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07 March 2013 @ 01:43 pm
Lockerbie Considerations  
Lockerbie - Clear Evidence Megrahi Was Framed
What follows is the text of a letter sent on 9 February 2013 by Dr Jim Swire to the Scottish Lord Advocate, Frank Mulholland QC:
Dear Lord Advocate,
With the publication almost a year ago of the book 'Megrahi: You are my Jury', it became public knowledge that there is scientific proof that the fragment of circuit board led in evidence at Zeist and known as ‘PT35b’ although mimicking circuit boards owned by Libya, could never have come from any such board.
This circuit board fragment was the crucial link at trial, suggesting that the bomb could have come from Malta, since it represented a fragment from a long running timer.
I am horrified to hear this week that Urs Bonfadelli (Thuring’s production manager, & maker of the MEBO boards), Dr Chris McArdle and Dr Jess Cawley, the three experts most involved in defining the significance of the discrepancy over the metallurgy of ‘PT35b’ have never been approached by the Crown Office or the Dumfries and Galloway police in connection with this devastating discovery during the whole of the time since publication of Mr Ashton’s book.
I must therefore ask that you will immediately launch an inquiry into all matters surrounding ‘PT35b’, its origin, and its discovery inside a Dumfries and Galloway police evidence bag.
It is, Sir, now over 24 years since my daughter Flora was murdered at Lockerbie. As her father I have a right to know who murdered her and why her life was not protected. Such lethargy as this is intolerable.
Adherence to the Zeist verdict, in the face of the immediate criticisms of the UN’s special observer Professor Hans Koechler, and those of Professor Robert Black QC, and many others, along with the SCCRC findings, and now this metallurgical finding, while at the same time refusing to investigate all these apparently well supported allegations would in the event that those allegations are found to be justified, be seen as dereliction of the duty of the Crown Office to deliver timely justice. Effectively it would also amount to protection for the real perpetrators.
[continues with a request for a "credible" investigation]
Yours faithfully,
Dr Jim Swire

There are a number of theories. All hold water except the case against Megrahi.
The Iranian secret services did it to punish the US for its shooting down of an Iranian passenger jet (for which the US serviceman was awarded a medal - why not a nobel peace prize too I wonder). This fails because there is strong evidence the bomb was loaded at Heathrow, not in Malta.

Both the following hold water and considering the marriage of the secret services performed by Rothschild and Rockefeller, the 2 R souls for short, both must be considered as the justification for the psychopaths in the seats of power to murder innocents. Cameron, Sarkozy, Obama and Berlusconi's (NATO) haste to destroy Libya, especially the Tripoli compound and Libyan secret service building where evidence was kept and to eliminate the Gaddafi family provides circumstantial evidence that the destruction of Libya by NATO whose criminal blitzing (more tons of bombs and missiles than dropped on Germany in WWII) was anything but R2P.

The 2 R souls "influenced" secret services cabal did it to destroy evidence and paperwork and eliminate investigators of the CIA involvement in the multi hundred billion dollar p.a. drug trade developed in Afghanistan after the Taliban that eliminated poppy growing was removed from power. Departments of the CIA, MI6, etc. and Bush, Cheney, Blair, Brown, etc. concerned with rescuing their hides from jail and income for themselves and black ops on behalf of banksters and corp'ns, such as 9/11, destabilisation of S. American, African, European, Russian and Chinese gov'ts and satellite countries certainly had reason. That such evidence was on the flight has been documented in many mainstream articles.

