Iran hits its highest daily COVID-19 toll with 239 deaths

The ministry spokesperson said healthcare professionals recorded 4,019 new confirmed cases since Tuesday, brining the total number of confirmed cases in Iran to 483,844.

published on : 7th October 2020

Iran executes man for killing member of Revolutionary Guards in 2017-18 protests

The report said Salehi had shot at security forces using a "hunting rifle", killing Shahsanayi and wounding six others.

published on : 5th August 2020

Gas explosion at medical facility in Tehran kills 19 people

State-run IRNA news agency also quoted Maleki as saying the dead included 15 women and four men. Maleki added that firefighters had rescued 20 people.

published on : 1st July 2020

Three injured in explosion at medical clinic in Iran's capital

The ensuing fire began Tuesday night in a medical clinic in Iran's capital and state TV said firefighters were battling the blaze.

published on : 1st July 2020

Israeli espionage television show 'Tehran' tackles shadow war with Iran

'Tehran' is a show that touches on many of the region’s most pressing fault lines. It’s also the latest episode in the golden age of Israeli television.

published on : 27th June 2020

Hard-line former Tehran mayor named Speaker of Iran Parliament

Mohammad Bagher Qalibaf, 58, replaces Ali Larijani, who served as the parliament’s speaker from 2008 until this May.

published on : 28th May 2020

Israel PM Netanyahu condemns 'tyrants of Tehran' in Holocaust speech

Israel fiercely opposed a 2015 deal between Iran and world powers that offered Tehran sanctions relief in return for curbs to prevent it from acquiring nuclear weapons.

published on : 24th January 2020

Britain summons Iranian ambassador over Tehran envoy arrest

Ambassador Rob Macaire was arrested on Saturday after a demonstration that broke out at a memorial for 176 people killed when Iran's armed forces mistakenly shot down a Ukrainian plane last week.

published on : 13th January 2020

Iran agrees de-escalation 'only solution' to solve crisis with US

US President Donald Trump warned Iran against harming demonstrators and against a repeat of a deadly crackdown against rallies in November sparked by a fuel price hike.

published on : 13th January 2020

UK ambassador to Iran briefly arrested during Tehran protests: British govt

Rob Macaire was arrested for allegedly "inciting" protesters in Tehran angry at the military's accidental downing of a Ukranian passenger jet, killing 176 people, most of them Iranian citizens.

published on : 12th January 2020

Mistook Ukrainian jet for hostile target, forces shot it down, confesses Iran

Iran apologized for the disaster and said it would upgrade its systems to prevent such “mistakes” in the future.

published on : 11th January 2020

No survivors as Ukrainian plane with 176 passengers crashes near Tehran: Iranian media

The crash is suspected to have been caused by mechanical issues.

published on : 8th January 2020

In Iran, FIFA World Cup fever plays out in cinemas

Supporters thronged the steps of the Azadi cinema in central Tehran ahead of the match, chanting and deafening passers-by with blasts of vuvuzela.

published on : 16th June 2018

Iran bans public FIFA World Cup screenings

Local journalists said they had also received a text message from the sports ministry, telling them that plans to erect screen in public parks had also been cancelled.

published on : 15th June 2018

Iran foreign minister criticises EU 'extremism' towards Tehran

Mohammad Javad Zarif warned in the interview that "any action to satisfy the party that has most violated the nuclear agreement is useless".

published on : 5th March 2018
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