Iran displays missile during anniversary of US Embassy takeover

Alexei Likhachyov right General Director of the Rosatom State Corporation and Yukiya Amano Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency during the panel session The Role of Nuclear in the Green Energy Mix held as part of the 2017 St

Alexei Likhachyov right General Director of the Rosatom State Corporation and Yukiya Amano Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency during the panel session The Role of Nuclear in the Green Energy Mix held as part of the 2017 St

Iran has put on a show of force to mark the anniversary of the 1979 U.S. embassy takeover and hostage crisis, amid uncertainty over Tehran's nuclear deal with the West. It was the first time Iran displayed a missile during the annual gathering.

A surface-to-surface missile was on full display as thousands gathered at the former U.S. compound, the first time such weaponry has been on display during the annual event.

Thousands marched in Tehran on Saturday to mark the anniversary of the 1979 takeover of the USA embassy, chanting anti-US and anti-Israeli slogans.

Five police officers suspended over Bhopal gang rape
When he returned he was accompanied by two other men, named only as Rajesh and Ramesh, and all four men allegedly raped her again. Indian parents hunted down their daughter's alleged rapists after police refused to carry out an investigation.

"That America thinks Iran is going to put aside its military power is a childish dream", said Brigadier General Hossein Salami, deputy head of its elite Revolutionary Guards which oversees the missile development, Reuters reported, citing the Iranian news agency Tasnim.

Iran's Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, said this week that Iran must resist the United States.

Hundreds of Iranian militant students stormed the U.S. Embassy after the overthrow of the U.S. -backed Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi. Demonstrators burned an effigy of U.S. President Donald Trump as well as Israeli and U.S. flags.

Whoever sold Matic to United should be sacked by Chelsea
Antonio Conte is " more than capable" of getting Chelsea back on track, says former Premier League title victor Eidur Gudjohnsen. That is one of the poorest decisions I have ever seen in the Premier League .

On November 4, 1979, a group of Iranian university students took over the U.S. diplomatic mission, which they believed had turned into a centre of espionage aimed at overthrowing the then-nascent Islamic Republic. The United States broke off diplomatic relations with Iran in 1980 and the ties between the two countries have remained severed ever since. It has a range of at least 1300 miles, putting it in range of Israel and most US bases in the region.

Under the deal, Iran was granted relief from some worldwide sanctions in exchange for curbs on its nuclear program.

President Trump in October refused to recertify the 2015 nuclear deal, one of the landmark achievements of the Obama administration, under which Iran agreed to increased worldwide inspection of nuclear sites in exchange for a range of economic sanctions being lifted. Many Iranians call it the "den of spies".

WhatsApp reportedly down in India and globally for 60 percent users
Earlier in May, WhatsApp faced a similar problem but unlike today the outage went for few hours (much longer than today). It showed that the outage was global in nature, with severely affected regions being Europe, India and Malaysia.

Recommended News

We are pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news.
Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere in the site or in the newspaper.
Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.