Tag: Iran

  • Happy Nowrooz, Persian New Year 2023

    Happy Nowrooz, Persian New Year 2023

    Nowrooz is a time of renewal, rejuvenation and reflection. It’s time to leave the past behind and focus on the future. The days before Nowrooz are full of cleaning and decluttering the home, as a clean home is believed to bring good luck for the new year. People also buy new clothes to wear on […]

  • Iran upholds the death sentence for a Swedish-Iranian Arab dissident

    Iran upholds the death sentence for a Swedish-Iranian Arab dissident

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates – Iran’s Supreme Court has upheld the death sentence of a Swedish-Iranian dual citizen convicted of leading an Arab separatist group accused of attacks, including one on a 2018 military parade that killed 25 people, state media reported Sunday. Iran said in 2020 that its security forces arrested Sweden-based Habib Farajollah […]

  • March events: Why Tivoli’s opening will supply the missing spring in all our steps

    English Comedy Night10 March at 20:00-22:00; Knock Knock Comedy Club, Vimmelskaftet 41, Cph K; internationalcomedians.comLet’s laugh together! Enjoy four comedians from Ireland (headliner Danny Ryan), Sweden, Canada and Poland, presented by British comedian Adrian Mackinder. All the necessary elements are in place for a great night of comedy! Easter in TivoliMarch 31-10. April; 11.00-22.00; Tivoli, […]

  • More than 21 million people in Yemen need help, protection: UN chief

    More than 21 million people in Yemen need help, protection: UN chief

    GENEVA – More than 21 million people – two out of three Yemeni children, women and men – need help and protection, said the UN chief. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres spoke at a conference in Geneva – hosted by Switzerland and Sweden – where an appeal was made for US$4.3 billion to support the most […]

  • Donors pledge $1.2 billion in Yemen aid, far short of UN target

    Donors pledge $1.2 billion in Yemen aid, far short of UN target

    The United Nations collected $1.2 billion in humanitarian aid for Yemen, but the amount is far short of a $4.3 billion goal the United Nations set to help the war-torn country. US Secretary of State Antony Blinken told a global donor conference in Geneva on Monday that the US would provide $444 million in humanitarian […]

  • NATO member may delay vote on expansion

    NATO member may delay vote on expansion

    A Hungarian official has suggested lawmakers may need more time to consider bids from Sweden and Finland to join the bloc Hungary, one of only two NATO members yet to formally approve bids from Sweden and Finland to join the western military bloc, may need more time than expected for its lawmakers to vote on […]

  • Culture Round-Up: Bollywood and bhajis on the beach under a bombardment of colors

    As a way to encourage the gray days to give way to sunnier skies, and our dark attire to make way for lighter shades, a savior returns to Copenhagen in April. The Hindu Swayamsevak Sangh (HSS-DK), the organizer of last August’s well-attended Indian Vegetarian Food Festival, is hitting up Østerbro once again, this time to […]

  • I-League: Ajay Chhetri’s strike helps RoundGlass Punjab FC beat NEROCA FC 1-0

    I-League: Ajay Chhetri’s strike helps RoundGlass Punjab FC beat NEROCA FC 1-0

    Imphal (Manipur) [India]February 21 (ANI): I-League title contenders RoundGlass Punjab FC picked up three more vital points, beating NEROCA FC 1-0 at the Khuman Lampak Stadium in Imphal. RoundGlass Punjab are back on 40 points with Sreenidi Deccan, who currently hold the top spot thanks to their superior head-to-head record over Staikos Vergeti’s side. It […]

  • Tiotusentals dör i Ukraina medan väst ser på

    Tiotusentals dör i Ukraina medan väst ser på

    I en nyligen kolumnskrev militäranalytiker William Astore, “[Congressman] George Santos är ett symptom på en mycket större sjukdom: en brist på heder, en brist på skam, i Amerika. Heder, sanning och integritet verkar helt enkelt inte spela någon roll, eller spela någon större roll, i Amerika idag. Men hur har man en demokrati där det […]

  • NATO aspirant abandons neighbor – media

    NATO aspirant abandons neighbor – media

    When Trkiye blocks Swedish access, Finnish media reports that Helsinki can proceed on its own After declaring that Finland and Sweden would join NATO together, the Finnish government is now preparing to leave its neighbor behind, Iltalehti daily reported on Monday, citing insider sources. Finnish President Sauli Niinisto summoned the leaders of political parties to […]

  • Huge Paris rally calls for EU terror listing for Iran’s guards

    Huge Paris rally calls for EU terror listing for Iran’s guards

    Paris – Thousands of Europe-based Iranians – including relatives of victims of repression in the Islamic Republic, lawmakers and activists – called on Saturday at a rally in Paris for the European Union to list Iran’s Revolutionary Guards as a terrorist group. Speakers at the demonstration in Place Vauban in the heart of the French […]

  • The strategic game behind Turkey’s NATO no

    The strategic game behind Turkey’s NATO no

    Turkish President Erdogan rejects Sweden time and time again, and Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson (M) calls for national calm so as not to stir up the mood. What looked like a reasonably quick journey into NATO has become a long bench of foreign policy suffering. Rasmus Paludan’s Koran burning and the hanging Erdogan doll in […]

