2020-12-04: News Headlines

Jeffrey St. Clair (2020-12-04). Roaming Charges: Let's Get Small. counterpunch.org One of the most useful things about Obama's memoir is that he reminds who some of the people now being recycled into the Biden administration really are. John Kerry, for example, who Obama describes as working assiduously to convince greens to "offer up concessions on subsidies for nuclear power and the opening of addition US coastlines to offshore oil drilled." Obama writes this with gratitude and admiration, naturally, and was probably all the recommendation Biden need to tap Kerry as his "climate czar."

Dave DeCamp (2020-12-04). US Slaps More Sanctions on Iran, Claiming Tehran Has Secret Chemical Weapons. theantimedia.com Iraq used chemical weapons against Iran in 1980s war while receiving support from the US.

Mehr News Agency (2020-12-03). Iran welcomes return of stability to Afghanistan. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Dec. 03 (MNA) — Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh says Tehran welcomes the new agreement between Taliban and Afghanistan government.

RT (2020-12-03). 'Running out of time': US adds new demands as Russia makes concessions to save last remaining nuclear deterrent deal — envoy. rt.com Moscow has agreed to key US demands in a bid to preserve the New START agreement in a race against time to extend the treaty before it expires, the Russian envoy to the US said. Washington then simply made new demands.

RT (2020-12-03). Israel warns its citizens they may be targeted abroad by Iran following nuclear scientist's assassination. rt.com Israel has issued a warning to its citizens abroad about potential terrorist attacks amid threats from Tehran of retaliatory action in response to the killing of a top Iranian nuclear scientist. | Iran was quick to blame Israel last week for the killing of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, though it has not taken credit for the action. Fakhrizadeh had been accused of heading Iran's nuclear program — even being named by PM Benjamin Netanyahu. Israel has long been critical of Tehran's nuclear ambitions. | As multiple leaders in Iran have threatened consequences for the scientist's death, Israelis abroad have been warned…

RT (2020-12-03). 'Running out of time': US adds new demands as Russia makes concessions to save last remaining nuclear deterrent deal — envoy. rt.com Moscow has agreed to key US demands in a bid to preserve the New START arms control agreement before it expires, according to the Russian envoy to Washington. He claims the US then simply added new conditions for its renewal. | "The fate of New START is perhaps the key issue for future arms control," ambassador Anatoly Antonov said at an event hosted by the Brookings Institute, a prominent American lobby group and policy advisory, on Wednesday. | The 2011 treaty putting a limit on the number of nuclear warheads, and their delivery vehicles, the US and Russia are allowed to possess remains virtually the only ac…

Philip Giraldi (2020-12-03). A Killing in Iran: Who Gains from Yet Another Assassination? The Role of MEK? globalresearch.ca It is not often that one can agree with the pronouncements made by former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Director John Brennan, but his

Mehr News Agency (2020-12-03). New Parl. bill on nuclear power to create 'big' opportunities. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Dec. 03 (MNA) — Hossein Amir-Abdollahian says the newly-ratified bill of the Iranian Parliament will create 'big opportunities'.

_____ (2020-12-03). A Killing in Iran: Who Gains From Yet Another Assassination? strategic-culture.org It is not often that one can agree with the pronouncements made by former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Director John Brennan, but his

Erin Banco (2020-12-03). Trump Tells Pompeo: Go Wild on Iran, Just Don't Risk 'World War III'. globalresearch.ca President Donald Trump may only have seven weeks According to …

Manlio Dinucci (2020-12-03). The Nuclear Bomb Is Ready: In Italy Soon. The B61-12 has a Nuclear Warhead with 4 "Selectable Power Options" globalresearch.ca A video was released on November 23 by Sandia National Laboratories that shows a US F-35A fighter flying at supersonic speed 3000 meters above sea level, launching a B61-12 nuclear bomb (non-nuclear warhead equipped). The bomb did not fall vertically …

Mehr News Agency (2020-12-03). Iran, Turkey call for increased economic coop. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Dec. 03 (MNA) — President's Chief of Staff Mahmoud Vaezi held a phone conversation on Thursday with Lutfi Elvan, newly-appointed treasury and finance minister of Turkey, on bilateral ties between the two countries.

