Wednesday, March 14, 2007

Iran in the News

Iran in the News

"Do not grant, O LORD, the desires of the wicked; Do not further his wicked scheme, Lest they be exalted." (Psalm 140:8)

1. - AFP

Russia warned Iran on Tuesday of "irreversible consequences" for the Bushehr nuclear power station project should Tehran fail to resolve a financing dispute, state-run RIA Novosti reported.

2. 100 bars of uranium believed smuggled to Iran - DEBKA

The UN nuclear watchdog and Kinshasa government are investigating the disappearance of 100 bars of uranium believed smuggled to Iran. The DR Congo newspaper Le Phare reported the uranium was removed from the nuclear center in Kinshasa as “part of a vast trafficking operation.”

3. Another Iranian Officer Missing - Israel National News

A high ranking Iranian army officer based in Iraq is missing and may have been arrested by American forces, according to the London-based Arabic newspaper a-Shark al-Awsat.

4. Iran will respond if UN adopts sanctions: FM - Khaleej Times

Iran’s Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki said on Wednesday that Iran would respond “in equal measure” if the UN Security Council passes a resolution approving tougher sanctions against Teheran. The United Nations Security Council is meeting later Wednesday to consider a draft resolution that, if adopted, could impose fresh sanctions against Iran for its nuclear programme.