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Saturday, May 29, 2010

News Analysis-Gaza aid Flotilla.

PressTVGlobalNews — May 29, 2010 — Israel vows to block arrival at aid flotilla :

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Turkey is a Nuclear Armed State!

AlJazeeraEnglish — May 28, 2010 — As a month-long Nuclear Non-Proliferation summit in New York draws to a close, participants are still debating how best to achieve a nuclear-weapons-free zone in the Middle East.

The problem at the heart of it all is Israel, a country with an undisclosed but known nuclear-weapons capability.

Israel decided not to come to the US meeting, knowing it would face scrutiny and criticism.

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Changing US attitudes toward Israel - Riz Khan -

AlJazeeraEnglish — May 26, 2010 — Recent US polling shows that US attitudes toward its traditional ally may be evolving and that American support for the country may not be as strong as it once was. Are US perceptions of Israel changing?





Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Inside Story - The Taliban's counter strategy : AlJazeera perspective.


May 25, 2010 — With a recent string of high-profile attacks on prime targets in Afghanistan, is Taliban facing the Nato escalation with counter escalation? And what will be the impact on Coalition operations as some nations consider withdrawing their forces from Afghanistan?

Sunday, May 23, 2010

NATO Kandahar Base Attacked

Militants attackkey Afghan NATO base -video below

The Taliban said Sunday they were behind an attack on NATO's main base in southern Afghanistan, the third on international forces in a week, showing their determination to meet fire with fire.
US soldiers walk to board a helicopter at an airfield in Kandahar on May 7. The Taliban has said they were behind an attack on NATO's main base in southern Afghanistan, the third on international forces in a week, showing their determination to meet fire with fire. 
As US and NATO troops escalate operations against the militants in their heartland of Kandahar province, the Taliban are making good on threats of a nationwide campaign against targets allied with the Kabul government.

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

UN draft resolution tabled : UN- Iran Sanctions


Iran 'Smart Sanctions' Dangerous?

RussiaToday — May 19, 2010 — Iran is facing new sanctions, after the U.S. put forward draft measures against the country for refusing to halt nuclear enrichment. The proposal has been accepted by veto-wielding countries in the UN Security Council - and is now being circulated to all members. The move comes despite Iran's nuclear swap deal to ship uranium to Turkey for enrichment.

Speaking to Israelis on the Nakba ( catastrophe )

TheRealNews — May 19, 2010 — For this year's Nakba Day, May 15th, TRNN asks Israelis what they know about the history of '48.




Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Reaction to Iran and Turkey Nuclear deal.

China responds to Iran deal

AlJazeeraEnglish — May 17, 2010 — Victor Gao, the director of the China National Association of International Studies, says China welcomes news of the Iran uranium exchange plan as "a very positive step in the right direction".

He tells Al Jazeera that for China, imposing sanctions would serve to further isolate Iran and make the situation more explosive.

And while China is willing to discuss additional UN sanctions, Gao said, it has always maintained that "diplomatic efforts should be the top priority". (May 18, 2010)

Sunday, May 16, 2010

Brazil seeks Iran nuclear talks


AlJazeeraEnglish — May 15, 2010 — Luiz Inacio Lula Da Silva, Brazil's president, is set to visit Iran in a last-ditch effort to help prevent the renewing of UN sactions on Iran over its nuclear programme.

Lula said world leaders who are part of the UN Security Council must engage in direct talks and negotiations with Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Iran's president, to resolve the nuclear issue.

Afghan Civilian Deaths


PressTVGlobalNews — News Analysis-Afghan Civilian Deaths : May 15, 2010 | Thousands of Afghans took to the streets to express their outrage over growing civilian deaths due to US military operations.






Palestinians mark Nakba ( catastrophe )

AlJazeeraEnglish — May 15, 2010 — Palestinians across the world are marking on Saturday the 62nd anniversary of Nakba, which means catastrophe.

In 1948, hundreds of thousands of Palestinians were displaced and many became refugees due to the formation of the state of Israel.

Mass gatherings commemorating the day of "catastrophe" in the West Bank and Gaza displayed a rare instance of unity between various political factions.




