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Iran’s coverage: Iran’s Red Crescent ready to dispatch relief aid to Yemen: FM

Daily look at Iran’s late-breaking news and upcoming events:

 

Iran ready to send humanitarian aid to Yemen

Iran’s foreign minister notified the United Nations of Tehran’s readiness to supply humanitarian aid to the people of Yemen and transfer the injured Yemenis to Iran for treatment after a “catastrophic” Saudi airstrike on civilians in Sana’a.

 

Security of East, West Asia intertwined: President Rouhani of Iran

Iran says there is an inextricable connection between the security situation in Eastern and Western Asia, citing foreign intervention as a main source of insecurity in both sides.

EU should not be silent towards murder of Yemenis: Deputy FM

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Jaberi Ansari said EU should not be silent towards murder of Yemeni people.

 

Shell keen on returning to Iran energy sector

A senior official with the Anglo-Dutch Royal Dutch Shell says his company has had intense talks with the National Petrochemical Company (NPC) for restoring its presence in Iran’s energy projects.

 

Rouhani: Imam Hussein (AS) belongs not just to Islam, Shia Muslims

President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday that Imam Hussein (AS) does not just belong to Islam and Shia Muslims and is rather popular among all freedom-lovers all across the globe.

 

Call for expansion of Iran-Sri Lanka ties

Visiting Iranian President Hassan Rouhani here on Monday called for expansion of relations with Sri Lanka.

 

France urges US to resolve Iran’s banking barriers

France finance minister said his country is holding talks with the US to provide grounds for expansion of Tehran-Paris banking ties.

 

Iran cultural official resigns over concert in holy city

Iran’s state TV is reporting a cultural official has resigned after protests by religious authorities over a concert in the holy city of Qom.

 

US, Israel behind massacre of civilians in Yemeni capital: IRGC commander

Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Aerospace Force Brigadier General Amir Ali Hajizadeh condemned the recent massacre of civilians in the Yemeni capital of Sana’a by the Saudi regime and said the US and Israeli regimes were behind the attack.

 

Iran’s first female triathlete Shirin Gerami set to make history at Ironman Kona

On Tuesday, just four days before the start of the 2016 Ironman World Championship, competitors from around the globe were settling in to Hawaii’s heat and humidity. Some took time to relax and enjoy the scenery, while others made sure to get in a pre-race practice swim or ride.