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    Iran power made Yankees concede

    Iran power made Yankees concede

    May 13, 2016 Iran’s deputy foreign minister says the nuclear deal came about only because Iran’s military might forced Washington and its allies to make concessions to Iran.…

    After 4-year pause, threats to close Hormuz

    After 4-year pause, threats to close Hormuz

    May 13, 2016 After almost four years of silence about “closing” the Strait of Hormuz, the Islamic Republic resumed its bluster last week, with Gen. Hossain Salami, deputy…

    Regime irked when member of US Congress uses ‘Arabian Gulf’

    Regime irked when member of US Congress uses ‘Arabian Gulf’

    May 13, 2016 The Islamic Republic last week filed a formal dip-lomatic protest over an obscure piece of legislation introduced in the US House of Representatives by a…

    Tidbits and Morsels

    New soccer boss

    New soccer boss

    May 13, 2016 Mehdi Taj (photo) has been elected the new president of the Iranian…

    Dangerous behavior

    May 13, 2016 Police set up a roadblock in rural Kerman province Saturday to search…

    Brother gets stabbed

    Brother gets stabbed

    May 13, 2016 Mir-Masud Musavi (photo), the brother of the detained former presidential candidate, Mir-Hossain…

    Trial for rape begins

    May 13, 2016 A Tehran court has begun trying four Afghan men accused of raping…

    Leo invited

    Leo invited

    May 13, 2016 The committee trying to restore Lake Urumiyeh has invited Leonardo DiCaprio (photo)…

    Antiquities returned

    May 13, 2016 The Foreign Ministry announced Sunday that 73 antiquities dating from the Sassanid…

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    Economy

    Islamic Republic says it cuts gas flaring by 90%

    Islamic Republic says it cuts gas flaring by 90%

    May 13, 2016 Iran has succeeded in reducing the flaring of gas by 90 percent over the last three years, according to new figures released Sunday. This is…

    Rohani says Iran so far gets $3.418B investment

    May 13, 2016 Iran has managed to attract $3.418 billion in direct in-vestment since the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) took effect in January, President Rohani said…

    UK bankers sit down to talk Iran with Kerry

    UK bankers sit down to talk Iran with Kerry

    May 13, 2016 Some of Britain’s biggest banks will hold talks this week with US Secretary of State John Kerry as they wrestle with the question of whether…

    The Oil Patch

    The Oil Patch

    May 13, 2016 SLOW BUT STEADY — There has been a flattening of the daily OPEC oil price at around $40 a barrel in recent days, though it…

    Foreigners can buy 100% of an Iranian firm

    May 13, 2016 Davud Khani, the deputy head of Iran’s Privatization Organization, has announced that foreign investors may now buy 100 percent of the shares of state-owned firms,…

    Iran Air says EU banks to finance Airbus buy

    May 13, 2016 The head of Iran Air, Farhad Parvaresh, said Monday that German and French banks would underwrite Iran’s purchase of Airbus aircraft. “Airbus has coordinated with…

    Diaspora

    Canada dad found with his kidnaped kids in Mahabad

    Canada dad found with his kidnaped kids in Mahabad

    May 13, 2016 An  Iranian-Canadian physician wanted for child abduction has surfaced in Iran with all four of his children. Dr.…

    Hekmati sues Islamic Rep. for torture

    Hekmati sues Islamic Rep. for torture

    May 13, 2016 Amir Hekmati has filed suit in a US court against the Islamic Republic for torturing him during his…

    Ex-prez asking current prez for ticket out of jail

    Ex-prez asking current prez for ticket out of jail

    May 13, 2016 Former Israeli President Moshe Qatsav has sub-mitted a clemency request to current President Reuven Rivlin. The request, reportedly…

    Sanctions charge quietly dropped against scientist

    Sanctions charge quietly dropped against scientist

    May 13, 2016 Federal prosecutors in San Diego have very quietly dismissed a five-year-old indictment against an Iranian-born scientist accused of…

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