• Satirist Keyomars Marzban to Be Tried in Iran Under Hardline Judge Salavati
    Iranian satirist Keyomars Marzban, who has been detained in Iran since August 2018, is due to face trial for the charges of ";propaganda against the state"; and ";insulting the sacred"; at Branch 15 of the Revolutionary Court in Tehran presided by Judge Abolqasem Salavati. ... Read more
  • Iran Concerned About Oil Revenues, U.S. Pressure
    Iran's Vice-President Mohammad Baqer Nobakht says Tehran is facing ";serious problems in exporting oil"; as a result of ";brutal sanctions."; Speaking in the south-eastern province of Kerman on Friday January 18, Nobakht said Iran is ";too far away from the target of exporting 2,410,000 barrels per day planned in the ... Read more
  • Iran’s Top Exporter Says Impossible To Do Business
    The Chairman of Iran-China Joint Chamber of Commerce Asadollah Asgaroladi, who is one of the country's top businessmen has stopped exporting from Iran in the past two months due to payment problems.";After 64 years of export activities, for first time I had to suspend exports,"; Tasnim quoted Asgaroladi as saying ... Read more
  • Zarif Says Pompeo Has No Right To Interfere In Iran-Iraq Ties
    Iran's foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif who is on an extended tour of Iraq responded to his American counterpart, saying the United States has no right to interfere in bilateral relations between Tehran and Baghdad. -Radio Farda ... Read more
  • Iran’s satellite launch not against international law: Russian diplomat
    Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said on Tuesday that Iran's action in launching satellite is not against international law. Iran attempted on Tuesday to launch Payam satellite into orbit but the rocket's third stage failed to provide enough speed to reach the orbit. -Tehran Times ... Read more
  • Iranian Officials Warn Of Desertification
    Increase in the volume of desertification and reduction of vegetation, combined with other problematic factors, have led to the invasion of haze in most provinces in Iran. Eight million hectares, out of 35 million hectares of deserts across the country, are threatened by dust storms, turning them into the centers ... Read more
  • 2019 AFC Asian Cup: Iran, Iraq tie 0-0 and move to next round
    Iran national football team were held to a 0-0 draw by Iraq at the 2019 AFC Asian Cup on Wednesday at the Al Maktoum Stadium, Dubai and claimed top spot in Group D thanks to a better goal difference. Both teams have already qualified for the Round of 16. ... Read more
  • Trump On Iran: A Lie That May Lead To War
    On the first work day of the new year, President Trump held a cabinet meeting that was open to the press and consisted mostly of a rambling monologue by the president about border walls and assorted other topics. Toward the end of the proceedings, Trump castigated anew the ";horrible Iran ... Read more
  • An ideological struggle will shape Islamism in the Mideast
    The region is riven by a clash between a top-down and bottom-up vision for states ... Read more
  • Iran to open bunkering terminal in blow to UAE’s Fujairah
    Iran will start bunkering operations at a newly-built ship fueling terminal on the Persian Gulf island of Qeshm by next month, the head of the Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines (IRISL) said Wednesday. The 52,000-tonne capacity terminal will give Iran access to traffic on one of the world's biggest ... Read more
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