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15/6/06
Iran NewsLinks 8 -15 June 2006
  

Date: 8 June 2006

Mahathir: US policy in Iraq, Iran prelude to 4th World War
People's Daily Online – Beijing,China
Mahathir said that the US-led invasions of Iraq and Afghanistan, and Washington’s
threats to attack Iran over its nuclear programme were tantamount to a

english.people.com.cn/200606/08/eng20060608_272051.html

Mahdavikia confident of making Iran opener against Mexico
Monsters and Critics.com – Glasgow,UK
Friedrichshafen, Germany – Iran midfielder Mehdi Mahdavikia said he was
confident he would be fit for his country’s opening World Cup match against
Mexico on …
sport.monstersandcritics.com/worldcup2006/news/article_1170930.php/
Mahdavikia_confident_of_making_Iran_opener_against_Mexico

China, EU agree to maintain close communication on Iran nuclear …
People's Daily Online – Beijing,China
China and the European Union (EU) have agreed to maintain close contact
on how to peacefully resolve the Iran nuclear issue through negotiations,
according to …
english.people.com.cn/200606/08/eng20060608_271883.html

Iraqi Ties to Iran Create New Risks for Washington
New York Times – United States
QUM, Iran — The single most influential man in Iraq today, the Shiite
religious leader Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani, provides cash, free housing
and …
www.nytimes.com/2006/06/08/world/middleeast/08iran.html

Iran ‘must pause nuclear work’
Scotsman – United Kingdom
THE United States has said Iran would have to suspend nuclear enrichment
throughout any negotiations as a condition for proposed talks with the
Islamic …
thescotsman.scotsman.com/international.cfm?id=843052006

US Says Plan Offers Iran Uranium Option
New York Times – United States
WASHINGTON, June 7 — Bush administration officials said on Wednesday
that the package of incentives offered to Iran could theoretically allow
it to enrich …
www.nytimes.com/2006/06/08/world/middleeast/08diplo.html

Russia for sanctions against Iran only if it violates NPT
Hindu – Chennai,India
Moscow, June 8 (AP): Russia will only support sanctions against Iran if
it violates the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty, the Foreign Minister
said on Wednesday …
www.hindu.com/thehindu/holnus/003200606080342.htm

Pahlavi Critical of West’s Offer to Iran
Voice of America – USA
By Lisa Bryant. The exiled son of Iran’s late shah has sharply criticized
diplomatic negotiations by the West to persuade Tehran to abandon its
nuclear program. …
www.voanews.com/english/2006-06-08-voa1.cfm

Airbus foresees Iran potential if embargo lifts
International Herald Tribune – France
PARIS Airbus expressed interest Wednesday in the possibility of providing
planes to Iran but stressed that it respected the international embargo
that prevents …
www.iht.com/articles/2006/06/07/news/airbus.php

Iran deputy president to attend World Cup
People's Daily Online – Beijing,China
… Aliabadi is attending the World Cup independently to watch Iran play
and is not representing President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, a spokesman for
the organization in …
english.people.com.cn/200606/08/eng20060608_272055.html

Russia to support sanctions against Iran if nonproliferation …
People's Daily Online – Beijing,China
Russia will support UN Security Council sanctions against Iran only if
it violates the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty, Russian Foreign Minister
Sergei Lavrov …
english.people.com.cn/200606/08/eng20060608_271932.html

Stop Iran enrichment for talks: US
NEWS.com.au – Australia
THE United States is demanding that Iran suspend its nuclear enrichment
program while it negotiates with the world’s major powers. …
www.news.com.au/story/0,10117,19404400-23109,00.html

US adopts new tack in Iran nuclear standoff
IranMania News – Iran
LONDON, June 8 (IranMania) – The US government, which has reportedly dropped
its opposition to uranium enrichment by Iran at some stage in the future,
has …
www.iranmania.com/News/ArticleView/Default.asp?NewsCode=43512&NewsKind=Current%20Affairs

US, Israel want ethnic tensions in Iran: Envoy
IranMania News – Iran
LONDON, June 8 (IranMania) – According to an AFP report, Iran’s ambassador
to Azerbaijan said that the United States and Israel “have an interest”
in stoking …
www.iranmania.com/News/ArticleView/Default.asp?NewsCode=43507&NewsKind=Current%20Affairs

In proposed Iran deal, Bush might have to waive law
Boston Globe – United States
WASHINGTON — If President Bush follows through on a reported proposal
to provide a nuclear reactor to Iran in exchange for a pledge by Iranian
leaders to …
www.boston.com/news/world/articles/2006/06/08/in_proposed_iran_deal_bush_might_have_to_waive_law

World powers back off on Iran
London Free Press – Canada
VIENNA, AUSTRIA — In a major concession, world powers are no longer demanding
Iran commit to a long moratorium on uranium-enrichment and are now asking
only …
lfpress.ca/newsstand/News/International/2006/06/08/1620005-sun.html

Germany Says Iran’s Vice President Aliabadi to Attend World Cup
Bloomberg – USA
… Office said. Iran is one of 32 teams participating in the tournament
that starts tomorrow and ends a month later. Responsible for …
www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000100&sid=aPulFqC2Nn8M&refer=germany

Broadcasters hope to ignite iran opposition
Seattle Post Intelligencer – USA
… Zia Atabay says his satellite TV station is just a few megabytes away
from igniting a powerful opposition to the Islamic government in Iran,
the homeland he …
seattlepi.nwsource.com/national/1110AP_Iranian_Media.html

Iran Expresses Guarded Optimism on Proposal
Washington Post – United States
TEHRAN, June 7 — Iran continued to express guarded optimism Wednesday
that a package of incentives from the United States and other major powers
would lead to …
www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/06/07/AR2006060702129.html

Son of Toppled Shah Sees Iran Foot-Dragging
Forbes – USA
The son of the toppled shah of Iran said Wednesday that the Western proposal
to end a standoff with Tehran over its nuclear program will only lead
to further …
www.forbes.com/business/commerce/feeds/ap/2006/06/07/ap2801190.html

The oil weapon and Iran
Asia Times Online – Kowloon,Hong Kong
… Ali Khamenei referred to the security of energy supplies in the Persian
Gulf region being affected in the event of “the slightest mistake over
Iran” made by …
www.atimes.com/atimes/Middle_East/HF09Ak01.html

Iran says threats will not work in nuclear talks
Scotsman – United Kingdom
… Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said on Thursday threats would
not work in solving a dispute over the country’s nuclear programme but
Iran was ready to …
news.scotsman.com/latest.cfm?id=847742006

World Powers Give Iran Enrichment Leeway
ABC News – USA
… policy chief Javier Solana, left, shakes hands with Iranian Foreign
Minister, Manouchehr Mottaki, at the start of their meeting in Tehran,
Iran, Tuesday, June 6 …
abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory?id=2051823

Ayalon: US will Never Allow Iran to Enrich Uranium
Zaman Online – Istanbul,Turkey
Israeli Washington Ambassador Danny Ayalon, whose term of office recently
expired, said the United States will never allow Iran to continue its
uranium …
www.zaman.com/?bl=hotnews&alt=&trh=20060608&hn=33804

Germany urged to bar Iran leader
BBC News – UK
… Iran opens its World Cup campaign with a match against Mexico on Sunday
in Nuremberg. … He said it “would be for the best if Iran’s president
were not to come”.
news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/5058488.stm

Iran seeks to become region’s top power
Iran Focus – Iran
Tehran, Iran, Jun. … “As a military commander I believe that the world’s
energy security is dependent on the Middle East and Iran”, he said.
www.iranfocus.com/modules/news/article.php?storyid=7518

Bush wants diplomatic solution to Iran crisis: UK
Reuters – USA
LONDON (Reuters) – President Bush wants and believes in a diplomatic solution
to the international standoff with Iran over its nuclear program, British
Prime …
today.reuters.com/news/newsArticle.aspx?type=topNews&storyID=2006-06-08T120
836Z_01_L08743756_RTRUKOC_0_US-NUCLEAR-IRAN-BLAIR.xml&archived=False

US waits for Iran’s formal response to nuclear offer
Reuters – USA
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States does not consider comments on
Thursday by President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to be Iran’s formal response
to a major power …
today.reuters.com/news/newsArticle.aspx?type=topNews&storyID=2006-06-08
T140635Z_01_L01792783_RTRUKOC_0_US-NUCLEAR-IRAN-USA.xml&archived=False

Caritas Aiding Victims of Lorestan Earthquake in Iran
Reuters AlertNet – London,England,UK
Vatican City – Caritas Italy will move forward with plans to build 400
temporary showers for the victims of the earthquake in Iran’s Lorestan
province on March …
www.alertnet.org/redir/righsection_rel_art__thefacts_countryprofiles_
middleeast_htm/thenews/fromthefield/carintern/114976935124.htm

Iran begins fresh atom enrichment despite powers’ offer
Reuters Canada – Toronto,Ontario,Canada
VIENNA (Reuters) – Iran began a fresh phase of uranium enrichment this
week just as world powers presented it with incentives to halt nuclear
fuel work …
ca.today.reuters.com/news/newsArticle.aspx?type=topNews&storyID=2006-06
-08T165953Z_01_L08552877_RTRIDST_0_NEWS-NUCLEAR-IRAN-IAEA-COL.XML

