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2008-07-10 18:00:05

IRAN test-fired nine long and medium-range missiles yesterday, during war games that officials said aimed to show the country can retaliate against any US or Israeli attack, state television reported.

2008-07-10 06:00:00

Defense Secretary Robert Gates said Iran's missile test on Wednesday proves "there is a real threat," but he downplayed the possibility of war.

2008-07-10 00:00:10

WASHINGTON _ Iran's test-firing of missiles Wednesday, just as it is showing more interest in dialogue about its nuclear enrichment program, highlighted the mixed messages that pose a dilemma for the U.S. as it weighs how to approach a country moving ever closer to becoming a nuclear power.

2008-07-09 21:00:10

By ED JAMES IRAN'S president said yesterday that he does not see the possibility of a war with the United States or Israel, dismissing military threats by the two countries as a "funny joke".

2008-07-09 21:00:04

WASHINGTON _ Iran simultaneously test-fired at least nine medium- and long-range missiles early Wednesday, a fiery warning to the United States and Israel against attacking the country over its suspected nuclear ambitions.

2008-07-09 09:00:04

By Vijay Joshi Associated Press KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia -- Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said Tuesday that he sees no possibility of a war between his country and the United States or Israel. He also predicted Israel would collapse without Iranian action.

2008-07-08 09:00:00

There has been a flurry of speculation in Washington about whether President Bush will authorize an attack on Iran's nuclear sites before his term ends. Sy Hersh has a new piece in the New Yorker detailing Bush's authorization of escalated covert ops against Iran.

2008-07-05 18:00:03

By Elaine Sciolino Iran formally responded Friday to a proposal of incentives aimed at resolving the impasse over the country's nuclear program, European officials said.

2008-07-03 06:00:32

Text of report in English by Iranian official government news agency IRNA website United Nations, New York, 3 July: Iran has always been part of the solution to regional problems in the past 30 years, Foreign Minister Manuchehr Mottaki said on Wednesday [3 July].

2008-07-02 21:00:08

WASHINGTON _ The words Wednesday from Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, were notable for their blunt pragmatism: an Israeli airstrike on Iran would be high risk and could destabilize the region, leading to political and economic chaos. On Iran's western border, the U.S.

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  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
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The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.