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2021-05-15: News Headlines

Staff (2021-05-15). 95th Tehran Derby. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 15 (MNA) — Persepolis football team edged past Esteghlal 1-0 in Iran Professional League (IPL) here at the Azadi Stadium on Friday.

Staff (2021-05-15). Hoisting Zionist regime's flag in Vienna painful, shocking. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 15 (MNA) — Stating Iran stands with Palestine, that Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs said that hoisting the Zionist regime's flag over Vienna governmental offices is shocking and painful.

Staff (2021-05-15). Tehran calls on Baku, Yerevan to avoid fuelling disagreement. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 15 (MNA) — In reaction to the issues that have arisen along the borders between Armenia and the Azerbaijan Republic, Iran's Foreign Ministry Spokesman called on both sides to show restraint and avoid fuelling the disagreements.

Staff (2021-05-15). 4th Covid peak declining in Iran: Rouhani. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 15 (MNA) — Iranian President Rouhani announced on Sat. that the 4th Covic-19 peak is declining in the country but not fully contained yet.

Staff (2021-05-15). Iranian, Spanish FMs exchange views on economic, trade coop. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 15 (MNA) — Iranian Foreign Minister and Spanish minister of industry, trade, and tourism discussed and exchange views on economic and trade cooperation between the two countries.

Staff (2021-05-15). Briefing on Iran's daily developments. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 15 (MNA) — The following are the Islamic Republic of Iran's latest developments in the last 24 hours.

Staff (2021-05-15). Front pages of Iran's English dailies on May 15. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 15 (MNA) — Here are the front pages of Iran's English-language dailies on Saturday, May 15.

Staff (2021-05-15). HR cheif criticizes Arab states silence over Zionists crimes. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 15 (MNA) — An official with Iran's Judiciary Branch reacted to the silence and inactivity of some Arab countries in the face of Zionists' crimes and violation of human rights in the occupied lands specially Gaza.

Staff (2021-05-15). Headlines of Iranian Persian dailies on May 15. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 15 (MNA) — Mehr News takes a look at the headlines of Iran's Persian-language dailies on Saturday, May 15.

Staff (2021-05-15). Last day of presidential candidates registration in Tehran. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 15 (MNA) — The last day of registration of Iran 2021 Presidential Candidates kicked off at the venue of Elections Headquarters of the Ministry of Interior on Saturday.

Staff (2021-05-15). Ferdowsi preserver of Persian identity, language, heritage. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 15 (MNA) — Ordibehesht 25 in the Persian calendar corresponding with May 15 is National Commemoration Day of Ferdowsi, the greatest of Persian poets whose masterpiece, Shahnameh, preserved Persian identity, language, and heritage.

Staff (2021-05-15). China's probe lands on Red Planet. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 15 (MNA) — The lander carrying China's first Mars rover has touched down on the Red Planet, the China National Space Administration (CNSA) confirmed on Saturday morning.

Staff (2021-05-15). New PM appointed in Mali as gov. resigns. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 15 (MNA) — Mali's Prime Minister Moctar Ouane resigned and was subsequently reappointed transitional president, the Malian presidency announced Friday.

Staff (2021-05-15). US fuel stations continue facing with significant shortages. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 15 (MNA) — Despite the restarting of the main pipeline network in the United States after the recent cyber attack, fuel stations in the eastern United States are facing significant shortages.

Staff (2021-05-15). Resistance rocket hits Ashdod, causing terrible fire (+VIDEO). en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 15 (MNA) — A rocket fired from the Gaza Strip in the Zionist settlement of Ashdod caused a terrible fire.

Staff (2021-05-15). Tornado in China's Wuhan leaves 6 dead, 218 others injured. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 15 (MNA) — The outbreak of tornado in China's Wuhan killed six people and 218 others were injured.

Staff (2021-05-14). Iran wheelchair basketball team drawn in Group of Death. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 14 (MNA) — Iran has been drawn in Group of Death in the men's wheelchair basketball tournament at Tokyo 2020.