Solana “more optimistic than pessimistic” on Iran
Reuters – USA
… European Union foreign policy chief Javier Solana said on Thursday
he was “more optimistic than pessimistic” about reaching an agreement
with Iran over its …
today.reuters.com/News/CrisesArticle.aspx?storyId=PAB002568

Washington notes: Iran, Mexico fence and Al Gore
Ha'aretz – Tel Aviv,Israel
Iraq is the big story of the day, but yesterday it was still Iran on which
I wrote a print edition analysis. My main point is that …
www.haaretz.com/hasen/pages/rosnerBlog.jhtml?itemNo=724774&c
ontrassID=25&subContrassID=0&sbSubContrassID=1&listSrc=Y&art=1

Iran may produce nuclear fuel one day
International Herald Tribune – France
WASHINGTON Bush administration officials have said that the package of
incentives offered to Iran could theoretically allow it someday to enrich
uranium for …
www.iht.com/articles/2006/06/08/news/iran.php

Iran says threats will not work in nuclear talks
Swissinfo – Switzerland
TEHRAN (Reuters) – President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said on Thursday threats
would not work in talks to settle the dispute over Iran’s nuclear programme
but …
www.swissinfo.org/eng/international/ticker/detail/Iran_says_threats_will_not_work_
in_nuclear_talks.html?siteSect=143&sid=6792731&cKey=1149784724000

Iran won’t be threatened in nuclear talks: Ahmadinejad
CBC News – Canada
Iran President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said on Thursday his country won’t be
threatened with respect to its nuclear energy program. …
www.cbc.ca/storyview/MSN/world/national/2006/06/08/iran-nuclear-talks.html

Iran Restarted Nuclear Activity, Report Says
New York Times – United States
Iranian researchers began a new round of nuclear enrichment on the same
day that a European proposal for ending the crisis over Iran’s nuclear
program was …
www.nytimes.com/2006/06/08/world/middleeast/09irancnd.html?hp&ex
=1149825600&en=c3214b5f0ddde821&ei=5094&partner=homepage

German Jews deplore Iran vice-president’s presence
Reuters India – Mumbai,India
… Chancellor Angela Merkel and President Horst Koehler would stand in
the same stadium as Aliabadi, who shared the anti-Israeli views of Iran’s
leader President …
in.today.reuters.com/news/newsArticle.aspx?type=sportsNews&storyID=2006
-06-09T022422Z_01_NOOTR_RTRJONC_0_India-253581-1.xml&archived=False

Ahmadinejad says Iran will not hold talks over nuclear “rights …
Iran Focus – Iran
Tehran, Iran, Jun. 08 – Iran’s radical President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
said on Thursday that Tehran was not willing to hold talks …
www.iranfocus.com/modules/news/article.php?storyid=7523

Iran on fresh atom fuel drive
Swissinfo – Switzerland
VIENNA (Reuters) – Iran launched a fresh round of uranium enrichment this
week just as world powers offered it incentives to halt nuclear fuel work
with the …
www.swissinfo.org/eng/international/ticker/detail/Iran_on_fresh_
atom_fuel_drive.html?siteSect=143&sid=6792731&cKey=1149797291000

Date: 9 June 2006

US video game company seeks dialogue with Iran
Reuters.uk – UK
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Privately held US video game company Kuma Reality
Games wants to have a dialogue with Iran — and use a video game to do
it. …
today.reuters.co.uk/news/newsArticle.aspx?type=internetNews&storyID=
2006-06-09T033002Z_01_N67203593_RTRIDST_0_OUKIN-UK-MEDIA-VIDEOGAME-IRAN.XML&archived=False

EU ‘more optimistic than pessimistic’ about Iran
IranMania News – Iran
LONDON, June 9 (IranMania) – EU foreign policy chief Javier Solana said
he was “more optimistic than pessimistic” about the deadlock with Iran
over its nuclear …
www.iranmania.com/News/ArticleView/Default.asp?NewsCode=43527&NewsKind=Current%20Affairs

Iran sees investment pay-off
IranMania News – Iran
LONDON, June 9 (IranMania) – Iran hopes a definitive resolution to an international
stand-off over its nuclear ambitions will bring more foreign investment

www.iranmania.com/News/ArticleView/Default.asp?NewsCode=43519&NewsKind=Current%20Affairs

Crude Oil May Drop as Concern Eases Over Iran, Iraq Exports
Bloomberg – USA
June 9 (Bloomberg) — Crude oil may decline as concern eases that shipments
will be disrupted from Iran and Iraq, holders of the world’s second- and
third …
www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000100&sid=aTVV6Ha7u5g0&refer=germany

Iran President to visit China, meet Hu Jintao
IranMania News – Iran
… the Iran nuclear issue will be discussed.”. … Iran, India, Mongolia
and Pakistan have observer status, and all their leaders have been invited
to the summit.
www.iranmania.com/News/ArticleView/Default.asp?NewsCode=43514&NewsKind=Current%20Affairs

Blair warns of problems if Iran continues U-work
IranMania News – Iran
LONDON, June 9 (IranMania) – British Prime Minister Tony said Blair that
Iran would cause “a lot of difficulty” if it refused to suspend its uranium
enrichment …
www.iranmania.com/News/ArticleView/Default.asp?NewsCode=43521&NewsKind=Current%20Affairs

Attack on Iran will create panic in the Islamic world
Daily Times – Lahore,Pakistan
… warned the world against the catastrophic consequences that could be
set in motion if the United States opted for punitive measures against
Iran to resolve the …
www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=2006%5C06%5C09%5Cstory_9-6-2006_pg11_7

Iran army ready to retaliate to US attack: Minister
IranMania News – Iran
LONDON, June 9 (IranMania) – Iran’s Defence Minister Mostafa Mohammad Najjar
expressed the military’s readiness to respond in case of US attack over
its …
www.iranmania.com/News/ArticleView/Default.asp?NewsCode=43517&NewsKind=Current%20Affairs

Women call for peaceful settlement over Iran
IranMania News – Iran
The United States has not ruled out any options, including the use of force,
to prevent Iran acquiring nuclear weapons. “Military …
www.iranmania.com/News/ArticleView/Default.asp?NewsCode=43522&NewsKind=Current%20Affairs

French lawmakers urge new Iran policy
Iran Focus – Iran
… French lawmakers called on the European Union and the government of
Jacque Chirac to develop a new “firm” and “decisive” policy towards
Iran in the …
www.iranfocus.com/modules/news/article.php?storyid=7525

Commodities: Optimism over Iran helps push price of oil lower
International Herald Tribune – France
NEW YORK Crude oil extended its declines for a second day on Wednesday
after President George W. Bush said a favorable reaction from Iran to
an incentive plan …
www.iht.com/articles/2006/06/07/bloomberg/bxcom.php

Iran resumes uranium enrichment work: IAEA report
People's Daily Online – Beijing,China
Iran has resumed its controversial uranium enrichment activities, Austria
Press Agency (APA) quoted an IAEA report as saying on Thursday. …
english.people.com.cn/200606/09/eng20060609_272520.html

Russia urges Israel against Iran attack
Jerusalem Post – Israel
Russia sent messages to Israel through US intermediaries recently, voicing
opposition to a possible military attack on Iran’s nuclear facilities,
The Jerusalem …
www.jpost.com/servlet/Satellite?cid=1149572645729&pagename=JPost%2FJPArticle%2FShowFull

Iran ready for talks on ‘misunderstandings’
Irish Examiner – Cork,Ireland
IRAN’S president yesterday said his country was ready to discuss “mutual
concerns” over its nuclear programme, but he refused to first suspend
uranium …
www.irishexaminer.com/irishexaminer/pages/story.aspx
-qqqg=world-qqqm=world-qqqa=world-qqqid=5534-qqqx=1.asp

Iran tensions push oil price up again
Ireland Online – Dublin,Ireland
… s drop in oil prices following the assassination of Abu Musab al-Zarqawi
have been cancelled this morning on UN watchdog reports that Iran has
stepped up its …
breakingnews.iol.ie/news/story.asp?j=185399836&p=y854xx54z

Iran Starts 2nd Round of Enrichment
Los Angeles Times – CA,USA
… VIENNA — Iran began to enrich a second batch of uranium in its research
plant this week on the same day that world powers offered it an incentive
package …
www.latimes.com/news/printedition/asection/la-fg-iran9jun09,1,7687604.story?coll=la-news-a_section

FUTURES MOVERS Crude holds over $70 as Iran worries again
MarketWatch – USA
LONDON (MarketWatch) — Oil prices held above $70 a barrel on Friday as
tensions with Iran were heightened once more following a report that the
world’s fourth …
www.marketwatch.com/News/Story/Story.aspx?guid=%7B5
32D5A05-96FE-4A87-A622-2094534722DC%7D&siteid=google

Report: Iran enriching more uranium
Chicago Tribune – United States
VIENNA — Iran began to enrich a second batch of uranium this week on the
same day that world powers delivered a negotiating offer to Tehran conditioned
on its …
www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/chi-06060
90140jun09,1,1654457.story?coll=chi-newsnationworld-hed

Iran has until July to consider atomic offer
Independent Online – Cape Town,South Africa
Berlin – Iran has until the Group of Eight (G8) summit in mid-July to consider
an offer of incentives to suspend its nuclear enrichment programme, Austrian

www.iol.co.za/index.php?set_id=1&click_id=3&art_id=qw1149852961802B252

IRAN’S NUCLEAR SCORPION
Chicago Tribune – United States
Why would the US and Iran face off at the negotiating table when a nuclear
Iran would be a Western nightmare? Why did the United …
www.chicagotribune.com/news/opinion/chi-0606090350jun09,1,3996376.story?coll=chi-opinionfront-hed

