- Iranian prosecutor denies visitation rights to son, wife of imprisoned labor leader Mansour Osanlou.
- Another bus driver charged with state security offenses for independent union activity.
- Condoleezza Rice, George Bush, and every Democratic and Republican presidential candidate remain silent on ongoing Iranian labor crackdown.
- Ahmadinejad dismisses French threats.
- Foreign Ministry spokesman condemns French.
- Iranian TV interviews Iranian FM spokesman on French statements.
- “Iran to Suppress Possible Aggressions Crushingly”
- Iran tests domestically-produced jet fighter.
- Iran dismisses U.S. criticism on lack of religious minority rights.
- Number of Sunni mosques allowed to operate in Tehran: Zero
- Population of Tehran: Approximately 14 million.
- Chinese envoy: UN Security Council should defer all responsibility on Iran’s nuclear defiance to IAEA.
- Chinese Ambassador to Tehran speaks on Iranian-Chinese relations.
- Japan eyes investments in Iran’s free trade zones.
- Muslim Blogger’s Committee now in charge of Iran’s official Holocaust site.
- Crackdown nets almost a million bottles of alcohol smuggled through Iranian Azerbaijan, Iranian Kurdistan.
- Picture of the Day: Crackdown on counterfeiting U.S. dollars.
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