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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.
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.
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."
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."
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.
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.
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."
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.