- Qatar row: Arab states send list of steep demands
Qatar is being asked to close its broadcaster, Al Jazeera, and reduce ties with Iran - within 10 days.
BBC News. Fri, 23 Jun 2017 09:49:20 GMT.
- World Cup 2018: Iran join Brazil in qualifying for next year's tournament
Iran become the second team to qualify for the 2018 World Cup as they beat Uzbekistan 2-0 in Tehran.
BBC News. Tue, 13 Jun 2017 07:56:24 GMT.
- Qatar ready to listen to Arab states' concerns as Iran sends supplies
Qatar is ready to listen to the concerns of Gulf Arab states that have cut diplomatic and economic ties, Kuwait says, as it tries to mediate a solution to the worst regional crisis in years.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Mon, 12 Jun 2017 10:15:30 +1000.
- Auto Industry Tries To Persuade Iran To Change The Meaning Of Luxury
Importers are urging the government to lift a ban on luxury cars, which in Iran means anything with an engine larger than 2.5 litres.
By Dominic Dudley, Contributor. Forbes. Tue, 30 May 2017 13:30:00 -0400.
- 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.
- Iran Continues Ban On U.S. Visitors After Trump's Revised Order
Tehran says it will continue its retaliatory measure barring entry into Iran by U.S. ...
Radio Liberty. Tue, 07 Mar 2017 15:25:58 +0000.
- Iran's ex-president Ahmadinejad who banned Twitter joins Twitter
March 06, 2017 9:04 AMTEHRAN (AFP) - Iran's hardline former president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad became the latest leader to join Twitter on Sunday (March 5), despite having been instrumental in getting it banned in the country.
Straits Times. Mon, 06 Mar 2017 09:04:35 +0800.
- Interview with Exiled Iranian Empress Pahlavi: 'We Wanted to Create Progress in Iran'
The collection of the Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art was to be shown in Berlin in December, but Iranian officials declined permission to send the artworks out of the country. ...
Spiegel Online. Wed, 22 Feb 2017 12:38:00 +0100.
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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