2021-06-21: News Headlines

Mohammad Ali Haqshenas (2021-06-21). Headlines of Iran's Persian dailies on June 21. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) — Mehr News takes a look at the headlines of Iran's Persian-language dailies on Monday, June 21.

WSWS (2021-06-21). Ebrahim Raisi wins Iran's rigged election presaging repression to secure regime's survival. wsws.org Friday's elections put the hardline "principalist" faction in control of all branches of the state apparatus, reflecting the bourgeois clerical regime's ever-increasing reliance on the Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps to suppress the Iranian working class…

Juan Cole (2021-06-21). Far Right Israeli PM Bennett slams Iran Nuclear Talks for Tehran's Poor Rights Record (Israel has 200 Nukes and has Killed Thousands of Occupied Palestinians). juancole.com Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) — New extreme-right Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett came out on Sunday to argue that the election of an extreme-right Iranian cleric (Ebrahim Raisi) as president of that country should cause the Biden administration to back off reviving the 2015 Iran nuclear deal. Bennett called Raisi the "hangman of Tehran" and …

Ryan Costello (2021-06-21). US Hawks Push Hardline Presidential Candidate in Iran. globalresearch.ca Visit and follow us on Instagram at

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2021-06-21). Iran wants guarantees from US during JCPOA talks. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) — Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman said that the United States once showed during the Trump era that it can arrogantly ignore the interests of other countries, so Iran wants guarantees from the current US administration.

Mohammad Ali Haqshenas (2021-06-21). Persepolis claims fourth successive Iran Super Cup title. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) — In a Sunday match, Persepolis edged Tractor 1-0 to win the fourth successive title of Iran's Super Cup.

Staff (2021-06-21). Iran slams US' cruel sanctions against Cuba. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) — In a letter to the Secretary-General of the United Nations, Iran-Cuba Friendship Association criticized US' inhumane sanctions against Cuba.

Mohammad Ali Haqshenas (2021-06-21). Bushehr nuclear power plant temporarily shut down: AEOI. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) — Atomic Energy Organization of Iran said in a statement that Bushehr nuclear power plant has been temporarily shut down due to a technical problem.

Staff (2021-06-21). New administration not to change stance towards JCPOA talks. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) — Iran's top negotiator said Tehran's policies are not going to change under the administration of President-elect Ebrahim Raeisi.

Staff (2021-06-21). Briefing on Iran's daily developments. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) — The following are the Islamic Republic of Iran's latest developments in the last 24 hours.

Staff (2021-06-21). Zarif, Raeisi meet. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) — Iranian FM Zarif and the newly-elected President Ebrahim Raeisi met and held talks on Mon.

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2021-06-21). Iran nuclear talks won't be open-ended: European diplomats. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) — European troika diplomats in a note to the media on Mon. stressed that talks to revive the Iran nuclear deal, JCPOA, could not be stalled and that the most difficult issues in Vienna talks has not yet been resolved.

Staff (2021-06-21). Grossi says willing to meeting with Raeisi. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) — Rafael Grossi, head of the Vienna-based International Atomic Energy Agency expresses a tendency to sit down with Iran's newly elected President Ebrahim Raeisi to build trust and a relationship as soon as possible.

ŸÖÿ±ÿ∂€åŸá ÿ±ÿ≠ŸÖÿߟ܀å (2021-06-21). Kowsari elected as Tehran representative in Parliament. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) — Ismail Kowsari was elected as the representative of the people of Tehran in Iran's parliament, gaining 346,645 votes, a spokesman for the Tehran election office said.

ŸÖÿ±ÿ∂€åŸá ÿ±ÿ≠ŸÖÿߟ܀å (2021-06-21). Front pages of Iran's English dailies on June 21. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) — Here are the front pages of Iran's English-language dailies on Monday, June 21.

Barry Sheppard (2021-06-21). United States: The Biden-Putin meeting and the nuclear threat. greenleft.org.au The United States and Russia have agreed to discuss the control of nuclear weapons, reports Barry Sheppard, but the expansion of NATO and US imperialist interests may block any meaningful outcome.

