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Monthly Archives: March 2021

Israel’s Netanyahu Blames Iran For Explosion On Cargo Ship

RFL/RE – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has accused Iran of carrying out an attack on an Israeli-owned cargo ship in the Gulf of Oman last week, a charge rejected by Tehran. “This was indeed an operation by Iran. That is clear,” Netanyahu told state radio Kan in an interview aired on March 1. “Iran is the greatest enemy of …

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Iran Balks at Resuming Nuclear Talks with US

VOA – Iran on Sunday balked at holding an informal meeting with the United States and three European powers about reviving the 2015 accord that restrained Tehran’s nuclear development program to keep it from developing nuclear weapons. Tehran said that before talks are held, the new U.S. administration of President Joe Biden must first lift its unilateral economic sanctions against …

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Israeli-Owned Ship Docked in Dubai After Mysterious Blast

VOA – An Israeli-owned cargo ship that suffered a mysterious explosion in the Gulf of Oman came to Dubai’s port for repairs Sunday, days after the blast that revived security concerns in Mideast waterways amid heightened tensions with Iran.   Associated Press journalists saw the Israeli-owned MV Helios Ray sitting at dry dock facilities at Dubai’s Port Rashid. Although the …

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Iranian protesters violently arrested in Sistan and Baluchestan province

Iran-HRM – Following the major protests over the killing of fuel carriers in Iran’s southeastern Sistan and Baluchestan province, many protesters have been brutally beaten and detained. In the past days at least four people were beaten and detained in Iranshahr by Intelligence police. In Shuru, a village near Zahedan, the capital of Sistan and Baluchestan, another three citizens were …

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Supreme Court Upholds Death Sentence for Juvenile Offender, Arman Abdolali

Iran Human Rights (IHR) – The Supreme Court has upheld Arman Abdolali’s qisas (retribution-in-kind) sentence for murder. Arman was under 18 years old at the time of the alleged murder. According state-run Shargh, Arman Abdolali is a juvenile offender who was arrested on murder charges in 2013. He confessed to the murder at the time of his arrest, but the body was …

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