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Iran records 337 new fatalities

According to the Health Ministry, 30 out 31 provinces are in red zone with high risk of coronavirus transmission. Iran recorded its worst day of daily death toll from the novel coronavirus with 337, the health ministry said on Monday. Daily death toll count

Iran slams US plane interception over plane harassment

The Beirut-bound flight of Iran’s privately-owned commercial airline Mahan Air was intercepted by two US F-15 planes in Syrian airspace late on Thursday. Iran has registered its protest with the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) over the interception of an Iranian passenger plane by

Erdoğan, Putin, Rouhani discuss Syrian issue

According to the official statement, the leaders stressed that UN principles should be universally respected and that no actions, no matter by whom they were undertaken should undermine them. The leaders of Turkey, Russia, and Iran on Wednesday expressed their commitment to “the sovereignty, independence,

Iran to execute man who spies on Soleimani

Iran announced on Tuesday that it had convicted an Iranian citizen accused of helping the US to assassinate its revered Gen. Qassem Soleimani. An Iranian who spied for US and Israeli intelligence on slain Revolutionary Guards commander Qassem Soleimani has been sentenced to death,

Iranian army denies vessel hit by navy friendly fire

At least 19 people were killed and 15 others injured in the incident, according to the public relations department of the Iranian Naval Forces Command. The Iranian army on Wednesday denied a logistic vessel was hit by friendly navy fire during military drills in

Iran confirms 6,685 deaths from coronavirus

The country decided to reopen mosques despite surge in virus cases. Iran reopened all mosques across the country on Tuesday despite a surge in the number of coronavirus cases. The move was taken to allow worshippers to observe the last ten days of the

Iranian Navy hits its own warship during training exercise

The Jamaran, a frigate, had been attempting to hit a target with one of its Noor cruise missiles when it accidentally struck a support ship named Konarak instead. An Iranian destroyer mistakenly shot and sank a second Iranian vessel during a naval exercise Sunday

Iran waits for US to respond about prisoner swap

US is set to deport Iranian professor Sirous Asgari, who was acquitted of stealing trade secrets, once he receives medical clearance to leave, US and Iranian officials said on Tuesday. Washington has yet to respond to Iran about a prisoner swap, Iranian government spokesman