Iran News and Information Links
August 26-31 2004
 
31/8/04

IRAN, Bahrain review expansion of mutual relations, regional…
Tehran Times – Tehran,Iran
… The crisis in Iraq will endanger the whole region, he said adding that
the Islamic Republic of Iran expressed her opposition to the occupation
of the country…
www.tehrantimes.com/Description.asp?Da=9/1/2004&Cat=2&Num=006

IRAN becomes US election issue
BBC News – London,England,UK
While the Bush administration wants the UN Security Council to punish Iran
for alleged deceit over its nuclear programme, President Bush's Democrat
rival, John…
news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/3615342.stm

IRAN says it arrested several nuclear spies
Jerusalem Post – Jerusalem,Israel
Iran said Tuesday it has arrested dozens of spies, including several people
who passed the country's nuclear secrets to Iran's enemies, the official
Islamic…
www.jpost.com/servlet/Satellite?pagename=JPost/JPArticle/
ShowFull&cid=1093921794522&p=1006688055060

IRAN Says Has Arrested Several Nuclear Spies
Reuters – USA
TEHRAN (Reuters) – Iran has arrested dozens of spies, including several
who passed secrets about its nuclear program to its enemies, Intelligence
Minister Ali…
www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=topNews&storyID=6113652

CANADA slams dialogue with Iran as “a farce”
Reuters AlertNet – London,England,UK
… Pierre Pettigrew also said there was no improvement in the human rights
situation in Iran, and that Canada may press its allies to consider joint
pressure on…
www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/L31661532.htm

IRAN condemns kidnapping of French journalists in Iraq
Xinhua – China
TEHRAN, Aug. 31 (Xinhuanet) — Iran on Tuesday condemned the kidnapping
of two French journalists in Iraq, the official IRNA news agency reported.

news.xinhuanet.com/english/2004-08/31/content_1931335.htm

IRAN says has arrested several nuclear spies
Reuters AlertNet – London,England,UK
TEHRAN, Aug 31 (Reuters) – Iran has arrested dozens of spies including
several who passed secrets about its nuclear programme to the country's
enemies, Iran's…
www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/OLI142042.htm

BUSH rules out war against Iran
MSNBC – USA
Despite US allegations that Iran is developing nuclear weapons, the administration
is not considering a military option against Tehran because diplomacy
has…
msnbc.msn.com/id/5874792/

BUSH: Diplomacy Is Best Option With Iran
ABC News – USA
… 2004 ˜ Calling war divisive for the country, President Bush said
he will continue pursuing diplomatic rather than military options to try
to get Iran to halt…
abcnews.go.com/wire/Politics/ap20040831_356.html

IRAN-CONTRA, Part Deux?
AlterNet – USA
… suspected mole in the Department of Defense who allegedly passed to
Israel, via a pro-Israeli lobbying organization, classified American intelligence
about Iran…
www.alternet.org/story/19724/

IRAN'S Rafsanjani says ready to stand again for presidency
Hindustan Times – New Delhi,India
… Often classed as a “pragmatic conservative”, he is currently head of
the Expediency Council, Iran's top political arbitration body.…
www.hindustantimes.com/news/181_980092,00050004.htm

IRAN intrigue
Boston Globe – Boston,MA,USA
THE MOST instructive aspect of the FBI's interest in Larry Franklin, an
Iran desk officer in the Defense Department, is the light it casts on
the incoherence…
www.boston.com/news/globe/editorial_opinion/editorials/articles/2004/08/31/iran_intrigue

'IRAN waiting to see policy of next US president'
IranMania News – Iran
TEHRAN, Aug 29 (AFP) – Iran's Foreign Ministry said Sunday it was waiting
to see what policy the United States would adopt towards the Islamic republic
after…
www.iranmania.com/News/ArticleView/Default.asp?
NewsCode=24996&NewsKind=Current%20Affairs

ISRAEL, Iran exchange threats
Straits Times – Singapore
JERUSALEM – Israel and Iran have traded heightened threats of military
attacks in recent months as the FBI investigates allegations that a Pentagon
official…
straitstimes.asia1.com.sg/world/story/0,4386,270178,00.html

IRAN resolves to help Iraq security
Daily Times – Pakistan
TEHRAN: Iran‚s top national security executive, Hassan Rowhani, assured
Iraqi officials of Iran‚s resolve to join hands to establish security
in Iraq, the…
www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=story_31-8-2004_pg4_6

