Los Angeles Times: One day after a raid on an Iraqi Interior Ministry building revealed a large number of undocumented prisoners, some with injuries consistent with abuse, a U.S. Army general said that American and Iraqi troops planned to carry out checks at every ministry detention facility in the capital.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Nov. 15 Irans hard-line President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has introduced his new candidate for the portfolio of Minister of Oil to the Majlis, or Parliament, which must vote to approve him.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Nov. 14 An organisation set up by Irans Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) is holding a rally in a provincial centre in north-east Iran on Tuesday as part of a nationwide drive to recruit volunteers for martyrdom-seeking operations, Iran Focus has learnt.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Nov. 14 Irans State Supreme Court upheld a death sentence against a woman who had been accused of murdering her abusive husband, the state-run Fars news agency reported on Monday.
AFP: Iranian Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki voiced strong support for Syria Monday in its standoff with the West over a UN inquiry into the assassination of Lebanese former premier Rafiq Hariri as he made his first official visit to Tehran's main Arab ally.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Nov. 14 Irans Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei defended President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and his administration in the face of dissenting voices among various factions within the religious theocracy that the hard-line president failed to live up to his pre-election promises, the state-run ISNA news agency reported on Monday.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Nov. 14 More than a hundred people have been arrested in the province of north-western province of Ardebil for disturbing the peace and causing trouble, Irans state-run press reported on Monday.