Iranian official discusses Yemen situation with Sweden envoy

Xinhua News Agency | Sep 23, 2020 at 4:59 PM

Iranian foreign minister’s senior assistant in special political affairs, Ali-Asghar Khaji, discussed on Wednesday the situation in Yemen in a virtual meeting with Swedish special envoy for Yemen, Iran Front Page news website reported.

Iran reports highest daily confirmed COVID-19 infections

Xinhua News Agency | Sep 22, 2020 at 10:17 PM

Iran’s Ministry of Health and Medical Education on Tuesday reported 3,712 new COVID-19 cases confirmed in the past 24 hours, the highest overnight registration in the country since the beginning of the pandemic.

Iran’s FM spokesman says U.S. isolating itself over sanctions

Xinhua News Agency | Sep 22, 2020 at 6:13 PM

The spokesman of Iran’s Foreign Ministry Saeed Khatibzadeh said on Tuesday that the United States government can “no longer tolerate multilateralism” and it is isolating itself “at a very high speed” over its will to reimpose UN sanctions on Iran.

How US new anti-Iranian sanctions translate into political victory for Tehran

The Nation | Sep 22, 2020 at 10:30 AM

Attempts by the administration of US President Donald Trump to reinstate UN sanctions against Iran, following Washington’s departure from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) two years ago does not make sense, say Iranian and British academics, noting that Trump’s maximum pressure policy has failed to crush Tehran.

Iran says ready to swap all prisoners with U.S.

Xinhua News Agency | Sep 21, 2020 at 9:03 PM

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Monday that Iran is ready for the exchange of all prisoners with the United States, Iran Press News Agency reported.