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Asia Times Online :: Middle East News : Iran-bashing in the US reaches fever pitch

Asia Times Online :: Middle East News : Iran-bashing in the US reaches fever pitch: "Iranophobic US politicians and pundits have no doubt been heartened by the simultaneous attack on Mohamed ElBaradei, the director general of the UN's atomic watchdog agency, the IAEA, by Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, who has in undiplomatic tone warned ElBaradei to 'butt out of Iran diplomacy"

Al Jazeera English - News - New Missile Unveiled At Iran Parade

Al Jazeera English - News - New Missile Unveiled At Iran ParadeThe missile, known as the Ghadr - meaning power - has a 1,800km range, officials say, putting US military bases in the Gulf within range.

Experts say the missile appears to be an upgrade of Iran's existing long-range missile, the Shahab-3, which has a 1,300km range, according to Tehran.

Addressing the parade, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, the Iranian president, said: "Iran is an influential power in the region and the world should know that this power has always served peace, stability, brotherhood and justice.

"Those who think, that by using such decayed tools as psychological warfare and economic sanctions, they can stop the Iranian nation's progress are making a mistake,"