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Threats Iran Warns U.S. Carrier to Stay Away Ron Reeves, US Navy / AP Photo

Iran Warns U.S. Carrier to Stay Away

Iran’s latest threat: keep that U.S. aircraft carrier out of the Persian Gulf, or else. The carrier left the Gulf because of Iranian naval exercises. "Iran will not repeat its warning ... the enemy's carrier has been moved to the Sea of Oman because of our drill,” said Army chief Ataollah Salehi. Iran wrapped up its 10-day naval exercise yesterday with the firing of two cruise missiles. Meanwhile Iran's currency appears to be taking a beating. It's lost about 35 percent of its value since September, including a steep 12 percent drop yesterday when President Obama signed a bill sanctioning Iran's central bank.

January 3, 2012 6:30 AM