Iran’s coverage: US Treasury blocks relief fundraising to Iran quake victims

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US hindering humanitarian aids from reaching Iran

No difference in which part of the world you live, when you hear about the pains of your fellow countrymen under the rubbles of earthquake you are uneasy to find a way to help them.

Iran quake injuries toll mounts to 9,397 

 Latest reports released on Thursday about the number of casualties of the fatal earthquake in western Iran have indicated that the number of injured has mounted to 9,397 while the number of the casualties remained unchanged.

Netanyahu threatens Iran again

 Accusing Iran of plotting to destroy this Israel regime from Syria, Zionist Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said this regime will stop at nothing to contain Iran, even if it has to act alone.

Iranian president due in Vienna soon: Austrian envoy

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is planned to pay an official visit to Austria in the near future in a bid to boost bilateral relations between the two countries, the Austrian ambassador to Tehran said.

Egypt tries to avoid a fight as allies escalate against Iran

 Egypt faces high expectations from Saudi Arabia and its other Persian Gulf Arab benefactors that it will have their back as tensions rise with their rival Iran, including throwing the weight of its military — the largest standing Arab army — into the crisis if needed.

Britain ‘is ready to pay £450 million debt over deal to sell Chieftain tanks to Iran’ to help free jailed British mother

Britain is preparing to pay Iran a £450million debt to help free a British mother jailed there for alleged espionage, it was reported last night.

Macron invites Lebanese Premier Hriri, his family to France

France says President Emmanuel Macron has “invited” Saad Hariri, along with his family, to Paris, days after the Lebanese premier announced his surprise resignation in Saudi Arabia, where he is said to be kept in detention.

Legendary Iranian wrestler’s birthday named ‘National Day of Wrestling’

 The birthday of late legendary Iranian freestyle wrestler Gholam Reza Takhti, who was born roughly a century ago, has been named Iran’s ‘National Day of Wrestling.’

Britain says no link between 400 million pound debt owed to Iran and jailed aid worker

British Prime Minister Theresa May’s spokesman said on Thursday there was no link between a 400 million pound ($528 million) debt owed to Iran and the fate of a jailed Iranian-British aid worker.

Turkey, Russia, Iran to hold Syria summit in Sochi on Nov. 22: NTV

Turkey, Russia and Iran will hold a summit to discuss developments in Syria next week in the Russian resort of Sochi, Turkish broadcaster NTV said on Thursday.