(2021-05-01). 3rd clinical trial phase of jointly-produced Cov-19 vaccine. en.mehrnews.com HAMEDAN, May 01 (MNA) — The 3rd clinical trial phase of joint anti-Covid-19 vaccine made by the Iranian Pasteur Institute and Cuban Finlay Institute began on Saturday morning in Hamedan Medical Sciences University in western Iran.
(2021-05-01). Israel Warns Of War With Iran If Nuclear Deal Result Unsatisfactory. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On April 29th, Israeli Intelligence Minister Eli Cohen said that war could begin with Iran, if the results of the US-Iran negotiations on the Nuclear Deal are not satisfactory for Tel Aviv."A bad deal will send the region spiralling into war." | "Anyone seeking short-term benefits should be mindful of the longer-term," he said. "Israel will not allow Iran to attain nuclear arms. Iran has no immunity anywhere. Our plan…
(2021-05-01). Progress In Vienna Talks: Iran's Top Negotiator Says US Is Ready To Lift Some Sanctions. southfront.org Iranian President Hassan Rouhani at the Bushehr nuclear power plant in Bushehr, Iran. Image source: Iranian Presidency office/EPA-EFE | The ongoing talks in Vienna between the US and Iran to revive the 2015 nuclear deal, commonly known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), are finally seeing some progress. | On May 1, Deputy Foreign Minister Abbass Araghchi, Iran's top nuclear negotiator, revealed that there is an agreement on lifting US sanctioned off some Iranian individuals and institutions. | After attending…
(2021-05-01). Nearly 340 illegal migrants rescued off Libyan coast: UNHCR. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 01 (MNA) — The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) on Friday said that some 340 illegal migrants have been rescued off the coast of Libya.
(2021-05-01). Serious films about serious things—This Is My Desire (Nigeria), Radiograph of a Family (Iran), Poppy Field (Romania). wsws.org There were some well-made and thoughtful films screened at the recent San Francisco film festival, which give one some hope.
(2021-05-01). Tehran, Washington Reportedly Agree on Lifting of Sanctions Against Iran's Oil, Banking Sectors. sputniknews.com On Thursday, US media reported that the Biden administration was considering a "near wholesale rollback" of Trump-era Iran sanctions related to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action in a bid to end the months-long standoff over which side makes concessions first to restore the nuclear agreement to full working order.
(2021-05-01). Karateka Rozita Alipour fighting for bronze medal. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May. 01 (MNA) — The Iranian female karateka Rozita Alipour will fight a rival from Turkey on Sunday to win the bronze medal at the 2021 Karate 1-Premier League Lisbon.
(2021-05-01). IRGC dismantles hostile group in NW Iran. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 01 (MNA) — IRGC intelligence forces in East Azarbaijan province dismantled a rancorous group dubbed 'Haboot-e Iran'.
(2021-05-01). Iranian, Iraqi officials discuss electricity cooperation. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May. 01 (MNA) — The Iranian Deputy Energy Minister has held a meeting with the Iraqi Electricity Minister in Tehran to discuss the development of relations and cooperation in the field of electricity supplies.
(2021-05-01). Agreement on delisting sanctioned individuals, institutions. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May. 01 (MNA) — The top Iranian nuclear negotiator said after the 3rd round of Vienna talks on reviving JCPOA that there is an agreement on delisting sanctioned individuals and institutions, adding that the talks are continuing.
(2021-05-01). Americans' signatures not to guarantee sanctions removal. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 01 (MNA) — Signatures of US officials are no longer enough to guarantee to lift of the sanctions, an Iranian lawmaker said, adding, "We need to verify to make sure that the sanctions are completely lifted by the United States."
(2021-05-01). Saudi prince bans his brother from leaving Saudi Arabia. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 01 (MNA) — An informal source reported that the Saudi Crown Prince has banned his brother from leaving the country.
(2021-05-01). Tax reform plans to be revised over massive protests. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 01 (MNA) — At least 209 police officers have been injured and 185 activists detained during the two-day protests against a tax reform proposal in Colombia, the country's police said.
