Iran’s coverage: Lebanon lauds Iran’s backing

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Rouhani voices Iran’s readiness for helping Lebanese people

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani held a phone talks with the Lebanese President Michel Aoun on Thursday, voicing Iran’s readiness for any humanitarian cooperation and assistance with Lebanon.

Supreme Leader sympathizes with Lebanese people

Supreme Leader Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei in a Twitter message late on Wednesday expressed solidarity with the Lebanese people over the massive fatal blast in Beirut on Tuesday night.

Iran sends 1st cargo of aid to Lebanon after Beirut blast

The first consignment of humanitarian supplies from Iran was delivered to Lebanon early Thursday to help the Arab country deal with the consequences of a huge blast in Beirut that has killed, injured and displaced many citizens.


Zarif, Ukrainian counterpart discuss progress in probing plane crash case

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and Ukrainian Deputy Foreign Minister Yevgeny Yenin in a telephone conversation on Wednesday exchanged views on the results of a recent visit by a team of negotiators from Iran to Kiev and follow-up of the tragic crash of the Ukrainian passenger plane (Flight PS752).

Rouhani lauds launching petchem projects despite sanctions

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani lauded the inauguration of three major petrochemical projects with a total investment of 1.6 billion dollars as a major step towards development despite sanctions.

New envoys of Oman, Germany submit credentials to Zarif

The new ambassadors of Oman and Germany submitted a copy of their credentials to Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Wednesday.


Zarif slams Google’s wrong translation of condolences to Lebanon

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif slated Google for the wrong translation of “condolences” in the Persian language to “congratulations” in Arabic and English when Persian speakers want to offer condolences to Lebanon over the fatal blast in Beirut.


Iran ready to dispatch medical equipment to Beirut: Hatami

Iranian Minister of Defense Brigadier General Amir Hatami said that his ministry is ready to send medical staff and equipment to Lebanon’s Beirut following the huge explosion occurred in Beirut Port yesterday.


World shocked by Beirut explosion’s human, economic dimension: VP Jahangiri

Iranian First Vice President Es’hagh Jahangiri said that Beirut explosion and its catastrophic human and economic dimensions shocked the region and world.


Official: COVID-19 kills 174 more in Iran

Iran’s Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said on Thursday that some 174 more Iranians have died from coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours bringing the total deaths to 17,976.