Thursday September 29th 2016

Live Video

Recent Posts

Iran News Latest Real-Time Updates

Iran latest news updated in real-time by RSS feeds.

Iran – Google News

Concordia professor Homa Hoodfar returns to Montreal – CBC.ca


CTV News

Concordia professor Homa Hoodfar returns to Montreal
CBC.ca
Homa Hoodfar is back in Montreal this morning after more than three months in an Iranian prison. ​The retired Concordia University professor is expected to speak to reporters upon her arrival at Pierre Elliott Trudeau Airport at around 8:30 a.m. ET
Canadian-Iranian professor Homa Hoodfar set to arrive in MontrealCTV News
Freed from prison in Iran, Concordia professor Homa Hoodfar is back in MontrealMontreal Gazette
Canadian-Iranian Professor Held in Iran Returns to CanadaNew York Times
Huffington Post Canada –gulfnews.com –The Globe and Mail
all 19 news articles »

Posted on 29 September 2016 | 12:42 pm

Iraq’s OPEC revolt shows Saudi-Iran oil deal fragility – Reuters


Reuters

Iraq's OPEC revolt shows Saudi-Iran oil deal fragility
Reuters
Iraq's new oil minister Jabar Ali al-Luaibi told his Saudi and Iranian counterparts, Khalid al-Falih and Bijan Zanganeh, in a closed-door gathering in Algiers that "it was an OPEC meeting for all ministers", a source briefed on the talks said. Luaibi
OPEC Agreement Overcomes Saudi-Iran Rift, Spurs Rally On Global MarketsRadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty
Saudi Arabia-Iran tensions ignite OPEC worriesCNBC
Saudis grandstanding but Iran has upper handPress TV
OilPrice.com –CBS News –Mehr News Agency – English Version
all 2,480 news articles »

Posted on 29 September 2016 | 12:20 pm

Double whammy for Pakistan; Iran fires mortars into Balochistan – India Today


India Today

Double whammy for Pakistan; Iran fires mortars into Balochistan
India Today
It was a double whammy for Pakistan, as on a day when India carried out a surgical strike across the Line of Control, its western border came under attack by Iranian forces. Iran Border Guards opened fire at Iran-Pakistan border on Wednesday. The
Iran fires mortar shells into Pak's BalochistanHindustan Times
Iran fires mortar shells into Pakistan, no causality reportedBusiness Standard

all 10 news articles »

Posted on 29 September 2016 | 11:54 am

Why Iran is more dangerous than Islamic State – Los Angeles Times


New York Times

Why Iran is more dangerous than Islamic State
Los Angeles Times
U .S. political leaders of both parties argue that destroying Islamic State is America's top priority in the Middle East. In reality, that's not nearly as important as confronting the challenge posed by Iran. The nuclear deal that went into effect a
Disarming Iran: A Story of Cybersabotage and SanctionsNew York Times
Iran Has Set a Snare to Further Tilt the Nuclear Deal in Its FavorU.S. News & World Report
SA to host Iran for trade talksiAfrica.com

all 8 news articles »

Posted on 29 September 2016 | 11:00 am

The world’s fastest animal is in a race for survival in Iran – Los Angeles Times


Los Angeles Times

The world's fastest animal is in a race for survival in Iran
Los Angeles Times
The three-acre hilltop park overlooking Iran's smog-blanketed capital might seem like a nice spot for romance. But the couple has not been in the mood. Delbar, a 4-year-old female Asiatic cheetah, was brought to the fenced enclosure at Tehran's

Posted on 29 September 2016 | 10:01 am

Peugeot targets 150000 vehicle sales in Iran in second half – Reuters


Reuters

Peugeot targets 150000 vehicle sales in Iran in second half
Reuters
PA) said it plans to sell more than 150,000 Peugeot vehicles in Iran in the second half of this year as the French carmaker seeks to reclaim the leading position it once enjoyed in the country. Peugeot, the biggest-selling European automaker in pre

and more »

Posted on 29 September 2016 | 8:19 am

Trump-Clinton debate dominates headlines in Iran – Al-Monitor


Al-Monitor

Trump-Clinton debate dominates headlines in Iran
Al-Monitor
The Iranian press' interest in the first debate between the Republican candidate for US president, Donald Trump, and his Democratic rival, Hillary Clinton, was clear in Iran's print media on Sept. 28. Analysis and opinions of the two presidential

Posted on 28 September 2016 | 10:35 pm

Iran upholds 16-year sentence for anti-death penalty campaigner … – Los Angeles Times


