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President Ahmadinejad said Russia is part of a US plot to discredit Iran. "Our enemies have started a new propaganda war against Iran, which is written and directed by the U.S. and staged by the Russian president." Vice President Rahimi said Iran will replace the dollar and the euro with other unnamed currencies for oil trades.




The commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps said his forces are prepared to defend the revolution "and have other responsibilities at cultural, political, and security fields." The deputy IRGC commander said Iran "can resist against toughest sanctions."




Iran backs three Shia terror groups in Iraq: General Odierno

Iran continues to back the League of the Righteous, the Mahdi Army spin-off Promise Day Brigade, and the Hezbollah Brigades.


Lebanon: Ayatollah Fadlallah's death and the expansion of Iranian hegemony




New sanctions crimp Iran's shipping business as insurers withhold coverage




Iran's Khamenei calls on Muslims to fight 'terrorism' fuelled by US and UK




An Iranian scientist who defected to the US and then returned to Iran is said to have provided Iranian intelligence with valuable information on the CIA. One of four men on trial for plotting to blow up fuel tanks at JFK airport is said to have spied for Iran.




Iranian conservatives unite in bid to undermine Ahmadinejad




The European Union is considering stiffening sanctions on Iran for its nuclear program. The EU is also seeking to set a new date for talks with Iran. Iran is encouraging foreign firms to invest in its energy sector.




Iraqi cleric meets with PM candidate in Syria




The Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps has pulled out of a gas field project due to sanctions. Germany is investigating the European-Iranian Handelsbank AG for funneling money to Iran. The defense minister claimed Iran will launch a new, high-tech submarine.




Iran's parliament urged the government to continue to pursue uranium enrichment. The oil minister said Iran would begin blacklisting foreign firms. A senior Islamic Revolution Guards Corps commander said the Zahedan suicide attack was a sign of "weakness."




Iran - Reformist opposition blames government for recent terror attacks




A senior member of the Iranian parliament said that "Pakistan is terrorists' shelter" and "Pakistani officials must be held accountable for the issue." Police arrested 40 people in connection to the Zahedan mosque suicide attacks that was carried out by Jundallah.




Taliban commander linked to al Qaeda, Iran, killed in US strike in western Afghanistan

Mullah Akhtar and an undisclosed number of Taliban fighters were killed during a combined special operations raid on a training camp used by foreign fighters in Farah. Akhtar is one of several Taliban leaders linked to Iran's Qods Force.


US - Appeals court sides with Iranian dissident group




Tehran blamed the US and the UK for Jundallah's double suicide attack on a mosque in Zaderan. The CIA said that an Iranian scientist was an asset for many years.




Jundallah suicide attack targets Iran's Revolutonary Guards Corps

Jundallah-suicide-bombers-Zahedan-thumb.jpgA pair of suicide bombers struck at a mosque in Zahedan during Revolutionary Guard Day.


Jundallah claimed a pair of suicide attacks outside a mosque in Zahedan that killed 21 people, including members of the Revolutionary Guards Corps. Jundallah claimed it carried out the attacks to avenge the execution of its former leader, Abdulmalik Rigi.




An attack on Iran: Back on the table