Cleric Urges Iran to Reject Nuclear Deal
Forbes – USA
A top hard-line cleric on Friday came out against a Western incentive package
aimed at persuading Iran to suspend uranium enrichment, reflecting conservative

www.forbes.com/home/feeds/ap/2006/06/09/ap2804865.html

2-Oil climbs toward $71 on Iran, Iraq woes
Ninemsn – Sydney,New South Wales,Australia
… Prices were also also supported as tensions reignited between the West
and Iran after Tehran launched a fresh round of uranium enrichment. …
investor.ninemsn.com.au/investor/news/commodities/story_detail.asp?index=19304

Ankara’s Efforts for Iran Continue
Zaman Online – Istanbul,Turkey
By Suleyman Kurt, Ankara. Eurpoean Union (EU) Council Secretary General
Javier Solana briefed Ankara on the EU’s trio (England-France …
www.zaman.com/?bl=international&alt=&hn=33843

Iran takes next step in N-programme
Moneycontrol.com – Mumbai,India
New York: As the Europeans were presenting a package of incentive in return
for Tehran giving up its programme, Iran launched a new round of nuclear
enrichment …
news.moneycontrol.com/india/newsarticle/stocksnews.php?cid=1&autono=1259&source=ibnlive.com

A leap of faith for Iran and the US
Asia Times Online – Kowloon,Hong Kong
… as one of the “best weeks” in US diplomacy under the current administration,
in light of the latest package of “carrots and sticks” thrown at Iran
by the big …
www.atimes.com/atimes/Middle_East/HF10Ak02.html

Iran has until mid-July to mull atomic offer – EU
Reuters India – Mumbai,India
BERLIN (Reuters) – European Union president Austria said on Friday Iran
has until the Group of Eight (G8) summit in July to consider an offer
of incentives to …
in.today.reuters.com/news/NewsArticle.aspx?type=worldNews&storyID
=2006-06-09T204419Z_01_NOOTR_RTRJONC_0_India-253774-1.xml

Blair, Chirac See Chance for Solution to Iran Nuclear Dispute
Bloomberg – USA
June 9 (Bloomberg) — US agreement to enter talks with Iran over the country’s
nuclear program has increased the chances of finding a diplomatic solution
to …
www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000085&sid=ag8Y9P2Wm0jA&refer=europe

Pakistan sees Iran gas pipeline agreed by year-end
Reuters India – Mumbai,India
AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – Pakistan and Iran will have agreed all important
elements of a planned gas pipeline by the end of this year, a Pakistan
government …
in.today.reuters.com/news/newsArticle.aspx?type=businessNews&storyID=
2006-06-09T203851Z_01_NOOTR_RTRJONC_0_India-253773-1.xml&archived=False

Bush stresses Iran time pressure
BBC News – UK
Iran must give an answer within weeks to an international offer of incentives
to suspend its nuclear programme, the US president has said. …
news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/5065380.stm

Iran given “weeks not months” to mull atomic offer
Reuters – USA
BERLIN (Reuters) – Western powers on Friday gave Iran just weeks to respond
to a package of incentives to suspend its nuclear enrichment program.

today.reuters.com/news/newsArticle.aspx?type=topNews&storyID=
2006-06-09T170552Z_01_L13443169_RTRUKOC_0_US-NUCLEAR-IRAN.xml&archived=False

Crude futures top $71 as Iran worries again
MarketWatch – USA
SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) — Crude-oil futures headed higher Friday after
losing 3% over the last three sessions as tensions with Iran were heightened
once …
www.marketwatch.com/News/Story/Story.aspx?guid=%7B53
2D5A05-96FE-4A87-A622-2094534722DC%7D&siteid=google&dist=

Iran confirms expansion of uranium enrichment
Monsters and Critics.com – Glasgow,UK
Tehran/Brussels – Continuing to defy Western demands to suspend its nuclear
fuel enrichment activities, Iran on Friday confirmed that it was expanding
uranium …
news.monstersandcritics.com/middleeast/article_1171
416.php/Iran_confirms_expansion_of_uranium_enrichment

Date: 10 June 2006

Oil prices climb on concerns over Iran, Iraq
IranMania News – Iran
LONDON, June 10 (IranMania) – According to AFP, world oil prices climbed
as concerns resurfaced over tensions in crude-producing countries Iran
and Iraq …
www.iranmania.com/News/ArticleView/Default.asp?NewsCode=43540&NewsKind=Current%20Affairs

Iran unlikely to cause problems
Irish Times – Ireland
Mexico v Iran: As was entirely predictable, Iran have so far made more
headlines at these finals for political than for sporting reasons. …
www.ireland.com/newspaper/sport/2006/0610/602937987SPS4PREV2.html

Iran strike `easier`, says ret. general
Monsters and Critics.com – Glasgow,UK
… Israeli general who planned the demolition of Iraq`s nuclear reactor
in 1981 said this week that it would now be technically ‘easier’ to destroy
Iran`s nuclear …
news.monstersandcritics.com/middleeast/article_117
1509.php/Iran_strike_%60easier%60_says_ret._general

Iran has weeks not months to freeze enrichment: Bush
Daily Times – Lahore,Pakistan
… Iran has started another stage of injecting uranium hexafluoride gas
into centrifuge machines,” the Iranian Student News Agency quoted an
official as saying. …
www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=2006%5C06%5C10%5Cstory_10-6-2006_pg7_7

Iran’s charm offensive
Times Online – UK
WHILE Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, the Iran President, continues his “will he,
won’t he” game with the West, the country’s footballers are adopting
a different …
www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,28749-2218860,00.html

Iran calls for ‘restraint’ at IAEA meet
IranMania News – Iran
“We expect everybody will have self-restraint,” Iran’s ambassador to the
International Atomic Energy Agency Ali Asghar Soltanieh told AFP about
the meeting …
www.iranmania.com/News/ArticleView/Default.asp?NewsCode=43531&NewsKind=Current%20Affairs

Mexico mean business against Iran
Ninemsn – Sydney,New South Wales,Australia
Mexico, ranked fourth in the world, wants to prove it is an improving force
against Iran in Sunday’s Group D game at the Frankenstadion. …
news.ninemsn.com.au/article.aspx?id=105966

Iran Gets Deadline to Respond to Deal on Ending Enrichment
New York Times – United States
WASHINGTON, June 9 — Iran has less than three weeks to respond to the
package of incentives offered by major powers in exchange for its suspending
its …
www.nytimes.com/2006/06/10/world/middleeast/10tehran.html

Iran has only weeks to respond to atomic offer, says US
Telegraph.co.uk – United Kingdom
Iran has just a few weeks to freeze its controversial uranium enrichment
programme or face international sanctions, a senior Bush administration
official said …
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2006/06/10/wiran10.xml&sSheet=/news/2006/06/10/ixnews.html

New US threat of UNSC action against Iran
Pakistan Dawn – Karachi,Pakistan
WASHINGTON, June 9: President George W. Bush said on Friday that if Iran
does not respond soon to a package of incentives offered earlier this
week, the United …
www.dawn.com/2006/06/10/top2.htm

Iran on fresh enrichment drive, says new IAEA report
Indian Express – New Delhi,India
VIENNA, June 9:Iran launched a fresh round of uranium enrichment this week
just as world powers offered it incentives to halt nuclear fuel work,
a new report …
www.indianexpress.com/story/6120.html

Iran says to study six-nation nuclear proposal soon
People's Daily Online – Beijing,China
… Iran was redefining its relationship with the European Union ( EU),
said the minister, adding that the United States had better not to continue
its previous …
english.people.com.cn/200606/10/eng20060610_272710.html

Iran has less than three weeks to respond: Report
Hindu – Chennai,India
New York, June 10. (PTI): Iran has less than three weeks to … Petersburg
for the Group of 8 summit meeting, where Iran is expected to be high on
the agenda. …
www.hindu.com/thehindu/holnus/003200606101232.htm

Iran given June 29 deadline to respond to anti-nuke offer
San Francisco Chronicle – CA, USA
Washington — Iran has less than three weeks to respond to the package
of incentives offered by major powers in exchange for its suspending its
enrichment of …
www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/c/a/2006/06/10/MNGEPJBTKH1.DTL

Iran: Iraq wants to help
News24 – South Africa
Tehran – Iraqi vice-president Adel Abdel Mahdi has met Iran’s top nuclear
negotiator in Tehran in a bid to help mediate an end to Iran’s nuclear
crisis, a …
www.news24.com/News24/World/News/0,,2-10-1462_1949050,00.html

Ministry shocked by US comments on Russia’s position on Iran
RIA Novosti – Moscow,Russia
… said Moscow is actively involved in international efforts to solve
the problem through diplomatic channels, and holds a unified position
that Iran must not …
en.rian.ru/russia/20060610/49323854.html

Iran to Counteroffer Western Proposal
Forbes – USA
Iran will make a counteroffer in response to a Western incentive package
aimed at persuading Iran to suspend uranium enrichment, the Iranian foreign
minister …
www.forbes.com/business/feeds/ap/2006/06/10/ap2806815.html

China seeks direct role in Iran nuclear talks: report
Monsters and Critics.com – Glasgow,UK
… Der Spiegel said China had major economic interests in Iran including
a 100-billion-dollar investment agreed in 2004 in liquefied natural gas.

