Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Dec. 27 Irans State Supreme Court upheld stoning and amputation sentences for four men and jail terms for several dozen other members of a gang in the north of the country, according to a report in a semi-official daily.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Dec. 26 Irans hard-line President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad who recently called for the destruction of Israel and termed the Holocaust a myth has asked for a committee to be set up to prove that the massacre of some six million Jews in Nazi Germany never took place.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Dec. 26 Irans Majlis (Parliament) Speaker Gholam-Ali Haddad-Adel said on Monday that the Islamic Republic wanted Islamic nations to unite, according to the Majlis wire service.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Dec. 26 More than ten percent of street-children in the Iranian capital, Tehran, are girls, according to a report in the Fars news agency, which is close to the office of Irans Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Dec. 26 Irans Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki blasted on Monday nuclear apartheid, saying that the Islamic Republic had just as much right to carry out nuclear activities as the United States did.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Dec. 24 Irans Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei appointed on Saturday a new personal representative to the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC), according to a statement carried by official state-run news agencies.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Dec. 25 Iran has executed a political prisoner who had been jailed since 1996 for allegedly killing an agent of the notorious Ministry of Intelligence and Security, Iran Focus has learnt.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Dec. 24 Irans Foreign Minister declared on Friday that the hard-line policies and strategy of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejads government had thwarted threats by the European Union to haul Tehrans suspected nuclear file before the United Nations Security Council for possible sanctions.
Iran Focus: Brussels, Dec. 24 The Belgian Senate adopted unanimously on Friday a resolution urging the European Union to reconsider the terror label placed on the main Iranian opposition group Mojahedin-e Khalq (MeK or PMOI).