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MIAMI (AP) — The United States quietly seized the cargo of two tankers suspected of carrying Iranian oil as part of an elaborate sanctions-busting scheme that involved forging documents and painting a ship’s deck to conceal illegal shipments. Details of the seizure, which have not previously been reported, were contained in an unsealed federal civil …

By Saleha Mohsin, Annmarie Hordern and Alberto Nardelli Bloomberg News Western nations have agreed to trigger new sanctions to further isolate Russia’s economy and financial system after initial sanctions failed to persuade President Vladimir Putin to withdraw from Ukraine. The decision by Western countries to exclude some Russian banks from the SWIFT messaging system, used …

Family members claim Iranian activist disappeared after criticizing bill proposed by hardliners to implement highly restrictive internet policies ByThe Associated Press February 26, 2022, 1:13 p.m. • 3 minute read Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this article DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — An Iranian activist has disappeared after criticizing a radical bill aimed at implementing …

Two out of three orphaned children are teenagers between the ages of 10 and 17 Reuters file for information only By Prasun Sonwalkar Published: Fri 25 Feb 2022, 10:13 According to a new study that includes India, Iran and 18 other countries, the number of children believed to have experienced the death of a parent …

Oil hit highs above $100 a barrel on Thursday, but stabilized well below the day’s peak as growing prospects of an Iranian nuclear deal that would allow more oil into the global market helped dampen the rally sparked by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The biggest downside risk to prices is “more talk than an Iran …

Iranian President Tells Irish Minister Iranian People’s Rights Must Be Respected in Vienna Negotiations Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian (right) and his Irish counterpart Simon Coveney before their meeting in Tehran. —AP By AFP Published: Mon 14 Feb 2022, 20:35 Iran said on Monday that a deal to reinstate the 2015 nuclear deal was “within …

Editor’s note: The United States has long struggled to separate Baghdad from Tehran, trying to orient Iraq more towards moderate states in the Arab world. Katherine Harvey, the author of “A self-fulfilling prophecy: the Saudi struggle for Iraqasserts that US efforts have failed in part because of Saudi Arabia’s counterproductive policies. Riyadh, she argues, has …

Across Iran, “honor killings” of young women are an all too common phenomenon and regularly make headlines these days. In a recent report from February 5, in the southwestern province of Khuzestan, a young man was seen in Kassaei Square in Ahvaz carrying the head of a young woman who had been beheaded. Onlookers, including …

Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei has called for a greater effort to counter criticism and attacks on the Islamic Republic using “hybrid warfare”. The multiple crises facing the Iranian regime over the past four years have damaged its image domestically, as it has had to deal with US sanctions, a reinvigorated opposition and regional enemies. …

WASHINGTON, DC: The Iranian opposition group that exposed Iran’s secret nuclear enrichment facilities in 2002 has released new information about the leadership structure of the Quds Force Naval Command and the facilities it uses to train and arm Iran’s terrorist proxies in the Middle East. The Quds Force is the arm of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary …

Iran said cameras at the site were damaged in what it called an Israeli “sabotage” operation. Vienna: Iran has informed the International Atomic Energy Agency that it has halted production at one of its nuclear facilities attacked last June and transferred work to another site, the watchdog said on Monday. . This decision responded to …

TEHRAN — Naftali Bennett, the prime minister of the illegitimate regime of Israel, said the “kill Iran with 1,000 stab wounds” theory is similar to what happened in the former Soviet Union. However, the man is largely mistaken, even delirious. In an interview with the Israeli daily Ynet, Bennett said: “…but Iran itself, which is …

Iran’s Ambassador and Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Zahra Ershadi, delivered a speech during a meeting of the United Nations Security Council on the humanitarian situation in Syria, held on Thursday in New York. In her remarks, the Iranian envoy said that the current situation in Hasakah in Syria is a consequence of …

WASHINGTON- As the United States warns that Iran is only weeks away from developing the capability to make a nuclear weapon, Washington experts disagree on the likelihood of Iran rushing to build such a weapon and how the United States and its allies should manage this risk. . “[Iran] is getting to the point where …

