Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Dec. 30 Iran maintained its right to enrich uranium on its own soil as an underlying element to any proposal from Russia to end the international deadlock over the countrys suspected nuclear weapons program.
AP: Russia's nuclear chief is set to travel to Iran in February to discuss the completion of a Russian-built nuclear plant and Moscow's proposals to enrich Iran's uranium on Russian territory, officials said Friday.
Reuters: Russia's foreign ministry confirmed on Friday that a top envoy had talked to Iranian officials to discuss a Russian proposal to enrich uranium for the Islamic Republic, Itar-Tass news agency reported.
Reuters: Top Iranian and Russian officials agreed on Thursday to hold talks on a Russian proposal aimed a resolving Tehran's nuclear stand-off with the West, an Iranian diplomat close to the talks said.
AFP: Hundreds of demonstrators took to the streets of Samarra on Wednesday to denounce alleged electoral fraud in Iraq's general elections which gave Shiite-based religious parties a commanding lead in the preliminary results.
Reuters: Iran said on Wednesday it would "seriously and enthusiastically" study a Russian proposal aimed at reducing international fears about its nuclear programme, the ISNA students news agency reported.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Dec. 28 Dozens of young men have been arrested in the northern province of Golestan as part of a nationwide crackdown on trouble-makers, state-run dailies reported on Wednesday.