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Iran test-fires missiles in Gulf exercise

An Iranian long-range shore-to-sea missile called Qader (Capable) is launched during Velayat-90 war game on Sea of Oman's shore near the Strait of Hormuz in southern Iran January 2, 2012. REUTERS/Jamejamonline/Ebrahim Norouzi/Handout

An Iranian long-range shore-to-sea missile called Qader (Capable) is launched during Velayat-90 war game on Sea of Oman's shore near the Strait of Hormuz in southern Iran January 2, 2012. REUTERS/Jamejamonline/Ebrahim Norouzi/Handout

An Iranian long-range shore-to-sea missile called Qader (Capable) is launched during Velayat-90 war game on Sea of Oman's shore near the Strait of Hormuz in southern Iran January 2, 2012. REUTERS/Jamejamonline/Ebrahim Norouzi/Handout
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A Qader missile is launched from an unknown location in this still image taken from footage released by Islamic Republic of Iran News Network (IRINN) on January 2, 2012.  REUTERS/IRINN via Reuters TV

A Qader missile is launched from an unknown location in this still image taken from footage released by Islamic Republic of Iran News Network (IRINN) on January 2, 2012. REUTERS/IRINN via Reuters TV

A Qader missile is launched from an unknown location in this still image taken from footage released by Islamic Republic of Iran News Network (IRINN) on January 2, 2012. REUTERS/IRINN via Reuters TV
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A Qader missile is launched from a missile truck in an unknown location in this still image taken from footage released by Islamic Republic of Iran News Network (IRINN) on January 2, 2012.  

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A Qader missile is launched from a missile truck in an unknown location in this still image taken from footage released by Islamic Republic of Iran News Network (IRINN) on January 2, 2012. REUTERS/IRINN via Reuters TV

A Qader missile is launched from a missile truck in an unknown location in this still image taken from footage released by Islamic Republic of Iran News Network (IRINN) on January 2, 2012. REUTERS/IRINN via Reuters TV
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A Qader missile is launched from a missile truck in an unknown location in this still image taken from footage released by Islamic Republic of Iran News Network (IRINN) on January 2, 2012.  REUTERS/IRINN via Reuters TV

A Qader missile is launched from a missile truck in an unknown location in this still image taken from footage released by Islamic Republic of Iran News Network (IRINN) on January 2, 2012. REUTERS/IRINN via Reuters TV

A Qader missile is launched from a missile truck in an unknown location in this still image taken from footage released by Islamic Republic of Iran News Network (IRINN) on January 2, 2012. REUTERS/IRINN via Reuters TV
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A military personnel carries ammunition on a naval ship during Velayat-90 war game on Sea of Oman near the Strait of Hormuz in southern Iran December 31, 2011.  REUTERS/Fars News/Hamed Jafarnejad

A military personnel carries ammunition on a naval ship during Velayat-90 war game on Sea of Oman near the Strait of Hormuz in southern Iran December 31, 2011. REUTERS/Fars News/Hamed Jafarnejad

A military personnel carries ammunition on a naval ship during Velayat-90 war game on Sea of Oman near the Strait of Hormuz in southern Iran December 31, 2011. REUTERS/Fars News/Hamed Jafarnejad
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A Qader missile is launched from a missile truck in an unknown location in this still image taken from footage released by Islamic Republic of Iran News Network (IRINN) on January 2, 2012.  REUTERS/IRINN via Reuters TV

A Qader missile is launched from a missile truck in an unknown location in this still image taken from footage released by Islamic Republic of Iran News Network (IRINN) on January 2, 2012. REUTERS/IRINN via Reuters TV

A Qader missile is launched from a missile truck in an unknown location in this still image taken from footage released by Islamic Republic of Iran News Network (IRINN) on January 2, 2012. REUTERS/IRINN via Reuters TV
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Iran's Navy commander Habibollah Sayyari (C) points while standing on a naval ship during Velayat-90 war game on Sea of Oman near the Strait of Hormuz in southern Iran January 1, 2012.  REUTERS/Fars News/Hamed Jafarnejad

Iran's Navy commander Habibollah Sayyari (C) points while standing on a naval ship during Velayat-90 war game on Sea of Oman near the Strait of Hormuz in southern Iran January 1, 2012. REUTERS/Fars News/Hamed Jafarnejad

Iran's Navy commander Habibollah Sayyari (C) points while standing on a naval ship during Velayat-90 war game on Sea of Oman near the Strait of Hormuz in southern Iran January 1, 2012. REUTERS/Fars News/Hamed Jafarnejad
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Iranian Navy spokesman Seyyed Mahmoud Moussavi speaks from an unknown location in this still image taken from footage released by Islamic Republic of Iran News Network on January 1, 2012.  REUTERS/IRINN via Reuters TV

Iranian Navy spokesman Seyyed Mahmoud Moussavi speaks from an unknown location in this still image taken from footage released by Islamic Republic of Iran News Network on January 1, 2012. REUTERS/IRINN via Reuters TV

