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JULY 2020

U.S. Navy Seized “Significant Cache” Of Iranian Missile Parts Set For Yemen: Report

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UPDATE: Special Representative for Iran and Senior Advisor to the Secretary Brian Hook held a press briefing on the incident. He demonstrated photos of the captured weapons: a thing that looks likea nose of some missile and Dehlaviyeh anti-tank guided missiles (an Iranian copy of Russia’s Kornet).

U.S. Navy Seized "Significant Cache" Of Iranian Missile Parts Set For Yemen: Report

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The U.S. Navy had seized a “significant cache” of suspected Iranian missile parts that was heading to the Houthis in Yemen, the Associated Press (AP) reported on December 5.

An unnamed U.S. official told AP that the shipment was seized last week. USS Forrest Sherman was conducting routine maritime operations when sailors noticed a small wooden boat that was not displaying a country flag. The Navy and Coast Guard personnel stopped, boarded the boat for inspection and found the weapons.

The official said that the seized weapons are now being examined by U.S. experts to pinpoint their origins. However, he noted that the missile parts are similar to previous Iranian weapons that have been found in Yemen or Saudi Arabia.

“The incident illustrates the continuing illegal smuggling of weapons to Houthi rebels and comes as Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu were meeting, with Iran as the main topic,” AP quoted the official as saying.

Cmdr. Sean Robertson, a Pentagon spokesman, confirmed that a U.S. warship had intercepted a cache of weapons and advanced missile components, saying that they are of “Iranian origin.”

Most of the Houthis’ advanced weapons are Iranian-made or of Iranian origins. In the last two years, the Yemeni group revealed several types of attack drones, ballistic missiles, precision-guided rockets, anti-aircraft missiles and even a cruise missile.

The U.S. Navy intercepted several Iranian weapons shipments heading to Yemen before in what can be described as direct support for the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen. Earlier in 2019, President Donald Trump refused to end this support despite apparent Saudi war crimes in Yemen.

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  • FilastinHuratan

    …. illegal smuggling of weapons to Houthi rebels …

    Illegal by whose standards? The standards of the OUTLAW, psychopath-run, blackmailing, sanctioning, belligerent, rogue empire-in-decline? That’s not a benchmark.

    • Free man

      Illegal under UN resolution.

      • Ari Asulin

        that’s who he was referring to. UN won’t exist for much longer. Nor will anything ‘United’ i.e. Communist.

      • Hasbara Hunter

        Bwahahaha the U.N…..just another ZioNazi-Organisation…

      • FilastinHuratan

        Which resolution?

    • John Wallace

      Beware of the replacing of the UN as it maybe much worse. The idea is to replace the UN with The Covenant of Nations ruled by Israel and HQ in Jerusalem . Only selected countries will be allowed to join who will all be supportive of Israel and the US..
      Replacing the UN with the Covenant of Democratic Nations . https://blogs.timesofisrael.com/replacing-the-un-with-the-covenant-of-democratic-nations/

      • FilastinHuratan

        I was not aware of this replacement, and in any case have not seen nor heard anything about it. The article you linked to is almost 3 years old, and nothing seems to have happened. Was the article a hoax?

        • John Wallace

          I read about this in another article sometime ago. When I did a search today that article was first up but there are dozens of others to choose from. As far as I know it is not a hoax and the original article was in a highly reputable site which I can’t remember off hand as I never kept it. So I suggest search . Covenant of Democratic Nations and make up your own mind.. I read some months ago there was a plan to get rid of the Iraqi Prime Minister and replace him with someone more compliant. Co incidence he resigned the other day or was the plan executed on the quiet with no one any the wiser.. Will his replacement be not so friendly to Iran.. Will he make more concessions too American interests . Most of which we will not hear of but time will show.

          • FilastinHuratan

            I see what you are getting at. Let me tell you, it is a lot simpler.

            There is no such thing as “Covenant of Democratic Nations”, nothing specific is happening. What is happening instead is that the world is being subjugated by the law of the OUTLAW, psychopath-run, blackmailing, sanctioning, belligerent, rogue empire-in-decline.

          • Jens Holm

            At least Your version of it is better then his

          • John Wallace

            Oh you break my heart Jens. Here I was thinking we were friends for life .

          • Jens Holm

            You probatly also use the old wargame movie as source:

            https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s93KC4AGKnY

          • John Wallace

            No I pulled it out of your arse dumb cunt.

      • Hasbara Hunter

        I wonder what will be gone first:
        The U.N. Or ISraHell

        • John Wallace

          With opposition fractured and busy I guess Israel is feeling pretty smug ..

      • Jens Holm

        Whales ass again. No facts behind it.

