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Top Iran General: Israel to pay heavy price for Gaza crimes

The commander of Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps has said the Zionist regime will pay a heavy price for its crimes in the Gaza Strip.

Covid takes 61 more lives in Iran in 24 hours

Figures released by the Iranian health ministry on Saturday showed that 61 people had died of Covid-19 in the past 24 hours in the country.

Amirabdollahian to Chinese FM: Iran supports one-China principle

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian, in a phone conversation with his Chinese counterpart, voiced Tehran's support for the one-China principle.

Taiwan says Chin’s wargames ‘possible simulated attack’

Taiwan has accused China's military forces of simulating an attack on the island as Beijing continues its retaliatory measures following a provocative visit by Speaker of the US House of Representatives Nancy to Taipei.

Floods reach Iran’s Hirmand from Afghanistan

After the recent heavy downpours in Afghanistan, floods have spilled over into Iran’s southeastern Sistan and Baluchestan Province through the Hirmand River.

Iran calls on Taliban to ensure Shia mourners’ security

Iran has strongly condemned the fatal terrorist attack on a Shia neighborhood in the Afghan capital Kabul and urged the Taliban to provide the Muharram mourners with security.

Iran’s non-oil foreign trade touches $9bn mark

Iran’s non-petroleum foreign trade rose 19% in the month ending July 22, 2022, standing at nearly $9 billion, says an Iranian official.

Iran’s Paridar awarded as best female chess coach in world

Iran’s national chess team’s head coach Shadi Paridar has been awarded by the World Chess Federation (FIDE) as the best female coach in 2022.

Raisi condemns Israeli ‘crimes in Gaza’, terror blast in Afghanistan

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has condemned Israel’s recent bloody air raids on the Gaza Strip, but reiterateed that the Palestinian nation’s resistance against “Tel Aviv’s crimes will speed up the collapse of the occupying regime.”

Quds Force Commander: Iran to give decisive response to enemies

The commander of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC)’ Quds Force says the United States and Israel are ‘treacherous and murderous regimes’ and would get the answers to the crimes they have committed ‘in the shortest time’.

Iraq says in talks with Iran to increase natural gas imports

The Iraqi Ministry of Electricity says it is in talks with Iran for securing a rise in imports of natural gas from its eastern neighbor as Baghdad works to inaugurate new power plants fueled by natural gas.

Israel carries out yet fresh air strikes on Gaza, one killed

A Palestinian man was killed in Israel’s new airraids on the besieged Gaza Strip early on Saturday, local sources confirmed.

FM: Iran won’t give up even a drop of water rights

The Iranian foreign minister says Iran will not forgo even a drop of its water rights amid a dispute with neighboring Turkey and the Taliban rulers in Afghanistan.

EU’s Mora rejects rumors in media of ‘72-hour deadline’ in Vienna talks

The European Union’s deputy foreign policy chief, Enrique Mora, voices optimism over a fresh round of negotiations in Vienna on a potential revival of the 2015 nuclear deal, rejecting rumors of a “72-hour deadline” for the talks to yield result.

Iran condemns Israel ‘brutal attack’ on Gaza

Iran has strongly condemned the brutal attack of the Israeli regime on the Gaza Strip and the killing of Palestinian civilians and a senior commander of the Islamic Jihad movement.

Number of red cities in Iran increases as Covid-19 keeps claiming lives

The number of red cities in Iran where people face the highest level of risk from Covid has increased to 130 from 120.

Live Update: Russia’s “Special Operation” in Ukraine; Day 164

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:

Iranian diplomat: Hours matter in Vienna talks

An Iranian diplomat in Vienna has said hours now matter in the Vienna talks over the revival of the Iran nuclear deal and that the other parties must make an effort to win the Iranian side's trust.

Islamic Jihad commander killed in Israel Gaza strike

Several people, including a senior commander of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad and a child, have been killed in an air raid by Israel on a center affiliated with the resistance movement in the besieged Gaza Strip on Friday.

Iran Covid: Sharp decrease in fatalities, infections

Iranian health ministry figures on Friday showed 47 people had died of the virus in the past 24 hours.

Russian envoy: Unclear when Iran nuclear talks will result in a deal in Vienna

Russia's representative to international organizations in Vienna Mikhail Ulyanoy says the negotiations aimed at reviving the 2015 Iran nuclear deal have entered a serious stage.

Russian FM: Iran nuclear deal must be restored in original form

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov slams attempts by the US to make changes to the initial format of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, saying a revitalized agreement should maintain its original form without any addition or omission.

Iran defense ministry witnesses major leap in non-military products, services

Iran’s defense ministry has experienced a 2.5-fold increase in its non-military products and services to the private and industrial sectors from the beginning of the current Iranian year (started on March 21), according to official figures cited by the defense minister.

Iran to end flash floods rescue operations nationwide, 8 still missing

Iran is about to wrap up search and rescue operations across the nation after flash floods and landslides hit two dozen provinces in the country two weeks ago, leaving 90 people dead while 8 others still remain missing, according to an official.

Top EU official: Progress made in nuclear talks

A senior EU official has stated progress was made during the recent talks between Iran and the other parties to the nuclear deal in Austria’s Vienna, aimed at salvaging the 2015 agreement.

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