KERRY would offer Iran deal over nukes – Edwards
Stuff.co.nz – New Zealand
WASHINGTON: If elected United States president, Senator John Kerry would
offer Iran a deal allowing it to keep its nuclear power plants if it gave
up the right…
www.stuff.co.nz/stuff/0,2106,3019982a12,00.html

WISCONSIN delegate dreams of free Iran
Miami Herald (subscription) – Miami,FL,USA
For Saied Assef, President Bush's declaration that his native Iran was
part of an axis of evil could be just as important in helping foster democracy
in the…
www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald/news/politics/9536955.htm

30/8/04

TEHRAN says Iran-Iraq security interdependent
Tehran Times – Tehran,Iran
TEHRAN (MNA) – Secretary of the Supreme National Security Council (SNSC)
Hasan Rowhani, assured Iraqi officials of Iran's resolve to join hands
to establish…
www.tehrantimes.com/Description.asp?Da=8/31/2004&Cat=2&Num=005

FM: Iran wants to improve ties with Iraq
Albawaba Middle East News – Amman,Middle East
Iran's Foreign Minister Kamal Kharrazi attached Monday great importance
to its ties with Iraq as Iraqi Deputy Prime Minister Barham Saleh arrived
in Tehran for…
www.albawaba.com/news/index.php3?sid=283993&lang=e&dir=news

KERRY camp sets out nuclear deal for Iran
Sydney Morning Herald (subscription) – Sydney,New South Wales,Australia
A John Kerry administration would propose to Iran that it be allowed to
keep its nuclear power plants in exchange for giving up the right to retain
the nuclear…
www.smh.com.au/articles/2004/08/30/1093852184349.html

ISRAELI ministers urged to keep low profile on Iran nuclear issue
EUbusiness – London,UK
… Zeevi urged government ministers Monday to leave it to the United States
and the European Union to take the lead in preventing archfoe Iran developing
nuclear…
www.eubusiness.com/afp/040830134521.m5emfhb9

US Urges IAEA Action Against Iran
NPR (audio) – USA
Description: The United States accuses Iran of having a covert nuclear
weapons program and wants the International Atomic Energy Agency to refer
the matter to…
npr.streamsage.com/google/programlist/srfeature.php?wfid=3878413

IRAN spares no effort to promote Iraqi security: official
Xinhua – China
30 (Xinhuanet) — Hassan Rowhani, Secretary of Iran's Supreme National
Security Council (SNSC) said Monday that Iran will “spare no effort” to
promote security…
news.xinhuanet.com/english/2004-08/30/content_1927687.htm

LI Zhaoxing meets Iran's deputy FM
Xinhua – China
30 (Xinhuanet) — Chinese Foreign Minister Li Zhaoxing said here Monday
that China hoped Iran would continue to have the full cooperation of the
International…
news.xinhuanet.com/english/2004-08/30/content_1927838.htm

SECURITY Chief: Iran Will Help Bring Iraqi Stability
Radio Free Europe – Prague,Czech Republic
30 August 2004 — Iran's security chief, Hasan Rowhani, has assured visiting
Iraqi officials that his country is committed to cooperating on establishing

www.rferl.org/featuresarticle/2004/08/b98d15f2-3496-4a2b-bc14-e50cb02b179a.html

IRAN-CONTRA II?: fresh scrutiny on a rogue Pentagon operation
Collective Bellaciao – Paris,France
… suspected mole in the Department of Defense who allegedly passed to
Israel, via a pro-Israeli lobbying organization, classified American intelligence
about Iran…
bellaciao.org/en/article.php3?id_article=3108

EDWARDS says Kerry would bargain with Iran over nuclear…
Contra Costa Times (subscription) – Contra Costa County,CA,USA
WASHINGTON – A John Kerry administration would propose to Iran that the
Islamic state be allowed to keep its nuclear power plants in exchange
for giving up the…
www.contracostatimes.com/mld/cctimes/news/nation/9534301.htm

99% chance of attack on Iran
News24 (subscription) – South Africa
Amman – A prominent Jordanian journalist on Monday expected the United
States or Israel to launch a “pre-emptive strike” against Iran in September
or October…
www.news24.com/News24/World/News/0,,2-10-1462_1580701,00.html

