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    Sick: BBC twisted Khomeini’s meaning

    Sick: BBC twisted Khomeini’s meaning

    June 17, 2016 Gary Sick, a major US figure in dealing with Iran during the revolution, says the documents used by the BCC in a story last week…

    SpongeBob attacks Iran!

    SpongeBob attacks Iran!

    June 17, 2016 A goalie in Iran’s senior professional soccer league has been suspended for six months because someone doesn’t like the trousers he was photographed wearing.  The…

    Those uncovered women caused river to dry up

    Those uncovered women caused river to dry up

    June 17, 2016 The Zayandeh River that wends its way through Esfahan has dried up much of the year for the past decade because women fail to cover…

    Tidbits and Morsels

    And counting

    And counting

    June 17, 2016 Foreign Minister Moham-mad-Javad Zarif (photo) announced Sunday that Iran will file suit…

    Rice imports banned

    June 17, 2016 The Agriculture Ministry has banned the import of rice from July 21. …

    Holes in report

    Holes in report

    June 17, 2016 The quarterly report issued by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on…

    Lots of coins

    June 17, 2016 A backhoe operator digging a trench for a gas pipeline has had…

    Shell is back

    Shell is back

    June 17, 2016 Royal Dutch Shell last week resumed the purchase of Iranian crude, becoming…

    Satellite lost in Italy

    June 17, 2016 The Islamic Republic still is unable to extract a satellite built for…

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    Economy

    Auto industry goes back into recession

    Auto industry goes back into recession

    June 17, 2016 Iran’s auto industry, which just started emerging from a deep depression in the last Persian year, has headed back into decline since Now Ruz, according…

    NIOC gets new boss amid contract hassle

    NIOC gets new boss amid contract hassle

    June 17, 2016 The Oil Ministry announced it has named a new managing director for the National Iranian Oil Co. (NIOC), and The Wall Street Journal said the…

    The Oil Patch

    The Oil Patch

    June 17, 2016 SLIPPAGE – The price of an OPEC barrel fell $2 this past week, but there is no reason to expect this is other than a…

    Swedish firm maneuvers in US sanctions minefield

    June 17, 2016 A Swedish firm has announced plans to raise capital for investments in Iran, just what the Islamic Republic wants but the Swedes’ efforts are showing…

    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…

    Diaspora

    Gabriella makes b’day party by Skype

    Gabriella makes b’day party by Skype

    June 17, 2016 A lot of families hold birth-day parties in London’s Hyde Park, but this one was different because the…

    Iranian wins slot on ballot for Congress in November

    Iranian wins slot on ballot for Congress in November

    June 17, 2016 Iranian-American Ron Varasteh won a primary election nod last week to run against the Republican incumbent in California’s…

    Visiting Iranian arrested over sanctions case

    June 17, 2016 Federal authorities have arrested an Iranian man not a dual national—in Colorado on charges he smuggled goods to…

    Darvish put back on disabled list by Texas

    Darvish put back on disabled list by Texas

    June 17, 2016 Yu Darvish’s much-antici-pated return to the Texas Rangers lasted just three games.  He was placed on the 15-day disabled…

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