Dave DeCamp (2021-05-14). Republicans Want Biden to End Iran Talks Over Gaza Violence. news.antiwar.com Republican Iran hawks are jumping on the ongoing violence in Gaza and using it to argue for President Biden to end the ongoing negotiations with Iran in Vienna to revive the nuclear deal. | On Thursday, "We call on you to immediately end negotiations with Iran, and make clear that sanctions relief will not be provided," <...

Staff (2021-05-14). Iran's Foreign Ministry issues statement on Nakba Day. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 14 (MNA) — Iran's Foreign Ministry has released a statement on the occasion of the Nakba Day which marks the anniversary of the establishment of the illegitimate Zionist regime of Israel.

Staff (2021-05-14). Some 300 applicants register for Presidential elections. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 14 (MNA) — The number of people who have registered for the upcoming presidential race in Iran is less than 300 by Friday afternoon.

Staff (2021-05-14). Iran coronavirus update: 10k new cases. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 14 (MNA) — According to the Iranian Health Ministry, 10,145 new COVID-19 infections have been detected across the country in the past 24 hours.

Staff (2021-05-14). Security forces detain, dismantle terror team in SE Iran. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 14 (MNA) — The Iranian intelligence forces in the southeastern province of Sistan and Balouchestan have said in a statement that they have arrested or killed members of a terrorist team in Nikshahr County.

Staff (2021-05-14). Briefing on Iran's daily developments. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 14 (MNA) — The following are the Islamic Republic of Iran's latest developments in the last 24 hours.

Staff (2021-05-14). Zarif meets with Spanish counterpart in Madrid. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 14 (MNA) — Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met and conferred with his Spanish counterpart Arancha González Laya in Madrid.

Staff (2021-05-14). Guterres calls for de-escalation of hostilities in Gaza. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 14 (MNA) — In a tweet on Friday, the United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres called for de-escalation of hostilities in Gaza.

Staff (2021-05-14). US Air Force plane deliveres secret cargo to Zionists. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 14 (MNA) — The US Air Force plane delivered a secret cargo to the Israeli regime on Friday morning.

Staff (2021-05-14). Africa voices solidarity with Palestinians. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 14 (MNA) — Demonstrations are held in cities across East Africa to condemn the killings of Palestinian people by the Israeli regime.

Staff (2021-05-14). When Tel Aviv shakes. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 14 (MNA) — While dealing with political problems inside, the Israeli regime is facing the most severe missile attack in its history.

Staff (2021-05-14). Zionist attacks on Gaza leave 113 martyred. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 14 (MNA) — The death toll in Gaza rises to 113 by Friday morning as the Israeli regime boosts troops and tanks near the besieged Palestinian enclave.

Staff (2021-05-14). 4th day of presidential candidates registration (2). en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 14 (MNA) — Registration of candidates for the upcoming presidential election is continuing for the 4th day in Tehran on Friday.

Staff (2021-05-14). Zionist regime attacks target on Lebanese-Syrian border. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 14 (MNA) — Some Arab sources reported that Israeli forces have targeted a vehicle on the Lebanese-Syrian border.

Staff (2021-05-14). 12 killed in explosion at Kabul mosque during Friday prayers. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 14 (MNA) — At least 12 people were killed in an explosion at a mosque in a district of the Afghan capital Kabul during Friday prayers.

Staff (2021-05-14). Chinese smart satellite facility begins work in Wuhan. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 14 (MNA) — China's first smart manufacturing plant for satellites has started formal operations in Wuhan.

Staff (2021-05-14). 2-passenger plane crashes in east Tehran. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 14 (MNA) — A two-seater plane crashed in eastern Tehran on Friday morning.

Staff (2021-05-14). 4th day of presidential candidates registration. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 14 (MNA) — Registration of candidates for the upcoming presidential election is continuing for the 4th day in Tehran on Friday.

Staff (2021-05-14). Jordanians protest in support of Palestinians. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 14 (MNA) — There have been protests across Jordan in support of Palestinians in the ongoing conflict with the Israeli regime.

Staff (2021-05-14). Zionists continuing their crimes in Gaza. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 14 (MNA) — The occupying regime continued its recent massacre in the Gaza Strip on late Thursday and early Friday.

Staff (2021-05-14). Guterres calls for de-escalation of hostilities in Gaza. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 14 (MNA) — In a tweet on Friday, the Spokesperson for the United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres called for de-escalation of hostilities in Gaza.

