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  • Iranian Alert - September 1, 2006 - UNSC deadline for Iran passes with no immediate action

    09/01/2006 12:54:51 PM PDT · by DoctorZIn · 6 replies · 768+ views
    Regime Change Iran ^ | 9.1.2006 | DoctorZin
    Top News Story UNSC deadline for Iran passes with no immediate action. Reuters reported that the UN said Iran failed to meet its nuclear deadline.Vital Perspectives published a copy of the IAEA report being distributed to diplomats at the UN today on Iran's nuclear program.   Bush: There must be consequences for Iran's defiance. Reuters reported that President George W. Bush said "It is time for Iran to make a choice... We've made our choice. We will continue to work closely with our allies to find a diplomatic solution, but there must be consequences for Iran's defiance and we...
  • Iranian Alert - August 31, 2006 - What to expect when UNSC deadline for Iran comes Today

    08/31/2006 9:59:21 AM PDT · by DoctorZIn · 7 replies · 1,096+ views
    Regime Change Iran ^ | 8.30.2006 | DoctorZin
    Top News Story What to expect when UNSC deadline for Iran comes Thursday. The Washington Times reported that the UN nuclear watchdog agency will hand over a report that says Iran has resumed enriching a small amount of uranium to the U.N. Security Council.The Christian Science Monitor reported that we should expect Thursday's deadline for Iran to stop enriching uranium to pass with more of a whimper than a bang. As the United States experiences what one observer calls "confrontation fatigue," and as international unity against a nuclear-armed Iran threatens to splinter under pressure, quick action against Iran is...
  • Iranian Alert - August 30, 2006 - Ahmadinejad challenged Bush to an uncensored debate

    08/30/2006 8:33:05 PM PDT · by DoctorZIn · 20 replies · 988+ views
    Regime Change Iran ^ | 8.30.2006 | DoctorZin
    Top News Story Ahmadinejad challenged Bush to an uncensored debate. Reuters reported that Ahmadinejad challenged President Bush to a televised debate, saying: "The debate should be go uncensored in order for the American people to be able to listen to what we say and they should not restrict the American people from hearing the truth."Dow Jones Newswires reported that the White House dismissed the idea of a televised debate between President George W. Bush and Iranian leader Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, as a diversion. A White House spokesman added: "Iran may want to look first to allowing free expression and open...
  • Iranian Alert - August 29, 2006 - Iran's new tactic to impose Islamic rules on its people.

    08/29/2006 10:22:58 PM PDT · by DoctorZIn · 2 replies · 4,178+ views
    Regime Change Iran ^ | 8.29.2006 | DoctorZin
    Top News Story The Islamic Republic's new tactic to impose Islamic rules on its population. Time Magazine reported that for the past few months, Iranians have been subjected to stronger enforcement of Islamic codes using a new tactic. Is this a revival of the dogmatic strictures of the country's revolutionary past? A must read.   Iranian women prepare to challenge the Islamic Republic. Radio Free Europe reported that activists in Iran have started a petition drive calling for changes to laws that discriminate against women. Organizers hope to attract the signature of 1 million Iranians -- a challenge that...
  • Iranian Alert - August 28, 2006 - Iran tests a submarine launched missile.

    08/28/2006 9:07:13 AM PDT · by DoctorZIn · 8 replies · 1,281+ views
    Regime Change Iran ^ | 8.28.2006 | DoctorZin
    Top News Story Iran tests a submarine launched missile. MyWayNews reported that Iran test fired a new submarine-to-surface missile during war games in the Persian Gulf on Sunday. A brief video clip showed the long-range missile, called Thaqeb, or Saturn, exiting the water and hitting a target on the water's surface within less than a mile. Iran's Foreign Minister admits the Islamic Republic is against democracy and human rights. De Velt Blog reported that they are sure Iran's Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki didn't mean it to say it so plainly when he said: 'that the US aggrandizes such...
  • Iranian Alert - August 27, 2006 - Senior Iranian official warns Iran may develop nuclear weapons

    08/27/2006 3:53:53 PM PDT · by DoctorZIn · 9 replies · 935+ views
    Regime Change Iran ^ | 8.27.2006 | DoctorZin
    Top News Story Senior Iranian official warns Iran may develop nuclear weapons. Haaretz reported that a senior Iranian official warned yesterday Iran may develop nuclear weapons and pull out from the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) if international pressure against its nuclear program continues. \ Ahmadinejad says its not a threat to anyone, while it shells Iraqi Kurdistan. Xinhua reported that Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said on Saturday that the Iranian people would "use force" to protect the country's disputed nuclear program as he inaugurated a heavy water plant. He added: "There is no talk of nuclear weapons and there is...
  • Iranian Alert - August 26, 2006 - Analysts Say War In Lebanon Strengthened Iran

    08/26/2006 1:18:47 PM PDT · by freedom44 · 4 replies · 717+ views
    Regime Change Iran ^ | 8/26/06 | freedom44
    Top News Story Xinhua PRAGUE, August 25, 2006 (RFE/RL) -- There have been different views on Iran's role in the war between Hizballah and Israel. Some observers suggested that Iran had given Hizballah orders to attack and kidnap Israeli soldiers in order to divert the world's attention from Iran's controversial nuclear program. Others said the conflict was the result of a miscalculation by Hizballah -- which likely didn't expect such a fierce reaction from Israel. Many blamed Iran for the conflict because of reports that they were helping Hizballah financially and supplying it with weapons and missiles. Iran says...
  • Iranian Alert - August 25, 2006 - Iran has produced 15 P-2 centrifuges?

