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Natanz Attack: Iran’s Zarif Vows Revenge Against Israel

Foreign Minister Mr Mohammad Javad Zarif has vowed revenge against Israel for an attack on Iran’s main nuclear facilities at Natanz. The Minister added that it will not stop high-level talks to restore the country’s nuclear deal with world powers. In a private meeting with Lawmakers on Monday, Mr Zarif pointed out that top Israeli […]

Iran Executes Man, Despite UN Appeal

Iran Judiciary’s Website has confirmed that the Country hanged a man for murder, abduction, and “terrorist” links. The Judiciary’s website noted that the execution, carried out on Saturday, January 30, 2021, was done despite international calls for the execution of the ethnic Baluch to be halted. Mizan Online reported that Javid Dehghan Khalad was put […]

Snow Accident: 11 Killed In Iran

At least 11 climbers have died after heavy snowfall In mountains North of Trun’s capital, Tehran. Seven crew members of a ship were also missing after storms in the gulf. Heavy snow and winds in several parts of Iran in the past few days have closed many roads and disrupted transport. Several climbers remain unaccounted […]

Iran Executes Wrestler For Murder

Iran has executed a wrestler accused of murder, defying international appeals for him to be spared. State Media reports that Navid Afkari, aged 27, was sentenced to death over the murder of a security guard during a wave of anti-government protests in 2018. He said he had been tortured into making a confession. BBC reports […]

Iran Executes Translator Convicted Of Spying For CIA, Israel

Iran on Monday, July 20, 2020, executed a former translator convicted of spying for the US and Israel, including helping to locate a top Iranian general killed later by the Americans, the judiciary said. The killing of Major General Qasem Soleimani in a US drone strike near Baghdad airport in January brought decades-old arch-enemies Iran […]

Coronavirus: Iran Death Toll Hits 9,500

As Iran’s fight against the Coronavirus pandemic entered its fifth month the country’s Health authorities have announced more than 100 new deaths from Coronavirus and another 2,000 cases of the illness. Iran reported its first Coronavirus cases on February 19, 2020, and it has since struggled to contain the outbreak, the worst in the Middle […]

Iran Records 56 Coronavirus Deaths In 24 Hours

The Iranian government on Wednesday confirmed 56 new fatalities from coronavirus in the last 24 hours. The recent records has brought the nationwide death toll to 7,564. According to the Iranian Health Ministry spokesman, Kianoush Jahanpour, further 2,080 people have tested positive for COVID-19, raising the overall count to 141,59. He added that 111,176 patients […]

Virus-Hit Iran To Reopen Mosques For Holy Nights

Virus-hit Iran will reopen its Mosques for three nights over the next week so that worshippers can pray during one of the holiest times of the year. The Islamic republic shut its Mosques and shrines in March as part of its efforts to contain the Middle East’s deadliest outbreak of the novel Coronavirus. The reopening, […]

54 Inmates Missing After Iran Mass Jail Break

Iranian security forces are searching for 54 escaped inmates following a prison break over which four guards were arrested. Iran’s State News Agency reported this on Sunday, March 29, 2020. A judicial official in Kurdistan province, Mojtaba Shirouzbozorgi, told IRNA that some Prison Guards were summoned, four of them were arrested and others released on […]

Coronavirus: Iran, Spain Announce 532 Deaths In 24 Hours

Iran on Sunday announced 129 new deaths caused by the coronavirus, raising to 1,685 the official death toll in one of the worst hit countries along with Italy and China. Iran’s Health Ministry spokesman Kianouche Jahanpour disclosed that more than 1,028 new cases had been recorded in the past 24 hours and a total of […]