IRAN'S transport minister accuses hardliners over airport closure
Channel News Asia – Singapore
TEHRAN : Iran's reformist transport minister has accused the Islamic republic's
hardline Revolutionary Guards of shutting down the capital's new airport
as…
www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/afp_world_business/view/103923/1/.html

ISRAEL, Iran Trade Threats As FBI Investigates Spying
Washington Post – Washington,DC,USA
… 29 — Israel and Iran traded significantly escalated threats of military
attacks in recent months as the FBI investigated allegations that a Pentagon
official…
www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A45287-2004Aug29.html

IRAN, Iraq want to bury the past
Pakistan Dawn – Pakistan
TEHRAN, Aug 29: Iran and Iraq want to bury the past and start a new era
of neighbourly relations, visiting Iraqi interim Deputy Prime Minister
Barham Salih…
www.dawn.com/2004/08/30/top12.htm

IRAN'S nuke plans may be unstoppable
USA Today – USA
… But Iran, a charter member of Bush's “axis of evil,” is believed to
be only one to three years away from being able to make nuclear weapons,
and a growing…
www.usatoday.com/news/world/2004-08-29-irans-nuke-plans_x.htm

US stakes between Iraq, Iran
Christian Science Monitor – USA
… For weeks now, Iran and Israel have been exchanging threats and barbs
over Iran's nuclear program. Israel wants to raise the temperature…
www.csmonitor.com/2004/0830/p09s02-coop.html

NO curves even in window display: Iran to lingerie shops
Indian Express – New Delhi,India
TEHRAN, AUGUST 29: Window shoppers in Iran will no longer have the pleasure
of looking at women‚s underwear or buying a variety of pets, according
to new…
www.indianexpress.com/full_story.php?content_id=54109

NUCLEAR Mullahs of Iran
Persian Journal – Iran
… “We are in intensive talks with Iran, and we hope the leadership in
Tehran would not miscalculate the situation.”. Fischer also indicated

www.iranian.ws/iran_news/publish/article_3544.shtml

29/08/04

IRAN Hosts Iraqi Official, Eyes Better Relations
Reuters – USA
TEHRAN (Reuters) – Iraqi deputy Prime Minister Barham Salih said Sunday
he brought a message of friendship to Iran, which has been angered by
charges it is…
www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=worldNews&storyID=6096274

IRAN DM: Deterrent capacity increased
Albawaba Middle East News – Amman,Middle East
Iran's Defense Minister Rear-Admiral Ali Shamkhani said Iran has now achieved
an “effective deterrent power” to confront its enemies in the region.

www.albawaba.com/news/index.php3?sid=283910&lang=e&dir=news

IRAN says waiting to see policy of next US president
IranMania News – Iran
TEHRAN, Aug 29 (AFP) – Iran's foreign ministry said Sunday it was waiting
to see what policy the United States would adopt towards the Islamic republic
after…
www.iranmania.com/news/290804d.asp

IRAN answers “serious” nuke questions
The Age – Melbourne,Victoria,Australia
Iran says it has answered all “serious questions” about its nuclear activities
but says some “marginal problems” could arise when the UN's atomic energy
agency…
www.theage.com.au/articles/2004/08/29/1093717840696.html

ISRAEL to US: Now for Iran
Al-Jazeera – Qatar
… Seeking to justify Tel Aviv's fixation on Iran, Israeli leaders are
citing three reasons why Iran ought to dispose of its alleged would-be
nuclear capability.…
english.aljazeera.net/NR/exeres/03398F16-8119-4A21-83E4-D93E5F161B55.htm

IRAN'S leader says nuclear efforts to continue
Indianapolis Star – Indianapolis,IN,USA
TEHRAN, Iran — President Mohammad Khatami, in a rare news conference,
said Saturday that Iran would not give up its right to have a nuclear
program and that…
www.indystar.com/articles/9/174134-9399-010.html

REPORT on Iran Key to Spying Inquiry
Los Angeles Times (subscription) – Los Angeles,CA,USA
… Force reserves and a national security analyst who at the end of the
Cold War taught himself Farsi and refashioned himself as an expert on
Iran, officials said…
www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-na-spy29aug29,1,4892543.story?coll=la-home-headlines

IRAN will provide nuke guarantees, declares Khatami
eTaiwan News – Taipei,Taiwan
Iran said yesterday it is ready to provide “guarantees” it won't seek nuclear
weapons, and warned the United States that success in stabilizing Iraq
and…
www.etaiwannews.com/World/2004/08/29/1093745413.htm

