Thursday , 29 July 2021

Social and Political

EU To Stand By Iran Nuclear Deal, Foreign Ministers Say

RFL/RE – The European Union says it will keep pushing to restore ties with Iran in line with last year’s nuclear deal. In a November 14 statement, EU foreign ministers said the bloc was committed to lifting nuclear-related economic and financial sanctions against Iran while engaging with banks and other economic operators “to promote growth in trade and investment.” The …

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The end of Obama’s lean years

alarabiya -For the past eight years, American foreign policy trumpeted the idea that Iran can be a key player in the region instead of the Gulf countries. The nuclear negotiations with Iran went from what was known as “the containment of Iran” to making concessions. Although Obama repeatedly said he will not allow Iran to possess nuclear weapons, he took …

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Tens of Iranians, Pakistanis and Afghans killed in Syria battles

AlArabiya.net -Three Iranian military personnel and dozens of the Islamic Republic militias have been killed in recent clashes in Syria’ northwestern Aleppo province, according to media reports. More than a dozen of religiously devout Shiite militants from Afghanistan and Pakistan, in addition to three Iran’s Revolutionary Guard soldiers were killed east Aleppo, Iran’s local media reported. The new casualties follow …

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Revealed: Prominent Iranian clerics in prostitution sting

alarabiya – Scandalous details surrounding the life of Iranian hard-line cleric Sheikh Jafar Shojooni are re-emerging more than a week after he died, Persian media outlets have revealed. Sheikh Jafar Shojooni in an earlier photo with Iranian President Hassan Rowhani. (Archives) Shojooni, an ultra-conservative militant former member of Iranian Parliament, can be seen in revealing photos from the 1970’s showing …

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Will gold exports help boost Iran’s economy?

Al-monitor — Millennia after the discovery of gold, the metal continues to retain its value and status as precious and remains widely used. Its unique characteristics, including its malleability and resistance to corrosion, have made into a key element in medicine as well as in engineering and electronics. The significant economic advantages of the metal, such as its profitable trade …

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Iran’s Parliament Speaker Advises Against Hasty Remarks About Trump

PayvandNews  – Iran’s parliament speaker has advised against making premature remarks about U.S. President-elect Donald Trump, stressing it should be left to the Iranian Foreign Ministry to take a clear stance on his presidency. Ali Larijani made the remarks on Sunday at a session wherein more than 100 legislators had participated. “Analyses and remarks about the U.S. president-elect should be …

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Heavy Air Pollution Closes Schools In Tehran

RFL/RE – Authorities in Tehran have closed schools on November 14 because of dangerous levels of pollution in the atmosphere. “Kindergartens and primary schools are closed on Monday [November 14] in Tehran and most of the cities of the province,” the Education Ministry said, according to official IRNA agency. A blanket of smog descended on the Iranian capital on November …

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Russian Parliamentary Delegation Begins Two-Day Visit To Iran

RFL/RE – A delegation from Russia’s upper house of parliament has begun a two-day visit to Iran, led by the Federation Council’s speaker, Valentina Matviyenko. The group arrived in Tehran on November 13 for a series of meetings with Iranian politicians, including parliament speaker Ali Larijani. Matviyenko told reporters in Tehran on November 13 that Russia appreciated Iran’s cooperation in …

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Iran missiles also ‘produced in Iraq, Syria’

AlArabiya.net -Hussein Sheikh al-Islam, the advisor to the Iranian foreign affairs minister, said Iranian missiles are not only manufactured in Syria but in other countries in the region as well. He said Iran expanded its missiles’ production outside its borders due to the “increasing Israeli threats in the region.” Although he did not reveal much about the production Iranian missiles, …

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Chinese defence min. to visit Iran

MNA– Chang Wanquan, Minister of Defense and State Councilor of the People’s Republic of China and a general in the People’s Liberation Army will pay an official visit to Iran on Sunday. His three-day visit to Tehran takes place upon an invitation of Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehghan. Senior Lieutenant General Chang Wan Kwang will meet with Iranian defense …

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