Iran threatens Canada with 'swift retaliation'
Iran responded to Ottawa’s cutting of Diplomatic ties by threatening “swift retaliation.” On Friday, Canada closed its embassy in Tehran and gave Iranian diplomats five days to leave Canada.
Analysis: Canada may have cut ties with Iran to avoid retaliation
DUBAI/OTTAWA, Sept 10 - Canada's surprise decision to sever relations with Iran may well have been triggered by Ottawa's fear of retaliation for stepping up its denunciations of Tehran and a parallel move to list Iran as a state sponsor of terrorism.
Found more than 1 month ago on channel Reuters
Iran police official reportedly fired over Sattar Beheshti death
The head of the Tehran cyber-police unit is dismissed for 'negligence and insufficient supervision' of subordinates in the death of blogger Sattar Beheshti, reports say. BEIRUT — The chief of the Tehran police unit charged with investigating online crime has been fired for "negligence and insufficient supervision" of subordinates in the incendiary case of a dissident Iranian blogger who died in police custody, Iranian news media reported Saturday.
Trade Show Video Features Iranian Tech, Talk of Stuxnet Retaliation
dcblogs writes "Iran recently held a security trade show and conference, attended by high-ranking police and military officials. A video by an Iranian news outlet shows some of the products, from crossbows to unidentified systems, and includes an interview with Iran's police chief, Brig. Gen. Esmail Ahmadi-Moqadam: 'It's true that the U.S. made Stuxnet virus did some damage to our facilities but we were able to get them all up and running in no time. However, those who attack should expect retaliation and we haven't gone there just yet.'"
Found more than 1 month ago on channel Slashdot
Iran police, demonstrators clash in Tehran protests
Hundreds of merchants join in a rally outside a bazaar in Tehran to decry rising prices and the plunging value of Iran's currency, the rial. TEHRAN — Iranian police and demonstrators clashed Wednesday during street protests linked to rising prices and the plunging value of the national currency.