Mnar Muhawesh Adley (2020-12-03). Podcast: The Assassination of a Nuclear Scientist and the War against Iran's COVID-19 Vaccine. mintpressnews.com After Iran's most senior nuclear scientist Mohsin Fakhrezadeh was assassinated last week the media has been abuzz about a non-existent nuclear weapons program, justifying a killing that masks a broader campaign to target Iran's COVID vaccine program led by Fakhrezadeh.

Mehr News Agency (2020-12-03). All terrorist groups in region graduated from Saudi-Madrassas. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Dec. 03 (MNA) — In reaction to the baseless remarks of Saudi Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman said that every terrorist group in our region has graduated from Saudi-funded Madrassas.

Mehr News Agency (2020-12-03). Iran not to re-negotiate JCPOA: Zarif. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Dec. 03 (MNA) — Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the country will not negotiate over an already-negotiated agreement.

Newsclick (2020-12-03). Assassination of nuclear scientist is a bid to provoke Iran into conflict. peoplesdispatch.org Newsclick's Prabir Purkayastha talks about the recent assassination of Iranian nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh. He analyzes the implications of this on the region and looks at the myths about Iran's nuclear program…

Gareth Porter (2020-12-02). How Israel deployed an intelligence deception to justify killing Mohsen Fakhrizadeh. thegrayzone.com Israel's Mossad has spent years on a propaganda campaign aimed at convincing the world Iran possessed a nuclear weapons program — and legitimizing its assassinations of Iranian academics. The Israeli assassination of Iranian defense official Mohsen Fakhrizadeh is being treated as a triumph of Israeli intelligence, with ubiquitous references in the New York Times and other major media outlets to the killing of "Iran's top nuclear scientist". In fact, Israel's Mossad intelligence agency eliminated Fakhrizadeh, a defense official, despite the …

Gareth Porter (2020-12-02). How Israel deployed an intelligence deception to justify killing scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh. thegrayzone.com Israel's Mossad has spent years on a propaganda campaign aimed at convincing the world Iran possessed a nuclear weapons program — and legitimizing its assassinations of Iranian academics. The Israeli assassination of Iranian defense official Mohsen Fakhrizadeh is being treated as a triumph of Israeli intelligence, with ubiquitous references in the New York Times and other major media outlets to the killing of "Iran's top nuclear scientist". In fact, Israel's Mossad intelligence agency eliminated Fakhrizadeh, a defense official, despite the …

_____ (2020-12-02). One Assassinated Iranian Scientist — Many Questions Raised. strategic-culture.org One of the key players in Iran's nuclear program has been assassinated. This has led to a lot of posturing, finger pointing and narrative spinning about what the ramifications of this event will be down the line. It isn't every day that a scientist gets taken out by organized killers but someone at this very point in history seems desperate to create some change in the status quo in Iran. As we wait to hear the final verdict of the Electoral College the atomic heart of Persia has been ripped out very loudly. So who killed Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, why now and why did they even bother? | Well, who else could it be? | No…

Andrea Germanos, staff writer (2020-12-02). 'Dead-End for Climate': Coalition Denounces Senate Bill to Fund Nuclear Industry Bailout. commondreams.org "Instead of propping up the nuclear energy industry, Congress should be driving the transition to truly renewable energy." | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/headline/thumbs/nuclear-bailout-dead-end.jpg

Mehr News Agency (2020-12-02). 'We know who was behind Fakhrizadeh's assassination'. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Dec. 02 (MNA) — Iranian ambassador to Russia Kazem Jalali has stated that the Islamic Republic knows who is responsible for the assassination of nuclear physicist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh.

Mehr News Agency (2020-12-02). Iraqi president condemns Iranian scientist terror. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Dec. 02 (MNA) — Iraq's President Barham Salih strongly condemned the Friday assassination of Iran's prominent nuclear scientist, Mohsen Fakhrizadeh.

