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Saturday, October 30, 2004ZHILA IZADI CALLS ON INTERNATIONAL AGENCIES FOR HELPMs Zhila Izadi, the 13 years-old Iranian girl who was sentenced to death by stoning according to Islamic canons because of sexual relation with his elder brother has appealed to international human rights organizations and world governments for help.
IRAN WOULD NOT ACCEPT LONG-TERM SUSPENSION OF NUCLEAR ACTIVITIESThursday, October 28, 2004 Ayatollah Ali Khameneh'i, the leader of the Islamic Republic of Iran announced Thursday that Iran would not accept long-term suspension of enriching uranium.
IRAN NOT YET CERTAIN WHICH WAY TO GO ON NUCLEAR ISSUETuesday, October 26, 2004 Sharply divided, the ruling Iranian hard liners are blowing cold and hot on the country's position concerning the controversial nuclear programs, the debate centering on whether to continue cooperation with International community or ending it.
IRAN REJECTS EUROPE’S PLANS AND PROPOSES ITS OWN "TRIGGER MECHANISM"Sunday, October 24, 2004 The Islamic Republic of Iran rejected on Sunday 24 October 2004 the European Union’s so-called “Big 3” demanding Iran to stop all activities related to uranium enrichment.
EUROPEAN ONLINE PRESS MOBILISES FOR IMPRISONED IRANIAN JOURNALISTSSaturday, October 23, 2004 20 leading European online news sites have rallied to join Reporters Sans Frontieres, or Reporters Without Borders in support of colleagues in Iran as the fifth journalist was arrested on 18 October in a crackdown against the online media.
IRAN, BIG-3 TO CONTINUE CONSTRUCTIVE DIALOGUEThursday, October 21, 2004 Iran’s crucial talk with the European Union’s so-called Big 3, namely Britain, France and Germany on the Trio’s latest “package” to Tehran ended Thursday with both sides agreeing to continue the dialogue on Iranian controversial nuclear programs.
MKO HAS NO INFORMATION OF IRANIAN NUCLEAR SITESWednesday, October 20, 2004 The Mojahedin (Khaq Organisation, MKO) have no secret information about secret Iranian nuclear sites, contrary of what the group pretends”, a former high-ranking commander of the outlawed organization said.
EXPECTED TO WIN, KARZAI WOULD HAVE TO WORK WITH OPPONENTSMonday, October 18, 2004 First results from Afghanistan's first presidential election put incumbent President Hamid Karzai in the lead, according to the Joint Electoral Management Board (JEMB), that gave the present Prime Minister 62.9%, ten per cent lower than the first return of the votes.
THE ISLAMIC REPUBLIC CONDEMNS A 13 YEAR OLD GIRL TO STONINGSaturday, October 16, 2004 Almost two months after having hanged a 16 years-old girl, the ruling Iranian ayatollahs are to commit another human crime by condemning another young girl to stoning.
IRAN NOW AT A CRUCIAL CROSS ROADS OVER NUCLEAR AMBITIONSFriday, October 15, 2004 As the group of eight most industrialised powers gathered in Washington on Friday 15 October 2004 to decide on a possible united stand concerning Iran’s nuclear ambitions, some hard line officials rejected before hand the latest “carrot and stick” proposal put forward by the European Union.
IRAN TO REJECT CALLS FOR ENDING ENRICHING URANIUMTuesday, October 12, 2004 Russia joined Britain, France and Germany, known as the European Union’s “Big 3” demanding the Islamic Republic to heed the international community for suspending enriching uranium, a vital process in the chain of producing nuclear weapons.
AFGHANS WENT TO THE POLLS AMIDST CONTROVERSIESSaturday, October 9, 2004 Elections, the first more or less free and democratic exercise ever held in this nation, ended amid controversy.
IRAN AND SYRIA TO FORM A NEW ANTI-AMERICAN-ISRAELI AXISFriday, October 8, 2004 Iranian President Mohammad Khatami and his Syrian host Bashar Asad discussed best ways and means to form a new anti-American-Israeli axis to take off pressures Washington and Tel Aviv are putting on them.
IRANIAN NEO-CONS MAKE POWER PLAY IN TEHRANWednesday, October 6, 2004 At a time when Iran finds itself under increasing international pressure over its nuclear program, the country’s domestic political balance is coming under increasing strain. A new Iranian neo-conservative movement, comprised mostly of young and fervent advocates of Islamic republican ideals, is making a bid to seize control of Iran’s political agenda.
MAJLES IMPEACHED KHATAMI’S ROAD AND TRANSPORT MINISTERSunday, October 3, 2004 Iran’s beleaguered President Mohammad Khatami was dealt a severe blow on Sunday after the conservatives-controlled Majles impeached Mr. Ahmad Khorram, his Minister of Roads and Transportation by a large majority.
SAVE THE WORLD FROM A NUCLEAR DAMOCLES SWORDFriday, October 1, 2004 Iran’s controversial nuclear program was the subject of articles in two major French newspapers, one warning on the dangers of a nuclear Iran and the other arguing on the reasons that pushes the Iranian ruling ayatollahs to build the atomic bomb.