Friday, February 03, 2006

News from Iran 1/25/2006 (Belated)

Iran Press News reported that OPEC member nations rejected the Islamic regimes petition to decrease oil production.
Iran Press Service reported that the Iranian Government has blocked the BBC's Persian language internet site.
BBC News reported that at least six people have been killed and 24 injured in a series of blasts in the south-western Iranian city of Ahwaz, the scence of numerous anti-regime protests.
Agence France-Presse reported that the double bomb attack in Ahvaz occurred at the same time President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad had been scheduled to visit the city.
Mehr News Agency published photos of the newest bombings in Ahvaz, Iran.
Iran Press News reported that in the second round of hearings sentenced journalist and blogger, Arash Cigarchi to 3 years in prison for insulting Khamnei, the supreme leader.