Iran’s coverage: US humilated by rejection of bid to extend arms embargo on Tehran: Rouhani

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US’ historic failure in UNSC yesterday recorded in history of our fight against arrogance: Rouhani

Given the unfamiliarity of coronavirus and the long-term nature of COVID-19 disease, long-term planning and change in lifestyle are necessary for combatting the virus, said the President, adding, “In this path, people should trust the Ministry of Health, the country’s specialists and the decisions of the National Task Force for Fighting Coronavirus”.


UNSC vote against arms embargo a ‘no to unilateralism’

Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Iran to the United Nations says the Security Council’s vote against a US bid to extend Iran’s arms embargo had a clear message: No to unilateralism.


Zarif: Lebanon’s security is our security

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in a message referred to his onggoing trip to Beirut to express solidarity with Lebanese people over recent deadly blast, saying Lebanon security is Iran’s security.


Iran urges US to ‘stop shaming itself at UN’

The Foreign Ministry spokesman called on the US administration to stop making itself more isolated than this in the United Nations.


Four hurt in blast, fire in publishers’ area of Iran capital: state media

An explosion and ensuing fire injured at least four people in a district with many publishers and bookshops in Iran’s capital Tehran, state media reported on Saturday, the latest in a series of blasts and fires, some of which have hit sensitive sites.


Iran’s president says Emirates made ‘huge mistake’ with Israel deal

The United Arab Emirates has made a “huge mistake” in reaching a deal toward normalising ties with Israel, Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said on Saturday in a speech furiously condemning what he called a betrayal by the Gulf state.

UAE-Israel deal is ‘theatre’ fabricated by US, says Iran’s Zarif

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif on Friday denounced an accord between the United Arab Emirates and Israel to normalise ties as “theatre” fabricated by the United States.

FM Zarif discusses UAE’s betrayal with Palestinian groups

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif held separate phone talks with heads of two Palestinian resistance groups to discuss the latest developments, including UAE’s normalization of ties with the Israeli regime.


Emirati-Israeli normalization a stab on Muslim World’s back: IRGC

The Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) has condemned a recent deal aimed at normalization of relations between the Israeli regime and the United Arab Emirates, saying it is a betrayal to the Islamic Ummah.


COVID-19 kills 161 more Iranians over past 24 hours

Iran’s Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said on Saturday that some 161 more Iranians have died from coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours bringing the total deaths to 19,492.