Wednesday, July 11, 2007

Iran in the News

"They band themselves together against the life of the righteous And condemn the innocent to death. But the LORD has been my stronghold, And my God the rock of my refuge. He has brought back their wickedness upon them And will destroy them in their evil; The LORD our God will destroy them." (Psalm 94:21-23)

1. 'Time running out for Iran strike' - Jerusalem Post

Predicting that sanctions will ultimately fail to stop Teheran's nuclear program, Brig.-Gen. (res.) Yossi Kuperwasser, former head of Military Intelligence's Research Division, told The Jerusalem Post on Monday that time to launch an effective military strike against Iran's nuclear installations was running out.

2. Tunneling Near Iranian Nuclear Site Stirs Worry - Washington Post

The sudden flurry of digging seen in recent satellite photos of a mountainside in central Iran might have passed for ordinary road tunneling. But the site is the back yard of Iran's most ambitious and controversial nuclear facility, leading U.S. officials and independent experts to reach another conclusion: It appears to be the start of a major tunnel complex inside the mountain.

3. Rafsanjani calls for unity to thwart enemy plots - IRNA

Expediency Council Chairman Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani on Sunday called for national solidarity to foil enemies' plots. He said in his address to a congress to commemorate Martyr Mohammad-Mehdi Rabbani Amlashi that the enemies of the Islamic Republic of Iran have repeatedly been defeated in their attempt to deal a blow to the nation and have acknowledged their failure vis-a-vis Iranians' power.