Biden's Travel Agency in Kabul Shabtabnews
As for nation-building, the US has instead ended up with a travel agency based in Kabul airport under an astonishingly incompetent management. President Joe Biden, the man heading the travel agency, says the US has spent more than a trillion dollars to get involved in what he claims is “the most difficult operation of its kind” in history.
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US hits Iranian officials with travel restriction over
(8 days ago) The new travel restrictions also come as the Biden administration is increasingly signaling disapproval for Tehran’s posturing ahead of a planned return to negotiations to revive the 2015 nuclear deal known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.
U.S. Envoy Travels To Moscow For Talks On Iran Nuclear
(2 days ago) The State Department announced earlier that Malley would travel to Moscow and Paris from September 7-10 to consult with Russia and European partners on “the need to quickly reach and implement an understanding on a mutual return to compliance” with the 2015 Iran nuclear deal.
Barred from traveling by their husbands, Iranian women
(2 days ago) Al-Monitor - The travel ban and arrest of one woman made headlines around the world last month after a new video surfaced of Princess Latifa in captivity. She was banned from traveling and placed under house arrest by her own father, Dubai's Sheikh …
New Year Travel Permitted Despite Spread of Coronavirus
(5 days ago) New Year Travel Permitted Despite Spread of Coronavirus Variant in Iran February 16, 2021 Health and Hygiene , Social and Political Iranwire – A surge in the number of people infected with the highly contagious coronavirus variant found in the UK has deepened fears of …
Health Minister 'Begs' Iranians Not to Travel for Nowruz
(8 days ago) Iranwire - The repeated advice of the Islamic Republic’s health officials in the past two weeks has been “Do not travel”. The ban on traveling to and from cities on red or orange alert has been unequivocally stated by the National Coronavirus Taskforce. But these cities number just 50, a conside
Holiday Travelers and Religious Ceremonies Spreading the
(2 days ago) Iranwire – Iranian health officials have continued to warn against travel during the holidays, but religious ceremonies to mark Fatimiyya, the days when Muslims and especially Shias mourn the martyrdom of Fatimiyya al-Zahra, the youngest daughter of Prophet Mohammad, have continued despite the ban on gatherings. Alireza Raeesi, spokesman for the National Coronavirus Taskforce, …
Biden’s Iran Travel Ban Repeal Reignites Debate About
(6 days ago) VOA - U.S. President Joe Biden’s quick January repeal of his predecessor's travel ban on Iran has not yet revived Iranian arrivals to the United States, but it has reignited a debate about which Iranians the U.S. should allow to enter and whether existing methods for vetting them are effect
Coronavirus: Inter-City Car Travel Ban Drives Thousands of
(1 days ago) Inter-Province Travel Ban. Friday, June 4 and Saturday, June 5 are national holidays in the Islamic Republic that respectively mark the death of Ayatollah Khomeini and the 1963 demonstrations by his supporters in protest against his arrest under the Shah. To prevent the spread of coronavirus, this year an inter-state travel ban was declared
October 8, 2021 Shabtabnews
(Just Now) RFL/RE – Iran has slapped travel bans on 15 people for alleged involvement in a leaked audio recording in which Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif complains about the influence of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) on Iranian diplomacy, semi-official news agency ISNA reported on April 29.
Iran Reportedly Imposes Travel Bans On Several People Over
(3 days ago) RFL/RE – Iran has slapped travel bans on 15 people for alleged involvement in a leaked audio recording in which Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif complains about the influence of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) on Iranian diplomacy, semi-official news agency ISNA reported on April 29.
Foreign Ministry Denies Zarif's Wife is Under a Travel Ban
(1 days ago) iranwire - Iran’s Foreign Ministry has denied a published story about Foreign Minister Javad Zarif’s wife being subjected to a travel ban. On Sunday, May 16, the Telegram channel Saham News, which is linked to house-arrested reformist cleric …
Court Upholds New One-Year Sentence for Iranian-British
(5 days ago) The verdict additionally includes a one-year travel ban abroad, meaning she cannot leave Iran to join her family for nearly two years. In April, Zaghari-Ratcliffe was sentenced for allegedly spreading “propaganda against the system” when she participated in a protest in front of the Iranian Embassy in London in 2009.