Thursday, May 13, 2010

Chechen refugees living in limbo in Turkey

AlJazeeraEnglish — May 12, 2010 — Most of the 1,500 Chechen refugees, who have been living in Turkey for years, are yet to be given official refugee status by the Turkish government.

Without that status, they are not permitted by law to have a job or attend schools in the country.

The refugees, many of whom had to flee Russia's wars in Chechnya, are pushing Turkish officials to grant them those rights.

Saturday, May 8, 2010

Mother's day - a tribute to all mums & potential mums

Everywoman - Women of Hezbollah - Part 1

AlJazeeraEnglish — August 28, 2007 — Everywoman travels to Southern Lebanon,to the scene of some of the fiercest fighting during the Israeli Lebanese war. We talk to an ordinary woman who chose to stay in the town despite the fighting and risked her life sheltering Hezbollah fighters and ask her why she did it.

Back in Beirut we visit the women's Islamic Resistance Support Association and talk to the women there about their contributions to fund the resistance.

Friday, May 7, 2010

Afghan against Kandahar 'operation'

AlJazeeraEnglish — May 06, 2010 — Hamid Karzai, Afghanistan's president, is heading to Washington in a few days, as Nato prepares for a military operation in Kandahar.

Nato forces and the country's government have been warning of the offensive against the Taliban for months now.

But as Hoda Abdel Hamid reports, locals aren't sure it will work.

Thursday, May 6, 2010

IAEA presses Israel to sign NPT


IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano addresses the Nuclear Non-Proliferation ‎Treaty review conference at United Nations Headquarters in New York.


Wed, 05 May 2010 | PressTV


International Atomic Energy Agency Director General Yukiya Amano has urged member states to find a way to implement the 2009 resolution on Israel. 



In a letter, Amano asked the foreign ministers of the 151 member states to share their views on how to persuade Israel to join the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) and open up its nuclear facilities for inspection. 

Poll denounced: US threat against Iran

 Wed, 05 May 2010  |  PressTV
 
President Barack Obama released a new US Nuclear Posture Review (NPR) last month, which allows for the use of US nuclear arms against Iran.
 
An opinion poll suggests that US President Barack Obama's threat of a nuclear attack against Iran should be condemned by the international community.

Wednesday, May 5, 2010

Ahmadinejad at the UN nuclear conference.

Ahmadinejad gives exclusive interview to RT

RussiaToday — May 04, 2010 — The U.S. is trying to put pressure on organizations like the UN Security Council in order to get its own way on major international issues. That's the view of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, who's spoken exclusively to RT in an interview. He says that such pressure and new sanctions - if imposed - would harm the U.S. rather than Iran.

Erik Prince Reveals Undisclosed Blackwater Ops

EXCLUSIVE…Secret Recording of Erik Prince Reveals Previously Undisclosed Blackwater Ops.

Investigative journalist and Democracy Now! correspondent Jeremy Scahill obtains a rare audio recording of a recent, private speech delivered by Erik Prince, the owner of Blackwater, to a friendly audience in January.

China, Turkey want diplomacy on Iran.

 Tue, 04 May 2010 | PressTV
 
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad delivers a speech on the opening of the 2010 NPT Review Conference, May 3, 2010.
 
UN Security Council member states China and Turkey have reiterated commitment to finding a diplomatic solution to the impasse over Iran's civilian nuclear program.

Saturday, May 1, 2010

US to soften stance on Iran?

US President Barack Obama  | Fri 30 Apr 2010 - PressTV
 
After a congressional survey identified Iran's foreign fuel suppliers, the White House says it will exempt the firms from sanctions if they agree to cooperate.

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) identified more than 41 foreign companies that helped Iran develop its oil and gas sector over the past five years, The New York Times reported on April 22.

Mubarak's War on Islamists.

April 30, 2010 — (Mosaic Intelligence Report: April 30, 2010) An Egyptian court convicts 26 men of spying for Hezbollah. Hamas accuses Egyptian security forces of killing four Palestinians by using poisonous gas. Has Egypt declared war on Islamists? And whats Hosni Mubarak afraid of?