Kurt Nimmo | Iran’s missile do not have the capacity to reach Brussels where EU leaders are plotting sanctions against Iran.
Joseph Zrnchik | American and Israeli hypocrisy makes nations mad.
Times Online | Saudi Arabia has conducted tests to stand down its air defenses to enable Israeli jets to make a bombing raid on Iran’s nuclear facilities.
New York Times | McCain said latest United Nations sanctions are “inadequate.”
Press TV | A member of a terrorist organization operating in Iran says that a US State department radio station originally put him in touch with the group.
Jack Tapper | Sanctions are just the beginning — the “1” of a “1,2,3 punch,” as one senior White House official put it.
New York Times | The new sanctions, a modest increase from previous rounds, took months to negotiate but still did not carry the symbolic weight of a unanimous Security Council decision.
Fars News Agency | Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Monday called for cooperation among world states to forge a new world order.
VOANews | The head of the International Atomic Energy Agency says Iran is a “special case” for the agency’s monitoring teams because of suspicions the country is hiding experimental nuclear programs.
Digital Journal | Castro also believes the U.S. could attack North Korea soon.
Tehran Times | The aerosol produced during impact and combustion of depleted uranium munitions can potentially contaminate wide areas around the impact sites or can be inhaled by civilians and military personnel.
Times Online | Three German-built Israeli submarines equipped with nuclear cruise missiles are to be deployed in the Gulf near the Iranian coastline.
Press TV | The war game codenamed “MINOAS 2010″, is carried out at a Greek air base in Souda Bay, on the island of Crete, Haaretz reported.
Gary Leupp | No policy of the Obama administration better illustrates its fundamental mendacity than its policy of bullying Iran.
Reuters | Iran and Russia clashed on Wednesday over Kremlin support for draft U.N. sanctions against the Islamic Republic, in one of the worst rows between the two powers since the Cold War.
Marc Ambinder | It is unusual for a combatant commander to be given the ability to ask civilians to collect intelligence in countries like Iran.
AFP | US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Tuesday Iran’s letter of notification to the UN atomic watchdog on a nuclear fuel swap deal brokered by Turkey and Brazil had “a number of deficiencies.”
UPI | Three U.S. hikers who crossed into Iran from Iraq were involved in a spy operation, Iranian intelligence officials said.
Ray McGovern | While the U.S. and Israel are no longer able to dictate to the rest of the world how crises in the Middle East must be handled, the new reality has been slow to dawn on Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and her friends.
The Independent | Mrs. Clinton made the announcement in testimony to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.
FOX News | House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer pushed hard for the passage of the Iran Refined Petroleum Sanctions Act, despite a pledge from the Islamic republic to send most of its nuclear material outside the country.
Politico | Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announced that a draft Iran sanctions resolution agreed by the five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council will be circulated to the full council today.
Reuters | President Barack Obama and Russian President Dmitry Medvedev on Thursday called for the speeding up of six-nation negotiations on a U.N. sanctions resolution against Iran over its nuclear program.
Global Security Newswire | Iran’s Shiites have traditionally been suspicious of the Sunni al-Qaeda.
CBN.com | Homayoun explained that he has never called for violence or terrorism of any kind against the Iranian government.
Reuters | Iran’s military warned off a U.S. reconnaissance aircraft trying to approach Iranian naval manoeuvres, the semi-official Fars News Agency said on Tuesday.
Reuters | Israel is primed for a war on Iran, a deputy to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday.
Press TV | The National Iranian Drilling Company (NIDC) has offered to assist the US in efforts to prevent an ecological disaster caused by the spreading oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
Press TV | Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad says the United States should dismantle its nuclear bases around the world as a step to create a nuke-free world.
Global Research | Just as the Bush-Cheney administration falsely alleged that Iraq had WMDs, the Obama administration is arguing for unilateral sanctions against Iran, alleging that it poses an existential threat.
Navy Times | An Iranian maritime patrol aircraft buzzed the carrier Dwight D. Eisenhower at sea in the Middle East last week.
ISNA | Iran and Brazil can play a leading role in establishment of a fair world order, said Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.
Gareth Porter | A war involving Iran that begins with an Israeli attack is the only plausible scenario that would fit the category of contingencies in the document.
Press TV | Iranian Judiciary Chief Ayatollah Sadeq Amoli Larijani has condemned international human rights groups for remaining tight-lipped on the recent nuclear threat made by the US against the Islamic Republic of Iran.
Fars News Agency | The massive war games conducted by the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps in the Persian Gulf showed that any enemy threats against the country will be reciprocated by Iran’s powerful response, a senior Iranian official said on Saturday.
Daily Telegraph | Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards launched a new “ultra-fast” boat capable of causing severe destruction after testing it during a three-day military drill.
The Qods force “maintains operational capabilities around the world,” a Pentagon report says.
Times Online | A similar pattern shadowed Mr Obama’s decision to deploy 30,000 more troops to Afghanistan last year.
Press TV | A secret memo by US Defense Secretary Robert Gates urges Washington to consider the use of military force against Iran if diplomacy fails to scrap the country’s nuclear program.
Reuters | He said that his “worry about Iran achieving a nuclear weapons capability” is that other states in the region will seek nuclear arms of their own.
Daily Telegraph | Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei used an international conference in Tehran to condemn the US as the “world’s only atomic criminal”.
AFP | Tehran questions the “intent” of Washington’s new nuclear policy and says it contains threats of nuclear attack against Iran.
Reuters | An Israeli strike of Iran’s nuclear facilities could spark a nuclear conflict, which could spiral into a global catastrophe, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev told ABC.
Press TV | The Iranian intelligence minister says Tehran has compelling evidence that three Americans arrested in Iran last year were cooperating with intelligence services.
Reuters | “If America presents Iran with a serious threat and undertakes any measure against Iran, none of the American soldiers who are currently in the region would go back to America alive.”
Press TV | Obama plans to release a review of the US nuclear arms strategy that purportedly restricts the use of its nuclear arms against most non-atomic states except Iran and North Korea.
CNN | U.S. military intelligence suggests Iran plans to smuggle new shipments of weapons into Afghanistan in the coming weeks as part of an increased effort to interfere with coalition operations.
Russia Today | China backed three previous UN sanctions resolutions, but had been opposed to a fourth round hoping for a diplomatic settlement.
YNet News | Obama says all evidence indicates that Tehran aims to acquire nuclear capabilities; he plans to ‘ratchet up pressure’ on Iran with help of ‘unified international community’
Press TV | US authorities have stepped over the legal line and have used forged documents to try to sway the French court to hand him over.