Tasnim News


Iran Adds 9 US Entities to Its Sanctions List in Retaliation for New US Embargoes

In a statement on Thursday, Iran’s Foreign Ministry slammed the US Treasury Department’s move to announce new sanctions on Iran as an attempt to “downplay the positive outcomes” of the Washington government’s measure to continue to waive anti-Iran sanctions as required by the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), a nuclear agreement between Tehran and the Group 5+1 (Russia, China,... Read More

Reporters from 42 Countries to Cover Iran’s Elections

The ministry said in statement on Wednesday that the foreign reporters will represent media outlets from countries like Azerbaijan, Albania, Austria, Spain, Australia, Slovenia, Germany, the US, Britain, Italy, Turkey, China, Russia, Japan, France, North Korea, South Korea, Oman and Lebanon. It further said the country has so far issued visas for 252 reporters from 29 countries, showing a 35... Read More

New Systems Enter Service in Iran Air Defense Force: Commander

“The Air Defense has made eye-catching achievements in the area of detection and surveillance radars as well as electronic eavesdropping equipment and Identification Friend or Foe (IFF) systems,” Brigadier General Esmaili said in a speech on Tuesday. The deployment of numerous air defense systems have made it possible for the country to constantly and strictly monitor its airspace, the... Read More

Polling Places in 104 Countries Arranged for Iran Presidential Election

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranian expatriates in 104 countries will have the chance to vote in the country’s 12th presidential election at the same time with the polls at home, authorities said. Iran’s Interior Ministry has plans to set up 304 polling stations in 104 foreign countries to allow the Iranian nationals to cast their ballots … Read More

Death Toll in Iran Coal Mine Blast Rises to 35

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Thirty-five coal miners have died in northeast of Iran after a gas explosion and raging fire in ‘Zemestan-Yurt’ mine on Wednesday, Iran’s labor minister announced. The blast occurred at midday at a depth of 1,200 meters in the coal mine, located in Khoshyeylaq area in the northeastern province of Golestan. Minister of Cooperative, Labor and Welfare Ali Rabiee, who... Read More

Nasrallah Slams Arab States’ Inaction on Plight of Palestinian Prisoners

During a televised speech at a ceremony marking the birthday anniversary of the fourth Shiite Imam Ali Bin al-Hussein (PBUH) in Beirut on Tuesday evening, Nasrallah stressed the resistance movement’s unstinting support for the Palestinian inmates. He stated that the Israeli regime is clinging to the hope that Palestinian hunger strikers would eventually abandon their struggle as the time... Read More

US Support for Saudi Aggression on Yemen

Reinforced under Trump: Ex-UN Official TEHRAN (Tasnim) – A former UN official and professor of international law highlighted the US role in “tragic situation” in Yemen and said Washington’s support for Riyadh’s aggression on the Arabian Peninsula country has increased under the presidency of Donald Trump. “Since the presidency of Donald Trump, the US has … Read More

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