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[ad_1] TEHRAN – 110 Iranian cinemas will offer free tickets to everyone on Monday to watch a documentary on Lieutenant General Qassem Soleimani. Theaters will screen “Qassem”, a biographical documentary directed by Mehdi Farsi on Soleimani, to commemorate the second anniversary of the martyrdom of the IRGC’s Quds Force chief who was assassinated in a …

[ad_1] (NASA TV / AFP via Getty Images) NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope is en route further into space – to look deeper into the universe than ever before. After decades of delays and problems, the telescope had a much more successful than expected launch on Christmas Day and will continue to study the cosmos …

[ad_1] Riyadh – Saudi Arabian King Salman bin Abdul-Aziz al-Saud Salman on Thursday urged his Iranian rival to end his “negative behavior” in the region, after Riyadh accused Tehran of helping Yemeni rebels launch attacks murderous against his country. However, the monarch, who turns 86 on Friday, appeared to soften his hawkish tone towards the …

[ad_1] Here is a summary of the news in the world. Germany, France, Britain and US discuss Ukraine crisis and Iran nuclear talks Foreign ministers of Germany, France, Great Britain and the United States discussed the situation on the Ukrainian border and the next formats for dialogue with Russia, the German foreign ministry said on …

[ad_1] Israel is considering several attack scenarios against Iran, with its military saying it can act immediately if it receives the green light from the government. According to Haaretz Wednesday, Israel allocated an additional $ 2.9 billion to its military budget for the sole purpose of attacking the Islamic Republic. Military intelligence and more advanced …

[ad_1] The United States faces at least two potential national security crises that could explode in the near term. First, he must try to avoid a possible Russian invasion of Ukraine in what would be Moscow’s most daring attempt to reshape the post-Cold War order. And unless the talks bear fruit soon, Iran could cross …

[ad_1] OPINION: Operating on the absurd policy that everything former President Donald Trump has done should be undone, the Biden administration has resumed indirect talks with Iran to return to the dire framework of the 2015 nuclear deal. By sending the worst possible negotiator, Bob Malley, to Vienna, President Biden promised the American people that …

[ad_1] Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi will visit Russia after receiving an invitation from his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin, an Iranian government spokesperson said on December 28. Putin invited Raisi to Moscow early next year “as part of a strategic interaction between Iran and Russia,” Ali Bahadori Jahromi said. The visit will focus on “bilateral, regional …

[ad_1] GOLD, COLO. –A truck driver sentenced to 110 years in an explosive crash that killed four people in suburban Denver came close on Monday to a potential reduction in his prison sentence. Judge Bruce Jones has scheduled a January 13 hearing to reconsider Rogel Aguilera-Mederos’ sentence following widespread outrage over the harshness of his …

[ad_1] FINANCIAL MARKETS Stocks rise in trade after muted holiday NEW YORK (AP) – Shares rise in muted trading on Wall Street as traders return from the Christmas holidays. The S&P 500 rose 1.1% in afternoon trading, led by more gains at big tech companies like Apple and Nvidia. The benchmark index broke its last …

[ad_1] The first six rounds of diplomacy this spring, Malley told me, have made “real progress.” In June, he presented a nuclear package that included an end to most of Trump’s sanctions. “The collective feeling of everyone – obviously the Europeans, the Russians and the Chinese, but also the Iranian delegation at the time – …

[ad_1] TEHRAN, IRAN – The head of Iranian justice granted Sunday to Christian prisoners 10 days of freedom to spend the holidays with the families, in a rare gesture towards the minority community. Gholam Hossein Mohseni Ejei has called on authorities across the country to issue the waiver, according to the justice website Mizan Online. …

[ad_1] Tehran [Iran], Dec. 25 (ANI / Xinhua): Iran on Saturday announced a decision to close its land borders with neighboring countries for 15 days in order to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 variant of Omicron. Iranian customs spokesperson Ruhollah Latifi said Iran’s land borders with Turkey, Iraq, Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Pakistan and Armenia are …

[ad_1] TEHRAN – Mohammad Eslami, the head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI), told Sputnik that his country can produce nuclear fuel in his country and will soon start using it at the nuclear power plant in Bushehr. The construction of power units at the Bushehr nuclear power plant is the largest Russian-Iranian …

[ad_1] An explosion is seen on the surface of the water behind a member of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) during a joint military exercise called the “Great Prophet 17” in southwest Iran, on this photo obtained on December 22, 2021. IRGC / WANA (West Asia News Agency) / Document via REUTERS Register now …

[ad_1] A house destroyed by the December 10 tornado that ravaged Mayfield, Ky., Houses a statue of the Virgin Mary, placed there by an unknown person. The Associated Press Nation New York New Years Eve in Times Square is still underway NEW YORK – Party-goers will still be ringing in the New Year in Times …

