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Iran Newslinks 23-17 September 2007

Date: 23 September 2007

Iran Watch: Ahmadinejad to Provide Correct and Clear Information …
By Flap
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad reads the Quran, the Muslim holy book, with the head of the supreme leader’s office, Mohammad Mohammadi Golpayegani, as he leaves Tehran, Iran, Sunday, Sept. 23, 2007, for New York to attend the UN …
flapsblog.com/?p=5612

Ahmadinejad says Iran, US not headed for war: CBS
National Post – Canada
NEW YORK — Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said in a CBS television
interview to be broadcast on Sunday that Iran did not need nuclear weapons
and …
www.canada.com/nationalpost/news/story
.html?id=d47ff393-8d06-4342-ab34-bc6809255f7f

No Iran war, says admiral
Financial Times – London,England,UK
By Daniel Dombey and AP in Washington The head of US forces in the Middle
East has warned of the risks of mounting tensions between Washington and
Iran, …
www.ft.com/cms/s/a2a533f0-69f1-11dc-a571-0000779fd2ac.html

Iran: Missing American’s family can visit
CNN – USA
(CNN) — Tehran announced Sunday that it will allow the family of Robert
Levinson, a former FBI agent who disappeared while on a business trip to
Iran in …
www.cnn.com/2007/WORLD/meast/09/23/iran.levinson/

Iran-Pak-India talks to resume on Monday
Sify – Taramani,Chennai,India
Tehran: A new round of talks on the Iran-Pakistan-India gas pipeline
project would resume here on Monday, a special envoy at Iran’s Oil Ministry
has said. …
sify.com/news/fullstory.php?id=14531783

Christian TV In Iran
By walkenbach@gmail.com(walkenbach@gmail.com)
A Christian satellite TV network has reported “spectacular church growth” in Iran and noted the importance of media in strengthening the churches there as well as in reaching out to Muslims. SAT-7 is “receiving a lot of reports on …
j-walkblog.com/index.php?/weblog/posts/christian_tv_in_iran/

Cheney Tries to “Checkmate” the Joint Chiefs on Iran
By Bob Fertik
The commander of US military forces in the Middle East does not believe current tensions with Iran will lead to war and urges for greater emphasis on dialogue and diplomacy. “This constant drum beat of conflict is what strikes me which …
www.democrats.com/cheney-tries-to-checkmate-joint-chiefs-on-iran

Misinformed about Iran, or misinformation?
By Yahya Bene Dicere
Hence, Iran’s president wishes to lay a wreath at the WTC ground zero site. Allowing him to do this will go a long way to show the world a true face of Islamic leaders. Unfortunately, he will not be allowed to do this. …
theazanian.amagama.com/2007/09/23/
misinformed-about-iran-or-misinformation/

Cheney may have mulled Israeli pretext for US attack on Iran
By xxxevilgrinxxx
Cheney may have considered a plan for Israeli missile strikes against an Iranian nuclear site in an effort to draw a military response from Iran, which could in turn spark a US offensive against targets in the Islamic Republic. …
qwstnevrythg.blog-city.com/cheney_may_ha
ve_mulled_israeli_pretext_for_us_attack_on_ir.htm

Iran smuggling missiles into Iraq: US military
The US military says Iran is smuggling advanced weapons, including surface-to-air missiles, into Iraq to be used by extremists against American troops.
www.abc.net.au/news/stories/2007/09/24/2040990.htm

Iran invites French FM to visit country so he can explain latest …
Jerusalem Post – Israel
COM STAFF Iran has offered French Former Minister Bernard Kouchner an open
invitation to the country so that he may explain his latest comments
regarding …
www.jpost.com/servlet/Satellite?cid=118941146
6310&pagename=JPost%2FJPArticle%2FShowFull

US military chief foresees no war with Iran
Ynetnews – Israel
AP America’s top military man in the Middle East does not think the US is
headed to war with Iran. Admiral William Fallon, who heads the US Central
Command, …
www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-3452542,00.html

Afghan Authorities Seize Weapons Made In China, Iran
AHN – USA
An intelligence report said the weapons appeared to have been manufactured
in China and Iran. Some of the rockets carried Persian writing and the coat
of …
www.allheadlinenews.com/articles/7008605296

Iran reconsidering more talks with US on Iraq after Iranian …
Live-PR.com (Pressemitteilung) – Wein,Austria
AP TEHRAN, Iran (AP) – Iran on Sunday said it was reconsidering whether to
hold another round of talks with the United States on Iraq after the US …
www.live-pr.com/en/iran-reconsidering-more-talks-with-u-s-r1048156979.htm

Iran’s Ahmadinejad bound for US
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has left Tehran for his third trip to the United States, saying the visit was a good chance to present Iran’s solutions for the problems of the world.
www.abc.net.au/news/stories/2007/09/23/2040970.htm

US Commander: Iran Supplying Taliban
By director@jihadwatch.org(director@jihadwatch.org)
Sunnis will kill Shia and vice versa, but they do not hesitate to unite against the Infidel when they see such a union to be expeditious. From the Associated Press (thanks to DFS): KABUL, Afghanistan – A top US commander…
www.jihadwatch.org/archives/018227.php

Iran’s Ahmadinejad leaves for US
Africasia – London,UK
President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad left Tehran on Sunday for his third trip to
the United States, saying the visit was a good chance to present Iran’s
solutions …
www.africasia.com/services/news/newsitem.php
?area=mideast&item=070923082936.mfngf4ll.php

Attack on Iran: Morality Lost in the Garden of Deceits
Al-Bawaba – Amman,Jordan
The call for war against Iran was issued by no other than Mr. Bernard
Kouchner the foreign minister of France, a country with the motto of
Liberty, …
www.albawaba.com/en/countries/Iran/217138

Defiant Iran warns West against attack
AFP –
TEHRAN (AFP) — Iran bluntly warned the West on Sunday against launching
an attack after a defiant display of its military prowess, including a new

afp.google.com/article/ALeqM5io2lohyDltkeAQ_yeCUwIST-zY-w

Military Chief: ‘No War’ With Iran
The Associated Press –
BAGHDAD (AP) — The commander of US military forces in the Middle East
does not believe current tensions with Iran will lead to war and urges for
greater …
ap.google.com/article/ALeqM5jov_1HUNoyzonE0-xJqNIXHshH7g

The coming days The week ahead
Economist – UK
ON TUESDAY September 25th Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Iran’s president, will
address the UN General Assembly in New York. Mr Ahmadinejad says he wants a
debate …
www.economist.com/world/international/displaystory.cfm?story_id=9834670

Iran attacks Canada’s human rights record
By forums@www.military-quotes.com (phoenix80)
Iran attacks Canada’s human rights record Sat Sep 22 2007 By Steven Edwards UNITED NATIONS — In a bid to discredit Canada at the United Nations, Iran is equipping world diplomats with a 70-page booklet on Canada’s alleged human rights …
www.military-quotes.com/forum/showthread.php?t=44339

Iran slams Canada’s rights record
Iran is going to slam Canada at the UN…The National Post has more on the story: “It claims Ottawa denies its people everything from the right to work to rights to food and clean water.” Yep, it is the Canadians who are immigrating to …
digg.com/politics/Iran_slams_Canada_s_rights_record

5. Iran Shows Off Military Might
Tough talk from Iran’s president and a display of military hardware at a parade outside Tehran, coming before Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad visits New York for a UN General Assembly meeting. (Sept. 22) Runtime: 02:00 …
video.aol.com/video/iran-shows-off-military-might/1973925

Iran leader defiant as protests grow over visit to New York
Guardian Unlimited – UK
In a speech marking the event, Ahmadinejad shrugged off US and regional
concerns about Iran’s more assertive role, saying: ‘Iran is an influential
power in …
www.guardian.co.uk/Observer/world/story/0,,2175038,00.html

Iran shows off military might with parade in Tehran
Ha'aretz – Tel Aviv,Israel
By AP TEHRAN, Iran – Threats and economic sanctions will not stop Iran’s
technological progress, President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad warned yesterday at a
large …
www.haaretz.com/hasen/spages/906179.html

Iran leader warns West over perils of attack
AFP –
TEHRAN (AFP) — Iran on Saturday warned the West of the “serious
consequences” of launching any attack against the Islamic republic after
showing off a new …
afp.google.com/article/ALeqM5hlmNUjNrjKFWAywDdKXRBTfg7RLg

Turkey defends energy ties with Iran, Russia
Hindu – Chennai,India
DUBAI: Countering American pressure, Turkey has defended its growing energy
ties with Iran and Russia. “Russia and Iran are Turkey’s most important
sources …
www.hindu.com/2007/09/23/stories/2007092356251400.htm

Secret US air force team to perfect plan for Iran strike
Times Online – UK
THE United States Air Force has set up a highly confidential strategic
planning group tasked with “fighting the next war” as tensions rise
with Iran. …
www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/world/asia/article2512097.ece

Enemies will regret any attack on Iran: IRGC commander
Tehran Times – Iran
TEHRAN — The enemies will bitterly regret any attack against Iran, Islamic
Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Commander Major General Mohammad-Ali Jafari
said …
www.tehrantimes.com/index_View.asp?code=153488

Iran may sue Peugeot
Iran: Iran’s government is looking into the possibility of claiming compensation from the French auto maker Peugeot due to a large number of its 405 model catching fire and subsequently killing around 150 people, reported the Iran Daily …
www.ameinfo.com/132770.html

Comment on US hype about Iran bungled against backdrop of phony …
Yeah, that’s the ticket… blame Iran. It’s all Iran’s fault. – Saddam was being armed by the Iranians do he could attack the USA. – The insurgents are all in league with Iran. Invade Iran and the insurgency in Iraq will stop. …
www.dvorak.org/blog/?p=13756#comment-799605

