Defiant Iran Tests 2 Missiles

By Polly Davis Doig,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 27, 2009 6:49 AM CDT
A year ago, the UN Security Council unanimously approves a new resolution reaffirming sanctions on Iran for refusing to halt its uranium enrichment program and offering Tehran incentives to do so, Saturday,...   (AP Photo/David Karp)
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(Newser) – Defiant over the revelation of its secret nuclear facility, Iran today test-fired two short-range missiles and announced it plans to test a long-range missile tomorrow, state media reports. The missiles tested today have a range of 90 to 100 miles, and experts believe Iran is developing them to carry nuclear warheads; the BBC notes that tomorrow's test missile is thought to be capable of hitting Israel and US bases in the Mideast.