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Updated August 31, 2022 11:27 a.m. ET International Atomic Energy Agency inspectors have visited some of the world’s most sensitive nuclear facilities, from North Korean reactors to Iranian uranium plants. But everything seems simple compared to what awaits them at the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant in southern Ukraine. Since March, the factory has been occupied …

A gas flare on an oil production platform is seen next to an Iranian flag in the Gulf. Raheb Homavandi | Reuters The return of the Iran nuclear deal could be imminent – ​​and with it, the return of a lot of oil to international crude markets. Before the US resumed sanctions on Iran after …

Reuters: The United States cannot inflict a military defeat on Iran and any attack would be a huge political mistake, Russia’s top general said on Tuesday. MOSCOW, April 3 (Reuters) – The United States cannot inflict a military defeat on Iran and any attack would be a huge political mistake, Russia’s top general said on …

The success of a “meaningful reorganization” of Russian forces in Ukraine will be “key” in deciding the outcome of Kyiv’s push to drive them out of the area around Kherson, the UK Defense Ministry has said. The Defense Ministry posted its latest intelligence update on Twitter on Tuesday after Ukraine claimed on Monday it had …

Today, countries sign covenants and treaties for security, political and economic purposes. World powers like the United States, Russia and China are making alliances to contain themselves. It is a game of national interest for each country, for example the United States is pressuring Arab countries and other Muslim countries to recognize Israel. In the …

MOSCOW (UrduPoint News/Sputnik – Aug 28, 2022) Iran’s Defense Ministry showcased new defense industry achievements, including a strike drone and an air defense system, at the Week exhibition defense industry in Tehran, Iranian news agency IRNA reported on Sunday. The ministry unveiled a cruise drone (unmanned aerial vehicle) called Ababil, which is equipped with an …

Amid ongoing negotiations between Iran and the five permanent members of the UN Security Council (plus Germany) to limit Tehran’s nuclear weapons program, a relevant question continues to be asked. It’s about whether a “bad deal” with loopholes is better or worse than a “no deal” scenario that could lead to war as Iran’s adversaries, …

Lawsuit of accused money launderer Rakmankulov has Iranian funds for DC dentist despite sanctions By Matthew Russell Lee, PatreonBBC- gbritish tutor – Honduras- ESPN SDNY COURTHOUSE, Aug. 25 – Sherzod Rasulov and three others are charged with operating an unlicensed money transfer and money laundering business. On June 8, 2021, U.S. District Court for the …

The German Foreign Office has confirmed the arrest of a German national in Iran for allegedly taking photos in “no-go areas”. The ministry declined to provide further details, but sources told RFE/RL’s Radio Farda that the 66-year-old had been in jail in Iran for more than a month. The sources added that the man was …

The recent assassination attempt on author Salman Rushdie should prompt Western countries to reevaluate their tolerant attitude towards Tehran’s subversive activities. The West has long turned a blind eye to Iran’s destabilizing activities in the Middle East. © GIS In 1982, Salman Rushdie, a British-American author of Indian origin, published a novel called “The Satanic …

Airstrikes hit Iran-aligned militia positions in Syria’s Hama region on Thursday, killing “several casualties”, a war monitor said, blaming Israel for the attacks. “Israeli strikes targeted positions and depots of weapons and ammunition of Iran-affiliated militias,” the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. The UK-based monitor, who has an extensive network of sources inside Syria, …

A Florida woman was today sentenced to a year and a day in prison for helping run a nationwide tax evasion scheme and trying to block the IRS from recovering a fraudulent refund she had received after filing a false tax return. According to court documents and statements made in court, Rebecca Cyphers, 65, of …

DUBAI, Aug 24 (Reuters) – Iran on Wednesday launched exercises to test its combat and reconnaissance drones, state media reported, amid concerns about the United States over the possible supply of unmanned aircraft of Iranian manufacture to Russia for use in the war in Ukraine. The two-day war games will involve 150 drones and cover …

Comment this story Comment The US military said it carried out airstrikes in Syria on Tuesday, targeting infrastructure used by groups linked to Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps. The airstrikes, in the eastern province of Deir al-Zour, were carried out under the direction of President Biden after US forces reported a drone attack on one …

