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2008-07-03 06:00:40

Text of report in English by Iranian news channel Press TV website on 2 July The following is an interview with vice-president of the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB) in World Service Mohammad Sarafraz on the occasion of the Press TV's first anniversary. Q. When was the need for setting up a TV channel like Press TV first felt? A. The idea of setting up an Iran-based English-language news channel had been circulating for years. However, when the US took up a military...

2008-07-02 15:00:15

Lebanese Hezbollah Al-Manar TV at 1502 gmt on 2 July continues to carry live relay from an unidentified location in Beirut a news conference by Hezbollah Secretary General Hasan Nasrallah, who is seen addressing journalists via a large screen. Audio and video reception continues to be good. At 1503 gmt, Nasrallah begins answering journalists' questions: Asked why the issue of Nasrallah's personal safety was not raised during the indirect negotiations and why the Lebanese government was...

2008-07-02 09:00:19

By HAMZA HENDAWI By Hamza Hendawi and Qassim Abdul-Zahra The Associated Press BAGHDAD Hezbollah instructors trained Shiite militiamen at remote camps in southern Iraq until three months ago when they slipped across the border to Iran - presumably to continue instruction on Iranian soil, according to two Shiite lawmakers and a top army officer. The three Iraqis claim the Lebanese Shiites also were involved in planning some of the most brazen attacks against U.S.-led forces,...

2008-07-01 21:00:02

BAGHDAD - Hezbollah instructors trained Shiite militiamen at remote camps in southern Iraq until three months ago when they slipped across the border to Iran - presumably to continue instruction on Iranian soil, according to two Shiite lawmakers and a top army officer. The three Iraqis claim the Lebanese Shiites were also involved in planning some of the most brazen attacks against U.S.-led forces, including the January 2007 raid on a provincial government compound in Karbala in which five...

2008-06-29 12:01:10

By Steve Weizman Associated Press JERUSALEM -- Israel will allow the resumption of food shipments into the Gaza Strip today after a four-day halt in response to Palestinian rocket attacks, Israeli defense officials said. The officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity because an official statement had not been issued, said that a meeting of defense chiefs had decided to allow 80 truckloads to cross. Israel imposed a partial blockade on the strip when Hamas seized power there a year...

2008-06-19 09:00:31

Text of report by Hamas-backed newspaper Filistin website on 18 June ["Exclusive" report from Gaza: "During a Workshop of the Palestinian Media Forum: A Call To Media Managers to Adopt a Strategy That Is Based on the Language of Unification."] Journalists and media men have called on media managers to adopt a strategy that is based on language that unifies sides and to apply pressure on the political leaderships to issue their orders to stop all forms of incitement and adopt a unified...

2008-06-18 15:00:12

The Israeli government, after reaching a cease-fire with Hamas in Gaza, now says it's ready for direct peace talks with Lebanon. Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert has told other government officials he wants to start a round of negotiations with Lebanese leaders, government spokesman Mark Regev told reporters Wednesday. The New York Times said Regev indicated all issues would be on the table, including the thorny topic of which country has jurisdiction over the disputed Shabaa Farms area....

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2008-05-05 14:52:55

Mainstream Internet companies a home for terrorist websites, TAU study finds If you use one of America's top Internet service providers, you may share server space with an organization that enables worldwide terrorism, says a new study by Tel Aviv University.A workshop on terrorist organizations and the Internet was organized for the North American Treaty Organization (NATO) by the Netvision Institute for Internet Studies (NIIS) and the Interdisciplinary Center for Technology Analysis &...

2006-09-05 09:06:25

ALEXANDRIA, Egypt (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan said on Tuesday he was hoping for "positive" news in the next 48 hours on whether Israel would lift an air and sea blockade on Lebanon. "I don't want to raise any false hopes, but I hope that in the next 48 hours we will have some news on that, constructive, positive news," he told reporters after holding talks with Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak in the port city of Alexandria. Israel has kept an air and sea embargo...

2006-09-05 07:12:21

ALEXANDRIA, Egypt (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan said on Tuesday he was hoping for "positive" news in the next 48 hours on whether Israel would lift an air and sea blockade on Lebanon. "I don't want to raise any false hopes, but I hope that in the next 48 hours we will have some news on that, constructive, positive news," he told reporters after holding talks with Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak in the port city of Alexandria. Israel has kept up an air and sea...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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