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Living standards in Iran 60 percent higher than pre-Revolution era, says economist
Monday, February 17, 2020

Mohammad Homaeefar
Living standards in Iran are now about 60 percent higher than in the 1970s, says a professor of economics at Virginia Tech.


Trump’s Brink of War with Iran Spun on a Lie
Saturday, February 15, 2020

Finian Cunningham
February 12, 2020 "Information Clearing House" - Iraqi military intelligence has found that almost certainly the rocket attack on a U.S. base in December which killed an American contractor was carried out by the Islamic State terror group – not an Iranian-backed Shia militia, contrary to what Washington has been claiming.


The Islamic Republic of Iran at 41
Thursday, February 13, 2020

Yuram Abdullah Weiler
It is no minor accomplishment for the Islamic Republic of Iran to have maintained an independent geopolitical course for a period of forty one years in spite of the overwhelming diplomatic, economic and military pressure employed by the United States to force Tehran to cave in to the diktats of the Washington regime.


“Yalda” to be screened in France, Germany
Tuesday, February 11, 2020

“Yalda, a Night for Forgiveness” directed by Massoud Bakhshi is due to be screened in Germany since April, 2020. Iranian short film "Stop" directed by Mahmood Reza Mafi has been chosen as an official selection of the US BeBop Channel Content Festival. The 12th Tehran International Sport Film Festival, has named features in the competition section. The Iranian short film ‘Goodbye Olympic’ directed by Mojtaba Pourbakhsh will take part in a film event in Lisbon, Portugal. Concurrent with the third Iran Job Exhibition, the country will be hosting the first edition of Iran International Job Photo & Film Festival (Jobax) in April. The third edition of Sweden-based Afghan writer Mohammad-Hossein Mohammadi’s children’s book “The Sun’s Daughter and the Black Devil” has recently been released. Turkey’s metropolitan city Izmir is currently hosting a special Iranian film event by screening nine short films in a month-long program.

Prof: Iran does not consider Saudi Arabia as enemy
Monday, February 10, 2020

Salman Parviz
"For Iran the U.S. and Israel are enemies.  Saudi Arabia is a neighbor and Iran has been trying to improve relations with Saudis, especially since President Rouhani came to power." said Dr. Foad Izadi.

Iraq will be turned into new Vietnam for U.S. troops if they don’t leave: senior journalist
Friday, February 7, 2020

Mohammad Jafari
Millions of Iraqi people, who gathered in Baghdad on Friday, urged the U.S. troops to leave their homeland otherwise they will face another Vietnam war, the managing director of Al Nakhil News Agency says.

Newly established payment channel: proof of US sanctions on food and medicine
Wednesday, February 5, 2020

In a tweet, the Spokesperson of the Iranian Foreign Ministry Seyyed Abbas Mousavi said the newly established humanitarian channel for the delivery of foodstuff and medicine to Iran is by itself a proof of the US sanctions imposed on imports of food and medicine to Iran.

Iran has a 'shockingly strong' war-crimes case against Trump over Soleimani's killing — and it could win
Monday, February 3, 2020

Mitch Prothero
Iran says it will pursue war-crimes charges against President Donald Trump at the International Criminal Court in The Hague over this month's assassination of Gen. Qassem Soleimani. A legal expert told Insider that Iran would have a good chance of winning any case at the ICC.