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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.