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05 February 2013 Military News

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  • Ahmadinejad In Egypt In Landmark Visit RFE/RL 05 Feb 2013 -- Iranian President Mahmud Ahmadinejad has held talks in Cairo with his Egyptian counterpart, Muhammad Morsi, as he began the first visit to Egypt by an Iranian president since 1979.
  • Iranian President Makes Landmark Visit to Egypt VOA 05 Feb 2013 -- Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is in Cairo, the first leader of the Islamic Republic to visit Egypt since the countries broke relations more than 30 years ago. Ahmadinejad embraced fellow Islamist, Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi, upon his arrival.
  • Salehi: No reason to concern over Iran's nuclear program IRNA 05 Feb 2013 -- Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi voiced Iran's readiness to respond to the worries about its nuclear program during the upcoming talks and give the assurance that there is no reason to be concerned about it.
  • Salehi: Vice Pres, Biden's comments sign of Washington's change of approach IRNA 05 Feb 2013 -- Iran's Foreign Minister Ali-Akbar Salehi said here Monday he believes US Vice President Joe Biden's proposal for one-to-one talks with Tehran is a sign of Washington's changed approach towards Iran.
  • Sa'eid Mortazavi arrested IRNA 05 Feb 2013 -- Official information website of Tehran Prosecutor Office announced minutes after beginning of Tuesday that former judge sa'eid Mortazavi has been arrested.
  • Salehi's suggestions for 5+1G, Pres. Obama IRNA 05 Feb 2013 -- IRI Foreign Minister Ali-Akbar Salehi said in an interview Monday Iran's right to take peaceful advantage of nuclear energy and entire process of nuclear fuel production, including uranium enrichment need to be respected.
  • Iran's nuclear advancement increased Iran's bargaining power IRNA 05 Feb 2013 -- Supreme Leader's representative to IRGC, Ali Saeedi said on Tuesday that Iran's significant success and development in the peaceful nuclear technology has increased Iranian bargaining powers at international level.
  • North Korean Video Depicts Burning US City VOA 05 Feb 2013 -- With another North Korean nuclear test looming, the country's official website, Uriminzokkiri, has posted an unusual video on its YouTube channel showing what appears to be a U.S. city in flames after some kind of attack from space.
  • UN Official Urges Human Rights Probe of North Korea VOA 05 Feb 2013 -- A report by a special U.N. investigator is calling for the United Nations to open an inquiry into North Korea for possible crimes against humanity.
  • US Lifts Kam Air Ban as Kabul Pledges Probe RIA Novosti 05 Feb 2013 -- The United States has lifted a ban on Afghanistan's biggest private airline, Kam Air, after the Afghan government pledged an investigation into US claims of opium smuggling by the carrier, the International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan (ISAF) said in a statement on Tuesday.
  • Bulgaria Links Hezbollah to Israeli Bombing VOA 05 Feb 2013 -- The Bulgarian government says Hezbollah was responsible for the bombing of a tourist bus near a Black Sea port city last year in which five Israelis and one Bulgarian were killed. The accusation implicates a group whose political wing is a major force in Lebanon's government.
  • Constitution Delay Frustrates Libyans VOA 05 Feb 2013 -- Diplomats were urging Libya's new rulers as long ago as last summer to move quickly on deciding the process for drafting a new constitution. But six months after the country held an election in July, the first one in half-a-century, nothing has happened.
  • Year's First Baikonur Space Launch Postponed Due to Weather RIA Novosti 05 Feb 2013 -- This year's first space launch from the Baikonur space port has been postponed until Wednesday due to bad weather, the Federal Space Agency Roscosmos said on Tuesday.
  • Taiwan, U.S. sign revised diplomatic immunity pact CNA 05 Feb 2013 -- Taiwan and the United States have signed a revised agreement on privileges, exemptions and immunities to provide more legal protection to diplomats stationed in each other's country.



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