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Iran Covid: Nearly 10k patients identified in 24 hours

Almost 10,000 people have been diagnosed with COVID-19 in Iran in the past 24 hours, as the country is experiencing its seventh wave of the coronavirus pandemic.

Live Update: Russia’s “Special Operation” in Ukraine; Day 152

Russia, wary of NATO’s eastward expansion, began a military campaign in Ukraine on February 24 after the Western-leaning Kiev government turned a deaf ear to Moscow’s calls for its neighbor to maintain its neutrality. In the middle of the mayhem, Moscow and Kiev are trying to hammer out a peaceful solution to the conflict. Follow the latest about the Russia-Ukraine conflict here:

Two Palestinians killed by Israeli troops in WB

At least two Palestinians were killed and a dozen others injured following clashes with Israeli forces in the occupied West Bank on Sunday.

Iran says seeking to expand relations with Afghan rulers

Iran's special envoy for Afghanistan has said Tehran seeks to expand relations with Afghanistan’s Taliban rulers in order to contribute to the security, stability, and economic improvement of the war-torn country.

Russia’s “Special Operation” in Ukraine; Day 151: Commander confirms 2 foreign fighters killed in Ukraine’s Donbas

Russia, wary of NATO’s eastward expansion, began a military campaign in Ukraine on February 24 after the Western-leaning Kiev government turned a deaf ear to Moscow’s calls for its neighbor to maintain its neutrality. In the middle of the mayhem, Moscow and Kiev are trying to hammer out a peaceful solution to the conflict. Follow the latest about the Russia-Ukraine conflict here:

Iraq files complaint at UNSC against Turkey over deadly shelling

Baghdad has filed an official complaint at the United Nations Security Council against Ankara, following a fatal strike on a tourist resort in Iraq's semi-autonomous Kurdistan region blamed on Turkey. Iraq has also recalled its ambassador to protest what it calls Turkey's aggression.

Iran condemns Israeli deadly attack on Syria

The Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman has condemned the recent Israeli missile strike on an area near the Syrian capital Damascus that killed and injured scores of soldiers.

Russia’s “Special Operation” in Ukraine; Day 150: Ukraine says preparing to export grain from ports despite ‘Russian attack’

Russia, wary of NATO’s eastward expansion, began a military campaign in Ukraine on February 24 after the Western-leaning Kiev government turned a deaf ear to Moscow’s calls for its neighbor to maintain its neutrality. In the middle of the mayhem, Moscow and Kiev are trying to hammer out a peaceful solution to the conflict. Follow the latest about the Russia-Ukraine conflict here:

UN calls for urgent investigation into fatal attack on Iraq’s Kurdistan region

Secretary-General of the United Nations Antonio Guterres has called for an urgent investigation into the deadly shelling of the Iraqi Kurdistan's Dohuk region.

Report: Three Syrian soldiers killed in Israeli airstrike

At least three Syrian servicemen were killed and seven others wounded in an Israeli air raid on the outskirts of Syria’s capital Damascus on Friday, the Riyadh-based Al-Ikhbariyah TV channel reported.

Iran envoy calls for removal of anti-Syria sanctions

Iranian Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations Majid Takht Ravanchi has called for the removal of unilateral sanctions imposed against Syria.

Taliban: UN warning over Daesh threat in Afghanistan not real

The Taliban say some countries have “clandestine motives” in playing up the threat of Daesh in Afghanistan. This follows a new report issued by the United Nations Security Council suggesting that the terror group has been boosting its presence in the northern and eastern parts of the country.

Russia’s “Special Operation” in Ukraine; Day 149: Russia, Ukraine sign UN-mediated grain deal

Russia, wary of NATO’s eastward expansion, began a military campaign in Ukraine on February 24 after the Western-leaning Kiev government turned a deaf ear to Moscow’s calls for its neighbor to maintain its neutrality. In the middle of the mayhem, Moscow and Kiev are trying to hammer out a peaceful solution to the conflict. Follow the latest about the Russia-Ukraine conflict here:

Iran Covid: 29 deaths, nearly 8k infections in 24 hours

Covid has killed 29 more people and infected more than 7,900 in Iran. That’s according to the Thursday tally released by the Iranian health ministry. Coronavirus daily caseload is steadily soaring in Iran following weeks of retreat in almost all parts of the country.

Eight tourists killed in ‘Turkish air raids’ on northern Iraq

Turkish air attacks have killed eight tourists in northern Iraq and wounded more than 20, local officials and the Iraqi army confirmed. Ankara has denied any involvement in the deadly attack.

Iran says to extract natural gas from Persian Gulf gas field in winter

Iran will be able to pump natural gas from a difficult gas field in the Persian Gulf where development works have stalled for nearly five years because of American sanctions on the country, a senior official with the Iranian Oil Ministry confirmed.

Live Update: Russia’s “Special Operation” in Ukraine; Day 148

Russia, wary of NATO’s eastward expansion, began a military campaign in Ukraine on February 24 after the Western-leaning Kiev government turned a deaf ear to Moscow’s calls for its neighbor to maintain its neutrality. In the middle of the mayhem, Moscow and Kiev are trying to hammer out a peaceful solution to the conflict. Follow the latest about the Russia-Ukraine conflict here:

President Raisi in meeting with Putin: Iran-Russia anti-terror campaign brings peace to ME

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi, in a meeting with his Russian opposite number Vladimir Putin, has said that the record of successful cooperation between Tehran and Moscow in anti-terrorism campaign is now at the service of strengthening regional security and stability.

White House says no information on Russia purchasing Iran drones

The United States has not received information yet indicating that Russia has purchased Iranian drones for use in the war on Ukraine, John Kirby, the communications coordinator at the National Security Council, said.

Russia’s “Special Operation” in Ukraine; Day 147: Russia says its ‘objectives’ in Ukraine widened beyond Donbas

Russia, wary of NATO’s eastward expansion, began a military campaign in Ukraine on February 24 after the Western-leaning Kiev government turned a deaf ear to Moscow’s calls for its neighbor to maintain its neutrality. In the middle of the mayhem, Moscow and Kiev are trying to hammer out a peaceful solution to the conflict. Follow the latest about the Russia-Ukraine conflict here:

US says Iran nuclear deal not dead yet

US Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman has said the Iran nuclear deal—formally known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA)—is not dead yet.

Live Update: Russia’s “Special Operation” in Ukraine; Day 146

Russia, wary of NATO’s eastward expansion, began a military campaign in Ukraine on February 24 after the Western-leaning Kiev government turned a deaf ear to Moscow’s calls for its neighbor to maintain its neutrality. In the middle of the mayhem, Moscow and Kiev are trying to hammer out a peaceful solution to the conflict. Follow the latest about the Russia-Ukraine conflict here:

Envoy: Iran preparing documents to join Shanghai Cooperation Organization

Tehran is preparing the necessary documents to join the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), Iranian envoy to Russia Kazem Jalali said in an interview with TASS.

Iran’s team crowned at Intl. Biology Olympiad

Iran’s team grabbed four gold medals in the 33rd International Biology Olympiad in Armenia, taking the first place in the competition.

Kremlin: Russia and Iran to ditch dollar in trades

Kremlin Spokesperson Dmitry Peskov announced on Monday that Moscow and Tehran would gradually abandon the use of the dollar in bilateral relations.

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