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Iran: Israel’s crimes should not go unpunished

Iran’s permanent ambassador to the United Naitons Majid Takht Ravanchi has said the Zionist regime must be held accountable for violating international human rights law in the occupied Palestinian territories and such crimes should not go unpunished.

Senior Iranian diplomat calls for eradication of terrorism in Syria

A senior advisor to Iran’s foreign minister has called for the eradication of terrorism in Syria and the return of Syrian refugees to their home.

US’ Lebanon Plot Failing: Top Iran Cmdr.

A senior Iranian military commander says the United States has incurred defeat in its recent conspiracy for Lebanon.

Iran President Calls for Unity in Muslim World

The Iranian president has urged Muslim nations to remain united and refrain from divisions.

Ankara summons 10 envoys over Turkish businessman detention

Ankara has summoned the ambassadors of 10 countries, including the United States, Germany, France and Canada, over a joint statement criticizing Turkey’s compliance with ‘democracy’.

Nasrallah: Hezbollah has 100k armed fighters

Hezbollah chief Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah has declared the movement has 100,000 armed, trained, and experienced fighters to defend Lebanon.
Tehran Still Ready to Mend Ties with Riyadh Despite ‘Foolish’ Moves

Expert: Yemen, Iran nuclear program, keys to Tehran-Riyadh ties

A Tehran-based university professor and researcher says to achieve peace in Iran-Saudi Arabia relations, it is necessary for the two countries to reach an agreement on the war in Yemen and Iran's nuclear program.

Colin Powell, former US Secretary of State, dies of Covid

Colin Powell, former US Secretary of State under President George W. Bush, has died from coronavirus complications. He had pushed faulty intelligence before the United Nations (UN) to advocate for the US-led invasion of Iraq in 2003.

Several injured in Kuwait oil refinery fire

A massive fire broke out Monday at an oil refinery in Kuwait. The blaze has wounded several workers. Export operations were not affected.

Report: Newcastle new chief involved in Saudi “anti-corruption” campaign

Newcastle new chairman has been involved in the transfer of assets on behalf of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman (MbS) during the kingdom purge in 2017, according to newly revealed court documents.