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  • Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad (third from left) flashes a victory sign during the inauguration of a space tracking center near Delijan, Iran, 125 miles south of Tehran, on Sunday, June 9, 2013. (AP Photo/Fars News Agency, Mahdi Marizad)

    Iran says it has set up space monitoring center

    Iran said Sunday that it has set up its first space tracking center to monitor objects passing in orbit overhead, the breakthrough claimed by the Islamic Republic in its space program.


  • ** FILE ** Iran claims this photo shows the U.S. RQ-170 Sentinel drone, which Tehran says its forces downed. (Associated Press)

    Tehran denies U.S. request for return of captured drone

    TEHRAN | Iran's defense minister on Tuesday shrugged off a U.S. request for the return of an American spy drone captured by Iranian armed forces and instead demanded an apology from Washington.


  • World Briefs

    A pro-Kurdish party on Wednesday said it is ending its 4-month-old boycott of Turkey's parliament even as tensions grow over a surge in attacks by Kurdish separatist rebels.


  • This photo released on Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2010, by the Iranian Defense Ministry claims to show the upgraded surface-to-surface Fateh-110 missile at an undisclosed location in Tehran. Iran's defense minister says the country's powerful Revolutionary Guard has received its first batch of the new missiles with enhanced guidance systems to hit ground targets. (AP Photo/Iranian Defense Ministry, Vahid Reza Alaei, HO)

    Iran's Revolutionary Guard gets new missile

    Iran's defense minister said Tuesday the country's powerful Revolutionary Guard has received its first batch of new missiles with enhanced guidance systems to hit ground targets.


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