Posts Tagged ‘elections’

Arabism’s racism against Kurds in “modern, moderate” Iraq

March 17, 2010

Arabism’s racism against Kurds in “modern, moderate” Iraq

wpr ^ 03-10

Allawi’s uphill climb got even steeper when Vice President Tariq al-Hashemi, a key leader in Allawi’s bloc, went on al-Jazeera after the election to say that Iraq’s president must be an Arab. Kurds reacted with outrage, while Maliki aides fanned out in the media to praise Talabani and deplore the racism behind Arab opposition to a Kurdish president. This aggravated Allawi’s liabilities: Though not anti-Kurd himself, much of his bloc is. Al-Itthad, a newspaper published by Talabani’s party, did not fail to notice, quoting Maliki representative Safiya Suhayl on March 10 praising Talabani. Allawi and Hashemi travelled to the Kurdish capital of Irbil over the weekend to try to make amends.
(Excerpt) Read more at http://www.worldpoliticsreview.com/article.aspx?id=5279

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News RoundUp on Islamic (OPPRESSIVE) Republic of Iran June 13-15 2009

June 16, 2009

News RoundUp on Islamic (OPPRESSIVE) Republic of Iran June 13-15 2009

Blood in Tehran
Newsweek –
Tens of thousands march peacefully in Iran. But in the end… violent death. Vahid Salemi / AP By Maziar Bahari | Newsweek Web …
http://www.newsweek.com/id/202045

Iran: 12 students reported killed in crackdown after violent clashes
U.TV – At least 12 people may have died in violent clashes with Iran’s security forces following President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s disputed re-election, according to …
http://u.tv/News/Iran-12-students-reported-killed-in-crackdown-after-violent-clashes/41811c29-6c81-4d20-b682-bde23c0e4d04

Iran Lawmakers Urge Arrests After Tehran University Attack NASDAQ
http://www.nasdaq.com/aspx/stock-market-news-story.aspx?storyid=200906151214dowjonesdjonline000437&title=iran-lawmakers-urge-arrests-after-tehran-university-attack

Iranian Students: It Seems That We Are All Alone The Weekly Standard
http://www.weeklystandard.com/weblogs/TWSFP/2009/06/iranian_students_it_seems_that_1.asp

Peaceful rally in Tehran ended in bloodshed Examiner.com
http://www.examiner.com/x-6568-San-Jose-Persian-Community-Examiner~y2009m6d15-Peaceful-rally-in-Tehran-ended-in-bloodshed

Islamic regime WON BIG, Iran LOST BAD!
Jun 13, 2009
Same oppression, same fundamentalism, same regime, same policies. The reason is simple. This is a mafia regime with a godfather at the top. …
http://www.iranian.com/main/node/67548

Obama ‘Troubled’ by Post-Election Situation in Iran Bloomberg http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601087&sid=a0cGCJY4MtC8

Video: Reaction: Was Irans presidential election fair? UPI
http://www.upi.com/video/Issue_of_the_Day/2009/06/15/reaction_was_irans_presidential_election_fair/UPI-12450955267626/

Speed of Iran vote count called suspicious (AP)
AP – How do you count almost 40 million handwritten paper ballots in a matter of hours and declare a winner? That’s a key question in Iran’s disputed presidential election. International polling experts and Iran analysts said the speed of the vote count, coupled with a lack of detailed election data normally released by officials, was fueling suspicion around President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s landslide victory.
http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2009/06/15/ap/world/main5090658.shtml

Merkel says signs of irregularities in Iran vote
http://www.reuters.com/article/worldNews/idUSTRE55E2WZ20090615

Iran Election Dispute Plays Out Online
Washington Post –
Many international news organizations are live-blogging the Iran story, collecting news from both mainstream and citizen sources. …
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/06/15/AR2009061502253.html

Did Iran concoct election results before the election?
Hot Air –
In Iran’s case, the quick oppression would have come regardless of how big Mousavi won, but the Iranians may have had a pretty good idea of the scale of the …
http://hotair.com/archives/2009/06/15/did-iran-concoct-election-results-before-the-election/

Nuke agency head critical of NKorea, Iran Syria The Associated Press
http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5g9q4mTfGpqomOPNxY7pyDFXgDvHgD98R5OSG1

US kills militant said linked to Iran’s Quds Force The Associated Press
http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5hvWEqwq3CrRvaQCmt21MfoYhjZJQD98NQFBG0

US kills Afghan Taliban commander with links to Iran Telegraph.co.uk
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/afghanistan/5495797/US-kills-Afghan-Taliban-commander-with-links-to-Iran.html

Iran: ‘Sunnite rebels claim mosque bombing’
http://www.mmorning.com/ArticleC.asp?Article=6899&CategoryID=6

Islamic Iran’s Hezbollah thugs lose in Lebanon’s elections

June 9, 2009

Islamic Iran’s Hezbollah thugs lose in Lebanon’s elections

Hezbollah Extremists Lose Lebanon Vote – CBS News 8 Jun 2009 … Militants Fail To Erode Pro-Western Bloc’s Majority In Parliamentary Elections, But Questions Of Gridlock Remain.
http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2009/06/08/world/main5070565.shtml

[QUOTE] US allies defeat Hezbollah in Lebanon vote‎ – June 8, 2009
BEIRUT (AFP) — A pro-Western bloc inflicted a surprise defeat on Hezbollah and its allies at the ballot box in Lebanon, final results showed, as the winners …
http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5hRZtvsstUGZVe7S7lJNhqPya_AjA [/QUOTE]

Good to see some good news for a change, how the foreign Iranian invader’s arm of Jihad, loses!