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Rebels want arms post-EU embargo




State media claimed that Iran has fielded a "massive" quantity of missile launchers that will allow the Iranian military to "crush the enemy" with simultaneous fire from long-range surface-to-surface missiles. The claim could not be independently verified.




Iraqi Volunteers Join Both Sides Of War In Syria




When Israel hits Syria, it hones military edge for wider war




How Iranian weapons go through Syria to Hezbollah




The defense ministry said Iran has never sent "military forces" to Syria; IRGC chief Jafari stated in September that Quds Force members were in Syria to give the government "counsel and advice." Syrian National Coalition chief Sabra alleged that "[t]housands of Iranian forces and its terrorist collaborators from Hezbollah are invading Syria." The US has claimed that Iranian as well as Lebanese Hezbollah fighters are battling Syrian rebels in Qusayr. Ex-president Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani and former government official Esfandiar Rahim Mashaie were barred from running for president.




A new report from the UN's atomic energy agency said Iran is significantly expanding its nuclear program, and has started work on an alternative approach to developing a nuclear weapon. Advanced equipment for the enrichment of uranium is being installed at an accelerating pace at the Natanz plant, and work is progressing at other sites as well. The US State Dept. called the report an "unfortunate milestone."




Geneva talks on Syria last chance to avoid foreign intervention




West may boost Syria rebels if Assad won't talk peace




In about-face, Germany backs blacklisting Hezbollah




Paris supports labeling Hezbollah over Assad ties




Two Argentina bombing suspects among Iran presidential hopefuls




Iran and Hezbollah Support for Syria Complicates Peace-Talk Strategy




Evidence Of Iranian Arms Provided To Syria In The Past 18 Months




Two alleged spies were hanged this morning. Iranian courts had convicted Kourosh Ahmadi of passing information to the CIA, and Mohammad Heydari had been convicted of passing information to Israel's Mossad.




Video: The Telegraph visits Syrian Sayyida Zainab mosque




Iran-Based Hackers Traced to Cyber Attack on U.S. Company




Assad forces gaining ground in Syria




EU moving toward ban of Hezbollah's military wing




Poppy Cultivation Rises in Badakhshan