Iran is hosting officials from Ukraine in a second round of talks over compensation for a Ukrainian passenger plane that crashed shortly after takeoff in Tehran in January after being struck by two missiles, killing 176 people.
Radio Liberty. Mon, 19 Oct 2020 18:03:28 +0000.
A decade-long UN arms embargo on Iran that barred it from purchasing foreign weapons like tanks and fighter jets expired on Sunday as planned under its nuclear deal with world powers, despite objections from the United States, ...
New Zealand Herald. Mon, 19 Oct 2020 11:56:08 +1200.
Iran said a longstanding UN embargo on arms sales to and from the Islamic republic expired Sunday in line with a 2015 landmark nuclear deal with world powers from which Washington has withdrawn.
Yahoo. Sun, 18 Oct 2020 11:34:47 -0400.
Iran announced Saturday that its death toll from the coronavirus has passed the milestone of 30,000 killed, in what has been the Mideast region's worst outbreak.
Fox News. Sat, 17 Oct 2020 12:33:41 GMT.
The press release says that Neradko and Jalali touched on the steps their counties take to gradually loosen epidemiological restrictions while restarting passenger air travel
Tass. Sat, 10 Oct 2020 17:15:24 +0300.
President Trump says his track record of keeping Americans safe from terrorism is largely ignored by the media since his warning to Iran not to "f— around" paid off. ...
Douglas Ernst. Washington Times. Fri, 09 Oct 2020 16:40:19 -0400.
The penalties, which could effectively lock Iran out of the global financial system, were the latest sign that the Trump administration plans to maintain its maximum pressure campaign against the country.
Pranshu Verma. New York Times. Fri, 09 Oct 2020 01:58:20 +0000.
President Donald Trump authorized new sanctions on Iranian officials, entities and those that buy or sell arms to them because of the "snapped back" UN sanctions.
ABC News. Mon, 21 Sep 2020 17:25:55 -0400.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says the United Nations will not support reimposing sanctions on Iran as the US is demanding until he gets a green light from the Security Council.
Voice of America. Mon, 21 Sep 2020 02:34:57 -0400.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - Bahrain said Monday it broke up a plot by militants backed by Iran earlier this year to launch attacks on diplomats and foreigners in the island nation home to the U.S. Navy's 5th Fleet. ...
Jon Gambrell. Washington Times. Sun, 20 Sep 2020 13:50:33 -0400.
A champion wrestler has been executed in Iran despite a plea from Donald Trump for his life to be spared.
Sky News. Sat, 12 Sep 2020 11:25:00 +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 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.