Iran News and Information Links
July 20 2004

IRAN Dismisses Bush Talk of Tehran-September 11 Link
Voice of America – Washington,DC,USA
Iran is rejecting President Bush's suggestion that it may have played a
role in the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. Foreign…

HALLIBURTON admits to criminal probe on Iran
Financial Times – London,England,UK
… services company formerly headed by US vice-president Dick Cheney,
has disclosed that a Treasury department probe into its business dealings
with Iran had been…

IRAN seeking influence in Iraq
… Middle East. One of the major changes in Iraq over the last year has
been the increasing influence in Iraq of its neighbor, Iran. Did…

Eurasianet – New York,NY,USA
In response to deepening domestic and social challenges, a neo-conservative
movement is fast gaining influence in Iran, and now appears poised to
take charge…

IRAN dismisses US Sept. 11 allegation
Seattle Post Intelligencer – Seattle,WA,USA
TEHRAN, Iran — Iran on Tuesday dismissed as “ridiculous” US suggestions
that it may have been involved in the Sept. 11 terror attacks.…

US: Analysts Say Washington Unlikely To Act On Reported Iran-Al…
Radio Free Europe – Prague,Czech Republic
… Now the independent US commission investigating the attacks of 11 September
2001 has reportedly concluded that Iran approached Al-Qaeda seeking to

IRAN Dismisses Talk of Sept. 11 Links as 'Fantasy'
Reuters – USA
TEHRAN (Reuters) – Iran dismissed as “fabrication and fantasy” on Tuesday
US suggestions that it may have been involved in the Sept.…

US ex-officials urge government to engage with Iran
Xinhua – China
… security adviser, and former CIA director Robert M. Gates believe the
key to advancing US interests in the Middle East is toengage Iran, the
Washington Times…

US digs for Iran link to terror cells
The Australian – Australia
GEORGE W. Bush has stepped up his criticism of Iran, warning the US is
now hunting for any evidence the Islamic state was directly involved with
al-Qa'ida in…,5744,10199145%255E2703,00.html

IRAN thrash Thailand 3-0 in Asian Cup
Xinhua – China
CHONGQING, Southwest China, July 20 (Xinhuanet) — Despite humid weather
here, three-time Asian Cup champions Iran thrashed Thailand 3-0 in their
first group…

IRAN'S Parliament Approves Abortion Bill
Guardian – UK
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) – Iran's conservative-dominated parliament approved a
draft bill Tuesday that would allow abortion in the first four months
of pregnancy if…,1280,-4331215,00.html

BUSH pursues possible Iran links with al-Qaeda
The Age – Melbourne,Victoria,Australia
By Washington. President George Bush says his Administration is investigating
links between Iran and the September 11 terrorist attacks.…

IRAN Academic Aghajari Handed 5-Year Jail Term
Reuters – USA
TEHRAN (Reuters) – Iran's hardline judiciary sentenced dissident academic
Hashem Aghajari to five years in prison on Tuesday for saying Muslims
should not…

IRAN interfering in Iraqi affairs: Minister
ABC Online – Australia
In an interview with a London-based Arabic newspaper, the country's interim
Defence Minister also accused Iran of blatant interference in Iraqi affairs.

IRAN'S ambiguity fuels concerns of Al-Qaeda links
Channel News Asia – Singapore
TEHRAN : Questions in the United States over whether Iran played a role
in the September 11, 2001 attacks highlight what many observers see as
an ambiguous…

IRAN Academic Aghajari Gets 5-Year Jail Term – Lawyer
Reuters – USA
… after making the speech in 2002. The verdict sparked some of the largest
student protests in Iran for years. The case is viewed by…

IRAN says will stand by accused in Kazemi trial
Indian Express – New Delhi,India
TEHRAN, JULY 19: Iran today faced the prospect of another political feud,
with the reformist government standing by one of its agents who has been
accused by…

IRAN general arranged 9/11 plotters‚ transit, says Saudi daily
Indian Express – New Delhi,India
DUBAI, JULY 19: An Iranian general collaborated with Al Qaeda to arrange
the transit through Iran of nine of the September 11 hijackers, the Arabic

BUSH says US reviewing Iran ties to Al-Qaida
San Jose Mercury News (subscription) – San Jose,CA,USA
… 11 commission showing that Iran may have offered safe passage to terrorists
who were later involved in the attacks. Bush noted in…

SHUT down in Iran
The Globe and Mail – Canada
In Iran, justice was seen not to be done. Any hope that the court might
get to the bottom of Zahra Kazemi's killing last year evaporated…

HALLIBURTON probed over Iran ties
CNN International – USA
seeking information about its Cayman Islands unit's work in Iran, where
it is illegal for US companies to operate, Halliburton said on Monday.

THE Iran connection
Miami Herald (subscription) – Miami,FL,USA
Despite White House assertions that Iraq posed a direct threat to the United
States, evidence is mounting that the greater menace came from Iran.…

IRAN: 'Al-Qaeda may have passed through'
ic Wales – Wales,UK
IRAN has agreed some al-Qaeda operatives blamed for the September 11 attacks
may have illegally passed through the country from Afghanistan months
before, but…

IRAQI diplomat eyes good Iran relations
Boston Globe – Boston,MA,USA
WASHINGTON — Iraq's new government said it expects to have good relations
with neighboring Iran despite President Bush's characterization of Iran
as part of…

FOREIGN Policy Group Urges US-Iran Relations
NPR (audio) – USA
Description: NPR's Michele Kelemen in Washington has details of a new report
from the Council on Foreign Relations about US policy toward Iran.…

IRAN'S Possible Ties to Al Qaeda
NPR (audio) – USA
… of the Sept. 11 commission will show that al Qaeda seemed to have a
closer relationship to Iran than to Iraq. SCHORR : There has…

ASIAN Cup Preview: Thais plot upset against Iran
Xinhua – China
… Chatchai Paholpot is hoping that his young side can follow the steps
of Bahrain, Qatar and ASEAN rivals Indonesia to surprise Asian powerhouse
Iran in their…

IRAN not meddling in Iraqi affairs, says US
Financial Times – London,England,UK
Iran's hardline government has refrained from efforts to destabilise the
new government in neighbouring Iraq – a positive sign in spite of continued

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