Iran

Spotlight on Iran (Week of December 3-10, 2009)

Iran marks Student Day as political crisis continues. Rafsanjani breaks his silence; complains about the lack of tolerance for criticism, calls for unity. Iran outraged over Swiss ban on minarets. Tighter Islamic enforcement on Iran Broadcasting: less music, women without make-up.
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Spotlight on Iran (Week of November 19-26)

Iranian press reacts to President Ahmadinejad’s trip to Africa and Latin America: a political achievement or a waste of government funds?
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Spotlight on Iran (Week of November 12 – November 19)

Strong reactions in Iran to Russia’s announcement of yet another delay in the completion of the Bushehr nuclear reactor
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Spotlight on Iran (Week of November 5 – November 12)

A Hollywood production designed to divert attention from the Goldstone Report: Iranian reactions to the interception of the “Francop” cargo ship
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The Israeli Navy captures a ship carrying a large shipment of weapons (including rockets, mortar shells and anti-tank weapons) from Iran.

The Israeli Navy captures a ship carrying a large shipment of weapons (including rockets, mortar shells and anti-tank weapons) from Iran. The shipment was apparently on its way to Hezbollah in Lebanon.
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Yemen announced that it seized an Iranian arms ship carrying weapons for the Shi’ite rebels in the country’s north

On October 26, 2009, Yemen announced that it seized an Iranian ship named Mahan-1, loaded with mostly anti-tank weaponry.
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