Monday, October 22, 2007

Headlines for 10-21-07

Cheney: Iran faces 'serious consequences' over nuclear drive Cheney also accused Syria of using "bribery and intimidation" to undermine Lebanon's upcoming presidential election and said the vote should go ahead "free of any foreign interference."

Iraq boy treated for defect with US help

Cheney calls Iran an obstacle to peace Vice President Dick Cheney on Sunday described Iran as an obstacle to peace in the Middle East and said the world could not stand by and allow it to develop a nuclear weapon.

Bolton Book Cites Effort to Halt Powell's Iran Initiative Bolton, then undersecretary of state, says that he worked hard to thwart Powell's plans -- only to discover, to his dismay, that Powell's replacement, Condoleezza Rice, would pursue the same approach in President Bush's second term.

Turkey shells north Iraq border: Kurdish official

Rice puts brakes on Turkish raids into Iraq Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan says US secretary of state Condoleezza Rice has asked his Government to hold off on launching cross-border raids on Kurdish rebels based in northern Iraq.

US raid kills 10, including children, Iraqi medics say

Iran's new hardline nuclear envoy causes jitters in West Iran sought to reassure the West yesterday that Tehran's policy over negotiations with Western powers attempting to curb its nuclear programme would not change after the replacement of Ali Larijani with a reputedly hardline deputy foreign minister, Saeed Jalili.

Syria denies Assad backing for Turkish action in Iraq

Israeli PM arrives in France for Sarkozy talks Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert arrived in Paris Sunday for talks with French President Nicolas Sarkozy on the Middle East peace process and Iran's controversial nuclear drive.

Ron Paul Introduces Bill to Restore the Constitution

Hezbollah arms smuggling still going on: Israel

Citizen stuns congresswoman: "Why should we divide Iraq for israel?"

Hizbullah: US could turn Lebanon into another Iraq Hizbullah on Friday denounced a senior Pentagon official's call for a US "strategic partnership" with Lebanon's army, saying American attempts to boost military ties were a ploy for domination and could turn the country into another Iraq.

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