Tuesday, March 6, 2007

Iran in the News

Iran in the News

This week, for all the headlines cited below, please join us in proclaiming THIS DECREE:

"All who rage against you will surely be ashamed and disgraced; those who oppose you will be as nothing and perish."
(Isaiah 41:3)

1. Iran to Target New York? - CBN News

Increasing tensions between Washington and Tehran have revived New York Police Department concerns that Iranian agents may already have targeted the city for terror attacks.

2. Webb Introduces Bill Barring Funding For Military Action Against Iran - Fox News

A Democratic senator on Monday introduced legislation that in some cases would deny funding for the Bush administration to take military action against Iran without first getting congressional approval.

3. Israel, US target private sector to cut Iranian nuke funding - Jerusalem Post; ICEJ News

The Jerusalem Post reports that US Undersecretary of the Treasury for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence Stuart Levey held meetings in Jerusalem yesterday that focused largely on how to get the world's financial institutions to cut business ties with Iran. Levey's proposed strategy is to work outside the context of the UN Security Council to engage the private sector and warn of the risks of doing business with Teheran.

4. Spy chief sees Hamas driven to Tehran - Washington Times

The international community's decision to cut off financial aid to the Hamas-led Palestinian government has helped drive Hamas into the embrace of Iran, the chief of Israel's domestic spy agency said yesterday.