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Tehran denied claims of the existence of a second secret enrichment site. Iran will free a woman held on espionage charges. Supreme Leader Khamenei said Israeli-Palestinian peace talks are a Zionist cover-up.
The non-alignment movement published a statement in support of the Iranian nuclear program. US Secretary of State Clinton described "a new moment" for US leadership in the Middle East. Police detained an Iranian opposition leader.
Iran claimed the right to choose UN inspectors to oversee nuclear efforts. South Korea is ready to impose modest new sanctions on Iran. Tehran criticized a Palestinian spokesman for speaking out against Ahmadinejad.
President Ahmadinejad said any attack on Iran "would be tantamount to the elimination of the Zionist regime from the political geography." Iran is reportedly paying Taliban fighters $1,000 for every US soldier killed in Afghanistan. Bahrain has accused Iran of involvement in a plot to overthrow the government.
Japan approved tighter economic sanctions against Iran. General Hasan Firouzabadi said Tehran could strike Israel's nuclear reactor if attacked. A pro-government militia attacked the home of Mahdi Karroubi.
Ali Akbar Salehi announced that Tehran will produce medical reactor fuel by next year. Iran's foreign minister said a partial withdrawal of US troops from Iraq is "unacceptable." Fidel Castro announced a plan to stop an Israel-Iran nuclear war.
Tehran will begin the search for new uranium deposits inside the country. Israeli President Peres warned the IAEA over Iran's nuclear activities. Iran's defense minister said that his country is ready to equip Lebanon's army with weapons. Tehran will open a joint oil field with Oman in the Strait of Hormuz.
Tehran reported that the Bushehr nuclear reactor is online and running safely. Government officials said the startup of the Bushehr plant symbolizes resistance to the West and its failure to contain Iran. Police detained Iranian judiciary officials in Tehran for malpractice.
Iran claimed it produced and fielded an unmanned "stealth" bomber. The new UAV, called the Karrar, is said to have a range of 600 miles and can carry two 250-pound bombs. Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani said Iran would hold talks with any nation but the US.
Iran has begun to load fuel into the Bushehr nuclear power plant. Iran and Russia created a joint company to operate the Bushehr plant. The chief of Russia's Federal Atomic Energy Agency said Iran has a right to nuclear power.
Russia said that Iran's new Bushehr nuclear reactor poses no threat. Tehran test fired a new precision ground-to-ground missile. Iran's gasoline imports dropped by 90 percent in August due to international sanctions.
The Revolutionary Guards Corps announced that if attacked it will respond by targeting its enemies' interests around the world. Germany charged two people with shipping rocket supplies to Iran. A member of the Iranian parliament said Iran will not back down from its nuclear program in the face of a US attack.
Former UN ambassador John Bolton said Israel has eight days to strike Iran's Bushehr reactor. Authorities in Tehran announced a suspension of a stoning sentence during Ramadan. Tehran invited Bangladesh to join in building the IPI pipeline project.