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AP

Iranians won’t return the advanced RQ-170 Sentinel drone downed in their country late last year but they will give the White House a toy replica.

On Tuesday, Iranian Radio Payam reported that a local company is manufacturing a toy version of the stealth drone one eightieth of its size that will be shipped to the White House. News of the toy brinkmanship was first reported outside Iran by Reuters‘ Mitrak Amiri, who happened to be reporting on a ban on Barbie dolls by the state’s morality police (children’s toys are a hot topic in Iran right now). The report says the miniature drone will be sold in a “variety of colours.” According to Trend, a news site in neighboring Azerbaijan, the toy will be 30×14 cm bearing the inscription “We will trample the U.S.” While the Associated Press merely notes that a company is behind the toy’s rollout, Trend cites an Iranian radio report attributing its production to a “group of Iranian youths.”  View full article »

FNC

Despite Iranian threats warning the U.S. Navy to keep its distance from the Strait of Hormuz, for the second time in a week the U.S. military has rescued distressed Iranian mariners in the Gulf waters.

In the early morning hours of January 10th the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Monomoy responded to flares fired from the Iranian cargo dhow, Ya-Hussayn, which was experiencing engine troubles 50 miles off the coast of Iraq.

Monomoy launched their small boat and rescued two men off the dhow and four others tied to a life raft off the stern. View full article »

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