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Ahmadinejad’s press aide denies arrest reports

TEHRAN (Reuters) - Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s media adviser denied on Monday reports in local print media that he had been arrested after holding a news conference. Iran’s conservatives accuse Ahmadinejad of being in the grip of a “deviant current” of advisers seeking to undermine the power of hardliners, including the influential…

UK cuts ties with Iran banks over nuclear concerns

Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne said Monday Britain was cutting links with Iranian banks because of “evidence” that they are involved in the development of a nuclear weaponsprogramme. “The UK government has just announced new financial sanctions against Iran. We are ceasing all contact between the UK financial system and the Iranian banking system,” Osborne said.…

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards dare Israel to attack

Iran dares Israel to attack, because the retaliation would send the Jewish state to “the dustbin of history,” a senior Revolutionary Guards commander said, according to the Fars news agencyMonday. “Our greatest wish is that they commit such a mistake,” the chief of the Guards’ aerospatial division, Amir-Ali Hadjizadeh, was quoted as saying. “For some time there…

‘Time has come’ to act on Iran, Israel says

WASHINGTON — The “time has come” to deal with Iran, Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak said Sunday, refusing to rule out military action to curb the Islamic republic’s nuclear ambitions. Barak, speaking on CNN’s Fareed Zakaria GPS program, indicated that Israel’s patience was wearing thin — and provided an ominous…

UN atomic watchdog condemns Iran

The UN atomic agency’s board passed Friday a resolution condemning Iran’s nuclear activities tabled by the five permanent members of the UN Security Council after the watchdog’s damning recent report. But the text, proposed at the International Atomic Energy Agencyby the five permanent members of the UN Security Council, Germany and 12 others, stopped…

Just A Reminder Of Who These People Are

I went over to Instapundit today to see how the 101st Fighting Keyboarders are taking the fight to the Iranitards. That led to this interview, in which he begins the process of proving himself a savant for predicting that technology would play a role in events to come, which nobody…

Tacos for democracy

The right wing attempts to not only make the Iranian protests All About The U.S., but also All About Obama’s Complete Failure As A Human Being reached a new level of hysteria-driven idiocy over the weekend, as bloggers, led by Patterico, decided that the fact that Obama took his girls…

If Only There Were Thousands Of People In The Middle Of This Thing Telling Us What They Want

There’s a reason that we’re all so aware of what’s happening in Iran. There are thousands of people sending out as many messages as they possibly can whenever they can using whatever means are available. This means two things. The first is that Twitter is now the most important thing…

Is this what Bush meant by the ownership society?

Via Atrios, who has tersely been the voice of reason as this Iran thing blows up, I have to commend Tim Fernholz’s article putting the Iranian election debacle into perspective with this most important of reminders: It’s not about us. The rule of thumb that states that if a bunch…

Moral Compass Says What?

It’s actually kind of awesome that Iran’s government blatantly rigged an election and cemented its dictatorial grip on its people because then it’s a lot more likely that Israel will bomb the Allah out of those fuckers. Now, from the perspective of Guy Who’s Paid Attention This Decade, I thought…

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