Daily Archives: November 4, 2020

2020-11-04: News Headlines

MEE staff (2020-11-04). Bahrain convicts dozens on allegations of membership of Iran's Revolutionary Guard. middleeasteye.net Bahrain convicts dozens on allegations of membership of Iran's Revolutionary Guard | Conviction of 51 people, mostly in absentia, decried by activists as proof of 'systemic corruption of Bahrain's judiciary' | Wed, 11/04/2020 – 11: 05 | Bahraini women demonstrate in solidarity with political prisoners, in the village of Shakhora, west of Manama, on 1 June 2012 (AFP) | The Bahraini government announced on Tuesd…

Bill Meyer (2020-11-04). Features from Iran at 2020 Toronto International Film Festival. peoplesworld.org Iran, yet another country in the bull's-eye of U.S. imperialism, has probably one of the most humanist national cinemas in the world. Despite rabid U.S. attempts to demonize the people of Iran, the country's rich history of filmmaking has provided a different picture entirely, of a country defending itself through many chaotic transitions in power, …

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-04). Iranian prisoners in Georgia repatriated to Islamic Republic. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 04 (MNA) — Georgia handed over 6 Iranian prisoners to the Islamic Republic on Wednesday due to the efforts made by the Iranian Embassy in Tbilisi.

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-04). Iranian envoy pays tribute to victims of Kabul terror attack. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 04 (MNA) — Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran to France paid tribute to the victims of the brutal terrorist attack at Kabul University.

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-04). Bosnia & Herzegovina eyes developing parl. ties with Iran. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 04 (MNA) — First Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives of the Parliamentary Assembly of Bosnia and Herzegovina emphasized the need for the expansion of parliamentary ties with the Islamic Republic of Iran.

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-04). Coronavirus infects 8,452, kills 419 in Iran in 24 hours. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 04 (MNA) — The daily count of COVID-19 infections in Iran reached 8,452 on Wednesday, bringing the total cases to 646,164, according to the Health Ministry.

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-04). Bloodshed, insecurity only result of Takfiri terrorism. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 04 (MNA) — Iran's deputy foreign minister has condemned a deadly terrorist attack on Kabul University, Afghanistan, saying Takfiri terrorism has led to nothing but bloodshed and insecurity.

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-04). Sidelines of cabinet session on Wednesday. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 04 (MNA) — On the sideline of Iran's Cabinet session on Wednesday, some of the ministers answered a number of questions raised by reporters.

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-04). Gen. Soleimani assassinators responsible for all "insecurity" en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 04 (MNA) — The Ambassador of Iran in Azerbaijan asserted that the responsibility for the insecurity of Kabul and Vienna lies with the perpetrators of the cowardly assassination of Lt. Gen. Soleimani, who fought bravely against ISIL.

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-04). Leader pardons, commutes prison terms of 3,780 convicts. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 04 (MNA) — Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has pardoned or commuted the sentences of a large number of Iranian prisoners.

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-04). Iran sends 8th non-oil cargo to Oman via Sirik. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 04 (MNA) — Iran has shipped the second non-oil cargo to Oman via Sirik Port in southern Hormozgan province, Governor of Sirik County said on Wednesday.

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-04). VIDEO: Iranian envoy submits credentials to Yemeni official. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 04 (MNA) — Iran's new ambassador to Yemen Hassan Irloo submitted a copy of his credentials to the Chairman of Yemen's Supreme Political Council Mahdi al-Mashat on Wednesday.

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-04). Global Arrogance aims to engage Muslims against each other. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 04 (MNA) — The Commander of the Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force (IRIAF) said engaging Muslims against one another and sowing seeds of discord among Muslims is the main objective of the Global Arrogance.

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-04). Russia Intl. ICT exhibition hosts Iran Knowledge-based firms. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 04 (MNA) — Some Iranian knowledge-based firms exhibited their latest achievements at the 32nd International Exhibition for Information and Communication Technology in Moscow.

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-04). Iran's newly-appointed envoy to Yemen submits credentials. en.mehrnews.com SANA'A, Nov. 05 (MNA) — Iran's newly-appointed ambassador to Yemen Hassan Irloo submitted a copy of his credentials to the Chairman of Yemen's Supreme Political Council Mahdi al-Mashat on Wednesday.

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-04). NIDC indigenizes know-how for manufacturing highly-used parts. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 04 (MNA) — After the US reimpostion of sanctions against Iran, indigenizing the know-how for the manufacturing of the parts and equipment applied in different industrial sectors is one of the major strategies of Iran.

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-04). Iranian Foreign Minister arrives in Venezuela on Wednesday. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 04 (MNA) — Iranian Foreign Minister was welcomed by his Venezuelan counterpart upon his arrival in the country on Wednesday.

