Entries by Admin

International Humanitarian Law Briefly Explained (Part One)

When States cannot or are not willing to settle their disputes by resorting to peaceful means, weapons are instantaneously brought into play. Wars, as a matter of course, result in immeasurable and immense sufferings among civilians and drastic damages to nature as well as objects.   International Humanitarian Law (IHL), as a branch of Public […]

ICJ Explored! (Part Two)

ICJ’s Jurisdiction The Court’s role as the main judicial organ of the UN is to settle the submitted legal disputes between states and also to give advisory opinions on legal questions referred to it by authorized United Nations organs and UN’s specialized agencies. Strictly speaking, ICJ has jurisdiction over: Settling the Contentious Cases, in which […]

ICJ Explored! (Part One)

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) is the principal judicial organ of the United Nations. ICJ was established in June 1945 by the Charter of the United Nations and began its work in April 1946. Unlike the other principal organs of the UN which are all located in New York, the Peace Palace in The […]

Germany eager for expanding economic ties with Iran: envoy

TEHRAN – German Ambassador to Iran Hans-Udo Muzel said on Sunday that his country is interested in the expansion of economic ties with Iran in various areas, the portal of Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (ICCIMA) reported. Speaking in a meeting with Head of Iran Small Industries and Industrial Parks Organization (ISIPO) […]

Four ways the Iranian nuclear talks could upend oil markets

LONDON (Bloomberg) –The Iranian nuclear talks could hardly be more critical for oil traders. Crude prices have surged 10% this year to around $85 a barrel, with many analysts predicting it’s only a matter of time before they hit triple digits for the first time in eight years. Whether they rush to that level or […]

Uzbekistan eyeing to boost transit via Iran’s Chabahar port

TEHRAN – Uzbekistan has proposed to establish a logistics center in Iran’s southeastern Chabahar port in order to increase the transit of its commodities through Iran, the portal of Iran’s Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO) reported. The proposal was made during a meeting of PMO Head Ali-Akbar Safaei with an Uzbek trade delegation comprised of […]

How to be Successful in Practicing Law? (part one)

  “Negotiate like a Pro:” Acting on behalf of the clients as a “Negotiator” is one of every lawyer’s day-to-day workloads. Therefore, in doing so, it is required that the lawyers master their emotional intelligence and empathy, the two significant skills not easily taught. In order to succeed as a negotiator, be mindful of the […]

Iran to pilot national cryptocurrency soon.

TEHRAN – The Central Bank of Iran (CBI) plans to launch the national cryptocurrency in a pilot phase in the near future, an official with the bank announced without providing further details. CBI Vice Governor for IT Affairs Mehran Moharamian said the bank sees cryptocurrencies as a solution for resolving inconsistencies and decentralizing resources, something […]

Who are the UN’s Blue Helmets?

United Nations peacekeepers (also known as Blue Helmets) consist of soldiers, police officers, and civilian personnel. In other words, the UN military personnel are the Blue Helmets on the ground that help countries navigate the difficult path from conflict to peace. Today, they are composed of over 97,000 military personnel contributed by national armies from […]