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China to open consulate office in Iran's Bandar Abbas

Tehran: Iran's cabinet of ministers on Wednesday voted to allow China the permission to open its consulate general in the southern port city of Bandar Abbas, media reports said.

Iran: UN independent experts condemn secret execution of Kurdish prisoner

New York: Two UN-appointed independent rights experts condemned the arbitrary execution in the strongest terms on Wednesday, of an Iranian Kurdish prisoner as a sign of “clear disregard for their obligations under international human rights law”.

‘Additional effort and patience’ needed to revive Iran nuclear deal

New York: Ongoing talks to get the Iran nuclear deal back on track indicate “additional effort and patience” are required for its full restoration, the UN political affairs chief told the UN Security Council in New York on Tuesday.

Airfield in Afghanistan's Jalalabad ready to receive humanitarian aid from Iran: Governor

Kabul/UNI/Sputnik: The airfield in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad is ready for operation and will soon receive humanitarian aid from Iran, the provincial governor's office announced on Saturday.

Iran death penalty threat for abortion unlawful: UN rights experts

New York: A new Iranian law that raises the prospect of the death penalty for abortion has been condemned by independent human rights experts, who have declared that is in “clear contravention of international law”.

Iran to consider experience of past nuclear deal talks in Vienna: FM

Tehran/Sputnik: Tehran will take into account the experience of the previous rounds of nuclear deal talks to promote its interests in the upcoming negotiations in Vienna, Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian said on Saturday.

Over-compliance with US sanctions hurting Iran’s ‘butterfly kids’

New York: Over-compliance with United States-imposed sanctions against Iran is harming the right to health, and people with a rare skin disease are among those affected, many of them children, experts appointed by the UN Human Rights Council said on Tuesday.

Kunduz blast: Iran to provide humanitarian aid to victims

Tehran: The Iran Embassy in Kabul on Monday said the country is willing  to send humanitarian aid to the victims of the blast that targeted a mosque in Khan Abad port of Kunduz province.

Iran nuclear programme at ‘critical point’, Israeli Prime Minister warns

New York: With Iran’s nuclear programme at a “watershed moment”, the country must be stopped from acquiring a nuclear weapon, Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett said on Monday in his inaugural speech to the UN General Assembly.

Iraqi President warns against complacency in the fight against terrorism

New York: International cooperation and solidarity are the only way to combat terrorism, Iraqi President Barham Salih said in his speech to the UN General Assembly on Thursday, warning against complacency.

King of Saudi Arabia says peace is top priority for his country

New York: The King of Saudi Arabia, Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud, said on Wednesday that promoting peace is his Kingdom’s top priority in international affairs.

Iran blasts Pakistan after holdout Valley Panjshir falls to Taliban backed by Pak air power

Tehran: The Iranian government on Monday gave a strong message to Pakistan over the fall of Afghanistan's Panjshir by condemning Taliban’s military offensive against holdout fighters in the Valley backed by Pakistan's air power.

Iran must halt execution of Kurdish prisoner: UN rights experts

New York: The imminent execution of an Iranian Kurdish prisoner must be halted and his death sentence repealed, UN-appointed independent human rights experts said on Friday.

Ukrainian evacuation plane hijacked in Kabul, diverted to Iran: Report

Kabul: A Ukrainian plane in Kabul to evacuate its stranded citizens from Afghanistan has been hijacked and diverted to Iran, a Ukraine Minister was quoted as saying in media reports.

Iran closes border with Afghanistan in Nimroz amid spike in conflicts

Kabul: Iran has closed the border with Afghanistan in Nimroz province amid rising conflicts in the war-torn country.