Amid Deepening Coronavirus Crisis, Officials Propose New
(8 days ago) “We propose two travel models that can be implemented following health protocols in the country,” Teymouri said last week. “The first model for Iranian New Year proposes travel by means of package tours. Through package tours, travelers benefit from services provided by the tour and they will stay in authorized accommodation centers [and
Family of Late Iranian President Rafsanjani Banned From
(6 days ago) The travel bans were issued on May 16, 2017, and the news was made public on September 23, 2017. “They have fabricated several cases against Faezeh in recent months, all based on her interviews and speeches,” said the source. “The plaintiffs are the IRGC and the judiciary. Another accuser is the prosecutor in Arak [city in central Iran
Effects of New Year on Covid-19 Rates Begin to Show
(5 days ago) The Health Ministry’s latest figures rate 23 and 44 cities red and orange respectively, and travel to and from these locations is banned. Ministry spokeswoman Dr Sima Sadat Lari also said that in the 24 hours leading up to midday on Monday, another 81 Iranians were recorded as having died from Covid-19, bringing the officially-reported number
Social media fight spreads in Iran as women seek to regain
(Just Now) The Iranian lawyer said that a bill addressing the travel issue is making its way through government, but it first has to be passed by the parliament, and the language, as it currently stands, is very “vague” when addressing how exactly judges would deem travel necessary. The lack of clarity also may delay any movement on the bill.
Coronavirus Variant Runs Rampant in Iran Ahead of New Year
(1 days ago) Travel Restrictions During Iranian New Year. A 13-day holiday will get under way on March 21, the Spring Equinox, when the new Iranian calendar year begins. During this period Iranians traditionally visit each other and travel around the country to celebrate Nowruz, literally the “New Day”. This year, of course, has not been a normal year.
Iran to lift visa restrictions to revive pandemic-hit
(2 days ago) Iran to lift visa restrictions to revive pandemic-hit tourism sector. September 22, 2021 Economy. Al-Monitor – “The spring of tourism [is coming],” wrote the government-run Iran newspaper Sept. 21, reporting on a ceremony in which conservative politician Ezzatollah Zarghami was sworn in as Iran’s new minister of cultural heritage
US envoy for Iran traveling to Middle East: State
(3 days ago) Al-Arabia - US Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook will travel to the Middle East on Wednesday for meetings in Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Oman, Kuwait and Bahrain to discuss “Iran’s regional aggression,” the State Department said. “He …
Iranian Study Casts More Doubt on Sinopharm Vaccine
(5 days ago) Iranwire - Officials of the Islamic Republic are now claiming that around 75 percent of Iranians have been vaccinated against Covid-19. Of course, what’s not being mentioned is that this figure also encompasses those who’ve only received one of the …
Boris Johnson to travel to US in bid to save Iran nuclear
(6 days ago) Boris Johnson will travel to Washington next week in a bid to persuade US senators not to abandon the Iran nuclear deal or to impose fresh sanctions against Tehran that could jeopardise the deal. While describing the deal as an “amazing triumph of diplomacy”, the foreign secretary acknowledged that it had not led to wider changes in Iranian
Covid-19: Five-Day Lockdown Declared in Iran Shabtabnews
(7 days ago) “The travel ban will start at noon Sunday and will continue until [next] Saturday,” said Alireza Raisi, a spokesman for the taskforce. Except for emergency services and essential businesses, h said, all businesses, government offices and banks will be closed during the lockdown.
Christian Convert with Parkinson's Disease and Wife Face
(7 days ago) The rest of the sentence was upheld. Both Homayoun and Sara are also banned from foreign travel or membership of any social or political group for two years after their release, and were given six months’ community service at a centre for the mentally disabled.
Narges Mohammadi’s Open Letter to Enrique Mora: I Protest
(1 days ago) Criticising his decision to travel to Iran for Ebrahim Raeisi’s presidential inauguration, she writes: “People in your countries can gather in the streets for hours and demand their rights from the government. But the people of my country are shot dead when they demand their basic living rights, water and the right to live.”
