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Cancellation of football ‘friendly match’ fuels enmity between Canada and Iran By Abbas Qaidari A planned friendly match between the national football teams of Iran and Canada in Vancouver on June 5 was supposed to reduce tensions between the two countries. Instead, it ended up being canceled after triggering a fire storm criticism, adding to …

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Israel issued an updated travel warning for Turkey on Monday amid fears of an Iranian response to the killing of a senior Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps officer last week. Colonel Hassan Sayyad Khodaei was shot five times in his car last week by two unidentified gunmen on motorbikes in the middle of Tehran. He was …

CANNES, France — Iranian Zar Amir Ebrahimi, who is living in exile following a smear campaign over her love life, wept with joy as she won the Best Actress award at the Cannes Film Festival on Saturday night. Ebrahimi, 41, won for “Holy Spider,” in which she plays a journalist trying to solve the serial …

The frequent crashes of Iranian fighter jets are a stark reminder of the age of Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force (IRIAF) aircraft. Two Iranian pilots were killed on May 24 when their Chinese-made Chengdu J-7 crushed 200 km east of Isfahan city center due to accident. In February, an IRIAF F-5 two-seat fighter crushed …

An Afghan cleric sent to Iran as a diplomat cannot find accommodation for his 15-member family of three women and 12 children, Afghanistan International TV reported on Friday. The man, Mufti Alim Noorani, with no diplomatic experience or general training, was appointed third secretary of the Afghan embassy in Tehran. Afghan international published copy of …

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran’s paramilitary Revolutionary Guards are building a massive new support vessel near the strategic Strait of Hormuz as they attempt to expand their naval presence in waters vital for energy supplies international and beyond, satellite photos obtained by The Associated Show Press. The construction of the Shahid Mahdavi provides …

A deadly explosion at Iran’s Parchin military complex on Wednesday was caused by quadcopter suicide drones, in an attack that matches a pattern of previous strikes that have been attributed to Israel, The New York Times reported on Friday. The report cited three Iranian sources as well as a US official, who confirmed drones struck …

Dubai, United Arab Emirates — Iran’s paramilitary Revolutionary Guards seized two Greek oil tankers in helicopter raids in the Persian Gulf on Friday, officials said. The action appears to be in retaliation for Athens’ aid in the US seizure of crude oil from an Iranian-flagged tanker this week in the Mediterranean Sea for violating Washington’s …

The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) seized 52 kilograms of cocaine worth around Rs 500 crore, hidden in a consignment of salt, at Mundra Port in Kutch, an official said on Thursday. According to the DRI, he had launched “Operation Namkeen” after being informed that a shipment of salt sent from Iran to the port …

New Delhi, May 26 (PTI) The Directorate of Tax Intelligence seized 52 kg of cocaine worth over Rs 500 crore from an import consignment at Mundra port in Gujarat. The Ministry of Finance, in a statement, said that the DRI (Directorate of Tax Intelligence) had developed an intelligence that some shipments imported from Iran were …

One man was killed and another was injured at Iran’s Parchin military compound on Wednesday night, in what the country’s Tasnim news agency called an “industrial accident”. Parchin, located south of Tehran, has been linked to Iran’s missile production and nuclear research work. It has been the site of a number of mysterious explosions in …

Published on: 05/25/2022 – 17:44Amended: 05/25/2022 – 17:42 Washington (AFP) – The US Iran press man warned on Wednesday it was more likely than not that talks would fail to revive a nuclear deal, as he vowed not to let up the pressure if Tehran clung to his demands . Rob Malley, who conducted more …

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev and Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan discussed key issues during a tripartite meeting hosted by European Council (EC) President Charles Michel on Sunday. The third such meeting between the two sides focused on several issues of mutual interest, namely border demarcation, transport communications, a peace agreement between Azerbaijan and …

DUBAI (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister said on Tuesday progress had been made in talks with Iran but “not enough” and that the kingdom’s hands remained outstretched towards Tehran. Sunni power Saudi Arabia and Shia Iran, which are locked in proxy conflicts across the Middle East, held five rounds of talks hosted by Baghdad. …

Speaker of the European Parliament in the Knesset: To be anti-Semitic is to be anti-European In a speech to the Knesset plenum, European Parliament Speaker Roberta Metsola said that to be anti-Semitic is to be anti-European. “The ties of our people run deep,” Metsola said in a speech to MKs that was interrupted intermittently by …

