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IRIB CEO apologizes to Iran’s leader for coverage of police arrest of bank burglars

The president of the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB) has in a letter apologized to Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei for the poor media coverage of the detention of burglars who recently robbed a bank in central Tehran.

Iran Nursing Association chief criticizes President Raisi over comments about Covid

The head of Iran’s Nursing Association has criticized President Ebrahim Raisi over his comments about the healthcare staff’s activity during the Covid pandemic.

Dez River in Iran’s Khuzestan Province dries

Dez River in Iran’s southwestern Khuzestan Province has dried. This is the second river in Khuzestan to be hit by the current drought after Karkheh River.

Judiciary official: Mossad agents arrested in southeast Iran

Iran’s Judiciary sources say several agents of the Zionist regime’s notorious spy agency -Mossad- have been arrested in the southeastern Iranian province of Sistan and Balouchestan.

EU: Nuclear deal at hand in Vienna

A spokesman for the European Union foreign policy chief has said the Iran 2015 nuclear deal revival talks are continuing and “we are very close to a deal.”

The Leader: Ill-wishers of Iran, Islam rely on soft war

Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said the ill-wishers of Iran and Islam bank on waging a soft war to “shake people’s faith” and “dash people’s hopes” for the future of the country.

Covid kills 4 people in Iran in 24 hours

Iranian Health Ministry figures on Tuesday showed that Covid had killed 4 people in the country in the previous day. On Sunday, the daily fatalities were zero.

Venezuela’s Maduro says impressed by scientific, technological progress in Iran

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, fresh from a trip to Iran, says he is amazed by the scientific and technological progress Iran has made during the recent years.

Iran holds 4th hearing into Tondar terrorist grouping’s ringleader

The fourth hearing into the case of the ringleader of Tondar terrorist grouping has been held in the Iranian capital Tehran.

Iranian movie Leila’s Brothers banned

The Cinema Organization of Iran has announced it will not issue a screening license to the movie Leila’s Brothers that took part in the Cannes Film Festival for violating regulations.

Iran UN envoy warns of rising Islamophobia

Iran’s Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations Majid Takht Ravanchi has warned about rising Islamophobia in the world.

Iranian religious eulogist Mohammad Ali Karimkhani passes away at 72

An Iranian religious eulogist, who sang a popular song about Imam Reza – the eighth Shia Imam – has passed away at the age of 72.

Iran Tourism: A Guide to the City of Khansar

Khansar is a small city with a population of just over 20,000 people that is a two-hour drive away from the central Iranian city of Esfahan. The area has much to offer in terms of tourism. Here is a look at a few highlights on Khansar.

Russia’s “Special Operation” in Ukraine; Day 118: Putin says Russia to strengthen armed forces

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:

Firefighters put out blaze in northern Tehran mall

Firefighters on Monday rescued 30 people from a fire that engulfed several stories of a huge mall in Shahrake Qods district in northwestern Tehran.

Israel coalition moves to dissolve parliament

Israeli legislators will vote to dissolve the parliament, opening the way for a fifth election in three years. It comes following weeks of pressure on Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett’s fragile governing coalition.

Huge fire engulfs upper floors of luxurious mall in Tehran’s north

Firefighters are trying to contain a blaze that has engulfed the upper floors of a huge mall in Tehran's Shahrake Qods district.

Hottest spot on world: Electricity meters melted in western in Iran

Extremely hot weather on Sunday sent 50 people to hospital in the city of Dehloran in Iran's western province of Ilam, while another provincial city was registered as the hottest spot on the world.

Iran: US, Israel bombers flight over Persian Gulf, show movie

A senior spokesman for the Iranian armed forces has said the flight of the American and Israeli bombers in the region is just a show movie.

IRGC cmdr.: Iran will not let enemies undermine its security

The commander of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps has said the country will not allow the enemies to undermine security there.

IRGC: Sabotage behind death of Iranian defense ministry employee

The commander of Tehran-based Imam Hossein Military University, affiliated with Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC), has confirmed that the martyrdom of a defense ministry employee several weeks ago was due to sabotage.

Iranian MP’s ‘transnational marriage solution’ draws ire

An Iranian lawmaker’s remarks regarding the marriage of single girls with foreigners, have drawn a public backlash inside the country.

Congo fever cases in Iran rise to 22

The number of patients infected with the Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever in Iran has risen to 22, according to official figures.

Tehran: US following suite on Trump policies on Iran

Iran’s foreign ministry spokesman has slammed the double standard policies of the United States against Iran, stressing that the Joe Biden administration has been following the same policies of the former US President Donald Trump regarding Iran.

Iran hangs murderer of clerics

Iran on Monday hanged a man who was sentenced to death for murdering two clerics and wounding another in early April in the shrine city of Mashhad, according to the judiciary in northeastern Khorassan Razavi Province.