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September 26-30 2004
 
30/9/04

www.dailystar.com.lb/article.asp?edition_id=10&categ_id=5&article_id=8889
A November showdown on Iran's nuclear program
Daily Star – Beirut,Lebanon
The assurances of Iranian President Mohammad Khatami, a weakened leader who is set to leave office next year, that Iran would refrain from building nuclear

www.indianexpress.com/full_story.php?content_id=56176
Blacklisted by US, scientists deny peddling N-tech to Iran
Indian Express – New Delhi,India
two Indian scientists, against whom the US imposed sanctions yesterday for having allegedly transferred sensitive technology or equipment to Iran, have denied

www.dailystar.com.lb/article.asp?edition_id=10&categ_id=4&Article_id=8879
Iran's transsexuals get Islamic approval, but face tough times at
Daily Star – Beirut,Lebanon
And Islamic Iran – with its conservative values and male-dominated make-up – is no exception. Transsexuals face rejection and mockery

timesofindia.indiatimes.com/articleshow/869588.cms
MITSUI Bank keen to fund Indo-Iran gas line
Times of India – India
NEW DELHI: Japanese banking giant Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation has evinced interest in financing the proposed Iran, Pakistan and India gas pipeline…

www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=industryNews&storyID=6379024
US Must Give Free Speech to Cuba, Iran Writers-OSCE
Reuters – USA
VIENNA (Reuters) – The United States government should lift its ban on publishing literature from countries like Cuba, Iran and Sudan without special permission

allafrica.com/stories/200409300095.html
SA Calls for Peaceful Resolution to Iran Nuke Standoff
AllAfrica.com – Africa
Government has called for a peaceful resolution to the impasse surrounding Iran's nuclear programme, following a meeting between President Thabo Mbeki and

www.newsday.com/news/nationworld/world/la-fg-iran30sep
30,0,2418233.story?coll=ny-worldnews-headlines

Iran Backs Holding Iraqi Vote on Time
Newsday – Long Island,NY,USA
Sunni Triangle north and west of Baghdad — may still be too unstable for safe voting in January, but he said partial elections would be acceptable to Iran.

www.reuters.co.uk/newsArticle.jhtml?type=worldFootballNews&storyID=6377819&section=news
Klinsmann names young squad for Iran friendly, omits Kahn
Reuters – London,England,UK
BERLIN, Sept 30 (Reuters) – Germany coach Juergen Klinsmann named a young squad on Thursday for next month's friendly in Iran, leaving out experienced

www.hindustantimes.com/news/181_1034304,00050004.htm
Iran's parliament to impeach reformist minister
Hindustan Times – New Delhi,India
Iran's conservative-dominated parliament is to try to unseat the country's Transport Minister on Sunday, a move President Mohammad Khatami predicted would only

www.payvand.com/news/04/sep/1260.html
Turmoil in Iraq against Iran's interest: Iranian FM
Payvand – Iran
New York, Sept 30, IRNA — Iranian Foreign Minister Kamal Kharrazi said that establishment of stability in Iraq will also bring stability in Iran and turmoil

www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/chronicle/archive/2004/09/30/EDGB790KB01.DTL
Iran as Bush's nuclear bogeyman
San Francisco Chronicle – San Francisco,CA,USA
The Bush administration continues an escalating spiral toward conflict with Iran, using Iran's nuclear policy as its primary focus.…

seattlepi.nwsource.com/national/193062_iran30.html
Iran asserts its right to peaceful nuclear program
Seattle Post Intelligencer – Seattle,WA,USA
NEW YORK — Iran's foreign minister said yesterday that Iran would never give up its right to develop nuclear technology for peaceful use, although he denied…

www.emediawire.com/releases/2004/9/emw163424.htm
Iran Becomes Greater WMD Threat Than Saddam's Iraq
Emediawire (press release) – USA
Iran may be closer to having nuclear weapons than the former Iraqi regime of Saddam Hussein, according to an article in the current issue of News Informant.…

www.iranmania.com/News/ArticleView/Default.asp?NewsCode=
25668&NewsKind=Business%20%26%20Economy

