Tag Archives: Tehran

29Jan/17

US judge temporarily halts Trump’s immigration crackdown

Capping a day of confusion and chaos and protests in several airports across the United States in response to Trump’s order to restrict people from seven Muslim-majority countries, a judge temporarily halts deportations. Helena Williams reports. Continue reading

28Jan/17

Iranian actress to shun Oscars in protest of Trump immigrant ban

Iranian actress plans to shun Oscars in protest of Trump immigrant ban.
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19Dec/16

Exclusive: Iran to land first Airbus jet within weeks under sanctions pact

Iran expects to get its first new jet within weeks under a multi-billion-dollar deal with Airbus for 100 planes, a senior official said on Monday, as Tehran and Western firms race to reopen trade
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06Dec/16

Highlights of main world events in January and February 2016

Among the highlights of the main World news events for January and February 2016 are — Iranian protesters storm the Saudi embassy; North Korea tests hydrogen nuclear device; the world’s most wanted drug boss is arrested; legendary rock star David Bowie dies; tourists are killed in a suicide bombing in Istanbul; Islamist gunmen storm hotel in Burkina Faso; Iran releases American prisoners; sanctions are lifted on Iran; WHO declares emergency over Zika virus; more than a 100 killed in Taiwan quake; dozens killed in train crash in Germany kills; Syrian government launches offensive in Aleppo and a charity hospital is bombed in Idlib.

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08Aug/16

Iran executes nuclear scientist for spying for U.S.

Iran has executed an Iranian nuclear scientist detained in 2010 when he returned home from the U.S., after a court convicted him of spying for Washington. Mana Rabiee reports. Continue reading

17Jan/16
European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini (L) and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif

EU, US announce lifting of Iran nuclear-related sanctions

China Central Television (CCTV) – Both the European Union and the United Sates announced on Jan. 16 to lift sanctions over Iran under the historic nuclear deal after the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) confirmed all the preparation steps have been completed by Tehran.
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03Jan/16

Saudi Arabia severs ties with Iran-minister

Saudi Arabia said it had severed ties with Iran over the storming of the Saudi embassy in Tehran, in a worsening diplomatic crisis between the regional rivals following the kingdom’s execution of a prominent Shi’ite cleric.

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03Jan/16

Iran predicts “divine vengeance” after Saudis execute Shi’ite cleric

Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei says Saudi Arabian politicians will face divine retribution for the death of Shi’ite cleric Nimr al-Nimr.
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03Jan/16

Protesters set fire to Saudi embassy in Tehran over Shi’ite cleric execution

Iranian protesters set fire to the Saudi Embassy in Tehran, as Shi’ite Muslim Iran react with fury to Saudi Arabia’s execution of a prominent Shi’ite cleric.

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29Nov/15

Highlights of world events from July to September 2015

World events during the third quarter of the year include the movement of migrants across Europe, twin blasts in China which tore through an industrial port area and the escape from prison of Mexico’s most notorious drug lord.
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