Reuters: An Iranian newspaper's call for Holocaust cartoons is an attempt to drag Israel into a conflict between Europe and the Muslim world over caricatures of the Prophet Mohammad, a German government minister said.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Feb. 08 The Holocaust was nothing more than a big lie, Irans Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) have said, backing up statements by hard-line Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad who described the great massacre in which more than six million mostly Jewish people were killed as a myth.
Washington Post: Iranian engineers have completed sophisticated drawings of a deep subterranean shaft, according to officials who have examined classified documents in the hands of U.S. intelligence for more than 20 months.
CNN: The U.N. Security Council formally received notification Tuesday about Iran and its nuclear program from the International Atomic Energy Agency, opening the door toward potential sanctions against Tehran.
Iran Focus: London, Feb. 07 British Prime Minister Tony Blair said on Tuesday that Iran was seriously mistaken if it believed that the world community would allow it to get away with developing nuclear weapons.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Feb. 07 Irans Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Tuesday that the international community had lost its dignity by sending the Islamic Republics nuclear file to the Untied Nations Security Council.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Feb. 07 Irans former President Ayatollah Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani accused the West on Tuesday of carrying out the work of Satan after cartoons depicting the prophet Mohammad negatively were published in European dailies.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Feb. 07 Irans former President Ayatollah Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani said in Tehran on Tuesday that the West did not want the Islamic Republic to obtain nuclear capabilities.
Reuters: China said on Tuesday the Iranian nuclear standoff could still be defused through negotiations without a showdown in the United Nations, and urged countries to intensify efforts for a diplomatic compromise.
Reuters: Denmark protested to Iran over a second day of attacks on its embassy in Tehran on Thursday and demanded protection for its diplomats, as outrage over cartoons of the Prophet Mohammad spread across the Muslim world.
Reuters: Iran's best-selling newspaper has launched a competition to find the best cartoon about the Holocaust in retaliation for the publication in many European countries of caricatures of the Prophet Mohammad.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Feb. 06 Irans Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki said on Monday that the Islamic Republic would not back down even in the slightest manner in its drive to obtain nuclear capabilities.