Monday, November 13, 2006

Hizbollah is re-armed, stronger than before: DBI

Monday's Daily Briefing on Iran.
Hezbollah’s missiles back in Lebanon, "stronger than ever".
  • The Times Online reported that Hezbollah, the Lebanese guerrillas are back in south Lebanon stronger than ever and armed with more rockets than they had before the conflict, according to Israeli intelligence.
Ahmadinejad Blasts U.N. Security Council, Again.
  • CBS News reported that Ahmadinejad criticized the United Nations Security Council saying: "It is most embarrassing that the U.N Security Council, which should be the defender of nations' security and rights, threatens countries pursuing nuclear fuel under the law to provide fuel for peaceful purposes."
Moscow May Dump Iran for WTO Membership.
  • Kommersant reported that Russia and the United States had finally reached an agreement on Russia ’s accession to the WTO. The report added that apparently, Moscow may trade Iran 's nuclear ambitions for key agreements with the U.S.
Iran Will Gas Rationing.
  • Iran Press News reported that Iran 's deputy oil minister and managing director of the refining and oil products distribution company said: “Gasoline rationing is definite but the ways and means is up to the Islamic parliament.
Here are a few other news items you may have missed.
  • American Foreign Policy Council & McCormick Tribune Foundation published a report from its working group on Iran 's global influence.
  • Amir Taheri, Arab News argued that while we know that a majority of Americans are unhappy about Iraq. It is, therefore, time to have real debate on the way ahead in Iraq. For such a debate to take place Americans must ask themselves three questions: What are we doing in Iraq? Is it worth doing? Are we doing it well?
Thank you Doctor Zin and Team for your dedication to the news, the truth, and the overall interest in the well being of all Iranian people (regardless of the tyrants).