Iran President Ahmadinejad Rips US
TEHRAN, IRAN – Iran showed off its armaments Saturday at annual army celebrations meant to highlight the oil-rich nation’s military self-sufficiency and prowess in the face of international sanctions and US hostility. …
www.daylife.com/story/003v8rWerD9EI

Iran’s translation problems
By TigerHawk(TigerHawk)
Doves, worried that the Bush administration is trying to build “excess demand” for military action against Iran, have argued that Ahmadinejad’s various eruptions against the United States and Israel are not nearly as belligerant in …
tigerhawk.blogspot.com/2007/09/irans-translation-problems.html

Iran’s Military Parade
I hate parades. I’m not sure why. Particularly of the Saint Patrick’s Day variety. Why would something like that upset me? I don’t know. But. Today Iran had a military parade to mark the 27th anniversary of the Iraqi invasion of Iran. …
microdot.gnn.tv/blogs/25097/Iran_s_Military_Parade

Iran Still Needs to be Destroyed
By Lurch
Amazingly, no one anywhere in the US media seems to have noticed that yesterday Jon Kyl (Arizona) and Joe Lieberman filed an extremely threatening amendment on Iran to the FY 2008 Defense Authorization bill. I guess all their time was …
www.mainandcentral.org/archives/2007/09/iran_still_need.html

Date: 22 September 2007

Iran’s president lashes out at US during parade showcasing …
The Canadian Press –
TEHRAN, Iran – A day before a New York visit that will see him reaching out
to the American people, Iranian’s President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad struck a

canadianpress.google.com/article/ALeqM5jffvVlCoeQ264gq1l26K56XSoFOw

A Major Push for More UN Sanctions on Iran
U.S. News & World Report – Washington,DC,USA
By Thomas Omestad As the Bush administration embarks on an intensive week
of diplomacy over Iran’s nuclear programs, it faces formidable obstacles in

www.usnews.com/articles/news/world/2007/09/2
1/a-major-push-for-more-un-sanctions-on-iran.html

Iran exhibits homemade weapons in show of force
Los Angeles Times – CA,USA
By Ramin Mostaghim and Borzou Daragahi, Special to the Times TEHRAN — –
Iran showed off homemade armaments today at annual army celebrations meant
to …
www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/world/middleeast
/la-fg-iran23sep23,0,6537867.story?coll=la-home-center

New Zealand at peace with Iran
Stuff.co.nz – Wellington,New Zealand
Our man in Tehran has good credentials to represent us in Iran, a country
that’s difficult for Westerners to understand. He’s finishing his second
stint …
www.stuff.co.nz/stuff/4210166a24742.html

Is Steve Clemons Right? — Will Bush Bomb Iran?
By Jim Lobe
Steve Clemons’ article this week in Salon, “Why Bush won’t attack Iran,” offers, I think, a helpful corrective to what has been the growing conviction that has gripped anti-war critics and others that the administration is consciously …
www.antiwar.com/blog/2007/09/22/is-steve-clemons-right-will-bush-bomb-iran/

Amendment Eases War on Iran
By Leslie
This extremely provocative measure is a “Sense of Senate” resolution, which if passed, would say it is the policy of the United States to “combat, contain and roll back” Iran and its surrogates in Iraq. The amendment also expresses the …
noquarterusa.net/blog/2007/09/22/amendment-eases-war-on-iran/

War with Iran, Ready or not here we come
By Vato(Vato)
I may be the last person to know Bush’s current thinking on bombing Iran. But with the topic increasingly making news, I’ll share some observations from my perch in the Middle East. I’m prompted to blog on this after seeing Steven …
vatosplace.blogspot.com/2007/09/war-with-iran-ready-or-not-here-we-come.html

Russia bolsters ties with Iran
By xxxevilgrinxxx
Was Israeli raid a dry run for attack on Iran? NATO Jets Intercept Russian Warplanes; Putin Dissolves Russian Government; US to build military base on Iraq-Iran border; US says wargames not aimed at China, Iran; US court fines Iran 2.65 …
qwstnevrythg.blog-city.com/russia_bolsters_ties_with_iran.htm

Bush’s “Final Solution” or Why Bush Will Nuke Iran
By Len Hart(Len Hart)
Bush has said that he will not be “cowed” by international pressures and opinions denouncing his plans to wage pre-emptive, nuclear war on Iran. Certainly Bush has made the bald faced lie his modus operandi. …
existentialistcowboy.blogspot.com/2007/0
9/bushs-final-solution-or-why-bush-will.html

US, France Support New Iran Sanctions
By editor
WASHINGTON – US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and French Foreign Minister Bernard Kouchner Friday agreed on the need for more pressure, through sanctions and business restrictions, to get Iran to curb its nuclear ambitions. …
www.eagleworldnews.com/2007/09/22/us-france-support-new-iran-sanctions/

NYC set to shield Iran prez, Columbia talk still on
Boston Herald – United States
The White House says Iran sponsors terrorism. Rallies are planned outside
Columbia and at the United Nations. The city police and the Secret Service
are …
news.bostonherald.com/news/national/general/view.bg?articleid=1033262

Iran shows off new longer-range missile
Independent Online – Cape Town,South Africa
Tehran – Iran on Saturday showed off a new longer-range missile named the
Ghadr, saying it had a range of 1 800km, in an annual military parade to
mark an …
www.iol.co.za/index.php?set_id=1&click_id=
123&art_id=nw20070922092243816C481224

Iran motorists to get 100 litres extra fuel- daily
Reuters UK – UK
Iran is the world’s fourth largest oil producer but lacks refining capacity
and must import large amounts of gasoline to cover its needs, a sensitive
issue …
uk.reuters.com/article/oilRpt/idUKDAH23996020070922

On Yom Kippur Iran Attempts To Intimate Israel With Long Range Missile
“Iran knows that Israel is presently on a high state of alert for the Yom Kippur Jewish holiday and is trying to wage a psych ops war against us. But where Iran believes that Israel will start to fear and run, they forget that Israel …
digg.com/world_news/On_Yom_Kippur_Iran_Att
empts_To_Intimate_Israel_With_Long_Range_Missile

Iran Shows Off Might in Military Parade
The Associated Press –
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Threats and economic sanctions will not stop Iran’s
technological progress, President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad warned Saturday at a
large …
ap.google.com/article/ALeqM5jwv2qlvWI7vEN-SDQ45sn1_fqO1A

Major powers have “serious” talks on Iran sanctions
Reuters – USA
But the officials of the five permanent Security Council members and
Germany said they will keep pursuing a “dual track” approach to Iran —
trying to …
www.reuters.com/article/politicsNews/idUSN2142856920070922

IRAN SLAMS CANADA ON RIGHTS
National Post – Canada
UNITED NATIONS – Iran is distributing a booklet on Canadian human rights
“violations” in a bid to discredit Canada on the eve of the annual United
Nations …
www.canada.com/nationalpost/news/story.html?id
=468774c8-2298-4e9e-84d7-9cb948889aee&k=18430

Auto talks continue…Blackwater troubles…Iran’s leader heads to …
KXMC – Minot,ND,USA
NEW YORK (AP) The president of Iran arrives in the US Sunday to address the
United Nations. Mahmoud Ahmadinejad (mahk-MOOD’ ah-muh-DEE’-neh-zhahd) will
also …
www.kxmc.com/News/164761.asp

Henry Kissinger Admits Iran Attack Is About Oil
By MainSourceNo1
In a new op-ed, Bilderberg luminary Henry Kissinger admits that US hostility against Iran is not about the threat of nuclear proliferation, but as part of a larger agenda to seize Iranian oil supplies. But the true meaning behind this …
www.nobodysmiling.com/forum/showthread.php?t=141922

Iran executes more Arabs
By Fionntán
The Islamic Republic of Iran has executed three more Arab political prisoners, just days after a visit from the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Louise Arbour. In further defiance of the UN and international law, four more Arabs …
fionntansread.wordpress.com/2007/09/22/iran-executes-more-arabs/

Iran shows off might in military parade
TEHRAN, Iran – Threats and economic sanctions will not stop Iran’s technological progress, President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad warned Saturday at a large parade of missiles and other weapons aimed at showing off the country’s military might.
www.gmanews.tv/story/61589/Iran-shows-off-might-in-military-parade

Ahmadinejad warns against attack on Iran
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has issued a warning to any country considering an attack on Iran.
www.abc.net.au/news/stories/2007/09/22/2040670.htm

Powers Have ‘Serious’ Talks on Iran Sanctions
WASHINGTON-Major powers said on Friday they had “serious and constructive” talks about new UN Security Council sanctions aimed at trying to force Iran to halt its uranium enrichment activities.
en.epochtimes.com/news/7-9-22/60012.html

Major powers hold more “serious talks” about Iran sanctions (Olog-hai)
Fri Sep 21, 2007 9:06pm EDT By Arshad Mohammed WASHINGTON (Reuters) — Major powers said on Friday they had “serious and constructive” talks about new UN Security Council sanctions aimed at trying to force Iran to halt its uranium …
www.subchat.com/otchat/read.asp?Id=247977

Columbia students protest Iran Prez visit
NDTV.com – New Delhi,India
‘’While we do value academic debate and freedom of speech we do not feel
that it would be a violation of these values not to have the President of
Iran on …
www.ndtv.com/convergence/ndtv/story.aspx?id=NEWEN20070026925

Nicolas Sarkozy backs US on Iran bomb
Telegraph.co.uk – United Kingdom
By Henry Samuel in Paris President Nicolas Sarkozy of France has directly
accused Iran of seeking a nuclear bomb and urged “stronger sanctions”
against …
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2007/09/22/wiran122.xml

US, Europeans Planning Own Iran Sanctions
Washington Post – United States
By Robin Wright The United States and its European allies are preparing to
impose their own broad military and economic sanctions against Iran if
Russia and …
www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/200

