Iran’s coverage: ‘US ruthless policies undermining world order’: Larijani

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Iran says Trump’s ‘ruthless’ policies undermining intl. peace, order

Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani says the “ruthless” policies adopted by US President Donald Trump during his term in office have created a tense situation in the world, undermining the global order and international peace.


Rouhani asks Leader for withdrawal of €2b from NDFI: MP

In a letter to the Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Khamenei, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani applied for permission to grant some €2 billion from the National Development Fund of Iran (NDFI) to renovation of flood-stricken areas, a Parliament Member told reporters on Monday.


Iran’s Mahan Air launches direct flights to Venezuela

Mahan Air, a private Iranian airline accused by the West of transporting military equipment to Middle East war zones, on Monday launched a direct flight to Venezuela, as Tehran voices support for Caracas against a U.S. backed opposition.


Judiciary Chief calls on Iranian bodies to counteract US’ blacklisting IRGC

Iran’s Judiciary Chief Hojjatoleslam Seyyed Ebrahim Raeisi called on Iranian affiliated organizations on Monday to counteract US’ decision to enlist IRGC as a terrorist organization.


Speaker: Blacklisting IRGC proves US stupidity

Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani said that designating the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) as a terrorist entity will have dire consequences for Washington, adding that he thinks that the White House is not that much senseless to risk the move.


Iran, Kuwait FMs discuss bilateral ties over phone

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Kuwaiti counterpart Sabah Al Khalid Al Sabah held a phone conversation on Sunday to discuss mutual ties.


Iran floods: Pakistan PM offers humanitarian assistance

Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan offered humanitarian assistance to Iran to help the victims of devastating floods in the Islamic Republic.


Iran condemns deadly Saudi-led air raid on Yemeni civilians

Iran’s Foreign Ministry strongly condemned an aerial attack by the Saudi-led military coalition on a residential area in Yemen’s capital Sana’a that killed at least 11 civilians, including schoolchildren.


UN establishes payment channel to aid flood-hit areas in Iran

The United Nations (UN) has created a specific banking payment channel for Iran to receive cash aids for its flood-stricken areas, the UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative in Iran Ugochi Daniels announced in a news conference on Monday.


Speaker calls on Islamic countries to act responsibly about Palestine

Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani condemned negligence of some Islamic countries in caring about the issue of Palestine, and urged them to pay heed to the problems of the Palestinians.