Iran Focus: London, Dec. 09 The United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan said on Thursday that he was shocked by remarks by Irans hard-line President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad who denied that the Holocaust took place and called for the state of Israel to be moved from the Middle East to Europe.
AFP: Democratic Senator John Kerry on Thursday denounced remarks by Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad questioning the Holocaust and suggesting that Israel should be relocated to Austria or Germany.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Dec. 08 Britain, who currently holds the European Unions rotating Presidency, condemned on Thursday remarks by hard-line Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad rejecting that the Holocaust had taken place and calling for Israel to be moved to Europe.
Iran Focus: London, Dec. 08 Britain took the lead on Wednesday as rotating President of the European Union to fire back at comments by Irans chief nuclear negotiator Ali Larijani, who recently suggested that Tehran would soon resume suspended nuclear centrifuge activities.
Reuters: President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Thursday said Iran would not halt its drive to produce its own nuclear fuel because it did not trust the West to guarantee a supply to feed its planned atomic power reactors.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Dec. 08 Hundreds of students took part in a demonstration outside the main gates of the University of Tehran to mark Irans national Students Day amid tight police security and a ban on protests.
The Guardian: Iranian officials were facing an angry backlash yesterday following the air disaster that claimed at least 116 lives, amid allegations that the military plane that ploughed into a block of flats was allowed to take off despite serious safety concerns.
The Washington Times - Editorial: Earlier this week, Mohammed ElBaradei, director-general of the International Atomic Energy Agency, warned against any non-diplomatic means (i.e. military force) to end Iran's nuclear ambitions, saying it would be like opening "a Pandora's box." Nothing new there. What is new is what Mr. ElBaradei said immediately before this: If Iran has resumed its uranium enrichment program, it will take only "a few months" before it had a nuclear bomb.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Dec. 07 The following are photos of a demonstration on Wednesday by students outside the main gates of the University of Tehran to mark Irans national Students Day amid tight police security and a ban on protests.
Reuters: Iran's defiant vows to enrich uranium seem to mock a Western offer of renewed talks on Tehran's nuclear programme and may leave no recourse but U.N. Security Council action, EU diplomats said on Wednesday.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Dec. 07 Students are gathering outside the main gates of the University of Tehran to mark Irans national Students Day amid tight police security and a ban on protests, a student outside the campus told Iran Focus by telephone.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Dec. 07 Clashes erupted between angry people and State Security Forces (SSF) in Tehrans densely-populated Yaft-Abad district where a military transport plane crashed into a 10-story apartment block on Tuesday leaving all 94 passengers aboard and at least 25 people in the building dead and several dozen injured, a local resident told Iran Focus in an email interview.