Turkey offers $10b of trade to Iran
IranMania News – Iran
… IranMania) – “With the establishment of permanent and extensive economic relationships, the annual trade volume between the two countries – Iran and Turkey…

www.dawn.com/2004/09/30/top17.htm
Israel threatens to attack Iran
Pakistan Dawn – Pakistan
JERUSALEM, Sept 29: A military strike is among Israel's options to prevent Iran from producing nuclear weapons, Defence Minister Shaul Mofaz said on Wednesday…

www.forward.com/main/article.php?ref=kessler200409291134
Dems Talk Tough On Iran
Forward – New York,NY,USA
… America out of war in Iraq, his advisers are warning that the Democrat could wind up ordering military intervention against another Middle Eastern power: Iran.…

timesofindia.indiatimes.com/articleshow/868427.cms
'Iran not making nuke, but will defend itself'
Times of India – India
NEW YORK: Iran is not trying to build a nuclear bomb, but it has developed long and medium-range missiles to defend itself against potential threats, foreign…

www.rferl.org/featuresarticle/2004/09/a99f6128-c3ea-4cf0-97a1-169d12b9ca46.html
US Sanctions International Firms Dealing Arms To Iran
Radio Free Europe – Prague,Czech Republic
… The United States today slapped sanctions on firms from Belarus, North Korea, Russia, Spain, Ukraine, China, and on two Indian men for selling weapons to Iran.…

www.gulf-daily-news.com/Story.asp?Article=92936&Sn=WORL&IssueID=27194
Four killed in Iran
Gulf Daily News – Manama,Bahrain
… A policeman and three members of an obscure Shi'ite Muslim cult have been killed and 12 other people injured in fresh clashes in northwestern Iran, the student…

www.tehrantimes.com/Description.asp?Da=9/30/2004&Cat=2&Num=004
Iran made no deal for release of diplomat kidnapped in Iraq: FM…
Tehran Times – Tehran,Iran
TEHRAN (MNA) — Foreign Ministry spokesman Hamid-Reza Asefi said here on Wednesday that no deal was made for the release of Iranian diplomat Fereydun Jahani…

www.dailystar.com.lb/article.asp?edition_id=10&categ_id=2&article_id=8862
Israel considering 'all options' to curb Iran
Daily Star – Beirut,Lebanon
A military strike is among Israel's options to prevent Iran from producing nuclear weapons, Defense Minister Shaul Mofaz said on Wednesday in the latest threat…

www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=story_30-9-2004_pg7_54
US slaps curbs on 14 for Iran weapon sales
Daily Times – Pakistan
… companies from Belarus, North Korea, Russia, Spain and Ukraine on Wednesday for selling weapons or cruise and ballistic missile technology and equipment to Iran…

www.tehrantimes.com/Description.asp?Da=9/30/2004&Cat=2&Num=002
Iran stresses need to promote ties with Russia
Tehran Times – Tehran,Iran
… Pointing to Iran's peaceful nuclear cooperation with Russia, he said such cooperation should not be affected by views and pressures of other countries given…

www.forbes.com/home/feeds/ap/2004/09/29/ap1566540.html
Iran Interested in Venezuela Exploration
Forbes – USA
Iran is interested in crude and natural gas exploration in Venezuela, the vice president of Venezuela's state oil company said Wednesday.…

