Majlis passes bill for boosting gas condensate, oil refining capacity

The bill was approved by the MPs during an open session of the parliament on Sunday, with 136 votes in favor, 32 votes against and three abstentions. According to the spokesperson for the Parliament’s Energy Committee, Sakineh Almasi, the bill would increase the capacities of gas condensate and crude oil refineries using public investment.

First green school being built in Tehran

Green schools, also known as eco-schools, bring a range of benefits, including waste management, waste reduction, biodiversity, energy, water, transport, health, global sustainability, healthy nutrition, citizenship and climate change.

Envoy slams new US sanctions on Iran topmost officials as ‘economic terrorism’

In continuation of his hostile anti-Iran policies, US President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Monday, imposing new sanctions against the office of Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, Iran’s foreign minister, and senior commanders of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC), in response to Tehran’s downing of an American drone last week that had violated the country’s airspace. “The US’s decision today to impose more sanctions against Iran is another indication that America does not attach any respect to the international laws and the prevailing international opinion,” Iran’s envoy to the United Nations, Majid Takht-e Ravanchi told the press on the sidelines of a closed-door UN Security Council meeting on Iran on Monday. The Iranian envoy was not allowed to take part in the meeting.

Trump has a moment of sanity that begs for continuance

The two tankers incident off Oman was probably an Israeli false flag, and when that did not “work” then the drone incident was staged. It is likely the drone was just over Iranian territorial waters, or else the Iranian navy would not have retrieved parts of the drone in its own waters. The drone pilots could not have been sure what Iran would do, but Iran did switch on its radars and brought it down, in effect telling the pilots something about Iran’s defenses

IRISL ranks 14th among world’s top 100 shipping lines

The Alphaliner Top 100 is the ranking of the largest container or liner operators in terms of global capacity, taking into account the fleets of virtually all of the container operators worldwide. Based on the provided data, the IRISL’s capacity now takes up 0.7 percent of world’s shipping lines, up 0.3 percent from the last year report. In 2018, IRISL stood at the 19th place in Alphaliner’s Top 100 ranking, while the company held the 22nd place in its preceding year

Milad Mohammadi catches eye of Celtic

The Glasgow giants could step up their bid to try to land Mohammadi if they sell Kieran Tierney. The left-back has been one of Celtic’s most important players in recent seasons, playing a key role as they won the ‘treble treble’. Tierney’s impressive performances have led to interest from Arsenal, who are eyeing a long-term replacement for Nacho Monreal.