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Iran executes man convicted of spying for CIA, Mossad

Iran’s Judiciary executed a man convicted of spying for the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and the Israeli spy service Mossad.


Iraqis never forget Iran’s aid to their country: Nechirvan Barzani

Head of the Iraqi Kurdistan Region Nechirvan Barzani praised Iran’s assistance to the Iraqi government and people, saying that the Iraqi nation will never forget such help.

Zarif meets Hashd al-Shaabi’s Fayyadh in Baghdad

Iranian FM Zarif met and held talks with Falih Fayyadh, the chairman of Hashd al-Shaabi, in Baghdad on Sunday.

Zarif confers with Iraq’s KRG PM

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in Erbil on Sunday night held talks with Prime Minister of Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Masrour Barzani about regional developments and bilateral relations.


Iran, Iraq call for respecting nat’l sovereignty

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and Speaker of Iraq’s Council of Representatives Mohamed al-Halbousi in a meeting on Sunday emphasized respecting Iraq’s national sovereignty.


IRGC commander lauds Ground Force Airborne Division’s self-sufficiency

Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Major General Hossein Salami hailed the advances made by the IRGC Ground Force’s Airborne Division in overhauling and modernizing military equipment.


Barzani underlines martyr Soleimani’s role in defeat of Daesh

Senior Kurdish political leader Masoud Barzani stressed the “unforgettable role” played by Iranian top commander Lieutenant General Qassem Soleimani in the defeat of Daesh terrorists.


FM Zarif: Iran prioritizing neighbors

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in a message referred to his fruitful talks with Iraqi Kurdish officials, saying neighbors are “our priority”.

Canada confirms black boxes of downed Ukrainian airliner arrive in Paris

Canadian Foreign Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne confirmed in a tweet on Sunday that the black boxes of a downed Ukrainian airliner that killed all 176 people on board in January had arrived in Paris, ending a months-long standoff.


Official: COVID-19 kills 217 more in Iran

Iran’s Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said on Monday that some 217 more Iranians have died from coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours bringing the total deaths to 14,405.