7/09/21/AR2007092102109.html?hpid=moreheadlines

NATO: Iran Shipped Weapons to Afghanistan
By forums@www.military-quotes.com (phoenix80)
September 21, 2007 The Washington Post John Ward Anderson A top NATO commander said Thursday that a shipment of weapons intercepted by international forces in western Afghanistan this month clearly came from Iran and almost certainly …
www.military-quotes.com/forum/showthread.php?t=44282

The underground parties of Iran
By Barry
When you think of Iran, you tend to think if burkas and oppression. In many cases it’s true. But just under the surface, you will find people just like westerners. They party, drink, and socialize. And yes, they even… …
www.thoughtmechanics.com/2007/09/21/the-underground-parties-of-iran/

Date: 21 September 2007

Iran President Will Get Royal Treatment
The Associated Press –
Tensions with Iran are escalating as the United States accuses the country
of trying to develop nuclear weapons and arming insurgents in Iraq with
powerful …
ap.google.com/article/ALeqM5g_70Zux5R1tjF7-pJPqvY0YOoG-g

US, France stress diplomatic push on Iran
Reuters – USA
By Arshad Mohammed WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States and France on
Friday stressed their diplomatic efforts to end Iran’s suspected nuclear
arms …
www.reuters.com/article/politicsNews/idUSN2142856920070921

Iran, Israel Clash at IAEA Conference
The Associated Press –
VIENNA, Austria (AP) — Israel accused Iran of lying Friday while Tehran
challenged the international community to send inspectors for a probe of
its …
ap.google.com/article/ALeqM5hK1JIDDDjVr9FrZ4X3Gvk5C8hc_w

Iran: Expert Doubts Impact Of New Sanctions On Nuclear Program
RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty – Prague,Czech Republic
RFE/RL correspondent Jeremy Bransten interviewed Shannon Kile, a senior
nonproliferation expert at the Stockholm Peace Institute, about the state
of Iran’s …
www.rferl.org/featuresarticle/2007/09/cd1e8
6ed-ba84-457f-a864-16327e63fd4a.html

US hopes Indo-Iran ties won’t undermine other’s policies
Hindu – Chennai,India
22 (PTI): With his remarks asking India to explain ties with Iran raising
the hackles of the Left, senior US official Richard Boucher said Washington

www.hindu.com/thehindu/holnus/001200709220322.htm

After an Iran War: China in, Russia out?
By noreply@blogspirit.com (Dan tdaxp)
The latter first: Iran has been transforming into a Russian client state, and this relationship is enormously profitable to Russia. By supporting the Islamic Republic, Moscow is able to distract Washington from more important goals …
www.tdaxp.com/archive/2007/09/21/after-an-iran-war-china-in-russia-out.html

IAEA: Iran No Immediate Peace Threat
the International Atomic Energy Agency director, Mohamed ElBaradei maintains that Iran poses on immediate threat to the peace.
www.freemarketnews.com/WorldNews.asp?nid=49299

Is Iran Toalitarian?
By R.J. Rummel(R.J. Rummel)
Iran is an Islamic fascist state, to be sure. But this does not mean that is totalitarian, in the sense that all the personal and civic affairs and groups are absolutely controlled by the government. Freedom of the press is the best …
freedomspeace.blogspot.com/2007/09/is-iran-toalitarian.html

Iran Bids for Regional Influence Amid Turmoil in Iraq
Voice of America – USA
By Gary Thomas The US-led ouster of Saddam Hussein in Iraq had the side
effect of removing Iran’s biggest enemy. But things have not gone as
smoothly in …
www.voanews.com/english/2007-09-21-voa10.cfm

Iran is the new Cambodia
By R. Neal
The Senate also may vote on a “sense of the Senate” resolution that would say the policy of the United States is to “combat, contain and roll back” Iran and its surrogates in Iraq. Lieberman is a co-sponsor.
www.knoxviews.com/node/5980

Russia bolsters ties with Iran
Asia Times Online – Kowloon,Hong Kong
Russian observers do not rule out that the administration of US President
George W Bush is yet to think through its policy on Iran, and the spate of
media …
www.atimes.com/atimes/Central_Asia/II22Ag01.html

Iran successfully tests new home-made fighter jet
Xinhua – China
21 — Iran says it has successfully tested a new model of its home-made
fighter jet. Officials say the Defense Ministry and the Air Force carried
out the …
news.xinhuanet.com/english/2007-09/21/content_6765518.htm

Iran Releases Third Iranian-American Detainee
New York Times – United States
By THE NEW YORK TIMES TEHRAN, Sept. 20 — The Iranian-American man who was
freed from detention here early Thursday was released after his family paid
nearly …
www.nytimes.com/2007/09/21/world/middleeast/21iran.html?hp

Israel’s friends are calling for the arrest of Iran’s president in …
Jewish Telegraphic Agency – New York,NY,USA
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad will be in New York for the opening
of the new session of the United Nations General Assembly. …
www.jta.org/cgi-bin/iowa/breaking/104265.html

Iran to use “all means” to defend itself if attacked
Reuters – USA
TEHRAN (Reuters) – Iran said on Wednesday it would use “all our means” to
defend itself if attacked by the West, three days after France’s foreign
minister …
www.reuters.com/article/topNews/idUSBLA93839720070919

Sarkozy says Iran wants bomb, demands new sanctions
AFP –
PARIS (AFP) — French President Nicolas Sarkozy directly accused Iran of
seeking a nuclear bomb and threw his weight behind “stronger sanctions”
which are to …
afp.google.com/article/ALeqM5j_VREscf2ZzEvlqHKu_M2vwGHrZA

NYC officials want Iran leader disinvited
Boston Globe – United States
President Bush and his military commanders have accused Iran of supplying
training and weaponry to rebels in neighboring Iraq who are attacking US
troops. …
www.boston.com/news/nation/articles/2007
/09/21/nyc_officials_want_iran_leader_disinvited

Iran Releases Iranian-American Academic
The Associated Press –
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran has released an Iranian-American democracy
scholar who spent four months in prison — the third time in recent weeks
Tehran has set …
ap.google.com/article/ALeqM5jPXlFuaL4Y4oF7oDIPZuvpK1cTag

Iran successfully testifies new fighter jet
Xinhua – China
20 (Xinhua) — Iran’s Defense Minister Mostafa Mohammad Najjar said on
Thursday that the country successfully testified a new model of its
home-made fighter …
news.xinhuanet.com/english/2007-09/20/content_6762801.htm

Signs of shift in Iran stand-off
BBC News – UK
On the one hand the pressure on Iran seems to have been relaxed somewhat by
an agreement made between the International Atomic Energy Agency and the

news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/7005793.stm

Bush Hopeful for Peaceful Resolution of Iran Dispute
Voice of America – USA
By Paula Wolfson President Bush says he still believes diplomacy is the
best way to deal with Iran’s nuclear ambitions. VOA’s Paula Wolfson reports
Mr. Bush …
voanews.com/english/2007-09-20-voa42.cfm

Iran’s President And 911's Ground Zero: Bomb Site Is No Disneyland
By Joe Gandelman
President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad of Iran indicated to CBS’s “60 Minutes” in an interview to be broadcast Sunday that he would not insist on his plan to visit ground zero if the New York authorities objected. …
themoderatevoice.com/media/blogging/15231/irans-pr
esident-and-ground-zero-bomb-site-is-no-disneyland/

IRAN THREATENS “EMP” NUCLEAR WAR
By Alan Peters(Alan Peters)
The most dangerous, however, was the ability of this lunatic President of Islamic Iran to be making a speech at the United Nations, be behind the podium when this aircraft took off and detonated an EMP device. …
noiri.blogspot.com/2007/09/iran-threatens-emp-nuclear-war.html

Bush’s Top 10 Reasons for Bombing Iran
I may be the last person to know Bush’s current thinking on bombing Iran. But with the topic increasingly making news, I’ll share some observations from my perch in the Middle East. I’m prompted to blog on this after seeing Steven …
time-blog.com/middle_east/2007/09/bushs_to
p_10_reasons_for_bombi_1.html?xid=rss-mideast

Talking With Iran
By helmut(helmut)
I noted some time ago that Iran, contrary to the US administration’s apparent perceptions (and, thus, unfortunately, the US public’s), tends to operate in rather rational ways in the international sphere. …
phronesisaical.blogspot.com/2007/09/talking-with-iran.html

Date: 20 September 2007

Iran Case Shows Ground Zero Access Tight
The Associated Press –
NEW YORK (AP) — Almost everyone agrees Iranian President Mahmoud
Ahmadinejad doesn’t belong at ground zero. So who gets access these days to
the 16-acre pit …
ap.google.com/article/ALeqM5gvoNpnK6NwVnbtsn0jkH8ZR67Q-g

Freed academic must stay in Iran
Times Online – UK
TEHRAN Iran released an Iranian-American academic from prison but officials
said he could not leave the country. Kian Tajbakhsh, a consultant with the
New …
www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/world/article2500695.ece

France Calls for European Companies to Avoid Iran
Voice of America – USA
By VOA News France is calling for European companies to scale back ties
with Iran to punish Tehran for refusing to suspend sensitive nuclear work.

www.voanews.com/english/2007-09-20-voa56.cfm

More on Iran
By Erin Alecto
NEW YORK – A request by Iran’s president to lay a wreath at the World Trade Center site next week has been turned down by police and blasted by US diplomats as an attempt to turn ground zero into a “photo op.” …
www.theleftcoaster.com/archives/011048.php

