Posts Tagged ‘irgc’

Latin America’s Debts to the British Empire: Simón Bolívar in the Debt Labyrinth

IRGC forces engage outlaws near Turkey border, kill one

Forces of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) have dismantled a group of four counter-revolutionary outlaws close to the Turkish border in West Azarbaijan Province. On Thursday, Alireza Madani, the commander of the IRGC wing in northwestern Salmas County, said the criminals had sneaked into Iran from neighboring Turkey. However, IRGC forces engaged them in an area […]

Iraqi president thanks Iran for helping register Iraqi cultural heritage

Baghdad, July 20, IRNA – Iraqi President Fouad Masoum on Wednesday thanked Iran for technical assistance to register Iraqi cultural heritage with UNESCO. The president made the remarks in a meeting with Iran’s Ambassador to Baghdad Hassan Danaeifar. The Iraqi president thanked the positive role of Iran and Turkey and other friendly countries in registering […]

An analysis of Turkey’s bungled coup attempt

Analysis of Turkey’s botched coup attempt is very important not simply because of geographical and spiritual propinquity of this incident to our country as well as cultural, social, political, economic and security ties between Turkey and Iran, but also because of its regional consequences and its effects on Iran’s interests and national security. The following […]

Saudi warplanes violate ceasefire across Yemen again, kill civilians

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Saudi fighter jets violated the UN-brokered ceasefire across Yemen on Tuesday. In Ma’rib province, the Saudi warplanes hit Sirwah region several times, killing a number of civilians. In Hajjah province, the Saudi fighter jets pounded the Midi region at least twice, inflicting severe damage on people’s houses. In Amran province, the Arab […]

IRGC plays down media hype over naval patrol near US warship

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Lieutenant commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Navy played down reports that the IRGC boats in the Strait of Hormuz have maneuvered dangerously close to a US military vessel, saying the patrol boats are always in the region as part of routine operations. Following reports by an American reporter aboard the […]

Iran eyes 5% economic growth rate current fiscal year

TEHRAN, July 11 (Shana) – Minister of Economy Ali Tayebnia said plans are under way for achieving a 5% economic growth rate by the end of the current Iranian fiscal year (started March 20). Addressing international conference on banking, insurance and stock exchange on Sunday, Tayyebnia said despite the falling price of oil in international […]

Iran condemns US political abuse of banking system for pressure

Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations Gholamali Khoshroo made the remarks in his statement before the General Assembly on Agenda item 117 on “The United Nations Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy” on Thursday. Full text of his statement is as follows: In the Name of Allah, the Compassionate, the […]

4-year-old girl asks Ayatollah Khamenei to buy her a pink hat

Mahdi Qazikhani was a 30-year-old man with three children. He was killed by Takfiri terrorists on December 7, 2015, in Aleppo, Syria. Nahal, his only daughter, is four years old. Her mother relates a funny conversation she had with Ayatollah Khamenei. “One day, they called and said we are invited to the Leader’s Iftar ceremony […]

UK could drop Iran sanctions after Brexit

Indications are growing that London could soon decide to drop sanctions to expand its trade with Iran in the wake of the recent vote by the British to quit the European Union. “Although the US and other European countries can carry out trade with Iran, conducting trade with Britain after it leaves the EU in […]

Fresh clashes in Yemen claim 55 lives

Fresh clashes between Yemen’s Houthi Ansarullah fighters and militants loyal to resigned president, Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi, have claimed dozens of lives from both sides. Security and health officials said Sunday that 55 people were killed and 70 more injured in two days of intense fighting in three provinces of Ta’izz, Bayda in the south, and […]

Bahraini forces break into senior Shia cleric’s office

Bahraini regime forces have stormed into the office of leading Shia cleric, Sheikh Isa Qassim, who was recently stripped of his citizenship. Bahraini media reported that the regime troops raided the headquarters in the northern village of Karranah on Tuesday and broke the doors of the building. They also searched the office, even its top […]

Man accused of murdering MP Jo Cox appears in court

The man accused of murdering British MP Jo Cox made a brief appearance via videolink at London’s Old Bailey criminal court on Monday, speaking only to confirm his name. Thomas Mair was remanded in custody and will appear at the Old Bailey again on Thursday. At an initial hearing in a lower court on Saturday, […]

Daesh executes 19 of own members in Iraq’s Fallujah

The Takfiri Daesh terrorist group has killed 19 members of its own for allegedly escaping the battlefields where they were supposed to face off with Iraqi security forces in the city of Fallujah. Daesh executed the 19 individuals for fleeing the battlefields in the neighborhoods of al-Shuhada and al-Nasaf, an informed source told Iraq’s al-Sumaria […]

Netanyahu and Lieberman – A deadly scenario

Anyone who is paying attention to developments in Palestine would probably agree that the fears surrounding the appointment of Avigdor Lieberman to be Israel’s minister of defense are justified. As they say, just when you thought things could not get any worse, they did. It is interesting to juxtapose this bizarre appointment to a bizarre […]

Netanyahu and Lieberman – A deadly scenario

Anyone who is paying attention to developments in Palestine would probably agree that the fears surrounding the appointment of Avigdor Lieberman to be Israel’s minister of defense are justified. As they say, just when you thought things could not get any worse, they did. It is interesting to juxtapose this bizarre appointment to a bizarre […]

