Tag archive for ‘Iran’
ATR-72 Turboprop, Aseman Airlines, Iran
By nsnbc On Sunday, February 18th, 2018

Iranian Aseman Airlines ATR-72 crashed in central Iran, all 66 on board feard dead

nsnbc : An ATR-72 turboprop, regional airliner operated by Iranian Aseman Airlines has crashed in central Iran on Sunday. The crash happened during a fight from the capital Tehran to the southwestern city of Yasuj. More...

The ‘girl from Enghelab Street’, recorded holding her hijab aloft in protest in December 2017. The National via YouTube
By nsnbc On Friday, February 9th, 2018

How Iran uses a compulsory hijab law to control its citizens – and why they are protesting

TC : Protests against Iran’s mandatory hijab law – which requires all women to wear it in public – have sprung up across Iran in the first few weeks of 2018. Women, acting individually, stood on utility boxes More...

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By nsnbc On Tuesday, February 6th, 2018

Iranian High Court confirms death sentence imposed on university professor Ahmadreza Djalali

nsnbc : The High Court in the Iranian capital Tehran has confirmed the death sentence that had been imposed on Iranian university professor Ahmadreza Djalali who also teaches at Brussels’ Dutch-medium free More...

The 2005 public hanging of two teenagers for gay sex in Iran sparked international outrage but other, not so highly publicized cases are commonplace. Is Indonesia heading in the same direction?
By nsnbc On Saturday, January 27th, 2018

Indonesia won’t legally recognize LGBT: Vice President Jusuf Kalla

nsnbc : Indonesia will not legally recognize the identity of lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT), said Vice President Jusuf Kalla commented while speaking on the issue of the parliament’s plan on More...

National Iranian Oil Company_Burning oil tanker off China
By nsnbc On Monday, January 15th, 2018

No survivors as Iranian oil tanker exploded and sank off China’s coast

nsnbc : A burning Iranian oil tanker exploded and sank after more than a week listing off the coast of China. An Iranian official acknowledged that there was no hope of missing sailors surviving the disaster. The More...

Afghanistan_Deputy Afghan Chief Executive Mohammad Mohaqiq_Nov 2017_(archives)
By nsnbc On Sunday, November 26th, 2017

Afghan official blasted for thanking Iran for recruiting Afghan fighters for Syria

nsnbc : Deputy Afghan Chief Executive Mohammad Mohaqiq has come under fire after a video transpired in which he, during a conference in Iran, thanked Iranian Major General Qasem Soleimani, who commands foreign operations More...

Turkey_Disaster Management Agency (AFAD) and the Red Crescent_Nov 2017
By nsnbc On Monday, November 13th, 2017

Turkey steps up earthquake aid to Iraq, offers help to Iran

nsnbc : Turkey’s Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdag said a total of 3,000 tents, 3,000 blankets and supplies of food were “immediately” sent by the Turkish Red Crescent to Iraq’s north following the More...

Collapsed building in Sulaymaniya in Iraq's Kurdistan Autonomous Region. Aftershocks make it extremely dangerous for search and rescue workers to enter damaged structures.
By nsnbc On Monday, November 13th, 2017

Massive 7.3 earthquake on Iran – Iraq border killed at least 355, thousands injured

nsnbc : A massive earthquake with a magnitude of 7.3 on the Richter scale struck the region on the borders of Iraq and Iran Sunday evening. By Monday morning the death of 355 was confirmed but the death toll is More...

Iranian commander Ali Qakarani (right) in civilian clothes accompanied by Iranian forces including some 30 or more bodyguards on October 18, 2017 in the Yazidi town of Sinjar, northwest Iraq.
By Christof Lehmann On Sunday, November 12th, 2017

Is Iran aiming to control the Yazidi Mount Shingal in Iraq? Ali Qarkarani spotted in Sinjar

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : The presence of Iranian commander Ali Qakarani accompanied by Iranian forces including some 30 or more bodyguards in the Yazidi town of Sinjar, northwest Iraq could suggest that Tehran More...

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By nsnbc On Friday, November 10th, 2017

Interior Minister says Pakistani passport not “oficially” issued to Taliban leader Mullah Mansoor

nsnbc : Pakistan’s Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal has said the Pakistani passport and National Identity Card found with the now deceased Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansoor had not been officially issued More...