Source: MENA January 24, 2022 Experts react: Iran-backed Houthis have launched a drone attack in Abu Dhabi. What challenges await the region? Through Atlantic Council On January 24, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) intercepted two ballistic missiles targeting its capital, Abu Dhabi. It was the second assault claimed by the Iran-backed Houthi rebels in the …

Tehran [Iran], Jan 23 (ANI): Iran said it announced that Tehran had issued a three-month permit for the transfer of diesel fuel to Afghanistan, according to a media report. Hassan Kazemi Qomi, the Iranian President’s special representative for Afghanistan, said in a tweet on Saturday that to meet the needs of the Afghan people, Tehran …

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 …

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 …

Ground forces of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) have held joint military exercises in the southeastern province of Sistan-Balochistan. According to the Iranian press agency Sepah report, Basij paramilitary forces, law enforcement and border guards took part in the exercises titled “Muhammad Rasulullah”. The military drills centered on the IRGC’s southeast Quds base. Combined …

The Biden administration is preparing for the end of Iran nuclear deal talks by stepping up criticism of former President Donald Trump and blaming him for the current situation. In recent days, State Department spokesperson Ned Price and White House spokeswoman Jen Psaki have attacked Trump for pulling the United States out of the 2015 …

The former Israeli prime minister has rejected any possibility of a preemptive attack on Iranian nuclear facilities by the regime, saying such a notion is “nonsense”. Ehud Olmert made these remarks in a Monday interview with Israeli news channel Channel 12, during which he derided the idea that the Tel Aviv regime would be able …

BEIRUT – In 2021 alone, Iranian naval forces and the Revolutionary Guards added the destroyer Alvand, four Martoob al-Sabehat Type 15 submarines and 110 combat boats. And a senior official says there’s more to come. Iran has ambitious plans to build a 6,000-ton destroyer and giant submarines, Rear Admiral Amir Rastegari, who heads the Maritime …

TEHRAN – Lieutenant General Qassem Soleimani has been described as a very humble, polite and pious individual. He was admired in Iran and beyond. As more and more images slowly emerged from the battlefields in Iraq and Syria where he spent the last years of his life as a military advisor in the fight against …

The commander-in-chief of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) said the enemies were in decline and aware of Iran’s military might on the battlefield. Major General Hossein Salami made the remarks Thursday at a ceremony in the city of Qom to commemorate Iranian counterterrorism General Qassem Soleimani and his companions, who were assassinated in a …

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 Islamic …

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 cybersecurity …

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. “The …

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 Sri …

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 exercise …

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 June …

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 Organization …

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 a …

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 launches …

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 President …

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 Christianity …

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 bomb, …

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 to …

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 of …

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA – The challenges facing Iran’s small Jewish minority attracted increased attention from US media this month, as the Chief Rabbi of the Islamic Republic ended a five-week tour of American Jewish communities by making rare public remarks on the situation of his community. Yehuda Gerami presented a mixed picture of Jewish life in …

Iranian drones emerge as the new major threat of 2021. Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz has revealed that Iran has attempted to transfer weapons using drones from Syria. He also revealed Iranian bases where drones are based in Chabahar and Qeshm in Iran. This follows the September revelations about Iran’s training of drone operators. At …

Defense Minister Benny Gantz said on Sunday he supported a “broader, stronger and longer” nuclear deal with Iran, even as Israel would expect talks surrounding a return to multilateral agreement of 2015 is collapsing. “I support an agreement that will be broader, stronger and longer – take back Iran, dismantle its current capabilities and place …

Ardeshir Zahedi, the flamboyant Ambassador of Iran to the United States during the Shah’s reign who charmed Hollywood stars and politicians with his lavish parties until the 1979 Islamic Revolution, died Thursday at the age of 93, reported the Iranian state media. Whether seen with Henry Kissinger or entertaining Barbra Streisand, Zahedi made such a …

