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Iran's supreme leader Khamenei says Iran is not interested in Nuclear Weapons
Iran accuses United States to be hegemonic meddler

Iran refuses to 'compromise on right to enrich uranium'
Iran has hardened its position on nuclear activities, with a senior official saying that Tehran would not compromise on its right to enrich uranium.

Iran's supreme leader says "sanctions have no impact"
Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said Sunday that Western sanctions have no impact on his country.

Iran opens new parliament
The Islamic republic inaugurated the new Majlis (parliament) on Sunday.

Huffington Post's new Brit-Muslim journo sparks outrage over pro-Iranian morals
The Huffington Post's UK site has sparked controversy after it hired British journalist Mehdi Hasan, as its political director, who has been described by detractors as "a devout Muslim who has praised Iran's Ayatollah Ali Khamenei".

Israeli army chief says Iran 'unlikely' to develop nuclear weapons
Israel's military chief said on Wednesday that Iran is unlikely to pursue nuclear weapons while stressing that a military option is prepared for such a prospect.

Top Iranian official says 'country has capability to produce nuke weapons, but won't'
A prominent Iranian politician has said that Tehran has the knowledge and skills to produce nuclear weapons, but will never do so.

Intel agencies unmask 'secret Iranian network of assassins' targeting Jews, Israelis
Intelligence agencies have reportedly unmasked a secret Iranian group sending assassins to Turkey to attack Jews, Israelis and Western targets.

Iran sets up cyberspace council for monitoring Internet content
Iran has stepped up its efforts to monitor, filter and block content on the Internet by forming a separate legal body to deal with online censorship.

Khamenei asks Revolutionary Guards to ensure his supporters election victory
Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has asked the Revolutionary Guards to ensure that his Conservative Front wins the majority of seats in Friday's parliamentary seats at the expense of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's supporters.

U.S. intelligence does not believe Iran is trying to build a nuclear bomb: Report
A new US intelligence report has indicated that Iran is pursuing research that could enable it build a nuclear weapon, but it has not sought to do so.

Iran's Supreme leader says country will continue advancing nuke technology 'powerfully'
Iranian Supreme leader Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has said that Tehran will continue the course of advancing its nuclear technology "powerfully."

Ahmadinejad says Iran will soon unveil 'very important' nuclear developments
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has said that the country would soon announce 'very important' advances in its nuclear field.

'Official' Iranian website calls for justified 'killing of Jews, destroying Israel in 9 minutes'
An Iranian website with close ties to the country's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has laid out the legal and moral justifications to kill all Jews and annihilate Israel.

Khamenei warns 'consequences of war 10 times more detrimental for US'
Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has warned that Iran will respond on its nuclear program, saying the consequences of war would be "10 times more detrimental" for the US.

Khamenei warns Iran will back 'any nations, any groups' fighting Israel
Iran's leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has warned that his country will back any group or nation targeting Israel.

Iran makes offer to restart nuclear program talks
Iran has reportedly expressed readiness to return to negotiations over its nuclear program.

Iran blocks access to London 2012 Olympics site
Iran has reportedly blocked access to the official site for the 2012 Olympics in London.

Iran to hang or stone to death woman convicted of adultery
A local Iranian judiciary official has said that a woman sentenced to death on charges of adultery will be executed either by stoning or hanging.

Iran Revolutionary Guards raise alertness level amid fears of West military strike
Iran's Revolutionary Guards have been put on war footing amid fears of a military strike by Western nations to cripple the regime's nuclear programme.

Rabid rogue state Iran could tip world into new Dark Age
Experts who have observed and studied developments in Iran over the years, believe that country is in a desperate phase vis-a-vis the international community, and could tip the world into a new Dark Age.

'Iran will respond with "a strong slap and iron first" if West targets country's nuke programme'
Tehran, Nov 11 (ANI): Iran's Supreme leader has warned Israel and the United States that Tehran would respond with "a strong slap and iron first" if either of them launched a military strike on the country's nuclear programme.

Iran threatens to bomb Turkey if US or Israel attack its nuke facilities
A senior Iranian military commander has said his nation would target Turkey if US or Israel tries to attack its nuclear installations.

Military action against Iran may have 'unintended consequences' in region: Panetta
US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta has warned that military action against Iran could have 'unintended consequences' in the region.

Iran's Supreme leader Khamenei accuses US of terror attacks in Middle East
Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has said that he had 100 "undeniable" documents proving the United States has been behind "terrorist acts" in his nation and the Middle East.

Khamenei's veiled 'doing away with post of 'directly-elected President' threat to Ahmadinejad
Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has hinted at making some changes in the functioning of the government, saying that the country could do away with the post of a directly-elected President.

U.S. allegations of plot to kill Saudi envoy 'meaningless': Iran supreme leader
Iran's supreme leader has denounced United States' allegations that Iran had plotted to assassinate the Saudi ambassador to Washington, suggesting they were a pretext for further building an international consensus against his country, state media reported.

Iranian magazine closed down over image mocking Ahmadinejad 's relations with top aide
An Iranian magazine has reportedly been closed after it digitally created an image mocking President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's relationship with his top advisor and close confident Esfandiar Rahim Mashaei.

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