Monday , 23 April 2018

Latest news

Coroner Says Signs Of Injection And Bruising On Body Of Environmentalist Killed In Prison

Iran-HRM – The lawyers of Kavous Seyed Emami’s family have requested that it be determined whether Kavous Seyed Emami was killed in prison as a result of “choking, a stroke or drug poisoning.” The family’s lawyer saidthat in the coroner’s initial report, it was stated that there were “bruises in various parts of the body” and “and an injection mark” but …

Read More »

Iranian Cleric Floats ‘Vatican’ Plan For Holy Shi’ite City Of Qom

RFL/RE – Home to some of its most influential clerics, Qom is among Iran’s most important cities, politically and religiously. Thousands of religious authorities are based at its seminaries, and the city is also a frequent stop for politicians eager to brief senior ayatollahs in hopes of getting their approval for their plans and policies. Yet at least one cleric …

Read More »

Iranians Hit By ‘Perfect Currency Storm’

RFL/RE – Every day, hundreds head to Tehran’s bustling Ferdowsi street to buy foreign currency, only to find that many exchange offices have shut up shop, have turned off their currency-rate displays, or have signs up reading, “We don’t have U.S. dollars to sell.”

Read More »

Iran Bans Banks From Using Cryptocurrencies

RFL/RE – Iran has banned the use of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies by its banks and financial institutions. “The use of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies in all the country’s monetary and financial centers was banned,” an April 23 statement by the central bank said. It said the decision had been made in December by the government’s money-laundering committee and it …

Read More »

Macron Urges Trump To Stick With Iran Nuclear Deal

RFL/RE – French President Emmanuel Macron has urged his U.S counterpart, Donald Trump, to stick with the 2015 nuclear agreement between Iran and six world powers as long as there is no better option.

Read More »