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)ctober 21-25 2004
 
25/10/04

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Iran hints it may suspend some nuclear activities
Indian Express – New Delhi,India
TEHRAN, OCTOBER 25: Iran indicated today, it may suspend some nuclear activities in a bid to reach a compromise with the Europeans, but it did not say which …

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Iran Hints at Agreeing to Enrichment Freeze
Reuters – USA
TEHRAN (Reuters) – Iran's top security official suggested on Monday Tehran may agree to extend its freeze on uranium enrichment but warned it could not be …

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Turkish, Iranian energy officials discuss Iran gas export to…
Tehran Times – Tehran,Iran
Upon their arrival in Iran, the Turkish energy officials and their Iranian counterparts have also discussed the dispute between the two countries over price of …

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Lebanese president praises Iran's support of Beirut
Tehran Times – Tehran,Iran
… Beirut's political stances. Lahud made the remark in a meeting with Iran's Presidential Advisor Mohammad Sadr in Beirut. In the…
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Iran hints at agreeing to enrichment freeze
Khaleej Times – Dubai,United Arab Emirates
TEHERAN – Iran's top security official on Monday suggested Teheran may agree to extend its freeze on uranium enrichment but warned it could not be forced to …

www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=worldNews&storyID=6600243
Sharon: Iran Doing All It Can to Get Nuclear Arms
Reuters – USA
JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon accused Iran Monday of doing everything it could to obtain nuclear weapons, further ratcheting up the …

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Iran urged to build 9 nuclear centers
Washington Times – Washington,DC,USA
Tehran, Iran, Oct. 25 (UPI) — The head of the energy committee in Iran's parliament is urging the construction of nine nuclear …

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Fear of Iran Looms Large in Iraqi Politics
NPR (audio) – Washington,D.C.,United States
Description: Fears are high that Iraq's majority Shiite population will support a fundamentalist government like that of their neighbor, Iran. …

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Iran's surplus oil revenue to hit over 20 billion dollars by year…
Payvand – Iran
Tehran, Oct 25, IRNA — Iran's surplus oil revenue will hit over 20 billion dollars by the end of current Iranian calendar year (March 20, 2005) due to the …

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Iran Hints at Agreeing to Enrichment Freeze
Wired News – USA
TEHRAN (Reuters) – Iran's top security official on Monday suggested Tehran may agree to extend its freeze on uranium enrichment but warned it could not be

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topNews&storyID=608817&section=news

Blair says Iran dialogue not yet exhausted
Reuters – London,England,UK
LONDON (Reuters) – Tony Blair says there is still scope for negotiation with Iran over its plans for enriching uranium but he has insisted that Tehran must bow

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Iran: US nuclear allegations – ''baseless and sheer lies''
Al-Bawaba – Amman,Jordan
Iran is voluntarily cooperating with the UN nuclear watchdog to show to the world that US allegations on Tehran's “secret” programs to develop nuclear weapons

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Ramezanzadeh: Iran not to abandon NPT
IranMania News – Iran
LONDON, Oct 25 (IranMania) – Government spokesman Abdollah Ramezanzadeh said Monday that Iran would in no way back out of the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty

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26417&NewsKind=Business%20%26%20Economy

Iran's surplus oil revenue to hit over $20b
IranMania News – Iran
LONDON, Oct 25 (IranMania) – Iran's surplus oil revenue will hit over $20 bln by the end of current Iranian calendar year (March 20, 2005) due to the recent

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Iran warns Europeans not to cross its red lines
Reuters AlertNet – London,England,UK
TEHRAN, Oct 25 (Reuters) – Iran's top security official on Monday warned the European Union not to cross Tehran's red lines in negotiations over its nuclear

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Iran hostage crisis changed America forever
DesMoinesRegister.com – Des Moines,IA,United States
That was Nov. 4, 1979, the beginning of the Iran hostage crisis, and a date on a timeline that would stretch to Sept. 11, 2001, and beyond.