Azeri servicemen take part in a procession marking the anniversary of the end of the 2020 military conflict over the breakaway Nagorno-Karabakh region, involving Azerbaijani troops against Armenian forces, in Baku, Azerbaijan, on November 8, 2021 (Photo by Reuters) Iran has expressed concern over the latest border clashes between Azerbaijan and Armenia, urging the two …

For a generation, too many injured survivors of the 1996 US military Bombing of the towers of Khobar in Saudi Arabia and their families suffered in near silence, barely remembered but forever hurt and damaged. The toll of the past 25 years for us and so many others has been excruciating: life-changing physical injuries, post-traumatic …

In a rapid operation Monday during the main phase of the joint exercise, codenamed Zolfaqar-1400, Iranian Army “Arash” suicide drones traveled a long distance to reach targets with a high precision. Reconnaissance drones also patrolled the exercise area before army combat drones destroyed hypothetical enemy ships. According to a spokesperson for the exercise, the local …

The Iranian military has started its annual war games in a coastal area in the Gulf of Oman, state television reported on Sunday, less than a month before nuclear talks with the West. The report says navy and air force units as well as ground forces were participating in the exercise in an area of …

Many observers in Iran and abroad are increasingly frustrated by Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi’s reluctance to resume talks to revive the 2015 nuclear deal, the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), which was halted in June due to Iranian presidential elections. However, this hesitation could end as soon as Iran announces that it will declare …

In comments at a press conference on Saturday, Iranian Army Deputy Chief for Coordination Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari said preparations for the joint exercise, codenamed Zolfaqar-1400, had already completed and that the main stage of the exercise will begin on Sunday, November 7. The war game involves forces from the army, navy, air force and …

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) – Vietnam was seeking more information on Thursday about a Vietnamese tanker that was seized at gunpoint last month by Iranian soldiers in the Gulf of Oman, while promising to ensure the safety and humane treatment of the ship’s crew. On October 24, powerful Iranian Revolutionary Guard paramilitary troops seized control of …

Over the past decade, Iran has been the source of 80% of Israel’s security problems. Besides the Lebanese terrorist group Hezbollah, which is under Iranian control, there are at least four other Iran-backed threats that Israel faces. The first is Iran’s attempt to establish a Hezbollah-like military force in Syria; the second is its attempts …

Engaging different types of close-range air targets with heat-seeking missiles is part of the bread and butter for every fighter pilot. It’s not that often, however, that we get to see this process put to the test, end to end, in a live fire environment. Now a video has emerged showing one of the world’s …

Times are changing ‘. Iranian leaders may not be fans of Bob Dylan, but his words are likely to resonate as they consider their next steps in Iraq, Iraqi Kurdistan, Lebanon and Azerbaijan. The same goes for Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The president’s brilliance as a staunch defender of Muslim causes, except when there …

The injured from the recent terrorist attack on the Kandahar Fatemieh Mosque in Afghanistan have been transferred to Iran for treatment. AhlulBayt News Agency (ABNA): The injured from the recent terrorist attack on the Kandahar Fatemieh Mosque in Afghanistan have been transferred to Iran for treatment. Afghans injured in Friday’s terrorist attack on the Fatemieh …

Members of the ultra-Orthodox sect of Lev Tahor were prevented by Mexican authorities from traveling to Iran and were returned to Guatemala where they have resided since 2014, Mexican media reported. The sect, which numbers around 300 individuals, the majority of whom are Israelis, has made repeated attempts to reach Iran, first in 2018 and …

On October 8, a terrible destroy struck worshipers attending Friday noon prayers at the Gozar-e-Sayed Abad Mosque in the Khan Abad neighborhood of Bandar, the capital of Kunduz, one of Afghanistan’s largest cities in its northern belt. It is a mosque frequented by Shia Muslims, who were referred as “our compatriots” by Taliban spokesman Zabiullah …

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev poses with a Harop drone in Jabrayil, Azerbaijan. Photo: Press Service, Republic of Azerbaijan A picture is worth a thousand guidance notes. On October 4, Ilham Aliyev, the President of Azerbaijan, assaulted the cameras. Beaming in front of reporters, he stroked, patted and put an affectionate arm around a Harop, an …

