Middle East

Iran test-fires missiles designed to hit warships

An Iranian navy vessel fires a missile in a drill in the sea of Oman, on Friday, Dec. 30, 2011. Iran's navy chief has reiterated for a second time in less than a week that his country can easily close the strategic Strait of Hormuz at the mouth of the Persian Gulf, the passageway through which a sixth of the world's oil flows. (AP Photo/IIPA, Ali Mohammadi)





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