Iran’s coverage: Tehran condemns Israel-Bahrain deal to normalise relations

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Iran condemns Bahraini leaders for normalizing ties with Israeli occupying regime

Iranian Foreign Ministry in a statement seriously slammed Bahraini leaders for normalizing relations with Israeli occupying regime, saying it is a shameful and humiliating act in total disregard of plight of the Palestinian nation.

President: Arbaeen processions called off in Iran, Iraq

The religious processions marking Arbaeen would not be held in Iran and Iraq this year because of the novel coronavirus outbreak, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Saturday.


IRGC eliminates base of anti-Revolutionary groups in NW

IRGC’s Hamza Sayyid al-Shuhada Base announced that it has targeted a base of anti-Revolutionary groups situated in the Iraqi Kurdistan region in response to the groups’ hostile moves against Iran.


Iran commends Saint Vincent for defying US at UNSC

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif praised Saint Vincent and the Grenadines for opposing the US government’s illegal actions at the United Nations Security Council.

Iran’s Army Air Defense intercepts one US plane, two drones

During the Zolfaghar-99 military exercise on Fri., one US plane and two drones, that had violated the law and entered Iranian Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ) illegally, were intercepted by homemade Karrar drone.


Iranian Army wraps up war game in southern waters

The Iranian Army on Saturday finished a large-scale military exercise in the Sea of Oman and parts of the Indian Ocean.

White House knows nothing about humanity: Rouhani

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani condemned the inhumane measures of the White House which has blocked Iran’s efforts to access medicine amid the pandemic.


Spokesman raps Arab Quartet Committee’s anti-Iran statement

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh dismissed as hackneyed and groundless the allegations raised in a statement by the self-proclaimed Arab Quartet Committee.


Defense Minister: Iran constantly boosting missile power

Missile capabilities constitute a main component of Iran’s defense power and continue to grow constantly, Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami said.


Official: COVID-19 kills 116 more in Iran

Iran’s Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said on Saturday that some 116 more Iranians have died from coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours bringing the total deaths to 23,029.