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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




Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei publicly backed President Mahmoud Ahmedinejad, putting an end to months of speculation over a rift between the two. Iran said the detention of a diplomat in Egypt was a "misunderstanding that has been resolved."




Syria to end nuclear secrecy




Taliban claim attacks in western Afghan city of Herat

The Taliban detonated a car bomb in the city while a suicide assault team attacked the Italian-manned Provincial Reconstruction Team base.


Egypt's state security service is interrogating an Iranian diplomat who is suspected of "spying for a foreign country to harm the interests of Egypt." Iran has denied the diplomat was arrested.




Saudi Arabia scrambles to limit region's upheaval




Saudi bid to curb Iran worries US




The International Atomic Energy Agency said Iran is developing a triggering device for nuclear weapons, and its nuclear program is recovering from the Stuxnet virus. Iran's intellignece minister said the "confessions" of CIA spies would be aired on state television.




Watchdog finds evidence that Iran worked on nuclear triggers




The International Atomic Energy Agency said Iran is increasing its uranium stockpiles. The US imposed economic sanctions on seven foreign firms, including Venezuela's state oil company, for their dealings with Iran.