by James Tweedie
IRAN showed off its new ballistic missiles yesterday after the Israeli defence minister accused the Syrian government of letting Tehran and Lebanese resistance movement Hezbollah use its territory to launch attacks on Israel.
The missiles used to hit...
Saturday 24th Jun 2017
posted by James Tweedie in World
Gunmen and bombers kill 12 at parliament and ayatollah’s tomb
Thursday 8th Jun 2017
A JAILED Iranian trade union leader who had been on hunger strike for more than a month is in declining health, campaigners say.
The British-based Committee for the Defence of the Iranian People’s Rights (Codir) said that it was concerned about the condition of Iranian...
Friday 2nd Jun 2017
posted by Morning Star in World
IRANIAN President Hassan Rouhani has been re-elected with a comfortable majority, official vote tallies showed on Saturday.
He won nearly 58 per cent of the vote, with conservative challenger Ebrahim Raeisi trailing on 39 per cent.
In his victory speech, Mr Rouhani said:...
Monday 22nd May 2017
Whoever wins the Iranian presidential elections will be fully committed to the aims of the theocratic regime, writes NAVID SHOMALI
Friday 19th May 2017
posted by Morning Star in Features
IRAN slapped sanctions on the US yesterday in retaliation for Washington’s measures against its missile programme.
The Iranian Foreign Ministry targeted nine US firms and individuals for supporting Israeli “crimes against humanity in Palestine.”
IRAN’S Defence Minister hit back at threats made by Saudi Arabia’s deputy crown prince last week.
Prince Mohammed bin Salman ruled out dialogue with regional rival Iran due to what he said were its Shi’ite ambitions “to control the Islamic world.”
Tuesday 9th May 2017
IRANIAN President Hassan Rouhani’s car was mobbed by angry miners yesterday as it drove away from the site of last Wednesday’s deadly coalmine explosion.
The blast at Zemestanyourt mine in Golestan province is thought to have killed 35 miners, although only 22 bodies have...
Monday 8th May 2017
IRAN’S communists put the blame yesterday for the mining disaster in Golestan province fairly and squarely on government pursuit of privatisation and economic deregulation.
Thirty-five miners have been confirmed dead so far, following Wednesday’s huge explosion, and 21...
Friday 5th May 2017
With presidential elections in Iran scheduled for May 19 the manoeuvring for position within the Iranian regime is well under way. JANE GREEN considers the implications
Saturday 29th Apr 2017