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AP: They are the shock troops of Iran's Islamic Revolution, the men who helped seize the U.S. embassy a generation ago
and bore the brunt of their country's eight-year war with Iraq.
The vast and well-funded Revolutionary Guards are still the most potent force available to the regime.

Iran Focus: London, Oct. 20 – Several members of Britain’s House of Commons strongly criticized Tony Blair’s government yesterday for its economic ties with Iran, at a time of growing concern over the clerical state’s human rights violations and nuclear program.

Iran Focus: Tehran, Oct. 23 - Students from the University of Hormozgan (southern Iran) are continuing their demonstration in the university campus which started Thursday afternoon in protest against lack of food hygiene and service.
The students have complained of a poor food and below minimum standards of hygiene as well as insufficient accommodation in their dormitories.

Iran Focus: Paris, Oct 20. - According to the latest report released by Transparency International shows that corruption among Iranian government officials has increased.
Iran now ranks 88 in the Corruption Perceptions Index compared to 78 last year. The figures reflect the increasing economical haul that is plaguing Iran.

Iran Focus: Tehran, Oct. 23 - A member of the welfare society
of the department of education in the Iranian province of Khorrasan (northeastern Iran) has reportedly ‘disappeared’ after being summoned to court.
The director of the Khorrasan’s welfare society announced that “Saeid Hashem Khastar was summoned to court without any explanation as to what he was accused of”.

Associated Press: The head of Iran's security council said Tuesday that the re-election of President Bush was in
Tehran's best interests, despite the administration's "axis of evil" label, accusations that Iran harbors al-Qaida terrorists
and threats of sanctions for the country's nuclear ambitions.

AP: An Iranian exile group bristled Friday at a European offer of incentives aimed at getting the Tehran regime to stop uranium enrichment, saying it included a promise that the EU would continue viewing one of its key members as a terrorist organization. In a statement made available to The Associated Press, the Paris-based National Council of Resistance of Iran said the text - formally presented to Iran this week by Britain, France and Germany - "makes a mockery of the war against terrorism."

Reuters: Iran said it test fired on Wednesday a more accurate version of its Shahab-3 missile, already believed capable of hitting Israel and U.S. bases in the Gulf.
Iran has previously announced that it has increased the missile's range to 1,250 miles, an upgrade from a range pencilled in at 800 miles by military experts.

Iran Focus: Tehran, Oct. 19 - Clashes erupted between motorcyclists and Iranian security forces in Yazd (central Iran) following reports of harassment of cyclists by local police.
Police set up patrols in Karkard Square in Yazd yesterday morning and arrested a number of motorcyclists. Ensuing clashes between some 300 cyclists and security forces left a number of people wounded.

IRIN: Twenty European news websites have expressed their concern at the recent imprisonment of five Iranian online journalists. They made their stand in a Reporters Without Borders (RSF) appeal over the crackdown against online media in Iran. "We are always concerned when there are negative effects on journalists when they do their jobs," ...

Iran Focus: Tehran, Oct. 19 - The student newspaper ‘Az Shanbeh ta Shanbeh’ (From Saturday to Saturday) published
in the town of Shahre-Kord (central Iran) has been suspended for a period of 6 months.

Iran Focus: Tehran, Oct. 21 - At least 14 people have been killed and 24 others left injured in a road accident in Iran, state-run television reported. The incident occurred when two buses had a head on collision on the road between Ahwaz and Khoramabad, about 520 km south-west of the Iranian capital, Tehran.

AFP: It makes no real difference to Iran whether US President George W. Bush or Democrat contender John Kerry wins the presidential elections, a senior Iranian official said Tuesday.
"It makes no difference for us which of the two parties wins the elections," Iran's top national security official Hassan Rowhani said in an interview on state television.

Iran Focus: Tehran, Oct. 21 – A fist-fight broke out yesterday between a current and a former member of Iran’s parliament (Majlis), ILNA news agency reported. Mayhem prevailed in the Majlis building as deputies, staff members and journalists crowded the corridor where the fighting was taking place.

AFP: Spain's leading energy group Repsol YPF has signed a 27-million-dollar (21.6-million-euro) deal with Iran to obtain prospection rights in two fields over the next 30 months, the financial newspaper Expansion reported on Monday. A Repsol YPF statement confirmed the firm would prospect at Mehr and Foruz, near Kish Island off the port of Bushir in the southern Persian Gulf, with the total project covering 14,600 square kilometres (5,000 square miles).

UPI: Iranian President Mohammed Khatami charged Wednesday that President George Bush and his election rival Sen. John Kerry are both hostile to Iran.
The Iranian News Agency, IRNA, quoted Khatami as saying "Kerry and Bush are both wrong if they think they can deprive Iran of its legitimate right to acquire nuclear technology."

AFP: Iran's hardline Basij militia has written to UN secretary general Kofi Annan to ask if the Islamic republic can send observers to the US presidential election in November, a government newspaper said on Monday.
"By this symbolic request, we want to ridicule the so-called democratic slogans of the American leaders," a Basij official ...

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