Aug 17, 2003

Iran in news!

Iran in news that I found very intresting were these!

Iran claims it has foiled al-Qaeda strike plans
The Scotsman, UK - IRAN has foiled a number of attacks which al-Qaeda had been planning to
carry out on its soil, a senior government official has claimed. ...

Iran defies US with plan for second nuclear plant
Guardian-Iran is to get a second nuclear reactor with a capacity of 1,000 megawatts, and is beginning feasibility studies for a 5,000MW reactor, the official news agency IRNA reported yesterday. First Vice-President Mohamad Reza Aref authorised the atomic energy organisation to sign contracts for the second reactor at the Bushehr nuclear power site, it said. State television said on Wednesday that plans for a second reactor had been approved, but it did not report the size of the plant.