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  • Iranian Alert - December 25, 2006 - 'Piece of paper' cannot stop Iran's nuclear program: Ahmadinejad

    12/25/2006 10:54:59 AM PST · by DoctorZIn · 21 replies · 1,356+ views
    Regime Change Iran ^ | 12.25.2006 | DoctorZin
    Top News Story 'Piece of paper' cannot stop Iran's nuclear program: Ahmadinejad RXPGNews reported that Ahmadinejad said Sunday that 'a piece of paper' - could not stop Iran's atomic programs.   Iranian MPs introduce give themselves 48 hours to vote on suspension of IAEA inspections Iranian Student News Agency reported that Iranian MPs introduced a double-urgency motion to Majlis on Sunday calling for suspension of the UN nuclear watchdog's inspection of Iranian nuclear sites following the approval of an anti-Iran resolution by the United Nations Security Council.   Iran to defy sanctions by expanding enrichment ABC.net.au reported that Iran...
  • Iranian Alert - December 24, 2006 - Iran's Spies in the West- A Must Read!

    12/24/2006 9:47:40 AM PST · by DoctorZIn · 7 replies · 866+ views
    Regime Change Iran ^ | 12.24.2006 | DoctorZin
    Top News Story UN Security Council Passes Iran Sanctions CBS News reported that the U.N. Security Council unanimously approved a resolution on Saturday imposing sanctions against Iran for refusing to suspend uranium enrichment.The Washington Post, in an editorial, argued that Russia has turned a U.N. sanctions resolution on Tehran's nuclear program into a demonstration of Western weakness.   Iran calls U.N. resolution 'invalid' and 'illegal,' vows to continue enriching uranium USA Today reported that the Iranian regime described as "invalid" and "illegal" the U.N. Security Council resolution passed Saturday.   Iran's Spies in the West Sunday Herald reported that...
  • Iranian Alert - December 23, 2006 - Western leaders come out of denial over Iran

    12/23/2006 1:50:02 PM PST · by DoctorZIn · 4 replies · 776+ views
    Regime Change Iran ^ | 12.23.2006 | DoctorZin
    Top News Story Western leaders come out of denial over Iranian regime role in Afghanistan and Iraq. Michael Ledeen, Faster Please! reported that both Washington and London are grudgingly coming to accept the fact that Iran is waging war against us in Afghanistan and Iraq.Michael Ledeen, Faster Please! explored the sudden change in tone regarding Iran from London and Washington. All of a sudden, we started hearing very tough talk about Iran (and Syria) from the two leaders. How come? Had something happened? Iran Pres.: No one heeds the dictates of superpowers IranMania reported that Ahmadinejad said that...
  • Iranian Alert - December 22, 2006 - UN poised to pass Iran sanctions despite threat

    12/22/2006 7:11:25 PM PST · by DoctorZIn · 4 replies · 554+ views
    Regime Change Iran ^ | 12.22.2006 | DoctorZin
    Top News Story UN poised to pass Iran sanctions despite threat The Guardian reported that the United Nations Security Council is finally expected to pass a resolution to impose international sanctions on Iran. Iran has threatened immediate retaliation. The Jerusalem Post reported that Condoleezza Rice said he United States supports a draft UN sanctions resolution against Iran even though it omits a mandatory travel ban against several Iranians involved in the country's nuclear and missile programs.   Iran "Votes"... or does it? Michael Ledeen, The National Review Online reminded us that the first step toward understanding the Iranian “elections”...
  • Iranian Alert - December 21, 2006 - Bush and Blair up the rhetoric on Iran

    12/21/2006 7:57:46 PM PST · by DoctorZIn · 8 replies · 629+ views
    Regime Change Iran ^ | 12.21.2006 | DoctorZin
    Top News Story Bush and Blair up the rhetoric on Iran.   Blair calls for alliance to tackle 'extremism' in Iran The Times Online reported that Tony Blair called on moderate Muslim states across the Middle East to unite to tackle the "forces of extremism" in Iran.   Bush forcefully rejects direct talks with Syria, Iran The Mercury News reported that President Bush on Wednesday voiced his strongest opposition yet to talking directly to Iran and Syria.   Snow: Iran Deserves Democracy Playfuls.com reported that Presidential spokesman Tony Snow said the United States wants to send a message to...
  • Iranian Alert - December 20, 2006 - Iran is manufacturing four civil wars in the Middle East

    12/20/2006 9:20:28 PM PST · by DoctorZIn · 16 replies · 956+ views
    Regime Change Iran ^ | 12.20.2006 | DoctorZin
    Top News Story Iran is manufacturing four civil wars in the Middle East Middle East Online reported that the Iranian regime is manufacturing four civil wars in the Middle East and some experts believe that the cost of maintaining Mahdi Army is more than 100 million dollars a month.   Israeli intelligence warns Hamas gunmen being trained in Iran Haaretz reported that Israeli military officials said dozens, perhaps hundreds, of Hamas militants recently left the Gaza Strip to receive advanced military training in Iran.   Islamic republic sends another $275 million in aid to the Mahdi army Iran Press...
  • Iranian Alert - December 19, 2006 - Iran Will Face Sanctions Vote Within Days, U.S. Says

