17 March 2010 Tarihinde Eklenen Konular
17 March 2010 22:06
Iran's First Vice President Mohammad-Reza Rahimi says the country will build new nuclear plants during the next Iranian year which begins on Sunday.
“During the new year, new nuclear plants will be built and the Islamic Republic of Iran will continue with its path without allowing the arrogant powers to meddle," IRNA quoted Rahimi as saying on Wednesday.
17 March 2010 22:01
Iran's Oil Minister Masoud Mirkazemi says the country would need $200 billion investment in oil, gas and refinery industries over five years to avoid a production decline.
"For the next five years, we are now...planning seriously for investment of upstream and downstream $200 billion investment," The Wall Street Journal quoted Mirkazemi as saying in Vienna on Wednesday.
17 March 2010 19:54
Arab League Secretary General Amr Moussa says a renewal of Palestinian-Israeli peace talks would be "pointless" as long as Israel gives green lights to settlement construction activities in Jerusalem (al-Quds).
"What is happening in Jerusalem (al-Quds) will be a special item on the agenda of the upcoming Arab League summit. As of now, negotiations with Israel have no value," Moussa...
17 March 2010 19:50
Iran has sent a naval battle group to international waters, including the Gulf of Aden, to confront threats to the country's shipping lanes.
According to an announcement by the country's naval forces, the group was dispatched to the Gulf of Aden and the North Indian Ocean to "combat the ominous phenomenon of piracy."
The Iranian Navy has been conducting anti-piracy...
17 March 2010 19:46
China's new Ambassador to the United Nations in Geneva, He Yafei, urges Iran to accept a nuclear fuel swap proposal to ease demands for new sanctions against Tehran.
"We have been talking to Iran constantly, bilaterally I mean," the senior Chinese diplomat told reporters in Geneva on earlier today.
"We are urging them to agree to the proposal by the...
17 March 2010 18:44
A foreign policy adviser to the Brazilian president warns against pushing Iran into a corner over its nuclear program.
"Iran is a key element in the region, we will not get peace by excluding it," said Marco Aurelio Garcia in an interview published in Wednesday's edition of the French daily Le Figaro.
"We want to encourage Iran to abandon its...
17 March 2010 18:37
A powerful blast triggered by an improvised explosive device has killed at least two more British soldiers in troubled southern Afghanistan.
The soldiers were killed in the Musa Qalah District of Helmand province on Tuesday.
The British Ministry of Defense issued a statement on Wednesday, saying that the soldier's deaths were not linked to Operation Moshtarak, which targeted militants in...
17 March 2010 17:08
Russian Energy Minster Sergei Shmatko says "technical reasons" are the only obstacles in the way of the long awaited launch of Iran's Bushehr power plant.
"I see no reason that would postpone the schedule of construction of the Bushehr plant, except those which are caused by technical reasons," the minster told reporters on Tuesday.
"We will not allow rush (with...
17 March 2010 13:50
Netanyahu' explicitly said on Monday, 15/3/2010, that his government will continues the Judaizing policy in the occupied city of Jerusalem, while the U.S. – Zionist relation witnesses the worst crisis of confidence since decades.
Netanyahu said before a parliamentary delegation of the Likud party: 'The construction will continue in Jerusalem as it was in the past 42 years', adding: 'The ten-month...
17 March 2010 11:45
Hundreds of Palestinian students clashed with Zionist forces in the occupied West Bank on Wednesday morning.
Witnesses said violent confrontations were underway at the Beita junction, south of Nablus in the northern West Bank.
No injuries or arrests were reported in the ongoing incident, which erupted at a Zionist military checkpoint.
Abbas forces prevented students from protesting near Beit Jala, apparently...