Sources in Gaza have warned Israel that terror groups in the Palestinian enclave are preparing for possible confrontations, including firing rockets, if the Israeli nationalist flag parade takes place next Sunday. “The armed wing of Hamas is on high alert and ready to carry out the orders of the leadership for a possible confrontation with …

An Iranian man living in public housing in Wellington with his young family has won nearly $275,000 in a legal case against his former homeland’s embassy for unpaid renovations. The painter and his company cannot be named for legal reasons, but court documents show he has taken legal action against the Embassy of the Islamic …

Iraq’s Lake Hamrin, a once vast reservoir northeast of Baghdad that is the only source of water for irrigation in Diyala province, has nearly dried up, a senior official said on Friday. Successive years of low rainfall and a sharp reduction in the water flow of the Sirwan River from neighboring Iran have reduced much …

PUBLISHED May 22, 2022 WASHINGTON: Rapid advances in cyber capabilities and greater reliance on cyberspace have not only changed the landscape of modern warfare, but have also introduced a new dimension of threats, particularly in cyberspace. Seemingly harmless data in the wrong hands can become a potential cyber threat in today’s world. The chaotic U.S. …

stockholm“As the Russian military leaves a trail of atrocities in Ukraine, a trial held here this month provides a powerful model for prosecuting war crimes. The Swedish case – involving a former Iranian official accused of participating in the mass murder of political prisoners in the late 1980s – is based on the principle of …

Saudi Deputy Defense Minister Prince Khalid Bin Salman met with US Special Envoy to Yemen Tim Lenderking to discuss the latest developments in the Taiz conflict, the war in Yemen and the need for proposals UN-backed peace plans, among other bilateral issues, a tweet from the Saudi minister said on Saturday. “I affirmed to him …

Levent Kenez/Stockholm Following a meeting with his counterpart, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, on Wednesday, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said he had conveyed Turkey’s expectations regarding the case of the public company Halkbank, accused of having escaped US sanctions against Iran. Describing the case as political, Çavuşoğlu argued that Halkbank enjoyed immunity from …

Syrian air defenses intercepted Israeli missile fire near Damascus, state media reported on Friday. “Our air defenses have stopped a number of hostile missiles in the airspace of the southern countryside of Damascus,” Syria’s official SANA news agency said. For the latest headlines, follow our Google News channel online or through the app. AFP correspondents …

Desperate to reach a nuclear deal, so-called progressive lobby groups and Democratic members of the Senate, such as Chris Murphy, pushed the Biden administration to withdraw the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) from the US List of Foreign Terrorist Organizations. President Biden is eager to revive an iconic legacy of the Obama administration, returning to …

Political prisoner Vahid Bagheri started a hunger strike at Greater Tehran Penitentiary. Vahid Bagheri went on strike to protest against the authorities’ refusal to grant him conditional release. He was taken to a prison clinic in a wheelchair on the twelfth day of his hunger strike on Thursday due to extreme weakness, and his blood …

Barbara Leaf, chosen by the Biden administration to lead the State Department’s Middle East desk, was confirmed by the Senate on Wednesday after more than a year of blocking by Republican lawmakers. US President Joe Biden appointed Leaf, currently the White House’s senior director for Middle Eastern and North African affairs, as assistant secretary for …

(May 18, 2022 / JNS) Israel Defense Forces Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Aviv Kochavi led a guard of honor at IDF headquarters in Tel Aviv to receive the new commander of U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM ), Major General Michael Kurilla, during his first official visit to Israel. The visit will focus on “US-Israeli cooperation, …

Families who lost loved ones in the downing of Flight PS752 are demanding that Canada Soccer scrap plans to host Iran for a friendly men’s soccer match next month in Vancouver. The families call the scheduled game a slap in the face and say they want the federal government to deny visas to Iranian soccer …

The United States Department of Justice could bring criminal charges against a US citizen who allegedly violated the sanctions using cryptocurrency. According to a notice filed Friday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, the unnamed individual who is under criminal investigation by the Justice Department allegedly sent more than $10 million …

