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Iran says it will execute informant who led CIA to General Soleimani

An Iranian citizen who provided information to U.S. and Israeli intelligence services on the whereabouts of Iran’s slain Revolutionary Guards commander Qassem Soleimani will be executed soon, Iran’s judiciary said on Tuesday.


Venezuela says flight arrives from Iran carrying COVID-19 aid

Venezuela’s government said on Monday that a flight carrying humanitarian aid for the COVID-19 epidemic had arrived from Iran, which has become a crucial ally to the South American nation amid U.S. sanctions.


Rouhani stresses expansion of economic coop. with Kyrgyzstan

President Hassan Rouhani in a phone talk with his Kyrgyz counterpart, Sooronbay Jeenbekov, on Tuesday stressed the need for developing cooperation between Iran and Kyrgyzstan amid the novel coronavirus pandemic.


Iran arrests six people over downing of Ukrainian jetliner

The spokesperson for Iran’s Judiciary says six people have been arrested in connection with the IRGC’s downing of a Ukrainian passenger plane that killed all 176 people on board in January.


US sanctions imposed on Iranian shipping network over proliferation take effect

U.S. sanctions imposed on Iran’s shipping network took effect on Monday, months after they were announced in December following accusations of supporting proliferation of weapons of mass destruction.


Authority of Armed forces due to popularity: Ghalibaf

Parliament Speaker Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf said that popularity is the key to the victory and authority of Iran’s Armed Forces.


Iran reiterates call on Europe to stand against US unilateralism amid pandemic

Iran has once again censured the unilateral American sanctions that have hampered humanitarian supplies into the country, renewing a call for the European Union to take a stand against such illegal US moves.


Surge in production, key to resolve problems for entering new century: Pres. Rouhani

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani pointed to the current year’s motto entitled ‘surge in production’ and added, “surge in production is the key to resolve problems for entering new century.


Turkey says its wall along Iran border almost complete

The Turkish interior minister said the construction of its border wall with Iran has almost been completed.

Official: 74 more Iranians die from COVID-19 over past 24 hours

Health Ministry Spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said on Tuesday that 74 more Iranians have passed away from coronavirus (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours bringing the total deaths in the country to 8,425.

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