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Iran Newslinks 21-22 July, 2009
Last Updated: Wednesday, July 22, 2009 11:09

22 July, 2009

Iran’s Ahmadinejad Humiliated Over VP Choice
FOXNews – USA
June 23: Iran President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad attends a meeting with lawmakers at the presidency in Tehran. June 23: Iran President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad …
www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,534320,00.html?test=latestnews

‘Iran nuke may lead to defense umbrella’
Jerusalem Post – Israel
COM STAFF Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton warned Iran on Wednesday that the United States had a plan on how to safeguard the region should the …
www.jpost.com/servlet/Satellite?cid=124644387
4760&pagename=JPost%2FJPArticle%2FShowFull

Health-care reform…Bernanke talks…Message to Iran
9&10 News – Cadillac,MI,USA
BANGKOK (AP) — Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton says Iran should think carefully about its nuclear ambitions. She also tells Thai TV that the US …
www.9and10news.com/category/story/?id=159335

Clinton: US Will Extend ‘Defense Umbrella’ Over Gulf if Iran …
FOXNews – USA
Secretary of state warns Iran that the United States would extend a“defense umbrella” over its allies in the Persian Gulf if the Islamic Republic obtains a …
www.foxnews.com/politics/2009/07/22/clinton-
extend-defense-umbrella-gulf-iran-goes-nuclear/

More line-crossing in Iran (Thomas P.M. Barnett :: Weblog)
More line-crossing in Iran. ARTICLE: Ex-President in Iran Seeks Referendum, By ROBERT F. WORTH, New York Times, July 19, 2009. Indeed, Khatami’s proposal is a stunner. Another key figure crosses a very important line.…
thomaspmbarnett.com/weblog/2009
/07/more_line-crossing_in_iran.html

The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan
By Andrew Sullivan
Shahnameh is an enormous poetic opus written by the Persian poet Ferdowsi around 1000 AD and is the national epic of Iran. The Sh?hn?meh tells the mythical and historical past of Iran from the creation of the world up until the Islamic …
andrewsullivan.theatlantic.com/the_daily
_dish/2009/07/outing-iran-shahnameh.html

JURIST – Paper Chase: Iran implements controversial Internet data …
By Devin Montgomery
Iran has been experiencing political unrest since Ahmadenijad won the country’s disputed June 12 election [JURIST news archive]. Earlier this month, Human Rights Watch [advocacy website] reported that some arrested protesters were …
jurist.law.pitt.edu/paperchase/2009/07/
iran-implements-controversial-internet.php

Khomeini’s Grandson Flees Iran “ niacINsight
By NIAC
The 50 year old grandson of Ayatollah Khomeini, Sayed Hassan Khomeini, has reportedly left Iran rather than bow to recent pressure that he attend Ahmadinejad’s upcoming inauguration ceremony. Sayed Hassan is a mid-level cleric who is …
niacblog.wordpress.com/2009/07/21/kh
omeini%E2%80%99s-grandson-flees-iran/

Iran’s Press TV’s useful Western idiots – The World Desk – Macleans.ca
By Michael Petrou
Canada’s only national weekly current affairs magazine.
www2.macleans.ca/2009/07/21/
irans-press-tvs-useful-western-idiots/

Nabucco Agreement May Provide Entry Point for Iran | Asbarez News
By Asbarez Staff
A long anticipated agreement on the Nabucco gas pipeline project signed last week by the prime ministers of Turkey, Austria, Bulgaria, Hungary and Romania includes provisions that may open the way for Iranian involvement in the project, …
www.asbarez.com/2009/07/21/nabucco-
agreement-may-provide-entry-point-for-iran/

Revolutionary Road…: Latest Updates on the Protests in Iran!
By saeed valadbaygi
On Sunday July 19th, Mr. Mohammad Sedigh Kaboodvand was put on trial in the first section of Iran’s “Dadgahe Enghelab” (Supreme Court) in Mahabd. He is accused of preparing and distributing articles in regard to Kurd women human rights. …
shooresh1917.blogspot.com/2009/07/latest-updates-on-protests-in-iran.html

L.A. County supervisors vote to divest from Iranian energy sector
Los Angeles Times – CA,USA
“LA County’s divestment will send a powerful message to other corporations doing business with Iran,” said Michael Yadegaran, a board member of Los …
latimesblogs.latimes.com/lanow/2009/07/jewish-leaders.html

21 July, 2009

Latest Updates on the Protests in Iran – The Lede Blog – NYTimes.com
By By Robert Mackey
There are reports of new protests in Iran on Tuesday, which is the anniversary of demonstrations in 1952 in support of a nationalist prime minister who clashed with the Shah and was later removed in a coup backed by the United States …
thelede.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/07/21/
latest-updates-on-the-protests-in-iran/

PoliGazette “ Russia, Ahmadinejad and Iran Reconsidered
By admin
At Friday prayers July 17 at Tehran University, the influential cleric and former Iranian President Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani gave his first sermon since Iran’s disputed presidential election and the subsequent demonstrations. …
www.poligazette.com/2009/07/21/russia
-ahmadinejad-and-iran-reconsidered/

