Iran’s coverage: Tehran denies US claim of seizing Iranian ship carrying arms to Yemen

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Iran says US is telling lie, dismissing alleged violation of UN arms embargo

Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman said on Thursday that the US is telling lie, dismissing alleged violation of UN arms embargo.


Sanctions should be main focus of Parl.’s legislation

Iranian Parliament Speaker Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf said that the main focus of parliamentary legislation in the post-Corona era should be the prevention of oppressive sanctions.


Forex, gold back to old ways

After a brief hiatus major currencies resumed rallies going back to their bad old ways in Tehran on Wednesday as CBI’s selected moneychangers demanded higher rates.


President Rouhani: US trying to disrupt Iran’s forex market

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Thursday that the US has hatched new plots to harm Iran’s economy by disrupting the country’s foreign currency market.


IRGC commander stresses continued battle against COVID-19

Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Major General Hossein Salami urged all IRGC forces and the Iranian people to remain sensitive and active in the field until the coronavirus is uprooted in the country.


People’s coop. in controlling corona to be key to success: Pres. Rouhani

Iranian President said that people’s cooperation for observing protocols was key to success in controlling coronavirus’ first wave, adding that restrictions should be applied intelligently, in proportion to causes of outbreaks.


US sanctions worsening COVID-19 situation in Iran: Health Minister

Iran’s Health Minister Saeed Namaki said the US should be held accountable for the growing number of coronavirus cases in the Islamic Republic.


President reiterates support for bourse

President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday reiterated the need to continue supporting the share market by boosting the supply side and listing more companies.


President gives upbeat report about Govt performance despite sanctions, pandemic

President Hassan Rouhani gave upbeat report about performance of the Government on Thursday in reference to different development projects being inaugurated despite the US sanctions, foreign plots and the coronavirus pandemic.


Iran records 221 coronavirus deaths in 24 hours

Iran on Thursday recorded 221 coronavirus deaths, the highest single-day death toll from COVID-19 since the outbreak of the disease.