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    House passes new sanctions on Iranians

    House passes new sanctions on Iranians

    July 22, 2016 The US House of Representatives last Thursday passed legislation imposing more sanctions on Iran for its missile work, human rights violations and acts of terrorism. No sanctions…

    Rohani may not run for re-election

    Rohani may not run for re-election

    July 22, 2016 President Rohani may not run for re-election because hardliners are planning to strip him of effective power if he is re-elected, Reuters reported Monday, quoting an unnamed…

    Water fight kills at least 1 in South

    July 22, 2016 A battle over limited water supplies broke out in a small rural town in southern Iran, leaving at least one resident dead and about 30 injured, the…

    Missiles finally arrive for S-300 system

    July 22, 2016 Iran has finally received the missiles from Russia that provide the spear point of the S-300 air defense system Moscow first shipped to Iran three months ago,…

    Tanavoli gets passport; flies to wife in Canada

    Tanavoli gets passport; flies to wife in Canada

    July 22, 2016 The passport seized earlier this month from Iranian-Canadian sculptor Parviz Tanavoli has been returned to him and he flew to Vancouver Monday. At Vancouver airport, Tanavoli told…

    13 now axed for excess pay

    July 22, 2016 So far, 13 government officials have resigned or been fired over excessive pay they have drawn from state-owned corporations, cabinet spokesman Mohammad-Baqer Nobakht announced last Tuesday. “Resignations…

    Director directly accuses Kiarostami’s physicians

    Director directly accuses Kiarostami’s physicians

    July 22, 2016 Daryoush Mehrjui, best known as the director of the film “The Cow,” has said filmmaker Abbas Kiaro-stami died because of his Iranian medical team’s negligence. Speaking at…

    Wife praying appeals court drops lashing of husband

    Wife praying appeals court drops lashing of husband

    July 22, 2016 The wife of Hashem Zeinali, a 70-year-old man sentenced to a lashing for peacefully protesting on behalf of his missing son outside Evin Prison, is hoping the Appeals…

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