The UN rep Bernt Carlsson was on the flight, was pursuing a case against S.A.
Of the 270 people murdered at Lockerbie on 21 December 1988, Assistant Secretary-General of the United Nations and UN Commissioner for Namibia, Bernt Carlsson, was obviously a target. Yet the Lockerbie investigators (CIA, FBI and the Scottish Police) failed to undertake even the most cursory of investigations into Bernt Carlsson's murder.
Commissioner Carlsson was to have taken charge of Namibia on 22 December 1988 immediately after apartheid South Africa had signed an agreement at U.N. headquarters giving up its illegal occupation of the country. In a 29 September 1987 TV interview, Carlsson had warned that he intended to start proceedings against the countries and firms which had been defying U.N. law over many years by stealing billions of pounds-worth of Namibia's natural resources. Among those facing U.N. compensation claims were: the diamond mining firm De Beers; the apartheid regime of South Africa; Rio Tinto Group, owners of the Rössing uranium mine; and, the government of Iran which today still owns 15% of Rössing and, in 1988-89, received large shipments of uranium from Namibia.
Because Bernt Carlsson died at Lockerbie, none of these prosecutions ever took place. Now, more than 21 years after the Lockerbie disaster, it is probably too late to seek compensation from the offending countries and firms. However, the lapse of time cannot allow the murder of a senior U.N. diplomat to go unpunished. Therefore, the U.N. must investigate the targeting of Bernt Carlsson on Pan Am Flight 103.
On 20 May 2012, the so-called "Lockerbie bomber" Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed Al Megrahi, who is innocent of the crime, finally succumbed to cancer. The UN must now establish a Commission of Inquiry to investigate the crime of Lockerbie, and authorise the Commission to refer the case to the International Court of Justice for action to be taken against both the individuals and country or countries involved in the targeting of Bernt Carlsson on Pan Am Flight 103
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Via Patrick Haseldine at facebook facebook.com/patrick.haseldine/posts/10200196845858073
[...] The Crown's case was that Abdelbaset al-Megrahi and Lamin Fhimah, acting together, smuggled the bomb on board a feeder flight from Malta in unaccompanied baggage. The Prosecution insisted they were either both innocent or both guilty however the only evidence linking Fhimah to this scenario depended on the evidence on one witness. This was Majid Giaka, a CIA informant, and by the time Fhimah's counsel, Richard Keen, had finished with him it was clear Giaka was both a liar and a fantasist. I thought the trial was over and though it still dragged on with increasing absurdity I was not surprised when the Crown closed that Keen submitted Fhimah had no case to answer. However, I had not counted on Alastair Campbell, who led the Crown's case, informing the court he was dropping the conspiracy charge i.e. separating al-Megrahi and Fhimah. This was allowed but conspiracy was the basis of the case so I asked a leading figure in our judiciary if they could do that and he said the Law Lords could do what they liked. When I replied that was illogical and unfair he archly responded, "Show me where it says Scots Law must be logical and fair." and an historic miscarriage of justice was inevitable.

Lockerbie: Pik'n' Miss
[Article by Paul Foot in 'Private Eye' magazine, 2 April 1999]
Looming over the prospect of the trial of two Libyan suspects for the Lockerbie bombing are two dreadful questions which haunt the intelligence communities on both sides of the Atlantic.
1. Why has Nelson Mandela, President of South Africa, shown such a lasting and dedicated interest in Lockerbie? True, he was for some of the time head of the Organisation of African Unity. True, he feels he owes the Libyans a debt for their long opposition to apartheid. But on their own these explanations can't explain the enormous amount of time and travelling Mandela has devoted to talks with the Libyan leader Colonel Gaddafi.
2. Why has Gaddafi conceded, and released [for trial] the suspects in what seems like a climbdown? True, he was irritated by UN sanctions; but these hardly explain his uncharacteristic bowing the knee to the hated Americans.
Could the answer to both questions have anything to do with the most enduring mystery about Lockerbie: the warnings received before the bombing of a likely attack on a US airliner in revenge for the shooting down by the US Navy of an Iranian airliner in the Gulf, with the loss of many lives, a few months before Lockerbie?
The most persistent of all the 'warning' stories comes from South Africa. On 21 December 1988, the day of the bombing, the South African Foreign Minister Pik Botha was in London with a large entourage. The rumour was that they had planned to go to the US on Pan Am 103. But at the last moment had switched to a later flight. Had they been warned off?
Could it be that President Mandela has more information about this last-minute switch and that he has passed on the information to Colonel Gaddafi?
SOURCE: 'Tell Me No Lies' edited by John Pilger (pages 238/9)
(Published by Random House/Vintage, 2005 books.google.co.uk/books?isbn=1407085700)

Botched 1980 Gaddafi Assassination Kills All Aboard
On June 27, 1980, the terrorist governments of France, Italy and US sent out 7-9 NATO warplanes that, at times of peace, shot down a civilian airliner, "Itavia Flight 870", killing all crew and 77 passengers, including 13 children - the "Ustica Massacre" (“Strage di Ustica” — after a nearby island in the Tyrrhenian Sea).
The motive had been to assassinate the Libyan and international leader, Muammar Qaddafi, who was that night flying in a private plane, escorted by a Libyan fighter-jet, MiG-23. The NATO war-planes had mistaken "Itavia Flight 870" for Muammar Qaddafis air-plane.
Muammar Qaddafi though, was able to be saved by landing on Malta, according to recent discovered Libyan documentation, after a tip-off at the last moment about the plot by someone from within the SISMI, Italy’s secret service. However, NATO shot down the Libyan fighter-jet, MiG-23, that had escorted Qaddafi, murdering thereby the Libyan pilot Ezedin Koal.
The aftermath was a giant cover-up by the Italian, French and American governments. Ominously, it was soon discovered that radar tapes that documented the events of that night were somehow erased or had disappeared. Other records were also missing or suddenly unavailable. Even more chilling, key witnesses began dying in strange circumstances — car accidents, suicides, and even a heart attack.
Then in 2008, the former President of Italy, Francesco Cossiga, stepped forward to confirm that Itavia Flight 870 was downed by French fighter jets. His admission was a bombshell. Shortly afterward, France was served with a claim for damages.
Finally in 2011, the Italian courts would order $127 million in reparations be paid by the Italian government to the families of those who perished.
veteranstoday.com/2012/08/25/botched-1980-gaddafi-assassination-kills-all-aboard-italian-airliner-flight-870/

As with the Libya destruction and the assassination of Gaddafi and members of his family and the Libyan government there was more than one reason for our beloved psychopaths in the seats of power, at the top of the freemason-bilderberg and military-industrial complex (trilateral comm., CFR) mafia and in the secret services to murder innocents.