Bush, Iran and Israel’s hidden hand
By VINEYARDSAKER:(VINEYARDSAKER:)
Former CIA analysts Kathleen and Bill Christison argue that a US and/or Israeli attack on Iran to bring about regime change and strengthen US and Israeli dominion over the Middle East is likely to take place before the Bush …
vineyardsaker.blogspot.com/2007/09/bush-iran-and-israels-hidden-hand_20.html

Bush not willing to order preemptive strike on Iran?
By Foehammer
Iran and its nuclear program While President Ahmanutjob of Iran gets US Secret Service protection in NYC today and visits Ground Zero (despite NYC official protests) and speaks at Columbia University by invitation (there go our …
foehammer.net/2007/09/bush-not-willing-to-order-preemptive-strike-on-iran.html

Tough Iran Talk Trails French Official
The Associated Press –
WASHINGTON (AP) — Iran is expected to be the top subject as French
Foreign Minister Bernard Kouchner visits Washington at a time when Paris is
taking a …
ap.google.com/article/ALeqM5iERjOvoBPNIeumOv0eE59E9Z3VLw

Iran draws up plan to strike Israel
The Age – Melbourne,Victoria,Australia
A SENIOR Iranian military official has warned that Tehran has prepared a
plan to attack Israel if Israel bombs Iran. “We have drawn up a plan to
strike back …
www.theage.com.au/news/world/iran-draws-up-pla
n-to-strike-israel/2007/09/20/1189881684289.html

Iran protests to Iraq over US arrest of national
Africasia – London,UK
Iran protested to Iraq on Thursday over the arrest of an Iranian by US
troops on suspicion of being a covert agent, saying the man was part of a
commercial …
www.africasia.com/services/news/newsitem.ph
p?area=mideast&item=070920163003.xl1czyjv.php

Iran releases Iranian-American academic Kian Tajbakhsh
Jerusalem Post – Israel
By AP Iran has released an Iranian-American democracy scholar after
spending four months in prison – the third time in recent weeks Tehran has
set free dual …
www.jpost.com/servlet/Satellite?cid=118941
1452470&pagename=JPost%2FJPArticle%2FShowFull

NYPD bars Iran’s Ahmadinejad from Ground Zero
Newsday – Long Island,NY,USA
The request, made by the Iran leader’s representative earlier this month,
was rejected by the New York City Police Department because the site is
closed …
www.newsday.com/news/local/newyork/ny-nyiran205382436sep20,0,6054732.story

Bush says hopes to solve Iran issue diplomatically
Reuters Canada – Toronto,Ontario,Canada
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US President George W. Bush said on Thursday that he
remained hopeful of convincing Iran through diplomatic means to give up its

ca.today.reuters.com/news/newsArticle.aspx?type=topNews&storyID=2007-0
9-20T151750Z_01_N20391241_RTRIDST_0_NEWS-IRAN-USA-BUSH-COL.XML

Turkey Won’t End Iran Gas Cooperation
Houston Chronicle – United States
2007 AP ANKARA, Turkey — Turkey has no intention to end energy deals with
Iran _ its No. 2 supplier of natural gas _ the prime minister said
Thursday. …
www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/ap/fn/5151176.html

Bush wants peaceful deal over Iran’s nuclear drive
AFP –
WASHINGTON (AFP) — US President George W. Bush said Thursday he was
committed to a peaceful deal to halt Iran’s nuclear program, while vowing
to “keep the …
afp.google.com/article/ALeqM5gfR1OQxjdR0QPesZrZeal0gN64qg

Iran News Round Up
Iran to sponsor “Qods Day” to call for Jerusalem’s liberation on Oct. 5. · Iranian news continue stories of jet fighter’s success. o Head of Air Force plans retaliatory strikes against Israel. § Would mean violating Iraqi or Saudi air …
corner.nationalreview.com/post/?q=MmFkMGJ
hNWMxNzQ4YmMzYmE5NjYxM2E1MzkyMjU3Mzk=

Iran- Whose “existential” threat?
By turcopolier
Before the Iraq war began, its neo-conservative architects argued that conferring power on Iraq’s Shi’ites would serve to undermine Iran because Iraq’s Shi’ites, controlling the faith’s two holiest cities, would, in the words of then …
turcopolier.typepad.com/sic_semper_tyrannis/2007/09/iran—whose-exi.html

French Statement on Possible Iran War Raises Diplomatic Concern
Chosun Ilbo – Seoul,South Korea
French Foreign Minister Bernard Kouchner’s statement on Sunday about
possible war with Iran was the focus of attention during his visit to
Moscow Tuesday. …
english.chosun.com/w21data/html/news/200709/200709200029.html

West should not miss chance to end atomic row: Iran
Reuters – USA
TEHRAN (Reuters) – Iran is testing Western intentions by working with the
UN atomic watchdog to resolve a nuclear row but the opportunity for such

www.reuters.com/article/newsOne/idUSBLA02936820070920

Iran frees US-Iranian scholar on bail
AFP –
TEHRAN (AFP) — Iran has released on bail a US-Iranian jailed since May in
a case that stoked tensions with Washington, but the scholar is still
unable to …
afp.google.com/article/ALeqM5i8sYWz4AjAYxn9_wNx0ncHXFtNyA

Bush Has Ruled Out First-Strike On Iran
By CalifChris
President Bush is not going to bomb Iran — unless an “accidental” incident forces his hand, according to well-respected foreign policy moderate Steve Clemons, who laid out his case in Wednesday’s Salon article, “Why Bush Won’t Attack …
www.drudge.com/news/98758/bush-has-ruled-out-first-strike-iran

Carter: Iran No Threat to Israel Now
Speaking at Emory University, Carter, who brokered the 1979 Camp David peace accord between Israel and Egypt, said Israel’s superior military power and distance from Iran likely are enough to discourage an actual attack. …
www.topix.com/world/israel/2007/09/carter-iran-no-threat-to-israel-now?fromrss=1
Israel News
www.topix.com/world/israel

Carter: Iran No Threat to Israel Now
Speaking at Emory University, Carter, who brokered the 1979 Camp David peace accord between Israel and Egypt, said Israel’s superior military power and distance from Iran likely are enough to discourage an actual attack. …
www.topix.com/world/middle-east/2007/0
9/carter-iran-no-threat-to-israel-now?fromrss=1

Iran nuclear talks must not last years – Kouchner
Reuters India – Mumbai,India
PARIS (Reuters) – French Foreign Minister Bernard Kouchner has said he
supports talks between Iran and the UN’s nuclear watchdog about Tehran’s
atomic …
in.reuters.com/article/worldNews/idINIndia-29634620070920

Rudy talks tough on Iran, wants Israel in NATO
Newsday – Long Island,NY,USA
BY TOM BRUNE | tom.brune@newsday.com September 20, 2007 LONDON – Rudy
Giuliani talked tough on Iran yesterday, proposing to expand NATO to
include Israel …
www.newsday.com/news/nationworld/ny-usrudy205382430sep20,0,6999824.story

General Says Iran Can Strike Back at Israel
New York Times – United States
19 — A senior military official warned on Wednesday that Iran had
prepared a plan to attack Israel if Israel bombed Iran, the semiofficial
Fars news agency …
www.nytimes.com/2007/09/20/world/middleeast/20iran.html?ref=world

Iran frees Iranian-American academic
USA Today – USA
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran has released an Iranian-American academic who
was working with a democracy advocate institute after he spent four months
in a …
www.usatoday.com/news/world/2007-09-20-iran-american_N.htm

Florida Divests From Iran, Sudan
The Associated Press –
(AP) — Florida’s public employee retirement fund will divest nearly $1.3
billion invested with 21 companies doing business in Iran or Sudan, an
action state …
ap.google.com/article/ALeqM5jmxG7C84D0ASCrboLMqzsDyqUgUQ

Syria-Iran weapons project is reported
Boston Globe – United States
It said the chemical weapons program was part of a strategic co-operation
accord signed between Syria and Iran in November 2005. …
www.boston.com/news/world/middleeast/articles/
2007/09/20/syria_iran_weapons_project_is_reported

Carter: Iran No Threat to Israel Now
The Associated Press –
ATLANTA (AP) — Former President Jimmy Carter said Wednesday that it was
almost inconceivable that Iran would “commit suicide” by launching missiles
at …
ap.google.com/article/ALeqM5hPBQsR9pXTrgDdkFqX0LPQY6iOzA

Iran
Ahmadinejad is scheduled to arrive September 24 to speak to the UN General Assembly as the Security Council decides whether to increase sanctions against Iran for its uranium enrichment program.’ How far we’ve come. …
corner.nationalreview.com/post/?q=MzQyNmU1
ODM2NGViYTFkNjk4MTc2ZTg2ZWZjZWU0N2Q=

Iran Watch Week 2: 09/19/2007
By Mentarch(Mentarch)
Via Blast Furnace Canada Blog – France warns Iran to stop its nuclear weapons program or it’ll ask the EU to impose even tougher sanctions than those authorized by the UN Security Council. The French Foreign Minister warned that the …
pov-mentarch1.blogspot.com/2007/09/iran-watch-week-2-09192007.html

Mushahid condemns French war threat to Iran
Daily Times – Lahore,Pakistan
ISLAMABAD: Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Mushahid Hussain
Sayed on Wednesday condemned the French government’s threat of a new war
with Iran …
www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?pag
e=2007%5C09%5C20%5Cstory_20-9-2007_pg7_15

Iran Leader Denied on WTC Wreath Request
The Associated Press –
The US ambassador to the United Nations, Zalmay Khalilzad, told reporters
Wednesday that the United States would not support Iran’s attempt to use
the site …
ap.google.com/article/ALeqM5grVHa0ROcaG__RPe5bz8oLinALWg

Iran: As plain as can be
Seattle Post Intelligencer – USA
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad shrugged off the threat, although the deputy commander
of Iran’s air force said it is prepared to respond with missile attacks
should …
seattlepi.nwsource.com/opinion/332329_iraned.html

