Daily Archives: June 16, 2021

2021-06-16: News Headlines

Staff (2021-06-16). Iran, Afghanistan discuss expansion of educational ties. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 16 (MNA) — Iranian minister of education and Aghanistan deputy minister of literacy conferred on the development of educational ties…

Staff (2021-06-16). ISIL blows up Iran's power transmission line to Iraq: report. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 16 (MNA) — According to Iraqi media, ISIL terrorists have attacked a power transmission line from Iran to Iraq in Diyala province (eastern Iraq), casing power cut in part of the province.

Kamal Iranidoost (2021-06-16). Afghan security forces ensure security of country: Kabul. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 17 (MNA) — Deputy spokesman of the Afghan president said Wed. that ensuring the security of Afghanistan is the responsibility of Afghan security and defense forces, rejecting Turkish president calls for staying in the country.

Kamal Iranidoost (2021-06-16). EU, US say lifting of sanctions is JCPOA 'essential part'. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 16 (MNA) — The European Union and the United States have confirmed in a joint statement that the removal of sanctions on Iran constitutes an "essential part" of the Iran nuclear agreement known as the JCPOA.

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2021-06-16). A glance at campaigns of Presidential Election in Tehran. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 16 (MNA) — Two days remaining to the 2021 Presidential Election in Iran, campaigns have reached its pinnacle at metropolis Tehran.

Kamal Iranidoost (2021-06-16). High turnout gives more prestige to IR establishment: Leader. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 16 (MNA) — The Leader of the Islamic Revolution said Wednesday that the Western media and enemies seek to undermine and weaken Iran, stressing that people participation in elections will secure the country against foreign plots.

Staff (2021-06-16). 27 poll stations prepared in 18 US states. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 16 (MNA) — Iran's permanent envoy to the UN said 27 poll stations in 18 US states will receive the votes of Iranians living in the US for the upcoming Presidential elections.

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2021-06-16). Briefing on Iran's daily developments. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 16 (MNA) — The following are the Islamic Republic of Iran's latest developments in the last 24 hours.

Staff (2021-06-16). Front pages of Iran's English dailies on June 16. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 16 (MNA) — Here are the front pages of Iran's English-language dailies on Wednesday, June 16.

Kamal Iranidoost (2021-06-16). Zakani resigns from running in elections in favor of Raeisi. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 16 (MNA) — Alireza Zakani has announced his pullout from the Friday presidential election in favor of main Principalist candidate Ebrahim Raeisi.

Kamal Iranidoost (2021-06-16). Iran HR council responds to Biden's tweet on democracy. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 16 (MNA) — Iran's human rights council has reacted to a tweet by US President Joe Biden, saying that the American democracy exports has yielded no results but coup detate, chaos, more opium plantation, and civil war.

Kamal Iranidoost (2021-06-16). China says will not tolerate any intervention in Taiwan. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 16 (MNA) — The Chinese government said Wed that it does not tolerate any intervention in Taiwan issues and has to make strong responses to such acts of "collusion".

Staff (2021-06-16). 'Iran's Presence in Atlantic Ocean Frightens Enemies'. orinocotribune.com The Iranian Navy declares that the presence of its vessels in the Atlantic Ocean "has deeply frightened and worried" its enemies. | The deputy coordinator of the Iranian Army, Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari, announced last Thursday the arrival in the Atlantic Ocean of a Navy squadron, composed of the destroyer Sahand and the advanced sea base Makran, without docking in foreign ports, a milestone that was carried out for the first time. | In this regard, the commander of the Iranian Army Naval Force, Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi, indicated on Monday that "the presence of the naval fleet of the Islamic Republic o…

Anonymous103 (2021-06-16). Hot Air Messaging: Iran Floats Reports Of Imminent Shanghai Cooperation Organization Membership. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | Written by Eager to enhance its negotiating leverage with the United States and Europe, Iran is projecting imminent membership of the China-led Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) in much the same way it pushed the signing of a much-touted 25-year cooperation agreemen…

Anonymous007 (2021-06-16). Turkey And Azerbaijan Announced "Shusha Declaration", Armenia Has Everything To Worry About. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On June 15th, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that he hoped that regional peace could be reached with a six-nation platform comprising Turkey, Russia, Iran, Azerbaijan, Georgia, and Armenia. | The Turkish president reached Azerbaijan on June 15th on an official visit. | In a joint news conference with his Azerbaijani counterpart Ilham Aliyev in Azerbaijan's Shusha city, Erdogan said: "We are willing to make all kinds of sacrifices. Mr. Putin as well. … With the steps to be…

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2021-06-16). MFA doubling effort to hold presidential election abroad. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 16 (MNA) — Following the special emphasis of Leader of Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, the Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs will double its effort in successful holding of Iran 2021 Presidential Election overseas.

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2021-06-16). PGCC insisting on participating in nuclear talks with Iran. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 16 (MNA) — While accusing Iran, the Persian Gulf Cooperation Council (PGCC) persisted on the need for participation of member states of the Council in nuclear talks with the Islamic Republic of Iran.