The WPC Yvonne Fletcher was murdered in an attempt to frame the Libyans. It must be considered as a further reason for the flight 103 bombing that framing Libya was premeditated and added to the justification in the minds of the psychopaths

I think Haseldine and Black should stop beating each other up. People appreciate what each of them bring to the table, a plethora of info.
Patrick's facebook page: facebook.com/patrick.haseldine
Robert's web site: lockerbiecase.blogspot.com/
Let's hope their is an honest resolution to the case. It won't happen while Cameron and his like are in the seats of power and luciferian freemasonry infects the justice systems and the police as well as governments.
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clothcapclothcap on March 7th, 2013 12:32 pm (UTC)
Via Aangirfan
From Lockerbie Disaster
[...] In 1988, the FBI's Robert Mueller supervised the Lockerbie Bombing investigation.
"He successfully kept the CIA's connection to the bombing from becoming public.
"The CIA and FBI took control of the crash scene for the first day (keeping Scottish police at bay), searching through and removing numerous pieces of evidence and luggage from the wreckage to obscure the connections of the bombing to the CIA special team that was on board the aircraft.
"One CIA defector has said that the team had been returning to the states against orders to blow the whistle on CIA drug and terrorist connections in the Middle East."
In the Lockerbie Bombing (PanAm 103) case, it appears that the CIA and its friends arranged to have a 'timer' stolen from the Swiss firm of MEBO.
It appears that the security services then pretended that this 'timer' was the one used in the Lockerbie Bombing.
The Herald letters column, 23 August 2008, has a letter about the PanAm 103 - Lockerbie Bombing entitled High Court decision rapid and welcome
The author of the letter writes:
"Probably the most crucial item of physical evidence, namely the timer fragment PT35B, was not even tested for explosive residues."
Some of the comments on the Herald website are as follows:
Posted by: Edwin & Mahnaz Bollier, MEBO, Zurich
"MEBO LTD and myself have obviously been misused by the Scottish Justice and Lord Advocate Colin Boyd to construct a wrong link from Lockerbie to Libya... More news on our webpage: http://www.lockerbie.ch/... (Homepage www.mebocom-defilee.ch & www.lockerbie.ch)
"Edwin and Mahnaz Bollier, MEBO Ltd. give the Crown, Lord Advocate General and the Appeal Court, the full warranty that the manipulated MST-13 timer fragment (PT-35B) does not come from a timer supplied to Libya and therefore cannot be brought in connection with Libya...
"Libya did pay the compensation under explicit objection that Libya had absolutely nothing to do with the PanAm 103 Lockerbie-Tragedy and could therefore not be made responsible. In the world media this objection is never mentioned.
"This tricky suppression of the whole statement by the world's leading news agencies leads to the generally accepted but nevertheless totally wrong notion: If they paid, they did it.
"Why Libya pays?: > Regain full diplomatic and economic status. This would allow oil companies to negotiate hundreds of billions of dollars worth of contracts, to drill the state's oilfields.
"US President Bush signed on August 4, 2008 into law: S.3370, the 'Libyan Claims Resolution Act.' The bill that grants Libyan immunity law and full diplomatic and economic status."
The forensic scientist who claimed to be the first to find the famous bomb fragment was, a year after finding it, revealed by a Parliamentary investigation by Sir John May to be a co-conspirator with two colleagues in the with-holding of evidence in the trial of the alleged IRA Maguire Seven.
"The Maguires were released on appeal.
"This aspect was under-investigated by the Lockerbie trial defence, and ignored by the judges in the Lockerbie judgment.
"2. The career of the American agent in overall charge of the investigation includes several years involvement with the murderous Nicaraguan campaign, working alongside Colonel Oliver North in the Iran-Contra affair of the mid-eighties, and the covert arming of the Afghanistan Mujahadeen in the late eighties.
"The man was not called to give evidence at the Lockerbie trial.
"In an on-camera interview, he admitted that his name was on the original list of witnesses, but he presumed that the US authorities had removed it.
[...] Who were the people involved in the Lockerbie investigation and trial?
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A list of the co-conspirators, useful idiots, the "keep quiet if you know what's good for you" and the bought follows as well as much more background info.
The full article is here - http://aangirfan.blogspot.com/2009/08/lockerbie-disaster.html
clothcapclothcap on March 7th, 2013 12:45 pm (UTC)
Re: Via Aangirfan
A broken link in the preceding "Lockerbie Disaster" article -
"Crown fights to keep 48 pieces of Lockerbie trial evidence secret"
can be read here
http://www.heraldscotland.com/crown-fights-to-keep-48-pieces-of-lockerbie-trial-evidence-secret-1.903103
clothcapclothcap on March 7th, 2013 01:02 pm (UTC)
A broken link in the preceding "Lockerbie Disaster" article -
"Crown fights to keep 48 pieces of Lockerbie trial evidence secret"
can be read here:
http://www.heraldscotland.com/crown-fights-to-keep-48-pieces-of-lockerbie-trial-evidence-secret-1.903103

