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Reza Khaasteh

Reza Khaasteh
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Reza Khaasteh is a Tehran-based journalist working as the managing editor of the Iran Front Page (IFP) news website.

Hostage-Taking in NY: US Bars Zarif from Visiting Diplomat at Hospital

The US has barred Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif from visiting Iran’s UN ambassador, Majid Takht-Ravanchi, at a hospital in New York City, where he is hospitalized for cancer, saying the permission would be issued if Iran releases an American prisoner.

Did US Just Complete Its Part of New Prisoner Swap with Iran?

The US “deportation” of an Iranian woman prisoner charged with circumvention of Washington’s sanctions against Tehran seems to be part of a new prisoner exchange deal between Iran and the US despite an official denial.

Iran Says Muqtada Sadr Wasn’t Carrying Any Message

Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman says the recent visit of influential Iraqi Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr to Iran was not of any special significance, and he did not carry any message for Iran.

‘Iran, Russia, Turkey on Verge of Reaching Final Deal on Syria’

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi says Tehran, Moscow, and Ankara are on the brink of achieving a final deal on the political settlement of the Syria crisis as the three states’ leaders convene in Ankara.

Fate of UK Tanker Not Linked to Gibraltar’s Release of Iranian Tanker: Tehran

Iran's Foreign MInistry Spokesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi says the fate of the 'offending' British oil tanker Stena Impero, which is impounded in Iran, is not at all related to the recent move by Gibraltar to release the Iranian oil tanker Adrian Darya (formerly Grace-1).

Iran Warns US against Any Fresh Attempt to Seize Iranian Tanker

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi says the country has officially warned the US government against making any fresh attempt to seize the Iranian oil tanker Adrian Darya (formerly Grace-1) which was recently released by Gibraltar after an unlawful 45-day seizure.

A Look at Iranian Newspaper Front Pages on August 15

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Thursday, August 15, 2019, and picked headlines from 10 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.

Iran Equalizes Blood Money for Men, Women in Historic Decision

From now on, an equal amount of blood money (diyah) will be paid to male or female victims or their heirs in cases of murder, bodily harm, or property damage, in a major shift from the age-old Sharia-based law that the blood money for women is half the amount set for men.

Iran Says No Reason Left for It to Honour Nuclear Deal

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Seyyed Abbas Araqchi says the Europeans' failure to fulfil their commitments under the Iran nuclear deal has left Iran no choice but to stop honouring its obligations.

A Look at Iranian Newspaper Front Pages on June 20

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Thursday, June 20, 2019, and picked headlines from 8 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.

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