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United States frees American-born anchor of Iran’s Press TV

An American-born anchor for Iran’s state-run Press TV was released after 10 days of detention in the United States as a material witness in an undisclosed U.S. federal investigation, the English-language news channel reported on Thursday.


Iran hopes for legal, peaceful settlement of Venezuela’s political issues

Iran has condemned the US unlawful intervention in Venezuela’s internal affairs, voicing hope for a legal and peaceful settlement of the Latin country’s political disputes.


Development of Iran-Russia political, security relations unparalleled

The Iranian Ambassador to Russia Mehdi Sanaei has described the development of Iran-Russia political and security relations after signing of the JCPOA as unparalleled, adding that the bilateral ties have yet to use all the potentials to further develop.


Kidnapped Iranian border guards safe and sound

Commander of the Islamic Republic of Iran Border Guard Command Brigadier General Qasem Rezaei says the Iranian border guards, kidnapped on Iran-Pakistan border recently, are safe and sound.

Tehran resolved to expand coop. with SCO: envoy

Iranian ambassador to Beijing voiced the country’s resolve to expand relations with China and other member states to the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO).


Completion of South Pars phases high on agenda: Iran’s Oil minister

Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh said it is his ministry’s priority to complete the remaining phases of the South Pars gas field in southern Iran.


Flag carrier Iran Air also on list of banned airlines: minister 

National flag carrier Iran Air is also on the list of banned airlines, in addition to Mahan Air whose licence has been recently revoked by Germany, Iranian minister of roads said on Thursday.


Al Khalifa regime’s collaboration with Mossad against regional security

Hossein Amir-Abdollahian has condemned the Bahraini Al Khalifa regime’s collaboration with Israeli Mossad in the new wave of the crackdown on the oppressed people of Bahrain as an action against the regional collective security in the region.


Iran to launch ‘Friendship Satellite’ soon 

Doosti (Friendship) Satellite, the only fully domestic Iranian made satellite, will be launched in the coming few weeks, said official of the Sharif University of Technology of Tehran on Thursday.


2019 Asian Cup: Iran prepare to face China

With the latest from the 2019 AFC Asian Cup; currently underway in the United Arab Emirates, Iran and China have been preparing to play in the quarterfinals of the tournament.