Decimation of the circuit board "evidence" by the manufacturer.
...only the MST-13 fragment entangles Libya with the Lockerbie Tragedy.
http://plane-truth.com/mebo_breakthru.htm

Why aren't those perpetrators of the miscarriage and those that covered it up, even to the extent of destroying a country dangling from a gibbet?
mercurytravelle on March 8th, 2013 07:35 am (UTC)
Lockerbie
Thank you Clothcap for a very extensive research and a very logical train of thoughts.
clothcapclothcap on March 7th, 2013 01:16 pm (UTC)
This is what Hague is supporting with UK public funds
Syrian Rebels in Golan Region Hold U.N. Peacekeeping Team
[...] A video uploaded on YouTube by a group that identified itself as the Martyrs of Yarmouk claimed responsibility on Wednesday and said the peacekeepers would be held until Syrian government forces withdrew from the area around Al Jamlah, the site of the weekend clashes. The video does not show any of the captives, but United Nations vehicles are visible.
[...] Linking the Golan situation to the Iraq killings two days earlier, Mr. Churkin said: “Some people are trying very hard to extend the Syrian conflict. Today there is this incident. This is no man’s land between Syria and Israel. Somebody is trying very hard to blow this crisis up.”
[...] In Cairo, officials at the Arab League announced that it had formally awarded Syria’s seat to the Syrian opposition coalition, a symbolically important step aimed at further disenfranchising Mr. Assad’s government. The opposition was asked to send a representative who could occupy the seat provisionally until the formation of a new Syrian government. How soon such a representative could be chosen, however, remained unclear. The opposition coalition, representing a broad array of anti-Assad groups, has continually postponed decisions like choosing a provisional prime minister.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/07/world/europe/syria-developments.html
[h/t MT]