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NewsCode=26386&NewsKind=Business%20%26%20Economy

Iran's oil output low in Sep.
IranMania News – Iran
LONDON, Oct 25 (IranMania) – According to an MNA report, Iran's current quota in OPEC is 3,817,000 barrels per day. Iran is the

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Iran's Guard may be gaining clout
Seattle Times – Seattle,WA,USA
TEHRAN, Iran — They are the shock troops of Iran's Islamic Revolution, the men who helped seize the US embassy a generation ago and bore the brunt of their …

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26379&NewsKind=Business%20%26%20Economy

Iran's bid for joining WTO shrugged off
IranMania News – Iran
LONDON, Oct 25 (IranMania) – Iran's bid for the World Trade Organization membership was not put forward in the WTO's general assembly in Geneva, Mehr News …

www.guardian.co.uk/iran/story/0,12858,1335104,00.html
Iran will not halt uranium project
Guardian – UK
Iran refused yesterday to agree to suspend indefinitely its uranium enrichment activities although it would continue talks with Britain, France and Germany on …

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Israel bides its time on Iran
Collective Bellaciao – Paris,France
JERUSALEM – While Israel is at daggers drawn with Iran, its preoccupation with its daunting domestic concerns that are tearing apart the Jewish population and …

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Iran says uranium facility nearly ready; calls European proposal '…
CBC News – Canada
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) – A uranium conversion facility in Iran is nearing completion, a top official said Sunday, only days after European countries offered a deal …

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Iran Says Uranium Facility Almost Complete
ABC News – United States
TEHRAN, Iran Oct 24, 2004 — A uranium conversion facility in Iran is nearing completion, a top official said Sunday, only days after European countries …

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Iran claims $97 billion reparations from Iraq
Daily Star – Beirut,Lebanon
BEIRUT: Iran has asked the International Monetary Fund to add $97.2 billion to its Iraqi debt assessment to cover reparations and reconstruction for the 1980 …

www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=story_25-10-2004_pg9_8
Iran's jet-set classic cars come out from hiding
Daily Times – Pakistan
Before Iran's 1979 Islamic revolution, some of the world's finest cars cruised the Tehran traffic, many of them the playthings of friends and close …

24/10/04

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On Iran gas pipe via Pak, it's full steam ahead
Newindpress – Chennai,India
… Minister K Natwar Singh has asked Petroleum Minister Mani Shankar Aiyar to start talks with his Pakistani counterpart on the proposed Iran-India natural gas …

www.nytimes.com/2004/10/24/international/middleeast/24cnd-iran.html
Iran Rejects Latest Proposal on Uranium Program
New York Times – New York,NY,USA
… 24 – Iran rejected today a proposal by Britain, Germany and France to suspend its uranium enrichment program and urged the three countries to offer a “more …

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Iran Says Uranium Conversion Plant Nearly Finished
Reuters – USA
… Washington says Iran's efforts to produce its own nuclear fuel are part of a covert bid to produce nuclear arms. Iran says it wants …

www.iranian.ws/iran_news/publish/article_4223.shtml
Gholam Shire'i: Iran to answer to Europe this week
Persian Journal – Iran
Iran's Mullah-run majlis speaker Gholam Ali Haddad Adel known as “Gholam Shire'i” in majlis said here Sunday that Iran's envoys in Vienna talks are likely to …

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Iran plans to set up Asia-Pacific space center Tehran Times…
Tehran Times – Tehran,Iran
TEHRAN (MNA) --- Iran intends to establish an Asia-Pacific space center, said head of Iran Space Organization (ISO) here Sunday. …

www.iranian.ws/iran_news/publish/article_4225.shtml
First Iran-Bahrain joint bank opens
Persian Journal – Iran
Head of the public relations department of bank Melli Iran (BMI) Gholam-Reza Kazemi Dinan here Saturday announced that the first Iran-Bahrain joint bank called …

www.iranian.ws/iran_news/publish/article_4222.shtml
Mullah Rafsanjani: Iran insists on fuel production
Persian Journal – Iran
Mullah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani here Sunday stressed the need for production of nuclear fuel by Iran. In a meeting with South African …