A previously unknown attack group, likely linked to the Iranian government, has carried out a massive password spread campaign against Office 365 enterprise implementations, targeting defense industry companies in the United States and in Israel, as well as some transport companies in the Persian Gulf. Microsoft identified the group, which it calls DEV-0343, in July …

Abolhassan Banisadr, who died at the age of 88, was a thoughtful Islamic intellectual, trained in France, who accepted the presidency of Iran in 1980 despite his opposition to Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini’s concept. velayat-e faqih (“Government of the Islamist jurist”) – effectively Islamic dictatorship. Banisadr faced the myriad contradictions that emerged after the 1979 Islamic …

Published on: 10/09/2021 – 12:58 Paris (AFP) Abolhassan Banisadr was the first Iranian president after the 1979 Islamic revolution, but fell out with its leader, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, during a turbulent year in power and became a dissident in France. A student activist and imprisoned under the Shah, Banisadr was a Paris-based dissident while pursuing …

Argentina: Relatives of AMIA Bombing Victims to Appeal Court of Appeal Decision Dismissing Charges Against CFK Saturday, October 9, 2021 – 04:35 UTC Case cannot be closed until actual trial, plaintiffs’ lawyer says Relatives of the victims of the 1994 bombing of the Israeli Association for Social Welfare of Argentina (AMIA) announced on Friday that …

Iran has continued to deny accusations that it plotted to attack Israelis in Cyprus, days after Israel said Iran was behind plans for a Tehran-orchestrated act of terrorism against Iranian men. Israeli affairs. According to the international group of the Fars news agency, the embassy of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Cyprus has responded …

Iranian media began to mount rhetoric against Azerbaijan, with a headline claiming that Baku “denied the presence of the Zionist regime near the border with Iran,” a claim that seems to contrast with its insinuation that the close relationship Israel with Azerbaijan is a threat to Tehran. The larger context is that Iran carried out …

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) – Iran wants you to put politics aside and marvel at its ornate carpets. Syria wants you to forget about its brutal war and discover the world’s first alphabet. Yemen, on the brink of famine, is very excited about its honey and coffee. Welcome to Expo 2020 Dubai, the premier …

(Bloomberg) – Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has defended his country’s decision to hold military exercises near the border with Azerbaijan, which other officials have linked to Baku’s close ties with the enemy of Tehran, Israel. Iran to start military exercises linked to rivalry with Israel Without naming anyone, Khamenei said countries in the …

Ali Shamkhani, secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council, warned Iran’s neighbors against “foreign influence” in a tweet published Saturday in Persian, Arabic, English and Hebrew, amid heightened tensions with the ‘Azerbaijan. . . ולהתרחק מהם. – Ù„ÛŒ شمخانی (@alishamkhani_ir) October 2, 2021 cnxps.cmd.push (function () {cnxps ({playerId: ’36af7c51-0caf-4741-9824-2c941fc6c17b’}). render (‘4c4d856e0e6f4e3d808bbc1715e132f6’);}); if (window.location.pathname.indexOf (“656089”)! = …

Despite enriching uranium to a level never seen before, Iran still has a long way to go before acquiring a nuclear bomb, according to Israel’s military intelligence chief Major-General. Tamir Hayman. According to Hayman, while the levels of enriched uranium are “worrisome”, the Islamic Republic still has a long way to go before acquiring a …

Second Brigadier General Ghasem Khamoushi made the remarks on the sidelines of the 2nd military exercise titled Fatehan-e-Kheibar (The Conquerors of Kheibar) which began on Friday in the north-west of the country and added that the army of the air force of the Islamic Republic of Iran is at its best in combat and defense …

The Iranian military has launched a major military exercise near the country’s border with Azerbaijan, in a show of force amid tensions with its neighboring country partly linked to the latter’s close ties to Israel. Tehran- The Iranian military has launched a major military exercise near the country’s border with Azerbaijan, in a show of …

An endless war has taken its toll on the sanity of American troops. An alarming increase in suicide deaths among U.S. troops has occurred in recent years, new Pentagon figures show. USA Today reported Thursday that 580 US soldiers died by suicide in 2020. The newspaper confirmed the new Pentagon statistics with Congressional and Defense …