        I do make sense having a new kind of UN having Your kind as sideliner behind barbed wire zoo,

        • John Wallace

          Can you get someone to write whatever you want to say in English so we can understand what the fuck you are trying to say instead of this gibberish wrapped in a riddle.

    • Hasbara Hunter

      The U.S. has been smuggling weapons to ISIS…Al-Qaeda, Muslimbrotherhood & Other Headchoppers…
      https://www.google.nl/amp/s/www.globalresearch.ca/u-s-military-aid-to-al-qaeda-isis-daesh/5548960/amp

      I personally like’m Houthis they are Brave Warriors… Send whatever the Houthis need to Neutralize Wahhabistan & their Coalition of AngloZioNazis ……

      • Icarus Tanović

        Well said my man.

      • FilastinHuratan

        I agree, esp. with you last paragraph about the Houthis. As for Brzezinski, he was was a piece of trash.

  • Pave Way IV

    Advanced missile components? WTF does that even mean? Like a $25,000 ring laser gyro, or an $0.83 3-axis gyro/controller? The only international crime I see here is the outrageous $1 shipping fee – that’s where they stick it to you!
    https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/fedfb2f83a988c11a27ab7b5e52cfcffd2d9db9c764fe8e69cb53502e020d064.png

    • Ari Asulin

      very clever advertising. I’d like to see more of this

    • Larry Rabinowitz, Ph.D

      The Shia IRGC terrorists in Yemen can still use this $0.83 axis gyro accelerometer module to create highly advanced precision missiles. So US Navy did a great job!

      • Another ZIONAZI propaganda account that was created today… Go back to twitter where you can find zionist scum like you. Your propaganda won’t work here, you are wasting your time.

        • <>

          Who is that in your picture? is that the gay shia arab called Nasrallah? you’re all goat fuckers anyway.

          • Hasbara Hunter

            Says the Kiddie-Rapist & Killer of Kids…you filthy Satanic Khazarian Sabbatean Paedophile ZioNazi-Parasite…your time will come soon Filthy Organ-Harvesting Cockroach…make yourself hated a little more…a Self Fulfilling Prophecy is Lurking just around the corner boy…

          • Larry Rabinowitz, Ph.D

            Nasrallah always wearing that smelly robe. He should put on a suit sometime to look more formal, kind of like his Mullah masters like Zarif and others do in Tehran

          • Concrete Mike

            Youve never worn a suite or a a robe then, suit it hot as fuck, robe is not.

            Your just the new.dumbass here thats all.

          • Jens Holm

            Most moderne people has aircondition in them. Dont You see the solar cells in their hats.

          • Wow… that’s all you could come up with ? you both are pathetic haha.
            Your days are numbered.

          • Jens Holm

            He didnt write, You must be live in a kland with no mirrors:)

          • “better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak and to remove all doubt “

          • John Wallace

            Trouble is when they are as stupid as Jens they think they are so profound and don’t realise they are just writing gibberish. He even thinks he is so good in English no matter how many people tell him they can’t understand what he has written. Actually I don’t think it is human. I am sure it is a monkey bashing buttons on a computer that writes something and then posts it.

          • Concrete Mike

            Says the goat fucker supporter.

            Go play with benchpress now, genocide advocating maniac.

          • <>

            What’s wrong mike? are you mad they don’t let you join into their zoo party? :

          • Jens Holm

            No wonder there are so many goats in that Region. So You know the happiniss they make.

            Its very good contraseption and You are not named gay as well as women is lower.

          • Jens Holm

            Mybee they tryed to clone Nasralla. With no hat and beard it might be worse.

        • Jens Holm

          Free speach is not propaganda. Accounts are free. Even You is allowed.

          It is true things like that can be bought at internet with some limitations and the simple advanced things are not expensive.

          The main problem is the transportation to the who is who ties

      • ruca

        Whatever you say PoS-owitz!

      • Hasbara Hunter

        Piss off Khazarian ZioNazi Paedophile…Your ZioNazi Buddies obviously like the U.S. Navy very much considering the USS Liberty…Divide et Impera right Prof Rabiesowitz

        • Jens Holm

          He might like to be named liked that. Thats why he probarly dont like You and dont care.

          • Hasbara Hunter

            No He is a Chickeshit ZioNazi Cockroach & Cockroaches crawl under rocks & in places where the sun does not shine…I’m trying to lure him from his hiding place…

          • Jens Holm

            Its so funny reading this kind of stuff. Well, go on. Nothing wrong die laughing here when times come:)

  • Garga

    The U.S. Navy intercepted several Iranian weapons shipments heading to Yemen before in what can…

    Is there any report to support that? All I can remember is the seizure of another boat, a couple of years ago carrying about 1,000 used AK-47 and 8 RPGs. Turned out they were Somalese purchasing and shipping weapons for pirates. Naturally that particular news died.
    Also the headline on some “news” outlets such as Reuters, NBC and even Haaretz reads: “suspected” with further disclaimers in text. Where did SF’s headline came from?