_____ (2020-11-03). 'The Coming War On China' — Watch John Pilger's Powerfully Relevant Documentary. strategic-culture.org Caitlin JOHNSTONE | "The aim of this film is to break a silence: the United States and China may well be on the road to war, and nuclear war is no longer unthinkable," Pilger says in his 2016 documentary The Coming War on China, which "In a few years China has become the world's second-biggest economic power," Pilger's introduction continues. "The United States is the world's biggest military power, with bases and missiles and ships covering ever…

MEE and agencies (2020-11-03). Azerbaijan-Armenia conflict: Russia says will consider Iran's proposal to end fighting. middleeasteye.net Azerbaijan-Armenia conflict: Russia says will consider Iran's proposal to end fighting | Tehran has offered to take a leading role in negotiations to establish peace in Nagorno-Karabakh region | Tue, 11/03/2020 – 14: 08 | Reservists keep watch in the Shusha region on 31 October 2020, amid the ongoing military conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan in Nagorno-Karabakh. (AFP) | Russia is co…

Rickey Vincent (2020-11-03). Trump is our Chernobyl Disaster. counterpunch.org Back in 2019, before the dark times, I watched the HBO special on the Chernobyl nuclear disaster in the former USSR. I had a somewhat guilty pleasure watching a dysfunctional nation with a corrupt & out-of-touch government, playing on the patriotism of the masses to downplay, to deceive, and eventually to recruit hundreds of thousands

Manlio Dinucci (2020-11-03). Fukushima espalha a pandemia nuclear. globalresearch.ca Nà£o é o Covid, mas a notícia passou quase desapercebida: o Japà£o descarregará no mar mais de um milhà£o de toneladas de água radioactiva da central nuclear de Fukushima. | O acidente catastrófico de Fukushima foi provocado pelo tsunami que, em …

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-03). Enemies must await revenge for Gen. Soleimani. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 03 (MNA) — The Chief of General Staff of Iranian Armed Forces pointed that the revenge US cowardly assassination of Lt. Gen. Soleimani is still to come.

sputniknews (2020-11-03). US Cyber Command, NSA Undertook Ops Against Iran Prior to US Election – Report. sputniknews.com The head of US Cyber Command (CYBERCOM) and the National Security Agency (NSA) told reporters Tuesday the US had carried out cyber ops against Iran to ensure it did not interfere with the US elections.

WSWS (2020-11-03). Ukraine, Turkey deepen military alliance in Black Sea region. wsws.org The systematic NATO encirclement of Russia has turned seemingly isolated conflicts in the region into dangerous flashpoints that threaten to spark a major war involving the US, nuclear-armed Russia and countries such as Turkey.

Manlio Dinucci (2020-11-03). Fukushima, dilaga la pandemia nucleare. globalresearch.ca Foto: Una parte degli oltre mille serbatoi pieni di acqua radioattiva, accumulati nella centrale nucleare di Fukushima. | Non è Covid, per cui la notizia è passata quasi inosservata: il Giappone scaricherà in mare oltre un milione di tonnellate di acqua …

The Canary (2020-11-02). Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe 'relieved' at avoiding prison after court hearing. thecanary.co Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has expressed her relief at not being sent back to prison after appearing before a court in Iran, according to her family.The 42-year-old British-Iranian dual national was told she would be returned to Evin prison in Tehran following Monday's hearing, but it was adjourned before she could put forward a defence, her husband Richard Ratcliffe said.She has been detained in Iran since 2016, when she was sentenced to five years in prison over allegations, which she denies, of plotting to overthrow the Iranian government. | Free Nazanin campaign can confirm that today (Monday 2 November) Nazan…

Stephen Lendman (2020-11-02). No Letup in US War on Iran by Other Means Ahead. globalresearch.ca On all things Iran under both right wings of the US war party, transforming the country into a subservient vassal state is a high priority. | Regardless of whether Republicans or Dems control the White House and/or Congress, things won't change …

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-02). Army will not allow any enemy's aggression against Iran. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 3 (MNA) — Iran's Army Forces in a statement on Monday on the occasion of Aban 13, which marks the anniversary of US Embassy Takeover, said that Army Forces of the country will not allow any aggression of enemy against the Islamic Iran.

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-02). Iran, Russia discuss expanding coop. within EAEU. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 02 (MNA) — Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for the Economic Diplomacy Affairs and Russian Deputy Foreign Minister conferred on boosting relations within the framework of EAEU.

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-02). 'To Be Is Better Than Not To Be' to be screened in Argentina. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 02 (MNA) — Iranian documentary 'To be is better than not to be' directed by Iman Bayatfar will be screened in El Festival Internacional de Cine Austral in Argentina.

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-02). 'Takfiris product of West to harm Muslims' image'. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 02 (MNA) — Iran's Judiciary Chief says Takfiri terrorism is a product of western powers and an effort to distort the image of Muslims in the world.

