24 Jun 2024
Daily look at Iranís late-breaking news and upcoming events:

Guards chief: US warships will be destroyed if threaten Iranís interests in Persian Gulf
Iran will destroy U.S. warships if Tehranís security is threatened in the Gulf, head of Iranís elite Revolutionary Guards Hossein Salami told state TV on Thursday, a day after U.S. President Donald Trump warned Tehran over ďharassmentĒ of U.S. ships.

US forces have no business in PG 7,000 miles away from home: Zarif
Iranís Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif reminded Washington that American forces ďhave no business 7,000 miles away from homeĒ and are provoking Iranian sailors in the Persian Gulf.

Iranís launch of ĎNoor-1í military satellite Ďvaluable, blessedí: Rouhani
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said that the launch of Iranís first military satellite into space by the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) is Ďvaluable and blessedí.

EU regrets US refusal to allow economic aid for Iran to fight coronavirus
The European Union has urged the United States to ease its sanctions on Iran and approve economic aid to help deal with the coronavirus pandemic, but its calls were rejected, the EUís top diplomat said on Wednesday.

Iranís defense minister blasts Ďaggressiveí US presence in Persian Gulf
Iranís defense minister has†dismissed US†reports of harassment by Iranian vessels†as ďbaselessĒ and said the ďillegal and aggressiveĒ American†presence in the Persian Gulf is causing insecurity in the region.

Iran death toll from new coronavirus outbreak rises by 90 to 5,481 Ė health ministry official
Iranís death toll from the new coronavirus outbreak increaed by 90 in the past twenty four hours to 5,481, Health Ministry spokesman Kianush Jahanpur said in a statement on state TV on Thursday.

Shamkhani lauds IRGCís success in launching 1st military satellite of Iran
The Secretary of Iranís Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Rear Admiral Ali Shamkhani, in a tweet on Wednesday, praised and congratulated IRGC for the successful launching of the first military satellite of Iran.


Iran summons Swiss envoy over US provocative acts in Persian Gulf
Iran has summoned Swiss Ambassador to Tehran Markus Leitner over USí forces harassing and provocative acts in the Persian Gulf, Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Abbas Mousavi said.

US confirms Iranís successful launch of satellite into orbit
The United States has assessed that Iran successfully launched a military satellite into orbit for the first time on Wednesday, according to two US Defense Department officials.

Russia rejects US claim Iranís satellite launch violates UNSC resolutions
Konstantin Kosachev, the head of Russiaís upper house Committee for International Relations, rejected claims by US officials that Iranís recent successful launch of a military satellite into the orbit violated UN Security Council resolutions.
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