Iran to resume Vienna nuclear talks, says foreign ministry

Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh. (IRNA) October 9, 2021 Tehran has decided to resume nuclear talks in Vienna after the new administration reviewed the previous round of talks, Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh said. Tehran has yet to conclude reviewing details of the previous nuclear talks, state news agency IRNA reported [...]

By |October 9th, 2021|Europe, North America, USA|

Banisadr, Iran’s first president after 1979 revolution, dies

Former Iranian President Abolhassan Bani-Sadr attends an interview with Reuters in Versailles, near Paris, France, Jany 31, 2019. (REUTERS) October 9, 2021 Abolhassan Banisadr, Iran’s first president after the country’s 1979 Islamic Revolution who fled Tehran after being impeached for challenging the growing power of clerics as the nation became a theocracy, died [...]

By |October 9th, 2021|Europe|

Germany bans Bank Melli Iran from issuing loans

Bank Melli Iran is based in Hamburg, Germany. (Getty) October 08, 2021 German finance regulator BaFin said on Friday it had banned a Hamburg-based branch of Bank Melli Iran from issuing loans, citing infringements of transparency rules. "BaFin had identified contraventions of the requirements for proper business organisation within the meaning of section [...]

By |October 8th, 2021|Europe|

Iranian hackers steal data of US, European companies

The Iran-based hacking group, dubbed MalKamak, disguised its activities in Dropbox and has operated since 2018. (Supplied) October 7, 2021 A newly discovered Iranian hacking group has waged a campaign to steal information from companies in the Middle East, the US, Europe, and Russia since 2018, according to cybersecurity researchers. Bloomberg Law reported [...]

By |October 7th, 2021|Europe, North America, USA|

Cyprus extends custody for suspect Israel says was Iranian ‘hit man’

Police vehicles arrive at a court, where a remand order was issued against a man suspected of plotting to murder Israeli businesspeople on the island, in Nicosia, Cyprus Oct 6, 2021. (Reuters) October 6, 2021 A court in Cyprus on Wednesday extended the detention of a man that Israel alleges was a would-be [...]

By |October 6th, 2021|Europe, Israel|

Iran, Armenia determined to complete transit road to bypass Azerbaijan

Iranian trucks face a $130 levy imposed by the Azeris, who have been stopping Iranian trucks using the Goris-Kapan road. (Armenpress) October 6, 2021 Iran is ready to help Armenia complete its North-South Road so both can avoid a road controlled by Azerbaijan since last year’s Armenia-Azerbaijan war. Press TV, Iran’s English-language broadcaster, [...]

By |October 6th, 2021|Azerbaijan, Europe|

Taliban meet with UK, Iran delegations amid economic woes

Taliban fighters patrol inside the city of Farah, the capital of Farah province, southwest of Kabul, Afghanistan, Aug 2, 2021. (AP) October 6, 2021 Afghanistan’s Taliban leaders met Tuesday with U.K. officials for the first time since taking power, a move the group hopes will pave the way for the country to refill [...]

By |October 6th, 2021|Afghanistan, Europe|

Iran plays for time as pessimism grows over nuclear talks

Iran's President Ebrahim Raisi remotely addresses the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly in a pre-recorded message, Sept. 21, 2021 at UN headquarters. (AP) By Stephanie Liechtenstein October 5, 2021 A new hard-line regime in Tehran has insisted it wants to return to the negotiating table and revive talks over a [...]

By |October 5th, 2021|Europe, North America, USA|

Israel accuses Iran of Cyprus attack plot after suspect arrested

Israeli PM Naftali Bennett speaks during a news conference on, Aug. 18, 2021 in Jerusalem. (AP) October 4, 2021 Israel accused Iran on Monday of orchestrating an attempted attack against Israelis in Cyprus after police on the Mediterranean island said an armed individual had been arrested. “This was a terrorist incident directed by [...]

By |October 4th, 2021|Europe, Israel|

Iran cannot set new conditions for resuming nuclear talks, says Germany

EEAS Deputy Secretary General Enrique Mora and Iranian Deputy at Ministry of Foreign Affairs Abbas Araghchi in a meeting of the JCPOA in Vienna, Austria April 6, 2021. (REUTERS) October 4, 2021 Germany rejects Iran's demands for the United States to release frozen Iranian assets as a condition for nuclear talks to resume, [...]

By |October 4th, 2021|Europe, North America, USA|