Swiss conference: Iran ‘pole of stability’ for business

Switzerland, which became the first nation to lift sanctions on Iran last month, has arranged a major conference for its business owners, urging them to make the most of business opportunities in the energy-rich country.

Refugee crisis tests EU’s foundations

The influx of refugees into the European Union could be dealt with humanely and practicably – if EU members worked together in solidarity.

Western complicity in Yemen genocide met with media silence

In the latest atrocity in Yemen, Saudi warplanes bombed a residential area, claiming the lives of at least 65 people. Most of the victims are reported to be civilians from the Salah district of Taiz, Yemen’s third largest city.

Leader: Conclusion of nuclear talks, an important accomplishment

The Leader of Islamic Revolution, Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei, has pointed out that the conclusion of nuclear talks has been an important measure, while hoping that the possible remaining issues would also be solved. The Leader of Islamic Revolution, in a meeting with President Hassan Rohani, and the members of …

Mounting hardships of Palestinian refugees

The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestinian Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) has announced that in the past four years, the incoming reports have pointed out the mounting hardships and woes of Palestinian refugees in different countries. Based on reports, more than a 100,000 Palestinian refugees have …

Turkish attempts to form coalition government fail; new election on horizon

The crisis in Turkey is becoming worse by the day as the erratic policies of President Tayyeb Rajab Erdoghan – first in neighbouring Syria and now in domestic affairs – is driving the country towards instability, with terrorism on the prowl, the Lira in headlong collapse, and now the failure …

Iran Your Attractive Destination (179)

Welcome to the 179th weekly episode of the series Iran Your Attractive Destination. As a reminder, we became familiar with the geographical position and historical background of Elam Province, last week, and mentioned that this province is home to many historical sites, while enjoying an intact nature and scenic landscapes. …

Bahrain’s worsening human rights crisis; Youngest prisoner 10-month infant

The Persian Gulf sheikhdom of Bahrain where the repressive Aal-e Khalifa minority regime has continued to brutally bludgeon the aspirations of freedom of the overwhelming majority of the population, presents a tragic case of human rights violations, with a 10-month infant joining the prisoners in its dark dungeons as the …