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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.

British FM to Visit Iran on Saturday

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson will arrive in Tehran Saturday to hold talks with high-ranking Iranian officials, Iran’s foreign ministry said.

Persian Gulf Arab States Shirking Responsibility Regarding Palestine: Iran

Iranian foreign ministry has dismissed the recent [P]GCC statement, saying it shows the council is avoiding its responsibility regarding Palestine.

FM Zarif: Al-Quds to Remain Arab, Muslim City

Iran’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Mohammad Javad Zarif says the holy city of Jerusalem al-Quds will remain an Arab and Muslim city.

Iran Strongly Condemns US for Recognizing Al-Quds as Israel’s Capital

Iranian foreign ministry has strongly denounced the US administration for its decision to relocate its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem and recognize Jerusalem al-Quds as the capital of the occupying regime of Israel.

US Responsible for Consequences of Its Decision on Jerusalem: Iran

Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani has warned about any decision by the United States about Jerusalem al-Quds and any provocative move against the interests of the Muslim world.
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Tillerson’s Comments Rehash of Baseless Allegations: Iran

Iranian foreign ministry spokesman has called the top US diplomat’s recent comments a repetition of groundless accusations against Iran.

Recognition of Al-Quds as Capital of Occupied Palestine Shows US Desperation: Iran Leader

Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says the US administration’s intention to recognize Jerusalem al-Quds as the capital of the Israeli regime indicates their failure in the case of Palestine.

Iran President Congratulates Muslim Counterparts on Prophet’s Birth Anniversary

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has sent separate messages to the heads of Muslim states to congratulate his counterparts on the occasion of the birth anniversary of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH).

Caspian Sea Littoral States Agree on Bulk of Its Legal Regime: Iran FM

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said the Caspian Sea littoral countries have reached a consensus on the bulk of the sea’s long-awaited legal regime and have agreed to ban all foreign military forces from entering the sea.

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