IAEA Chief To Visit Iran This Week Seeking 'Concrete
(8 days ago) RFL/RE - UN atomic-agency boss Rafael Grossi says he will travel to Iran on August 24 to seek "concrete progress" in a dispute between the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and Tehran over nuclear "safeguards" and blocked inspections in Iran.It will be Director-Genera
Putin Plans To Visit Iran In November For Talks With
(9 days ago) Earlier, Russian presidential aide Yury Ushakov said that Putin was scheduled to travel to Iran before the end of the year to attend the trilateral summit. Citing the Iranian Embassy in Baku, Azerbaijani media reported that Putin, Iranian President Hassan Rohani, and Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev will meet in Tehran on November 1 to
'I Don't Feel Safe': Iranian Journalist Pressured By IRGC
(1 days ago) Finally, on the day his travel ban was lifted, he applied for a passport and traveled to Turkey with his wife, hoping for a better future in a country where they could both work freely. Kazemi’s decision to emigrate from Iran highlights the tough conditions journalists face in the country.
Arrest of Telegram channel operator surprises Iranians
(8 days ago) Zam’s wife said that the person who convinced him to travel to Iraq had had their “complete trust.” Zam is the son of Mohammad Ali Zam, an influential cleric who has held important media positions within various institutions in the Islamic Republic.
UAE Formally Ends Israel Boycott Amid US-Brokered Deal
(8 days ago) Dubai International Airport, home to the long-haul carrier Emirates, has been the world’s busiest for international travel for years. The Dubai International Financial Center also hosts major firms who trade in the hours between Asian and European markets. Dubai already has a major gold market and growing diamond trade.
Trump's Move To Sanction Khamenei Is Significant For Human
(8 days ago) Many commentators and analysts immediately dismissed the move as a “political show-off”, and argued, since Khamenei has no personal assets, does not travel to the U.S.A., and the commanders of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) appointed by him are already under Washington’s sanctions, the new move does not go further than a
Britain Waiting For US Permission To Pay Multi-Million
(2 days ago) Radiofarda - The lawyers of jailed British citizen Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe are alleging that the UK government has stalled payment of a £400 million debt to Iran, which could secure her freedom, for fear of offending the Trump administration. In …
Trump, Abe Discuss Iran In Phone Call Following Rohani's
(3 days ago) Rohani was the first Iranian leader to visit Japan in nearly two decades. His trip came after Abe in June became the first Japanese prime minister to travel to Iran in more than 40 years. At the start of the Rohani talks, Abe said Japan would do what it can to ensure stability in the Middle East, the source of more than 80 percent of its oil.
U.S., Israel Mull Options On Iran Amid Ongoing Efforts To
(1 days ago) RFL/RE - The United States and Israel say they are exploring a Plan B for dealing with Iran if Tehran does not return in good faith to negotiations to salvage the 2015 nuclear deal.Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid said discussions between their two countr
PM Bennet says Israel can respond to Iran attack on ship
(6 days ago) Al-Arabia - Prime Minister Naftali Bennett said that Israel was capable of acting alone against Iran, after US Secretary of State Antony Blinken predicted a “collective” response to an attack last week on an Israeli-managed tanker off the coast of Oman. “We are working to rally the world, but at
Iran's outgoing health minister asks for military-enforced
(Just Now) Al-Monitor – Iran’s outgoing Health Minister Saied Namaki wrote an open letter yesterday, Aug. 1, to Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei urging him and the Supreme National Security Council to directly intervene to stop the spread of COVID-19 in Iran. One of the requests Namaki made was for a two-week lockdown enforced by the military and the police.
Why Iran Considers Biden a 'Weak' President Shabtabnews
(5 days ago) February 22, 2021 Social and Political. gatestoneinstitute.org – The Arabs say they are worried because Iran sees Biden as a “weak” president, and that is why the mullahs in Tehran and their proxies in Syria, Yemen, Iraq and Lebanon have increased their terrorist attacks in the Middle East. Arabs are turning to the Biden administration
COVID-19: Iran Says It's Moving Toward 'Third Wave' Of
(Just Now) Deputy Health Minister Alireza Raisi said on September 15 that travel and people not following health protocols were causing infections to surge. The Islamic republic has experienced a steady uptrend in deaths and infections since reaching a brief low in early September, with total cases now at more than 407,000 and the death toll at 23,453.
