US sanctions on Iran
Report: U.S. “maximum pressure” campaign driving inflation in Iran and other stories

Today we look at a report on the impact of U.S. sanctions on Iran; the week-long fighting between SDF and IS in Al-Hasakah, Syria; and more

Iran stresses sanctions removal, verification in JCPOA negotiations and other stories

Today we look at the start of the 8th round of talks on the Iran nuclear deal, a report on fatal police shootings in Canada, and more

Iran nuclear deal talks: Who and what stands in the way of an agreement?

Rania Khalek of BreakThrough News analyzes the state of the Iran nuclear deal talks with the US continuing to make demands of Iran while being unwilling to withdraw the sanctions imposed as part of the ‘maximum pressure’ campaign

Iran nuclear deal talks Ahead of eighth round of Vienna talks, Iran warns against undue pressure, demands complete sanctions removal

The seventh round of talks held earlier this month between the remaining signatories of the Iran nuclear deal were inconclusive due to the refusal of the Joe Biden administration in the US to lift all sanctions against Iran imposed since May 2018

Indonesia court rejects permit plea for palm oil plantations in Papua and other stories

Today we look at a court order denying permits for palm oil plantations in Papua, the Marriage Equality bill passed by Chile’s parliament, and more

Thousands lead 200 kilometre march in defense of Bolivia’s democracy & other stories

Today we look at the March for the Homeland in defense of democracy in Bolivia, the 7th round of talks on the 2015 nuclear deal in Vienna, and more

Joint report shows abuses in Ethiopia as TPLF forces continue attacks and other stories

Today we look at the TPLF’s advances in Ethiopia and the UN-EHRC report, Sheikh Jarrah families’ rejection of a deal with Israeli settlers, and more

Iran oil tanker Iran claims to have thwarted US attempt to steal oil from its ship in Sea of Oman

According to the Tasnim News Agency, Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps personnel landed on a tanker which the US was trying to confiscate and later steered it into Iranian waters

After 3 years of house arrest in Canada, Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou returns to China

Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of Huawei, was held under house arrest in Canada over allegations of the tech giant flouting US-imposed sanctions on Iran. China continues to insist that her arrest and prosecution was political

Iran and IAEA reach agreement over servicing of equipment that monitors its nuclear program

The two sides met just days before a meeting of the IAEA’s board of governors. As per the agreement, IAEA’s inspectors are permitted to service the identified equipment and replace their storage media

COVID-19-related deaths surge in Iran amid lack of vaccines 

Iran is currently facing the fifth wave of COVID-19 pandemic, with many cases of the highly contagious Delta variant being reported. The country is facing problems importing the vaccines due to sanctions imposed by the US

Violence against migrants and refugees at Greece-Turkey border and other stories

Today we look at the violence against migrants at the Turkey-Greece border, the seizure of 36 news sites by the US Justice Dept., and more

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