Monday, March 4, 2024

Iranian Media Highlights

123% Increase in Iran’s Box Office Takings

Iranian cinema takings stood at a record high of 1.63 trillion rials ($43.62 million) last Iranian year, up 123% compared to the year before.

Bus Accident in North India Kills at Least 44

At least 44 have lost their lives after a bus carrying over 50 passengers fell into a river in northern India, according to media reports.

US State Dept. Criticises Turkey While Trump Congratulates Erdogan!

US President Donald Trump called his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan to congratulate him on winning a much-disputed referendum that will cement his autocratic rule over the country.

No Surprise If Iran’s Rouhani is Killed Ahead of Election: Israel

The Israeli regime’s Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman said he would “not be surprised” if Iranian President Hassan Rouhani was assassinated in the country’s upcoming presidential election next month.

ISIS Chops Off Ears of 33 Disobedient Elements

The ISIS terrorist group used to execute the elements who tried to flee from battle, but it is now running out of fighters and is thus resorting to alternative ways such as cutting off the ears of its deserters.

Blast in Egyptian Church Leaves 30 Dead, Dozens Injured

At least 30 people were killed in an explosion at a Coptic Church in the city of Tanta in northern Egypt, sources say.

Trump Can’t Speak of Syrian Babies While Closing US Doors to Them

Hillary Clinton has described US President Trump as hypocritical, arguing that while he uses pictures of children killed in gas attacks to justify airstrikes in Syria, he at the same time closes the country’s door on Syrian refugees.

31 Killed in ISIS Attack on Iraq’s Tikrit

At least 31 people, including 14 police officers, were killed and more than 40 wounded in attacks overnight by the ISIS militants in the northern Iraqi city of Tikrit.

Over 12 Killed in Attack on Russian Base in Chechnya

An attack by Chechen militants against a Russian military base has claimed the lives of more than 12 people.

US Imposes Fresh Sanctions on Firms Working with Iran

The United States has imposed sanctions on 30 foreign companies or individuals for alleged transfer of‘sensitive technology’to Iran for its missile program, the State Department said on Friday.

Trump’s Travel Ban Once Again Blocked

A federal judge in Hawaii has blocked US President Trump’s revised travel ban just hours before it was due to go into effect, marking another stinging blow to the administration.

Radical Kuwaiti Sheikh Says Photoshop Forbidden

A Wahhabi Kuwaiti sheikh claimed that using Photoshop or any photo editor is forbidden because it goes against Allah!

189% Increase in Employment of Iranian Women in Executive Jobs

Iran’s minister of labour says the number of Iranian women employed in executive positions shows a huge growth compared with three years ago.

40 Killed, 45 Wounded in Twins Blasts in Damascus

The explosion of two bombs near a cemetery in the Bab Masala area of Damascus has killed and injured dozens of people, Syrian official news agency reported.

Iran Exports Milk to US for First Time in History

For the first time in Iranian history, the country has exported milk to the United States, Deputy Agriculture Minister Hassan Rokni announced on Thursday without providing any further information about the value of trade or time of delivery.

ISIS Leader May Have Escaped Iraq’s Mosul

The ISIS terrorist group’s leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has once again slipped through the fingertips of Iraqi forces and allied troops controlling the area around Mosul, Iraq.

ISIS Leader Can Apply for US Visa, Iranian PhD Students Can’t!

The revised version of Trump’s travel ban blocks visitors from six countries of Syria, Libya, Yemen, Somalia, Iran, and Sudan, but it exempts Iraq, the homeland of several renowned terrorists and extremists who are now allowed to apply for the US visa!

Americans Allowed to Open Bank Accounts in Iran: Official

A source close to the Central Bank of Iran announced that Americans who live in Iran can open bank accounts in the country.

Trump Is Liar, Deflector: US House Minority Leader

Nancy Pelosi, the Minority Leader of the US House of Representatives, called US President Donald Trump a liar for accusing former President Barack Obama of tapping the phones in Trump Tower.

Over 45,000 Displaced by Fighting in West Mosul

The ongoing operation to retake west Mosul from extremists has pushed more than 45,000 people to flee, the International Organisation for Migration said on Sunday (March 5).

Europe Votes to End Visa-Free Travel for Americas

The European Parliament (EP) has voted to end visa-free travel for Americans within the EU.

Iran Has No Problem with Arab People: IRGC General

Mohsen Rezaei, a former commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC), says Iran's problem with certain Arab countries is not with their people, but with their autocratic leaders who serve the Zionist regime of Israel.

Farhadi’s Oscar Checkmates Trump! (Cartoon)

Many commentators across the world believe that Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi’s statement after receiving the Academy Award and his move to boycott the Oscars ceremony were a very effective response to Trump’s travel ban against Muslim nationals.

Kuwait Rejects Saudi Request for War Subvention

The Kuwaiti administration has reportedly given the thumbs down in reaction to Saudi Arabia’s request for subvention in Yemen war.

Saudi King Salman Takes Selfie with Malaysian PM

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud and Malaysia’s Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak engaged in what is said to be “selfie diplomacy”.

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