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Iran book 2022 AFC Women’s Asian Cup ticket

The Islamic Republic of Iran women's national football team have qualified for their first ever AFC Women's Asian Cup.

Biden criticizes treatment of Haitian migrants

US President Joe Biden on Friday decried the scene of border agents chasing Haitian migrants at the southern border and vowed to punish officials responsible.

Iranian daily Keyhan: West cannot tell Tehran what to do

Influential Iranian daily Keyhan has attacked the US and the European troika for insisting the Vienna talks must be resumed from the point they were suspended under Iran’s previous government.

Iran FM says doubts the seriousness of the Biden admin returning to JCPOA

Iran’s Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian and his French counterpart Jean-Yves Le Drian met on Friday in New York to discuss bilateral issues, the nuclear agreement and the situation in Afghanistan. The meeting happened on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly. Le Drian said, "France is concerned about the delay in the resumption of nuclear talks and is interested in resuming the negotiations as soon as possible".

President Raeisi: Nearly 70% of Iranians vaccinated

Iran’s President Ebrahim Raeisi says nearly 50 million Covid vaccine shots have been administered to Iranian citizens so far.

Iran FM: Tehran favors talks that ensure rights and interests of Iranians

Iran’s Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian on Friday outlined Tehran’s foreign policy under the new administration at a meeting with American academics and senior members of US think tanks, as part of his meetings on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York.

Russia warns US sanctions against ‘Spirit of Geneva’

The adoption of new US sanctions against Russia would be the worst possible scenario for relations between the two countries and would wipe out "The Spirit of Geneva", Moscow warns.

UK troops linked to deaths of hundreds of Afghan civilians

British forces are linked to the deaths 289 civilians during the Afghanistan conflict, with compensation of just £2,380 paid on average for each life lost, new figures reveal.

US green-lights certain transactions with Taliban

US Treasury Department on Friday authorized the US government, NGOs and certain international organisations, among them the United Nations, to engage with the Taliban and Haqqani Network in order to conduct transactions that are necessary for humanitarian activities.

UK PM bidding to ease tension with France over AUKUS

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has told French President Emmanuel Macron he wants to “re-establish cooperation” between the two, in the wake of the AUKUS pact row.