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Demonstration for Palestinian Detainee Killed in Israeli Prison
TEHRAN (FNA)- Palestinians stage a protest at Al-Manara Square in Ramallah, West Bank, against Israeli violations against Palestinian prisoners after a Palestinian detainee held in Israel died due to medical negligence. [PHOTOS]
Deadly Building Collapse in Mumbai
TEHRAN (FNA)- An old four-story building collapsed in India's financial capital of Mumbai trapping more than two dozen people in the rubble, with at least four confirmed dead. [PHOTOS]
Israeli Army Demolishes Water Wells in "Area C" of West Bank City of Hebron
TEHRAN (FNA)- Israeli bulldozers demolish a water facility in "Area C" of the West Bank city of Hebron. The Israeli army demolished water wells and other facilities used by Palestinians in the area. [PHOTOS]
Quake Off Coast of Bali Damages Buildings
TEHRAN (FNA)- A strong earthquake strikes off the Indonesian holiday island of Bali causing damage to several buildings including temples. [VIDEO]
France: Over 70 Organisations Protest CETA Trade Deal ahead of Vote
TEHRAN (FNA)- Members of various organisations rallied in front of the National Assembly building in Paris on Tuesday to protest the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) and to call on deputies to not ratify the EU-Canada free-trade deal. [VIDEO]
Last Breaths of Enemy
TEHRAN (FNA)- You should know that what the enemies are doing against the Islamic Republic in one way and against the Islamic Ummah in another way, although the enemies show more hostility towards the Islamic Republic in last ditch effort.
Iran Lambasts West's Instrumental Use of Human Rights against China
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran on Wednesday lashed out at the western states for playing with such noble causes and values as human rights in pursuit of political objectives, regretting that the West is practicing double-standards to use the Muslim community for a political ploy against Beijing.
Extinction Rebellion Climate Change Action in London
TEHRAN (FNA)- Extinction Rebellion camp starts to take shape in Waterloo Millennium Green in London, England, United Kingdom. [PHOTOS]
Hama-Idlib: 6 Tahrir Al-Sham's Command Centers, Arms Depot Destroyed in Russian, Syrian Airstrikes
TEHRAN (FNA)- A sum of 6 command centers and an arms depot as well as military equipment of Tahrir al-Sham al-Hay'at (the Levant Liberation Board or the Al-Nusra Front) were destroyed in joint airstrikes by Russian and Syrian air forces in Hama and Idlib provinces, media sources said.
Iraqi Expert: US to Replace Embassy Workers with Intelligence Officers
TEHRAN (FNA)- A senior Iraqi expert said the US has initiated action to replace a majority of its embassy workers and diplomats in Baghdad with intelligence officers after increasing reports on the American mission in the Iraqi capital said Israeli and American spies are operating with embassy's help.
Iranian Students Gift British Envoy 'Jolly Roger' in Protest at Seizure of Oil Tanker
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian students on Wednesday gathered in front of the British embassy in Tehran to give a jolly roger to the country's ambassador to remind London of how Iranians view the seizure of an Iranian oil tanker in the Strait of Gibraltar by Britain.
Armenia Mulling over Dumping Dollar in Trade with Iran
TEHRAN (FNA)- Head of Iran-Armenia Joint Chamber of Commerce Hervic Yarijanyan said that Yerevan is working on plans to establish new trade relations with Tehran based on national currencies.
Iran’s Parliament to Decide about 13 Anti-Sanction Bills
TEHRAN (FNA)- Vice-Speaker of the Iranian Parliament Mohammad Javad Jamali Nobandegani announced that the legislative body has received 13 draft bills of plans to counter the US unilateral sanctions against the country.
Delivery of S-400 Triumph Air Defense Systems to India to Be Completed by 2023
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Indian Defense Ministry on Wednesday announced the delivery of five units of S-400 Triumf Air Defense systems from Russia is likely to be completed by April 2023.
Belgian Politicians Insist US Secret Nukes Should Be Out as Report on NATO Disclosed Their Location
TEHRAN (FNA)- In a report detailing NATO’s deterrence policy, a Canadian senator for the Defense and Security Committee of the alliance’s Parliamentary Assembly accidentally revealed several sites the US uses to store its weapons of mass destruction in Europe. The list includes bases in Turkey, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, and Belgium.
Iranian FM: US Must End Arms Sales to Regional States
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif underlined that the US should stop arms sales to the Persian Gulf littoral states instead of complaining about Tehran's missile power.
