Reuters: U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice on Saturday said the UN Security Council was unlikely to impose sanctions on Iran as a first step in dealing with the disagreement over its nuclear program.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Mar. 04 Hundreds of coal miners from the northern province of Gilan are holding a strike inside Sangroud Mine, located near the town of Rudbar, in protest to not receiving their salaries for more than a year and the failure of the government to resolve the issue.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Mar. 04 Irans Interior Minister accused the United States of using its infiltrators in al-Qaeda to carry out terrorist attacks that would serve its interests, government-owned newspapers in Tehran reported on Saturday.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Mar. 04 On his return to Tehran on Saturday after talks in Vienna with European foreign ministers, Irans chief nuclear negotiator struck a defiant tone, brushing aside threats of Security Council referral.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Mar. 04 Irans President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and his entire cabinet and heads of government institutions are on average getting only four hours of sleep a night, a top aide to the hard-line president told deputies in the countrys Majlis (parliament).
Iran Focus: London, Mar. 04 Her husbands name is instantly recognised around the world, but hardly any one beyond a close circle of friends and relatives has heard her name. She is Irans First Lady, Mrs. Ahmadinejad.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Mar. 04 Iranian authorities are using a fatwa, or religious decree, to ban the use of fireworks during this years traditional fire festival marking the end of the Persian year, Iran Focus has learnt.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Mar. 03 Iran will not retreat a single step in its nuclear standoff with the West, the countrys First Vice President has declared, government-run Persian-language websites reported on Friday.
Iran Focus: London, Mar. 03 The recent announcement by the deputy commander of the Revolutionary Guards in Yazd that several officials from the Presidential Office of former President Mohammad Khatami had been arrested for spying for foreigners is part of a sweeping internal purge underway in Irans theocratic regime, according to well-informed sources in the Iranian capital.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Mar. 03 Turkey has warned Iran that it must not develop nuclear weapons and is planning to send its Foreign Minister to Tehran bring its stance clearly to the Iranian leadership.