Tehran officials hinted at Azerbaijan’s friendly relations with Israel as they brushed aside Baku’s objections to extensive Iranian military exercises on its border widely seen as saber strikes. The Islamic Republic has clearly been angered in recent weeks by a series of war games in Azerbaijan involving Azerbaijani, Turkish and Pakistani forces and even Turkish …

Copenhagen, September 29 (AP) A German-Iranian professor at a Norwegian technical university was charged on Wednesday with violating sanctions against Iran by inviting four visiting researchers from the Islamic Republic and giving them access to a laboratory. A Norwegian prosecutor said visiting researchers had access to knowledge that could be useful for Iran’s nuclear program. …

(PMOI / MEK) & (NCRI): The tribunal refers to the reasoning of the complainant that Professor Rajavi was assassinated in 1990 following the massacre of 30,000 political prisoners, which should, according to his reasoning, be legally qualified of genocide and crimes against humanity. (PMOI / MEK Iran) and (NCRI): The assassination of Dr Rajavi was …

Tashkent: The Islamic Republic of Iran surprised to qualify for their first-ever AFC Women’s Asian Cup, beating Jordan 4-2 on penalties after a goalless draw at Bunyodkor Stadium Saturday. Maryam Irandoost’s side defied history and its world ranking of 72 to secure their place for India 2022 in a dramatic fashion, ending the candidacy of …

Vilnius: The Islamic Republic of Iran advanced to the quarter-finals of the 2021 FIFA Futsal World Cup Lithuania after a thrilling 9-8 victory over Asian rivals Uzbekistan in the round of 16 final at the Vilnius Arena on Friday. In a spectacular encounter between two of Asia’s biggest teams, 12-time Asian champions Iran won the …

A witness to the sustained torture of Iranian wrestling champion Navid Afkari died in mysterious circumstances in solitary confinement on Tuesday in Greater Tehran prison, according to his family. US government media Radio Farda reported on Shahin Naseri’s death and said it obtained his latest audio message from inside Tehran prison. Naseri said he was …

Tehran finances terrorism, poses a global threat and must never be allowed to procure nuclear weapons, the Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday in response to the speech by new Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA ). “Raisi continues to deceive the international community with a speech filled with lies and …

The Treasury Department’s Offices of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”) continue to run in 2021 and have added another tech company to their target list. NewTek, Inc. (“NewTek”), a software vendor that develops and supplies live production and 3D animation hardware and software, has agreed to pay $ 189,483 to settle 52 violations of the US …

A November 2019 image of the IRGC siege in Syria, known as the “Glass House,” in the aftermath of Israeli airstrikes. Photo: ImageSat International via Twitter. Ebrahim Raisi was sworn in as the new president of the Islamic Republic of Iran on August 5, 2021. Six days later, he released his ministerial selections. Raisi chose …

A security guard stands in front of the Mahshahr petrochemical plant in Khuzestan province, 1032 km (641 miles) southwest of Tehran, September 28, 2011. REUTERS / Raheb Homavandi / File Photo The United States imposed sanctions after leaving the nuclear pact in 2018 Sanctions hit crude sales, but not petrochemicals and fuels Iran now derives …

In the ongoing nuclear standoff involving the United States and Iran – Israel and the moderate Sunni Arab states being the most actively interested parties on the sidelines – everyone has now blinked. Where that means the nuclear stalemate will go next is less certain. The United States blinked first. cnxps.cmd.push (function () {cnxps ({playerId: …

Photo for reference only. Image Credit: REUTERS NICOSIA: Amnesty International has condemned Iran’s “climate of impunity” for deaths in custody despite reports of over 70 such cases over the past decade. Iranian authorities have not reported on at least 72 deaths in custody since January 2010, despite credible reports that they were the result of …