  • The Helsinki court convicted two journalists of revealing national secrets

    The Helsinki court convicted two journalists of revealing national secrets

    Tuomo Pietiläinenthe reporter who was primarily responsible for the story was fined 50 days. Laura Halminenanother reporter mentioned in the byline, was not convicted because of his lesser role. “The other journalist had a clearly smaller role than his colleague and had sought to ensure that the publication was legal. The district court refrained from […]

  • Iranian FM warns of reprisals over the EU’s blacklisted Revolutionary Guard

    TEHRAN, Jan. 22 (Xinhua) — Iran’s foreign minister said on Sunday that any retaliatory measures, including a withdrawal of the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT), from Iran will be possible if Europe does not change its anti-Tehran positions. Hossein Amir-Abdollahian made this in an interview with the official parliamentary news agency ICANA, in response to a question […]

  • Iran condemns desecration of the Koran in Sweden

    Iran condemns desecration of the Koran in Sweden

    TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Nasser Kanaani vehemently condemned the desecration of the Holy Quran in Sweden and criticized the venture as a brazen example of hate mongering and violence against Muslims. – Politics News – “The repetition of the desecration of the holy book of one and a half billion Muslims is […]

  • Handball World Cup: Iran beaten by France

    Handball World Cup: Iran beaten by France

    TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran lost to 2020 Olympic champion France 41-29 in the main round of the IHF World Men’s Championship. – Sports News – Iran had lost to Slovenia 38-21 on Wednesday in Group I. Iran is placed alongside France, Slovenia, Montenegro, Poland and Spain. Team Melli will play against Poland on Sunday. The […]

  • The EU Parliament demands that the Iranian Guard be designated as a terrorist group

    The EU Parliament demands that the Iranian Guard be designated as a terrorist group

    Iran’s elite Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) has been accused of cracking down on protests at home and supplying drones to Russia The European Parliament on Wednesday called on the EU and its member states to officially designate Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) as a terrorist organization. The call was included in an amendment […]

  • Iran loses to Slovenia in the handball World Cup

    Iran loses to Slovenia in the handball World Cup

    TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran was defeated by powerhouse Slovenia 38-21 at the 2023 International Handball Federation (IHF) World Handball Championship Group I on Wednesday. – Sports News – Iran opened the campaign with a 25-24 win over Chile in Group A but lost to Montenegro 34-31 and Spain 35-22 in the following matches. Iran’s chances […]

  • The EU Parliament demands that the Iranian Guard be designated a terrorist group

    The EU Parliament demands that the Iranian Guard be designated a terrorist group

    Iran’s elite Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) has been accused of cracking down on protests at home and supplying drones to Russia The European Parliament on Wednesday called on the EU and its member states to officially designate Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) as a terrorist organization. The call was included in an amendment […]

  • Sweden’s refusal to investigate Erdogan’s doll incident ‘absurd’: Turkish FM

    ANKARA, Jan. 17 (Xinhua) — Turkey’s foreign minister on Tuesday claimed as “absurd” a Swedish prosecutor’s decision not to investigate a protest in Stockholm where the effigy of Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan was hung. “The decision by the (Swedish) prosecutor’s office not to investigate the incident is extremely absurd, and we all know what the […]

  • Spain beats Iran in Handball World Cup

    Spain beats Iran in Handball World Cup

    TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Spain defeated Iran 35-22 at the 2023 International Handball Federation (IHF) World Handball Championship on Monday night. – Sports News – “We achieved our main goal of qualifying for the main round with four points,” Spain captain Gedeon Guardiola said. “Our attitude was good against Iran; we had a good defense and […]

  • Iran summons Swedish envoy over “mixing” statements by European officials

    TEHRAN, Jan. 12 (Xinhua) — Iran’s Foreign Ministry on Wednesday summoned the Swedish ambassador to Iran to protest “mixing” statements by some European officials, according to the ministry’s website. During the meeting with the Swedish Ambassador Mattias Lentz, whose country currently holds the Presidency of the Council of the European Union, the Director General of […]

  • Business Round-Up: Inflation continues to fall … slowly

    Business Round-Up: Inflation continues to fall … slowly

    Inflation in Denmark continues to fall…albeit slowly. In October it reached 10.1 percent – ​​the highest rate in 40 years – but it began to fall in November and again in December. According to Statistics Denmark, it fell from 8.9 to 8.7 percent in the last month of the year – still far higher than […]

  • Business Round-Up: Inflation continues to fall … slowly

    Business Round-Up: Inflation continues to fall … slowly

    Inflation in Denmark continues to fall…albeit slowly. In October it reached 10.1 percent – ​​the highest rate in 40 years – but it began to fall in November and again in December. According to Statistics Denmark, it fell from 8.9 to 8.7 percent in the last month of the year – still far higher than […]

  • Live: Fierce fighting continues in eastern Ukraine

    Live: Fierce fighting continues in eastern Ukraine

    Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said on Wednesday that fighting was still raging in Soledar, a key eastern front-line town that the Russian mercenary group Wagner previously said it controlled, as Moscow announced a new military commander in Ukraine. Follow our live blog for the latest updates on the war in Ukraine. All times are Paris […]

