Daily Archives: November 28, 2020

2020-11-28: News Headlines

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-28). ICRC to grant SFr 250K of aid to IRCS amid outbreak. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 28 (MNA) — ICRC will provide SFr 250,000 worth of humanitarian aid to the Iranian Red Crescent Society so as to provide home oxygen equipment for Covid-19 patients.

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-28). Changing IAEA's access requires decisions at highest levels. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 28 (MNA) — Spokesman for the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) said that changing access of International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)'s inspectors should be decided at the highest levels.

Peoples Dispatch (2020-11-28). Assassination of Iranian nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh condemned across the globe. peoplesdispatch.org Mohsen Fakhrizadeh was attacked by unknown assailants near Tehran on Friday. Both Iranian authorities and observers around the world accused Israel of being behind the murder…

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-28). Envoy urges UK to 'condemn' Fakhrizadeh terror. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 28 (MNA) — Iran's Ambassador to the UK has urged London to 'unreservedly condemn' Friday's terror attack against Iranian scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh.

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-28). Iran Navy to unveil homegrown 'Dena' destroyer in near future. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 28 (MNA) — Commander of the Iranian Navy announced that Iran Navy is supposed to unveil the new home-made "Dena" destroyer and the "Zereh" missile launcher in the coming month.

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-28). Iran to continue path of Martyr Fakhrizadeh: Sattari. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 28 (MNA) — Iran's Vice President for Science and Technology said that the Islamic Republic will continue the path of Martyr Fakhrizadeh to achieve more technological advances.

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-28). Parl. to mandate gov. to reduce IAEA inspections to zero. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 28 (MNA) — An Iranian lawmaker announced that Parliament seeks to mandate the government to reduce the level of IAEA spy inspections of nuclear and military installations to zero.

teleSUR, ce (2020-11-28). Iran Accuses Israel of Killing Nuclear Scientist. telesurenglish.net Iranian President Hasan Rohani has accused Israel of being behind the assassination of nuclear scientist Mohsen Fajrizadeh, considered to be the director of the Islamic Republic's nuclear program, and has denounced that his death was the result of an "act of terrorism." | RELATED: | In a statement, the Iranian president indicated "once again, the evil hands of global arrogance, with the usurping Zionist regime as a mercen…

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-28). Iran calls on intl. community to condemn terror attack. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 28 (MNA) — Iranian Embassy to France on Saturday called for international community to condemn assassination of Iranian prominent nuclear scientist 'Mohsen Fakhrizadeh'.

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-28). Iran knows how to punish aggressors of scientist's attack. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 28 (MNA) — Ali Rabiei vowed that aggressors of the Friday terror attack of Iranian scientists will definitely be punished, and it is Iran that defines where and how the punishment will happen.

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-28). Iran must limit IAEA's access to its nuclear facilities. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 28 (MNA) — Iranian Parliament's National Security and Foreign Policy Commission Spokesman said that the Islamic Republic must reduce IAEA's inspections to a minimum.

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-28). FIBA Asia Cup qualifiers: Iran defeats Saudi Arabia. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 28 (MNA) — Iran's national basketball team gained a 71-64 win over Saudi Arabia on matchday three of the 2021 FIBA Asia Cup qualifiers.

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-28). Assassination of Iranian scientist act of terrorism: Turkey. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 28 (MNA) — Turkish parliament head said that the assassination of Iran's top nuclear scientist was an act of terror, whether committed by an illegal group or state.

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-28). Iran has always been at forefront of fight against terrorism. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 28 (MNA) — Iranian Foreign Minister said that Islamic Republic of Iran has always been at the forefront of fight against terrorism.

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-28). COVID-19 daily deaths drop below 400 after nearly a month. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 28 (MNA) — According to the latest announced figures by the Iranian Health Ministry, daily death toll of the COVID-19 has dropped belowe 400 for the first time since Oct. 31.