    08/26/2006 11:30:28 AM PDT · by DoctorZIn · 2 replies · 742+ views
    Regime Change Iran ^ | 8.25.2006 | DoctorZin
    Top News Story Iran has produced 15 P-2 centrifuges? Reuters reported that an exiled opposition group said Iran has built at least 15 advanced P-2 centrifuges, which could dramatically speed up its production of nuclear fuel needed to create a nuclear bomb, and will have hundreds more ready next year.   Why Americans should furious that the US is letting Khatami speak in the US. Kenneth R. Timmerman, reported that the disgraced former president of the Islamic Republic, Mohammad Khatami, wants to speak in Washington, D.C., next month, and the State Department has already indicated it will welcome...
  • Iranian Alert - August 24, 2006 - Iran to make a major announcement on its nuclear program, soon

    08/24/2006 10:04:43 PM PDT · by DoctorZIn · 13 replies · 1,087+ views
    Regime Change Iran ^ | 6.24.2006 | DoctorZin
    Top News Story Iran to make a major announcement on its nuclear program, soon. Hemscott reported that Iran will soon announce an atomic breakthrough.Mehr News reported that the regime’s news agencies have just reported in its Farsi section (but not in English) that within the next few days the regime will announce a major breakthrough in its nuclear activities. The breakthrough is of huge reported that the Iranian news service Al-Borz predicted that on the first anniversary of Iranian President Ahmadinejad's government, in late August 2006, Ahmadinejad is expected to announce what the news service called Iran's "nuclear...
  • Iranian Alert - August 23, 2006 -Former president Khatami invited to speak in Washington DC.

    08/23/2006 5:52:00 PM PDT · by DoctorZIn · 11 replies · 1,038+ views
    Regime Change Iran ^ | 8.22.2006 | DoctorZin
    Top News Story Iranian opposition leaders furious: Former Iranian president Khatami invited to speak in Washington DC. The Washington Post reported that the Bush administration has agreed to issue a visa to former Iranian President Mohammad Khatami to give a public address at the Washington National Cathedral next month. Iranian opposition leaders were shocked by the announcement and are asking people to write the White House and the organizers of the event asking them to cancel the invitation.Reuters reported that former Iranian President Mohammad Khatami applied on Tuesday for a U.S. visa to give a speech in Washington next...
  • Iranian Alert - August 22, 2006 - What is Iran planning for Tuesday, August 22nd?

    08/22/2006 9:54:55 AM PDT · by DoctorZIn · 39 replies · 2,642+ views
    Regime Change Iran ^ | 8.22.2006 | DoctorZin
    Top News Story What is Iran planning for Tuesday, August 22nd? ABC News reported that many are concerned with Iran's promise to respond August 22nd to the UN's nuclear offer. August 22nd marks a holy day on the Islamic calendar that is the day of reckoning for Shiites. Islamic expert Robert Spencer said: "The only thing we can know is that the date was not chosen by accident." Daveed Gartenstein-Ross, Counterterrorismblog saw a possible connection between North Korea's possible nuclear test and Iran's self imposed nuclear deadline of August 22nd.Yahoo News reported that Iran has turned away U.N. inspectors...
  • Minister: Prepare for Iranian missiles

    08/22/2006 4:48:31 AM PDT · by Perdogg · 4 replies · 620+ views
    Ynet ^ | Published: 08.22.06, 11:53 /28 Av 5766 | staff
    Minister of Pensioner Affairs Rafi Eitan told Israel Radio Tuesday that Israel faced the possibility of "an Iranian missile attack," and called on the home front to prepare bomb shelters and protected rooms in case of an Iranian attack. "The Iranians have said very clearly that if they come under attack, their primary target would be Israel," Eitan said
  • Iranian Alert - August 21, 2006 - Iran to offer a "multifaceted response" to the West

    08/21/2006 9:00:15 AM PDT · by DoctorZIn · 10 replies · 1,491+ views
    Regime Change Iran ^ | 8.21.2006 | DoctorZin
    Top News Story Iran to offer a "multifaceted response" to the West, but will not stop enrichment. Fox News reported that Iran will offer a "multifaceted response" to a Western package of incentives aimed at persuading it to suspend uranium enrichment activities, but insisted it would not cease enriching uranium.   Iran's five week military exercise The Jerusalem Post reported that Iran on Sunday test-fired a surface-to-surface short-range missile a day after its army launched large-scale military exercises throughout the country. The "Saegheh… missile, has a range of between 80 to 250 kilometers."The Washington Post reported that Iran test-fired...
  • Iran seeks "comprehensive" nuclear solution: minister

