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).
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Dec. 23 A senior Iranian cleric blasted on Friday human rights violation in the United States and rejected reports of widespread torture and other human rights violations in Iran.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Dec. 23 The editorial of Irans leading hard-line daily hailed the outcome of Iraqs parliamentary elections as the creation of the first Islamist state in the Arab world, and warned against American plots to prevent the formation of the new Iraqi government by Iranian-backed Shiite groups.
Iran Focus: Baghdad, Dec. 23 United States troops in Iraq have arrested a senior official of the Iranian-backed Supreme Council for Islamic Revolution in Iraq (SCIRI) in connection with the entry of forged ballots from neighbouring Iran prior to last weeks parliamentary elections in Iraq, according to Baghdad dailies.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Dec. 23 Irans new ambassador to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in Vienna officially submitted his credentials to the United Nations nuclear watchdog director general Mohamed ElBaradei, the state-run news agency reported.
The Washington Times: Iraqi Interior Minister Bayan Jabr, overseer of two detention centers raided by U.S. troops in the past two months, has been relieved of his duties, according to a former Iraqi special forces commander at the ministry.
AFP: Iran is to halt its human rights dialogue with the European Union after the bloc condemned what it described as continued abuses by the Islamic regime, foreign ministry spokesman Hamid Reza Asefi said in comments published Thursday.