Iran has unveiled a next generation short-range ballistic missile and vowed to further boost its capabilities, defying U.S. demands to stop development of such sophisticated weapons.
Radio Liberty. Tue, 14 Aug 2018 01:30:33 +0000.
BAGHDAD (AFP) - Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on Monday (Aug 13) defended his stance on US sanctions against Iran in the face of harsh criticism from Tehran and its allies in Baghdad.
Straits Times. Tue, 14 Aug 2018 03:10:35 +0800.
German supplier Duerr has halted its activities in Iran after the reintroduction of U.S. sanctions this week that include threats to blacklist any companies trading with the country, a German newspaper reported.
AutoNews.com. Mon, 13 Aug 2018 03:46:07 EST.
A research centre in Riyadh, a village lounge in rural China and a mosque without a minaret in Iran are among the projects shortlisted in the World Architecture Festival Awards 2018.
BBC News. Mon, 13 Aug 2018 00:22:14 GMT.
Iran has cancelled a visit by Iraq's prime minister after he said that while he was opposed to renewed U.S. sanctions on Tehran he had no choice but to abide by them, an Iraqi official said Sunday.
Qassim Abdul-zahra. Fox News. Sun, 12 Aug 2018 17:20:00 GMT.
Iran and four ex-Soviet nations, including Russia, agreed in principle on Sunday how to divide up the potentially huge oil and gas resources of the Caspian Sea, paving way for more energy exploration and pipeline projects. ...
Helen Mukhina. Kyiv Post. Sun, 12 Aug 2018 15:02:16 +0000.
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has cancelled a visit to Iran, his press office said Sunday, as the premier came under strong Iranian criticism over his stand on renewed US sanctions against Tehran. ...
Yahoo. Sun, 12 Aug 2018 09:54:27 -0400.
Woody Johnson has called on Britain to stand with Donald Trump's decision for the US to pull out of the Iran nuclear deal, saying the country sponsored terrorists and launched cyber attacks on the West.
Daily Mail. Sat, 11 Aug 2018 23:57:06 +0100.
Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Saturday called for "swift and just" legal action from new courts after the head of the judiciary said the country faced an "economic war", state television reported.
Reuters. Sat, 11 Aug 2018 14:41:49 -0400.
Iran fired a short range anti-ship missile last week as part of the short notice naval exercise it held near the Strait of Hormuz, according to two U.S. officials.
ABC News. Fri, 10 Aug 2018 21:05:32 -0400.
Iran was trying to send a message when it held a naval exercise as the United States reimposed sanctions on the Islamic Republic, according to General Joseph Votel, the commander of US Central Command (CENTCOM). ...
Jeremy Binnie, London. Janes 360. Thu, 09 Aug 2018 23:00:00 GMT.
US President Donald Trump says companies operating in Iran will be barred from the US, as "the most biting sanctions ever imposed" on Tehran take effect despite pleas from Washington's allies.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Wed, 08 Aug 2018 05:44:00 +1000.
After President Donald Trump's decision to reinstate stiff sanctions, Iran will likely start negotiating in good faith, according to Rep. Ted Yoho, R-Fla., a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee.
Newsmax. Tue, 07 Aug 2018 15:34:49 EDT.
New U.S. sanctions against Iran have taken effect, and President Donald Trump, who defied Washington's allies to impose them, pledged that firms doing business with Tehran would be barred from doing business with the United States.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Tue, 7 Aug 2018 07:30:55 EDT.
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.