29/9/04

www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/afp_world/view/109214/1/.html
DIPLOMAT released by Iraq kidnappers back in Iran
Channel News Asia – Singapore
… his diplomatic duties”. The group then demanded Iran release Iraqis allegedly held since the Iran-Iraq war of 1980-88. Tehran said…

www.albawaba.com/news/index.php3?sid=285963%E2%8C%A9=e&dir=news
DM denies Iran held nuclear tests
Albawaba Middle East News – Amman,Middle East
Iran's Minister of Defense Rear Admiral Ali Shamkhani on Wednesday dismissed as “baseless” American claim that nuclear tests had been conducted in archin…

news.xinhuanet.com/english/2004-09/29/content_2039973.htm
IRAN denies any deal over release of its diplomat
Xinhua – Beijing,China
29 (Xinhuanet) — Iran on Wednesday denied that it has made a deal with the kidnappers of the Iranian diplomat Fereydoun Jahani who was taken hostage in Iraq…

www.iranian.ws/iran_news/publish/article_3938.shtml
IN Iran's Tourist Showpiece, not Quite Anything Goes
Persian Journal – Iran
I had slipped into my black abaya and headscarf on the plane to comply with the Islamic Republic's dress code from the moment I entered Iran.…

www.payvand.com/news/04/sep/1253.html
IRAN'S Parliament Speaker writes to Khatami on TAV, Irancell
Payvand – Iran
… that would make the validity of contracts with Turkcell and Tepe-Akfen-Vie (TAV), foreign companies that won bids to expand Iran's mobile telecommunications…

www.rferl.org/featuresarticle/2004/09/87f8a966-1c3e-43b1-8d3b-49d2e27dc830.html
RUSSIA: Iran Under IAEA's Mandate
Radio Free Europe – Prague,Czech Republic
29 September 2004 — Moscow opposes referring Iran's nuclear program to the UN Security Council, saying the issue should be handled by the UN's nuclear agency.…

www.hindustantimes.com/news/181_1032128,00050003.htm
RUSSIA reluctant to refer Iran to UNSC
Hindustan Times – New Delhi,India
Russia is against reporting Iran to the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) for what the United States and some other countries say are breaches of UN…

www.atimes.com/atimes/Middle_East/FI30Ak01.html
US seeks to ostracize Iran
Asia Times Online – Hong Kong
… By achieving this, Iran would be better insulated from foreign threats, and better placed to stabilize its regional power. While…

www.iranmania.com/News/ArticleView/Default.asp?NewsCode=25660&NewsKind=Sport
IRAN'S Mahi wins world veteran weightlifting silver
IranMania News – Iran
LONDON, Sep 29 (IranMania) – Abolqassem Mahi handed Iran a silver medal at the 20th World Veteran Weightlifting Championships in Baden, Austria, Tuesday…

www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald/news/world/9787717.htm
ISRAEL Takes Issue With Iran Weapons
Miami Herald (subscription) – Miami,FL,USA
JERUSALEM – Israel will consider “all options” to prevent Iran from producing nuclear weapons, Defense Minister Shaul Mofaz said in an interview published…

www.vanguardngr.com/articles/2002/world/w129092004.html
IRAN diplomat held hostage in Iraq freed after two months' ordeal
Vanguard – Lagos,Nigeria
… “Their first demand was for the non-interference of Iran in the internal affairs of Iraq. When they understood that Iran had no…

www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=worldNews&storyID=6361864
BLAIR Hopeful on Iran, N. Korean Compliance
Reuters – USA
… Reuters) – British Prime Minister Tony Blair said on Wednesday the international community was closer than ever to making North Korea and Iran accept its…

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DIPLOMACY better than brute force for Iran
Provo Daily Herald – Provo,UT,USA
Despite Iran's defiant attitude, the world's nuclear watchdog agency is giving the country's leaders one more chance to resolve doubts over an alleged…

www.iranmania.com/News/ArticleView/Default.asp?NewsCode=
25643&NewsKind=Business%20%26%20Economy

IRAN extends industrial exports to Afghanistan
IranMania News – Iran
LONDON, Sep 29 (IranMania) – Iran expects to increase the value of its industrial exports to Afghanistan this year up to $300m, said export director general…

