Tuesday, October 2, 2007

Headlines for 10-01-07

JORDAN: Some Iraqi refugees resort to begging

Security Council plans more Iran sanctions The major world powers are planning new sanctions against Iran while negotiating an end to the nuclear impasse.

Livni to tell UN: Iran nuclear issue will not resolve itself In her address to the United Nations on Monday, Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni is expected to lambaste international inaction on Iran's nuclear program, charging that some countries are acting as if they expect the problem to solve itself. Whose war is it?

Big Coffers and a Rising Voice Lift a New Conservative Group ** Mr. Sembler, who is on the board of directors of the American Enterprise Institute, said the impetus for Freedom?s Watch ?came out of A.E.I.? last winter These aren't conservatives. These are NEOconservatives.

Arab Detroit Workshop Seeks to Dispel Arab American Stereotypes The tragic events in Lebanon last year, the Palestinian diaspora and the Iraq war have contributed to a misunderstood image of the rich heritage and culture of Arab Americans. The workshop will examine the diversity and culture of the Arab American community, explore the image of the Arab American in the media and the effects of prejudice and discrimination, and look at some of the most significant scientific contributions from the Arab and Islamic world to western civilization.

Syria wants Golan Heights on Middle East agenda

Wanted Islamist captured in Lebanon: Palestinians

The Lobby on Trial one has to wonder, why is the veil of silence being drawn over this extraordinary affair? After all, the story involves what Time magazine called "among the most politically charged espionage cases in years" ? surely a newsworthy topic. Why no follow-up?

The Esteemed Ms. Livni Points Out the Way It is likely that Mrs. Clinton and Mr. Giuliani will emerge as the favorite candidates of voters looking for pro-Israel credentials. When the chips are down, they are the most likely to side with Israel, even when Washington insiders counsel otherwise.

Livni caps trip by blasting delay in new Iran sanctions Iran's nuclear program topped the agenda of Israel and Jewish organizations in their yearly rounds of meetings with visiting world leaders.

AIPAC members repudiate Moran AIPAC members met with a Democratic congressman who blamed the lobbying group for the Iraq war.

Livni: U.N.'s moral authority in doubt Tzipi Livni said Monday that the Iranian president, who regularly questions whether the Holocaust happened and inveighs against the Jewish state, should not have been allowed to deliver his speech to the U.N. General Assembly last week.

Assad sets conference conditions Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has said his government will not attend a Middle East peace conference unless Syria's concerns are addressed.

Israeli airstrike hit military site, Syria confirms

Syrian vice president disputes everything reported so far on Israeli raid

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