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Iran terms European nuclear proposal unacceptable:
New Kerala – Ernakulam,Kerala,India
[World News]: Tehran, Oct 24 : Iran Sunday refused to accept a European proposal asking it to stop uranium enrichment activities in return for nuclear

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India, Pak to make progress on Iran gas pipeline project: Aziz
Malayala Manorama – India
Islamabad: Acknowledging that there were “some problems” in commencing the Srinagar-Muzaffarabad bus service, Pakistan Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz has said he

news.xinhuanet.com/english/2004-10/24/content_2134254.htm
Iran likely to answer to EU nuclear proposal: parliament speaker
Xinhua – Beijing,China
24 (Xinhuanet) — Iranian Majlis (Parliament) Speaker Gholam Ali Haddad Adel said Sunday that Iran was likely to answer to the European Union (EU)'s nuclear

www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/afp_world/view/113225/1/.html
Iran rejects European demands over nuclear standoff
Channel News Asia – Singapore
TEHRAN : Iran rejected European demands that it halt all uranium enrichment activities and described a proposal aimed at ending Tehran's nuclear standoff with

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Iran: European nuclear proposal is 'unbalanced'
Jerusalem Post – Jerusalem,Israel
Iran called a European proposal seeking indefinite suspension of its nuclear activities “unbalanced,” but said Sunday the Europeans had chosen the right path

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Bulgaria Denies Plans for “Iran Attack”
Sofia News Agency – Bulgaria
Nikolay Svinarov refuted reports that during his October 9 meeting with US Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld they have discussed possible attack on Iran.

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Progress on Indo-Iran gas pipeline project taking fast: Aziz:
New Kerala – Ernakulam,Kerala,India
[World News]: Islamabad, Oct 24: Pakistan Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz has said that talks on the Indo-Iran gas pipeline through Pakistan would take place soon

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Iran dismisses EU nuclear proposals
Reuters – London,England,UK
TEHRAN (Reuters) – Iran has rejected a European Union proposal that it stop enriching uranium in return for nuclear technology, increasing the likelihood that

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Iran's Central Bank seeks independence
IranMania News – Iran
LONDON, Oct 24 (IranMania) — “Iranian MPs are to discuss with bank experts the independence of Iran's Central Bank from the government and the Iranian

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Roundup of today's Iran sports news
IranMania News – Iran
– Since 1979 Iran's Persepolis and Esteghlal football teams have battled 36 times. Esteghlal will represent Iran in the event.

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IFM protests wave of arrests in Iran
IranMania News – Iran
LONDON, Oct 24 (IranMania) — The Iran Freedom Movement (IFM) issued a statement on Saturday in reaction to the recent wave of arrests of political activists

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Qarakhanlou voted Iran Olympic chief
IranMania News – Iran
LONDON, Oct 24 (IranMania) – Reza Qarakhanlou was elected as head of Iran`s National Olympic Committee Saturday, Iran's State News Agency (IRNA) reported.

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26359&NewsKind=Business%20%26%20Economy

No agreement between Iran & India on Pars field
IranMania News – Iran
Iranian officials refuted as baseless the claims made by India's Oil Company Chief concerning the conclusion of an agreement between India and Iran on the

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Iran Says EU Nuclear Proposal Unacceptable
Reuters – USA
TEHRAN (Reuters) – Iran on Sunday turned down a European Union proposal that it stop enriching uranium in return for nuclear technology.

