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Monthly Archives: October 2019

Pakistan hopes to ease hostility between Iran, Saudis

Al-Monitor – Acting as a facilitator, Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan recently paid a visit to Tehran and then Riyadh to try to defuse soaring tensions between Iran and Saudi Arabia. Since the Sept. 14 cruise missile and drone attacks on Saudi Aramco oil installations, relations between the two close allies of Pakistan have been headed for a complete breakdown. Avoiding a war …

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The screening of ‘COUP 53’ in Manhattan

PayvandNews – After ten protracted, nonetheless, scrupulous years of research and interviews, and arduous scripts writing and productions, COUP 53, the historical two hour chilling thriller documentary of the British MI6 and the American CIA’s bloody covert actions against IRAN, which led to the overthrow of the first and perhaps the last ever democratically elected prime minster Dr. Mohammad Mosadegh, went on …

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From Haft Tappeh to the world wide web

eurekalert.org – Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz und Mainz University of Applied Sciences are digitizing 3,500-year old cuneiform texts JOHANNES GUTENBERG UNIVERSITAET MAINZSHARE PRINT E-MAIL IMAGE: CUNEIFORM SCRIPT ON CLAY TABLETS FOUND AT HAFT TAPPEH. view more CREDIT: PHOTO/©: DR. BEHZAD MOFIDI-NASRABADI Archaeologist Dr. Behzad Mofidi-Nasrabadi of Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU) excavated cuneiform texts on clay tablets at Haft Tappeh, dating back to the middle of …

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Two golds for Iranian women, one for men in 15th World Wushu Championships

PayvandNews – Iranian athletes collected three gold medals in the 15th edition of World Wushu Championships underway in Shanghai, China. In women’s Sanda competitions, Shahrbanoo Mansourian and Maryam Hashemi snatched two gold medals. Maryam Hashemi & Shahrbanoo Mansourian In the final of women’s 70kg on Monday, Mansourian defeated Raine Cristina De of Brazil to be the first gold winner of …

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Daughter Of Iran’s Ambassador In Moscow Dies In Apparent Suicide

Radiofarda – The daughter of Iran’s ambassador in Moscow has committed suicide, Russian Interfax news agency reported October 22, quoting an “informed source”. “The young woman was suffering from depression and was taking medication prescribed to her by Iranian doctors. The young woman committed suicide on Tuesday morning,” the source told Interfax. The Iranian embassy announced Arefe Sanaei’s death on …

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Qeshm Islanders Protest Handing Over Tourism To Private Sector

Radiofarda – People in Iran’s Persian Gulf island of Qeshm took part in a human-chain demonstration on Monday October 21, in protest to handing over tourism services to private sector in Naz Island, 22 Km off the coasts of Qeshm. IRGC-linked Tasnim news agency quoted a village councillor in Rigou in Qeshm Island as having said that that the people …

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Saudi Foreign Minister Says Attack On Aramco Oil ‘Came From The North’

Radiofarda – Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister has said his country is convinced Iran was behind the attack on Aramco’s oil facilities in September and the region an “Iran Problem”. In a discussion held in Chatham House in London on Monday, October 21 Adel Al-Jubeir said that “we will always have an Iran problem as they keep on meddling in the …

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Iran’s Central Bank And Automakers Accuse Each Other Of Inefficiency

Radiofarda – Firing back at the governor of the Central Bank of Iran (CBI) for his recent caustic comments, the Auto Manufacturers Association (AMA) has accused him of extreme “demagoguery” and “lack of expertise.” The chairman of the AMA, Ahmad Nemat, warned on Monday, October 21, that if the auto manufacturing industry in Iran fails, the country will be forced …

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Facebook De-Platforms Iranian Backed Entities Influencing U.S., Latin American Public Opinion

Radiofarda – Facebook has announced a series of new measures that are designed to protect the 2020 U.S. elections. The measures were announced today and they included the labeling of state controlled media, protecting accounts of 2020 presidential candidates and introducing a ban on advertising of posts that suggest “voting is useless.” Facebook claims to have dismantled three networks of Pages and Groups on …

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Why Hezbollah Wants To Save Lebanon’s Government And Sectarian Politics?

Radiofarda – After days of mass protests, the government in Lebanon has agreed on a series of reforms aimed at solving the country’s economic crisis. Without Hezbollah’s support through the majority of ministers it controls in the government, this would not have been possible. Indeed, on October 19, the militant group’s leader Hassan Nasrallah called on the tens of thousands …

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