Friday , 20 May 2022


Questions abound as Iranians claim US Treasury licensing plane sales to Iran

Al-Monitor – Questions have emerged about whether the US Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) has issued new licenses to Canadian plane manufacturer Bombardier Inc. to sell passenger aircraft to Iran. If true, it would be the first such approval since President Donald Trump took office and comes at a time when Tehran is trying to overcome financing …

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Tehran, Moscow set to broaden economic cooperation

PayvandNews – The 14th meeting of Iran-Russian Joint Economic Committee wrapped up on Tuesday with signing a cooperation document by Iranian Finance and Economic Affairs Minister Masoud Karbasian and Russian Economic Development Minister Maxim Oreshkin in Moscow.

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IRGC commander: Iran’s missile production has increased three-fold

Al-Arabia – Iran has increased its missile production three-fold, a senior Revolutionary Guards commander said Wednesday, according to the Fars news service. The commander did not explain during what time period the production increase had taken place. “In the past we had to do a lot of explaining to various bodies for our actions but it’s not like that anymore,” …

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Iran announces opening of another Islamic college in Syria

Al-Arabia – Tehran announced on Wednesday that they will be opening the ‘College of Islamic Schools’ in Damascus, approximately a month after announcing the opening of several branches of the Iran-based Islamic Azad University across Syrian cities. According to the Iranian Tasnim news agency, the head of strategic council on foreign relations, Kamel Kharrazi, announced the opening of the college …

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Saudis Reportedly Seek Parity With Iran In Nuclear Power Deal With U.S.

RFL/RE – The United States is negotiating with Saudi Arabia over a nuclear power deal that might allow Riyadh to enrich and reprocess uranium in exchange for choosing U.S. companies to build reactors in the kingdom, media are reporting. The Associated Press, Bloomberg, and other media reported on February 26 that the Saudis are pressing to include such advanced nuclear …

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