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Jaber Ansari-Iran FM Spokesman

Iran Rejects US Terrorism Report

Iran’s Foreign Ministry flatly rejected the US annual report on terrorism, which singled out Iran as a state sponsor of terrorism, saying the US is known as the biggest supporter of terrorist groups and the Israeli regime as “the symbol of state-sponsored terrorism”.
Power Plant and electricity

Turkish Firm Signs $4.2bn Power Plant Deal with Iranian Energy Ministry

A major Turkish energy company has finalized a $4.2bn deal with Iran's Energy Ministry to set up seven natural gas power plants in the Islamic Republic.

Muhammad Ali, A Pioneer of Racial Equality

Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman expressed his deepest condolences for the passing of boxing legend Muhammad Ali, deeming him a pioneer in the field of racial equality.

Schoolboys in Yemen’s Hudaydah Taking Final Exams without Clothes

The Saudi-led coalition’s airstrikes on the Yemeni port city of Hudaydah have led to a power failure in the hot city, leading to temperatures over 40 degrees Celsius.

Hackers Launch Cyber Attacks on Iranian Diplomatic Sites

A group of hackers, apparently employed by Saudi Arabia, hacked into a number of websites affiliated with Iran’s Foreign Ministry, publishing image of Saudi kings on the websites.

Ex-Miss Turkey Condemned to Jail for Insulting Erdogan

A former Miss Turkey has been sentenced to suspended jail for sending an insulting post about Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on her Instagram.
Mohammad Javad Larijani

Iran Carrying Out JCPOA Commitments Quickly, US Too Slowly

Mohammad Javad Larijani, the Chief of the Iranian Judiciary's Human Rights Council, criticized Washington’s slow implementation of a nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers (JCPOA), and suggested that Iran should not be so fast in fulfilling its obligations.

World’s Longest Tunnel Opens Deep beneath Swiss Alps

Seventeen years after construction crews started boring beneath the Swiss Alps, the world's longest, deepest tunnel is officially opening on Wednesday June 1.
hajj pilgrimage

Official Urges Iranians Not to Go to Hajj from Third Country

Head of Iran’s Hajj and Pilgrimage Organization Saeed Ohadi called on the country’s nationals to avoid making pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia from a third country during the upcoming Hajj season, due to the anti-Iran psychological atmosphere created by Riyadh.

Battle for Fallujah: What’s Happening to the Civilians?

Battles between the Iraqi army and the ISIS militants have intensified near the Iraqi ISIS-held city of Fallujah, as aid groups warn of a human catastrophe unfolding with 50,000 people trapped by the fighting.

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