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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.
Iran Condemns UN's 'Biased' Human Rights Resolution

Iran Condemns UN’s ‘Biased’ Human Rights Resolution

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi has condemned the adoption of a resolution on the human rights situation in Iran at the 43rd meeting of the UN Human Rights Council.
Iranian Doctor Back Home after Being Released from US Prison

Iranian Doctor Back Home after Being Released from US Prison

An Iranian doctor who had been imprisoned for several months in the United States has returned home after being released.
Tehran Raps Saudi Arabia, Bahrain for Backing US Anti-Iran Stance

Iran Urges US to Stop Violence, Let Americans Breathe

Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi has called on American officials and police to stop violence against their own people and let the US nation “breathe”.
US Revealing Its Ugly Face by Cracking Down on Anti-Racism Protests: Iran

US Revealing Its Ugly Face by Cracking Down on Anti-Racism Protests: Iran

A senior Iranian military official has hit out at the United States for discriminating against the people of colour as well as its police brutality.
Iranian People Hold Vigil for George Floyd

Iranian People Hold Vigil for George Floyd

A group of Iranian people have held a candlelight vigil for the Black American man, George Floyd, who was killed by the US police.
Iran Condemns Killing of Black Americans

Iran Condemns Killing of Black Americans

The Islamic Republic of Iran has denounced the deadly racial profiling in the United States, urging Washington to stop suppressing the suffering Americans.
Iranian Mothers Can Now Pass Nationality to Children

Iranian Mothers Can Now Pass Nationality to Children

Iran has approved the bylaws of the legislation that grants permanent citizenship to children born to Iranian mothers and foreign fathers.
'Zarif's UNSC Speech Thwart US Efforts to Extend Iran Arms Embargo'

Zarif Raps US for Refusing to Grant Medical Furlough to Iranian Inmates

Iran’s foreign minister has lambasted the United States for refusing to grant medical furlough to several Iranian scientists held in US prisons without any charges despite an outbreak of the novel coronavirus.