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Thursday, June 15, 2006

News on Iran Round-Up

Oh my, how time flies! I should be here everyday, and here it is five days later. Please forgive me. I shall choose a story or two from each day, and you may read the whole list of articles by clicking on the day of the week. Thanks.

Saturday, June 10, 2006.
Sunday, June 11, 2006.
Iran: A major women’s rights demonstration scheduled for Monday.
  • Iran Press News published a photo of Iranian women demanding equal rights in Iran. Plus an announcement for the June 12th Women's protest in Tehran.
  • Rooz Online reported that five women Nobel Peace Prize winners came out in support of the rally in Tehran on June 12th, 2006 against legal discrimination of women.
Iran has until June 29th to respond to Perm-5 proposal.
  • SFGate reported that Iran given June 29 deadline to respond to anti-nuke offer.
Iranian opposition warns the West.
  • Middle East Newsline reported that Reza Pahlavi said: "Mr. Ahmadinejad's harsh and venomous rhetoric brought the toughest U.S. president in the life of the Islamic republic to the [negotiations] table," and "The lesson is that harshness and radical talk pays."
Other News you may have missed.
  • Nora Boustany, The Washington Post reported on the famous Iranian poet Simin Behbahani and her support for human rights in Iran describing her as a Poet Who 'Never Sold Her Pen or Soul.'
Monday, June 12, 2006.
Growing evidence Iran has violated the NPT.
  • The Telegraph reported that fresh evidence has emerged that Iran is working on a secret military project code named Zirzamin 27 to develop nuclear weapons that has not been declared to United Nations inspectors responsible for monitoring Iran’s nuclear program.
  • reported that pressure is building on Pakistan's President Pervez Musharraf to allow access to nuclear scientist A. Q. Khan to discover what he knows about fresh traces of enriched uranium found on equipment used at an Iranian military site.
Key Iranian agents on the run?
  • Iran Focus reported that several key agents of Iran’s Ministry of Intelligence and Security operating in countries bordering Iran have gone on the run from their terror masters in Tehran.
Tuesday, June 13, 2006.
A roundup of reports on the women’s demonstration in Tehran today. Photos.
  • Iran Press News provided a detailed report on the Islamic Regime's attack and assault attendants of the peaceful Women's March. Among those present at the march were academics, well-known human and women's rights activists, student leaders, and members of the greater Tehran bus drivers union. Photos.
  • Radio Free Europe reported on the Women’s March and eyewitnesses claimed there were maybe as many security forces as protesters.
  • SMCCDI reported that Islamist female agents named by most Iranians as "Black Crows" (due to their black veils), used of clubs, chains and Tear-Gas spray against helpless and women who were shouting slogans against the regime.
  • BBC News reported that the viciousness of the police attack on the protestors caused men who were passing by in the street to protest. "These are our sisters, how can you do this?"
IAEA reports Iran still refuses to answer their questions.
  • The New York Sun reported that a series of unanswered questions on Iran's program to enrich uranium for bombs and power will be raised Monday as the board of the International Atomic Energy Agency meets in Vienna.
Khomeini's Grandson: Calls for foreign intervention to topple the regime.
  • reported that Ayatollah Khomeini's Grandson said: 'freedom must come to Iran in any possible way, whether through internal or external developments. If you were a prisoner, what would you do? I want someone to break the prison [doors open]...'"
Here is some news you may have missed:
  • Peter Brookes, The New York Post reported that the Shanghai Cooperation Organization reeks of trouble for Uncle Sam.
  • The Los Angeles Times reported the unease conservative community has to Condoleezza Rice's offer to Iran.
I will finish with Wednesday and Thursday after I finish dinner. Well, we all have to eat, ya know? lol. Don't forget to pray for the Iranian people who desire the same freedoms you cherish, if you're wise. Thank you for your patience, and have a great day.

Category: Iran. (Actually, I could throw a dart, and they would be in this post! It's too much work, so I'm just going to leave it as it is. Thank you.)