AP: The leader of Hezbollah, heading a march by hundreds of thousands of Shiite Muslims Thursday, said President Bush and his secretary of state should "shut up" after they accused Syria and Iran of fueling protests over cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad.
Reuters: American and British diplomats held talks this week on ways to promote democracy in Iran amid concern that Tehran is skillfully exploiting a row over it's nuclear ambitions to fan anti-Western hostility, U.S. officials said on Wednesday.
AP: The Saudi Arabian ambassador to the United States on Wednesday denounced Iran's uranium enrichment program and what he called inconsistent U.S. policy toward countries that are seeking or already have nuclear weapons.
Reuters: Two German businessmen, a former Russian military officer and North Korea are among those helping Iran develop missiles that the West fears could one day carry nuclear warheads, diplomats and intelligence officials say.
Reuters: U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice accused Iran and Syria on Wednesday of deliberately stoking Muslim anger in a dispute over cartoons satirizing the Prophet Mohammad that has sparked deadly protests.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Feb. 08 Hard-line radical Islamists attacked the British embassy in Tehran on Wednesday, smashing several of its windows, a day after British Prime Minister Tony Blair warned Iran not to make the mistake of thinking that the international community would allow it to develop nuclear weapons.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Feb. 08 Radical Islamists rallied outside the Danish embassy in Tehran for the third time in less than 48 hours and called for its occupants to be expelled from Iran in response to the publishing of offensive cartoons of the prophet Mohammad in a Danish daily.
Reuters: An Iranian newspaper's call for Holocaust cartoons is an attempt to drag Israel into a conflict between Europe and the Muslim world over caricatures of the Prophet Mohammad, a German government minister said.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Feb. 08 The Holocaust was nothing more than a big lie, Irans Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) have said, backing up statements by hard-line Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad who described the great massacre in which more than six million mostly Jewish people were killed as a myth.
Washington Post: Iranian engineers have completed sophisticated drawings of a deep subterranean shaft, according to officials who have examined classified documents in the hands of U.S. intelligence for more than 20 months.
CNN: The U.N. Security Council formally received notification Tuesday about Iran and its nuclear program from the International Atomic Energy Agency, opening the door toward potential sanctions against Tehran.
Iran Focus: London, Feb. 07 British Prime Minister Tony Blair said on Tuesday that Iran was seriously mistaken if it believed that the world community would allow it to get away with developing nuclear weapons.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Feb. 07 Irans Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Tuesday that the international community had lost its dignity by sending the Islamic Republics nuclear file to the Untied Nations Security Council.