FatehThe Fatah movement in Palestine has lambasted recent remarks by the Iranian regime’s Supreme Leader, Ali Khamenei, that were clearly intended to meddle in Palestinian affairs. The movement called on Palestinians to oppose the regime’s sinister intentions for hijacking their cause and ideals.

According to the Arab-language daily Asharq al-Awsat on Tuesday, Fatah released a statement in reaction to Khamenei’s remarks during a Friday prayer session recently criticizing Palestinian leaders for beginning peace talks with Israel.

Iran TerrorA state-run website in Iran admitted on Sunday that the world considers the religious dictatorship ruling Iran as a “barbaric” system, and wrote, “Westerners consider us to be barbaric human beings. … Under the influence of the enemy’s intense propaganda, the contemporary world sees us as violent beings whose criminal behaviour cannot be tamed, and making matters worse, they say that we are pursuing nuclear weapons.”

Scott BrownAP - The world’s terrorists are patient and working on a long-term strategy that includes the troubling recruitment of U.S. citizens to help their extremist causes, Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown said Saturday.

Speaking on the ninth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, Brown noted there had been three terror attempts thwarted or botched on U.S. soil in the past year, including one in Detroit and two in New York. And he said he had been briefed on others that had been foiled but not made public.

ClintonUS Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, said the Iranian regime resembles a military dictatorship with a religious façade, adding, that was not what the Iranian Revolution for a Republic of Iran ever meant to become.

Mrs. Clinton made the remarks on Tuesday while speaking at the Council on Foreign Relations in Washington.

AbbasThe President of the Palestinian Authority says the Iranian regime’s president, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, has “absolutely no right to interfere in Palestinian affairs.”

“Ahmadinejad heads a government that I don’t quite know how it was formed and what the election process was. There have been many protests against his government,” Abbas said.

Bank MelatReuters - South Korea said on Wednesday it would restrict the Seoul operations of an Iranian bank accused of facilitating Tehran's efforts to develop nuclear weapons.

"The government will restrict foreign exchange transactions of 102 institutions ... including Bank Mellat, and 24 individuals ...without the approval of the Bank of Korea," a government statement said.

ZaferA senior official of the al-Iraqiya coalition in Iraq, Dr. Zafer al-Ani, said in a statement that if the national platform of the al-Iraqiya coalition for the formation of a new government is not implemented, then the Iraqi people would face the threat of the establishment of a pro-Iranian government in Iraq.

AllawiThe leader of the winning al-Iraqiya coalition in Iraq, Dr. Ayad Allawi, called on the Iranian regime for the third consecutive day to cease meddling in Iraq’s internal affairs and avoid fueling sectarian flames.

In an interview with the Kuwaiti daily al-Rai, Dr. Allawi said, “I have objections to the Iranian regime’s policies in Iraq which support certain political movements against others and encourage sectarianism.” He called on the Iranian regime to see Iraq as an independent and sovereign state instead of a sphere of political influence or its own back yard.

Nabil Abu Rudeineh In response to the provocative remarks of the Iranian regime’s president, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, against the Palestinian leadership after the peace talks in Washington, a spokesman for the Palestinian Authority said on Saturday, “Ahmadinejad does not even represent the Iranian people and he is certainly not entitled to talk about Palestine or the Palestinian President.”

Speaking at the Iranian regime’s Friday prayers in Tehran on Friday on the occasion of so-called Qods Day, Ahmadinejad took a confrontational gesture against the Palestinian Authority and leaders of the Arab world for supporting the Middle East talks in Washington.

Ted PoeA US Congressman is pushing international companies that have branches in Texas to sever ties with the Iranian regime in an attempt to toughen US sanctions against the clerical regime.

According to Forbes magazine, there are many multi-national corporations with operations in Texas. Congressman Ted Poe, a representative from the southern US state, is trying to convince these corporations to implement the US sanctions against the Iranian regime in order to protect their own credibility.