Mehr News Agency (2020-12-02). Commemoration ceremony of martyr 'Fakhrizadeh' held in Absard. en.mehrnews.com ABSARD, Dec. 02 (MNA) — A commemoration ceremony of Iran's nuclear scientist 'Dr. Mohsen Fakhrizadeh' was held at the venue of the martyrdom of this esteemed martyr in Absard city of Damavand County on Wed.

teleSUR (2020-12-02). Iran and Cuba to Produce Vaccine Together Despite US Pressures. telesurenglish.net The Persian Minister of Health, Said Namaki, and the Cuban Ambassador in Iran, Alexis Bandrich Vega, held a meeting this Wednesday in Teheran, the Iranian capital. Besides underlining the two countries' trajectory in joint projects in the health sector, they have advocated further increased cooperation in the field. | RELATED: | "We have a long tradition of cooperation and, despite the pressures from the U.S. and the Zio…

_____ (2020-12-02). Iran Calls On The International Community To Confront Israel. popularresistance.org Iran is asking the international community to confront the Israeli regime's actions, "a murderer of children" and "a violator of human rights." | In a message sent on Tuesday to the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People, Iranian President Hasan Rohani has declared Iran's strong support for the Palestinian people to achieve their ideals. | Rohani condemned the recent actions of the Israeli regime against the Palestinians, including the killing of Palestinians in custody and the torture of prisoners, especially women and children…

commondreams (2020-12-02). NIAC Statement on Iranian Parliament Mandating Nuclear Program Escalation. commondreams.org ______________________________…

Mehr News Agency (2020-12-02). Azeri defense min. condemns assassination of 'Dr.Fakhrizadeh'. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Dec. 02 (MNA) — Minister of Defense of the Republic of Azerbaijan in separate messages on Wed. to Iran's Chief of General Staff of Armed Forces and Defense Minister condemned assassination of Iran's prominent nuclear scientist 'Fakhrizadeh'.

Mehr News Agency (2020-12-02). World urged accountability of 'scientist terror perpetrators'. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Dec. 02 (MNA) — The international community on Wed. was urged accountability of perpetrators behind assassination of Iran's prominent nuclear and defense scientist 'Dr. Mohsen Fakhrizadeh'.

Mehr News Agency (2020-12-02). Beligian FM slams martyr Fakhrizadeh's assassin. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Dec. 02 (MNA) — In a telephone conversation with Iranian FM Mohammad Javad Zarif today, the Belgian FM Sophie Wilmes condemned the assassination of Martyr Mohsen Fakhrizadeh.

commondreams (2020-12-02). 100+ Groups Oppose Latest Nuclear Bailout Scheme. commondreams.org ______________________________…

Mehr News Agency (2020-12-02). UNHCR hails Iran's move to give nationality to 75000 children. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Dec. 02 (MNA) — UNHCR, the United Nations Refugee Agency, has welcomed Iran's decision to give nationality to children born to Iranian mothers and non-Iranian fathers.

Mehr News Agency (2020-12-02). Sidelines of Cabinet meeting on Wed. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Dec. 02 (MNA) — Iranian First Vice President Es'hagh Jahangiri and President's Chief of Staff Mahmoud Vaezi answered the reporters' questions on the sidelines of the Cabinet meeting on Wednesday.

Ron Forthofer (2020-12-02). Insanity reigns: The US, Israel and Iran. dissidentvoice.org All too often, events occur that make me feel that I am living in 'Bizarro World'. The recent talk and extensive US corporate media coverage about whether or not the US and/or Israel will soon attack Iran is one of these occasions. The alleged rationale for such an attack is the possibility that Iran might …

Mehr News Agency (2020-12-02). Iran scientist assassination a state terrorism. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Dec. 02 (MNA) — Chairman of Russian Duma's International Affairs Committee called assassination of nuclear and defense scientist 'Mohsen Fakhrizadeh' as example of state terrorism.

Mehr News Agency (2020-12-02). Iranian filmmakers urge UN to condemn Fakhrizadeh terror. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Dec. 02 (MNA) — Iranian Filmmakers Union urged the UN Secretary-General to condemn the assassination of Iranian nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh.

Manlio Dinucci (2020-12-02). A Bomba está pronta e, em breve, em Itália. globalresearch.ca Um vídeo, divulgado, em 23 de Novembro, pelos Sandia National Laboratories, mostra um caàßa F-35A dos EUA que,voando a velocidade supersónica, a uma altitude de 3.000 metros, lanàßa uma bomba nuclear B61-12 (equipada para o ensaio, com uma ogiva nà£o …

Mehr News Agency (2020-12-02). US sanctions prevent Iran from buying medical equipment. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Dec. 02 (MNA) — UN Special Rapporteur said that the US has imposed sanctions on companies that were trying to supply Iran with ventilators.

