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 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|

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 allows dual national to return to UK nine years after arrest

Kamal Foroughi has been in prison since 2011. (Supplied) April 02, 2020 Kamal Foroughi, an 80-year-old man with dual Iranian-British nationality, has returned to Britain nine years after being arrested in Iran on spying charges, the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office said in a statement. Foroughi, who was working as a business consultant [...]

By |April 2nd, 2020|Europe|

Iran assassination in Istanbul latest regime murder abroad

Masoud Molavi Vardanjani (R) with the late Iranian President Hashemi Rafsanjani (C), undated, (Tasnim) By Ismaeel Naar April 1, 2020 The recent revelation that intelligence officers at Iran's consulate in Turkey instigated the killing of Iranian dissident Masoud Molavi Vardanjani last November is just the latest example of a long-standing foreign policy practice of the Islamic [...]

By |April 1st, 2020|Europe, Turkey|

Greece blocks Iranian from plotting to arm asylum seekers

Migrants and refugees wait to continue their train journey trying to enter Europe from Turkey, February 9, 2016. (Reuters) April 1, 2020 In Greece, the case of an Iranian migrant now jailed on charges of inciting an insurrection is highlighting the Greek government’s rising concerns about a flare-up of clashes involving migrants along Greece’s [...]

By |April 1st, 2020|Europe|

US expected to renew sanctions waivers allowing Iran nonproliferation work

The nuclear water reactor of Arak, south of capital Tehran, 23, 2019. (AFP) March 31, 2020 The United States is expected to allow Russian, Chinese and European companies to continue their work at Iranian nuclear sites to make it harder for Tehran to develop nuclear weapons, four sources familiar with the matter said [...]

By |March 31st, 2020|East Asia, Europe, North America, USA|

Europe sends medical goods to Iran in trade test

Instex trade mechanism and its Iranian counterpart would now work on more transactions and on enhancing the system. (ISNA) March 31, 2020 France, Germany and Britain have exported medical goods to Iran in the first transaction conducted under a trade mechanism set up to barter humanitarian goods and food after the U.S. withdrawal [...]

By |March 31st, 2020|Europe|

The IRGC destroy crash site evidence and harass family of victims

People and rescue teams are pictured amid bodies and debris after a Ukrainian plane carrying 176 passengers crashed near Khomeini airport in the Iranian capital Tehran,  January 9, 2020. (AFP) By Shahed Alavi March 31, 2020 Eighty days after the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) shot down Ukrainian International Airlines flight PS752 from Tehran to [...]

By |March 31st, 2020|Europe, North America|