Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Mar. 02 Irans radical President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad declared on Thursday in Malaysia that Islam will be the dominant power in the near future, the official state news agency reported.
AFP: The EU has warned Iran in writing that progress at a meeting Friday ahead of possible punitive UN action is totally dependent on Iran stopping uranium enrichment and cooperating with UN nuclear inspections.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Mar. 02 Irans chief nuclear negotiator Ali Larijani reaffirmed that the Islamic Republic could never be forced to give up its right to carry out uranium enrichment, the crucial factor in a deal laid out by Russia aimed at resolving the international deadlock over Tehrans suspected nuclear weapons program, the state-owned Mehr news agency reported on Thursday.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Mar. 02 Irans hard-line President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad declared that his government will not suspend uranium enrichment activities, despite the looming prospect of United Nations Security Council referral, government-owned newspapers reported on Thursday.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Mar. 02 Two men accused of carrying out a recent bombing in the south-western city of Ahwaz were hanged in public on Thursday morning, a government-owned news agency reported.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Mar. 02 More than ten people have been arrested in connection with a recent spate of bombings in the Iranian city of Ahwaz, situated in the oil-rich south-west province of Khuzestan, the head of the Islamic Republics intelligence service announced late Wednesday.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Mar. 02 Irans State Security Forces attacked female football fans in Tehran on Wednesday after they held a defiant protest against the government decision to ban women from football stadiums.
AP: Iran refused to back down Wednesday in crucial talks on Russia's offer to enrich uranium for Tehran, but negotiators agreed to resume discussions Thursday on a plan meant to ease Western fears Iran wants to build an atomic bomb.
New York Times: In a surprise development, the foreign ministers of Britain, France and Germany have agreed to meet with Iran's top nuclear negotiator to discuss what Iran is describing as new ideas to break the impasse over its nuclear program, European officials said Wednesday.
Reuters: Iraq's ruling Shi'ite Alliance is under mounting pressure from would-be coalition partners to reconsider its nomination of Prime Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari for a second term, senior political sources said on Wednesday.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Mar. 01 A government agency in Iran has launched a new book that sets out to prove the official position that the Holocaust was a myth and a historical lie that was concocted to justify the creation of a Jewish state in Palestine.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Mar. 01 One of the most senior figures in Irans armed forces accused the West on Wednesday of using threats of military action to dictate its terms to the Islamic Republic, while Western leaders know that a military confrontation with Iran is impossible and unfeasible, the state-run Fars news agency reported.
Iran Focus: London, Mar. 01 Irans chief nuclear negotiator struck a defiant cord in Moscow on Wednesday as he insisted that there was no need for the Islamic Republic to suspend uranium enrichment despite repeated requests by the International Atomic Energy Agency and Russia which has a proposal aimed at breaking the impasse.
Iran Focus: Paris, Mar. 01 Irans Interior Minister invited his German counterpart to visit Tehran and called on the German minister to considering forging a partnership with Iran for the upcoming 2006 World Cup in Germany.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Mar. 01 Textile workers from the central Iranian city of Isfahan blockaded a major highway from the city to the Iranian capital Tehran on Monday and Tuesday in protest to not being paid their salaries.
Iran Focus: London, Mar. 01 The deputy governor of the Iraqi province of Saladin, where the holy city of Samarra is situated, said preliminary investigation was pointing to Irans role in the bombing of the citys revered Shiite shrine last week.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Mar. 01 The Supreme Commander of Irans Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) Major General Yahya Rahim Safavi appointed on Wednesday a senior commander in the Bassij as the new head of the IRGCs secretive Ansar-ol-Mahdi Protection Corps.
Iran Focus: London, Mar. 01 A state-organised group which avowedly trains suicide bombers against Western infidels and Zionists has launched a new website to recruit volunteers, Iran Focus has learnt.
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