    12/19/2006 9:19:33 AM PST · by DoctorZIn · 4 replies · 583+ views
    Regime Change Iran ^ | 12.19.2006 | DoctorZin
    Top News Story Iran Will Face Sanctions Vote Within Days, U.S. Says Bloomberg reported that the United Nations Security Council will vote within days on whether to impose sanctions on Iran for refusing to halt its nuclear program, the U.S. government said.   Iran to Announce it is an Established Nuclear State Fars News Agency reported that Islamic Republic Spokesman Gholam Hossein Elham said that Iran will be announced as an established nuclear state during the coming Ten Day Dawn ( 1-11 February) ceremonies.   Ahmadinejad’s Followers Ordered to Falsify Election Results DebkaFile claimed that Ahmadinejad's followers backed by...
  • Iranian Alert - December 18, 2006 - The Facts About the Sham Elections of the Islamic Republic

    12/18/2006 11:22:49 AM PST · by DoctorZIn · 1 replies · 528+ views
    Regime Change Iran ^ | 12.18.2006 | DoctorZin
    Top News Story The Facts About the Sham Elections of the Islamic Republic The Iranian Solidarity Congress, in a press release, argued that while the Islamic Republic has been reporting high voter turnout in last Friday's elections, independent sources inside Iran say that the regime’s claim about high turnout is not true. The Independent Student Organization has stated that less than 5 million persons voted. Iran Focus reported that voting stations in Iran were deserted on Friday which marked polling day for both the Assembly of Experts and the local city councils in Iran, according to eye-witness accounts and...
  • Iranian Alert - December 17, 2006 - Ahmadinejad's allies struggle in Iran elections

    12/18/2006 1:39:08 AM PST · by DoctorZIn · 2 replies · 583+ views
    Regime Change Iran ^ | 12.17.2006 | DoctorZin
    Top News Story Ahmadinejad's allies struggle in Iran elections Reuters reported Ahmadinejad's allies failed to dominate elections for a powerful Iranian clerical body and local councils, early results showed.   Iran offers to transfer nuclear technology to its neighbors The International Herald Tribune reported that Ahmadinejad said Saturday his country was ready to transfer nuclear technology to neighboring countries, after Arab states on the Persian Gulf announced plans to consider a joint nuclear program.   How Iran’s Leader Keeps the West Off Balance The New York Times reported that last week's widely publicized demonstration in Tehran against Ahmadinejad was...
  • Iranian Alert - December 16, 2006 - Iran warns of painful revenge if sanctions imposed

    12/17/2006 10:38:30 AM PST · by DoctorZIn · 2 replies · 530+ views
    Regime Change Iran ^ | 12.16.2006 | DoctorZin
    Top News Story Iran warns of painful revenge if sanctions imposed The Washington Post reported that Iran will exact painful revenge on countries opposed to its nuclear program if the U.N. Security Council imposes sanctions on Tehran, the country's chief nuclear negotiator said.Reuters reported that Iran is not a threat to Middle East stability but it is a threat to the United States and its European ally Britain, a hardline cleric said on Friday. "Deal emerging" on Iran sanctions Reuters reported that Britain's U.N. ambassador said agreement was emerging on a U.N. resolution imposing sanctions on Iran for...
  • Iranian Alert - December 15, 2006 - Friday's Elections in Iran...choices between EVIL and more EVIL

    12/15/2006 6:54:22 PM PST · by DoctorZIn · 2 replies · 489+ views
    Regime Change Iran ^ | 12.15.2006 | DoctorZin
    Top News Story Friday's Elections in Iran...choices between EVIL and more EVIL Adnkronos International reported that on the eve of the elections in Iran, the supreme leader Ali Khamenei made a forceful appeal for Iranians to vote in large numbers for candidates who are "able to achieve the principles of Islam" and guarantee continuity with the 1979 Islamic Revolution.Iran Press News reported that Iranian officials claimed that the lack of voided birth certificates of a considerable percent of the dead to be a serious problem and in some areas in big cities buying and selling of national i.d. cards...
  • Iranian Alert - December 14, 2006 - Iran rejects new UN resolution in advance

    12/14/2006 11:38:28 AM PST · by DoctorZIn · 4 replies · 613+ views
    Regime Change Iran ^ | 12.14.2006 | DoctorZin
    Top News Story Iran rejects new UN resolution in advance - Larijani RIA Novosti> reported that Iran has rejected in advance a new UN Security Council resolution. Ahmadinejad faces popularity test in Iran elections Reuters reported that Ahmadinejad faces the first test of his popularity since coming to power 16 months ago with elections on Friday for local councils and a powerful clerical assembly. Move to Bring Genocide Case Against Ahmadinejad The Guardian reported that John Bolton, is backing a call for the president of Iran to be charged with inciting genocide because of his speeches advocating...
  • Iranian Alert - December 13, 2006 - Iran the major problem - Blair