Iran march ‘prompts new arrests’ | Rocket News
By Editor
A reformist former prime minister of Iran, he has received backing from several senior figures within the Iranian establishment. Among them are two former presidents, Hashemi Rafsanjani and Mohammad Khatami. On Monday Mr Khatami called …
www.rocketnews.com/2009/07/iran-march-prompts-new-arrests/

The Case of the ‘Fatwa’ to Rig Iran’s Election by Jeremy R …
By dandelionsalad
The propaganda campaign to paint the victory of the incumbent candidate in Iran’s June presidential election as having been a stolen one began early. Even before the election, the seed was being planted that the election would be stolen …
dandelionsalad.wordpress.com/2009/07/21/the-case-of-the-%
E2%80%98fatwa%E2%80%99-to-rig-iran%E2%80%99s-
election-by-jeremy-r-hammond/

Can Russia Influence Iran to Curb Its Nuclear Ambitions?
Voice of America – USA
By Andre de Nesnera Iran’s nuclear weapons ambitions were discussed during the recent summit in Moscow between US President Barack Obama and his Russian …
www.voanews.com/english/2009-07-21-voa54.cfm

IRAN: Video emerges of Tehran tensions
Los Angeles Times – CA,USA
Amateur video has emerged of today’s jittery encounter between would-be demonstrators and plainclothes Basiji militiamen wielding batons. …
latimesblogs.latimes.com/babylonbeyond/2009
/07/iran-video-emerges-of-tehran-tensions.html

Post-Election Clashes Continue In Iran
MyStateline.com – Rockford,IL,USA
(Tehran) — The dissent over last month’s presidential election results in Iran continues with violent clashes between pro-reform protesters and police. …
mystateline.com/content/fulltext/?cid=84691

Iran police clamp down to prevent protests
The Associated Press
TEHRAN, Iran — Security forces and pro-government militiamen clamped down in the Iranian capital to prevent protests Tuesday as the country’s police chief …
www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/
ALeqM5jGSJEAPs_r2T2wxsL5G3t4z-jajQD99J02O80

Iran march ‘prompts new arrests’
BBC News – UK
Since the announcement that Mr Ahmadinejad had won June’s presidential election, Mr Mousavi – reformist former prime minister of Iran – has received backing …
news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/middle_east/8161824.stm

Ahmadinejad’s choice insists on serving as Iran VP
AFP
TEHRAN — Esfandiar Rahim Mashaie, a controversial choice as Iran’s first vice president, insisted on Tuesday he will stay on in the post despite massive …
www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/
ALeqM5jB9ImDVvIAlEyR76nq6VF2B1l_NQ

Senior Iran MP calls on Ahmadinejad to remove deputy
Reuters UK
Ahmadinejad was re-elected in a June 12 presidential vote which stirred the largest display of internal unrest in Iran since the 1979 revolution. …
uk.reuters.com/article/idUKDAH14670420090721

Globalist Think Tank Trots Out Iran Attack Scenario
By admin
In a hare-brained nightmare scenario dreamed up by the Center for Strategic and International Studies — home-base for neocon crackpots such as Michael Ledeen and war criminals of Madeleine Albright’s caliber — Iran manages to produce a …
www.prisonplanet.com/globalist-think-
tank-trots-out-iran-attack-scenario.html

Harry’s Place “ Iran Solidarity
By Your View
Harry’s Place – Liberty, if it means anything, is the right to tell people what they don’t want to hear.
www.hurryupharry.org/2009/07/21/iran-solidarity-2/

Iran Police Chief Accuses Opposition Of Stoking Trouble
NASDAQ
TEHRAN (AFP)—Iran’s police chief accused opposition leaders Tuesday of stoking trouble, after last month’s hotly contested presidential election triggered …
www.nasdaq.com/aspx/stock-market-news-story.aspx?storyid
=200907210740dowjonesdjonline000295&title=iran-police
-chief-accuses-opposition-of-stoking-trouble

In Possible Iran Signal, Israeli Boats Cross Suez
CBS News
(AP) Two Israeli warships sailed through the Suez Canal on Tuesday, Israeli and Egyptian officials said, a move that appeared to be a new signal to Iran …
www.cbsnews.com/stories/2009/07/
21/ap/middleeast/main5176697.shtml

PoliGazette “ Germany: Iran Seeks Nuclear Weapons
By Michael van der Galien
In a 30-page legal opinion on March 26 and a May 27 press release in a case about possible illegal trading with Iran, a special national security panel of the Federal Supreme Court in Karlsruhe cites from a May 2008 BND report,…
www.poligazette.com/2009/07/21/
germany-iran-seeks-nuclear-weapons/

Flash Mobs: A New Twist on Solidarity With Iran – Why We Protest …
By Unregistered
this is a neat idea. Keeping the Change: Flash Mobs: A New Twist on Solidarity With Iran by Maryam Late last night I received an email,“Please.
iran.whyweprotest.net/promote-cause
/17289-flash-mobs-new-twist-solidarity-iran.html

Iran police chief says opposition incites sedition
Washington Post
TEHRAN (Reuters) – Iran’s police chief accused the opposition on Tuesday of“inciting sedition” after last month’s disputed election and said his force…
www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/
article/2009/07/21/AR2009072100437.html

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