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    Pasdaran coercing some Afghans to fight in Syria

    February 19, 2016 The Pasdaran (Revolutionary Guards) have recruited thousands of undocumented Afghans living in Iran and sent them to fight in Syria since at least November 2013, Human Rights…

    Scientist sees US death plot in food

    February 19, 2016 A scientist associated with the Pasdaran has accused the United States and Israel of a death plot to kill Iranians en masse by selling Iran genetically modified…

    Iran dismisses ceasefire in Syria by US & Russia

    February 19, 2016 Iran has effectively rejected the ceasefire that Russia and the United States agreed to in Syria. Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Hossain Amir-Abdollahian said any ceasefire agreement in…

    Women shut out of volleyball matches

    February 19, 2016 Despite promises to allow women into this week’s international volleyball matches on Kish Island, no women have been admitted so far, the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) said…

    New oil contract still not approved

    February 19, 2016 Opposition from hardliners is still holding up approval of the contract model the Oil Ministry wants to use to attract foreign investment to the country. As a…

    Stock market surging

    Stock market surging

    February 19, 2016 The Tehran stock market is surging, in stark contrast with the declines in many bourses around the world, as Iranians with funds to invest appear to be…

    Rohani orders single, unified exchange rate

    Rohani orders single, unified exchange rate

    February 19, 2016 President Rohani has ordered that Iran adopt a single and unified currency exchange rate in the coming Persian calendar year. The directive was widely expected, as Valiollah…

    Iran talks about building two refineries in Brazil

    February 19, 2016 Iran and Brazil are in talks about a possible Iranian investment in troubled refinery projects controlled by Brazil’s state oil company, a Brazilian government source told Reuters…

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