New York: Iran is not a “bargaining chip” to be factored into elections and domestic policy in the United States, the country’s President, Hassan Rouhani has said, stressing that the overall era of dominance and hegemony by a few world powers is “long over.”
Tehran/IBNS: Iran has executed a 27-year-old wrestler for allegedly murdering a government employee despite appeals by athletes across the world and international bodies, an AFP report said.
Tehran/Xinhua: The explosion of chlorine gas cylinders has injured at least 217 people in Zanjireh Olya village in Iran's western Ilam province, Iranian Student News Agency (ISNA) reported on Saturday.
Washington: A complaint was unsealed on Thursday, charging two U.S. citizens with federal crimes related to Iran.
Tehran/Xinhua: Iran's Intelligence Ministry has disbanded five spying teams connected with foreign espionage services and arrested a number of people in this regard, Tasnim news agency reported on Wednesday.
Tehran: Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Sayyid Ali Khamenei has opened an account in micro-blogging site Twitter in Hindi.
New York: A group of independent UN human rights experts has called for Iran to urgently release an activist who reportedly is ill with COVID-19 symptoms “before it is too late”.
Moscow/Sputnik: The Iranian authorities have denied reports on an alleged explosion that took place in the province of Tehran late on Thursday, the IRIB broadcaster reported on Friday, citing the head of one of the local cities.
Tehran/Sputnik: The Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) on Thursday reported an incident during construction work at the Natanz uranium enrichment plant, which damaged one of the awnings under construction.
New York/IBNS: The UN regrets that the future of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) is in doubt, but notwithstanding current challenges, that landmark deal is still the best way to ensure that Iran’s nuclear programme proceeds along a peaceful path, the UN’s top political official said on Tuesday.
Tehran/Sputnik/UNI: Iran has sentenced to death one of its own nationals who was found guilty of providing CIA and Mossad intelligence data on the movement of Qasem Soleimani, the Revolutionary Guards’ elite Quds Force commander, before he was killed by the United States earlier in the year, Gholam Hossein Esmaili, the spokesman for the country's judiciary, said on Tuesday.
Tehran/UNI: Cafes and restaurants reopened in Iran on Tuesday after a COVID induced closure of two months to curb the spread of the pandemic.
New York/IBNS: The UN’s human rights chief has been weighing in on recent killings committed by State authorities, or by rogue members of State military forces, emphasizing that all Governments must strictly abide by international law and hold those who serve, accountable for any violations.
Tehran/Xinhua/UNI: Masih Daneshvari Hospital in Iran's capital Tehran is considering the use of COVID-19 convalescent plasma in the newly affected patients, Press TV reported on Sunday.
Tehran/Sputnik/UNI: Iran’s Health Ministry on Wednesday reported 2,205 new coronavirus cases over the past 24 hours with 143 people losing their lives.