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TEHRAN (FNA)- Residents at a residential compound in Shanghai under lockdown queue to take Covid-19 tests. China reported seven more Covid-19 deaths in Shanghai on Tuesday, as major firms such as Tesla forged ahead to resume production after a damaging weeks-long lockdown. [VIDEO]
TEHRAN (FNA)- Demonstrations have raged across Sri Lanka for weeks, with people voicing anger against what they perceive as government mishandling of the economy that has led to shortages of essentials and prolonged power cuts. [PHOTOS]
TEHRAN (FNA)- Villagers flee their homes with their belongings a day after gunmen killed 16 people in their village of Tiortyui, some 30 kilometres away from Makurdi, in Nigeria's central Benue state. Eight people were killed in another attack in a village nearby, bringing the toll to 24, as violence caused by heavily armed criminal gangs intensifies across the region. [VIDEO]
TEHRAN (FNA)- Israeli military forces have shot and killed two more Palestinian youths during a violent raid in the occupied West Bank city of Jenin, bringing to ten the number of Palestinians martyred by the occupying regime this past week. [PHOTOS]
TEHRAN (FNA)- Rescue teams in the Philippines faced a race against time on Tuesday in the search for 28 people missing and feared dead, after tropical storm Megi unleashed heavy rains and deadly landslides in Southern and Eastern areas of the country. [VIDEO]
TEHRAN (FNA)- Resident team, with only seven members from the start, has grown as big as 40 within a month. People are mainly responsible for delivering the living materials purchased online by the residents. To ensure the safety of the supplies before delivery, the volunteers disinfect every parcel. And the delivery work usually takes them about ten kilometers' shuttling in the neighborhood on a daily basis. [PHOTOS]
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Intelligence and Security Organization forces arrested members of a sabotage team which plotted acts against Fordow nuclear facility in Central Iran.
TEHRAN (FNA)- France, which holds the presidency of the European Union, announced late Monday that the bloc has approved a new set of sanctions against Russia over its war on Ukraine.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian underlined that success of Vienna talks needs a decision by the American side, and called on the US not to waste time.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Israeli military forces separately shot and killed a Palestinian teenager and two young men across the occupied territories, as tensions run high over the Tel Aviv regime’s planned eviction of Palestinian families from the Old City of occupied Al-Quds and relentless attacks on Palestinians who pray at the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Parliament Speaker Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf condemned mass execution of people in Saudi Arabia, and called for an end to the violation of human rights in the Arab country.
TEHRAN (FNA)- The German government decided to not disclose information about any further weapons shipments to Ukraine, a cabinet spokesman said in Berlin on Monday.
TEHRAN (FNA)- A detainee at a secret CIA detention site in Afghanistan was used as a living prop to teach trainee interrogators, who lined up to take turns at knocking his head against a plywood wall, leaving him with brain damage, according to a US government report.
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Russian armed forces have taken full control of the entire territory of Kherson region during the ongoing special military operation in Ukraine, the Russian Defence Ministry stated during a daily briefing on Tuesday.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Oleksiy Arestovych, an adviser to the head of President Volodymyr Zelensky's office, reportedly believes that a peace agreement with Russia in the ongoing special military operation can be reached within one to two weeks at the earliest, and at the latest in May.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian security forces identified and dismantled two terrorist teams, affiliated to foreign states, in the Southeastern province of Sistan and Balouchestan.
TEHRAN (FNA)- The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet decried the latest record mass execution of 81 people in Saudi Arabia, urging authorities in the ultra-conservative kingdom to bring the country’s counter-terrorism laws fully into line with international standards.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian underlined Iran’s support for diplomatic settlement of crisis in Ukraine, saying that the country is ready to assist the Ukrainian refugees in coordination with Poland.
TEHRAN (FNA)- The websites of Israel’s interior, health, justice, and welfare ministries, as well as the prime minister’s office, were taken offline on Monday in what a defense source claimed was the largest ever cyberattack against Israel.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Germany plans to raise its defense spending to a record level amid Russia's military attack on Ukraine, according to a draft budget.
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Russian army knows the locations of foreign mercenaries in Ukraine and surgical strikes will be dealt against such facilities, Russian Defense Ministry Spokesman Igor Konashenkov told the media on Monday.
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) in a statement on Sunday claimed responsibility for a missile attack against Israel’s “strategic center for conspiracy and evil”, warning Tel Aviv that any wrong move will not go unanswered.