Mehr News Agency (2020-12-02). Acclaimed journalist, documentarian in Cinema Verite. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Dec. 03 (MNA) — Acclaimed journalist and documentarian, Phil Rees, will hold an online master class in Iran International Documentary Film Festival known as "Cinema Verite".

Mehr News Agency (2020-12-02). Iranian filmmakers, cinema artists slam Fakhrizadeh assassin. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Dec. 02 (MNA) — A number of Iranian filmmakers, documentarians and cinema artists in a statement slammed the assassination of Iran's scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh.

Mehr News Agency (2020-12-02). Iran extends hand of friendship to regional countries: envoy. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Dec. 02 (MNA) — Stating that Iran's strategy is one of cooperation, peace and friendship, the country's Ambassador to Muscat said that Iran has extended a hand of friendship to the countries of the region.

Mehr News Agency (2020-12-02). Traditional fishing in Caspian coast of Iran. en.mehrnews.com MAZANDARAN, Dec. 03 (MNA) — Every year, with the start of the fishing season in mid-October, the northern people in Gilan and Mazandaran provinces, living on the coastlines of the Caspian Sea, catch fish in their traditional way.

Mehr News Agency (2020-12-02). Khaf-Herat railway to be officially inaugurated in 10 days. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Dec. 02 (MNA) — The Khaf-Herat railway Project will be inaugurated officially in 10 days with the presence of the Presidents of Iran and Afghanistan.

Mehr News Agency (2020-12-02). Individuals involved in Fakhrizadeh terror identified: Spox. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Dec. 02 (MNA) — Iranian Government Spokesman said that the Ministry of Intelligence has identified the individuals involved in the assassination of Martyr Fakhrizadeh.

Stephen Lendman (2020-12-01). Initial Iranian Response to Assassination of Its Top Nuclear Scientist. globalresearch.ca Iranian parliamentarians responded swiftly to last Friday's assassination of nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh — more from the country's ruling authorities highly likely. | According to Iran's Intelligence Ministry, Fakhrizadeh was martyred by at least one explosion and gunfire from a number …

RT (2020-12-01). Nuclear war between US & Russia more likely as Americans 'share' bombs with European NATO members — Deputy FM Ryabkov. rt.com Russia has called for the US to halt the deployment of nuclear weapons on the territory of NATO's European members, arguing it both violates the terms of existing treaties and makes a devastating conflict more likely to happen. | Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov told a meeting sponsored by energy companies Chevron and Transneft on Monday that Moscow "hopes that the United States will stop 'sharing' nuclear weapons with its allies, and stop deploying nuclear weapons in countries that do not possess such weapons… Obviously, this leads to destabilization, in addition, new risks appear," he added, "and thi…

RT (2020-12-01). 'Not useful': Iranian govt speaks out against its parliament backing an end to international inspections of nuclear sites. rt.com The national parliament of Iran on Tuesday approved a bill demanding the suspension of UN inspections of its nuclear facilities, but the country's government has opposed the move as "neither necessary nor useful." | The bill approved by MPs would suspend any further UN inspections, and require the government to "produce and store 120kg per year of uranium enriched to 20 percent" if European signatories to the 2015 nuclear deal fail to provide relief from oil and banking sanctions. | This would run counter to Iran's commitments under the deal agreed with world powers, and the parliament's vote prompted the exec…

2020-12-03: News Headlines

Philip Giraldi (2020-12-03). A Killing in Iran: Who Gains from Yet Another Assassination? The Role of MEK? globalresearch.ca It is not often that one can agree with the pronouncements made by former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Director John Brennan, but his

RT (2020-12-03). Israel warns its citizens they may be targeted abroad by Iran following nuclear scientist's assassination. rt.com Israel has issued a warning to its citizens abroad about potential terrorist attacks amid threats from Tehran of retaliatory action in response to the killing of a top Iranian nuclear scientist. | Iran was quick to blame Israel last week for the killing of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, though it has not taken credit for the action. Fakhrizadeh had been accused of heading Iran's nuclear program — even being named by PM Benjamin Netanyahu. Israel has long been critical of Tehran's nuclear ambitions. | As multiple leaders in Iran have threatened consequences for the scientist's death, Israelis abroad have been warned…

RT (2020-12-03). 'Running out of time': US adds new demands as Russia makes concessions to save last remaining nuclear deterrent deal — envoy. rt.com Moscow has agreed to key US demands in a bid to preserve the New START agreement in a race against time to extend the treaty before it expires, the Russian envoy to the US said. Washington then simply made new demands.