Police Seizes 1.5T Opium Haul in Southeastern Iran
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran’s anti-narcotics police announced that the body has seized 1.490 tons of illegal drugs in Saravan county of the Southeastern province of Sistan and Balouchistan.
Iran to Host 6th Int’l Conference on Climate Change
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Iranian government approved the proposal to host the 6th international gathering on climate change this November.
Senior Expert: UN Chief Should Stand against US for Violation of Headquarters Agreement
TEHRAN (FNA)- A prominent expert stressed that UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres should not ignore the US violation of the Headquarters Agreement by restricting the trafficking of Iranian diplomats in New York.
Polls Show Sour Views of Race Relations in Trump’s America
TEHRAN (FNA)- Even before US President Donald Trump’s racist tweets toward four Democratic congresswomen of color, Americans considered race relations in the United States to be generally bad — and said that Trump has been making them worse.
World Trade Organization Allows China to Sanction US over Obama-Era Tariffs
TEHRAN (FNA)- An appeals court judge at the World Trade Organization (WTO) announced the United States did not fully comply with its ruling and could face Chinese sanctions if it does not remove certain tariffs that break WTO rules.
Immigration Advocacy Groups Sue Trump Administration over Asylum Restrictions
TEHRAN (FNA)- Two immigration groups sued the administration of President Donald Trump Tuesday evening after it placed new restrictions on migrants’ ability to seek asylum.
Russia Says US Anti-Iranian Line Behind Flare-up of Tensions in Mideast
TEHRAN (FNA)- The hostile policy being pursued by the United States against Iran has fueled tensions in the Middle East, Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov stated, warning that such an approach could have “catastrophic consequences” in the region.
MP Calls for Defiance against Europe’s Humiliating Measures
TEHRAN (FNA)- An Iranian Member of Parliament described Europe’s financial mechanism offered for trade with Tehran as a patronizing proposal, and urged the government to reject such humiliating measures.
Speaker: US Defeated in Oil Sanctions by Iran's Smart Moves
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani underlined the US failure to zero his country's oil exports, saying that Washington has been defeated by Iran's smart moves.
Senior Lawmaker: Iran to Give Firm Response to Britain's Piracy
TEHRAN (FNA)- Chairman of the Iranian parliament's National Security and Foreign Policy Commission Mojtaba Zonnouri warned Britain that seizure of the country's oil tanker in the Strait of Gibraltar is an instance of "piracy" which will definitely receive a firm response from Iran.
Iran, Turkmenistan to Boost Parliamentary Ties
TEHRAN (FNA)- A senior Iranian parliamentary delegation and Turkmen Parliament Speaker Gulshat Mamedova, in a meeting in Ashgabat, voiced their countries’ resolution to increase bilateral relations, particularly in legislative areas.
Nigerian Army Opens Fire on Zakzaky Supporters, Kills One
TEHRAN (FNA)- At least one person has lost his life and several others sustained injuries when Nigerian army opened fire on protesters demanding the release of top Muslim cleric Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky, who has been held for four years on trumped-up allegations.
Iran Reiterates Firm Opposition to Missile Talks
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian President's Chief of Staff Mahmoud Vaezi categorically dismissed western media claims that Tehran is ready to hold talks on its missile program, describing defense power as Iran's red line.
Iran Rules Out Talks for New Deal
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif rejected that Tehran will engage in a new round of talks for a replacement for the 2015 deal, officially known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), underling that the JCPOA was the best possible solution to reach.
Turkey Resumes Fresh Attacks on Kurdish Militia Positions in Aleppo As Ankara Sends Elite Forces to Syria Borders
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Turkish Army’s fresh military convoys comprising elite forces have arrived along the border with Syria as Ankara and its allied militants continued their attacks on the Kurdish militias’ military positions in Northern Aleppo, the Kurdish-language media outlets reported Wednesday.
Iran Delivers 3 New Combat Drones to Army Ground Force
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Iranian Army Ground Force on Wednesday received 3 new home-made combat drones, namely 'Mohajer 6'.
Russian Top Diplomat Expects No Improvements in Moscow-Washington Ties in Near Future
TEHRAN (FNA)- The improvement of relations between Russia and the United States is hardly possible in the near future, but Moscow is ready for joint work on the issue, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said in an interview with the Argumenty i Fakty daily.
Syria’s Tribal Leaders Eyeing Popular Resistance against US Troops in Deir Ezzur
TEHRAN (FNA)- Syrian tribes are working to form a Popular Resistance against the occupying US Troops in Eastern Syria, the Arabic-language media outlets said.
