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In military maneuvers and air shows, Iran has been proudly touting advances in its air forces and defenses, including radar systems, anti-aircraft batteries and new attack and reconnaissance drones.
It was the celebrity endorsement of marketers' dreams.
That leaked cable traffic between U.S. embassies in the Middle East and the government in Washington, which has officials in a dozen capitals all atwitter, so far only confirms what everyone who reads newspapers already knows:
Ryder Cup teammates and 2010 major winners Martin Kaymer and Graeme McDowell will square off at this week's Dubai World Championship for the right to be called Europe's top golfer.
Sebastian Vettel of Red Bull put pressure on championship leader Fernando Alonso by taking pole position Saturday for the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
Lewis Hamilton edged fellow title contender Sebastian Vettel in the second practice session at the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
Formula One title contender Sebastian Vettel was fastest in the first practice session Friday at the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, more than a second quicker than his two main championship rivals.
The most potent challenge to Iran's ruling system may not be international sanctions or the homegrown political opposition but something as simple as a shopping list.
Even after a suspected test run in September, last week's attempted mail bombings from Yemen were a shot in the dark for al Qaeda, which could not have known exactly where its packages were when they were set to explode, U.S. officials said.