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Leave Punishing Iran to Iranians

Melody Moezzi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Melody Moezzi

It's clear that Iran's strongest adversary today remains within its own borders. The current Iranian regime has far more to fear from its own people than it does from any foreign powers.

Protesters Descend On UN (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

It seems as if anyone who has ever had a grievance with a world leader is descending on the United Nations this week to make his or her voice heard lo...

Ahmadinejad Kicks Diversion Efforts into High Gear

Melody Moezzi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Melody Moezzi

In the lead-up to his speech at the UN General Assembly in New York on Wednesday, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is up to his old tricks. And sadly, the global community seems to be falling for them.

Why Canada Shouldn't Walk Out On Ahmadinejad

Emma Ruby-Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Emma Ruby-Sachs

As a Jew and a Canadian, it's hard not to react strongly and violently to the actions of Ahmadinejad. But I also believe in the United Nations.

UN Climate Summit Faces Challenge: Global Temperatures Have Remained Stable | ANDREW C. REVKIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World


At Obama Israel Summit, Netanyahu Will Defend Settlement Growth, Says Aide

Haaretz. | Haaretz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will defend the expansion of West Bank settlements when he meets U.S. President Barack Obama and Palestinian Preside...

UN General Assembly: Britain Rules Out Formal Meeting With Gaddafi

AFP | 2 Hrs 55 Mins Ago | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LONDON (AFP) Prime Minister Gordon Brown will not hold a formal meeting with Libyan leader Moamer Kadhafi at this week's UN General Assembly, his offi...

President Obama To Set Up Private Meetings With Country Heads At UN Assembly To Speed Negotiations | By Richard Sisk | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON - The big noise at this week's UN General Assembly session will come from the podium, but the action is on the sidelines. President Obama ...

Obama Meets Ahmadinejad At UN? Unlikely. | HELENE COOPER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON It was just over two years ago that Barack Obama, then the junior senator from Illinois with aspirations to the presidency, famously pronou...

Netanyahu's Speech At UN General Assembly To Be 'Dramatic'

Jerusalem Post | JPOST.COM STAFF | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The Prime Minister's Office said Monday Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu's speech at the United Nations' General Assembly on Thursday will be a "dram...

Ahmadinejad To Deliver "Peace" Message To UN Assembly | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, who sparked outrage last week by again calling the Holocaust a "myth," will bring a message of peace to the Uni...