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  Saddam Hussein - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Iraqi society is divided along lines of language, religion and ethnicity; Saddam's government rested on the support of the 20% minority of largely working-class, peasant, and lower middle class Sunni Muslims, continuing a pattern that dates back at least to the British mandate authority's reliance on them as administrators.
As the Americans closed in, and realising that Baghdad was lost, Saddam arranged for cars to collect his eldest daughters Raghad and Rana and drive them to Syria.
Saddam Hussein was at the top of the "most-wanted list," and many of the other leaders of the Iraqi government were arrested, but extensive efforts to find him had little effect.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Saddam_Hussein   (9666 words)

 BBC NEWS | Have Your Say | What difference will the Iranian protests make?
Today, Iranians are NOT fighting on behalf of their incompetent President, or the reformist camp, but for the unconditional overthrow of the Islamic Republic.
Iranian revolution in 1977 and departure of the Shah was for more democracy and freedom not another form of dictatorship.
Mothers were crying and trying to find their sons, cars in traffic were pushing their horns to show their partnership in the protest, but motorcyclists tried to stop them by threatening them.....
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/middle_east/2989778.stm   (7102 words)

 cars   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The figure for passenger cars was 14.85 deaths for each 100,000 registered; pickups were slightly higher than cars at 15.17 deaths per 100,000, while vans were lowest at 11.2 occupant deaths for every 100,000 registered.
In a federal crash study this year, large passenger cars and station wagons, averaging about 3,600 pounds unloaded, were found to have a death rate of 3.3 for each billion miles traveled; they were second only to minivans, which had a rate of 2.76.
Smaller cars are easier to maneuver, and especially to park, but may not be as comfortable, particularly for long trips and long-legged and large passengers.
fp.arizona.edu /khirschboeck/nats101gc/cars.htm   (9648 words)

 Sport - Facts, Information, and Encyclopedia Reference article
Ancient Persian sports such as the traditional Iranian martial art of Zurkhaneh had a close connection to the warfare skills.
Ice skating and Tai chi, for example, are sports that come close to artistic spectacles in themselves: to watch these activities comes close to the experience of spectating at a ballet.
So an aesthetically pleasing car is one which doesn't just get from A to B, but which impresses us with its grace, poise, and charisma.
www.startsurfing.com /encyclopedia/s/p/o/Sport.html   (1816 words)

 Significant Terrorist Incidents 1961-2003: A Brief Chronology
Car bombing in Spain, January 27, 2000: Police officials reported unidentified individuals set fire to a Citroen car dealership in Iturreta, causing extensive damage to the building and destroying 12 vehicles.
Car Bombing in Pakistan, June 14, 2002: A car bomb exploded near the U.S. Consulate and the Marriott Hotel in Karachi, Pakistan.
Car Bomb Kills Shi’ite Leader in Najaf, August 29, 2003: A car bomb explosion outside the Shrine of the Imam Ali in Najaf, Iraq killed at least 81 persons and wounded at least 140.
www.state.gov /r/pa/ho/pubs/fs/5902.htm   (10869 words)

 Crypto-Gram: June 15, 2004
If the Iranians ever learned that the NSA was reading their messages, they would stop using the broken encryption machines, and the NSA's source of Iranian secrets would dry up.
The Iranians have undoubtedly changed their encryption machines, and the NSA has lost its source of Iranian secrets.
Maybe the Iranians figured it out some other way, and they are pretending that Chalabi told them in order to protect some other intelligence source of theirs.
www.schneier.com /crypto-gram-0406.html#4   (4733 words)

