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Russian Sputnik V COVID Vaccine Effective against UK, S. African Variants

Russian Sputnik V COVID Vaccine Effective against UK, S. African Variants

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Russia's Sputnik V vaccine is showing strong signs of effectiveness against new mutations of COVID-19, researchers said. - World news - The results of the trial in Russia testing the effectiveness of revaccination are expected to show a positive effect on protection against UK and South African strains of the virus, and will be published soon.Denis Logunov, deputy...

Saudi Detains Hundreds of African Migrants in Squalid Conditions, HRW Says

Saudi Detains Hundreds of African Migrants in Squalid Conditions, HRW Says

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Saudi Arabia is detaining hundreds of mainly Ethiopian migrants in squalid conditions in Riyadh, Human Rights Watch said, quoting some as saying they had been tortured or beaten, and that at least three had died since October. - World news - In a report issued on Tuesday, the rights group said it had spoken last month to seven Ethiopians now being held, and to two...

Iran Voices Readiness for Closer Ties with African States

Iran Voices Readiness for Closer Ties with African States

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani expressed the country’s readiness to enhance relations with African countries, including Tunisia and Uganda. - Politics news - The new ambassadors of Tunisia and Uganda to Tehran met with the Iranian president on Tuesday to submit their credentials.In the meeting with the Tunisian envoy, Rouhani hailed Tunisia for supporting Iran...

Obama Slams Kushner Comments on African Americans

Obama Slams Kushner Comments on African Americans

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Former US President Barack Obama offered a seething rebuke of Jared Kushner after the White House senior adviser a day earlier said that for President Trump’s economic policies to work, Black Americans had to “want to be successful.” - World news - "(Kushner) says Black folks have to want to be successful," Obama said at a drive-in rally in Orlando for Joe...

US Report of Iran’s Assassination Plot ‘Bizarre’: South African Minister

US Report of Iran’s Assassination Plot ‘Bizarre’: South African Minister

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - South Africa’s Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Naledi Pandor described a US report that Tehran planned to kill a US diplomat in retaliation for American assassination of General Qassem Soleimani as “very strange”. - Politics news - Pandor was speaking in an exclusive interview with the SABC News correspondent, ahead of the United Nations...

African Americans Call for Racial Justice in George Floyd’s Funeral (+Video)

African Americans Call for Racial Justice in George Floyd’s Funeral (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The African Americans who took part in the funeral of George Floyd, the black man whose death in police custody spawned global outrage, pleaded impassionedly for racial justice. - World news - George Floyd was buried in Houston, where he was born, two weeks after his death in Minneapolis police custody sparked worldwide protests. Floyd's death, after an officer who...

A number of non-Iranian clergyman meet with the head of the center for services of islamic seminaries

A number of non-Iranian clergyman meet with the head of the center for services of islamic seminaries

While african and black people are studying Islamic and academic sciences in iran, we are witnessing the killing of blacks in the United States. ...

Iran’s FM, Swedish, South African Counterparts Discuss COVID-19 Outbreak

Iran’s FM, Swedish, South African Counterparts Discuss COVID-19 Outbreak

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Swedish and South African counterparts, Ann Linde and Naledi Pandor, in separate phone conversations discussed the latest efforts to contain the new coronavirus outbreak in the world. - Politics news - In one of the phone calls on Tuesday night, Pandor voiced South Africa's sympathy with Iran over the...