Iran’s coverage: Iran ready to ship more fuel to Venezuela despite US ‘threats’

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Iran says it is ready to continue fuel shipments to Venezuela

Iran will continue fuel shipments to Venezuela if Caracas requests more supplies, the Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman said on Monday, despite Washington’s criticism of the trade between the two nations, which are both under U.S. sanctions.


President Rouhani: Iran stands by Afghan people, Gov’t

President Hassan Rouhani said in a phone call with his Afghan counterpart on Monday that Iran’s policy is expanding ties with neighbors and will stand by the people and government of Afghanistan for the country’s development, peace, stability and security.


Nearly 200 to 225 people killed in November protests, minister suggests

Iranian Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani-Fazli has suggested that nearly 200 to 225 people were killed during the widespread protests in November 2019.

Iranian scientist in US jail to return home this week: Mousavi

Foreign Ministry Spokesman Abbas Mousavi said that Iranian scientist imprisoned in the US will return to the country this week.


Let Americans breathe, Iranian spokesman tells US government

Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Seyed Abbas Mousavi decried the US government’s crackdown on protests over the killing of an unarmed African-American man at the hands of Police in Minneapolis, urging Washington to stop violence and let American people breathe.


4.7-Richter quake jolts southern Iran

An earthquake measuring 4.7 on the Richter scale hit Khonj city, in Fars province, near the Persian Gulf, early Monday.

A senior spokesman for the General Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces lashed out at the United States for discriminating against people of color and for its police brutality.


Any hostile miscalculation to receive Iran’s crushing response: Top commander

Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces warned the enemies that a miscalculation in dealing with Iran will trigger a decisive and immediate response from the country’s military forces.


Forest fire contained in Iran’s southwestern protected area after 5 days

Firefighters managed to bring under control the wildfire broke out in Khaeez forest, protected area, southwestern Iran, five days ago, Governor of Kohkilouyeh and Boyerahmad Province announced on Monday.


Official: 81 more Iranians die from COVID-19 over past 24 hours

The head of Iranian Health Ministry’s Public Relations Office said on Monday that 81 more Iranians died from coronavirus over the past 24 hours bringing the total deaths to 7,878.