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Headlines: Iran Unveils 'Friendship' Drone

22 Aug 2010 18:117 Comments

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Report: Mortazavi suspended

EA | Aug 22, 2010

Rah-e-Sabz is reporting that former Tehran Prosecutor General Saeed Mortazavi and two other senior officials have been suspended from their posts after an Iranian court ruled they had a part in the post-election abuses at Kahrizak Prison, in which three detainees are officially acknowledged to have been killed.

Iran unveils first bomber drone

BBC | Aug 22, 2010

Iran has unveiled what it says is its first domestically built unmanned bomber -- or drone.

President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said the plane could serve as a "messenger of death", but that its key message was one of friendship.

Iranian state TV later showed the "Karrar" aircraft in flight.

It said it had a range of 1,000km (620 miles) and could carry two 250-pound (115kg) bombs, or a precision bomb of 500 pounds.

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7 Comments

Our politicians are so beautiful and well presented. It is such an honour to be represented by these men.

Pak / August 23, 2010 3:11 AM

@pak : LOL

Amin / August 23, 2010 6:54 AM

How can a messenger of death's key message be friendship? I don't want those kinds of friends!

Carla / August 23, 2010 8:09 PM

Looks like Firouzabadi has been losing weight. Maybe he went on a hunger strike also.

GooGoo / August 23, 2010 11:10 PM

who are these guys, the cleaning crew?

Ahvaz / August 24, 2010 7:45 AM

The revolutionary guards' baseball hats look silly. If they are so anti-american why do they wear an american hat? Then they wear a very bad version of such hat.

muhammad billy bob / August 24, 2010 8:04 PM

On the serious side, This is a V2 rocket like the Germans developed in 1944. It's hardly a drone aircraft. It may take off, but it's not going land anywhere but miles away from the intented target.

muhammad billy bob / August 26, 2010 1:37 AM