28/9/04

news.xinhuanet.com/english/2004-09/29/content_2037228.htm
DIPLOMATS: Tests show no nuclear activity at Iran's site
Xinhua – Beijing,China
VIENNA, Sept. 28 (Xinhuanet) — Tests of soil samples have shown no signs of nuclear activities at a site in northern Iran, a diplomat in Vienna said Tuesday.…

www.nypost.com/postopinion/opedcolumnists/29331.htm
AN IRAN-ISRAELI WAR?
New York Post – New York,NY,USA
By PETER BROOKES. September 29, 2004 — TIME after time, the 35-nation International Atomic Energy Agency has demanded that Iran stop enriching uranium.…

www.cnn.com/2004/WORLD/meast/09/28/iran.nuclear/
IRAN vows to defend nuclear facilities from attack
CNN – USA
… Kharazzi made his comments after being asked how Iran would respond if Israel were to conduct an attack on its facilities, similar to when Israel bombed Iraq's…

www.haaretz.com/hasen/spages/483040.html
WAITING to bomb Iran
Ha'aretz – Jerusalem,Israel
They have become convinced in recent weeks that Israel is planning an aerial attack on Iran's nuclear installations, should it conclude that Iran is proceeding…

www.stuff.co.nz/stuff/0,2106,3049053a6026,00.html
US publishers sue to print works from Iran and Cuba
Stuff.co.nz – New Zealand
LOS ANGELES: Several publishers are suing the US government for the right to translate, edit and publish works by authors from Iran, Sudan and Cuba without…

news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/business/3698588.stm
CLASHES as Iran Islamic fund fails
BBC News – London,England,UK
One person was killed and 18 injured in clashes in Iran linked to the collapse of an Islamic loan fund in Nourabad, Iranian state television has reported.…

www.tehrantimes.com/Description.asp?Da=9/29/2004&Cat=2&Num=007
KHARRAZI, Annan review developments in Iraq, Iran's nuclear plans
Tehran Times – Tehran,Iran
… Besides the latest regional and international developments, the two officials reviewed Iran's nuclear activities. Annan expressed…

www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald/news/world/9782653.htm
TESTS Show No Nuke Activity at Iran Site
Miami Herald (subscription) – Miami,FL,USA
VIENNA, Austria – Initial tests of soil samples have revealed no signs of nuclear activities at a site in northern Iran that the United States says Tehran…

www.tehrantimes.com/Description.asp?Da=9/29/2004&Cat=6&Num=010
BOSNIA strips Iran of fifth Paralympics volleyball title
Tehran Times – Tehran,Iran
TEHRAN (MNA) — Bosnia and Herzegovina dashed the four-time champion Iran's hopes in the sitting volleyball final of the 12th Paralympic Games in the Greek…

www.tehrantimes.com/Description.asp?Da=9/29/2004&Cat=2&Num=002
IRAN entitled to access to nuclear technology: Rafsanjani
Tehran Times – Tehran,Iran
TEHRAN (MNA) — In response to the remarks of US President George W. Bush, who claimed that Iran does not need nuclear energy given its plentiful reserves of…

www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/HAF843810.htm
IRAN'S hardline lawmakers want withdrawal from NPT
Reuters AlertNet – London,England,UK
TEHRAN, Sept 28 (Reuters) – Iran's hardline lawmakers could try to force President Mohammad Khatami's government to follow North Korea's example and quit the…

www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=worldNews&storyID=6352907
NO Sign of Nuke Work at Suspect Iran Site-Diplomats
Reuters – USA
Satellite photos of Lavizan taken between August 2003 and May 2004 showed that Iran had completely razed Lavizan, a site which Iran said was a former military…

www.iht.com/articles/540882.html
GLOBALIST: Iran sees wide cracks in US-Europe relations
International Herald Tribune – Paris,France
… most critical to the geo-strategic fortunes of the United States these days is one with which it has no diplomatic or significant commercial relations: Iran.…

