Saudi king rejects Cheney’s belligerency
Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah in a meeting with visiting US Vice President Dick Cheney has rejected any US military strike against Iran.
The Saudis say any nuclear non-proliferation efforts should include Israel, which is widely believed to be the only nuclear power in the Middle East with around […]
Bush says Iran threat to world security ABU DHABI (Reuters) – U.S. President George W. Bush accused Iran on Sunday of threatening security around the world by backing militants and urged his Gulf Arab allies to confront “this danger before it […]
Bhutto was key to US plan
Benazir Bhutto was central to American hopes of broadening out Pakistan‘s government from the figure of General Musharraf. Washington helped engineer the political deal that saw her return and now it has seen that lead to disaster, with the loss of one of […]
Foreign Fighters in Iraq Are Tied to Allies of U.S.
BAGHDAD — Saudi Arabia and Libya, both considered allies by the United States in its fight against terrorism, were the source of about 60 percent of the foreign fighters who came to Iraq in the past year to serve […]
Prior to the release of the the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change:
This fourth and final assessment — the so-called synthesis report — seeks to combine lessons from all three (prior reports). Its conclusions are culled from data contained in the thousands of pages that were essentially technical supplements to […]
LYBIAN GROUP JOINS AL QAEDA
Al Qaeda second-in-command Ayman al-Zawahri said a Libyan Islamist group had joined the militant organisation and he urged mujahideen in North Africa to topple the leaders of Libya, Tunisia, Algeria and Morocco.
“Today, with grace from God, the Muslim nation witnesses a blessed step … Honourable members […]
Iran is running 3,000 atomic centrifuges
TEHRAN (Reuters) – Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said on Sunday Iran had met a planned target of installing and running 3,000 atomic centrifuges used in enriching uranium, Iranian news agencies reported.
Iran had said it aimed to have that many centrifuges, which are set up in […]
THE GLOBAL POWER BAROMETER
In their own words: “The world is bigger than the West”, a BBC correspondent; Source: BBC.
Russia, China and Iran are up as they warn the US to stay out of Central Asia.
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