The presentation, given by Meng Wanzhou, aimed to ease concerns raised by HSBC that Huawei may have been breaking US sanctions by doing business in Iran via a subsidiary called Skycom.
Daily Mail. Tue, 18 Dec 2018 19:18:23 GMT.
Russia, Iran and Turkey are nearing agreement on the composition of a Syria committee that could pave the way for the drafting of a new constitution and for elections after a devastating civil war, diplomats said on Tuesday.
Reuters. Tue, 18 Dec 2018 08:33:57 -0500.
TEHERAN (AFP) - Iran President Hassan Rouhani's son-in-law resigned on Monday (Dec 17) just two days after his appointment as head of Iran's geological survey sparked accusations of nepotism, official news agency IRNA reported.
Straits Times. Mon, 17 Dec 2018 21:40:46 +0800.
The website of Iran's Revolutionary Guard is reporting that a general who fought in Syria and Iraq has allegedly accidentally killed himself while cleaning a gun.
Fox News. Sun, 16 Dec 2018 20:29:40 GMT.
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Iranian semi-official ISNA news agency is reporting that a detained activist who died last week was a member of terrorist group planning attacks. ...
Washington Times. Sun, 16 Dec 2018 11:10:49 -0500.
Islamabad has lodged a formal protest with Tehran about an attack by militants who killed six Pakistani paramilitary troops as they were patrolling a mountainous area near the Iranian border.
Radio Liberty. Sun, 16 Dec 2018 10:36:14 +0000.
The European Union's foreign policy chief said Monday a system to facilitate non-dollar trade with Iran and circumvent U.S. sanctions could be in place by year's end. ...
Voice of America. Mon, 10 Dec 2018 17:01:12 -0500.
Huawei's chief financial officer has denied she covered up her company's alleged links to a firm that tried to sell equipment to Iran in violation of sanctions.
Sky News. Mon, 10 Dec 2018 03:45:00 +0000.
Meng Wanzhou, Huawei's chief financial officer, is accused of using an unofficial subsidiary called Skycom to evade U.S. sanctions on Iran from 2009 to 2014.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Fri, 7 Dec 2018 01:03:09 EST.
Rare attack on crucial port city claimed by Sunni ethnic Baluch group
Chiara Giordano. The Independent. Thu, 06 Dec 2018 12:27:00 +0000.
Facts About Iran
The Islamic Republic of Iran, located in southwest Asia, is governed by
an elected President who appoints a Prime Minister and other ministers
as well as a unicameral Consultative Assembly. An appointed
religious leader, known as an Ayatollah, is authorized to protect the
Iran's capital city is Tehran, and its currency is the Iranian Real.
In 2007, Iran's estimated population was 65,398,000, and the primary
spoken language of Iranians is Farsi (or Persian). Approximately
51% of Iranians are Persian, 24% are Azeri, 7% are Kurdish, and 18% are
Click on the small Iran map shown at right to display a full-size
map of Iran.