    12/14/2006 12:29:07 AM PST · by DoctorZIn · 4 replies · 547+ views
    Regime Change Iran ^ | 12.13.2006 | DoctorZin
    Top News Story Iran the major problem - Blair The Daily Telegraph reported that Tony Blair today moved away from one of the key recommendations of the Iraq Study Group's report on Iraq, saying Iran was now the major problem in the Middle East.BBC News reported that Tony Blair has said Iran poses a "major strategic threat" to the Middle East and is "deliberately causing" problems.   Iran President Says Israel's Days are Numbered Reuters reported Ahmadinejad on Tuesday told delegates at an international conference questioning the Holocaust that Israel's days were numbered.   The Holocaust is Under Study...
  • Iranian Alert - December 12, 2006 - Ahmadinejad Faces Open Hostility: Students Try to Disrupt Speech

    12/12/2006 10:34:40 AM PST · by DoctorZIn · 13 replies · 977+ views
    Regime Change Iran ^ | 12.12.2006 | DoctorZin
    Top News Story Ahmadinejad Faces Open Hostility as Students Try to Disrupt Speech MSNBC reported that dozens of Iranian students burned pictures of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and threw firecrackers in an effort to disrupt his speech at a university on Monday. CNN News reported that students Monday briefly interrupted a speech by Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad at their university by booing and chanting "Death to the dictator."Iranian Student News Agency published a photo of Iranian Students who understand: Freedom isn't free!Photos of Student Protesters interrupting Ahmadinejad: "Fascist President: You do not belong here!”   Iranian Uranium prospectors in Somalia...
  • Iranian Alert - December 11, 2006 - Iran warns against sanctions: Iran will revise ties with IAEA

    12/11/2006 7:56:29 AM PST · by DoctorZIn · 1 replies · 530+ views
    Regime Change Iran ^ | 12.11.2006 | DoctorZin
    Top News Story Iran warns EU3 against sanctions: Iran will definitely revise ties with IAEA. Iranian Student News Agency reported that Iran's foreign ministry spokesman, Mohammad Ali Husseini stated that three European countries had chosen the wrong path and if a resolution was issued against Iran that ended in imposition of sanction, then Iran would definitely revise its relationships with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).   Kaplinsky: Iran will have nuclear arms capability 'in near future' Haaretz reported that Major General Moshe Kaplinsky, deputy chief of staff of the Israel Defense Forces said that Iran will achieve nuclear...
  • Iranian Alert - December 10, 2006 - Iran sets own conditions for talks with U.S. on Iraq

    12/10/2006 9:44:29 AM PST · by DoctorZIn · 9 replies · 684+ views
    Regime Change Iran ^ | 12.10.2006 | DoctorZin
    Don't Forget Vote here for the Free Republic and Regime Change Iran in the Weblog 2006 Awards.Vote Daily for the next 8 days! Spread the word! Top News Story Iran sets conditions for talks with U.S. on Iraq. Washington Post reported that Iran will only hold direct talks with the United States on Iraq if Washington announces plans to pull its troops out.   Iran Reacts Favorably to the Baker-Hamilton Plan Time Magazine reported that the Iranian government has responded more positively than the Bush Administration has to the Iraq Study Group's proposal for talks.   Iran Expands Uranium...
  • Iranian Alert - December 9, 2006 - Khatami: US, Republicans defeated in Iraq

    12/09/2006 10:10:24 AM PST · by freedom44 · 9 replies · 727+ views
    Regime Change Iran ^ | 12/9/06 | freedom44
    Top News Story Iran Focus Tehran, Iran, Dec. 09 Iran called on the United States to withdraw its forces from Iraq to prove it was sincere in its democratic claims. The U.S. has been completely defeated in Iraq, Friday prayers leader Ahmad Khatami told worshippers in Tehran. His comments were aired on state television. The Iraqi people have elected their government. If the U.S. really believes in democracy it should hand over control to this countrys government and civilian apparatus and leave Iraq, Khatami said. He described the U.S.s defeat in Iraq as a defeat for Americas Republicans...
  • Iranian Alert - December 8 - Ahmadinejad Says Nation will Celebrate Nuclear Victory in 2 Months

    12/08/2006 7:03:57 PM PST · by DoctorZIn · 4 replies · 816+ views
    Regime Change Iran ^ | 12.8.2006 | DoctorZin
    Top News Story Ahmadinejad Says Nation will Celebrate Nuclear Victory in 2 Months. Islamic Republic News Agency reported that Ahmadinejad argued that "When the enemies realized that economic sanctions and political pressure would not work on the Iranian nation, they began a war of nerves on the brave Iranian people."   But... Iran has hit obstacles to enrichment. The Jerusalem Post reported that Western sources claim that the Islamic Republic has recently encountered major technological complications in its attempts to enrich uranium.   Key Issue of Iran's Nuclear Ambition is Ignored by Iraq Study Group. The Times Online argued...
  • Iranian Alert - December 7 - Photos of the major Student Demonstration in Tehran

    12/07/2006 2:35:25 PM PST · by DoctorZIn · 24 replies · 1,598+ views
    Regime Change Iran ^ | 12.7.2006 | DoctorZin
    Top News Story Photos of the major Student Demonstration in Tehran. Iran Press News reported that despite unprecedented security plans and repressive measures by the fascist regime of the Islamic republic to prevent the gathering commemorating the occasion of “students’ day”, more than 4000 students of the Tehran University were able to gather; as they chanted slogans such as “Death to despotism” and “death to the dictators” they were battered by herds of the regime’s agents and disciplinary guards. Fox News reported that as many as 2,000 students turned out to demand personal freedom in the Islamic state, which...
  • Iranian Alert - December 6 - As West is confused on how to deal with Iran, Tehran sees more protests

