Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, May 26 Obtaining nuclear capabilities has transformed Iran into a world power, hard-line Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said. His comments were reported by the official news agency on Thursday.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, May 26 Irans former President Ayatollah Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani accused the United States and Britain on Friday of lying about working to bring about democracy in Iraq.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, May 26 More than 100 radical Islamists affiliated to Irans Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) gathered on Thursday in Tehrans most famous cemetery vowing to blow themselves up in suicide attacks to kill Americans, Britons, and Israelis.
Washington Times: The top American diplomat at the U.N. nuclear watchdog held out little hope yesterday that Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad will give up programs that could lead to the development of a nuclear weapon.
Reuters: President George W. Bush said on Thursday he would consider providing incentives to Iran if it agreed to abandon nuclear enrichment activities that the United States believes is aimed at producing a nuclear bomb.
Iran Focus: Orumieh, Iran, May 25 Anti-government protests and clashes erupted in dozens of towns and cities in north-west Iran on Thursday following a 100,000-strong rally in the city of Tabriz by enraged Azeris on Monday against the publication of an insulting cartoon in an official daily, eye-witnesses reported.
Reuters: Foreign ministers from major powers are likely to meet late next week in Europe to complete work on a package of incentives and disincentives aimed at resolving the Iran nuclear crisis, the State Department said on Thursday.