 Special Report
It was the biggest Iranian demonstration in Westwood since the 1979 rallies when pro- and anti-shah demonstrators sometimes came to blows at the heavily traveled intersection of Westwood and Veteran Boulevards.
Cars driving past the milling crowds honked their approval of banners and signs that delivered such messages as “Equal Rights for Women in Iran” or “We Fight for the Separation of State and Religion” and “Politics and Religion Don’t Mix.”
Businessman Jimmy Sedghi, who is president of the Iranian American Political Action Committee, stated: “Over the past 20 years, this regime has done nothing but commit torture, murder and the devastation of a nation.
www.washington-report.org /backissues/0999/9909025.html   (582 words)

 the eyeranian: June 2003 Archives
In short, most Iranians have arrived at a common conclusion, violence and the kind of revolution they orchestrated repeatedly over the last century, only caused further restrictions and a turmoil that enabled the unsavory elements to gain power and even steal their movement.
Iranians elect most of their leaders in free and fair elections for the president, parliament and thousands of local village councils.
Iranians are independent-minded and still have the bad memory of U.S. intervention back in 1953, when a CIA-led coup d'etat overthrew the democratically elected government and brought back 25 more years of the shah's authoritarian regime.
www.eyeranian.net /archives/2003_06.html   (15188 words)

 BuzzMachine... by Jeff Jarvis
There are a hundred A-lists: one for tech, one for politics, one for sports, one for Cleveland, one for Iran, one just for guys named Hebig, and so on, and so on.
It is the duty of those Iranians who live in democracies to try their best to do what they can to protect the Iranians that have mustered enough courage to take to the streets in Iran and demand a regime change....
Iranians know them as betrayers to the motherland who even joined the enemy and killed their Iranian people to fulfill their own political agenda.
www.buzzmachine.com /archives/2003_06.html#004019   (13282 words)

 Automobile manufacturing companies in Iran - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with List of Iranian cars.
This list is incomplete; you can help by expanding it.
This page was last modified 13:49, 13 July 2006.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Automobile_manufacturing_companies_in_Iran   (68 words)

 Foundation for Democracy in Iran   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
U.S. ambassador to the United Nations John Bolton today reassured the Iranian people that eventual UN sanctions were not aimed at them, but at the regime, and that developing nuclear weapons was not in Iran's interest.
The "provocative actions by the Iranian regime have shattered the basis for negotiation," she said.
The invitation of Iranian clerics, many of whom lecture at top universities in Tehran where their teachings are regularly vetted by the regime, was greeted with suspicion at the State Department but finally approved at the urging of the White House, FDI has learned.
www.iran.org   (7729 words)

 Japanese cars top ‘greenest’ list - Green Machines - MSNBC.com
Japanese cars — three of them hybrids, one that runs on natural gas, and one a gasoline model — took the top five spots in the annual “greenest” vehicle ranking by an energy conservation group.
The ranking also listed vehicles by category, and the ACEEE noted that U.S. automakers took the top spot there in just four of the 14 vehicle classes.
Other models on the “meanest” list were the Hummer H2, Ford F-250 pickup, GMC Yukon XL K2500, Volkswagen Touareg, and Chevrolet Suburban K2500.
www.msnbc.msn.com /id/11276142/from/RSS   (575 words)

 Iranian Alert -- August 31, 2003 -- LIVE THREAD PING LIST   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The Iranian government has said it is open to signing the protocol provided that the IAEA provides "total" guarantees that inspectors are not given complete freedom of movement and would not violate military secrets.
Solana met high-ranking Iranian officials one day after IAEA Director Moahammad el-Brade’i told the BBC that Iran had shopped for nuclear components on the international fl market and called on Tehran to be more "proactive" and "transparent".
IAEA inspectors in their last survey of Iranian atomic-related installations found substantial amount of radioactivity in areas near Natanz, in central Iran and site of the country’s secret installations for enriching uranium.
www.freerepublic.com /focus/news/973496/posts   (10797 words)

 friendly dictators
Even as he readied the CIA for a coup in Guatemala, his agents were toppling the liberal left government of Dr. Mohammad Mossadeq and paving the way for the Shah of Iran.
General Nasution, a close associate of Suharto, called for the extermination of three million Indonesian communist party members, and with the CIA supervised the murderous purge.
Paratroopers would arrive in a region with a list of "subversives" and provide it to local vigilante groups.
www.thirdworldtraveler.com /US_ThirdWorld/dictators.html   (9246 words)

