Reuters: British Foreign Secretary Jack Straw on Wednesday told Iran that referring it to the U.N. Security Council remained an option if it did not comply with international obligations on its nuclear activities.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Nov. 09 Irans national security chief Ali Larijani said that Iran was not afraid of having its nuclear dossier sent before the United Nations Security Council, the state-run news agency IRNA reported on Wednesday.
Iran Focus: London, Nov. 09 The United States Department of State in its 2005 annual International Religious Freedom Report designated Iran as a Country of Particular Concern for severely violating religious freedoms.
Reuters: Iran's parliament on Wednesday approved President Mahmoud Ahamdinejad's nominees to run the ministries of education, cooperatives and social welfare, Parliament Speaker Gholamali Haddadadel said.
AFP: Iran rejected Tuesday a call by European ministers for it to heed a resolution of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) calling for a renewed freeze on all activities related to uranium enrichment.
Iran Focus: Brussels, Nov. 08 Thousands of banner-waving Iranians rallied outside the European Union headquarters in Brussels on Monday calling for Tehrans nuclear dossier to be hauled before the United Nations Security Council for possible trade sanctions and the removal of the name of Irans principal opposition Mojahedin-e Khalq (MeK) from the EUs list of terrorist organisations.
Washington Post: Iran has strongly protested what it said was the United States' use of unmanned aerial drones over its territory and said two of them had crashed this summer within its borders, according to diplomatic letters circulated at the United Nations yesterday.
Reuters: Threats to refer Iran's nuclear case to the U.N. Security Council, where Tehran could face sanctions, will not scare it into scrapping its nuclear programme, Iran's chief atomic negotiator said on Tuesday.
AFP: Iran has barred South Korean companies from sponsoring sporting events, including this weekend's LG Cup football competition, in apparent punishment for Seoul's stance on Iran's controversial nuclear programme.
AFP: South Africa on Monday denied that it proposed taking part in any uranium enrichment activities in Iran, saying it had been "actively involved in seeking a diplomatic solution regarding the peaceful uses of nuclear energy by Iran."