    12/06/2006 11:46:51 AM PST · by DoctorZIn · 6 replies · 772+ views
    Regime Change Iran ^ | 12.6.2006 | DoctorZin
    Top News Story Iran in final stage of nuclear program. TheAge.com.au reported that Iran's president said his country was in the final stages of its nuclear program.   Iran Warns EU Against Nuclear Sanctions. The Guardian reported that Ahmadinejad warned Washington's European allies on Tuesday that Iran would reconsider its relations with them if they insist on punishing Tehran for its nuclear program.   Nations fail to agree Iran nuclear sanctions plan. Reuters reported that the six world powers failed to agree a draft U.N. resolution to slap sanctions on Iran over its nuclear program.   'US won't order...
  • Iranian Alert - December 5 - Six-party Iran talks in Paris on Tuesday

    12/05/2006 11:33:47 AM PST · by DoctorZIn · 2 replies · 536+ views
    Regime Change Iran ^ | 11.5.2006 | DoctorZin
    Top News Story Six-party Iran talks in Paris on Tuesday. Reuters reported that diplomats from six major powers will meet in Paris on Tuesday for talks on Iran's disputed nuclear program.   Iran Misfires on Lebanon and Iraq. Scott Sullivan, Persian Journal argued that Iran has picked this week to carry out simultaneous coup d'etats in Lebanon and Iraq. Iran's policy has misfired on both.   Iran Warns 10 Papers Could be Shut For Election. Yahoo News reported that the Islamic Republic has warned 10 mainly reformist newspapers they risk closure for the duration of the campaign for December...
  • Iranian Alert - December 4 - Iranian Parliament Wants to Shorten Ahmadinejad's Term

    12/04/2006 10:35:11 PM PST · by DoctorZIn · 7 replies · 710+ views
    Regime Change Iran ^ | 12.4.2006 | DoctorZin
    Top News Story Iran: Parliament Wants to Shorten Ahmadinejad's Term. YnetNews reported that Ahmadinejad's term may be cut short. The Iranian parliament voted on Sunday to unite the presidential elections with the upcoming parliamentary ones.   Islamic Republic shuts down major websites. The Guardian reported that Iran yesterday shut down access to some of the world's most popular websites. Users were unable to open popular sites including Amazon.com and YouTube following instructions to service providers to filter them.   Russia Could Back Sanctions on Iran. Zaman.com reported that Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov declared that the U.N. Security Council...
  • Iranian Alert - December 3 - Ahmadinejad: Israel will disappear

    12/04/2006 10:34:51 AM PST · by DoctorZIn · 15 replies · 1,146+ views
    Regime Change Iran ^ | 12.3.2006 | DoctorZin
    Top News Story Ahmadinejad: Israel will disappear. The Jerusalem Post reported that Ahmadinejad the Israeli regime was inherently a "threat," and was "on the verge of disappearing." Saudi Arabia quietly working to curb Iran's influence in the region. International Herald Tribune reported that Saudi Arabia has been working quietly to curtail the Islamic Republic's influence and prevent the marginalization of Sunni Muslims in the region's hotspots. Iran passes law to fingerprint Americans. Gulf News reported that Iran has passed a law requiring immigration officials to fingerprint US passport holders upon arrival in Iran. Argentine Judge: Ex-Iran...
  • Iranian Alert - December 1 - The smoking gun found: Iran supplies new weapons to Iraq's insurgents

    12/01/2006 2:04:56 PM PST · by DoctorZIn · 17 replies · 968+ views
    Regime Change Iran ^ | 12.1.2006 | DoctorZin
    Top News Story The smoking gun found: Iran supplies new weapons to Iraq's insurgents. ABC News reported that U.S. officials say they have found smoking-gun evidence of Iranian support for terrorists in Iraq: brand-new weapons fresh from Iranian factories.   Free Azita! Help free Azita Shafagghat & her husband Ahmad-Reza Shafaggat from the Turkish prison. Turkish authorities are about to send them to Iran. Both have converted to Christianity which under the current Islamic law in Iran is punishable by death. Photo.   Psiphon released: A defeat for Iran's internet censors, a win for free speech. Globe and Mail...
  • Iranian Alert - November 30 - Ahmadinejad sends a letter to the American People - Full Text

    11/30/2006 8:02:06 PM PST · by DoctorZIn · 16 replies · 909+ views
    Regime Change Iran ^ | 11.30.2006 | DoctorZin
    Top News Story Ahmadinejad sends a letter to the American People - Full Text Xinhua reported that Ahmadinejad has written a five-page letter to the American people, which will be presented to the U.S. media in New York on Wednesday.DoctorZin reported that Fox News published a pdf of Ahmadinejad's letter to the American people. As promised, Ahmadinejad is now trying to bypass the Bush administration and speak directly to the American people. As typical, when speaking directly to the American people, he shows his "compassionate" side. While he speaks of "justice and human rights" we must not forget what...
  • Iranian Alert - November 29 - Islamic Republic's Supreme Leader: US Troops must leave Iraq