 Free Republic | latest articles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The morning press was full of pictures of bombed Beirut and destroyed cars, the red smudges and bloody...
According to critics, the Sarbanes-Oxley Act has caused a litany of ills: Executives are retiring early, public companies are going private, foreign firms are listing abroad and U.S. firms are losing their competitive edge.
The sweeping law, written in the wake of the Enron scandal, has served as a scapegoat for all the evils facing corporate America since it was passed in 2002.
www.freerepublic.com   (4981 words)

 FREE IRAN NEWS [In The Spirit Of Cyrus The Great & The First Declaration Of Human Rights] Persian Music,Iranian ...
The Iranian government is defying the world with its nuclear ambitions -- and the nations of the world must not permit the Iranian regime to gain nuclear weapons.
Iranian Request From UCLA to cancel Shirin Ebadi's lecture as this is the wish of millions of Iranians both inside and outside Iran.
Iranian fatwa approves use of nuclear weapons - Reports from Iran say that Massoud Osanlou, the leader of the bus drivers' union, was arrested at his home by members of the Basij, the pro-regime militia, and had part of his tongue cut out as a warning to be quiet
www.activistchat.com   (11027 words)

 Journalists missing
Demoustier, who was injured when the car he was driving crashed into a ditch and caught fire, managed to escape.
A white vehicle blocked the car, and three armed men in camouflage attire—two of whom were wearing masks—seized the journalists' cell phones, pulled Astamirov out of the car, and drove off in the direction of Chechnya.
Akhavan, a photographer for Iran's official news agency IRNA, and two officials from the Iranian Embassy in the capital, Beirut, were believed to have been kidnapped by Phalangist militiamen at a checkpoint near the northern city of Byblos and executed shortly after their abduction.
www.cpj.org /Briefings/missing_list.html   (4217 words)

 Old Patriot's Pen
I think a much better poll for summer reading, but one that would require considerably more time, is to have all of Power Line's thousands of readers to submit their five most favorite books, one submission per email address.
Comparing the data with the list of approved temporary and migrant workers would eliminate many of the fund transfers and allow the INS to concentrate on illegals.
My suggestions won't end all illegal immigration, but it will do a lot more than current legislation being proposed to reduce such immigration, and identifying those who would be welcomed citizens, while protecting us from those who will be as much of a problem here as they would be in their native country.
oldpatriot.blogspot.com   (10363 words)

 ABC News: Iranian President Gets Terror Law Exception
The State Department has issued a legal finding that Ahmadinejad is ineligible for a U.S. visa because of section 212(a)3(b) of the Immigration and Naturalization Act, which says anyone with terrorist ties cannot be granted a visa.
According to the State Department, no head of state has ever been denied a visa to attend the U.N. General Assembly, although Yasser Arafat was denied a visa in 1988.
The Bush administration has been under tremendous pressure from the veterans of the 1979 Iranian hostage crisis to deny Ahmadinejad a visa.
abcnews.go.com /WNT/International/story?id=1085371   (328 words)

 new cars
A tax cut on small cars in India will boost sales, but may slow growth in the more lucrative mid-size segment and make it even tougher for most foreign car makers to make inroads in the market, analysts said.
Dana follows a lengthy list of other auto suppliers into bankruptcy court, all of which have been squeezed by cutbacks at G.M. and Ford.
The Antarctic ice sheet is losing as much as 36 cubic miles of ice a year in a trend that scientists link to global warming, according to a new paper that provides the first evidence that the sheetand#39;s total mass is shrinking significantly.
newcarsnews.blogspot.com   (3233 words)

 iranian.com: Jahanshah Javid, Toyota Prius hybrid cars
This part of America is known to be more liberal, anti-war and environmetally-conscious, so people have been more willing to buy these cars that run on a mixture of gasoline and electric power: every time you press the brakes, it generates and stores electricity.
The rest of America is catching up as well: you have to wait up to a year to get your hand on a Prius.
Honda and other car companies have their hybrids as well, but so far they have not been as successful as Toyota.
www.iranian.com /JahanshahJavid/2005/October/Prius   (188 words)

