- Iran Grounds Aseman ATR Planes Like One That Crashed
Iran's civil aviation organization has grounded ATR-72 planes belonging to Aseman Airlines after one of them crashed this week with 65 people on board, state media reported on February 23.
Radio Liberty. Sat, 24 Feb 2018 03:04:12 +0000.
- Iran becomes latest rogue state to develop its own cryptocurrency
Iran is considering the development of its own cryptocurrency, following in the footsteps of Venezuela.
CNBC. Thu, 22 Feb 2018 16:20 GMT.
- Fear of war looms over Syria neighbours, Iran says
Iran's deputy foreign minister dismisses warnings about its presence in Syria as "propaganda".
BBC News. Thu, 22 Feb 2018 11:40:03 GMT.
- Iran says we do not want nuclear weapons, there is no sunset clause in nuclear deal
Iran's commitment to not seek nuclear weapons is permanent and there is no so-called sunset clause in the Iran nuclear deal, the country's Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi said on Thursday. ...
Yahoo. Thu, 22 Feb 2018 06:22:46 -0500.
- Iran plane crash wreckage found on mountainside
The wreckage of the plane, which went down with 66 people on board, is found on a mountainside.
BBC News. Tue, 20 Feb 2018 16:09:42 GMT.
- 300 arrested after Sufis clash with Iran police, killing 5
Overnight clashes between followers of a Sufi Islam leader and Iranian police killed five members of the security forces and injured 30, Iranian media reported Tuesday, the latest tension between the mystical order and authorities. ...
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Tue, 20 Feb 2018 05:44:11 EST.
- Netanyahu threatens to act against Iran while holding drone part
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says Israel would act against Iran, not just its allies in the Middle East, if needed, reiterating his country's position that Tehran is the world's greatest threat.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Mon, 19 Feb 2018 00:33:56 +1100.
- 3rd Annual Iranian Aviation Symposium (Tehran, Iran - April 22nd-23rd, 2018) - ResearchAndMarkets.com
DUBLIN - The "3rd Annual Iranian Aviation Symposium" conference has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. ... ...
Business Wire. Tue, 13 Feb 2018 19:42:00 UTC.
- Iran Takes Closer Look At Russian Passenger Jet As Airbus And Boeing Deals Face Ongoing Delays
A Russian-built Sukhoi Superjet 100 landed at Tehran's Mehrabad International airport as part of a renewed attempt by the company to find customers in Iran for its passenger jet.
By Dominic Dudley, Contributor. Forbes. Mon, 12 Feb 2018 14:36:00 -0500.
- Robert Levinson’s Son Urges Trump to ‘Annoy’ Iran Into Finding Father
The son of a former U.S. FBI agent who went missing in Iran 10 years ago is urging the Trump administration to “constantly annoy” Tehran into locating his father, whom he believes is still alive. ...
Voice of America. Thu, 09 Mar 2017 22:15:45 -0500.
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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