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The US rejected Iran's offer to exchange nuclear fuel on Kish Island. The government blamed protesters for the burning of an image of Ayatollah Khomeini; protesters said the government staged the event. President Ahmedinejad said Iran "will always stand by the Palestinian resistance" during a meeting with Hamas in Syria.
A US court secretly froze $2 billion in Iranian assets held in Citibank accounts. The foreign minister said Iran is prepared to swap nuclear fuel on Kish Island. Yemen claimed it has proof Iran is backing the Houthi rebels.
US Defense Secretary Gates announced from Iraq that he expects more sanctions due to Iran's rejection of IAEA offer. EU leaders called for a "clear response" from Iran on its nuclear proliferation. Iran warned against foreign nations meddling in Yemen's internal affairs.
Amnesty International released a study on Iranian human rights abuses. Parliament Speaker Larijani claimed the US abducted a missing nuclear scientist in Saudi Arabia. The Russian firm Rosatom announced that the Bushehr nuclear power plant will be finished by next year.
Iran claimed that a new UN station to detect nuclear explosions built near its border is used for spying by the West. Saudi Arabia denied it kidnapped an Iranian nuclear scientist during the Haj. A judiciary official said Iran will "show no mercy" toward opposition protesters.
More than 200 anti-government student protesters were arrested during clashes with police and the radical Basij militia. Turkey opposes placing sanctions on Iran for its nuclear program. Security forces arrested many of the Jundallah members behind the suicide attack in Sarbaz.
Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei said the West cannot "deprive the Iranian nation of its inalienable right to have nuclear energy." Iran will not halt oil exports if UN sanctions continue. Foreign Minister Mottaki warned Switzerland of the "consequences" of the minaret ban.
The chief of Iran's Atomic Energy Organization said the country will not quit the international nuclear treaty but also said Iran needs uranium 20 enrichment sites. Three Iraqi nationals were arrested for weapons smuggling in Khuzestan. The foreign media has been banned from covering next week's student rally.
Iran rejected the IAEA's transparency demand on new atomic sites. Russian Premier Putin said he has no evidence that Iran is trying to develop a military nuclear program. President Ahmadinejad reiterated support for strong new ties with Brazil.