Staff (2021-05-14). 9 injured in Rhode Island shooting. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 14 (MNA) — Nine people in Rhode Island's capital were injured in a shooting.

Hans M. Kristensen (2021-05-14). Nuclear Notebook: How Many Nuclear Weapons Does the United Kingdom Have in 2021? globalresearch.ca Of all the …

Monica Grover (2021-05-14). Viruses Know No Borders. Neither Should Vaccines. counterpunch.org In mid-April, three of my cousins — Shashi, Manju, and Renu, all sisters living in New Delhi — died within 10 days of each other. The eldest sister, Manju, was turned away from three medical clinics before she ran out of oxygen. The sole survivor of their nuclear family, Rajesh — or "Chotu" ("Little One")

Mark Muhich (2021-05-14). Biden's Decisions This Year Will Determine US Nuclear Weapons Policy for Decades. counterpunch.org Nuclear weapons policies and the trillions of U.S. dollars proposed to fund them come into sharp focus this month and through next year as Congress and the Biden Administration engage the nuclear weapons threat. A threat viewed as existential by bombmakers, presidents, and arms control activists since the first nuclear weapons were detonated over Hiroshima

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2021-05-15: Social Media Postees

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Last day of presidential candidates registration in Tehran
Staff | en.mehrnews.com | 2021-05-15
TEHRAN, May 15 (MNA) — The last day of registration of Iran 2021 Presidential Candidates kicked off at the venue of Elections Headquarters of the Ministry of Interior on Saturday.
en.mehrnews.com/photo/173443/Last-day-of-presidential-candidates-registration-in-Tehran

Hoisting Zionist regime's flag in Vienna painful, shocking
Staff | en.mehrnews.com | 2021-05-15
TEHRAN, May 15 (MNA) — Stating Iran stands with Palestine, that Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs said that hoisting the Zionist regime's flag over Vienna governmental offices is shocking and painful.
en.mehrnews.com/news/173437/Hoisting-Zionist-regime-s-flag-in-Vienna-painful-shocking

4th Covid peak declining in Iran: Rouhani
Staff | en.mehrnews.com | 2021-05-15
TEHRAN, May 15 (MNA) — Iranian President Rouhani announced on Sat. that the 4th Covic-19 peak is declining in the country but not fully contained yet.
en.mehrnews.com/news/173453/4th-Covid-peak-declining-in-Iran-Rouhani

Iranian, Spanish FMs exchange views on economic, trade coop
Staff | en.mehrnews.com | 2021-05-15
TEHRAN, May 15 (MNA) — Iranian Foreign Minister and Spanish minister of industry, trade, and tourism discussed and exchange views on economic and trade cooperation between the two countries.
en.mehrnews.com/news/173439/Iranian-Spanish-FMs-exchange-views-on-economic-trade-coop

Headlines of Iranian Persian dailies on May 15
Staff | en.mehrnews.com | 2021-05-15
TEHRAN, May 15 (MNA) — Mehr News takes a look at the headlines of Iran's Persian-language dailies on Saturday, May 15.
en.mehrnews.com/news/173442/Headlines-of-Iranian-Persian-dailies-on-May-15

Tehran calls on Baku, Yerevan to avoid fuelling disagreement
Staff | en.mehrnews.com | 2021-05-15
TEHRAN, May 15 (MNA) — In reaction to the issues that have arisen along the borders between Armenia and the Azerbaijan Republic, Iran's Foreign Ministry Spokesman called on both sides to show restraint and avoid fuelling the disagreements.
en.mehrnews.com/news/173438/Tehran-calls-on-Baku-Yerevan-to-avoid-fuelling-disagreement

Front pages of Iran's English dailies on May 15
Staff | en.mehrnews.com | 2021-05-15
TEHRAN, May 15 (MNA) — Here are the front pages of Iran's English-language dailies on Saturday, May 15.
en.mehrnews.com/photo/173441/Front-pages-of-Iran-s-English-dailies-on-May-15

