Iran Focus: London, Dec. 15 Russian on Thursday added its voice to the international communitys in condemning as unacceptable remarks by Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad who claimed on Wednesday that the Holocaust was a myth.
Reuters: A senior Vatican cardinal on Thursday sharply criticised Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad for claiming the Holocaust was a myth, condemning the assertion as a shocking injustice to the victims of the Nazi genocide.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Dec. 15 The State Supreme Court in the central Iranian city of Isfahan upheld a death sentence for a young man and ordered two other men to be lashed in public, a state-run daily reported on Thursday.
Reuters: Palestinian militant group Hamas will step up its attacks on Israeli targets if the Jewish state attacks its key ally in the region, Iran, Hamas chief-in-exile Khaled Meshaal said on Thursday.
Reuters: German officials are weighing up imposing some form of travel restriction on Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad after his denials that the Holocaust happened, a senior foreign ministry official said on Thursday. Some six millions Jews were killed by the Nazis during World War Two. Publicly denying that the Holocaust happened, as Ahmadinejad has done twice, is a crime in Germany.
Daily Telegraph: Iran's hardline President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has packed his government with former security and intelligence officials responsible for serious human rights abuses, including the killing of thousands of dissidents in Iranian jails, a leading human rights group said yesterday.
Iran Focus: London, Dec. 15 United States President George W. Bush defended on Wednesday his labelling of Iran as part of the Axis of Evil and said that Tehran posed a real threat to the international community.
Iran Focus: London, Dec. 14 United States Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said Tuesday that Iran was meddling in Iraqi affairs and supporting violence in its eastern neighbour, and that the international community had to find a way to stop Tehran from creating problems for a stable and democratising Middle East.
AFP: Hundreds of thousands of blank ballots like those to be used in this week's Iraqi elections have been found on a tanker truck which entered the country from neighbouring Iran, security officials said Tuesday.
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