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By IndepthAfrica
In Egypt
Aug 16th, 2013
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A bloody confrontation on the streets of Cairo is a damaging development, and could be a precursor of worse to come   THE Egyptian army’s action on August 14th was not unexpected. Nor was it unlooked for by those who bore its brunt, the supporters of ousted President Muhammad Morsi. But it was s...
By IndepthAfrica
In Middle East
Mar 6th, 2013
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There are those who would have bombed or invaded Iran years ago to make sure there would be no Iranian Bomb, and their voices are getting louder again as another day of high level talks approaches.  Even though Iran’s Supreme Leader has spent years forswearing nuclear weapons, which he calls a “crime...
By IndepthAfrica
In Middle East
Sep 3rd, 2012
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P. David Hornik The Jerusalem Post’s Herb Keinon notes: When Egyptian President Mohamed Morsy blasted Syria’s government at the Non-Aligned Movement Conference in Tehran on Thursday, his comments prompted Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Moualem to storm out. But when Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khame...
By IndepthAfrica
In Middle East
May 23rd, 2012
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Bruce Thornton Yukiya Amano, director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency, announced on Tuesday that Iran would agree “quite soon” to allow IAEA inspectors to search for any evidence that Iran’s nuclear enrichment program has been directed towards military applications. The IAEA has bee...
By IndepthAfrica
In Middle East
May 15th, 2012
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What is likely the final diplomatic push prior to military intervention against Iran is off to a tense start. Yesterday, a five-hour kick-off to renewed negotiations took place between senior U.N. nuclear watchdogs and Iranians at the diplomatic mission in Vienna. There, International Atomic Energy A...
By IndepthAfrica
In Middle East
Mar 11th, 2012
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On Tuesday EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton announcedthat the group of six global powers—permanent UN Security Council members the U.S., Britain, France, China, and Russia plus Germany—were resuming nuclear talks with Iran at an unspecified time and place. She announced it just as Israeli pri...
By IndepthAfrica
In Middle East
Mar 11th, 2012
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President Obama is leading from behind once again. He has decided to participate in a new round of unconditional negotiations with Iran. He still remains under the illusion that, under the pressure of the very late in the day sanctions, Iran just needs a little more time to come to its senses at the ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Europe
Mar 3rd, 2012
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Andrei AKULOV | A whiff of gunpowder is in the air. It was the recent Iranian threats to close the Persian Gulf that made the apprehensions grow and exacerbated the situation to the point when an unintended spark may fuel the fire even if nobody wants it to be sparked and fuelled. The world history [...
By IndepthAfrica
In World News
Feb 20th, 2012
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UN nuclear inspectors have arrived in Iran for more talks with officials about the country’s controversial nuclear programme. It is the second visit in a month by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), reflecting growing international concerns about alleged weapons experiments. Chief in...
By IndepthAfrica
In Middle East
Feb 8th, 2012
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On January 29, Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta was interviewed on CBS news. When asked about the situation with Iran, Secretary Panetta responded: “[I]f they [Iran] decided to [build a nuclear device], it would probably take them about a year … [and] …if they proceed and [if] we get intelligence…th...