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  • Ahmadinejad opponents leading in local Iran election Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Dec 17 1:43 PM
    Some conservatives feel Ahmadinejad has spent too much time confronting the West and failed to deal with Iran's struggling economy.
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  • Iran in Asian Cup draw as FIFA lifts suspension Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 17 11:27 AM
    FIFA has decided to lift Iran's suspension from international football, making it eligible for next week's Asian Cup draw, the world governing body's president said.
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  • US should talk to Syria, Iran: Colin Powell Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 17 10:53 AM
    The United States should talk to Syria and Iran about strife in the Middle East, former secretary of state Colin Powell said.
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  • Iran suspension is lifted by FIFA Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Dec 17 8:36 AM
    YOKOHAMA, Japan (Reuters) -- World football's ruling body FIFA has decided to lift its international ban on Iran, president Sepp Blatter said on Sunday.
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  • Iran: Sanctions won't stop nuclear program Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Dec 17 6:48 AM
    Iran will continue its nuclear program even if the United Nations imposes sanctions, the Iranian Foreign Ministry said Sunday, referring to the gathering international momentum toward punishing Iran for its enrichment of uranium.
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  • Iran reformist regains influence Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Dec 17 10:35 AM
    Iran's moderate ex-President Rafsanjani wins election to Iran's powerful clerical body, marking a surprise comeback.
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  • Iran in Asian Cup draw as FIFA lifts suspension Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 16 11:54 PM
    FIFA has decided to lift Iran's suspension from international football, making it eligible for next week's Asian Cup draw, the world governing body's president has announced.
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  • Nuclear programme to continue: Iran Open this result in new window
    NDTV - 1 hour, 19 minutes ago
    Iran will continue its nuclear programme even if the United Nations imposes sanctions, the Iranian Foreign Ministry said on Sunday, referring to the gathering international momentum toward punishing Iran for its enrichment of uranium.
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  • Bush accused of gagging critic of Iran policy Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - Dec 17 5:19 PM
    Former CIA analyst barred from publishing a critical newspaper commentary on American policy towards Iran.
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  • Ahmadi-Nejad suffers setback in Iran elections Open this result in new window
    Financial Times - Dec 17 6:35 PM
    Results emerging yesterday from Friday's elections across Iran signalled a bruising setback for Mahmoud Ahmadi-Nejad, just 19 months after he won a landslide victory to become Iran's president.
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  • Iran in Asian Cup draw as Fifa lifts suspension Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - 2 hours, 4 minutes ago
    YOKOHAMA Fifa has decided to lift Irans suspension from international football, making it eligible for next weeks Asian Cup draw, the world governing bodys president said yesterday.
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  • FIFA withdraws Iran suspension Open this result in new window
    ABC via Yahoo!7 Sports - Dec 17 2:27 PM
    FIFA has announced it is re-admitting Iran into international competition after suspending it because of government interference in the affairs of the national football side.
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  • Poll setback for Iran's president Open this result in new window
    The Scotsman - Dec 17 4:24 PM
    VOTERS in Iran have dealt a blow to Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, the hardline president, with early results showing moderates ahead in elections for a powerful clerical body and local councils.
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  • Iran not to give up nuclear program even sanctioned: spokesman Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Dec 17 4:51 PM
    Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman said on Sunday that Tehran's nuclear program is legitimate and Iran would not give up its nuclear activities even sanctioned by UN, the local Fars news agency reported.
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  • Iran in Asian Cup draw as FIFA lifts suspension Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! Canada News - Dec 17 11:27 AM
    YOKOHAMA, Japan (AFP) - FIFA has decided to lift Iran's suspension from international football, making it eligible for next week's Asian Cup draw, the world governing body's president said.
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  • Iran Offers Nuclear Skills Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Dec 16 3:34 PM
    Iran?s president said his country was ready to transfer nuclear technology to neighboring countries, Kuwaiti TV reported.
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  • How Iran?s Leader Keeps the West Off Balance Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Dec 16 2:22 PM
    For Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, being compared to Adolf Hitler is better than being asked about civil liberties in Iran.
