Iran's new Communications Minister said today that negotiations are underway with Twitter to unblock the service, which has been banned for years despite being used even by the country's supreme.. All India Radio
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's new telecommunications minister says Twitter is ready to talk about unblocking access to the microblogging site. The state-owned IRAN newspaper quoted Mohammad Javad Azari.. SeattlePI.com Also reported by •SFGate
Italy and Iran have joined forces in Tehran for a rare classical music performance.
Conducted by acclaimed maestro Riccardo Muti, it forms part of the “Paths of Friendship” project, which sees.. Source: euronews (in English) -
Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has won re-election with 23.5 million votes, the Interior Ministry reports. Some 40 million people turned out to cast their ballot. That’s around 70 percent of the.. Source: Euronews English -
Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani hopes Friday’s election will put him back in the hot seat for another term, enabling the 68-year-old to pursue engagement with the West. But the moderate, who struck.. Source: Euronews English -
Reuters has reported that on Friday Iranians began voting in fiercely-contested presidential polls, standing in long lines to choose between Hassan Rouhani, the incumbent who wants normal ties with the.. Source: Wochit Headline News -
At nuclear talks with Tehran on Tuesday, the lawyer of an American-Iranian father and son jailed in Iran called on U.S. President Donald Trump to get his officials to press for the men's release. On.. Source: Wochit News -
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani put forward a new cabinet line-up today that again included no women, despite criticism of their absence from his reformist allies.
There were no major changes to.. Deccan Herald
Iran's former president, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, faces sentences on seven verdicts of misusing billions of dollars in government funds while in office, the public prosecutor at Iran's Supreme Audit Court.. DNA Also reported by •Reuters
BEIRUT - Iran's colourful former president, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, faces sentences on seven verdicts of misusing billions of dollars in government funds while in office, the public prosecutor at Iran's.. Bangkok Post
By Dina Yazdani*
When Iranian president Hassan Rouhani was elected in 2013, the first head of state to meet with him was from the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). Oman’s Sultan Qaboos saw a new.. Eurasia Review
*President Trump is probably never going to look like this. *
All images from Abdalla Al Omari, used with permission.
In this painting, a ragged, tired Trump cradles a sleeping child in one arm... Upworthy
By John Feffer*
The Saudi war in Yemen is really directed at…Iran. Donald Trump’s first overseas visit to Saudi Arabia and Israel was specifically targeted at…Iran. The Saudi-led isolation of.. Eurasia Review
The Saudi war in Yemen is really directed at…Iran. Donald Trump’s first overseas visit to Saudi Arabia and Israel was specifically targeted at… Iran. The Saudi-led isolation of Qatar is actually.. Huffington Post
Abdalla Al Omari's "The Vulnerability Series" includes paintings of U. S. President Donald Trump as a bedraggled refugee with a sleeping child in his arms, Russian President Vladimir Putin as a beggar,.. DNA
The 20th of May 2017 was a red letter day for Middle East politics. Not only was Iran’s president, Hassan Rouhani, re-elected by a substantial majority to a second term of office, but it was the.. Eurasia Review
After 18-year-old Devon Arthurs converted to a violent, fundamentalist version of Islam about a year ago, he didn’t stop posting on the white supremacist messaging board he frequented. Nor did he.. Huffington Post
The US retreats on global security, immigration and trade while globalization’s many connections in developing nations flourish.
By Hassan Siddiq*
President Trump’s bellicosity towards global.. Eurasia Review
One of the biggest criticisms of basic income, a system of giving people modest salaries just for being alive, is that it discourages people from working.
A new report on an ongoing cash-transfer.. Business Insider
Iranian president, Hassan Rouhani, has been re-elected in a landslide victory, endorsing his efforts to re-engage with the west and offer greater freedoms at home. With a huge turnout, polling stations.. Eurasia Review
Millions of Iranians joined long queues to vote on Friday, a sign of strong turnout in an unexpectedly tight presidential election that could determine the future of the country’s nascent emergence.. Huffington Post
Four years after its last election in 2013, today Iran is voting to choose its next president, and like four years ago the biggest issue again is the local economy, although in a new twist this year.. Zero Hedge