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Iran says to continue nuclear work despite IAEA board resolution

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman says Tehran will continue its peaceful nuclear program despite a recent anti-Tehran resolution of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)'s Board of Governors that "was passed with political purposes."

Iran resumes military operation against separatist groups in Iraq’s Kurdistan

The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) announced that its ground forces have launched a new round of drone and missile attacks on the positions of separatist groups in Iraq’s Kurdistan Region on Monday.

IRGC commander: Iran among missile, drone powers in world

Commander of the Aerospace Force of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Brigadier General Amir Ali Hajizadeh says Iran stands among the world's top countries manufacturing drones and missiles.

Live Update: Russia’s “Special Operation” in Ukraine; Day 271

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:

Turkish army hits targets in Syria, Iraq after Istanbul blast

The Turkish military has conducted a series of airstrikes in Syria and Iraq, targeting several towns and villages in in the war-torn countries.

Over 9k Palestinian minors detained by Israel since 2015: NGO

Israel has arrested more than 9,300 Palestinian minors in the past eight years, a local non-governmental organization (NGO) confirmed.

President Raisi says US did not learn lesson from its defeats

Iran's President Ebrahim Raisi has stated that the United States has been defeated in the face of Tehran's progress over the past four decades but it is yet to learn from its failures.

Live Update: Russia’s “Special Operation” in Ukraine; Day 270

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 reports dozens of Covid cases, 5 deaths over 24 hours

The Iranian health ministry announced on Saturday that more than 40 new cases of coronavirus infection have been identified across the country during the past 24 hours, adding that 5 patients have lost their lives in the same period of time.

Four Syrian soldiers killed in Israeli raid in coastal districts

Four Syrian military servicemen have reportedly lost their lives in an Israeli military attack targeting several sites in the war-torn country’s central and western regions.

IRGC busts terror band in West Azerbaijan Province

Iranian forces have arrested all members of a terrorist team in West Azarbaijan Province for trying to smuggle weapons and ammunition into the country, the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) announced in a statement.

Iran arrests three individuals in connection with Khuzestan deadly shooting

Iranian Vice-President Mohsen Rezaei said that the three major elements of the recent terrorist attack in the city of Izeh in Khuzestan Province have been detained. Security officials in the southwestern province say two gunmen on motorbikes started shooting at people and law enforcement officers in downtown city, killing and injuring several people.

Iran warns about silence towards recent terror acts in the country

The Iranian foreign ministry has warned any silence of the claimants of human rights towards the recent deadly terror acts in the country, encourages terrorism worldwide.

Dozens of Yemeni newborns die every day due to war: Health ministry

An official with Yemen’s Health Ministry has confirmed that at least 80 newborn babies lose their lives on a daily basis due to the lack of required medical equipment in the war-hit country.

Live Update: Russia’s “Special Operation” in Ukraine; Day 269

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 says its response to IAEA board resolution “decisive”

Iran has warned of a "decisive and effective" response, if an anti-Tehran resolution is ratified by the board of governors of the International Atomic Energy Agency.

Covid kills 2 more in Iran

The death toll from the Coronavirus pandemic in Iran increased to 144,617 with two more people killed by the deadly disease over the past 24 hours, Iran's health ministry announced on Thursday.

Netanyahu agrees to legalise West Bank settler outposts

Benjamin Netanyahu, currently tasked with forming a new Israeli government after his coalition won elections earlier this month, has pledged to legalise dozens of illegal settler outposts in the occupied West Bank.

Saudi Arabia, S. Korea to boost ties on energy, defence fields

South Korean and Saudi Arabian leaders pledged stronger ties on Thursday in the fields of energy, defence industries and building projects, as the oil-rich kingdom signed investment agreements worth $30 billion with South Korean companies.

Iran says Canada-drafted UN resolution on human rights “one-sided”, “unrealistic”

The Iranian foreign ministry spokesman has totally rejected as one-sided and unrealistic a resolution adopted at the United Nations General Assembly’s Third Committee on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic.

7 killed as terrorists open fire at people in southern Iran

Unknown gunmen opened fire at people and law enforcement forces in the town of Izeh, in Iran’s southern province of Khuzestan on Wednesday night. At least 7 civilians, including a woman and a child, have been killed, according to the latest reports.

Russia’s “Special Operation” in Ukraine; Day 267: Biden casts doubt on Zelensky’s claim over fatal incident in Poland

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:

Foreign ministry: Iranian oil tanker seized by Greece, released

An Iranian-flagged oil tanker confiscated by Greece six months ago off the Greek waters, has left for its pre-designated destination, the Iranian foreign ministry announced on Wednesday.

Iran reports 74 new Covid cases, 2 deaths

Iran's health ministry announced on Wednesday that 74 new cases of Coronavirus infection were identified across the country over the past 24 hours, adding that 2 patients have died during the time span.

Iran says Australia PM comments wrong, summons envoy

The Iranian foreign ministry spokesman has rejected as wrong comments by the Australian prime minister about the unrest and deadly riots in Iran.