Iran urged to free two dual-national activists held for a year

Mehran Raouf (left) and Nahid Taghavi were detained in Tehran's Evin prison in October 2020 and held in prolonged solitary confinement. (RFE-RL) November 6, 2021 Amnesty International is calling on Iran to release two dual nationals who have been behind bars for more than a year for peacefully exercising their human rights. German-Iranian [...]

By |November 6th, 2021|Europe|

‘Iranian Hulk’ reneges on ISIS to fight Martyn Ford in London

Martyn Ford (left) and Sajad Gharibi have set a date to meet in the ring. (Supplied) By Payam Younesipour November 6, 2021 “Things have been said that can't be taken back, by numerous people in his circle. I will release exactly what at the press conference, and you will see just why this [...]

By |November 6th, 2021|Europe|

British-Iranian hostages’ families support each other through London hunger strike

Mr. Ratcliffe wrote: “We decided to go on hunger strike after Nazanin's lawyer informed us that he was going to appeal her new sentence. (ELL) November 6, 2021 Thursday, November 4 marked the 12th day of a renewed hunger strike by Richard Ratcliffe, the husband of British-Iranian charity worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who has been held hostage by [...]

By |November 6th, 2021|Europe|

Cyprus journalist gives details in alleged Iran terror plot

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) November 5, 2021 A Cypriot judge on November 1 extended the detention of a 38-year-old Azeri, arrested in Nicosia on September [...]

By |November 5th, 2021|Europe, Israel|

London office of Iran’s supreme leader given more than £100,000 in furlough cash

The Islamic Centre of England was set up in London by personal envoys to Ayatollah Khamenei. (Supplied) By Nicky Harley November 5, 2021 A London Islamic centre run by the UK representative of Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, Iranian supreme leader, benefited from more than £100,000 of the British government's Covid-19 furlough scheme. In its [...]

By |November 5th, 2021|Europe|

Raisi vows no retreat in nuclear talks with major powers

Ebrahim Raisi waves to media as he attends at the Interior Ministry to register his candidacy for the June 18 presidential elections in Tehran, May 15, 2021. (AP) November 5, 2021 Iran will not back down "in any way" in defending its interests, President Ebrahim Raisi said on Thursday, a day after all [...]

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Iran says its stockpile of 60 pct enriched uranium has reached 25 kg

Members of the media and officials tour the water nuclear reactor at Arak, Iran, Dec 23, 2019. (Reuters) November 5, 2021 Iran has increased its stockpile of 60 percent enriched uranium to 25 kilograms (55 pounds), state media reported on Friday, potentially adding to complications dogging efforts to revive Tehran’s 2015 nuclear deal with world [...]

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

Ahead of nuclear talks resumption, Iran says it doubled stock of enriched uranium

Spokesman for the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Behrouz Kamalvandi. (Press TV) November 5, 2021 Iran has doubled its stock of enriched uranium in less than a month, Atomic Energy Organisation of Iran (AEOI) spokesman Behrouz Kamalvandi said weeks ahead of the resumption of talks with the US and Western allies to [...]

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

France leaves door open for IAEA action against Iran

An Iranian flag is seen in Iran's Bushehr nuclear power plant, during an official ceremony to kick-start works on a second reactor at the facility, Nov 10, 2019. (AFP) November 4, 2021 France said on Thursday it could still act with its partners against Iran at an upcoming meeting of the UN nuclear [...]

By |November 4th, 2021|Europe|

Iran’s Raisi warns West against ‘excessive’ nuclear demands

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi (C), visiting the Bushehr nuclear power plant, October 8, 2021. (Tasnim) November 4, 2021 Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi warned Western governments Thursday he would accept no “excessive demands” in nuclear talks set to resume later this month after a five-month gap. Diplomats on Wednesday finally announced the November 29 [...]

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