- Kelloholm community 'heartbroken' by Keiran Esquierdo's death
Tribute is paid to a 12-year-old boy who was crushed to death by a heavy wooden pole in southern Scotland.
BBC News. Tue, 17 Oct 2017 10:00:45 GMT.
- Boy crushed by wooden pole in Kelloholm identified
Investigations are continuing into the accident which claimed the life of Keiran Esquierdo on Sunday.
BBC News. Mon, 16 Oct 2017 15:00:21 GMT.
- The stakes couldn't be higher in Trump's new Iran strategy. The path forward couldn't be less clear
Donald Trump's new Iran strategy is a risky gamble that introduces confusion over US policy on nuclear proliferation in the Middle East, writes Matt Brown.
Matt Brown. Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Sat, 14 Oct 2017 11:50:32 +1100.
- 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.
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.