Bloomberg: Iran refuses to suspend work at its uranium-conversion facility in Isfahan, a pre-condition set by the European Union to resume negotiations over the country's nuclear program and avert a referral to United Nations Security Council.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Oct. 16 A key Majlis (Parliament) committee approved on Sunday a resolution demanding Iran end its cooperation with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) under the Additional Protocol of the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT).
Sunday Telegraph - Leaders: Our report today on the illegal transfer of missile technology to Iran marks a serious raising of the stakes in the faltering effort to make Teheran come clean about its nuclear programme. As Con Coughlin reveals, former members of the Russian armed forces are helping Iran receive assistance from North Korea.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Oct. 15 Irans Friday prayers leader vowed that Tehran would continue with its controversial nuclear activities despite Western threats to refer the countrys atomic file to the United Nations Security Council.
AP: Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice failed Saturday to persuade Russia to offer new support for a hard line on Iran's disputed nuclear program, despite making a hastily arranged trip to the Russian capital.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Oct. 15 A court in Iran sentenced a woman to death by stoning for adultery and an Afghan man to execution and 100 lashes on charges of murder, a state-run daily reported on Saturday.
The Washington Times: The rise of militants to power positions in Iran is raising new worries about Iranian military forces' deploying new weapons that threaten oil supplies or future long-range nuclear or chemical missile strikes.
DPA: U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and French Foreign Minister Philippe Douste-Blazy on Friday vowed they would remain firm in the face of Iran's unwillingness to cede to demands to give up its uranium enrichment programme.
Iran Focus: Washington, DC, Oct. 14 A panel of Middle East legal and political experts condemned Iranian meddling in Iraqs upcoming constitution during a conference in the United States capital on Thursday.
Iran Focus: Karaj, Iran, Oct. 14 An Iranian youth from the city of Karaj, west of Tehran, was publicly paraded by State Security Forces (SSF) in the city centre for several hours on Tuesday.
UPI: Human Rights Watch reasserted claims of abuses by an Iranian dissident group Wednesday even after a report compiled by a European Parliament delegation denounced its initial report as "devoid of any truth."
Reuters: Alarmed by what it sees as Iran's growing control in Iraq, Saudi Arabia will watch anxiously as Iraqis vote on a new constitution that Riyadh fears will shift the regional balance of power towards Tehran.
AP: A nuclear standoff with Iran and the upcoming constitutional vote in Iraq were among the topics for Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice's visits with allies in Europe and for a surprise trip to Moscow.
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