Independent: An Iranian man known as the "vampire of the desert" was facing the death sentence yesterday following the gruesome murders of 17 children and three adults in the slums of Pakdasht, near the capital, Tehran.
Human Rights Watch: The arrest of journalist and internet writer Omid Memarian continues a disturbing crackdown on journalists and internet writers in Iran, Human Rights Watch said today. Memarian, a well-known figure in Irans nongovernmental organization community, has been detained without charge since his arrest on Sunday, Oct. 10. The Iranian Students News Agency, citing family members, reported that agents of Irans Judiciary ...
Daily Telegraph: Iran has taken control of many Palestinian terrorist cells from Yasser Arafat's Fatah movement, giving them funds and orders to attack Israeli targets, and even rewarding successful missions with "bonuses", according to a senior Israeli security source.
For many years, Iran has given money and ideological support to radical Palestinian groups, especially Hamas and ...
Press Association: A Japanese court today convicted two executives of a Tokyo machinery-maker of illegally exporting equipment to Iran that could be used to make missile fuel.
The Tokyo District Court gave Haruhiko Ueda, 70, president of Tokyo-based Seishin Enterprise, a two-and-a-half-year suspended prison sentence. Akira Kamiya, 42, Seishins former South Korea branch manager, was given a suspended 18-month prison term.
Washington Post: After weeks of behind-the-scenes diplomacy, the United States will meet here today with the world's wealthiest countries to determine a strategy for giving Iran one last chance to abandon its alleged nuclear arms program or face new international pressures. Both Democrats and Republicans increasingly believe that Iran will be the next big foreign policy flash point ...
AFP: An Iranian man has attempted to commit suicide at a hospital in the southern city of Shiraz in a bid to give up his organs to needy patients, a hospital official said Thursday.
Abdolreza B., 30, turned up at the hospital and then "shot himself with a Kalashnikov outside the operating theatre," said the official.
Reuters: Russia and Iran said Thursday they had finished construction of an atomic power plant in the Islamic Republic -- a project the United States fears Tehran could use to make nuclear arms. Diplomats in Moscow said the announcement, made after Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov visited Iran, reflected Russia's readiness to press ahead with the project in return for Tehran's increased cooperation with the U.N. ...
AFP: Iraq's national intelligence chief Mohammed al-Shahwani has accused Iran's Baghdad embassy of masterminding an assassination campaign that has seen 18 intelligence agents killed since mid-September.
Shahwani told AFP a series of raids on three Iranian "safe houses" in Baghdad on September 29 had uncovered a treasure trove of documents linking Iran to plots to kill members of the intelligence service ...
AFP: A top Iranian lawmaker said here Thursday that Iran would bar international nuclear inspections in its country if debate on its nuclear program is taken up in the UN Security Council.
If the issue goes to the Security Council "there will be no place for any kind of inspections, no continuation of our openness" with IAEA inspectors, Aladdin Broujerdi ...
Voice of America: An Iranian-American human rights group says the Iranian government has stepped up its campaign against pro-democracy dissidents, women and minorities with the staging of some 120 public hangings, and the arrest and imprisonment of more than 40 journalists.
Iran Focus: Baghdad, Oct. 14 - In a press conference in Jordan the head of the Iraqi Judiciary Council accused Iran of channelling in a variety of illegal drugs into Iraq cities.
Iran is presently bringing in large amounts of different drugs using its surrogates under the cover of social and political research, Dr. Madhat Mahmoud told journalists in Amman.
AFP: Two quakes measuring 5.2 and 4.2 on the Richter scale hit Iran's southeastern province of Kerman early Thursday, but there were no immediate reports of casualties or serious material damage.
The official news agency IRNA said the first quake, measuring 4.2, hit the town of Zarand at 4:51 am (01:21 GMT).
Xinhuanet: A senior Iraqi intelligence official has accused Iran and some political parties of cooperating in an attempt to work against Iraqi new intelligence forces, local newspaper Azzaman reported Wednesday. Lieutenant Colonel Mohamed Abdullah al Shahwani, head of the Iraqi intelligence, said in an interview with the newspaper published on Wednesday ...
AP: The U.S. administration will take up strategy for United Nations sanctions against Iran at a meeting tomorrow of senior officials from eight nations. All the G8 countries - the United States, Britain, France, Germany, Japan, Italy, Canada and Russia - will have senior officials at the ...
Reuters: Iranian authorities have arrested at least six Internet journalists and webloggers in recent days, colleagues and relatives said on Wednesday, in a further blow to limited press freedoms in the Islamic state. News-based Internet sites and online journals known as Weblogs have flourished in Iran where the disproportionately youthful population often turns to the Internet for information and entertainment.
Voice of America: The Group of Eight industrialized nations is set to discuss Iran's nuclear program Friday In Washington. A top U.S. official says Iran can avoid possible sanctions if it cooperates with the U.N. nuclear watchdog.
Officials from the Group of Eight, including Deputy Secretary of State Richard Armitage and Undersecretary of State John Bolton, say they will explore a common strategy on Iran just days after Tehran rejected European efforts to halt the Islamic Republic's uranium enrichment program.
Xinhuanet: Gholam Ali Haddad Adel, speaker of Iran's Majlis (parliament) said Wednesday that Iran is determined to make further progress in the field of nuclear technology, the official IRNA news agency reported.
"The Iranian youth are determined to create further progress in the field of nuclear technology in the coming years," Adel was quoted as saying at a ceremony of the new academic year of the University of Imam Hossein, which is affiliated to the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps.
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