Reuters: The United States is poised to seek U.N. Security Council action to heap pressure on Iran for refusing to negotiate in good faith over its nuclear ambitions, President George W. Bush said on Tuesday.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, May 23 Irans former President Ayatollah Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani said on Tuesday that the West could not force Tehran to abandon its nuclear program, the government-run news agency Fars reported.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, May 23 Students demonstrated on Monday and Tuesday in Tehrans Amir Kabir University (Polytechnic University) against the governments repressive policies, a student who took part in the rally told Iran Focus.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, May 23 At least one person was injured on Tuesday as students demonstrated in one of Tehrans several universities against the governments repressive policies, a student who took part in the rally told Iran Focus.
Iran Focus: London, May 23 The international human rights organisation Amnesty International blasted human rights abuses in Iran in 2005 in its annual report on the state of the world's human rights.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, May 23 Tens of thousands of Iranian Azeris demonstrated on Monday in the north-western city of Tabriz against the publishing of an insulting cartoon in the official state daily Iran.
Reuters: Iran will sign a contract with France's Renault by Friday to produce the no-frills Logan model in a deal Tehran hopes will revive moribund foreign investment, the industry minister said on Tuesday.
Reuters: United Nations Security Council powers meet on Wednesday to try to hammer out a joint strategy to stop Iran enriching uranium and to consider a package of incentives drafted by European countries.
Wall Street Journal: As tensions between the U.S. and Iran continue to mount, an Iranian exile group viewed here as a terrorist organization is lobbying to play a greater role in the struggle against Tehran. And it is winning some support in Congress.
Reuters: Tests in Iran on the bodies of a brother and sister who died after falling ill with pneumonia-like symptoms showed they had the deadly H5N1 strain of bird flu, an Iranian medical official said on Monday.