Archiv für den Tag 27. Oktober 2011
In First Persian Media Interview, Clinton Announces U.S. ‘Virtual Embassy’ In Tehran
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has reached out to Iranians in her first-ever interview with the Persian-language media. In appearances on the Voice of America and BBC television stations, the top U.S. diplomat said the United States would launch a “virtual embassy” in Tehran to connect with the Iranian people. More
Azerbaijani-Turkish Gas Deal Opens Southern Corridor
In agreeing on gas shipments for Turkish consumption, Turkish and Azerbaijani leaders have resolved one of the biggest obstacles to sending Caspian region gas to Europe. Now the game is on to see which of three proposed pipelines, including the EU’s long-delayed Nabucco project, gets the bid. More
WSJ: ”When Western companies pulled back from Iran after the government’s bloody crackdown on its citizens two years ago, a Chinese telecom giant filled the vacuum. Huawei Technologies Co. now dominates Iran’s government-controlled mobile-phone industry. In doing so, it plays a role in enabling Iran’s state security network. Huawei recently signed a contract to install equipment for a system at Iran’s largest mobile-phone operator that allows police to track people based on the locations of their cellphones, according to interviews with telecom employees both in Iran and abroad, and corporate bidding documents reviewed by The Wall Street Journal. It also has provided support for similar services at Iran’s second-largest mobile-phone provider. Huawei notes that nearly all countries require police access to cell networks, including the U.S. Huawei’s role in Iran demonstrates the ease with which countries can obtain foreign technology that can be used to stifle dissent through censorship or surveillance.”http://t.uani.com/rOFJf0 Lies den Rest dieses Beitrags
TEHRAN:Iranian media reported last week that monetary authorities had reversed a 6-month-old decision to cut interest on bank deposits, aiming to mop up excess cash in the economy and halt a dangerous rise of inflation. Lies den Rest dieses Beitrags
(Reuters) – The United States plans to open a “virtual embassy” for Iran that will give Iranians online information about visas and student exchange programs despite the lack of formal diplomatic ties, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said on Wednesday.
Clinton, in interviews with the Persian language services of the BBC and Voice of America, defended U.S. sanctions against Iran and said Washington had a strong criminal case linking Tehran to a plot to assassinate the Saudi ambassador in Washington. Lies den Rest dieses Beitrags
BRUSSELS, Oct 26 (KUNA) — The five members of the European Parliament Delegation for Iran, who were shortly leaving to Iran on a visit from 31 October to 4 November 2011, learned Wednesday that the Iranian authorities would not issue visas to the participants, Tarja Cronberg chair, Delegation for Relations with Iran in the European Parliament, said in a statement here tonight.
Bange Minuten an Bord der Boeing 727 von Moskau nach Teheran, Lebensgefahr für die 113 Menschen an Bord: Beim Landeanflug klemmt plötzlich das Bugfahrwerk. Ohne Vorderräder muss der Pilot zur Notlandung ansetzen – eine falsche Bewegung und alles ist aus! Das Video vom 18.Oktober 2011
U.N. report seen worsening fear over Iran nuclear plans
Man accused of plotting to kill Saudi ambassador pleads not guilty
Dr Ebadi will lecture on the Arab Spring and Iran with a focus on women.
Date: 7 November 2011
An opportunity not to miss!
Please register by sending an email to: email@example.com or scan the QR code.
Dr Shirin Ebadi is an Iranian lawyer, a former judge, and human rights activist.
This lecture is presented to you by the University of Amsterdam (Faculty of Law), in close
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