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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




The CIA paid the Iranian scientist who defected to the US $5 million for information. Tehran said that the scientist had no intimate knowledge of Iran's nuclear program. Russia's energy minister announced a plan for cooperation with Iran's energy sector.




Somalia's al-Shabab wants to join terror's big league




Bolivia's triborder zone a haven for terror funding




Iranian-backed Shia terror group remains a threat in Iraq: General Odierno

Hezbollah Brigades has imposed an "increased threat" over the past several weeks, the US' top commander in Iraq said. The terror group remains tied to Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps.


An Iranian scientist who went missing in Saudi Arabia more than a year ago has appeared at the Pakistani embassy in Washington, DC. The foreign minister dismissed Russian President Medeved's remarks that Iran is close to building a nuclear weapon as "unrealistic."




Amid threat, US heightens security at its Iraq bases




Germany agrees to accept two Gitmo detainees

Ohmed-Ahmed-Mahamoud-Al-Shurfa.jpgLast week, German Interior Minister Thomas de Maizière said that his country has agreed to accept two Gitmo detainees. One of the two was recruited by Hamas, trained in an al Qaeda camp, and allegedly wanted to conduct a suicide operation. The other allegedly traveled to Afghanistan to wage jihad after the September 11 attacks.


Iran - Clerics to work within Tehran schools




Russian President Medvedev warned that Iran is close to building a nuclear bomb. Tehran claimed to have produced an additional 20 kg of 20 percent enriched uranium. Israeli President Netanyahu called Iran "the ultimate terrorist threat."




Pakistan tries new counterinsurgency strategy




Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei said the US seeks to dominate Muslim nations and prop up Israel. A former Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps member said Tehran will attack Israel. Iran cut back trade ties with the UAE after sanctions were imposed.




Lloyd's of London backs US sanctions on Iran




Russia and US relations: solidarity in the face of terror




Ayatollah Khatami warned the West over new UN Security Council sanctions on Iran. President Ahmadinejad hailed a meeting of the D8 in Abuja. Tehran has "yet to confirm" the stay of the stoning sentence for Sakineh Mohammadi-Ashtiani.




Smugglers in Iraq blunt sanctions against Tehran




Russia's foreign minister said Iran's nuclear program should not be the only agenda item for the Iran Six talks. Opposition leader Mousavi criticized President Ahmadinejad's response to new UN sanctions. Tehran promoted "Islamic haircuts."




McCain: Israel not planning strike on Iranian nuclear facilities




The UAE's ambassador to the United States said that the benefits of bombing Iran's nuclear program outweigh the short-term costs. The EU added Iran Air to the operating restriction list. Tehran backed off of a commercial tax increase after protests.