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-28). Intl. reactions to assassination of Iranian top scientist. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 28 (MNA) — The assassination of Iranian scientist Fakhrizadeh provoked many reactions in the region and the world but in the meantime, the silence of many human rights defenders in not condemning this assassination is debatable.

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-28). Iran not to hesitate to revenge for Fakhrizadeh assassination. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 28 (MNA) — Commenting on the assassination of top Iranian scientist, Mohsen Fakhrizadeh-Mahabadi, an Iranian expert says Iran will respond to Friday's assassination.

RT (2020-11-27). 'Criminal act': Ex-CIA chief urges Iran to wait on 'return of responsible US leaders' before reacting to nuclear scientist killing. rt.com Former CIA Director John Brennan has commented on the killing of a top Iranian nuclear scientist by urging Tehran to wait for "return of responsible American leadership" before taking retaliation against suspected perpetrators. | Amid speculation about the involvement of both Israel and the US in the alleged assassination of Iranian nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, Brennan dubbed the death "a criminal act [and] highly reckless." | "It risks lethal retaliation & a new round of regional conflict," he said of the Friday attack, which reportedly included unknown assailants attacking Fakhrizadeh and his securi…

RT (2020-11-27). Iran vows 'severe revenge' for assassination of nuclear scientist as UN chief urges 'restraint'. rt.com The masterminds and perpetrators behind the assassination of prominent Iranian nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh will face swift revenge, the Iranian military has vowed, as the UN calls for restraint to avoid escalation. | "The terrorist groups and the perpetrators of this hideous act should know that they will face severe revenge," General Mohammad Bagheri, Iran's chief of staff and a Revolutionary Guards Corps commander,

teleSUR (2020-11-27). Iran's Nuclear Program Director Killed in Terrorist Attack. telesurenglish.net Iran's Defense Ministry Friday reported that scientist Mohsen Fajrizade, who heads the country's nuclear program, was killed in a terrorist attack in Tehran. | RELATED: | "A group of armed terrorists attacked Fajrizade's vehicle," the Ministry stated as he recalled that the scientist was serving as the director of the Defense Ministry's Research and Innovation Organization. | Fajrizade was taken to a hospital…

John Pilger (2020-11-27). Britain's Class War on Children. counterpunch.org When I first reported on child poverty in Britain, I was struck by the faces of children I spoke to, especially the eyes. They were different: watchful, fearful. In Hackney, in 1975, I filmed Irene Brunsden's family. Irene told me she gave her two-year-old a plate of cornflakes. "She doesn't tell me she's hungry, she

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-27). Iran to make terrorists regret their act. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 27 (MNA) — A military aide to the Leader of the Islamic Revolution said Iran will make the terrorists who are behind the assassination of its nuclear scientist regret their act.

Peoples Dispatch (2020-11-27). Iran offers full commitment to JCPOA if Biden decides to re-join the nuclear deal and lift all sanctions. peoplesdispatch.org The Trump administration unilaterally withdrew from the deal in May 2018 and imposed various sanctions against Iran without any international approval…

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-27). Terror attack not to set back Iran nuclear program. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 27 (MNA) — Spokesman for Iranian Parliament National Security and Foreign Policy Commission said that assassination of nuclear scientists does not set back Iran's nuclear program.

sputniknews (2020-11-27). Iran Says There Are 'Serious Indications of Israeli Responsibility' in Nuclear Scientist's Murder. sputniknews.com Iranian officials earlier said that its prominent Iranian nuclear physicist was targeted by the Israeli intelligence agency Mossad, calling on the international community to condemn the attack.

commondreams (2020-11-27). NIAC Statement on the Attempted Assassination of Iranian Nuclear Scientist. commondreams.org ______________________________…

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-27). Velayati condemns assassination of Iranian scientist. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 28 (MNA) — Adviser to the Leader of the Islamic Revolution for International Affairs said that the visible and hidden perpetrators of the assassination of martyr Fakhrizadeh should wait for the revenge of Iranian nation.

sputniknews (2020-11-27). UN Calls for Avoiding Escalation in Middle East Region Following Assassination of Iranian Scientist. sputniknews.com The Iranian government suspects that the assassination was performed by Israel's Mossad intelligence agency, though Tel-Aviv has neither confirmed nor denied the allegation.