Israel Urges Citizens To Avoid Georgia, Azerbaijan, Citing
(2 days ago) It advised against travel to nearby countries such as Georgia, Azerbaijan, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates (U.A.E.), and Bahrain, as well as the Kurdish area of Iraq and Africa. Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, who was at the heart of the country’s past covert nuclear program, was killed on the outskirts of Tehran on November 27.
Coronavirus in Iran: Power Outages, Black Fungus, and
(Just Now) The body is poised to impose fresh travel restrictions in a bid to prevent a “fifth wave” of infections. On Saturday, May 22 Iran began to vaccinate people aged over 70. But there have been complaints about disarray at vaccination centers, while Health Ministry officials promise the vaccination drive will pick up speed once Iranian-made
Blinken Heads To Europe For Talks With NATO Allies
(4 days ago) RFL/RE - U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken will travel to Brussels on March 22 to meet with NATO and European Union leaders as part of President Joe Biden's efforts to repair transatlantic ties.Blinken will attend a meeting of NATO foreign …
Iran Reimposes COVID Restrictions As Delta Variant Spreads
(2 days ago) SEE ALSO:Iranian President Warns Of Fifth Wave Of COVID; Urges Iranians To Not Travel. Reports of new cases have risen steadily in recent weeks, nearly doubling from mid-June to early July. Iran is among the countries hardest hit by COVID-19 and the worst hit in the Middle East.
Christians In Iran Facing Heightened Persecution In Wake
(Just Now) Sister Giuseppina Berti, a 75 year old nun failed to renew her visa and received a travel order instead. She worked in Isfahan with another nun and together they represented the only Latin Catholic Church presence in the area. Berti’s departure will force Sister Fabiola Weiss, a 77 year old, to be the last remaining nun in the area.
EU envoy blasted for attending inauguration of Iran’s new
(6 days ago) EU envoy blasted for attending inauguration of Iran’s new president Raisi. Al-Arabia – A senior European Union diplomat’s arrival in Tehran to attend the inauguration ceremony of Iran’s newly elected president Ebrahim Raisi on Thursday drew criticism from rights groups and activists due to Raisi’s human rights record.
Iran's Daily COVID-19 Deaths Hit Record; Health Official
(9 days ago) The Interior Ministry said a four-day ban on travel in and out of 25 cities, including Tehran, will be imposed from Monday, state media reported. Related Articles. US ready ‘to turn to other options’ if Iran fails to return to nuclear deal: Official. October 5, 2021.
USCIRF condemns the govt of #Iran for sentencing religious
(Just Now) Shabtabnews - In a twitter statement USCIRF condemned the govt of #Iran for sentencing religious prisoner of conscience Golrokh Iraee to an additional year in prison, a ban on membership in political organizations, & a two-year travel ban on charges of “propaganda against the state.” https:/
Will ties with Iran change under Oman’s new sultan
(3 days ago) In its assessment of the new order in Oman, the Islamic Republic is expected to travel the extra mile to preserve the traditional amity, as it understands that regional rivals may not wait long before seeking to pull the new Omani government into their own club to intensify the already-mounting pressure on Tehran.Found in:BARACK OBAMA, TEHRAN
Coronavirus: Iran investigating if COVID-19 was US
(5 days ago) While the virus is widely agreed to have spread from China to the world through human-to-human contact and along popular travel routes, several Iranian officials have publicly entertained the theory that the virus was a biological attack by the US.
Iran: Man Hanged in Public Shabtabnews
(9 days ago) Iran: Man Hanged in Public. April 14, 2017 Human rights. Iran Human Rights – A prisoner who was sentenced to death on six counts of murder charges was hanged in public in the city of Arak (Markazi province). According to a report by the Iranian state-run media, ISNA, the execution was carried out on Thursday April 13 in front of a crowd of