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Monthly Archives: January 2017

Iranians believe Trump will violate nuclear deal

Al-Arabia – If Donald Trump preserves the Iran nuclear deal, that will surprise many Iranians. AUTHOR Barbara Slavin That’s one finding of a new poll by the Center for International and Security Studies at Maryland (CISSM) & IranPoll.com, which have repeatedly surveyed Iranian public opinion in recent years. Of 1,000 Iranians polled from Dec. 10-24 last year, a month after Trump’s election, …

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Political and military alliance of Iranian government and Russians

PayvandNews – Following the disclosure of Russian military presence in the form of Russian jets using the Iranian bases, and also firing of Russian cruise missiles from the Caspian Sea and over the airspace of Iran towards certain targets in Syria, some of the advisers to the Islamic Republic in Iran have announced that these are taking place in line …

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Siemens gets major compressor order from Iran

PayvandNews – Iran’s Hampa Engineering Corporation says it has put a major order with Siemens for 12 compressor trains for two onshore natural gas processing plants. The order volume is in the “high double-digit million euro range,” with commercial operation expected by the end of 2018, the Iranian company said. Siemens SGT-700 industrial gas turbine Siemens Iran CEO Mohsen Nayebzadeh …

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Iranian Director Nominated For Second Oscar Says He’s Not Been Censored

RFL/RE – Iran returned to the race for a prestigious Oscar award on January 24 with the psychological thriller The Salesman. The Farsi-language film is by director Asghar Farhadi, who in 2012 earned for Iran its first-ever Academy Award with A Separation. In The Salesman, an Iranian couple’s relationship is strained as they perform the American stage classic Death Of …

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Trump Said Readying Temporary Bans On Refugees, Some Muslim Visitors

RFL/RE – U.S. media are reporting that President Donald Trump, starting on January 25, will order sweeping anti-immigration measures, including a temporary ban on refugees and suspension of U.S. visas for citizens of Syria, Iraq, Iran, and other Muslim countries. The ban on allowing refugees into the United States except for religious minorities escaping persecution is expected to last multiple …

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Tehran responds to letter from Netanyahu to the Iranian people

Iran’s Foreign Ministry responded to a letter from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addressed to the Iranian people, in which he said he “distinguishes between the Iranian regime and the people.” The Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Ghasemi said at news conference on Monday that “Netanyahu ought to stop the massacres against the Palestinian people, and not talk about Iran, …

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Iranians Protest Against Broadcast Jamming, Point to Health Concerns

VOA – A rare protest by Iranians against their government’s use of broadcast jamming equipment is bringing global attention to growing concerns about the health impact of the practice. Dozens of residents of the southern Iranian city of Shiraz joined the protest January 9, rallying outside the headquarters of the governor of Fars province, of which Shiraz is the capital. Participants …

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Sweatshop Workers in Collapsed Building in Iran Left Without Jobs

Radiozamaneh – The 17-story building that collapsed on 19 Jan in Tehran, Iran, was home to 560 small business units, many of them repairing workshops and sweatshops. The workers who worked in the building are now left unemployed without benefits. The body of a victim is excavated from the collapsed building rubble and carried by firefighters. The Plasco building collapsed …

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Iran: Two Prisoners with Drug Charges in Imminent Danger of Execution

Iran Human Rights – Two prisoners are in imminent danger of execution in Karaj’s Ghezel Hesar Prison after they were transferred from their cells to solitary confinement. According to close sources, the prisoners were moved to solitary confinement on the morning of Monday January 23 in preparation for their executions. Close sources have identified the prisoners as Majid Askari and …

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