Read the latest news from Americas covered by Iranian media.
Iranian woman killed in hit and run in Canada
Maryam Rashidi, an Iranian woman, was run over in Calgary while trying to stop a stolen truck from fleeing with unpaid gas. She succumbed to her injuries two days later in the hospital.
Rouhani condemns horrific crime against US Muslim students
President Rouhani has called in a message for global action to address the root causes of violence and hatred toward religion.
Supreme Leader’s message is catching on with the youth
The secretary of Iran’s Human Rights Council has said for the first time since the revolution that we use simple language to develop mutual understanding with the world.
Discrimination still prevails in US, says tweet by Leader marking Martin Luther King Day
To mark Martin Luther King Day, the Supreme Leader has tweeted “Discrimination still prevails in the US.”
Common enemies use oil as political tool: Leader to Maduro
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says enemies are using oil as a political tool to exert pressure on oil exporting countries.
Aligned OPEC members can stabilize oil prices: Iran
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says collective efforts by OPEC member states can help stabilize global crude prices at a desirable level in 2015.
Cuba resistance invalidated US sanctions, isolation policy: Iran
Iran says the recent major US policy shift to restore diplomatic relations with Cuba invalidates Washington’s decades-old strategy of sanctions and isolation.
Iran calls Senate report on CIA torture ‘shocking’
Iran has described a US Senate report on the CIA’s torture program as “shocking," saying this shows violence, extremism, and secrecy are institutionalized in the US security system.
Chuck Hagel, the casualty of US national security shakeup
Javan, a Tehran-based daily, brings under focus the sudden resignation of US Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel and how it can impact Washington's security policies down the line.
White House gets hacked; Obama office kept in the dark
Hackers target the White House’s computer system, triggering a temporary power cut at the Oval Office.
Protests Rage in US over Brown’s Death
Protest and unrest continue in the US state of Missouri over the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager by a police officer.
Latin American Countries Recall Ambassadors from Israel
Chile and El Salvador recalled for consultations their ambassadors in Israel over growing violence in the Gaza Strip.