Jason Ditz (2021-06-20). US Looks to Increase Anti-Iran Military Cooperation. news.antiwar.com Israeli Army Chief Aviv Kohavi is reporting that the US is Israeli officials are reporting this increased coordination is coming with CENTCOM, and has been ongoing for the last two months, just as the Biden Administration has been negotiating on a nuclear deal with Iran. | Kohavi and other Israeli officials are reportedly keen on using this increased cooperation,…

Jason Ditz (2021-06-20). Iran Urges US to Make Nuclear Deal Before New President Takes Office. news.antiwar.com Iran Urges US to Make Nuclear Deal Before New President Takes Office | US will continue talks as Iran envoy terms deal 'closer than ever'

Mohammad Ali Haqshenas (2021-06-20). Headlines of Iran's Persian dailies on June 20. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) — Mehr News takes a look at the headlines of Iran's Persian-language dailies on Sunday, June 20.

Juan Cole (2021-06-20). What does the election of hard liner Raisi in Iran mean for Mideast Flashpoints? juancole.com Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) — Former chief justice of the Iranian judiciary, Ebrahim Raisi, won the presidential election, as expected, with over 60 percent of the votes. The problem was that less than half of eligible voters bothered to come out to the ballot box. The clerical establishment had so heavily vetted presidential contenders, barring …

Anonymous669 (2021-06-20). 'Emergency Shut Down' Reported At Iran's Sole Nuclear Power Plant. southfront.org Iranian President Hassan Rouhani at the Bushehr nuclear power plant in Bushehr, Iran. Image source: Iranian Presidency office/EPA-EFE | Iran's Bushehr Nuclear Power Plant has undergone a "temporary emergency shutdown," the state-run TV Gholamali Rakhshanimehr, an official in state electric energy company, said that the shutdown would last "for three to four days." The official warned…

Staff (2021-06-20). US issued waiver after Iran gained access to COVID-19 vaccine. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) — In a tweet, Iran Human Rights Center reacted to the US claim about issuing a waiver on imports of anti-coronavirus equipment to Iran, noting that the US issued the waiver after Iran gained access to the COVID-19 vaccine.

Stephen Lendman (2021-06-20). Raeisi Elected Iranian President. globalresearch.ca Visit and follow us on Instagram at

Seyad Hamed Nematollahi (2021-06-20). Nuclear Agreement Between Iran and the West: "Will It Help to Make the Region Safer"? globalresearch.ca Visit and follow us on Instagram at @

Staff (2021-06-20). As Iran Elects New President, Biden Urged to Rejoin Nuclear Deal, Lift Sanctions. truthout.org Progressive Iran-watchers on Saturday reacted to the Al Ja…

Kamal Iranidoost (2021-06-20). Tajikistan, Pakistan presidents congratulate Raeisi. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) — The President of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon and Pakistani President Arif Alvi have offered their congratulations on the victory of Ebrahim Raeisi in Iran's presidential elections.

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2021-06-20). Briefing on Iran's daily developments. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) — The following are the Islamic Republic of Iran's latest developments in the last 24 hours.

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2021-06-20). Positive progress made in Iran-Pakistan relations: Qureshi. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) — Stating that Positive progress made in Iran-Pakistan relations, Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said that both countries are seeking of opening border crossings.

Kamal Iranidoost (2021-06-20). EU envoy in Vienna hopes for new Iran-IAEA deal. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) — EU Coordinator at the Vienna talks on JCPOA revival Enrique Mora said amid JCPOA Sunday meeting that he expects Iran and International Atomic Energy Agency to agree on the continuation of safeguards agreement.

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2021-06-20). 'US broke JCPOA, onus on it to fix deal'. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) — Referring to the US lack of commitment in the implementation process of the JCPOA, the Iranian Foreign Minister said that the US broke the JCPOA and onus on the US to fix it.

Kamal Iranidoost (2021-06-20). Report says US hampering removal of sanctions on Iran. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) — A research done by the Iranian parliament's Research Center (IPRC) says the US is placing obstacles in the way of removing sanctions on the Islamic Republic.

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2021-06-20). Almost all JCPOA agreement documents ready. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) — Stating that almost all JCPOA agreement documents are ready, Iran Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs said that the parties will return to the capitals not only for further consultation but also for decision-making.

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2021-06-20). Zarif, Atmar, Cavusoglu stress joint coop. in Afghanistan. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) — In a trilateral meeting, the foreign ministers of Iran, Turkey and Afghanistan emphasized the active participation of the three countries in the Afghan peace process and the fight against terrorism in the region.

