Tag archive for ‘Iran’
A handout picture released by Iran's Defence Ministry on July 22 shows newly-upgraded Sayyad-3 air defense missiles on display during an inauguration of its production line at an undisclosed location in Iran.
By nsnbc On Monday, July 24th, 2017

Iran inaugurates production line for new Sayyad-3 air defense missiles

nsnbc : Iranian State TV and other media reported the inauguration of a production line for the a new version of Tehran’s Sayyad air defense missile. A handout picture released by Iran’s Defence Ministry More...

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By nsnbc On Saturday, June 24th, 2017

Iran Revolutionary Guard killed three Kurdish Peshmerga during alleged anti-ISIS operation

nsnbc : The Iranian – Kurdish Komala party confirmed that Iranian Revolutionary Guards had killed three of its militants after the Guard announced it had killed “three terrorists”. The incident More...

Iran’s minister of intelligence Mahmoud Alavi visits a man in a hospital in Iran who was injured in the ISIS-claimed twin attacks in Tehran on June 7, 2017. Photo: Iran's ministey of intelligence
By nsnbc On Thursday, June 8th, 2017

No evidence of Saudi involvement in Tehran attack: Iran’s intelligence chief

nsnbc : Iran’s Minister of Intelligence said that it is too early to say whether or not Saudi Arabia was involved in the twin attacks on the parliament building and the Khomeini shrine in Tehran on Wednesday. 17 More...

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By nsnbc On Wednesday, June 7th, 2017

ISIS allegedly claims responsibility for attack on Iranian parliament: 12 killed, 42 injured

nsnbc : 12 people were killed and 42 injured in an attack on the Iranian parliament Wednesday morning. Details are sketchy, but the self-proclaimed Islamic State (ISIS) allegedly claimed responsibility. Early Wednesday More...

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By nsnbc On Monday, May 22nd, 2017

Iran deported nearly 130,000 Afghan refugees in 2017

nsnbc : The Iranian government forced nearly 130,000 undocumented Afghan refugees to return this year and aims at returning about 600,000 by the end of 2017. With Afghan government services having problem coping More...

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By nsnbc On Saturday, May 20th, 2017

Rouhani wins Iran’s presidential election

nsnbc : President Hassan Rouhani has won the country’s presidential elections over his main rivals Ebrahim Raisi, Mustafa Hashmi Taba and Mustafa Mir Salim. Rouhani vowed he would continue opening the country’s More...

Militants from the Komala Party of Iranian Kurdistan. Photo courtesy The Guardian (archives)
By nsnbc On Monday, May 1st, 2017

Iranian Kurdish Komala party resumed armed struggle after 25 years

nsnbc : The leftist Iranian – Kurdish Komala party, after 25 years, resumed its armed struggle against the central government in Tehran and Iranian military, especially Revolutionary Guard forces. Komala is More...

Tillerson arrives in Moscow - is a new era with a policy of tensions that benefits Moscow as much as it benefits Washington in the pipeline?
By Christof Lehmann On Wednesday, April 12th, 2017

Tillerson visits Moscow: A New “Yalta” during the Trump and Putin Administrations?

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrived in the Russian capital Moscow on Wednesday, April 12, for talks with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov. On the top of their agenda will More...

Makran Region_Arabian Sea
By nsnbc On Wednesday, April 5th, 2017

The rapidly populating coastal region from the Gulf to Pakistan faces a huge tsunami risk

Camilla Penney (TC) : That tsunamis can cause death and devastation has become painfully clear over the past two decades. On Boxing Day, 2004, a magnitude 9 earthquake off the coast of Sumatra caused waves several More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Monday, March 20th, 2017

Iranian Kurds Attack Revolutionary Guards in New Year Offensive

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Iranian – Kurdish Peshmerga branding themselves as Zagros Eagles launched an offensive against the headquarters of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards Command in the predominantly More...