Mnar Muhawesh Adley (2020-12-03). Podcast: The Assassination of a Nuclear Scientist and the War against Iran's COVID-19 Vaccine. mintpressnews.com After Iran's most senior nuclear scientist Mohsin Fakhrezadeh was assassinated last week the media has been abuzz about a non-existent nuclear weapons program, justifying a killing that masks a broader campaign to target Iran's COVID vaccine program led by Fakhrezadeh.

Manlio Dinucci (2020-12-03). The Nuclear Bomb Is Ready: In Italy Soon. The B61-12 has a Nuclear Warhead with 4 "Selectable Power Options" globalresearch.ca A video was released on November 23 by Sandia National Laboratories that shows a US F-35A fighter flying at supersonic speed 3000 meters above sea level, launching a B61-12 nuclear bomb (non-nuclear warhead equipped). The bomb did not fall vertically …

Newsclick (2020-12-03). Assassination of nuclear scientist is a bid to provoke Iran into conflict. peoplesdispatch.org Newsclick's Prabir Purkayastha talks about the recent assassination of Iranian nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh. He analyzes the implications of this on the region and looks at the myths about Iran's nuclear program…

Erin Banco (2020-12-03). Trump Tells Pompeo: Go Wild on Iran, Just Don't Risk 'World War III'. globalresearch.ca President Donald Trump may only have seven weeks According to …

_____ (2020-12-03). A Killing in Iran: Who Gains From Yet Another Assassination? strategic-culture.org It is not often that one can agree with the pronouncements made by former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Director John Brennan, but his

Andrea Germanos, staff writer (2020-12-02). 'Dead-End for Climate': Coalition Denounces Senate Bill to Fund Nuclear Industry Bailout. commondreams.org "Instead of propping up the nuclear energy industry, Congress should be driving the transition to truly renewable energy." | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/headline/thumbs/nuclear-bailout-dead-end.jpg

Gareth Porter (2020-12-02). How Israel deployed an intelligence deception to justify killing scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh. thegrayzone.com Israel's Mossad has spent years on a propaganda campaign aimed at convincing the world Iran possessed a nuclear weapons program — and legitimizing its assassinations of Iranian academics. The Israeli assassination of Iranian defense official Mohsen Fakhrizadeh is being treated as a triumph of Israeli intelligence, with ubiquitous references in the New York Times and other major media outlets to the killing of "Iran's top nuclear scientist". In fact, Israel's Mossad intelligence agency eliminated Fakhrizadeh, a defense official, despite the …

Gareth Porter (2020-12-02). How Israel deployed an intelligence deception to justify killing Mohsen Fakhrizadeh. thegrayzone.com Israel's Mossad has spent years on a propaganda campaign aimed at convincing the world Iran possessed a nuclear weapons program — and legitimizing its assassinations of Iranian academics. The Israeli assassination of Iranian defense official Mohsen Fakhrizadeh is being treated as a triumph of Israeli intelligence, with ubiquitous references in the New York Times and other major media outlets to the killing of "Iran's top nuclear scientist". In fact, Israel's Mossad intelligence agency eliminated Fakhrizadeh, a defense official, despite the …

_____ (2020-12-02). One Assassinated Iranian Scientist — Many Questions Raised. strategic-culture.org One of the key players in Iran's nuclear program has been assassinated. This has led to a lot of posturing, finger pointing and narrative spinning about what the ramifications of this event will be down the line. It isn't every day that a scientist gets taken out by organized killers but someone at this very point in history seems desperate to create some change in the status quo in Iran. As we wait to hear the final verdict of the Electoral College the atomic heart of Persia has been ripped out very loudly. So who killed Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, why now and why did they even bother? | Well, who else could it be? | No…

Mehr News Agency (2020-12-02). US sanctions prevent Iran from buying medical equipment. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Dec. 02 (MNA) — UN Special Rapporteur said that the US has imposed sanctions on companies that were trying to supply Iran with ventilators.

