Iranian football hopefuls for the Olympics
Iran’s U23 national football team, Omid, has made it to the ‘group 16’ for the 2020 Olympics in Asia as the second top team.
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.”
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.
Iran’s top diplomat tweeted at Trump, emphasizing: “Try respect—it works!”
The Deputy Minister of Iran’s Agricultural Jihad has said: “Iran is the world’s third producer of honey in the world with an annual production of 90 thousand tons per year.”
The Football Federation of Iran Disciplinary Committee has suspended five girl players and a coach until further notice for fighting in a match.