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.
AP: Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice gave her strongest rebuke yet on Sunday to the renewed hardline Islamic leadership of Iran, saying that "no civilized nation" can call for the annihilation of another.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Nov. 13 Seventy-five percent of the ministers and deputy ministers in the government of hard-line President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad come from Irans Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC), the elite ideological army loyal to Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, a source close to a state institution told Iran Focus on Sunday.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Nov. 13 Irans para-military policemen paraded seven handcuffed men around for several hours as a way to punish them for making trouble, the countrys state-run press reported on Sunday.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Nov. 13 Irans ultra-Islamist group Ansar-e Hezbollah accused the countrys former ambassadors who were recently sacked by hard-line President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad of financial corruption.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Nov. 13 Two young men were hanged in a public square in the northern city of Gorgan after being found guilty of lavat, or homosexual relationship, a semi-official daily reported on Sunday.
AP: The head of the U.N. nuclear monitoring agency has thrown his weight behind a plan calling on Iran to move its uranium enrichment program to Russia, and he may fly to Tehran within days to push for the proposal, a European official and diplomats said Sunday.