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Russia's foreign minister planned to visit Iran to discuss its nuclear program and the situation in Syria. Iran's oil income plummeted due to economic sanctions and falling oil prices. The US exempted seven countries from sanctions on importing Iranian oil; China and Singapore did not receive an exemption.




New pan-Arab satellite channel goes on air to challenge al Jazeera, Gulf stations




The UN's nuclear inspection agency failed to reach an agreement with Iran over access to sites suspected of being used for testing nuclear weapon components. The failure dims prospects for higher level talks over Iran's nuclear program scheduled for later this month.




Worsening Syria war drives civilians from homes




Iran and Azerbaijan, Wary Neighbors, Find Less to Agree On




Guantanamo detainee releases audio message to Syrian people

Fayiz-al-Kandari.jpgAn audio message from Guantanamo detainee Fayiz al Kandari to the Syrian people was reportedly released online. US officials have identified al Kandari as an al Qaeda propagandist who was close to Osama bin Laden.


In an escalation of the war of words, a senior Iranian military commander warned the US not to resort to military force as US bases in the region were vulnerable to Iranian missiles. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, Iran's supreme leader, threatened a "lightning response" to any Israeli attack and accused the West of telling "lies" to divert attention from its own economic problems.




China steps up Afghan role as Western pullout nears




Crude Oil Output Is Soaring in Iraq, Easing Markets




Court Presses US on a Terror Listing




Iran threatens to target US bases if attacked




Barack Obama: Drone Warrior




Stuxnet was work of US and Israeli experts, officials say




The UN nuclear inspection agency showed satellite imagery indicating that Iran was attempting to clean up a possible nuclear weapons site. UN inspectors had previously requested access to the site but had been denied.




Israeli leaders skeptical of new diplomatic efforts on Iran nuclear program




Iran claims to have beaten 'Flame' computer virus




Iran's oil terminals were hit by a new computer virus. Iran said it planned to build a new nuclear power plant.




Iran Says It Won't Halt Uranium Enrichment




Massive cyber-attack discovered, researchers say




US officials among the targets of Iran-linked assassination plots