Saturday, June 25, 2022


Raisi orders aid to quake-hit Afghans at ‘full capacity’

President Ebrahim Raisi says Iran’s Red Crescent Society has been instructed to deliver aid to the quake-stricken people in Afghanistan at full capacity.

IRGC names Mohammad Kazemi as its new intelligence chief

The commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps has appointed Brigadier General Mohammad Kazemi as the new head of the IRGC’s intelligence.

MP: Motion to impeach Iran industries minister still on track

The process to impeach the Iranian minister of industries, mines and commerce has not been derailed after some lawmakers withdrew their support for the motion, a member of parliament has revealed.

Iranian VP says MPs withdraw support for minister of industries impeachment

Iranian Vice President for Parliamentary Affairs has said 20 MPs have withdrawn their signature from a motion that called for the impeachment of Iran’s minister of industries, mines and commerce.

IRIB CEO apologizes to Iran’s leader for coverage of police arrest of bank burglars

The president of the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB) has in a letter apologized to Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei for the poor media coverage of the detention of burglars who recently robbed a bank in central Tehran.

Iran Nursing Association chief criticizes President Raisi over comments about Covid

The head of Iran’s Nursing Association has criticized President Ebrahim Raisi over his comments about the healthcare staff’s activity during the Covid pandemic.

The Leader: Ill-wishers of Iran, Islam rely on soft war

Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said the ill-wishers of Iran and Islam bank on waging a soft war to “shake people’s faith” and “dash people’s hopes” for the future of the country.

Iranian religious eulogist Mohammad Ali Karimkhani passes away at 72

An Iranian religious eulogist, who sang a popular song about Imam Reza – the eighth Shia Imam – has passed away at the age of 72.

Iranian MP’s ‘transnational marriage solution’ draws ire

An Iranian lawmaker’s remarks regarding the marriage of single girls with foreigners, have drawn a public backlash inside the country.

MP: Iran parliament sets industry minister impeachment in motion

Iran’s parliament has started the process of impeaching Industry, Mining, and Trade Minister Reza Fatemi-Amin but the move is yet to be announced, a lawmaker has revealed.

Ex-president Ahmadinejad hits out at Iran govt. for “prioritizing Russian interests” in oil market

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, a former Iranian president, hits out the current administration for what he describes as giving priority to interests of Russia by allowing it to take over Iran’s already “not-so-big” share of the global market.

Medical talk show taken off air over guest’s ‘unscientific’ remarks

Iranian state TV takes off the air a medical talk show amid controversy over a viral excerpt of the program, in which a guest surgeon appears to link rising arthritis cases among Iranians to their postures during daily Muslim prayers and while using Iranian-style squat toilets.

Iranian president orders local company to produce passenger planes

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has on Iran’s Aircraft Manufacturing Industries, HESA, to produce passenger planes.

Raisi inspects major river, wetland in central Iran amid water crisis

President Ebrahim Raisi paid an aerial visit to Zayandehrud, the largest river in Iran and its basin, the Gavkhuni wetland, a region that had been severely affected by water shortages mainly caused by drought.

Iran president accepts labor minister resignation, caretaker appointed

Iran’s government spokesman says President Ebrahim Raisi has accepted the resignation of his Labor Minister Hojjat Abdolmaleki.

Iran Labor Minister announces resignation

Iran’s Labor Minister Hojjat Abdolmaleki has announced his resignation amid controversy over his handling of the raises approved by the parliament for the retirees.

Report: Iran labor minister steps down

Iran’s minister of labor is reportedly slated to leave office, the first ministerial resignation in President Ebrahim Raisi’s government less than a year since he took office.

Iran Expediency Council: No proposal on leaving NPT made during body’s session

The head of the media center of Iran’s Expediency Council has denied a report that Saeed Jalili and Ali Larijani, both members of the body, clashed verbally at a session of the council on Saturday over quote Jalili’s proposal that Iran should leave the NPT.

Report: Iran’s Saeed Jalili proposes Tehran leave NPT

An Iranian news website has claimed a member of Iran’s Expediency Council caused a controversy at a meeting of the body after he proposed that Tehran leave the Non-Proliferation Treaty.

Report: Iranian minister of labor to be removed

An Iranian news outlet claims that Hojjat Abdolmaleki, Minister of Labor, Cooperation and Social Welfare of Iran, is going to be the first cabinet member of President Ebrahim Raisi’s administration to leave office.

Iranians protest sacrilegious movie

A large crowd of protesters gathered in southern Iranian city of Ahwaz on Thursday night to slam a movie that has been accused of insulting the eighth Shia Muslim imam, echoing earlier protests in the country that slammed the movie as a plot hatched by the enemies of Islam.

Late chief of Iran’s Ettelaat Institute laid to rest

People have held a funeral in the Iranian capital for late chief of the Ettelaat Institute Seyyed Mahmoud Doaei.

Daily to Raisi administration: Prove that you’re efficient

An Iranian daily has taken a swipe at the administration of President Ebrahim Raisi for failing to tackle the spiraling food prices.

Iran’s Leader expresses condolences on media icon demise

The Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution, Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, has sent a message of condolences on the passing of veteran Iranian media personality Seyyed Mahmoud Doaei.

President: Distrusting enemies key to progress

Iranian President Ebrahim Raeisi says Iran has progressed whenever the nation has trusted in God, relied on domestic capabilities, and distrusted the enemies.

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