The US inches ever closer to attacking Iran

Saturday, December 10, 2005

News for 12-09-05

12-09-05 - Pentagon sticks with 2-war plan

12-09-05 - Qaeda-Iraq Link U.S. Cited Is Tied to Coercion Claim

12-09-05 - US investigates Iraq gunfire film

12-09-05 - Germany summons Iran envoy over Holocaust remarks German Jewish leaders called for political sanctions against the Islamic republic over Ahmadinejad's remarks. Holocaust denial is a crime in Germany...."Political instruments ranging from political and economic sanctions to expulsion from the United Nations must finally be seriously looked at and used,"

12-09-05 - Saudi Official: War in Iraq Sparked Terror

12-09-05 - US terror watchlist 80,000 names long

12-09-05 - President Carter doubts U.S. military will ever leave Iraq

12-09-05 - Rummy exit expected; Lieberman eyed for job

12-09-05 - Iraqi Sunnis Appeal for Hostages' Release

12-09-05 - US invasion has turned Iraq into terrorist training ground: Turkish PM

12-09-05 - Iraq hostage deadline approaches

12-09-05 - ElBaradei: World Losing Patience With Iran

12-09-05 - Israel blamed for failed assassination Lebanon's Hizbollah guerrilla group accused Israel of carrying out a failed attempt to kill one of its officials on Friday and said it would do "what is necessary" to defend itself.

12-09-05 - EU should offer Iran more for nuclear deal: ex-IAEA chief

12-09-05 - IAEA chief warns against military strike on Iran in nuclear row Israeli Defence Minister Shaul Mofaz said earlier Friday that while diplomatic channels remained the best way to deal with the Iran issue, "it is necessary to also prepare the other means." Israel has repeatedly said it will prevent Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons by whatever means necessary.

12-09-05 - US signals possible contacts with Muslim Brotherhood members The United States signaled the possibility of making contact with members of Egypt's banned Muslim Brotherhood after the opposition group's stunning success in parliamentary polls.

12-09-05 - Embattled Hezbollah backs Iraq 'doves of peace'

12-09-05 - U.S. looking to thwart $1 billion Israel-South Korea arms deal Israel Aircraft Industries (IAI) and Elta have proposed selling the Koreans four early-warning aircraft (EWA) for $1.25 billion. In efforts to thwart the deal, the Americans have argued that part of the system includes U.S.-made parts, which require an export license.

12-09-05 - Britain Accused of Israel Nuclear Cover-Up The revelation is potentially embarrassing for the British government at a time when London is heavily engaged with its European Union partners in trying to persuade Iran - a nation hostile to Israel - to give up its nuclear ambitions.

12-09-05 - Iranian artifacts sought "Since they can't get the Iranian government to pay up, what they're going to do is cast out to seek any kind of Iranian property that can domesticate the judgment."

12-09-05 - U.S. Official Says Iran 'Very Aggressive' He cited, as an example, President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's statement that Israel should be "wiped off the map."

12-09-05 - Iran Leader's Remarks Draw Ire From Saudis

12-09-05 - Damascus denies talks on Israel Syria said the claims had been spread by Israel to deceive the world into thinking Syria was bowing to pressure.

12-09-05 - Israeli Aides Warn U.S. Not To Drop Ball on Iran This view, according to a senior official with a major Jewish organization, is shared by many in the Jewish community. "Frankly, as I hear from many Israeli officials: America picked the wrong adversary to fight in the Gulf, and the war against Iraq is now restraining it from leading a diplomatic campaign ? let alone a military one ? on Iran," the Jewish communal official said. Oh the irony and the audacity.

12-09-05 - UN blasts Iranian president's anti-Israel remarks

12-09-05 - Mofaz: Prepare for Iran threat Israel's defense minister said his country should prepare non-diplomatic solutions to Iran?s threat.

12-09-05 - Iraqi 'code' bans Israel A "code of honor" binding a number of Iraqi parties vows never to normalize relations with Israel.

12-09-05 - Israel calls Iran's president 'very dangerous' During their 1933-45 rule, the Nazis killed some six million Jews. Religious hardliners in Iran do not publicly deny the Holocaust occurred but say its scale has been exaggerated to justify the creation of Israel.


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