Lebanese naval blockade breaker unlikely to sail towards Gaza

The “Mariam” is blocked by the Lebanese Government from sailing towards Gaza from any Lebanese seaport. The small Bolivian-flagged cargo ship “Mariam” is loaded with food, medicine and 50 female activists. The “crew” is determined to run the Israeli sea blockade of the Gaza Strip despite assertions by aid agencies and even the UN that… Read More Lebanese naval blockade breaker unlikely to sail towards Gaza

Tehran shuts Swedish cosmetics firm, arrests five

Iranian authorities have arrested five employees of Swedish direct-sales cosmetics firm Oriflame. The Iranian regime has shut its Tehran office amid reported Iranian allegations of a massive pyramid scheme. “The authorities have now closed Oriflame’s operation in Tehran [and] have also detained three members of staff and two sales consultants without disclosed reasons,” the company… Read More Tehran shuts Swedish cosmetics firm, arrests five