www.cbsnews.com/stories/2004/09/28/politics/main645949.shtml
N. Korea, Iran: Twin Nuke Troubles
CBS News – USA
(CBS/AP) President Bush is insisting Iran will not develop a nuclear weapon on his watch. North Korea is insisting it is well on its way to doing so.…

www.ajc.com/opinion/content/opinion/0904/28iran.html
IRAN options limited
Atlanta Journal Constitution (subscription) – Atlanta,GA,USA
… America. We wouldn't have to negotiate with Iran; negotiation would be for fancy-pants — nuance-loving, windsurfing diplomats.…

news.xinhuanet.com/english/2004-09/28/content_2034002.htm
IRAQ arrests spy working for Iran: paper
Xinhua – Beijing,China
The arrested Nashaat Abd Ali Al Husseiny is accused of spying for Iran, said a top Iraqi intelligence official who declined to give his name.…

www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald/news/politics/9778427.htm
BUSH hopes diplomacy can persuade Iran away from nuclear weapons
Miami Herald (subscription) – Miami,FL,USA
WACO, Texas – President Bush, preparing for this week's much-anticipated campaign debate on foreign policy, is insisting Iran will not develop a nuclear weapon…

www.iranmania.com/News/ArticleView/Default.asp?NewsCode=25597&NewsKind=Current%20Affairs
BIZARRE exile sparks opposition gathering in Iran
IranMania News – Iran
LONDON, Sep 28 (IranMania) – A US-based exile with a bizarre scheme to overthrow Iran's Islamic regime has managed to draw out a few hundred half-hearted…

gadflyer.com/articles/?ArticleID=219
PARALYZED Over Iran
Gadflyer – Washington,D.C.,United States
… is the opportunity to start shedding some light on the long underreported story of the Administration's paralyzing internal divisions over Iran policy and the…

www.japantoday.com/e/?content=news&cat=8&id=313584
BUSH says he'll seek diplomatic solution to Iran nuke issue
Japan Today – Tokyo,Japan
… US President George W Bush said in a television interview aired Monday that he will continue to seek a diplomatic solution to Iran's suspected nuclear arms…

thestar.com.my/news/story.asp?file=/2004/9/28/sports/8996211&sec=sports
QATAR beat Iran to secure last eight berth
The Malaysia Star – Malaysia
… finals of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Youth Championship Finals when they picked up their second consecutive win in Group B, beating Iran 2-1 at the…

straitstimes.asia1.com.sg/commentary/story/0,4386,275006,00.html
SPEND on nukes? Iran should tend to its poor first
Straits Times – Singapore,Singapore
IS IRAN – with oil-export revenues of more than US$30 billion (S$51 billion) expected this year – on its way to producing nuclear weapons that would threaten…

www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=story_28-9-2004_pg4_15
DIPLOMATS say Iran hasn’t yet made enrichment fuel
Daily Times – Pakistan
VIENNA: Iran has not yet produced a new batch of the gas used for enriching uranium, a senior UN nuclear official told AFP Monday, as diplomats said any such…

www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=story_28-9-2004_pg4_16
IRAN wants cordial ties with Turkey
Daily Times – Pakistan
TEHRAN: Iran’s embattled President Mohammad Khatami has telephoned Turkey’s president and prime minister in a bid to ease the diplomatic fallout of his…

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ANALYSTS: Rare Demonstration in Iran Hints at Momentum for Change
Voice of America – Washington,DC,USA
… pro-democracy demonstration took place in Tehran on Sunday, sparked by foreign TV channels and the promise of a Zoroastrian mystic to return to Iran on October…

washingtontimes.com/upi-breaking/20040927-041531-2277r.htm
IMF: Iran growth strong as oil price rises
Washington Times – Washington,DC,USA
27 (UPI) — The International Monetary Fund said Monday Iran's economic outlook looks “favorable” in light of a “favorable oil market conditions.”.…

