Posts Tagged ‘Iran’

Iran shows missile, launches satellite which fails to reach orbit

by Ikokwu Ikembaon February 9, 2020
In the space of a few hours on Sunday, Iran unveiled a new ballistic missile and launched a domestically-built satellite – which failed, however, to reach orbit. The launch of the satellite happened at 7:15pm local time at Imam Khomeini Spaceport in Iran’s Semnan province, some 230km (145 miles) southeast of the capital, Tehran. State television said, […]

CIA spy sentenced to death in Iran

by Ikokwu Ikembaon February 4, 2020
Saying that the verdict will be implemented soon, Gholam-Hossein Esmaeeli said in his press conference that the sentenced CIA agent, Amir Rahimour, had received handsome amounts from the US for this job. Esmaeeli said that the Supreme Court of Iran has also confirmed the verdict. The US has repeatedly showed its enmity with Iran in […]

Us – Iran Feud, What’s in it for Nigeria? – by Koko Nkanor

by Oluwadamilola Adakoon January 15, 2020
The world had just rounded up Christmas and New year festivities and were just settling into 2020 when news of the killing of the second in command, an Iranian military major General and commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC), Qassem Soleimaini. He was killed by an American drone in a targeted air strike […]