Health Ministry Warns of US Life-Threatening Sanctions against Iranian MPS Patients
TEHRAN(Basirat): Hundreds of Iranian MPS (Mucopolysaccharidosis) patients are facing acute shortage of vital drugs due to the US banking sanctions against the country, Head of the Health Ministry's management center for transplantation and special diseases Mehdi Shadnoush said.
Private sector dissatisfied with national budget bill
TEHRAN(Basirat): President Hassan Rouhani submitted the administration’s draft of the national budget bill for the next Iranian calendar year 1399 to the Majlis.
Iranian Athlete Sets New Swimming Record with One Hand
TEHRAN(Basirat): Iran's female swimmer Elham Asqari got into the Guinness Book World Records after she broke the record of swimming with one hand in the Sea of Oman.
Iranians Celebrate Yalda Night
TEHRAN(Basirat): Iranians are gearing up to celebrate one of the most ancient Persian celebrations called Yalda Night, the longest night of the year in the Northern Hemisphere.
Iranian Health Ministry Official: So-Called Human Rights Advocates Playing with Patients' Lives
TEHRAN(Basirat):Head of the Iranian Health Ministry's Transplantation Management Center Mehdi Shadnoush said that the sanctions imposed by the US, which claims to support human rights, against Iran have imposed grave conditions for patients that are suffering from special diseases.
Technical Problem Reason for Halt to Russia Cooperation at Fordow: Iran
TEHRAN(Basirat): Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyed Abbas Mousavi said Russia has stopped cooperating with the country at the Fordow nuclear site due to a technical problem.
Released Iranian Professor Soleimani Hospitalized for Heart Attack
TEHRAN(Basirat): Massoud Soleimani, a renowned Iranian scientist who had been detained by the FBI for 13 months and was released early December, was hospitalized for heart problems in Tehran on Sunday.
Official: 12,000 Oil Industry Components Manufactured in Iran
TEHRAN(Basirat): Iranian experts have the know-how to manufacture 12,000 components and complicated equipment of the petroleum industry inside the country, CEO of a major state-run oil corporation said, unveiling plans for the domestic production of 7,500 new industrial parts.
Gov't Spokesman: US Involvement in Recent Riots in Iran
TEHRAN(Basirat): Iranian Government Spokesman Ali Rabiyee blasted the US officials' lies about the number of people killed in the recent riots in Iran, and warned that Washington's confession to its engagement in the recent unrests in Iran substantiates a case of war crime.
Iranian Security Bodies Dismiss BBC Claim about Basij Forces
TEHRAN(Basirat): Iranian Judiciary, the Intelligence Ministry, the Law Enforcement Police, and the Intelligence Department of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IDIRGC) all rejected a claim by BBC, a notorious anti-Iran media, that 10 Basij members have been arrested for charges in quelling the recent riots.
Envoy: Iran's EB Patients Victims of US
TEHRAN(Basirat): Permanent representative of Iran to the United Nations Office in Geneva Esmayeel Baqayee Hamaneh censured the US sanctions which prevent the Iranian epidermolysis bullosa (EB) patients from receiving needed drugs.
Official: US Sanctions Targeting Iranian Patients
TEHRAN(Basirat): Head of Iran's Food and Drug Administration (IFDA) and Deputy Health Minister Mohammadreza Shanehsaz said that Washington's sanctions and the recent warning issued by the US Treasury Department was meant to be a coup against the Iranian patients, particularly those with special needs.