Free of Hostage taking after Negotiation in Qom

There are three especially dangerous periods during a hostage crisis. The first is the initial 15-45 minutes when confusion and panic are likely to be greatest. The second is during the surrender of the HTs, when strong emotions, ambivalence, and lack of coordination among HTs and crisis team members can cause an otherwise successful resolution to go bad. Read More »

Assassinated nuclear scientist shot with remote-controlled machine gun

With top Iranian officials blaming , Supreme Leader and others have promised revenge for the Friday killing of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, who was the country’s chief nuclear scientist. There were conflicting accounts from Iranian news agencies about how the attack unfolded. Read More »

Mohsen Fakhrizadeh Mahabadi Top Nuclear Scientist Killed in Ambush

Mohsen Fakhrizadeh Mahabadi (1958 – 27 November 2020) was an physicist, officer in the Revolutionary Guard, and physics professor at Imam Hussein University. According to the UN Security Council, Fakhrizadeh was a senior Ministry of Defence and Armed Forces Logistics scientist and formerly head of the Physics Research Center (PHRC). Read More »

Princess Haya paid her British bodyguard lover £1.2 million to keep quiet about their affair and the luxury gifts

The wife of the ruler of Dubai paid her British bodyguard lover £1.2 million to keep quiet about their two-year affair and the luxury gifts she gave him including a £12,000 watch and vintage shotgun, Mail Online has been told. Read More »

Ilham Aliyev and his wife visiting the wounded of the Nagorno-Karabakh war

Mehriban Arif qizi Aliyeva is an Azerbaijani physician and ophthalmologist, the first Vice President and First Lady of Azerbaijan, the head of Heydar Aliyev Foundation, the chairperson of Azerbaijani Culture Friends Foundation, the President of Azerbaijani Gymnastics Federation, and the goodwill ambassador of UNESCO and ISESCO. Read More »

The social worker poised to step into Ivanka’s shoes Jill and Joe’s daughter Ashley Biden

For the last four years, Ivanka Trump has enjoyed unprecedented power and influence as the First Daughter of the United States. But Ivanka and her husband Jared Kushner – who both hold unpaid but clearly hugely powerful positions within the Trump presidency – could soon find themselves out of the White House. In the last couple of hours, Trump’s Democratic ... Read More »

Masoumeh Ebtekar’ Son in the U.S

Masoumeh Ebtekar (born Masoumeh, Niloufar Ebtekar; 21 September 1960) is current Vice President for Women and Family Affairs, being appointed on 9 August 2017. She previously headed Department of Environment from 1997 to 2005, making her the first female member in the cabinet since 1979 and the third in history. She held the same level of office from 2013 to ... Read More »

Yerevan in the photos

Yerevan (About this soundlisten), sometimes spelled Erevan) is the capital and largest city of Armenia and one of the world’s oldest continuously inhabited cities. Situated along the Hrazdan River, Yerevan is the administrative, cultural, and industrial center of the country. Read More »

Harris’s ancestral village in India hopeful as Biden leads count

Villagers in the Indian ancestral home of Kamala Harris have painted slogans on roads wishing her victory as Joe Biden, her Democrat running mate in the United States presidential election, moved closer to the White House. Read More »