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  • Iran To Continue With Nuclear Program Despite Threat Of UN Sanctions, Says Official Open this result in new window
    Nasdaq - Dec 17 10:42 AM
    (RTTNews) - Iran will continue its nuclear program even if the UN Security Council imposes sanctions on the Islamic Republic, said Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Mohammad Ali Hosseini on Sunday.
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  • Early signs mixed in Iran vote Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Dec 16 3:31 PM
    Iran said on Saturday turnout was high in elections for local councils and a powerful clerical body, with some initial reports suggesting allies of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad might not have won resounding backing.
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  • FIFA president Blatter to lift ban on Iran Open this result in new window
    ESPN Soccernet.com - Dec 17 5:17 AM
    FIFA president Blatter to lift ban on Iran by Global
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  • FIFA lift Iran ban Open this result in new window
    Tribalfootball.com - Dec 17 1:54 PM
    FIFA have lifted their ban on Iran, confirmed president Sepp Blatter yesterday. The decision came after 11th hour talks before Tuesday's draw for the 2007 Asian Cup finals.
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  • FIFA OKs Iran's return to soccer play Open this result in new window
    UPI - Dec 17 12:21 PM
    ZURICH, Switzerland, Dec. 17 (UPI) -- FIFA, soccer's Swiss-based governing body, agreed to allow Iran to return provisionally to international football competition.
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  • Iran offers to share nuclear secrets Open this result in new window
    The Buffalo News - Dec 17 6:11 AM
    TEHRAN, Iran - Iran's president said Saturday his country was ready to transfer nuclear technology to neighboring countries, Kuwaiti television reported, a week after Arab states on the Persian Gulf announced plans to consider a joint nuclear program.
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  • Iran to share nuke tech? Open this result in new window
    Chicago Sun-Times - Dec 17 2:29 AM
    TEHRAN, Iran -- President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said Saturday his country was ready to transfer nuclear technology to neighboring countries, nearly a week after Arab states on the Persian Gulf announced plans to consider a joint nuclear program.
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  • 18 Pakistanis held on Pak-Iran border Open this result in new window
    Business Recorder - Dec 17 3:07 PM
    CHAGHI (December 18 2006): Iran Border Security Force arrested 18 Pakistanis on Pakistan-Iran border and handed them over to Taftan Levies force on Sunday. The Levies force also arrested two Bangladeshi nationals at the border.
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  • Hariri: Syria, Iran trying to block tribunal Open this result in new window
    The Daily Star Lebannon - Dec 17 12:36 PM
    MP Saad Hariri told a gathering of international leftists over the weekend that Syria, Iran and their allies in Lebanon are attempting to block the creation of an international court to try his father's killers. "The tribunal's creation is crucial for the future of democracy, moderation, justice and human rights in Lebanon, and the region," the Future Movement leader told a conference of the ...
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  • FIFA to lift ban on Iran Open this result in new window
    China Daily - Dec 17 4:56 PM
    World soccer's ruling body FIFA has decided to lift its international ban on Iran, FIFA president Sepp Blatter said on Sunday.
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  • Russia Defies West and Goes Ahead With Nuclear Fuel Sale to Iran Open this result in new window
    FOX 5 Atlanta - Dec 17 12:05 PM
    Russia is to begin supplying Iran with nuclear fuel early next year despite mounting concern in the West that this could accelerate Tehran┐s p... Search teams are heading for the summit of Mount Hood, Oregon, in the US, in the hope of finding three missing climbers.Kelly James, 48, Bri...
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  • Rafsanjani ahead of conservative rival in Iran vote Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 16 11:13 AM
    Centrist cleric Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani was running well ahead of his ultra-conservative rival Mohammad Taghi Mesbah Yazdi in elections for Iran's Assembly of Experts, with half the votes counted, state television said.