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Castor calls for sanctions to halt Iran's nuclear plans
Palm Beach Post – Palm Beach,FL,United States
FORT LAUDERDALE — Warning that Iran poses a nuclear threat to the United States and Israel, Democratic Senate candidate Betty Castor called on the Bush

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US to refer Iran to UNSC: Powell
Hi Pakistan – Lahore,Pakistan
TOKYO: The United States has seen no sign Iran will comply with international demands on its suspect nuclear programme and will push next month for the matter

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worldNews&storyID=608162&section=news

Iran's classic cars come out of hiding
Reuters – London,England,UK
KARAJ, Iran (Reuters) – Before Iran's 1979 Islamic revolution, some of the world's finest cars cruised the Tehran traffic, many of them the playthings of

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24oct24,0,524664.story?coll=sfla-home-headlines

Castor talks tough on Iran in quest for S. Florida's Jewish vote
Fort Lauderdale Sun Sentinel – Fort Lauderdale,FL,USA
US Senate candidate Betty Castor said Saturday that the United States must take bolder steps, perhaps even military action, to stop Iran from gaining nuclear

www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=story_24-10-2004_pg1_1
‘Progress on Iran-Pakistan-India pipeline in a year'
Daily Times – Pakistan
expects that palpable progress in talks between India and Pakistan will be made in the next twelve months on the issue of the gas pipeline from Iran to India

www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,2089-1325791,00.html
Iran will defy curbs on nuclear ambition
The Sunday Times – UK
IRAN is to resist international demands to abandon a nuclear programme that has alarmed the West and worsened the risk of instability in the Middle East.

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Expediency Council passes new decisions on privatization drive of
Payvand – Iran
Tehran, Oct 23, IRNA — The Expediency Council on Saturday passed new decisions to privatize national economy and help rid it of stagnation.

23/10/04

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Value of Iran's foreign trade hit 62.6 billion dollars last year
Payvand – Iran
Tehran, Oct 23, IRNA — Total value of Iran's foreign trade reached 62.6 billion dollars in the Iranian calendar year of 1382 (2003), including 35.3 billion

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Iran Khodro hits 2,000 car-per-day record
Payvand – Iran
Tehran, Oct 23, IRNA — Iran Khodro is now capable of producing 2,000 cars a day, hoping for a total output of 600,000 cars at the end of the year, said the

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Saudi Arabia to set up power plant in Iran
Tehran Times – Tehran,Iran
TEHRAN (MNA) — Head of Iran Power Development Organization said here Saturday that a combined cycle power plant will be established by Saudi Arabia in Tabriz

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Bush asking Iran to eliminate all access to nuclear technology
Tehran Times – Tehran,Iran
University Professor Gary Sick took part in a telephone interview with the Mehr News Agency on the Bush Administration policy toward Iran, the relations

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2004/October/middleeast_October632.xml&section=middleeast

US on the “march” to refer Iran to UN Security Council: Powell
Khaleej Times – Dubai,United Arab Emirates
TOKYO – The United States has seen no sign Iran will comply with international demands on its suspect nuclear program and will push next month for the matter

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26323&NewsKind=Business%20%26%20Economy

Small Italian industries willing to invest in Iran
IranMania News – Iran
LONDON, Oct 23 (IranMania) – Small-scale Italian industries have expressed their eagerness to invest in Iran, a senior Labor and Social Affairs Ministry

www.aljazeera.com/cgi-bin/news_service/middle_east_full_story.asp?service_id=5338
Iran: European nuclear demands “unacceptable”
Al-Jazeera – Qatar
Britain, France and Germany proposed to Iran an offer to receive valuable nuclear technology if Tehran halts all activities related to the enrichment of uranium

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2004/October/middleeast_October627.xml&section=middleeast

Senior Iran MP says EU nuclear demands unacceptable
Khaleej Times – Dubai,United Arab Emirates
TEHERAN – A senior MP on Saturday branded as inacceptable Europe's call for Iran to halt all uranium enrichment activities in return for receiving certain

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Iran negotiates over nuclear program
Houston Chronicle – Houston,TX,USA
PARIS – Britain, France and Germany are working to give Iran a last chance to avoid confrontation with the West over its nuclear program by offering incentives

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Israel mulls options on Iran
AZ Central.com – AZ,USA
JERUSALEM – Increasingly concerned about Iran's nuclear program, Israel is weighing its options and has not ruled out a military strike to prevent the Islamic

