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Monday, August 29, 2005AS TIES WITH THE EU3 DEGRADE, ALL IS NOT LOVE BETWEEN CONSERVATIVESLike Mahmoud Ahmadi Nezhad, the 49 years-old Mayor of Tehran who created surprise by beating one of Iran’s most powerful, influential and richest clerics in Ayatollah Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani in the second round of presidential elections, the Majles, or the Iranian Parliament also created its own surprise when, on Wednesday 24 August, rejected 4 out 21 personalities the new President has proposed as ministers.
PRESIDENT'S FORMER RIGHT HAND MAN FOR OIL MINISTRY REJECTEDWednesday, August 24, 2005 In a blow to Iran’s new President Mahmoud Ahmadi Nezhad, the conservatives-controlled Majles rejected on Wednesday 24 August 2005 four out of the 21 ministers he had proposed as future members of his government, signaling that all would not be pure love between the president and the Majles.
ALL MKO SAY ARE PURE LIESSaturday, August 20, 2005 “All the information the Mojahedeen provides the western media is pure lies and fabricated to discredit the Iranian regime and help the United States and Israel to put more pressures on Iran”, a former senior member of the outlawed, Baghdad-based Mojahedeen Khalq Organisation (MKO) told Iran Press Service.
MORE MEDIA LIES ABOUT IRANWednesday, August 17, 2005 According to Reuters' Louis Charbonneau – a neo-crazy media sycophant if ever there was one – those despicable Iranians "broke UN seals at a uranium processing plant" last week.
IRAN’S NEW PRESIDENT PRESENTS AN “UNDISCOVERED ISLAND”Monday, August 15, 2005 Faithful to his electoral promises to bring real changes, Iran’s new President Mahmoud Ahmadi Nezhad presented the Majles on Sunday 14 August 2005 a cabinet that most of its members are unknown to even conservative lawmakers that control the parliament.
RULING IRANIAN CONSERVATIVES ON THE BRINK OF EXPLOSIONFriday, August 12, 2005 As the new Iranian President is reported to present his cabinet next week, serious cracks start to show in the façade on the ruling conservatives, with the former president Ayatollah Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani criticizing openly hard line Ansar Hezbollah for having accused past Iranian governments of “not being Islamic”.
STARTING A MAJOR CRISIS, IRAN BEGAN WORK AT UCF PLANTMonday, August 8, 2005 Iran resumed nuclear works at the Uranium Conversion Facility on Monday 8 August, heralding a dangerous escalation of unprecedented crisis with the international community and above all, Britain, France and Germany, Tehran’s main three nuclear negotiators.
UNRESTS CONTINUE IN IRAN'S MINORITY-DOMINATED PROVINCESSaturday, August 6, 2005 Bloody unrests continue in at least three Iranian provinces, with Kurdish sources accusing the clerical-led authorities of having killed “tens” of people in Iranian Kurdish dominated areas.
IRAN WOULD FACE SECURITY COUNCIL IF IT RESUMES NUCLEAR WORKSThursday, August 4, 2005 As the European Union announced Thursday 4 August that it will call a meeting of the International Atomic Energy Agency’s Board of Directors early next week to warn Iran against restarting
NASSERI IS NOT ARRESTEDMonday, August 1, 2005 Mr. Cyrus Nasseri is not arrested and continue his duties as one of the members of Iranian nuclear negotiations team from Geneva, according to both “Mehr” and “Fars” news agencies.
IRAN SUBMITS CRUCIAL LETTER TO IAEA (URGENT)Monday, August 1, 2005 Iran handed over an official letter to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) informing the international nuclear watchdog that it would resume activities at the Uranium Conversion Facility (UCF) in Esfahan, in central Iran, the official Iranian news agency reported from Vienna.
AFTER STORM, A RELATIVE CALM IN IRAN-EU TROIKA RELATIONSMonday, August 1, 2005 As expected and according to its traditional diplomatic maneuvering, the Islamic Republic bowed to its European partners by accepting to delay resumption of nuclear activities by “another 24 hours and perhaps a week.