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  • Iran May Begin Sharing Nuclear Technology Open this result in new window
    Payvand Iran News - Dec 17 9:27 AM
    Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad says his nation is ready to begin sharing its nuclear technology with nearby states. -VOA
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  • FIFA lifts ban on Iran Open this result in new window
    Payvand Iran News - Dec 17 9:29 AM
    FIFA President Sepp Blatter Sunday said the world football's governing body has decided to lift its international ban on Iran. -IRNA
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  • Iran Khodro planning to export 100,000 passenger cars next year Open this result in new window
    Payvand Iran News - Dec 17 9:28 AM
    Iranian carmaker Iran Khodro Co. is planning to export 100,000 passenger cars next year (Iranian calendar year starts March 21, 2007), the company said on Sunday. -MNA
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  • FIFA to lift ban on Iran Open this result in new window
    TSN - Dec 17 10:29 AM
    The head of soccer's world governing body said Sunday a competition ban on Iran will be lifted which will allow the country to participate in international events. Iran was suspended from international competition in November after FIFA accused it of government interference in the national soccer federation.
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  • Ex-Iran president leads clerical race Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Dec 17 3:23 PM
    A former Iranian president wanted in Argentina for the 1994 bombing of a Jewish cultural center was leading the race for a seat on a powerful clerical body, according to partial results of elections reported by state-run television Sunday.
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  • Iran proposes nuclear sharing Open this result in new window
    The Columbus Dispatch - Dec 17 4:30 AM
    TEHRAN, Iran (AP) Irans president said yesterday that his country was ready to transfer nuclear technology to neighboring countries, Kuwaiti television reported, a week after Arab states on the Persian Gulf announced plans to consider a joint nuclear program.
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  • Foreign Minister terms any sanction on Iran as 'hostile' Open this result in new window
    Payvand Iran News - Dec 17 9:28 AM
    Referring to any sanctions against Iran as "ineffective", Mottaki expressed the hope that the parties to the dispute on Iranian nuclear program would return to negotiation. -IRNA
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  • 'US should talk to Syria, Iran' Open this result in new window
    News 24 South Africa - Dec 17 12:24 PM
    The United States should talk to Syria and Iran about strife in the Middle East, says former secretary of state Colin Powell.
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  • Iran calls for dialogue to resolve dispute on nuclear program, Borujerdi tells German MP Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Dec 17 7:17 AM
    Iran - Germany - Parliament Co-Chairman of Iran-Germany Parliamentary Friendship Group Wolf Mozen on Sunday conferred with head of Majlis Commission on National Security and Foreign Policy Alaeddin Borujerdi on bilateral and international issues.
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  • FIFA OKs Iran's return to soccer play Open this result in new window
    EARTHtimes.org - Dec 17 12:18 PM
    FIFA, soccer's Swiss-based governing body, agreed to allow Iran to return provisionally to international football competition.
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  • Heads of Iran, Germany Parliamentary Friendship Groups meet Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Dec 17 8:17 AM
    Iran - Germany - Friendship Head of Iranian-German Parliamentary Friendship Group Akbar Alami here Sunday conferred with his German counterpart Rolf Muetzenich.
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  • Armenian FM: Iran's nuclear issue only to be solved through talks Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Dec 17 8:02 AM
    Iran - Oskanian - Nuclear Armenian Foreign Minister Vartan Oskanian here Sunday said that his country is following the developments on Iran's nuclear issue and underlined that it can neither be solved through pressure nor by imposing sanctions.
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  • Iran says it will continue nuclear program even if sanctions imposed Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - Dec 17 7:08 AM
    TEHERAN, Iran - Iran will continue its nuclear program even if the United Nations imposes sanctions, the Iranian Foreign Ministry said Sunday, referring to the gathering international momentum toward punishing Iran for its enricment of uranium.
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  • FIFA to lift competition ban on Iran Open this result in new window
    Slam! Sports - Dec 17 10:34 AM
    YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) - The head of soccer's world governing body said Sunday a competition ban on Iran will be lifted which will allow the country to participate in international events.
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  • Iran, Armenia exchange views on regional developments Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Dec 17 6:47 AM
    Iran - Armenia - Cooperation Secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Larijani said here Sunday that the Islamic Republic of Iran and Armenia have always exchanged views on the most significant regional and international developments.
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  • Rafsanjani wins political redemption in Iran vote Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 17 1:22 PM
    Former Iranian president Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, humiliatingly defeated in the last presidential election, has won a new political lease of life by forging an alliance with moderates and reformists.