Rohollah Faghihi (2020-11-02). Millions of Iranians at Risk as US Sanctions Choke Insulin Supplies. globalresearch.ca A new tranche of sanctions imposed by the US on Iran has exacerbated the insulin shortage crisis in the Islamic Republic and boosted its smuggling, patients and doctors told Middle East Eye. | On 8 October, the US Treasury announced that …

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-02). Fight against Arrogance a deep-rooted notion in Islamic Rev. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 02 (MNA) — IRGC statement stressed that "fight against global arrogance" is a deep-rooted notion in principles of the Islamic Revolution of Iran which will not be influenced by power shift between Democrats and Republican.

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-02). 11th National Ceramic Biennial of Iran. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 02 (MNA) — On Oct. 31, the 11th National Ceramic Biennial of Iran was inaugurated virtually in Niavaran Cultural Center in which 94 works by 87 Iranian artists will be displayed for a month.

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-02). White House's behavior important for Iran, not promise: Zarif. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 03 (MNA) — Iranian Foreign Minister said that what is important for Iran is how the White House behaves after the US election, not what promises there are.

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-02). Rouhani felicitates Prophet Muhammad's birth anniversary. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 02 (MNA) — Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has sent separate messages to the heads of Islamic countries, congratulating his counterparts on the occasion of the birth anniversary of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH).

Gordon Duff (2020-11-02). Nuclear Education: America's Secret Plan to Create a Fake Iranian Nuclear Program (censored/suppressed). thealtworld.com Today's delve into the world of nuclear secrets begins with a short discussion of the "trial that never happened," or as some are aware, the trial of a CIA officer going on in Virginia today. "If a trial isn't reported, does jail time for a phony crime inconvenience one quite as much?" | From Politico: Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice made a highly unusual public appearance Thursday — taking the witness stand for the prosecution in a criminal case against a former CIA officer on trial for leaking details of a top-secret spy program. | Former CIA case officer, Jeffrey Sterling, a man who knew of Ame…

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-02). 22 Iranian convicts transferred from Iraq to Islamic Republic. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 02 (MNA) — Iranian Deputy Justice Minister for Human Rights and International Affairs said that 22 Iranian convicts have been transferred from Iraq to Iran.

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-02). Defending Prophet's values priority of all Islamic countries. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 02 (MNA) — In separate messages to his Muslim counterparts, Iran's 1st VP noted that defending the values of the Prophet of Islam, Muhammad (PBUH), is the priority of all Islamic countries.

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-02). Iran Air Force begins military drill on Monday. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 02 (MNA) — The Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force (IRIAF) started a military exercise in the central province of Isfahan with the participation of units from seven airbases on Monday.

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-02). Muslims celebrate birthday of Prophet of Islam, Imam Sadiq. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 3 (MNA) — Shia Muslims in Iran and around the world observe the birthday anniversary of Holy Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) and Imam Jafar al-Sadiq (PBUH) on Tuesday.

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-02). Police bust over 1.2 tons of drugs in SE Iran. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 02 (MNA) — Iran's counter-narcotics forces busted over 1.2 tons of different illicit drugs in the southeastern border regions in two operations on in the past 24 hours.

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-02). Iranian nation ruins grandeur of US. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 02 (MNA) — Iranian intelligence minister said by its resistance, the Iranian nation has ruined the grandeur of the United States and put that totalitarian regime on the verge of collapse.

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-02). Islamic Iran to continue 'Fight on Arrogance" with more power. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 02 (MNA) —The Guardian Council in a statement on the occasion of commemorating Aban 13 (Nov. 03) wrote that "We will continue to fight against arrogance with more power and authority."

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-02). Utmost efforts needed to spread unity among Islamic Ummah. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 02 (MNA) — Iranian Parliament Speaker's Special Aide for International Affairs said that utmost efforts should be made for spreading unity and amity among Islamic Ummah.

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-01). $8b of import items on domestic production list. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 01 (MNA) — Strengthening domestic production has become a major focus of the Iranian government in the past few years, as the country is determined to nullify the US sanctions.

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-01). Leader to deliver speech on Prophet Muhammad birth anniv. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 01 (MNA) — On the occasion of the birth anniversary of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei will deliver a speech on Tuesday, November 3.

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-01). US imposition of cruel sanctions on Iran, 'a failed policy'. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 01 (MNA) — Chairman of Iran-Russia Parliamentary Friendship Group said that the US imposition of sanctions against Islamic Republic of Iran is a failed policy.

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-01). Traditional dyeing in SW Iran. en.mehrnews.com CHALESHTAR, Nov. 01 (MNA) — Traditional dyeing methods are still being used in some regions of the country to gain high-quality materials for producing handmade Persian carpets.

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-01). Find the (best) Iranian Dentists in Los Angeles. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 01 (MNA) — Teeth are one of the most vital organs in the body. For this reason, their maintenance has a high priority.