Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Oct. 28 Thousands of hard-line Iranians took part in a state-organised demonstration against Israel in the Iranian capital on Friday which marked Qods Day, or Jerusalem Day.
Iran Focus: Transcript of speech by Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad at World Without Zionism conference in Tehran. Tehran, Iran, Oct. 28 Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad made a keynote speech on Wednesday at the gathering of 4,000 students organised by the Association of Islamic Students Societies. The text follows:
The Guardian: Tony Blair warned Iran last night in his starkest terms yet that the world would soon start demanding direct action against Tehran if "totally unacceptable" threats to wipe out Israel were repeated by its government.
Washington Post - Editorial: Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad used words Wednesday that have not been heard from a senior Iranian official in some time. "Israel," he declared, "must be wiped off the map." What's more, "anyone who recognizes Israel will burn in the fire of the Islamic nation's fury."
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Oct. 26 Thousands of people demonstrated Tuesday afternoon in the Kurdish city of Mahabad, northwest Iran, against an execution sentence handed down to a young Kurdish activist.
AP: The top American diplomat in Iraq said Wednesday that the insurgency there remains formidable and will take longer to defeat if neighboring countries such as Syria and Iran continue to play ``unhelpful roles.''