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NEWS FROM IRAN AND THE MIDDLE EAST



Iran warns U.S.: Stop dictating world policy


Haaretz reports: “Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said the United States could no longer dictate policy to the rest of the world and warned of growing instability in the West’s relations with Pakistan.

Ahmadinejad, speaking at a regional conference on Afghanistan, called for the immediate withdrawal of foreign troops from the country and proposed that NATO use part of its military budget to help revive the Afghan economy.

‘NATO and the United States should change their policy because the time when they dictate their conditions to the world has passed,’ Ahmadinejad said in a speech in Dushanbe, capital of the Central Asian republic of Tajikistan.

‘It’s better to respect nations than to scare them and colonize them. The time of imperialism has long gone. Those who do not learn from the mistakes of history will be punished.’…” (Iran is going to play a devastating part in world terrorism. Ahmadinejad states his messiah, Mahdi, will only appear after he has eliminated most of the Jews as well as the Great Satan – America. His goal is described in Psalm 83:4. His hatred fails. Isaiah 56:5: “I will give them [Israel] an everlasting name…” See the next two reports as other Muslim nations join Iran.)


‘Iran, Turkey stand together against Western arrogance’


The Jerusalem Post reports: “Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad met with Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Tehran where he praised the long-standing cooperation between the two countries and their response ‘to the arrogance of the Western countries.’

The meeting focused on bilateral ties and trade between Ankara and Tehran, including in the field of energy and crude oil, where Iran is facing serious sanctions from Western countries, official Iranian news agency IRNA reported.

Erdogan’s visit comes as Iran appears to be headed back to negotiations with the West over its nuclear program, which it says is peaceful despite Western suspicions that it is an attempt to develop nuclear weapons… Iran and Turkey announced that the next round of talks with the P5+1 group was set for April 13. No venue has been finalized although Turkey has offered to host the talks…”


Pakistan’s Muslim League Voices Support for Iran against U.S.


The Fars News Agency reports: “Secretary-General of Pakistan’s Muslim League Party Senator Mushahid Hussain Sayed underlined that his country would oppose any attack on Iran and would never allow its territory to be used against Iran.

The secretary-general of the Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid-i-Azam (PML-Q), a coalition partner, said Islamabad stands against a US attack on Iran and would not allow anyone to use its soil for attacking Iran.

Speaking to reporters at the Parliament House after attending a meeting of the Parliamentary Committee on National Security (PCNS), Senator Mushahid Hussain Syed observed that his party had also flouted proposal before the committee to oppose any American adventurism against Iran…”


Iran official: Israel isn’t powerful enough to fulfill military threats


Haaretz reports: “Israel is too weak to fulfill its threats against Iran, an adviser to Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said during a visit to southern Lebanon, adding that Iran’s counter attack in case of an assault against it would include U.S. targets.

The Iranian official’s remarks came after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, in an apparent reference to the possibility of an attack of Iran’s nuclear facilities, said that Israel didn’t always heed to U.S. warnings against offensive action, citing such examples as the Six-Day War and the 1981 strike against an Iraqi nuclear reactor…

Speaking during a tour of the south Lebanon town of Maran al-Ras, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s press advisor Ali Akbar Javanfekr, played down the possibility of an Israelui strike on Iran, saying that the ‘Zionist regime is weaker than being able to fulfill its threats against Islamic Republic.’…” (Israel has the greatest fighter pilots in history. Plus, the Almighty God, Yahweh is going to go to battle for His wife, Israel – Ezekiel 39:6; Hosea 2:19 and Jeremiah 3:14.)


Top Iran official: All options on the table if nuclear facilities attacked


Haaretz reports: “All options are on the table in regards to an Iranian response to a possible attack on its nuclear facilities, a top advisor to Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei said in an interview, adding that Iran’s President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad does not want to ‘wipe Israel off the map’ in a military sense.

Speaking to CNN’s Christiane Amanpour, Mohammad Javad Larijani indicated that Iran does not exclude the possibility of blocking the Strait of Hormuz in response to an attack, nor would it exclude a missile strike on Israel.

‘Here I want to copy the wording of [U.S.] President [Barack] Obama,’ Larijani said, adding: ‘Every possibility is on the table.’…” (When Iran [Ezekiel 38:5] marches with Russia [Ezekiel 38:1, 2] 75 – 80% of their combined armies will fall. It will take every available workman seven months to bury the fallen – Ezekiel 39:12, 13.)


Iran Advises Neighbors to Stay Away from US, Israeli Missile Shield


The Fars News Agency reports: “Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Ahmad Vahidi called on the neighboring states to avoid joining a US-Israeli project for deploying a missile shield in the Persian Gulf.

‘This missile defense shield (in the Persian Gulf) is a US-Israeli project and everyone should pay attention to the fact that anyone who gets involved with this project is, in fact, implementing the US and Israel’s plot,’ he said.

‘Since the very beginning we have rejected this project as we saw it against the regional security, and we have recommended our friends not to enter such fields (of activity),’ he noted…”


Leader Warns of Iran’s Crushing Response to US, Israeli Aggression


The Fars News Agency reports: “Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei renewed Iran’s steadfast opposition to the acquisition and possession of nuclear arms, but meantime stressed Tehran’s military preparedness to give a crushing response to any possible aggression against the country.

‘We do not possess a nuclear weapon and we will not build one, but we will defend ourselves against any aggression, whether by the US or the Zionist regime, with the same level (of force),’ Ayatollah Khamenei said, addressing thousands of Iranian people in the holy city of Mashhad, the provincial capital city of Iran’s Northeastern province of Khorassan Razavi.

The Leader said Washington and its allies are well aware that Iran is neither in possession nor in pursuit of nuclear weapons and the real reason behind their enmity against Iran is their thirst for the nation’s oil…” (As you read the article following this one, you will see the absurdity of Khamenei’s doubletalk. He has stated: “It matters not how many Iranians die from atomic warfare because of this battle if through it we become able to control the world.” Look at his arrogant boastful statement in the next report.)


Supreme Leader: Enemies’ Threats Indicate Iran’s Might


The Fars News Agency reports: “Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei lauded the resistance shown by the Iranian nation against enemies, and said growing threats signify enemies’ fear of Iran’s power.

‘The multiplicity of (enemies’) threats demonstrates the power of the Islamic establishment, because if the Islamic Republic lacked a high level of power and influence, the ill-wishers of the Iranian nation would not embark on taking so hasty moves and would not move heaven and earth,’ Ayatollah Khamenei said, addressing a meeting here with a group of Iranian Armed Forces commanders and officials in charge of his representative offices in the Armed Forces.

The Leader pointed to the invaluable experiences learned by the Iranian nation during the 8-year Iraqi imposed war on Iran in 1980s, and expressed the confidence that the Iranian nation will pass through the current juncture proudly and honorably, given its valuable experiences and its good position today…”



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