Iranian Journalist and Media Researcher living in exile in Switzerland and Sweden.
Monday, June 05, 2006
IRAN:News Photos of First Week of June 2006
Mona Allpour-Dijvenjini (R) representing Iran and Maria Garrido Baez representing Spain at the 'Miss WM' contest pose for photographs before the final at the Europa Park amusement park in Rust June 1, 2006. 32 women representing nations that attend the FIFA 2006 Soccer World Cup take part in this competition on Thursday. WORLD CUP 2006 PREVIEW REUTERS/Tobias Schwarz (Germany)
Monarchist`s National Iranian Television (NITV) President Zia Atabay poses in his Woodland Hills, Calif., office Tuesday, May 16, 2006. Atabay says his NITV satellite station is helping the U.S. goal of promoting democracy and thwarting Iran's nuclear ambitions. To improve his station's service, Atabay is hoping to receive U.S. funding from the $75 million (euro58.6 million) requested of Congress by the federal government to spark regime change in Iran through broadcasting. (AP Photo/Kevork Djansezian)
Iranian students shout slogans as they stand beside a fire in front of the main doors of Tehran University dormitory complex during a demonstration against recently published cartoons, early in the morning in Tehran Wednesday, May 24, 2006. Iran closed a state-owned newspaper and detained its chief editor and cartoonist for publishing a cartoon that sparked riots by ethnic Azeris in northwestern Iran, a sign of the hard-line government's concern over any sign of divisions amid its confrontation with the United States. (AP Photo) Members of the National Council of Resistance for Iran, depicting a public execution by hanging, rally outside Britain's Foreign Office, calling for immediate United Nations sanctions against Iran, in central London, Wednesday May 24, 2006. Six world powers, the five U.N. Security Council nations and Germany, looked Wednesday at the London meeting, for common ground on rewarding Iran if it gives up uranium enrichment _ or punishing it if it doesn't. Among the issues being discussed was a compromise proposal for possible U.N. Security Council sanctions against Iran should Tehran refuse to give up uranium enrichment, diplomats said.(AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)