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  • Nuclear Weapons: The Ultimate Inhumanity
    21:23 - May 15 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- A new ICAN report shows that in 2019, the world spent about $73 billion on nuclear weapons.
  • Hunger Pandemic in the US
    22:00 - May 12 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Millions more of Americans are resorting to food banks for emergency supplies since the coronavirus pandemic triggered widespread layoffs in addition to 40 million others who were already sleeping hungry even before the outbreak, but the White House avoids shifting a small share of the military budget to the hungry Americans.
  • The Underprivileged in US Amid Coronavirus Pandemic
    21:07 - May 11 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Low-income and poor people face far higher risks from the coronavirus due to chronic neglect and discrimination, and a muddled, corporate-driven, federal response that has failed them”, that’s according to Philip Alston, the UN Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights.
  • The Empire of Chaos Strikes Again
    22:01 - May 10 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- International diplomats were stunned and frustrated after the US again blocked a United Nations resolution this week to call for a global ceasefire during the coronavirus pandemic.
  • UN Must Stop Illegal Settlements in Palestine
    21:49 - May 09 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Israeli regime has approved the expansion of the mega Efrat settlement in the Southern occupied West Bank with 7,000 new housing units - nearly doubling the illegal settlement in size.
  • Trump’s “Bay of Pigs” Moment
    21:56 - May 08 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- US citizen Luke Denman, arrested in Venezuela during a failed incursion earlier this week, was broadcast on the nation’s state media detailing the plot, which boiled down to kidnapping President Maduro and shipping him to the United States.
  • Nuclear Disarmament Possible, a Legally Binding Obligation
    22:02 - May 07 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Three international conferences on the humanitarian impact of nuclear weapons, in 2013 and 2014, concluded that irrespective of its cause, the impact of nuclear detonations will not be limited to national boundaries but would cause deep, lasting and potentially irreversible harm to the environment, human health and well-being, as well as to socioeconomic development and social order, threatening the very survival of our species.
  • Coronavirus Cases Rise in Yemen - What Next?
    21:42 - May 06 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Yemen has reported several new coronavirus cases in the city of Aden and in Taiz province.
  • Freedom of the Press: What About Yemeni Journalists?
    22:01 - May 04 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Based on the latest media reports from Yemen, the ongoing US-backed, Saudi-led military campaign against the war-ravaged Arab country has resulted in the death of approximately 300 journalists and damaged nearly two dozen media institutions.
  • Coronavirus Would Worsen Civilian Suffering in Yemen
    21:15 - May 03 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- No one has been safe in Yemen since the Saudis and their partners from the UAE to their Western arms suppliers raided the poor nation more than 5 years ago, but if the international community allows the Riyadh-led coalition to continue the aggression, the war-ravaged nation would experience a much worse rate of fatalities because of the COVID-19 outbreak.
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Palestinians Need to Rise in United Ranks against Israeli Bullying, Occupation

TEHRAN (FNA)- Armed Israeli settlers and soldiers continue to attack Palestinian homes and farmlands in the occupied West Bank.
COVID-19 In Iran: Wearing Face Masks Will Be Compulsory in Public

TEHRAN (FNA)- In Iran masks became mandatory in enclosed public spaces under new rules instituted due to the coronavirus outbreak. People who don't obey the new rules will not be allowed to use public transport and employers have been instructed to send home workers for not wearing a mask in the workplace. [VIDEO]
Iraqis Rally to Decry Saudi Paper’s Offensive Cartoon of Ayatollah Sistani

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iraqi protesters have staged a demonstration in the capital Baghdad to condemn Saudi daily Asharq al-Awsat newspaper over an offensive cartoon depicting Iraq's most prominent Shia cleric Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani. [VIDEO]
Zarif: US, Israel Concerned over Iran’s Thriving, Ability

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said the US and Israel are making their utmost efforts to pressure Tehran as Iran is moving fast on a trend of flourishing and showing great capacities and capabilities.
Russian Diplomat: Coronavirus Providing Opportunity for Cooperation with Iran

TEHRAN (FNA)- Russian Consul General in Isfahan Boris Burmistrov underlined that medical issues, specially with the focus on COVID-19, is a good opportunity for boosting Russian ties with Iran.
Iran Reports 2,613 New COVID-19 Patients, 1,468 Hospitalized

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Iranian health ministry announced on Monday that 2,613 new cases have been infected with coronavirus in the country during the past 24 hours, adding that 160 patients have passed away since yesterday.
Official: UNESCO Intent to Promote Tourism Cooperation with Iran

TEHRAN (FNA)- United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) voiced readiness to increase tourism cooperation with Iran, an official said on Monday.
Tehran Sympathizes with Tokyo over Fatal Flood

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran expressed deepest sympathies to Japanese government and nation over the casualties and damages caused by flood in the country.
Iran Reaches 827 MW Capacity of Renewable Energy

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran’s capacity of renewable power production reached 825 megawatts, according to the data by Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Organization.
Iran Uses Suction Robot for First Time to Evacuate Catalysts at Steel Company

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian experts and engineers designed, manufactured and used a suction robot to discharge catalysts in the direct recovery units of the country's steel factories.
Leading Scientist Claims Coronavirus May Have Been Dormant Across World for YEARS Before Being 'Ignited' by Favourable Conditions

TEHRAN (FNA)- The coronavirus could have been lying dormant across the world until being "ignited" by favourable environmental conditions – rather than originating in China, a leading expert claimed.
Ambassador Warns If UK Makes China a Hostile Country, It Will Bear Consequences

TEHRAN (FNA)- Liu Xiaoming, the Chinese ambassador to the United Kingdom, warned the UK against "making China a hostile country", saying otherwise it will have to "bear consequences".
Charity Warns +220,000 Renters in UK at Risk of Eviction After Falling into Rent Arrears During Pandemic

TEHRAN (FNA)- Hundreds of thousands of people could lose their homes next month because they have fallen into rent arrears since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, a charity warned.
Supreme Leader Highlights Iran’s Unflinching Support for Palestine

TEHRAN (FNA)- Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei in a letter to Hamas Politburo Chief Ismail Haniyeh announced that Iran will continue supporting the oppressed Palestinian nation in the face of the Israeli regime.
China Warns Canada of 'Consequences' over Hong Kong Interference

TEHRAN (FNA)- China warned Canada on Monday that it would retaliate over Ottawa's response to a new national security law in Hong Kong, threatening to sink their troubled diplomatic relations to new lows.