Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Nov. 02 Thousands of hard-line supporters of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad converged on Monday at the site of the former American embassy in Tehran, chanting for the destruction of the United States, Britain, and Israel, in a state-organised demonstration held to commemorate the November 4, 1979 seizure of the embassy compound by radical Islamists.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Nov. 02 A home-made bomb exploded outside the offices of British Petroleum (BP) and British Airways (BA) in the Iranian capital, while a senior Iranian official told a state-run news agency that the bombs might be a response to the anti-Iranian stance taken by some countries", fuelling speculation that Irans ruling hard-liners were behind the blast.
Voice of America: British Prime Minister Tony Blair says military action against Iran is not contemplated, but he says the international community demands Iran meet its obligations for global security.
Reuters: Iran will process a new batch of uranium at its Isfahan nuclear plant beginning next week, despite pressure from the United States and European Union to halt all sensitive nuclear work, diplomats said on Wednesday.
The Times: THe President of Iran, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, has ordered an unprecedented purge of senior ambassadors who are regarded as too liberal for the policies of his administration, The Times can disclose.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Nov. 01 The Association of Union of Islamic Students of Iranian Universities, a government-organised body, warned the British government on Tuesday to stop your evil mischief against the Islamic Revolution, or face the consequences, like the seizure of the den of U.S. spies, a menacing reference to the 1979 occupation of the United States embassy in Tehran by Islamist militants.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Nov. 01 The Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps, the clergy-dominated regimes elite military force, hailed on Tuesday the anniversary of the takeover of the United States embassy in Tehran and predicted that it will not take long before we shall witness a world without the illegal regime of Israel.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Nov. 01 Irans Ministry of Intelligence and Security announced on Tuesday that several individuals involved in two bombings in the mainly Arab-populated south-western province of Khuzestan last month had been arrested.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Nov. 01 The Chief of Staff of Irans elite Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) said on Tuesday that the destruction of Zionism would be similar to the downfall of Communism in the 1990s, adding that the way has been paved for this.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Nov. 01 Irans top national security official and a senior aide to Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei threatened on Monday to speed up resumption of uranium enrichment if the West referred Iran suspected nuclear file to the United Nations Security Council.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Nov. 01 Irans Judiciary Chief Ayatollah Mahmoud Hashemi Shahroudi defended threats by Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad against the state of Israel as the policy of the Islamic Republic, state-run dailies reported on Tuesday.
The Guardian: Iran's president, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, has embarked on a purge of senior Iranian diplomats, with the ambassador to London among his first victims. The sackings will create further alarm in western capitals over Mr Ahmadinejad, who has made a series of hardline pronouncements since becoming president in the summer.