Iran

Sources: President Obama to Issue “Clear And Direct” Challenge Against Iran During Upcoming Middle East Overseas Trip

March 8, 2013

“The comments do not represent a change in the Obama administration’s thinking, but come as the president prepares to travel in two weeks to the region where he is expected to be pressed over Iran by the Israeli government.”

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U.S. Central Commander Gen. James Mattis: Iran Nuclear Weapon Would Drive At Least One More Sunni-Arab State to Develop Nukes

March 5, 2013

“MATTIS: At least one other [Sunni-Arab] nation has told me they would do that, at a leadership level, they have assured me they would not stay without a nuclear weapon if Iran armed.”

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Secretary of State John Kerry: Iran Moving Closer to Possessing a Nuclear Weapon

March 5, 2013

“At the end of his first overseas trip as Secretary of State, John Kerry acknowledged that despite the continued diplomacy and tough sanctions being leveled against Iran, the regime continues to get closer to possessing a nuclear weapon.”

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Israel Prime Minister Netanyahu: Iran Getting Closer to “Nuclear Red Line”

March 5, 2013

“”Iran is getting closer to that red line, and it is putting itself in that position to cross it,” Netanyahu told the largest American pro-Israel lobby via satellite, referring to the point at which Israel believes Iran would be able to build a nuclear weapon.”

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Vice President Biden to AIPAC: President Obama Isn’t Bluffing on Iran

March 5, 2013

“”The president of the United States cannot, and does not, bluff. President Barack Obama is not bluffing,” Biden told the audience in Washington.”

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Shipment Seized Off the Coast of Yemen Contained Chinese Anti-Aircraft Missiles

March 4, 2013

“The Chinese missiles were part of a larger shipment interdicted by American and Yemeni forces in January, which American and Yemeni officials say was intended for the Houthi rebels in northwestern Yemen.”

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Israel’s Channel 10: President Obama Will Threaten Iran With a Military Strike in June

February 27, 2013

“Pres. Obama is scheduled to visit Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu next month, and during the get-together the two leaders will reportedly work out the details for a possible assault.”

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Symantec Security Response Discovers Earliest Version of Stuxnet 0.5 in

February 26, 2013

“Analysis of this code reveals the latest discovery to be version 0.5 and that it was in operation between 2007 and 2009 with indications that it, or even earlier variants of it, were in operation as early as 2005.”

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UPDATED: Iran Revolutionary Guard Conducted Tests Downing a HYPOTHETICAL Foreign Spy Drone

February 24, 2013

“Sarkheili did not say whether the drone was American… Iran has claimed to have captured several U.S. drones, including an advanced RQ-170 Sentinel CIA spy drone in December 2011 and at least three ScanEagle aircraft.”

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Diplomats: Iran Upgrading Nuclear Uranium Enrichment Facilities

February 21, 2013

“Diplomats told The Associated Press on Wednesday, however, that installation was now well on its way, with inspectors from the International Atomic Energy Agency seeing close to 100 or more machines mounted when they toured the site a few days ago. “

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Iranian Authorities Detain Two of the Opposition Leader’s Children

February 11, 2013

“The state-linked Iranian Students’ News Agency (ISNA) reported the two daughters Zahra and Narges Mousavi were summoned for questioning, not arrested, and asked to give “explanations” to prosecutors.”

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Yemen President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi Condemns Iranian Weapons Shipments to Islamists in Yemen

February 8, 2013

“Government official Abdel-Rashid Abdel Hafez said Mr Mansour Hadi had contacted his Iranian counterpart, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, to demand Tehran stop smuggling in weapons.”

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Argentine President Cristina Fernandez Defends Truth Commission Accord With Iran to Investigate the 1994 Bombing of a Jewish Community Center in Buenos Aires

February 8, 2013

“Argentine courts accuse Iran of sponsoring the attack, which killed 85 people. The pact signed with Tehran has been criticized by Israel and Jewish groups who fear it could end up weakening the case against Iranian officials.”

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Iran Supreme Leader Khamenei Rejects U.S. Vice President Biden’s Offer of Direct Talks

February 7, 2013

“Khamenei made his comments just days after Biden said the United States was prepared to meet bilaterally with the Iranian leadership. “That offer stands but it must be real and tangible,” Biden said in Munich on Saturday.”

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Iran Decoded and Released Footage From a Downed U.S. Drone

February 7, 2013

“Iran had said it downed the drone on December 4, 2011 near Kashmar in the country’s northeast, some 225 kilometers (140 miles) from the border with Afghanistan.”

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