  • Iran Handball wins over S. Korea in friendly match

    Iran Handball wins over S. Korea in friendly match

    TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran’s handball team defeated Asian heavyweight South Korea 32-30 in a friendly on Sunday night. – Sports News – Iran had earlier lost to Poland (32-27) and Belgium (35-31) in the 4 Nations Cup in Krakow, Poland and went past Morocco 29-28. Team Melli played four warm-up matches as part of preparations […]

  • Danish News Round: New chairman of the Danish Parliament’s Immigration Committee is strongly biased towards applicants from Islamic countries

    Danish News Round: New chairman of the Danish Parliament’s Immigration Committee is strongly biased towards applicants from Islamic countries

    New Citizen Member of Parliament Mikkel Bjørn has given a clear indication of the likely direction for his chairmanship of the Immigration Committee, the Norwegian Parliament’s Immigration Committee, over the next four years: an increased bias towards applicants from Islamic countries. As of February 2022, Islamic countries made up four of the seven countries with […]

  • Iranian ambassador summoned in wake of executions

    Iranian ambassador summoned in wake of executions

    Sanctions in playRasmussen went on to say that Denmark and the EU could end up sanctioning Iran as a result of the heavy-handed approach the country is using to crack down on protesters. Karami and Hossein are the latest executions carried out by the Iranian regime in response to the widespread protests held following the […]

  • Iran edge Morocco in Poland’s handball tournament

    Iran edge Morocco in Poland’s handball tournament

    TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran’s handball team edged past Morocco 29-28 at the 4 Nations Cup in Krakow, Poland on Friday night. – Sports News – Iran had previously lost to Poland (32-27) and Belgium (35-31) in the tournament. Veselin Vujovic’s team will also play a friendly with South Korea on January 8. Team Melli is […]

  • Ukraine in the biggest economic recession since independence, war “responsible”

    Ukraine in the biggest economic recession since independence, war “responsible”

    Economic experts said the dangers and uncertainty remain high, especially if Russia continues to target the country’s vital infrastructure. Quotation Yulia SvyrydenkoAl Jazeera, Ukraine’s economy minister, described the collapse as less severe than expected, although it was the biggest in any year since Ukraine gained independence from the Soviet Union in 1991. “The success of […]

  • Iran loses to Belgium in Poland handball tournament

    Iran loses to Belgium in Poland handball tournament

    TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran’s handball team was defeated by Belgium 35-31 at the 4 Nations Cup in Krakow, Poland on Thursday evening. – Sports News – Iran, who had lost to Poland 32-27 in their first match, face Morocco on Friday. Veselin Vujovic’s team will also play a friendly with South Korea on January 8. […]

  • Poland’s handball team beats Iran at the 4 Nations Cup

    Poland’s handball team beats Iran at the 4 Nations Cup

    TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Poland’s handball team defeated Iran 32-27 at the 4 Nations Cup in Krakow, Poland on Wednesday night. – Sports News – Iran play Belgium and Morocco on Thursday and Friday respectively. Veselin Vujovic’s team will also play a friendly with South Korea on January 8. Team Melli is competing in the tournament […]

  • Iran’s handball team competes in the 4 Nations Cup

    Iran’s handball team competes in the 4 Nations Cup

    TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran’s national handball team will participate in the 4 Nations Cup in Krakow, Poland. – Sports News – Team Melli will compete in the tournament as part of preparations for the 2023 IHF World Men’s Championship, which will be held in Poland and Sweden from January 11-29. Iran face Poland on January […]

  • 10 world events that marked the year 2022

    Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the protest movement in Iran, the abortion issue in the United States – 2022 was rich in different events. AFP offered a list of the 10 events that, according to the agency, marked the world this year. Putin invaded Ukraine On February 24, Vladimir Putin ordered Russian troops to invade Ukraine, […]

  • Year End 2022: How a ‘liberty-depriving death’ took women to war against Iran’s now-abolished ‘morality’ police

    Year End 2022: How a ‘liberty-depriving death’ took women to war against Iran’s now-abolished ‘morality’ police

    Tehran [Iran]December 31 (ANI): An austere regime known for crushing dissent with an iron fist pulled out all its administrative levers to trample protests by a group of women who stood up for their rights and dignity. But all it did was light the fire. The alleged custodial death of 22-year-old Iranian woman Mahsa Amini, […]

  • New Year’s special: 2022 – the year of the resistance

    New Year’s special: 2022 – the year of the resistance

    2022 has been a year of resistance. A fight against Putin’s invasion of Ukraine. But we have also seen people defy the methods of the moral police in Iran. And the Communist Party’s tight control in China. In Konflikt’s New Year’s special, we return to some of the resistance fighters our reporters met during the […]

  • Customs suspect €300,000 cash smuggler used vacuum cleaner in Iran scheme

    Customs suspect €300,000 cash smuggler used vacuum cleaner in Iran scheme

    The money was found in Helsinki-Vantaa in the spring of 2021. Customs is investigating the case as gross money laundering.

