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 ...
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BBC: Iranian students have interrupted a speech by
President Mohammad Khatami to mark Student Day at
Tehran university.
Students chanted "Shame on you" and "Where are your promised freedoms?" to express their frustration with the failure of Iran's reform movement.
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Reuters: Iran denied on Monday it had handed over to Egypt prominent militant Mustafa Hamza, leader of the Gama'a al-Islamiya group that tried to overthrow the Egyptian government in the 1990s. Hani el-Sibai, head of Egypt's Maqrizi Centre for Historical Studies, told Reuters on Sunday Tehran handed
over Hamza to Cairo in October in exchange for information about members of an Iranian exiled group living in Egypt.
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Reuters: Students, once the backbone of Iran's reformist movement, have barracked and harangued President Mohammad Khatami, accusing him of lacking the courage to deliver promised democratic reforms in the Islamic state. "Khatami, what happened to your promised freedoms?", "Khatami, shame on you", "Students are wise, they detest Khatami" groups shouted as the moderate cleric attempted ...
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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.
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AFP: Iran's embattled reformist President Mohammad Khatami was given a mixed reception from university students on Monday, winning some cheers but also a tirade of jeers for his record in office.
In an difficult appearence to mark national students day, the beleaguered president even complained to students -- once the
main supporters of the reform movement -- of being "humiliated
and destroyed".
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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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AFP: Iran's embattled President Mohammad Khatami, isolated as one of the few reformists left in office, has admitted that he cannot wait until his second and final term in office ends next year. "I am counting the moments for my involvment in political affairs to be over," he was quoted as saying during a meeting Saturday with staff from the student news agency ISNA.
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Knight Ridder Newspapers: As 150,000 U.S. troops battle to stabilize Iraq, some officials in the Bush administration are already planning to turn up the heat on another member of the president's axis of evil. Officials in the White House and the Defense Department are developing plans to increase public criticism of Iran's human rights record, offer stronger backing
to exiles and other opponents of Tehran's repressive ...
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AFP: The United States said Tuesday it was backing Iraq's and Afghanistan's bids to join the World Trade Organization but said there was no consensus on Iran's effort to join. Baghdad and Kabul were expected to present their candidacies December 13 to join the multilateral organization, which must make a unanimous recommendation.
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Iran, Tehran – Anti-Regime Chants in Protest, June 25

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