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Suspected pirates face unprecedented trial in US court




Iran's Arak reactor looms into Israeli, Western view




Sunni Cleric Urges Muslims to Help Syria Rebels




Taliban delegation visits Tehran to meet Iranian officials




Iran cuts Hamas funding over Syria




State Department highlights Iran's 'marked resurgence' of state-sponsored terrorism

The State Department's Country Reports on Terrorism 2012 summarizes Iran's extensive support for terrorists, including al Qaeda and Taliban members. The State Department also recognized Iran's support for Houthi rebels in Yemen.


Nigeria arrests 3 alleged Hezbollah members




When Assad shells rebels, Israel goes on alert and learns




Argentine prosecutor accuses Iran of establishing terror network in Latin America

Alberto Nisman, the Argentine prosecutor who investigated the 1994 AMIA bombing, issued a 500-page document that accused Iran of establishing terror networks throughout Latin America since the 1980s.


Argentinian prosecutor alleges extensive Iranian terror activity in South America




Israeli or U.S. Action Against Iran: Who Will Do It If It Must Be Done?




Egyptian jihadists call for attacks in Shiite countries

Mohammed Zawahiri on Al Faroq Media Facebook Page.jpgMohammed Zawahiri, the brother of al Qaeda's emir, is one of the 20 Egyptian jihadists who issued a statement calling upon Sunnis to launch attacks in Shiite-led countries in response to the Bashir al Assad regime's offensive in Qusayr, Syria. Iran and Hezbollah have reportedly joined the fight in Qusayr alongside Assad's forces.


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