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Monthly Archives: July 2019

Iran’s Sunni Leader Lambasts The Military And The Ruling Establishment

Radiofarda – In an scathing attack on the Islamic Republic policies, the most influential Sunni leader in Iran has called upon the military to stay out of politics and the economy and has demanded a change in the country’s foreign policy. In an interview published July 25 by the official Sunnis information website (Sunni online) Maulana Abdol Hamid Ismaeel Zahi …

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Iran Frees Nine Indian Crew From Seized Tanker: India Govt

Radiofarda – Iran has freed nine of 12 Indian crew from a Panama-flagged tanker seized on July 14, India’s foreign ministry said Friday. Iran had accused the MT Riah ship of smuggling contraband fuel when it was detained, amid mounting tensions between the Iranian government and Britain and the US over shipping in the Strait of Hormuz. The TankerTrackers online …

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A Brazilian Court Has Ordered Petrobras To Refuel Iranian Ships

Radiofarda – A Brazilian court has ordered Petrobras to refuel two Iranian ships that have been unable to leave the port of Paranagua for the past 50 days. The ruling was presented by the president of the Supreme Federal Court of Brazil, Dias Toffoli, on July 24. The Brazilian state-owned oil company has been refusing to refuel the Iranian vessels …

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Iran says India given consular access to 18 crew of detained UK-flagged tanker

Al-Arabia – Iran granted India consular access to 18 Indian crew members of the detained British-flagged oil tanker Stena Impero, the Iranian ambassador to Britain said. “Indian Embassy in Tehran was granted consular access to meet the 18 Indian crew of the detained British ship Stena Impero,” Hamid Baeidinejad said. ALSO READ: India, Philippines seek release of sailors on seized British-flagged …

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Appeals Court Upholds Lengthy Sentence Against Female Activist

Iran-HRM – A Tehran appeals court has upheld the flogging and prison sentence of a civil rights activist. The branch 36 of Tehran’s Appeals Court has upheld 74 lashes and a six-year prison sentence for Sepideh Farhan, graduate of architecture and a civil activist on charges of “disrupting public order through participating in illegal gatherings” and “association and collusion to …

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Iran’s Intelligence Agents Detain Political Prisoner’s Mother

Iran-HRM – Iran’s intelligence agents arrested a political prisoner’s mother during a raid on Monday. Farangis Mazloumi, the mother of Soheil Arabi, a prominent political prisoner was arrested and taken to an unknown location on Monday July 22, 2019, after eight intelligence agents raided the residence of her sister. They confiscated Farangis Mazloumi and her sister’s cellphones and then took …

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U.S. Official Says Iran Test Fires Shahab-3 Ballistic Missile

RFL/RE – An unnamed U.S. official has told Fox News that Iran has test fired a Shahab-3 medium-range ballistic missile, which if confirmed would likely add to already high tensions between Washington and Tehran.Fox late on July 25 quoted another senior U.S. administration official as saying that “we are aware of reports of a projectile launched from Iran and have …

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An English Misunderstanding of Iran

gatestoneinstitute,org – Jack Straw’s misunderstanding, perhaps caused by his “absolute infatuation” with his imaginary Iran, has three aspects. The first is that he thinks that because Iran is an ancient civilization — and has produced great poets, weaves exquisite carpets and offers one of the world’s hautes cuisines — it deserves indulgence for its weird activities in other domains such as hostage-taking, …

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