Afghans have taken to social media to denounce Iranian police after a video of a car carrying refugees being set ablaze in Iran went viral, arousing new anger weeks after Afghan officials accused Iranian border guards of drowning migrants.
Reuters. Sat, 06 Jun 2020 10:23:46 -0400.
Iran's foreign minister Friday threw the ball back into the US president's court on reaching a new nuclear agreement, after the two countries carried out a prisoner swap. ...
Yahoo. Fri, 05 Jun 2020 16:15:52 -0400.
The United Nations' atomic watchdog said on June 5 that Iran has continued to increase its stockpiles of enriched uranium far beyond the limits set in the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers.
Radio Liberty. Fri, 05 Jun 2020 18:30:47 +0000.
Iran reported 3,574 coronavirus infections on Wednesday - a record daily total which comes off the back of a consistent rise in cases which began last month after lockdown was eased.
Daily Mail. Fri, 05 Jun 2020 14:18:17 GMT.
U.S. Navy veteran Michael White arrived back in the U.S. early Friday after his release from Iran following nearly two years of detention.
Dom Calicchio Rich Edson. Fox News. Fri, 05 Jun 2020 06:59:50 GMT.
The release of Michael R. White came as an Iranian-American doctor convicted of export violations was freed in the United States, and day after an Iranian scientist held by the American authorities was returned to Iran.
Farnaz Fassihi and Rick Gladstone. New York Times. Thu, 04 Jun 2020 23:39:12 +0000.
An Iranian scientist imprisoned in the US and acquitted in a federal trade secrets case is on his way back to Iran after being deported, the country's foreign minister said Tuesday. Sirous Asgari was in the air on a flight ...
New Zealand Herald. Tue, 02 Jun 2020 18:11:44 +1200.
Sen. Ted Cruz on Friday requested that the Justice Department investigate Twitter for violating sanctions on Iran. The Texas Republican wrote to Attorney General William P. ...
Ryan Lovelace. Washington Times. Fri, 29 May 2020 10:44:11 -0400.
The first Iranian ship to arrive is trailed by four other tankers. The shipments, however, only carry enough fuel for two or three weeks, analysts say.
Sydney Morning Herald. Tue, 26 May 2020 06:24:23 +1000.
The establishment of diplomatic relations between Soviet Russia and Iran 100 years ago put an end to British colonial projects in the region, the ambassador stressed
Tass. Thu, 21 May 2020 16:28:24 +0300.
For Iran, the tankers represent a way to bring money into its cash-starved Shiite theocracy and put its own pressure on the US, which under President Donald Trump has pursued maximalist campaigns against both nations.
Voice of America. Sun, 17 May 2020 14:33:32 -0400.
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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
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