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Monthly Archives: September 2019

Millions Of ‘Unidentified Account Holders’ In Iranian Banks

Radiofarda – Iran suffers from deep-rooted problems in its banking, including a phenomenon called “unidentified account holders” in Iranian banks. According to the Iranian semi-official Mehr News Agency, there are an estimated one million accounts with unknown holders only with Bank Melli Iran, one of the 41 Iranian banks. “Bank Melli Iran is one of the most credible banks in the country. …

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Iran has always been ready for a ‘full-fledged’ war: IRGC commander

Al-Arabia – Iran has always been ready for a “full-fledged” war, semi-official press agency Tasnim cited the commander of the Iranian Aerospace Force of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) Amir Ali Hajizadeh as saying on Sunday.The senior commander also said that US bases and aircraft carriers “stationed up to 2,000 kilometers” around Iran are within the range of Iranian …

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U.S. Blames Iran For Drone Attacks That Smashed Half Of Saudi Oil-Production Capacity

RFL/RE — Ten drone attacks for which the United States blames Iran disabled nearly half of Saudi Arabia’s oil-production capacity on September 14. The predawn attacks, which sparked large blazes at the Abqaiq and Khurais oil-processing facilities, were claimed by Iranian-backed Huthi rebels in Yemen. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Tehran had “launched an unprecedented attack” on global …

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Russia: Dreaming of a Return to the West

gatestoneinstitute.org – Russia may be talking in Slavophile tones but deep in its heart, desires to be readmitted into the Western camp. This is seen in the way Russians dress, the kind of food they eat, the beverages they drink, the music they listen to, the TV shows and the films they watch, and the books they read. Queues in …

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Taekwondo Grand Prix: Iran wins 2 medals on day 2

PayvandNews – Armin Hadipour and Sajjad Mardani have won two gold medals for Iran on the second day of the 2019 World Taekwondo Grand Prix Series 2 in Japan. Hadipour, who had defeated Adrian Vicente of Spain in the semifinal of the minus 58 kg category, settled for silver after surrendering the decider 22-14 to his South Korean opponent Jang …

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Multi Award-Winning Filmmaker Harley Wallen’s Eternal Code Starring Noted Iranian-American Actress Vida Ghaffari Had a Star Studded West Coast Premiere

PayvandNews – Multi award-winning filmmaker and actor Harley Wallen’s Eternal Code had a star studded premiere in the heart of Hollywood at the noted TCL Chinese Theatre on September 4th. Vida with actor and co-star Billy Wirth This much anticipated action crime thriller stars Richard Tyson (Black Hawk Down), Scout Taylor-Compton (Rob Zombie’s Halloween 1 & 2), Billy Wirth (The …

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Kylie Moore-Gilbert named as British-Australian academic held in Iran

BBC – A British-Australian woman detained in Iran has been identified as Kylie Moore-Gilbert, a Middle East politics specialist at Melbourne University. She has been held for a “number of months” already, on charges that remain unclear, the Australian government says. Dr Moore-Gilbert is the third foreign national revealed this week to have been arrested in the country. Media reports …

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Iran Condemns Canada Move To Distribute Iran Assets Among Terror Victims

Radiofarda – Iran has condemned Canada’s move to distribute more than $28 million from sale of its confiscated properties and cash to compensate a group of terror victims. Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi on Friday September 13 condemned the move as “a clear breach of international law,” and urged the Canadian government to immediately return the properties and revoke …

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