Controversy over the Telegram Messaging App Continues in Iran

Saeed 28 February 2018

by  Saeed

Iran blocks access to most social networks and foreign news websites, and the Telegram app is the way Iranians access international news and opinions.

On February 19th, access to the Telegram app was disrupted, reported a number of Iranians across the country, after a night of clashes between protesting Gonabadi Sufis and the police.

U.S. promises action on Iran regime after UN resolution fails

Navid Felker 28 February 2018

by Navid  Felker
The US has threatened to take solo action against Iran for failing to prevent Iranian-made weapons from being used by Yemen’s Houthi militia, after Russia vetoed action in the United Nations Security Council.
US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley told reporters on Monday: If Russia is going to continue to cover for Iran then the US and our partners need to take action on our own. If we’re not going to get action on the council then we have to take our own actions.”

2018 Worldwide Threat Assessment Addresses the Situation in Iran

Azita Carlson 22 February 2018

by Azita Carlson
Daniel Coats, the US Director of National Intelligence (DNI), on February 13th presented the 2018 “Worldwide Threat Assessment,” an annual compendium of challenges to American security, that will ultimately influence US foreign policy.

Workers at Iran National Steel Group blocked the factory’s entrance

Editor 21 February 2018

by Staff writer, SF

According to Iran’s Free Workers Union, National Steel Group workers in Ahwaz blocked the factory’s entrance on February 18, 2018, to protest about not being paid in the last three months, saying they won’t allow production to resume unless their overdue payments are fully settled.

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