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  • US main cause of corruption in Afghanistan: Pakistani expert

    Islamabad A senior Pakistani analyst says that for past 18 years the US has been spending huge amount of money to purchase loyalties in Afghanistan which actually promoted corruption in the country creating more problems for common Afghan. In an article published in daily Express Tribune, Major General (Retired) Inam-Ul-Haque said the US/NATO approach has…

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  • COVID-19 kills 115 more Iranians over past 24 hours

    Tehran Iran’s Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said on Saturday that some 115 more Iranians have died of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours bringing the total deaths to 9,507. Sadat Lari said that, with the 115 new deaths, the country’s total COVID-19 death toll mounted to 9,507. Some 2,322 new cases…

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  • Mousavi: Afghan acting FM to visit Iran tomorrow

      Tehran Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Abbas Mousavi said Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs of Afghanistan Mohammad Hanif Atmar, heading a high-ranking delegation, is scheduled to visit Iran on Sunday. During his stay in Iran, Atmar is to hold talks with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and other officials, Mousavi said. The high-profile Afghan…

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  • Iran files complaint to IMO over US illegal sanctions

    Tehran Iran’s Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO) Managing Director Mohammad Rastad in a conversation with Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Kitack Lim criticized over US illegal sanctions and threats against Iran’s legitimate activities. Rastad stressed that while Iranian sailors are doing their activities legally and in the framework of international maritime conventions and…

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  • Iran to observe last solar eclipse of century

    Shiraz Head of Biruni Observatory in Shiraz University said the last solar eclipse of the 14th century will happen in Iran on Sunday. An annular solar eclipse will occur on June 21, 2020. A solar eclipse occurs when the Moon passes between Earth and the Sun, thereby totally or partly obscuring the image of the…

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  • Iran voices concern over nuclear ballistic missile test by France

    Tehran Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Abbas Mousavi on Saturday voiced concern over a test of a nuclear ballistic missile by France, terming it inconsistent with the country’s commitments. The Iranian diplomat described the launch of a new generation of intercontinental ballistic missiles capable of carrying several nuclear warheads called M51 by the French Navy completely…

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  • Iran’s extra flight to Spain obtains license

    Tehran Iran Civil Aviation Organization announced on Saturday that Spain-bound extra flight will be operated on June 27. The flight which will return Tehran the same day was arranged at the request of the Iranians residing in the country to return home, according to the organization’s Public Relations Department. As per the schedule, Airbus 330…

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  • UNHCR hails Iran as generous host of Afghan refugees

    New York The UNHCR spokesperson Babar Baloch said on Saturday that the Islamic Republic of Iran has remained a generous host for Afghans refugees over the last four decades. Talking to IRNA, he added that Some 1 million registered Afghan refugees are still living in the country. UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, supports the Government…

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  • Veep downplays BoG’s resolution impact on Iran

      Tehran First Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri on Saturday blasted IAEA Board of Governors’ anti-Iran resolution, saying that the resolution will not have serious impact on the country’s situation. Addressing a meeting of Energy Ministry’s senior officials late on Saturday, he reiterated that the resolution does not play a decisive role, and our country, which has…

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