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Tehran rejected the IAEA's plan to ship uranium abroad. US intelligence agencies corrected policy statements on Iran's nuclear program made in the 2007 NIE report. More than 40 protesters were arrested by police, on the basis of photographs taken at protests.
Iran's opposition urged protests on Revolution Day next month. Germany warned Iran that it faces new sanctions unless the nuclear issue is resolved. A city prosecutor was assassinated in northwestern Iran.
Iran vowed revenge on Israel and the US for a physicist's death. The chief prosecutor called for the death penalty for protesters on trial. Iranian state television said it would give air time to the opposition.
China refused to impose further sanctions on Iran. A man who planted a bomb near the office of the governor of Khorasan Razavi province died after detonating the bomb when security officials arrived. Tehran's former chief prosecutor denied involvement in the torture and death of three protestors.
Iran's police chief warned opposition supporters not to use cell phones and e-mail messages to organize protest rallies against the government. Tehran police arrested a dissident cleric and warned against additional protests. The government will try sixteen people in connection with the December protests.
A US official released a statement denying involvement in the bombing that killed an Iranian physicist. Ayatollah Rafsanjani said Iran's political crisis must be resolved. The 'Iranian Cyber Army™ attacked a Chinese web site.
Opposition leader Mehdi Karroubi accused the Iranian government of "suppressing people in the name of religion." Tehran dismissed General Petraeus' remarks that Iranian nuclear sites could be bombed. Tehran announced plans to expand economic growth to 8 percent per year over the next five years.
Iranian and Iraqi envoys met after a border clash at the disputed Fakka oil well. US Defense Secretary Gates said an attack on Iran would be "very, very destabilizing" to the Middle East. In a meeting with Bahrain's parliament speaker, President Ahmadinehjad urged unity among Muslim nations.
Tehran will prosecute five protesters. Foreign Minister Mottaki stressed that Tehran's relationship with Baghdad is strong and is "based on mutual respect." Bahrain's speaker of parliament called for expanded bilateral ties with Iran.