Tehran: Iran is in talks with Russia on building two new units at its only nuclear power plant, the Islamic Republic’s Atomic Energy Agency said on Friday. “Negotiations are underway between Tehran and Moscow to build the second and third units of the Bushehr power station,” said Behrouz Kamalvandi, spokesman for the Iranian Atomic Energy …

THE UNITED NATIONS – The United Nations General Assembly on Thursday approved an Israeli-sponsored resolution condemning all Holocaust denial and urging all nations and social media companies “to take active steps to combat anti-Semitism and the denial or distortion of the Holocaust”. The 193-member global body approved the resolution by consensus – without a vote …

Iran Source January 20, 2022 • 10:24 a.m. ET Under Ebrahim Raisi, Iran and Turkey could enter a new phase of bilateral relations Through Hossein Aghaïe Joobani Relations between Iran and Turkey have been characterized by recurring patterns of friendship and enmity over the past two decades. Despite diverging foreign policy priorities and conflicting interests, …

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – China reported the first imports of Iranian crude oil in a year despite ongoing U.S. government sanctions, customs data showed on Thursday. China imported 260,312 tons of Iranian crude oil in December, according to data from China’s General Administration of Customs, which last recorded Iranian oil inflows in December 2020 at 520,000 …

Iran’s nuclear power plants are disasters waiting to happen because they are vulnerable to potential drone attacks that could trigger a disastrous meltdown. A Chernobyl-style nuclear disaster and the potential for a devastating regional conflict to ignite are hanging over the sites, a new report has warned. 6 Dr. Bahram Ghiassee, a research fellow at …

Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman renewed his call for a political settlement of the crisis in Yemen, saying the blockade of the Arab country and military strikes would achieve nothing and only aggravate regional tensions. AhlulBayt News Agency (ABNA): Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman renewed his call for a political settlement of the crisis in Yemen, saying …

Alexandria Sheriff’s Office The former top U.S. Treasury official who leaked tens of thousands of records exposing illicit finance investigations around the world will not be released from federal prison sooner, a federal judge ruled on Tuesday. Natalie Mayflower Sour Edwards, a 43-year-old former senior adviser to the Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), claimed …

Mumbai, Jan 18 (PTI) India head coach Thomas Dennerby said on Tuesday that the hosts would aim to break through a strong Iranian defense with an attacking game to earn a win in their opener of the AFC Women’s Asian Cup here on Thursday. The match against Iran would be crucial for India in their …

PARIS — Iran has arrested a niece of Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, her brother and activists have said, months after she took part in a celebration praising the ousted shah’s widow. Farideh Moradkhani, who rose to prominence as an activist against the death penalty, was arrested by security forces on Thursday, her brother Mahmoud …

LONDON: Senior politicians from across the EU and the UK on Monday urged the UN to open an investigation into the Iranian regime’s 1988 massacres of political prisoners. Speaking at an event organized by the National Council of Resistance of Iran and attended by Arab News, former heads of state and senior parliamentarians threw their …