Saudis settle a score with Iran by refusal to okay Iranians for Hajj

Tehran, May 24, IRNA – The Saudis are settling a score with the Islamic Republic of Iran by refusal to give clearance to Iranian pilgrims to take part in this year’s Hajj rituals. At the same time, the Saudis reject any doubt that they have politicized Hajj pilgrimage. Since long ago and after disgraceful behavior […]

Iran in photos: May 2-8

Tehran, May 8, The Iran Project – South Korean president Park Geun-hye visit to Iran, Iranian marking Eid al-Mab’ath, Supreme Leader receiving group of state officials and Muslim ambassadors in Tehran, senior adviser to Leader Ali Akbar Velayati visit to Lebanon and holding Legislation Process Conference dominated the country’s media outlets in the past week (May […]

Understanding Odin

Youtube link Odin is the most enigmatic God in the entire pantheon of our ancient Northern European mythos. There is a great deal of lore that talks about Odin and his many acts both among the gods and among mankind, yet there are very few inscriptions directly of his name, as people feared the dreaded […]

S Korean President says doors now open for trade with Iran

Tehran, May 3, IRNA – South Korean President Park Geun-hye said doors were now open for trade with Iran, stressing that the two countries have to nourish mutual friendship. Addressing a trade meeting between Iran and South Korean businessmen here on Tuesday, she said she was happy the meeting was held in the historical city […]

President: Iran, South Korea economic exchange to reach $18b

Tehran, May 2, IRNA – President Hassan Rouhani said here Monday that volume of Tehran-Seoul trade exchanges will triple and the two countries will witness exchanges worth 18 billion dollars. President Rouhani said the two sides are determined on this issue. Rouhani made the remarks in a joint press briefing with her visiting South Korean […]

US to purchase heavy water from Iran for $8.6 million, deal to be signed Friday

The U.S. will purchase 32 tons of heavy water from Iran, in a deal valued at $8.6 million, the Wall Street Journal reported Friday, citing senior American officials. The deal will be signed by U.S. and Iranian officials in Vienna Friday. “The idea is: Okay, we tested it, it’s perfectly good heavy water. It meets […]

Iran OPEC Governor: Tehran supports any move to stabilize market

TEHRAN, April 18 (Shana) –- Iran’s representative in OPEC’s Board of Governors said Iran supports “any move” that helps stabilize the global crude oil market. In an exclusive interview with Shana, Hossein Kazempour Ardebili said: “The Islamic Republic has not ceased to support the move, however small and late it is, to stabilize the crude […]

34th FIFF adds 7 more Iranian films to be screened for intl. guests

According to the public relations office, the 19th edition of Iranian International Film Market at the 34th FIFF will screen seven more titles for international guests, festival managers, buyers and distributers. These films include ‘Lantouri’ (Reza Dormishian), ‘Coquetry’ (Jalal Ashkezari), ‘Cinema-Bench’ (Mohammad Rahmanian), ‘Gita’ (Masoud Madadi), ‘To Be Born’ (Mohsen Abdolvahab), ‘The Sacred List’ (Mohammad Hamedani), and ‘Birthday Party’ (Abbas Lajevardi). The […]

Top Iranian businessman deplores persistent trade barriers

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Despite international enthusiasm for investment in Iran and development of trade ties with the country, there are still obstacles in the way of monetary transactions because of US obstructionism, Chairman of Iran-China Joint Chamber of Commerce Asadollah Asgaroladi said. Speaking at a television talk show, Asgaroladi said Iranian businesses still face problems […]

Indian FM due in Tehran on April 16

TEHRAN (FNA)- Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj is scheduled to visit Iran on April 16 for talks, business news website, Livemint, reported on Wednesday. Swaraj’s visit aims at re-energizing ties with Tehran following the lifting of US-led trade sanctions on the strategically important West Asian nation. Swaraj will co-chair a meeting of the India-Iran Joint […]

Iran, Azerbaijan, Turkey FMs sign documents for cooperation

Foreign ministers of Iran, Azerbaijan and Turkey have signed two documents to strengthen trilateral cooperation and improve peace and security in the region. Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Turkish and Azeri counterparts Mevlut Cavusoglu and Elmar Mammadyarov, respectively, signed the documents and issued a statement on Tuesday at the end of the […]

Photos: Spring tulips in Mashhad

Iran’s masterplan to ramp up energy exports Iran, which possesses the second-largest natural gas reserves in the world, has recently announced its intention to dramatically increase its energy production.… Source Article from

Britain: Libraries Lose a Quarter of Staff as Hundreds Close

Britain: Libraries Lose a Quarter of Staff as Hundreds Close March 29th, 2016 Via: BBC: Almost 8,000 jobs in UK libraries have disappeared in six years, about a quarter of the overall total, an investigation by the BBC has revealed. Over the same period, […]

Iran vows to pursue missile program despite new U.S. sanctions

Iran will pursue its development of ballistic missiles despite the U.S. blacklisting of more Iranian companies linked to the program, a senior Revolutionary Guards commander said on Monday. The Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) test-fired several ballistic missiles this month, drawing condemnation from Western leaders who believe the tests violate a United Nations resolution. The […]

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