No matter how you try to spin this, although the mainstream media is totally ignoring it of course, this is an acceleration of a Radical-Islamofascist strategy to ultimately confront the West. It seems painfully obvious that Iran wants this war.
Iran's hard-line government said Wednesday it was removing 40 ambassadors and senior diplomats, supporters of warmer ties with the West, from their posts in a shake-up that comes as the Islamic republic takes a more confrontational international stance.
Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki announced the changes to parliament, saying "the missions of more than 40 ambassadors and heads of Iranian diplomatic missions abroad will expire by the end of the year," which is March 20 under the Iranian calendar.
Not specified which ambassadors were among those being removed, but IRNA said they included the ambassador to London, Mohammad Hossein Adeli, one of Iran's top diplomats and a leading member of the pragmatic foreign policy wing that supports contacts with Europe.
Iran Lets Senior al-Qaeda Suspects Roam Free (Reuters) - Iran is permitting around 25 high-ranking al-Qaeda members to roam free in the country's capital, including three sons of Osama bin Laden, a German monthly magazine reported on Wednesday (10/26). They are living in houses belonging to Iran's Revolutionary Guard, the report said.
Big News Too: IRAN MAY BE 'SIX MONTHS' FROM NUCLEAR BOMB:ISRAELI FM
Iran may be only six months from having the necessary means to make an atomic bomb, Israeli Foreign Minister Sylvan Shalom said Thursday, urging quick international action on Tehran's nuclear program.
The next meeting of the International Atomic Agency (IAEA) is a crucial meeting, because there is a limit of time until (Iran) will have a full knowledge of how to develop a nuclear bomb," Shalom said after meeting with his French counterpart Philippe Douste-Blazy.
"It may only be six months from today," he added.
More on Iranian developments here:Iran may be only six months from having the necessary means to make an atomic
bomb, Israeli Foreign Minister Sylvan Shalom said Thursday, urging quick
international action on Tehran's nuclear program.
AP Photo: Iranians shout slogans, as they burn U.S. and Israeli flags during a demonstration in front...