news.monstersandcritics.com/middleeast/article_1171650
.php/China_seeks_direct_role_in_Iran_nuclear_talks_report

Iran ponders nuclear counter-offer
CNN – USA
(CNN) — Iran’s top diplomat on Saturday said Iran is pondering a counter-offer
to the package of incentives devised by world powers attempting to persuade

www.cnn.com/2006/WORLD/meast/06/10/iran/

Iran says may deliver own atomic incentives package
Khaleej Times – Dubai,United Arab Emirates
TEHERAN – Iran may send its own nuclear package in response to proposed
incentives agreed by six world powers that seek to persuade Teheran to
stop its atomic …
www.khaleejtimes.com/DisplayArticleNew.asp?xfile=data/
middleeast/2006/June/middleeast_June197.xml&section=middleeast

Iran steps up nuke bids
Dispatch Online – South Africa
… yesterday confirmed that the country had stepped up its nuclear activities,
following a report from the UN atomic agency that said Iran had accelerated
uranium …
www.dispatch.co.za/2006/06/10/Foreign/bid.html

Iran arrests 10 prior to World Cup celebration
Iran Focus – Iran
Tehran, Iran, Jun. 10 – Iranian authorities have arrested 10 people on
charges related to endangering national security prior …
www.iranfocus.com/modules/news/article.php?storyid=7542

China seeks role in Western talks with Iran
Daily News & Analysis – Mumbai,India
BERLIN: China wants a place at the negotiating table in talks on proposals
between the Western powers and Iran on Tehran’s nuclear programme, the
German weekly …
www.dnaindia.com/report.asp?NewsID=1034645

Iran to counter-offer Western N-proposal
Times of India – India
… “We hope that Iran’s real proposal, which might come in a modified
or new package, will be examined carefully by Europe,” he said.”. …
timesofindia.indiatimes.com/articleshow/1636862.cms

Report on Iran’s Nuclear Safeguards Sent to UN Atomic Agency Board
NewsBlaze – Folsom,CA,USA
Just following the start of European Union-led talks with Iran over its
nuclear ambitions, the United Nations International Atomic Energy Agency
(”www
newsblaze.com/story/20060610084032tsop.nb/newsblaze/TOPSTORY/Top-Story.html

Date: 11 June 2006

Iran’s N-right indisputable: Schroeder
IranMania News – Iran
LONDON, June 11 (IranMania) – Former German chancellor Gerhard Schroeder
said that Iran’s right to have access to nuclear energy is indisputable,
IRNA reported …
www.iranmania.com/News/ArticleView/Default.asp?NewsCode=43565&NewsKind=Current%20Affairs

Iran issue: Moscow shocked over US accusation
Hindu – Chennai,India
“Moscow is actively involved in international efforts to solve the problem
through diplomatic channels, and holds a unified position that Iran must
not obtain …
www.hindu.com/thehindu/holnus/003200606110335.htm

Austrian Pres. calls for limit to pressure on Iran
IranMania News – Iran
… Chancellor Wolfgang Schuessel, whose country holds the rotating presidency
of the European Union, says in an interview to appear Sunday that Iran
should be …
www.iranmania.com/News/ArticleView/Default.asp?NewsCode=43570&NewsKind=Current%20Affairs

Iran to Make Counteroffer to West
ABC News – USA
… Manouchehr Mottaki, speaks with media during a joint press conference
with his Palestinian counterpart Mahmoud Zahar, unseen, in Tehran, Iran,
Saturay, June 10 …
abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory?id=2062345

Iran could make counter-proposals
Daily Times – Lahore,Pakistan
TEHRAN: Iran said on Saturday it has started to study the West’s offer
to resolve the nuclear crisis and could make counter-proposals through
shuttle …
www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=2006%5C06%5C11%5Cstory_11-6-2006_pg1_7

Reid Seeks More Clarity in Nuclear Intelligence on Iran
Washington Post – United States
… Harry M. Reid (D-Nev.) said here Saturday that he will seek greater
transparency from the Bush administration about possible threats posed
by Iran’s pursuit of …
www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/06/10/AR2006061001154.html

Nuremberg protest over Iran visit
BBC News – UK
By Ray Furlong. Demonstrations are due to take place in Nuremberg on Sunday
ahead of a World Cup match in which Iran faces Mexico. …
news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/5068514.stm

Iran to Offer Its Own Terms on Uranium
New York Times – United States
TEHRAN, June 10 — Iran’s foreign minister said Saturday that the government
would issue a counteroffer to an incentive proposal by Europe, China and
the …
www.nytimes.com/2006/06/11/world/middleeast/11iran.html

Iran: Parts of Western Proposal Acceptable
Washington Post – United States
TEHRAN, Iran — Iran finds parts of a Western incentives package aimed
at persuading the country to suspend its urananium enrichment program
acceptable, a …
www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/06/11/AR2006061100107.html

Iran finds some atomic incentives unacceptable
Reuters – USA
TEHRAN (Reuters) – Iran believes some elements of proposals by six world
powers to try to persuade it to stop its atomic fuel work are unacceptable
and Tehran …
today.reuters.com/news/newsArticle.aspx?type=topNews&storyID=
2006-06-11T065829Z_01_L13443169_RTRUKOC_0_US-NUCLEAR-IRAN.xml

Iran’s oil at heart of nuclear standoff
Houston Chronicle – United States
While negotiations continue between the Western powers and the world’s
fourth-largest oil exporter over Iran’s nuclear program, the energy markets
are bracing …
www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/business/3956178.html

Bush urges Iran to accept incentives
Xinhua – China
WASHINGTON, June 9 (Xinhua) — US President George W. Bush on Friday urged
Iran to make decision to accept a package of incentives to abandon its
nuclear …
news.xinhuanet.com/english/2006-06/10/content_4677983.htm

Iran: Parts of package acceptable
CNN International – USA
(CNN) — Iran says parts of a incentive package designed to try to stop
it developing its … The package also contains disincentives if Iran
doesn’t comply. …
edition.cnn.com/2006/WORLD/meast/06/11/iran/

Crunch Time Comes Early For Iran Against Seeded Mexico
Deutsche Welle – Germany
Mexico will be looking to kill off Iran’s World Cup hopes at the first
hurdle on Sunday as the world number four begin their campaign to make
it past the …
www.dw-world.de/dw/article/0,2144,2049609,00.html

Iran’s Larijani says atomic offer contains problems
Reuters – USA
CAIRO (Reuters) – Iran’s chief nuclear negotiator Ali Larijani said on
Sunday there were problems as well as positive points in an incentive
package put …
today.reuters.com/news/newsArticle.aspx?type=topNews&storyID=2006-
06-11T102545Z_01_L11758473_RTRUKOC_0_US-NUCLEAR-IRAN-EGYPT.xml&archived=False

Iran Says Traces of Highly Enriched Uranium Have Foreign Origin
Bloomberg – USA
June 11 (Bloomberg) — Iran said that traces of highly enriched uranium
recently found by United Nations’ nuclear watchdog inspectors in Tehran
originate from …
www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000087&sid=atjT3Dqi0uLY&refer=top_world_news

Iran finds some atomic incentives unacceptable
Khaleej Times – Dubai,United Arab Emirates
TEHERAN – Iran’s Foreign Ministry rejected some proposals from six world
powers trying to persuade it to stop its atomic fuel work and said Teheran
will …
www.khaleejtimes.com/DisplayArticleNew.asp?xfile=data/mi
ddleeast/2006/June/middleeast_June217.xml&section=middleeast

Iran says it is happy to see Zarqawi dead
Jerusalem Post – Israel
Iran is happy to see al-Qaida in Iraq leader Abu Musab al-Zarqawi dead,
a Foreign Ministry spokesman said Sunday, rejecting speculation that Tehran
exchanged …
www.jpost.com/servlet/Satellite?cid=1149572658337&pagename=JPost%2FJPArticle%2FShowFull

Iran: Parts of package acceptable
IranMania News – Iran
LONDON, June 11 (IranMania) – According to a CNN repot, Iran says parts
of a incentive package designed to try to stop it developing its nuclear
program are …
www.iranmania.com/News/ArticleView/Default.asp?NewsCode=43580&NewsKind=Current%20Affairs

What about Iran?
Ynetnews – Israel
… The exploits and statements of Iran’s notorious president since he
took office last August need little rehashing. His exhortation …
www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-3261400,00.html

Iran says it’s happy al-Zarqawi is dead
Seattle Post Intelligencer – USA
TEHRAN, Iran — Iran, whose relations with Iraq have warmed since the ouster
of Saddam Hussein, said Sunday it was pleased about the death of al-Qaida
in Iraq …
seattlepi.nwsource.com/national/1107AP_Iran_Zarqawi.html

Reid seeks more clarity in N-intelligence on Iran
IranMania News – Iran
… Majority Leader Harry M Reid (D-Nev) said that he will seek greater
transparency from the Bush administration about possible threats posed
by Iran’s pursuit of …
www.iranmania.com/News/ArticleView/Default.asp?NewsCode=43577&NewsKind=Current%20Affairs

Iran Has Mixed Reaction to Incentives Deal
Forbes – USA
Iran said Sunday that some parts of a Western incentives package aimed
at resolving the dispute over its nuclear program are acceptable. …
www.forbes.com/business/healthcare/feeds/ap/2006/06/11/ap2807628.html

