Saturday , 25 September 2021

Social and Political

Iran Holds Funeral For 10 More Soldiers Killed In Syrian War

RFL/RE – Iran’s official IRNA news agency reports that a funeral ceremony has been held in the city of Qom for 10 soldiers who were killed while fighting in Syria. The November 10 report said the families and relatives of the deceased soldiers, as well as authorities and local citizens, attended the funeral about 130 kilometers south of Tehran. It …

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Trump threat is a joke, says Iranian military chief

alarabiya -Iran’s semi-official Fars news agency is reporting that the armed forces chief of staff has criticized Donald Trump for his past harsh words about confronting Iranian boats in the Gulf. The Thursday report quotes Gen. Mohammad Hossein Bagheri as saying, “The person who has recently achieved power, has talked off the top of his head! Threatening Iran in the …

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Could Trump’s victory become opportunity for Iran?

Al-monitor – On Nov. 10, for the second day in a row, the 2016 US presidential election was the main story on the front pages of every newspaper in Iran, with Donald Trump dominating photos, cartoons and illustrations. Shahrvand published a photo of Trump giving a thumbs-up from behind a curtain along with the banner headline “American Rebellion: Lonesome Billionaire Becomes US President.” AUTHOR Changiz M. Varzi …

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What Iranian clerics really think of Cyrus the Great

Al-monitor – Cyrus the Great is probably one of the most well-known historical figures to Iranians: an ancient king who has been praised for his wise and fair rule (559-530 B.C.). His achievements — as shown in the ancient Cyrus Cylinder, which Iranians refer to as the first human rights charter — are a great source of pride for the people …

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The Iran Deal Is in Critical Danger

PayvandNews – There will be plenty of time to dissect Donald Trump’s surprising victory over Hillary Clinton in last night’s presidential election, and what a President Trump will mean for American foreign policy generally. But one thing is clear: the nuclear deal negotiated between the P5+1 (the United States, Britain, France, Germany, Russia, and China) and Iran may very well …

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Iran Deal Is Key Test of Trump’s Commitment to NATO Allies

lobelog -Donald Trump’s victory over Hillary Clinton last night threatens to mainstream the Islamophobia, misogyny, racism, and anti-Semitism that swirled around his candidacy and supporters. On the foreign policy front his comments were no less shocking. But the Iran nuclear deal, which Trump hasn’t discussed in any depth beyond his promise at AIPAC’s March conference that his “number-one priority is to dismantle …

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Obama’s Departure: More Difficulties for Iran

PayvandNews – Although disappointed about the economic benefits flowing from the 2015 nuclear deal, Iran’s political leadership feels fairly certain that at least the threat of a potential U.S. military strike has now disappeared. Also, even if the United States were to re-impose sanctions, in addition to those non-nuclear related sanctions already in existence, the Iranian leadership is confident that …

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US election results won’t affect Iran policies: President Rouhani

PayvandNews – Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani says the results of the United States presidential election will have no impact on the Islamic Republic’s policies. Trump had threatened he would “tear up” the Iran Nuclear Agreement (JCPOA) or try to renegotiate its terms if elected president. US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump won more than 270 electoral votes in the 2016 …

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Iranians Citizenship Rights Charter awaiting thumbs-up: Presidential Advisor

PayvandNews – Iran says it has finished a draft of the long-waited-for Citizenship Rights Charter after it underwent a thorough revision, now awaiting for an approval by the Majlis (Iran’s parliament), government, or cabinet. Presidential Advisor Elham Aminzadeh “An initial draft of the Citizenship Rights Charter was drawn up just months after President Rouhani took office and made available to …

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