Iran warns it could strike Israel as nuclear tensions mount
AFP –
TEHRAN (AFP) — Iran warned on Wednesday that it could bomb Israel if it
was attacked by the Jewish state, as the international war of words over
the Islamic …
afp.google.com/article/ALeqM5jwgu5vY3_-k9TCPj3_3r_Nuqrc-A

Family and Friends Appeal to Iran for Detainee’s Release
New York Times – United States
But the lack of any movement by Iran is now prompting Kaveh Shakeri, a
lawyer, to speak out. Two women, Haleh Esfandiari, an academic, and Parnaz
Azima, …
www.nytimes.com/2007/09/20/world/middleeast/20prisoner.html

Giuliani Threatens to Put Iran `Back Five Years’ (Update1)
Bloomberg – USA
``I believe the US and its allies should deliver a very clear message to
Iran,’’ Giuliani told reporters today during a visit to London. …
www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601070&sid=ayKnLABDIZEg&refer=home

News Analysis: Egypt, Iran seek ties normalization with common …
Xinhua – China
The two nations are expected to resume dialogue to build up an alliance
against a potential military action on Iran, which would threaten the whole
regional …
news.xinhuanet.com/english/2007-09/20/content_6757109.htm

Iran must heed warnings about nuclear bomb program
Canada.com – Hamilton,Ontario,Canada
Addressed to the nuclear wannabes of Iran, each said: “Please desist!”
The blunt words of France’s foreign minister, Bernard Kouchner, were the
latest. …
www.canada.com/topics/news/world/story.html?i
d=f688a5c4-7399-4c66-81f5-b0ff229baff3&k=47623

US Diplomat Calls for New Sanctions Against Iran
Voice of America – USA
By Dorian Jones Undersecretary of State Nicholas Burns has called for new
sanctions against Iran because of its ongoing nuclear program. …
voanews.com/english/2007-09-19-voa53.cfm

We can bomb back, Iran warns
Iran warned on Wednesday that it could bomb Israel if it was attacked by the Jewish state, as the international war of words over the Islamic republic’s nuclear drive escalated further. The declaration by Iran’s deputy air force …
rawstory.com/news/afp/Iran_warns_it_could_strike_Israel_a_09192007.html

Giuliani: No nuclear Iran
By Glenn Blain
The former mayor of New York City had some tough words for Iran. “Iran would be very sure if I were president of the United States that I would not allow them to become nuclear,” Giuliani said. “That we would take any […]
polhudson.lohudblogs.com/2007/09/19/giuliani-no-nuclear-iran/

Attacking Iran
Salon publishes Steve Clemons’ “Why Bush Won’t Attack Iran”. It’s an interesting piece, but as Brian Beutler points out the conclusion is actually that we should . . . worry about a war with Iran! Specifically, “an engineered …
matthewyglesias.theatlantic.com/archives/2007/09/attacking_iran.php

Date: 19 September 2007

Rudy goes nuclear on Iran
By Rhonda Stewart
LONDON—In one of his toughest statements on Iran yet, Republican presidential contender Rudy Giuliani today vowed that if Iran goes nuclear the United and States and its allies would retaliate in a way would “set them back five years. …
www.swamppolitics.com/news/politics/blog/2007/09/rudy_goes_nuclear_on_iran.html

Interview with Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Mohammad Ali Hosseini
By VINEYARDSAKER:(VINEYARDSAKER:)
The harsh US reaction to the IAEA report on Iran’s nuclear program is a good example. The Iran-IAEA agreement has not brought about any change in the US approach toward Iran; although some American officials did offer support for the …
vineyardsaker.blogspot.com/2007/09/interview-with-irans-foreign-ministry.html

France’s president, Nicolas Sarkozy, is pushing for tougher …
Economist – UK
AP IN MAY last year, when the Americans first offered to join direct talks
with Iran over the future of its nuclear programme, French diplomats were

www.economist.com/world/europe/displaystory.cfm?story_id=9828547

Iran issues Israel attack warning
BBC News – UK
Iran has drawn up plans to bomb Israel if it launches an attack on Iranian
soil first, military officials say. The deputy commander of Iran’s air
force said …
news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/middle_east/7003143.stm

Rice tells nuke watchdog to butt out of Iran diplomacy
CNN International – USA
Rice was referring to recent comments made by IAEA chief Mohamed ElBaradei,
in which he criticized US rhetoric about Iran. ElBaradei has called for
less …
edition.cnn.com/2007/WORLD/meast/09/19/rice.iran/

Afghanistan: NATO launches new op, checks arms shipment on Iran border
Jerusalem Post – Israel
Charles Anthony said, “Although we know that it came from the geographic
area of Iran, there is no definitive indication that it came from the
Iranian …
www.jpost.com/servlet/Satellite?cid=1189411
437590&pagename=JPost%2FJPArticle%2FShowFull

Dutch company accused of illegal trade with Iran
Radio Netherlands – Netherlands
by Eric Hesen* The United States has accused a Dutch airline components
company, Aviation Services International BV, of breaching the trade embargo
on Iran. …
www.radionetherlands.nl/currentaffairs/nl070919mc

Giuliani in Britain Vows to Thwart Iran
The Associated Press –
He said he discussed Iran with Brown and was “very, very much heartened by
how seriously he sees it.” He insisted Iran would not be allowed to become
a …
ap.google.com/article/ALeqM5jgukZCwNymv6tSjUxhLeLj4gqiew

Egypt, Iran restore ties
News24 – South Africa
Cairo – Egypt on Wednesday rejected military action against Iran over its
nuclear programme, as Cairo worked toward restoring ties with the Shi’ite
state, …
www.news24.com/News24/Africa/News/0,,2-11-1447_2186597,00.html

Iran Blowback?
Yahoo! News – USA
The Nation — Be careful what you wish for—that might be the catch phrase
for American relations with Iran since the CIA helped overthrow the elected

news.yahoo.com/s/thenation/20070919/cm_thenation/15234263

Iran Slugfest: Condi vs. Mohammed
Iran Updates: Condi Rice is back in the Middle East and talking about Iran. Note the stories today quoting the Secretary of State taking a dig at the International Atomic Energy Agency, 48 hours after IAEA Chief Mohammed ElBaradei …
time-blog.com/middle_east/2007/09/iran_slugf
est_condi_vs_mohamme_1.html?xid=rss-mideast

Iran: Looking beyond the Bush Administration
By Moira Whelan
I can’t say I agree with what Steve Clemons wrote in his excellent piece today in Salon— that Bush doesn’t have plans to go to war with Iran. I think he and plenty of his team believes it should be done; the only argument is whether it …
www.democracyarsenal.org/2007/09/iran-looking-be.html

Adm. Fallon Presses Case Against Iran
By VINEYARDSAKER:(VINEYARDSAKER:)
Bahrain (AP) — The top US military commander for the Middle East is pressing Arab allies to form a more united front against Iran, seen by Washington as the region’s long-term threat. At military compounds and royal reception halls …
vineyardsaker.blogspot.com/2007/09/adm-fallon-presses-case-against-iran.html

Iran To Attack Israel, If Attacked
By Sniper One
Of course, Iran is assuming that they will still have the ability to attack Israel if they are attacked. The beauty of a pre-emptive strike, is that you have the initiative. If you plan it correctly, I assume that Iran’s ability to …
papundits.wordpress.com/2007/09/19/iran-to-attack-israel-if-attacked/

Iran and China Establish Axis of Automobiles
By Frank Williams
The latest player: the Iran Khodro Industrial Group (IKCO). The Iranian conglomerate has joined forces with Chinese busmaker Jinhua Neoplan to build vehicles in China, according to China Car Times. IKCO is Iran’s primary auto …
www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=5402

French defence minister says no military plan against Iran
AFP –
PARIS (AFP) — French Defence Minister Herve Morin said Wednesday that
France had no military plan to attack Iran’s nuclear programme, despite
warnings by …
afp.google.com/article/ALeqM5jxf2Ex8SCesfp4IJAValiLBBq4Lw

UPDATE 1-Rice swipes at IAEA, urges bold action on Iran
Reuters UK – UK
By Sue Pleming SHANNON, Sept 19 (Reuters) – US Secretary of State
Condoleezza Rice scolded the UN’s atomic watchdog agency on Wednesday over
its Iran …
uk.reuters.com/article/oilRpt/idUKL1988884520070919

Iran: Little Known About Other Americans Held Or Missing
RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty – Prague,Czech Republic
Underlining that apparent warning against internal dissent in Iran is the
continued detention of two Iranian-American men. Kian Tajbakhsh is a
consultant …
www.rferl.org/featuresarticle/2007/09/a4718d43-0963-43d2-8009-873ef64df755.html

Dutch businessman accused of violating Iran embargo says he …
International Herald Tribune – France
AP AMSTERDAM, Netherlands: A Dutch businessman accused by the US government
of illegally exporting US-made aircraft parts to Iran said Wednesday he …
www.iht.com/articles/ap/2007/09/19/europe/EU-GEN-Netherlands-US-Iran.php

Egypt rejects any strike against Iran
NDTV.com – New Delhi,India
AP Key regional US ally Egypt is opposed to any military action against
Iran and is working on normalizing its own relations with the Islamic
Republic after …
www.ndtv.com/convergence/ndtv/story.aspx?id=NEWEN20070026656

Iran Draws Up Plans to Bomb Israel
The Associated Press –
TEHRAN,Iran (AP) — The deputy commander of Iran’s air force said
Wednesday that plans have been drawn up to bomb Israel if the Jewish state
attacks Iran, …
ap.google.com/article/ALeqM5gBMOJYFFlUOfdtpnIEeb-aLK5diA