HR cheif criticizes Arab states silence over Zionists crimes
Staff | en.mehrnews.com | 2021-05-15
TEHRAN, May 15 (MNA) — An official with Iran's Judiciary Branch reacted to the silence and inactivity of some Arab countries in the face of Zionists' crimes and violation of human rights in the occupied lands specially Gaza.
en.mehrnews.com/news/173447/HR-cheif-criticizes-Arab-states-silence-over-Zionists-crimes

Briefing on Iran's daily developments
Staff | en.mehrnews.com | 2021-05-15
TEHRAN, May 15 (MNA) — The following are the Islamic Republic of Iran's latest developments in the last 24 hours.
en.mehrnews.com/news/173436/Briefing-on-Iran-s-daily-developments

95th Tehran Derby
Staff | en.mehrnews.com | 2021-05-15
TEHRAN, May 15 (MNA) — Persepolis football team edged past Esteghlal 1-0 in Iran Professional League (IPL) here at the Azadi Stadium on Friday.
en.mehrnews.com/photo/173449/95th-Tehran-Derby

Ferdowsi preserver of Persian identity, language, heritage
Staff | en.mehrnews.com | 2021-05-15
TEHRAN, May 15 (MNA) — Ordibehesht 25 in the Persian calendar corresponding with May 15 is National Commemoration Day of Ferdowsi, the greatest of Persian poets whose masterpiece, Shahnameh, preserved Persian identity, language, and heritage.
en.mehrnews.com/news/173325/Ferdowsi-preserver-of-Persian-identity-language-heritage

Tornado in China's Wuhan leaves 6 dead, 218 others injured
Staff | en.mehrnews.com | 2021-05-15
TEHRAN, May 15 (MNA) — The outbreak of tornado in China's Wuhan killed six people and 218 others were injured.
en.mehrnews.com/news/173448/Tornado-in-China-s-Wuhan-leaves-6-dead-218-others-injured

New PM appointed in Mali as gov. resigns
Staff | en.mehrnews.com | 2021-05-15
TEHRAN, May 15 (MNA) — Mali's Prime Minister Moctar Ouane resigned and was subsequently reappointed transitional president, the Malian presidency announced Friday.
en.mehrnews.com/news/173444/New-PM-appointed-in-Mali-as-gov-resigns

China's probe lands on Red Planet
Staff | en.mehrnews.com | 2021-05-15
TEHRAN, May 15 (MNA) — The lander carrying China's first Mars rover has touched down on the Red Planet, the China National Space Administration (CNSA) confirmed on Saturday morning.
en.mehrnews.com/news/173445/China-s-probe-lands-on-Red-Planet

Resistance rocket hits Ashdod, causing terrible fire (+VIDEO)
Staff | en.mehrnews.com | 2021-05-15
TEHRAN, May 15 (MNA) — A rocket fired from the Gaza Strip in the Zionist settlement of Ashdod caused a terrible fire.
en.mehrnews.com/news/173440/Resistance-rocket-hits-Ashdod-causing-terrible-fire-VIDEO

US fuel stations continue facing with significant shortages
Staff | en.mehrnews.com | 2021-05-15
TEHRAN, May 15 (MNA) — Despite the restarting of the main pipeline network in the United States after the recent cyber attack, fuel stations in the eastern United States are facing significant shortages.
en.mehrnews.com/news/173452/US-fuel-stations-continue-facing-with-significant-shortages

Some 300 applicants register for Presidential elections
Staff | en.mehrnews.com | 2021-05-14
TEHRAN, May 14 (MNA) — The number of people who have registered for the upcoming presidential race in Iran is less than 300 by Friday afternoon.
en.mehrnews.com/news/173435/Some-300-applicants-register-for-Presidential-elections

Republicans Want Biden to End Iran Talks Over Gaza Violence
Dave DeCamp | news.antiwar.com | 2021-05-14
Republican Iran hawks are jumping on the ongoing violence in Gaza and using it to argue for President Biden to end the ongoing negotiations with Iran in Vienna to revive the nuclear deal. | On Thursday, 44 Republican senators sent a letter to President Biden calling on him to end the talks and not give Iran sanctions relief, an effort led by Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL). | "We call on you to immediately end negotiations with Iran, and make clear that sanctions relief will not be provided,"
news.antiwar.com/2021/05/13/republicans-want-biden-to-end-iran-talks-over-gaza-violence/

