789 articles tagged "Iran"
 
Alarmed nuclear watchdog board meets on Iranian nuclear bomb work<br/>
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 7, 2008, 11:37 AM (GMT+02:00)
The 35-member Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) board is discussing the latest report from its director Mohammed ElBaradei which asserts that Iran is hiding work with possible military nuclear dimensions.
Yet, according to debkafile's political sources, the Israeli government - in disarray over corruption disclosures against prime minister Ehud Olmert ...
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Exclusive: Iran's nuclear missile warhead breakthrough behind new joint missile command with Syria<br/>
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 5, 2008, 5:10 PM (GMT+02:00)
debkafile's military sources reveal that the joint Iranian-Syrian missile command - incorporated in a new mutual defense treaty signed during Syrian defense minister Hassan Turkmani's Tehran visit last week - has two attachments: Hizballah's missile arsenal in Lebanon and the Palestinian Hamas-Jihad Islami missile build-up in the Gaza ...
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First documentary evidence Iran is into nuclear explosives, missile warhead design
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 2, 2008, 1:02 PM (GMT+02:00)
The International Atomic Energy Agency in Vienna based its new and damning findings partly on 18 intelligence documents submitted by the United States, and now accuse Tehran of willful lack of cooperation. Iran dismissed the documents as forged or fabricated.
debkafile reports that the documents came from materials contained ...
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US Military Option on Iran Is Back on the Table
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report May 26, 2008, 11:53 AM (GMT+02:00)
"Iran has got to be very high on that list," said a senior aide ahead of the talks US Vice President Dick Cheney will hold during his 10-day tour of the Middle East and Turkey, which began Monday, March 17 in Iraq.
Singling out Oman, the aide noted that the US ...
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<span class="dnw">DEBKA-Net-Weekly</span>: Iran stands ready for US attack
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report May 14, 2008, 8:25 AM (GMT+02:00)
Our next issue offers an exclusive account of Tehran's military preparations for an American military strike - coupled with Hizballah's preparedness to hit Israel
Don't miss this and more information-packed revelations in the next DEBKA-Net-Weekly issue out Friday.
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Middle East Efforts by Rice, Carter Spark More Violence
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report May 3, 2008, 9:48 PM (GMT+02:00)
While Syrian president Bashar Assad talked about an exchange of messages with Israel through a third party - Turkey and Norway - Sunday, April 21, elsewhere in Damascus, Syrian and Iranian intelligence officers were meeting secretly with Hamas leaders and promising them every support for stepped up rejectionist violence.
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Washington Opens Diplomatic Door to Tehran <br/>
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report May 3, 2008, 9:43 PM (GMT+02:00)
Certain prominent Americans have undertaken secret colloquy with Tehran and may be preparing to go public and make it official, with the administration's blessing.
debkafile's Washington sources name them as Thomas R. Pickering, former ambassador to Moscow, the UN and Israel, William Luers, former envoy to Venezuela and the ...
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Ahmadinejad in Baghdad's Green Zone<br/>
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report April 28, 2008, 9:18 AM (GMT+02:00)
During his 2-day visit to Baghdad, March 2-3, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and his Iraqi hosts did a good job of ignoring the ubiquitous US military presence in Iraq - except for the Iranian president's ritual anti-American blast. His welcome by Iraqi president, the Kurdish Jalal Talabani, and Shiite prime minister Nouri ...
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Exclusive: Ahmadinejad denies al Qaeda's 9/11 attack on America<br/>
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report April 14, 2008, 1:46 PM (GMT+02:00)
In his most provocative anti-US speech to date, Iran's president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad raised doubts about whether al Qaeda's Sept. 11, 2001 attack on New York actually took place. He was addressing Iran's Nuclear Technology day, April 8, debkafile's Iranian sources report.
Announcing earlier that Iran had begun installing ...
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Exclusive: Iran, Syria, Lebanon on military alert over US Gulf movements and Israel's home defense drill<br/>
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report April 11, 2008, 8:58 PM (GMT+02:00)
According to British media, the US is set to attack Iranian military facilities. debkafile's military sources add that the USS Abraham Lincoln Strike Force is heading for the Persian Gulf.
War tensions in the Middle East have shot up - not only over the signals flashing between Syria, ...
