Monday, January 09, 2012


jan 8
  • His family is of Iranian origin. Seattle Times full feed
  • An Iranian court has convicted an American man of working for the CIA and sentenced him to death, state radio reported Monday, in a case adding to the accelerating tension between the United States and Iran. Seattle Times full feed
  • Iranian state television aired what it called a " confession " by 28-year-old Amir Hekmati last month. CNN U.S.
  • An Iranian official who asked not to be identified told Reuters: " The enrichment in Fordow has started. Reuters International
  • Iranian technician at Uranium Conversion Facility outside Isfahan, 255 miles ( 410 kilometers ) south of Tehran, Feb. 2007 ( file photo ). VOA News
  • Caracas, Venezuela ( CNN ) -- Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez will welcome his Iranian counterpart Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Monday on his first stop of a four-nation tour of Latin America, state media reported. CNN World
  • A Dec. 27, 2011 file photo of a video frame grab image made from the Iranian broadcaster IRIB TV, shows U.S. citizen Amir Mirzaei Hekmati, accused by Iran of spying for the CIA, in Tehran 's revolutionary court, in Iran. AP Top Headlines
  • His family is of Iranian origin. AP U.S. National
  • Tension over potential blockages to Iranian oil supplies, however, limited losses in crude markets. AP Business
  • As he has previously, Mr. Panetta cautioned against a unilateral strike by Israel against Iran’s nuclear facilities, saying the action could trigger Iranian retaliation against U.S. forces in the region.” Washington Post Opinions
  • The claim of responsibility by the Sunni militants said the suicide attack was targeting " the head of the Iranian project in Iraq, " an apparent reference to al-Maliki and the ties of Iraqi Shiites to Shiite-majority Iran. Seattle Times full feed