Staff (2021-06-16). Vienna talks to continue after Iranian presidential elections. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 16 (MNA) — The Russian Permanent Representative to the International Organizations in Vienna Mikhail Ulyanov informed that JCPOA talks in Vienna will continue after the Friday Iranian presidential elections.

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2021-06-16). Iran's steel export hits 146% growth in current year. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 16 (MNA) — A statistical study of performance of major steelmaking units in country showed that export of steel products in the first two months of current Iranian calendar year (from March 21 to May 21) registered a 146 percent growth.

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2021-06-16). People to determine Iran's destiny through ballot box. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 16 (MNA) — Iranian Parliament Speaker Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf said that ballot box is manifestation of participation of people from all walks of life in determination of destiny of the country.

Staff (2021-06-16). Iranian film to take part in British, Indian film festivals. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 16 (MNA) — Directed by Mojtaba Ghasemi, Khoonab (2020), is to compete at the British Lift-Off and Indian PUNE, film festivals.

Kamal Iranidoost (2021-06-16). Jalili withdraws presidential bid in favor of Raeisi. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 16 (MNA) — Saeed Jalali has announced his resignation from running in the Friday presidential election in favor of Principalist candidate Ebrahim Raeisi.

Kamal Iranidoost (2021-06-16). Russia, US bear special responsibility for strategic stablity. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 16 (MNA) — Vladimir Putin said after the Geneva summit that Russia and the United States have reached an agreement to return one another's ambassadors to their respective diplomatic postings.

ŸÖÿ±ÿ∂€åŸá ÿ±ÿ≠ŸÖÿߟ܀å (2021-06-16). Mehr-Alizadeh withdraws election bid. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 16 (MNA) — Mohsen Mehr-Alizadeh, one of the candidates for the 13th Iran presidential election announced his retreatment from the Friday election.

ŸÖÿ±ÿ∂€åŸá ÿ±ÿ≠ŸÖÿߟ܀å (2021-06-16). Rouhani calls on all Iranians to participate in Fri. election. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 16 (MNA) — Stressing that the Friday presidential election is a significant and crucial issue in the country, President Rouhani called on all Iranians to go to the polls.

ŸÖÿ±ÿ∂€åŸá ÿ±ÿ≠ŸÖÿߟ܀å (2021-06-16). London says successful outcome in Vienna talks not guaranteed. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 16 (MNA) — Referring to the Vienna talks on the revival of the Iran nuclear deal known as JCPOA, the British Foreign secretary claimed that a successful outcome in the talks is not guaranteed.

ŸÖÿ±ÿ∂€åŸá ÿ±ÿ≠ŸÖÿߟ܀å (2021-06-16). Headlines of Iran's Persian dailies on June 16. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 16 (MNA) — Mehr News takes a look at the headlines of Iran's Persian-language dailies on Wednesday, June 16.

ŸÖÿ±ÿ∂€åŸá ÿ±ÿ≠ŸÖÿߟ܀å (2021-06-16). Iranians' vote to defeat enemies. en.mehrnews.com &nbsp…

ŸÖÿ±ÿ∂€åŸá ÿ±ÿ≠ŸÖÿߟ܀å (2021-06-16). IAEA chief says nuclear talks must wait for new Iranian Govt. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 16 (MNA) — The Director-General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said that reviving the 2015 Iran nuclear accord will have to await the formation of a new Iranian government.

ŸÖÿ±ÿ∂€åŸá ÿ±ÿ≠ŸÖÿߟ܀å (2021-06-16). Cabinet meeting sidelines on Wed. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 16 (MNA) — The Iranian administration held a Cabinet session on Wednesday and some of the members of the Cabinet answered questions raised by correspondents afterward.

Kamal Iranidoost (2021-06-16). VIDEO: Raeisi attends presidential rally in Tabriz. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 16 (MNA) — The supporters of the Parinciplist candidate Ebrahim Raeisi gathered in a football stadium on Wednesday in the northwestern city of Tabriz, the capital of East Azerbaijan Province.

Kamal Iranidoost (2021-06-16). Erdogan says to make Karabakh prosper with Iran, Russia help. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 16 (MNA) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has called on the involved parties to activate efforts on the recovery of Nagorno-Karabakh in a six-party format…

Kamal Iranidoost (2021-06-16). Iran taekwondokas win six medals on 1st day of Asian c'ships. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 16 (MNA) — On the first day of the Asian Championships in Beirut, Iranian taekwondo fighters won six medals, including one gold, one silver and four bronze medals.

