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Iran and Kuwait announced the resumption of bilateral ties. The Iran Mercantile Exchange expected to begin trading fuel-oil contracts this month. Tehran has been accused of political meddling in Azerbaijan.




An exiled Iranian religious scholar called for debate about the safety of the Bushehr nuclear power plant. Hong Kong passed an Iran sanctions law. Iran announced it would invest $60 billion in developing the South Pars gas field over the next five years.





A US appeals court backed Iran on the issue of whether Persian antiquities in US museums could be used to pay damages for victims of a 1997 suicide bombing in Israel. The US sanctioned a state-owned energy company in Belarus for doing business with Iran. Tehran welcomed Egypt's offer to reset diplomatic relations between the two states.




Bahrain condemned Iranian meddling in its internal affairs; Qatar denied seizing Iranian ships. India will pay for Iranian oil through the German Central Bank.




Unrest in Syria and Jordan poses new test for US policy




President Karzai flies to Iran




Israeli navy intercepts weapons shipment




Arab countries on the sidelines in Libya campaign




The proxy battle in Bahrain




US sees few good options if Yemen government falls




Gulf Arab states defend military action in Libya




An Iranian cleric encouraged Bahraini Shiites to continue to protest. Tehran claimed it successfully launched a new space capsule. Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu advocated action against Iran.




Arms from Iran: a rash of intercepted shipments




Tehran rebuked Saudi Arabia for moving troops into Bahrain. The Israeli Defense Force seized containers of Iranian weapons headed for the Gaza Strip. The Iranian military is recruiting international hackers for its "cyber brigade".




Syrian court jails writer who criticised Iran




Iran has intensified crackdown, executions: UN




Basij hackers attacked several opposition websites. Tehran set a trial date for two imprisoned American hikers. China and Iran signed a deal to construct the "world's largest dam" outside Tehran.




Thousands in Lebanon demand Hezbollah be disarmed




Iran 'using child soldiers' to suppress Tehran protests




Iran called on the UN Human Rights Council to investigate Western support for the MKO, the PJAK, and Jundallah. China will help Iran develop the Azadegan oil fields. Iran offered to negotiate with the UAE on the disputed island of Abu Musa.