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Monthly Archives: January 2018

Prisoner Executed in Northern Iran

Iran Human Rights Organization – A prisoner was executed at Babol Prison on murder charges. According to a report by HRANA, on the morning of Monday, January 15, a prisoner was executed at Babol prison. The 27-year-old prisoner, identified as Y. S., was sentenced to death on murder charges. The prisoner had murdered his wife three years ago. The execution …

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Why protests won’t change Iran’s foreign policy

Al-Monitor – While the recent unrest in Iran has eased, discussion on its various aspects — including its causes and implications — is still heated and ongoing among domestic as well as foreign analysts and observers. One important part of the debate about the reasons behind the protests is what some refer to as the “foreign policy angle.” The argument …

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Confrontation between Rouhani, hard-line clerics heats up

Al-Monitor – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, a moderate cleric, has entered a new phase in his confrontation with hard-line clergymen over a number of issues after the recent unrest across the country. On Jan. 13, Tehran Friday prayer leader Kazem Sedighi, a hard-liner, reacted to the protests, saying, “The nation’s gathering [against the unrest] turned into a sea and cleaned …

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Why Iran is facing reduced rainfall?

PayvandNews – It is all over the news in Iranian media. Iran is unprecedentedly suffering from low precipitation and experiencing a prolonged drought. Deciding whether the use of the word “unprecedentedly” is scientifically accurate or not is not a job that can be done by the press. It certainly needs extensive, reliable geological and meteorological data to confirm the claims. …

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Persian Beach Soccer Cup will be a high-level event: Coach Marco Octavio

PayvandNews – Iran national beach soccer team head coach Marco Octavio says the Persian Cup will be a high-level tournament with a spectacular atmosphere. The Persian Beach Soccer Cup will take place in Bushehr, south Iran, from January 27 to 29 where the hosts will go up against three of Europe’s premier sides, namely Spain, Ukraine and Azerbaijan.

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Airbus announces delay in delivery of planes to Iran

PayvandNews – The sales chief of European planemaker Airbus predicted delivery of the remaining jets to Iran could take longer to complete than what was planned under a deal worth $10 billion signed in 2016. “I think those deals will get fulfilled, maybe not on the original schedule,” Airbus sales chief John Leahy told Reuters in an interview, referring to …

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Acclaimed Iranian singer Iraj to perform in Shiraz

PayvandNews – Acclaimed traditional singer Hossein Khajeh-Amiri, better known as Iraj, will hold his first ever concert in Shiraz, Fars Province, on January 21. Iraj will be accompanied by Nima Nour Mohamadi as conductor of musicians, in the performance at the amphitheater of the cultural complex of Shiraz University. Iraj (Hossein Khajeh-Amiri) The 85-year-old singer resumed live performances in 2016 …

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