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A suicide bomber dressed in Western clothes and wearing a large backpack is seen scouting the scene of the attack just prior to killing seven people, including five Israeli tourists.
The head of MI6, Britain's Secret Service, said Iran was likely to succeed in building a nuclear bomb by 2014. "The Iranians are determinedly going down a path to master all aspects of nuclear weapons; all the technologies they need," he said.
As Western oil sanctions take effect, Iran began shutting down oil production. Government censors warned Iranian media not to report negative economic news. To counter an Iranian threat to close the Gulf of Hormuz, the US deployed a floating operating base, mine sweepers, and sea drones to the Persian Gulf.