TEHRAN (FNA)- If Russian forces launch an attack on a Western convoy delivering arms to Ukraine, NATO will consider this a reason to invoke Article 5 of the military bloc's treaty, which assures its members’ collective self-defense, Aleksey Danilov, the secretary of Ukraine’s National Security and Defense Council, claimed on Sunday, citing NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg.
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Iranian health ministry announced on Sunday that 3,330 new cases of coronavirus infection have been identified across the country during the past 24 hours, adding that 118 patients have passed away in the same period of time.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Palestinian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Riyad Al-Maliki said the Palestinian leadership is the considering the United Nations Security Council’s action against Israeli settlement activities in the occupied territories, especially after the Tel Aviv regime announced it is set to build 730 new settler units in East Al-Quds.
TEHRAN (FNA)- With Russia now officially cut off from both the US dollar and the euro, the state-owned VTB Bank has offered its clientele the opportunity to open Chinese yuan savings accounts that yield a maximum interest rate of 8%.
TEHRAN (FNA)- NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said Russia might use chemical weapons following its invasion of Ukraine and that such a move would be a war crime, according to an interview in German newspaper Welt am Sonntag.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Deputy Chief of the Iranian Judiciary and Head of the country's Human Rights Headquarters Kazzem Qaribabadi slammed Sweden for sheltering and supporting the anti-Iran terrorist groups.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Ukrainian troops fired from a tank and Grad MLRS at a hospital with patients during the retreat from the city of Volnovakha, Eastern Ukraine, killing at least six people, a Sputnik correspondent reported, citing the accounts of hospital staff at the scene of the incident.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh said that his country is opposed to war in Ukraine and wants a diplomatic solution to the crisis.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran and the Shanghai Cooperation Organization started a formal process for Tehran’s accession to the SCO.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian security forces dismantled a team of spies affiliated to Israel in the Northwestern province of West Azerbaijan.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian lashed out at the US for raising "new" demands in Vienna talks, stressing that Tehran is still ready for a good and lasting agreement.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran underlined its independent position on the war between Russia and Ukraine, calling for an end to the conflicts between the two countries.
TEHRAN (FNA)- The 2023 Mustafa (PBUH) Prize Award Ceremony will be held in October 2023, announcing the Mustafa (PBUH) Prize Laureates from the Islamic World.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian underlined that the Islamic Republic maintains that the ongoing crisis in Ukraine can be resolved through political channels.
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Aerospace Force launched its second military satellite “Noor-2” on the back of Qassed carrier to a distance of 500 kilometers. [VIDEO]
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Minister of Communications and Information Technology Issa Zare'pour said that the first signals from Iran’s new reconnaissance satellite, Nour-2, have been received.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian President Seyed Ebrahim Rayeesi said on Tuesday that his country is sticking hard to its redlines in the Vienna talks and will not retreat from them.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Yemen’s information minister announced the United States is responsible for the crippling blockade on Yemen and slammed Western powers’ response to the suffering of Muslim nations for lacking humanity.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Major General Hossein Salami lauded the IRGC for launching a new reconnaissance satellite into the space, saying that such progress is being made despite the opposition of enemies.
TEHRAN (FNA)- A top US intelligence organization accused North Korea of preparing the ground for a return to intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBMs) and nuclear bomb tests this year for the first time since 2017.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Chinese President Xi Jinping described the situation in Ukraine as worrying and called for “maximum restraint”.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Ukraine is ready to consider “discussing” the status of Crimea and the Donetsk and Lugansk People’s Republics, President Volodymyr Zelensky indicated.
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Russian Armed Forces destroyed 2,482 military infrastructure facilities in Ukraine, representative of the Russian Defense Ministry, Major General Igor Konashenkov.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Ukrainian officials announced they have begun evacuating civilians from the Northeastern city of Sumy and from the town of Irpin, near the capital Kyiv.
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Iranian health ministry announced on Tuesday that 5,841 new cases of coronavirus infection have been identified across the country during the past 24 hours, adding that 144 patients have passed away in the same period of time.
TEHRAN (FNA)- The recombinant Noora vaccine, produced by Iran’s Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, received permission for vaccinating people against COVID-19 after clinical trials.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba stated that Ukraine wants direct talks between President Volodymyr Zelensky and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin because the Russian leader is the one who “makes the final decisions".
TEHRAN (FNA)- Israeli forces shot dead a young Palestinian man after he allegedly stabbed two officers in the Old City of occupied Al-Quds as tensions have been running high in the city over the Tel Aviv regime’s planned eviction of Palestinian families and relentless attacks on Palestinians who pray at the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound.