The US inches ever closer to attacking Iran

Tuesday, October 03, 2006

News for 10-02-06

10-02-06 - Rice: No memory of CIA warning of attack

10-02-06 - Six-nation group on Iran could meet in Europe this week: Rice

10-02-06 - Iran says it won't suspend atomic work

10-02-06 - Are You an 'Unlawful Combatant'? Maybe so? It establishes the principle that an American citizen may be seized and locked up in a military prison, stripped of the protections traditionally afforded him by the Bill of Rights. 1984 is here.

10-02-06 - Iraq soldiers unlawfully killed Two soldiers ambushed in Iraq were unlawfully killed by Iraqi military intelligence, a coroner has ruled.

10-02-06 - EU hopes for new pact with U.S. on passenger data The European Union hopes to reach a new agreement with the United States on sharing air passenger data next week after failing to do so before the previous pact expired, the European Commission said.

10-02-06 - Iraq war draws foreign jihadists, but not in droves

10-02-06 - Iran warns Japan as oil deal hangs in balance Government spokesman Gholam Hossein Elham said that if no positive answer was forthcoming Tehran would seek another partner to develop the Azadegan oil field in southwestern Iran close to the Iraqi border

10-02-06 - Congressional Duplicity the Likudniks ? who also unreservedly support the U.S.-India Nuclear Cooperation Agreement ? have just dealt another potentially fatal blow to the NPT, the IAEA, and perhaps even the UN Security Council itself

10-02-06 - Erdogan seeks US crackdown on PKK Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan will urge the US to take concrete action to crack down on Kurdish guerrillas in Iraq

10-02-06 - Bush, Putin to keep 'united position' on Iran: White House In Monday's phone conversation, which was initiated by Washington, the two also discussed Russia's bid to join the World Trade Organization and Iran's nuclear programme, the statement

10-02-06 - Report: US rendition threat forced Britain to act on airport terror plot The Americans' demand for Rauf's quick arrest dismayed the British intelligence services, which were worried that it could prompt terrorist cells in the UK working on separate plots to bring forward their plans or go underground.

10-02-06 - IDF threatens Lebanon raids Officers say army would not hesitate to carry out incursions into Lebanon if UN peacekeeping force fails to prevent Hizbullah from reclaiming border posts or waging attacks

10-02-06 - No Ground Troops in Iran, Say Americans Many adults in the United States think it would be a mistake to launch direct military action against Iran, according to a poll by Zogby International released by Reuters. 70 per cent of respondents oppose the use of U.S. ground troops in the country. Look at the second part of that poll.

10-02-06 - During war, PM ignored Livni's plan for early exit from Lebanon

10-02-06 - Lebanese troops deploy on border In a small ceremony near the border, Lebanese army commander Brig Gen Michel Suleiman promised to reassert Beirut's control of the area by stopping arms smuggling and cross-border attacks from either side. He urged his soldiers to take tough action against Israel too, if needed. "I call on you to confront any Israeli aggression and violations," he said.

10-02-06 - UN to study Lebanon environment

10-02-06 - Arms industry 'flouting export laws' The report, Arms Without Borders, by Oxfam, Amnesty International and the International Action Network on Small Arms, points out, for example, that the European Union prohibits selling helicopters to Israel. But Apache gunships used in the recent attacks in Lebanon, which drew widespread condemnation, were built with components made in Britain, Ireland and the Netherlands.

10-02-06 - Israel's Lebanon bombardment visible from space Israel's recent bombardment of Lebanon was clearly visible with "the naked eye" from space, a Russian cosmonaut based at the time on the international space station has said.

10-02-06 - Condoleezza Rice arrives in Saudi on Mideast tour Iran's nuclear program and the crisis in Lebanon were also to figure on the agenda, he said

10-02-06 - Lebanon economy reels under hardships since war Lebanon's finance minister said last month the offensive and Israel's blockade on the country had increased Lebanon's public debt to 41 billion dollars.

10-02-06 - Gooood morning Tehran! This is Jerusalem


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