Reuters: Pakistan will not rush into a deal for a natural gas pipeline from Iran to India via Pakistani while the United Nations has Iran's nuclear program under scrutiny, Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz said on Friday.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Jan. 21 Hard-line Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad told senior leaders of a radical Palestinian group in Damascus on Friday that the Middle East conflict has become the locus of the final war between Muslims and the West, Irans official news agency, IRNA, reported.
Iran Focus: London, Jan. 20 Iran is carrying out illegal nuclear weapons activities at a top-secret site west of Tehran, an Iranian opposition movement which has given accurate information about Tehrans nuclear activities in the past said on Friday.
AFP: Iran may have received three shipments of sophisticated P-2 centrifuges capable of enriching uranium, diplomats said Friday, which could support Western claims that Tehran is hiding sensitive nuclear work.
The Independent: President Jacques Chirac has dropped a political bombshell by threatening to retaliate with nuclear strikes against any state found to be responsible for a large-scale terrorist attack on France.
Washington Post: Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-N.Y.) accused the Bush administration of playing down the threat of a nuclear Iran and called for swift action at the United Nations to impose sanctions on the Iranian government.
Iran Focus: Washington, D.C., Jan. 20 A vocal demonstration was held outside the White House on Thursday by Iranian Americans opposed to the current theocratic regime ruling Iran and seeking support for democratic regime change.
Reuters: Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, on a visit to regional ally Syria, pledged support to militant Palestinian factions at a meeting with their leaders in Damascus on Friday, a Palestinian group said.
Reuters: Embroiled in a nuclear standoff with the West, Iran said on Friday it was moving its foreign assets to shield them from possible U.N. sanctions and flexed its oil muscles with a proposal to cut OPEC output.
Iran Focus: London, Jan. 20 United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan urged Iran on Thursday to suspend nuclear activities carried out at its uranium enrichment facility in Natanz and hinted at Security Council action on the Islamic Republics nuclear file if Tehran did not heed the call.
Iran Focus: London, Jan. 19 United States Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said on Thursday that it was high time to refer Iran to the United Nations Security Council for breaching its international obligations regarding its suspected nuclear weapons program.