Staff (2021-06-20). US analyst criticizes West's approach toward election in Iran. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) — Defending Iran's democracy, American analyst Stephan Lendman said that when Western critics unacceptably complain about Iran's voting process, they need to be reminded about Western fantasy democracies.

Kamal Iranidoost (2021-06-20). Training plane crashes in NE Iran; kills two people. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) — A training plane has crashed in the northeastern province of North Khorasan killing two people on board.

Staff (2021-06-20). Hollywood Reporter critic reviews 'Botox'. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) — In her report, the Hollywood Reporter critic Deborah Young reviewed the Iranian movie 'Botox'.

Staff (2021-06-20). FMs of Iran, Turkey & Afghanistan start meeting in Antalya. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) — The first trilateral meeting of the Foreign Ministers of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Turkey, and Afghanistan began in Antalya.

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2021-06-20). World leaders congratulate Iran's President-elect Raeisi. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) — Many political leaders and prominent figures in the region and the world in separate messages congratulated Iran's President-elect Seyyed Ebrahim Raeisi for his victory in the 13th presidential election.

Kamal Iranidoost (2021-06-20). Taliban says committed to Doha deal on intra-Afghan talks. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) — The Taliban said in a statement on Sunday that they are committed to the intra-Afghan peace talks, stressing a "genuine Islamic system" is the best solution for the problems in Afghanistan.

Staff (2021-06-20). 1st Iranian medical oxygen tanker arrives in Afghanistan. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) — The first tanker of Iranian liquid medical oxygen arrived in Herat, Afghanistan, on Sunday.

Staff (2021-06-20). Iran inaugurates Innovation & Technology House. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) — To introduce its capabilities for exports of technological products, Iran inaugurates an Innovation & Technology House.

Mohammad Ali Haqshenas (2021-06-20). Front pages of Iran's English dailies on June 20. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) — Here are the front pages of Iran's English-language dailies on Sunday, June 20.

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2021-06-20). US vows to continue nuclear talks after Iran's election. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) — The US State Department said in a statement that it is committed to continuing talks with Iran to revive the nuclear deal.

Staff (2021-06-20). 'Sun Children' to vie at 2021 Munich Film Festival. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) — The Iranian movie "Sun Children" directed by renowned filmmaker Majid Majidi will vie at the Cinemasters competition section of the 2021 Munich Film Festival.

Staff (2021-06-20). Ghani urges Iran, Pakistan to be more active in Afghan peace. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) — Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani called for a more active role of the Islamic Republic of Iran and Pakistan in the process of lasting peace and stability in Afghaninstan.

Staff (2021-06-20). Iran Greco-Roman team finishes 3rd in Turkish tournament. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) — Iranian Greco-Roman wrestlers won seven medals at the 2021 Vehbi Emre & Hamit Kaplan in Istanbul, Tukey, June 18-20, and finished third.

Kamal Iranidoost (2021-06-20). Gunmen kill at least 15 people at US-Mexico border. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) — Law enforcement officials say gunmen aboard a number of vehicles have staged attacks in several neighborhoods in the Mexican border city of Reynosa, local media have reported.

Kamal Iranidoost (2021-06-20). Without US guarantees, Iran not to sign agreement in Vienna. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) — Head of Iran's negotiating team in Vienna talks on JCPOA revival said Sun. that Iran wants guarantees from the current US administration that it would not follow in the footsteps of the former Trump's administration.

Kamal Iranidoost (2021-06-20). IRGC chief tells Raeisi ready to cooperate with his admin. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) — In a message to President-elect Raeisi, the IRGC Commander-in-Chief Salami said Sun. IRGC is fully prepared to continue its cooperation with different adminstrations to serve the noble Iranian nation.

Kamal Iranidoost (2021-06-20). Iran, P4+1 start new meeting on JCPOA revival in Vienna. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) — Representatives from Iran and remaining parties to the Iran nuclear deal (JCPOA) started a new meeting of the JCPOA Joint Commission to conclude discussions at the latest sixth round of the talks in Vienna on Sunday.