Iran happy about al-Zarqawi’s death
Monsters and Critics.com – Glasgow,UK
Tehran – In a first reaction from Iran to the death of Abu Musab al-Zarqawi,
the country’s foreign ministry said Sunday it welcomed news of the top
terrorist’s …
news.monstersandcritics.com/middleeast/article_1171873.php/Iran_happy_about_al-Zarqawis_death

Iran’s intelligence operatives abroad flee their terror masters
Iran Focus – Iran
11 – Several key agents of Iran’s Ministry of Intelligence and Security
(MOIS aka VEVAK) operating in countries bordering Iran have gone on the
run from …
www.iranfocus.com/modules/news/article.php?storyid=7547

Negotiator: Iran Wants Unconditional Talks
Guardian Unlimited – UK
CAIRO, Egypt (AP) – Iran’s top nuclear negotiator said Sunday that his
country wants ``unconditional’’ nuclear talks and sharply rejected any
threats of …
www.guardian.co.uk/worldlatest/story/0,,-5879198,00.html

Iran Says Suspicious Uranium Traces Originated Abroad (Update1)
Bloomberg – USA
June 11 (Bloomberg) — Iran said traces of highly enriched uranium found
by United Nations inspectors in Tehran, which have increased speculation
Iran is …
www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000087&sid=aXpekoIUEIjM&refer=top_world_news

Jewish groups protest against Iran’s World Cup presence
Euronews.net – Lyon,France
A rally in Nuremberg was planned to coincide with Iran’s face off with
Mexico. “We have reached a point where Iran’s president has …
euronews.net/create_html.php?page=detail_info&article=363528&lng=1

Iran Accepts Parts of Western Package
Forbes – USA
Iran said Sunday that it accepted some parts of a Western offer aimed at
getting Tehran to drop its nuclear program, but it rejected others while
calling the …
www.forbes.com/home/feeds/ap/2006/06/11/ap2807728.html

Iran’s judiciary frees two journalists on bail
Reuters – USA
TEHRAN (Reuters) – Iran’s judiciary freed two journalists on bail after
they were arrested for insulting Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei
and the Islamic …
today.reuters.com/news/newsArticle.aspx?type=worldNews&storyID=2006
-06-11T192457Z_01_BLA170288_RTRUKOC_0_US-RIGHTS-IRAN-JOURNALISTS.xml

Iran says it is happy to see Zarqawi dead
IranMania News – Iran
LONDON, June 11 (IranMania) – Iran is happy to see al-Qaida in Iraq leader
Abu Musab al-Zarqawi dead, a Foreign Ministry spokesman said Sunday, rejecting

www.iranmania.com/News/ArticleView/Default.asp?NewsCode=43578&NewsKind=Current%20Affairs

Iran assures Egypt, Arab League on nuclear program
Monsters and Critics.com – Glasgow,UK
Cairo – Iran’s secretary General of the Supreme National Security Council
Ali Larijani on Sunday said the country’s nuclear programme is aimed at
peaceful and …
news.monstersandcritics.com/middleeast/article_11719
30.php/Iran_assures_Egypt_Arab_League_on_nuclear_program

Date: 12 June 2006

Iran has secret nuclear weapon plant
Telegraph.co.uk – United Kingdom
Fresh evidence has emerged that Iran is working on a secret military project
to develop nuclear weapons that has not been declared to United Nations
inspectors …
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2006/0
6/12/wiran12.xml&sSheet=/news/2006/06/12/ixnews.html

Iran welcomes constructive talks with no preconditions: negotiator
People's Daily Online – Beijing,China
Visiting top Iranian nuclear negotiator Ali Larijani said on Sunday that
Iran welcomed constructive talks with no preconditions over its nuclear
issue. …
english.people.com.cn/200606/12/eng20060612_273150.html

Iran says happy to see Zarqawi’s death
People's Daily Online – Beijing,China
… Meanwhile, the spokesman dismissed a rumor that Iran had provided intelligence
for the US military to locate the most wanted insurgent in Iraq. …
english.people.com.cn/200606/12/eng20060612_273118.html

Iran may still hold upper hand as US weighs in
Daily Times – Lahore,Pakistan
Iran so far has been in the driver’s seat in its confrontation with the
West over its nuclear program, gradually leading the Bush administration
to change …
www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=2006%5C06%5C12%5Cstory_12-6-2006_pg4_21

Oil prices fall after Iran says it accepts some parts of Western …
Calgary Sun – Canada
SINGAPORE (AP) – Crude futures dipped Monday amid a measure of relief that
Iran has accepted some parts of a Western offer aimed at getting the country
to halt …
cnews.canoe.ca/CNEWS/Canada/2006/06/12/1626501-ap.html

Iran accepts parts of package, says others should be eliminated
Khaleej Times – Dubai,United Arab Emirates
TEHERAN – Iran says it has accepted some parts of a Western offer aimed
at getting Teheran to drop its nuclear program, but it rejected others
while calling …
www.khaleejtimes.com/DisplayArticleNew.asp?xfile=data/mid
dleeast/2006/June/middleeast_June230.xml&section=middleeast

Suspension issue tests Bush, Iran, major powers
Malaysia Star – Malaysia
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President George W. Bush already has made significant
concessions as part of a major power offer to end the Iran nuclear crisis.

thestar.com.my/news/story.asp?file=/2006/6/12/worldupdates/200
6-06-12T000402Z_01_NOOTR_RTRJONC_0_-254092-1&sec=Worldupdates

Olmert hopes for int’l effort to resolve Iran crisis
IranMania News – Iran
… 12 (IranMania) – Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert expressed hopes
that ongoing international efforts to resolve the nuclear crisis with
Iran would succeed …
www.iranmania.com/News/ArticleView/Default.asp?NewsCode=43587&NewsKind=Current%20Affairs

Iran the fly in ointment at Asia security summit
Reuters India – Mumbai,India
… Reuters) – China said on Monday that this week’s summit of a Cental
Asian security group will highlight the organisation’s rising stature,
but Iran, with its …
in.today.reuters.com/News/newsArticle.aspx?type=worldNews&story
ID=2006-06-12T104943Z_01_NOOTR_RTRJONC_0_India-254142-1.xml

US builds coalition to isolate Iran
Times of India – India
NEW YORK: The United States has pursued another diplomatic track by building
a ‘coalition of the willing’ to isolate Iran, American officials said.

timesofindia.indiatimes.com/articleshow/1638249.cms

Iran’s Ebadi urges negotiated nuclear settlement
IranMania News – Iran
LONDON, June 12 (IranMania) – According to an AFP report, Iran’s Nobel
peace prize laureate Shirin Ebadi voiced hope that Tehran will solve its
nuclear row …
www.iranmania.com/News/ArticleView/Default.asp?NewsCode=43586&NewsKind=Current%20Affairs

Saudi FM to visit Iran, nuclear issue on agenda
IranMania News – Iran
LONDON, June 12 (IranMania) – Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal
is to visit Tehran on Monday for talks on Iran’s nuclear drive as well
as on Iraq …
www.iranmania.com/News/ArticleView/Default.asp?NewsCode=43584&NewsKind=Current%20Affairs

Mixed response from Iran to international incentives
Euronews.net – Lyon,France
Iran has given a mixed response to the incentives package offered by Western
powers aimed at persuading it to give up uranium enrichment. …
euronews.net/create_html.php?page=detail_info&article=363559&lng=1

Iran: nuclear rights are not negotiable
Telegraph.co.uk – United Kingdom
Iran’s government has said it will not negotiate over its right to enrich
uranium, even though six world powers have said it must it break off nuclear
research …
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2006/06/12/uiran.xml&sSheet=/news/2006/06/12/ixnews.html

Iran the fly in ointment at Asia security summit
Moneycontrol.com – Mumbai,India
China said that this week’s summit of a Cental Asian security group will
highlight the organisation’s rising stature, but Iran, with its messy
nuclear problems …
news.moneycontrol.com/india/news/worldnews/iranflyointmentatasiasecuritysummit
/resultsviewsipomfinsurancetaxnriinterviewsceocommentspressreleases/market/stocks/article/11352/999999

Iran says West’s offer lacks clarity
Boston Globe – United States
TEHRAN — Iran said yesterday that it accepted some parts of a Western
offer aimed at getting Tehran to drop its nuclear program, but it rejected
others while …
www.boston.com/news/world/middleeast/articles/2006/06/12/iran_says_wests_offer_lacks_clarity

Brainstorming: Iran and Nuclear Issue
Zaman Online – Istanbul,Turkey
Iran’s nuclear technology project has virtually been turned into a uranium
enrichment issue. … How much do they know about Iran? …
www.zaman.com/?bl=columnists&alt=&trh=20060612&hn=33905

Iran accepts parts of Western package
Hindu – Chennai,India
12 (AP): Iran would not suspend uranium enrichment to facilitate negotiations
with the world over the incentives package, a government spokesman said
today …
www.hindu.com/thehindu/holnus/003200606121510.htm

Iran engaged in secret nuke project
Jerusalem Post – Israel
New evidence has come to light indicating that Iran is engaged in an as-yet-undeclared
nuclear development project intended for military use, The Daily …
www.jpost.com/servlet/Satellite?cid=1150035835083&pagename=JPost%2FJPArticle%2FShowFull

Nuremberg protest over Iran visit
BBC News – UK
Hundreds of people have gathered in Nuremberg to protest against the Iranian
leader ahead of a World Cup match between Iran and Mexico. …
news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/middle_east/5068514.stm

