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DC district court denies former Taliban governor's habeas petition

Khirullah-Said-Wali-Khairkhwa.jpgIn a decision released on Thursday, a DC district court denied Mullah Khairullah Khairkhwa's petition for a writ of habeas corpus. The court cited Khairkhwa's clandestine meetings with Iranian officials, among other evidence.


The director of Iranian intelligence claimed Iran arrested 30 "US spies" and an additional 42 people are suspected of helping the US. The Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines bypassed US sanctions by using shell companies.




Parliament has moved to impeach Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi, an ally of President Ahmedinejad. Security forces arrested four Jundallah members in Sistan and Baluchistan,




US Secretary of Defense Gates said Iran continues to support Shia terror groups in Iraq. Parliament banned the entry of the UN Special Rapporteur on Iran. The commander of the Basij said the UN is "a colonial institution and a puppet of arrogant powers."




Seven Iranian soldiers were killed in a minefield on the Iraqi side of the border in the Kurdistan area. Iran launched a second satellite into earth's orbit.




Iran's foreign ministry spokesman warned the US against launching "a military intervention in any country of the region, including Syria." China is encouraginging Iran to continue negotiations over its nuclear program.




Hezbollah rise in Lebanon gives Syria, Iran sway




Zarqawi aide returns to Afghanistan to wage jihad for al Qaeda

Salahuddin-al-Maqdisi.jpgSalahuddin al Maqdisi, the brother of Abu Mohammed al Maqdisi and a former aide to slain al Qaeda in Iraq leader Abu Musab al Zarqawi, was released from Iranian custody and has recently returned to Afghanistan.


Secret US effort aims to help dissidents - report




Iran's air force chief claimed that US-made F-14 fighters are still operational as engineers are "reverse engineering" parts for the warplanes. The army chief said it successfully test-fired a domestically made anti-aircraft missile system.




Al Qaeda facilitator properly detained, DC Circuit Court finds

Hussein-Salem-Mohammed.jpgThe DC Circuit Court ruled on Friday that al Qaeda facilitator Hussain Salem Mohammad Almerfedi is properly detained at Guantanamo. According to a leaked threat assessment, Almerfedi operated out of an al Qaeda safehouse in Iran.


'Iran caught 10 times trying to send arms to terrorists'




Iran said it is producing and installing new, homemade nuclear centrifuges, and will triple production of nuclear fuel. The Iranian navy is said to have deployed submarines to the Red Sea.




Iran to triple nuke output, use better centrifuges




US plans to sabotage Pakistan nuke facilities: Ahmadinejad




Iran's illegal arms trade: 'Hypocritical and dangerous'




Foreign Office confirms Iranian support for Syria




Sunni fears grow over Sadr's resurgence




Defense Minister Ahmad Vahidi was forced to leave Bolivia after Argentina attempted to enforce an Interpol warrant for his arrest for his involvement in the 1994 bombing that killed 85 people. Russia's foreign minister said there is "no proof" that Iran is developing nuclear weapons.




Cyber combat: act of war