  • Canada-led group seeks arbitrator over Ukrainian jet shootdown by Iran

    Canada-led group seeks arbitrator over Ukrainian jet shootdown by Iran

    Ottawa, Canada – A group of countries led by Canada on Wednesday called for an arbitrator to decide claims against Iran over its downing of a Ukrainian airliner in January 2020. The move is a first step toward possibly filing a case against Iran at the International Court of Justice, which the victims’ families have […]

  • The secluded police aspirant

    The secluded police aspirant

    By: Shang Imam.Producer: Gustav Asplund.Final mix: Astrid Ankarcrona.The reality in P3 is made by the production company Filt.

  • Finnish companies expect to benefit from the global diversity agreement

    Finnish companies expect to benefit from the global diversity agreement

    The World Economic Forum (WEF) has estimated that more than half of the world’s gross domestic product is dependent on nature and the services it provides – and thus exposed to the risks of biodiversity loss, the stakeholder group emphasized press release on the 19th of December. If, for example, deforestation or the decline of […]

  • Alireza Mousavi to Miss 2023 IHF World Championship

    Alireza Mousavi to Miss 2023 IHF World Championship

    TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Alireza Mousavi of Iran has been banned for the 2023 IHF World Men’s Championship. – Sports News – Team Melli has been drawn together with Chile, Spain and Montenegro in Group A. Iran will face Chile on January 12 in their opener. Mousavi, 32, has suffered a knee injury. The linesman, who […]

  • Summary of Xinhua world news at 1530 GMT, 22 December

    ANKARA – Two irregular migrants died and 43 others were rescued in inflatable boats in the Aegean Sea, the Turkish Coast Guard said on Thursday. The Turkish Coast Guard said in a statement that it found the migrants off the coast of Aydin province after receiving information on Wednesday. (Turkiye-Migrants) – – – – TEHRAN […]

  • Russian rocket fire, disconnection of electricity, Covid in China and homecoming

    Russian rocket fire, disconnection of electricity, Covid in China and homecoming

    Russian rocket fire continues Russia continues to shell Ukrainian cities with rockets. The shelling has been very intense and last Friday large parts of Ukraine’s infrastructure and electricity were knocked out. This week, the Kremlin spokesman said that any ceasefire or ceasefire just because it’s Christmas is out of the question, and that a peace […]

  • 5 things the British DISCOVERED from the Russians

    5 things the British DISCOVERED from the Russians

    What do sea mines and buttercream have in common? For Englishmen, they were both “brought” from Russia. 1. Furs George III and Queen Victoria dressed in Russian furs Public domain When English merchants established contacts with the Moskian Tsardom in the 16th century, fur soon became the most important, expensive, and handsome commodity they would […]

  • The power of the mullahs in Iran

    The power of the mullahs in Iran

    Hundreds of protesters have been killed in connection with the protests in Iran. The regime has also executed the first protester sentenced to death after participating in the protests. 23-year-old Mohsen Shekari was hanged after being accused of being an “enemy of God”. Iranians protesting in the streets continue to demand that the system be […]

  • Official: Bulgaria and Romania outside Schengen, Croatia is included

    Croatia has received approval to join Schengen from January 1, 2023, Croatian officials said, quoted by Reuters. However, Bulgaria and Romania remain outside the Schengen area, it became known from a statement by EU Home Affairs Commissioner Ylva Johansson.” The final step is complete! The Council’s decision has been adopted – it is now officially […]

  • Xinhua World News Roundup at 0030 GMT, 7 December

    WASHINGTON – Tens of thousands of customers in the US state of North Carolina remained without power on Tuesday after substations in Moore County were attacked and vandalized. Duke Energy said Tuesday it had restored electricity to about 10,000 customers and that most customers should have power by Wednesday evening. (USA-North Carolina-Power Outage) – – […]

  • Trkiye says the NATO applicant has not met its requirements

    Trkiye says the NATO applicant has not met its requirements

    Helsinki has not yet promised to lift an arms embargo against Ankara, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has said. Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu called on Finland on Monday to publicly declare an end to its ban on arms transfers to his country. Otherwise, Ankara will not support Helsinki’s NATO membership bid. Speaking to reporters ahead […]

  • Ankara repeats demands for NATO aspirants

    Ankara repeats demands for NATO aspirants

    Sweden and Finland must take “concrete steps” to fulfill anti-terrorism promises to Turkey, defense minister says Trkiye insists that Nato aspirants Sweden and Finland must keep their promises to crack down on suspected terrorists, primarily supporters of Kurdish militias, before they can consider their bids for membership, the Turkish defense minister has said. “There are […]

  • Iran will compete at the IBSA Goalball World Championships

    Iran will compete at the IBSA Goalball World Championships

    TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Six para-athletes representing Iran will travel to Portugal on Sunday for the 2022 IBSA Goalball World Championships. – Sports News – Brazil are the reigning men’s champions and Russia the current women’s world champions, after victories at the recent World Goalball Championship in Malmö, Sweden in 2018. Iran have been drawn in […]

  • Turkish attacks on America’s Kurdish allies echo the Ukraine war

    Turkish attacks on America’s Kurdish allies echo the Ukraine war

    Bucharest, Romania – US President Joe Biden’s administration is toughening its language toward NATO ally Turkey as it tries to dissuade Turkish President Recep Erdogan from launching a bloody and destabilizing ground offensive against US-allied Kurdish forces in neighboring Syria. Since November 20, after six people died in a bomb attack in Istanbul a week […]

  • Right Now: Details of Iran’s Morality Police Disbanding – ‘Had Great Power’

    Right Now: Details of Iran’s Morality Police Disbanding – ‘Had Great Power’

    Iran is said to be shutting down the so-called moral police, writes AFP. Middle East correspondent Cecilia Uddén says that it would be remarkable if this information is true. Yesterday there was information that the law on compulsory veiling would be revised. Ekot broadcasts directly.

