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    Houthi arms

    Houthi arms

    April 21, 2017 The Islamic Republic has long denied ever providing arms to the Houthi rebels in Yemen, and accusing the United States of lying for saying so.  But now…

    Watch the girls

    April 21, 2017 The Tehran Times reports that men were allowed to watch a women’s basketball game as it was played in Tehran last Thursday.  A representative of the international…

    Head count

    Head count

    April 21, 2017 The Islamic Republic delights in telling Europe it should be fighting terrorism in Europe because that’s where most of the foreign men fighting in Syria come from. …

    More privatization

    April 21, 2017 All state-owned businesses that are on the list to be privatized will be privatized during the current Persian year, Economy Minister Ali Tayeb-nia has announced.  Tayeb-nia said…

    Come again!

    Come again!

    April 21, 2017 In one of the weirder predictions you will ever hear, the Israel defense minister, Avigdor Lieberman (photo), said he would “not be surprised” if President Rohani were…

    Iran hand seen

    April 21, 2017 Bahrain says it has arrested 14 members of a rebel band, of which it believes 11 received training abroad from Iran’s Pasdaran and the Lebanese Hezbollah.  It…

    Rohani pays debts…

    April 21, 2017 The Social Security Organization has thanked President Rohani (just five weeks before the elections) for repaying 92 trillion rials ($2.45 billion) of arrears owed the group.  The…

    …but not all of them

    April 21, 2017 The Central Bank of Iran published figures showing that the national debt has risen 70 percent since President Rohani took office.  It said the debts of the…

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