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2021-06-20: News Headlines

Anonymous669 (2021-06-20). 'Emergency Shut Down' Reported At Iran's Sole Nuclear Power Plant. southfront.org Iranian President Hassan Rouhani at the Bushehr nuclear power plant in Bushehr, Iran. Image source: Iranian Presidency office/EPA-EFE | Iran's Bushehr Nuclear Power Plant has undergone a "temporary emergency shutdown," the state-run TV Gholamali Rakhshanimehr, an official in state electric energy company, said that the shutdown would last "for three to four days." The official warned…

Staff (2021-06-20). US issued waiver after Iran gained access to COVID-19 vaccine. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) — In a tweet, Iran Human Rights Center reacted to the US claim about issuing a waiver on imports of anti-coronavirus equipment to Iran, noting that the US issued the waiver after Iran gained access to the COVID-19 vaccine.

Mohammad Ali Haqshenas (2021-06-20). Headlines of Iran's Persian dailies on June 20. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) — Mehr News takes a look at the headlines of Iran's Persian-language dailies on Sunday, June 20.

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2021-06-20). Briefing on Iran's daily developments. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) — The following are the Islamic Republic of Iran's latest developments in the last 24 hours.

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2021-06-20). Positive progress made in Iran-Pakistan relations: Qureshi. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) — Stating that Positive progress made in Iran-Pakistan relations, Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said that both countries are seeking of opening border crossings.

Kamal Iranidoost (2021-06-20). EU envoy in Vienna hopes for new Iran-IAEA deal. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) — EU Coordinator at the Vienna talks on JCPOA revival Enrique Mora said amid JCPOA Sunday meeting that he expects Iran and International Atomic Energy Agency to agree on the continuation of safeguards agreement.

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2021-06-20). 'US broke JCPOA, onus on it to fix deal'. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) — Referring to the US lack of commitment in the implementation process of the JCPOA, the Iranian Foreign Minister said that the US broke the JCPOA and onus on the US to fix it.

Kamal Iranidoost (2021-06-20). Report says US hampering removal of sanctions on Iran. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) — A research done by the Iranian parliament's Research Center (IPRC) says the US is placing obstacles in the way of removing sanctions on the Islamic Republic.

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2021-06-20). Almost all JCPOA agreement documents ready. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) — Stating that almost all JCPOA agreement documents are ready, Iran Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs said that the parties will return to the capitals not only for further consultation but also for decision-making.

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2021-06-20). Zarif, Atmar, Cavusoglu stress joint coop. in Afghanistan. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) — In a trilateral meeting, the foreign ministers of Iran, Turkey and Afghanistan emphasized the active participation of the three countries in the Afghan peace process and the fight against terrorism in the region.

Staff (2021-06-20). US analyst criticizes West's approach toward election in Iran. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) — Defending Iran's democracy, American analyst Stephan Lendman said that when Western critics unacceptably complain about Iran's voting process, they need to be reminded about Western fantasy democracies.

Kamal Iranidoost (2021-06-20). Training plane crashes in NE Iran; kills two people. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) — A training plane has crashed in the northeastern province of North Khorasan killing two people on board.

Staff (2021-06-20). Hollywood Reporter critic reviews 'Botox'. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) — In her report, the Hollywood Reporter critic Deborah Young reviewed the Iranian movie 'Botox'.

Staff (2021-06-20). FMs of Iran, Turkey & Afghanistan start meeting in Antalya. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) — The first trilateral meeting of the Foreign Ministers of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Turkey, and Afghanistan began in Antalya.

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2021-06-20). World leaders congratulate Iran's President-elect Raeisi. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) — Many political leaders and prominent figures in the region and the world in separate messages congratulated Iran's President-elect Seyyed Ebrahim Raeisi for his victory in the 13th presidential election.

Kamal Iranidoost (2021-06-20). Taliban says committed to Doha deal on intra-Afghan talks. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) — The Taliban said in a statement on Sunday that they are committed to the intra-Afghan peace talks, stressing a "genuine Islamic system" is the best solution for the problems in Afghanistan.

Staff (2021-06-20). 1st Iranian medical oxygen tanker arrives in Afghanistan. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) — The first tanker of Iranian liquid medical oxygen arrived in Herat, Afghanistan, on Sunday.

Staff (2021-06-20). Iran inaugurates Innovation & Technology House. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) — To introduce its capabilities for exports of technological products, Iran inaugurates an Innovation & Technology House.

Mohammad Ali Haqshenas (2021-06-20). Front pages of Iran's English dailies on June 20. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) — Here are the front pages of Iran's English-language dailies on Sunday, June 20.

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2021-06-20). US vows to continue nuclear talks after Iran's election. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) — The US State Department said in a statement that it is committed to continuing talks with Iran to revive the nuclear deal.

