Iran
Politics2017-02-24

IS A U.S. - IRAN WAR IMMINENT?

Iranians in social media speculate on the question whether the travel ban on iranian nationals will ultimately lead to a war between U.S. and Iran. Mehdi Mahdavi Azad, a political analyst in Germany believes that at least a limited military confrontation in the Persian Gulf is very likely.
Politics2017-02-24

WILL ROUHANI BARRED FROM RUNNING FOR A SECOND TERM?

Speculations over whether Hassan Rouhani will be barred from running for a second term is rising in Iran. Morad Vaisi, a political analyst believes there many radical politicians love to see that the Guardian Council disqualify Rouhani for the second term but it is very unlikely that the Supreme Leader allows that because such a move will be very costly and will lead to protests.
Politics2017-02-24

ZARIF TO TRUMP: STOP THREATENING IRAN

The Iranian Foreign Minister, Javad Zarif, has called on the United States to stop threatening Iran. In a BBC interview, he said moves in Washington to prepare new sanctions were an effort to provoke and agitate his country.
Society2017-01-30

IRANIAN PHILOSOPHER HAS RECOMMENDATIONS FOR TRUMP ON VISA BAN

Abdol Karim Soroush, Iranian philosopher and scholar makes some recommendations to U.S. President, Donal Trump on visa ban for citizens of 7 muslim countries. Soroush recites a poem from the famous Iranian poet Sa'di (13th century) which suggests to the king to treat foreign businessmen and messengers well because they will help you to have a good reputation around the world.
Society2017-01-29

FOUR KOOLBARS DIED IN AVALANCHE

Following an avalanche in the mountains of Sardasht in Western Iran, 16 Koolbars (Carriers) were buried under heavy snow. Their colleagues and first responders tried hard using hands and shovels to rescue them. But for four of them, it was too late.
Entertainment2017-01-29

IRANIAN COMEDIAN HAS A SOLUTION FOR TRUMP'S MUSLIM BAN

Iranian comedian Hassan Rivandi ridicules U.S. President's decision to ban Iranians from entering U.S. In his latest video Rivandi says he wants to marry one of the Trump's daughters in order to help lifting the ban.
Politics2017-01-29

IRANIAN-AMERICAN ACTIVIST JUSTIFIES TRUMP'S EXECUTIVE ORDER

Hossein Khorram, an Iranian-American member of Republican Party and a Trump supporter says he supports U.S. President's executive order that bans Iranians from entering U.S. Khorram who was born in Iran says in an interview that even if he himself was affected by the new regulation, he would not have any problem with it.
Society2017-01-29

IRANIANS DEPORTED FROM U.S. AFTER TRUMP'S EXECUTIVE ORDER

Several Iranians have reported on social media that they have been deported upon their arrival in U.S. following the executive order of U.S. President Donal Trump on banning citizens from 7 Muslim countries entering U. S. According to media reports, several Iranians have been detained at U.S. airports, including LAX.
Society2017-01-29

OIL REFINERY IN TEHRAN ON FIRE

Only few days after the Plasco disaster, a new fire has been reported in Iran's capital Tehran. An oil refinery in southern Tehran is on fire. The first video posted by a citizen showed only a small fire but the second one and the photos published shows that the fire is expanding rapidly.
Politics2017-01-25

TRUMP TO SIGN EXECUTIVE ORDERS TO STOP IRANIANS ENTERING U.S.

U.S. President Donald Trump is supposed to sign on Wednesday an executive order to place a temporary ban on issuing visa to citizens of several country including Iran. Around a million Iranians live in Iran and they have expressed concern about Trump's decision. NIAC, an Iranian lobby group in D.C. has condemned the decision and asked Iranians to write protest letters to the President. Saudi Arabia and Pakistan are surprisingly excluded from the order.