UN says 21 peacekeepers detained on Golan Heights
[...] A video posted online by activists showed a group of armed rebels standing around at least three white U.N. vehicles with the words UNDOF on them, allegedly in the village of Jamlah in Daraa province.
The video, circulated by the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, accuses the peacekeepers of assisting the Syrian regime to redeploy in an area near the Golan that the fighters had seized a few days ago in battles that left 11 fighters and 19 regime forces dead.
A man identified as Abu Qaed al-Faleh, spokesman for the Martyrs of Yarmouk Brigades, announced the group is holding the peacekeepers until Syrian President Bashar Assad's forces withdraw from Jamlah.
"They will not be released until after Bashar Assad's forces withdraw from the village of Jamlah bordering Israel," the man said.
http://news.yahoo.com/un-says-21-peacekeepers-detained-golan-heights-215417313.html
clothcapclothcap on March 7th, 2013 01:19 pm (UTC)
Re: This is what Hague is supporting with UK public funds
Kidnapping as directed by the Israeli regime?
clothcapclothcap on March 7th, 2013 01:20 pm (UTC)
Cameron's regime supports Saudi, sells weapons to Saudi
Saudi-backed regime forces attack Bahraini protesters
Bahraini security forces have attacked demonstrators who were protesting against the government’s harsh crackdown on their peaceful movement in the Persian Gulf kingdom.
The Saudi-backed regime forces attacked protesters at a demonstration held in the towns of al-Dair and Ma'ameer in the north of the country on Wednesday.
On Tuesday, hundreds of Bahrainis attended the funeral procession of the 20-year-old Mahmoud Isa al-Jaziri in the town of Nabih Saleh, south of Manama.
The body of al-Jaziri was given to his family on Tuesday, almost two weeks after his death.
Since mid-February 2011, thousands of pro-democracy protesters have staged numerous demonstrations in the streets of Bahrain, calling for the Al Khalifa royal family to relinquish power.
On March 14, 2011, troops from Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates invaded the country to assist the Bahraini government in its crackdown on the peaceful protesters.
According to local sources, scores of people have been killed and hundreds arrested.
Physicians for Human Rights says doctors and nurses have been detained, tortured, or disappeared because they have "evidence of atrocities committed by the authorities, security forces, and riot police" in the crackdown on anti-government protesters.
http://www.presstv.com/detail/2013/03/07/292282/bahraini-forces-attack-protesters/
clothcapclothcap on March 7th, 2013 01:22 pm (UTC)
To protect Saudi, Qatari, Bahrani protesters?
US operating five submarines in Persian Gulf
The number of US submarines deployed to the Persian Gulf and the Sea of Oman has reached five with the dispatch of the USS Springfield (SSN-761) to the region.
The USS Columbia (SSN-771) is operating west of the Strait of Hormuz, which is a key oil transit route. The US has also stationed eight minesweeping ships in international waters of the Persian Gulf and the Sea of Oman.
The United Kingdom has also deployed HMS Trenchant, a Trafalgar-class nuclear-powered submarine, to the Sea of Oman.
Financial woes in the United States have forced Washington to reduce its military presence in the Persian Gulf.
http://www.presstv.com/detail/2013/03/06/292212/us-sends-new-submarine-to-pg/
clothcapclothcap on March 7th, 2013 01:27 pm (UTC)
Has Canada become a zionist sycophantic regime
like the US, UK, France, Australia etc?
Canada warns Palestinians against taking Israel to ICC
Canada’s Foreign Affairs Minister has announced at pro-Israel lobby’s policy conference that Palestinians would face “consequences” from Ottawa if they use the new UN status to sue Israel at the International Criminal Court (ICC).
John Baird made the remarks in a speech to thousands of lobbyists from the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) and members of the US government last Sunday.
"We were very clear from the outset that further actions, like we've seen at the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), like we've seen at the United Nations, particularly at the ICC will be ones which will not go unnoticed and will have certainly consequences in the conduct of our relations with the Palestinian Authority," Baird said.
Baird’s remarks received a boisterous welcome from the audience, revealing the satisfaction with the Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s government support of Israel.
http://www.presstv.com/detail/2013/03/06/292171/palestinians-not-to-take-israel-to-icc/
Canada becoming another apartheid regime?
Interesting that the apartheid Israeli regime that curries special treatment using the 6 million holocaust myth favours the Canadian regime whose head, Harper has been found guilty of complicity in the real Canadian genocide of native Canadian indians.
clothcapclothcap on March 7th, 2013 01:30 pm (UTC)
Iranian phantom nuclear bomb program
Iran nuclear issue overhyped: Ex-IAEA chief Hans Blix
“So far Iran has not violated the NPT (Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons) and there is no evidence right now that suggests that Iran is producing nuclear weapons,” Hans Blix said in Dubai.
He added that no action can be justified against Iran’s nuclear activities on "mere suspicions or intentions that may not exist."
The former IAEA chief had previously said that Iran has been more open to international inspections than most other countries would be.
[...] On February 22, 2012, Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said Iran considers the pursuit and possession of nuclear weapons “a grave sin” from every logical, religious and theoretical standpoint.
The Leader described the proliferation of nuclear weapons as “senseless, destructive and dangerous,” adding that the Iranian nation has never sought and will never seek atomic bombs as the country already has the conventional capacity to challenge the nuclear-backed powers.
http://www.presstv.com/detail/2013/03/07/292318/iran-nissue-overhyped-exiaea-chief/
This is like the AGW nonsense. Once scientists retire they are free to speak the truth about the CO2 fantasy, it seems to be the same with the IAEA employees and Iran. Tell the truth, lose your job is a powerful lever, ask any open minded MSM journo that can read further than government press releases.

West changed literature in Iran N-talks: AEOI chief
Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) says Iranians resolve to defend the country’s nuclear rights has forced the West to change its literature in negotiations.
Fereydoun Abbasi on Wednesday said the recent talks between Iran and the P5+1 -- Russia, China, France, the US and the UK plus Germany -- in Kazakhstan were positive, stressing that the second round of talks in Almaty will be even more positive.
Abbasi said Iranians have been resisting US-led sanctions imposed on the country for many years and “the resolve and resistance of the Iranian nation has influenced [nuclear] negotiations.”
The nuclear chief said Iran has broken new grounds in its peaceful nuclear program which will be announced soon.
When asked about Western requests to visit Parchin military site, Abbasi said, “Parchin never had and does not have any nuclear activity.”
“If they want to visit this site, they must provide convincing documents and evidence so we can discuss the issue with our military officials, because they will have to decide on this.”
http://www.presstv.com/detail/2013/03/06/292249/west-changed-literature-in-iran-ntalks/
Apparently Iran scientists have already released details of the "advances" to Western terrorist regimes like the US. Such advances have been claimed to enable the taking control of aircraft from over 100 miles away (does it include missiles? That would be a real game changer). If the knowledge is already in terrorist gov't hands why not publish on internet? Is there a power play or is it bluff?
clothcapclothcap on March 7th, 2013 01:45 pm (UTC)
Iran update via MT
US envoy walks out of nuclear meeting over Iran's Israel remark
During the debate on Iran, which happened before the board turned its
attention to Syria, Soltanieh said the allegations over his country's
nuclear work were "baseless" and suggested the IAEA, not Tehran, was to
blame for the failure so far to revive ...
http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/03/06/us-iran-nuclear-usa-idUSBRE9250FV20130306

