Iran is watching developments in Lebanon closely, wary of losing any of its hard-won influence after a deadly mega-blast in Beirut sparked angry demands for reforms to its delicately balanced system. ...
Yahoo. Mon, 10 Aug 2020 22:16:20 -0400.
The United Nations Security Council will "make a mockery of its mission" if it rejects a U.S.-led push to renew an arms embargo on Iran that expires in October, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday. U.S. ...
Lauren Meier. Washington Times. Sun, 09 Aug 2020 12:38:26 -0400.
China and Iran are working to sway US voters against President Donald Trump while Russia is working against his rival, Joe Biden, intelligence agencies said.
Sydney Morning Herald. Sat, 08 Aug 2020 07:04:21 +1000.
Washington sent offers to cellphones in Russia and Iran of rewards of up to $10 million for information on hackers trying to attack American voting systems.
Julian E. Barnes. New York Times. Thu, 06 Aug 2020 23:49:53 +0000.
A California man is believed to have been abducted by Iranian authorities while traveling through Dubai, his family told the Associated Press this week.
Hollie Mckay. Fox News. Tue, 04 Aug 2020 15:18:11 GMT.
Iran has launched ballistic missiles from underground bases at a mock-up of a US aircraft carrier in the strategically vital Strait of Hormuz, Iranian state television has said.
Sky News. Wed, 29 Jul 2020 13:14:00 +0100.
Recent attempts in Lebanon to weigh the idea of importing oil products from Iran or Iraq were influenced by geopolitical factors rather than a lack of fuel supplies. ....
By Noam Raydan, Contributor. Forbes. Mon, 27 Jul 2020 14:23:28 -0400.
Iran has accused Washington of endangering civilians after a U.S. fighter intercepted a passenger plane over Syria as it was flying to Beirut from Tehran.
Radio Liberty. Fri, 24 Jul 2020 05:14:23 +0000.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - Seafarers organization: Oil tanker sought by US over Iran sanctions was hijacked July 5 off United Arab Emirates coast.
Washington Times. Wed, 15 Jul 2020 06:13:58 -0400.
A misaligned missile battery, miscommunication between troops and their commanders and a decision to fire without authorisation all led to Iran's Revolutionary Guard shooting down a Ukrainian jetliner in January, killing all 176 ...
New Zealand Herald. Mon, 13 Jul 2020 09:05:55 +1200.
Three indigenously produced Kowsar fighters have been delivered to the Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force (IRIAF), the Iranian Ministry of Defence and Armed ...
Janes 360. Fri, 26 Jun 2020 08:22:28 Z.
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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
Click on the small Iran map shown at right to display a full-size
map of Iran.