Tehran street is named after Master Shajarian
Members of Tehran’s Islamic City Council have agreed to name a street in the capital after Master vocalist Mohammad-Reza Shajarian.
The 17-year old Taekwondo fighter, Mahla Momenzadeh, has reached the World Taekwondo Championships final to become Iran’s second woman finalist in the history of its game.
The President of the Iranian Football Federation, Mahdi Taj, has announced that Marc Wilmots from Belgium is now Iran’s new Team Melli coach.
“Meshmesheh” [Glanders], written and directed by Shahed Ahmadlou will premiere on the international scene at the 2019 Cannes market of the Cannes Film Festival.
The new Schiller album called “Morgenstund” which is fusion music recorded with Iranian musicians was released internationally in March this year. They have now started their tour in which Yalda Abbasi, Iranian woman musician, also plays the dotar.
A Russian affairs analyst in Iran believes: “The main addressees of Putin’s recent speech were Europe and the US. But, Russia will not take Iran’s side as tensions rise and, essentially, it is not in a position to help Iran.”
The sound of an explosion echoed through the Green Zone on Sunday night around 9:00 p.m., a reminder that this most secure part of the Iraqi capital is not, in fact, all that safe. The projectile appears to have been aimed at the United States embassy and, after the blast, embassy sirens went off, accompanied by repeated warnings blaring on loudspeakers instructing everyone to take immediate cover.
As the Trump administration prepares to brief lawmakers Tuesday on the threat posed by Iran, Democrats are charging that Republicans are misrepresenting intelligence to make the danger from Tehran seem more dire than it actually is.
President Trump on Monday played down tensions with Iran, saying his administration currently has no signs of threatening actions by Tehran but that if that changes, the United States “will have no choice” but to respond forcefully.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi condemned a terrorist mine explosion at Khaf-Herat railroad that killed and injured a number of Iranian and Afghan nationals on Sunday.