    08/21/2006 4:48:04 AM PDT · by Perdogg · 16 replies · 642+ views
    Reuters ^ | Mon Aug 21, 2006 6:17am ET
    PRETORIA (Reuters) - Iran has completed its consideration of Western demands that it halt nuclear enrichment and still hopes to reach a comprehensive solution to the impasse, Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki said on Monday. "We have completed our considerations," Mottaki told reporters in South Africa's capital Pretoria, where he is holding two days of talks with South African officials. "We hope, based on cooperation, negotiation, respecting the right of Iran to have nuclear technology and removing any questions, to catch a comprehensive solution (to the nuclear question)."
  • Iran rejects halting nuclear work

    08/20/2006 11:14:43 AM PDT · by Perdogg · 10 replies · 639+ views ^ | Last Update: Sunday, August 20, 2006. 9:49pm (AEST) | staff
    Iran says it will not suspend uranium enrichment, ruling out the main demand in a nuclear package backed by six world powers. The package aims to allay western fears Iran is seeking to build atomic bombs. Iran says it will formally respond by Tuesday to proposals made by the US, Russia, China, France, Britain and Germany.
  • Iranian Alert - August 20, 2006 - Iran's military exercises: Trouble brewing in the next few days?

    08/20/2006 10:41:23 AM PDT · by DoctorZIn · 11 replies · 1,943+ views
    Regime Change Iran ^ | 8.20.2006 | DoctorZin
    Top News Story Iran's military exercises: Trouble brewing in the next few days? World Tribune reported that Iran launched a new round of military exercises in an effort to test its new combat doctrine using weapons systems which were apparently tested in the recent war in Lebanon.Threats Watch reviewed the latest developments in Iran as it relates to Ahmadinejad's promise of a response on the nuclear crisis August 22nd.Ardeshir Dolat reported that according to a secret report to Khamenei, American and Israeli planes flew over Tehran in the past few nights. Disinformation?   Iran and Turkey attack Kurdish rebels...
  • Iranian Alert - August 19, 2006 - US blocks Iran missile delivery to Hezbollah

    08/19/2006 11:45:02 AM PDT · by freedom44 · 14 replies · 1,319+ views
    Regime Change Iran ^ | 8/19/06 | freedom44
    Top News Story Xinhua WASHINGTON, Aug 18 (Xinhua) -- The United States blocked an Iranian cargo plane's flight to Syria last month as it was carrying missiles and launchers to resupply Hezbollah, the USA Today daily newspaper reported on Friday. The U.S. blocked the plane after intelligence analysts concluded it was carrying sophisticated missiles and launchers to resupply Hezbollah in southern Lebanon. Eight days after Hezbollah's war with Israel began, U.S. diplomats persuaded Turkey and Iraq to deny the plane permission to cross their territory to Damascus, a transfer point for arms to Hezbollah, the officials were quoted as...
  • Iran president: Britain should cut ties to U.S.-(Soon great powers kicked out of their throne.)

    08/19/2006 7:00:28 PM PDT · by Flavius · 55 replies · 1,328+ views
    ctv ^ | Aug. 19 2006 | Associated Press
    LONDON -- Britain's close alliance with the United States is damaging its standing in the Muslim world, Iran's president said in an interview published Saturday. Mahmoud Ahmadinejad urged Britons to evict Prime Minister Tony Blair's government from office, saying Blair's support for Washington's foreign policy could force Britain into future Mideast conflicts, the Guardian newspaper reported. "The British people should stop supporting governments that are waging war in the Middle East, such as their own government, the United States government and Israel," Ahmadinejad said. Ahmadinejad said the era in which the United States and a handful of other countries dominated...
  • Iranian Alert - August 18, 2006 - The war in Lebanon is just the beginning

    08/19/2006 1:59:54 PM PDT · by DoctorZIn · 12 replies · 1,554+ views
    Regime Change Iran ^ | 8.18.2006 | DoctorZin
    Top News Story The war in Lebanon is just the beginning. Toronto Star reported that an already fragile ceasefire in the Middle East now appears in greater danger of unraveling, threatened by Hezbollah's refusal to disarm and Israeli charges that Iran and Syria are already rearming its enemy. Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni said: "This war is not over yet."TurkishPress reported that Turkey has grounded two Syria-bound Iranian planes over the past month to search for weapons following Israeli intelligence that Iran is supplying rockets to Hezbollah.Iran Press News reported that the regime-run Fars news agency reported: “The minister...
  • Egypt warns against any military strike on Iran

    08/19/2006 11:08:51 AM PDT · by Perdogg · 70 replies · 1,480+ views ^ | Sat 19 Aug 2006
    CAIRO (Reuters) - Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak warned against any military strike on Iran in an interview published on Saturday. The United Nations Security Council has demanded Iran suspend uranium enrichment by the end of the month after Tehran failed to persuade the international community its atomic scientists were working on power stations, not bombs. Washington has declined to rule out military strikes as a solution to the nuclear dispute. "The conflict between the United States and Iran must be resolved through diplomatic channels and direct dialogue, because any strike on Iran means the end of stability in the region...