GROUP says it has not delivered information on Iran deliberations
Houston Chronicle – Houston,TX,USA
… that FBI investigators suspect AIPAC has acted as a middleman to funnel
to Israel details of secret Bush administration deliberations about Iran,
a murky…
www.chron.com/cs/CDA/ssistory.mpl/nation/2766454

IRAN fiscal aid for water supply in Ethiopia
IranMania News – Iran
LONDON, August 29 (IranMania) – Iran offered the Ethiopian city of Harar
with a 200,000-dollar grant for urgent supply of drinking water, Iran's
Embassy in…
www.iranmania.com/News/ArticleView/Default.asp?
NewsCode=24970&NewsKind=Business%20%26%20Economy

KILLING of Italian reporter condemned by Iran
IranMania News – Iran
LONDON, August 29 (IranMania) – Association of Iranian Journalists (AIJ)
in a statement issued on Saturday condemned killing of Italian reporter
Enzo Baldoni…
www.iranmania.com/News/ArticleView/Default.asp?NewsCode=24968&NewsKind=Current%20Affairs

IRAN'S nuclear program is not for weapons, Tehran says
Minneapolis Star Tribune (subscription) – Minneapolis,MN,USA
Latest: Iran plans to continue its nuclear program but will provide
“guarantees” not to build atomic weapons. Washington claims…
www.startribune.com/stories/484/4953583.html

PAK-IRAN Cooperation In CNG Sector Discussed
Pakistan News Service – Lahore,Pakistan
… delegation of CNG Industry of Pakistan headed by Mr. Iftikhar Ahmed,
Additional Secretary, Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Resources visited
Iran during 20…
www.paknews.com/main.php?id=4&date1=2004-08-29

DEATH and the maiden in Iran
Telegraph.co.uk – London,England,UK
… In the city of Neka in Iran, where Atefeh Rajabi comes from, they get
you hauled up in front of a judge. … Her sentence was confirmed by Iran's
Supreme Court.…
www.telegraph.co.uk/opinion/main.jhtml?xml=/opinion/
2004/08/29/do2903.xml&sSheet=/portal/2004/08/29/ixportal.html

IRAN says it has achieved effective deterrent power
Xinhua – China
28 (Xinhuanet) — Iranian Defense Minister Ali Shamkhani said Saturday
that Iran has achieved an “effective deterrent power” to confront its
enemies in the…
news.xinhuanet.com/english/2004-08/29/content_1915292.htm

28/08/04

REGION: Iran says IAEA must accept its right to enrich uranium
Daily Times – Pakistan
TEHRAN: The UN nuclear watchdog must accept Iran‚s right to enrich uranium
as part of its civil nuclear programme, Iranian President Mohammad Khatami
said on…
www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=story_29-8-2004_pg4_8

IRAN offers to pay for restoration of Najaf shrine
Daily Times – Pakistan
TEHRAN: Iran‚s national heritage organisation offered on Saturday to
pay for and carry out repairs to the mausoleum of Imam Ali, badly damaged
during weeks…
www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=story_29-8-2004_pg4_11

IRAN not to seek nuclear weapons: president
Xinhua – China
… Iran, accused by the United States of seeking nuclear weapons under
the disguise of peaceful purposes, has been under international pressure
to clear its name…
news.xinhuanet.com/english/2004-08/28/content_1908773.htm

US cannot ignore Iran‚s role in restoring stability in Iraq
Tehran Times – Tehran,Iran
TEHRAN (MNA) — President Mohammad Khatami asserted on Saturday that Iran
is very powerful and that no country would dare to entertain the idea
of engaging in…
www.tehrantimes.com/Description.asp?Da=8/29/2004&Cat=2&Num=006

IRAN boosts “deterrent capability”: defense minister
Tehran Times – Tehran,Iran
TEHRAN (AFP) — Defense Minister Ali Shamkhani said Saturday that the Iran‚s
“deterrent capabilities” have been stepped up in order to counter “regional

www.tehrantimes.com/Description.asp?Da=8/29/2004&Cat=2&Num=004

HASHEMIAN returns to Iran's national team after 3-year absence
Tehran Times – Tehran,Iran
… website on Friday. He cited strong “popular demand” for his decision
to play again for Iran's national squad. Hashemian is scheduled…
www.tehrantimes.com/Description.asp?Da=8/29/2004&Cat=6&Num=006

