Thursday, April 19, 2007

Iran in the News

Iran in the News

"Through God we shall do valiantly, for it is He that shall tread down our enemies." (Psalm 108:13)

1. Iran plans to build 2 nuke plants - AP

Iran said Sunday it is seeking bids for the building of two more nuclear power plants, despite international pressures to curb its controversial program.

2. With Eye on Iran, Rivals Also Want Nuclear Power - NY Times

Two years ago, the leaders of Saudi Arabia told international atomic regulators that they could foresee no need for the kingdom to develop nuclear power. Today, they are scrambling to hire atomic contractors, buy nuclear hardware and build support for a regional system of reactors.

3. Iran tried to recruit Israeli spies - Worthy News

The Shin Bet has uncovered attempts by Iran to recruit Israeli Jews of Iranian descent to spy for the Islamic Republic, it was revealed Tuesday.

4. Iran Builds Naval Attack Facilities - MENL

Iranian officials said the Iranian Navy has constructed a series of hardened terminals for the deployment of small assault vessels that could surround and strike much larger U.S. warships. The officials said the terminals marked a major element in Iran's so-called swarm strategy in the Gulf.

5. Iran 'Is Seeking N Korea's Nuclear Expertise'- Telegraph Company UK

Iran and North Korea have appointed high-level delegations to deepen co-operation between the two countries on nuclear weapons technology, according to diplomatic sources in Beijing.

The countries are keen to seal a deal before North Korea starts to close its controversial Yongbyon reactor under the terms of an agreement with the United States and regional powers in February.