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    Still on the concert trail

    Still on the concert trail

    December 23, 2016 Googoosh (photo), who is now 66 years old, is still performing sporadically and traveled to London for a concert in the Arena at Wembley Thursday night. It…

    Don’t mess with that embassy

    December 23, 2016 Apparently rattled by the explosive reaction when mobs overran the British embassy in 2011 and the Saudi embassy last January, the office of the Tehran governor general…

    Woman makes sport court

    Woman makes sport court

    December 23, 2016 The international Court of Arbitration for Sport has just elected a female Iranian lawyer, Parand Azizi (photo), to be a member of the quasi-judicial body that settles…

    Congress goes home

    December 23, 2016 Congress has completed its work and gone home without approving legislation to kill aircraft sales to Iran. At the end of the year, all bills not acted…

    Welcoming a good buddy

    Welcoming a good buddy

    December 23, 2016 Supreme Leader Ali Khamenehi last week received as an official visitor Ramadan Abdollah (photo), the head of the Palestine Islamic Jihad (PIJ), which is listed as a…

    No tsunami

    December 23, 2016 A huge 7.9 earthquake in the ocean off Papua New Guinea prompted urgent tsunami warnings that included both Manus Island and Nauru, the two Pacific islands where…

    Re-do for pipeline

    December 23, 2016 The Daily Times of Pakistan says Iran has agreed to negotiate a new Gas Sales Purchase Agreement covering the incomplete Iran-Pakistan gas pipeline. The existing agreement, under…

    Radio Farda gets new boss

    December 23, 2016 President Obama has signed into law legislation that wil dramatically change the way that Radio Farda and all the other US radio and television stations are managed.…

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