Iran Newslinks 8 April, 2010

World Digest: China to join talks on Iran sanctions at UN
Washington Post
… on Thursday for their first high-level talks on a Western-backed
proposal to impose sanctions on Iran, according to UN Security Council
diplomats. …

Obama’s Nuclear Accord Seeks to Add Pressure on Iran
The accord “shows the world, particularly states like Iran and North
Korea, that one of our top priorities is to strengthen the global
nonproliferation …

Iran derides Obama’s nuclear stance
Boston Globe
But Iran, classified as a possible target under the guidelines, dismissed
it as a “cowboy” policy by a political newcomer doomed to fail. …

IOC backs FIFA in head scarf dispute with Iran
AP LAUSANNE, Switzerland — The IOC has supported FIFA’s decision to bar
Iran’s girls soccer team from the Youth Olympic Games in a dispute over
players’ …

Iran threatens world peace
The Collegian — University of Richmond
During a recent visit to Kuwait, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said
plainly, and for the world to hear, that the United States had recognized
Iran for …

Russia’s Lukoil to halt gasoline sales to Iran
Russian oil major LUKOIL will cease supplying gasoline to Iran, industry
sources said on Wednesday, the latest addition to a list of companies that
have …,7340,L-3872694,00.html

Germany Charges Two Over Iran Equipment Deal
Wall Street Journal
By DAVID CRAWFORD BERLIN—Federal prosecutors in Germany have charged two
men with delivering to Iran embargoed tools that were intended to build
missiles …

Who succeeds top Iraqi cleric not just about piety
The Associated Press
There are already signs that neighboring Iran is seeking to increase its
influence in Najaf and has long-term hopes of seeing a figure closer to
Tehran’s …

White House: Russia likely on board for harsher Iran sanctions
By News Agencies The White House believes that Russia would join its
Western allies in supporting a series of harsh sanctions against Iran over
the latter’s …

New pipeline to bring Iran gas to Kuwait
Tehran Times
Iran and Kuwait are holding talks on the construction of a 570-kilometer
pipeline to transfer Iranian gas to the Persian Gulf littoral state. …

Iran mocks Obama “ Don Surber
By Don Surber
From the Associated Press: “Iran’s hard-line president on Wednesday
ridiculed President Barack Obama’s new nuclear strategy… Obama on Tuesday
announced the new strategy, including a vow not to use nuclear weapons
against countries that …

Two men charged for Iran missile parts exports – The Local
German prosecutors said on Wednesday they have charged two men for
exporting equipment to Iran intended for use in making long-range missiles
capable of carrying nuclear warheads.

Pajamas Media “ Iran’s Support for the Taliban Is No Surprise
By Ryan Mauro
U.S. military officials are confirming that Shiite Iran is covertly helping
the Sunni Taliban militants waging war in Afghanistan and Pakistan, and the
media is treating it like it is news. The truth is that it is only news
because the …

U.S. Needs Russia’s Help with Iran “ Row 2, Seat 4
By Anne Marie Riha
Iran has adamantly denied it is developing nuclear weapons and insists its
nuclear enrichment program is for civilian use only. The five permanent
members of the United Nations Security Council – Russia, Britain, China,
France and the …

First talks on new Iran sanctions resolution to be held Thursday …
After months of diplomatic dancing, China has agreed to sit down with five
major powers Thursday to discuss possible new sanctions against Iran for
refusing to suspend uranium enrichment and start talks on its suspect
nuclear program.

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