22/10/04

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Israel has not ruled out attack against Iran's nuke facilities
Hindustan Times – New Delhi,India
Israel has not ruled out a military strike against Iran's uranium enrichment facilities in the event of failure of diplomatic means to persuade Tehran to

www.iranian.ws/iran_news/publish/article_4207.shtml
Gholam Shire'i: Iran heeds national interests
Persian Journal – Iran
Acquisition of peaceful nuclear technology is the unquestionable right of Iran, the Speaker of Majlis, Gholam-Ali Haddad-Adel known as “Gholam Shire'i” in

www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=story_23-10-2004_pg4_10
Iran claims $97.2b reparations from Iraq: MEES
Daily Times – Pakistan
DUBAI: Iran has asked the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to add 97.2 billion dollars to its Iraqi debt assessment to cover reparations for the 1980-1988 war

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US names Iran price
Calcutta Telegraph – Calcutta,India
may be a ploy by Washington to get the Manmohan Singh government to reveal the full extent of the wide-ranging cooperation that exists between India and Iran.

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EU, Iran Discuss Nuclear Technology Deal
NPR (audio) – Washington,D.C.,United States
Description: The European Union offers to share its peaceful nuclear technology with Iran — if Iran drops efforts to enrich uranium that can be used for

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Chinese FM stresses Iran's right to use nuclear energy for
Tehran Times – Tehran,Iran
ALMATY (IRNA) — Chinese Foreign Minister Li Zhaoxing here on Thursday underlined Iran's right to use peaceful nuclear energy. In

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Iran claims 97.2 billion dollars reparations from Iraq: MEES
Turkish Press – Turkey
DUBAI, Oct 22 (AFP) – Iran has asked the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to add 97.2 billion dollars to its Iraqi debt assessment to cover reparations for

22/10/04

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EU, Iran meet again next week on nuclear offer
Reuters AlertNet – London,England,UK
If Iran rejects the EU offer, diplomats say most European nations will back US demands that Tehran be reported to the UN Security Council for possible economic

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Disunited Reformist Front In Iran Seeks Presidential Candidate
Radio Free Europe – Prague,Czech Republic
As a member of the conservative Islamic Iran Developers Council (Etelaf-i Abadgaran-i Iran-i Islami), one might expect such negative statements from Afruq.

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US Hostages Captured 25 Years Ago in Iran Come Forward and Speak
PR Newswire (press release) – USA
The following is being issued by Ketchum Public Affairs: What: November 4, 2004 will mark the 25th anniversary of the beginning of the Iran Hostage Crisis

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Europe and Iran to meet again next week on nuclear issue…
Turkish Press – Turkey
VIENNA, Oct 22 (AFP) – Europe's three key states are to meet with Iran next week to hear Tehran's response to their offer for it to avoid possible UN sanctions…

www.smh.com.au/articles/2004/10/22/1098316865029.html
Israel weighs options on nuclear Iran
Sydney Morning Herald (subscription) – Sydney,New South Wales,Australia
Increasingly concerned about Iran's nuclear program, Israel is weighing its options and has not ruled out a military strike to prevent the Islamic republic…

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EU says Vienna meeting with Iran “positive”
Payvand – Iran
Brussels, Oct 22, IRNA — The European Union is happy with the outcome of Thursday's meeting between representatives of Iran and the EU three, France, Germany…

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A Bush Pre-Election Strike On Iran 'Imminent'
Infoshop News – USA
… worried that it could lose the presidential election to Senator John F. Kerry, has initiated plans to launch a military strike on Iran's top Islamic leadership…

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26290&NewsKind=Business%20%26%20Economy

Iran FM supports transfer of Iran gas to India
IranMania News – Iran
LONDON, Oct 22 (IranMania) – Iranian Foreign Minister Kamal Kharrazi has reportedly lent his support to a project to transfer Iran's natural gas to India via…

www.iht.com/articles/2004/10/22/opinion/ediran.html
Iran's nuclear threat
International Herald Tribune – Paris,France
Iran's nuclear program is a prime case in point: So far, neither threats nor inducements have persuaded its leaders to suspend their uranium enrichment program…

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2004/October/middleeast_October607.xml&section=middleeast

