Monthly Archives: November 2019

HRW Condemned Israel over Right Groups Expel

TEHRAN ( Iran News ) – HRW (Human Rights Watch) condemned Tel Aviv’s decision to expel the rights group’s Israel director from the occupied territories over his support for the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement. In a statement on Sunday, HRW Executive Director Ken Roth said that American citizen Omar Shakir, the US-based rights group’s director for Israel and the Palestinian territories, is to be deported from Israel on Monday over his support the BDS movement and condemned Israel for that. The movement, which is a Palestinian-led campaign promoting a total and worldwide boycott against the Israeli regime, was initiated in 2005 by over 170 Palestinian organizations and later turned international

Detention of spy made Iran pay 180 millions

TEHRAN ( Iran News ) – A U.S. federal judge has ordered Tehran to pay $180 million over the 18-month detention of an spy working as a Washington Post correspondent found guilty of espionage and gathering classified information in Iran. Columbia District Court judge Richard J.

North Azadegan oil field reach to steady output

TEHRAN ( Iran News ) – Iran’s North Azadegan oil field, which the country shares with Iraq in the West Karoun region, is producing 75,000 barrels per day of oil steadily, Mehr news agency reported on Sunday, quoting the director of the field’s development project. According to Esmail Qolampour Ahangar, five new wells and an assessment well are planned to be drilled in the field in order to maintain the field’s recovery factor after the fifth and sixth years of production. Three years have passed since North Azadegan oil field started production, the official said.

Kazakhstan visa rules for Iranians will be eased

TEHRAN ( Iran News ) – Kazakhstan is considering to ease visa rules for Iranian traders and travelers as of the next spring, Kazakh ambassador to Tehran Askhat Orazbay has said. Kazakhstan is expected to sign a visa rules facilitation agreement with Iran in the spring of 2020, based on which Iranian tourist groups will be granted entry visas without the need to invitation [letter from the host].

Iranian Navy plans to build heavy destroyer

TEHRAN ( Iran News ) – The Iranian Navy plans to build a new heavy destroyer weighing more than 5,000 tons, Tasnim reported on Sunday, quoting Navy chief Hossein Khanzadi. Construction of the heavy destroyer has been put on the agenda under a project dubbed “Negin” (gemstone), the rear admiral said