The US inches ever closer to attacking Iran

Tuesday, August 21, 2007

News for 08-20-07

08-20-07 - Iran denies Guards' involvement in Iraq Iran denied on Monday US accusations that a unit of its Revolutionary Guards, the Quds Force, was working inside Iraq to foment more unrest in its conflict-torn neighbour.

08-20-07 - Iran warns against further nuclear sanctions Iran warned the UN Security Council on Monday against imposing new sanctions over its nuclear drive, saying such a move would render its cooperation with the UN atomic agency and other talks "sterile".

08-20-07 - Iran wants IAEA to highlight atomic cooperation Iran expects the U.N. nuclear watchdog to highlight Tehran's cooperation in its next report on Iran's atomic program, which could determine whether it faces more U.N. sanctions, an Iranian official said on Monday.

08-20-07 - Kurds flee homes as Iran shells villages in Iraq The escalation of tensions in northern Iraq came as a senior US army officer renewed allegations of Iranian support for Shia militias in the south.

08-20-07 - Chinese 'spy' pair freed by Iran Iran has freed two Chinese citizens detained for allegedly taking photos of Iranian military facilities, China's foreign ministry has said.

08-20-07 - Khomeini wanted to drop 'Death to America': Iran ex-president Iran's ex-president Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani has aroused controversy after saying in a new book that revolutionary founder Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini favoured dropping the mantra of "Death to America."

08-20-07 - US Foreign Policy Experts Oppose Bush?s Surge More than half of top U.S. foreign policy experts oppose President George W. Bush?s troop increase as a strategy for stabilizing Baghdad, saying the plan has harmed U.S. national security, according to a new survey

08-20-07 - UN opens further talks with Iran

08-20-07 - Camps Offer Comfort to Grieving Children At Camp Good Grief, all the children are mourning for a parent or other relative who died while serving in the military.

08-20-07 - Al Qaeda's Travel Agent BY JOSEPH LIEBERMAN The road to Damascus runs through Baghdad.

08-20-07 - Keith Ellison ends Israel trip unscathed The Israeli and US press were poised to report on any slip by Ellison that might be construed as anti-Israel sentiment.

08-20-07 - Senior Arab officials tell Israel that Syria is not planning to attack

08-20-07 - Hezbollah computer game based on war Hezbollah launched a computer game based on its war last summer with Israel.

08-20-07 - Defendant scolded over outburst during Holy Land trial At the time of the outburst, the courtroom was cleared of spectators as an Israeli government agent known by the pseudonym "Avi" was being cross examined.

08-20-07 - U.S. Arms Create New Divisions "The U.S. is trying hard to convince its Arab allies that Iran represents a greater danger to them than Israel. When, in fact, Israel remains the overriding military threat to the Arab world."

08-20-07 - US experts see more dangerous world for Americans A majority of top US foreign policy experts say the world is a more dangerous place for Americans today than just six months ago, thanks largely to the war in Iraq and a failing US war on terrorism, a new survey shows.

08-20-07 - Lebanon charges siege camp Islamists with terrorism Lebanon on Monday charged more than 200 people suspected of belonging to Fatah al-Islam with murder and terrorism, as a standoff between the army and the militants entered its fourth month.

08-20-07 - Lebanon soldier killed as siege enters fourth month A Lebanese soldier was killed on Monday as the battle with Al-Qaeda inspired Islamist guerrillas at a seafront refugee camp entered its fourth month, the army said.

08-20-07 - US survey raises eyebrows in Jerusalem A survey by a respected journal showing that 15 of 108 foreign policy elites in the US believe Israel does not serve US national security interests has raised eyebrows in Jerusalem


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