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Ahmadinejad Not Against US Mission in Tehran
TEHRAN -- President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad indicated he was not against the opening of a US mission in Tehran, saying Iran would consider favourably any request aimed at boosting relations between the two peoples. “We will receive favourably any action which will help to reinforce relations between the peoples,” said Ahmadinejad, in response to a question about the opening of a US mission in Tehran. more

US Allies to Press Obama Over Iran
Israel and the US’s European allies intend privately to make clear their concerns about Barack Obama’s policies on Iran when the US Democratic presidential candidate makes a much-heralded trip overseas in coming days. more

Iran Ready to Hit UK
Iran is poised to launch terror attacks in Britain if the West presses ahead with military strikes against its nuclear facilities, intelligence experts warned last night. As tensions in the Middle East continued to grow, they warned that the Iranian-backed terrorist group Hezbollah had already established sleeper cells in Britain and mainland Europe tasked with carrying out bloody reprisals. more

43 nations to seek Middle East free of WMDs
latimes Sunday, July 13, 2008 - Translate:[ar] [zh] [fr] [de] [it] [ja] [ko] [pt] [ru] [es]
Paris -- More than 40 nations, including Israel and Arab states, agreed today to work for a zone free of weapons of mass destruction in the Middle East. A final declaration from a summit launching the Union for the Mediterranean says the members will "pursue a mutually and effectively verifiable Middle East Zone free of weapons of mass destruction....

Ahmadinejad Willing to Consider US Diplomatic Office in Tehran

chosun Sunday, July 13, 2008 9:22:00 PM CEST More about this article...-

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad says he is willing to consider a U.S. diplomatic office in Tehran. He made the comment Sunday in response to a question after a cabinet meeting. He said he welcomes the idea of expansion of ties between the peoples of Iran and the United States....

Attack Kills 9 U.S. Soldiers In Afghanistan

NPRnews Sunday, July 13, 2008 More about this article... -

Insurgents attacked a U.S. military base in Afghanistan today, killing nine American soldiers. Fighting lasted all day. New York Times reporter Carlotta Gall in Kabul talks to host Andrea Seabrook about one of the deadliest attacks on U.S. forces in years....

Ahmadinejad not against US mission in Tehran Oman Daily Observer - World 22:18
Iraqi airspace 'must not be used in strike' Gulf News - Gulf 22:03

Israel hints at pre-emptive attack on Iran New Zealand Herald - World News 21:45

Iran test-fires more missiles in Persian Gulf The Globe and Mail 21:24

Ahmadinejad says he met 'occupying commander' in Iraq The Daily Star, Lebanon 21:18

Reality check on Iran's military Khaleej Times - Opinion 21:17

Iran condemns John McCain for cigarette joke The Post Chronicle 21:02

US allies to press Obama over Iran - RSS Feed, US Home 21:02

‘Iran would destroy Israel if attacked’ Lakehouse Daily News, Sri Lanka - Features 20:32

Iran Would Allow U.S. Diplomatic Office KFMB-TV, California 20:03

Iran will hold direct talks with US, if necessary: President Payvand - Iran News 20:01

Iran condemns McCain joke that exporting American cigarettes could be a way of killing Iranians Payvand - Iran News 20:01

Bush: Prepare for Iran attack The Asian Age 18:56

US-Seyyed relationship: Iran's Seyyeds would allow US diplomatic office - engar na engar Iran News Blog (Weblog) 18:20

Ahmadinejad Willing to Consider US Diplomatic Office in Tehran Voice of America - Home 18:13

Report: Iran condemns McCain joke on cigarettes as a US weapon against Iran International Herald Tribune - Africa & Middle East 17:31

Report: Ahmadinejad says Iran willing to consider U.S. diplomatic office in Tehran San Diego Union-Tribune, California - World 16:53

Iranian president says ready to hold "direct negotiations" with Bush Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) - Home (English) 16:43

Iran to target '32 US bases' if ... ADVFN 16:17

Iran to target '32 US bases' if MoneyAM 16:07

Iran condemns McCain's cigarette joke The Raw Story 16:01

WP's Jim Hoagland:At the strong urging of the Bush administration,... War and Piece 15:46