Tehran, Iran (AP) — Tehran bus drivers seeking a 10% pay rise walked off work on Monday, bringing parts of the city to a standstill, local media reported, the latest civic protest in Iran amid growing public frustration over soaring food prices and mounting economic pressures. Mayor Ali Reza Zakani met with striking Tehran bus …

On Sunday, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken engaged in in-depth joint talks with his German, French and British counterparts on a range of current issues, including Russia’s war in Ukraine and stalled Iran nuclear deal negotiations. On the sidelines of the informal summit of NATO foreign ministers in Berlin, Blinken met with German FM …

Published on: 05/15/2022 – 14:10Amended: 05/15/2022 – 14:08 Beirut (AFP) – After voting in Lebanon’s elections on Sunday, Nessrin, a survivor of the Beirut explosion, hoped the ink on her finger would be a toe in the door of parliament for new candidates fighting corruption. The capital’s Karantina neighborhood, where she voted, was one of …

Lebanese vote on Sunday in the first elections since their country’s economic collapse, a test of whether Iran-backed Hezbollah and its allies can preserve their parliamentary majority amid growing poverty and anger at parties in the country. able. For the latest headlines, follow our Google News channel online or through the app. After months of …

Nicknamed the “Flying Anvil”, the tandem-seat F-4 Phantom II twin-engine supersonic jet interceptor was used extensively in Vietnam as an attack fighter platform. The Navy, Marine Corps and Air Force have all operated the third-generation jet fighter since it first entered service in the 1960s. The McDonnell Douglas platform has set records of 16 speeds, …

WASHINGTON, May 13 (Reuters) – Robert McFarlane, a White House adviser who appealed to the Saudi royal family to fund a secret war in Nicaragua and carried out a secret mission to sell arms to Iran in the scandal who rocked the presidency of Ronald Reagan, has passed away. He was 84 years old. McFarlane, …

BEIRUT, May 13 (Reuters) – Lebanon is holding parliamentary elections on May 15, with candidates vying for 128 seats across 11 religious groups under a sectarian power-sharing system. The vote is taking place against the backdrop of a devastating economic collapse and a boycott by leading Sunni Muslim politician Saad al-Hariri. While reformist independents hope …

An Iranian hacking operation combines state-sponsored cyberattacks with financially motivated ransomware heists. Secureworks researchers dubbed the Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) group “Cobalt Mirage”, linking the team to another Tehran-backed team known as Cobalt Illusion or APT35, which also worked with Iranian government support. . The security firm said in a blog post on Thursday …

Why did Washington rush to provide political and military support to Ukraine, while hesitating with Syria, also resisting attacks from Russia? At the start of the Ukraine-Russia conflict, Washington initially pursued a policy of strong rhetoric and sanctions, combined with an attempt to convince other countries to act against Moscow. But with the growing successes …

Any new deal with Iran must impose more restrictions on Tehran Iran’s chief nuclear negotiator, Ali Bagheri Kani, leaves the Coburg Palace, Vienna, Austria, on March 11, 2022. (AFP) The US Senate passed a symbolic motion last week demanding that the previous version of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, known as the Iran nuclear …

(May 11, 2022 / JNS) While some Western democracies have tried to isolate Iran, it has retreated into the backyard of the United States. These commitments have been promoted by Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards, its Al-Quds Force (which collaborates with anti-American international terrorist organizations) and by Hezbollah. Since their overthrow of the Shah of Iran …

The head of the Red Cross said on Monday he spoke about the plight of Afghan migrants who fled their country after the Taliban seized power in Iran last year. “Afghanistan has been very present in the conversation, especially following the recent developments we saw in August with the change of government,” Robert Mardini told …

Iran is trying to inflict “revenge” on the United States following the assassination of Al-Quds Force commander Qassem Soleimani, according to the director of national intelligence. Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who was serving in President Donald Trump’s cabinet when Soleimani was killed, has been targeted by Iran, his successor Antony Blinken told Congress …

Placeholder while loading article actions A Swedish court is set to deliver a verdict in the war crimes trial of Hamid Nouri, a former Iranian official implicated in the mass execution of dissidents. Seemingly in response, Iran’s judiciary announced last week that it intended to carry out the execution of a Swedish citizen who had …

Exclusive: Ford has explained his fears that his scheduled opponent, the Iranian Hulk, will kill himself if he wins their scheduled boxing bout, with the British star opening up about the cancellation. Video loading Video unavailable The video will start automatically soon8Cancel play now Martyn Ford defeats Iranian Hulk during a face-off Martyn Ford feared …