27/9/04

www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/afp_world/view/108842/1/.html
IRAN diplomat freed by captors as 12 killed in Iraq unrest
Channel News Asia – Singapore
… “Their first claim was the non-interference of Iran in Iraq's internal affairs. When they understood that Iran had no such intentions…

www.iranian.ws/iran_news/publish/article_3915.shtml
BRITISH companies look forward to Iran visit
Persian Journal – Iran
… “The Middle East and particularly Iran is an important trading partner for the UK and we aim to assist UK companies to develop and strengthen their links with…

www.iranian.ws/iran_news/publish/article_3917.shtml
IRAN oil tankers capacity raise
Persian Journal – Iran
Capacity of Iran's oil tankers will reach from current six Million Tons to 10 Million Tons within few next years while purchase of LNG carriers will rise the…

news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/3694594.stm
EXILE call prompts Iran protests
BBC News – London,England,UK
… People took to the streets of the capital, Tehran, and other cities on Sunday after Ahura Pirouz Khaleghi Yazdi urged protests across Iran.…

www.payvand.com/news/04/sep/1239.html
IRAN Offers Mesozoic Cave to Bidders
Payvand – Iran
In a bid to attract tourists to a 70-million-year-old cave in the central province of Markazi, Iran plans to hold a tender to have domestic and foreign…

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WORLD Bank To Grant Iran 60 Million Dollars In Loan For Road…
Payvand – Iran
Tehran, Sept 27, IRNA — The World Bank is to grant a 60-million- dollar loan to Iran to start a project to reduce road accidents in the country.…

www.atimes.com/atimes/Middle_East/FI28Ak02.html Iran snared over Turkish ties
Asia Times Online – Hong Kong
The republics of Iran and Turkey may have contrasting orientations, one being “secularist” and the other “Islamist”, yet they have too many economic and…

sg.biz.yahoo.com/040927/15/3ndxu.html
THAI Energy Min To Hold Talks With Iran To Buy Crude, LNG
Yahoo News – USA
Thailand plans to import from Iran around 5 million metric tons of LNG and 60,000 million barrels of crude a year from 2010 onward, said Songpope Polachan…

www.iranmania.com/News/ArticleView/Default.asp?NewsCode=
25593&NewsKind=Business%20%26%20Economy

IRAN exports over 2.7m tons of petrochemicals
IranMania News – Iran
LONDON, Sep 26 (IranMania) – Iran exported over 2 mln 700 thousand tons of various petrochemical products, valued at $814 mln, since the beginning of the…

www.iranmania.com/News/ArticleView/Default.asp?NewsCode=25590&NewsKind=Sport
IRAN thrashes Egypt at Paralympics volleyball semi
IranMania News – Iran
LONDON, Sep 26 (IranMania) – The four-time Paralympics champion Iran humbled Egypt 3-0 in the sitting volleyball semifinal on Sunday, Iran's Official News…

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25566&NewsKind=Business%20%26%20Economy

FRANCE sees Iran’s capability for L-90 project
IranMania News – Iran
Asked about the volume of production, Pierre Edward stated that, as the initial phase, in excess of 50% of the cars would be manufactured in Iran.…

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25571&NewsKind=Business%20%26%20Economy

IRAN'S lead and zinc output to hike by %45
IranMania News – Iran
LONDON, Sep 27 (IranMania) – Head of Iran’s Lead and Zinc Industries Society (LZIS) Yusef Moradloo stated Sunday that lead and zinc production in the country…

www.tehrantimes.com/Description.asp?Da=9/27/2004&Cat=2&Num=003
OVER 30,000 Afghan refugees leave Iran
Tehran Times – Tehran,Iran
ISFAHAN, IRAN (UPI) — Iran said Sunday more than 30,000 Afghan refugees have left the Iranian city of Isfahan to return to their country since March 20.…

www.iranmania.com/news/articleview/default.asp?NewsCode=25561&NewsKind=Culture
IRAN’S “Turtles Can Fly” wins top prize in Spain
IranMania News – Iran
The film tells the story of people from a village in Iraqi Kurdistan near the borders with Iran and Turkey who are desperately searching for a satellite dish…

