NCRI: The State Security Forces (SSF) – mullahs' suppressive police – opened fire on a crowd of local shopkeepers protesting to power outage on July 30.
Eyewitness reports from the scene indicate that some local shopkeepers were gathered outside the governor's office carrying banners protesting to 5 hours of power outage causing their businesses huge damage.
On July 29, 2008, the Kuwaiti daily Al-Siyassa reported that, according to "highly reliable sources," Iranian authorities had begun construction of a secret nuclear reactor in the Al-Zarqan region close to the city of Ahwaz in southwest Iran, on the Iran-Iraq border.
BRUSSELS. The European Union has agreed to go beyond United Nations sanctions on Iran, instructing its financial institutions to exercise "restraint" on export credits and allowing its navies to inspect all Iran-bound cargoes, a senior diplomat said on Wednesday.
The Simon Wiesenthal Center has called on Chancellor Angela Merkel to block a 100 million-euro German-Iranian natural gas deal, saying it would "embolden" a regime that seeks the destruction of Israel.
BRUSSELS. The European Union on Tuesday denounced Iran's execution of 29 convicts at the weekend as "an affront to human dignity" and said it was deeply concerned about Tehran's increasing use of the death penalty.
Rome: Football Under Cover is a documentary about a 2006 women's football match between Iran and Germany. The film, directed by Ayat Najafi and David Assman, tells the story of a women's football team from Berlin that travelled to Tehran to play against the Iranian women's football team.
Former mullahs' president Aliakbar Hashemi Rafsanjani speaking in Friday prayer sermon rejected any time table set by the Western governments for the mullahs' nuclear standoff with the world.