Irans Mashhad named cultural capital of Muslim world

  The holy city of Mashhad in northeastern Iran has been officially introduced as the “cultural capital of the Muslim world” for the Asia region for 2017. In 2011, the Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO), which is associated with the Organization of Islamic Conference, launched the initiative for three cities to be named each year as such capitals throughout the countries in Asia, the Arab region, and the African region, which house considerable Muslim populations. On Tuesday, Mashhad was awarded the title by Deputy Director General of the ISESCO…

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Trump will isolate US if he cancels Iran nuclear deal: Analyst

US President-elect Donald Trump risks isolating the United States if he decides to dismantle the Iran nuclear agreement in order to satisfy the Israel lobby, says an American political analyst. Trump may revoke the nuclear deal because of his close proximity to Jared Kushner, his “Zionist Jewish son-in-law,” said Rodney Martin, a former congressional staffer based in Los Angeles. Kushner is a “Zionist Jewish agent” and will represent Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in the White House after Trump’s inauguration, Martin told Press TV on Wednesday. If Trump “decides to…

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