WASHINGTON, Aug 23 (Reuters) – The U.S. military said on Tuesday it carried out airstrikes in Syria’s Deir al-Zor against facilities used by groups affiliated with the elite Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC). The strikes came even as the United States sought to respond to a European Union-proposed draft deal that would bring back the 2015 …

PENSACOLA — Niceville resident Stephen Alford will serve 63 months, or just over five years, in federal prison for attempting to extort $25 million from Don Gaetz, former state senate chairman and father of Florida’s first district congressman, Matt Gaetz. The sentencing followed an afternoon hearing and came after District Court Judge Casey Rodgers ruled …

Muslim World League Secretary-General Muhammad bin Abdul Karim al-Issa says attack on acclaimed perpetrator Salman Rushdie in New York was ‘a crime that Islam does not accept’ in interview to the Saudi media Arab News. “Islam is against violence and cannot accept any method of violence. Religious and intellectual issues, including sentences that may be …

TEHRAN – A high-ranking business delegation from the Russian Republic of Tatarstan visited the Tehran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mining and Agriculture (TCCIMA) on Saturday to attend a business forum aimed at explore mutual trade expansion opportunities, the TCCIMA portal reported. Headed by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Industry and Trade of the Republic …

Comment this story Comment DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – The US Air Force said on Saturday it was the subject of an unprecedented “propaganda attack” by an Iraqi militant group which falsely claimed to have launched a drone attack targeting US troops on a air base in Kuwait. The statement from the Air Force’s 386th …

This interview originally aired on September 21, 2011. Marjane Satrapi’s graphic novel Persepolis was an international bestseller, translated into 20 languages. Published in 2000, it recounts his life in Tehran between the ages of 6 and 14, a period which saw the overthrow of the Shah of Iran, the rise of the Islamic Revolution and …

Attack On Salman Rushdie: Salman Rushdie, 75, was stabbed on stage in New York. Islamabad: Former Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan has called Salman Rushdie’s attempted murder ‘terrible and sad’, saying while the Islamic world’s anger at the Mumbai-born author’s controversial novel ‘The Satanic Verses’ is understandable , the act was unjustifiable. , a media …

Feeling vindicated by recent evidence of an Iranian plot to kill former US national security adviser John Bolton, opponents of reviving the nuclear deal with Iran are pushing their cause. JUANA SUMMERS, HOST: Opponents of the Biden administration’s goal of reviving the nuclear deal with Iran have recently received an unexpected, albeit dangerous, boost to …

A grand jury has indicted the man who allegedly stabbed Salman Rushdie as the acclaimed author prepared to give a lecture in western New York, county prosecutors said Thursday. Hadi Matar, 24, of Fairview, NJ, is scheduled to appear on the charges at an afternoon hearing in Chautauqua County. Matar was arrested on August 12 …

After the recent discovery of 457 packs of charas along the coast of Gir Somnath, Junagadh and Porbandar districts, police in these three districts investigated the source of the narcotic. Although they say it may have links to the 15 Iranians who were arrested off the coast of Porbandar a week ago, investigators are still …

Russian President Vladimir Putin (right) gestures as Iranian Oil Minister Javad Owji (2ndL) looks on during the welcoming ceremony at the airport July 19, 2022 in Tehran, Iran. (Getty Pictures) TEL AVIV: When a shipment of Iranian-made missiles, transiting through Syria, was hit on August 14, it looked like another routine and officially uncredited strike …

Amid concerns over a captured nuclear power plant in Ukraine, the United Nations has dismissed suggestions it was behind any delay in sending international inspectors to the Zaporizhzhye facility, as concerns grow amid reports of shelling around the plant, which Ukraine and Russian occupation troops each blame. the other. Live briefing: Russia’s invasion of Ukraine …

CONCORD, NH (AP) — A judge on Monday denied a family’s attempt to sue Lebanon over allegations that the country’s security agency kidnapped and tortured a family member before he died in the States -United Amer Fakhoury, a Lebanese-American, died in the United States in August 2020 at the age of 57 after suffering from …

AMMAN, Aug 14 (Reuters) – Israel hit Iranian targets on Sunday in a series of strikes near Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s home region and near major Russian Syrian bases on the Mediterranean coast, sources said. Syrian regional intelligence and military sources said. . The Syrian army said earlier that three soldiers had been killed and …

