Iran rejects the claim, saying it makes no sense for a Shi'ite government to help a fundamentalist Sunni movement. When the Taliban was in power in Afghanistan prior to 2001, Tehran backed forces fighting against the regime.
Iran tests its Shahab-3 medium-range missile in November 2006 (AFP)
HOW LONG A REACH? As the debate on missile defense sharpens, Tehran continues to develop its Shahab-3 missile, which is already capable of reaching some parts of Europe.... (more)
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