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  • Iran Says Pressure From Western Governments Caused Boycott of Holocaust Conference Hosts Open this result in new window
    FOX 5 Atlanta - Dec 17 6:05 AM
    Iran on Sunday blamed pressure from Western governments and media for the decision by nearly 40 think-tanks to boycott the Iranian institute that hosted last week's Holocaust conference.
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  • Hosseini: Iran not a factor of instability in Iraq, Lebanon, Palestine Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Dec 17 6:32 AM
    Iran - Blair - Hosseini Foreign Ministry spokesman Mohammad-Ali Hosseini on Sunday dismissed British Prime Minister Tony Blair's claim that Iran is a factor of instability in Iraq, Lebanon and Palestine.
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  • Iran gain Asian Cup reprieve Open this result in new window
    TeamTalk via Yahoo! UK & Ireland Sport - Dec 17 1:00 AM
    Iran have been cleared to be included in the draw for the finals of the AFC Asian Cup.The decision comes after FIFA president Sepp Blatter confirmed the total lifting of a ban on the nation's international activities.
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  • Soccer: FIFA to lift suspension on Iran Open this result in new window
    Kyodo via Yahoo! Asia News - Dec 17 1:19 AM
    _ Iran will be eligible for Tuesday's 2007 Asian Cup draw after soccer's world governing body FIFA decided to lift the country's suspension from international competition.
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  • *Iran Ready To Share Nuclear Technology With Neighbors Open this result in new window
    Nasdaq - Dec 17 1:42 AM
    (RTTNews) - Iran Ready To Share Nuclear Technology With Neighbors.
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  • Iran offers nuclear technology to its neighbours Open this result in new window
    Al Jazeera - Dec 17 6:05 AM
    Iran is ready to give its valuable experiences and achievements in peaceful nuclear technology to the countries of the region, Iranians President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad told Mohammad Dhaifullah Sharar, a special envoy of Kuwaiti Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah, the Kuwaiti television reported Saturday.
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  • FM spokesman: Iran to pursue peaceful nuclear activities Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Dec 17 5:47 AM
    Iran - Nuclear - Hosseini Foreign Ministry spokesman Mohammad-Ali Hosseini said on Sunday that Iran will pursue it peaceful nuclear activities irrespective of the UN Security Council resolution, if any.
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  • Iran: International community should look into Israel's nuclear case Open this result in new window
    Al Bawaba - Dec 17 8:15 AM
    Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman Mohammad-Ali Hosseini said on Sunday that international organizations should hold emergency session to look into the Israel's nuclear issue.
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  • FM spokesman: Iran committed to Mecca Document Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Dec 17 5:47 AM
    Iran - Mecca - Hosseini Foreign Ministry spokesman Mohammad-Ali Hosseini said on Sunday that Iran is committed to Mecca Document. "Iran adheres to the Mecca Document.
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  • FM spokesman: High turnout in elections shows approval of Iran's foreign policy Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Dec 17 6:02 AM
    Iran - Elections - Hosseini Foreign Ministry spokesman Mohammad-Ali Hosseini said on Sunday that high public turnout in the December 15 elections put a seal of approval to Iran's foreign policy.
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  • Iran in Asian Cup draw as FIFA lifts suspension Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! Asia News - Dec 16 11:52 PM
    YOKOHAMA, Japan (AFP) - FIFA has decided to lift Iran's suspension from international football, making it eligible for next week's Asian Cup draw, the world governing body's president has announced.
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  • ''Sanctions won''t deter Iran'' Open this result in new window
    India Daily - Dec 17 8:35 AM
    Iran will continue its nuclear programme, even if the United Nations imposes sanctions, the Iranian Foreign Ministry said Sunday, referring to the gathering international momentum toward punishing Iran for its enricment of uranium.
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  • Iran policy based on support for Afghanistan's peace: VP Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Dec 17 4:17 AM
    Iran - Afghanistan - Meet Vice-President for Executive Affairs Ali Saeedlou said that Iran's strategic policy was based on an all-out support for consolidation of peace and stability in Afghanistan.