IRAN'S Karami bags Olympics taekwondo bronze
Tehran Times – Tehran,Iran
TEHRAN (MNA) — Youssef Karami of Iran grabbed bronze at the men‚s -80kg
taekwondo tournament of the 28th Olympic Games in Athens, capital of Greece,
on…
www.tehrantimes.com/Description.asp?Da=8/29/2004&Cat=6&Num=010

IRAN says ready to pay for restoration of Najaf shrine
Tehran Times – Tehran,Iran
TEHRAN (AFP) — Iran's National Heritage Organization offered Saturday
to pay for and carry out repairs to the holy shrine of Imam Ali (AS),
badly damaged…
www.tehrantimes.com/Description.asp?Da=8/29/2004&Cat=2&Num=003

IRAN Ready to Provide Nuke 'Guarantees'
Atlanta Journal Constitution (subscription) – Atlanta,GA,USA
TEHRAN, Iran (AP)—Iran said Saturday it would continue its nuclear program
but provide ``guarantees'' not to build atomic weapons, and warned Washington
it…
www.ajc.com/news/content/news/ap/ap_story.html/Intl/AP.V6129.AP-Iran-Nuclear.htm

IRAN wants calm in Iraq
News24 (subscription) – South Africa
Tehran – President Mohammad Khatami asserted on Saturday that Iran was
not stirring violence in Iraq even though he acknowledged that relations
with the United…
www.news24.com/News24/World/Iraq/0,,2-10-1460_1580145,00.html

ISRAEL denies spying on US over Iran nuke info
CTV – Canada
Israel is denying allegations that it spied on the United States to obtain
information on Iran's nuclear program. David Siegel, spokesman…
www.ctv.ca/servlet/ArticleNews/story/CTVNews/1093708292227_84/?hub=World

IRAN Ready to Provide Nuke 'Guarantees'
ABC News – USA
TEHRAN, Iran Aug. 28, 2004 ˜ Iran is ready to provide “guarantees” it
won't seek nuclear weapons, President Mohammad Khatami said…
abcnews.go.com/wire/World/ap20040828_531.html

IRAN Says US Lacks Options on Its Atomic Program
Reuters – USA
TEHRAN (Reuters) – Washington has hit a dead-end over Iran's nuclear dossier,
lacking enough proof to demand UN sanctions and too bogged down in Iraq
for a…
www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=worldNews&storyID=6094185

IRAN Says Ready To Pay For Restoration Of Najaf Shrine
Turkish Press – Turkey
TEHRAN, Aug 28 (AFP) – Iran's national heritage organisation offered Saturday
to pay for and carry out repairs to the mausoleum of Imam Ali, badly damaged

www.turkishpress.com/turkishpress/news.asp?ID=25747

NO backdown on uranium: Iran
NEWS.com.au – Australia
THE UN nuclear watchdog must accept Iran's right to enrich uranium as part
of its civil nuclear program, Iranian President Mohammad Khatami said
today.…
www.news.com.au/common/story_page/0,4057,10599938%255E1702,00.html

IRAN to repair Najaf shrine
NEWS.com.au – Australia
IRAN'S national heritage organisation offered today to pay for and carry
out repairs to the mausoleum of Imam Ali, badly damaged during weeks of
fighting in…
www.news.com.au/common/story_page/0,4057,10599921%255E1702,00.html

IRAQ seeks to mend relations with Iran
ABC Online – Australia
Iraq is stepping up efforts to improve relations with neighbouring Iran,
which has been highly critical of the military action against Shiite militias
in Iraq.…
www.abc.net.au/news/newsitems/200408/s1187252.htm

HASHEMIAN returns to Iran national team
Persian Journal – Iran
… website on Friday. He cited strong “popular demand” for his decision
to play again for Iran's national squad. Hashemian is scheduled…
www.iranian.ws/iran_news/publish/article_3521.shtml

HASHEMIAN returns to Iran's national team
IranMania News – Iran
According to Iran's Official News Agency (IRNA), he cited strong “popular
demand” for his decision to play again for Iran`s national squad.…
www.iranmania.com/News/ArticleView/Default.asp?NewsCode=24947&NewsKind=Sport

