A picture shows the damage after an earthquake struck the city of Khoy in Iran’s West Azerbaijan province on January 29, 2023. (Photo by Soheil FARAJI / ISNA / AFP)

5.9-magnitude quake in Iran kills three, injures hundreds

A 5.9-magnitude earthquake struck northwest Iran near the border with Turkey late Saturday, killing at least three people and injuring 816, state media said. The shallow quake hit the city…

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UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warns that the Covid-19 pandemic has had a devastating impact on learning, with poor students lacking technology at a particular disadvantage, and conflicts further disrupting schools. – AFP pic, September 20, 2022

UN chief warns education becoming ‘great divider’

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned Monday that unequal education was quickly dividing the planet as he sought to keep development on the agenda ahead of a week of diplomacy focused on global crises….

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This handout picture taken and released by the Turkish Presidency on July 19, 2022 shows Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (C), Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi (R) and Russian President Vladimir Putin (L) arriving for a joint news conference after at the end of the Astana Trilateral Summit at the Tehran International Conference Hall in Tehran. / AFP

Putin forges ties with Iran’s supreme leader in Tehran talks

LONDON/DUBAI (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin had talks with Supreme Leader  Ayatollah Ali Khamenei in Iran on Tuesday, the Kremlin leader’s first trip outside the former Soviet Union since Moscow’s Feb. 24…

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In this frame grab from video footage released Sunday, June 26, 2022 by Iran state TV, IRINN, shows an Iranian satellite-carrier rocket, called “Zuljanah,” blasting off from an undisclosed location in Iran. State TV on Sunday aired the launch of the solid-fueled rocket, which drew a rebuke from Washington ahead of the expected resumption of stalled talks over Tehran’s tattered nuclear deal with world powers. (IRINN via AP)

Iran launches rocket into space as nuclear talks to resume

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian state television said Sunday that Tehran had launched a solid-fueled rocket into space, drawing a rebuke from Washington ahead of the expected resumption of stalled…

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MFA, police dismiss report of Iranian spies being watched in Thailand

The Thai Foreign Ministry and the Royal Thai Police issued separate statements today (Wednesday) denying a local press report that Iranians in Thailand are being watched by Thai police and…

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The Greek-flagged oil tanker Prudent Warrior is seen as it sails past Istanbul, Turkey, April 19, 2019. Iran’s paramilitary Revolutionary Guard seized two Greek oil tankers on Friday, May 27, 2022, in helicopter-launched raids in the Persian Gulf, according to officials. (Dursun Çam via AP)

Iran seizes 2 Greek tankers in Persian Gulf as tensions rise

Iran’s paramilitary Revolutionary Guard seized two Greek oil tankers Friday in helicopter-launched raids in the Persian Gulf, officials said. The action appeared to be retaliation for Athens’ assistance in the…

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Iran’s and U.S.’ flags are seen printed on paper in this illustration taken January 27, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration

Iran wants U.S. to show goodwill by lifting some sanctions prior to nuclear deal

DUBAI, April 10 (Reuters) – U.S. President Joe Biden should lift some sanctions on Iran to show his goodwill towards reviving the international nuclear agreement with Tehran, Iran‘s foreign minister Hossein Amirabdollahian said on Sunday….

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Iranian tourist missing from rafting tour in Phang Nga found dead

The body of a tourist who went missing while on a rafting tour in the southern province of Phang-nga after the inflatable boat, in which he was rafting with four…

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Dr. Suriya Chindawongse, Permanent Representative of Thailand to the United Nations

At UN, Thailand votes to condemn Russia’s aggression in Ukraine

During the 11th Emergency Special Session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA), Thailand has joined 140 countries voting in favour of the resolution to condemn Russia’s aggression against Ukraine, while…

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In this frame grab from Iranian state television video aired Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020, / Iranian State Television via AP)

Thailand approves transfer of 3 Iranians as Australian freed

Thai officials said Thursday they approved the transfer back to Tehran of three Iranians who were involved in a botched 2012 bomb plot, as Iran released a 33-year-old Australian academic…

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Iranians hold portraits of former and current Supreme Leaders, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini and Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, as they queue up to vote during parliamentary elections at the Shah Abdul Azim shrine on the southern outskirts of Tehran on February 21, 2020. – Iranians began voting in a parliamentary election which conservatives are expected to dominate, capitalising on public anger against moderate conservative President Hassan Rouhani over a ravaged economy, corruption and multiple crises. (Photo by ATTA KENARE / AFP)

Adviser to Iran’s top leader dies of coronavirus

TEHRAN (AP) — An adviser to Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has died from the new coronavirus, becoming the first top official to succumb to the illness striking both…

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Pedestrians wearing face masks walk on a sidewalk in western Tehran, Iran, Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020. Iran is preparing for the possibility of “tens of thousands” of people getting tested for the new coronavirus as the number of confirmed cases spiked again Saturday, Health Ministry spokesman Kianoush Jahanpour said, underscoring the fear both at home and abroad over the outbreak in the Islamic Republic. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)

Iran raises death toll to 54 from new coronavirus

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s health ministry raised on Sunday the nationwide death toll from the new coronavirus to 54 as the number of confirmed infected cases jumped overnight by…

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Harirchi coughed occasionally and appeared to be sweating during a press conference today (Feb 25, 2019) in Tehran.

Iran deputy health minister has coronavirus

Iran’s deputy health minister has been infected with the new coronavirus, a ministry official said on Tuesday, amid a major outbreak in the Islamic republic. “The coronavirus test for Mr…

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Iranians, some wearing protective masks, wait to cross a street in the capital Tehran on February 22, 2020.

