October 18th, 2007

Voices from Kurdish Iraq on Turkey


Kurdish Iraqis near the Turkish border react to Ankara’s decision to allow cross-border incursions into northern Iraq, to hunt down Kurdish PKK rebels. read more… »


October 18th, 2007

Rights group calls on Iran to stay execution of child offender


London, Oct. 18 - The global human rights group Amnesty International launched an urgent appeal on Thursday to save the life a young man who is sentenced to be executed for a crime he allegedly committed while still a minor. read more… »


October 18th, 2007

Iran hangs eight men, one woman in Tehran prison


Tehran, Iran, Oct. 18 - Iranian authorities hanged eight men and a woman in Tehran’s notorious Evin Prison, state media reported on Thursday. read more… »


October 18th, 2007

US general: Afghan bombs came from Iran


KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - The top NATO commander in Afghanistan alleged Thursday that the Iranian military was involved in a shipment of sophisticated explosive devices intercepted by his troops in western Afghanistan last month. read more… »


October 18th, 2007

Bush says a nuclear-armed Iran risks ‘ World War III ‘


Oct. 17 (Bloomberg) — President George W. Bush said the U.S. and Russia remain in agreement on preventing Iran from gaining a nuclear weapon, a development that he said would risk “World War III.” read more… »


October 18th, 2007

Watchdog: Iran worst violator of press freedoms in region


London, Oct. 17 - The international press freedoms watchdog Reporters Without Borders (RSF) in its annual report ranked Iran as the worst violator of press freedoms in the Middle East. read more… »


October 18th, 2007

Shell, Total must finalize gas deals by June -Iran


TEHRAN, Oct 17 (Reuters) - France’s Total and Royal Dutch Shell must finalize their gas deals with Iran by June or the giant South Pars project will go ahead without them, an Iranian official was quoted as saying. read more… »


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