Iran’s coverage: Not being afraid of US result of acting according to Quran: Leader

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Ayatollah Khamenei calls on Iranian people not to be afraid of US, bullying powers

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has calls on the Iranian people not to be afraid of the United States and other bullying powers.

Iran to group regions into white, yellow, red categories in coronavirus battle

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday that all areas of the country would be categorized according to the coronavirus morbidity rate and the extent of outbreak in order to define various restrictions and better deal with the COVID-19 threat.

IRGC Ground Force to get Fotros drone

The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Ground Force is going to employ a homegrown strategic Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV), dubbed Fotros.


US tells UN to renew Iran arms embargo in breach of nuclear deal

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has called on the United Nations Security Council to extend its conventional arms embargo on Iran, set to expire in October, citing Tehran’s recent satellite launch.


Iran urges global action against Israeli settlement expansion

Iran’s Foreign Ministry called on international organizations and the world countries to take action against the Zionist regime’s plans to expand Israeli settlements and annex parts of the occupied West Bank.


US’s Treasury Dept. blocks, seizes website of ‘Iran’ newspaper

The US Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) has, in an arbitrary move, blocked and seized the official domain name of Iranian state-run newspaper “Iran”, the paper’s managing director says.


Iranian FM, Parliament Speaker felicitate Muslims on Ramadan

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani in separate messages congratulated world Muslims on the advent of the holy month of Ramadan.


Iran says coronavirus death toll rises by 60 to 5,710

The death toll from the new coronavirus outbreak in Iran rose by 60 in the past 24 hours to 5,710, Health Ministry spokesman Kianush Jahanpur said on Sunday.

UN chief Guterres lauds Iran’s support for Yemen truce

Secretary-General of the United Nations Antonio Guterres hailed Iran’s efforts for establishment of a ceasefire in Yemen.


Iran’s FM discusses regional isues with Iraqi, Omani counterparts

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif held talks with his Iraqi and Omani counterparts about bilateral relations and the latest developments in the region.