Los Angeles Times

Iran upholds 16-year sentence for anti-death penalty campaigner …
Los Angeles Times
An Iranian appeals court on Wednesday upheld a 16-year prison sentence for a prominent Iranian human rights advocate. Narges Mohammadi had been …
Iranian Women's Rights Activist Is Given 16-Year Sentence – The …New York Times
Watchdogs Condemn Iranian Rights Defender's SentenceRadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty
Watchdog condemns Iran journalist's 10-year sentenceBusiness Standard

all 7 news articles »

Posted on 28 September 2016 | 4:47 pm

Iran has missiles that can hit Israel, Revolutionary Guards official … – Jerusalem Post Israel News


Jerusalem Post Israel News

Iran has missiles that can hit Israel, Revolutionary Guards official …
Jerusalem Post Israel News
A senior commander in Iran's Revolutionary Guards said Tuesday that Iran is in possession of missiles that can hit Israel. Iran's Press TV quoted Commander of …

and more »

Posted on 28 September 2016 | 11:33 am

As drought grips Iran, farmers lament loss of a way of life – Los Angeles Times


Los Angeles Times

As drought grips Iran, farmers lament loss of a way of life
Los Angeles Times
Iran's worsening water crisis has spread desperation across this parched farm belt. Families watch sons leave the villages to hunt for scarce work in the cities. Crops are abandoned. The elderly and infirm forego medical care because they barely have

Posted on 28 September 2016 | 10:00 am

Iran – BingNews

Canadian-Iranian professor held in Iran returns to Canada

TORONTO (AP) — A Canadian-Iranian retired professor who was released from an Iranian prison this week has returned to Canada Homa Hoodfar, who landed in Montreal on Thursday morning, had been detained alongside other dual Iranian nationals swept up by …

Posted on 29 September 2016 | 5:51 am

OPEC Set for No Deal as Iran Rejects Saudi Oil Output Offer

Iran rejected on Tuesday an offer from Saudi Arabia to limit its oil output in exchange for Riyadh cutting supply, dashing market hopes the two major OPEC producers would find a compromise this week to help ease a global glut of crude. “The gap (in views …

Posted on 29 September 2016 | 5:46 am

India, Afghanistan and Iran discuss ways to take Chabahar pact further

India, Afghanistan and Iran participated in a trilateral meeting here on Thursday with regard to discussing the modalities for establishing an international transport and transit corridor, a. k. a. the Chabahar Agreement forward. Minister of Road Transport …

Posted on 29 September 2016 | 5:42 am

Iraq’s OPEC revolt shows Saudi-Iran oil deal fragility

But as the two managed to find a rare compromise on Wednesday – with Riyadh softening its stance towards Tehran – a third OPEC superpower emerged. Iraq overtook Iran as the group’s second-largest producer several years ago but kept its OPEC agenda fairly …

Posted on 29 September 2016 | 5:31 am

Iran’s atomic energy chief says he sees no threat to nuclear deal if Trump becomes president

Head of the Iranian Atomic Energy Organization Ali Akbar Salehi attends the lecture “Iran after the agreement: Hopes & Concerns” in Vienna, Austria, September 28, 2016. Leonhard Foeger/Reuters VIENNA (Reuters) – A landmark nuclear accord sealed last year …

Posted on 29 September 2016 | 4:32 am

Removal of the heart: how Islam became a matter of state in Iran

Some academics argue the Safavid Shahs gave Iranian Shia a rule-fixation and abandonment of spirituality it has never lost The crowning of Ismail as king of Iran in Tabriz in 1501 was low-key, as was his announcement that Shia Islam would henceforth be the …

Posted on 29 September 2016 | 4:15 am

Why Iran is more dangerous than Islamic State

U .S. political leaders of both parties argue that destroying Islamic State is America’s top priority in the Middle East. In reality, that’s not nearly as important as confronting the challenge posed by Iran. The nuclear deal that went into effect a …

Posted on 29 September 2016 | 4:04 am

Disarming Iran: A Story of Cybersabotage and Sanctions

336 pp. Random House. $28. Three years ago, after a decade of failed talks and costly international sanctions, the effort to prevent Iran from expanding its nuclear program finally took the form of a diplomatic process. The resulting July 2015 …

Posted on 28 September 2016 | 3:13 pm

Saudi Arabia, Iran, Russia Head Towards Showdown In November

The OPEC meeting held at the International Energy Forum in Algeria lasted over four hours and resulted in a face-saving “understanding” that pushed the hard choices off until November. This is probably enough to fend off falling prices because it will …

Posted on 28 September 2016 | 12:16 pm

OPEC deal appears to sink on Saudi-Iran split

ALGIERS, Algeria – Prospects are dim for a deal among OPEC countries on Wednesday to freeze production and support oil prices, as disagreements persist between regional rivals Saudi Arabia and Iran. Cartel officials will meet informally on the sidelines of …

Posted on 28 September 2016 | 5:59 am