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  • Ahmadinejad allies falter in Iran vote Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 17 11:14 AM
    Moderate opponents of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad have made gains in twin Iranian elections, leaving ultra-conservative allies of the president well short of an overall victory, initial results showed.
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  • Iran, Sudan keen to expand cooperation in agricultural field Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Dec 17 4:12 AM
    Iran - Agriculture - Sudan Agriculture Jihad Minister Mohammad-Reza Eskandari in a meeting with the visiting Sudanese Deputy Foreign Minister Mutref Sedeiq urged the need for expansion of cooperation between Iran and Sudan in agriculture sector.
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  • Hosseini terms West measures on Iran's nuclear case as 'illogical' Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Dec 17 4:02 AM
    Iran - Hosseini - Nuclear Foreign Ministry spokesman Mohammad-Ali Hosseini assessed as "illogical" measures adopted by Western states on Iran's nuclear case.
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  • Syrian president urges Europe, US to negotiate with Iran Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Dec 17 4:17 AM
    Syria - Iran - Nuclear Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said that Iran was an important country, stressing the United States and Europe should hold talks with Tehran.
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  • Iran hails elections as message to West Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Dec 16 2:50 AM
    Iran hailed nationwide elections to local councils and a powerful clerical body as a success on Saturday and said healthy voter turnout would help the Islamic Republic confront its Western foes.
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  • Iran offers assistance to Palestinian government: Hosseini Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Dec 17 3:47 AM
    Iran - Hamas - Spokesman Iran on Sunday said it provides assistance to Hamas as the Palestinian democratically elected government for the country's social welfare and reconstruction.
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  • Iran, Saudi Arabia keen to expand bilateral ties Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Dec 17 3:47 AM
    Saudi Arabia - Relations - Iran Iranian Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Mohammad Hosseini in a meeting with Emir of Riyadh region Salman ibn Abdulaziz on Sunday called for expansion of bilateral relations.
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  • FIFA lifts ban on Iran Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Dec 17 3:07 AM
    Iran - FIFA - Soccer - Ban FIFA President Sepp Blatter Sunday said the world football's governing body has decided to lift its international ban on Iran.
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  • FM terms any sanction on Iran as 'hostile' Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Dec 17 3:47 AM
    Iran - Armenia - FMs Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki said on Sunday that Tehran will consider imposing sanctions on Iran by the UN as 'hostile'. He made the remarks in a joint press conference with his Armenian counterpart Vartan Oskanyan.
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  • People's high turnout in elections strengthens Iran: Haddad-Adel Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Dec 17 3:47 AM
    Iran - Elections - Speaker Majlis Speaker Gholam-Ali Haddad-Adel said here Sunday that massive participation of the Iranian people in Friday elections brought honor doe and strengthened the Islamic Republic of Iran.
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  • Train derailment in central Iran leaves eight injured Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Dec 17 12:42 AM
    Iran - Train - Derailment The number of people injured as a result of derailment of a passenger train near the central city of Kashan Sunday morning has raised to eight, said a local official.
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  • Train derails in central Iran, 4 injured Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Dec 16 11:57 PM
    Iran - Train - Derail A passenger train derailed Sunday morning near the city of Kashan, central Iran, leaving four passengers with slight injuries.
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  • One woman's escape from Iran's oppression Open this result in new window
    The Plain Dealer - Dec 16 9:13 PM
    Nahid Rachlin's memoir, "Per sian Girls," reads like a novel - suspenseful, vivid, heartbreaking. Given away as an infant by her mother to her childless, widowed aunt, Maryam, Rachlin spent her early years in Tehran, Iran, wrapped in a cocoon of love and piety.
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  • Ahmadinejad's allies struggle in Iran elections Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Dec 17 8:07 AM
    Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's allies failed to dominate elections for a powerful Iranian clerical body and local councils, early results showed on Sunday, in what analysts said was a setback to the president's standing.
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  • Russia hopes for UN consensus on Iran by year's end: minister Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 16 12:33 AM
    Consensus in the UN Security Council on Iran's nuclear program can be reached in the next two weeks if negotiators take "a realistic approach," RIA Novosti reported Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov as saying.