    11/29/2006 9:41:44 AM PST · by DoctorZIn · 7 replies · 710+ views
    Regime Change Iran ^ | 11.29.2006 | DoctorZin
    Top News Story Islamic Republic's Supreme Leader: US Troops must leave Iraq. Adnkronos International reported that Iran's supreme leader Ali Khamenei told Iraqi president Jalal Talabani on Tuesday that US-led forces must leave Iraq for violence to end in the country.   Hezbollah Training Mahdi Army Members. The New York Times reported that a senior American intelligence official said Monday that the Iranian-backed group Hezbollah had been training members of the Mahdi Army, the Iraqi Shiite militia led by Moktada al-Sadr.   Mofaz: Arafat agreed to house secret Iranian bases inside PA. Haaretz reported that Iran and the Palestinian...
  • Iranian Alert - November 28 - The Islamic Republic compared to a pack of wolves by Kuwaiti media

    11/28/2006 9:21:18 AM PST · by DoctorZIn · 9 replies · 879+ views
    Regime Change Iran ^ | 11.28.2006 | DoctorZin
    Top News Story The Islamic Republic compared to a pack of wolves by Kuwaiti media. Iran Press News reported that the Islamic Republic is angry that the Kuwaiti media has begun printing cartoons that show rockets instead of our clerics’ turbans, drawing insulting caricatures of Ahmadinejad and open insolence to the Islamic Republic's supreme leader and has compared the rulers of the Islamic republic of Iran to a pack of wolves.   Iraq was undercut by naive faith, not in democracy but in diplomacy. Michael Rubin, USA Today argued that after billions spent and the sacrifice of almost 3,000...
  • Iranian Alert - November 27 - Hezbollah's plans in Venezuela

    11/27/2006 1:49:54 AM PST · by DoctorZIn · 5 replies · 838+ views
    Regime Change Iran ^ | 11.27.2006 | DoctorZin
    Top News Story Hezbollah in Venezuela: Chvez joins the terrorists on his path to martyrdom VCrisis.com reported that recently a disturbing group has appeared in Venezuela, as alien visitors, in their desert landscape: Hezbollah. The Islamic fanatics of Hezbollah are rapidly infiltrating the tribe of the Wayuu. They are indoctrinating the members of this tribe, to convert them into Islamic fanatics. They are disseminating, via Internet, a strategy "to change Venezuela." Ahmadinejad Predicts Collapse of Israel, U.S., U.K. & Threatens Gulf States Bloomberg reported that Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad predicted the collapse of Israel, the U.S. and Britain.Middle...
  • Iranian Alert - November 26 - Iran's Foreign Agents of Disinformation

    11/26/2006 10:40:29 PM PST · by DoctorZIn · 3 replies · 617+ views
    Regime Change Iran ^ | 11.26.2006 | DoctorZin
    Top News Story Iran's Foreign Agents of Disinformation. Professor Daniel M. Zucker (a pro-MEK writer), The Global Politician reported on a variety of individuals and groups that, he argues, serve the Islamic Republic of Iran as agents for disseminating VEVAK's program of disinformation. New US Diplomatic Initiative in Middle East The Sunday Telegraph reported that America has launched a week-long, high-stakes diplomatic offensive for control of the Middle East, rallying allies against Iranian influence sweeping through the region.FOX News.com reported that Vice President Dick Cheney arrived Saturday in Saudi Arabia for talks with King Abdullah on Iran. ...
  • Iranian Alert - November 25 - Iran: Hezbollah replenishes half of stockpile

    11/26/2006 11:47:36 AM PST · by freedom44 · 9 replies · 750+ views
    Regime Change Iran ^ | 11/25/06 | freedom44
    Top News Story Haaretz Time Magazine has reported that Saudi and Israeli intelligence sources believe that with Iran's assistance, Hezbollah has succeeded in replenishing about half of its pre-war stockpiles of short-range missiles and small arms. According to the report, Western diplomats in Beirut say the extent weapons-smuggling is even greater, with Hezbollah restoring about 20,000 short-range missiles to date - an amount similar to the organization's stockpiles before the Lebanon war. Iranian Revolutionary Guard officers have been operating out of a secret military base outside Damascus, Time claims, where the weapon shipments from Iran are received. Trucks then...
  • Iranian Alert - November 24 - The Iraq Study Group Reconsidered

    11/25/2006 1:24:38 PM PST · by DoctorZIn · 2 replies · 599+ views
    Regime Change Iran ^ | 11.24.2006 | DoctorZin
    Top News Story The Iraq Study Group Reconsidered. Reuel Marc Gerecht, The Weekly Standard considered the question: Could a regional conference, drawing in all of Iraq's neighbors, help save us and the Iraqis from a massive civil war in Mesopotamia? The idea of a regional conference has gained currency in Washington, notably inside the Baker-Hamilton Iraq Study Group.Kenneth R. Timmerman, FrontPageMagazine.com reported that less than two full weeks after Democrats won the Congress on a platform of “phased withdrawal” from Iraq, Iraqi leaders bowed their heads in submission, announcing that they will hold direct talks with Iran and Syria...
  • Iranian Alert - November 23 - Ahmadinejad: Iran will never kneel in front of the West

