Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz said on February 27 that Iran is likely behind an explosion earlier this week on an Israeli-owned cargo vessel in the Gulf of Oman.
Radio Liberty. Sun, 28 Feb 2021 00:45:47 +0000.
American airstrikes in Syria show that Iran can expect consequences for supporting militia groups threatening US interests and personnel, Joe Biden has warned.
Sky News. Sat, 27 Feb 2021 09:46:00 +0000.
President Joe Biden said on Friday that his decision to authorize United States airstrikes in Syria is a warning to Iran to not support militia groups that threaten U.S. interests or personnel.
Daily Mail. Sat, 27 Feb 2021 07:37:06 +0000.
A leaked report on North Korean sanctions by a UN Security Council committee reportedly states that Kim Jong Un's regime and Tehran are working together... again, to develop long range ballistic missiles. ...
Eric Shawn. Fox News. Wed, 24 Feb 2021 00:29:56 GMT.
Reihane Taravati made a video celebrating happiness. It went viral. For this she faced imprisonment and 91 lashes. Borzou Daragahi explains how Tehran makes enemies of its own people
Borzou Daragahi. The Independent. Tue, 23 Feb 2021 21:02:43 GMT.
At the same time, the company announced removal of around 130 accounts "originating in Iran that were attempting to disrupt the public conversation during the first 2020 US Presidential Debate"
Tass. Tue, 23 Feb 2021 21:00:26 +0300.
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Iran officially has begun restricting international inspections of its nuclear facilities, state TV reported Tuesday, a bid to pressure European countries and U.S. ...
Nasser Karimi. Washington Times. Tue, 23 Feb 2021 02:07:18 -0500.
The new limits appeared to be lighter than the country had threatened, giving Western nations three months to see if they can revive the 2015 nuclear agreement.
David E. Sanger and Farnaz Fassihi. New York Times. Tue, 23 Feb 2021 01:46:37 +0000.
National security adviser Jake Sullivan on Sunday said the Biden administration has begun discussions with Iran regarding the American hostages the Islamic Republic currently holds.CBS's "Face ...
Joseph Choi. The Hill. Mon, 22 Feb 2021 00:12:08 +0000.
Supporters of 2015 deal tell VOA Persian that Biden will need long-term effort to succeed; opponents say he should focus on pressuring Tehran into new and tougher deal.
Voice of America. Sat, 20 Feb 2021 03:50:41 -0500.
The Biden administration says it's ready to join talks with Iran and world powers to discuss a return to the 2015 nuclear deal.The State Department said Thursday (US time) that the US would accept an invitation from the ...
New Zealand Herald. Fri, 19 Feb 2021 14:35:32 +1200.
DOHUK, Iraq (AP) - Piles of plush carpets line the floors of a northern Iraq shopping center hosting traders from neighboring Iran who hope the spangle of their ornate handicrafts might offer a lifeline out of poverty. ...
Rashid Yahya and Samya Kullab. Washington Times. Thu, 21 Jan 2021 01:19:20 -0500.
40 years ago, 52 American hostages were released by Iran after protracted negotiations and an abortive rescue attempt..
Sydney Morning Herald. Wed, 20 Jan 2021 00:00:00 +1100.
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 2020, Iran's estimated population was 83,992,949, 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.