoft Release New Surface Pro

    Blogs.technet.com - Technology
    05.23 / 23:50 blogs.technet.com
    Overnight Microsoft announced the new Surface Pro device, replacing the previous model Surface Pro 4. With this new model the numbering has gone, i.e. this is not a Surface Pro 5, rather it is simply known as a Surface Pro. These are available for pre-order today from as low as NZ$1214,10 including GST for…
  9. The Primary Challenge To Blockchain Technology

    Thetrustadvisor.com - Technology
    05.23 / 23:49 thetrustadvisor.com
    Any emerging technology goes through a hype stage. It takes a while to get the kinks out and for pilots and proofs of concepts to prove use cases and shift the curve to broad adoption. The power and disruption of blockchain is evident in the news almost daily, and people are beginning to understand how blockchain […] The post The Primary Challenge To Blockchain Technology appeared first on The Trust …
  10. The Wild Reason Whales Got So Freakishly Big

    Toyland.gizmodo.com - Technology
    05.23 / 23:47 toyland.gizmodo.com
    Baleen whales (Mysticeti) are vacuums of the sea. The blue whale, which is one of 12 species of baleen whales, is the largest animal in the world—AKA the biggest sea vacuum. It fuels its 200-ton body by eating tiny crustaceans called krill, which get filtered through the blue whales’ baleen. New research suggests that…Read more…
  11. What Are the Best Wiper Blades? 

    Toyland.gizmodo.com - Technology
    05.23 / 23:47 toyland.gizmodo.com
    If you’re anything like me, you probably put up with streaky and worn out wiper blades for far too long. So when you finally do get around to upgrading (most likely because you have to pass an inspection), you want to invest in the best brand possible. So we want to hear from you: Which wiper blades do you trust to…Read mor…
  12. Healthcare Marketing: 4 Simple Tips for Reaching Millennials

    Fathomdelivers.com - Technology
    05.23 / 23:43 fathomdelivers.com
    Missed our webinar? Check it out now and learn how to engage millennials with a modern, comprehensive digital media plan. The digital age has revolutionized healthcare. It is now easier than ever... The article Healthcare Marketing: 4 Simple Tips for Reaching Millennials appeared first on F…
  13. How Businesses Can Actually Use Virtual Reality

    Profitguide.com - Technology
    05.23 / 23:43 profitguide.com
    Yes, virtual reality and holograms are buzzy, but they are changing the ways companies work and creating a whole new support…
  14. Building machines virtually

    Packworld.com - Technology
    05.23 / 23:43 packworld.com
    Faced with SKU proliferation and a need to build packaging machines more nimbly than ever, WestRock teamed up with Dassault Systemes and Bosch Rexroth to get the job…
  15. Uber Plans Millions In Back Pay After Shorting NYC Drivers

    Tech.slashdot.org - Technology
    05.23 / 23:41 tech.slashdot.org
    An anonymous reader quotes a report from Bloomberg: Uber Technologies Inc. said it underpaid its New York City drivers by improperly calculating the company's share of passenger fares, and will pay out an average of $900 per driver in restitution, costing tens of millions of dollars. The back pay could run at least $45 million, based on the approximately 50,000 drivers the Independent Drivers Guild says work in New York City. The ride-hailing company has previously misled drivers about how…
  16. Afghan Forces Continue to Suffer Battlefield Casualties

    Globalsecurity.org - Technology
    05.23 / 23:39 globalsecurity.org
    A Taliban attack on a military base in southern Afghanistan has killed at least 11 government soldiers and wounded as many others, while a major insurgent offensive on a remote western district has triggered deadly…
  17. Taliban raid kills 10 Afghan troops in Kandahar

    Globalsecurity.org - Technology
    05.23 / 23:39 globalsecurity.org
    At least 10 Afghan soldiers have been killed and nine others wounded in a Taliban attack on a military base in southern Afghanistan, officials…
  18. US Troops Wounded in Yemen Raid on Monday - Pentagon

    Globalsecurity.org - Technology
    05.23 / 23:39 globalsecurity.org
    Several US troops were wounded in a raid conducted against the al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) terror group (banned in Russia) in the Marib Governorate of Yemen on Monday night, US Department of Defense spokesperson Capt. Jeff Davis said in a briefing on…
  19. US attack kills 7 in central Yemen: Pentagon

    Globalsecurity.org - Technology
    05.23 / 23:39 globalsecurity.org
    At least seven people have lost their lives in a US ground and aerial operation in Yemen's central province of Ma'rib, the Pentagon…
  20. Counter-ISIS Strikes Hit Terrorists in Syria, Iraq

    Globalsecurity.org - Technology
    05.23 / 23:39 globalsecurity.org
    U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria yesterday, conducting 27 strikes consisting of 99 engagements, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported…