Iran Focus: London, Feb. 16 A top international rights group blasted on Thursday the hard-line government of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad for failing to address the dire human rights situation in that country.
Iran Focus: London, Feb. 16 A European Parliamentary group accused Irans Ministry of Intelligence and Security (MOIS) of being active in the European Union, hours after the European Parliament adopted a resolution condemning Tehrans suspected nuclear weapons activities its defiance of the international community.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Feb. 16 More than 100 hard-liners gathered outside the German embassy in Tehran Thursday morning to protest the publication of insulting cartoons of the Islamic prophet Muhammad in European dailies and the European Unions stance against Tehrans nuclear program.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Feb. 16 Irans top security official gave a knee-jerk reaction to a statement Thursday morning by French Foreign Minister Philippe Douste-Blazy who described Tehrans nuclear program as a clandestine, military project, threatening to end Iranian oil supplies to the West.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Feb. 15 An Iranian court sentenced seven individuals to death for allegedly playing a role in twin bombings in the south-western city of Ahwaz that occurred in January, the state-run daily Iran reported on Wednesday.
Iran Focus: London, Feb. 15 The European Parliament (EP) censured Iran on Wednesday over its suspected nuclear weapons program and declared its support for United Nations Security Council action against Tehran.
Reuters: Iran's ambassador to Portugal told a Portuguese radio interviewer it would have taken the Nazis 15 years to burn the corpses of 6 million people, a remark reflecting the denials of the Holocaust made by his president.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Feb. 15 Irans Defence Minister accused the West on Wednesday of scientific apartheid and rejected criticism in Western media against the Islamic Republic as a repeated scenario.
Reuters: Iranian police have arrested around 1,000 people in the central seminary city of Qom after violent clashes over the closure of a house of worship used by mystical Sufi Muslims, city officials said on Wednesday.
AP: Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice asked Congress on Wednesday for $75 million this year to build democracy in Iran, saying the U.S. must support Iranians who are seeking freedoms under what she called a radical regime.