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    Kissinger: Iran is worse than IS

    Kissinger: Iran is worse than IS

    September 12-14  Former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger says that, despite the scary headlines, the Islamic Republic remains a far bigger challenge for the United States than…

    Wiped out in basketball; advancing in volleyball

    Wiped out in basketball; advancing in volleyball

    September 12-14  Iran’s national basketball team was swiftly wiped out of the global championships with only one win last week while the country’s volleyball team advanced to the…

    Jokes about Khomeini get you prosecuted

    Jokes about Khomeini get you prosecuted

    September 12-14 National Police Chief Esmail Ahmadi-Moqaddam has warned the public that people making jokes about the late Ayatollah Khomeini will be prosecuted. In recent months, something of…

    Tidbits and Morsels

    Attack plan

    Attack plan

    September 12-14 Interior Minister Abdol-Reza Rahmani-Fazli (photo) says he believes the Islamic State has a…

    Third are readers

    September 12-14 A survey of 1,000 Tehran residents by the Culture Ministry finds that 32.2…

    Knowing but not telling

    Knowing but not telling

    September 12-14 Ali-Reza Jahangirian (photo), the head of the Civil Aviation Organization, says Iranian and…

    Ted Cruz in Khorasan

    September 12-14 Ali-Akbar Parvizi, the governor general of Khorasan North province, sounds like he would…

    Listen to my idea

    Listen to my idea

    September 12-14 Majlis deputies are always dreaming up ways they think will pressure the Americans…

    Party time

    September 12-14 The daily Shahrvand reports that police have arrested 27 young women and 16…

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    Economy

    Gov’t declares recession has ended

    Gov’t declares recession has ended

    September 12-14 Iran’s recession has ended and the economy is growing once again, President Rohani and Economy Minister Ali Tayeb-nia proclaimed last week. Speaking at a ceremony last…

    Gas storage to warm north

    Gas storage to warm north

    September 12-14 Iran has formally inaugurated the largest gas storage facility in the Middle East, an initiative intended to guarantee for the first time that there is enough…

    Gas pipeline to Iraq completed

    September 12-14 The construction of Iran’s gas pipeline to Iraq has been completed and it now reaches that country’s Al-Mansoureh power plant, the Fars news agency quoted an…

    Unemployment will RISE, labor minister warns all

    Unemployment will RISE, labor minister warns all

    September 12-14 Going contrary to the usual official claims, Labor Minister Ali Rabii says unemployment is expected to soar in the next seven years as far more school-leavers…

    The Oil Patch

    The Oil Patch

    September 12-14 CLUNK — The price of an OPEC barrel dropped to $97 this week. That is the lowest daily price since mid-April of last year. What’s more,…

    Third of Iran debt is owed to ripped-off pension fund

    Third of Iran debt is owed to ripped-off pension fund

    August 08, 2014 Iran’s national debt amounts to $83 billion with almost a third of that owed to the National Pension Fund, which the Ahmadi-nejad Administration stripped of…

    Diaspora

    Another British-Iranian woman dumped in clink

    Another British-Iranian woman dumped in clink

    September 12-14 The Islamic Republic has tossed a second British-Iranian dual national woman into jail—this time because the woman tried to…

    Iranian named Utah Teacher of the Year

    Iranian named Utah Teacher of the Year

    September 12-14 An Iranian-born fifth grade teacher has been named Utah’s Teacher of the Year and will now go on to…

    Darvish won’t pitch any more this year

    Darvish won’t pitch any more this year

    September 12-14 Yu Darvish is finished pitching for this season, due to a combination of elbow pain and the collapse of…

    Iranian trio found with 1 1/2 tons of drug chemical

    September 12-14 Three Iranian men in Australia face drug charges after police discovered one and a half tons of a chemical…

     

    Quotable Notable


    Ruth Hudson,
    lawyer for the family of the Iranian refugee who died in Australia when a cut on his foot went untreated:

    “This just does not happen in a civilized society.”