Iran Focus - Opinion: London, Oct. 29 From Peter the Great to Vladimir Putin, the history of Russo-Iranian relations can rightfully claim to be the worlds longest, if not the most heart-rending, tragedy; a painful, tortuous journey from icy domination to bitter estrangement, remarkably spanning over three centuries without a flickering moment of mutual love, let alone a lackluster honeymoon.
AP : Iran Iran's Foreign Ministry on Sunday criticized the United States military presence in the region and slammed a US-led military exercise due to begin in the Persian Gulf, urging nations in the area to set up their own regional security arrangement.
Reuters : Iran said on Sunday it would press ahead with its nuclear research and development work after the country expanded its capacity to enrich uranium, the part of Iran's atomic programme which most worries the West.
New York Times: Iran has begun to enrich uranium in a second network of centrifuges, an Iranian local news agency reported Friday, in defiance of a United Nations Security Council demand that it halt its nuclear program.
Reuters: Iran on Thursday rejected renewed charges by an Argentine prosecutor that it planned an attack on an Argentine Jewish community center in 1994 that killed 85 people, Iran's official news agency said.
Reuters: An influential Iranian cleric said on Friday U.S. officials were trying to lay the blame for America's troubles in the Middle East on Syria and Iran, when the root cause of Washington's problem was its presence in Iraq.
Reuters: U.S. President George W. Bush said on Friday he was aware of "speculation" that Iran has started enriching uranium in a second network of centrifuges and said it was unacceptable for Tehran to have a nuclear weapon.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Oct. 27 Irans Foreign Minister said on Friday it was illogical for Tehran to suspend its uranium enrichment activities, despite having been ordered to do so by the United Nations Security Council.
AP: Russia signaled opposition Thursday to a European-proposed U.N. draft resolution to impose sanctions on Iran over its nuclear program, and Tehran's state-run radio warned Europe an impasse was looming.
TIME: My friend's eight-year-old son brought a DVD home from school the other day, a 10-minute collection of "highlights" from his third-grade class. As far as I could tell he wasn't attending an Iranian elementary school so much as one of those scary Pakistani-type madrassas, where rows of boys sit on the floor memorizing the Koran and the alumni all died at Tora Bora.