Iran

In Damascus, Iranian DM Threatens To Attack Israel's Unconventional Weapons

The MEMRI Blog 10 December 2009

Iranian Foreign Minister Ahmad Vahidi, who arrived in Damascus last night, has threatened to attack Israel's centers of unconventional weapons, which he says fears being destroyed by Iran. He said

 

In Obama meeting, Turkey touts diplomacy for Iran nuclear program

MinnPost.com 8 December 2009
By Howard LaFranchi

WASHINGTON — Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan told President Obama Monday that the issue of Iran's nuclear program can be solved only through diplomacy - just as the Obama administration

 

France urges firmer sanctions on Iran

France24 7 December 2009

France called on Sunday for tougher sanctions against Iran over its controversial nuclear programme. "The time has come to seek firmer sanctions against Iran," secretary of state for European

 

Iran's Nuclear Smoke and Mirrors

Center for Security Studies (CSS) 30 November 2009
By Dominic Moran

The Iranian government has dramatically upped the ante in the diplomatic battle over its nuclear program, pledging to build 10 new enrichment facilities. Could this seeming escalation in fact

 

500.000 Iranian Centrifuges

Wall Street Journal 30 November 2009

Mohamed ElBaradei caps his contentious and ultimately failed 12-year stint as head of the International Atomic Energy Agency today, having spent many years enabling Iran's nuclear bids only to

 

Iran Tortures Female Christian Converts

IsraPundit 25 November 2009
By Bill Levinson

Militant "Muslims” seek to appeal to Christians by invoking the ancient blood libel of Jews as Christ-killers. It is not Jews, however, but militant "Muslims” who persecute and even kill Christians

 

Turkish President meets Iraq's Islamic Supreme Council head

Worldbulletin.net 19 November 2009

Turkish President Abdullah Gul told the head of Iraq's Islamic Supreme Council Ammar Abdulaziz Al-Hakim on Wednesday that he was confident that Iraq will emerge from its upcoming elections stronger

 

Interview with Danish journalism student held for six days in Iran

Reporteros sin Fronteras 17 November 2009

Reporters Without Borders interviewed Niels Krogsgård, a student of journalism at the University of Southern Denmark, who was imprisoned in Iran from 4 to 10 November. When did you arrive in Iran

 

Human Rights Center Releases Statements by Survivors of Iran's 1988 Massacre

NewsBlaze 17 November 2009
By Iran Human Rights Documentation Center

The Iran Human Rights Documentation Center (IHRDC) today released a report comprised of witness statements of five female prisoners who describe their experiences during the Islamic Republic of

 

Turkey warm to storing Iranian uranium

Jerusalem Post 13 November 2009

Turkish Energy Minister Taner Yildiz said on Friday that if asked, his country would be willing to temporarily store Iran's enriched uranium to help defuse a standoff over Western suspicions that

 

U.S. authorities to seize four mosques and 36-storey New York skyscraper that are 'under secret control of Iran'

Mail Online 13 Nov 2009

U.S. prosecutors have moved to seize four American mosques and a Manhattan skyscraper owned by a Muslim organisation they suspect is secretly controlled by the Iranian government.

 

Tehran says no guarantee Reiss will remain free

France24 12 November 2009

Iran on Wednesday rejected France's demand for guarantees that a French female academic currently resident in its Tehran embassy will not be remanded in custody if she attends her next trial

 

Ahmadinejad meets Turkish leaders in Istanbul

WashingtonTV 9 November 2009

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad held meeting with Turkish President Abdullah Gul and Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Istanbul on Sunday.

 

Iran: Mullahs resort to hand amputation

Iranian regime’s deputy chief of police, Asghar Jafari, said on Sunday: "Police is ready to carry out hand amputation to deal with robberies,” state-run news agency reported.

 

Ahmadinejad, Karzai star at Islamic summit

France24 9 November 2009

Iranian President MahmoudAhmadinejad took the centre stage at the one-day Organisation of the Islamic Conference (OIC) summit in Istanbul, after Sudanese President Omar al-Beshir, wanted by a UN

 

Qatari Emir in Tehran for regional talks

Alalam News Network 5 November 2009

Qatar's Emir, Sheikh Hamad Bin Khalifa Al Thani, arrived in Tehran on Thursday for an official visit to the Islamic Republic.

 
 

Video: Terrorstate Iran may be behind the financing of first mosque in Denmark

Liberties Alliance 02 November 2009

News from Denmark October 2009. The first mosque is about to be constructed in Copenhagen, Denmark with funding from the terror state Iran. The local city council approved the construction.

 

Ahmadinejad to visit Turkey for OIC economic summit

Xinhua  02 November 2009
By Xiong Tong 

Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad will depart to Turkey on Nov. 8 to take part in the economic summit of Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) in the country, the official IRNA news agency

 

US report criticizes religious freedom abuses in Iran

WashingtonTV Oct 27 2009

The US State Department named Iran as one of the world’s worst offenders in abusing religious freedom, in an annual report released on Monday.

 
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