• Iran Border Guard Command: No evidence Afghan migrants drowned

    May 27, 2020 12:49

    According to Iran’s Border Guard commanders, it’s fake news that Iranian border guards tortured and threw dozens of Afghans into the Harirud River in western Herat Province on late April 30. The commanders say that the river is far from the Iranian border guard posts and those who try to enter the country illegally, are always treated in a humane way under international human rights law.

  • Iranians mark Eid al-Fitr amid social distancing

    May 24, 2020 09:27

    With this prayer, Muslims bid farewell to the fasting month of Ramadhan and welcome one of the major festivities in Islam, Eid al-Fitr, or the festival of breaking the fast.

  • Palestinians in besieged Gaza mark International Quds Day

    May 22, 2020 12:30

    Palestinians in the Gaza Strip are marking International Quds Day by holding various events. Resistance groups have held a press conference to draw attention to the Palestinian cause and slam the normalization of ties between some Arab countries and the Israeli regime.

  • Dome of the Rock model displayed in Iran ahead of Intl. Quds Day

    May 22, 2020 07:28

    On the occasion of International Quds Day, Iran's northeastern city of Mashhad has unveiled a model of the Dome of the Rock, which is a holy shrine in the al-Aqsa Mosque Compound in al-Quds.

  • Floods and destruction in Kolkata after 'super cyclone'

    May 22, 2020 07:22

    Kolkata awoke to flooded streets, uprooted trees and cars window-deep in water on Thursday, after eastern India and Bangladesh were hit by Cyclone Amphan. The death toll rose to 84 on Thursday, officials said, as people picked through the destruction left in the cyclone's wake.

  • Saudis procrastinate in swap of Hamas detainees with war prisoners

    May 22, 2020 04:55

    Yemen's head of peace negotiations Mohammed Abdul-Salam revealed in a televised interview that Riyadh continues to procrastinate [in] the release of the Palestinian detainees in Saudi Arabia in a swap deal with Saudis under the custody of Ansarullah and the Yemeni army.

  • International Quds Day

    May 20, 2020 18:44

    Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has always emphasized the importance of observing the International Quds Day. The occasion is an opportunity to highlight the plight of the Palestinian people.