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Thursday, August 14, 2008

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No sane person wants to see more nuclear weapons in the world. They cause horrible destruction. The world needs to find a way to reduce the reliance on these weapons by existing nuclear states, be it by Britain and the United States or by Israel and India. Recent columns in these pages by George Monbiot and John Pilger acknowledged this, but dangerously underplayed the gravest threat to the global effort to prevent the spread of nuclear weapons: Iran.
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Posted 14/8/2008 @ 9:45:51 GMT
Confronting the Iranian Threat
As it considers its options in dealing with Iranian nuclear weapons, Israel has become increasingly concerned about the possibility of a larger war with Tehran and its proxies - and specifically, the possibility that it could be on the receiving end of missile attacks launched by the Lebanese terror group Hezbollah in the event of a strike against Iranian nuclear facilities. more

Posted 14/8/2008 @ 9:40:8 GMT
Iran: Christian Couple Dies Following Police Raid
A 62-year-old church leader and his wife have died as a result of injuries sustained from a police raid on their home in Isfehan. Abbas Amiri died in hospital on 30 July, according to Farsi Christian News Network (FCNN). Mr Amiri was one of a number of church members who was physically assaulted by police officers who raided his home in Malek Shahr on 27 July during a Sunday gathering of the house church. more

Posted 14/8/2008 @ 9:31:58 GMT
US Warns Turkey on Terms of Energy Deal with Iran
The US yesterday warned Turkey not to strike an energy deal with Iran that undermined diplomatic efforts to halt Tehran's nuclear programme, on the eve of a visit to Ankara by Mahmoud Ahmadi-Nejad, the Iranian president. more

Posted 14/8/2008 @ 9:15:26 GMT
Israel Fears War Could Hurt Iran Effort
Russia's war with Georgia and the infuriated reaction in the West to what US President George W. Bush calls Moscow's "disproportionate response" could make it harder to enlist Russian help on the Iranian issue, according to Israeli diplomatic officials and academics. more

Posted 14/8/2008 @ 9:7:16 GMT
US official: Reports of Iran Blockade are False
Reports that a large American, British and French naval force - made up of nuclear aircraft carriers carrying dozens of fighter jets, warships and submarines - is en route to the Persian Gulf to blockade Iran are untrue, the US Department of Defense told The Jerusalem Post on Wednesday. more

Posted 14/8/2008 @ 8:59:45 GMT
Is War in Air in the Gulf?
No sooner was there an end to Operation Brimstone - a joint U.S., British and French naval megaexercise held in the Atlantic Ocean, where the allies practiced enforcing an eventual blockade on Iran - than, according to numerous reports, the armada set sail for Gulf waters and a potential showdown with Iran. more

Posted 14/8/2008 @ 8:53:41 GMT
Getting Real on Iran
There have been welcome indications recently that the Bush administration intends to continue with purely diplomatic efforts to dissuade Iran from developing a nuclear weapons capability. As Secretary of Defense Robert Gates wrote in a recent article for the United States Army War College quarterly, "Another war in the Middle East is the last thing we need." more

Posted 13/8/2008 @ 23:10:24 GMT
Iran a Friend of Israelis? Unforgivable, Parliament Says
TEHRAN -- There are some things, Iran’s Parliament has decided, that a public official should simply not be allowed to say — especially in reference to Israel. more

Posted 13/8/2008 @ 19:55:38 GMT
Iranian Interior Minister's Oxford Degree Apparently Fake, Riddled With Spelling Errors
CAIRO, Egypt -- Iran's new interior minister has raised an uproar among lawmakers and Iranian media over an apparently fake claim that he holds an honorary doctorate from Britain's Oxford University. To back his case, he's shown off a degree certificate riddled with spelling and grammar mistakes. more

Posted 13/8/2008 @ 19:46:28 GMT
Ahmadinejad in New Israel Tirade Before Turkey Trip
ISTANBUL -- Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad launched a fresh verbal attack on Israel on Wednesday on the eve of a visit to Israel's close ally Turkey, saying Western countries should not support the Jewish state. more

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