The US inches ever closer to attacking Iran

Wednesday, March 01, 2006

News for 02-28-06

02-28-06 - Port deal cannot be undone, DP World tells US Congress A senior official at Dubai Ports World expressed some sympathy with concerns about his Dubai-based company's plan to take control of operations at key US ports, but said the deal was too far advanced to be undone.

02-28-06 - Nuclear negotiator says Tehran would mull talks with US Iran's top nuclear negotiator Ali Larijani said in an interview with a US magazine that Tehran would consider direct talks over its nuclear program with the Bush administration.

02-28-06 - After Iraq, Many Soldiers Seek Counseling

02-28-06 - US: Iran has one-week 'opportunity' to defuse standoff

02-28-06 - Bush job rating falls to all-time low: poll President George W. Bush's job rating has fallen to an all-time low of 34 percent, amid strong opposition to the Dubai Ports World deal and increasing pessimism over the war in Iraq

02-28-06 - Bush says bin Laden tape aided re-election: report U.S. President George W. Bush said his 2004 re-election victory over Sen. John Kerry was aided by Osama bin Laden, who issued a taped diatribe against him the Friday before Americans went to the polls

02-28-06 - Israel softens criticism of Russia on Hamas talks Israel backed off its harsh criticism of Russia on Tuesday ahead of Moscow's talks with leaders of Hamas following the Islamist militant group's victory in Palestinian elections.

02-28-06 - Bombers kill more than 30 in Iraq amid sectarian bloodshed The ongoing violence since the Samarra shrine bombing has also left 10 Palestinians dead in Baghdad, the head of the Palestinian mission in Iraq told AFP.

02-28-06 - Hamas officials say Iran to fill funding void

02-28-06 - EU says it regrets Muslims offended by cartoons

02-28-06 - Germany suspects US "smear" over Iraq

02-28-06 - How Bush has stayed away from soldiers' funerals

02-28-06 - Top US General Dismisses Grim Abuse Report

02-28-06 - A Way Out for Iran? The Bush-Cheney Pentagon is reportedly putting finishing touches on a plan to preemptively nuke Iran

02-28-06 - US Muslims seek Treasury meeting on charities

02-28-06 - Iran: Russia link counters mistrust raised by U.N. report

02-28-06 - Dubai Ports World uses Zim connection in US deal Dubai Ports World, the combined United Emirates (UAE) port management company for the Gulf, has stepped up its challenge to win the operating rights of six major ports in the US, by claiming it has strong business ties with Israeli shipping company Zim Integrated Shipping Services Ltd.. BINGO.

02-28-06 - ADL: Dubai's Support for Economic Boycott of Israel Should Torpedo Port Operations Deal The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) today said that the Government of Dubai's ongoing support of the Arab economic boycott of Israel "should torpedo any deal with the United States on port operations." our security here on the Homeland does not factor in, at least according to the ADL. Israel comes first.

02-28-06 - Israel to rethink ties with Russia as Hamas heads for Moscow Acting Prime Minister Ehud Olmert will convene a special meeting today on Israel's bilateral relations with Russia.

02-28-06 - Jerusalem to build September 11 memorial The Jerusalem municipality views the memorial as a project of national importance relating to US-Israel ties. I view it as a slap in the face of the victims and their survivors, for the shameless attempt to exploit this tragedy.

02-28-06 - Russia to press Hamas to 'moderate' stand: envoy

02-28-06 - Campaign against Bush visit gains momentum They said that under President Bush the United States continued to occupy Iraq and oppress its people. It threatened Syria and targeted Iran on the issue of its nuclear programme. It backed the "naked oppression" of the Palestinian people by Israel and "ceaselessly indulges in a covert war" against Cuba and Venezuela, besides 'threatening' North Korea.

02-28-06 - Israel 'misusing' Holocaust Iranian ex-president Mohammad Khatami termed the Holocaust a "historic fact" but criticised "misuse" of the event by Israel in the Middle East


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