IRAN'S mega oil project to go on stream next year
IranMania News – Iran
LONDON, August 28 (IranMania) – The first phase of a 156-km-long oil pipeline
project in India by the Iranian Offshore Engineering and Construction
Company…
www.iranmania.com/News/ArticleView/Default.asp?
NewsCode=24949&NewsKind=Business%20%26%20Economy

IRAN minister set for Iran visit
BBC News – London,England,UK
By Pam O'Toole. Iraq's interim Deputy Prime Minister, Barham Saleh, goes
to Iran on Saturday for what's being regarded as a fence-building visit.

news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/3607144.stm

IRAN celebrates US 'defeat
BBC News – London,England,UK
… This strategy allowed Iran to show solidarity with the Shia uprising
while avoiding a complete break with the other important Shia political
forces in Iraq.…
news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/3606812.stm

MARINES in Iraq; Turkey and the EU; Iran next?
International Herald Tribune – Paris,France
William Pfaff (”Neocons have Iran in their sites,” Views, Aug. 26) writes
that neoconservatives might use Iran's Islamic extremism as a reason to
invade Iran.…
www.iht.com/articles/536105.html

IRAN claims US invading air space
Big News Network.com – Australia
Five US war planes have trespassed Iranian air space and may have been
testing its air defenses, Iran's official news agency said Friday.…
feeds.bignewsnetwork.com/?rid=f15a2afe9be57c8c&cat=b8de8e630faf3631

27/8/04

IRAN'S president to visit Belarus
Washington Times – Washington,DC,USA
… Ministry said. Belarus and Iran opened diplomatic relations in 1993
and Belarus opened its first full embassy in Tehran in 1997. The…
washingtontimes.com/upi-breaking/20040827-025522-8996r.htm

IRAN-RUSSIA trade exchanges stand at $3.8bn per annum: envoy
Tehran Times – Tehran,Iran
TEHRAN (MNA) ˆ The volume of trade between Iran and Russia stands at
3.8 billion dollars per year, Iran‚s envoy to Moscow said on Friday.

www.tehrantimes.com/Description.asp?Da=8/28/2004&Cat=9&Num=027

FOCUS: Bob Barr | Chilling Political Speech
www.truthout.org/docs_04/082804W.shtml

STRATEGIC games of atomic significance in Iran
New Zealand Herald – Auckland,New Zealand
… A report out next week will either back Iran, or set off a new round
of international witch-hunting into the Muslim nation's intentions.…
www.nzherald.co.nz/storydisplay.cfm?storyID=3587553&thesection=news&thesubsection=world

IRAN Prepares For Important Presidential Vote
Radio Free Europe – Prague,Czech Republic
(Washington, DC—August 27, 2004) As the results of Iran's May 2005 presidential
election may well “affect Iran's foreign policy,” RFE/RL Iran analyst
A…
www.rferl.org/releases/2004/08/260-270804.asp

REGIONAL states cooperate with Iran within IAEA: FM
Payvand – Iran
Tehran, Aug 27, IRNA — Iranian Foreign Minister Kamal Kharrazi said in
Tehran on Friday that regional states cooperate with Iran within the frameworks
of the…
www.payvand.com/news/04/aug/1263.html

SEWAGE Leakage Threatens Iran's Noush Abad Underground City
Payvand – Iran
A defunct sewage system is posing a fatal threat to an ancient three-story
underground city in Noush Abad, near the central Iranian city of Kashan,
Iranian…
www.payvand.com/news/04/aug/1260.html

RELEASED IRNA reporter arrived in Iran
Xinhua – China
27 (Xinhuanet) — Mostafa Darban, a correspondent of Iran's official IRNA
news agency who had been arrested by Iraqi police, was released and returned
Iran on…
news.xinhuanet.com/english/2004-08/27/content_1899308.htm

IRAN BACKS RP TROOP PULLOUT FROM IRAQ
Philippine Headline News – Manila,Philippines
… Kharazi said Iran is supplying the Philippines with 67,000 barrels
of crude oil to ease the country‚s requirements of 300,000 barrels of
oil a day.…
www.newsflash.org/2004/02/hl/hl100924.htm

TALK It Out on Iran Before It's Too Late
Los Angeles Times (subscription) – Los Angeles,CA,USA
The Bush administration is considering what to do about Iran's possible
acquisition of nuclear weapons. … Iran must not be permitted to get
nuclear weapons.…
www.latimes.com/news/opinion/commentary/la-oe-hunter27aug27,1,6727536.story