Photo courtesy of AFC. AFC: Kuala Lumpur (September 16, 2021) The Islamic Republic of Iran is the top-ranked Asian men’s team in the latest FIFA World Ranking released on Thursday. IR Iran replaced Japan at the top of the Asian standings after their perfect start to the AFC Asian qualifiers – Road to Qatar earlier …

(Photo by Hoshang Hashimi / AFP / Getty Images.) The era ushered in by 9/11 made theological terms such as Sunni, Shiite, Jihad, Sharia, and Salafi colloquial words, and spawned a nation of armchair experts on the intricacies of sectarianism and Islamic doctrine. . Claiming expertise is a privilege to live in a free country. …

Passengers disembark from a Mahan Air flight at Kabul airport on September 15. AFP Photo TEHRAN: Iran has resumed commercial flights to Afghanistan, a month after the Taliban invaded Kabul last month and toppled the government. “Today, Mahan Air flew passengers between Mashhad and Kabul airport”, Fars News Agency reported, referring to Iran’s second largest …

UN nuclear oversight chief Rafael Grossi will travel to Tehran this weekend for talks that could ease an impasse between Iran and the West, just as it threatens to escalate and derail negotiations on relaunching the Iran nuclear deal. Three diplomats who closely follow the International Atomic Energy Agency told Reuters that Grossi’s trip ahead …

(MENAFN – AzerNews) By trend The Cabinet of Ministers adopted a resolution approving the number and location of checkpoints across the border of the Azerbaijani state, as well as the rules for the organization and coordination of their activities. The corresponding decree was signed by Prime Minister Ali Asadov, Trend reports. The annex to the …

Ebrahim Raisi, who took office as Iranian president in August, speaks at a press conference in Tehran, Iran on June 21, 2021. Majid Asgaripour / WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany, September 8 (Reuters) – The Iranian president on Wednesday warned Western states against Tehran’s rebuke to the UN atomic …

TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian discussed the latest developments in Afghanistan with former Afghan President Hamed Karzai during a phone call on Tuesday. The senior Iranian diplomat said it was the Islamic Republic’s principled position to support dialogue among all groups in Afghanistan to form an inclusive government that reflects the ethnic …

Kuala Lumpur: The main event is just days away from kick-off, as the continent’s top twelve teams prepare for the AFC Asian qualifiers – Road to Qatar. Over the next few days, AFC.com break down each of the 12 nations still standing, their key men, and what it all means in the context of history …

Published on: 08/22/2021 – 20:26 Beirut (AFP) The Hezbollah leader in Lebanon on Sunday promised Iranian fuel deliveries would arrive “in the days to come” to help resolve the besieged country’s severe shortages. For the second time in four days, Hassan Nasrallah said in a televised address that fuel shipments would leave the Islamic Republic …

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) – Iranians are suffering from a new wave of the coronavirus pandemic – the worst in their country to date – and anger is growing over images of Westerners vaccinated without face masks on the internet or the television while they remain unable to get the shots. Iran, like much …

Day three of salvos in a theater of long-standing conflict Projectiles hit open ground, suggesting no desire for war Tension mounts after Gulf tanker attack Israel and Hezbollah fought a month-long war 15 years ago TEL AVIV / BEIRUT, Aug.6 (Reuters) – The Iranian-backed Lebanese group Hezbollah fired rockets at Israeli forces on Friday, prompting …

“Five to six armed Iranians” hijacked the tanker in the Gulf off the coast of the United Arab Emirates, according to recorded radio traffic, AP reported Wednesday. The radio traffic was obtained by Argus Media, a commodity pricing company, according to AP. A conversation between the crew members can be heard in radio traffic, with …

DUBAI (Reuters) – An Iranian revolutionary court has sentenced two binationals, German-Iranian Nahid Taghavi and English-Iranian Mehran Raouf, to more than 10 years in prison, each on national security grounds, their national security charges said on Wednesday. lawyer. Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards have arrested dozens of double nationals and foreigners in recent years, mostly on …

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At an online conference hosted on June 24 by the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI), human rights experts and legal scholars discussed the implications of Ebrahim Raisi as president of the Iranian regime. They also weighed in on the role the international community must play in ending the culture of impunity of criminals …

