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.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Nov. 19 A senior Iranian clerics call on Saturday for a purge of anti-Islamic and atheist university professors is being seen in the Iranian capital as a clear signal that the massive purges launched by the dominant hard-line faction are now moving on to universities.
Iran Focus: Baghdad, Nov. 19 A visit to Iran by Iraqs top security official and his profuse praise of the Iranian governments policy towards its western neighbour have aroused serious questions over the war-torn countrys security policies, according to Iraqi analysts and intellectuals.
Iran Focus: London, Nov. 19 Iraqi Interior Minister Bayan Jabr is running six other torture chambers similar to the notorious detention centre discovered north of Baghdad earlier this week, a senior Interior Ministry official who stepped down from his positition said on Saturday.