Fri, 14 Aug 2020

3 dozen rights experts demand accountability for catastrophic blast

The catastrophic blast which led to the deaths of more than 200 in Beirut on 4 August, has prompted more ...

Trump Announces 'Historic Breakthrough' Between Israel, UAE

Israel and the United Arab Emirates have agreed to establish full diplomatic ties as part of a U.S.-brokered deal, President ...

Aliyev airs grievances to Putin over arms shipments to Armenia

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has complained to his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, about Moscow's arms sales to Armenia. The rare ...

Israel and UAE to normalise ties in 'historic' peace deal

"This historic diplomatic breakthrough will advance peace in the Middle East region and is a testament to the bold diplomacy ...

Trump Announces UAE to Open Diplomatic Ties with Israel

WASHINGTO, DC - U.S. President Donald Trump announced on Thursday that the United Arab Emirates and Israel have agreed to ...

Feature: Two faces of U.S. in eyes of former UN resident correspondent

People walk in Times Square in New York, the United States, on Aug. 9, 2020. (Xinhua/Wang Ying)When the United States ...

US, Slovenia to Sign 5G Joint Declaration

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is meeting Thursday with leaders in Slovenia, where they are set to sign a ...

U.S. Says Iran Briefly Seizes Oil Tanker Near Strait Of Hormuz

The Iranian Navy has boarded and briefly seized a Liberian-flagged oil tanker near the Strait of Hormuz, the U.S. military's ...

Iran Shutters Newspaper After Expert Questions Coronavirus Numbers

TEHRAN, IRAN - Iran shut down a newspaper on Monday after it published remarks by an expert who said the ...

US Top Diplomat Warns of China's Global Threat

PRAGUE - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday that China's economic power is in some ways a greater ...

Opinion: Pompeo, a modern-day Washington pirate

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo (Front) speaks during a press briefing in Washington D.C., the United States, on March ...

U.S. Seeks More Support On Extending UN Arms Embargo Against Iran

The United States has circulated a revised draft resolution that seeks to indefinitely extend a United Nations arms embargo against ...

Gulf Arab Countries Back Extension Of UN Arms Embargo On Iran

The Gulf Cooperation Council has sent a letter to the United Nations endorsing an extension of an arms embargo on ...

Israel, UAE normalise relations in historic, Trump-brokered deal

Israel and the United Arab Emirates reached a historic peace deal on Thursday that will lead to a full normalization ...

US Using UN Security Council to Destroy It: Zarif

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - What Iran- the target of a vicious and indiscriminate sanctions regime-has seen from the current US administration ...

Iran, Russia Discuss Ways to Boost Media Cooperation

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Iran's Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Seyed Abbas Mousavi and his Russian counterpart in a virtual meeting discussed ways ...

US Needs Daesh, Other Terrorists in Region: Assad

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said the US needs terrorists on the ground in the region, and levied ...

Hazfi Cup Semis: Date Confirmed for Tehran Derby

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - The date has been confirmed for the Hazfi Cup semifinals match between Persepolis and Esteghlal in Tehran ...

Zarif Raps US Sanctions on Lebanon amid Blast Tragedy

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif lashed out at the US government for maintaining the pressure of ...

Iran's Army Ready for Biological Defense Programs

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - A ranking Iranian military official said the Army is fully prepared to help the medical society in ...

Number of COVID-19 Recovery Cases in Iran Tops 290,000

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - The number of coronavirus positive cases who have recovered from the viral disease in Iran has surpassed ...

Sepahan Eyes Ivankovic as Replacement for Ghalenoei

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Sepahan football club wants to hire Branko Ivankovic as Amir Ghalenoei's replacement, the Iranian club's spokesman said. ...

75 years after Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the arms race isn't over

The twin bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki on August 6 and 9, 1945 are always moments that warrant a tick ...

Source Denies Rumor of Iran-US Talks

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - An informed source in Iran denied rumors that the Islamic Republic and the US have started a ...

