Friday, November 25, 2005

Saturday's Daily Briefing on Iran

DoctorZin reports, 11.26.2005:

Ansar Hezbollah: “We must do battle with America in Iraq”

Iran Press News: Translation by Banafsheh Zand-Bonazzi
Yalsarat Al Hussein, the weekly publication of the terrorist group Ansar Hezbollah which is under the direct supervision of Ahmadinejad, in one of its’ recent issues, explicitly called for: “the dispatch of suicide bomber terrorists to Iraq in order to do battle with America in Iraq." READ MORE
Here are a few other news items you may have missed.
  • Cecile Zwiebach, The Washington Institute asked: What else can be done about Iran's Nuclear Program?
  • Iran Press News reported that Iran's Director of Foreign policy commission of Islamic Parliament'’s Assembly said that "“Blair is uncivilized"” for encouraging the Iranian people to take action against their government.
  • Iran Press News reported that Khamnei'’s newspaper called Blair "delusional" and said that "westerners reason like cows."
  • Iran Press News reported that Mullah Meshkini told members of the Basij and the revolutionary guards that their main mission was to guard the existence of the regime against the ire of the Iranian people.
  • Iran Press News report 300 cases of self-immolation have occurred this past year in the Luristan province of Iran.
  • Iran Press News reported that the Dutch Foreign Minister opposes establishment of a "reformist" lead Persian-language TV.
  • Iran Press News reported the trial of Abdollah Nasseri, ex-general manager of the other regime-run news agency IRNA will begin on Saturday, Nov. 26th. He has been charged with "“intent to stir up public opinion through publication"”.
  • Iran Press News reported that the Iranian regime tightened security at Amir Kabir industrial University over student protests.
  • Strategic Studies Institute published a new book, Getting Ready for a Nuclear Iran, edited by: Mr. Henry D. Sokolski, Mr. Patrick Clawson. Available for download here.
  • Iran Focus reported that Iran's government is getting a new spokesman.
  • Adnkronos International reported that Rafsanjani said Iran is prepared to remove all ambiguities regarding its nuclear program.
  • Financial Express reported that Russia is keen to build Iran pipeline to India.
  • Iran Focus reported that Iran's hardliners claim victory after "EU climb-down."
  • Deutsche Presse-Agentur reported that Iran declared itself willing in principle to cooperate with Russia over uranium enrichment, but insisted it be allowed to carry out part of the enrichment on Iranian soil.
  • The Washington Times reported that Britain, in a statement on behalf of the 25-nation bloc, offered Iran new negotiations but added it won't be open for a great deal much longer.
  • Amy Kellogg, FOX News released part four of her reports from inside Iran: Iran's Nuclear Capability. Video also available.
  • And finally, DoctorZin reported that it is that time of year for the 2005 Weblog Awards Nominations. We have been encouraged to participate. You may nominate this blog.