    11/23/2006 4:06:42 PM PST · by DoctorZIn · 18 replies · 1,018+ views
    Regime Change Iran ^ | 11.23.2006 | DoctorZin
    Top News Story Ahmadinejad: Iran will never kneel in front of the West. Iranian Student News Agency reported that President Ahmadinejad stated that West should understand Iran would never kneel in front of their demands.The International Herald Tribune reported that Ahmadinejad described U.S. President George W. Bush as "evil," adding that justice requires that Iran face down U.S. arrogance.   Iranian Self-confidence May Thwart U.S. Talks. Reuters reported that the Islamic Republic reveling in President George W. Bush's electoral thumping, his woes in Iraq and his difficulty in pushing through U.N. sanctions against Tehran, feels it has a strong...
  • Iranian Alert - November 21 - Islamic Republic now seeks 100,000 centrifuges

    11/21/2006 1:08:27 PM PST · by DoctorZIn · 11 replies · 704+ views
    Regime Change Iran ^ | 11.21.2006 | DoctorZin
    Top News Story Islamic Republic now seeks 100,000 centrifuges. Reuters reported that Ahmadinejad said his country planned to install 100,000 centrifuges for enriching uranium in the future, a much higher figure than previously stated.   Ahmadinejad vows to challenge US/British: domination of the World." Playfuls.com reported that Iran and Zimbabwe on Monday vowed to challenge the domination of the United States and Britain of the world.   The Islamic Republic seeks a Middle East settlement without the US. YNet News reported that Iran has invited the Iraqi and Syrian presidents to Tehran for a weekend summit with Mahmoud Ahmadinejad...
  • Iranian Alert - November 20 - How Iranian Bloggers are Keeping Iranian Struggle For Freedom Alive

    11/20/2006 11:51:08 AM PST · by DoctorZIn · 1 replies · 533+ views
    Regime Change Iran ^ | 11.20.2006 | DoctorZin
    Top News Story How the Bloggers of Tehran are Keeping Iranian Struggle For Freedom Alive. The Observer reported that Farsi has made it into the top 10 languages on the net, a reflection of an extraordinary phenomenon: the way Iranians, especially women, use the net to combat government control of conventional media. Russia, U.S. leaders say they are keen to tackle Iran, N.Korea. The Star reported that Russia and the United States, upbeat after striking a breakthrough bilateral deal on Moscow's entry into the WTO, appeared keen on Sunday to cooperate in handling other tricky issues like Iran...
  • Iranian Alert - November 19 - Lebanese Sunnis warned of imminent attack by "Shiite death squads.

    11/19/2006 2:47:24 PM PST · by DoctorZIn · 12 replies · 927+ views
    Regime Change Iran ^ | 11.19.2006 | DoctorZin
    Top News Story Iranian group warns Lebanese Sunnis of imminent attack by "Shiite death squads." The Jerusalem Post reported that a previously unknown Iranian group has warned that "Shiite death squads" acting under Iranian religious edicts are preparing to attack Sunni Muslims in Lebanon.   Ayatollah who backs suicide bombs aims to be Iran's next spiritual leader. The Telegraph reported that an ultra-conservative Iranian cleric, Ayatollah Mohammad Mesbah-Yazdi, who opposes all dialogue with the West is a front runner to become the country's next supreme spiritual leader.   Iran to press on with Arak Heavy Water Reactor. The Washington...
  • Iranian Alert - November 18 - Islamists Dream Big After Democract Victory

    11/18/2006 11:34:39 AM PST · by freedom44 · 7 replies · 764+ views
    Regime Change Iran ^ | 11/18/06 | freedom44
    Top News Story Beandor Associates Radical elements across the Middle East see last Tuesday's defeat of President Bush's Republican Party as their victory. Calling the election "the beginning of the end for Bush," Ayatollah Imami Kashani told a Friday congregation in Tehran that the Americans were learning the same lesson that last summer's war in Lebanon taught the Israelis. Tehran decision-makers believe that the Democrats' victory will lift the pressure off the Islamic Republic with regard to its nuclear program. "It is possible that the United States will behave in a wiser manner and will not pit itself against...
  • Iranian Alert - November 17, 2006 - Escaped Dissident Seeks U.S. Support to Topple Iran

    11/17/2006 3:30:32 PM PST · by DoctorZIn · 14 replies · 735+ views
    Regime Change Iran ^ | 11.17.2006 | DoctorZin
    Top News Story Escaped Dissident Seeks U.S. Support to Topple The Islamic Republic. The Wall Street Journal reported that a leading Iranian student activist, Manucher Mohammadi, is calling for the Bush administration to directly fund opposition groups seeking to topple the theocratic regime in Tehran. Sunnis start to see Shiite state as a bigger threat than Israel Chicago Tribune reported that with its growing influence in what is now Shiite-dominated Iraq, its nuclear program and a defiantly reinvigorated revolutionary regime, Iran may just be starting to keep Arab leaders awake at night. Islamic Republic Declaring 'Economic Warfare' Announces...
  • Iranian Alert - November 16, 2006 - Iranian media: prepare for a 'great war' to destroy Israel

    11/16/2006 12:12:23 PM PST · by DoctorZIn · 9 replies · 898+ views
    Regime Change Iran ^ | 11.16.2006 | DoctorZin
    Top News Story Iranian media to Muslim world: prepare for a 'great war' to destroy Israel. YNet News reported that several Iranian newspapers urged Muslims around the world to prepare for a 'great war' to destroy the State of Israel.   Bush and Putin meet but still no progress on Iran. MosNews reported that President Bush and Russia’s Vladimir Putin met for brief talks at a Moscow airport on Wednesday which were to touch on trade and international sanctions against Iran over its nuclear program.The Jerusalem Post reported that US Ambassador John Bolton said Wednesday there were still "wide...
  • Iranian Alert - November 15, 2006 - Iran grooming Osama's successor & infiltrates Iraq study group?