    That being said, how on earth it’s legal to arm Saudi-Emirati butchers and unleash them on civilians but it’s illegal to do the same for Yemenis who always target military?

    Russian speakers here, please correct me if I’m wrong but apparently Ansarallah movement (Houthis) is banned in Russia, the same way ISIS and AQ are. Is that correct?

    • Jens Holm

      God send the missles and other stuff to the houtis. And Like Jesus turning water to wine Your God makes sand into weapons too ci Muhammed:)

      • Garga

        Turning water into wine… Yeah, a miracle indeed.

        Another nighty miracle would be turning you into a decent human being Jens, but I’m afraid the age of prophets and miracles has finished so we have no such luck.
        For the time being, enjoy being… Jens! :D

        • Jens Holm

          Living healthy gives You hope. I might be 150 and will treat Yout Granchildren well.

          I am already in top 100 for long beards and soon has to use high heels standing on a chair.

  • Luke Hemmming

    Talk about the pot calling the lettle black. When the US starts to obey UN resolutions, respects international law and withdraws from Syria then MAYBE the world might respect it. Untul then FUCK YOU USA!!

    • Jens Holm

      I partly agree, but blocking both ways makes it.

  • zman

    So the US caught smugglers transporting Iranian supplied missile parts? Well, where is the video? I mean, the US has had videos of faked BS, but no video of this? If the US truly had this ‘proof’, I sincerely doubt they would pass up a chance to actually prove it. This is another claim with absolutely NO proof. I especially like the way this article claims that missile remains found in Saudi were definitely Iranian. The only ones I know to have made this claim is Saudi, the US and Israel…with NO proof as well.

    • Jens Holm

      Very finny version. I see Houtis fight hard with bare hands and the areas has trees, so they probatly use bows and arrows too.

      And their Gods send them the missiles too:)

  • Ari Asulin

    ‘attack drones’?

    • Jens Holm

      They can more in weight then just look.

  • Larry Rabinowitz, Ph.D

    Great news for humanity! Those missiles were destined for Syria or Yemen and posed a massive threat to Israeli security! Good job, US Navy!

    • AJ

      Anyone that can defend themselves poses a threat to Israel it seems.

    • ruca

      PoS-owitz

    • LR captain

      you do know the iran most likely sent books and instructions on how to build these things right?
      also iran would not be so dumb as to leave in a small wooden boat adrift.

      You point at iran and call them monsters but you say that they act like humans and make mistakes, are they humans or monsters make up your mind.

      • Jens Holm

        Smuglers often use small transportation to not to be seen.

        • LR captain

          i supposed that pebble in your shoe is from Iran too, MMmm this is a false flag pure as day. Stop jumping at shadows and think for moment.

          If iran wanted the make houthis stronger why send a few advanced missile part in a small wooden boat that is more likely to drift to Oman or to Saudi arabia rather then Yemen. When they could hide a tech manual in food aid instead.

          A wooden boat full missile parts is nothing more than use US provocation, a sealed in plastic wrap tech manual on how to build those advanced missile parts. That has been hidden in shipment of rise or flower, that is Iran.

  • verner

    pity pity – the missiles could have been aimed for tel aviv together with a boatload of missiles, also aimed for tel aviv, from the caspian sea making it awfully clear that the iron dome will be the iron dooom, kabooooom and the squatters on the run for their pityful lives. and when turkey joins in with truckloads of missiles aimed for tel aviv and hezbollah and and, the squatters are just about to be terminated. no one will miss th illegal occupiers since they have no value to anyone.

    • <>

      Let’s see them shoot one missle from Iran, just one, and not using proxies. See what happens to them then.

      • Larry Rabinowitz, Ph.D

        All Iranian Air Defense sites in Iran would be evaporated quickly by Rampage, Delilah, and Popeyes fired from F-35 Adirs!

        • AJ

          Israel wont dare attack Iran directly without US support they know Iran & Hezbollah would unleash a missile storm on them.

          • <>

            Do it, please. I wanna see Iran disappears.

          • Jens Holm

            Actually is has happend and they do attack anything from Iran in Syria.

        • Assad must stay (gr8rambino)

          you realize this site is mostly people against israel and zionism? so you wont find much sympathy for your words here, if any, at all, you are just wasting your time here honestly.

          • Jens Holm

            Thats the whole point by free press. Maybee You also understand makingpeace is only with Your friends:)

          • goingbrokes

            His account has been in existence for a day and it’s already full of hasbara, do we need to say more?