(2021-05-01). Protest in London against proposed law boosting Police powers. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 01 (MNA) — People in London once again protested on Sat. against a proposed law boosting Police powers.
(2021-05-01). US to call for Nord Stream 2 project closure: report. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Apr. 28 (MNA) — The US Secretary of State is expected to call for the closure of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline project.
(2021-05-01). US temporarily suspends arms embargo on Azerbaijan: report. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 01 (MNA) — The United States has approved a waiver extension for Section 907 to authorize direct US aid to the Azerbaijani government.
(2021-05-01). Saudi envoy's official UK residence targeted by arsonists. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 01 (MNA) — The Saudi Ambassador's official London residence was targeted by arsonists today who set fire to the front of the multi-million-pound building before police arrested two men after a struggle.
(2021-04-30). Entry of passengers from eastern borders halted due to COVID. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Apr. 30 (MNA) — Spokesman for the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration (IRICA) said that entry of Pakistani and Afghan passengers and also other nationals from eastern borders into the country was completely prohibited.
(2021-04-30). Iran to start public COVID-19 vaccination as of June 'Likely'. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Apr. 30 (MNA) — A member of the National Coronavirus Combat and Prevention Headquarters revealed that the country will kick off the mass vaccination of people against COVID-19 as of June.
(2021-04-30). Iranian-Affiliated Commander Killed In Drone Strike Near Syrian-Iraqi Border: Monitoring Group. southfront.org Photo: U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Brian Ferguson | An Iranian-affiliated commander was killed as a result of a drone strike on the eastern Syrian governorate of Deir Ezzor, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) reported on April 29. | The strike targeted a house and military vehicle in the town of al-Sayyal, which is located around 20 km to the north of the al-Bukamal border crossing with Iraq."The attack resulted in the death of a commander of a non-Syrian nationality and the injury of five militiamen,…
(2021-04-30). Iranian Foreign Minister Says Tehran Supports Yemen Ceasefire Negotiations. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On April 28th, Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif said that he supported ceasefire negotiations in Yemen. | He said that in a meeting with Houthi spokesman Mohammed Abdul Salam in Oman.During the talks, Zarif "once again stressed our country's view regarding the political solution being the only solution to the crisis of Yemen", the Iranian Foreign Ministry said in a statement. | The Minister "emphasised our country's support for a ceasefire and Yemeni-Yemeni talks", it added. | In his m…
(2021-04-30). Iranian Foreign Minister Says Tehran Supports Yemen Ceasefire Negotiations. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On April 28th, Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif said that he supported ceasefire negotiations in Yemen. | He said that in a meeting with Houthi spokesman Mohammed Abdul Salam in Oman.During the talks, Zarif "once again stressed our country's view regarding the political solution being the only solution to the crisis of Yemen", the Iranian foreign ministry said in a statement. | The foreign minister "emphasised our country's support for a ceasefire and Yemeni-Yemeni talks", it added.
(2021-04-30). Indian Point Reactor Shutdown Ends Nuclear Era For NYC Area. counterpunch.org The permanent shutdown of the Indian Point 3 nuclear reactor on April 30 means that for the first time since 1962, no reactors are operating within 100 miles of New York City. Only one new U.S. plant is under construction, a still-incomplete project of 15 years costing $28 billion. No others are planned, and Indian
(2021-04-30). Iran welcoming S Arabia's invitation of talk with Iran: Spox. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Apr. 30 (MNA) — Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman showed reaction to the recent remarks of the Saudi Crown Prince and said that the Islamic Republic of Iran welcomes Saudi Arabia's invitation for holding talks to iron out the differences.
(2021-04-30). Lifting all illegal sanctions key to success of Vienna talks. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Apr. 30 (MNA) — China's State News Agency said that success of JCPOA talks in Vienna strictly hinges on lifting of all unilateral and illegal sanctions imposed by the United States against the Islamic Republic of Iran.
(2021-04-30). Iranian karate referee elected jury of Global League. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Apr. 30 (MNA) —Iranian woman karate referee Elmira Gozalzadeh was elected as a jury member of the Karate Global League.