Staff (2021-06-20). 'Sun Children' to vie at 2021 Munich Film Festival. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) — The Iranian movie "Sun Children" directed by renowned filmmaker Majid Majidi will vie at the Cinemasters competition section of the 2021 Munich Film Festival.

Staff (2021-06-20). Ghani urges Iran, Pakistan to be more active in Afghan peace. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) — Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani called for a more active role of the Islamic Republic of Iran and Pakistan in the process of lasting peace and stability in Afghaninstan.

Staff (2021-06-20). Iran Greco-Roman team finishes 3rd in Turkish tournament. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) — Iranian Greco-Roman wrestlers won seven medals at the 2021 Vehbi Emre & Hamit Kaplan in Istanbul, Tukey, June 18-20, and finished third.

Kamal Iranidoost (2021-06-20). Gunmen kill at least 15 people at US-Mexico border. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) — Law enforcement officials say gunmen aboard a number of vehicles have staged attacks in several neighborhoods in the Mexican border city of Reynosa, local media have reported.

Kamal Iranidoost (2021-06-20). Without US guarantees, Iran not to sign agreement in Vienna. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) — Head of Iran's negotiating team in Vienna talks on JCPOA revival said Sun. that Iran wants guarantees from the current US administration that it would not follow in the footsteps of the former Trump's administration.

Kamal Iranidoost (2021-06-20). IRGC chief tells Raeisi ready to cooperate with his admin. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) — In a message to President-elect Raeisi, the IRGC Commander-in-Chief Salami said Sun. IRGC is fully prepared to continue its cooperation with different adminstrations to serve the noble Iranian nation.

Kamal Iranidoost (2021-06-20). Iran, P4+1 start new meeting on JCPOA revival in Vienna. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) — Representatives from Iran and remaining parties to the Iran nuclear deal (JCPOA) started a new meeting of the JCPOA Joint Commission to conclude discussions at the latest sixth round of the talks in Vienna on Sunday.

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2021-06-20). 'The Reversed Path' wins 2 awards at Shanghai Intl. FilmFest. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) — Iranian film 'The Reversed Path' directed by Abolfazl Jalili won two awards at the 24th Shanghai International Film Festival in China.

Kamal Iranidoost (2021-06-20). Ulyanov reports of significant progress at Sun. JCPOA meeting. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) — The Russian representative at Vienna talks between Iran and P4+1 on JCPOA revival said after Sunday's meeting in Vienna that "significant progress" was made at the talks.

ŸÖÿ±ÿ∂€åŸá ÿ±ÿ≠ŸÖÿߟ܀å (2021-06-20). Iran COVID update: 8,161 infections, 111 deaths. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) — According to the Iranian Health Ministry, 8,161 new COVID-19 infections have been detected across the country in the past 24 hours.

Staff (2021-06-20). As Iran Elects New President, Biden Urged to Rejoin Nuclear Deal, Lift Sanctions. truthout.org Progressive Iran-watchers on Saturday reacted to the Al Ja…

Juan Cole (2021-06-20). What does the election of hard liner Raisi in Iran mean for Mideast Flashpoints? juancole.com Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) — Former chief justice of the Iranian judiciary, Ebrahim Raisi, won the presidential election, as expected, with over 60 percent of the votes. The problem was that less than half of eligible voters bothered to come out to the ballot box. The clerical establishment had so heavily vetted presidential contenders, barring …

Seyad Hamed Nematollahi (2021-06-20). Nuclear Agreement Between Iran and the West: "Will It Help to Make the Region Safer"? globalresearch.ca Visit and follow us on Instagram at @

Rick Rozoff (2021-06-20). Unparalleled global strike capability: U.S. nuclear-capable bombers end month-long mission with flight through Arctic, Pacific. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Unparalleled global strike capability: U.S. nuclear-capable bombers end month-long mission with flight through Arctic, PacificRick Rozoff American B-52H Stratofortress strategic bombers have completed a month-long mission to Europe and Africa by flying over the Arctic, North Africa and the Pacific Ocean on June 17 and 18, The B-52s had been forward-deployed to the Morón Air …

_____ (2021-06-20). World's Nuclear Arms on High Operational Alert & Ready to Strike. popularresistance.org The world's nine nuclear armed states have downsized their military arsenals, but made up for their loss by increasing the number of weapons on high operational alert, according to a new report from the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI).