[ad_1] Saudi Arabia is known to have bought ballistic missiles from China in the past, but has never been able to build its own – until now, according to three sources familiar with the latest intelligence. Satellite images obtained by CNN also suggest that the Kingdom is currently manufacturing the weapons in at least one …

[ad_1] In January 2020, just days after the United States assassinated Major General Qassem Soleimani and Iran responded with a missile attack that wounded more than 100 American soldiers, then Secretary of State Mike Pompeo word titled “The Restoration of Deterrence: The Iranian Example”. Pompeo then asserted that the assassination “restores[ed] deterrence ”with Iran, but …

[ad_1] US Navy says it seized large cache of assault rifles and ammunition smuggled by fishing boat from Iran likely bound for war-ravaged Yemen Through ISABEL DEBRE Associated Press 23 December 2021, 06:12 • 3 minutes to read Share on FacebookShare on twitterEmail this article DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – The US Navy said it …

[ad_1] Squadron Leader Toolika Rani, who is Uttar Pradesh’s first woman to climb Mount Everest, has been appointed Systematic Voter Education and Voter Turnout (SVEEP) Ambassador for Lucknow to raise voter awareness and increase voter turnout. voter participation in the upcoming 2022 Uttar Pradesh assembly polls. SVEEP is the flagship program of the Election Commission …

[ad_1] Here are some of the best stories to start your day: During remarks at the White House, Biden laid out a plan to increase testing, speed up the vaccination campaign and increase the capacity of hospitals that could be flooded in the coming weeks. Right now, there are only “a few weeks” left to …

[ad_1] Israel was implicated in the assassination of the senior commander of the Quds Force of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps of Iran, General Qassem Soleimani, committed in January last year by the US armed forces, as revealed by former Israeli military intelligence chief Tamir Hayman, To recover The Jerusalem post. The Iranian general, a …

[ad_1] Tehran appears to have succeeded in improving its economic relations with Syria and steadily increasing Iranian exports there. It continues its efforts to tighten its control over the governorate of Deir ez-Zor, known for its agricultural and oil wealth. Iran is thus working both on military and economic aspects to compensate for the material …

[ad_1] In recent weeks, contributions to WHO have secured and delivered laboratory supplies in Sierra Leone, COVID-19 test kits in Uganda, vaccines in Guyana, and intravenous fluids to fill a shortage in the Islamic Republic of Iran. The funds enabled vaccination campaigns in remote villages in Viet Nam and the Lao People’s Democratic Republic, helped …

[ad_1] Drill comes days after the latest round of talks in Vienna to restore Iran’s nuclear deal with world powers ended without a deal. Tehran, Iran – Iran has staged an air defense exercise near its nuclear power plant southwest of Bushehr amid continuing tensions over the country’s nuclear program. State media reported that the …

[ad_1] TEHRAN: Iran said on Sunday that the technical inspection of the new surveillance cameras at the Karaj nuclear facility began after Tehran said the previous cameras were damaged in an attack blamed on Israel. The new cameras, provided by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), are to replace those Iran says were damaged on …

[ad_1] Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian says establishing lasting security and stability in war-torn Afghanistan is only possible through the formation of an inclusive government , which would represent all ethnic groups and religions in the country. Amir-Abdollahian made the remarks as addressing the 17th extraordinary session of the Council of Foreign Ministers of the …

[ad_1] TEL AVIV – As diplomatic efforts to curb Iran’s nuclear program falter, Israel’s defense minister has ordered his forces to prepare a military option, warning the world that Israel will take matters into its own hands if a new nuclear deal does not did not restrict Iran sufficiently. But several current and former senior …

[ad_1] A group of hawks former US national security officials, lawmakers and diplomats have launched a public campaign to pressure the Biden administration to militarily threaten Iran. the declaration, headlined by former CIA chiefs Leon Panetta and retired General David Petraeus as well as former senior Obama-era Pentagon official Michèle Flournoy says “it’s vital to …

[ad_1] HONG KONG: Voters in Hong Kong prepare to vote for the first time this weekend since election laws were changed, amid a shortage of opposition candidates months after the city began to suppress dissent.Legislative elections, to be held on Sunday, come after Beijing passed a resolution for electoral reform in Hong Kong in March …

[ad_1] HI Sutton Photo Illustration for USNI News Satellite Image © 2021 Maxar Technologies Used with Permission Iran’s campaign of modernization and naval self-sufficiency suffered another recent setback when the Iranian navy’s new frigate capsized in its dry dock. Last week, the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps presented more than 100 of its latest local rapid …

[ad_1] Air defenses shot down most of the missiles and the attack caused material losses, according to state media. A Syrian soldier was killed in an Israeli missile attack in southern Syria, according to the Syrian State News Agency (SANA). “At around 00:50 (23:50 GMT Wednesday), the Israeli enemy carried out an air raid with …