Saudi hopes for speedy solution to Iran N-crisis
IranMania News – Iran
… Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal arrived in Tehran on Monday,
saying he hoped for a speedy resolution to the crisis over Iran’s nuclear
programme …
www.iranmania.com/News/ArticleView/Default.asp?NewsCode=43601&NewsKind=Current%20Affairs

3-Oil steady, first US storm emerges, Iran defiant
Ninemsn – Sydney,New South Wales,Australia
… on Monday as the first tropical storm of the US hurricane season looked
set to steer clear of key oil infrastructure, while worries about Iran
prevented a sell …
investor.ninemsn.com.au/investor/news/commodities/story_detail.asp?index=19343

ElBaradei Sees US-Iran Talks as Step Toward Ending Stalemate
Bloomberg – USA
June 12 (Bloomberg) — United Nations nuclear chief Mohammed ElBaradei
said a US offer to join direct talks with Iran about security issues in
the Middle East …
www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000087&sid=aRf.cY5fPYzU&refer=top_world_news

US, EU lobby IAEA board members to pressure Iran over nuclear …
Xinhua – China
… Xinhua) — The United States and a number of European countries launched
a lobbying campaign in a bid to get other nations to join them in urging
Iran to begin …
news.xinhuanet.com/english/2006-06/12/content_4685610.htm

Iran Says Atomic Fuel Work Not Negotiable
Voice of America – USA
By VOA News. Iran says it will not negotiate over its right to enrich uranium
as part of its controversial nuclear program. Government …
voanews.com/english/2006-06-12-voa4.cfm

World-No more gifts to opponents, says Iran coach
Reuters.uk – UK
NUREMBERG, June 12 (Reuters) – Iran keeper Ebrahim Mirzapour gifted Mexico
a goal when he failed to clear in Sunday’s Group D match but their coach
insists …
today.reuters.co.uk/news/newsArticle.aspx?type=worldFootballNews&storyID=2006-06-12T110543Z_01_L12591522_RTRIDST_0_SPORT-SOCCER-WORLD-IRAN-IVANKOVIC.XML

Iran says it will not suspend enrichment for sake of nuclear talks
Mainichi Daily News – Japan
TEHRAN, Iran — Iran would not suspend uranium enrichment to facilitate
negotiations with the world over the incentives package, a government
spokesman said …
mdn.mainichi-msn.co.jp/international/middle-east/news/20060612p2g00m0in032000c.html

UN Nuclear Chief: Little Iran Progress
Forbes – USA
… head of the UN atomic watchdog agency told a 35-nation meeting Monday
he had made little progress in his probe of suspicious aspects of Iran’s
nuclear program. …
www.forbes.com/technology/feeds/ap/2006/06/12/ap2809636.html

Iran’s nuclear crisis could be solved via dialogue – El-Baradei
RIA Novosti – Moscow,Russia
VIENNA, June 12 (RIA Novosti) – Head of the UN nuclear watchdog Monday
expressed hope that the Iran’s nuclear issue could be resolved through
a dialogue. …
en.rian.ru/world/20060612/49355860.html

4-Oil falls, first US storms blows, Iran defiant
Ninemsn – Sydney,New South Wales,Australia
… fell on Monday as the first tropical storm of the Atlantic season looked
set to steer clear of oil infrastructure, though worries about Iran’s
refusal to halt …
investor.ninemsn.com.au/investor/news/commodities/story_detail.asp?index=19346

Iran answer sought on atom offer as UN watchdog meets
Washington Post – United States
VIENNA (Reuters) – Pressure grew on Iran on Monday to reply to a big power
offer to defuse a standoff over its nuclear program, as Washington hoped
a meeting …
www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/06/12/AR2006061200645.html

Iran Criticized for Not Providing Nuclear Data
New York Times – United States
PARIS, June 12 — As Iran weighed how to respond to an international package
of incentives aimed at curbing its nuclear activities, the chief of the

www.nytimes.com/2006/06/12/world/middleeast/12cnd-iran.html

Iran says Arabs back its stand in nuclear row
Independent Online – Cape Town,South Africa
Algiers – Iran’s chief negotiator said on Monday Tehran was winning Arab
sympathy in its standoff with world powers over its nuclear programme.

www.iol.co.za/index.php?set_id=1&click_id=68&art_id=qw1150130521802B252

Iran’s President Flexes Political Muscle in Nuclear Issue
Voice of America – USA
The United States and its European allies have offered Iran a package of
incentives to get Tehran to abandon any ambition to build nuclear weapons.

www.voanews.com/english/2006-06-12-voa40.cfm

Iran police beat women activists
BBC News – UK
Police in Iran have beaten a small group of women activists trying to hold
a protest for greater legal rights in the biggest square of the capital.

news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/5073328.stm

Date: 13 June 2006

Iraqi Shiite leader on Iran visit
IranMania News – Iran
… SCIRI was based in Iran during Saddam Hussein’s rule, and ties between
Iran and Iraq, who fought a 1980-1988 war, have improved dramatically
since the rise to …
www.iranmania.com/News/ArticleView/Default.asp?NewsCode=43619&NewsKind=Current%20Affairs

Demonstration by women in Iran capital – photo report
Iran Focus – Iran
Tehran, Iran, Jun. 12 – Nearly 100 women were arrested by State Security
Forces (SSF) in a clampdown on a peaceful demonstration …
www.iranfocus.com/modules/news/article.php?storyid=7569

No strings attached for any Iran N-talks: Larijani
IranMania News – Iran
LONDON, June 13 (IranMania) – Iran is open to all “constructive and reasonable”
negotiations on its nuclear program but will not accept any preconditions,
its …
www.iranmania.com/News/ArticleView/Default.asp?NewsCode=43624&NewsKind=Current%20Affairs

Nuclear Monitor Says Iran Fails to Provide Data
New York Times – United States
PARIS, June 12 — As Iran weighs how to respond to an international package
of incentives intended to curb its nuclear activities, the chief of the

www.nytimes.com/2006/06/13/world/middleeast/13iran.html

Iran, Algeria should have strategic ties: Larijani
IranMania News – Iran
LONDON, June 13 (IranMania) – Secretary of Iran National Security Council
(SNSC), Ali Larijani said that given the common interests, Iran-Algeria
should embark …
www.iranmania.com/News/ArticleView/Default.asp?NewsCode=43609&NewsKind=Current%20Affairs

Iran calls for strategic cooperation with Saudi
IranMania News – Iran
LONDON, June 13 (IranMania) – Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Seyed Ali
Khamenei said that Iran and Saudi Arabia are expected to make great strides
for …
www.iranmania.com/News/ArticleView/Default.asp?NewsCode=43606&NewsKind=Current%20Affairs

US, Japan agree to cooperate over Iran nuclear row
Mainichi Daily News – Japan
… Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and Japanese Foreign Minister Taro
Aso on Monday agreed to cooperate in resolving the standoff over Iran’s
nuclear weapons …
mdn.mainichi-msn.co.jp/international/americas/news/20060613p2g00m0in006000c.html

Pres.: Iran-Saudi brotherly ties should expand
IranMania News – Iran
LONDON, June 13 (IranMania) – Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad described
Iran-Saudi Arabia ties excellent, brotherly and sustained adding the existing

www.iranmania.com/News/ArticleView/Default.asp?NewsCode=43604&NewsKind=Current%20Affairs

Iran’s new Ambassador to France appointed
IranMania News – Iran
LONDON, June 13 (IranMania) – Ali Ahani was named as the Islamic Republic
of Iran’s new Ambassador to France, IRNA reported. According …
www.iranmania.com/News/ArticleView/Default.asp?NewsCode=43603&NewsKind=Current%20Affairs

Iran says nuclear fuel work non-negotiable
IranMania News – Iran
LONDON, June 13 (IranMania) – Iran said that its controversial nuclear
fuel work was non-negotiable, in another sign the Islamic republic was
unwilling to …
www.iranmania.com/News/ArticleView/Default.asp?NewsCode=43616&NewsKind=Current%20Affairs

China urges Iran dialogue before president visits
SABC News – Auckland Park,South Africa
China urged fresh dialogue to resolve the dispute over Iran’s nuclear programme
today and said it saw hope in a big-power offer to Tehran a day before
Mahmoud …
www.sabcnews.com/world/the_middle_east/0,2172,129292,00.html

2-Oil tumbles below $70, eyes weaker Alberto, Iran
Ninemsn – Sydney,New South Wales,Australia
… Iran’s reluctance to give up its atomic programme, unrelenting violence
in Iraq and strong demand signals from China all lent the market support,
keeping …
investor.ninemsn.com.au/investor/news/commodities/story_detail.asp?index=19384

IAEA appeals to Iran to cooperate in overcoming standoff
Hindu – Chennai,India
(PTI): The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has once again appealed
to Iran to cooperate in resolving issues connected with its nuclear ambition.

www.hindu.com/thehindu/holnus/003200606131110.htm

Russia expects Iran to mull six-nation nuclear proposal
People's Daily Online – Beijing,China
Russia said on Tuesday it expected Iran to make a “close and balanced”
study of the proposal from the six major powers aimed at resolving the
Iranian nuclear …
english.people.com.cn/200606/13/eng20060613_273702.html