Iranian Navy spokesman Seyyed Mahmoud Moussavi speaks from an unknown location in this still image taken from footage released by Islamic Republic of Iran News Network on January 1, 2012. REUTERS/IRINN via Reuters TV
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A military personnel checks a new medium-range missile before its test fire during Velayat-90 war game on Sea of Oman near the Strait of Hormuz in southern Iran January 1, 2012.  REUTERS/Jamejamonline/Ebrahim Norouzi

A military personnel checks a new medium-range missile before its test fire during Velayat-90 war game on Sea of Oman near the Strait of Hormuz in southern Iran January 1, 2012. REUTERS/Jamejamonline/Ebrahim Norouzi

A military personnel checks a new medium-range missile before its test fire during Velayat-90 war game on Sea of Oman near the Strait of Hormuz in southern Iran January 1, 2012. REUTERS/Jamejamonline/Ebrahim Norouzi
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Military personnel pray as they stand behind a cleric on a naval ship during Velayat-90 war game on Sea of Oman near the Strait of Hormuz in southern Iran January 1, 2012. REUTERS/Jamejamonline/Ebrahim Norouzi

Military personnel pray as they stand behind a cleric on a naval ship during Velayat-90 war game on Sea of Oman near the Strait of Hormuz in southern Iran January 1, 2012. REUTERS/Jamejamonline/Ebrahim Norouzi

Military personnel pray as they stand behind a cleric on a naval ship during Velayat-90 war game on Sea of Oman near the Strait of Hormuz in southern Iran January 1, 2012. REUTERS/Jamejamonline/Ebrahim Norouzi
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A new medium-range missile is fired from a naval ship during Velayat-90 war game on Sea of Oman near the Strait of Hormuz in southern Iran January 2, 2012. REUTERS/Fars News/Hamed Jafarnejad

A new medium-range missile is fired from a naval ship during Velayat-90 war game on Sea of Oman near the Strait of Hormuz in southern Iran January 2, 2012. REUTERS/Fars News/Hamed Jafarnejad

A new medium-range missile is fired from a naval ship during Velayat-90 war game on Sea of Oman near the Strait of Hormuz in southern Iran January 2, 2012. REUTERS/Fars News/Hamed Jafarnejad
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An Iranian warship launches a missile in an unknown location in this still image taken from footage released by Islamic Republic of Iran News Network on January 1, 2012.  REUTERS/IRINN via Reuters TV

An Iranian warship launches a missile in an unknown location in this still image taken from footage released by Islamic Republic of Iran News Network on January 1, 2012. REUTERS/IRINN via Reuters TV

An Iranian warship launches a missile in an unknown location in this still image taken from footage released by Islamic Republic of Iran News Network on January 1, 2012. REUTERS/IRINN via Reuters TV
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An Iranian warship launches a missile in an unknown location in this still image taken from footage released by Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB) on January 1, 2012.  REUTERS/IRIB via Reuters TV  FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS

An Iranian warship launches a missile in an unknown location in this still image taken from footage released by Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB) on January 1, 2012. REUTERS/IRIB via Reuters TV FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS

An Iranian warship launches a missile in an unknown location in this still image taken from footage released by Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB) on January 1, 2012. REUTERS/IRIB via Reuters TV FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS
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A Qader missile is launched from a missile truck in an unknown location in this still image taken from footage released by Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB) on January 2, 2012.  REUTERS/IRIB via Reuters TV

A Qader missile is launched from a missile truck in an unknown location in this still image taken from footage released by Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB) on January 2, 2012. REUTERS/IRIB via Reuters TV

A Qader missile is launched from a missile truck in an unknown location in this still image taken from footage released by Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB) on January 2, 2012. REUTERS/IRIB via Reuters TV
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A missile launched from an Iranian warship in an unknown location is seen in this still image taken from footage released by Islamic Republic of Iran News Network on January 1, 2012.  REUTERS/IRINN via Reuters TV

A missile launched from an Iranian warship in an unknown location is seen in this still image taken from footage released by Islamic Republic of Iran News Network on January 1, 2012. REUTERS/IRINN via Reuters TV

A missile launched from an Iranian warship in an unknown location is seen in this still image taken from footage released by Islamic Republic of Iran News Network on January 1, 2012. REUTERS/IRINN via Reuters TV
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A missile launched from an Iranian warship in an unknown location is seen in this still image taken from footage released by Islamic Republic of Iran News Network on January 1, 2012.  REUTERS/IRINN via Reuters TV

A missile launched from an Iranian warship in an unknown location is seen in this still image taken from footage released by Islamic Republic of Iran News Network on January 1, 2012. REUTERS/IRINN via Reuters TV

A missile launched from an Iranian warship in an unknown location is seen in this still image taken from footage released by Islamic Republic of Iran News Network on January 1, 2012. REUTERS/IRINN via Reuters TV
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