Iran’s top automaker is seeking to prioritize exports to Russia, its CEO said on Sunday, as both countries are under Western economic sanctions. Iran Khodro unveiled the latest model of its Rira crossover vehicle at its factory west of Tehran, where CEO Mehdi Khatibi announced the carmaker’s ambitions for the Russian market. “We will pay …

Dueling demonstrations swept the streets of Baghdad on Friday. In doing so, they underscored the divide between the country’s two Shia centers of power. Supporters of the cleric Moqtada al-Sadr gathered inside the heavily fortified Green Zone to demand a snap election. They clashed with protesters representing Iran-backed militias. Earlier in the week, al-Sadr gave …

Mixed reactions to author Salman Rushdie’s attack came from the Middle East as he fought for his life on a ventilator in New York. An official with the Iran-backed Lebanese armed group Hezbollah said on Saturday he had no further information about the knife attack. “We don’t know anything about it, so we won’t comment,” …

TEHRAN, IRAN – Iranians reacted with praise and concern on Saturday following the attack on novelist Salman Rushdie, the target of a decades-old fatwa by the late Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini calling for his death. It remains unclear why Rushdie’s attacker, identified by police as Hadi Mattar of Fairview, New Jersey, stabbed the author …

Residents clean up debris next to a crater caused by a rocket strike on a house in Kramatorsk, Donetsk … [+] region, eastern Ukraine, Friday, Aug. 12, 2022. (AP Photo/David Goldman) Copyright 2022 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. Shipments from Ukraine, provided by Forbes Ukraine editorial team. As Russia’s invasion of Ukraine continues and …

Attachments The mediocrity of basic health care meets an unprecedented dramatic humanitarian situation. Johanniter therefore expands its activities to provide people with basic health care. Berlin / Kabul – August 15, 2021 was a fateful day for millions of Afghans. With the seizure of power by the Taliban, many achievements of recent years for the …

The US Justice Department has indicted a member of Iran’s elite Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) for an alleged plot to kill former White House national security adviser John Bolton. The Ministry of Justice announcement charges against Shahram Poursafi, also known as Mehdi Rezayi, 45, from Tehran in an August 10 press release. The charging …

Washington— A member of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) has been charged with plotting the murder of former national security adviser John Bolton, the Justice Ministry announced on Wednesday. A charge against Shahram Poursafi, of Tehran, alleges that from October 2021 he tried to organize the murder of Bolton, probably in retaliation for the …

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has called on Armenia to ‘refrain from further provocations’ days after Yerevan and Baku traded accusations over an escalation of violence in Nagorno-Karabakh that has caused at least three dead. Speaking at a gathering of Turkish diplomats in Ankara on August 8, Cavusoglu reiterated his country’s vision of peace in …

Sticker reads crude oil on the side of a storage tank in the Permian Basin in Mentone, Loving County, Texas, U.S. November 22, 2019. REUTERS/Angus Mordant Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Russia’s oil exports halted via southern section of Druzhba pipeline EU proposes ‘final’ text to resuscitate Iran nuclear deal Recession, …

“Between friends, frequent reproaches alienate friendship,” says the venerable Confucius. This is apt to describe US policy toward the Middle East under President Joe Biden. Addressing the leaders of Arab Gulf countries in Jeddah last month, the US president said: “We are not going to walk away and leave a vacuum to be filled by …

VIENNA — Leading negotiators for renewed talks to revive the 2015 Iran nuclear deal said on Sunday they were optimistic they could reach an agreement to impose limits on Tehran’s uranium enrichment. “We are 5 minutes or 5 seconds from the finish line,” Russian Ambassador Mikhail Ulyanov told reporters outside Coburg Palace in Vienna, four …

The Islamic Jihad Movement in Palestine, to give it its full name, is a small organization in comparison to Hamas, but as an Iranian proxy it is a big headache for Israel. This Islamic fundamentalist organization was founded 40 years ago in the Gaza Strip and its stated aims are the annihilation of the …

