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Iran dismisses ‘Ridiculous’ claims of interference in US Election

Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman rejected as “ridiculous” reports that Iran is interfering in the upcoming US election.

Iran will utilize various ways to release frozen funds, FM Zarif says

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Monday said that the Islamic Republic of Iran will make use of various means to release its frozen funds in some countries.

Iran’s FM outlines views on power shifts of Transitional Period live on Instagram

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif began his third online lecture via Instagram social networking service that is on “Power Shifts and New Players in the Transitional Period”.

Tehran warns UNSC members not to fall into US’ trap

A spokesman with the Iranian Foreign Ministry noted that US seeks to undermine the body by its draft resolution on extending arms embargo on Iran.

Iran slams US for refusing to shoulder responsibility for Japan nuke attacks

Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman slammed the US government for refusing to shoulder responsibility for the atomic bombings of two Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki back in 1945.


Iran President hails world solidarity with Lebanon after Beirut blast

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani commended global sympathy and solidarity with the people of Lebanon in the wake of last week’s deadly blast in Beirut.


Iran says PGCC call for Tehran arms embargo extension is ‘unrealistic’

Iran has rejected as “unrealistic” a call by the (Persian) Gulf Cooperation Council (PGCC) for the United Nations to extend an international arms embargo on Tehran that ends in October, state TV reported on Monday.


Leader offers condolences on death of economic expert

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei expressed condolences over the death of Hojatoleslam Seyed Abbas Mousavian, a cleric and expert in economic Fiqh (Islamic jurisprudence).


Iran says Beirut blast should not be politicised

Iran said on Monday that countries should refrain from politicising the massive blast in Beirut last week, and that the United States should lift sanctions against Lebanon.


Official: COVID-19 kills 189 more in Iran

Iran’s Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said on Monday that some 189 more Iranians have died from coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours bringing the total deaths to 18,616.