Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Nov. 06 In a meeting with Iraqi Deputy Prime Minister Ahmad Chalabi in Tehran on Saturday, Irans President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad called for the departure of United States troops from neighbouring Iraq.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Nov. 06 Irans Majlis (Parliament) is set to approve Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejads four nominees for the remaining ministerial portfolios, the deputy Majlis Speaker told reporters on Sunday.
AFP: India, which earlier this year voted in favour of an IAEA motion against Iran's nuclear program, could reverse its stand at an upcoming meeting if the resolution proposed stronger action, Foreign Minister Natwar Singh said Sunday.
AFP: Iran unequivocally backed its main regional ally Syria Sunday, describing as "unacceptable" the pressure exerted on Damascus through a UN resolution over the murder of Lebanese ex-premier Rafiq Hariri.
Sunday Telegraph: Iranian state television has broadcast a cartoon that glorifies suicide bombings against Israelis, depicting a young boy blowing himself up after being told: "Go and show the Zionists how brave and heroic are the children of Palestine."
Sunday Telegraph: About 25 al-Qaeda leaders, including three of Osama bin Laden's sons, are running terrorist operations from their refuge in Iran rather than languishing under house arrest as the Teheran regime claims, intelligence officials have said.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Nov. 05 Dozens of people from the Arab-dominated city of Ahwaz, south-western Iran, gathered in the city centre on Saturday in protest against the arrest of their relatives during anti-government protests on Friday, one of the demonstrators told Iran Focus.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Nov. 05 A senior Iranian military commander said on Saturday that the Islamic Republic had mobilised its army and taken the necessary steps to be able to stand up to threats posed by the United States.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Nov. 05 Iran has gone back to its worst days of social and cultural repression, according to a former deputy Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance in charge of domestic media, who said that press freedoms had been reduced to the level of the mid-1990s.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Nov. 05 Irans ultra-conservative Guardian Council, the countrys highest vetting organ, is to have a new spokesman, Mehr News Agency, run by the office of the Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, reported on Saturday.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Nov. 03 Irans President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad handpicked an old-time colleague from the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) to head the countrys anti-contraband task force.
Iran Focus: London, Nov. 05 The decision by Irans hard-line President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to nominate a brigadier general of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) with virtually no experience in the oil and financial sectors as the countrys new Oil Minister will give the IRGC unlimited access to an unrivalled source of revenues, boosting its already significant clout.
Iran Focus: London, Nov. 05 Officials working in Irans state television and radio broadcasting corporation, IRIB, are anxiously seeking clarification for why one of its international networks, Jam-e Jam, has stopped broadcasting into the United States.