- Iran police's assault on woman over headscarf stirs debate
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - A grainy video of female officers from Iran's morality police assaulting a young woman whose headscarf only loosely covered her hair ...
Daily Mail. Mon, 23 Apr 2018 13:57:43 +0100.
- France's Macron visits Trump as Iran nuclear deal hangs in balance
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron arrives in Washington on Monday for a state visit likely to be dominated by differences over trade and the nuclear accord with Iran.
Reuters. Mon, 23 Apr 2018 09:08:05 -0400.
- Will Trump's new Syria strategy work?
Any plan should have as a main goal to stop Iran from cementing a land bridge to the Mediterranean Sea.
Jim Hanson. Fox News. Mon, 23 Apr 2018 08:00:00 GMT.
- Iran Bans Banks From Using Cryptocurrencies
Iran has banned the use of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies by its banks and financial institutions.
Radio Liberty. Mon, 23 Apr 2018 07:27:45 +0000.
- 'A Close Personal Relationship' Under Pressure As Trump Hosts France's Macron
While President Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron share personal chemistry, their bond may be tested on issues such as strategy in Syria, the Iran nuclear deal and trade.
Ayesha Rascoe. NPR. Mon, 23 Apr 2018 05:00:00 -0400.
- G7 foreign ministers seek to put pressure on Russia, Iran at Toronto summit
TORONTO (REUTERS) - Foreign ministers from the Group of Seven leading industrialised nations on Sunday (April 22) discussed ways to pressure Russia on conflicts in Syria and Ukraine, which have badly tarnished Moscow's ties with the West.
Straits Times. Mon, 23 Apr 2018 02:54:04 +0800.
- Iran Threatens to Resume Nuclear Program If US Breaks Deal
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says his country is prepared to resume its nuclear program if U.S. President Donald Trump breaks the 2015 nuclear deal. ...
Voice of America. Mon, 23 Apr 2018 01:14:00 -0400.
- Iran central bank bans cryptocurrency dealings
Iran's central bank has banned the country's banks from dealing in cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoin, over money-laundering concerns, the state news agency IRNA reported on Sunday as the country tries to halt a currency crisis. ...
Yahoo. Sun, 22 Apr 2018 23:16:44 -0400.
- Iran nuclear deal: Macron urges Trump to stick with 2015 accord
The French leader says there are no other options for the nuclear deal, which Mr Trump opposes.
BBC News. Sun, 22 Apr 2018 16:12:08 GMT.
- Macron Takes a Risk in Courting Trump, but Has Little to Show for It
The French president leaves on Monday for a state visit to Washington, where he will try, once again, to close the gap with President Trump on climate change, Iran and trade.
Alissa J. Rubin and Adam Nossiter. New York Times. Sun, 22 Apr 2018 14:01:57 GMT.
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.
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