Iran-Backed Terrorist Organisation Subject of New Bill

Azita Carlson 05 October 2017

by Azita Carlson 

Efforts are being made to curb Iran’s influence in the Middle East. Congress is currently making progress with a sanctions bill that targets Hezbollah – Iran’s Shiite militia. This is causing great discomfort to many of Lebanon’s political elite.

Iran's Chess Player Joined the U.S. Team

Editor 05 October 2017

Staff writer, SF

The Iranian chess player, Dorsa Derakhshani was kicked off from the Iranian team as she attended the competition without wearing an Islamic headscarf. She has joined the U.S. team and changed her federation.

UAE Sentenced an Iranian to 10 Years of Imprisonment

Editor 05 October 2017

Staff writer, SF

An Iranian citizen was sentenced to 10 years of imprisonment in the UAE. He was accused of violating international sanctions and exchanging information with the Iran regime. The court has rejected the lawyers' appeals against the verdict issued by the Tribal Court of the UAE. Moreover, The Court has approved the sentence of the Iranian citizen residing in the UAE. The identity of the convict has not been disclosed.

Iran Nuclear Deal: What Strategy Will Trump Go For?

Navid Felker 04 October 2017

by Navid  Felker

As part of the 2015 Iran nuclear agreement, President Donald Trump is legally obliged to inform Congress of his decision to certify Iran compliance, or not, with the terms of the deal.

Shockingly High Levels of Unemployment in Iran

Editor 02 October 2017

by Azita Carlson

The Interior Minister of Iran, Abdol-Reza Rahmani Fazli, has said that he is very concerned about levels of unemployment in the country. There is reportedly 60% of the population that is out of work in some areas. His comments were reported after an interview with the Iran Students News Agency (ISNA).

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