The US inches ever closer to attacking Iran

Monday, June 12, 2006

News for 06-11-06

06-11-06 - Iran urges 'constructive' debate

06-11-06 - Iran condemns some nuclear incentives "There are points which are acceptable," he said. "There are points which are ambiguous and there are points that we believe should not exist."

06-11-06 - New enrichment move technical, not political: Iran

06-11-06 - Suicides prompt new calls to close Guantanamo Two Saudis and a Yemeni hanged themselves with clothes and bedsheets in maximum security cells on Saturday -- the first captives to die at Guantanamo since the United States began sending suspected al Qaeda and Taliban captives there in 2002.

06-11-06 - Al-Zarqawi's death may not stop civil war The killing of Abu Musab al-Zarqawi raised hopes that Iraq's slide toward civil war or sectarian disintegration could be arrested, but there are signs that Shiite-Sunni antagonism may now be too deeply rooted.

06-11-06 - Saudis allege torture in Guantanamo deaths "A crime was committed here and the U.S. authorities are responsible," al Shimri said, echoing the general sentiment heard in the Saudi capital, Riyadh.

06-11-06 - Iran says it's happy al-Zarqawi is dead Iran, whose relations with Iraq have warmed since the ouster of Saddam Hussein, said Sunday it was pleased about the death of al-Qaida in Iraq leader Abu Musab al-Zarqawi.

06-11-06 - Civilians the forgotten victims of Iraq stress disorder US soldiers get psychological treatment. Meredith says he gets no help from his former employer, Halliburton, which had major contracts in Iraq.

06-11-06 - Iraq compensation payments up, especially by Marines Nearly half of the more than 19 million dollars that the US military paid out last year to compensate for killing or injuring Iraqis and damaging property reportedly came from Marine-led units in Anbar Province.

06-11-06 - Judge may decide if US eavesdropping is legal

06-11-06 - Guantanamo suicides a 'PR move' A top US official has described the suicides of three detainees at the US base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, as a "good PR move to draw attention".

06-11-06 - Guantanamo suicides 'acts of war' The suicides of three detainees at the US base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, amount to acts of war, the US military says.

06-11-06 - Lawyer, families raise suicide doubts over Guantanamo deaths

06-11-06 - Zarqawi beaten to death, 'witnesses' say

06-11-06 - It's America's U.N. too Official may have been undiplomatic in blasting U.S. attitudes toward the global body, but he was right.

06-11-06 - Why gasoline prices could ease soon Demand for oil has dropped, sending its price lower. Another factor: an expected slowing in the economy.

06-11-06 - U.S. Denies Political Motives in Blocking Russia?s WTO Bid

06-11-06 - Israel's Olmert eyes Europe support on Hamas, Iran

06-11-06 - Google 'spying' on IDF Google Earth now offering detailed photos of sensitive military facilities in Israel in 1996 Congress approved a law stating that US commercial companies must apply for a special permit before selling such high-resolution images of Israel.

06-11-06 - New lessons from the Six-Day War Multiple U.S. and British spy agencies indicated the Israeli numbers of 100,000 Egyptian troops were highly inflated. The CIA, in a May 22 memorandum, declared Egyptian troop strength at 50,000 men, and characterized Nasser's Sinai forces as "defensive in character." Rostow called the Israeli estimates "highly disturbing," and the CIA concluded that they were part of a "political gambit intended to influence the U.S." Israel, according to this CIA assessment, wanted the United States to pressure Nasser into ending his blockade of the Straits of Tiran, or alternately, for the Americans to send more military hardware to Israel or allow Israel to take matters into its own hands.

06-11-06 - Fatah rebukes Zawahiri for urging Palestinians to reject referendum

06-11-06 - Anti-terror measures spawn courtroom secrecy Witnesses used false names, the public was barred from the courtroom and part of the hearing was held in the judge's chambers - with defence lawyers shut out.

06-11-06 - Iran team face mass protest Senior politicians, Jewish groups and a prominent German TV host will join a demonstration today in Nuremberg hours before Iran play their opening match of the tournament against Mexico in the city

06-11-06 - Meet the World's Youngest Queen She's smart, beautiful and royal?the world's youngest queen. And the grandmother of nine who made presidential history. Queen Rania, born to Palestinian parents in Kuwait, was featured on the Oprah Winfrey show that aired May 17th of this year. There is a small clip of her on this page from that show.

06-11-06 - See what a day is like for the modern women of Amman, Jordan. To understand what life is like for the women in Rania's kingdom, The Oprah Show spent a day with a few women in Amman, the capital city of Jordan.
To watch this interesting and insightful footage that was featured on the Oprah show, click the link of the same title that is on the page.


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