Posts Tagged ‘iranian’

3 additional Iranian students challenge removal from country

AP — Three more students from Iran attending New England colleges have filed civil rights complaints with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, saying they were mistreated and illegally denied entry into the country. The complaints follow similar ones filed by an Iranian student seeking to begin classes at Northeastern University and a graduate student […]

Iranian Elections

On Friday, Iranians turned out in large numbers to select members of parliament, its Majlis, and seven members of its 88-member Assembly of Experts. Responsible for selecting Iran’s Supreme Leader, its members serve 8-year terms. Meeting twice annually, it’s comprised of a leadership council and six committees. Held every four years, at stake are 290 […]

Iranian hard-liners jump out to early lead in parliamentary elections

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian state TV on Saturday announced the first partial results from the country’s parliamentary elections, indicating a strong showing by hard-liners in the capital Tehran, although authorities have not released full results or the all-important turnout figure. Voters had limited options on Friday’s ballot, as more than 7,000 potential candidates had […]

Iranian companies ink 5,000-ton rail deal in blow to US sanctions

Press TV – A deal has been signed between the Khatam-al Anbiya Construction Headquarters and the Isfahan Steel Company for the production of 5000 tons of railway lines as Tehran eyes to reduce dependency on foreign companies and cut dollar-related expenditures. The deal was inked on Saturday during an exhibition of Iranian technological and engineering […]

State TV reports Iranian mayor tests positive for coronavirus, official denies report

Reuters – An Iranian official has tested positive for coronavirus, state TV reported on Saturday. Morteza Rahmanzadeh, the mayor of district 13 of the capital Tehran, was hospitalized with coronavirus symptoms on Friday, according to state TV. But the Fars news agency later tweeted the director of public relations for district 13 had denied Rahmanzadeh […]

Photos: Iranian, Dutch top diplomats discuss closer ties

ISNA | Farzad Khabooshani: Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Dutch counterpart, Stef Blok, held talks on a host of topics, including ways to boost bilateral relations between the two countries. In the meeting, held in Tehran on Saturday, Zarif and Blok exchanged views about the latest developments in the Middle East and […]

Pres. Rouhani: Iranian nation to disappoint enemies

IRNA – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Friday that massive turnout of Iranian people in the election will disappoint the enemies more than ever. Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani on Friday visited the Elections Headquarter at Interior Ministry in Tehran where he casted his vote for the 11th parliamentary elections and the mid-term election for […]

US sanctions on Iranian election watchdog signify ‘failure, frustration & defeat’ of pressure policy – Tehran

On Friday, Iranians are electing members of its 290-seat parliament – known as the Guardian Council – for a four-year term, with some 7,000 candidates running. A day before the polling stations opened, the US Treasury Department imposed new sanctions against three members of the Council. The 12-member supervisory body consists of Islamic scholars appointed […]

Iranian, Turkish FMs explore avenues for expanding bilateral ties

MNA – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu met and held talks in Germany on Saturday, on the sidelines of Munich Security Conference 2020. In this bilateral meeting, the two sides explored avenues for expanding and broadening relations between the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Republic of Turkey. […]

Iranian and Kuwaiti FMs discuss regional security

IRNA – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and Kuwaiti Foreign Minister Ahmad Nasser Al-Mohammad Al-Sabah on Sunday discussed the security of the region and relations with the Persian Gulf Cooperation Council. Zarif and Al-Sabah reviewed bilateral relations, regional security and the latest developments in Yemen. On Saturday, Zarif also met members of European Union […]

Iranian FM: Trump, led by novice advisers, brought region close to war

US President Donald Trump was misled by “novice” advisers to bring his country and Iran to the brink of war in January, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Friday night. In an interview with NBC News, Zarif said “Trump was misled to believe that the United States would get away with this, that this […]

Months of US and Iranian miscalculations almost led to war

“Iran will be held fully responsible for lives lost, or damage incurred, at any of our facilities. They will pay a very BIG PRICE! This is not a Warning, it is a Threat,” Mr. Trump tweeted on New Year’s Eve. “Happy New Year!” Hours into 2020, Iran’s supreme leader responded with a taunt. “You can’t […]

Iranian Hackers Hacked Dutch Schools to Steal Books to Use in School

Andrew Anglin Daily Stormer February 14, 2020 A typical Islamo-hacker compound I just can’t even hardly take it anymore. Accusing these countries of hacking is EXACTLY THE SAME as accusing them of witchcraft. It cannot be proved either way and you just have to trust the person making the claim. But surely, […]

Commissioner: Officials overzealous in Iranian border stops

AP — U.S. Customs and Border Protection Acting Commissioner Mark Morgan said Tuesday that border officials in Washington state “got a little overzealous” when they detained Iranian and Iranian-American travelers at the U.S.-Canada border last month. As many as 200 people of Iranian descent were held up for as long as 12 hours as they […]

Relief operation underway on Iranian road shut by heavy snowfall

Press TV – Iranian authorities say rescue teams have been dispatched to a key road north of the country where heavy snowfall has stranded thousands of people. An official in Iran’s road transportation organization said that all passenger vehicles trapped on the Qazvin-Rasht Highway due to a traffic jam caused by snow will be helped […]

US ‘brain injury’ numbers a cover-up for dead US troops in Iranian missile strike – IRGC

   The spokesman for the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps has said that Washington’s alleged numbers of “brain injuries” in its troops following the Iranian retaliatory missile strike on the Ain al-Assad airbase represent the number of dead troops. “We conclude that what the United States announces to be related to brain injuries from the attack […]

Iranian, Swedish FMs emphasize coop. on Ukrainian plane crash

MNA – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Swedish counterpart Ann Linde stressed cooperation on Ukrainian plane mishap. The two sides exchanged their views with regard to the Ukrainian plane crash. In this bilateral talks, Iranian and Swedish foreign minister emphasized cooperation on the issue instead of politicizing it. A Ukrainian plane with […]

US terrorism targets entire Iranian nation: President Rouhani

Press TV – President Hassan Rouhani says terrorist measures taken by the United States against Iran actually target the entire nation to make Iranians give in to US demands. Addressing a gathering of foreign ambassadors in Tehran on Monday, Rouhani said, “Today, we are faced with oppressive sanctions, [and] a terrorist measure by the United […]

No Iranian wants Gov’t to renegotiate with US: Official

Tasnim – Head of Iran’s Plan and Budget Organization Mohammad Baqer Nobakht highlighted the US government’s non-commitment to its promises and agreements and said currently no Iranian wants Tehran to negotiate with Washington again. “At some point in time, we experienced the negotiation with the US,” Nobakht said in a speech in the northern province […]

Namaki: Iranian students coming from Wuhan not affected by Coronavirus

IRNA – Iranian Minister of Health Saeed Namaki Iranian students airlifted from Wuhan to Iran have been negative to contamination as per the tests taken from them at quarantine. Speaking to reporters, Namaki said that the suspected Chinese passengers were also undergone test procedure and the results were negative. He added that none of the […]

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