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Showing posts from July 22, 2012

'We are with You, Syria"- Iran

Via PressTV
Iran's Energy Minister Majid Namjou has expressed the Islamic Republic’s readiness to reconstruct Syria’s facilities damaged during the ongoing unrest in the Arab country.

“The Islamic Republic of Iran will not leave Syria alone in such a difficult situation,” Namjou said Thursday on the sidelines of a ceremony to sign two water and electricity agreements with Syria. 
Syria has always supported Iran’s Islamic establishment and the rights of the nation since the victory of the Islamic Revolution in Iran in 1979; therefore, Iran will not abandon support for Damascus under the circumstances that Western countries have united to hatch plots against the Arab country and undermine the security of Muslims in cooperation with terrorists, he added.On Thursday, Iran and Syria signed two memoranda of understanding (MoUs) on the expansion of bilateral cooperation in the fields of electricity and water.…

Nuclear Iran more dangerous than attacking Iran: Ehud Barak

Via PressTV Israeli Minister for Military Affairs Ehud Barak has once again echoed his country’s concerns about dealing with a nuclear Iran, saying Tel Aviv may attack Tehran if sanctions fail to stop its nuclear energy program.
Speaking during a graduation ceremony at the ministry's National Security College on Wednesday, Barak said Israel might have to make "tough and crucial” decisions about its security, noting that the military option could be preferable to a nuclear-armed Iran.
The Israeli minister emphasized that diplomatic measures and economic sanctions imposed on Iran “are not enough to stop Iran's nuclear program."
Barak’s remarks came after Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said that the Iranian nation will not give in to Western pressures and that the US-engineered sanctions on Iran will only make Iranian officials more determined to defend the nation's rights.
“They explicitly say that by intensifying th…

Raila meets Drogba and Anelka in China

Kenya's Prime Minister Raila Amolo Odinga meets Shanghai Shenua players Didier Drogba and Nicolas Anelka in China. The PM discussed among other things, soccer projects with the two players. Mr. Odinga understands that football is an integral nation building tool that can unite people of all walks of life. Drogba is also involved in a number of developmental projects in his country Ivory Coast.

Picture courtesy of Kenya Daily Post and Raila Odinga website.