The US inches ever closer to attacking Iran

Friday, February 24, 2006

News for 02-23-06

02-23-06 - Ex-White House aide wants charges thrown out In a court filing, lawyers for I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby said his indictment violated the Constitution because Special Counsel Patrick Fitzgerald was not appointed by the president with the consent of the Senate.

02-23-06 - China joins Russia in Iran diplomacy China joined Russia on Thursday in diplomatic efforts to ease a crisis over Iran's nuclear work before a U.N. atomic watchdog meeting and avert any sanctions.

02-23-06 - Jewish group visits Denmark An American Jewish Committee delegation visited Denmark on a solidarity trip in the wake of the Mohammed cartoon controversy. Cui bono? Who benefits, is ever the question we must ask...

02-23-06 - Russia enrichment offer seriously considered: Iran

02-23-06 - India, Iran pledge commitment to build gas pipeline

02-23-06 - US administration backs down in ports battle

02-23-06 - Peace groups under watch Authorities keep tabs on non-violent Seattle activists in hunt for al-Qaida

02-23-06 - How Neocons Sabotaged Iran's Help on al-Qaeda

02-23-06 - European Union and Jewish officials remain at odds over Hamas and Iran The European Union is trying to reassure European Jewish officials that it will stand tough on Hamas and Iran, but so far it isn?t having much luck.

02-23-06 - Rice soothes UAE over ports row

02-23-06 - Rice Makes Surprise Visit to Lebanon Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice hinted Thursday the United States would welcome the exit of Lebanon's pro-Syrian president

02-23-06 - UN Hariri probe chief has "good" talks in Syria

02-23-06 - 'Big Brother' watching e-mail, computer data: US report While the government needs a warrant, issued by a judge, to search someone's home computer, it can access a person's webmail account with only a subpoena, issued without judicial review.

02-23-06 - Iran: U.S., Israel Destroyed Iraqi Shrine "We cannot imagine that the Iraqi Sunnis did this," said the influential Sunni cleric Sheik Youssef al-Qaradawi, an Egyptian who lives in Qatar. "No one benefits from such acts other than the U.S. occupation and the lurking Zionist enemy."

02-23-06 - UAE Gave $100 Million for Katrina Relief

02-23-06 - Evangelical pro-Israel group to lobby A new evangelical group is planning a pro-Israel lobbying bid in Washington on July 18-19.
American Christian Zionists (End Times Fundamentalists) believe that in order for the Second Coming of Christ, Jews must settle all of the land of biblical Israel. Tom Delay is a prominent Christian Zionist.

02-23-06 - Report: Palestinians overcounted The American-Israeli Demographic Research Group, presenting its findings at the American Enterprise Institute on Thursday, said the 3.8 million figure for 2004, published by the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics, was off by 1.3 million. So desperate are pro-Israelis to prove that Israel must keep all of the land it has seized, that they've taken to forming groups devoted to the demographics of Palestinians - read, racism. And the AEI, is a neocon 'thinktank' (one of many).

02-23-06 - Writer fears ban for opera on bomber Commentators including Channel 4 news and BBC Radio 4's Today programmed have alluded to a possible prosecution because of the opera's controversial content.

02-23-06 - 'Leninists!' Cries Neocon Nabob, Suing for Divorce

02-23-06 - US congressman sends protest note to Erdogan over Hamas visit The head of the Jewish lobby in the US Congress, Tom Lantos, has sent a letter of protest to Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan concerning the visit last week of a senior official of the Palestinian group Hamas to Ankara.


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