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Nov 3, 2010 3 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

BERLIN (Reuters) – An Iranian woman whose sentence of execution by stoning for adultery provoked a worldwide outcry will instead be hanged for murder on Wednesday, a human rights group said. "The authorities in Tehran have given the go-ahead to Tabriz prison for the execution of Iran stoning case Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani," the International Committee against ...

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Oct 28, 2010 1 Comment ›› Pat Dollard

Haaretz: The United States and its European allies are putting together a new offer for talks with Iran over its nuclear program, The New York Times reported on Thursday. The newspaper cited a senior U.S. official as saying the Obama administration and its partners were "very close to having an agreement" on a position to present to ...

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Oct 28, 2010 Comments Off Pat Dollard

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Oct 24, 2010 1 Comment ›› Pat Dollard

CNN: (CNN) -- Two American hikers held by Iran for more than a year will stand trial before an Iranian court next month, the country's official news agency reported Saturday. The Americans will appear before Revolution Court on November 6, the Islamic Republic News Agency said, citing the hikers' lawyer, Massoud Shafee. U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton ...

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Oct 24, 2010 1 Comment ›› Pat Dollard

Washington (AP) - Afghan President Hamid Karzai's chief of staff has been receiving millions of dollars in cash payments from Iran, the New York Times reported Saturday. The advisor, Umar Daudzai, briefs Karzai each morning and is known for pushing anti-Western policies, the Times said. Citing unnamed Afghan and Western officials in Kabul, the newspaper reported Iran ...

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Oct 22, 2010 1 Comment ›› Grizz

NYTimes On Dec. 22, 2006, American military officials in Baghdad issued a secret warning: The Shiite militia commander who had orchestrated the kidnapping of officials from Iraq’s Ministry of Higher Education was now hatching plans to take American soldiers hostage. What made the warning especially worrying were intelligence reports saying that the Iraqi militant, Azhar al-Dulaimi, had ...

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Oct 19, 2010 3 Comments ›› Grizz

http://www.jpost.com/Headlines/Article.aspx?id=191950 The United States warned Lebanon that it will not tolerate an Iranian foothold on the shores of the Mediterranean, Israel Radio reported on Tuesday. Assistant Secretary of State for Near Easter Affairs Jeffrey Feltman gave the warning to senior Lebanese officials whom he met with two days ago, according to the report. According to the report, ...

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Oct 17, 2010 Comments Off Pat Dollard

What the f- did I say just hours before he said this sh*t? BAGHDAD (AP) – The leader of the Iraqi bloc that came first in elections accused Iran on Sunday of trying to destabilize Iraq and manipulate the political process as he jeered at rival politicians seeking Tehran's blessing for forming the next government. Ayad Allawi, ...

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Oct 17, 2010 3 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

What the report isn't mentioning is that the Sunnis are feeling isolated from an increasingly Iranian-controlled, Shiite, central government. If the Iranians, who are Shiite, were brought under control by the U.S., and the pretend-moderate Muslim who lives next door to you, right here in the USA, wasn't financing Al Qaeda through "charities" that ...

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Oct 14, 2010 3 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

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Oct 9, 2010 Comments Off Pat Dollard

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) – Iran revealed Saturday that some personnel at the country's nuclear facilities were lured by promises of better pay to pass secrets to the West, but that increased security and worker privileges have put a stop to the spying. The stunning acknowledgment by Vice President Ali Akbar Salehi provides the clearest government ...

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Oct 6, 2010 2 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Fox News: Afghan police said Wednesday they had seized 22 tons of explosives stashed in boxes marked "food, toys and kitchenware" that were reportedly imported from neighboring Iran. The discovery was made Tuesday in a customs office in the western province of Nimroz on the Iranian border, deputy provincial police chief Mohammad Musa Rasouli told the AFP. "We ...

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Oct 2, 2010 Comments Off Pat Dollard

The Hill: Syria's president accused President Obama of launching the latest round of Middle East peace talks for his own political gain. Paying a visit to Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in Tehran, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad made the comments as the month-old peace process is in danger of collapsing. "Nothing has changed in the Palestinian peace process (which) ...

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Oct 2, 2010 Comments Off Pat Dollard

TEHRAN (AP) — Iran's intelligence minister said on Saturday authorities had arrested several "nuclear spies" who were working to derail Tehran's nuclear programme through cyberspace. Without saying how many people were arrested or when, Heydar Moslehi was quoted on state television's website as saying Iran had "prevented the enemies' destructive activity." His remarks came against the backdrop ...

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Sep 30, 2010 5 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

New York Times: Deep inside the computer worm that some specialists suspect is aimed at slowing Iran's race for a nuclear weapon lies what could be a reference to the Book of Esther, the Old Testament tale in which the Jews pre-empt a Persian plot to destroy them. That use of the word "Myrtus" — which is ...

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Sep 25, 2010 2 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

NEW YORK (AP) - Iran would consider ending higher level uranium enrichment, the most crucial part of its controversial nuclear activities, if world powers send Tehran nuclear fuel for a medical research reactor, President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad told reporters Friday. Addressing a packed press conference in a New York hotel, Ahmadinejad also said Iran was prepared to ...

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Sep 24, 2010 2 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

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Sep 23, 2010 Comments Off Pat Dollard

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Sep 23, 2010 6 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Fox News: A destructive cyber worm designed to bring down industrial complexes has Iran's new nuclear power plant in its sights.

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Sep 23, 2010 2 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Haaretz: Diplomats from the United States and Iran have begun initial contacts to examine the establishment of covert communication between the two countries.

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Sep 22, 2010 2 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

A bomb exploded at a military parade in northwestern Iran on Wednesday, killing 10 spectators in an attack that one official blamed on Kurdish separatists who have fought Iranian forces in the area for decades.

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Sep 14, 2010 Comments Off Pat Dollard

MSNBC: TEHRAN, Iran — Sarah Shourd, one of three Americans held in Iran for more than a year on suspicion of spying, left the country on Tuesday after she was released on bail, and arrived in Oman a few hours later where she and her mother were reunited. In brief remarks to Iran's English-language state TV ...

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Sep 12, 2010 1 Comment ›› Pat Dollard

Jerusalem Post: Western countries need to mobilize together into a coalition that will strike at Iran’s nuclear facilities, former head of the Mossad Danny Yatom said on Sunday. Speaking at the International Institute of Counter-Terrorism (ICT) Conference at the Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya, Yatom, a former Labor Party MK, said that only military force will succeed in ...

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Sep 12, 2010 2 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A senior Iranian prosecutor said Sunday that authorities will release a jailed American woman on $500,000 bail because of health problems, another sudden about-face by Iran in a case that has added to tension with the United States. The news came during a weekend of start-and-stop announcements about the release of Sarah ...

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Sep 10, 2010 6 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Haaretz: Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Friday condemned plans by a Florida pastor to burn copies of the Koran, saying that it was a Zionist plot that would bring about Israel's annihilation, Iran's Press TV reported. Speaking at a meeting between Iran's supreme religious leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and senior Iranian officials in Tehran, Ahmadinejad said ...

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