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Israeli officials say Iran will face retaliation for killing of tourists in Bulgaria

Uprising in Syria puts Hezbollah on the defensive

Suicide bomber targeted Israeli tourists in Bulgaria

bulgaria-suicide-bomber.jpgA 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.

Another cyber espionage campaign found targeting Iran

Iran official admits sanctions are hurting

US 'building missile defence radar' in Qatar

Hillary Clinton: US will use 'all elements of American power' to stop Tehran developing nuclear weapons

Iran left to ponder its next move in the Arabian Gulf

Iran's Supreme Leader decides whether to close Strait of Hormuz: military official

UAE starts up pipeline to bypass Strait of Hormuz

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.

Ex-Republican Guards general reveals dissent within elite Iranian force

New Great Game Being Played In Afghanistan, Without The US

Senior al Qaeda ideologue freed in Mauritania

Abu Hafs al Mauritani, a senior al Qaeda ideologue, has been set free in Mauritania. Until earlier this year, Abu Hafs was held under a loose form of house arrest in Iran. His sudden extradition to Mauritania and subsequent freedom worries some US intelligence officials.

In Lebanon, a hard-line Sunni cleric gives voice to deep sectarian tensions

Details emerge on Iran's priorities in nuclear talks

Iran accused French and German spy services of cooperating with the US and Israel in the assassination of Iranian nuclear scientists. An Iran state TV poll revealed a majority of Iranians wanted its nuclear program stopped in return for a lifting of economic sanctions.

'Kite Runner' Author On His Childhood, His Writing, And The Plight Of Afghan Refugees

Gulf sabers rattle as Iran sanctions bite