Mehr News Agency (2020-12-02). World urged accountability of 'scientist terror perpetrators'. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Dec. 02 (MNA) — The international community on Wed. was urged accountability of perpetrators behind assassination of Iran's prominent nuclear and defense scientist 'Dr. Mohsen Fakhrizadeh'.

Mehr News Agency (2020-12-02). 'We know who was behind Fakhrizadeh's assassination'. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Dec. 02 (MNA) — Iranian ambassador to Russia Kazem Jalali has stated that the Islamic Republic knows who is responsible for the assassination of nuclear physicist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh.

Mehr News Agency (2020-12-02). Azeri defense min. condemns assassination of 'Dr.Fakhrizadeh'. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Dec. 02 (MNA) — Minister of Defense of the Republic of Azerbaijan in separate messages on Wed. to Iran's Chief of General Staff of Armed Forces and Defense Minister condemned assassination of Iran's prominent nuclear scientist 'Fakhrizadeh'.

Mehr News Agency (2020-12-02). Iraqi president condemns Iranian scientist terror. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Dec. 02 (MNA) — Iraq's President Barham Salih strongly condemned the Friday assassination of Iran's prominent nuclear scientist, Mohsen Fakhrizadeh.

Mehr News Agency (2020-12-02). Iran extends hand of friendship to regional countries: envoy. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Dec. 02 (MNA) — Stating that Iran's strategy is one of cooperation, peace and friendship, the country's Ambassador to Muscat said that Iran has extended a hand of friendship to the countries of the region.

commondreams (2020-12-02). NIAC Statement on Iranian Parliament Mandating Nuclear Program Escalation. commondreams.org ______________________________…

Mehr News Agency (2020-12-02). Commemoration ceremony of martyr 'Fakhrizadeh' held in Absard. en.mehrnews.com ABSARD, Dec. 02 (MNA) — A commemoration ceremony of Iran's nuclear scientist 'Dr. Mohsen Fakhrizadeh' was held at the venue of the martyrdom of this esteemed martyr in Absard city of Damavand County on Wed.

Mehr News Agency (2020-12-02). Iranian filmmakers urge UN to condemn Fakhrizadeh terror. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Dec. 02 (MNA) — Iranian Filmmakers Union urged the UN Secretary-General to condemn the assassination of Iranian nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh.

Mehr News Agency (2020-12-02). Iran scientist assassination a state terrorism. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Dec. 02 (MNA) — Chairman of Russian Duma's International Affairs Committee called assassination of nuclear and defense scientist 'Mohsen Fakhrizadeh' as example of state terrorism.

Mehr News Agency (2020-12-02). Acclaimed journalist, documentarian in Cinema Verite. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Dec. 03 (MNA) — Acclaimed journalist and documentarian, Phil Rees, will hold an online master class in Iran International Documentary Film Festival known as "Cinema Verite".

Ron Forthofer (2020-12-02). Insanity reigns: The US, Israel and Iran. dissidentvoice.org All too often, events occur that make me feel that I am living in 'Bizarro World'. The recent talk and extensive US corporate media coverage about whether or not the US and/or Israel will soon attack Iran is one of these occasions. The alleged rationale for such an attack is the possibility that Iran might …

Mehr News Agency (2020-12-02). Khaf-Herat railway to be officially inaugurated in 10 days. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Dec. 02 (MNA) — The Khaf-Herat railway Project will be inaugurated officially in 10 days with the presence of the Presidents of Iran and Afghanistan.

Mehr News Agency (2020-12-02). Individuals involved in Fakhrizadeh terror identified: Spox. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Dec. 02 (MNA) — Iranian Government Spokesman said that the Ministry of Intelligence has identified the individuals involved in the assassination of Martyr Fakhrizadeh.

