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Iranian daily slams govt. for permitting Taliban to invest in Iran

An Iranian newspaper has taken a swipe at the government for giving the all clear to the Taliban to make investments in southern Iran.

Iranian daily slams Russia for ‘mass killing’ in Ukraine

An Iranian newspaper has come down hard on Russia on the anniversary of the Ukraine war for perpetrating a ‘mass killing’ of hundreds of thousands of civilians and making nuclear threats against other countries.

Pro-gov’t daily rejects ‘electoral silence’ criticism against Iran president

The Iranian government mouthpiece “Iran Newspaper” has dismissed criticism against President Ebrahim Raisi for keeping silent on the upcoming general elections in the country.

Former Iran President Rouhani asks Guardian Council again to clarify disqualification reasons

Former Iranian president Hassan Rouhani, in a letter for the third time, has asked Iran’s electoral vetting body to publicly announce the reasons for disqualifying him as a candidate for the upcoming parliamentary and Assembly of Experts polls.

Report: 15,220 qualified to run for Iran’s March elections

Iran's Tasnim news agency says the final number of candidates running for the upcoming elections in the country reaches 15,220.

Iranian daily warns officials not to trust ‘KGB agent’ Putin

After the death of Russian opposition leader and government critic Alexei Navalny in an Arctic penal colony on Friday, the country’s President Vladimir Putin is once again in the spotlight for the incident.

Kayhan’s managing editor engages in verbal clash with ex-Iranian FM Zarif

Iran’s former foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif's recent speech has sparked controversy as he asserted: “The missile [power] is important…but people are more important."

Iran Leader says path of reform passes through elections

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has called for massive turnout in the upcoming elections across the country. He stressed that the path of reform passes through elections.

Iran deputy FM renews call on US to leave region, stresses neighborliness

The Iranian deputy foreign minister for political affairs has reiterated that the US should withdraw its forces from the region, but added the precondition for that is an ‘unbreakable, friendly, and fraternal bond’ between the neighboring countries.

Iranian police investigating mobile phone retail store scheme 

Iran’s economic security police have launched a probe into a fraudulent scheme by a mobile phone retail store that claimed to sell Apple’s iPhones at about half of its price on international markets. 

Iran reformists: Boycotting elections would debilitate society

Over a hundred reformist activists, intellectuals and media personalities in Iran have released a statement, warning that banning the upcoming parliamentary elections will make the society weaker.

Millions mark 45th anniv. of Islamic Revolution victory in Iran

Millions of people across Iran participated in rallies on Friday to celebrate the 45th anniversary of the victory of the 1979 Islamic Revolution that toppled the former pro-US regime.

Iranians hold nationwide rallies to mark 45th anniv. of Islamic Revolution victory 

Millions of people are holding nationwide rallies across Iran on Friday to celebrate the 45th anniversary of the victory of the Islamic Revolution in 1979 that toppled the former pro-US regime of the Shah.

Iran Leader’s social media accounts removed

Iranian Leader Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei’s accounts on Facebook and Instagram social media, with over 5 million followers, have been blocked apparently for supporting Palestinians amid the months-long Israeli genocide in Gaza.

Iranians alongside Muslims worldwide celebrating Eid al-Mab’ath

Millions of Muslims across the world, including in Iran, are commemorating Eid al-Mab’ath Thursday, the day when Prophet Muhammad received his first divine revelation and was appointed by God as the last messenger and prophet.

Source close to ex-president: Eyelid surgery cause of Ahmadinejad’s swollen face

On Tuesday, former Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad visited the mausoleum of the founder of the Islamic Republic of Iran Imam Khomeini in southern Tehran where journalists noticed his face, especially the area below his eyes, had swollen up.

Iran Leader grants clemency to more than 2,800 inmates

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has approved a proposal to grant amnesty to over 2,800 Iranian prisoners on the occasion of the 45th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution’s victory and the Eid of Mab'ath.

Solemn farewell to General Ghazanfar Azarfar, a war hero

A poignant farewell ceremony was held at the Isfahan Artillery Training Center to honor the life and legacy of General Ghazanfar Azarfar, a war hero who played a vital role as a commander during the Iran-Iraq war of 1980s.

Iran’s interior minister: Over 14,000 candidates qualified for par’l election

The Iranian interior minister says with the approval of the qualification of over 14,000 candidates by the Guardian Council for next month’s legislative polls, the grounds are set for ‘good competitions.’

Former FM Zarif: Surging migration from Iran can’t be reversed by officials’ hopes, dreams

Iran’s former foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the influx of immigration from Iran is a bitter reality that cannot be stopped or even slowed down by only ‘hoping and dreaming.’

Spokesman: Iran’s oversight body approves 750 candidates for parliamentary elections

In a recent announcement, the spokesman of the Iranian Guardian Council revealed that more than 750 candidates for the upcoming parliamentary elections have been vetted and approved.

Iranians hold funeral procession for assassinated IRGC member

People in the Iranian capital city of Tehran have taken to the streets to show their tribute to Saeed Alidadi, an Iranian military advisor recently assassinated in an Israeli raid in Syria.

Iran’s Zarif denies report on mediatory role to deescalate tensions with US

Former Iranian foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has rejected a report by the New York Times that the current administration in Iran has brought him back on board to help harness the spiraling tensions between Tehran and Washington.

Two killed in ‘inadvertent’ shooting in Iran’s Pakdasht، near Tehran

A shooting incident in Iran’s Pakdasht city, 55 km to the east of the capital Tehran, left two dead on Thursday, according to the police department’s information center.

Iran kicks off ceremonies to mark 45th anniversary of Islamic Revolution

Iran started celebrations marking the 45th anniversary of the victory of the Islamic Revolution, known as the Ten-Day Dawn, or the Decade of Fajr.

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