Reuters: These are some of the leading stories in Iranian newspapers on Thursday. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.
TEHRAN, Dec 3 (Reuters) – These are some of the leading stories in Iranian newspapers on Thursday. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.
– The all-share index on the Tehran Stock Exchange closed at 11,914 points on Wednesday, down from last week's close of 12,113 points.
– The U.S. dollar traded at 9,990 rials on Wednesday on the open market.
– "The parliament's work on the subsidy reform bill has been over and it was sent to the Guardian Council for the final approval," said the speaker, Ali Larijani.
– President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said parliament's changes to the subsidy reform plan mean the government may not be able to implement it.
– Four policemen were killed in a clash with armed drug traffickers in southern parts of Kerman province.
– "We will not negotiate on the country's nuclear programme with the West," President Ahmadinejad said in a speech in central city of Isfahan.
– Iran freed the five detained Britons after it was verified they had unintentionally strayed into Iranian waters.
– "The latest anti-Iranian U.N. resolution proved that Russia and China are not our allies," senior cleric Ayatollah Nasser Makarem Shirazi said.