Iran reports fifth coronavirus death, most outside Far East

Iran on Saturday reported one more death among 10 new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total number of deaths in the Islamic republic to five — the highest of any country…

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In this photo released by the official website of the Office of the Iranian Presidency, President Hassan Rouhani speaks in a cabinet meeting in Tehran, Iran, January 15, 2020. (AP)

Iran warns Europe as diplomat says officials ‘lied’ on crash

“Today, the American soldier is in danger, tomorrow the European soldier could be in danger,” Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said as three nations challenged Tehran over breaking the limits of…

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How US, Iran arrive at “no peace, no war” relationship

Thai PBS World talk to Dr. Srawut Aree, Director of Muslim Studies Center, Institute of Asian Studies Chulalongkorn University about tensions between US and Iran. #ThaiPBSWorld

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FILE PHOTO: Debris of a plane belonging to Ukraine International Airlines, that crashed after taking off from Iran’s Imam Khomeini airport, is seen on the outskirts of Tehran, Iran January 8, 2020. Nazanin Tabatabaee/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS

Iran to download plane black box after missile blamed for crash

DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran said on Friday it wanted to download black box recordings itself from a Ukrainian airliner that crashed, killing all 176 people aboard, after Canada and others…

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Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Truden attends a candle light vigil for the victims of Ukriane International Airlines flight PS-752 onParliament Hill in Ottawa, OntarioCanada. Jan 9 2020. Reuters

Canada PM says evidence indicates Iran shot down Ukraine jet

OTTAWA (Reuters) – Canada has intelligence from multiple sources indicating a Ukrainian airliner that crashed on Wednesday near Tehran was shot down by an Iranian surface-to-air missile, Prime Minister Justin…

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U.S. President Donald Trump delivers a statement about Iran flanked by U.S. Secretary of Defense Mark Esper, Vice President Mike Pence and military leaders in the Grand Foyer at the White House in Washington, U.S., January 8, 2020. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

U.S., Iran both appear to signal desire to avoid further conflict

WASHINGTON/BAGHDAD/DUBAI (Reuters) – President Donald Trump on Wednesday tempered days of angry rhetoric and suggested Iran was “standing down” after it fired missiles at U.S. forces in Iraq overnight, as…

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Red Crescent workers check the debris from the Ukraine International Airlines plane, that crashed after take-off from Iran’s Imam Khomeini airport, on the outskirts of Tehran, Iran January 8, 2020. Nazanin Tabatabaee/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS

No survivors after Ukrainian airliner with 176 aboard crashes in Iran

DUBAI/KIEV (Reuters) – A Ukrainian airliner crashed shortly after take-off from Tehran early on Wednesday, bursting into flames and killing all 176 people on board. Debris and smouldering engine parts…

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Debris is seen from a plane crash on the outskirts of Tehran, Iran, Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2019. A Ukrainian airplane carrying at least 170 people crashed on Wednesday shortly after takeoff from Tehran’s main airport, killing all onboard, state TV reported. (AP Photos/Mohammad Nasiri)

Iran state TV says Ukrainian airplane crashes near Tehran

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A Ukrainian airplane carrying at least 170 people crashed Wednesday near an airport in the capital, Tehran, state TV reported. There was no immediate word on…

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Trump vows to hit 52 Iranian targets if Iran retaliates after drone strike

U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday threatened to hit 52 Iranian sites “very hard” if Iran attacks Americans or U.S. assets after a drone strike that killed Iranian military commander…

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US killing catapults Iraq back to aftermath of 2003 invasion

Iraqi factions threatening to oust US troops, officials denouncing American “violations” and fears of a new Gulf war: a US strike has catapulted Iraq back to the tumultuous aftermath of…

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Smoke billows from an Aramco oil facility in Abqaiq about 60km (37 miles) southwest of Dhahran in Saudi Arabia’s eastern province on September 14, 2019. – Drone attacks sparked fires at two Saudi Aramco oil facilities early today, the interior ministry said, in the latest assault on the state-owned energy giant as it prepares for a much-anticipated stock listing. Yemen’s Iran-aligned Huthi rebels claimed the drone attacks, according to the group’s Al-Masirah television. (Photo by – / AFP)

Iran rejects U.S. claim it was behind Saudi oil strikes, says ready for war

DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran dismissed accusations by the United States that it was behind attacks on Saudi oil plants that risk disrupting global energy supplies and warned on Sunday that…

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US hits Iran’s supreme leader Khamenei with sanctions

The United States imposed sanctions Monday against Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and top military chiefs, tightening the screws on a country that President Donald Trump threatened with “obliteration”…

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Trump: Iran will be met with ‘great force’ if it moves against U.S

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday Iran would be met with “great force” if it attempted anything against U.S. interests in the Middle East, adding that…

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Photo: (AFP) Four tankers anchored off Fujairah were hit by ‘sabotage attacks’

Saudi-led coalition in Yemen strikes Sanaa, casualties reported

SANAA (Reuters) – The Saudi-led military coalition in Yemen carried out several air strikes on the Houthi-held capital Sanaa on Thursday after the Iranian-aligned movement claimed responsibility for drone attacks…

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(AFP) Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Iran is showing ‘maximum restraint’ despite the US withdrawal from their nuclear deal

U.S. pulls staff from Iraq, says Iran gave ‘blessing’ for tanker attacks

BAGHDAD/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Helicopters ferried U.S. staff from the American embassy in Baghdad on Wednesday out of apparent concern about perceived threats from Iran, which U.S. sources believe encouraged Sunday’s…

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