        • Concrete Mike

          I hope you have a large fleet of tankers, just your ego is not enough to fuel the plane now is it?

          • goingbrokes

            It’s big enough, at least the size of a tanker, but alas it’s full of shite…

  • John Wallace

    So it is illegal to supply the Houthis with weapons to defend themselves but it is not illegal to kill them .

    • Jens Holm

      Thats right.You get it. The Saudi cows gives oil and gas.

      • John Wallace

        Cows give milk Jens.. Sure gas and lots of it which is not good for the environment so they want to ban cows because they fart.. But Milk Jens , milk.

        • Jens Holm

          We use terms like that very much in the land of Angles :)

          • John Wallace

            Sorry I didn’t realise you were dead Jens and in the land of Angels. That probably explains the confusing posts you make . They get mixed up when translated through a medium. You should use a medium with big crystal balls as I have heard they are better. So tell me Jens are you allowed to have sex with the angels. Oops I misread your comment. It is the land of Angles not angels ..So are they sharp angles , angles going in all directions . Are there any bent angles or are they all straight .. and just where is this land of Angles as I have never heard of it. Does it have a capital , of course it does , every country has a capital. Is it a member of the UN. I must go to the travel agent and book a trip so I can see a cow being milked for oil.

  • AJ

    Big deal US/Israeli weapons have been found in the hands of jihadis in Syria.

    • Jens Holm

      Of course being narrow about that makes no sense. USA also is the biggest weapon exporter in the world, because they often are the best.

  • Assad must stay (gr8rambino)

    iran should seize a few US navy ships in response

    • verner

      no just keep arming up, arming up the iraqi pms-groups, the houthis, hezbollah and syria and get turkey on the train towards a squatter-free middle east. no way the iron dome, soon to be the iron doooooom kabooooom when the squatters realize they are surrounded by enemies on all sides intent on kicking the squatters or the hymies all the way to kingdom come. and palestine will once again be the unrestricted home of the palestinians and the squatters again trying to survive in their diaspora 2.0 replete with gruesome pogroms – what a day to remember

      • <>

        Watch out what you wish for, in case of a total war of all Iran’s proxies against us, mercy is the last thing they will get from us. First we will put in power a real patriotic leader to deal with your goat fuckers, then the show can begin. Shoot rockets over here, we will do it 100 times more.

        • verner

          delusional – no other word for your ailment (insanity). the squatters are squeezed between a number of war-hardened states looking forward to the day when the illegal occupiers, thieves and murderers, are kicked right into kingdom come and knowing fully well that they have the means to squash them worse than what was about 80 90 years ago – go cry your eyes out to uncle sam and see if he’s prepared to spend another penny on israel. doubt it even if jared kushner begs on his knees.

    • Jens Holm

      You should recommend Iranians starting more bee-keeping for candles.

  • Pave Way IV

    Special Shill for Israel, Brian Hook? Wasn’t he the bitch that was accused of ethnic cleansing in the Department of State? He got a career employee, Sahar Nowrouzzadeh, fired from the Office of Policy Planning in 2017… because she was Jewish! Can you believe it?

    Naw… just made the Jewish part up for illustration. She was fired because of her Iranian ancestry. No, she’s not Iranian. She’s a U.S. citizen born and raised here, but her folks came from Iran. So, GUILTY! Everyone must have heard about this – it was on the front page of the New York Times, wasn’t it? Well, of course not. Because she wasn’t Jewish…

    https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/192413585d8f57ecc81d66eb8929c94ea73ddbffdc3ecd45f3caae12bc07bce2.png

  • Icarus Tanović

    Yeah, maybe but how about rest of them three?

  • cechas vodobenikov

    US/Israel will never directly confront Iran—they r cowards that only attack defenseless civilians…even Hizbollah humiliated Israel. Iran targets 21 US military installations in the region. Their improved missiles—range and accuracy would devastate Israeli cities in the event of actual war
    the immoral robots (CIA funded, obviously)that defend US/Israeli imperialism deserve to be ignored

    • <>

      Wow we are so scared…please Iran don’t shoot missiles, lol. Let the Persians shoot over here if they dare, and watch what happens to them next. All they do is use their useless stupid shia arabs who can’t think for themselves, to do the dirty job for them in the ME. About Hezbollah, want a rematch? only this time no U.N ceasefires are allowed. Deal?

      • Jens Holm

        Yes, Houtisare proxies too, but at least there was some hope, if Saudis wasnt there.

      • cechas vodobenikov

        your insecurity and racism speaks volumes

    • Jens Holm

      Thats totally beyond any facts as You have no memory card.

      And You even name them as cowards. I see none of that.