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Iran, US heat up war of words

  US soldiers stand guard during the hand over ceremony of Qayyarah Airfield to Iraqi Security Forces, in Mosul, Iraq, March 27, 2020. (AP) April 03, 2020 Iran said Thursday it "only acts in self-defense" after President Donald Trump warned it against attacks on US troops in Iraq, as a new war of [...]

By |April 3rd, 2020|Iraq, North America, USA|

Iran’s coronavirus death toll rises to 3,294

Disinfecting buses in Tabriz to counter the outbreak of coronavirus on Monday, February 24, 2020. (MEHR) April 3, 2020 Iran's death toll from the new coronavirus rose on Friday to 3,294 as it claimed 134 lives in the past 24 hours, according to Health Ministry Spokesman Kianoush Jahanpur. The total number of people [...]

By |April 3rd, 2020|Iran|

More evidence suggests Iran’s nuclear shopping sprees persist

Iranian workers stand in front of the Bushehr nuclear power plant, about 1,200 km (746 miles) south of Tehran, Iran, October 26, 2010. (REUTERS) By Andrea Stricker Behnam Ben Taleblu April 03, 2020 When it comes to the regime in Iran, the adage “old habits die hard” could not be truer. Even amid a [...]

By |April 3rd, 2020|Europe, North America, USA|

European imports from Iran drop fourteen-fold in 2019

Iranian merchants conduct their business at a carpet market of the old main bazaar in Tehran, Iran, Monday, July 23, 2018. (AP) By Dalga Khatinoglu April 03, 2020 As Britain, France, and Germany finally on Tuesday managed to conclude Europe's first humanitarian goods transaction with the Islamic Republic under U.S. sanctions, the latest data [...]

By |April 3rd, 2020|Europe|

Iran’s head of judiciary demands lower coronavirus numbers

FILE- In this Friday, file photo, Iran’s head of judiciary  Ebrahim Raisi looks at media in Tehran, Iran. (AP) By Aida Ghajar April 03, 2020 According to information obtained by IranWire, on March 26, 2020, Ebrahim Raeesi, head of the judiciary of the Islamic Republic of Iran called on the Ministry of Health and [...]

By |April 3rd, 2020|Iran|

Iran regime would funnel international aid to IRGC

Revolutionary Guard (IRGC) personnel came into the streets to fight Coronavirus. March 1, 2020. (Supplied) By Majid Rafizadeh April 03, 2020 Iran is one of the hardest hit countries in the world when it comes to the number of people who have been infected with the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) or died because of it. According to [...]

By |April 3rd, 2020|Europe, North America, USA|

Iran warns of months of crisis as virus deaths reach 3,160

A city worker disinfects a bus stop sign because of the new coronavirus in Tehran, March 5, 2020. (AP) April 03, 2020 Iran on Thursday reported 124 new deaths from the coronavirus, raising its total to 3,160, as President Rouhani warned that the country may still battle the pandemic for another year. Health [...]

By |April 3rd, 2020|Iran|

Hackers linked to Iran target WHO staff emails during coronavirus

Revolutionary Guard hackers at work. (IRIB) April 02, 2020 Hackers working in the interests of the Iranian government have attempted to break into the personal email accounts of staff at the World Health Organization during the coronavirus outbreak, four people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters. It is not clear if any [...]

By |April 2nd, 2020|Europe|

Iran’s parliament speaker tests positive, is in quarantine

Iran's parliament speaker Ali Larijani holds a news conference in Istanbul January 22, 2015. (REUTERS) April 02, 2020 Iran’s parliament says speaker Ali Larijani has tested positive for the new coronavirus and is in quarantine. Larijani is the highest-ranking official within Iran’s government to test positive for the virus and the COVID-19 illness [...]

By |April 2nd, 2020|Iran|

Israel targets Iranian commanders in Syrian base near Homs

Syrian air defences responding to Israeli missiles targeting Iranian facilities near Damascus, May 10, 2018. (REUTERS) April 2, 2020 Israel fired missiles at the Shayrat airbase in Homs, central Syria, targeting a high-level meeting held between Syrian and Iranian military officials, according to Syrian opposition sources. Israeli warplanes used Lebanon’s airspace to target [...]

By |April 2nd, 2020|Isreal, Syria|