Saturday, February 4, 2023

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US, E3 say IAEA report shows Iran inconsistent with nuclear commitments

The US and its European allies have accused Iran of engaging in nuclear activity that is "inconsistent" with its obligations under the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT). Iran says the IAES report is based on an incorrect assessment.

US offers help with Iran and normalisation if Israeli govt. reigned in: Report

Senior officials in US President Joe Biden's administration have offered the Israeli government a package deal to cooperate with the US if they wanted to move ahead with issues such as Iran and Saudi Arabia.

Senior intel police officer dies of wounds following clashes with smugglers in W Iran

A senior Iranian intelligence police officer succumbs to the injuries sustained in clashes months earlier with drug traffickers in Iran’s western province of Kermanshah, which borders Iraq.

Iranian nuclear chief slams IAEA for publishing inspector’s flawed report after visit to Iran

The Iranian nuclear chief has criticized the director-general of the UN nuclear watchdog for publishing a wrong report submitted by an inspector following a visit to nuclear facilities in the Islamic Republic and voicing “concerns” based on wrong information.

Israeli soldiers kill unarmed Palestinian in West Bank

Israeli forces have shot dead an unarmed Palestinian man in the West Bank, the Palestinian health ministry has confirmed. The shooting incident brought the number of Palestinian fatalities from the Israeli violence this year to 36.

Russia says top Iranian security official to visit Moscow within days

Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani will visit Russia next week for consultations on Afghanistan, Russian special presidential envoy for Afghanistan Zamir Kabulov has said.

Iranians celebrate National Father’s Day

Iranians are celebrating the National Father’s and Men’s Day on the birthday anniversary of Imam Ali, the first Shia Imam, who is a great role model for each and every Shia Muslim worldwide.

Live Update: Russia’s “Special Operation” in Ukraine; Day 346

Russia, wary of NATO’s eastward expansion, began a military campaign in Ukraine on February 24 after the Western-leaning Kiev government turned a deaf ear to Moscow’s calls for its neighbor to maintain its neutrality. In the middle of the mayhem, Moscow and Kiev are trying to hammer out a peaceful solution to the conflict. Follow the latest about the Russia-Ukraine conflict here:

Iran rejects Macron claims over its nuclear program

The Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman has rejected as unconstructive the recent claims of French President Emmanuel Macron over Tehran's nuclear program.

Coronavirus kills 2 patients in Iran over 24 hours

The death toll from the coronavirus pandemic in Iran increased to 144,754 with two more killed by the deadly disease over the past 24 hours, Iran's Health Ministry announced on Friday.

Israeli settler population tops half a million in West Bank

The population of Israeli settlers in the occupied West Bank has surpassed half a million as Israel's far-right cabinet is poised to build more settler units, according to the latest figures.

City of Chelgard in Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari province covered in snow

Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari province covered in snow Over the past 48 hours, snow melted in Kouhrang Station has been reported be be 212 milimeters high.

Israel OKs hundreds of new settler units in al-Quds

Israeli authorities have approved plans for the construction of more than a thousand new settler units in al-Quds in flagrant defiance of the international outcry against Tel Aviv’s illegal settlement expansion and land grab policies in the occupied Palestinian territories.

“Azerbaijan not responding to proposal to probe embassy attack”

Nour News, an Iranian media outlet affiliated with the country's Supreme National Security Council, says the Republic of Azerbaijan has not responded to a proposal from the Islamic Republic of Iran to participate in a probe into the recent attack on the Azeri embassy in Tehran.

Turkey summons envoys of 9 western countries over security alerts

Ankara summoned ambassadors of nine Western countries including the United States on Thursday, slamming their decisions to temporarily shut diplomatic missions and issue security alerts following Quran-burning incidents in Europe.

Live Update: Russia’s “Special Operation” in Ukraine; Day 345

Russia, wary of NATO’s eastward expansion, began a military campaign in Ukraine on February 24 after the Western-leaning Kiev government turned a deaf ear to Moscow’s calls for its neighbor to maintain its neutrality. In the middle of the mayhem, Moscow and Kiev are trying to hammer out a peaceful solution to the conflict. Follow the latest about the Russia-Ukraine conflict here:

US imposes visa restrictions on Taliban officials

The US has announced additional visa restrictions on the Taliban regime in response to thei bans on women's rights in Afghanistan.

Iran rejects media reports of arms shipment to Yemen

Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman has rejected French media reports regarding the seizure of Iranian arms shipment bound for Yemen.

Coronavirus infects over 80 people in Iran, 1 killed

The Iranian Health Ministry figures on Thursday showed that more than 80 people had tested positive for the Coronavirus over the past 24 hours. The deadly disease has also killed 1 patient during the period.

Iranian nuclear chief: IAEA’s approach regrettable

The director of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran says the approach of the International Atomic Energy Agency toward Iran is regrettable.

Israel carries out air raids on Gaza Strip

The Israeli military has launched airstrikes on the besieged Gaza Strip as fears continue over escalating violence across the Palestinian occupied territories.

Iran to UN: Israel behind recent terrorist attack in Isafahn

Iran’s representative to the United Nations has in a letter to the world body’s chief and the president of the UN Security Council said the Zionist regime was behind the recent terrorist attack on a military facility in the Iranian city of Isfahan.

Iran says issues with IAEA over Fordow nuclear site resolved

A spokesman for the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran has dismissed a report by the UN nuclear watchdog that says Tehran made an undeclared change to uranium enriching equipment at its Fordow facility near the city of Qom.

Report: Saudi Arabia executions rate almost doubled under MbS, King Salman

The rate of executions in Saudi Arabia since King Salman and his son Mohammed bin Salman came to power in 2015 has almost doubled annually, according to a new report.

Iranian VP unveils 10 maritime industrial products

Iran’s Vice President for Scientific and Technological Affairs Rouhollah Dehghani Firouzabadi has unveiled 10 Iranian-made maritime products at the Iran House of Innovation and technology, iHiT.