_____ (2020-12-02). Iran Calls On The International Community To Confront Israel. popularresistance.org Iran is asking the international community to confront the Israeli regime's actions, "a murderer of children" and "a violator of human rights." | In a message sent on Tuesday to the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People, Iranian President Hasan Rohani has declared Iran's strong support for the Palestinian people to achieve their ideals. | Rohani condemned the recent actions of the Israeli regime against the Palestinians, including the killing of Palestinians in custody and the torture of prisoners, especially women and children…

Mehr News Agency (2020-12-02). Traditional fishing in Caspian coast of Iran. en.mehrnews.com MAZANDARAN, Dec. 03 (MNA) — Every year, with the start of the fishing season in mid-October, the northern people in Gilan and Mazandaran provinces, living on the coastlines of the Caspian Sea, catch fish in their traditional way.

teleSUR (2020-12-02). Iran and Cuba to Produce Vaccine Together Despite US Pressures. telesurenglish.net The Persian Minister of Health, Said Namaki, and the Cuban Ambassador in Iran, Alexis Bandrich Vega, held a meeting this Wednesday in Teheran, the Iranian capital. Besides underlining the two countries' trajectory in joint projects in the health sector, they have advocated further increased cooperation in the field. | RELATED: | "We have a long tradition of cooperation and, despite the pressures from the U.S. and the Zio…

Mehr News Agency (2020-12-02). Iranian filmmakers, cinema artists slam Fakhrizadeh assassin. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Dec. 02 (MNA) — A number of Iranian filmmakers, documentarians and cinema artists in a statement slammed the assassination of Iran's scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh.

Mehr News Agency (2020-12-02). UNHCR hails Iran's move to give nationality to 75000 children. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Dec. 02 (MNA) — UNHCR, the United Nations Refugee Agency, has welcomed Iran's decision to give nationality to children born to Iranian mothers and non-Iranian fathers.

Manlio Dinucci (2020-12-02). A Bomba está pronta e, em breve, em Itália. globalresearch.ca Um vídeo, divulgado, em 23 de Novembro, pelos Sandia National Laboratories, mostra um caàßa F-35A dos EUA que,voando a velocidade supersónica, a uma altitude de 3.000 metros, lanàßa uma bomba nuclear B61-12 (equipada para o ensaio, com uma ogiva nà£o …

Mehr News Agency (2020-12-02). Sidelines of Cabinet meeting on Wed. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Dec. 02 (MNA) — Iranian First Vice President Es'hagh Jahangiri and President's Chief of Staff Mahmoud Vaezi answered the reporters' questions on the sidelines of the Cabinet meeting on Wednesday.

commondreams (2020-12-02). 100+ Groups Oppose Latest Nuclear Bailout Scheme. commondreams.org ______________________________…

Mehr News Agency (2020-12-02). Beligian FM slams martyr Fakhrizadeh's assassin. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Dec. 02 (MNA) — In a telephone conversation with Iranian FM Mohammad Javad Zarif today, the Belgian FM Sophie Wilmes condemned the assassination of Martyr Mohsen Fakhrizadeh.

South Front (2020-12-01). Video: Iranian Nuclear Program Gains Steam Following Fakhrizadeh Assassination. globalresearch.ca US President Donald Trump is apparently set to slam the door and go to great lengths to show love to his friends in Tel Aviv before withdrawing from the White House. | On November 27, Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, a prominent Iranian …

Kim Petersen (2020-12-01). The Slow-motion Assassination of Julian Assange. globalresearch.ca Another Iranian nuclear scientist has been assassinated. Mohsen Fakhrizadeh was killed by an elaborately planned and executed ambush. The complexity of the attack and the resources required to carry it out strongly indicate a state actor. Fingers of blame quickly …

John Pilger (2020-12-01). "I spoke to impoverished families in 1975 and little has changed since then" dissidentvoice.org A British family from the film Smashing Kids, 1975. Photograph: John Garrett John Pilger interviewed Irene Brunsden in Hackney, east London about only being able to feed her two-year-old a plate of cornflakes in 1975. Now he sees nervous women queueing at foodbanks with their children as it's revealed 600,000 more kids are in poverty …

John Pilger (2020-12-01). "I spoke to impoverished families in 1975 and little has changed since then" dissidentvoice.org A British family from the film Smashing Kids, 1975. Photograph: John Garrett John Pilger interviewed Irene Brunsden in Hackney, east London about only being able to feed her two-year-old a plate of cornflakes in 1975. Now he sees nervous women queueing at foodbanks with their children as it's revealed 600,000 more kids are in poverty …

Stephen Lendman (2020-12-01). Initial Iranian Response to Assassination of Its Top Nuclear Scientist. globalresearch.ca Iranian parliamentarians responded swiftly to last Friday's assassination of nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh — more from the country's ruling authorities highly likely. | According to Iran's Intelligence Ministry, Fakhrizadeh was martyred by at least one explosion and gunfire from a number …

