According to a state-run daily the more than two million Iranian stock market investors who lost their savings in the stock market will “riot” if their demands are not met.
The Twitter account of Iran’s Supreme Leader on Friday carried the image of a golfer resembling former President Donald Trump apparently being targeted by a drone, vowing revenge over the killing of a top Iranian general in a US drone attack.
In a new video that was shared on YouTube and social media this week, the Iranian Armed Forces showcased their drone strength in a series of attacks on targets during their military drills along the southern coast.
Britain, France, and Germany, who are the three European signatories to the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, sent out a joint statement on Saturday to express their concerns over Iran’s latest violations of the deal and threats to go further unless the world agrees to meet its demands.
India hopes it could diversify its oil suppliers under the new U.S. Administration that could relax restrictions on oil exports from Iran and Venezuela, India’s Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan told Bloomberg TV in an interview.
On Wednesday, January 13, the US Treasury announced the imposition of new sanctions on three individuals and 16 entities in Iran, and among those listed was the name of the Chief of Staff of the Iraqi Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF), Abu Fadak Al-Mohammadawi.
Iranian forces and affiliated militias in Deir ez-Zor province redeployed after their military sites and barracks were hit last week by airstrikes attributed to Israel, the Al-Monitor website reported. The forces evacuated the sites that were hit, emptied the weapons depots and moved their weapons and personnel to hidden locations in populated areas in the cities of Deir ez-Zor, Abu Kamal and Mayadeen.
These days, the drop in Iran’s stock index has intensified people’s anger at the government’s economic mismanagement, a phenomenon that continues despite political rivalries.
In the past eleven months, many Iranian breadwinners have lost their employment due to the coronavirus outbreak, which imposed additional pressure on low-income classes, particularly working families.
The US seeks to lengthen and strengthen the nuclear constraints on Iran through diplomacy and the issue will be part of President Joe Biden’s early talks with foreign counterparts and allies, White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said.
The Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) unveiled its new missiles and drones during its recent maneuver in central Iran on Friday. Unveiling ballistic missiles and suicide drones confirm the regime’s persistence on terrorism and how the mullahs waste Iran’s national wealth to achieve their malign goals.