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Iran Foreign Ministry Summons Kenyan Envoy

The Iranian foreign ministry has summoned Kenya’s Ambassador to Tehran Ruqayyah Ahmed Subu to protest at a Kenyan court’s ruling against two Iranian prisoners, Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi said Sunday.
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Iranian, Iraqi, Syrian Top Generals in Damascus for Trilateral Talks

Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Baqeri has arrived in the Syrian capital of Damascus, where he plans to attend a trilateral meeting with his Syrian and Iraqi counterparts.

All Occupied Territories within Range of Hezbollah’s Missiles: IRGC

The top commander of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) says all parts of the Palestinian territories occupied by the Zionist regime of Israel are within the range of the missiles of Lebanese resistance group Hezbollah.

Iran to Unveil 112 New Nuclear Achievements Next Month

Spokesman for the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) said the country is going to unveil 112 achievements of Iranian nuclear scientists in April.

Iran Says West Sees to Whitewash Halabja Chemical Massacre

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has recalled the massacre of Iraqi Kurds at the hands of former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hossein in a chemical attack on March 16, 1988, saying Western governments would fail in their attempts to whitewash the incident.

Iran Condoles with Zimbabwe over Deadly Cyclone

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has offered condolences to the nation and government of Zimbabwe over the deaths of a number of Zimbabwean people after a heavy storm hit the African country.
Iran Vows Support for Afghan Peace Process

Iran Vows Support for Afghan Peace Process

Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Seyyed Abbas Araqchi has met Afghan President’s Special Envoy and Senior Adviser in Reconciliation Affairs, Mohammad Omar Daudzai.

Iran FM, Ghani’s Envoy Discuss Afghanistan Peace

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammd Javad Zarif and Afghan President's Special Envoy Mohammad Omar Daudzai have sat for talks in Tehran on the peace process in Afghanistan.

Iran Urges Muslim World to Unite against Islamophobia

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has called on Islamic countries to join hands and find the “overt and covert” sponsors of such terrorist attacks as the one against Muslims in New Zealand.

Iran FM Urges OIC to Hold Emergency Meeting

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has strongly condemned a Friday terrorist attack on Muslim worshippers in New Zealand, calling on the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) to hold an emergency session on the carnage.  

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