US official calls for new sanctions against Iran
International Herald Tribune – France
US Undersecretary of State Nicholas Burns said Washington was “pursuing
peaceful diplomacy,” and urged Iran to cooperate. …
www.iht.com/articles/ap/2007/09/19/europe/EU-GEN-Turkey-US-Iran-Nuclear.php

Russia: no political obstacles to Iran atom plant
Reuters India – Mumbai,India
MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s nuclear chief said on Tuesday there were no
political constraints to building Iran’s first nuclear power station in a
signal it …
in.reuters.com/article/worldNews/idINIndia-29605720070918

Aggression Towards Iran: Western Sabre Rattlers Unite
By Left Turn(Left Turn)
Bernard Kouchner, the French foreign minister, on Tuesday sought to play down suggestions that western nations were on the verge of a military attack on Iran, saying war with Tehran was the ‘worst thing that could happen’. …
joswift.blogspot.com/2007/09/aggression-towards-iran-western-sabre.html

Will Bush Bomb Iran?
By Paul(Paul)
According to Clemons, Bush is siding with his military advisers, who oppose bombing Iran, and against the neocons led by Cheney, who are in favor of it. Clemons apparently has some impressive channels into the Administration, …
cafephilos.blogspot.com/2007/09/will-bush-bomb-iran.html

French defence minister says no military plans against Iran
Forbes – NY,USA
PARIS (Thomson Financial) – French Defence Minister Herve Morin said that
France had no military plan to attack Iran’s nuclear programme, despite
warnings …
www.forbes.com/afxnewslimited/feeds/afx/2007/09/19/afx4133262.html

Petraeus rules out military option against Iran
Gulf Daily News – Manama,Bahrain
LONDON: The top US commander in Iraq General David Petraeus said last night
he had no doubt that Iran was giving “lethal” support to Iraqi militias but
that …
www.gulf-daily-news.com/Story.asp?Article=194365&Sn=WORL&IssueID=30183

Russia ‘worried’ by Iran war risk
Mr Lavrov and Mr Kouchner differed on the topic of a third round of UN Security Council sanctions against Iran over its uranium-enrichment programme, as well as possible unilateral sanctions imposed by the US or the EU. …
www.israelforum.com/board/showthread.php?threadid=13146

Enough about Iran!
I fear the present White House just as much as anybody in this country. But this website should be about how to elect John Edwards and his family to replace the current residents. Let’s use our creative juices for this noble and …
blog.johnedwards.com/story/2007/9/17/93724/2246

Russia fears talk of Iran ‘war’
ABC Online – Australia
By Moscow correspondent Emma Griffiths Russia’s Foreign Minister says he is
concerned about talk of war with Iran after a meeting with his French …
abc.net.au/news/stories/2007/09/19/2037336.htm?section=justin

Why Bush won’t attack Iran
Salon – USA
Despite saber-rattling, and the Washington buzz that a strike is coming,
the president doesn’t intend to bomb Iran. Cheney may have other ideas. …
www.salon.com/opinion/feature/2007/09/19/iran/

UN chief encourages implementation of work plan between Iran, IAEA
Xinhua – China
18 (Xinhua) — UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon encouraged Iran Tuesday to
be fully cooperative and transparent to implement the work plan with the

news.xinhuanet.com/english/2007-09/19/content_6750038.htm

Wife Of Missing American Hopes To Meet Iran’s President
RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty – Prague,Czech Republic
September 18, 2007 (RFE/RL) — The wife of a former FBI agent who
disappeared in March while on a business trip to Iran told Radio Farda
today that she has …
www.rferl.org/featuresarticle/2007/09/14880B6A-D599-499D-BFD8-C5947B063BBC.html

Dutch Firm Charged With Exports to Iran
The Associated Press –
(AP) — A Dutch aviation services company, its owner and two other
companies have been charged with exporting parachutes and aircraft parts to
Iran in …
ap.google.com/article/ALeqM5gXXQwsVdyJ1liOl_hOujwg5XCTIg

Iranian-American Journalist Allowed to Leave Iran
Voice of America – USA
By VOA News Iranian-American journalist Parnaz Azima has left Iran after
being prevented from leaving for eight months. US-funded broadcaster Radio
Free …
www.voanews.com/english/2007-09-18-voa20.cfm

Israel, Iran Cooperate in Crash Probe
The Associated Press –
PHUKET, Thailand (AP) — Officials from Israel and Iran put aside
political animosity Tuesday to work together in using Israeli forensics
expertise to …
ap.google.com/article/ALeqM5jEg9dOTToumJSnG4DP6f8jrHA8aA

Russia fears talk of Iran ‘war’
Russia’s Foreign Minister says he is concerned about talk of war with Iran after a meeting with his French counterpart.
www.abc.net.au/news/stories/2007/09/19/2037336.htm
ABC News: Breaking Stories
www.abc.net.au/news/

News from Iran
By Nader Uskowi(Nader Uskowi)
The rising tensions over the possibility of a military attack on Iran dominated the coverage in the Iranian media. The commanders of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corp. (IRGC) warned the US that IRGC is capable of hitting targets 2000 …
uskowioniran.blogspot.com/2007/09/news-from-iran_18.html

Russia warns against Iran war
By mariopazi
Russia expressed worry Tuesday over the possibility of war with Iran as French Foreign Minister Bernard Kouchner pressed for tougher sanctions against the Islamic Republic’s nuclear programme. Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov emphasised …
politics.netscape.com/story/2007/09/18/-russia-warns-against-iran-war

Will America War With Iran?
By Beyond the Cusp(Beyond the Cusp)
This is the question that all the other questions on Iran dance around. The usual questions that are spoken are such as: Should America attack Iran? When will America declare war on Iran? Why should America begin another war by …
beyondthecusp.blogspot.com/2007/09/will-america-war-with-iran.html

Date: 18 September 2007

Sanctions Against Iran Limited: Germany and Iran Business as Usual
By a.k.a. Blandly Urbane(a.k.a. Blandly Urbane)
“BERLIN – A conference entitled “Iran – Business Opportunities for German Exporters” is opening tomorrow in Darmstadt, Germany, under the auspices of the Hessian state government and an initiative of the Federal Ministry of Economics …
demediacraticnation.blogspot.com/2007/09/
sanctions-against-iran-limited-germany.html

On Iran, France Moves Closer to US
The Associated Press –
Having apologized to Iraq’s prime minister for saying he should be
replaced, Kouchner is now under fire for raising the possibility of war
with Iran. …
ap.google.com/article/ALeqM5jOSha6VEoBsdALNlK93wfz7jBj4A

US-Iranian reporter leaves Iran after forced stay
Reuters – USA
PRAGUE (Reuters) – US-Iranian reporter Parnaz Azima has left Iran for the
United States after more than eight months of forced stay in the country,

www.reuters.com/article/domesticNews/idUSL1879186320070918

Adm. Fallon Presses Case Against Iran
The Associated Press –
Fallon has carefully avoided publicly discussing any war contingency plans
or making any direct threats against Iran, which sits in his sphere of
operations …
ap.google.com/article/ALeqM5i1EVgnU_BC3ktRy0GUjPzNpeZ_IA

Egypt and Iran to hold talks on renewing ties
AFP –
CAIRO (AFP) — Egypt and Iran will hold ministerial level talks aimed at
renewing full diplomatic relations, which have been frozen since 1980, the
Egyptian …
afp.google.com/article/ALeqM5h44DcWQhUGJoKngc4n2PY_gqSFpA

Military intervention in Iran would be “catastrophic”: Moscow
AFP –
“Generally speaking, bombings of Iran would be a bad move that would end
with catastrophic consequences,” he told the daily Vremya Novosti. …
afp.google.com/article/ALeqM5g8JntTedriS0IqkVEzSOwLVP_GXw

Azerbaijan: US Experts Visit Qabala Radar
RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty – Prague,Czech Republic
Washington says it needs the missile shield to counter threats from states
such as Iran and North Korea. Moscow has said that it believes the US plans
are …
www.rferl.org/featuresarticle/2007/09/636A
C30D-0EA6-468F-BBBB-3AC9042F5709.html

Living with Iran and Its Nukes?
By David Corn
WASHINGTON – Every effort should be made to stop Iran from obtaining nuclear weapons, but failing that, the world could live with a nuclear-armed regime in Tehran, a recently retired commander of US forces in the Middle East said Monday …
www.davidcorn.com/archives/2007/09/living_with_ira.php

US and GCC Differ in Perspectives on Iran
By John Burgess
The Gulf States which comprise the Gulf Cooperation Council have a different perspective on Iran than does the US. That’s because those countries are no more than 230 miles from Iran and for some, only a handful of miles. …
xrdarabia.org/2007/09/18/us-and-gcc-differ-in-perspectives-on-iran/

Bush Administration War Plans Directed Against Iran
By VINEYARDSAKER:(VINEYARDSAKER:)
Quoting official sources, the Western media is now confirming, rather belatedly, that the Bush Administration’s war plans directed against Iran are “for real” and should be taken seriously. “Punitive bombings” directed against Tehran …
vineyardsaker.blogspot.com/2007/09/bush
-administration-war-plans-directed.html

“There Are Ways To Live With A Nuclear Iran”
John Abizaid, formerly the leader of the US Central Command, told the Center for Strategic and International Studies that while a nuclear-armed Iran is an outcome to be avoided if possible, the country could be deterred just as the …
corner.nationalreview.com/post/?q=ZTk2OT
M5MmU2OGNkNjhiZDE0ZWE4ZGEyMWFjOWViYzM=

Russia Says US Attack on Iran Would Be Catastrophic (Update1)
Bloomberg – USA
``Bomb attacks on Iran would be a wrong move leading to catastrophic
consequences,’’ Losyukov said in an interview with newspaper Vremya
Novostei, …
www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601087&sid=aNEshLQmbHI4&refer=home