'LITTLE Israel' will not save world from Iran
Jerusalem Post – Jerusalem,Israel
With verbal tensions rising daily between Iran and Israel, Knesset Foreign
Affairs and Defense Committee head Yuval Steinitz said the West should
not expect…
www.jpost.com/servlet/Satellite?pagename=JPost/JPArticle/ShowFull&cid=1093489830403

26/8/04

IRAN says Israeli atomic arsenal destabilizing region
Daily Star – Beirut,Lebanon
… is causing instability in the Middle East, and Israel should be pressured
into joining the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT), Iran's foreign
minister said…
www.dailystar.com.lb/article.asp?edition_id=10&categ_id=2&article_id=7787

IRAN calls for pressure on Israel to join non-proliferation treaty
Financial Express.bd – Bangladesh
… weapons is causing instability in the Middle East, and Israel should
be pressured into joining the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty, Iran's
foreign minister…
www.financialexpress-bd.com/index3.asp?cnd=8/27/2004&section_id=2&newsid=20308&spcl=no

IRAN comes to RP's rescue on low oil-price sourcing
ABS CBN News – Quezon City,Philippines
The government's woes owing to the skyrocketing prices of oil in the
world market may soon be mitigated as Iran agreed to sell the product
direct to the…
www.abs-cbnnews.com/NewsStory.aspx?section=NATIONAL&oid=58244

IRAN Using Israel As Pretext for Nuclear Build-up, Arab Journalist…
Cybercast News Service – USA
Jerusalem (CNSNews.com) – Iran says it needs to defend itself against a
possible Israeli attack, but that is just a “pretext” for a conventional
and non…
www.cnsnews.com/ViewForeignBureaus.asp?Page=%5CForeign
Bureaus%5Carchive%5C200408%5CFOR20040826d.html

IRAN starts official auto imports
Payvand – Iran
Tehran, Aug 25, IRNA — Automobiles are officially being imported to Iran
following announcement of a list of tariffs on imports, said Chief of
Iran's Customs…
www.payvand.com/news/04/aug/1251.html

PHILIPPINES, Iran agree to strengthen bilateral ties
Xinhua – China
26 (Xinhuanet) — The Philippines and Iran have agreed to strengthen bilateral
cooperation in energy and oil sectors, the Philippine government said
Thursday.…
news.xinhuanet.com/english/2004-08/26/content_1889965.htm

RUSSIA Denies Iran's Nuclear Plant Facing Delays
Reuters – USA
MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia's top nuclear body rebuffed on Thursday Iran's
announcement that an atomic reactor Moscow is building for the Islamic
state, long an…
www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=worldNews&storyID=6076798

RECORD-BREAKING lifter pride of Iran
Seattle Times – Seattle,WA,USA
“He would never sell us out.”. I can't imagine any American athlete ever
being as universally adored as Hossein Rezazadeh is by the people of Iran.

seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/sports/2002015688_olyblai26.html

IRAN mystery grows as hundreds search peak for PA hiker
San Jose Mercury News (subscription) – San Jose,CA,USA
… Namphy and another American. ``It's a mystery,'' he said from Iran,
``and I'm worried that she was by herself.''. When Sipe last…
www.mercurynews.com/mld/mercurynews/9499331.htm

MORE Caspian crude expected at Iran refineries
IranMania News – Iran
LONDON, August 26 (IranMania) – By implementing the CROS-Plus project,
Iran will take crude oil from the Caspian Sea littoral states and pump
it to its…
www.iranmania.com/News/ArticleView/Default.asp?News
Code=24939&NewsKind=Business%20%26%20Economy

IRAN runs out of cash for imported petrol
IranMania News – Iran
TEHRAN, Aug 25 (AFP) – Leading crude oil producer Iran has spent in five
months its budget allocation of $1 bln and 500 mln to import refined petrol
(gasoline…
www.iranmania.com/News/ArticleView/Default.asp?News
Code=24935&NewsKind=Business%20%26%20Economy

1ST Iran-Afghanistan joint commission in Tehran
IranMania News – Iran
LONDON, August 26 (IranMania) – Iran's Deputy Economy and Finance Minister
Mohsen Safaei Farahani said in a meeting with Afghan Trade Minister Mostafa
Kazemi…
www.iranmania.com/News/ArticleView/Default.asp?News
Code=24932&NewsKind=Business%20%26%20Economy

  
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