Iran

Islamic republic since monarchy overthrown in 1979, currently facing stiff international sanctions over its nuclear program. Run by supreme council of ayatollahs.

German party seeks to ban Iranian-regime center in Hamburg

Islamic Center is Iran's supreme leader's long arm in Germany

Russian chief rabbi wants Moscow to pressure Iran to repair Esther's Tomb

Rabbi Lazar said: "I will contact a friend of mine in the Kremlin tomorrow and ask that the Russian government pressure the Iranian authorities to mend the tomb of Esther and Mordechai."

A worker stands at a closed gas station of the state oil company PDVSA in San Cristobal, Venezuela,
Iranian fuel tanker has docked at Venezuela's El Palito refinery

A second vessel, the Forest, entered the Caribbean Sea on Saturday. The three remaining vessels were crossing the Atlantic.

By REUTERS
25/05/2020
Protests in southwest Iran over water shortage

Worker protests have broken out in multiple locations around the country in recent weeks, as municipalities and employers fail to pay employees

25/05/2020
An Iranian cleric walks in front of the Shrine of Fatima Masumeh in Qom
Europeans Look to More Local Approach to Containing Iran

Analysts argue that because Europe is unable to make up for a leadership vacuum left by the US leaving the JCPOA, its strategy should focus more on Arab countries.

By TARA KAVALER/THE MEDIA LINE
24/05/2020
A volunteer from Basij forces wearing a protective suit and face mask sprays disinfectant
Iranian 107-year-old woman recovers from coronavirus - Fars

"She defeated the virus with the help of doctors and nurses at the hospital," Fars said.

By REUTERS
25/05/2020
Why is IRGC’s best aerospace commander talking about economic 'woes'?

He has pioneered and pushed for better drone arms and rockets.

Shahid Rajaei Port in southern Iran near Bandar Abbas
Iran celebrates tankers arriving in Venezuela amid US tensions

Tasnim media in Iran, which is close to the IRGC, celebrated the great victory on Sunday with coverage across its homepage. “A turning point for Venezuela’s sovereignty and independence,”

Netanyahu: Khamenei is putting himself in danger by threatening Israel

PM spoke with leaders of Sudan and Chad, and expressed wish to increase ties with more Muslim countries.

Thousands of Iranians register for, plan to attend hajj amid coronavirus

Considering that Saudi Arabia has not officially announced its position on this year's hajj, registration and selections have gone on as they had in previous years.

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