www.nypost.com/news/worldnews/30929.htm
IRAN MUST REMAIN NUKE-FREE: BUSH
New York Post – New York,NY,USA
September 27, 2004 — WASHINGTON — President Bush says “all options are on the table” to prevent Iran from building nuclear weapons.…

www.dawn.com/2004/09/27/top12.htm
BUSH says Iran will not get nukes
Pakistan Dawn – Pakistan
CRAWFORD, Sept 26: US President George W. Bush says “all options are on the table” for making sure Iran dismantles its nuclear programme, and that Washington…

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NewsCode=25558&NewsKind=Current%20Affairs

IRAN non-committal on proposed meeting on Iraq
IranMania News – Iran
LONDON, Sep 27 (IranMania) – Iran on Sunday reserved its response to efforts by the United States and Iraq's Prime Minister Iyad Allawi to organise an…

www.dailykos.com/story/2004/9/27/0635/02130
OCTOBER Suprise: Israel Bombs Iran?
Daily Kos – San Francisco,CA,United States
The juicy part is: “Israel admitted yesterday that it is buying 500 “bunker-buster” bombs, which could be used to hit Iran's nuclear facilities, as Teheran…

www.theaustralian.news.com.au/common/story_page/0,5744,10892840%255E31477,00.html
IRAN deploys new missile
The Australian – Australia
TEHRAN: Iran added one more missile to its military arsenal and the defense minister said Saturday his country was ready to confront any external threat.…

www.iranian.ws/iran_news/publish/article_3910.shtml
PUTIN: Iran doesn't need nukes
Persian Journal – Iran
Iran does not need nuclear weapons, Russian President Vladimir Putin said according to a Moscow Times report this weekend. Possession…

www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=story_27-9-2004_pg4_10
IRAN calls for Europeans to negotiate on nuclear standoff
Daily Times – Pakistan
TEHRAN: Iran said on Sunday it was not planning to hold any negotiations with the United States over its nuclear programme and called on the Europeans to avoid…

www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=story_27-9-2004_pg4_9
REGION: Iran seeks Indian radar to protect nuke facilities
Daily Times – Pakistan
TEHRAN: Iran is negotiating with India to buy advanced radar system to help protect its nuclear weapons facilities. The Untied States…

www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=worldNews&storyID=6334754
PRO-DEMOCRACY Protest in Iran Gains Momentum
Reuters – USA
… Some of the crowd said they had turned out because of a call by the mystic Ahura Pirouz Khalegi Yazdi, who has predicted the fall of Iran's government on Oct.…

www.hinduonnet.com/thehindu/holnus/001200409270311.htm
MUSHARRAF warns Israel against attack on Iran
The Hindu – Chennai,India
27. (PTI): Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf has warned Israel against any pre-emptive attack on Iran, accusing it of being the “ones who defy world order.”.…

26/9/04

news.xinhuanet.com/english/2004-09/27/content_2026445.htm
IRAN still committed to suspension of uranium enrichment…
Xinhua – Beijing,China
26 (Xinhuanet) — Iran said on Sunday it was still committed to the suspension of uranium enrichment, but warned against referring its case to the UN Security…

www.rferl.org/featuresarticle/2004/09/263c77b1-7098-4b1a-869e-76aa778c93a0.html
IRAN To Deal With Europe, Not US, Over Nuke Program
Radio Free Europe – Prague,Czech Republic
26 September 2004— Iran says it is not planning to negotiate with the United States over its nuclear program, choosing instead to invite Europe to the…

www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/L26192545.htm
GERMAN man probed for Iran nuclear deal-reports
Reuters AlertNet – London,England,UK
… last week on suspicion of arranging the supply of nuclear arms equipment to a foreign state had brokered the shipment on behalf of Iran, German magazines…

