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In a handout picture released on the news website of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards, four long and medium range missiles rise into the air after being test-fired at an undisclosed location in the Iranian desert on July 9, 2008. Iran today test-fired a missile it said is capable of reaching Israel, angering the United States amid growing fears that the standoff over the contested Iranian nuclear drive could lead to war. AFP PHOTO/HO/SEPAH NEWS ==RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE== (Photo credit should read -/AFP/Getty Images)