US Air Force plane deliveres secret cargo to Zionists
Staff | en.mehrnews.com | 2021-05-14
TEHRAN, May 14 (MNA) — The US Air Force plane delivered a secret cargo to the Israeli regime on Friday morning.
en.mehrnews.com/news/173428/US-Air-Force-plane-deliveres-secret-cargo-to-Zionists

Chinese smart satellite facility begins work in Wuhan
Staff | en.mehrnews.com | 2021-05-14
TEHRAN, May 14 (MNA) — China's first smart manufacturing plant for satellites has started formal operations in Wuhan.
en.mehrnews.com/news/173423/Chinese-smart-satellite-facility-begins-work-in-Wuhan

Guterres calls for de-escalation of hostilities in Gaza
Staff | en.mehrnews.com | 2021-05-14
TEHRAN, May 14 (MNA) — In a tweet on Friday, the United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres called for de-escalation of hostilities in Gaza.
en.mehrnews.com/news/173426/Guterres-calls-for-de-escalation-of-hostilities-in-Gaza

4th day of presidential candidates registration (2)
Staff | en.mehrnews.com | 2021-05-14
TEHRAN, May 14 (MNA) — Registration of candidates for the upcoming presidential election is continuing for the 4th day in Tehran on Friday.
en.mehrnews.com/photo/173433/4th-day-of-presidential-candidates-registration-2

Africa voices solidarity with Palestinians
Staff | en.mehrnews.com | 2021-05-14
TEHRAN, May 14 (MNA) — Demonstrations are held in cities across East Africa to condemn the killings of Palestinian people by the Israeli regime.
en.mehrnews.com/news/173422/Africa-voices-solidarity-with-Palestinians

12 killed in explosion at Kabul mosque during Friday prayers
Staff | en.mehrnews.com | 2021-05-14
TEHRAN, May 14 (MNA) — At least 12 people were killed in an explosion at a mosque in a district of the Afghan capital Kabul during Friday prayers.
en.mehrnews.com/news/173432/12-killed-in-explosion-at-Kabul-mosque-during-Friday-prayers

Jordanians protest in support of Palestinians
Staff | en.mehrnews.com | 2021-05-14
TEHRAN, May 14 (MNA) — There have been protests across Jordan in support of Palestinians in the ongoing conflict with the Israeli regime.
en.mehrnews.com/news/173434/Jordanians-protest-in-support-of-Palestinians

2-passenger plane crashes in east Tehran
Staff | en.mehrnews.com | 2021-05-14
TEHRAN, May 14 (MNA) — A two-seater plane crashed in eastern Tehran on Friday morning.
en.mehrnews.com/news/173427/2-passenger-plane-crashes-in-east-Tehran

Biden's Decisions This Year Will Determine US Nuclear Weapons Policy for Decades
Mark Muhich | counterpunch.org | 2021-05-14
Nuclear weapons policies and the trillions of U.S. dollars proposed to fund them come into sharp focus this month and through next year as Congress and the Biden Administration engage the nuclear weapons threat. A threat viewed as existential by bombmakers, presidents, and arms control activists since the first nuclear weapons were detonated over Hiroshima…
counterpunch.org/2021/05/14/bidens-decisions-this-year-will-determine-us-nuclear-weapons-policy-for-decades/

Nuclear Notebook: How Many Nuclear Weapons Does the United Kingdom Have in 2021?
Hans M. Kristensen | globalresearch.ca | 2021-05-14
Of all the …
globalresearch.ca/how-many-nuclear-weapons-does-united-kingdom-have-2021/5745269

Viruses Know No Borders. Neither Should Vaccines
Monica Grover | counterpunch.org | 2021-05-14
In mid-April, three of my cousins — Shashi, Manju, and Renu, all sisters living in New Delhi — died within 10 days of each other. The eldest sister, Manju, was turned away from three medical clinics before she ran out of oxygen. The sole survivor of their nuclear family, Rajesh — or "Chotu" ("Little One")…
counterpunch.org/2021/05/14/viruses-know-no-borders-neither-should-vaccines/

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