    11/15/2006 12:53:27 PM PST · by DoctorZIn · 4 replies · 782+ views
    Regime Change Iran ^ | 11.15.2006 | DoctorZin
    Top News Story Islamic Republic grooming bin Laden's successor The Telegraph reported that Iran is trying to form an unholy alliance with al-Qa'eda by grooming a new generation of leaders to take over from Osama bin Laden.   Is it too late? Will Iran master the nuclear fuel cycle by March of 2007? Debka File reported that Ahmadinejad said the next celebration in three months will mark “the Iranian nation’s success in mastering the fuel cycle.” He was saying in a word that the Israelis and Americans are too late.Forbes reported that Ahmadinejad said that the long-term target of...
  • Iranian Alert - November 14, 2006 - Ahmadinejad predicts Israel's soon disappearance & destruction

    11/14/2006 9:30:17 AM PST · by DoctorZIn · 10 replies · 920+ views
    Regime Change Iran ^ | 11.14.2006 | DoctorZin
    Top News Story Ahmadinejad “predicts” Israel's soon disappearance and destruction YNet News reported that Ahmadinejad said of Israel "we will soon witness its disappearance and destruction.”   But Blair seeks a new “partnership” with Iran The Times Online reported that Tony Blair said there could be a new “partnership” with Iran if it stopped supporting terrorism in Iraq and gave up its nuclear ambitions. Syria and Iran could choose partnership or isolation, he said.   IAEA: Iran still evading transparency Reuters reported that a new International Atomic Energy Agency report on Iran due out this week is expected to...
  • Iranian Alert - November 13, 2006 - Hezbollahs missiles back in Lebanon, "stronger than ever"

    11/14/2006 1:35:29 AM PST · by DoctorZIn · 3 replies · 567+ views
    Regime Change Iran ^ | 11.13.2006 | DoctorZin
    Top News Story Hezbollah’s missiles back in Lebanon, "stronger than ever" The Times Online reported that Hezbollah, the Lebanese guerrillas are back in south Lebanon stronger than ever and armed with more rockets than they had before the conflict, according to Israeli intelligence.   Ahmadinejad Blasts U.N. Security Council, Again CBS News reported that Ahmadinejad criticized the United Nations Security Council saying: "It is most embarrassing that the U.N Security Council, which should be the defender of nations' security and rights, threatens countries pursuing nuclear fuel under the law to provide fuel for peaceful purposes."   Moscow May Dump...
  • Iranian Alert - November 12, 2006 - Iranian's admit major bribes paid to EU countries for support

    11/13/2006 1:13:14 AM PST · by DoctorZIn · 7 replies · 965+ views
    Regime Change Iran ^ | 11.12.2006 | DoctorZin
    Top News Story Iranian Press admits major bribes paid to EU countries for their support. Iran Press News translated Iranian press reports that admitted that major bribes had been paid to European countries to attract their support and cooperation with Tehrans regime. Why Al Qaeda and Iran are happy with the US elections. Caroline B. Glick, Townhall.com argued that since it is Iranian and Syrian sponsorship of the insurgency that is causing the war in Iraq to continue, it is fairly clear that Baker is egging for a temporary ceasefire that will last long enough to enable a pullout...
  • Iranian Alert - November 11, 2006 - Iran's Supreme Leader Says US Elections Were a Victory for Iran

    11/11/2006 9:50:52 PM PST · by DoctorZIn · 11 replies · 845+ views
    Regime Change Iran ^ | 11.11.2006 | DoctorZin
    Top News Story Islamic Republic's Supreme Leader Says US Elections Were a Victory for Iran Santa Barbara News-Press reported that the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Republic said that the Republican Party's losses in the U.S. midterm elections were a victory for Iran.   We have our nuclear time lines, the Russians have theirs. Interfax reported that Russian military expert Maj. Gen. Vladimir Dvorkin said Iran could create an extremely simple nuclear bomb in two to three years if it acquired the thousands centrifuges needed to enrich uranium to weapons-grade level.   Olmert to focus on Iran in Washington...
  • Iranian Alert - November 10, 2006 - Iran looks to Close Strait of Hormuz

    11/11/2006 11:02:22 AM PST · by freedom44 · 35 replies · 2,437+ views
    Regime Change Iran ^ | 11/10/06 | freedom44
    Top News Story Persian Journal The editor of Kayhan Newspaper, Hussein Shariatmadari, hasrecently said: "if Iran is put under the UN sanctions, the 5+1 states [i.e. the USA, the UK, France, China, Russia and Germany] would be the biggest losers from economic and political points of view." He has added: "closing the Strait of Hurmoz can be one of the retaliatory reactions [of Iran]... . if we are made subject to the sanctions, then naturally we can use some leverages, such as closing the Strait of Hormuz. Closing the Strait of Hormuz will seriously stop the flow of oil...
  • Iranian Alert - November 9, 2006 - Bush's appointment of Gates worries pro-democracy forces in Iran

