Iranian Architecture

US rejects Iranian claim of naval interaction in Gulf of Oman

Iranian Revolutionary Guards claimed they had prevented US forces from confiscating Iranian crude oil from the tanker. According to Iranian state media citing the IRGC, US warships and helicopters “pursued the tanker” in an attempt to take it over, but failed. Iran says US forces boarded tanker, offloaded crude oil …

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US, EU leaders say they are ‘convinced’ Iran deal can be quickly restored

In a joint statement following a discussion between Biden, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the G20 in Rome, the leaders said they were “convinced that it is possible to quickly reach and implement an agreement on the return to full …

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Iran’s new brigade infiltrates tribes in eastern Syria

Since the start of 2021, Iran has started working on the formation of the Hashemiyoon military brigade in Syria, allowing only Shiites to join it. The newly formed faction, which began operating in mid-August, joined other pro-Iranian factions in Syria, including the Zainabiyoun, Fatemiyoun and al-Husseinoun brigades. The Hashemiyoon Brigade …

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Iran’s impressive collection of Western art

23 October 2021 DAYS BEFORE Ebrahim Raisi, a die-hard cleric, won the Iranian presidential election in June, the Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art reopened to the public after a lengthy renovation. It created a strange juxtaposition. Mr. Raisi celebrates the decline of American influence; his Minister of Culture denounces “the …

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The strange allure of the TikTok refuge

The apartment flashes up as a Frank Ocean song plays. We see a white sofa with cushions: white squares, pink square, ocher orb, black square. Later come the quick cuts: to a free-standing shelf (white backs only), to the cushions again, to a see-through coffee table (an opportunity, really, to …

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Biden continues devastating Trump sanctions

When President Biden took office in January, a complex web of US sanctions hampered Iranians’ ability to access basic COVID treatments and supplies, like syringes, infusion pumps and test kits. Desperate doctors had been forced to advocate to the global public for relief. While the full toll of US sanctions …

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KPMG India Partners With Forcepoint To Offer Information Protection, IT News, ET CIO Services

KPMG in India and Forcepoint announced they have partnered to provide information protection services to businesses in India. The alliance will bring together cybersecurity services from KPMG along with cybersecurity innovations from Forcepoint that enable businesses and government agencies to protect their critical data wherever it is accessible. Businesses and …

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