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Iran News Round Up


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Nuclear Issue

  • Ayatollah Emami Kashani, speaking at Friday prayers, says “nuclear energy is the scientific face of our country, [it is] a university matter.”
  • Agah-Sazi publishes translation of reports on the Iranian Nuclear Energy Organization’s attempt to produce 90 percent highly enriched uranium.



  • E’temad Melli claims it has caught the government making an unauthorized 30,000,000 billion rial withdrawal from the foreign exchange reserve.
  • Parliamentarians question agriculture minister about lack of self-sufficiency in cereal production.
  • Ahmadinejad to appear in parliament Sunday to present his economic reform scheme which would convert subsidies into cash transfers and oil dividends.
  • Now-Andish discloses budget deficit of the Education Ministry.


Religion, Culture, and Soceity

Military and Security

  • Eraghi, chief of the Mohammad Rasoul-Allah IRGC Unit of Greater Tehran, reports a comprehensive Basij operation in Tehran to improve security in cooperation with the city police, the Law Enforcement Forces, police stations and judicial authorities.
  • Bar Association and the Journalist Association to soon have their own Basij cells.

Human Rights and Labor

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