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  • Iran's entire Cabinet has opened Facebook pages in what is seen as a move toward greater government openness -- even though the social media site is blocked in the Islamic Republic
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  • A 6.1 magnitude earthquake killed at least 37 and injured hundreds more in a sparsely populated area in southern Iran on Tuesday, Iranian officials said, adding that it did not damage a nuclear plant in the region
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  • Two assailants on a motorcycle attached magnetic bombs to the car of an Iranian university professor working at a key nuclear facility, killing him and another person Wednesday, state TV reported. The slayings suggest a widening covert effort to set back Iran's atomic program
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  • The Iranian lawyer for three Americans charged with espionage says judicial authorities have not resumed their trial as planned
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  • The announcement came days after conflicting statements by Iranian authorities on whether Sarah Shourd would be released
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  • An Iranian news agency says police have arrested 40 suspects after the devastating twin bombings of a mosque in the southeastern city of Zahedan
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  • Iran's defense minister says his country has successfully launched a new rocket carrying a mouse, turtle and worms into space for research purposes
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  • Iran's state radio says two German diplomats have been detained in connection with deadly protests in December
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