Iran’s coverage: Showing Iran as security threat, goal of US, Israel: Zarif

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Showing Iran as security threat, goal of US, Israel: FM Zarif

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said that distorting Iran’s image and presenting it as a security threat is the main goal of the United States and Zionist regime.


Actor Mohamad Ali Keshavarz passes away at 90

Nonagenarian actor Mohamad Ali Keshavarz passed away on Sunday at Atieh hospital in Tehran.


FM Zarif off to Turkey

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Sunday left the capital city of Tehran for Istanbul city in Turkey.


Iranian airlines to take home Iranian citizens from Bulgaria over COVID-19 concerns

A special flight by Iranian Qeshm Air airlines is due to take home Iranian citizens from Bulgaria over concerns about the global spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).


Iran unveils its first capsule hotel

The Iranian tourism department has unveiled a first capsule hotel in the country as authorities seek to expand tourism amenities for budget-conscious travelers.

Iran President highlights strategies against economic fallout of coronavirus

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani highlighted his administration’s efforts to deal with the economic consequences of the coronavirus outbreak, saying there have been initiatives to protect the livelihood of people and prevent price hikes.


Iran’s Zarif sees Trump favourite to win US election

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Saturday that U.S. President Donald Trump still has a good chance of being re-elected thanks to his strong support base, despite his declining support in recent months.


Canada agrees with Iran on sending downed plane’s black boxes to France

Canada agrees with Iran’s plan to send the black boxes of a downed Ukrainian passenger plane directly to France instead of Ukraine, Canadian Transport Minister Marc Garneau said on Friday.

Iran prepared to retaliate if US stopped Venezuela-bound tankers: news agency

An Iranian news agency close to the elite Revolutionary Guards said on Saturday Iran’s naval forces were preparing to target U.S. commercial vessels in the Gulf last month in case U.S. forces interfered with Venezuela-bound Iranian oil tankers.

COVID-19 kills 107 more Iranians over past 24 hours: Official

Iran’s Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said on Sunday that some 107 more Iranians have died of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours bringing the total deaths to 8,837.