Iran's weapon of mass diversion The Sydney Morning Herald - World 15:03

Iran would allow US diplomatic office (AP) Yahoo! US - World Top Stories 14:19

Iran would allow US diplomatic ... The Washington Times - World 14:17

US told to prevent Israel from using Iraqi airspace Gulf News - Gulf 14:16

Iran would allow US diplomatic office Associated Press - College Football 14:07

'Iran willing to consider US diplomatic office in Teheran' Khaleej Times - Middle East 12:58

Ahmadinejad not against US mission in Teheran Khaleej Times - Middle East 12:58

Iran condemns McCain over cigarette comments Gulf News - Gulf 11:54

Report: Ahmadinejad Open to U.S. Office in Tehran Fox News Channel 11:52

Ahmadinejad says ready to talk with Bush directly Xinhua Online - Home 11:46

Report: Ahmadinejad says willing to consider US diplomatic office in Tehran YnetNews 11:45

Report: Ahmadinejad says willing to consider US diplomatic office in Iran Jerusalem Post - National 11:18

Report: Ahmadinejad says Iran willing to consider US diplomatic office in Tehran International Herald Tribune - Africa & Middle East 11:16

Ahmadinejad welcomes US plan to open interest section - Update The Earth Times 11:10

Ahmadinejad welcomes US plan to open interest section (1st Lead) Monsters and Critics 11:01

Iran condemns McCain for cigarette joke Reuters Africa - World 10:52

Iran condemns McCain for cigarette joke (Reuters) Yahoo! US - Elections 10:52

A dissident's epic escape from Iran to the U.S. International Herald Tribune - World Markets 10:36

Iran 'tested old missiles to fool world' - Property 10:30

Ahmadinejad claims met coalition commanders in Iraq: reports Yahoo! US - Iraq 10:25

Ahmadinejad claims met coalition commanders in Iraq Khaleej Times - Middle East 09:45

Eric J. Greene: Is the U.S. heading for war in Iran? Battle Creek Enquirer, Michigan 09:39

A nuclear family vacation (with the emphasis on nuclear) The Toronto Star - Entertainment 09:31

Test exhibits no long-range rocket The Washington Times - World 09:23

HACKETT: Axis of evil mischief The Washington Times - Commentary 09:13

Ahmadinejad claims met coalition commanders in Iraq: reports (AFP) Yahoo! US - Iraq 09:10

Ahmadinejad claims to have taken picture with US officer in Iraq The Earth Times 09:08

U.S. Exports Cigarettes to Iran The Spoof (Satire) 09:06

Iran President Says He Met Coalition Commanders In Iraq - Reports Nasdaq - Global Markets 08:57

Tamp down war fever over Iran Miami Herald - Opinion 08:07

Both Iran and the United States are hyping their capabilities Miami Herald - Opinion 08:07

Review of U.S. exports to Iran proposed The Clarion-Ledger, Mississippi - Business 07:19

Report: Pentagon official says Israel has 'amber light' for Iran strike Ha'aretz 06:43

Rami Khouri:Behind the bellicose talk of "will the US and... War and Piece 05:39

Iran will target US bases if attacked IranMania News - News & Current Affairs 05:30

Iran threatens to raze Israel, bomb US bases Gulf Today 05:29

Finding a silver lining in the Iraq cloud Boston Globe - Editors 05:21

Despite bellicose rhetoric, U.S. trade with Iran thrives Palm Beach Post, Florida 05:08

Dozens of Militants Killed, Four Detained During Operations in Afghanistan
American Forces Press Service

WASHINGTON, July 13, 2008 – at least 40 insurgents during an ongoing operation in Afghanistan’s Helmand province yesterday, military officials said.
The fight began when insurgent forces attacked an Afghan and coalition security patrol yesterday in Sangin district. From multiple concealed and fortified positions, the insurgents used small-arms fire and rocket-propelled grenades. The ensuing fight led the combined forces to return fire and call for precision air strikes. The friendly forces destroyed four insurgent fortified fighting positions, two bunkers, two trench lines, one improvised-explosive-device site, and more than 30 enemy boats, officials said. Elsewhere, Afghan and coalition forces killed several insurgents while conducting a security patrol in the Shaheed Hasas district in Oruzgan province. The combined forces noticed several armed militants moving into a fighting position. The militants attacked the patrol with small-arms fire, officials said. The combined forces responded with small-arms fire, killing several insurgents. No Afghan, coalition or civilian casualties were reported, officials said. In July 10 operations, four militants were detained during a coalition operation in Ghazni province. Also July 10, coalition forces searched several compounds in the Andar district targeting a militant involved in transporting foreign fighters in the area. During their search, forces discovered a trap door under which three militants and a child were hiding. The three militants were detained, while the child was returned unharmed to the care of his mother, officials said. A fourth militant was detained during the course of the operation.

