@GronlundMelissa Academics usually refer to historical names rightfully. They don't fabricate names for the Persian Gulf. Are you Saudi?!
President Raisi said nuclear agreement with US is possible if the oppressive sanctions on Iran are lifted.
Raisi made the statement after Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian acknowledged lack of progress in Vienna nuclear talks, saying that Iran may engage directly with US.
Ukraine says 127,000 Russian troops r massed near its borders & 1000s r expected to arrive next month in neighboring Belarus, along with tanks, artillery & fighter planes.
Moscow says its deployment to Belarus is military exercise.
EU FMs worry it could be a pretext for incursion
UK is preparing legislation to impose sanctions if Putin carried out invasion on Ukraine.
UK says it will send Foreign Minister Liz Truss to Ukraine in solidarity show. Ms.Tuss told parliament it is unlikely UK deploy troops in Ukraine. UK needs to ensure that Ukraine has weapons
Pro-Trump death threats prompt law bills to protect election workers. In Vermont, Maine & Washington election law will enforce penalties for criminal threats or make it easier to prosecute offenders.
In Washington, state senators voted to make threatening election worker a felony
Iran says release of prisoners can be resolved with US separate from nuclear talks not as precondition for nuclear agreement. US envoy for Iran Robert Malley said US seeks release of four people being held by Iran.
US Supreme Court will decide whether race-conscious admissions at Harvard & Univerdity of North Carolina are lawful.
Lawyers for Harvard said the challengers relied on a flawed statistical analysis & denied discrimination agst Asian applicants, saying Harvard action is lawful.
Fmr Sec of State Madeleine Albright said US should apologize to Iranians for toppling Government of PM Mohammad Mossadeq by CIA-led coup in 1953.
Can you fulfill his recommendation if you accept her diplomacy? US needs to pay reparations to Iran for meddling in Iran. @SecBlinken
@SecBlinken @madeleine @StateDept Secretary of State Madeleine Albright said US should apologize to Iranians for toppling Government of PM Mohammad Mossadeq by CIA-led military coup in 1953.
Can you fulfill his recommendation if you accept her diplomacy? US needs to pay reparations to Iran for meddling in Iran.
@NicoleGrajewski @SamRamani2 Mr. Sam Ramani is broker for nuclear power plants being shut down across the world for causing degradation of environment. Iran has enormous solar energy resources friendly to environment.
Iran rescue workers are involved in race against the clock to evacuate people trapped in heavy snow on roads of East& West Azarbaijan & Kurdestan provinces.
Helicopters of Iran Red Crescent Society are on emergency operations to help families. Army r involved in rescue expedition
#ISIS terrorists attacked Syria in an attempt to free 3,000 ISIS men from prison of Hasaka.
ISIS terrorists denotated car bomb near prison which led to fighting with Syrian-Kurdish guards of the prison. Fierce fighting erupted overnight from Thursday to Friday left 45 ISIS dead.
Proportionality of deaths on both sides.
Saudi/UAE Govts say they killed 70 civilians & wounded 130 in Yemen in retaliation for Houthis missile attack on Abu Dhabi killing 3. Saudi/UAE r accountable for disproportionate human tragedy on Friday. UN Sec-Gen @antonioguterres should report war crimes to @UN Security Council twitter.com/ICRC/status/14…
International Humanitarian Law governing Armed Conflicts required warring parties to protect #Civilians & proprotionality in deaths on both sides. Saudi/UAE Govts say they killed 70 civilians in Yemen & wounded 130 in retaliation for Houthis missile attack on Abu Dhabi killing 3.
Some 70 people died & 130 injured in Saudi/UAE air raid on a prison in Yemen on Friday, Medicine Sans Frontiers MSF said.
Air raids taking tolls on civilians& disproportionate human loss violate IHL& amount to war crimes. Saudi/UAE leaders r accountable to tragedy @IntlCrimCourt
Iran, Russia & China began joint Navy drlll in Indian Ocean on Friday.
Iran's Navy said Navy exercises target sea pirates & security of shipping & seafaring.
Iran has record of fighting sea pirates to ensure free trade & freedom of navigation of Iranian oil tankers at high seas.
Putin hosted Iranian president hailing Tehran-Moscow cooperation to thwart terrorism in Syria & other issues of mutual interest.
Greeting President Ebrahin Raisi at the start of their talks at Kremlin palace, Putin said two govts played key role to help Syria overcome terrorism.
US Supreme Court rejected Trump request to block the release of @WhiteHouse records sought by committee set up by Congress investigating deadly attack on the Capitol.
Trump had given executive order to hold secret WH records from the committee probing last year's mob by allies.
Int'l campaign against Impunity is well reinforced by Govts for Human Rights. Govts exercise Universal Jurisdiction to bring to justice perpetrators of atrocity crimes. Israeli leaders cannot escape justice for everyday crimes against real owners of Palestine. @IntlCrimCourt
CNN: Will Iran settle for being a state permanently on a nuclear threshold and will that satisfy the security needs of its neighbors and potential targets?
At the next round of Vienna talks, there must be some real, concrete evidence of progress.
US House inquiry committee on January 6, 2021 Capitol attack, issued subpoenas to Trump’s legal team for unfounded claims of election fraud, Trump’s former personal attorney Rudolph W. Giuliani, former White House aide Boris Epshteyn & lawyers Jenna Ellis & Sidney Powell. (WPost)
''In his time, through his courage, his conviction & his commitment, Dr. King held a mirror up to America & forced us to answer the question, where do we stand? Whose side are we on? @JoeBiden said.
''We are in another moment right now where mirror is being beld up to America.''
Biden & VicePres Kamala Harris on Monday made renewed plea for passage of voting rights on Mrtin Luther King, Jr. Day.
''Attack on our democracy is real,'' @POTUS said, citing the attack on US Capitol on January 6, 2021 & Republican effort to pass new voting laws in some states.
Three people - two Indians & one Pakistani were killed & six others injured in the fuel-tank fire close to storage of United Arab Emirates Adnoc oil group in capital & Abu Dhabi airport.
UAE said the attack was carried out by Houthi in tit-for-tat of UAE-Saudi air raids on Yemen.
@BBCYaldaHakim Education enables Girls, half of the population, to contribute to advancement of their home country, Afghanistan.
فایننشال تایمزبرای توضیح فساد مالی درآمریکا می نویسد: افرادذی نفوذ برخوردارازفرصت های ناعادلانه ازسرمایه گذاریها وموقعیت های حاصل ازفعالیتهای حزبی ( درایران بخوانید: رانت) تجارت سالم را درقوای سه گانه حکومت آمریکا برهم زده وارتباط دولت با وال استریت ونهادهای مالی را مخدوش سازند. twitter.com/Safar_Sarabi/s…