Iran’s coverage: Leader lauds Iran’s single-handed battle with West, East in sacred defense

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Iran stood alone against world powers during Iraq war: Leader

Leader of Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei hailed the braveries of the Iraq-Iran War veterans, saying that the country stood alone against the US, the Soviet Union and the West during the war.


Iran’s oil minister calls US sanctions a “war with no blood”

Iranian oil minister Bijan Zanganeh said on Monday that the United States was waging a war against Iran by imposing sanctions on the Islamic Republic’s crude exports.


IAEA DG welcomes agreement with Iran

Director General of the Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Rafael Mariano Grossi on Monday once again welcomed the agreement between the Agency and Iran, hoping the agreement will reinforce cooperation and enhance mutual trust.


Trump says Iran holds upper hand in JCPOA

US President Donald Trump said in an interview that the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action served Iran and made any other move impossible so he decided to end it.


Shamkhani: Trump’s drones continue to crash with Iranians’ active resistance

Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani in a message said with active resistance of Iranian people, Trump’s drones will continue to crash.

China dismisses US claims of UN sanctions on Iran as baseless

China’s Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Wang Wenbin called US claims on returning UN sanctions on Iran baseless.


Iran’s Zarif urges Trump to rein in Pompeo

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif called on US President Donald Trump to change tack before Secretary of State Mike Pompeo turns American into a global laughing stock.


UN mission shrugs off report of new US sanctions on Iran

The spokesman for Iran’s UN mission reacted to a report that the US is going to impose new sanctions on dozens of people tied to Iran’s arms industry, saying such moves would not change the fact about the humiliating failure of Washington’s maximum pressure policy.


COVID-19 kills 177 more Iranians over past 24 hours

Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said on Monday that some 177 more Iranians have died from coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours.