Politics

Mousavi Majd, from the Quds Force to the gallows

The Country provided new information on a man it has said will be executed for allegedly spying on behalf of Israel’s Mossad and the US Central Intelligence Agency. Judiciary spokesman said Mahmoud Mousavi Majd had resided in Syria in recent years alongside his family, in an unspecified capacity. Spies in general, and Russian spies in particular, seem to be everywhere: ... Read More »

Tehran squares

After the revolution name of many streets and places of interest where changed. As an example was the Sepah circle. overall renaming streets is a key element of identity politics. Strangely now the same is happening elsewhere. The mass renaming of streets reflects the current pulse of identity politics in Europe. France is considering changing street names associated with the ... Read More »

Funeral service for oil diplomat

Countries opec head passed away recently. The memorial was organized taking in to account the current covid crisis. Bijan Zangeneh and Javad Zarif where present. In related oil news, Brent crude held above $36 a barrel on Friday and was on course for another week of gains as additional production cuts by major producers and a decline in US oil ... Read More »

Victory Day in Europe; the fall of Berlin in Nazi Germany

The final chapter in the destruction of Hitler’s Third Reich began on April 16, 1945 when Stalin unleashed the brutal power of 20 armies, 6,300 tanks and 8,500 aircraft with the objective of crushing German resistance and capturing Berlin. By prior agreement, the Allied armies (positioned approximately 60 miles to the west) haltedDevastation in BerlinSoviet troops at the Brandenburg Gatetheir ... Read More »

Distribution of masks and food by Prince Harry and Megan

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are continuing to give back to their new community. On Friday, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex were once again spotted out in Los Angeles, where they recently moved after stepping down from their roles as senior members of the royal family, in order to deliver food to local residents in need amid the coronavirus pandemic. Read More »

Disinfecting Qom

There is much to learn about the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) that causes coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Based on what is currently known about the virus and about similar coronaviruses that cause SARS and MERS, spread from person-to-person happens most frequently among close contacts (within about 6 feet). Read More »

Cops wear coronavirus helmets

As India enforces a nationwide lockdown due to the novel coronavirus pandemic, one police officer has found a creative way to get the message across.Rajesh Babu, a police inspector in the southern city of Chennai, wears a specially constructed coronavirus helmet while stopping vehicles and pedestrians at checkpoints.The helmet is covered in red spikes with bulbs on the end, just ... Read More »

Confrontation with extremist Jews over coronavirus rules

Some devout Orthodox Jewish communities have been slow to follow lockdown orders in Israel, helping drive a surge in coronavirus cases that officials are struggling to contain.Known in Israel as Haredim, or God-fearers, ultra-Orthodox Jews make up about 12% of Israel’s population — but they account for as much as 60% of Israel’s COVID-19 cases, hospitals estimate. More than 6,000 ... Read More »

Are politicians family members off limits?

But what should be the rule when it comes to family members of politicians? What standard should be even-handedly applied to them all? Basically, families of politicians should be off-limits to criticism until such time as they do something political. The problem, though, is getting politicians to live up to that standard, because politicians routinely put their families up for ... Read More »

Trial Man Negotiate!

Abdolhossein Teymūrtāsh (1883–1933) was an influential statesman who served as the first Minister of Court of the Pahlavi Dynasty from 1925 to 1932, and is credited with playing a crucial role in laying the foundations of modern in the 20th century. Read More »