Iran Focus: London, Sep. 08 Human rights activists in the Iranian capital have told Iran Focus that prison-mates of Valiollah Feyz-Mahdavi, a political prisoner who died in custody earlier this week, plan to hold a ceremony in his honour later this evening inside Tehrans notorious Evin Prison.
AFP: The United States feels that a UN Security Council resolution on imposing sanctions on Iran over its contested nuclear program should be drafted as early as next week, US Undersecretary of State Nicholas Burns said Friday.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Sep. 08 Agents of Irans State Security Force (SSF) have killed a rebel during armed clashes with bandits in the volatile province of Sistan-va-Baluchistan, southeast Iran.
Iran Focus: London, Sep. 08 United States President George W. Bush discussed on September 5 Americas Global War on Terror during a speech at the Military Officers Association of America in Washington, DC. His speech came days before the fifth anniversary of the September 11 attacks. The following are excerpts of his remarks relating to Iran:
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Sep. 08 Irans hard-line President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad will travel to Havana later this month to take part in a conference of the Non-Aligned Movement states, Persian-language websites reported on Friday.
TIME: Iran has defied the U.N. Security Council demand that it suspend uranium enrichment by August 31; now it must feel the consequences. That's the demand of the Bush Administration, as the Security Council powers met on Thursday to discuss the next steps in the showdown.
The Independent: The White House has ruled out a "steel-cage grudge match" between President George Bush and Mahmoud Ahmadinejad after the Iranian President challenged him to a debate at the UN General Assembly.
AP: European Union foreign policy chief Javier Solana said a meeting with Iran's top nuclear negotiator will take place on Saturday. "I have said it will be in two days," Solana said at a news conference in Denmark. "Today is Thursday so it will be Saturday. I prefer not to say the place."
Reuters:The United States faced growing opposition on Thursday to its bid to persuade other powers to impose sanctions on Iran over its nuclear programme, with China urging dialogue and France signaling flexibility.
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