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Iran begins installing 6,000 new advanced centrifuges for uranium enrichment
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report April 8, 2008, 9:56 PM (GMT+02:00)
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad announced Tuesday, April 8, that the work is taking place at Iran's uranium enrichment plant in Natanz. The announcement marked Iran's Atom Day celebrations.
It defies UN demands to halt enrichment and three sets of international sanctions to deter Tehran from producing weapons-grade uranium. Iran already has about 3,000 ...
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Exclusive: Ahmadinejad to respond to Israeli minister's threat on Iranian Atom Day
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report April 8, 2008, 11:50 AM (GMT+02:00)
debkafile's Iranian sources report that Tehran's response to Israeli Infrastructure minister Binyamin Ben-Eliezer's warning that a Tehran attack on Israel would call forth a response that "will devastate Iran" is expected to be incorporated in president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's speech Tuesday on the occasion of Iranian Atom Day.
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Exclusive: Iran gains valuable geo-strategic footholds from new defense umbrella for Sudan<br/>
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report April 3, 2008, 3:18 PM (GMT+02:00)
After Russia, China and Libya froze arms sales to Sudan over the horrors of Darfur, Tehran stepped in last month with a string of military pacts signed on March 8 by Iran's defense minister Gen. Mostafa Mohammad Majjar and his Sudanese counterpart, Gen. Abdul Rahim Mohammad Hussein.
For Sudan, they open ...
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US Generals at Odds over Troop Drawdown Tempo<br/>
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report April 1, 2008, 11:56 AM (GMT+02:00)
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US defense secretary Robert Gates' unannounced visit to Baghdad Monday, Feb. 11, was accompanied by two suicide bombings and a strike by the Sunni Awakening Councils, in which the US army has set great store for sustained security across Iraq.
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Iran and Israel Poised for Possible Military Clash over Mughniyeh's Death<br/>
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report March 19, 2008, 2:24 PM (GMT+02:00)
Tehran is bent on avenging the death of its top terror tactician Imad Mughniyeh who was struck down by a bomb planted in his car in Damascus Tuesday, Feb. 13. Even before the high-ranking Iranian military investigation team, headed by Gen. Ghassem Soleimani, chief of the IRGC's al Qods Brigades, ...
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Iran's parliamentary elections Friday strengthen hardliners after hundreds of opposition candidates barred<br/>
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report March 17, 2008, 2:01 PM (GMT+02:00)
debkafile reports: The opposition "reformist" factions can hope for 30 seats at best in the 290-member legislature, after the unelected Council for the Preservation of the Constitution barred some 1,700 of their candidates. This left some of Iran's 30 provinces with no contenders.
Dominated by Revolutionary Guards ex-officers, Iran's ...
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Ahmadinejad's Baghdad visit opened way for US-Iran status quo deal on Iraq
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report March 8, 2008, 9:10 PM (GMT+02:00)
debkafile's Washington and Tehran sources report that a quid pro quo is taking shape between the US and Iran: A nuclear deal on the lines of the North Korea's status in return for Tehran's help for consolidating American gains in Iraq.
The Iranians are counting on the latest ...
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Iran calls new UN sanctions "worthless", vows to continue uranium enrichment <br/>
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report March 8, 2008, 9:10 PM (GMT+02:00)
The foreign ministry in Tehran said the third round of sanctions approved by the UN Security Council March 3 was "worthless and politically motivated." Iran will move ahead with its enrichment program, said the spokesman, in reply to Russian advice to suspend enrichment and study the renewed offer of incentives ...
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Iran's supreme ruler solidly backs Ahmadinejad's drive for a nuclear weapon
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report March 1, 2008, 6:07 PM (GMT+02:00)
debkafile's Iranian sources report that, 18 days before parliamentary elections to the majlis, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei for the first time threw all his weight and authority behind his country's nuclear program and President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. His words clearly celebrated the failure of the United States, the West at ...
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Iran's "covert efforts to weaponize nuclear work" cited in new IAEA report
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report February 26, 2008, 12:55 PM (GMT+02:00)
This work links uranium processing, high explosives tests and designs for a missile warhead, the Vienna-based UN nuclear watchdog said Friday, Feb. 22, in a report on which a decision on a third round of UN Security Council sanctions depends.
"Iran had shown new openness" about earlier nuclear advances, said the ...
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