EU says Iran nuclear "procrastination" unacceptable
In a joint statement delivered at a board meeting of the International
Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), the 27-nation bloc again said Iran must
suspend its uranium enrichment work, something Tehran has repeatedly ruled
out doing. Diplomats said Sweden had ...
http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/03/06/us-iran-nuclear-eu-idUSBRE9250E020130306

US Accuses Iran of Nuke 'Deception and Delay'
A senior U.S. envoy accused Iran of "deception, defiance and delay"
Wednesday in dealing with international concerns about its nuclear program,
reflecting frustration over Tehran's expanding uranium enrichment program
and stalled U.N. attempts to ...
http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/us-accuses-iran-nuke-deception-delay-18664369

Iran, Turkmenistan Agree on Natural Gas Barters, Official Says
Iran buys about $3 billion of natural gas from Turkmenistan a year,
Abdol-Hamid Asadian, head of the Trade Promotion Organisation's bureau for
Europe and Americas, was quoted as saying by the state-run Iranian Students
News Agency. The report didn't ...
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-03-06/iran-turkmenistan-agree-on-natural-gas-barters-official-says.html

US: Iran Committed to 'Defiance, Delay' with Nuclear Program
Joseph Macmanus, the chief U.S. envoy to the International Atomic Energy
Agency, said Wednesday at a meeting in Vienna that instead of complying
with its obligations, Iran has taken "further provocative actions." He said
Iran's pursuit of nuclear ...
http://www.voanews.com/content/us-iran-committed-to-defiance-delay-with-nuclear-program/1616102.html

'Iran will repel any attack by intruders'
Addressing a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on Tuesday, Mattis
claimed that Tehran was “enriching uranium beyond any plausible peaceful
purpose.” The top US commander also said Washington has a number of ways
to bring Iran to its knees.
http://www.presstv.ir/detail/2013/03/06/292257/iran-will-repel-any-attack-by-intruders/

Iran orders terrorists: Prepare for war
Reza Kahlili, author of the award-winning book "A Time to Betray," served
in CIA Directorate of Operations, as a spy in the Iranian Revolutionary
Guard, counterterrorism expert; currently serves on the Task Force on
National and Homeland ...
http://www.wnd.com/2013/03/iran-orders-terrorists-prepare-for-war/

U.S. warns Iran: Don't take advantage of reduced naval presence
A top commander on Tuesday warned Iran not to test US resolve in the Gulf
after Washington scaled back its naval presence in the area, saying no
adversary should underestimate American military power in the region. “I
still have one carrier ...
http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2013/03/05/u-s-warns-iran-dont-take-advantage-of-reduced-naval-presence/
clothcapclothcap on March 7th, 2013 02:39 pm (UTC)
Yesterday's leftovers
Jewish Genome Myth


Al-Qaeda gunmen study IDF patrols on Israeli-Syrian border http://toi.sr/XR0Qi6

Why Is The US Building A $63 Million Israeli Bunker And Adding Another For $100 Million More? http://ow.ly/irbw9

Army Units Continue to Hunt Terrorists in Several Area, Car Bomb Explodes in Damascus Countryside
http://syrianfreepress.wordpress.com/2013/03/06/15401/

Portrait of Tartus
http://www.spiegel.de/international/world/uneasy-calm-reigns-in-assad-stronghold-of-tartus-a-886827.html

