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AFP: A 26-year-old Iranian man, convicted of murdering a woman, was hanged in prison in the northern city of Semnan, the conservative daily Jomhuri Eslami reported on Tuesday. Quoting local judiciary officials, the paper indentified the man, who was hanged on Monday, as Qadir Zamaemi-Fard and
said he had a history of repeated theft.

AFP: Iran will be looking for concrete EU support and a slight softening of United States policy when the World Trade Organisation (WTO) meets Monday to consider the Islamic republic's membership application. The question has been raised at the WTO's General Council meetings since May
2001 and repeatedly rejected by Washington, which broke off diplomatic ties with Tehran after the 1979 seizure of US ...

AFP: A crash involving four cars in southeastern Iran has killed 15 people and left three others injured, the state news agency IRNA reported Saturday. Local traffic police chief Ardavan Ghasemi said the accident occurred between Zahedan and Khash in Sistan-Baluchestan province.

Gulf Daily News: German steel and engineering group ThyssenKrupp has ended a 30-year relationship with Iran, appearing to bow to pressure from the US in a move which could lead Tehran to sell its remaining shares. ThyssenKrupp will not nominate an Iranian representative to its ...

Reuters:The World Trade Organization (WTO) agreed Monday to begin accession talks with Iraq and Afghanistan, but the United States again blocked any such negotiations with Iran, diplomats said. The go-ahead for Iraq and Afghanistan came with no dissenting voice among the trade body's 148 member states, but Washington said it was still studying Iran's request -- the same answer it has given for the past three years.

Washington Post: The Bush administration has dozens of intercepts of Mohamed ElBaradei's phone calls with Iranian diplomats and is scrutinizing them in search of ammunition to oust him as director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency, according to three U.S. government officials.

UPI: Three officials in the province of Khosestan in southern Iran have been arrested on charges of encouraging corruption by sponsoring a theater festival. The Iranian News Agency said Wednesday that Ali Reza Ajnak, director of the Department of Culture and Islamic Guidance in the province, and two of his colleagues were arrested at the behest of the president of a committee that overlooks the strict application of Islamic rules.

AFP: Iran on Sunday accused the United States of selfishly "pursuing its own interests" by pushing for reforms in the Arab and Muslim world, saying the initiative was of no benefit to the Middle East. "America is only pursuing its own interests, and we believe plans imposed from the outside will not be of any benefit to the region," Iranian foreign ministry spokesman Hamid Reza Asefi told reporters.

AFP: Iran's Intelligence Minister Ali Younessi has denied claims by the judiciary that members of Osama bin Laden's Al-Qaeda network have been tried and sentenced. "Probably the judiciary in Tehran was speaking about the sentencing of Al-Qaeda sympathisers and not their principal members," Younessi was quoted as saying by the state news agency IRNA.

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