Date: February, 16, 2019
Found: 19 News
Iran’s Zarif Holds Meetings with MSC Participants
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif held talks with a number of political and international figures attending the Munich Security Conference in Germany.
Yemeni Air Defense Forces Intercept Saudi Drone over Hudaydah
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - The Air Defense forces of the Yemeni Army and Popular Committees intercepted and destroyed a spy drone belonging to the Saudi coalition forces, west of Hudaydah province.
Nigeria Delays Election until Feb. 23 over 'Challenges'
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Nigeria's electoral commission delayed the presidential election until Feb. 23, making the announcement a mere five hours before polls were set to open Saturday.
Turkey's Erdogan Says No Going Back from S-400 Deal with Russia: NTV
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Turkey will not turn back from its deal to buy S-400 missile systems from Russia, President Tayyip Erdogan was quoted as saying on Saturday, a day after an informal deadline Washington set for Ankara to respond to a rival offer passed.
Border Declaration Protesters Arrested at NYC Trump Hotel
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Some people have been arrested while protesting President Donald Trump's national emergency declaration outside a New York City hotel that bears his name.
Iran’s Advanced Submarine to Be Equipped with Cruise Missiles
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami said a state-of-the-art homegrown submarine dubbed “Fateh (Conqueror)”, which is slated to join the Navy’s fleet soon, will be equipped with cruise missiles.
Victim of Terror Attack in Southeast Iran Succumbs to Injuries
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – A man with injuries suffered in a February 2 terrorist attack in Iran’s southeastern city of Nikshahr was pronounced dead on Saturday.
France Reiterates Support for JCPOA
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The Foreign Ministry of France reaffirmed Paris’ commitment to preserving the 2015 Iran nuclear deal and facilitating legal commercial transactions with Iran in defiance of US Vice President Mike Pence who has urged the EU parties to leave the JCPOA.
MPs to Hold Emergency Meetings on Terrorist Attack in SE Iran
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The chairman of the Iranian Parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Commission said the commission plans to hold two emergency meetings on a recent terrorist attack that killed 27 security forces in the southeastern province of Sistan and Balouchestan.
Iranian, Turkish Officials Highlight Cultural Relationships in Ankara Event (+Photos)
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Iranian embassy in Ankara in cooperation with Turkey's Culture and Tourism Ministry have held a conference dubbed as “Iran, Our Neighbor” to mark cultural interactions between the two neighboring countries.
French to Mark Three Months of 'Yellow Vest' Protests
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Demonstrators are to hit French city streets again Saturday, marking three months of "yellow vest" protests as a poll now suggests that most of the country wants them to stop.
Fajr Music Festival Underway in Tehran
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The 34th edition of Fajr International Music Festival is underway in Tehran. Several Iranian and foreign ensembles, soloists and orchestras perform in the festival, known as Iran's most prominent national and international music event.
IRGC Commander Criticizes Pakistan for ‘Sheltering Terrorists’
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari warned certain regional countries behind a deadly terror attack in southeast Iran that the country’s patience is not unlimited and criticized Pakistan for providing shelter for the terrorists.
Shooter Who Opened Fire in Workplace Where 5 Died Had Lost His Job, US Police Say
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - The gunman at the Illinois manufacturing business where five employees were killed and five police officers were wounded was being let go by the company, Aurora Chief of Police Kristen Ziman told reporters Friday night.
Range of Iran Air Force Drones to Rise to above 1,000 km
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Commander of the Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force (IRIAF) unveiled plans to extend the range of military drones beyond 1,000 kilometers.
Iran’s Zarif, EU’s Mogherini Meet in Munich
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif held a meeting with EU Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini on the sidelined of the Munich Security Conference.
Zarif Reiterates Iran’s Objection to Renegotiating JCPOA
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif once again expressed the country’s objection to the idea of renegotiating the landmark Iran nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).
Iranian Duo Officiate at UEFA Women's Futsal EURO Semis
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Gelareh Nazemi officiated the match between Spain and Russia at the UEFA Women's Futsal EURO semifinals.