Tehran, Iran – Syrian President Bashar al-Assad met Iran’s supreme leader and the country’s president during a surprise visit to Tehran, a key military backer of the Syrian regime. Assad met Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and President Ebrahim Raisi after paying an unannounced visit to the Iranian capital on Sunday morning, then left for …

Syrians and Palestinians living in Syria stand next to a poster depicting Syrian President Bashar al-Assad as they mark the annual al-Quds Day (Jerusalem Day), in Damascus, Syria, on April 29, 2022. REUTERS/Firas Makdesi/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register DUBAI, May 8 (Reuters) – Syrian President Bashar al-Assad traveled to …

Syracuse, NY – A Geddes man of Iraqi nationality was sentenced Friday to four years in federal prison for lying to immigration officials about his connection to an Iran-backed militia while applying for a green card, federal prosecutors said. According to a press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern Precinct of New …

TEHRAN – Data from Iran’s Mines and Mining Industries Development and Renovation Organization (IMIDRO) shows that new mineral reserves worth more than $28.7 billion have been discovered across the country in the over the past eight years. According to the latest exploration data from IMIDRO, more than 977 million tonnes of new iron ore reserves, …

It was the summer of 2019. Kylian Mbappé, the second most expensive player in the world then and to date, was preparing for another season at Paris Saint-Germain. Karim Benzema was looking to bounce back from a disappointing campaign at Real Madrid which saw the club finish without a trophy, and Mohamed Salah was coming …

A dramatic rise in the price of flour in Iran has raised fears that the authorities’ recent decision to end subsidies for imported wheat could come at the cost of social unrest. Since the Iranian government ended subsidies for imported wheat on May 1, the cost of flour has soared by around 500% and is …

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Citing United Nations data, top independent human rights experts said on Wednesday that seven journalists had been killed in Ukraine as many of them faced unprecedented danger and were even targeted in the exercise of their work. The alert from UN-appointed independent human rights experts, including the UN special rapporteur on freedom of expression, cited …

It has been over 75 years since nuclear bombs were detonated over the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in August 1945, ending World War II with Japan’s unconditional surrender. Since then, one way or another, the world has avoided further use of nuclear weapons in anger, even during serious crises such as the Cuban …

As part of its 5G plan, in March 2022 the US Department of Defense awarded a three-year, $10 million contract to Cubic Nuvotronics, a wholly owned subsidiary of US-based Cubic Corporation. Under this contract, Cubic Nuvotronics will develop a high-performance, small, lightweight, low-power dual-band wireless network communications (WNCT) transceiver for military applications. WNCT’s concurrent dual-band …

On May 1, 2011, then-President Barack Obama announced to the world the death of Osama bin Laden during a US commando operation in Pakistan called Neptune Spear. In 2012, Nelly Lahoud was teaching at West Point when the CIA declassified the first 17 documents captured in the raid. He was asked to lead the analysis …

A gold Achaemenid plaque depicting a winged lion-griffin, dated between 500 and 330 BCE Courtesy of the Oriental Institute at the University of Chicago Who were the powerful players in the interconnected classical world? Ancient Greece and Rome probably come to mind. But a new exhibition at the Getty Villa in Los Angeles aims to …

Published on: 02/05/2022 – 17:06Amended: 02/05/2022 – 17:05 Jerusalem (AFP) – Israel’s Homeland Security Agency on Monday accused Iran of using a fake Facebook profile in an attempt to trick Israelis into gathering information and harming people in their country. The Shin Bet allegation comes days after Israel claimed the Islamic Republic of Iran had …

Tehran [Iran]May 1 (ANI/Xinhua): Iran vowed on Sunday to continue talks on reviving the 2015 nuclear deal until its national interests are fully and comprehensively protected, the agency reported. IRNA official press. The remarks were made by Ali Bahadori-Jahromi, spokesman for the Iranian government, in response to comments that the United States is about to …

The successes and failures of Israeli intelligence agencies were exposed recently, in the arrest of a terrorist squad, which carried out a deadly attack on the settlement of Ariel in the West Bank. Forces located the two men who killed security guard Vyacheslav (Vladi) Golev at his post at the entrance to the settlement in …