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-27). Iranian Navy' authority nullifies dream of Global Arrogance. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 27 (MNA) — Chief of General Staff of Iranian Armed Forces said that grandeur and authority of Navy Force of Islamic Republic of Iran nullified dream of Global Arrogance and foreign powers to dominate security components of the region.

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-27). COVID-19 lockdown in Iran's Sanandaj. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 27 (MNA) — A two-week plan for covid-19 restrictions started in several Iranian cities on Saturday, November 21, according to which car traffic is prohibited from 9 PM to 4 AM. The plan has been going on for a week now.

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-27). Israel behind attack on Iranian scientist: NY Times reports. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 27 (MNA) — New York Times quoted intelligence officials as saying that Israel regime was behind the assassination of Iranian scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh.

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-27). Scientist's assassination a coward move with Israeli role. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 27 (MNA) — Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif strongly condemned the assassination of an Iranian nuclear scientist, saying the coward move had serious indications of the Israeli regime's role.

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-27). SEC services obliged to identify those behind assassination. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 27 (MNA) — Condemning the assassination of Iranian scientists, Iran's Judiciary Chief said that the intelligence and security services and the relevant judicial authorities are obliged to identify those behind the assassination.

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-27). Hard revenge awaiting scientist's assassination perpetrators. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 27 (MNA) — Chief of General Staff of Iranian Armed Forces said that terrorist groups and the commanders and perpetrators of the assassination of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh should be aware that severe revenge awaits them.

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-27). Enemies not to stop plotting against Iran: Amir-Abdollahian. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 27 (MNA) — Stating that the enemies will not stop plotting against the country, Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said the nuclear scientist assassination shows the US-Zionist effort to continue to hit the advancement of science in Iran.

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-26). Cinema Verite to hold classes attended by cinematic figures. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 26 (MNA) — Due to a spike in the COVID-19 cases in Iran and also the significance of the Iran International Documentary Film Festival known as "Cinema Verite", this international prestigious cinematic event will be held online.

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-26). US sanctions clear symbol of crimes against humanity. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 26 (MNA) — Iran's Ambassador to the United Nations said that US sanctions are an obstacle for Iran in its fight against the coronavirus.

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-26). Iran petchem plant operates at 104% of capacity. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 26 (MNA) — Martyr Tondgouyan Petrochemical Plant, has operated beyond expectations by producing 107,000 tons of petrochemicals which are 104 percent of its installed capacity in the period between October 21 and November 20, 2020.

sputniknews (2020-11-26). Venezuela's UN Envoy Calls for Alliance of Nations Against US Sanctions – Video. sputniknews.com Venezuelan UN envoy Samuel Moncada has called for cooperation between the 29 nations currently under unilateral US sanctions to "mitigate" their effects – just as Iran, Russia and Cuba have helped his country in the past.

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-26). VIDEO: Kylie Gilbert released from jail in prisoner swap. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 26 (MNA) — One Iranian businessman along with two other Iranian nationals who were detained abroad due to false charges were exchanged with Kylie Moore Gilbert, a spy working for the Zionist regime.

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-26). Iran COVID-19 update: 482 deaths, 13,961 cases in 24 hours. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 26 (MNA) — The Iranian Health Ministry has confirmed 13,961 COVID-19 infections and 482 deaths due to the disease in the past 24 hours.

WSWS (2020-11-26). Iraq's economic and political crisis threatens to ignite new upheavals. wsws.org Iraq has become a key political battleground in US imperialism's militaristic confrontation with Iran, further exacerbating its crisis.

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). 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…

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.

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). 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). 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). 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). 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.