Posts Tagged ‘Iran’

Iran – Nearly 300 die in Iran quake

Monday, August 13, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News August  13,  2012

Local Iranian officials say the death toll from Saturday’s earthquakes will rise to nearly 300 people.

Iranian government officials are shifting from rescue operations to rebuilding in the disaster-affected areas.

The magnitude 6.4 and 6.3 earthquakes hit the northwestern province of East Azerbaijan. 20 villages were devastated in the mountainous area near the focus, with many of the buildings destroyed. Read more…

Iran – At least 180 killed in Iranian quake

Sunday, August 12, 2012 Comments off


August 12,  2012

The number of those killed by the earthquake on Saturday in northwestern Iran has risen to 180 people with number of injured now exceeding 1,300.
Two powerful tremors measuring 6.4 and 6.3 on the Richter scale stroke on Saturday near the towns of Tabriz and Ahar with their epicenters Read more…

Iran’s Supreme Leader decides whether to close Strait of Hormuz: military official

Monday, July 16, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News  July  16,  2012

By  (Xinhua)

TEHRAN, July 15 — The chairman of the Joint Chief of Staff of Iran’s Armed Forces said Sunday Iran’s Supreme Leader has the final say on closing the Strait of Hormuz, one of the most crucial waterways for shipping crude oil.

Iran’s armed forces have contingency plans for every scenario, but whether to block the Strait of Hormuz will be decided by the Supreme Leader Seyyed Ali Khamenei, Major General Hassan Firouzabadi was quoted by Iran’s Press TV as saying. Read more…

Iran’s security chief meets with Kofi Annan

Wednesday, July 11, 2012 Comments off

Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council Saeed Jalili met with the United Nations and Arab League’s special envoy for Syria Kofi Annan in Tehran on Tuesday. Read more…

Annan says Iran must be player in Syria talks

Tuesday, July 10, 2012 Comments off

By Douglas Hamilton

BEIRUT (Reuters) – U.N. peace envoy Kofi Annan waded into big power politics on Tuesday, insisting regional heavyweight Iran should be involved in efforts to find a peaceful solution to the Syria crisis despite the West’s firm rejection of a role for Tehran. Read more…

Kofi Annan arrives in Iran

Tuesday, July 10, 2012 Comments off

The special envoy of the UN and Arab League Kofi Annan arrived in Tehran on Monday where he will hold talks with Iranian leaders regarding a Syrian settlement, according Kofi Annan’s press-secretary Ahmed Fawzi. Read more…

Iran urged to contribute to Syria peace

Monday, July 9, 2012 Comments off

Jul 9, 2012

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon calls on Iran to actively join in the ongoing effort to end the bloody conflict in Syria.

Meeting with Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi on the sidelines of Sunday’s conference on Afghanistan in Tokyo, Mr. Ban urged Tehran to join regional and international efforts to settle the Syrian crisis. Read more…

Iran Oo Sheegtay Inay Diyaar Utahay Inay Caawiso Xalinta Dhibta Syria

Thursday, June 28, 2012 Comments off

Iran diyaar bay utahay inay caawiso qorshaha Ergayga caalamiga ah ee Kofi Anana iskudayga lagu doonayo in xal nabadgalyo laga gaaro Suuriya,laakiin haddii dawladaha qaarkood aysan rabin dahraan kulanka quwadaha caalamka “taasi waamid iyaga dhibaato ku haysa”Danjiraha Iran ufadhiya UN ka Mohammad Khazaee ayaa sheegay Arbacadii. Read more…

Iran says ready to help solve Syria crisis

Thursday, June 28, 2012 Comments off

Iran is ready to help international envoy Kofi Annan’s bid to bring peace to Syria, but if some countries do not want Tehran at a meeting of global powers then “that’s their problem,” Iran’s U.N. Ambassador Mohammad Khazaee said on Wednesday. Read more…

Iran to stop uranium enrichment if supplied nuclear fuel by West – Ahmadinejad

Monday, June 18, 2012 Comments off


Iran will stop enriching uranium if the West offers guarantees that it will supply similarly enriched nuclear fuel to Tehran, said President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Monday ahead of the talks on Iran’s nuclear programme between the six international mediators and Iran in Moscow today. Read more…