  • Live: Ukraine warns of fresh Russian missile strikes on energy grid

    Live: Ukraine warns of fresh Russian missile strikes on energy grid

    Ukraine said on Monday that Russia was preparing for a fresh wave of missile attacks on its energy grid that have plunged swathes of the country into the cold and dark. The warning came as Ukrainian forces repelled Russian attacks in the Donetsk region, including in the areas of the cities of Bakhmut and Avdiivka, […]

  • Ukraine warns of fresh Russian missile strikes on energy grid

    Ukraine warns of fresh Russian missile strikes on energy grid

    Ukraine said on Monday that Russia was preparing for a fresh wave of missile attacks on its energy grid that have plunged swathes of the country into the cold and dark. The warning came as Ukrainian forces repelled Russian attacks in the Donetsk region, including in the areas of the cities of Bakhmut and Avdiivka, […]

  • President Droupadi Murmu receives credentials from five envoys

    President Droupadi Murmu receives credentials from five envoys

    New Delhi [India]November 28 (ANI): President Droupadi Murmu on Monday received credentials from foreign envoys of five nations at the Rashtrapati Bhavan on Monday. “President Droupadi Murmu was felicitated by Md. Mustafizur Rahman, Bangladesh High Commissioner; Mr. Ibrahim Shaheeb, Maldives High Commissioner; and Dr. Abdulnasser Jamal Hussain Mohammed Alshaali, UAE Ambassador at Rashtrapati Bhavan,” the […]

  • 2 Swedes accused of spying for Russia are brought to trial

    2 Swedes accused of spying for Russia are brought to trial

    STOCKHOLM, Sweden: Two Iranian-born Swedish brothers went on trial this week after being accused of spying for Russia and its military intelligence service (GRU). Peyman Kia, 42, and Payam Kia, 35, both naturalized Swedish citizens, were charged in Stockholm District Court with working together to pass information to Russia from September 28, 2011 to September […]

  • Aalto University students demonstrate for Iranian women

    Aalto University students demonstrate for Iranian women

    Similar demonstrations were organized on Wednesday on more than 100 university campuses around the world.

  • The right-wing extremist who could be Trump’s downfall

    The right-wing extremist who could be Trump’s downfall

    Former US President Donald Trump had dinner with Kanye West at Mar-a-Lago in Florida. Right-wing extremist Nick Fuentes, notorious for his gross anti-Semitism, was also at the dinner. Now criticism is pouring in against Trump – even from within his own party. Biden in an unusually good mood The mid-term elections were a relative success […]

  • Right now: Two loaded matches decide Group B

    Right now: Two loaded matches decide Group B

    19.00-22.00 approx Ice hockeySHL19.00 Luleå-Frölunda (Peter Sundkvist)19.00 Brynäs-Oskarshamn (Magnus Wahlman)19.00 HV71-Timrå (Paul Zyra)19.00 Leksand-Färjestad (Sigge Sanner)19.00 Malmö-Rögle (Patric Ljunggren) FootballWC men’s group stage20.00 Wales-England (Andreas Matz and Johan Elmander)20.00 Iran-USA (Jonas Enarson and Simon Thern) Program managers: Johan Bengts and Gustav Jakobsson

  • Right now: Ecuador and Senegal are playing for a playoff spot in the World Cup

    Right now: Ecuador and Senegal are playing for a playoff spot in the World Cup

    16.00-18.00 approx FootballWC men’s group stage16.00 Netherlands-Qatar (Jonas Enarson and Simon Thern)16.00 Ecuador-Senegal (Per Kahl) Program manager: Alexander Lundholm 20.00 FootballWC men’s group stage20.00 Wales-England (Andreas Matz and Johan Elmander)20.00 Iran-USA (Jonas Enarson and Simon Thern) Program managers: Johan Bengts and Gustav Jakobsson

  • Saaret wins an international competition for the development of Makasiinranta’s shoreline

    Saaret wins an international competition for the development of Makasiinranta’s shoreline

    The winning entry is the Konsortium Gran team’s Saaret. The winner was chosen from among the four works that reached the second stage of the competition. The competition, which also attracted international attention, promoted discussion on the topic and encouraged residents to actively participate in the development. In the two interactive stages of the competition, […]

  • VMA in Gällivare and Malmberget, Norrbotten •

    VMA in Gällivare and Malmberget, Norrbotten •

    When Qatar was named host country for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in 2010, many were surprised because the country was an almost unknown soccer nation. But behind the decision was a well-executed campaign from the kingdom where stone-rich Qatar made huge and strategic investments in France, among others. Virtually all the people within the […]

