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Official Confirms 2 People Killed in Iran Protests

An Iranian security official confirmed earlier reports of the deaths of two people in the recent protest gatherings in Lorestan province, but stressed that the Iranian police forces did not fire a single bullet, and foreign agents and Takfiri elements were behind the incident.

Telegram Blocks Anti-Iran Channel for Promoting Violence

The Telegram messaging app has closed an anti-Iran channel for encouraging people to violence after a top Iranian official’s request.

Rouhani Vows to Tackle Livelihood Problems as Top Priority

president Hassan Rouhani said improving the economic situation of Iranians tops the agenda of his government, in an attempt to appeal to the public, which has grown increasingly critical of his economic performance.

Iran Not to Let Enemies Fulfil “Regime Change” Dream: Top General

Iran’s top military commander says the country’s armed forces will never allow the enemies to fulfil their “evil dream” of toppling the Islamic Establishment.

Enemies Trying to Make Iranians Frustrated, Sceptical: Leader

Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, the Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution, has warned of enemy plots to make the Iranian nation disappointed and sceptical of the Islamic Establishment.

“Iranian Clergy, Seminaries Should Cut Dependence on State Budget”

An Iranian daily has called on Islamic seminaries and the clergy to wean themselves off government budget and meet their costs by turning to religious taxes.

Iran Red Crescent Society Official Dismissed for Negligence after Quake

A deputy director of Iran’s Red Crescent Society has been fired due to his negligence in providing relief assistance to the earthquake-hit people in western Kermanshah province.

Iconic Farmer Who Saved Hundreds of Iranians Dies of Lung Disease

Iranian iconic villager, Azbar Ali Hajavi, also known as Riz Ali Khajavi, who bravely saved the lives of passengers of a train from a crash some 56 years ago, has succumbed to lung disease at the age of 86.

Over 200 MPs Hail Gen. Soleimani’s Role in ISIS Defeat

Iranian lawmakers have sent a letter to the Leader of the Islamic Revolution to congratulate him on the total eradication of ISIS in Iraq and Syria and to praise General Soleimani for his leading role.
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Iran Leader Praises Gen. Soleimani’s “Great Service to Mankind”

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has commended the Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps’ Quds Force Major General Qassem Soleimani for “delivering a great service to humanity” by eradicating ISIS.

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