Daily Archives: November 6, 2020

2020-11-06: News Headlines

teleSUR (2020-11-06). Iranian FM Arrives in Cuba After Completing Visit to Venezuela. telesurenglish.net Iranian Foreign Minister Mohamad Javad Zarif has arrived in Cuba, the second stop on his Latin American tour, to address mutual interest issues. As informed this Friday by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran, the Persian Diplomacy head is already in Havana, the Cuban capital, after having finished his official visit to Venezuela. | RELATED: | During his trip to Cuba, besides meeting…

Rohollah Faghihi (2020-11-06). Millions of Iranians at risk as US sanctions choke insulin supplies. zcomm.org New penalties have seen the diabetic treatment disappear from Iran's pharmacies and black market…

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-06). 'Silk Road to expand economic ties between Iran, China'. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 07 (MNA) — Consul General of the Islamic Republic of Iran in shanghai said that the Silk Road will expand cultural and economic ties between Iran and China.

Tim Anderson (2020-11-06). Iran's Resistance Economy and Regional Integration. thealtworld.com Journal of World Sociopolitical Studies: | Abstract | Iran's 'resistance economy' is sometimes presented as defensive strategy. Despite Washington's 'New Middle East' wars and the rapid evaporation of expected benefits from the long JCPOA (nuclear deal) process, a certain illusion remains that a general 'normalisation' with the outside powers might still bring economic benefits to the country. Nevertheless, it remains true that, while Iran is a large country, pure self-sufficiency would impose physical limits. Therefore, the question that one may ask is what are the better economic opportunities for the n…

Ralph Nader — Bruce Fein (2020-11-05). How Trump, Hannity and Limbaugh Violated Election Law. counterpunch.org Conservative media celebrities Sean Hannity and Rush Limbaugh have flagrantly violated the federal election law prohibition of donating anything of value exceeding $2,800 to a presidential candidate. The ongoing strategic collaboration between Trump, Hannity and Limbaugh is obvious and has been widely documented in newspapers and books. Both Hannity and Limbaugh have collaborated with President

Manlio Dinucci (2020-11-05). Fukushima, the Nuclear Pandemic Spreads. globalresearch.ca It was not Covid, therefore the news went almost unnoticed: Japan will release over a million tons of radioactive water from the Fukushima nuclear power plant into the sea. The catastrophic incident in Fukushima was triggered by the Tsunami that …

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-05). COVID-19 kills almost 17 Iranians every hour. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 05 (MNA) — According to the latest announced figures by the Iranian Health Ministry, 406 patients have succumbed to the COVID-19 in the past 24 hours.

Umar A Farooq (2020-11-05). US Elections 2020: A Who's Who of Joe Biden's Foreign Policy Team. globalresearch.ca Democratic nominee's advisers consist of many former Obama-era officials, some who helped craft the Iran nuclear deal, drone strikes programmes and sanctions on Syria and Libya | *** | As a two-term vice-president under President Barack Obama, Joe Biden played a leading …

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-05). Inaugural ceremony of water transfer from Persian Gulf. en.mehrnews.com BANDAR ABBAS, Nov. 05 (MNA) — In a ceremony on Thursday, President Rouhani, through video-conference, inaugurated the first phase of the water transfer project from the Persian Gulf to the central Iranian provinces.

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-05). Army's 'Armored Brigade 116' dispatched to NW borders. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 05 (MNA) — Army Ground Force's 'armored brigade 116' of Qazvin province was dispatched to northwestern borders to provide the security of the Iranian borders as conflicts between Azerbaijan and Armenia continue over the Nagorno-Karabakh.

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-05). AFC dismisses Persepolis' appeal over Alkasir ban. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 05 (MNA) — The Appeal Committee of the AFC today rejected the appeal lodged by Iran's Persepolis over a ban imposed on its striker Isa Alkasir.

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-05). Zarif starts meetings in Venezuela. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 05 (MNA) — Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has started his diplomatic meetings in the Venezuelan capital of Caracas.

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-05). Iran to 'firmly' respond to any threat in NW borders. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 05 (MNA) — The Chief Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guard Corps says the security of borders is the country's redline and any threat will be firmly responded to.

Dave DeCamp (2020-11-05). Online Censorship: DOJ Seizes 27 Domains, Claims They are Controlled by Iran. globalresearch.ca The US Department of Justice (DOJ) announced on Wednesday …

_____ (2020-11-05). DOJ Seizes 27 Domains, Claims They Are Controlled By Iran. popularresistance.org The US Department of Justice (DOJ) announced on Wednesday that it seized 27 online domains, claiming the websites were controlled by Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC). The DOJ seized the domains under the guise of enforcing US sanctions against Iran and the IRGC. | Wednesday's announcement followed the seizure of 92 domains in October that the DOJ also claimed were operated by Iran. The DOJ purports that the domains were being used to spread "Iranian propaganda" and "disinformation."

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). 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). 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). 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). 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). 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). 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). 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). 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.

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). 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). 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). 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.

teleSUR (2020-11-04). Iran's Foreign Minister Starts Latin American Tour in Venezuela. telesurenglish.net Iran's foreign minister began his trip to Latin America in Venezuela, where he arrived on Wednesday to promote a strategic alliance. | RELATED: | "At 3: 45 am today [Wednesday], we welcomed the brother foreign minister of Iran, (Mohamad Yavad) Zarif. Each high-level visit deepens our strategic alliance, our brotherhood," announced Venezuela's Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza in a message posted on his Twitter accoun…

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). 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.