 Dinesh D'Souza on United States on National Review Online
Having grown up in a different society — in my case, Bombay, India — I am not only able to identify aspects of America that are invisible to the natives, but I am acutely conscious of the daily blessings that I enjoy in America.
Here, then, is my list of the ten great things about America.
But what distinguishes America is that it provides an impressively high standard of living for the "common man." We now live in a country where construction workers regularly pay $4 for a nonfat latte, where maids drive nice cars, and where plumbers take their families on vacation to Europe.
www.nationalreview.com /comment/comment-dsouza070203.asp   (2567 words)

 The Corner on National Review Online
Some may have thought Oprah's decision to give new cars to her studio audience was a grand gesture, but the IRS sees a taxable event.
The recipients must treat their new cars as income, which could mean a tax bill of up to $7,000.
PointofLaw.com, the Manhattan Institute's excellent website on legal reform, is hosting a debate this week on medical practice reform and the 2004 election between Dr. Ron Chusid, founder of Doctors for Kerry, and Bush backer Ted Frank.
www.nationalreview.com /thecorner/04_09_19_corner-archive.asp   (11490 words)

 Porphyrogenitus: July 13, 2003 - July 19, 2003 Archives
Uh, and again I think you know, to talk about putting the Iranian people through another revolution [pause] uh, you know, one must be a bit more cautious about the price and the consequences of violent change as against a more gradual transformation.
Similarly, some of us were disappointed when some of the prominent figures in the pro-liberty movement seemed to back down in the face of a threat of violence by the regime.
I could have counted those as lies, but since those were actual lies rather than things that were not lies but simply intelligence failures, they wouldn't have contributed to the satirical point of the piece.
www.porphyrogenitus.net /archives/week_2003_07_13.html   (11749 words)

 History News Network
And this: U.S. missions are mandated to display a listing of the "Most Wanted Terrorists," which consists of about 25 FBI flyers and photos of Islamists, all Arab.
Having endured a totalitarian regime for over a quarter-century, Iranians hunger for reliable news, political moderation, and Western popular culture rather along the lines of their Soviet-bloc predecessors.
Alghabra was stopped at the U.S. border and searched and fingerprinted—whether that was by reason of demographic profiling, or because he was on a watch list is uncertain.
www.historynewsnetwork.com /blogs/34.html   (9138 words)

 US may put Iranian nuclear plant on hit list - smh.com.au
US may put Iranian nuclear plant on hit list - smh.com.au
US may put Iranian nuclear plant on hit list
A nuclear power plant being built in Iran has emerged as a potential test of the Bush Administration's doctrine of pre-empting threats to United States security.
www.smh.com.au /articles/2002/07/29/1027926857917.html   (575 words)

Palmer's book is an exhaustive astrological guide that lists nearly 500 different categories of activity and thousands of dates that ought to be avoided.
For September, she listed 16 dates for avoiding terrorist attacks.
Just out of curiosity, we looked up "Avoid Travel by Air." She listed 13 dates in September to be avoided.
skeptico.blogs.com   (5046 words)

 A History of Terror - Mises Institute
It would not be until two years later that the hostages would be freed.
The Islamic Revolutionary Council and the Aimal Secret Committee claim the killings are revenge for the conviction of Mir Aimal Kansi, the Pakistani man who murdered CIA employees in their cars in January 1993.
This attack is also probably in retaliation for the conviction of Mir Aimal Kansi.
www.mises.org /fullstory.asp?control=887   (2330 words)

 Danial   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
He also provided a list of Danish Products available in Pakistan and mistakenly listed Nestle’s Nido as a Danish product, Nestle clarified this situation long ago, but I guess Fahd was relying on the images of brand logos he recieved from some silly Arabic Jehadi Alliance newsletter.
Iranian Newspaper Hamshahri, which is sponsoring a contest of cartoons about the holocaust as an outraged response to the publication of Prophet Mohammed’s cartoons in Denmark, is displaying images of Prophet Mohammed.
Click here and here, on both pages you will have to scroll down to find the images showing prophet Mohammed on Burraq as seen by two contemporary artists.
www.danial.pixelsndots.com   (2586 words)

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