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Ayatollah Ali Khamenei was giving the sermon at the main weekly Muslim prayers in Tehran, after a traumatic month in which the country had appeared on the brink of war with the US and shot down the Ukrainian jet by mistake with the loss of all 176 people on board.
Although the US military and President Donald Trump had previously maintained there were no casualties in Iranian missile attack on Iraqi air base on 8 January, it has now been revealed that at least 11 American troops were injured.
Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei is set to deliver a Friday sermon in Tehran for the first time in almost eight years, as the Islamic Republic grapples with the fallout from the targeted killing of its top general in a US air strike and popular anger after it accidentally downed a Ukrainian passenger jet.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has told foreign powers to withdraw their forces from the Middle East, warning that they "may be in danger" if they remain in the region.
President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday called for “national unity” and flagged the need for changes to the way Iran is run after the accidental downing of a Ukrainian airliner.
U.S. President Donald Trump has called Qassem Soleimani a “son of a bitch” in his latest round of fierce criticism of the Iranian general he had assassinated earlier this month.
France, Britain and Germany formally triggered the dispute mechanism in Iran’s nuclear deal with world powers on Tuesday, the strongest step they have taken so far to enforce an agreement that requires Iran to curb its nuclear programme. France, Britain and Germany formally triggered the dispute mechanism in Iran’s nuclear deal with world powers on Tuesday, the strongest step they have taken so far to enforce an agreement that requires Iran to curb its nuclear programme.
Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday that everyone responsible for the accidental shooting down of a Ukrainian airliner last week must be punished.
Iran on Tuesday announced its first arrests over the shooting down of a Ukrainian airliner in Tehran last week, after the third night of angry protests over the disaster.
Syrian Defense Minister Ali Ayyoub presented to Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami, the Order of the Hero of the Syrian Arab Republic which was awarded by President Bashar al-Assad to Martyr Lt. General Qassem Soleimani.
The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) has expressed optimism that the current recovery at the stock market will be sustained. Its optimism is based on the improved macroeconomic conditions and favourable global economic outlook.
Ukraine’s Foreign Minister, Vadym Prystaiko, said the countries whose nationals died in the downing tragedy in Iran would gather for a meeting on Thursday to discuss possible legal action against Iran.
Frontline Democratic party hopeful, Bernie Sanders, Sunday, told U.S. President Donald Trump that he would not win re-election.
Airbase north of Baghdad targeted with rocket barrage, wounding four Iraqi soldiers, as US-Iran tensions simmer.
Plateau State Governor Rt. Hon. Simon Bako Lalong commended the security agencies particularly the Department of State Services for the rescue of five kidnapped aid workers by the Boko Haram terrorist group including Jennifer Ukambomg Samuel, a nurse from Plateau State.
Troops of Joint Task Force (JTF) Operation Delta Safe (ODS) have invaded and burnt part of Bilabiri community in Ekeremor Local Government Area, Bayelsa State.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has threatened nationwide civil disobedience over what it described as dangerous drift in the affairs of the nation.
A two-storey building has collapsed around Agarawu area of Lagos Island, Lagos State.
The Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG) has conducted a study on the impact of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) on key macroeconomic variables.
The Gambia on Sunday warned its ousted leader, Yahya Jammeh, not to try to return home from his exile in Equatorial Guinea.
The corruption trial of a former Chairman of the then Pension Reform Task Team, Abdulrasheed Maina, continued before the Federal High Court in Abuja, on Thursday, with another of his siblings, Khalid Aliyu, testifying against him.
Ukraine International Airlines President Yevhenii Dykhne on Saturday said he never doubted that the airline had not caused the crash of its passenger plane in Iran.
The N32.9 billion fraud trial of alleged internet celebrity, Ismaila Mustapha (alias Mompha), on Wednesday, continued before a Federal High Court in Lagos State.
The Supreme Court has announced that it would deliver judgment on the petitions against the declaration of Emeka Ihedioha, as the governor of Imo state by the Independent National Electoral Commission on Monday.