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Iran Blasts US’ ‘Terroristic’ Attempt to Block Sales of Food, Medicine

Iran Blasts US’ ‘Terroristic’ Attempt to Block Sales of Food, Medicine

The Iranian president has dismissed as “terroristic, cruel and inhumane” the United States’ efforts to impede financial transactions by and with Iran to provide food and medicines.

Iran Releases Prominent Human Rights Activist Narges Mohammadi

Narges Mohammadi, a prominent human rights activist jailed for "acting against Iran’s national security" has been released from prison after 8.5 years.
Iran, 25 Other Countries Urge Removal of US Sanctions amid Pandemic

Iran, 25 Other Countries Urge Removal of US Sanctions amid Pandemic

Iran and 25 other nations have called for the immediate lifting of sanctions by the United States and other Western countries to ensure an effective response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Iran to Prosecute 45 Americans over Their Role in Medical Sanctions

Iran to Prosecute 45 Americans over Their Role in Medical Sanctions

The Iranian Judiciary’s High Council for Human Rights has drawn up a list for the prosecution of dozens of American nationals engaged in the US sanctions against the people of Iran.
Iran Berates Europe for Interference under Pretext of Rights Violations

Iran Berates Europe for Interference under Pretext of Rights Violations

Iran’s ambassador to the UN headquarters in Geneva has lashed out at certain Western governments, especially those in Europe, for interfering in other countries’ affairs under the pretext of human rights violations.
Official Blasts EU for Joint Statement on Iran’s Human Rights Situation

Official Blasts EU for Joint Statement on Iran’s Human Rights Situation

Spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran Saeed Khatibzadeh has slammed the European Union’s unacceptable move to issue a joint statement against Iran at the Human Rights Council.
Iran Says Guardian Trying to ‘Blackwash’ Its Human Rights Situation

Iran Says Guardian Trying to ‘Blackwash’ Its Human Rights Situation

Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman has rejected the recent reports published by the Guardian newspaper, saying it is quite clear why such custom-tailored reports try to blackwash the situation of human rights in Iran, especially at this juncture.
Harassment of Iranian Airliner Shows US Weakness: Tehran

US State Terrorism Continues in Air, on Ground, at Sea: Iran

Iranian Minister of Culture Seyyed Abbas Salehi has described the US jet fighters’ interception of an Iranian passenger plane over the Syrian airspace as the latest instance of Washington’s “state-sponsored terrorism”.
Iran Hails UN Report on Gen. Soleimani’s Killing, Raps US Reaction

Iran Hails UN Report on Gen. Soleimani’s Killing, Raps US Reaction

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi has commended a new report by UN Special Rapporteur on Extra-Judicial Executions Agnes Callamard regarding the US' January assassination of Lieutenant General Qassem Soleimani, criticizing the US for its impudent reaction to the report.
US ‘Deliberately’ Downed Iranian Airliner in 1988: Foreign Ministry

US ‘Deliberately’ Downed Iranian Airliner in 1988: Foreign Ministry

Iran’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs says the United States “deliberately” shot down the Airbus A300-B2 plane belonging to Iran’s flag carrier Iran Air in 1988, which killed all the 290 on board.