Tuesday, April 10, 2007

Iran in the News

Iran in the News

“Your right hand, O LORD, has become glorious in power; Your right hand, O LORD, has dashed the enemy in pieces. And in the greatness of Your excellence You have overthrown those who rose against You.” (Exodus 15:6–7a)

1. Iran Claims to Begin 'Industrial Scale' Uranium Enrichment - AP

Iran announced a dramatic expansion of uranium enrichment on Monday, saying it has begun operating 3,000 centrifuges — nearly 10 times the previously known number — in defiance of U.N. demands it halt the program or face increased sanctions.

2. Experts skeptical of Tehran's nuke program 'spin' - AP

Diplomats believe Ahmadinejad's claim to be operating 3,000 centrifuges is meant to boost domestic profile.

3. Iran, Venezuela announce support of gas cartel - Jerusalem Post

Both Iran and Venezuela announced their support of a creating a future cartel of gas producing countries, Israel Radio reported on Sunday night.

4. Most Europeans support strike on Iran - Jerusalem Newswire

The somewhat surprising results of a recent public opinion poll reveal that a majority of Europeans support Washington's position that Iran must be stopped from obtaining nuclear arms, even if military intervention is required.