[ad_1] The number of coronavirus (Covid-19) cases worldwide has exceeded 271.4 million, while deaths have risen to over 5.32 million and vaccinations to over 8.51 billion, according to Johns University Hopkins. In its latest update Wednesday morning, the University’s Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed that the worldwide case count and death toll …

[ad_1] Grossi’s insistence that the Vienna-based IAEA remains “an auditor” to the world has come as negotiations fail in Vienna to revive Tehran’s tattered nuclear deal. Hours earlier, the head of Iran’s civilian nuclear program had insisted that his country would deny the agency access to a sensitive centrifuge assembly plant. This Karaj factory came …

[ad_1] The Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency, Rafael Mariano Grossi, gives an interview to The Associated Press, in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, on Tuesday, December 14, 2021. Grossi, the head of the organization United Nations nuclear watchdog on Tuesday warned that restrictions its inspectors in Iran threaten to give the world …

[ad_1] More than 3,000 people gathered in Florida last weekend for the Israel-American Council conference, an annual affair where the pro-Trump forces that so enthusiastically celebrated the group’s last convention were either absent, or particularly moderate. This 2019 conference (the group did not meet in 2020 due to COVID-19) looked a lot like a campaign …

[ad_1] Iran’s state-owned NIOC will change the baseline of its official prices for European crude sales, a potential signal of Tehran’s intentions to come back with a vengeance in global markets. In its latest official pricing formula for January, NIOC notes that it will move its benchmark from Ice Bwave to Ice Brent regulation, effective …

[ad_1] Washington (AFP) – Congressional probe into the Jan.6 assault on the U.S. Capitol by a crowd loyal to Donald Trump increasingly focuses on the former president and his top aides – and what they did before the riot . Last week, an appeals court ruled that Trump could not block disclosure to investigators of …

[ad_1] DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) – Iran appears to be preparing for a space launch as negotiations continue in Vienna over its tattered nuclear deal with world powers, according to an expert and satellite images. The likely liftoff from Iranian spaceport Imam Khomeini comes as Iranian state media offered a list of upcoming satellite …

[ad_1] WASHINGTON – Long-standing differences over how to handle Iran’s nuclear program have erupted into new tensions between the Biden administration and Israel, with two senior Israeli officials leaving Washington this week over fears that the Americans’ commitment to restore the he 2015 nuclear deal does not lead to a flawed deal allowing Tehran to …

[ad_1] Drone wars: what is happening in the Middle East is not confined to the region Recently, it was revealed that an Iranian drone shot down by the Israeli Air Force over the Jordan Valley in 2018 was on its way to deliver explosives to territory administered by the Palestinian Authority. The incident, brought to …

[ad_1] In the early 1930s, when Reza Shah Pahlavi toured Iran’s easternmost outposts on the border with India, he saw a group of turbaned men with long beards. floating dressed in white dresses. As the story goes, he asked locals about the Turbaned Men and they were told they were Zahids, or holy men of …

[ad_1] LONDON – Foreign ministers from the Group of Seven industrialized countries meet for a weekend in Liverpool, with British hosts seeking elusive unity to ease growing tensions with Russia, China and Iran. UK Foreign Secretary Liz Truss is due to welcome US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and other G-7 counterparts on Friday evening …

[ad_1] By Lolita C. Baldor and Robert Burns | Associated press WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The top US commander for the Middle East said on Thursday the US would keep the current 2,500 troops in Iraq for the foreseeable future, and he warned he expects attacks to increase against US and Iraqi personnel by Iranian-backed militias …

[ad_1] Four children and a woman were injured in a dawn attack on a UN-run camp for internally displaced persons in Yemen’s Ma’rib Al-Wadi district, the International Organization for migration (IOM) and reported by Anadolu News Agency. IOM urgently called on all parties to the conflict to respect international humanitarian law and protect the lives …

[ad_1] OPINION: President Joe Biden’s virtual meeting on Tuesday with Russian President Vladimir Putin could be seen as a final check before Russian troops invade Ukraine. Mr. Biden has shown only weakness since taking office. Even its threats of “consequences” seem weak. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy seemed more daring than the US president when he …

[ad_1] The military will award the Purple Heart to dozens more soldiers injured when Iran hit their air base in Iraq with ballistic missiles in January 2020. The change comes after a CBS News survey Last month it was discovered that these same soldiers had not been honored with the award and were denied the …

[ad_1] When it comes to making a deal with Russia, Joe Biden has a problem. He wants to talk, Vladimir Putin wants Ukraine – and has massed 175,000 troops at the border to prove it. Biden has a similar problem with China and Iran. The president wants to talk about a series of problems and …

