Istanbul (The Times Groupe)- The Israeli president Isaac Herzog in a phone call thanked his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan for Ankara’s efforts in combatting terrorism that Iran was trying to carry out a terror attack on Israelis in Turkey’s Istanbul over the weekend, Turkey's Communications Directorate said on Sunday.
Tehran (The Times Groupe)- The Islamic Republic Iran said Wednesday it was planning two solid-fueled rocket tests as satellite photos showed preparations at a desert launch pad previously used in the program, even as tensions remain high over Tehran's rapidly advancing nuclear program.
Tehran (The Times Groupe)- Iranian state media reported that two Iranian IRGC aerospace staff died in separate incidents while on active duty.
Tehran (The Times Groupe)- Argentine authorities has seized a Boeing 747 owned by Iran's Mahan Air and leased to Venezuela's state-owned airline at Buenos Aires airport, Iranian state-controlled media reported on Sunday.
Tech (Times Of Ocean)- The third annual edition of the Digital Quality of Life Index (DQL) ranks Iran 83rd among 110 countries. Covering 90% of the global population, the DQL study is conducted by the cybersecurity company Surfshark and evaluates countries based on a set of five fundamental digital wellbeing pillars. Iran, however, scores slightly better in the affordability category (31) than in the quality category (94), the e-infrastructure category (68), the e-security category (93) and the e-government category (81).
Tehran (Times Of Ocean)- Former Iran's lawmaker Faezeh Hashemi Rafsanjani has called on western countries not to remove IRGC from terror list.
Tehran (Times Of Ocean)- Iran summoned Afghanistan's ambassador to Tehran on Tuesday after protesters threw rocks at the consulate and embassy during a protest, Iranian media reported.
Non-Iranian intelligence agencies do not appear to know what is going on. Several weeks ago, there was a flood of Israeli predictions of an imminent deal in Vienna but those fears have certainly not materialized and now even the Americans appear sceptical at the feasibility of a return to the JCPOA.