A series of leaks over the past week gives the impression that Israel is once again on the verge of launching an air assault on Iranian nuclear facilities. In coordinated reports on two television stations, journalists revealed that the IDF is once again stepping up its preparations for a possible strike against Iran – and …

Former Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad accused a “corrupt ring“within the Iranian intelligence apparatus to maintain” a systematic link “with foreign spy agencies. “They must prepare for trials,” warned Ahmadinejad, who was head of state from 2005 to 2013, warned the group, without naming its members. But the former president left more than enough signs in …

Two young men were shot dead on a second night of protests over water shortages in southwest Iran. Iran faces its worst drought in 50 years, with protests erupting in several towns and villages in Khuzestan province over the water crisis, which has affected households, devastated agriculture and the breeding and leads to blackouts. The …

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) – Protesters angry over water shortages marched through a troubled, oil-rich province in southwest Iran on Thursday evening and police reportedly fired weapons to disperse the crowds , showed videos online. It was not immediately clear whether anyone had been injured or arrested during protests in several towns in Khuzestan …

Iranian health officials have rejected several claims of an “American sabotage attack” or the halt of the country’s native vaccine projects. “The VOC-Iran Barakat production line is running at full capacity,” read a statement from the state-funded industry group Shifapharmed, which is involved in the production of one vaccine from a long list of vaccines …

Presidents of Senegal, Benin and Côte d’Ivoire congratulate Raeisi The presidents of Senegal, Benin and Côte d’Ivoire, in separate messages, congratulated Iranian President-elect Seyyed Ebrahim Raeisi on Tuesday on his victory in the 2021 Iranian presidential elections. While wishing health and success to the elected President of Iran in the exercise of his new responsibilities, …

The US military said News week that he was aware of reports that a drone attack struck near Erbil International Airport, but said initial reports did not suggest any loss of life or property. Meanwhile, a local militia claimed to have killed a number of people in a series of similar attacks. Images were released …

“Our message to friends is peace and security, but if any country and group dare to threaten the Islamic Republic of Iran, our response will be lethal,” said Iranian army deputy navy commander. Admiral Hamzeh Ali Kaviani at a press conference. inspection visit to the maritime district 1 of the Iranian army navy on Tuesday. …

To her parents, it wasn’t a big surprise. When Shahrzad Mozafar was not playing ball with her sisters in their sun-bathed family garden nestled in a barren area of ​​Khuzestan Province, Iran, she was usually indoors, dreaming of the love of her life. Soccer. An avid TV game viewer – “I’ve loved coaching since I …

COLIN SHINDLER: With Raisi’s election, the prospect of a nuclear-free Iran, which does not pose a threat to Israel, appears to be fading quickly LAST MONTH, diehard Ebrahim Raisi was elected President of Iran last month with a very low turnout. He was easily defeated in 2017 by outgoing President Hassan Rouhani who, like Akbar …

Workers’ strikes for economic demands have hit Iran’s vital petrochemical and oil industries over the past week, prompting an expert to comment that the regime’s fall could start with social unrest. “Strikes and localized protests are more common than most realize. Usually they end on their own. But when the collapse of the Islamic Republic …

Prime Minister Naftali Bennett appeared to allude to Israel’s role in recent attack on Iranian nuclear site during a speech Thursday at a graduation ceremony for Israeli Air Force pilots . “Our enemies know – not by statements, but by actions – that we are much more determined and much smarter, and that we do …

June 25 marks the 25th anniversary of the 1996 bombing of a housing complex in Khobar, Saudi Arabia, by Iranian-backed terrorists. Nineteen American airmen were killed and 372 American personnel were injured. Many of those who survived, some of whom worked with me in the State Department, lived the rest of their lives with permanent …

A representation of the Bitcoin virtual currency can be seen in front of a stock chart in this illustration taken on January 8, 2021. REUTERS / Dado Ruvic / File Photo DUBAI, June 22 (Reuters) – Iranian police seized 7,000 computer miners from an illegal cryptocurrency farm, their biggest loot to date from power-hungry machines …