Iran to probe 'revenge' poisoning of schoolgirls over hijab protests
Iran's deputy education minister, Younes Panahi, told reporters on Monday that "after the poisoning of several students in (the city of) Qom, it was found that some people wanted all schools, especially girls' schools, to be closed", The Guardian reported. Dr Homayoun Sameyah Najafabadi, a member of Parliament's health commission, also confirmed the poisoning of schoolgirls "in cities such as Qom and Borujerd has been done intentionally".
Unilateral sanctions impede global efforts to protect environment: Iranian FM
Amir-Abdollahian made the remarks in a message to Iran's first national conference on diplomacy and cross-border environmental challenges held in Tehran, Xinhua news agency reported, citing a report by IRNA. He claimed that these countries, which have the greatest share of the world's military interventions and environmental pollution, have turned a blind eye to their historical responsibilities in this regard, in violation of their international commitments and obligations.
Iran seeks to export nuclear products, technology: Atomic chief
President of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Mohammad Eslami made the remarks at the 29th Iranian Nuclear Conference at Shahid Beheshti University on Sunday, Xinhua news agency reported, citing Iran's Mehr News Agency. Eslami said the country seeks to export its nuclear products and technology, adding that Iran is currently exporting radiopharmaceuticals.
Iran's IRGC developing hypersonic cruise missiles: Chief Commander
IRGC's Chief Commander Hossein Salami made the remarks in an address to the closing ceremony of a national festival, noting Iran aims to develop high-speed cruise missiles which can fly at a low altitude, Xinhua news agency reported, citing Iran's official news agency IRNA. Commenting on Iran's other military capabilities, Salami said, "We can track satellites from the earth using radars and hit ships moving thousands of kilometres away from us."
Iran slams Blinken's 'threatening' remarks, vows 'decisive' reaction
The warning by Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Nasser Kanaani comes a day after Blinken told the Arabic news channel Al Arabiya that "all options are available on the table" should the talks on the revival of a 2015 nuclear deal fail to come to fruition, according to a statement published on the Ministry's website on Monday.
Indigenous children graves in Canada proof of 'genocide': Iran
Making the remark in a statement published on the Ministry's website, Kanaani on Sunday slammed the Canadian government's reluctance to provide sufficient and transparent information about the graves, saying it is indicative of the depth of the "human disaster" and reminiscent of the "crimes" committed during the "oppressive and racist" British rule in Canada.
Iran, Saudi Arabia to resume normalisation talks soon: FM
Amir-Abdollahian made the remarks on Sunday at a joint press conference with his Qatari counterpart Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani following their meeting in the Iranian capital Tehran, commenting on the next round of rapprochement talks between Tehran and Riyadh. He also mentioned that Iran's ties with Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates have improved as the two Arab states have already sent their ambassadors back to Tehran, Xinhua news agency reported.
Exchange of messages on nuclear deal revival continues: Iran
The absence of formal negotiations on the revival of the deal does not mean an absence of interactions or message exchanges among the parties to the nuclear talks, Iran's official news agency IRNA quoted Nasser Kanaani as saying during a weekly press conference, Xinhua news agency reported. The European Union's foreign policy chief Josep Borrell is interacting with the talks' different sides, including both Iran and the US, said Kanaani.
Energy, transportation agreements with Russia 'constructive': Iranian Prez
Raisi made the remark on Thursday in a phone call with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin, highlighting the necessity of expanding cooperation and coordination between the two countries, according to the website of the Iranian President's office.
Pakistan asks Iran to investigate cross-border terrorist attack
Pakistan Foreign Office (FO) Spokesperson Mumtaz Zahra Baloch, at her weekly news briefing in Islamabad, said the terrorists used Iranian soil to target a convoy of security forces patrolling along the Pakistan-Iran border. She said Pakistan commits that its territory will not be used for undertaking cross-border attacks in Iran, and we expect the same from Iran, Geo News reported.