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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.

Gates tells Bahrain's king that 'baby steps' to reform aren't enough

China said it supported Iran's right to peaceful nuclear enrichment under the Non-Proliferation Treaty. President Ahmadinejad's top advisor said the UN Security Council is not a credible body. Tehran plans to issue 3 billion euros' worth of domestic bonds to finance the South Pars gas field.

The US State Department is concerned over reports of Chinese firms aiding Iran's nuclear weapons program. The British military intercepted weapons heading into Afghanistan from Iran.

Official: Iran shipped powerful rockets to Taliban

P5+1 issued a joint statement to Iran expressing a willingness to re-engage in diplomacy. NATO troops found a major shipment of Iranian-supplied munitions in the Afghan province of Nimruz. Iran and Syria announced plans to establish a joint bank.

Former Iranian president Rasfanjani was dismissed as head of the Assembly of Experts. Iran rejected recent IAEA claims about its nuclear program. Tehran announced there is no need for OPEC to increase oil production amid the Middle Eastern crises.