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Spokesman Rejects US Human Rights Report on Iran

Spokesman Rejects US Human Rights Report on Iran

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyed Abbas Mousavi slammed as invalid an annual report from the US State Department about the status of human rights in Iran. - Politics news - In a statement on Friday, Mousavi denounced the US State Department’s annual human rights report regarding the situation of human rights in Iran, saying the US regime lacks any...

US Cannot Play Blame Game over Result of Its Illegal Presence in Iraq: Iran

US Cannot Play Blame Game over Result of Its Illegal Presence in Iraq: Iran

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyed Abbas Mousavi rejected US claims about a recent attack on an American-occupied base in Iraq as "baseless" and said Washington cannot play blame game over the consequences of its illegal presence in the Arab country. - Politics news - "The US cannot escape forward and blame others for the consequences of its illegal presence in...

Instead of Hypocritical Offer to Help Iran, US Should Stop Sanctions: Spokesman

Instead of Hypocritical Offer to Help Iran, US Should Stop Sanctions: Spokesman

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyed Abbas Mousavi deplored a recent offer by US President Donald Trump to assist Iran in countering the coronavirus outbreak, saying instead of such "hypocritical and repulsive" offers, Washington should stop sanctions on Tehran. - Politics news - In a post on his Twitter account on Friday, Mousasi rejected Trump's remarks on...

Iran Applies for $5 Billion Loan from IMF to Battle Coronavirus

Iran Applies for $5 Billion Loan from IMF to Battle Coronavirus

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The Governor of the Central Bank of Iran said he has asked the International Monetary Fund for a $5 billion loan that would help the country deal with the outbreak of COVID-19, saying the IMF’s response will be a litmus test for claims about relief aid for containing the disease. - Politics news - In a post on his Instagram account, Abdolnaser Hemmati said the...

WHO: Iran Doing Its Best to Stem COVID-19

WHO: Iran Doing Its Best to Stem COVID-19

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iran is doing the best it can to control the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, but needs more support, the head of the World Health Organization said. - Politics news - "Iran is doing its best... We are trying to mobilize more support for Iran," WHO Chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus told reporters in Geneva on Wednesday. "They need lots of supplies,...

Iran Slams US for Obstructing Medicine Delivery

Iran Slams US for Obstructing Medicine Delivery

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman dismissed the US’ claim that medicines have been exempted from the sanctions against Tehran, saying Washington is practically blocking the delivery of medicine and throwing a wrench in a Swiss financial channel for trade with Iran. - Politics news - In remarks on Wednesday, Seyed Abbas Mousavi slammed the measures taken by...

Friday prayers won’t be held in provincial capitals this week

Friday prayers won’t be held in provincial capitals this week

In a statement, the Policy Council of Friday Prayer Leaders said that there will be no Friday prayers in the capitals of all of Iran’s provinces this week. RNA – In a statement, the Policy Council of Friday Prayer Leaders stated that Friday prayers would not be held in the capitals of all of Iran’s 31 provinces. Iranian health authorities said on Wednesday that nearly 9,000 people...

Iran Slams IAEA for Heeding Unfounded Claims

Iran Slams IAEA for Heeding Unfounded Claims

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyed Abbas Mousavi criticized the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) for its assertions regarding Iran’s nuclear activities, saying the organization should not blindly accept any unfounded claim raised against the Islamic Republic. - Politics news -  “As Spokesman for the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI)...

Iran President Says Coronavirus Should Be Taken Seriously

Iran President Says Coronavirus Should Be Taken Seriously

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani urged the entire nation to take the novel coronavirus seriously, vowing that the government is working hard to minimize the COVID-19’s tolls on the lives of people. - Politics news - “Everybody must take the issue of coronavirus seriously,” Rouhani said in a weekly cabinet session on Wednesday. There is a consensus in the...

Iran Defense Ministry Produces Advanced Thermal Cameras

Iran Defense Ministry Produces Advanced Thermal Cameras

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iran’s Defense Ministry launched the mass production of advanced thermal cameras used to screen people for the illness caused by the new coronavirus, known as COVID-19, as all provinces of the country are struggling with the infectious disease. - Defense news - Following the outbreak of the novel coronavirus in the country, the defense industry’s experts made...