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  • Wing part washed up on beach is from missing MH370, Malaysia confirms

    August 5, 2015 | 5:06 pm

    A piece of a wing that washed up on an Indian Ocean island beach last week was part of the wreckage of Malaysian Airlines flight MH370, Malaysia said on Thursday, confirming the discovery of the first trace of the plane since it vanished last year.

    "Today, 515 days since the...

  • Revolutionary Guard chief: Iran can hit ships as far away as Indian Ocean

    April 22, 2011 | 10:23 am

    The commander of Iran’s powerful Revolutionary Guard says his forces are expanding their capabilities to retaliate against possible enemy attacks from outside the Gulf.

    Gen. Mohammad Ali Jafari says Iran can strike back against foreign warships launching attacks against Iran from as far away as the Indian Ocean. Jafari made the comments in an interview with the semi-official Fars news agency Friday.

    He made no direct mention of the U.S., but his remarks are a clear reference to American forces in the region.

    Read more at Haaretz.com.

  • Political Pot Boils Over

    By Michael J. Jordan

    September 6, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    On a cool and drizzly night in this Indian Ocean port city, a vast white tent standing in the middle of a cricket field seemed to fit in with the circus atmosphere of the U.N. World Conference Against Racism, one Jewish observer said.

    This was no regular circus that had come to...