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  • Iran Offers to Transfer Nuke Technology Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Dec 16 9:48 AM
    Report: Iran President Says His Country Ready to Transfer Nuclear Technology to Neighbors
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  • Iran not to give up peaceful nuclear activities: Hosseini Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Dec 17 12:32 AM
    Iran - Hosseini - Nuclear Iran on Sunday stressed it would not abandon its peaceful nuclear program even if a resolution were adopted against the country.
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  • Finding freedom beneath a veil in Iran Open this result in new window
    IANS via Yahoo! India News - Dec 16 6:16 PM
    Shiraz (Iran), Dec 17 (DPA) As we crossed from Azerbaijan into Iran on a cold, gloomy night, a young Iranian border guard told us in a taciturn gesture to cover our heads. Our perception of Iran as a conservative Islamic state where women have to follow strict codes of behaviour was confirmed.
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  • Early Results: Iran's Conservatives Lead Open this result in new window
    Journal Gazette & Times Courier - Dec 16 10:13 PM
    TEHRAN, Iran - Early returns on Saturday showed hard-line President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's conservative opponents leading in elections for local councils and a powerful clerical body, widely considered a test of popular approval for the hardline leader.
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  • Fifa to lift ban on Iran Open this result in new window
    Independent Online - Dec 17 4:41 AM
    World soccer's ruling body Fifa has decided to lift its international ban on Iran, Fifa president Sepp Blatter said.
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  • Iran Prez: I'll Share My Nuke Technology Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Dec 16 7:10 AM
    President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said Saturday that Iran is ready to transfer its nuclear technology to neighboring countries. He also welcomed a decision by Iran's Arab neighbors to pursue peaceful nuclear technology programs.
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  • Iran to continue nuclear program despite UN sanctions - official Open this result in new window
    Russian Information Agency Novosti - Dec 17 12:50 AM
    TEHRAN, December 17 (RIA Novosti) - Iran will continue its nuclear program, even if the UN Security Council adopts sanctions against the Islamic Republic, Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Mohammad Ali Hosseini said Sunday.
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  • Upton encourages Bush to talk with Iran and Syria Open this result in new window
    The Kalamazoo Gazette - Dec 16 10:05 PM
    President Bush should adopt key components of the Iraq Study Group report, including the initiation of talks with Iran and Syria, U.S. Rep. Fred Upton says.
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  • What Iran vote says about Ahmadinejad's support Open this result in new window
    The Christian Science Monitor - Dec 17 2:02 PM
    The president's supporters hailed Friday's high turnout as a sign of satisfaction; reformers pointed to discontent.
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  • An 'Unsettling' Holocaust Debate in Iran Open this result in new window
    NPR - Dec 16 8:51 AM
    At a Holocaust Conference in Tehran this week, Iran's president vowed: "Just as the Soviet Union was wiped out and today does not exist, so will the Zionist regime soon be wiped out. This is God's will and what all nations want." It's a reminder of why Holocaust museums were built.
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  • FIFA lifts Iran suspension Open this result in new window
    Townsville Bulletin - Dec 17 12:28 AM
    FIFA has decided to lift Iran's suspension from international football, making it eligible for next week's Asian Cup draw, president Sepp Blatter revealed today.
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  • Russia defies West and goes ahead with nuclear fuel sale to Iran Open this result in new window
    Times Online - Dec 16 4:31 PM
    RUSSIA is to begin supplying Iran with nuclear fuel early next year despite mounting concern in the West that this could accelerate Tehrans plans to build a nuclear bomb.
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  • Iranian reformist leads poll race Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Dec 17 6:06 PM
    TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- A former Iranian leader who is considered an opponent of hard-line President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was far ahead in the race for a seat on a powerful clerical body, according to partial election results reported by state-run television Sunday.
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  • FIFA To Lift Competition Ban On Iran Open this result in new window
    Radio Free Europe: Radio Library - Dec 17 7:52 AM
    December 17, 2006 -- World soccer's ruling body has reportedly decided to lift its international ban on Iran.
