Head of Russia’s Duma Due in Iran
TEHRAN (defapress) – Chairman of the Russian State Duma Vyacheslav Viktorovich Volodin is going to pay a visit to Iran for the second meeting of Iran-Russia parliamentary cooperation committee.
258 mln Kids Not in School
UN Alarm at Education Crisis:
TEHRAN (defapress) – The UN deputy chief said Friday there is an “alarming” crisis in education, pointing to the 258 million children under the age of 17 who are not going to school — and only 49 percent completing secondary education.
EU Extends Timeline for Dispute Mechanism on JCPOA
TEHRAN (defapress) – The EU’s top diplomat Josep Borrell extended the time available to discuss ways to save the 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers under a dispute mechanism triggered by France, Germany, and Britain.
Kuwait summons Iranian ambassador
TEHRAN (defapress) – Kuwait's Foreign Ministry on Friday summoned the Iranian ambassador to Kuwait, Mohammad Irani, where he met with Deputy Foreign Minister Khaled Al-Jarallah.
Russia censures US threat of assassinating new Quds Force chief
TEHRAN (defapress) – Russia has strongly condemned the US for threatening to assassinate Brigadier General Esmaeil Qa’ani, the new commander of the Quds Force of Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC).
Libya's Joint Military Committee to Meet on January 28
TEHRAN (defapress) – The first session of Libya's joint military committee with five representatives of each party in the conflict is scheduled for January 28 in Geneva, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres told reporters after closed consultations on Libya at the UN Security Council.
US Chief Justice Juggles Dual Roles during Trump Impeachment Trial
TEHRAN (defapress) – US Chief Justice John Roberts pulled double duty on Tuesday as he juggled dual responsibilities at the Supreme Court and President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial.
US Military Says More Troops Treated for Injuries from Iran Strike
TEHRAN (defapress) – US Central Command announced that additional US troops who were serving at a base in Iraq that was struck by Iranian missiles earlier this month have been transported to an American medical facility in Germany.
Spanish PM to Meet Head of Catalan Separatist Government
TEHRAN (defapress) – Spain's prime minister said he will meet the head of Catalonia's separatist government in early February, although discussion on any independence referendum will be off the table.
Most Americans Want Trump Removed from Office by Senate
TEHRAN (defapress) – A majority of Americans want the Senate to convict and remove President Donald Trump from office, according to a new poll conducted by CNN.
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