Nonaligned states set to back Iran at IAEA meeting
Washington Post – United States
VIENNA (Reuters) – Non-aligned states will back Iran’s right to nuclear
work at a UN meeting this week, unmoved by US calls to add their weight
to efforts to …
www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/06/13/AR2006061300401.html

Iran to Release a Report on Human Rights Conditions in US, EU
Fars News Agency – Tehran,Iran
… Mottaki expressed regret over the murder of an Iranian inmate in France
and criticized the French government for declining to report on the case
to Iran. …
english.farsnews.com/newstext.php?nn=8503230459

Eye on Iran: Between a rock and a hard place
Jerusalem Post – Israel
Iran has most definitely got the world between a rock and a hard place
with their nuclear program. If we just go on with trying …
www.jpost.com/servlet/Satellite?cid=1150035841911&pagename=JPost%2FJPArticle%2FShowFull

Japan Wary Of Plan for Sanctions Against Iran
Washington Post – United States
… months of pressure from Washington, Japan has become increasingly reluctant
to join a Bush administration plan for sanctions against Iran if negotiations
fail …
www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/06/12/AR2006061201504.html

China, Russia Resist IAEA Statement on Iran
Voice of America – USA
… at the United Nations nuclear agency say China and Russia are not prepared
to join the United States and Europe in a statement urging that Iran suspend
uranium …
voanews.com/english/2006-06-13-voa26.cfm

Iran opens up notorious Evin prison for tour
Washington Post – United States
TEHRAN (Reuters) – Iran opened the large steel doors of its notorious Evin
prison to journalists on Tuesday, showing off spruced-up women’s cells
and a well …
www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/06/13/AR2006061300584.html

NO CHANGES IN IRAN-ARMENIA GAS PIPELINE CONSTRUCTION
Panorama.am – Yerevan,Armenia
“The agreement on the construction of Iran-Armenia gas pipeline was signed
between Armenia and Iran and it has undergone no changes,” deputy ambassador
of …
www.panorama.am/index.asp?sel=6219&l=e

Iran bloggers back women’s protest
BBC News – UK
… The descriptions and photos appeared on some of the more than 100,000
active blogs in Iran that have sprung up in recent years, providing an
unprecedented …
news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/5076992.stm

Atomic agency decries Iran’s secrecy
International Herald Tribune – France
PARIS As Iran weighed how to respond to an international package of incentives
intended to curb its nuclear activities, the chief of the International
Atomic …
www.iht.com/articles/2006/06/13/news/iran.php

Chinese Companies Accused by US of Helping Iran on Missiles
Bloomberg – USA
June 13 (Bloomberg) — The US government today froze the assets of four
Chinese companies and one American company accused of helping Iran to
develop missiles. …
www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000080&sid=aSZ1QSUMm.ao&refer=asia

Survey: Distrust of Iran’s intentions growing
Jerusalem Post – Israel
The Islamic world and the West are deeply divided on Iran’s aim in its
nuclear program, with strong majorities in many European nations saying
Teheran’s sole …
www.jpost.com/servlet/Satellite?cid=1150191574473&pagename=JPost%2FJPArticle%2FShowFull

Stir over Iran president’s trip to ‘terror’ conference
Financial Times – London,England,UK
… Asian summit to discuss security issues is likely to be overshadowed
by the presence of Mahmoud Ahmadi-Nejad, the controversial president of
Iran, who arrives …
news.ft.com/cms/s/6eeb1fe8-faf8-11da-b4d0-0000779e2340.html

There are 375 women in Iran’s biggest and most notorious prison
BBC News – UK
Iran has for the first time opened the gates of its biggest and most notorious
prison, Evin jail, to a group of foreign and local journalists. …
news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/5077180.stm

Date: 14 June 2006

Non-Aligned states to back Iran at IAEA meeting
People's Daily Online – Beijing,China
Member countries of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) will back Iran’s right
to enrich uranium at the meeting of the board of governors of the UN nuclear
watchdog …
english.people.com.cn/200606/14/eng20060614_273751.html

Bush’s approaching endgame with Iran
Christian Science Monitor – Boston,MA,USA
… On other fronts, US success is tentative, especially in dealing with
Iran. … If either succumbed to that democratic will, it would weaken
Iran’s influence. …
www.csmonitor.com/2006/0614/p08s02-comv.html

In Iran, Relax and Learn to Enjoy the Bomb
FOX News – USA
By John Moody. TEHRAN, Iran — There is a Persian saying that, roughly
translated, goes: Once you’ve been near death, the flu isn’t so bad.

www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,199343,00.html

West seeks consensus over Iran dispute, NAM differs
Indian Express – New Delhi,India
VIENNA, June 13:Western countries pushed on Tuesday for broad support on
the need for Iran to freeze uranium enrichment, but Non-Aligned countries
backed Tehran …
www.indianexpress.com/story/6423.html

Iran’s FM to travel to Spain on Wednesday
Iran Focus – Iran
Tehran, Iran, Jun. … Iran’s current ambassador to Spain Morteza Alviri
will end his three-year term on June 22. He will be replaced by Seyyed
Davoud Salehi.
www.iranfocus.com/modules/news/article.php?storyid=7584

Iran opens up notorious Evin prison for tour
Khaleej Times – Dubai,United Arab Emirates
TEHERAN – Iran opened the large steel doors of its notorious Evin prison
to journalists on Tuesday, showing off spruced-up women’s cells and
a well-equipped …
www.khaleejtimes.com/DisplayArticleNew.asp?xfile=data/
middleeast/2006/June/middleeast_June281.xml&section=middleeast

World sees US in Iraq bigger danger than Iran: poll
Washington Post – United States
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The world increasingly fears Iran’s suspected pursuit
of a nuclear bomb but believes the US military in Iraq remains a greater
danger to …
www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/06/13/AR2006061300939.html

US urges Iran to respond positively to incentive offer
People's Daily Online – Beijing,China
The United States said on Tuesday that it hopes Iran could respond positively
to a proposal put forward by the five permanent members of the United
Nations …
english.people.com.cn/200606/14/eng20060614_273919.html

Iran Offers Rare Look Inside Feared Prison
Houston Chronicle – United States
TEHRAN, Iran — At a cellblock inside Iran’s most feared prison, women
weave carpets and watch World Cup soccer while their children scamper
around at their …
www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/ap/world/3966591.html

European, Islamic countries see US troops more threatening than …
People's Daily Online – Beijing,China
The people of a number of European and Islamic countries see the US military
presence in Iraq more threatening to the Mideast than Iran, according
to a recent …
english.people.com.cn/200606/14/eng20060614_273920.html

“Iran ready to negotiate on forms of enrichment”
IranMania News – Iran
LONDON, June 14 (IranMania) – Iran will not suspend uranium enrichment
activities and is only willing to negotiate on the modalities of the sensitive
nuclear …
www.iranmania.com/News/ArticleView/Default.asp?NewsCode=43629&NewsKind=Current%20Affairs

US bans four Chinese companies for aiding Iran
Jerusalem Post – Israel
The United States on Tuesday prohibited all transactions with four Chinese
companies and one US company for allegedly helping Iran acquire weapons
of mass …
www.jpost.com/servlet/Satellite?cid=1150191574625&pagename=JPost%2FJPArticle%2FShowFull

Iran must prove nuclear work peaceful: 5+1
IranMania News – Iran
LONDON, June 14 (IranMania) – The incentives deal offered by world powers
to Iran last week stipulates that Tehran has to suspend uranium enrichment
until its …
www.iranmania.com/News/ArticleView/Default.asp?NewsCode=43640&NewsKind=Current%20Affairs

Iran Gives Tour of Infamous Prison
Los Angeles Times – CA,USA
… years ago.”. The group Human Rights Watch said in a report this year
that respect for rights was deteriorating in Iran. “Treatment …
www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/world/la-fg-prison14jun14,0,7133457.story?coll=la-home-world

Iran to release report on rights abuses in US, EU
Iran Focus – Iran
Tehran, Iran, Jun. 14 – Iran’s Foreign Ministry will soon publish a
report outlining “human rights violations” in the European …
www.iranfocus.com/modules/news/article.php?storyid=7590

Rice consults world powers on Iran nuclear row
IranMania News – Iran
LONDON, June 14 (IranMania) – US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice consulted
world powers on Iran’s disputed nuclear program, the State Department
said, AFP …
www.iranmania.com/News/ArticleView/Default.asp?NewsCode=43641&NewsKind=Current%20Affairs

Iran accuses France, UK of rights violations
IranMania News – Iran
LONDON, June 14 (IranMania) – Iran’s foreign ministry has criticized what
it calls human rights violations in France and Britain in a letter to
the Austrian …
www.iranmania.com/News/ArticleView/Default.asp?NewsCode=43637&NewsKind=Current%20Affairs

Khomeini’s grandson: Topple Iran clerics
Jerusalem Post – Israel
He said that “freedom must come to Iran in any possible way, whether through
internal or external developments. If you were a prisoner, what would
you do? …
www.jpost.com/servlet/Satellite?cid=1150191576574&pagename=JPost%2FJPArticle%2FShowFull

Iran says Western incentives a ‘step forward’
Jerusalem Post – Israel
Iran’s foreign minister said Wednesday that a Western package of incentives
designed to persuade Teheran to suspend uranium enrichment is a “step
forward” in …
www.jpost.com/servlet/Satellite?cid=1150191579510&pagename=JPost%2FJPArticle%2FShowFull

