Posts Tagged ‘Tehran’

Iranians are angry about big bonuses paid to bureaucrats

(Media Release) How much can you earn working for the Iranian state? That question is trending online in Iran, after the payslips of several employees were leaked online and published by several media outlets. They showed not just inflated salaries, but what appear to be bonuses, interest-free loans and significant overtime payments. In one instance, […]

‘Great Satan’ USA & ‘evil’ Britain not to be trusted – Iran’s leader

(Media Release) Iran’s supreme leader says Iranians should not trust the US and other “small and big enemies” of the country during commemorations of his predecessor, who led the country through the 1979 Islamic Revolution. “We have many small and big enemies, but foremost among them are America and this very evil Britain,” Supreme Leader […]

Neda Soltani: ‘The media mix-up that ruined my life’

In June 2009, a woman was shot dead in a demonstration in Tehran. Neda Agha-Soltan became the face of the Iranian protest movement – except that it was not her face to begin with, but the face of university teacher Neda Soltani. Here, Neda Soltani tells her disturbing story. On 21 June 2009, I went […]

Morsi criticises Syria at Tehran meeting

Syrians walk out after Egyptian president calls for “solidarity with struggle” against “oppressive regime”. Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi has said it is an “ethical duty” to support the Syrian people against the “oppressive regime” in Damascus. His speech at the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) summit in Tehran on Thursday prompted a walkout by the Syrians. “Our solidarity […]

Iran ‘sending arms to Syria despite ban’

Leaked report to UN committee by panel of sanctions-monitoring experts says Tehran violating UN Security Council ban. Syria remains the top destination for Iranian arms shipments, in violation of a UN Security Council ban on weapons exports by the Islamic Republic, according to a confidential report. The report, submitted by a panel of sanctions-monitoring experts to […]

Obama warns of force against Iran, but urges diplomacy

President Barack Obama says the US “will not hesitate” to use force to stop Iran obtaining nuclear weapons, but says diplomacy could still succeed. Addressing an influential pro-Israel lobby group, Mr Obama also warned against “loose talk” of war in the dispute with Tehran. Earlier, Israeli President Shimon Peres said Iran was “a danger to […]

Iran threatens pre-emptive action amid nuclear tensions

‘If we feel our enemies want to endanger Iran‘s national interests, and want to decide to do that, we will act without waiting for their actions’ TEHRAN, IranIran would take pre-emptive action against its enemies if it felt its national interests were endangered, the deputy head of the Islamic Republic’s armed forces was quoted by […]

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