(2020-10-20). Nuclear War Makes a Comeback. counterpunch.org On websites where policy makers, scholars, and military leaders gather, concern about the possibility of nuclear war has been rising sharply in recent months as China, the United States, and Russia develop new weapons and new ways of using old ones. On War on the Rocks, an online platform for national security articles and podcasts,
(2020-10-20). Instability, Poverty and Nuclear Weapons. strategic-culture.org The President of the United States has the power to fire off thousands of nuclear weapons and destroy the world. As succinctly This is the Trump who contracted the Covid 19 virus and on October 2 was tak…
(2020-10-20). Iran's defense power based on deterrence: Gen. Rashid. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 20 (MNA) — Commander of Khatam-al Anbiya Central Headquarters said on Tuesday that Iran's military power is meant to deter the threats.
(2020-10-20). Iranian COVID-19 vaccine to enter human phase in mid-Nov. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 20 (MNA) — Iranian Health Minister Saeed Namaki said that the Iranian coronavirus vaccine has passed animal test and will enter the human test phase in mid-November 2020.
(2020-10-20). End of Iran arms embargo should be implemented: China. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 20 (MNA) — Referring to Washington's obstruction of arms deals with Iran, Permanent Mission of China in Vienna said that the end of Iran arms embargo should be faithfully implemented.
(2020-10-20). Iran Covid-19 update: 322 deaths in past 24 hours. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 20 (MNA) — The Iranian Health Ministry has confirmed 5,039 new COVID-19 infections and 322 deaths due to the disease in the past 24 hours.
(2020-10-20). Termination of UNSC arms embargo to entail economic benefits. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 20 (MNA) — Iranian Government Spokesman Ali Rabiei said on Tuesday that the removal of the UNSC arms embargo will bring Iran positive economic consequences and benefits.
(2020-10-20). Foreign drone crashes in NW Iran. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 20 (MNA) — A foreign drone has crashed in Khoda Afarin county, East Azarbaijan province, amid military conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan.
(2020-10-20). Iran reports record 5,039 new daily COVID-19 cases. yenisafak.com Iran's health ministry on Tuesday reported 5,039 new coronavirus infections in the previous 24 hours, the highest ever daily tally, pushing the national total to 539,670.Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari told state TV that 322 people had died from the disease in the previous 24 hours, bringing the official death toll to 31,034 in Iran, one of the worst-hit countries in the Middle East.
(2020-10-19). The Expiration Of The Iranian Arms Embargo Opens Up Exciting Opportunities. thealtworld.com The 13-year-long anti-Iranian arms embargo expired on Sunday, which creates exciting opportunities for the Islamic Republic to strengthen its national defense capabilities and cultivate even deeper relations with its top strategic partners such as China and Russia, possibly even playing them off against one another in a "friendly competition" so as to derive the greatest benefit. | The End Of The Embargo | The US is enraged that the UN let the 13-year-long anti-Iranian arms embargo
(2020-10-19). Iran Free to Buy and Sell Arms. globalresearch.ca Security Council Res. 2231 (adopted July 14, 2015 — effective January 16, 2016) affirmed the landmark JCPOA nuclear deal with Iran unanimously. | It also retained an arms embargo on Iran for five years, a provision its ruling authorities accepted and …
(2020-10-19). Catholic Priest Is Sentenced to Time Served after 2018 Break-in at Nuclear Naval Base. globalresearch.ca Since his arrest nearly three years ago on trespassing charges after invading a nuclear submarine base with six others as part of a symbolic nuclear disarmament action, the Rev. Stephen M. Kelly has been held in a Brunswick, Georgia, county …
(2020-10-19). With an Eye on Nearby Iran, Israeli Weapons Fuel the Violence in Azerbaijan. mintpressnews.com Hoping to profit, protect an important source of oil, and to antagonize nearby Iran, Israel is selling drones and weapons to Azerbaijan, fueling the conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh.
(2020-10-19). Iran records highest coronavirus daily death toll again. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 19 (MNA) — Deaths from the coronavirus pandemic in Iran hit a high record on Monday as 337 new deaths were registered over the past 24 hours, the highest since the virus outbreak in the country.
(2020-10-19). Dubai-Lengeh Port ferry route resumes operation. en.mehrnews.com TEHRNA, Oct. 19 (MNA) — The ferry route between Lengeh Port in Iran's Hormozgan province and Dubai has resumed operation, after eight months of closure due to the coronavirus pandemic.
(2020-10-19). Envoy submits credentials to president of Equatorial Guinea. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 20 (MNA) — The accredited ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran to Equatorial Guinea submitted his credentials to the country's president.
