Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Iran

WC: Qatar eliminated after Netherlands and Ecuador draw; Iran beat Wales

Qatar are out of the World Cup - the first time a host nation has been eliminated after just two games.The Netherlands’ 1-1 draw with Ecuador on Friday was enough to seal the Middle East country’s fate after the...

World Cup: Netherlands strike late to beat Senegal; England hammer Iran

Netherlands scored twice in the final minutes through Cody Gakpo and substitute Davy Klaassen to beat Senegal 2-0 in their World Cup Group A match at Al Thumama Stadium on Monday.The Dutch, who missed out on the 2018 World...

Iran team refuses to sing national anthem at Fifa World Cup match

In a striking act of solidarity with protesters in Iran, the men’s national football team decided not to sing the national anthem in its opening World Cup game against England.The unrest in Iran began in September when a 22-year-old...

5 killed in market drive-by shooting in Iran

At least five people were killed and 10 others injured in a drive-by shooting attack on a market in the southwestern Iranian city of Izeh. Armed assailants driving two motorcycles on Wednesday opened fire on people as well as police...

Iran develops hypersonic missile

A senior commander of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has said that the country has built a hypersonic ballistic missile that is capable of penetrating “all missile defence systems”.“The missile has a high velocity and can maneuver both...

Iran signs gas contracts worth $6.5bn with Russia

Iran and Russia have signed contracts worth around $6.5 billion for cooperation in the gas sector, a Minister announced here. The newly signed deals are parts of the memorandum of understanding (MoU) valued at $40 billion signed between the National...

Iran seeks ‘logical’ nuke deal to secure interests: FM

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian has said that Iran is seeking a "logical" nuclear agreement which will secure the interests of the country. Amir-Abdollahian made the remarks in a state TV programme, referring to Iran's demands in reaching an agreement...

EU slaps human rights sanctionson Iran, warns of more over Ukraine

The European Union prepared to slap sanctions on Iran on Monday over a human rights crackdown and several ministers warned of separate, new sanctions if Tehran’s involvement in Russia’s war on Ukraine was proven.The EU ministers are set to...

Protests in Iran over woman’s death reach key oil industry

Workers at the site of a major complex of refineries crucial for Iran’s massive offshore natural gas field protested on Monday over the death of a 22-year-old woman, online videos appeared to show.The demonstrations at Asaluyeh mark the first...

Protests in Iran biggest threat to hardline regime in 13 yrs

Demonstrations have spread to most of Iran’s 31 provinces and almost all urban centres, pitting anti-government demonstrators against regime forces, including the military, and posing the most serious test to the hardline state’s authority in more than 13 years,...