Reuters: These are some of the leading stories in Iranian newspapers on Tuesday. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy. TEHRAN, Dec 15 (Reuters) – These are some of the leading stories in Iranian newspapers on Tuesday. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.
– Tehran prosecutor Abbas Jafari Dolatabadi said several people were arrested over the tearing up of a picture of the founder of Iran's revolution, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini.
– "Iran will only submit its nuclear information to the International Atomic Energy Agency within the legal period and not earlier," Iran's nuclear chief Ali Akbar Salehi said.
– Iran's top nuclear negotiator Saeed Jalili, in a meeting with the visiting Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal, said Tehran would fully support the Palestinian resistance against Israel.
– "Three detained American hikers who suspiciously strayed across Iranian borders will be tried in Iran," Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki said.
– Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei's representative in the Revolutionary Guards Mojtaba Zolnour accused the reformers of challenging the late leader Imam Khomeini's thoughts.