Reuters: European Union powers are willing to revive nuclear talks with Iran to discuss a Russian proposal aimed at defusing an impasse over what the West believes is an Iranian atomic bomb programme, diplomats said on Tuesday.
AP: Iran has expanded the tunnels it uses to hide a major part of its nuclear weapons program to a network covering a large area of southeastern Tehran, an Iranian exile who opposes that nation's Islamic government said Monday.
ABC News: Iran has built, with the help of North Korea, dozens of underground tunnels and facilities for the construction of nuclear-capable missiles, according to Alireza Jafardazeh, a Washington D.C.-based consultant and former spokesman for the National Council of the Resistance of Iran, an Iranian opposition group.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Nov. 22 A former senior official in Irans dreaded secret police, the Ministry of Intelligence and Security (MOIS), who personally oversaw the gruesome murders of two Christian bishops and a priest in Iran in the 1990s, has been appointed as the new Director General of the countrys Interior Ministry, Iran Focus has learnt.
Iran Focus: Baghdad, Nov. 22 The governors office in the southern Iraqi province of Basra accused Iran of being behind an attempted assassination of the current governor, a Baghdad daily reported on Monday.
AP: The United States and its European allies will not push to have Iran referred to the U.N. Security Council later this week to give Russia extra time to try to persuade Tehran to compromise on its nuclear activities, diplomats and officials told The Associated Press on Monday.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Nov. 21 A senior Iranian lawmaker declared in the countrys Majlis, or Parliament that if the suspected nuclear weapons dossier of the Islamic Republic was hauled before the United Nations Security Council for possible sanctions the repercussions on the West would be great.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Nov. 21 A teenager that was put in the violent criminals ward of a prison in Irans notorious Adel-Abad Prison died on Friday as a result of being raped by several dangerous convicts, an investigation has concluded.
Reuters: Britain insisted on Monday that Iran meets obligations under the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty after Iranian lawmakers voted to block snap U.N. checks of nuclear sites if it is referred to the Security Council.
Iran Focus: London, Nov. 20 State Security Forces (SSF) have been dispatched to the streets in the Kurdish city of Mahabad, north-western Iran, and the volatile city is in a de facto state of martial law, according to local Kurdish activists.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Nov. 20 Iran said on Sunday it had postponed repairs on its controversial Uranium Conversion Facility (UCF) in Isfahan, central Iran, to put to rest rumours that activity at the plant had been suspended as part of a frantic effort by Tehran to prevent the referral of its nuclear file to the United Nations Security Council at the forthcoming meeting of the board of governors of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Nov. 20 A senior Iranian cleric said on Sunday that all non-Muslims were animals engaged in corruption and defended the path of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini as the only path to heaven.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Nov. 20 Irans suspected nuclear weapons file will not be referred to the United Nations Security Council at a meeting of the board of governors of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on Thursday, a top Majlis official said on Sunday.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Nov. 20 A top military commander who has been responsible for recruitment of suicide bombers in Irans armed forces was on Sunday promoted to the position of Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff of Irans Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC).
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Nov. 20 Irans hard-line Majlis, or Parliament, voted overwhelmingly Sunday evening to end snap inspections of the countrys suspected nuclear sites by international inspectors from the Untied Nations atomic watchdog if Tehrans nuclear dossier was sent before the UN Security Council which could impose trade and economic sanctions.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Nov. 20 Some 50 female teachers from the southern province of Fars gathered on Sunday outside Irans Majlis, or Parliament, and held a protest against the refusal by the government to provide them with jobs.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Nov. 20 Irans Foreign Ministry spokesman said on Sunday that Tehran would not allow international inspectors of the United Nations atomic watchdog to visit a military site without providing convincing proof that would justify inspection.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Nov. 20 A study last year revealed that fourteen percent of children in Iran work to provide income for their families. The following are photos of children forced to work taken by a state-run news agency.