Coalition Forces Kill Enemy Fighters, Detain Dozens in Iraq Operations
American Forces Press Service

WASHINGTON, July 13, 2008 – Coalition forces detained several suspects, including three wanted individuals, during operations today to disrupt al-Qaeda in Iraq and foreign-terrorist operations in central and northern Iraq.-- During an operation in southern Baghdad, coalition forces captured a wanted individual believed to be involved in a car-bombing network in the Rusafa and Karkh area. Reports indicated the suspect was associated with several of the network’s senior leaders and allegedly tried to reestablish operations after significant degradation by coalition forces.-- An operation northeast of the capital city netted coalition forces an individual believed to be tied to foreign-terrorist facilitators and other senior al-Qaeda leaders operating in Salman Pak.-- In Mosul, coalition forces captured a wanted individual believed to be involved in the city’s terrorist-propaganda network. During the operation, coalition forces found significant al-Qaeda propaganda believed to be for distribution as part of the media network.-- In three separate operations near Salman Pak, Beiji and Mosul, coalition forces detained eight suspects while targeting alleged foreign-terrorist facilitators, couriers, associates of senior level al-Qaeda members and planners of improvised-explosive-device attacks against the Iraqi people.“These captures are another step forward in disrupting al-Qaeda networks,” said Army Maj. Winfield Danielson, a Multinational Force Iraq spokesman.In raids yesterday, coalition forces detained suspects during operations to disrupt al-Qaeda in Iraq in central and northern Iraq.-- Coalition forces captured a wanted individual during operations northeast of Baghdad targeting an alleged al-Qaeda in Iraq financier. Reports indicated the wanted individual was an associate of senior terrorist leaders in the region, and his sons were believed to be snipers for the terrorist network. The ground force found multiple weapons and detained five other suspects on site.-- South of Mosul, coalition forces captured a wanted individual believed to be a military commander familiar with improvised-explosive-device attacks and an associate of senior al-Qaeda leaders in the area.-- In the Beiji area, coalition forces detained two suspects while targeting foreign-terrorist facilitators, media networks and al-Qaeda leaders responsible for improvised-explosive-device attacks in the region.-- Soldiers with 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, joined with Iraqi National Police officers in recovering a cache in eastern Baghdad. The find, made by soldiers of Company C, 2nd Battalion, 16th Infantry Regiment, and officers of 1st Battalion, 4th Brigade, 1stIraqi National Police Division, consisted of two mines, eight magazines, and a radio. This was the sixth time in three weeks that Iraqi security forces had recovered a cache in eastern Baghdad. In July 9 operations:-- Multinational Division Baghdad soldiers seized two suspected extremists and uncovered two caches during ongoing operations in the Rashid district of the Iraqi capital. "Warriors" from Company C, 2nd Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division, attached to 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, detained two men suspected of terrorist activities and positively identified by Iraqi security volunteers. -- "Warriors" of Company D., 2-12 Infantry, found a weapons cache in Baghdad’s Jazair neighborhood. The cache consisted of a rocket-propelled-grenade launcher, a PKC machine gun with two barrels, three RPG rounds and eight RPG boosters, a 60mm mortar tube and two rounds, a bolt-action rifle, an AK-47 rifle with 19 full magazines, four hand grenades, a suicide vest, three sets of body armor, about 3,000 rounds of small-arms ammunition, and 22 ski masks.-- The "Black Lions" of Company C, 1st Battalion, 28th Infantry Regiment, attached to Task Force 1-18, uncovered a second cache. Soldiers found eight mortar rounds of various sizes, four RPG rounds, two rocket fuses, five radios, and a set of body armor. Both caches were taken to a coalition base for disposal.– Iraqi police conducted a combined operation with coalition forces against al Qaeda in Iraq west of Samarra. During the operation, seven insurgents were killed, four detained, and a weapons cache was secured. –- Soldiers from 2nd Battalion, 502nd Airborne, found a large cache during a combat patrol in Haswa. They found a building containing 22 blocks of C4, one improvised Claymore mine, one propane tank of accelerant, and one 125 mm mortar round. Upon finding the cache near an area mosque, the soldiers called in an explosive ordnance disposal team, and all munitions found were destroyed in place.

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