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US says Iran forces boarded ship in international waters

by on August 13, 2020 0
The Liberian-flagged oil tanker Wila was eventually released by Iranian forces near the Strait of Hormuz. The United States military said Iranian forces boarded a civilian vessel in international waters in the Gulf. The US Central Command released a grainy black-and-white video on Twitter showing a helicopter near a large ship. “Today in international... Read More

Iran warns against “politicising” Beirut explosions

by on August 10, 2020 0
Iran’s Foreign Ministry on Monday warned against “political exploitation” from the recent explosions in Beirut. “It is unacceptable for various groups, individuals, and countries to use the Beirut tragedy as an excuse for their political objectives,’’ Foreign Ministry Spokesman Abbas Mousavi said during his weekly press conference. Mousavi added that any judgment about the... Read More

Black boxes from Iran plane crash have arrived in Paris: foreign affairs minister

by on July 20, 2020 0
Black boxes from the Ukrainian jetliner that was mistakenly shot down by Iran’s armed forces in January have arrived in Paris, according to Canada’s minister of foreign affairs. “We have received confirmation that the black boxes of Flight #PS752 have arrived in Paris where they are expected to be brought to the @BEA_Aero tomorrow morning for analysis. Officials from @TSBCanada will be... Read More

Iran executes man convicted of spying for CIA, Mossad

by on July 20, 2020 0
Iran on Monday executed a former translator convicted of spying for the US and Israel, including helping to locate a top Iranian general killed later by the Americans, the judiciary said. The killing of Major General Qasem Soleimani in a US drone strike near Baghdad airport in January brought decades-old arch enemies Iran and... Read More

12 Iranian soccer players contract COVID-19

by on July 5, 2020 0
12 soccer players from two Iranian clubs of Esteghlal and Foolad have contracted novel coronavirus, Tasnim news agency reported on Saturday. According to the report, six players of Esteghlal have tested positive for the novel coronavirus. Esteghlal’s training was shut down on Saturday, one day ahead of the match against Pars Jonoubi in Bushehr.... Read More

US tries to seize four Iranian tankers sailing towards Venezuela

by on July 2, 2020 0
Iran and Venezuela increased coordination in the face of a Trump administration which has pounded them with sanctions US federal prosecutors are seeking to seize four tankers sailing towards Venezuela with gasoline supplied by Iran, the latest attempt to disrupt ever-closer trade ties between the two heavily-sanctioned anti-US allies. The civil-forfeiture complaint filed late on Wednesday... Read More