US in no rush to attack Iran — for now
Reuters – USA
By Alistair Lyon, Special Correspondent – Analysis BEIRUT (Reuters) –
Despite blunt French talk of possible war with Iran, the United States may
for the …
www.reuters.com/article/topNews/idUSL1877737320070918

Propaganda radio reporter kept in Iran allowed to leave for US
The Canadian Press – TEHRAN, Iran
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — An Iranian-American reporter who was trapped in Iran
for months on suspicion of trying to stir up a revolution was allowed to
leave the …
canadianpress.google.com/article/ALeqM5jIWbERge-d6EoiOOuSIkSkL065pA

Iran suffers heavy toll in Thai air crash
AFP –
BANGKOK (AFP) — Embassy officials, relatives and forensic police on
Tuesday tried to identify 34 unknown foreign victims from the Thai air
crash, with Iran …
afp.google.com/article/ALeqM5jhNQS7ZAhtURWVmGT6QFn7J6YByw

Ban Iran’s President from UN : ‘O8 Republican Romney
AFP –
If the United Nations fails to act on the threat from Iran, Romney said
“the United States must reconsider its level of support and funding for the
United …
afp.google.com/article/ALeqM5jH6au7cajkMzc_QE-6Qiru4QIlRA

Bush’s ‘proxy war’ claim over Iran exposed
Asia Times Online – Kowloon,Hong Kong
And the evidence that has emerged over the past nine months about Shi’ite
militias and their relationship to Iran suggests that Quds Force personnel
in Iraq …
www.atimes.com/atimes/Middle_East/II19Ak03.html

Iran-Russia experts to decide over Bushehr power plant in a month
ISNA – Iran
18 (ISNA)-Iran and Russia’s atomic energy agency heads agreed their expert
teams to summarize the process of evaluation for the opening of Bushehr
power …
www.isna.ir/Main/NewsView.aspx?ID=News-1000446&Lang=E

Pentagon’s Mideast chief urges Gulf allies to unite against Iran
International Herald Tribune – France
At military compounds and royal reception halls across the Gulf, Adm.
William Fallon is delivering personal appeals to Arab leaders to counter
Iran’s …
www.iht.com/articles/ap/2007/09/18/africa/ME-GEN-Gulf-US-Facing-Iran.php

News from Iran
By admin
Please read below WFAFI’s searing assessment of the UN Human Rights Council Council’s High Commissioner for Human Rights, Louise Arbour’s recent trip to Iran as well of other horrendous news about what is happening to women in Iran: …
www.feministpeacenetwork.org/2007/09/18/news-from-iran-6/

Russia Warns Against Iran War
By VINEYARDSAKER:(VINEYARDSAKER:)
MOSCOW — Russian deputy foreign minister Alexander Losyukov has warned that any US military intervention in Iran would be a “political error” that would have “catastrophic” consequences. Losyukov’s comments in an interview published …
vineyardsaker.blogspot.com/2007/09/russia-warns-against-iran-war.html

Iran?
By denishorgan
The idea that somehow we should or even somehow could invade Iran — an idea wildly popular among the crazies who learn nothing from history or sad current events – are based on the take that the Iranians are soooo bad. …
denishorgan.com/2007/09/18/iran/

IAEA chief opposes impulsive war against Iran
Xinhua – China
His remarks came after French Foreign Minister Bernard Kouchneron Sunday
warned that a war against Iran should be launched should it obtain nuclear
weapons. …
news.xinhuanet.com/english/2007-09/18/content_6745035.htm

China says it opposes threatening Iran with war
Reuters – USA
BEIJING (Reuters) – China is opposed to threatening Iran with war over its
nuclear program and stands for a diplomatic solution, a government
spokeswoman …
www.reuters.com/article/newsOne/idUSPEK16109320070918

US experts visit Russian missile defense site
International Herald Tribune – France
They have dismissed US insistence that the purpose of the installations
would be to counter a potential threat from Iran. Putin surprised US
President …
www.iht.com/articles/ap/2007/09/18/europe/EU-GEN-Russia-US-Missile-Defense.php

Iran Criticizes French War Warning
The Associated Press –
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian media lashed out at France on Monday for
raising the rhetoric in the standoff over Tehran’s nuclear program, a day
after the …
ap.google.com/article/ALeqM5g3cDiNpduuyaNSxlCWcY3DIgnY7A

Abizaid: World Could Abide Nuclear Iran
The Associated Press –
WASHINGTON (AP) — Every effort should be made to stop Iran from obtaining
nuclear weapons, but failing that, the world could live with a
nuclear-armed …
ap.google.com/article/ALeqM5jb1Wd-LnIH2JUQubKYKyj1HxPoJw

IAEA boss warns against Iran attack
The Press Association –
The chief UN nuclear inspector criticised talk of attacking Iran as “hype”,
saying the use of force should only be considered as a last resort and only
if …
ukpress.google.com/article/ALeqM5il3-0Mz_npSl3XR-KFiB5rR59Whg

US troops capture 12 Iraqis suspected of links with Iranian …
International Herald Tribune – France
The 12 are believed involved in smuggling and storing weapons from Iran
used to attack Iraqi civilians and the security forces that protect them,

www.iht.com/articles/ap/2007/09/17/africa/ME-GEN-Iraq-Raids.php

Taking Aim at Iran
U.S. News & World Report – Washington,DC,USA
By Thomas Omestad Amid deepening frustration with Iran, calls for shifting
Bush administration policy toward military strikes or other stronger
actions are …
www.usnews.com/articles/news/world/2007/09/14/thin
k-tank-buzz-is-building-on-the-chances-of-war-with-iran.html

Iran: won’t wait indefinitely
Hindu – Chennai,India
DUBAI: Iran has warned that it would finalise the multi-billion dollar gas
pipeline deal with Pakistan and not wait indefinitely for India’s
decision on …
www.hindu.com/2007/09/18/stories/2007091858680100.htm

Iran and global gas markets
Tehran Times – Iran
TEHRAN (PIN) — Since natural gas is a comparative advantage for Iran in
energy sector, the ninth government has adopted a principle policy to
increase the …
www.tehrantimes.com/index_View.asp?code=153149

France Calls For Tough European Sanctions On Iran
By Victor Comras
Rather, Fillon stressed that while it would continue to pursue all possibilities for a negotiated settlement, France was now convinced that further sanctions or Iran were needed to bring the message home to Iran’s leaders. …
counterterrorismblog.org/2007/09/france_calls_for_tough_europea.php

Blog Buzz: Iran Blocks Google, EMusic Bests iTunes
By Robert Gorell
Iran has tough censorship on cultural products and internet access, banning thousands of websites and blogs containing sexual and politically critical material as well as women’s rights and social networking sites. …
www.grokdotcom.com/2007/09/17/blog-buzz-9-17/

IS WAR WITH IRAN NOW JUST A MATTER OF TIME?
By Rick Moran
Bernard Kouchner said that while “we must negotiate right to the end” with Iran, if Teheran possessed an atomic weapon it would represent “a real danger for the whole world”. The world should “prepare for the worst… which is war”, …
rightwingnuthouse.com/archives/2007/09/1
7/is-war-with-iran-now-just-a-matter-of-time/

Date: 17 September 2007

Bush Administration War Plans directed against Iran
by Michel Chossudovsky Quoting official sources, the Western media is now confirming, rather belatedly, that the Bush Administration’s war plans directed against Iran are for real and should be taken seriously. …
www.atlanticfreepress.com/content/view/2419/81/
Atlantic Free Press – Hard Truths…
www.atlanticfreepress.com

Iran Condemns French Remark on War
New York Times – United States
17 — Iran’s state-run news agency made an angry attack on the French
government today after the French foreign minister said the world should
brace for war …
www.nytimes.com/2007/09/17/world/middleeast/17cnd-iran.html?hp

Iran convinced West will not attack
BBC News – UK
By Jon Leyne But Iran’s response to the recent threats of war seems to mix
real defiance with a degree, almost, of complacency. There is a firm belief
here …
news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/6999513.stm

Western talk of Iran war premature “hype”: IAEA head
Reuters Canada – Toronto,Ontario,Canada
By Mark Heinrich VIENNA (Reuters) – The UN nuclear watchdog chief said on
Monday talk of last-ditch war on Iran to disable its nuclear program was
premature …
ca.today.reuters.com/news/newsArticle.aspx?type=topNews&storyID=
2007-09-17T151816Z_01_L17903337_RTRIDST_0_NEWS-NUCLEAR-IAEA-COL.XML

US Engage or Isolate Iran?
Washington Post – United States
There are some constants: Everyone I spoke to wanted the current theocracy
in Iran to loosen up on its own people and open up to the world, …
newsweek.washingtonpost.com/postglobal/a
merica/2007/09/us_engage_or_isolate_iran.html

Is war with Iran inevitable?
Telegraph.co.uk – United Kingdom
Bernard Kouchner said “we must negotiate right to the end” with Iran
but if Teheran developed an atomic weapon it would pose “a real danger
for the whole …
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2007/09/17/view17b.xml

Bush Administration War Plans directed against Iran by Michel …
By dzarkhan
Quoting official sources, the Western media is now confirming, rather belatedly, that the Bush Administration’s war plans directed against Iran are “for real” and should be taken seriously. “Punitive bombings” directed against Tehran …
dzarkhan.wordpress.com/2007/09/17/bush-administratio
n-war-plans-directed-against-iran-by-michel-chossudovsky/

Iran Blocks Google Over Filter “Error”
By Barry Schwartz
Philipp Lenssen reports that Iran blocked Google and Google’s various services for a short time span. Iran blocks and then unblocks Google from News.com reports that Iran had an error with their filter list, which blocked Google.com and …
feeds.searchengineland.com/~r/searchen
gineland/~3/157602372/070917-093318.php

