Monday, January 02, 2012

Iran 2012

jan 2
  • Ron Paul has the young troops on the ground – and he won’t be sending them to Iran. Washington Post Politics
  • TEHRAN, Iran -- Iran test-fired a surface-to-surface cruise missile on Monday during a drill that the country 's navy chief said proved Tehran was in complete control of the strategic Strait of Hormuz, the passageway for one-sixth of the world 's oil supply. Huffington Post Full Feed
  • The Sunni kingdom 's Interior Ministry accused the wanted men of serving the agenda of a foreign power, the television said, usually a reference to regional Shi'ite rival Iran. Reuters International
  • Home: World: Iran 's navy test-fires surface-to-surface cruise missile CTV News World
  • With Paul 's rise to the top tier, rivals have attacked his noninterventionist views on foreign policy and less aggressive stance on Iran 's nuclear program. CNN Politics
  • His seeming indifference to attempts to prevent Iran from obtaining nuclear weapons, his support for a constitutional amendment to deny birthright citizenship to children of illegal aliens, and his opposition to the Nafta and Cafta free trade agreements in the name of doctrinal purity are at odds with most libertarians. Washington Post Opinions
  • Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann says she would put U.S. missiles on alert and consider blockading Iran to let that country know it should not develop nuclear weapons. Seattle Times full feed

  • jan 3
  • But, there is no doubt that the use of Twitter during protests against Iran 's Presidential Election in 2009 was a huge turning point for the site. Huffington Post Full Feed
  • Oil prices soar as Iran warns US aircraft carrier away from Guardian World
  • NEW: Iran says the U.S. vessel 's movement showed the U.S. understood the need for Iran 's naval drills CNN Top Stories
  • He said the Republican Party would not nominate the three-time presidential candidate, citing his stances on Israel, Iran 's nuclear program, his support for legalizing some drugs and the controversial newsletters that were published under his name more than a decade ago. CNN Top Stories
  • Meanwhile, oil prices surged nearly 3 % on continued anxiety over Iran 's growing threat to shut down the Strait of Hormuz. CNN Business
  • I do n't know about you but all I want is a stronger economy and not to be blown up by Iran or a crazy guy with a bomb sewn into his tighty-whities. CNN Most Popular
  • The commander of Iran 's border guards says Iran is negotiating Pakistan to release three of its border guards held there. ABC News World
  • France 's foreign minister says Europe must agree on stricter sanctions against Iran by the end of January because of its controversial nuclear program. ABC News World