The military adviser to Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said in a rare interview with the Western press airing Monday that Iran should not have signed the 2015 international nuclear agreement.
Newsmax. Mon, 19 Aug 2019 19:45:36 EDT.
Hillary and Bill Clinton attended the party amid increased tensions between the US and Iran, which are only growing now that a federal judge has approved a warrant to seize an Iranian tanker.
Daily Mail. Mon, 19 Aug 2019 16:51:11 GMT.
Emmanuel Macron, the French president, will attempt to defuse tension with Russia over the Iran tanker crisis, Crimea, Syria and the Skripal poisoning in a controversial meeting with Vladimir Putin today.
Irish Independent. Mon, 19 Aug 2019 02:30:00 +0100.
An Iranian tanker headed through the Mediterranean towards Greece on Monday after it was released from detention off Gibraltar, and Tehran said that any U.S. move to seize the vessel again would have "heavy consequences."
CBC News. Sun, 18 Aug 2019 09:48:12 EDT.
Emmanuel Macron will revive EU attempts to persuade Vladimir Putin to help resolve international crises over Ukraine and Iran when the French president hosts his Russian counterpart at his Mediterranean holiday retreat on Monday. ...
Helen Mukhina. Kyiv Post. Sun, 18 Aug 2019 09:59:22 +0000.
MADRID (AP) - CORRECTS: Gibraltar media: US Department of Justice moves to halt release of Iran tanker held over Syria oil shipment. (Corrects APNewsAlert to remove garble.
Washington Times. Thu, 15 Aug 2019 05:14:02 -0400.
An Iranian woman pleaded guilty in Minnesota on Friday to charges that she stole technology from U.S.-based companies which was then exported to Iran through a fake company in violation of U.S. law and international sanctions.
Bradford Betz. Fox News. Sat, 10 Aug 2019 00:02:43 GMT.
Mehdi Yahyanejad uses an innovative technology to get past internet censorship in Iran and bring information to poor and isolated communities in Mexico.
Marta Franco. CNET. Thu, 08 Aug 2019 12:00:10 +0000.
Iran and the United States have been locked in a battle of nerves since May 2018 when President Donald Trump withdrew the US from a landmark 2015 deal.
Voice of America. Mon, 05 Aug 2019 05:45:35 -0400.
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Iran's foreign minister on Monday lambasted recent U.S. financial sanctions against him, calling the move a "failure" for diplomacy amid escalating tensions in the Persian Gulf. ...
Amir Vahdat. Washington Times. Mon, 05 Aug 2019 04:02:45 -0400.
The unidentified vessel was reportedly taken last Wednesday near Farsi island, where Iran maintains a naval base. Iraq's oil ministry has denied it has any connection with the ship.
Scott Neuman. NPR. Mon, 05 Aug 2019 03:11:00 -0400.
At the early age of 11, Sam Bakhtiar and his mother fled the war in Iran and moved to the United States. They only had $500 to their names and a hope for a better life: the American Dream.
By Abdullahi Muhammed, Contributor. Forbes. Sat, 3 Aug 2019 06:48:00 +0000.
The Medicines Company (MDCO) posts narrower-than-expected loss in Q2. The company did not generate any revenues in the period while its focus is steady on its sole pipeline candidate, inclisiran.
Zacks Equity Research. Zacks. Thu, 25 Jul 2019 15:25:00 GMT.
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.