US ‘bigger threat than Iran’
News24 – South Africa
Washington – The world increasingly fears Iran’s suspected pursuit of a
nuclear bomb, but believes the United States military in Iraq remains
a greater danger …
www.news24.com/News24/World/Iraq/0,,2-10-1460_1951105,00.html

Iran president to attend Shanghai SCO summit
China Daily – China
… summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, which groups China,
Russia, and four Central Asian states plus a handful of observer nations,
including Iran. …
www.chinadaily.com.cn/world/2006-06/14/content_617031.htm

Incentives on nuclear issue “step forward”: Iran
Xinhua – China
… “We are going to review and study the proposals seriously,” he said.
He said Iran would consult with Germany, Britain and France after studying
the incentives. …
news.xinhuanet.com/english/2006-06/14/content_4697219.htm

US Tells Iran EU’s Nuclear Offer Will Assure Its Security
Bloomberg – USA
June 14 (Bloomberg) — The US urged Iran to accept a European Union offer
of trade and technology benefits, in exchange for dropping its nuclear
ambitions, to …
www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000100&sid=agB.hTVqcAsc&refer=germany

Teymourian is first non-Muslim player on Iran since ‘78
CBS News – USA
His simple gesture has amazed television viewers around the world because
Teymourian plays on the national team of Iran, one of most thoroughly
Islamic nations …
cbs.sportsline.com/worldcup/story/9497725

Iran makes ‘constructive’ first response to nuclear offer
Mail & Guardian Online – Johannesburg,South Africa
European Union foreign policy chief Javier Solana said on Wednesday he
had held “constructive” talks with Iran’s main nuclear negotiator in his
first contacts …
www.mg.co.za/articlePage.aspx?articleid=274536&area=/breaking_news/breaking_news__international_news/

Iran-Pakistan-India gas pipeline to China
Times of India – India
SHANGHAI: President Pervez Musharraf on Wednesday said Pakistan wants to
expand the Iran-Pakistan-India (IPI) gas pipeline project up to China,
reports Online …
timesofindia.indiatimes.com/articleshow/1648253.cms

New official border crossing between Iraq, Iran
Monsters and Critics.com – Glasgow,UK
Baghdad – Iran officially recognized on Wednesday the Haj Omran border
crossing north-east of the city of Arbil with the aim of facilitating
trade and …
news.monstersandcritics.com/middleeast/article_1
172653.php/New_official_border_crossing_between_Iraq_Iran

Iran: no global consensus against it despite pressure
Scotsman – United Kingdom
VIENNA (Reuters) – Iran said on Wednesday there was no world consensus
pushing it to stop its nuclear fuel work, but major powers hoped a UN
nuclear watchdog …
news.scotsman.com/latest.cfm?id=876282006

Angry Iraqis burn down Iran’s consulate in Basra – photos
Iran Focus – Iran
14 – Some 500 angry Iraqis attacked Iran’s consulate in the southern
Iraqi city of Basra on Wednesday, setting fire to parts of the compound,
news wires …
www.iranfocus.com/modules/news/article.php?storyid=7598

Relatives of arrested women rally outside Iran’s infamous prison
Iran Focus – Iran
Tehran, Iran, Jun. 14 – Relatives of several hundred people arrested
during a peaceful anti-government demonstration by women …
www.iranfocus.com/modules/news/article.php?storyid=7596

Iran lifts ban on newspaper after insulting cartoon
Reuters AlertNet – London,England,UK
TEHRAN, June 14 (Reuters) – Iran’s judiciary has lifted a ban on a state-run
newspaper, which sparked violent protests last month by publishing a cartoon

www.alertnet.org/redir/righsection_rel_art__index_htm/thenews/newsdesk/BLA453816.htm

Iran sees nuclear proposal as step forward: Spain
Reuters – USA
MADRID (Reuters) – Iran’s Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki said nuclear
incentive proposals made by the world’s major powers were “a step forward”,
the …
today.reuters.com/News/newsArticle.aspx?type=worldNews&storyID=2006-06-
14T142752Z_01_L14338535_RTRUKOC_0_US-NUCLEAR-IRAN-SPAIN.xml

World powers offer Iran nuclear reactors, fuel
IranMania News – Iran
LONDON, June 14 (IranMania) – Herewith are extracts of a proposal by world
powers offering Iran talks on a package of trade incentives and other
benefits if it …
www.iranmania.com/News/ArticleView/Default.asp?NewsCode=43651&NewsKind=Current%20Affairs

Iraq protestors tear down Iran consulate flag
IranMania News – Iran
… Ahmed Kaabi, the Basra-based spokesman for Sarkhi’s supporters and
a participant in the demonstration, also called on Iran to punish Korani.

www.iranmania.com/News/ArticleView/Default.asp?NewsCode=43653&NewsKind=Current%20Affairs

Iran denies deadline for reply to nuke proposal
IranMania News – Iran
LONDON, June 14 (IranMania) – Iran insisted Wednesday that it has not been
given a deadline to reply to an international proposal aimed at ending
a crisis over …
www.iranmania.com/News/ArticleView/Default.asp?NewsCode=43654&NewsKind=Current%20Affairs

Date: 15 June 2006

Iran Quietly Learns of Penalties in a Nuclear Incentives Deal
New York Times – United States
PARIS, June 14 — When a formal incentives package by six nations to encourage
Iran to curb its nuclear program was presented in writing in Tehran last
week …
www.nytimes.com/2006/06/15/world/middleeast/15iran.html

Iran Consulate Attacked Over TV Show
Forbes – USA
… Viewers in Iran and Iraq said a talk show guest on the channel Saturday
criticized Mahmoud al-Hassani, a fiercely anti-American cleric whose followers
have …
www.forbes.com/business/manufacturing/feeds/ap/2006/06/14/ap2816332.html

Pakistan, Iran critical for Afghan stability
Daily Times – Lahore,Pakistan
WASHINGTON: Pakistan and Iran offer Afghanistan its most imposing and critical
regional bilateral relationships, but whether they cooperate or create
obstacles …
www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=2006%5C06%5C15%5Cstory_15-6-2006_pg7_48

Iran’s place at summit raises fears of anti-West alliance
Telegraph.co.uk – United Kingdom
Iran’s hard-line president, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, arrived in China last
night for a summit of Asian states and Russia that Washington fears is
forming a new anti …
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2006/
06/15/wiran15.xml&sSheet=/news/2006/06/15/ixnews.html

Iran media reports five hangings
Iran Focus – Iran
Tehran, Iran, Jun. … Separately, ISNA reported that Iranian authorities
hanged two men in the restive province of Sistan-va-Baluchistan, south-east
Iran. …
www.iranfocus.com/modules/news/article.php?storyid=7605

US seen as a bigger threat to peace than Iran, worldwide poll …
Guardian Unlimited – UK
… in a poll of 17,000 people in 15 countries between March and May, found
more people concerned about the US presence in Iraq than about Iran’s
alleged nuclear …
www.guardian.co.uk/usa/story/0,,1797771,00.html

Iran hopeful on future talks with EU: spokesman
People's Daily Online – Beijing,China
Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Hamid Reza Asefi said on Wednesday that
Iran viewed future talks with the European Union (EU) with hope if logic
could …
english.people.com.cn/200606/15/eng20060615_274082.html

Call for probe of police beating Iran protestors
IranMania News – Iran
… According to Justice Minister Jamal Karimi-Rad, 70 people, including
42 women, were arrested during the protest which demanded reforms in Iran’s
legal code and …
www.iranmania.com/News/ArticleView/Default.asp?NewsCode=43666&NewsKind=Current%20Affairs

‘Iran no longer interested in US talks on Iraq’
IranMania News – Iran
LONDON, June 15 (IranMania) – Iran is no longer interested in direct talks
with the United States over the situation in Iraq, national security adviser
Stephen …
www.iranmania.com/News/ArticleView/Default.asp?NewsCode=43667&NewsKind=Current%20Affairs

Iran not the country of negative stereotypes
Stuff.co.nz – Wellington,New Zealand
… even though I’d been there before, I was feeling a little nervous as
I watched my group of 21 Kiwis board an Emirates flight in Dubai bound
for Iran’s capital. …
www.stuff.co.nz/stuff/0,2106,3701511a34,00.html

Arab League backs Iran right to peaceful nuke
IranMania News – Iran
LONDON, June 15 (IranMania) – The Arab League said that Iran had the right
to develop nuclear energy for peaceful purposes, as laid down in the nuclear
Non …
www.iranmania.com/News/ArticleView/Default.asp?NewsCode=43659&NewsKind=Current%20Affairs

‘Iran Govt, has deviated from principles of democracy’
Hindu – Chennai,India
“Freedom needs to come to Iran in any way possible, whether … “Iran will
accumulate true strength only when it re-adopts the principles of freedom
and democracy. …
www.hindu.com/thehindu/holnus/003200606151011.htm

Iran N-protesters demo in Arc de Triomphe,Paris
IranMania News – Iran
LONDON, June 15 (IranMania) – Two members of a small Iranian monarchist
group spent Tuesday night on a ledge of the Arc de Triomphe in central
Paris, after …
www.iranmania.com/News/ArticleView/Default.asp?NewsCode=43658&NewsKind=Current%20Affairs

Iran proposes meeting of regional energy ministers
Scotsman – United Kingdom
… Organisation (SCO), a regional security forum that groups China, Russia,
Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan and which Iran is attending
as an …
news.scotsman.com/latest.cfm?id=879022006

 
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