Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Mar. 08 The West will regret trying to prevent Iran from acquiring nuclear capabilities, radical Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said on Wednesday, state television reported.
Washington Times: Despite Interna tional Women's Day celebrations today, women in Iran still struggle for basic rights. The country's conservative authorities forbid women from simple activities such as watching the World Cup qualifying soccer game live in a stadium.
Washington Post - Editorial: If it is to build its own nuclear weapons, the next technological challenge Iran faces will be to construct a system of connected centrifuges known as a cascade. The system is used to enrich uranium hexafluoride, which Tehran has produced from raw uranium.
Washington Post: Iranians are expressing unease about the international showdown over their country's nuclear program, as broad public support for atomic power is tempered by growing misgivings about the cost.
Iran Focus: London, Mar 07 A Dubai-based company owned by the Iranian government has been used by Irans Ministry of Defence to procure a key component needed for production of nuclear bombs, Iran Focus has learnt.
Iran Focus: London, Mar. 07 United States Secretary of Defence Donald Rumsfeld accused Iran on Tuesday of sending elite members of its Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) into Iraq to cause harm to the future of that country.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Mar. 07 A senior Revolutionary Guards commander dismissed on Tuesday threats by the United States over Irans nuclear program as political bluff, the government-owned news agency Fars reported.
Reuters: Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov denied on Tuesday that Russia has a new proposal to curb Iran's nuclear programs, a day after Washington rejected an idea to allow Tehran atomic research that diplomats said Moscow had floated.
Reuters: Russia has offered to let Iran do some atomic research if it refrains from enriching uranium on an industrial scale for 7 to 9 years, diplomats said on Tuesday, cracking big-power unity on how to stop Tehran getting the bomb.
Reuters: The United States still opposes a natural gas pipeline linking Iran, Pakistan and India because of ongoing concerns about Iran's nuclear program and support for terrorism, the White House said on Tuesday.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Mar. 07 A top Ayatollah told theologians of Irans Assembly of Experts, an exclusively clerical body that designates the countrys all-powerful Supreme Leader, on Tuesday that Irans nuclear pursuit guarantees the existence of the Islamic Republic.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Mar. 07 Irans allies and enemies must know that Iran will not abandon its rights to nuclear capabilities, the Islamic Republics chief nuclear negotiator said on Tuesday.