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So-called ‘maximum pressure’ to hit enemies themselves: Leader

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said that enemies’ efforts to bring the Iranian nation to its knees is futile.

 

Iran Quds force chief visits Syria, warns of US, Israel ‘conspiracies’ – news agency

The commander of Iran’s elite Quds force visited Eastern Syria in the past few days, and accused the United States and Israel of conspiring to support the Islamic State group, the semi-official Iranian news agency Tasnim reported.

 

FM spox terms US, Europe as supporters of MEK’s terrorist crimes

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Abbas Mousavi in a message termed the US and Europe as supporters of the terrorist Mujahedin-e Khalq organization (MEK/MKO) and their crimes.

Arms embargo has no effect on Iran’s defense power: IRGC chief

Chief Commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) Major General Hossein Salami said that arms embargo has no effect on Iran’s defense power.

 

IRGC unveils new military gear

The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) unveiled four new homegrown military products, including a reconnaissance drone with a service ceiling of 12,000 feet.

 

US trying to cause rift between Iran, Europe: Official

Iranian President’s Chief of Staff Mahmoud Vaezi called on the European countries not to fall for Washington’s scheme to create divisions between Tehran and Europe.

Iran marks 33rd anniversary of chemical attack on Sardasht

People of Iran on Saturday marked the 33rd anniversary of chemical attacks by the Iraqi Ba’ath regime on the northwestern city of Sardasht.

 

Iran says it sold petrol to Venezuela at current price

Iranian Minister of Petroleum Bijan Zangeneh said the country had sold petrol to Venezuela at current prices.

Judiciary officials meet with Leader on National Judiciary Week occasion

Leader of Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei received a number of Judiciary officials on Saturday on the occasion of the National Judiciary Week.

 

COVID-19 cases surpass 220,000 in Iran

The novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) infected 2,456 people and claimed the lives of 125 patients in the past day, a senior health official said.