(2020-10-19). Presser of Passive Defense Organization's chief. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 19 (MNA) — Head of Iran's Passive Defense Organization Brigadier General Gholamreza Jalali held a presser on Monday on the occasion of Passive Defense Week.
(2020-10-19). Police seize over 2 ton of illicit drug in S Iran. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 19 (MNA) — The deputy police chief of Sistan and Baluchestan announced over the seizure of a total of 2 tons and 214,327 kg of various drugs during 2 separate operations in the cities of Saravan, Sib, and Soran in Sistan and Baluchestan.
(2020-10-19). Virtual panel on Iran-Serbia Coproduction Held at 33rd ICFF. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 19 (MNA) — The first virtual panel about Iran-Serbia cinematic coproduction was held with Miroljub Vuckovic and Mirko Bojovic from Serbia and Ali Mosaffa and Ra'ed Faridzadeh from Iran.
(2020-10-19). Lifting Iran arms embargo, result of JCPOA efficiency: China. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 19 (MNA) — Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson said that lifting Iran's arms embargo is the result of efficiency of Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).
(2020-10-19). Russia's policy not determined by US threats: Ulyanov. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 19 (MNA) — In reaction to the US threat in the event of any arms deal with Iran, Russian senior diplomat said that Washington's threats are not determining Moscow's policy.
(2020-10-19). Enemy not to give up malicious goals against Iran: Sayyari. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 19 (MNA) — Deputy Coordinator of the Islamic Republic of Iran's Army said that enemy will not give up its malicious goals hatched against the Islamic Republic of Iran.
(2020-10-19). US imposes sanctions on Chinese companies over Iran. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 19 (MNA) — The US has imposed Iran-related sanctions on five Hong-Kong shipping companies, one Australian entity, and one Chinese investment group.
(2020-10-19). Iran-Syria keen of development of trade transactions. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 20 (MNA) — In a Monday meeting with the Syrian envoy to Tehran, the ICIAMA head said the implementation of the free trade agreement between Iran and Syria will bring good days in mutual trade, which is what the two countries want.
(2020-10-19). US trying to abuse Afghan peace talks for electoral goals. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 19 (MNA) — Iranian President Hassan Rouhani warned that US President Donald Trump is trying to abuse the Intra-Afghan peace talks to reach his presidential election goals.
(2020-10-19). Zarif confers on crashed airliner with Ukrainian officials. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 19 (MNA) — Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif expressed hope that negotiations on the Ukrainian plane will be successful.
(2020-10-19). Iranian short film 'Weekend' wins at 3 intl. film festivals. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 19 (MNA) — The Iranian short film 'Weekend' has been awarded from three international film festivals.
(2020-10-19). US Iran-Related Sanctions on Chinese Entities 'Wrong Approach', Russian Envoy to UN Says. sputniknews.com UNITED NATIONS (Sputnik) – The United States' approach to impose sanctions on Chinese and Hong Kong individuals and entities in relation to Iran's nuclear program is wrong and Russia will continue to do business with the Islamic Republic, Russian Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations Dmitry Polyanskiy said in a statement.
(2020-10-19). Iran plots course after end of 13-year arms embargo. yenisafak.com A 13-year UN-mandated arms embargo on Iran officially expired Sunday, effectively paving the way for the sanctions-battered country to import and export conventional weapons.In a statement, Iran's Foreign Ministry called it a "momentous day for the international community," which it said has protected the UN Security Council Resolution 2231 and the 2015 nuclear deal."As of today, all restrictions on the transfer of arms, related activities and financial services to and from the Islamic Republic of Iran, and all prohibitions regarding the entry into or transit through territories of the UN member states previously…
(2020-10-18). 'Distraction Mechanism': NYT's Crocodile Tears Over Iran Sanctions. popularresistance.org What seems to be a compassionate plea for mercy from Washington by a major US newspaper is actually just a furthering of the US propaganda war against Iran that's responsible for the strangling sanctions that frustrate its ability to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, a doctor and activist told Sputnik. | An op-ed by the New York Times Editorial Board on Tuesday urged: "Iran's Covid-19 Death Toll Is Rising. Show Mercy, Mr. Trump." However, while the article noted the extensive and deliberate damage US President Donald Trump's "maximum pressure" policies toward Tehran have had…
(2020-10-18). Grounds are provided for selling arms: defense minister. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 18 (MNA) — Iranian Minister of Defense said that negotiations have taken place and there are grounds for selling arms and meeting the needs of customers after Iran's arms embargoes were automatically lifted on Sunday.
(2020-10-18). Iran's Zarif, Afghanistan's Abdullah hold meeting in Tehran. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 18 (MNA) — Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh announced in a tweet that Foreign Minister Zarif has begun talks with Head of Afghanistan's High Council for National Reconciliation Abdullah.
