The Sunday Times: When President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad addressed the United Nations for the first time last September, he had a mystical, out of body experience. On his return to Iran he said: One of our group told me that when I started to say, In the name of the God, the almighty and merciful, he saw a light around me and I was placed inside this aura.
Iran Focus: London, Jan. 15 A secret document obtained by Iran Focus shows that recent political developments in Syria and Lebanon have aroused deep anxiety among the top commanders of Irans Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC), who see the events as a direct threat to the national security of the Islamic Republic and who want to speed up the development of nuclear weapons.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Jan. 15 Irans Foreign Ministry released a statement on Saturday on the international deadlock over Tehrans decision to resume previously-suspended uranium enrichment-related activities in direct contravention to the wishes of the International Atomic Energy Agency and in breach of its agreement with Britain, France, and Germany the three European Union states that had led nuclear negotiations with the Islamic Republic over the past two and a half years.
Iran Focus: London, Jan. 14 United States Vice President Dick Cheney is expected to have Iran and Syria at the top of his agenda as he travels to Egypt to hold talks with Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak and other top officials, the Kuwaiti news agency reported on Saturday.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Jan. 14 Irans hard-line President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad defended on Saturday his previous comments calling for the destruction of Israel and rejected criticism from Unites States President George W. Bush and German Chancellor Angela Merkel on the issue.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Jan. 14 Radical Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad demanded once again on Saturday that Iran be permitted to send inspectors to evaluate human rights abuses in the European Union.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Jan. 14 Irans hard-line President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad announced on Saturday that the Islamic Republic would never abandon its nuclear efforts even if it meant facing the United Nations Security Council.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Jan. 14 Irans former President declared on Friday that the Islamic Republic would drive ahead with its efforts to obtain nuclear capabilities despite the growing international furore over its decision to begin previously-suspended nuclear activities in its uranium enrichment facility in Natanz.
The Independent: Iran could take retribution against British troops in Iraq if the British government continues with its leading role in the campaign against the country's nuclear programme, senior defence sources have warned.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Jan. 13 A top Iranian official rejected on Friday an announcement by the Europes big three Britain, France, and Germany that the European Union was seeking to send the Islamic Republics nuclear file to the United Nations Security Council as illogical.
PARIS, Jan 13, 2006 (AFP) - Iran should be dealt with firmly by a united international community, Italian Foreign Minister Gianfranco Fini said Friday amid heightened tensions over Tehran's nuclear program.