  • Sweden arrests suspected spies in massive raid

    Sweden arrests suspected spies in massive raid

    The persons must have worked for Russia Swedish police have arrested two people suspected of espionage, the domestic security agency SAPO announced on Tuesday. The suspects were arrested in the Stockholm area during a pre-dawn operation, the authority said in a statement that gave few details about the case. It stated that the operation, which […]

  • Sweden arrests suspected spies

    Sweden arrests suspected spies

    The persons must have worked for Russia Swedish law enforcement has arrested two people suspected of espionage, the country’s internal security agency, SAPO, announced on Tuesday. The suspects were arrested in the Stockholm area during a pre-dawn raid, the authority said in a statement, which provided few other details in the case. It stated that […]

  • Fossil fuel projects increase despite warnings from scientists

    Fossil fuel projects increase despite warnings from scientists

    Although scientists continue to insist that the planet must move away from its reliance on oil, gas and coal to effectively combat climate change, hydrocarbon development projects continue to emerge. Several countries, cities and NGOs are calling for a fossil fuel non-proliferation treaty. Within the next few years, multinational companies such as Qatar Energy, Gazprom, […]

  • Multinational companies open new gas plants, despite climate change warnings

    Multinational companies open new gas plants, despite climate change warnings

    Although scientists continue to insist that the planet must move away from its reliance on oil, gas and coal to effectively combat climate change, hydrocarbon development projects continue to emerge. Several countries, cities and NGOs are calling for a fossil fuel non-proliferation treaty. Within the next few years, multinational companies such as Qatar Energy, Gazprom, […]

  • Superligaen, the only Scandinavian top division that produces players for the World Cup in 2022

    Superligaen, the only Scandinavian top division that produces players for the World Cup in 2022

    Among the 829 footballers who will play at the World Cup 2022 in Qatar, according to the Danish top, there will be seven players from the Danish top. SportingPedia. The Super League will therefore provide 0.84 percent of the entire group of players, making it the 23rd best represented league in the world. It becomes […]

  • Mahsa Jina Amini’s place in Kurdish history

    Mahsa Jina Amini’s place in Kurdish history

    Mahsa Jina Amini came from the Kurdish-dominated parts of Iran. Her family did not call her Mahsa but they used the Kurdish name Jina. Kurds and other minorities have long fought for greater rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran. After the 22-year-old’s death, the Kurdish slogan “jin, jian, azadi” which means “woman, life, freedom” […]

  • Cherson freed, spies in our midst, and Alexandria about to perish

    Cherson freed, spies in our midst, and Alexandria about to perish

    Kherson is liberated People danced in the street and the Ukrainian flag flies in Kherson. The Russian army has retreated across the Dnipro River, in chaotic fashion, it has been reported. In Russia, the mood is depressed and people are afraid. Conversation with correspondent Maria Persson Löfgren who has just been in Moscow and TV4’s […]

  • Xinhua Middle East News Brief at 2200 GMT, 8 November

    SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt – Developed countries should fulfill their pledge to provide US$100 billion in climate finance as soon as possible and draw a roadmap to double the Adaptation Fund, China’s special envoy for climate change Xie Zhenhua said on Tuesday. Xie, also the special representative of Chinese President Xi Jinping, made the remarks in […]

  • The EU plans to propose a monthly package of 1.5 billion euros to Ukraine

    The EU plans to propose a monthly package of 1.5 billion euros to Ukraine

    A positive development: this week we are presenting a financial support package for Ukraine for 2023. The EU is on Ukraine’s side as long as it lasts.” This happened after the President of the EU had a conversation with the President of Ukraine on Sunday Volodymyr Zelenskyy. The main focus of the discussion was on […]

  • Valmet Automotive canceled the IPO only weeks after it was announced

    Valmet Automotive canceled the IPO only weeks after it was announced

    “It was just a declaration of intent” Jarkko SairanenChairman of the board of Valmet Automotive, reminded YLE on Tuesday. He stated that the decision to suspend the plan was due to several reasons presented in discussions with potential investors: the geopolitical situation and its impact on the auto industry, rising consumer prices and a subdued […]

  • More non-Western foreigners find work

    More non-Western foreigners find work

    Thai women get stuck in!There is also a significant difference when comparing the employment rates of non-Western foreigners and their origins. For example, immigrants from Thailand (80.8 percent), India (75.0), and China (72.7) had significantly higher employment rates than immigrants from Lebanon (45.3 percent), Iraq (50.3), and Syria (52 ,1). But Syrian immigrants impressed with […]

  • Iran of the protests, dark winter in Ukraine and Danish criminal policy

    Iran of the protests, dark winter in Ukraine and Danish criminal policy

    Iran of the protests The strong, very persistent protest movement is the revolution of many Iranians, but especially of women. Conversation with Cecilia Uddén, Sveriges Radio’s Middle East correspondent. Dark winter in Ukraine l Ukraine has over a million households without electricity after Russia launched attacks on the country’s energy supply in recent weeks. Now […]

  • The police detain seven German citizens, who gave sermons, for violating the norms of tourist visas

