Press Association: Failure to halt Iran's ambitions to develop a nuclear bomb could lead other countries in the region to acquire nuclear weapons of their own, a leading international affairs think tank has warned.
AP: The diplomatic maneuvering around Tehran's disputed nuclear program moved to Moscow on Monday as the top U.S. security official and Iran's foreign minister held separate consultations with top Russian officials, and Tehran agreed to resume contacts with Europe.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Oct. 25 Some 90,000 students have been forced to leave their studies for a variety of reasons, including poverty and child labour, in the northern coastal province of Mazandaran, the state-run daily Khorrasan reported on Monday.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Oct. 25 A 22-year-old man from the town of Varamin, southern Tehran, was street-paraded and sentenced to lashes for instigating trouble, a semi-official daily wrote on Monday.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Oct. 24 Irans hard-line President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad charted an intransigent course for his countrys controversial nuclear program and mocked the Wests response to the recent resumption of nuclear activities by Iran, which was sharply condemned in a European-sponsored resolution by the board of governors of the United Nations nuclear watchdog, the International Atomic Energy Agency.
Iran Focus: Washington, DC, Oct. 24 Agents of Irans notorious Ministry of Intelligence and Security (MOIS) have entered United States soil and are planning to hold a conference to spread disinformation and sow the seeds of terrorism within the American homeland, a leading Iran policy group announced in a statement on Monday.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Oct. 24 One of Irans most radical Islamist groups warned in a statement on Sunday enemies of Irans President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to watch out for themselves if they try to infiltrate the hard-line Presidents new government.
AP: The U.S. national security adviser met with Russia's foreign minister on Monday, as Washington pushes diplomatic efforts to confront Iran over its nuclear program. Iran's foreign minister held separate talks in the Russian capital.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Oct. 23 A court ruling in the northern town of Rudsar that only imposed a fine on a hard-line judge accused of shooting a young man to death at point blank has led to public anger, according to the local residents.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Oct. 23 The trial behind closed doors of a senior Revolutionary Guards commander in the northern province of Gilan and five of his accomplices on charges of murdering a local official began in the city of Rasht, Iran Focus learned on Sunday.
Foreign Policy: British Prime Minister Tony Blair has decided to play hardball with Iran. Frustrated by the lack of progress in negotiations over Tehrans nuclear program, the Britishwho used to give Iran the benefit of the doubtare now hedging their bets on nuclear diplomacy by using Irans meddling in Iraq to make military options more palatable to the British public.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Oct. 22 Irans Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance banned the publication of several books about Irans ethnic minorities, according to a statement by the ministrys Supervisory Council for Publication of Books. Every author has to obtain the councils green light to be allowed to publish a book.