Wednesday, January 24, 2007

Ahmadinejad: Be assured US & Israel will soon be destroyed

Wednesday's Daily Briefing on Iran.
Ahmadinejad: Be assured that the US and Israel will soon be destroyed.
  • YNet News reported that Iran 's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said Israel and the United States will soon be destroyed. Plus photos the MSM ignores.
  • Fars News Agency reported Ahmadinejad in a meeting with Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Mualem here on Tuesday assured that the United States and the Zionist regime of Israel will soon come to the end of their lives.
How Iran is planning to deal with Americans.
  • Amir Taheri, Gulf News reported that Ahmadinejad believes the most the US might do militarily is to order air and missile attacks on the country's nuclear installation, so he has ordered a series of operations in Afghanistan and Iraq to test the Americans.
N Korea helping Iran with nuclear testing.
  • The Telegraph reported that North Korea is helping Iran to prepare an underground nuclear test similar to the one Pyongyang carried out last year.
Iran To Offer Security Council New Proposals.
  • Iran Press Service reported that Tehran is studying to propose the creation of an international consortium for the production of nuclear fuel for Iran ’s coming nuclear plants.
Iran Says Still Cooperating with IAEA.
  • Reuters reported that Iran said on Tuesday it was still cooperating with the IAEA, despite announcing a day earlier that it was barring 38 inspectors from working in the country.
Russia: Iran must always allow IAEA inspections.
  • The Jerusalem Post reported that a senior Russian diplomat said Iran should always allow UN inspectors at its nuclear facilities.
U.S. says Iran must talk or face tougher sanctions.
  • Reuters reported that the United States urged Iran on Tuesday to sit down for talks on its nuclear program or face tougher sanctions in winter.
Mitt Romney Calls for anti-Apartheid-like Sanctions Against Iran.
  • reported that Republican Mitt Romney called for economic sanctions against Iran "at least as severe" as those imposed on South Africa during its apartheid era, in an effort to isolate the Central Asian nation and convince it to give up its pursuit of a nuclear weapon.
Here are a few other news items you may have missed.
  • Eli Lake, The New York Sun reported that a plot was uncovered during a summer raid on a Qaeda safe house which broke up a plan to send 19 terrorists to America on student visas to carry out conventional bombing attacks, though chemical munitions were considered.
  • Chicago Tribune argued that while it is too early to tell whether the Bush administration's new Iraq strategy will provide the course correction necessary to ensure victory. On at least one other issue, however, President Bush's plan is a long overdue sign of seriousness.
  • The Guardian reported that Russia fulfilled a contract to sell air defense missiles to Iran.
  • Michael Ramirez, Town Hall published a cartoon: The State of the Union.
Thank you, Doctor Zin and Team, for all work you do to bring us this news. Sometimes it isn't good, not good at all, but it is nice to know. Have a nice day.