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Official: Iran arrests 10 drug traffickers

08/24/2013 5:47am
A senior Iranian official says police have arrested 10 drug traffickers and confiscated more than 7 tons of narcotics in a bust of an international smuggling network.

Despite turmoil, Syria regime feels new confidence

08/24/2013 10:31am
The signs would seem bad for President Bashar Assad. Blasts echo all day long over the Syrian capital as troops battle rebels entrenched on its eastern doorstep. The government admits the economy is devastated. Allegations of a horrific chemical attack have given new life to calls for international action against his regime.