Mackenzie Lloyd

25 Flips | 2 Magazines | 3 Likes | 1 Follower | @MackenzieLl2016 | Keep up with Mackenzie Lloyd on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Mackenzie Lloyd”

Saeed Malekpour: the prisoner left behind in Iran | The Star

When Maryam Malekpour heard that Canadian resident Mostafa Azizi was released from Evin Prison last weekend, she rejoiced for his family.<p>But there is …

Canada

Iran pushes up OPEC output: Platts

<b>A new report by Platts, an independent provider of energy data, shows Iran’s post-sanctions crude production has pushed up the output level of the</b> …

Oil

Alcohol banned in Iran, but drunk driving soars

TEHRAN — Police in Tehran arrested 2,900 drunk drivers last year, a top official said Tuesday, describing the figures, which come despite the Islamic …

Iran is muscling up. We should push back

Reports are swirling that Russia is finally delivering an advanced S-300 air defense system to Iran, although they may be premature again. The implications of that and the other items on Iran’s military shopping list need our attention fast.<p>An Iranian military hardware spree can quickly fuel a …

This Week on TV: We Are Half of Iran's Population

Documentaries <i>all day Saturday on Channel 9</i> from the Link TV Network, including:<p><b>We Are Half of Iran's Population</b>: "Three months before presidential …

Iran: Inflation and corruption have grown under Rouhani; real growth rate is negative

News : Economy<p>Details<p><b>By INU Staff</b><b><br>INU -</b> An economist speaking to the Iranian regime’s state-run Tasnim News Agency on March 16 quoted an official …

UN: Keep Human Rights Spotlight on Iran

(Beirut) – The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) should renew the mandate of its special rapporteur on Iran, 34 human rights and other …

All the Details on The Bachelor’s Ben Higgins and Lauren Bushnell’s Romantic, Champagne-Filled ‘First Date’

<i>The Bachelor‘s</i> newest power couple <b>Ben Higgins</b> and <b>Lauren Bushnell</b> may already be on their way to the altar, but they’re just now celebrating an early …

India, Iran close to strike $4.5B undersea gas pipeline deal - IBTimes India

The direct 1,400-km undersea gas pipeline from the Iranian port city of Chabahar to the Gujarat coast will bypass Pakistan.<p>Reports have emerged over …

Iran tycoon's death sentence feeds perceptions of high-level corruption | Reuters

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Iran’s planned execution of billionaire Babak Zanjani for corruption will mask the identity of senior officials who supported him, say the president and two lawmakers independently assessing a case that has fueled public cynicism about political graft.<p>Iranian businessman Babak …

South Asia

Revolt by oil refinery workers in southern Iran

More than 7,000 workers and employees of the Bandar Abbas Oil Refinery Company protested on Saturday, February 28th, according to reports obtained …

Iran: Supreme Court Confirms 100 Death Sentences for Ghezel Hesar Prisoners

At least 100 prisoners in Ghezel Hesar Prison (in Karaj, northern Iran) are in imminent danger of execution after their death sentences were …

‘Iran to be Alzheimer’s treatment hub’

<b>An award winning scientist says Iran will become an international hub for Alzheimer’s disease treatment over the next six years.</b><p>Postdoctoral …

Alzheimer's Disease

Iran selling oil to France and buying 118 Airbus planes

What a week for Iran's economy.<p>As expected, Iran has agreed to buy 118 new aircraft from Airbus (EADSF), including 12 super jumbo A380s. The agreement also includes pilot and maintenance training and support services as Iran Air returns to international skies.<p>"Today's announcement is the start of …

With Sanctions Gone, Iran Goes On A Shopping Spree In Europe

Less than two weeks after international sanctions were lifted, Iran is already cutting megadeals with Europe. The French automaker Peugeot-Citroen said Thursday it will return to Iran, while Iran appeared poised to buy at least 100 planes from Airbus.<p>Thursday's developments came during a visit to …

Iran says low oil prices will not last long

"The price of oil is at a low level ... I don't think it will last in the long term ... The pressure on oil-producing nations means balance will be restored in the short term," Rouhani, whose country is the third-largest producer in OPEC, said at the French Institute of International …

Oil Price Hits New Lows Despite Geopolitical Unrest

The conflict between Saudi Arabia and Iran appears to be escalating, but oil markets continue to shrug off the news.<p>Less than a week after the Saudi …

Oil

John Kerry: Iran may be 'days away' from implementing nuclear deal

Speaking hours after a House committee advanced a bill that could interfere with the administration’s plans, Kerry said the accord already delivered results<p>Iran may be “days away” from complying with last summer’s nuclear deal, US secretary of state John Kerry has said, a step that would compel the …

Rouhani races to implement nuclear deal with eye on Iran elections bounce

Iran,World news,Middle East and North Africa,Oil,Oil and gas companies,Business,Commodities,Energy industry,UK news,Hassan Rouhani<p>Iranian president is hoping that country will feel impact of sanctions relief before parliamentary elections in February<p>The Iranian president, Hassan Rouhani, is pulling …

Poet arrested as Iran targets free speech: rights group | Reuters

DUBAI (Reuters) - An Iranian poet who backed a reformist candidate in 2009’s disputed presidential election has been detained amid a crackdown on artists and activists, a U.S.-based rights group said.<p>The International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran (ICHRI) said late on Friday that Hila Sedighi …