Periodical Studies

Spotlight on Iran (Week of October 31-November 6, 2012)

Initiative to summon Ahmadinejad to questioning before the Majles approved. Limitations imposed on exporting goods from Iran amidst shortage concerns.
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Spotlight on Iran (Week of October 23-30, 2012 )

Media discourse continues on possibility of negotiations with the United States
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News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (October 24-30, 2012)

This past week terrorism events focused on the new round of escalation in southern Israel, during which 105 rockets and an estimated 12 mortar shells hit Israeli territory. Hamas and the Popular Resistance Committees (PRC) claimed responsibility for most of the rocket launchings.
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News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (October 17-23, 2012)

This past week rocket and mortar shell fire from the Gaza Strip continued to target southern Israel. On October 20 the Israeli Navy took control of the Estelle an estimated 30 miles from the Gaza Strip. The emir of Qatar, Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa, arrived to participate in launching Qatari-financed projects to rebuild the Gaza
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Spotlight on Iran (Week of October 7-16, 2012)

While on a visit to North Khorasan Province, Supreme Leader recognizes effects of sanctions, continues to demonstrate resolve. Majles starts proceedings to summon Ahmadinejad to hearing for second time in a year.
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News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (October 10-16, 2012)

This past week rocket fire from the Gaza Strip into Israeli territory continued. Seven rocket hits were identified. The Palestinian Authority continues its political activities to promote a vote in the UN General Assembly for non-member status of a Palestinian state.
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