Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Nov. 26 A semi-official daily claimed on Saturday that the Islamic Republic had successfully forced the European Union to retreat in its attempts to refer Tehrans suspected nuclear weapons program to the United Nations Security Council.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Nov. 26 Irans State Security Forces have launched a new crackdown on individuals selling satellite dishes in and around the town of Khomein, south of Tehran, local dailies reported on Saturday.
Reuters: Iran has offered North Korea oil and natural gas as payment for help in developing nuclear missiles, German weekly magazine Der Spiegel reported on Saturday, citing unidentified Western intelligence sources.
AP: Top Iranian officials met less than two months ago to weigh whether to restart their country's uranium enrichment program - a possible pathway to nuclear arms, according to a confidential report cited by diplomats Friday.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Nov. 26 A senior commander in Irans Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) shed light on the influence of the elite military forces loyal to Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on the countrys Majlis, or Parliament.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Nov. 25 Irans former President Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani on Friday demanded a pullout of United States-led troops in Iraq after the countrys upcoming elections in December.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Nov. 25 Irans hard-line President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has appointed a fellow conservative as the new spokesman of his government, according to the state-run Fars news agency.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Nov. 25 The following is the translation of the editorial in Wednesdays edition of the semi-official daily Kayhan, which reflects the views of the ruling ultra-Islamist faction led by Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei:
An opportunity to spoil opportunities!
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Nov. 24 Irans Foreign Ministry summoned on Thursday British ambassador to Tehran Sir Richard Dalton to protest what it called human rights abuses in the United Kingdom and the European Union, which is under the rotating presidency of London.
The Washington Times: U.S. intelligence agencies are convinced that Iran is working to build nuclear weapons in secret based on a confidential report produced last week by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and on information from a former Iranian opposition figure.
Reuters: Iran is pushing ahead with plans to enrich uranium in defiance of international pressure to give up sensitive nuclear technology to ease fears it is seeking a nuclear bomb, diplomats and intelligence sources say.
The Guardian: Britain claimed for the first time yesterday that documents recently found in Iran could only be used for nuclear weapons, and warned of "indications of weaponisation" in Tehran's nuclear programme.
Iran Focus: Vienna, Nov. 24 Several thousand Iranian exiles braved the winter snow and rallied on Thursday outside the headquarters of the United Nations nuclear watchdog in Vienna to call for the immediate referral of Tehrans suspected atomic weapons file to the Security Council to face economic sanctions and a comprehensive oil embargo.