Tehran housing cost skyrockets as people struggle to afford rent

The Iranian capital, Tehran, is becoming one of the most unaffordable cities in the world to live in. High inflation, stagnant wages and rising house prices are pushing many into poverty. Many are blaming US sanctions and government policies. Al Jazeera’s Assed Baig reports from Tehran. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us … Read more Tehran housing cost skyrockets as people struggle to afford rent

Iran Deaths From Virus May Be Triple Official Tally, BBC Reports

The number of fatalities from coronavirus in Iran may have been almost three times larger than official counts, the BBC’s Persian news service said in a report based on data from an unidentified person close to the Iranian authorities. The pandemic may have killed as many as 42,000 Iranians by July 21 compared with some … Read more Iran Deaths From Virus May Be Triple Official Tally, BBC Reports

Covid-19 – alleged Iran cover-up: BBC investigation says the true figure is almost 3 times higher

The number of people who have died with coronavirus in Iran is higher than the government has admitted, according to figures leaked to BBC Persian. France 24 Sanam Shantyaei has spoken to a doctor in Iran earlier today, and tells us more. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the … Read more Covid-19 – alleged Iran cover-up: BBC investigation says the true figure is almost 3 times higher

Iran has been covering up its Covid-19 death toll, according to BBC investigation

The number of people who have died with Covid-19 is almost 3 times higher, according to an investigation by the BBC. France 24 Sanam Shantyaei tells us more. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe to our YouTube channel: http://f24.my/youtubeEN … Read more Iran has been covering up its Covid-19 death toll, according to BBC investigation

Is Turkmenistan really coronavirus-free? | The Stream

Turkmenistan is one of a handful of countries that has not reported a single coronavirus case during the global pandemic. Despite neighbouring Central Asian countries including Iran, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan and Afghanistan all battling COVID-19, Turkmenistan has so far only acknowledged the presence of pneumonia. Some critics are doubtful of the government’s coronavirus-free claim and say … Read more Is Turkmenistan really coronavirus-free? | The Stream

Tehran arrests head of U.S.-based ‘terrorist group’

Iran says it has arrested the head of what it calls a terrorist group that’s based in the United States. Tehran accuses Jamshid Sharmahd and his group, known as the Kingdom Assembly of Iran, of responsibility for a 2008 attack which killed 14 people in the southern city of Shiraz. Subscribe to us on YouTube: … Read more Tehran arrests head of U.S.-based ‘terrorist group’

Iraq after Saddam Hussein: Two powers competing for influence

In the spring of 2003, Saddam Hussein’s regime was toppled. Iraq then had to rebuild itself, with the presence of US forces who had put an end to the dictatorship. But after the departure of US troops in 2010-11, the Iraqi state never succeeded in asserting its authority, leaving the country open to becoming a zone of … Read more Iraq after Saddam Hussein: Two powers competing for influence

Iran fires missile at mock US aircraft carrier during exercise

Iran has carried out military exercises in the Gulf. The drills have drawn attention because Iran’s paramilitary Revolutionary Guard is using a replica United States aircraft carrier as a target to train its troops. Al Jazeera’s Assed Baig reports from Tehran. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish – Find … Read more Iran fires missile at mock US aircraft carrier during exercise

Strait of Hormuz war games | Iran’s troops practice attack on mock US aircraft carrier

With relations between the US and Iran even worse than usual, Tehran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) has practiced attacking a fake aircraft carrier. As part of large-scale military drills across the south of the Iran, the IRGC circled a mock aircraft carrier – made to resemble the Nimitz-class ships of the US Navy, complete … Read more Strait of Hormuz war games | Iran’s troops practice attack on mock US aircraft carrier

Iran holds Gulf drill amid tensions with U.S.

Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards launched a military drill in the Gulf on Tuesday, the semi-official Tasnim news agency reported, at a time of high tension between Tehran and Washington. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality is unparalleled. Get … Read more Iran holds Gulf drill amid tensions with U.S.

US envoy in Qatar: Gulf dispute ‘gone on too long’

The US envoy to Iran says the blockade of Qatar has gone on for too long. Brian Hook says the Gulf dispute is damaging stability, prosperity and security, as well as harming shared regional interests. Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt cut ties with Qatar more than three years ago. Qatar denies … Read more US envoy in Qatar: Gulf dispute ‘gone on too long’

How the global climate fight could be lost if Trump is re-elected

After decades of negotiations, all 197 nations in the world decided to voluntarily cut the heat-trapping pollution that is causing the climate crisis by signing the Paris climate agreement. Only a handful of countries have not ratified the deal. Subscribe to Guardian News on YouTube ► http://bit.ly/guardianwiressub But on 4 November, in a coincidence of … Read more How the global climate fight could be lost if Trump is re-elected

CGTN Exclusive: A person in the know reveals more details on Meng Wanzhou’s case

HSBC released a statement on Saturday saying the bank was not involved in initiating the investigation by the U.S. Department of Justice which led to the arrest of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou, does not hold any hostility towards Huawei and did not “frame” or “set traps to ensnare Huawei.” Yet doubts still remain. On August … Read more CGTN Exclusive: A person in the know reveals more details on Meng Wanzhou’s case

Ukraine: Black box confirms interference with downed jet

The transcript from the black boxes from a Ukrainian jet accidentally shot down by Iran on January 8 confirms the fact of illegal interference with the plane. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality is unparalleled. Get the latest … Read more Ukraine: Black box confirms interference with downed jet

Passengers injured as US fighter jet comes close to Iranian plane

Several passengers on an Iranian airline have been injured over Syria after the pilot changed altitude to avoid collision with a US fighter jet, according to Iranian media, but the United States military said its F-15 kept a safe distance. The airline Mahan Air is on a US sanctions list for supporting Iran’s Revolutionary Guard … Read more Passengers injured as US fighter jet comes close to Iranian plane