Iran to respond to European nuclear proposal after US elections…
Khaleej Times – Dubai,United Arab Emirates
VIENNA – Iran still has room for diplomatic maneuvering and will certainly wait until after the November 2 US elections to respond to a European offer to avoid…

www.mercurynews.com/mld/mercurynews/news/world/9985258.htm
Israel weighs strike on Iran's nuclear program
San Jose Mercury News (subscription) – San Jose,CA,USA
JERUSALEM – Increasingly concerned about Iran's nuclear program, Israel is weighing its options and has not ruled out a military strike to prevent the Islamic…

www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/IRIN/7caf9a1aa8f6f66fa2a75e153e58e3d4.htm
IRAN: European online media uphold jailed online journalists
Reuters AlertNet – London,England,UK
… journalists. They made their stand in a Reporters Without Borders (RSF) appeal over the crackdown against online media in Iran.…

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NewsCode=26281&NewsKind=Current%20Affairs

Iran could make nuclear fuel
IranMania News – Iran
LONDON, Oct 22 (IranMania) – Iran has made significant progress toward producing nuclear fuel and could make significant quantities of enriched uranium in less…

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NewsCode=26284&NewsKind=Current%20Affairs

Iran behind “terrorism” in West Bank: Israel
IranMania News – Iran
LONDON, Oct 22 (IranMania) – Iran is behind “terrorism” in the West Bank, visiting Israeli President Moshe Katzav charged Thursday.…

www.dw-world.de/dw/article/0,1564,1368763,00.html
US Skeptical of Iran-EU Nuke Talks
Deutsche Welle – Germany
Iran's decision Thursday to pursue talks with Europe's three major powers over its nuclear ambitions prompted a suspicious response from the United States…

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Indian scientists sanctioned for assisting Iran on nukes
Washington Times – Washington,DC,USA
The Bush administration has imposed sanctions on two Indian scientists for selling nuclear technology to Iran and is planning additional arms-related sanctions…

www.cantonrep.com/index.php?Category=24&ID=188681&r=0
Israel Weighing Options to Deter Iran
Canton Repository (subscription) – Canton,OH,USA
JERUSALEM — Increasingly concerned about Iran's nuclear program, Israel is weighing its options and has not ruled out a military strike to prevent the…

www.hindustantimes.com/news/181_1069671,00050001.htm
US presses Iran to respond to European nuclear proposal
Hindustan Times – New Delhi,India
The United States has pressed Iran to respond to demands that it comply with the UN nuclear watchdog after three European nations made a last-chance proposal…

www.taipeitimes.com/News/world/archives/2004/10/22/200320795
Europeseeks reassurances from Iran
Taipei Times – Taipei,Taiwan
CARROT AND STICK: The EU plans to offer Iran civilian nuclear technology if it can prove it is not trying to make bombs. Failing that, sanctions may be imposed.…

washingtontimes.com/national/20041021-113330-3749r.htm
Indian scientists sanctioned for assisting Iran on nukes
Washington Times – Washington,DC,USA
The Bush administration has imposed sanctions on two Indian scientists for selling nuclear technology to Iran and is planning additional arms-related sanctions…

www.todayonline.com/articles/28046.asp
Iran behind terrorism in W Bank: Israeli leader
Today (Singapore) – Singapore
VIENNA — Iran is behind “terrorism” in the West Bank, visiting Israeli President Moshe Katzav charged yesterday. “Iran is very…

www.voanews.com/english/2004-10-21-voa127.cfm
Iran Considers EU Nuclear Deal
Voice of America – Washington,DC,USA
Iran is considering an offer by key European nations to resolve the stalemate with the International Atomic Energy Agency on its uranium-enrichment program.…

www.indianexpress.com/full_story.php?content_id=57468
Iran considers EU's nuke offer
Indian Express – New Delhi,India
VIENNA, OCTOBER 21: Iran will consider a proposal by the European Union to receive nuclear technology if it abandons its uranium enrichment programme but has…

www.menewsline.com/stories/2004/october/10_22_1.html
IRAN FIRES ENHANCED SHIHAB-3 MISSILE
Middle East Newsline – Montreal,Quebec,Canada
NICOSIA [MENL] — Iran has completed the first launch of its enhanced Shihab-3 intermediate-range missile. The Islamic republic…

