Iran sent 60 tons of humanitarian aid to Egypt to be transferred to the Gaza Strip through the Rafah border crossing, Anadolu Agency reports. The aid consignment included food, medical supplies and medicines, according to the Iranian state television on Friday. The aid was sent from Tehran Airport to Egypt in coordination[…]
Ebrahim Raisi is Iran’s president. He’s a principilist cleric with fiercely conservative beliefs who headed the judiciary for four years. But is he an ayatollah? Yes, according to his entourage, who have been referring to him as such ever since he assumed the presidency two years ago. Not everyone agrees. And in[…]
Iranian Deputy Minister of Cultural Heritage and Tourism Maryam Jalali Dehkordi announced the continuation of Iranian and Saudi efforts to develop tourism relations and cancel visa requirements between the two countries. Maryam Jalali Dehkordi, who is currently in the Saudi capital, Riyadh, to participate in World Tourism Day activities, confirmed: “I met[…]
Kuwait renewed its call for Iran, on Monday, to demarcate maritime borders between the two countries, Anadolu Agency reports. The state news agency, KUNA, citing a Foreign Ministry source, said the offshore Durra gas field is located in Kuwait’s sea territories. “Natural resources in this area are shared between Kuwait and Saudi Arabia,”[…]
Tel Aviv has told Russia it is concerned by its military cooperation with Iran in the war in Ukraine and the possibility it is providing advanced weapons to Tehran, the Hebrew Walla news site reported yesterday. The site quoted three members of the Israeli parliament who participated in a closed door meeting[…]
Ukrainian legislators have approved a Bill imposing 50 years of sanctions on Iran over its supply of drones to Russia, a lawmaker said, Anadolu Agency reports. Yaroslav Zheleznyak said on Telegram, Monday, which the Parliament, also known as the Verkhovna Rada, approved the Bill with 328 votes in favour of the measures.[…]
Clashes erupted over the border between Afghanistan and Iran over the weekend, leading to a Taliban official threatening to conquer Iran amid increased tensions and an ongoing water dispute. Videos and pictures circulating on social media have shown Afghanistan’s Taliban forces and Iranian border forces firing at each other near[…]
Iran has executed two people who had been sentenced to death for blasphemy, the judiciary’s news website Mizan reported on Monday. Yousef Mehrdad and Sadrollah Fazeli Zare were executed for crimes including blasphemy, insulting the religion of Islam, the prophet and other sanctities, Mizan reported. It did not say when[…]
European lawmakers have called on the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) to carry out an investigation into the poisoning of tens of thousands of schoolgirls in Iran, as accusations grow of the Iranian government’s potential involvement in the cases. At the beginning of this month, Iranian state media and[…]
The United Arab Emirates cancelled Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s planned visit in January due to concerns his conduct during the visit could increase regional tensions with Iran, the Walla new site reports, citing three Israeli officials with knowledge of the matter, the Times of Israel reported. According to the report, the Prime Minister’s[…]
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