Narcotics become a serious problem in #Libya, syringes scattered on the streets of #Tripoli, another gov failure http://bit.ly/10fgoPK
clothcapclothcap on March 7th, 2013 03:02 pm (UTC)
Mario Draghi's ECB Press Conference - Live Webcast
No change, no change. Disappointing some who hoped for more of Zee Stabilitee and less denomination risk as EUR loses 1.30, we suspect Draghi will see this as a non-inflationary positive, pat himself on the back for a job well done, urge the Italians to get it together in his independent way, and hint, promise, jawbone, talk-loudly-and-carry-a-big-stick but do nothing. Chatter is of easing collateral requirements to include used Italian voting slips and old Spanish passports but we will have to see...
http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2013-03-07/mario-draghis-ecb-press-conference-live-webcast
clothcapclothcap on March 7th, 2013 03:41 pm (UTC)
Exchange Traded Funds 'Dumping Gold' – Does It Matter?
http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2013-03-07/guest-post-exchange-traded-funds-dumping-gold-%E2%80%93-does-it-matter
Spoiler - no. If the US confiscates private gold bullion it may drive the price down, the book price is around $42. Change physical gold for silver if you get the jitters. (Our small stash may get swapped for paper due to unforeseen expenses.)
clothcapclothcap on March 7th, 2013 03:42 pm (UTC)
Mario Draghi's ECB Press Conference
Live Webcast
No change, no change. Disappointing some who hoped for more of Zee Stabilitee and less denomination risk as EUR loses 1.30, we suspect Draghi will see this as a non-inflationary positive, pat himself on the back for a job well done, urge the Italians to get it together in his independent way, and hint, promise, jawbone, talk-loudly-and-carry-a-big-stick but do nothing. Chatter is of easing collateral requirements to include used Italian voting slips and old Spanish passports but we will have to see...
http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2013-03-07/mario-draghis-ecb-press-conference-live-webcast
He must have been brought up watching BBC. Endless meaningless repeats and propaganda.
clothcapclothcap on March 7th, 2013 03:56 pm (UTC)
Syrian Documents Newsletter March 6 (1)
(translator had a day off on the 5th?)
http://www.documents.sy/newsletter.php?action=download&id=539&lang=en
Raqqa
Alraqqa: the artillery shelling, by the Syrian army, renewed targeting many positions in the city of Raqqa after being controlled by the Free Syrian Army and Jabhet Alnusra. The news speaks about number of people killed and other injured as well as damaged in some buildings.
Video shows the building of Albaath party after being controlled by the Free Syrian Army insurgents and Jabhet Alnusara in 5-3-2013
Activists speak about displacement of big number of people of Raqqa city to the other safer areas in the countryside of the city, the displacements is occurring due to the escalating violence and intensifying of the level of clashes.
Video broadcasted by activists, shows a big military convoy for the Syrian Arab Army. The activists claimed that this convoy headed to Raqqa in an attempt to restore it after being controlled by Free Syrian Army and Jabhet Alnusra.
A statement to the Syrian Arab Red Crescent, Raqqa section, said that four anonymous gunmen broke into the building of the organization in Aldiriya neighborhood in Raqqa city and tool two cars owned by the organizations in 6-3-2013
A video shows Jabhet Aknusar insurgents capturing a someone, claiming that he is an officer in the NationalSecurity in one the places of the city of Raqqa. 5-3-2-13
National Coordinating Committees announced the death of Bisher Kilani, who is one of the Free Syrian Army insurgents after clashes with the Syrian Arab Army in Raqqa countryside.
Damascus Countryside
Damascus countryside: The severe clashes between the Syrian Army and the Free Syrian Army continued in the city of Darayia accompanied by artillery shelling on many positions on the outskirts of the city.
An explosion of a trapped car in the area of Tibna in Damascus countryside causing the deaths of two suicide bombers inside it.
Anti government activists: Many mortar bombs on the town of Jesreen in Damascus countryside causing a number of injured people.
Artillery shelling carried out by the Syrian army against the positions of Free Syrian Army militia on Almuadamia and Babila towns in Damascus countryside.
Severe clashes between Syrian Army and the insurgents of the Free Syrian Army followed by artillery shelling on many positions in Rima neighborhood in the city of Bablada in Damascus countryside.
Syrian News Channel: a unit from the Syrian Arab Army targeted some armed men, who tried to attack a military point for the Syrian Army in the area of Yabroud in Damascus countryside.
Aleppo
video shows how the insurgents of Abo Amara battalion, which is affiliated to the Free Syrian Army, detonating the bridge of Assan village near Aleppo International Airport in order to cut supplies to the Syrian Arab Army 4-3-2013
Picture shows the press activist Abduallah Yaseen killed by the Free Syrian Army after personal disputes with one of the leaders of the battalion in Aleppo countryside.
Picture shows the Great Umayyad mosque in the city of Aleppo with the destruction traces due to the clashes that are occurring between the Syrian Army from one side and the militia of Free Syrian Army and Jabhet Alnusar from another side.
Severe clashes between the Syrian Army from one side and the insurgents of the Free Syrian Army and Jabhet Alnusar from another side around Menng military airport. There is news about casualties.
Picture shows the insurgents of the “Dera Alawafaa” battalion, which is affiliated to the Free Syrian Army, while targeting a warplane for the Syrian army near the International Airport of Aleppo.
clothcapclothcap on March 7th, 2013 03:57 pm (UTC)
Syrian Documents Newsletter March 6 (2)
Damascus
Media sources speak about a first agreement to grant the Syrian political coalition the Arab league seat, with preserving on the decision by Lebanon, Iraq and Algeria.
Many people were injured due to artillery shelling by the Syrian army on many positions in Jopar neighborhood in Damascus.
A picture broadcasted by activists, shows intense smoke cloud coming from the side of Jopar, the smoke is likely caused by fire in the plastic factory due to the shelling and the sever clashes.
Homs
The clashes and the artillery shelling on positions of Free Syrian Army, continued in Alkhalidiya, Alkarabees neighborhoods in Old Homs.
Anti government activists announced the deaths of many Free Syrian Army insurgents: Gassan Rajouh, Wael Aldeekh, Muhammad Rahhal. They were killed after clashes with the Syrian army in Talbisa area in Homs countryside, the shelling on the positions of the Free Syrian Army on the sides of the city continues.
Artillery shelling carried out by the Syrian army on many positions of the Free Syrian Army militia in the village of Aldara ALkabeera.
Edlib
Idleb: Taher khouder and Saad Alhasoun from the Free Syrian Army militia were killed in clashes with the Syrian Army in the village of Kafrouma in Idelb countryside.
Activists in the opposition: A number of people were killed and other were injured due to artillery shelling by the Syrian army on many positions in the town of Has and Alshaikh Mustafa in Idelb countryside.
Governmental Media sources: a unit from the Syria army foiled an attempt to detonate a trapped ca near the area of Ariha in Idelb countryside.
Quneitra
Anti government activist: an explosion of a trapped car near the security section of Aljser, which belongs to the Syrian army. The explosion occurred in Quenetira countryside and there is no news about casualties or damages.
A video shows the insurgents of “Yarmouk Shouhadas” Battalion, announcing capturing troops from UN- monitoring the disengagement in Golan Heights- They insurgents are demanding the Syrian army to withdraw from Jamla town in Golan heights as a term to release the soldiers of the UN. 6-3-2013
Daraa
Severe clashes between Syrian army and Free Syrian Army militia in the Adwan town in Daraa countryside, the clashes were accompanied by artillery shelling on many positions in Daraa Albalad.
Hama
Security forces spread in Althukna and Alalilat neighborhoods in Hama and carried out a checking campaign for some buildings.
clothcapclothcap on March 7th, 2013 05:29 pm (UTC)
Libya update via MT
Libya interim leader's car comes under fire
The car of Libya's interim leader has come under fire in Tripoli as he left
a chaotic session of the national assembly disrupted by protesters, without
causing casualties. The interior minister said on Wednesday that gunmen in
a crowd of Libyans ...
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/africa/2013/03/201336145842575329.html