Dave DeCamp (2021-06-19). US Wants Nuclear Deal Done Before Iran's New President Takes Office. news.antiwar.com According to "If we don't have a deal before a new government is formed, I think that would raise serious questions about how achievable it's going to be," an unnamed US official told Axios. | The indirect ta…

ŸÖÿ±ÿ∂€åŸá ÿ±ÿ≠ŸÖÿߟ܀å (2021-06-19). Headlines of Iran's Persian dailies on June 19. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 18 (MNA) — Mehr News takes a look at the headlines of Iran's Persian-language dailies on Saturday, June 19.

Miranda Wolpert (2021-06-19). [Perspectives] Making a noise about noise. thelancet.com Noise: A Flaw in Human Judgment is a call to take the problem of unwarranted variation in decision making much more seriously. Daniel Kahneman, Olivier Sibony, and Cass Sunstein contend that although many people are concerned with bias, we remain largely unconcerned by noise. Bias is defined as systematic deviation, noise as random scatter. The aim of the book is to bring noise out of the shadows.

Staff (2021-06-19). Shamkhani, Zarif, Jannati felicitate Raeisi on his election. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 19 (MNA) — Iranian FM Zarif and Secretary of SCSC Shamkhani, and Secretary of Iran's Guardian Council Ayatollah Jannati congratulated President-elect Seyyed Ebrahim Raeisi for his victory in the 13th presidential election.

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2021-06-19). Iran's export of products to Syria up 73% in current year. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 19 (MNA) — Secretary of Syria Affairs of Arab and African Office of Trade Promotion Organization of Iran (TPO) said that Iran's export of products to Syria in first two months of current year (from March to May) registered a 73% growth.

Kamal Iranidoost (2021-06-19). Iran embassies complained against assaults on Iranian voters. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 19 (MNA) — The spokesman of the Iranian Foreign Ministry said Saturday that embassies have lodged complaints to the governments in countries in which Iranian voters were assaulted at polling stations yesterday.

Staff (2021-06-19). VIDEO: Iranian voters attacked in Sweden. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 19 (MNA) — A group of monarchists and Mojahedin Khalq terrorist sect (hypocrites) attacked the Iranian voters who cast votes for Iran's 2021 Presidential elections in one of the cities in Sweden.

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2021-06-19). FM Zarif holds talks with his Turkish counterpart in Antalya. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 19 (MNA) — Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met and held talks with his Turkish counterpart Mevlàºt àáavu≈üoƒülu in Antalya on Sat. on the sidelines of Antalya Diplomacy Forum (ADF).

Kamal Iranidoost (2021-06-19). Russian envoy expects agreement on JCPOA revival on July 15. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 19 (MNA) — The Russian envoy to Vienna talks on reviving Iran nuclear deal or the JCPOA said Sat. that he expects the talks will reach an agreement on July 15, which is the 6th anniversary of signing the deal.

Kamal Iranidoost (2021-06-19). Interior Minister press conference to announce votes results. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) — At a press conference in Interior Ministry on Saturday afternoon, Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani-Fazli announced the final results of Friday presidential elections which gave a landslide victory to Ebrahim Raeisi.

Staff (2021-06-19). 3 suspects detained for attack against Iranian voter in UK. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 19 (MNA) — Iranian Chargé d'affaires in London said three suspects have been detained in the UK due to the attack against an Iranian woman who had come to vote for Presidential Election in Birmingham.

Mohammad Ali Haqshenas (2021-06-19). Ivankovic rules out link with Team Melli. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 19 (MNA) — Croatian coach Branko Ivankovic has rejected reports of his link with Iran to take charge of Team Melli.

Kamal Iranidoost (2021-06-19). Raeisi vows to form revolutionary, anti-corruption government. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 19 (MNA) — President-elect of Iran Ebrahim Raeisi said on Saturday that he will form a hardworking, revolutionary and anti-corruption government.

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2021-06-19). Rouhani meets President-elect Raeisi. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 19 (MNA) — Iranian President Hassan Rouhani met and congratulated President-elect Seyyed Ebrahim Raeisi for his victory in the 13th presidential election.

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2021-06-19). 'Eclipse' to go on screen at Figari Film Fest in Italy. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 19 (MNA) — Iranian short film 'Eclipse' will be screened at the Figari Film Fest in Italy.

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