Ripped right from world headlines, Ahmadinejad speech inflames tension
, and Tension between US and Iran on the rise
, I couldn't have stated it better myself.
Without further adeau, presented once again for your inspection, a summary of the latest international tensions courtesy of Iran.NEWSLINEIsrael will be 'annihilated,' says Iran's president.[Iran's president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's] remarks, similar to those which provoked a barrage of international condemnation in October, are likely to increase tensions after Iran's announcement on Tuesday that it had enriched uranium in defiance of UN Security Council demands.NEWSBYTESIran Leader: Israel Will Be Annihilated
TEHRAN, April 14 (AP) -- The president of Iran again lashed out at Israel on Friday and said the Jewish state was "heading toward annihilation," days after Tehran raised fears about its nuclear activities by saying it had advanced its efforts to enrich uranium.Ahmadinejad speech inflames tension
) -- Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad launched a new attack on Israel yesterday, calling it "a rotten, dried tree" that could be knocked over by "a single storm."Tension between US and Iran on the rise
) -- Tensions between Iran and the US rose after Tehran refused to back down over plans to develop its nuclear programme. Responding to Iranian comments, Condoleezza Rice, US secretary of state, said the United Nations Security Council should take "strong steps to make certain that we maintain the credibility of the international community" and warned that "there should be some consequence" for Iran's defiance.Iranian leaders hit out at US and Israel
-- Iranian leaders have accused the US of trying to place the Middle East under Israeli control and predicted the "elimination" of the Jewish state.US to pursue UN action on Iran
-- The US secretary of state says her country "would look at the full range of options" available to the UN Security Council to respond to Iran's defiance of council resolutions on its nuclear programme.Iran dismisses US call for strong U.N. action
TEHRAN (Reuters) -- The Iranian president on Friday dismissed remarks by U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, who said the United Nations must consider strong action to force Iran to comply with demands over its nuclear plans.RELATEDGlance at Nuclear Weapons Countries ALSO SEEChronology of the Iran Nuclear StandoffIran's key nuclear sites Q&A: IRAN: Iran's Multifaceted Foreign Policy NOTE: Mouseover pictures for captions. Click for enlargements.
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