Tuesday, August 9, 2022


Iranian daily: US would better accept nuclear agreement; time passing in favor of Iran

The Iranian government’s official newspaper, “Iran”, says time is passing in favor of the Islamic Republic in the Vienna talks and this means Washington needs to back down and accept Iran’s demands.

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.

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.

Iranian daily scolds foreign ministry for taking sides in China-US spat

An Iranian daily has scolded Iran’s Foreign Ministry for moving “with incredible speed” to take sides in a dispute between China and the United States over a controversial visit to Taiwan by an American official.

Some Iranian MPs seeking impeachment of cultural heritage minister

An Iranian lawmaker says a group of his colleagues have activated a motion for the impeachment of Ezzatollah Zarghami, the minister of Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism.

Iranian president visits flood-hit area near Tehran

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has paid an unannounced visit to an area affected by the recent floods east of the capital Tehran. 

Ayatollah Khamenei offers condolences over deadly floods in Iran 

Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has offered condolences over the death of a number of Iranians in floods in parts of the country.

Iranian newspaper: One year on, Raisi’s record ‘unacceptable’

An Iranian daily has put the administration of President Ebrahim Raisi’s administration under the magnifying glass after a year into office amid the runaway prices of goods in Iran, claiming its record is ‘not acceptable at all.’

Tehran’s municipality denies 2-week closure of parks for fear of floods

Tehran’s municipality denies reports that it has closed parks for two weeks for fear of possible flooding in the Iranian capital.

Raisi: People constitute main component of Iran’s power, security

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi says Iran takes its power and national security from its people, who always participate in the country’s affairs, although the Islamic Republic enjoys great military capabilities.

Iranian minister: Cyberspace security needs revision

The Iranian minister of information and communications technology says the government, as the protector of the citizens’ interests, has to promote the country’s cyber security infrastructure and open up the space for people and businesses.

The Leader says hijab issue must be dealt with “very gracefully and logically”

The leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution says everyone should act “very gracefully, logically and away from unnecessary emotions” on the issue of hijab – the Islamic dress code -- and clear reasoning must be employed to expose the western colonialist attitude in rejection of hijab.

Data show sharp rise in tendency among Iranian students for migration

New data show the age of migration in Iran has witnessed a sharp decline over the past decade, with a growing tendency among school students for leaving the homeland.

Iranian dailies divided over Ukraine war

An Iranian daily has warned of efforts to hinge Iran’s fate on the outcome of the Russian war on Ukraine by claiming that a Russian defeat would backfire on the Islamic Republic as well.

Iranian Cabinet approves agreement to exchange convicts with Belgium 

Iran’s Cabinet has agreed to a proposed 22-point agreement by the Judiciary under which Iran and Belgium will exchange convicts.

Russia mocks Ukraine intel chief over claims of Putin’s ‘body double’ in Iran visit

The Russian Embassy in Tehran pokes fun at Ukraine’s top intelligence official for claiming that Russian leader Vladimir Putin may have been replaced by a lookalike body double during his recent trip to Iran.

Iran marks Iraqi Baathist regime’s 1988 chemical attacks on border villages

34 years ago today, 275 people were killed and at least 2,700 others were injured in chemical attacks by the Iraqi Baathist regime on the villages of Zardeh, Sarmil, and Nesar Deireh in the western Iranian Kermanshah Province.

Report: Fugitive Bank Melli governor not repatriated to Iran

Iran’s Nour News media outlet, which is affiliated with the country’s Supreme National Security Council, has rejected claims that fugitive former Bank Melli Governor Mahmoud Khavari has been arrested.

Iranian media activist sentenced to jail

An Iranian media activist whose recent claim about personal issues pertaining to the family of the parliament chief caused uproar among Iranians, says he has been sentenced to two years in jail by a court in Tehran.

Iran FM visits people injured in accident involving ministry cars

Following an accident involving a ceremonial vehicle of the Iranian Foreign Ministry motorcade and two pedestrians in Tehran, the Iranian foreign minister visited the injured at hospital.

Police members disciplined for Tehran detention incident

Iranian police have been criticized for ignoring a woman’s appeal to not take away her daughter who had been detained in the capital Tehran for failing to observe Islamic dress code.

Rally outside Swedish Embassy in Tehran to condemn court verdict against Iran national

A group of Iranians held a rally outside Sweden’s Embassy in Tehran on Tuesday, July 19, to protest a life sentence given to Iranian national Hamid Nouri by a Swedish court.

Tehran’s 3-milion-strong celebrations trigger heated debate in Iran

A heated debate has been underway in the Iranian press over the holding of a massive public gathering in the capital, Tehran, attended by millions of people, to celebrate the joyous occasion of Eid al-Ghadir earlier this week.

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.

Raisi slams US sanctions on Syria in summit with Putin, Erdogan

President Ebrahim Raisi condemns the United States’ unilateral sanctions on the crisis-hit Syrian nation as a violation of international law, saying Iran will keep up its unwavering support for the Middle Eastern country in the face of all the pressure.

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