AFP: A defiant President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad insisted Thursday that Iran will not back down "an inch" over its nuclear programme despite the growing threat of sanctions, and fired off another verbal attack on Israel, calling it a fraudulent regime that cannot survive.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Oct. 19 An individual identified only as Mr. R. has amassed an enormous personal wealth by taking out the equivalent of 1.5 billion dollars in loans from Irans state banks, a semi-official daily close to Irans Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei wrote in its Tuesday edition.
AP: Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert appealed to Russia on Wednesday to help block Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons, but Russian President Vladimir Putin offered the visiting Israeli leader no public reassurances.
New York Times: For the most part, Irans leaders have offered silence on what lessons they draw from the sanctions that the United Nations Security Council adopted last weekend to punish North Korea for its nuclear test other than to say, as they have in the past, that they intend to continue what they call a peaceful nuclear program.
Reuters: The nuclear programmes of Iran and North Korea pose the two greatest threats to world peace and could spark a nuclear arms race among their neighbours, Germany's foreign minister said on Wednesday.
Reuters: Iran's chief nuclear negotiator told European states on Wednesday they would be the losers if they joined the United States to push through a U.N. Security Council resolution punishing Tehran for its nuclear program.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Oct. 18 Road accidents in Iran are all too common. The real scale of the cataclysmic carnage is evident in a new report released by the countrys Medical-Law Organisation which analysed road deaths in Iran over the past five months of the Iranian calendar year.
New York Sun: European diplomats will circulate a draft U.N.resolution on Iran's nuclear program as early as today, but negotiations on the proposal could last "a couple of months," officials said yesterday.
AP: France said Tuesday it hopes to circulate a draft U.N. resolution that is expected to call for sanctions on Iran for refusing to suspend uranium enrichment and return to negotiations on its nuclear program.
Iran Focus: London, Oct. 17 - United States President George W. Bush announced his opposition to Iraq being divided into three autonomous Shiite, Sunni, and Kurdish regions during an interview on Monday on FOX News' "The O'Reilly Factor". The following is a partial transcript of Bush's interview:
Reuters: To dissuade Moscow from blocking U.N. action against Iran, Russia would be permitted to work on a nuclear reactor in Iran even if the U.N. Security Council imposes sanctions on Tehran for its nuclear program, U.S. and European officials said.
Iran Focus: London, Oct. 17 The European Union announced on Tuesday that it supported action at the United Nations Security Council against Iran leading to the imposition of sanctions as punishment for its nuclear defiance.
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Iran. November, 2018. Eleventh Day of Truckers’ Nationwide Strike
Iran. July 24, 2018. New Round of Truck Drivers’ Nationwide Strike
Iran. November, 2018. Protest Gathering of Ahvaz Alloyed Steel National Group Workers
Yasuj, Iran. July 23, 2018. New Round of Truck Drivers’ Nationwide Strike
Torbat-E Jam, Iran. July 23, 2018. New Round of Truck Drivers’ Nationwide Strike
Yazd, Iran. July 23, 2018. New Round of Truck Drivers’ Nationwide Strike
Iran, Tehran – Anti-Regime Chants in Protest, June 25
Iran, Tehran – Major Protest With Chants of ‘We Will Fight, We Will Die, but We’ll Take Back Iran’
Iran, Tehran – Chants of ‘Death to the Dictator’, June 25
Iran, Tehran – Clashes Between People and Security Forces, June 25
Iran, Tehran – People Defend Themselves in Protest, June 25
North Khorasan Province, Iran. May 22, 2018, the Nationwide Strike of Heavy Truck Drivers
Yazd, Iran. May 22, 2018, the Nationwide Strike of Heavy Truck Drivers
Bandar Abbas, Iran. May 22, 2018, the Nationwide Strike of Heavy Truck Drivers
Pasargadae, Iran. May 22, 2018, the Nationwide Strike of Heavy Truck Drivers
Iran-Bandar Lengeh, May 22, 2018, the Nationwide Strike of Heavy Truck Drivers
Iran-Isfahan, May 22, 2018, the Nationwide Strike of Heavy Truck Drivers