US Policeman in 'I Can't Breathe' Death Won't Be Charged
TEHRAN (FNA)- The US Justice Department announced it won’t bring criminal charges against a white New York City police officer in the 2014 choke hold death of Eric Garner, a black man whose death fueled the rise of the Black Lives Matter movement as the nation confronted a long history of police brutality.
Terrorists Destroy Key Bridge in Hama to Block Syrian Army Advances
TEHRAN (FNA)- The terrorist groups destroyed a crucial bridge in Sahl al-Ghab region in Northwestern Hama to prevent the Syrian Army troops from making further advances there, the Arabic-language media outlets reported.
Senior MP Warns of US Plots to Weaken Iraq's Military Power
TEHRAN (FNA)- A senior Iraqi legislator warned that the US embassy in Baghdad is taking suspicious steps which weaken Iraq's army and other military bodies.
Media: Mike Pompeo Resorts to Lies to Show US Policies Work about Iran
TEHRAN (FNA)- US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo claimed that Iran is ready for nuclear negotiations, misinterpreting his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif's comments in an interview with the NBC News.
Advisor Warns Deal of Century after Disintegrating Regional Countries
TEHRAN (FNA)- Advisor to the Iranian Parliament Speaker Hossein Amir Abdollahian cautioned that the so-called “Deal of the Century” proposed by the US is seriously after re-drawing the borders in the Middle East region.
Iran: Islamic, Arab States Normalizing Ties with Tel Aviv Dangerous
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani warned that the move by some Arab and Muslim states to normalize relations with Israel is a dangerous policy, urging Iraq to play a constructive role in preventing some countries from undertaking such measures.
Iran Helps Troubled Foreign Oil Tanker in Persian Gulf
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman said that his country’s naval forces have assisted a disabled oil tanker owned by a foreign party near the territorial waters of the Islamic Republic in the Persian Gulf after receiving an SOS signal from the vessel.
Foreign Ministry: Zarif’s Stance on Missile Program Clear
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyed Abbas Mousavi rejected the report trying to distort Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif’s support for Tehran’s missile program, adding that Zarif’s position on missile program has not changed and is clearly known by everyone.
Syria in Last 24 Hours: Russia Sends Heavy Military Equipment to Syrian Army Positions in Hama
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Russian Army sent heavy military equipment to the Syrian Army’s military positions in Northern Hama as Damascus government forces launched ground and air raids on the terrorists’ military positions and movements in Northern Hama and Western Aleppo.
Corbyn Slams Trump’s ‘Go Back’ Tweet as ‘Racist’, Accuses BoJo, Hunt of Pandering to US President
TEHRAN (FNA)- Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn branded US President Donald Trump’s tweet directed at four progressive Democratic Party congresswomen as “racist”, and hit out at Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt for not fully standing up to him.
Sudan's Ruling Generals, Protest Leaders Sign Power-Sharing Deal
TEHRAN (FNA)- Sudan's ruling generals and protest leaders signed an accord creating a transitional power-sharing body, after weeks of negotiations aimed at breaking the political deadlock that has gripped the country since the overthrowing of President Omar al-Bashir in April.
Report: NATO Committee Report Accidentally Disclosed US Nuke Locations in Europe
TEHRAN (FNA)- A Canadian senator for the Defence and Security Committee of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly allegedly presented a report detailing NATO’s deterrence policy, and unintentionally disclosed some of the sites used by the US to store nuclear weapons.
North Korea Warns US over Planned War Games
TEHRAN (FNA)- North Korea warned on Tuesday that planned military manoeuvres by US and South Korean forces would put disarmament talks in peril, hinting it may resume nuclear testing if the drills go ahead.
US Examines All Possible Sanctions on Turkey over S-400 Deal
TEHRAN (FNA)- US President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Michael Pompeo are looking into all possible variants of sanctioning Turkey for its deal to purchase S-400 surface-to-air missile systems from Russia, US Department of State Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus told reporters.
Iran: No Talks with US over Missile Program
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran strongly dismissed the news that Tehran has voiced readiness for talks with Washington over its missile program, underlining that the country’s missile capabilities will never be a subject for negotiations with anyone, any country or for any period.
Trudeau Rips Trump over Attacks on Democratic Lawmakers: It's Not How We Do Things in Canada
TEHRAN (FNA)- Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau condemned President Donald Trump for telling a group of female minority lawmakers to go back to the "crime infested places" they came from, saying that that is not how things are done in Canada.