Archive for June 28th, 2009
Obama to fund anti-govt. elements in Iran: Report
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is moving forward with plans to fund groups that support Iranian dissidents, records and interviews show, continuing a program that became controversial when it was expanded by President Bush.The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), which reports to the secretary of state, has for the last year been soliciting applications for $20 million in grants to “promote democracy, human rights, and the rule of law in Iran,” according to documents on the agency’s website. The final deadline for grant applications is June 30.
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Israel approves new settlement plans
Quartet of Middle East peacemakers urges complete halt to all Israeli settlement construction