Thursday, November 16, 2006

Iran's Media: Prepare to destroy Israel: DBI

Thursday's Daily Briefing on Iran.
Iranian media to Muslim world: prepare for a 'great war' to destroy Israel.
  • YNet News reported that several Iranian newspapers urged Muslims around the world to prepare for a 'great war' to destroy the State of Israel.
Bush and Putin meet but still no progress on Iran.
  • MosNews reported that President Bush and Russia ’s Vladimir Putin met for brief talks at a Moscow airport on Wednesday which were to touch on trade and international sanctions against Iran over its nuclear program.
  • The Jerusalem Post reported that US Ambassador John Bolton said Wednesday there were still "wide gaps" between the Russians and Europeans, a view echoed by Russian Ambassador Vitaly Churkin.
Ahmadinejad confident the world will give into a nuclear Iran.
  • The Jerusalem Post reported that Ahmadinejad insisted the West will gradually back down in its standoff with Iran and eventually accept its nuclear program.
He claims: They are just one step away...
  • Islamic Republic News Agency reported that Ahmadinejad said that Iran is today one step ahead with the passage of each minute and just one step remains to nuclear climax.
Condi still not interested in direct talks with Iran and Syria.
  • reported that Condoleezza Rice, the US secretary of state, has played down the idea of direct talks with Iran and Syria, saying that neither appeared interested in helping to stabilize Iraq or the Middle East.
Here are a few other news items you may have missed.
  • Kenneth R. Timmerman, examined the latest report on Iran from the IAEA which once again shows that Iran has failed to comply with the demands of the international community.
  • The Telegraph reported that Iran tried to obtain uranium from Somalia in return for supplying weapons to the anarchic country's Islamist movement, according to the United Nations.
  • Amir Taheri, The Jerusalem Post reported that while it take months before the full impact of the mid-term elections on foreign policy to be understood, radical elements throughout the Middle East see the defeat of President George W Bush's Republican Party as a victory for themselves.
Thank you Doctor Zin and Team for bringing us this news. Have a wonderful day.