Virtual conferences have become the new norm because of Covid-19. This year’s Islamic Unity Conference that is held in Tehran to coincide with the birthday of the noble Messenger (pbuh) is also being held virtually. Coping with the pandemic is a major theme.
Two leading Muslim countries—Iran and Turkey—could transform the Muslim world and lead the Ummah to its natural dominant position that it once enjoyed if they were to come together
Despite decades of illegal sanctions and the pandemic, the Islamic Republic has coped with the twin crises far better than those that have imposed sanctions on it. The reason is that Iran has made immense progress in the medical field and pursued people-friendly policies.
America’s list of enemies is not only long, it keeps growing. It is America’s systemic need. By conjuring up fear of real or imagined enemies, the US Deep state keeps diverting trillions of dollars from development toward armaments to further enrich the oligarchs
In recent weeks the corporate media has been awash with analysis of the purported document leaked to the public and titled the ‘25-year Comprehensive Plan for Cooperation between Iran and China’. While the document is being labeled as a formal treaty, neither party has confirmed it as such.
Iran’s mineral wealth estimated at $700 billion may reach as high as $1.4 trillion. Once brought on stream, it will make Islamic Iran an economic powerhouse in the region. It is already a regional military power.
Iran’s oil and food shipments to Venezuela are a game-changer that challenge US hegemony in its backyard. Iran sees Venezuela as a fellow victim of US-Nato bullying and is willing to extend a helping hand.
The Trump regime wants to have it both ways. It repudiated the nuclear deal with Iran yet wants to use its provisions to push for continued sanctions against Iran. Other signatories of the JCPOA as well as members of the Security Council are not enthused by Trump’s antics.
Islamic Iran has achieved notable success in the rate of recovery of coronavirus patients. It is among the top two or three countries in the world despite America’s illegal sanctions that have caused much dislocation to its economy.
Unlike other countries, Iran and Palestine face two challenges: illegal sanctions and siege, and the coronavirus. Both have devasted their populations.
Some Muslims have described Iran’s retaliatory missile strikes on two American bases in Iraq as not sufficiently strong because no American soldier was killed. Iran’s missiles were not intended to kill but to send a message that no US military bases or its allies and puppets’ assets in the region are safe from Irani strikes.
The Ukrainian airliner mistakenly shot down by Iran on January 8 is being exploited by some quarters for political purposes. This is both shocking and disturbing.
Wars cause death and destruction. Most people understand this and therefore, oppose all such wars. The latest US threats against Iran are being opposed by people all over the world with anti-war rallies in some 210 cities
Trump’s impeachment circus, fallout from Brexit, Islamic Iran’s continued rise, turmoil in Egypt, Saudi bloody nose in Yemen and Saudi-Emirati destabilization of Oman are some of the stories that will dominate 2020.
The Zionists and their supporters deliberately misrepresent statements of Iranian officials about Israel. Iran’s leader, Imam Seyyed Ali Khamenei clarified on November 14 that when Iran calls for the “elimination of Israel”, it is the regime not the Jewish people that it wants removed.