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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.

IAEA chief calls for meeting with Iran’s FM

Director-General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Rafael Grossi has asked for a summit with Iran’s Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian over issues related to Tehran’s nuclear programme.

Iran reiterates determination to fight narcotics trafficking

Iran’s Deputy Attorney General Saeed Omrani has stressed Tehran’s resolve in the battle against drug trafficking.

Taliban’s acting FM to hold talks with Chinese counterpart

China has promised to organize a meeting between Taliban’s acting Foreign Minister Amir Khan Muttaqi and Wang Yi, top Chinese diplomat. The date and venue of the meeting is yet to be announced.

Iran Health Minister: Sixth Covid peak inevitable in Nov.

Iran’s Health Minister says the sixth Covid peak is inevitable in November, adding they are prepared to tackle the next peak.

Japan says to build up defense following N. Korea missile test

Tokyo has condemned North Korea's missile fires, and announced plans to boost its defense capabilities. The announcement follows hours after Pyongyang carried out another missile test.

Trump sues panel probing capitol riot

Former US President Donald Trump has filed a federal lawsuit against the committee investigating the Capitol Hill riots last January. The ex-leader is seeking to block the panel from obtaining his administration's records from the National Archives. Five people were killed during riots in the US Capitol complex.

“War Criminal” trends after death of Colin Powell

The death of former US Secretary of State Colin Powell has drawn outrage from social media users who call the late general a “war criminal”. The former Top diplomat had pushed faulty intelligence before the United Nations (UN) to advocate for the Washington-led invasion of Iraq in 2003.
COVID-19 Vaccine in Iran

More than 75mn Iranians vaccinated against Covid-19

Iran’s Health Ministry says over 75 million doses of Covid vaccine has so far been administered to people in the country since the nationwide vaccination drive started several months ago.

Iran, Russia stress need to bolster defense ties

The Islamic Republic of Iran and the Russian Federation have stressed the need to bolster bilateral military and defense cooperation.