Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Nov. 04 Irans Majlis (Parliament) Speaker praised the November 4, 1979 takeover of the United States embassy in Tehran by radical Islamists as the beginning of the end of the false strength of America.
Iran Focus: Rome, Nov. 04 More than 10,000 Italians held a candle-lit vigil outside the Iranian embassy in Rome late Thursday in protest to threatening comments by Irans President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, who called last week for the destruction of Israel and threatened leaders of Muslim countries who develop ties with the Jewish state with fiery consequences.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Nov. 03 Iran is secretly carrying out secret talks with the United States and Britain in two European countries, according to a report on a government-owned Persian-language website.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Nov. 03 Britain has taken sensitive documents and files from its embassy and the ambassadors residence in Tehran, a day after Islamist students threatened to punish the government of Prime Minister Tony Blair with consequences like the seizure of the den of U.S. spies, a reference to the 1979 occupation of the United States embassy in Tehran.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Nov. 03 Kuwait has limited visa application approval from Iran as well as six other states Iraq, Syria, Lebanon, Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Libya the Islamic Republics state-run news agency, IRNA, reported on Thursday.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Nov. 03 The United States is attempting remove Iraqi Prime Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari and prominent Shiite leader Abdol-Aziz Hakim from power and install the secular former Prime Minister Ayad Allawi as the countrys new statesman, an Iranian government-run Persian-language website reported on Wednesday.
Iran Focus: Brussels, Nov. 03 Parliamentarians from 22 European nations have called for the immediate referral of Irans nuclear file to the United Nations Security Council and the removal of Irans main opposition group Mojahedin-e Khalq (MeK) from the EUs terror list, according to a press release by the European Parliamentary group Friends of a Free Iran received by fax.
AFP: Iran has allowed UN nuclear inspectors to visit the sensitive military site of Parchin, UN officials said Wednesday, but diplomats said Tehran was also continuing fuel work at another site that has raised concerns of a covert atomic weapons program.
Iran Focus: Tehran/London, Nov. 03 - Iran hastily organised a demonstration outside the Italian embassy in Tehran on the same day that top Italian lawmakers from both government and opposition parties are lining up outside the Iranian embassy in Rome to condemn incendiary remarks by Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, who said last week that Israel must be wiped off the map.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Nov. 03 Radical fanatics are to sign up for suicide operations in central Tehran on Friday, which marks the end of the month of Ramadan, Mehr News Agency, which is run by the office of Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, announced on Thursday.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Nov. 03 Iran blasted Canadas violation of human rights, accusing the North American state of practicing torture, during a session of the United Nations social and humanitarian committee, the state-run news agency IRNA reported on Thursday.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Nov. 02 Thousands of hard-line supporters of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad converged on Monday at the site of the former American embassy in Tehran, chanting for the destruction of the United States, Britain, and Israel, in a state-organised demonstration held to commemorate the November 4, 1979 seizure of the embassy compound by radical Islamists.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Nov. 02 A home-made bomb exploded outside the offices of British Petroleum (BP) and British Airways (BA) in the Iranian capital, while a senior Iranian official told a state-run news agency that the bombs might be a response to the anti-Iranian stance taken by some countries", fuelling speculation that Irans ruling hard-liners were behind the blast.
Voice of America: British Prime Minister Tony Blair says military action against Iran is not contemplated, but he says the international community demands Iran meet its obligations for global security.