    The police detain seven German citizens, who gave sermons, for violating the norms of tourist visas

    Kaziranga (Assam), Oct 29 (ANI): Police detained seven German nationals, who allegedly delivered sermons at a religious programme, for violating tourist visa norms. The German nationals were arrested by police on Friday and were held in Kaziranga National Park in Assam. The district administration and the police have taken appropriate measures to deport them. According […]

  • New Swedish government tightens migration policy

    New Swedish government tightens migration policy

    Sweden has historically been seen as Europe’s most welcoming country to refugees, but observers say that changed in 2015 when the government decided to close its borders. The election in September of a new government led by the far-right Sweden Democrats has further tightened migration policy. Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson’s Moderate Party, the Liberals and […]

  • The battle over arms supplies for Putin’s war

    The battle over arms supplies for Putin’s war

    The war against Ukraine has entered a more intense phase where Russia has increased its attacks from the air. Drones and cruise robots have been used to attack Ukrainian cities, strategic infrastructure and civilian targets such as parks and playgrounds. A revelation by the investigative journalists in Bellingcat shows that several of the Russian military […]

  • Xinhua Middle East News Roundup at 2200 GMT, 26 October

    TEHRAN – At least 13 people were killed and 21 others injured in a “terrorist attack” at the Shahcheragh religious shrine in Iran’s southern city of Shiraz on Wednesday, the semi-official Fars news agency reported. A woman and two children were among the victims, the report said, adding that investigations showed that security forces at […]

  • International Round-Up: The Qataris agree that #Denmark you are the worst

    International Round-Up: The Qataris agree that #Denmark you are the worst

    Qatari citizens have signaled Denmark for their condemnation following the news that the national soccer team’s kit manufacturer Hummel has designed monochromatic jerseys for the 2022 World Cup that pay tribute to the migrant workers who died during the construction of the stadiums. “This shirt carries a message with it. We do not want to […]

  • Details: Iranian security forces fire on protesters

    Details: Iranian security forces fire on protesters

    Iranian security forces reportedly fired on protesters in the city of Saqez. This is according to the Norwegian-based human rights organization Hengaw according to AFP. Saqez is Mahsa Amini’s hometown, and many mourners have gathered at her grave to mark 40 days since her death. Listen to Sveriges Radio’s Middle East correspondent Cecilia Uddén in […]

  • President Murmu receives credentials from high commissioners, envoys from five countries

    President Murmu receives credentials from high commissioners, envoys from five countries

    New Delhi [India]October 26 (ANI): President Droupadi Murmu received credentials from the High Commissioner and ambassadors of five countries at a ceremony held at Rashtrapati Bhavan on Wednesday. “The President of India, Smt Droupadi Murmu received credentials from the Ugandan High Commissioner and Ambassadors to Vietnam, Iran, Sweden and Belgium at a ceremony held at […]

  • Iran Adds 19 Western Officials, Institutes to ‘Terrorist Blacklist’

    TEHRAN, Oct. 19 (Xinhua) — Iran’s foreign minister said Wednesday that Tehran will add at least four institutes and 15 officials from the West to its “terrorist blacklist,” the details of which will be announced in the coming hours, according to the semi-official Tasnim news agency . Hossein Amir-Abdollahian made the remarks during a visit […]

  • Ukraine says situation ‘critical’ after Russia attacks power grid

    Ukraine says situation ‘critical’ after Russia attacks power grid

    Ukraine warned Tuesday of an emerging “critical” risk to its electricity grid after multiple Russian air strikes targeted energy facilities across the country, with President Volodymyr Zelensky stating that Moscow’s repeated bombardments had destroyed one-third of the country’s power facilities as winter approaches. Read our blog to see how all the day’s events unfolded. This […]

  • Kamikaze drones create the new horror of war

    Kamikaze drones create the new horror of war

    When the bridge between the Russian mainland and the annexed Crimean peninsula is blown up, Vladimir Putin responds with attacks on Ukrainian cities. Among the missiles targeting civilians are Iranian suicide drones. And drones have a big role in the war in Ukraine, not least in propaganda. On Twitter, for example, there are constantly new […]

  • The children risking their lives in the protests in Iran

    The children risking their lives in the protests in Iran

    The protests in Iran have been going on for more than a month. The spark was when 22-year-old Mahsa Jina Amini died after being arrested by Iran’s moral police. She has become a symbol that has caused schoolgirls and elderly women to take to the streets. Several other young women have also died in connection […]

  • The women who want to revolutionize Iran

    The women who want to revolutionize Iran

    Unique voices from inside IranConflict calls via encrypted apps to Iran. Hear about the hairdresser “Parvin” from the same city as Mahsa Jina Amini who is now protesting for the first time, Swedish-speaking “Gisoo” who goes out without a veil despite extreme fear and “Ali”, one of all the men who are now closing up […]

  • 437: Ulf Kristersson continues to run

    437: Ulf Kristersson continues to run

    The moderates’ party leader Ulf Kristersson continues to try to form a government, even though everything is “in principle completely clear”. Tomorrow, Friday, it is time to meet the Speaker again. The lack of trust between SD and other parties has put a damper on the wheel. At the same time, Johan Pehrson states that […]

  • Live: Erdogan defends ties with Russia during talks with Putin

    Live: Erdogan defends ties with Russia during talks with Putin

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday defended Ankara’s booming trade ties with Moscow during a meeting with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in Kazakhstan. The meeting between the two leaders, the fourth in three months, came as the US and EU apply renewed pressure on Turkey to comply with sanctions against Russia. Follow FRANCE […]

  • Call for demonstrations of support in Iran after unrest in Sanandaj

    Call for demonstrations of support in Iran after unrest in Sanandaj

    The protests in Iran after the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Zhina Amini continue. After unrest in Sanandaj, demonstrations of support are now being called for throughout Iran. Hear Middle East correspondent Cecilia Uddén talk on Ekot’s live broadcast.

