Daily Archives: November 8, 2020

2020-11-08: News Headlines

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-08). 'Najibeh' to be screened at 15th Jogja-NETPAC Asian fest. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 08 (MNA) — Iranian feature 'Najibeh', written and directed by Mostafa Gandomkar will be screened at the 15th Jogja-NETPAC Asian Film Festival in Indonesia.

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-08). Iran ready to install chopper night vision sys. for friends. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 08 (MNA) — Commander of Army Aviation said that Islamic Republic of Iran is ready to install night vision systems of helicopters for any applicant organization or even friend countries.

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-08). Iran-Afghanistan economic coop., needs of regional security. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 08 (MNA) — Iranian Minister of Energy said that economic cooperation between Islamic Republic of Iran and Afghanistan is one of the requirements of regional security.

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-08). Tehran urges London to fulfill deferred commitments. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 08 (MNA) — After a meeting with the British envoy in Tehran, the Iranian Parliament Speaker's Special Aide for International Affairs called for the UK to fulfill its overdue commitments to Iran.

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-08). Iranian FM holds meeting with his Chilean counterpart. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 08 (MNA) — Iranian Foreign Minister held a meeting with his Chilean counterpart in La Paz on Sunday, conferring on the expansion of bilateral relations.

_____ (2020-11-08). We Were All Wrong About Trump. Even the Mooch. What? Doesn't Anyone Believe in Come-Backs? strategic-culture.org We shouldn't be asking ourselves what just happened. We shouldn't be asking ourselves what now for Donald Trump. What we should be mulling over is what happens to the brand which was pipped at the finish line. What we have learnt, and I dare say Trump himself learnt, in three days in early November is that Trumpism itself is alive and well. In fact, it is positively thriving. And so, 2024 should be a date etched in our memories as Joe Biden takes on one of the toughest presidencies to date and tries to undo the madness of Donald Trump, both in the Far East (China), the Middle East (Iran, Lebanon, Syria and even A…

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-08). Next US president should remove all anti-Iran sanctions. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 08 (MNA) — The secretary of Iran's Expediency Discernment Council urged the next US president to remove all unilateral sanctions that have been imposed against the Iranian nation.

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-08). Iranian cartoonist wins award at Red Bull Media House. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 08 (MNA) — Iranian cartoonist Rasoul Hajizadeh has won the special award at the Red Bull Media House in Austria.

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-08). VIDEO: Autumn rainfall in oil platform. en.mehrnews.com BUSHEHR, Nov. 08 (MNA) — Nowruz platform in Kahrg Island in the Persian Gulf experienced the first autumn rain.

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-08). Persian Gulf water transfer project inaugurated. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 08 (MNA) — In recent years, the central plateau of Iran has been experiencing severe water shortages, especially in big cities like Isfahan, Kerman, Yazd, and Hormozgan.

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-08). Iran informing US over its ballistic revenge Zionists' lie. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 08 (MNA) — Hossein Amir-Abdollahian dismissed the false news of some Zionist media quoted him as saying that the Islamic Republic of Iran had been informed the United States before attacking the Ain al-Assad airbase in Iraq.

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-08). US's Pompeo to be on ash heap of history soon: FM spox. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 08 (MNA) — Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman in a reaction to the US Secretary of State's outrageous tweet emphasized that Mike Pompeo will be on the ash heap of history soon.

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-08). Trump admin. could be a lesson for new White House leaders. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 09 (MNA) — Iranian President's Chief of Staff said that Trump administration could be a lesson for new leaders of the White House, referring to Trump's defeat in US 2020 Presidential Election.

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-08). Biden should compensate all US damages against Iran: Spox. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 08 (MNA) — Saeed Khatib Zadeh stressed that Joe Biden must compensate all US damages against the Iranian nation, stop the economic war against Iran and respect all legal paths and international agreements.

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-08). Breathtaking scenery of Autumn in Alvand foothills. en.mehrnews.com HAMADAN, Nov. 08 (MNA) — In the Autumn days, various beautiful colors of trees have added to the beauty of the Silvar village in the foothills of the Alvand Mountains of Hamadan Province, Iran.

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-07). "Resistance" only way to confront terrorists: Haddad Adel. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 07 (MNA) — The Director of Academy of Persian Language and Literature said that noble nation of Afghanistan are not alone, stating that 'resistance' is the sole way to deal with terrorists.

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-07). Azerbaijani MP reprimanded over anti-Iran remarks. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 07 (MNA) — Azerbaijan's National Assembly has blasted remarks of MP Bahruz Maharramov about Iran, noting that the position of the MP does not reflect that of the parliament.

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-07). American Bull wins at Arlington film festival. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 07 (MNA) — Iranian short 'American Bull' directed by Fateme Tousi has won at the 10th edition of the Arlington International Film Festival in the US.

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-07). Iran, Germany concern about growing insecurity in Afghanistan. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 07 (MNA) — Islamic Republic of Iran and Germany expressed their deep concern about the growth of insecurities in Afghanistan.

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-07). Iran standing by Afghans in fight against terrorism,extremism. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 07 (MNA) — Iranian Science Minister asserted that Iran has always stood by the Afghan Government in the fight against terrorism and extremism.

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-07). Iran not to participate in event held by Zionist regime. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 07 (MNA) — Sport For All Federation of the Islamic Republic of Iran rejected the news regarding Iranian athletes competing with the Zionist regime in e-sports competitions.

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-07). Iran to produce three new human vaccines by yearend: official. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 07 (MNA) — The Secretary of Biotechnology Development Headquarters of the Vice-Presidency for Science and Technology said that three new human vaccines will be produced in the country by yearend (March 20).

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-07). A peek into nomad's lifestyle in SW Iran. en.mehrnews.com KUHRANG, Nov. 07 (MNA) — Following photos have been taken from Lirah village in Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari Province.

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-07). Goods transit via Bashmaq Border Crossing hits about $2bn. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 07 (MNA) — Observer of Kordestan Customs said that goods, valued at $1,903,762,792, was transited via Bashmaq Customs, Iran's main border crossings with Iraqi Kurdistan region, in the current year (started March 21).

WSWS (2020-11-07). FBI seizes internet domain names it claims are part of Iranian influence campaign. wsws.org The Justice Department made vague assertions of "covert influence" and "pro-Iranian propaganda," but presented no evidence of its allegations.

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-07). Terror attacks not to affect Afghans' will for building peace. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 07 (MNA) — The Iranian Parliament Speaker condemned the terrorist attack at Kabul University, noting that the path of building a peaceful Afghanistan will continue.

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…

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…

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-06). 'The Sun' to go on screen at Ajyal Film Festival in Doha. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 06 (MNA) — Iranian film 'The Sun' directed by Majid Majidi, will be screened at the 8th edition of the Ajyal Film Festival in Qatar.

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.

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-06). 'Branded' goes to Jogja-NETPAC Asian Film Festival. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 06 (MNA) — Iranian short film 'Branded' by Fatemeh Mohammadi will take part at the 15th edition of the Jogja-NETPAC Asian Film Festival in Indonesia.

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-06). 'The Wasteland' to vie at Singapore Intl. FilmFest. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 07 (MNA) — Iranian film 'The Wasteland' directed by Ahmad bahrami, has been accepted into the competition program of the 31st edition of Singapore International Film Festival.

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

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.

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.

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.

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). 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.

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 …

_____ (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."

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). 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.

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 …