Monday, December 21, 2009


* Iran, not Israel, is Arabs’ Worst Enemy, Survey Reveals Iran’s nuclear threat to regional security has replaced Israel as the Arab world’s public enemy number one for the Arab world.

* Larijani: Iran proud to support Hamas Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani on Sunday defended his country's support for Hamas, during a high-profile visit to Cairo.

* Clashes reported at funeral of Iranian dissident cleric Iranian reformists have clashed with police after the funeral of a dissident cleric, opposition websites say.

* There'll be nowhere to run from the new world government Global thinking won't necessarily solve the world's problems, says Janet Daley

* Israel uncovers first Jesus-era house in Nazareth Israeli archaeologists said Monday that they have uncovered remains of the first dwelling in the northern city of Nazareth that can be dated back to the time of Jesus.

* Copenhagen failure disappointing, shameful The Copenhagen summit, billed as a historic meeting about nothing less than saving the planet for human habitation, ended this weekend with a low-key accord that was rejected by poor nations, described as "disappointing" by EU leaders and condemned by NGOs as a "shameful, monumental failure."

* Police: Auschwitz sign thieves not neo-Nazis Polish police say five men detained over theft of 'Arbeit Macht Frei' sign from Nazi death camp do not belong to neo-Nazi groups, 'their intent was undoubtedly robbery-related'

* Report: Seized North Korean weapons were bound for Iran Wall Street Journal cites documents obtained by arms trafficking experts as saying planeload of arms seized in Bangkok this month were bound for Iran.

* Iran: 'Hiroshima must never be repeated' "The crime that was committed in Hiroshima must never be repeated," Iran's chief nuclear negotiator Saeed Jalili told reporters at the Foreign Correspondents' Club of Japan on Monday.

* Iraq PM in Cairo to improve ties with Egypt Iraq's prime minister opened a landmark visit to Egypt on Sunday in what aides described as an ambitious attempt to improve relations with one of the Arab world's most powerful players.