DPA: German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier appealed in an interview released Saturday for Iran not to turn down an offer by the five UN Security Council permanent members and Germany to negotiate.
Reuters: Iran will not give its final answer at a meeting this week to a package of proposals backed by six world powers that aims to end a nuclear standoff with the West, an Iranian nuclear official said on Monday.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Jul. 10 Nineteen people accused of involvement in a spate of deadly bombings in the Arab-dominated city of Ahwaz, south-west Iran, will go on trial later this month, press reports said on Monday.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Jul. 10 Two prisoners are on the run after they fatally shot a security agent as they were being transferred from court to a prison in the southern city of Shiraz, a state-run daily wrote on Sunday.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Jul. 10 A large number of students from several universities in the Iranian capital staged anti-government protests on Sunday which marked the seventh anniversary of a nationwide student uprising that rattled the ruling theocracy, according to dissidents.
New York Sun: The Nobel Peace Prize-winning chief of the International Atomic Energy Agency effectively fired his lead Iran investigator this spring at the request of the Iranians, according to a new report in the German newspaper Die Welt am Sonntag.
Reuters: Iran said on Sunday that European Union foreign policy chief Javier Solana was not able to answer all Iran's questions about proposals backed by six world powers that aim to end a nuclear standoff with the West.
AFP: Swiss foreign minister Micheline Calmy-Rey on Saturday reiterated Switzerland's offer to help with a negotiated solution to the stand-off over Iran's nuclear programme during a meeting with the top Iranian negotiator, Ali Larijani.