  • Protests galvanize Iranians abroad in hope, concern and unity

    Protests galvanize Iranians abroad in hope, concern and unity

    London – As anti-government protests roil towns and cities in Iran for a fourth week, tens of thousands of Iranians living abroad have marched in the streets of Europe, North America and beyond to support what many believe is a watershed moment for their homeland. From those who fled in the 1980s after Iran’s 1979 […]

  • Patients with rare diseases fall victim to US sanctions against Iran

    Patients with rare diseases fall victim to US sanctions against Iran

    © Provided by Xinhua TEHRAN, Oct. 10 (Xinhua) — Even epidermolysis bullosa or EB children were “not exempt from the unilateral, illegal and cruel US sanctions,” Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Nasser Kanaani said recently, condemning US sanctions against Iran. EB patients are often called “butterfly babies” because their skin is as fragile as a butterfly’s […]

  • Erdogan is working to deepen ties with Putin amid allies’ concerns

    Erdogan is working to deepen ties with Putin amid allies’ concerns

    Istanbul – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan spoke by phone on Friday with his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, to deepen relations. The talks are seen as likely contributing to growing concerns among some of Turkey’s NATO partners about its relationship with Moscow and where its loyalties lie. The phone call was announced in a press […]

  • The schoolgirls at the forefront of the protests in Iran

    The schoolgirls at the forefront of the protests in Iran

    Protests continue in Iran after 22-year-old Mahsa Jina Amini died after she was arrested by Iran’s morality police. Among those demonstrating now are schoolgirls who can be seen in photos and videos removing the mandatory headscarf and literally giving the finger in front of images of Iran’s supreme spiritual leader. From a school in Shiraz, […]

  • EU foreign policy chief is a ‘spineless coward’: EU lawmaker who cut off her hair in support of Iranian women

    EU foreign policy chief is a ‘spineless coward’: EU lawmaker who cut off her hair in support of Iranian women

    By RohitNew Delhi [India]October 5 (ANI): European lawmaker Abir Al Sahlani, who cut off her hair in solidarity with the ongoing protests in Iran, said she wanted to show the women of Iran that they have been heard and have a voice in the European Parliament . The death of 22-year-old girl Mahsa Amini in […]

  • ‘Enough of the mumbling’, EU lawmakers cut her hair in support of Iran’s protests

    ‘Enough of the mumbling’, EU lawmakers cut her hair in support of Iran’s protests

    Brussels [Belgium]October 5 (ANI): A European lawmaker cut off her hair during a debate in parliament to express solidarity with Iranian women amid the ongoing protest in the country, following the death of Mahsa Amini. Speaking to the EU debate in Strasbourg, Swedish politician Abir Al Sahlani said: “We, the people and the citizens of […]

  • The Devil in the Details: Ukraine’s Tricky Bid for NATO Membership

    The Devil in the Details: Ukraine’s Tricky Bid for NATO Membership

    Ukraine’s move to apply for NATO membership on September 30 was met with a lot of surprise in Brussels. Very few saw it coming and while there is a lot of sympathy for Kyiv there, don’t expect the country to join the military alliance in an accelerated fashion, as President Volodymyr Zelenskiy promised when he […]

  • New safety report paints a bleak future

    New safety report paints a bleak future

    Russia and China The report claims that despite massive sanctions and a battered economy, Russia will be able to threaten European security in the coming years – particularly due to its nuclear weapons capabilities. “The war in Ukraine has shown that Russia’s intentions are brutal and ruthless, and a weakened Russia will generally be no […]

  • On site at the Finnish border, Putin literature attracts, SD and the committees…

    On site at the Finnish border, Putin literature attracts, SD and the committees…

    So the war in Ukraine became even more dangerous The war in Ukraine is now a more dangerous war than it already was. Russia and President Vladimir Putin illegally annexed parts of eastern Ukraine on Friday. Seen through Putin’s glasses, it is now to be regarded as Russia’s own territory, which if attacked, which it […]

  • India’s U-17 women’s football team takes on WSS Barcelona in the final warm-up match before the World Cup

    India’s U-17 women’s football team takes on WSS Barcelona in the final warm-up match before the World Cup

    New Delhi [India], Oct 2 (ANI): India U-17 women’s national team is all set to take on WSS Barcelona club in a friendly match on Sunday, October 2 in Spain. It will be their last warm-up match before the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup kicks off in Bhubaneswar. The match against WSS Barcelona will be […]