(2021-04-30). Zarif meets with Kuwaiti PM to discuss bilateral relations. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Apr. 30 (MNA) — Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met and held talks with Kuwait's Prime Minister Sabah Al-Khalid Al-Sabah on Thursday to discuss mutual ties and regional cooperation.
(2021-04-30). Araghchi meets with Austrian FM to discuss JCPOA. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Apr. 30 (MNA) — Heading Iranian delegation to JCPOA talks in Vienna, Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for the Political Affairs Seyyed Abbas Araghchi met and held talks with Austrian Foreign Minister Alexander Schallenberg in Vienna on Thu.
(2021-04-30). Persian Gulf: From rich history to security depth. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Apr. 30 (MNA) — Iran is celebrating the Persian Gulf National Day, which marks the anniversary of the expulsion of colonial and foreign forces from the strategic water body in 1622.
(2021-04-30). 1st online Holy Quran exhibition to be inaugurated tomorrow. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Apr. 30 (MNA) — The first edition of online Holy Quran Exhibition will start its work tomorrow on Saturday April 31 in the presence of Iranian Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance.
(2021-04-30). World powers want JCPOA revival before Iran-IAEA deal expiry. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Apr. 30 (MNA) — World powers are seeking the revival of Iran's nuclear deal, JCPOA, before expiry date of a deal inked between Islamic Republic of Iran and International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).
(2021-04-30). US Minneapolis—Saint Paul FilmFest. to host 'Careless Crime'. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Apr. 30 (MNA) — Iranian film, 'Careless Crime' directed by Shahram Mokri will take part in the 40th Minneapolis—Saint Paul International Film Festival in the US.
(2021-04-30). Positive signs seen in Vienna talks, regional coop.: Zarif. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Apr. 30 (MNA) — Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said that positive signs are seen in Vienna talks on Iran's nuclear program and cooperation in the region.
(2021-04-30). Iran Hopes for Better Saudi Ties After 'Change of Tone'. news.antiwar.com On April 9 it was reported that Iraq had put together secret talks between Iran and Saudi Arabia in Baghdad. Officials are now confirming as much, and Iranian and Saudi officials are both talking of a new era of cooperation and improved ties. | Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman confirmed this week that he's hoping for a "good and special relationship," and Iranian Foreign Ministry officials say they are This is a big change, as Iran and Saudi…
(2021-04-30). Sullivan: Iran Talks in an 'Unclear Place'. news.antiwar.com National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan said on Friday that the indirect talks between the US and Iran that are ongoing in Vienna "I'm not going to characterize the substance of the negotiations at this point because they are in … an unclear place," Sullivan said at an Aspen Security Forum webinar. | "We've seen willingness of all sides, in…
(2021-04-30). US General Warns China Nuclear Buildup 'On Track to Exceed Previous Projections'. sputniknews.com China's effort to expand its influence was estimated as one of the largest threats facing the United States, according to a major annual intelligence report released on 13 April, which also foresaw Beijing at least doubling its nuclear stockpile over the next decade.
(2021-04-30). Climate activists blockade nuclear base with giant plant pots. thecanary.co Climate activists have blockaded the Faslane nuclear base by attaching themselves to giant plant pots. | Members of Extinction Rebellion Scotland and Trident Ploughshares, are staging the blockade at the north gate of the base on the Gare Loch in Argyll and Bute. | The group placed three planters, which contain plants and flowers and are painted with the words "Safe", "Green", and "Future", on the road on Friday morning. | A protester is locked on to each planter so they cannot be moved, preventing access to the base, though emergency vehicles can still access the site via the south gate. | The activists said the…
(2021-04-30). Kyrgyzstan-Tajikistan border clash leaves 13 dead,134 injured. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Apr. 30 (MNA) — Kyrgyzstan's Ministry of Health says 13 civilians were killed and 134 others were injured in border clashes between Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan.
(2021-04-30). Zionist forces raid Palestinians in occupied lands. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Apr. 30 (MNA) — Israeli forces re-attacked a rally of Palestinians in Bab al-Amoud area of occupied lands and territories and arrested a number of them.
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