28 Dec '16, 4pm

Iran says it warns off fighters, drones during drill:

TEHRAN, Iran — An Iranian general said Wednesday that his country's air defenses have warned off several fighter jets and drones during an ongoing military drill. "In the past three days of military drills, the air defense has given warnings to 12 aircraft of trans-regional countries to stay away from the country's airspace." Gen. Abbas Farajpour was quoted as saying by the semi-official Tasnim news agency. Tasnim, which is close to Iran's military, said the aircraft included U.S. fighter jets and drones. In this photo released by the semi-official Iranian Students News Agency (ISNA), a long-range S-200 missile is fired in a military drill in the port city of Bushehr, on the northern coast of Persian Gulf, Iran, Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2016. Photo Credit: Amir Kholous/ISNA via AP Calls to the U.S. Navy's 5th Fleet, based in Bahrain, rang unanswered Wednesday. In recent months,...

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