Drug Use, Smuggling Increasing in Libya
The evidence of drug use isn't hard to find in Libya's capital, from
discarded syringes littering small parks in residential side streets to the
smell of pungent hashish being smoked in the rubble-strewn remains of
toppled strongman Gadhafi's former ...
http://www.voanews.com/content/drug_use_smuggling_are_increasing_in_libya/1616257.html

Hatred of Christians Unleashed in Libya
Last Thursday, a Coptic Christian church located in Benghazi, Libya, was
attacked by armed Muslim militants. Initial reports indicate that at least
one priest, Fr. Paul Isaac, was injured, as well as his assistant. It is
the second church to be ...
http://frontpagemag.com/2013/raymond-ibrahim/libyas-unleashed-hatred-for-christianity/

100 Christians Arrested, Reportedly Tortured In Libya
The Arab Spring is looking more like Springtime For Hitler all the time.
The latest outrage comes from Libya, where 100 Christians from Egypt were
arrested, allegedly for proselytizing. Representatives of the local
Christian church say the men were ...
http://www.powerlineblog.com/archives/2013/03/100-christians-arrested-reportedly-tortured-in-libya.php

Libya border control linked to Interpol for first time
Libya's Tripoli airport authorities were hooked up for the first time
Wednesday with Interpol as part of a European Union funded plan to help
Libya tighten control of its porous borders. The EU and Interpol
inaugurated the passport control capacity at ...
http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130306/libya-border-control-linked-interpol-first-time

GRAY: Mission unaccomplished, in Libya and at home
By appointing John F. Kerry to be the new secretary of state, President
Obama attempted to tamp down the wildfire of criticism that had erupted
over his debacle in Libya. Susan E. Rice, the current U.N. ambassador and
the early favorite to succeed ...
http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2013/mar/5/gray-mission-unaccomplished-in-libya-and-at-home/

UPDATE 1-Libya gas exports to Italy to resume "in next few days"
TRIPOLI, March 6 (Reuters) - Gas exports to Italy from Libya's Mellitah
complex were expected to resume "in the next few days" after a stoppage on
Saturday, the chairman of the joint venture between Libya's national oil
firm and Italy's Eni said. Gas ...
http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/03/06/italy-gas-libya-mellitah-idUSL6N0BY8YA20130306

Libya's water needs: an area for collaboration with UK businesses?
Businessmen and women with an interest in Libya or trade specialisms in the
water industry met in London yesterday to discuss Libya's waste, water, and
wastewater infrastructure, and potential opportunities for future
collaboration between Britain and ...
http://www.libyaherald.com/2013/03/06/libyas-water-needs-an-area-for-collaboration-with-uk-businesses/