The head of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has expressed grave concern over the bombing of Ukraine’s massive Zaporizhzhya nuclear power plant, saying it increases the risk of a “nuclear disaster”. Comments by Director-General Rafael Grossi on August 6 came as Kyiv and Moscow blame exchanged for the bombing of the site of Zaporizhzhya, …

A Pakistani army soldier rescues a child in flood-hit Rajanpur district in Pakistan’s Punjab province on August 2, 2022. – Heavy monsoon rains and deadly floods have hit Pakistan hard this year, especially in the province of Balochistan, on the border of Iran and Afghanistan. At least 478 people have died so far, including 136 …

In his first public appearance since signing Operation Breaking Dawn in Gaza earlier today, Prime Minister Yair Lapid said the battle “will take as long as it takes” and that the government has a policy of zero tolerance for any attempted attack from Gaza towards Israel. Speaking seconds after Islamic Jihad began firing rockets into …

Mourners carry the body of senior Islamic Jihad movement commander Tayseer al-Jabari, killed earlier in an Israeli airstrike, during his funeral in Gaza City on August 5, 2022. (Photo by AFP) Iran has strongly condemned the brutal attack of the “apartheid Israeli regime” on Gaza and the killing of defenseless people and a senior commander …

Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei V. Lavrov during a meeting in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Friday.Credit…Pool photo by Andrew Harnik PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — Senior diplomats from the United States and Russia said Friday their governments were ready to negotiate over Brittney Griner and Paul N. Whelan, two American prisoners …

U.S. Attorney Ronald C. Gathe, Jr. announced that U.S. District Judge John W. deGravelles sentenced Parviz Sharifrazi, 70, of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, to 24 months in federal prison following his convictions for postal fraud and money laundering. The court further ordered Sharifrazi to serve one year of probation following his prison sentence. Today’s conviction stems …

Armenia has called on the international community to help end Azerbaijan’s “aggressive actions” after an outbreak of violence in which the two sides accused each other of violating a ceasefire in the separatist region of Nagorno-Karabakh. Armenia “calls on the international community to take steps to put an end to Azerbaijan’s aggressive actions and attitude …

End of July, Tehran trilateral summit brought together Russian President Vladimir Putin, Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The annual Tehran summit is an offshoot of the Astana peace process, which aims to end the Syrian conflict. Moscow and Tehran – allies of the Assad regime – and Ankara, an ally …

An American flag flies in front of the U.S. Department of Justice building in Washington, U.S., December 2, 2020. REUTERS/Tom Brenner Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BUENOS AIRES, Aug 2 (Reuters) – The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) on Tuesday sought permission to confiscate an Iranian plane sold to Venezuelan owners …

By John Davison and Tom Perry BAGHDAD (Reuters) – A power struggle in Iraq between Shia cleric Moqtada al-Sadr and Iran-aligned rivals is testing Tehran’s ability to avoid a conflict that could harm its interests and further destabilize the oil-rich country . As Sadr’s supporters camp out in parliament and his opponents demonstrate in the …

There is no easy choice for the United States in this situation. Had Pelosi canceled the visit, she would have overruled Taiwanese leaders’ wishes. A visit, said my colleague Amy Qin, who is based in Taiwan, “boosts Taiwan’s legitimacy in the international arena.” As Edward Wong, a Times correspondent who covers diplomacy from Washington, put …

Grain bins storing corn, wheat, sunflower and soybeans in Boryspil, Ukraine in May. Credit…Nicole Tung for The New York Times BRUSSELS – The grain deal reached by Russia and Ukraine has many moving parts, which officials did not even think possible before mid-June, not least because the war continues and the trust between the parts …

The Newz Radar Notwithstanding the announcement by the government of Himachal Pradesh on providing a 6% subsidy on cartons, apple growers have decided to go ahead with their Secretariat gherao scheduled for August 5 in Shimla. Sanyukt Kisan Manch (SKM) member Sunil Chauhan said the Jai Ram Thakur government had only accepted four of the …

Cameron Khansarinia is the political director of the National Union for Democracy in Iran. Kaveh Shahrooz is a lawyer and senior researcher at the Macdonald-Laurier Institute of Canada. On July 14, the Swedish justice system dealt a blow to international justice by sentencing Hamid Nouri, an Iranian prison official implicated in the massacre of political …