{mosimage}Church Times: The Bishop of Oxford, the Rt Revd John Pritchard, has said that he is "troubled by reports of the latest attacks" against refugees in Camp Ashraf, the refugee camp in Iraq, "and by news that Iraq has been denying the Ashraf residents the right to family visits and full access to proper medical treatment".

{mosimage}The International Herald Tribune, By David Miliband MP: Iran’s nuclear program, and the world’s reaction to it, raise the most profound questions about the strength of international law, the purpose of the United Nations and the rights of states that feel threatened by others. More prosaically, Iran’s nuclear ambitions are a potential flashpoint for war in the Middle East.

{mosimage}AFP: Iraqi authorities have released 36 Iranian dissidents who had been imprisoned for months, were on hunger strike for weeks and also lately refused water, a spokesman for the prisoners said on Wednesday.

{mosimage}Scotland On Sunday, By Struan Stevenson: This week, Iran's Supreme Leader will have a chance to "elect" the person he favours to lead the Islamic Republic. For, unlike democratic Europe, Iran is ruled by theocratic dictators and, as such, the polls there are a farce.