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U.S. expands scope of Iran metals sanctions

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said he was expanding the scope of Iran metals sanctions, targeting 22 specific materials that he said were used in connection with Iran’s nuclear, military or ballistic missile programs. …

Iran discloses its COVID-19 data for July 29

As many as 2,636 people have been infected with the coronavirus (COVID-19) in the past 24 hours in Iran, said Sima Sadat Lari, spokesperson for Iran's Ministry of Health and Medical Education, Trend reports citing the ministry. …

Iran holds aerial, naval drills off Hormuz Strait

Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) is conducting large-scale aerial and naval drills off the strategic Strait of Hormuz and in the Persian Gulf, with the country’s first domestic multi-purpose satellite monitoring the …

Ahmadinejad urges to end Yemen conflict - media

Former president of Iran Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has written a letter to Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, inviting him to join hands to end the Yemen war, according to a copy that Ahmadinejad’s office provided to The …

Iranian ports ready to increase transit of goods

Taking into account the geographical location of Iran, the country's ports can increase the transit of goods, the Deputy Minister of Roads and Urban Development  and Head of of Port and Maritime Organisation, Mohammed Rastad said. …

Iranian plane intercepted by Israeli fighter jets

A Mahan Air commercial flight bound for Beirut from Tehran was allegedly intercepted by two Israeli fighter planes in Syrian air space late Thursday, according to reports by Iranian media. The plane was flying close to Syria's …

Iran tests 5G in lab in Tehran

Iran's Deputy Minister of Communications and Information Technology Sattar Hashemi said that the test conducted in the ICT Research Center in downtown Tehran had reached a speed of 1.5 gigabits per second (Gb/s). "The 5G …