Daily Archives: November 26, 2020

2020-11-26: News Headlines

John Pilger (2020-11-26). Britain's Class War on Children. zcomm.org Study after study shows that the people who suffer and die early from the diseases of poverty brought on by a poor diet, sub-standard housing and the priorities of the political elite and its hostile "welfare" officials — are working people…

Manlio Dinucci (2020-11-25). Are U.S. nuclear missiles returning to Europe? workers.org U.S. nuclear missiles to threaten Russia, Europe? Published Nov. 17 in the Italian daily newspaper, Il Manifesto, where Dinucci analyzes military developments. Translation by John Catalinotto. More than five years ago we published a headline in the [June 9, 2015] issue of Il Manifesto: "Are the missiles coming back to . . . |

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-25). FM's assistant condemns Bamiyan terrorist attack. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 25 (MNA) — Iran Foreign Ministry's Director-General for West Asia condemned a deadly attack that killed and injured dozens of people.

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-25). Iran, Afghanistan discuss expanding cultural-media coop. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 25 (MNA) — Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman discussed with Afghan officials on the expansion and development of cultural-media cooperation.

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-25). US impose sanctions on Chinese, Russian firms over Iran deals. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 25 (MNA) — The Trump administration has imposed sanctions on some Chinese and Russian firms, claiming that they were promoting Iran's missile program.

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-25). On the margins of Nov. 25 Cabinet Session. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 25 (MNA) — On Wednesday, some of the Iranian ministers answered a number of questions raised by reporters on the sideline of Iran's Cabinet session.

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-25). Khaf-Herat railway to come on stream in few weeks: Roads min. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 25 (MNA) — Iranian Minister of Roads and Urban Development said that Khaf-Herat railway between Iran and Afghanistan will become operational before the termination of the Iranian month of Azar (Dec. 20).

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-25). Iran's investment capacities in foreign countries introduced. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 25 (MNA) — Iran's envoy to Beijing, in a conference held in China, introduced Iran's investment capacities in…

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-25). 9 power plants to come online by yearend: min. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 25 (MNA) — Iranian energy minister informed that 9 power plants will come online by the current yearend (March 20, 2021).

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-25). VIDEO: Qari Bridge a historical stone bridge in Tabriz. en.mehrnews.com TABRIZ, Nov. 25 (MNA) — Being registered in the National Registry of Cultural Monuments, Qari Bridge is a famous, historical stone-made bridge in West Azarbaijan province of Iran which has been built during the Qajar dynasty.

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-25). 'Ocean Behind Window' to be shown at China Film fest. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 26 (MNA) — The Iranian movie 'The Ocean Behind the Window' directed by Babak Nabizadeh will be shown at the Perspective section of the 33rd China Film Golden Rooster Awards, an international film festival in China, November 25-28.

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-25). Zionist regime, cause of 'insecurity, instability' in region. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 25 (MNA) — Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said that Zionist regime is the main cause of insecurity and instability in the region.

news.un (2020-11-25). UN experts decry Iran's reported plan to execute Iranian-Swedish academic. news.un.org Iran must halt any planned execution of Iranian-Swedish academic Ahmadreza Djalali, who has not been given a fair trial and was forced to confess under torture, two experts advising the UN Human Rights Council said on Wednesday.

RT (2020-11-24). 'Stop the threat': Saudi Arabia blames Houthis for Aramco missile attack in letter to UN Security Council. rt.com Saudi Arabia has told the United Nations Security Council that Yemen's Houthi militia is behind the missile attack at a petroleum facility in Jeddah owned by its Aramco oil company on Monday, in a formal letter seen by reporters. | A letter penned by Saudi UN ambassador Abdallah Al-Mouallimi called on the 15-member body to "stop the threat" that the Iran-backed Houthi rebels pose to energy security, Yemeni politics, and regional stability, Reuters reported on Tuesday. | "It has been identified that the Houthis militia backed by Iran is responsible for the terrorist attack," Al-Mouallimi said in the letter, rep…

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-24). Iran, Qatar ink economic MoU. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 24 (MNA) — At the end of the 7th meeting of the Iran-Qatar Joint Economic Commission, the sides inked the commissions' MoU.

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-24). Iran to be able to mass-produce corona vaccine: Pres. Rouhani. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 24 (MNA) — Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said that Islamic Republic of Iran will be able to mass-produce coronavirus, COVID-19, vaccines.

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-24). Zarif holds phone talk with Lavrov over Nagorno-Karabakh. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 24 (MNA) — Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif held a phone talk with his Russian counterpart Lavrov on important regional issues, including the JCPOA, the Nagorno-Karabakh issue and Syria.

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-24). VIDEO: Coastguards seize one trawler in S Iran. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 24 (MNA) — Coastguards of southern Hormuzgan province have seized one illegal fishing trawler in Jask territorial waters in the Persian Gulf with over 600kg of different kinds of fish, said provincial Judiciary official on Tuesday.

WSWS (2020-11-24). US, Israel and Saudi Arabia meet amid mounting war threats against Iran. wsws.org The trip by Pompeo and Netanyahu to Saudi Arabia came as the Pentagon is steadily building up its air power in the region.

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-24). 'Qatar having strong will to expand economic ties with Iran'. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 24 (MNA) — Iranian energy minister said the Qatari government has a strong will to develop economic relations with Iran.