RT (2020-12-01). 'Not useful': Iranian govt speaks out against its parliament backing an end to international inspections of nuclear sites. rt.com The national parliament of Iran on Tuesday approved a bill demanding the suspension of UN inspections of its nuclear facilities, but the country's government has opposed the move as "neither necessary nor useful." | The bill approved by MPs would suspend any further UN inspections, and require the government to "produce and store 120kg per year of uranium enriched to 20 percent" if European signatories to the 2015 nuclear deal fail to provide relief from oil and banking sanctions. | This would run counter to Iran's commitments under the deal agreed with world powers, and the parliament's vote prompted the exec…

RT (2020-12-01). Iran 'aggressively' challenging regional security, Bahrain claims, calls for 'unrelenting pressure' on Tehran. rt.com Bahrain's foreign minister has condemned what he termed Tehran's heightened interference and aggression in the Middle East, saying it's essential the international community confront Iran's behavior "with unrelenting pressure." | Minister Abdullatif al-Zayani said on Tuesday that Iran's aggression was a regional security challenge that needs to be confronted head-on. | Iran today challenges regional security as aggressively as at any time in recent history. | Al-Zayani made the remarks during a virtual meeting for US-Bahrain Strategic Dialogue. | The minister said that Iran's "malign intent and activities are…

RT (2020-12-01). Iran 'aggressively' challenging regional security, Bahrain claims, calls for 'unrelenting pressure' on Tehran. rt.com Bahrain's foreign minister has condemned what he termed Tehran's heightened interference and aggression in the Middle East, saying it's essential the international community confront Iran's behavior "with unrelenting pressure." | Minister Abdullatif al-Zayani said on Tuesday that Iran's aggression was a regional security challenge that needs to be confronted head-on. | Iran today challenges regional security as aggressively as at any time in recent history. | Al-Zayani made the remarks during a virtual meeting for US-Bahrain Strategic Dialogue. | The minister said that Iran's "malign intent and activities are…

RT (2020-12-01). Nuclear war between US & Russia more likely as Americans 'share' bombs with European NATO members — Deputy FM Ryabkov. rt.com Russia has called for the US to halt the deployment of nuclear weapons on the territory of NATO's European members, arguing it both violates the terms of existing treaties and makes a devastating conflict more likely to happen. | Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov told a meeting sponsored by energy companies Chevron and Transneft on Monday that Moscow "hopes that the United States will stop 'sharing' nuclear weapons with its allies, and stop deploying nuclear weapons in countries that do not possess such weapons… Obviously, this leads to destabilization, in addition, new risks appear," he added, "and thi…

Mehr News Agency (2020-12-01). Assassination of Fakhrizadeh criminal act: Borrell. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Dec. 01 (MNA) — EU Foreign Policy Chief said that the recent assassination of Iranian nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh was a criminal act.

Mehr News Agency (2020-12-01). Enemies unable to stop Iran's scientific progress: Advisor. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Dec. 01 (MNA) — Advisor to Vice President for Science and Technology Affairs said that enemies of the country cannot stop scientific progress and development of the Islamic Republic of Iran.

Mehr News Agency (2020-12-01). Iranian "L Like Elvis" to vie at Color tape Intl. FilmFest. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Dec. 01 (MNA) — Directed by Iranian filmmaker Sepideh Mir Hosseini, the short film "L Like Elvis" will participate at the Color tape International Film Festival in Australia.

Manlio Dinucci (2020-12-01). La Bomba è pronta: tra breve in Italia. globalresearch.ca Un video, pubblicato il 23 novembre dai Sandia National Laboratories, mostra un caccia Usa F-35A che, volando a velocità supersonica a 3000 metri di quota, lancia una bomba nucleare B61-12 (dotata per il test di testata non-nucleare). | La bomba non …

Mehr News Agency (2020-12-01). 'Westerners did not adhere to theri JCPOA obligations'. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Dec. 01 (MNA) — Iranian Parl. speaker lamented that despite Iran's fulfillment, westerners did not meet their JCPOA obligations.

Mehr News Agency (2020-12-01). Headlines of Iran's Persian-language dailies on Dec. 1. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Dec. 01 (MNA) — Mehr News takes a look at the headlines of Iran's Persian-language dailies on Tuesday, December 01.