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2008-10-10 06:00:16

The Iranian President Mahmud Ahmadinezhad has dismissed the fourth UN Security Council resolution against Iran as an act of desperation. Speaking in a live interview with the Iranian television Ahmadinezhad said that the recent UN resolution against Iran was a "desperate lashing out of hegemonic powers" adding that "All they are doing now is to preserve the existing structures." Commenting on Iran-US relations he said that resuming diplomatic relations with the US will not help Iran solve...

2008-10-03 06:00:18

By Ken Dilanian and Richard Wolf A look at some of the claims made by Sen. Joe Biden and Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin in the vice presidential debate Thursday night in St. Louis: Health care The claim: Palin said Barack Obama wants a "universal, government-run program" and "health care being taken over by the feds." The facts: Obama's health care plan does not call for a government takeover. In fact, it isn't even universal. It would only cover all children. Obama's plan would give...

2008-09-28 09:00:22

Text of report by reformist Iranian daily E'temad-e Melli Text of unattributed report by Economic desk headlined "Creation of the Peace Gas Pipeline Company by Tehran and Islamabad: Pakistan becomes the sole client of Iran's gas" published by Iranian newspaper E'temad-e Melli on 24 September Despite the absence of India, negotiations about the construction of the peace gas pipe project are still the focus of discussions between Iran and Pakistan. Accordingly, the presidents of the two...

2008-09-25 15:00:35

By CALEV BEN-DAVID It's probably safe to say that Paul McCartney, performing here this week in defiance of radical Islamist threats, won't be following up any time soon with a similar appearance in Iran. But McCartney and The Beatles have apparently left their mark on that country. "I first heard of the Beatles sometime around 1964, when I was a sixth-grader in Teheran," wrote Iranian- American emigre Mehrdad Mehdizadeh in 1996; "I remember all the sensation about The Beatles, or...

2008-09-24 06:00:02

By Richard Wolf UNITED NATIONS -- President Bush challenged the United Nations on Tuesday to stop terrorism, punish Iran and North Korea for their nuclear programs and see Russia's invasion of Georgia as a violation of the U.N.'s charter. Speaking in sharp terms for the last time to the 63rd General Assembly, Bush said the U.N. must offer greater support to peaceful democracies and hand out tougher punishments to tyrannies that sponsor terrorism. It was a valedictory of sorts for a...

2008-09-19 21:00:02

Republican U.S. vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin said Friday that if Iran develops nuclear weapons it could lead to a "second Holocaust." Speaking to thousands of supporters in Blaine, Minn., the Alaska governor said she and GOP presidential nominee John McCain are committed to thwarting Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's nuclear ambitions, ABC News reported. "John McCain and I are committed to drawing attention to the danger posed by Iran's nuclear program and we will not waver...

2008-09-15 15:00:12

Text of report in English by Iranian conservative news agency Mehr Tehran, 12 September: Foreign Ministry spokesman Hasan Qashqavi on Monday [15 September] said Iran is holding talks with regional and European countries over maintaining stability in the Caucasus region. Iran is seriously pursuing Caucasus diplomacy Foreign Minister Manuchehr Mottaki's dialogues with Russian and Azeri officials over the issue have been widely welcomed, Qashqavi told reporters during his weekly press...

2008-09-10 15:00:21

Text of report by state-run Iranian TV channel two on 10 September [Presenter] An Israeli helicopter crashed one hour ago in Occupied Palestine killing its two pilots. The cause of the crash has not been announced. Originally published by Vision of the Islamic Republic of Iran Network 2, Tehran, in Persian 1800 10 Sep 08. (c) 2008 BBC Monitoring Middle East. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-08-26 06:00:49

Text of unattributed report headlined "Deputy science minister in an interview with Iran: Retirement of university lecturers is not political" published by Iranian newspaper Iran website on 24 August The actions of the Ministry of Science regarding the retirement of university lecturers is in no way political, and the retirees do not belong to a specific political current. In an interview with a reporter from Iran newspaper, the deputy science minister referred to the retirement of some...

2008-08-25 09:01:30

Xinhua Middle East news summary at 2100 GMT, Aug. 23 TEHRAN -- Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad announced Saturday that his country is to send its first remote sensing telecommunication satellite into space in the near future, local Press TV satellite channel reported. Ahmadinejad made the announcement in an address in the city of Arak, capital of Iran's central province of Markaz. (Iran- Satellite) - - - - GAZA -- Two boats carrying international campaigners sailing from...


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