21/10/04

news.ninemsn.com.au/article.aspx?id=20682
Iran cools on nuclear concessions
Ninemsn – Sydney,New South Wales,Australia
AP – Iran is unlikely to accept European incentives aimed at getting it to suspend uranium enrichment, diplomats said, raising the likelihood of a showdown…

www.time.com/time/world/article/0,8599,726557,00.html
The Iran Problem Awaiting Bush or Kerry
TIME – USA
While Tehran's unprecedented “endorsement” of President Bush raised some eyebrows this week, Iran hasn't been much of an issue in the Presidential campaign.…

www.dw-world.de/dw/article/0,1564,1368295,00.html
Iran Will Consider EU Nuclear Offer
Deutsche Welle – Germany
Iran will pursue talks in a few days with Europe's three major powers, an Iranian official said in Vienna Thursday after Britain, France and Germany asked…

www.turkishpress.com/turkishpress/news.asp?ID=31275
Heavyweights pressure Iran over nuclear program
Turkish Press – Turkey
… This carrot-and-stick approach would include a light-water reactor if Iran indefinitely suspends all uranium enrichment activities.…

www.easttexasreview.com/story.htm?StoryID=2070
Will Israel vs. Iran be the next act?
East Texas Review – Longview,TX,USA
… nuclear. This time, it's Iran that may be the target, and this time, a unilateral move by Israel might spark a regional war. This…

www.interfax.com/com?item=Arm&pg=0&id=5764034&req=
Second Armenia-Iran power cable to be built by year-end
Interfax – Moscow,Russia
Yerevan. (Interfax) – The Iranian energy company Sanir is to complete building a second high-voltage power cable between Armenia and Iran by the end of 2004…

www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/afp_world/view/112750/1/.html
European heavyweights give Iran last chance to come clean on…
Channel News Asia – Singapore
VIENNA : Europe's three heavyweight states are to give Iran a last chance prove it is not secretly developing atomic weapons, offering valuable nuclear…

www.smh.com.au/articles/2004/10/21/1098316792437.html
14 dead in Iran road accident
Sydney Morning Herald (subscription) – Sydney,New South Wales,Australia
A head-on collision between two buses killed at least 14 people and injured 24 others in western Iran, state-run television reported.…

www.azcentral.com/news/articles/1021iran21.html
Iran poised to squash nuclear deal
AZ Central.com – AZ,USA
TEHRAN, Iran – Iran is prepared to reject an offer to be made today by European countries aimed at defusing mounting tension over its nuclear program.…

www.dw-world.de/dw/article/0,1564,1367206,00.html
Iran Defiant Ahead of EU Talks
Deutsche Welle – Germany
As a delegation from Germany, France and Britain meets Iranian officials to discuss the nuclear stand-off on Thursday, Iran has reiterated its negative stance…

internationalreporter.net/scripts/headDetails.asp?id=353
UK, FRANCE AND GERMANY OFFER A DEAL TO IRAN IN EXCHANGE OF URANIUM…
International Reporter – India
Iranian Vice President Gholamreza Aghazadeh said on Wednesday that Iran would issue its own proposal, but declined to give any details.…

www.iranmania.com/News/ArticleView/Default.asp?NewsCode=
26278&NewsKind=Current%20Affairs

Iran refuses to give up on uranium enrichment
IranMania News – Iran
LONDON, Oct 21 (IranMania) – Iran refuses to give up on producing its own enriched uranium for civilian use despite international pressure, Hossein Mussavian…

www.hindustantimes.com/news/181_1068284,0000.htm
Iran indifferent to outcome of US presidential polls
Hindustan Times – New Delhi,India
With Iran's nuclear ambitions part of the US presidential debate, Tehran is indifferent to whether Republican incumbent George W Bush or Democrat contender…

  
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