Archiv für den Tag 24. November 2011
1555 GMT: An Interesting Admission. Revolutionary Guards commander Hossein Hamedani says that projects of the Guards and Basij militia will prevent brain drain.
So is Hamedani that the phenomenon of “brain drain” has been a problem for Iran?
1545 GMT: Bank Fraud Watch. Hamidreza Moghaddamfar, the Cultural and Social Deputy to the Revolutionary Guards has said that two defendants in the $2.6 billion bank fraud have been sentenced to death. Read the rest of this entry
France to put unilateral ban on Iranian oil imports
France will unilaterally stop importing oil from Iran, the first European country to do so, as part of an effort to isolate Tehran because of its nuclear programme.
New round of sanctions for Iran
The Obama administration announced a new round of sanctions against Iran on Monday, just days after the United Nations nuclear watchdog released a report critical of Tehran. The new sanctions are intended to add pressure on Iran’s oil industry and designate Iran as a “primary money-laundering concern.” Read the rest of this entry