Iran Denies Reports of Partial Sanctions Removal

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Iran's Foreign Ministry denied reports that part of the foreign sanctions against the country are going to ...

Coronavirus Death Toll in Iran Close to 19,000

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - The death toll from the coronavirus in Iran is about to hit 19,000 after the viral disease ...

Esteghlal Beats Sepahan to Advance to Hazfi Cup Semis

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Esteghlal defeated Sepahan 2-0 in the Iran's Hazfi Cup quarterfinals on Monday here at the Azadi Stadium. ...

Tractor, Foolad Held in Iran Professional League

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Tractor and Foolad football teams were held to goalless draw against their rivals in Matchweek 28 of ...

Ghalenoei No Longer Sepahan Coach

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Soon after defeat against Esteghlal, Amir Ghalenoei announced his resignation from coaching Sepahan. - Sports news - ...

Iran to Hold Runoff Parliamentary Vote on September 11

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Following a delay after the outbreak of the coronavirus, Iran is going to hold the runoff election ...

Live COVID-19 updates: Iran registers 2,625 new COVID-19 cases

BEIJING, Aug. 13 (Xinhua) -- The following are the updates on the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. - - ...

Iranian defender Mohammadi on Leeds United, West Brom radar

TEHRAN, Aug. 12 (Xinhua) -- English Premier League sides West Bromwich Albion and Leeds United have both shown interest in ...

Xinhua Middle East news summary at 2200 GMT, Aug. 12

TEHRAN -- Iran recorded 2,510 new COVID-19 cases during the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of infections to ...

Iran, Russia to launch container shipping line in Caspian Sea: official

TEHRAN, Aug. 12 (Xinhua) -- Iran and Russia have agreed to launch a container shipping line in the Caspian Sea ...

Quotes of the Day from Xinhua World News, Aug. 12

BEIRUT -- Lebanese President Michel Aoun vowed on Tuesday to continue investigations into the explosions that rocked Beirut on Aug. ...

Commentary: Pompeo, a modern-day Washington pirate

BEIJING, Aug. 12 (Xinhua) -- The motto of the West Point Military Academy in the United States is "Duty, Honor, ...

Live COVID-19 updates: Georgia reports 14 new COVID-19 cases

BEIJING, Aug. 12 (Xinhua) -- The following are the updates on the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. - - ...

Iran reports 2,510 new COVID-19 cases, 333,699 in total

TEHRAN, Aug. 12 (Xinhua) -- Iran recorded 2,510 new COVID-19 cases during the past 24 hours, bringing the total number ...

Imprisoned Iranian human rights lawyer begins hunger strike

A prominent Iranian human rights lawyer has begun a hunger strike seeking better prison conditions and the release of political ...

Two car crash at Halesowen Road -Narrow Lane junction

TWO cars crashed in Halesowen this afternoon with one hitting a garden wall. ...

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Trump stuns with diplomatic breakthrough, UAE and Israel form pact

ABU DHABI, UAE - A phone call by U.S. President Donald Trump clinched what is being described as an 'historic ...

3 dozen rights experts demand accountability for catastrophic blast

The catastrophic blast which led to the deaths of more than 200 in Beirut on 4 August, has prompted more ...

WFP in rush to supply Lebanese capital with emergency food supplies

BEIRUT, Lebanon - The World Food Programme (WFP) is racing to prevent food shortages in Lebanon as the country continues ...

France welcomes Israeli-UAE agreement on normalising relations

Paris [France], August 14 (Sputnik/ANI): France on Thursday welcomed the Israeli-UAE agreement on normalising relations and deemed Israel's decision on ...

Trump Announces 'Historic Breakthrough' Between Israel, UAE

Israel and the United Arab Emirates have agreed to establish full diplomatic ties as part of a U.S.-brokered deal, President ...

Varner, Hoge, Sloan card 62s for Wyndham lead

The unlikely trio of Harold Varner III, Tom Hoge and Canadian Roger Sloan were the clubhouse leaders at 8-under 62 ...

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