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Iran's home-made satellite Zafar ready for launch

Tehran/Xinhua: The indigenous satellite Zafar has been delivered to Iran Space Agency (ISA) for launch, official IRNA news agency reported Sunday.

Donald Trump warns Khamenei to be 'careful' with his words

Washington/UNI: US President Donald Trump on Saturday warned Iran's supreme leader Ali Khamenei to be careful with his choice of words.

Ukraine wants Iran's guilty plea over plane crash formalized: Foreign Minister

Kiev/Sputnik: Kiev wants Iran’s guilty plea for shooting down a Ukrainian plane near Tehran be cemented in an internationally recognized document, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Vadym Prystaiko said Friday.

UN aviation experts to join Ukraine Airlines Iran crash investigation

New York/IBNS: Experts from the UN aviation watchdog, ICAO, will support the investigation into the crash of a Ukrainian Passenger plane in Iran on January 8, following an invitation from the Iranian authorities, which was accepted on Tuesday.

Tehran vows to respond decisively to any destructive actions against JCPOA

Moscow/Sputnik: Tehran will respond decisively to any destructive measures regarding the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) on the Iranian nuclear program, Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi said Tuesday.

Iran to take US to Int'l criminal court in The Hague over Soleimani killing

Tehan/Sputnik/uUNI: Iran intends to hold the US government and armed forces accountable for the killing of its top military commander, Qasem Soleimani, bringing a case against it to the International Criminal Court in The Hague, judicial spokesman Gholam Hossein Ismaili said on Tuesday.

Ukrainian plane downing: Several people detained

Tehran/IBNS: Iran's judiciary said several people have been detained in connection with the crash of a Ukrainian plane in Tehran last week.

Iranian president calls for implementation of law blacklisting Pentagon

Tehran/Xinhua/UNI: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Monday issued an order to implement a law blacklisting the US Department of Defence as "terrorist organization," Tasnim news agency reported.

Iran's Rouhani blames US for current situation in Middle East: Presidential Press Office

Moscow/Sputnik/UNI: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, during a telephone conversation with Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven, said that the United States were to be blamed for the current developments in the Middle East, the presidential press office said in a statement.

Donald Trump Tells Iranian Authorities to 'Stop Killing' Protesters

Moscow/Sputnik/UNI: US President Donald Trump called on Iranian authorities to "stop the killing" of protesters, alleging that thousands were already murdered or imprisoned in Iran and that the international community was monitoring the situation.

Arrest of UK ambassador to Iran was violation of international law: Britain

London/IBNS: Britain on Saturday said the arrest of the UK ambassador to Iran Rob Macaire was a 'flagrant violation of international law'.

Trump extends support to Iranian protesters seeking prosecution of those responsible for Ukrainian plane crash

Washington/IBNS: US President Donald Trump has extended his support to the protesters in Iran who are demanding the resignation and prosecution of those responsible for the Ukrainian Boeing 737 plane crash with 176 people on board in Tehran.

UK envoy arrest: US state department wants Iran to formally apologise

Washington/UNI: US State department spokesperson Morgan Ortagus has condemned Iran's move to detain UK Ambassador Rob Macaire's and called for a public apology by the Iranian regime.

Police disperse student protesters in Iran for chanting radical slogans: Reports

Tehran/Moscow/Sputnik: Hundreds of students gathered on Saturday outside the Amirkabir University of Technology in Tehran to honor those killed in the fatal Ukrainian plane crash in Iran, which resulted in a rally that the police eventually dispersed, media reported.

Trump's security aide sees higher chances for dialogue with Iran after Soleimani killing

Washington/Sputnik: US National Security Adviser Robert O'Brien believes that Tehran is more inclined to dialogue with the United States after US operation to assassinate Iranian commander Qasem Soleimani than before.