The devastating war machine is an upgrade of the T-72 Soviet tanks that first entered production in 1971 and were first used in the Iraq-Iran conflict and the Chechen wars in the mid 90s.
Daily Mail. Fri, 18 Oct 2019 22:32:04 GMT.
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Iran's semi-official Tasnim news agency is reporting that President Hassan Rouhani's brother has begun serving a five-year prison sentence on corruption charges. ...
Washington Times. Wed, 16 Oct 2019 05:31:23 -0400.
ISLAMABAD (AP) - Pakistan's prime minister is traveling to Saudi Arabia amid his efforts to ease tensions between Riyadh and Iran after a recent attack on the kingdom's oil industry. Imran Khan was to arrive to Riyadh on Tuesday. ...
Washington Times. Tue, 15 Oct 2019 05:39:30 -0400.
Two missiles struck an Iranian tanker traveling through the Red Sea off the coast of Saudi Arabia on Friday, Iranian officials said, the latest incident in the region amid months of heightened tensions between Tehran and the U.S.
Newsmax. Fri, 11 Oct 2019 07:07:11 EDT.
Two missiles struck an Iranian tanker travelling through the Red Sea off the coast of Saudi Arabia on Friday, Iranian officials said, the latest incident in the region amid months of heightened tensions between Tehran and the U.S.
CBC News. Fri, 11 Oct 2019 04:12:38 EDT.
Fans at the Hong Kong vs. Iran World Cup qualifier game in September faced backward and booed as the Chinese national anthem played before kickoff.
Paolo Zialcita. NPR. Wed, 09 Oct 2019 16:47:05 -0400.
The Edge has identified three US Defense stocks that will strike it rich amid the Saudi oil hit and Iran attempts to derail Trump in his 2020 Presidential election bid.
By Jim Osman, Contributor. Forbes. Tue, 8 Oct 2019 10:00:00 +0000.
After Iran said China National Petroleum Corp. had quit the South Pars gas field project, reports published Monday said CNPC had been under pressure to do so because of US sanctions.
Voice of America. Mon, 07 Oct 2019 23:53:46 -0400.
One of Australia's top Middle East experts says the swap exposed Australia's negotiating tactics and would not have been done without approval from Washington.
Nick Bonyhady. Sydney Morning Herald. Mon, 07 Oct 2019 18:37:00 +1100.
The president of Iran has said his country should lead regional security in the strategic Persian Gulf and has criticised the presence of foreign forces.
Irish Independent. Sun, 22 Sep 2019 06:18:39 +0100.
A U.S. military strike against Iran could start a war that would be costly in U.S. lives and treasure. Trump is right to avoid war if at all possible.
Harry J. Kazianis. Fox News. Sat, 21 Sep 2019 17:37:35 GMT.
The attack temporarily reduced Tehran's means of targeting shipping traffic in the Persian Gulf, says The New York Times.
Shelby Brown. CNET. Fri, 30 Aug 2019 13:21:42 +0000.
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.