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Treasury adds Hezbollah leader who was in US custody last year to terrorism list

Musa Ali Daqduq has been added to the list of Specially Designated Global Terrorists. He was in US custody a mere 11 months ago before being transferred to Iraq and subsequently freed, and his terrorist activities were well known.

Herat, Freewheeling Afghan City, Fearful of US Pullout

Brigades That Fire on Israel Show a Deadly New Discipline

A report from the IAEA said Iran had doubled the capacity at its uranium enrichment plant. Iran has postponed the startup of a nuclear reactor in Akak; the research reactor has the capability of producing plutonium for nuclear arms.

Iran Set to Double Nuclear Fuel Capability

The US, China, Russia, France, the UK, and Germany planned to meet to discuss negotiation strategy over Iran's nuclear program; it is unclear if Iran is ready to participate in negotiations. Iran state TV reported the arrest of people plotting bomb attacks with the support of Western and Israeli spy agencies.

US adds Taliban shadow governor of Helmand to narcotics kingpin list

Mullah-Barich.jpgMullah Naim Barich, the Taliban's leader for the southern Afghan province, was added "for the significant role he plays in international narcotics trafficking," Treasury stated.

Iraq frees Hezbollah commander who helped mold Shia terror groups

Musa Ali Daqduq, who was tasked with establishing a Hezbollah-like Shia terror group in Iraq, and who was involved in the 2007 attack on US troops in Karbala, has been freed from Iraqi custody and is now in Lebanon.

Hamas, Emboldened, Tests Its Arab Alliances

Afghan Warlord Ismail Khan's Call to Arms Rattles Kabul

Iran launched a large air defense exercise. The exercise spanned Iran's northeastern, eastern, and southeastern regions.

US Fears Hezbollah Operative Held in Iraq May Go Free

Iran confirmed that its jets shot at a US reconnaissance drone. Iranian and UN officials plan to meet in Tehran next month to restart talks over Iran's nuclear program.

Iranian air force jets fired at an unarmed US drone. The drone was flying off the coast of Kuwait in international waters. Iran's news agency said the military would hold a "massive" air defense exercise, starting this weekend. Iran banned the importation of luxury goods.

Missiles Fired From Iran Into Afghanistan: Security Official

From Sudan to cyber, secret war with Iran heats up

Saudi Arabia Positions Itself For Larger Afghan Role

Iran denies suspension of high-grade uranium enrichment: lawmaker

Israel's red line on Iran: 240 kg

A Dramatic Change of Iran's Image in the Arab World