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-24). Iran's daily COVID-19 infections exceed 13,700. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 24 (MNA) — According to the latest announced figures by the Iranian Health Ministry, 13,721 new COVID-19 infections have been confirmed in the past 24 hours.

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-24). AEOI required to design 40 MW heavy water reactor. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 24 (MNA) — Iranian Parliament's National Security and Foreign Policy Commission Spokesman said that AEOI will be required to design a heavy water reactor.

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-24). Jogja-NETPAC Asian FilmFest. to host 6 Iranian titles. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 24 (MNA) — Six Iranian titles, namely 'The Warden', 'Badger', 'Just 6.5', 'Gabriel', 'Local Anesthesia', and 'Najibeh' will take part at the 15th Jogja-NETPAC Asian Film Festival in Indonesia.

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-24). Treaty on Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons to be enforceable. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 24 (MNA) – Atomic Energy Organization of Iran announced that Treaty on Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons has reached quorum required to be enforceable i.e. it was approved by 50 countries and will be enforceable after 90 days as of Jan. 22.

Yves Engler (2020-11-24). Canada: The Hypocrisy of Liberals' Nuclear Policy. globalresearch.ca A Vancouver MP's last-minute withdrawal from a recent webinar on Canada's nuclear arms policy highlights Liberal hypocrisy. The government says they want to rid the world of nuclear weapons but refuse to take a minimal step to protect humanity from …

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-24). Negotiations led to no result; we can nullify sanctions. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 24 (MNA) — Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says the collective effort, and innovation are the keys to ward off the impacts of the cruel sanctions against the Iranian nation.

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-24). Iran, Kazakhstan discuss bilateral, regional relations online. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 24 (MNA) — Iranian and Kazakh thinkers, intellectuals, professors and researchers in a joint webinar on Tuesday exchanged their views on bilateral, regional and international relations, Eurasian Economic Union and regional crises.

sputniknews (2020-11-24). Israel Strikes South of Damascus Province, Damage Inflicted, Syrian Army Says. sputniknews.com The reports follow last week's airstrikes conducted by the Israeli military, which, the IDF said, targeted Iranian Quds and Syrian Army objects in Syria. The attack resulted in three soldiers killed and one injured, Syrian media said, citing a military source.

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-24). Police bust over 1 ton of narcotics in SE Iran. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 25 (MNA) — The anti-narcotics police of Sistan and Baluchistan confiscated 1,272 kg of different illicit drugs in Zabol, Iranshahr, and Khash counties.

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-23). US sanctions against independent countries failed policy. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 23 (MNA) — In a meeting with the Turkish Ambassador, the Iranian Parliament Speaker said that US sanctions against independent countries are a failed policy.

Peoples Dispatch (2020-11-23). Following air strikes, Iran warns Israel against violating Syria's sovereignty. peoplesdispatch.org Israel carried out airstrikes inside Syria on November 18 and again on November 21. At least three Syrian soldiers and close to 15 militiamen were killed in the airstrikes…

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-23). Police bust over 26 tons of narcotics in a week: official. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 23 (MNA) — According to the International Deputy of Iran Drug Control Headquarters, over 26 tons of illicit drugs have been seized by Iran's anti-narcotics police forces in the country in the last week.

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-23). Iran exports to CIS hit $692mn in six months: TPO. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 23 (MNA) — An official in Iran's Trade Promotion Organization said that Iran's exports, in the first 6 months of the current Iranian year, hit $13.57 billion, of which $692 were exported to CIS.

Staff (2020-11-23). Reports of Meeting Between Netanyahu, Pompeo, bin Salman Spark Fear of Iran War. truthout.org The alarming possibility of a military attack on Iran — a nation that has long been in the sights of war hawks in the United States, Saudi Arabia, and Israel — was immediately invoked by foreign policy analysts Monday following

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-23). 'Driving Lessons' wins at Hebden Bridge filmfest. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 23 (MNA) — Iranian Short 'Driving Lessons' has won an award at the 2nd edition of Hebden Bridge Film Festival in the UK.

Never Forgive, Never Forget (2020-11-23). 57 Years Since 11/22/63 Kennedy Assassination. indybay.org We managed to get rid of the worst president in memory, Nazi Trump, in this year's election, but the nuclear holocaust threat remains. Instructive to all in public speaking and war & peace as a basic issue is Pres. John Kennedy's speech on 6/10/63 at American University, now on Youtube, at www.youtube.com/watch?v=bZsG4qbw_tY&feature=emb_logo

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-23). Isfahan to host Iran-Qatar joint economic commission meeting. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 24 (MNA) — The 7th Iran-Qatar Joint Economic Commission Meeting will be held in historic city of Isfahan on Tue. Nov. 24 in the presence of Reza Ardakanian and Ahmed Al Kuwari chairmen of Iran and Qatar joint economic commission meeting.

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-23). Pompeo says US restricted Iran's access to oil revenues. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 23 (MNA) — The US Secretary of State claimed that US sanctions have prevented Iran from directly accessing 70 billion dollars in oil revenues.

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-23). Inter-Afghan talks can lead to establish 'peace', 'stability'. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 23 (MNA) — Iranian Parliament Speaker said that inter-Afghan talks can lead to the establishment of peace and stability.