[ad_1] Third Similarity: The direct targets of their aggression are relatively weak. Taiwan intends to increase its military budget but now spends barely 2% of its gross domestic product on defense. Ukraine has been exhausted by years of low-intensity conflict with Russian-backed separatists, not to mention the corruption and incompetence that characterize its 30 years …

[ad_1] Israel has carried out three major operations in the past 18 months against Iranian nuclear sites. These attacks involved up to a thousand Mossad members and were carried out with ruthless precision using high-tech weapons, including drones and a quadcopter – and spies within the holy of holies of Tehran, its nuclear program. As …

[ad_1] Defense ministry tightens restrictions on cyber exports in the aftermath of the NSO scandal Defense Ministry imposes new export restrictions on cyberwarfare tools following major international backlash after Israeli-made surveillance software allegedly used against journalists, activists and political rivals by human rights violators around the world. This summer, an international consortium of journalists reported …

[ad_1] Iranian international affairs expert Mostafa Khoshcheshm has warned the world that Iran’s influence is not limited to the nuclear realm as it does not rule out the possibility of war with the Western world. Khoshcheshm said the Middle Eastern country also has military, regional and missile leverage. Iran has always stressed that its nuclear …

[ad_1] Grand Imam of Al-Azhar at Vatican meeting to discuss Human Brotherhood Document Cairo: Ahmed Al-Tayeb, Grand Imam of Al-Azhar, held a meeting in the Vatican with Cardinal Miguel Angel Ayuso, president of the Pontifical Council for Interfaith Dialogue, to discuss how to implement the provisions of the Document on Human Fraternity for Peace in …

[ad_1] Deputy Defense Minister Alon Schuster on Sunday refrained from directly answering questions about an explosion near an Iranian nuclear site the day before, saying only that he “cannot say” what hit Natanz . When asked what Israel had to say about Saturday’s explosion near the Natanz site, Schuster said: “We are not asking a …

[ad_1] Breadcrumb Links Chroniclers Author of the article: Toronto Sun Special General view of debris from Ukraine International Airlines Flight PS752, Boeing 737-800 which crashed after take off from Iranian Imam Khomeini Airport on the outskirts of Tehran, Iran Jan 8, 2020 is seen in this screenshot obtained from video on social media via REUTERS. …

[ad_1] Harvests from silos in the port of Beirut will be composted and burned after the discovery of an insect infestation BEIRUT: Tons of wheat, corn and barley stored at the port of Beirut since the devastating explosion that rocked the city 16 months ago must be disposed of as they are no longer fit …

[ad_1] Currently, at least 20 Christians are imprisoned in Iran because their faith was considered a threat to the national security of the Islamic Republic. Of the hundred or so Iranian believers imprisoned since 2012, all have faced similar charges. But a recent ruling by a Supreme Court justice gives them all hope. “Simply preach …

[ad_1] NAZANIN ZAGHARI-RATCLIFFE and other binationals detained in Iran are “involved in a great injustice which they did not commit, in the face of which they are totally powerless,” said Bishop of Chelmsford, Dr Guli Francis- Dehqani. Speaking during a debate in the House of Lords on Thursday, Dr Francis-Dehani said Ms Zaghari-Ratcliffe was a …

[ad_1] Almost a year ago, IDF leader Aviv Kohavi took the stage at a conference by the Institute for National Security Studies in Tel Aviv and announced that he had ordered the military to start preparing new plans for a strike against Iran’s nuclear program. “Iran may decide that it wants to move towards a …

[ad_1] Defense Minister Benny Gantz’s house cleaner, who has been accused of attempting to spy on the minister on behalf of Iran, challenged on Thursday the accusation that the Iranians were behind the espionage. Omri Goren appeared by video link in Lod District Court for a remand hearing, which was postponed because his defense attorney …

[ad_1] This is an audio transcript of the FT press briefing podcast episode: Iran’s looming water crisis Joanna s kaoHello from the Financial Times. Today is Thursday, December 2, and it’s your FT News Briefing. [MUSIC PLAYING] The Women’s Tennis Association has suspended tournaments in China. Some hedge funds have to resort to extreme measures …

[ad_1] Iran has started the uranium enrichment process with advanced centrifuges at its Fordo plant, the International Atomic Energy Agency said on Wednesday, in a further violation of the multilateral nuclear agreement that the Iranians said. world powers are in a hurry to recover. The UN nuclear watchdog reported that Tehran had started the process …

[ad_1] SANAA, December 1 (Reuters) – In its heyday, Out Time was one of Yemen’s fastest horses, winning the annual championship race in the capital Sana’a in 2018 and placing second in 2019. Now, with increasingly scarce feed after seven years of war, the gray mare’s coat is dull and her rib cage protrudes, and …