Rick Rozoff (2021-06-16). Erdogan in the Caucasus: Iran, Russia, Armenia ignore threat at their own peril. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Erdogan in the Caucasus: Iran, Russia, Armenia ignore threat at their own perilRick Rozoff "I still feel most suspicious of the Talaat Pashas, the Kemals and the Envers who are apparently dreaming of setting up a Moslem state to include the Trans-Caspian region, Transcaucasia with Daghestan, Asia Minor and, it seems, Egypt. One feels this …

Norman Solomon (2021-06-15). How Democrats and Progressives Undermined the Potential of the Biden-Putin Summit. counterpunch.org No matter what happens at Wednesday's summit between Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin in Geneva, a grim reality is that Democratic Party leaders have already hobbled its potential to move the world away from the worsening dangers of nuclear war. After nearly five years of straining to depict Donald Trump as some kind of Russian agent

_____ (2021-06-15). Truthful Accounts — A View From Nicaragua. popularresistance.org Efforts to depict journalism as if it ever existed in the idealized form of its propagandists have become increasingly ridiculous. Journalism, like accountancy, is just another sub-category of reporting. Like accountancy and other reporting activities, journalistic reporting can be good or bad, exceptional or mediocre, honest or criminal. Among the most insidious fables people in the West tell themselves is that European and North American countries promote honest reporting and freedom of expression. However, countries from Libya, Iran and Syria to Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela offer undeniable examples of how ab…

John Hickman (2021-06-15). What NPR's "All Things Considered" won't Tell you about the Iran Nuclear Issue (Like that Iran is Weak and has no Nukes while Israel is advanced and Does). juancole.com Mt. Berry, Ga. (Special to Informed Comment) — What news audiences of National Public Radio (NPR)'s All Things Considered have and have not heard about the Iranian nuclear program since the election of Joe Biden offers a neat boundary delineation of the Hallin spheres of mainstream reporting on the topic. Daniel Hallin's classic study of …

Dostmohammad Punjabi (2021-06-15). Iran's Incredible Shrinking Democracy. thenation.com Iran's Incredible Shrinking Democracy…

Kamal Iranidoost (2021-06-15). Farming Dutch roses in desert. en.mehrnews.com YAZD, Jun. 15 (MNA) — An entrepreneur from the dry province of Yazd in southeast Iran grows and harvests over 1.5 million of Dutch roses each year in his greenhouses in the heart of the Yazd desert.

Kamal Iranidoost (2021-06-15). Iran of main issues in Putin-Biden talks, says Kremlin aide. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 15 (MNA) — Kremlin aide Yuri Ushakov has said that Iran will be one of the main topics that is going to be discussed by the US and Russian presidents in their upcoming summit in Geneva on Wednesday.

Staff (2021-06-15). Iran, Vietnam to open new chapter in tech coop. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 15 (MNA) — Iran, and Vietnam are to hold a technology and trading meeting next month to improve their technological cooperation.

Kamal Iranidoost (2021-06-15). Iran flights from/to Pakistan, France resume: spokesman. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 15 (MNA) — The spokesman of Iran's Civil Aviation Organization has said that the flights from and to the two countries of France and Pakistan have resumed.

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2021-06-15). Iran becomes Board member of ILO for 4th consecutive term. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 15 (MNA) — Islamic Republic of Iran became a member of Board of Directors of International Labor Organization (ILO) for fourth consecutive time.

Kamal Iranidoost (2021-06-15). Iran volleyball narrowly loses to Australia in 2021 VNL. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 15 (MNA) — The national Iranian volleyball team was defeated by the national men's team of Australia in a lengthy match in 2021 Volleyball Nations League's Week 4 on Tuesday.

Staff (2021-06-15). Over $1bn of facilities granted to knowledge-based firms: VP. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 15 (MNA) — Iran's VP for Science and Technology Sorena Sattari in formed that Knowledge-based firms received 250 trillion rials (over one billion dollars) of facilities in the previous Iranian calendar year (ended March 20, 2021).

Kamal Iranidoost (2021-06-15). Iraq steps up efforts to stop Turkey aggression on its soil. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 15 (MNA) — Brigadier General Yahya Rassoul, spokesman for the commander-in-chief of the Iraqi Armed Forces, said there were stepped-up diplomatic efforts underway to stop continued Turkish aggression on Iraqi territory.

Kamal Iranidoost (2021-06-15). 8 shot, 4 killed in US Chicago shooting on Tuesday. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 15 (MNA) — Eight people were shot, four fatally, Tuesday morning in a mass shooting incident in Chicago's Englewood neighborhood, Chicago police said.

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2021-06-15). Iran welcomes continued coop. with Muslims around world: Amb. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 15 (MNA) — Iranian Ambassador to Slovenia said that Islamic Republic of Iran welcomes continued cooperation with Muslims throughout the world wholeheartedly.

Kamal Iranidoost (2021-06-15). Iron Dome batteries deployed near Quds ahead of march. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 15 (MNA) — Palestinian local media have reported that the Israeli regime has deployed its air defense system near holy Quds ahead of Zionist settlers parade known as "Flag March" through Holy Quds.

Kamal Iranidoost (2021-06-15). Flag March 'Provocations' risk reigniting Israel-Hamas war. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 15 (MNA) — UN Middle East envoy Tor Wennesland has warned that the Zionist settlers march through Holy Quds could re-ignite another round of confrontation between Palestinian resistance groups and the Israeli regime.

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