Thompson Will Attack Iran!
By Mark Weaver
I remember seeing his mouth moving and I was picking up stray words here and there until I heard the word “Iran.” As I went on alert and started to tune in, he was saying something about how he will send combat troops in, …
quinnell.us/sspb/?p=797

An Indispensable Irritant to Iran and Its Foes
By dzarkhan
Iran would answer questions about its clandestine nuclear past in exchange for a series of concessions. With no advance notice or media strategy, Dr. ElBaradei ordered the plan released in the evening. And then he waited. …
dzarkhan.wordpress.com/2007/09/17/an-i
ndispensable-irritant-to-iran-and-its-foes/

Iran Blocks Google Over Filter “Error”
By Barry Schwartz
Philipp Lenssen reports that Iran blocked Google and Google’s various services for a short time span. Iran blocks and then unblocks Google from News.com reports that Iran had an error with their filter list, which blocked Google.com and …
searchengineland.com/070917-093318.php

Prepare for war with Iran: French warning
Sydney Morning Herald – Sydney,New South Wales,Australia
THE world should “prepare for war” with Iran, the French Foreign Minister,
Bernard Kouchner, said on Sunday, escalating tensions over the country’s
nuclear …
www.smh.com.au/news/world/prepare-for-war-
with-iran-french-warning/2007/09/17/1189881433475.html

IAEA Chief Warns Against Striking Iran
ABC News – USA
Vice President of Iran Reza Aghazadeh I, right, delivers a speech during
the General Conference of the International Atomic Energy Agency, …
www.abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory?id=3611469

Europe Discussing Iran Sanctions
Washington Post – United States
AP PARIS — European leaders are considering their own economic sanctions
against Iran over its refusal to forgo parts of its nuclear program, …
www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/con
tent/article/2007/09/16/AR2007091601181.html

Iran sends message of peace to US
Guardian Unlimited – UK
His comments come at a time of heightened tensions between Iran and the US,
which has stepped up accusations of Iranian support for Shia militias
targeting …
www.guardian.co.uk/iran/story/0,,2171099,00.html

Iran blocks access to Google and Gmail
Jerusalem Post – Israel
COM STAFF Iran has blocked access to the Google search engine and the Gmail
email service, an Iranian blogger wrote on Monday. “I can confirm these
sites …
www.jpost.com/servlet/Satellite?cid=1189411419
741&pagename=JPost%2FJPArticle%2FShowFull

Iran warns Western nations against confrontation
AFP –
VIENNA (AFP) — Iran warned Western states on Monday against choosing
confrontation over cordial relations, a day after the French foreign
minister raised …
afp.google.com/article/ALeqM5gVY_uL26MvCgSVzMTJE7T-rZHdyQ

No Google access in Iran
By Leo Blanco
While I laud the effort of Iran to uphold high moral standards among their citizens, I don’t think total ban is the right approach. Maybe they should adopt the Virtual Cops strategy currently employed by fellow Asia country, China. …
www.901am.com/2007/no-google-access-in-iran.html

France slammed by Iran after minister warns of war
AFP –
PARIS (AFP) — A warning from French Foreign Minister Bernard Kouchner
that the world has to prepare for a possible war with Iran over its nuclear
programme …
afp.google.com/article/ALeqM5h2E4FueHFgmM1GImXHiG4vnRc-lQ

UN watchdog assembly to debate Iran deal
Financial Times – London,England,UK
By Reuters, Monday September 17 2007, 0131 gmt The UN nuclear watchdog
chief is likely to defend a deal with Iran to the agency’s 144-nation
assembly on …
www.ft.com/cms/s/1a0c5030-64ee-11dc-bf89-0000779fd2ac.html

Ahmadinejad says Iran will continue to enrich Uranium despite …
Jerusalem Post – Israel
Kouchner, quoted by French daily Le Figaro, added that “Iran does whatever
it pleases in Iraq … one cannot find in the entire world a crisis greater
than …
www.jpost.com/servlet/Satellite?cid=118941141
8040&pagename=JPost%2FJPArticle%2FShowFull

MESSAGE TO IRAN?
IsraCast – Jerusalem,Israel
Question: What can you tell us about the nuclear linkage between Syria,
North-Korea and Iran? Bolton: Both North-Korea and Iran today have very
strong …
www.isracast.com/Articles/article.aspx?ID=791

Middle East Madness – Occupation of Iraq and Plans to Attack Iran
The Market Oracle – London,UK
It signals war with Iran of the “shock and awe” kind – intensive, massive
and maybe with nuclear weapons. Plans are one thing, action another, …
www.marketoracle.co.uk/Article2152.html

Bush Administration War Plans directed against Iran by Michel …
By dandelionsalad
Quoting official sources, the Western media is now confirming, rather belatedly, that the Bush Administration’s war plans directed against Iran are “for real” and should be taken seriously. “Punitive bombings” directed against Tehran …
dandelionsalad.wordpress.com/2007/09/17/bush-administra
tion-war-plans-directed-against-iran-by-michel-chossudovsky/

Iran a key issue at UN nuclear watchdog conference
AFP –
VIENNA (AFP) — The UN atomic watchdog opens a general conference of its
144 member states Monday, with the crisis over Iran’s possibly seeking
nuclear …
afp.google.com/article/ALeqM5idQMqL-nnvqA_UOQEDyzyy4Yxwsg

Analysis: Keeping quiet in order to prevent war
Jerusalem Post – Israel
If the foreign news reports are true, Israel has a lot to be concerned
about – not only is Iran racing towards nuclear power but so is Syria. …
www.jpost.com/servlet/Satellite?cid=11894
11415216&pagename=JPost%2FJPArticle%2FShowFull

New France gets tough with Iran
BBC News – UK
Then he called for tougher economic sanctions against Tehran and warned
that if these failed to halt Iran’s nuclear programme, there would be, …
news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/6998118.stm

Russian nuclear fuel for Iran: Mottaki
Hindu – Chennai,India
DUBAI: After months of wrangling, Russia is set to ship nuclear fuel to
Iran’s Bushehr facility, Iranian official media said. Iran state
television quoted …
www.hindu.com/2007/09/17/stories/2007091755991400.htm

Iran’s Ahmadinejad wants Bush debate, ‘global referendum’
AFP –
Ahmadinejad confirmed in an interview with Iranian television he would be
visiting Iran’s arch enemy the United States for the third time to take
part in …
afp.google.com/article/ALeqM5jx3qni04oeSWrNMM1UxK5eiohczA

Brazil backs Iran-IAEA agreement
Tehran Times – Iran
VIENNA (IRNA) — Addressing the president and members of the IAEA Board of
Governors in Vienna, Brazil issued a statement to welcome Iran-IAEA
agreement on …
www.tehrantimes.com/index_View.asp?code=153068

Only Iran Can End America’s Iraq Nightmare
By Tony
Given the weakness of the central government in Iraq, stability there is unlikely without an agreement among Saudi Arabia, Syria, Turkey and Iran over managing the political contest there. The most powerful stakeholder among them is …
tonykaron.com/2007/09/17/only-iran-can-end-americas-iraq-nightmare/

Iran and Plutonium Rattling
By Snooper(Snooper)
In a speech about Iran’s nuclear program, Ahmadinejad declared that Iran has become a global power, and that it would place its nuclear technology at the service of those determined to confront the US and other Western countries. …
takeourcountryback-snooper.blogspot.com
/2007/09/iran-and-plutonium-rattling.html

What’s Wrong With A Nuclear Iran?
By J-Ro
President Bush has stepped up the criticism of Iran in the past months. In fact, in the Petraeus hearings and in Bush’s latest speech about Iraq, Iran has emerged as one of the primary reasons why the US cannot leave Iraq immediately: …
www.theseminal.com/2007/09/16/whats-wrong-with-a-nuclear-iran/

Israel’s Strike – Was it a Warning to Iran? For Lebanon?
By Joshua
Whatever the truth of the allegations against Syria – and Israel has a long history of employing complex deceptions in its operations – the message being delivered from Tel Aviv is clear: if Syria’s ally, Iran, comes close to acquiring …
joshualandis.com/blog/?p=385

France Warns of War With Iran… Again!
By Gateway Pundit(Gateway Pundit)
“In case of the adoption of a new resolution against Iran by the UN Security Council, the Islamic Republic of Iran will make a revision in the level of its cooperation with the International Atomic Energy Agency,” Iran’s Foreign …
gatewaypundit.blogspot.com/2007/09/france-warns-of-war-with-iran.html

Iran Nuclear Watch: France Preparing for Iran War?
By Flap
“We are trying to put in place plans which are the privilege of chiefs of staff and that is not for tomorrow,” he said, referring to military plans but stressed that although any attack on Iran was far from taking place, “It is normal …
flapsblog.com/?p=5593

Date: 16 September 2007

German-Iranian Immoral Trade
By Jahanshah Rashidian (Iran/Germany)
Because of totalitarian character of the Islamic Republic of Iran (IRI), trade with it, apart from foods and medical goods, is immoral; it helps the regime to survive and to further tighten its noose round people’s necks. …
www.mideastyouth.com/2007/09/16/german-iranian-immoral-trade/

Deterring a Nuclear Iran
The United States, the EU and Israel are determined to stop Iran from developing nuclear weapons. If Iran cannot be compelled to abandon its nuclear program through diplomatic pressure and economic sanctions, one or more of them may …
www.brusselsjournal.com/node/2465

Holocaust Miniseries Rivets Iran
By papundits
It is Iran’s version of “Schindler’s List,” a miniseries telling the tale of an Iranian diplomat in Paris who helps Jews escape the Holocaust – and people around the country are riveted, tuning in every week to catch the latest episode. …
papundits.wordpress.com/2007/09/16/holocaust-miniseries-rivets-iran-2/

 

 

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