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  • Iran offers to transfer nuclear technology Open this result in new window
    IranMania.com - Dec 16 9:34 PM
    LONDON, December 17 (IranMania) - Iran's hardline President said his country was ready to transfer nuclear technology to neighboring countries, Kuwaiti television reported, a week after Arab states on the Persian Gulf announced plans to consider a joint nuclear program, The Associated Press reported.
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  • Ahmadinejad allies fail to sweep Iran vote Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 17 2:15 AM
    Ultra-conservatives close to President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad have failed to sweep twin Iranian elections with embattled moderate forces recording a respectable performance, initial results have showed.
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  • Blair calls talk of Iran dialogue "overstated" Open this result in new window
    IranMania.com - Dec 16 9:34 PM
    LONDON, December 17 (IranMania) - British Prime Minister Tony Blair said he thought talk of the West opening dialogue with Iran and Syria on how to defuse regional tensions and help stem violence in Iraq had been "overstated", Reuters reported.
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  • 'Germany respects Iran's right to use N-energy' Open this result in new window
    IranMania.com - Dec 16 9:25 PM
    LONDON, December 17 (IranMania) - Germany respects Iranian right to use nuclear energy, German co-chairman of Iran-Germany parliamentary friendship group Mozen Isch said, IRNA reported.
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  • Iran ready to export gas to Armenia by Feb. 2007 Open this result in new window
    IranMania.com - Dec 16 9:23 PM
    LONDON, December 17 (IranMania) - Iran is ready to export gas to Armenia in January and February 2007 based on the 23 bln and 800 mln dollars worth Iran-Armenia gas pipeline construction contract, ISNA reported.
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  • FIFA to lift ban on Iran Open this result in new window
    Hemel Hempstead Gazette - Dec 17 12:16 AM
    YOKOHAMA (Reuters) - World soccer's ruling body FIFA has decided to lift its international ban on Iran, FIFA president Sepp Blatter said on Sunday. FIFA's decision came after 11th hour talks before Tuesday's draw for the 2007 Asian Cup finals.
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  • Iran set up 11 exhibitions in UAE last year Open this result in new window
    IranMania.com - Dec 16 9:24 PM
    LONDON, December 17 (IranMania) - Iran's Commercial Attache to the United Arab Emirates Ghasem Mirzaei said that the Islamic Republic of Iran held eleven exhibitions in Dubai last yea, IRNA reported.
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  • Britain: Iran sanctions deal 'emerging' Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Dec 15 5:00 PM
    Britain said Friday that a deal is emerging on a U.N. resolution that would impose sanctions on Iran for refusing to suspend uranium enrichment, but Russia remains opposed to a European and U.S.-backed travel ban against top Iranian officials.
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  • Iran's Nat'l Olympic Committee praises athletes Open this result in new window
    IranMania.com - Dec 16 9:24 PM
    LONDON, December 17 (IranMania) - Iran's National Olympic Committee chief at the welcoming ceremony of Iranian athletes here expressed his satisfaction regarding the overall achievements of Iran's team to Doha, ISNA reported.
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  • Iran-Cuba to develop commercial ties Open this result in new window
    IranMania.com - Dec 16 9:23 PM
    LONDON, December 17 (IranMania) - Iran's ambassador to Cuba discussed expansion of economic and trade ties with Cuban deputy foreign trade minister.
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  • UN Iran sanctions deal emerging Open this result in new window
    Scotland on Sunday - Dec 16 4:55 PM
    BRITAIN yesterday said that a deal was emerging on a UN resolution to impose sanctions on Iran for refusing to suspend uranium enrichment.
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  • Iran hails elections as message to West Open this result in new window
    IranMania.com - Dec 16 9:34 PM
    LONDON, December 17 (IranMania) - Iran hailed nationwide elections to local councils and a powerful clerical body as a success and said healthy voter turnout would help the Islamic Republic confront its Western foes, Reuters reported.
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  • Iran's hydropower capacity at 50b kilowatt-hours Open this result in new window
    IranMania.com - Dec 16 9:20 PM
    LONDON, December 17 (IranMania) - Irans hydroelectric power generation capacity has been estimated at 50 bln kilowatt-hours, said the managing director of Irans Power and Water Resources Development Company.
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