(2020-10-18). Russia emphasizes developing defense coop. with Iran. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 18 (MNA) — Russian officials on Sunday announced that they will expand technical-military cooperation with the Islamic Republic of Iran in…
(2020-10-18). US ignoring progress, security of Islamic countries. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 18 (MNA) — Iranian Parliament Speaker Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf said that the US pursues its goals and does not care about the progress and security of Islamic countries.
(2020-10-18). VIDEO: Mustsee Tang-e KƒÅfarƒ´ in W Iran. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 18 (MNA) — Tang-e KƒÅfarƒ´ which is located in Ilam Province, west of Iran enjoys unique tourist attractions. It can be considered one of the most important habitat settlements of the Neolithic era up to now.
(2020-10-18). US strategy regarding Iran produced no 'positive result'. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 18 (MNA) — Former US National Security Adviser John Bolton said that the Trump administration's foreign policy with respect to Iran has had no 'positive results' for Washington.
(2020-10-18). Border guards aiding deprived areas under pandemic. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 18 (MNA) — The Iranian border guards in South Khorasan Razavi province have been providing the people living in the deprived regions of the province with help under the pandemic.
(2020-10-18). Iran to export, import weapons based on its defense policy. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 18 (MNA) — Iranian Ambassador to UK Hamid Baeedinejad said that as of today, Iran will export and import weapons based on its defense policy principles.
(2020-10-18). Iran "Resistance" strategy defeats US " Maximum Pressure" en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 18 (MNA) — Ali Rabiei noted, "Pushing back sanctions, reducing the effects of sanctions and increasing social resistance were the strategies of the Islamic Republic of Iran to overcome the US policy of maximum pressure."
(2020-10-18). Army Political-Ideological Dept. warding off enemy threats. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 18 (MNA) — The Commander of the Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force (IRIAF) said Iran's Army Political-Ideological Department has not allowed enemies to abuse and managed to thwart plots waged against the country.
(2020-10-18). FM Zarif meeting with Abdullah in Tehran. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 18 (MNA) — Head of Afghanistan's High Council for National Reconciliation Abdullah Abdullah met and held talks with Iranian Foreign Minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif in Tehran On Sunday.
(2020-10-18). Iran registers 3,890 new COVID-19 infections, 252 deaths. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 18 (MNA) — The Iranian Health Ministry has confirmed 3,890 COVID-19 infections and 252 deaths due to the disease in the past 24 hours.
(2020-10-18). Enemy seeking to foment internal strife, conflicts: Rouhani. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 18 (MNA) — Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said that enemies of the country are seeking to spread strife and conflict in the country, so that conspiracies of enemies must be foiled.
(2020-10-17). Iran claims victory over US as UN arms embargo expires. rt.com Iran's foreign ministry has declared the victory of "multilateralism, peace and security", claiming the UN's conventional arms embargo effectively expired on October 18, despite Washington's pressure to reimpose sanctions. | "As of today, all restrictions on the transfer of arms, related activities and financial services to and from The Islamic Republic of Iran, and all prohibitions regarding the entry or transit through territories of the United Nations Member States previously imposed on a number of Iranian citizens and military officials, are all automatically terminated," Iran's Foreign Ministry said in a…
(2020-10-17). The President, the Pandemic & the Election. zcomm.org The urgent problem of overcoming the existential crises—global warming, nuclear war, pandemics—has to be done within the general framework of existing institutions. We can improve them. But you won't be able to overcome them in the relevant time frame…
(2020-10-17). Fishermen oppose release of contaminated water from Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan. peoplesdispatch.org The company which operates the plant, Tokyo Electric Power, has collected over 1.23 million tons of contaminated water since the collapse of the nuclear plant in 2011…
(2020-10-17). 2nd round of Iran-Ukraine plane crash talks to start on Mon. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 17 (MNA) — While the first round of the Iranian delegation's talks about the flight 752 incident in Ukraine ended in early August, the second round of the related talks is slated to be held in Tehran, from Monday to Wednesday.
(2020-10-17). Iran's new envoy arrives in Yemen. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 17 (MNA) — The spokesman of the Iranian foreign ministry informed on Saturday that the country's new ambassador to Yemen has arrived in Sana'a.
(2020-10-17). Envoy urges intl. community to unite against US unilateralism. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 17 (MNA) — Iran's representative in the Third Committee of the UN General Assembly expressed concern over the US' lack of respect to the UN's stance amid the coronavirus pandemic.
(2020-10-17). Iran Covid-19 update: 253 deaths in past 24 hours. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 17 (MNA) —The Iranian Health Ministry has confirmed 4,103 new COVID-19 infections and 253 deaths due to the disease in the past 24 hours.