www.payvand.com/news/04/sep/1223.html
IRAN: Parliament approves to vet Turkish deals
Payvand – Iran
Tehran, Sept 26, IRNA — Iran's parliament approved a bill Sunday, giving itself the prerogatives to scrap two contracts with Turkish companies if they are…

www.reuters.co.uk/newsPackageArticle.jhtml?type=worldNews&storyID=590670&section=news
IRAN has no immediate uranium enrichment plans
Reuters – London,England,UK
TEHRAN (Reuters) – Iran has assured the world again that it has no immediate plans to resume uranium enrichment, a process that can be used to develop nuclear…

www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/chi-0409260563
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IRAN: `Strategic missile' added to its arsenal
Chicago Tribune (subscription) – Chicago,IL,USA
TEHRAN — Iran has added a “strategic missile” to its military arsenal after a successful test, and the defense minister said Saturday his country was ready to…

washingtontimes.com/upi-breaking/20040926-043720-3834r.htm
OVER 30,000 Afghan refugees leave Iran
Washington Times – Washington,DC,USA
Isfahan, Iran, Sep. 26 (UPI) — Iran said Sunday more than 30,000 Afghan refugees have left the Iranian city of Isfahan to return…

www.eubusiness.com/afp/040926085754.46w3xc3q
IRAN calls for Europeans to negotiate on nuclear standoff
EUbusiness – London,UK
Iran said on Sunday it was not planning to hold any negotiations with the United States over its nuclear programme and called on the Europeans to avoid using…

www.newsday.com/news/nationworld/world/ny-woiran
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IRAN test-fires 'strategic missile'
Newsday – Long Island,NY,USA
TEHRAN, Iran – Iran added a “strategic missile” to its military arsenal after a successful test, and the defense minister said yesterday that his country was…

www.tehrantimes.com/Description.asp?Da=9/26/2004&Cat=2&Num=011
IRAN blasts US “lawless militarism” in Iraq
Tehran Times – Tehran,Iran
UNITED NATIONS (Agencies) – Iran accused the United States on Friday of “lawless militarism” in Iraq and called Israel the biggest threat to peace in the…

www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/world/la-fg-iran
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IRAN Adds 'Strategic Missile' to Arsenal
Los Angeles Times (subscription) – Los Angeles,CA,USA
TEHRAN — Iran has added a “strategic missile” to its arsenal after a successful test, and the country is ready to confront any external threat, the nation's…

www.myrtlebeachonline.com/mld/myrtlebeachonline/news/nation/9764042.htm
US targets Iran's influence in Iraq
Myrtle Beach Sun News – Myrtle Beach,SC,USA
… who say a split between the Pentagon and the State Department has paralyzed the administration's ability to craft a long-term policy on Iran for three years.…

www.iranmania.com/News/ArticleView/Default.asp?
NewsCode=25531&NewsKind=Current%20Affairs

IRAN court upholds billionaire sentence for fraud
IranMania News – Iran
LONDON, Sep 26 (IranMania) – An Iranian court has upheld a 27-year jail sentence on a billionaire businessman whose activities came to symbolise the rampant…

www.dawn.com/2004/09/26/top16.htm
IRAN hands over strategic missiles to armed forces
Pakistan Dawn – Pakistan
TEHRAN, Sept 25: Iran said on Saturday it has successfully test-fired a strategic missile and delivered it to its armed forces, state-run radio reported.…

www.dailykos.com/story/2004/9/25/235533/245
IRAN Tests Strategic Missle
Daily Kos – San Francisco,CA,United States
Iran added a “strategic missile” to its military arsenal after a successful test, and the defense minister said Saturday his country was ready to confront any…

www.krnv.com/Global/story.asp?S=2349346&nav=8faORJnp
NEVADA company fined $6.3 million for selling pumps to Iran
KRNV – Reno,NV,USA
The US subsidiary of a Japanese company has agreed to pay a $6.3-million criminal fine for illegally shipping equipment to Iran and trying to shield the deal…

  
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