News for 04-29-06
04-29-06 - Security Council Poised for Iran Replay
04-29-06 - Iran rejects uranium enrichment demands Iran refused on Saturday to stop uranium enrichment after a U.N. report said it had done little or nothing to prove it was not developing nuclear arms.
04-29-06 - EU and US strike different tones on Iran Speaking at a transatlantic conference, EU foreign policy chief Javier Solana said no one was considering military action over Tehran's refusal to halt uranium enrichment and Europe did not want to join a "coalition of the willing" against Iran.
04-29-06 - Iran increases nuclear enrichment level Experts say uranium enriched to a range of roughly 3 to 5 per cent is a low level used in atomic power reactors.
04-29-06 - Oil Industry Unapologetic for High Profits
04-29-06 - Analysis: Iran Offers Nuke Concession By offering a return of so-called snap inspections, Iran appeared to be giving ground in an attempt to convince the IAEA - and the world community - that it was telling the truth when it said it was enriching uranium only as fuel for reactors to generate electricity....The White House was dismissive of the Iranian offer.
04-29-06 - US woos Asian energy allies to thwart Russia But analysts are concerned that an overall hardening of US policy towards Moscow could drive Russia and Iran, which together hold nearly half the world's gas reserves, into an energy-based alliance.
04-29-06 - U.S.: FBI Sought Info Without Court OK The FBI secretly sought information last year on 3,501 U.S. citizens and legal residents from their banks and credit card, telephone and Internet companies without a court's approval, the Justice Department said Friday.
04-29-06 - Judge Defends Decision to Jail Miller The federal judge who jailed a former New York Times reporter for refusing to name her source during the CIA leak investigation defended his decision Friday.
04-29-06 - Bush approves Dubai buying defence supplier Doncasters is an international group that operates nine US plants. It makes precision parts for the aerospace and specialist automotive markets, including parts for defence contractors for use in military tanks and aircraft.
04-29-06 - Thousands in New York march against war "We've been lied to, and they're going to lie to us again to bring us a war in Iran,"
04-29-06 - Interview: U.S-Syria relations going from bad to worse
04-29-06 - Hezbollah lambastes US for listing it as terrorist group The decision by the U.S. State Department just proves the correctness of Hezbollah's stance and policy on fighting Israeli aggression and U.S. hegemony, said Hezbollah in a statement issued on Saturday
04-29-06 - Sarandon speaks of death threats after opposing Iraq war
04-29-06 - U.S. Ambassador John Bolton Lies, Insists the U.S. Didn't Violate the UN Charter And this war was drawn up in Herzlia, Israel, in 1996, with the Project of a New American Century; and why do you have credibility other than that you've just got the biggest guns?
Watch the video from the link they provide. The reporter put a hot coal to Bolton's cojones - and rather nicely, I might add.
04-29-06 - Colbert shakes up Bill Kristol over PNAC ties
04-29-06 - Mubarak arrives in Jordan for talks with king As soon as he landed, Mubarak went immediately from Aqaba's airport to Abdullah's palace for talks on "the situation in the Palestinian territories and ways to help the Palestinian people surmount their economic crisis", the official said.
04-29-06 - A Kid's Cartoon From the Middle East Has a New Mideast Peace Plan the real goal of "Ben and Izzy" is more serious: to help young Americans and Arabs steer clear of the prejudices of their parents and grandparents, which may have been reinforced by the Sept. 11 attacks and the war in Iraq.
04-29-06 - Rift Grows Between al-Qaida, Muslim Groups The widening rift largely has not been acknowledged among Western powers, who tend to lump Islamic radicals together. The U.S. list of "Foreign Terrorist Organizations," for example, puts al-Qaida with Hamas and the Lebanese-based Hezbollah....."Quite a few observers believe Israel tends to overstate al-Qaida links to Palestinian terrorism because they want to be seen as equal victims of a global movement against the West," said Jeremy Binnie of Jane's Terrorism and Insurgency Center in London. Of the claims in the article : "Israeli officials said recently that Palestinians have established contacts with followers of Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, the leader of al-Qaida in Iraq. The officials also said al-Zarqawi had established footholds in neighboring countries - Syria, Lebanon, Egypt and Jordan. " Does this have anything to do with the fact that Israel is providing our government with 'letters' purportedly from an Al-Qaeda operative which were meant for al-Zarqawi?
04-29-06 - 2 detained for Dahab attack
04-29-06 - Third World veto leaves UN in budget crisis
04-29-06 - CNI In the News: Listen to "Conversations" With Eugene Bird The President of the CNI Foundation, Eugene Bird, can be seen 10:30 AM (EDT) on Monday, May 1st, online at http://www.mnn.org/stream/ch34.asx.