Wednesday, January 26, 2022


Int'l Relations

Iran envoy: US expanding proxy groups in Afghanistan

Iran’s special envoy for Afghanistan says the US occupiers who fled Afghanistan are trying to expand their proxy terrorist groups in the region.

Russian exporter says to continue military cooperation with Iran

Moscow will proceed military-technical cooperation with Tehran, strictly abiding by international law and the legislation of both nations, the director general of a Russian state arms exporter has announced.

Iran’s deputy FM in Europe for talks

Iran’s deputy foreign minister for political affairs has arrived in the British capital, London, as part of his European tour to sit down with high-ranking UK officials.

Iran: Unilateral sanctions block sustainable development

Iran's ambassador to the United Nations (UN) says unilateral sanctions have prevented affected countries from accessing the financial and development resources needed to achieve the goals of sustainable development.

New Iran humanitarian aid package in Afghanistan

Another Iranian humanitarian aid shipment has arrived in the Afghan capital Kabul.

Iran: Israel trying to divert attention from own nuclear activities

Iran’s permanent ambassador to the United Nations (UN) has denounced as hypocritical Israel’s stance on Tehran’s nuclear program. Majid Takht-Ravanchi has warned Tel Aviv is trying to divert global attention from its own nuclear activities and arsenal.

UN strongly condemns attack on Iraq’s PM

The United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) has condemned “in the strongest terms” the assassination attempt against Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi.

Russia rejects report of Iran limitation on Caspian resources

The Russian Embassy in Tehran has refuted the recent reports over Iran's restriction for extracting gas resources in the Caspian Sea.

EU ends risk warning for Iranian airspace

The European Union's aviation safety agency has not extended a previous risk warning to European airliners flying over Iran over safety concern. That’s according to Acting Chairman of Iranian Civil Aviation Agency Siavash Amirmokri.

Iranian refugee convicted by Dutch court on terror charges

A court in the Netherlands has convicted an Iranian refugee of ties with the anti-Tehran so-called Arab Struggle Movement for the Liberation of Ahvaz (SMLA) terrorist group.

‘Terrorists increasing activities near Tajikistan-Afghanistan border’

Terrorists are scaling up their activities in the regions near the Tajikistan-Afghanistan border, Tajik Foreign Minister Sirojiddin Muhriddin said on Wednesday at a ministerial meeting of Afghanistan's neighboring countries in Tehran.

Pakistani FM urges world to prevent humanitarian disaster in Afghanistan

Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureishi has called on the international community to prevent a humanitarian catastrophe in Afghanistan.

Fmr. Iranian envoy: Tehran meeting on Afghanistan show of strength against U.S.

Iran's former ambassador to Kabul says the meeting of Afghanistan's neighbors in Tehran is a show of strength put on by regional countries against the United States.

High-profile cyberattacks since 2020

There has been a tremendous spike in cyberattacks worldwide in recent years. Although the US and the Zionist regime have been the main perpetrators of cyberattacks, they have not been imperious to counterpunches of the kind themselves.

Raeisi: US involved in terror attacks in Afghanistan

Iranian President Ebrahim Raeisi says Iran and Tajikistan have many historical, religious and cultural commonalities and they should use these capabilities to further strengthen their relations and cooperation.

Japan gives Iran $6.3 million aid to fight Covid

The Japanese government has signed a $6.3 million grant agreement for joint projects with the World Health Organization in the Islamic Republic of Iran to demonstrate its continued solidarity with the Iranian people in the face of the Covid pandemic.

Iran, Turkmenistan agree to expand trade relations

Iranian Minister of Roads and Urban Development Rostam Ghassemi says Iran and Turkmenistan have agreed to improve relations in the fields of transport, energy and trade.

Putin, Johnson talk Iran nuclear deal on phone

The Iran nuclear deal was among the topics discussed by Russian President Vladimir Putin and UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson during a phone call on Monday, according to Kremlin.

Iran’s Raeisi urges Europe to resist U.S. pressure

Iranian President Ebrahim Raeisi has called on Europe to resist pressure tactics employed by the United States and not be influenced by them.

Iraq Begins Issuing Visas-on-Arrival for Iranians Iraq says it has begun issuing visas for visiting Iranian nationals at Iraqi airports.

The Iraqi interior ministry made the announcement after issuing a directive ordering the country’s Civil Status and Passports Directorate to grant visas-on-arrival to Iranian nationals.

Information ministry: Sudan facing military coup

Sudan is facing a full military coup, the information ministry announced on Monday. Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok and several other government officials have been arrested by the military. The premier has been taken to an unknown location.

Exiled Saudi intelligence official: MbS “psychopath” and “killer”

A former top Saudi intelligence official has called Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MbS) a “psychopath” and a “killer”. The ex-official says MbS uses a team of mercenaries called the "Tiger Squad" to carry out extrajudicial kidnappings and killings.

The Leader: Normalizing ties with Israel, great sin and mistake

Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei slammed the move by certain regional governments to normalize ties with the Israeli regime as “a great sin and mistake”.

Iran’s President Congratulates Muslims on Prophet Mohammad Birth Anniv.

The Iranian president has, in separate messages, congratulated heads of Islamic states as well as Muslim people on the anniversary of the birth of Prophet Mohammad and the Islamic Unity Week.

Iran parliament speaker warns of U.S. plot to ignite regional wars

Iranian Parliament Speaker Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf has warned of a plot hatched by the United States to ignite the flames of war in the region.

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