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Analysis - EU may believe it can afford to ban Iran's oil





The IRGC aerospace commander warned that Tehran will target the NATO missile shield in Turkey if Iran is attacked. The chief of Iran's Qods Force says he doesn't fear US threats of assassination and is ready for "martyrdom." Iran announced it will soon conduct a massive naval war game, code-named Velayat 90.




Mysterious explosions pose dilemma for Iranian leaders




Iran claimed it arrested 12 CIA spies. Iranian officials say the arrested spies were on a mission to cripple Iran's nuclear, military, and security areas. France is pushing for a European oil embargo on Iran, breaking a diplomatic taboo that could have significant ramifications for the energy market and global economic growth.




Report: Iran lawmaker says 12 CIA agents arrested




Egypt as crucible of Middle East tensions




Canada and the European Union announced further sanctions on Iran. France called for sanctions on an "unprecedented scale," and urged a halt to purchases of Iranian oil and a freeze on its central bank assets. Russia called the sanctions "unacceptable." Iran said the sanctions "will have no impact."




American spies outed, CIA suffers in Lebanon




In a new round of sanctions, the UK ordered its financial institutions to stop doing business with Iranian banks, including the central bank. The US plans to name Iran a "primary money laundering concern." The Iranian foreign minister said sanctions were hurting the economy.




UK severs ties with Iranian banks




The US plans to adopt new sanctions targeting Iran's petrochemical industry. The UN General Assembly passed a resolution condemning an Iranian plot to kill the Saudi ambassador to the US.




Iran nuclear: UN voices 'deep concern' over plans




UN nuclear chief says must alert world about Iran




Air Force receives first batch of 30,000-pound bombs from Boeing




Iranian officials meet with Syrian opposition




Karzai aims to set limits on American troops




Iran: Explosion occurred during military research




Iran's civil defense organization detected the Duqu computer virus. Similar to the Stuxnet computer virus, Duqu is aimed at sabotaging Iran's nuclear sites.




Iran: Ahmadinejad goes on the offensive against clerical opponents




Analysis: Israelis doubt world will stop Iran's nuclear quest