    11/10/2006 10:57:45 AM PST · by DoctorZIn · 7 replies · 673+ views
    Regime Change Iran ^ | 11.9.2006 | DoctorZin
    Top News Story Bush's appointment of Gates worries pro-democracy forces in Middle East. The Wall Street Journal reported that with Robert Gates replacing Donald Rumsfeld as President Bush's nominee for Defense Secretary it appears a significant policy shift is in play on Iran. Gates has contended that the lack of American engagement with Iran had harmed American interests, and advocated direct talks with the Iranians.The Council on Foreign Relations participated in a program in the fall of 2004, entitled: Iran: Time for a New Approach: An Independent Task Force on U.S. Policy Toward Iran, in which Robert M. Gates...
  • Iranian Alert - November 8, 2006 - Did Democrat leaders send official on a secret mission to Iran?

    11/08/2006 10:18:31 AM PST · by DoctorZIn · 12 replies · 1,441+ views
    Regime Change Iran ^ | 11.8.2006 | DoctorZin
    Top News Story Did Democrat leaders send official on secret mission to Iran? Iran Focus reported that a senior Clinton administration official has fueled rumors among Iranian political pundits that some Democratic Party leaders may be attempting to establish unofficial channels of communication with Tehran.   The US talks tough on Iran in the UNSC but... The News reported that the UN Security Council was Tuesday to formally discuss European proposals for targeted sanctions against Iran for its refusal to halt sensitive nuclear fuel work, US Ambassador John Bolton said.Reuters reported that the United States on Tuesday accused Russia...
  • Iranian Alert - November 7, 2006 - U.S. Wants U.N. Measure to Say Iran is Threat to Peace

    11/07/2006 10:16:14 AM PST · by DoctorZIn · 4 replies · 543+ views
    Regime Change Iran ^ | 11.7.2006 | DoctorZin
    Top News Story U.S. Wants U.N. Measure to Say Iran is Threat to Peace Reuters reported that in an effort to toughen a European draft resolution on Iran, the United States wants the text to say that Tehran's nuclear ambitions posed a threat to international peace and security. Will Hezbollah cause a new diversion as UNSC meets on Iran? Adnkronos International reported that the mouthpiece of the Iranian revolutionary guards corps called on Lebanon-based Shiite militias Hezbollah to strike Israel with its missiles which should "coincide with the next international meeting of a certain importance," possibly referring to...
  • Iranian Alert - November 6, 2006 - Iraqi Sunnis Urge U.S. to Fight Iran Influence

    11/06/2006 10:02:36 AM PST · by DoctorZIn · 14 replies · 830+ views
    Regime Change Iran ^ | 11.6.2006 | DoctorZin
    Top News Story Iraqi Sunnis Urge U.S. to Fight Iran Influence Bloomberg reported that Sunni Muslims refugees from one of Iraq's most violent towns say America ought to drop its war on insurgents and focus on battling Iran's growing influence in their country.   Iraqi Muqtada al-Sadar: the US is waiting to kill the Mahdi! YNet News reported on how both Ahmadinejad and Shiite leader in Iraq Muqtada al-Sadar believe in the coming of the mahdi –the Shiite equivalent of the messiah.   Iran ready for talks with US on Iraq. Reuters reported that Iran said it would consider...
  • Iranian Alert - November 5, 2006 - 1,300 Register As Suicide Bombers in Iran

    11/05/2006 1:57:14 PM PST · by freedom44 · 28 replies · 863+ views
    Regime Change Iran ^ | 11/5/06 | freedom44
    Top News Story Ynet News Some 1,300 Iranians have already volunteered to carry out suicide bombings against "the Israeli occupation of Palestine", this according to the administrator of the suicide bombing recruitment center to Finnish newspaper Hufvudstadsbladet. Speaking with a reporter from the newspaper, Afrusa Rajafar, who runs the recruitment center, said that 1,300 people have already signed up for the once in a lifetime experience. Recruits go through relatively easy training says Rajafar: "all they have to know is how to push a button". Rajafar said that most volunteers are well educated and have successful careers: Doctors, lawyers,...
  • Iranian Alert - November 4, 2006 - Why Israel Will Go to War Again - Soon

    11/04/2006 10:25:10 PM PST · by DoctorZIn · 5 replies · 716+ views
    Regime Change Iran ^ | 11.4.2006 | DoctorZin
    Top News Story Why Israel Will Go to War Again - Soon Telegraph reported that a conflict between Israel and Iran is inevitable and unavoidable. It will come about because Israel cannot tolerate the rebuilding of Hezbollah's fortified zone in south Lebanon, from which last year it launched its missile bombardment of northern Israel.   US: Iran plotting to bring down the Lebanese government. The New York Times reported that senior officials claim that there is “mounting evidence” that Iran and Syria were involved in a plot to bring down the government of Prime Minister Fouad Siniora of Lebanon....