1. Tehran Holds Document Proving Iranian Ownership of Persian Gulf Islands
    TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran is in possession of a document proving its ownership of the three Persian Gulf islands of Abu Musa, the Greater Tunb and the Lesser Tunb, deputy head of the Iranian judiciary said, dismissing the UAE’s territorial claims over the trio.
  2. Indian State Insurer Willing to Cover Ships Carrying Iranian Crude
    TEHRAN (FNA)- State-run General Insurance Corp. of India (GIC) came forward to provide third-party liability cover of up to $50 million (around Rs.250 crore) for ships bringing crude from Iran.
  3. Iran-Made Medicine Yields Positive Results in Curing AIDS Patients in Mali
    TEHRAN (FNA)- A senior official of Iran’s Red Crescent Society announced that HIV-infected patients in Mali have shown positive reactions to the Iran-made AIDS curing drug, Imod, in the course of their treatment.
  4. Rights Group: No Country Ready to Shelter MKO Terrorists
    TEHRAN (FNA)- No country in the world is ready to shelter members of the anti-Iran terrorist Mojahedin-e Khalq Organization (MKO), an Iranian rights group announced on Tuesday.
  5. Syria violence mars UN truce call
    BEIRUT: Violence erupted in two Syrian provinces yesterday, with a rights group reporting 10 civilians dead in a mortar attack and 12 soldiers killed in a fire-fight with rebel gunmen as UN monitors sought to shore up a shaky cease-fire.
  6. Iraq civilian deaths climb in April — govt figures
    BAGHDAD: The number of civilians killed in violence in Iraq rose slightly in April, according to government figures released on Tuesday.
  7. Bahrain police fire tear gas at protesters
    Protests break out on World Labour Day as opposition calls for release of prisoners awaiting new trials.
  8. Fired Bahrain protesters demand jobs back on May Day
    Hundreds of demonstrators took to the streets of Shia villages in Bahrain on Tuesday to demand being reinstated in jobs from which they were fired during last year’s uprising, witnesses said.
  9. IMF snubs pressures to suspend Iran
    International Monetary Fund officials dismissed the U.S. pressures to suspend Iran relation with the fund, insisting the IMF isn’t violating any laws toward Iran.
  10. Police find clues about cyber attacks on Iranian ministries, firms
    TEHRAN – National Police Chief Esmaeil Ahmadi-Moqaddam has said that police have found clues about recent cyber attacks on a number of Iranian ministries and companies.