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West wants to avoid strategic coop. between Iran, East

In a tweet on Sunday, Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Rear Admiral Ali Shamkhani wrote that the west is in favor of avoiding Iran from developing ties with the eastern countries.


Final report of Flight 752 incident to be published soon

Iranian Minister of Roads and Urban Development said that the final report of Ukrainian passenger plane incident will be published soon.


Envoy urges UN to stop US from supporting anti-Iran terror outfit

Iran’s Ambassador to the United Nations Majid Takht-Ravanchi called on the United Nations to shoulder its responsibilities and prevent the US from funding and supporting a US-based anti-Iran group named Tondar.

Iran President urges people to continue observing health protocols

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani called on people to continue observing the health protocols, saying that the government will take a moderate approach in imposing restrictive measures aimed at curbing the coronavirus infections.

Iran calls on IAEA to clarify Saudis’ secret nuclear program

Iran’s ambassador to IAEA Kazem Gharibabadi has called for the IAEA to put forward a report on Saudi Arabia’s secret program of building yellowcake uranium processing plant.

Zarif signs memorial book at Lebanon’s Embassy in Tehran

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, attended Lebanon’s Embassy in Tehran on Sunday to sign a memorial book in the honor of the victims of a devastating blast in the Lebanese capital.


Iran dispatches 95 tons of aid cargo to Lebanon, 60 tons others to be sent

Head of Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) stated on Sunday that the Society has dispatched 95 tons of aid cargo to Lebanon after the August 4 deadly explosion in Beirut.


Earthquake of magnitude 5.1 strikes western Iran: state TV

An earthquake of magnitude 5.1 struck the province of Kermanshah in western Iran on Sunday, Iranian state TV reported.


Official: IRCS field hospital ready to serve people in Dahieh, Beirut

Deputy Head of Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) for health, treatment and rehabilitation said IRCS field hospital is ready to provide service for Lebanese people who were affected by the recent deadly explosion in Beirut.


COVID-19 kills 163 more Iranians over past 24 hours

Iran’s Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said on Sunday that some 163 more Iranians have died from coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours bringing the total deaths to 18,427.