Iran Focus: London, Mar. 14 Iranian authorities have imposed a de facto martial law in several volatile cities in the north-western province of Kurdistan as restive youths used the occasion of Irans traditional fire festival to hold anti-government protests, residents told Iran Focus by telephone on Tuesday.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Mar. 14 Despite a massive crackdown to prevent this years fire festival from turning into scenes of anti-governments protests, young people are taking to streets across Iran to defy the government ban and celebrate the last Tuesday of the Persian year with a big bang, Iran Focus has learnt.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Mar. 14 - Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei told the country's foreign minister and diplomats on Tuesday that any retreat on the nuclear issue would break the Islamic Republics independence and would entail a huge cost for the Iranian people.
AFP: A British parliamentary delegation called Monday for the European Union to remove the main exiled Iranian opposition group from its terrorism blacklist, saying it was a force for democratic change in Iran.
AP: President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said Tuesday that no power can take nuclear fuel cycle technology away from Iran and vowed that his country will resist pressure from the U.N. Security Council over its nuclear program.
Reuters: U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said on Tuesday she was confident the U.N. Security Council would agree on a "very strong message" to send to Iran over its suspected nuclear weapons program.
Reuters: The United States, Britain and France on Tuesday move the Iran crisis to the full U.N. Security Council after failing to get support from Russia and China for proposals to rein in Tehran's nuclear ambitions.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Mar. 13 The head of the State Security Forces, Irans paramilitary police, announced on Monday that all those responsible for several recent spates of bombings in the oil-rich province of Khuzestan, south-west Iran, had been arrested and claimed they had ties to Britain.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Mar. 13 Some 150 textile workers gathered on Monday outside the offices of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to protest against lay-offs and dismissal of workers in state-owned industries, local news agencies reported.
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