The Iranian army has prepared 20,000 packages of dried nuts and fruits to distribute among quake-hit people in the western province of Kermanshah on the occasion of a Persian festival celebrated on the longest night of the year.
Around 3,500 Palestinians have been wounded by Israeli forces ever since demonstrations began in protest at the US recognition of Jerusalem al-Quds as Israel’s capital.
Iran’s top security official has underlined the need to constantly fight corruption, urging local media to accurately report proven cases of corruption at all levels.
Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister for Consular, Parliamentary and Expatriates' Affairs Hassan Qashqavi says the foreign ministry is seriously pursuing the case of pregnant Iranian woman Negar Qods Kani, who is in jail in Australia.
Iran’s High Council of Human Rights has strongly denounced the killing of an Iranian-American national by the US police forces, and called on the US government to provide a convincing response.
Renowned Iranian painter and cartoonist Bozorgmehr Hosseinpour has used hundreds of nails provided by his fans to create an artwork on Universal Children’s Day.
Aung San Suu Kyi, the foreign minister and de facto leader of Myanmar, has been named the 2017 International Islamophobe of the Year for her country’s atrocities against Rohingya Muslims.
The latest report by the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) indicates that at least 23,000 newborn Yemeni children have died of preventable causes in 2016.
Masud Bin Momen, the ambassador of Bangladesh to the United Nations, has discussed the plight of Rohingya Muslims who have been fleeing violence and oppression in Myanmar and headed to Bangladesh in recent months.
A senior Iranian lawmaker has called on the UN to shoulder its responsibility and stand against the oppressors in the world, particularly the Myanmarese government which is killing Rohingya Muslims.