June 4, The Iran Project – Guardian Council confirming result of Iran’s 12th presidential election, Intl. Holy Quran Exhibition kicking off in Tehran, Larijani re-electing parliament speaker, Iran’s Minister of Communications and Information Technology Mahmoud Vaezi attendance in the 21st St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF 2017), Tehran-Moscow signing coop. roadmap and Iranians commemorating 28th demise anniversary of Imam Khomeini dominated the country’s media outlets in the past week (May 29–June 04).
Iran’s Interior Ministry says the Guardian Council has confirmed the result of the country’s 12th presidential election, which saw President Hassan Rouhani reelected for another four years in office.
Iranian lawmakers on Wednesday overwhelmingly voted to re-elect Ali Larijani as parliament speaker for the second year of the 10th Parliament.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif dismissed an account of what happened recently to a Saudi flight in Iran’s airspace, provided by a controversial lawmaker, saying a change in the flight path for foreign planes is a very ordinary issue handled by the Air Defense.
He is known as the Dark Prince or Ayatollah Mike, nicknames he earned as the Central Intelligence Agency officer who oversaw the hunt for Osama bin Laden and the American drone strike campaign that killed thousands of Islamist militants and hundreds of civilians.
International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) confirmed that Iran has been committed to its obligations enshrined in the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action reached between Tehran and G5+1 (US, UK, France, Russia and China plus Germany) in 2015.
A number of emails belonging to the ambassador of the United Arab Emirates to the United States have revealed that Yousef Al-Otaiba has been collaborating with a pro-Israel think tank against Iran, a report says.
Millions of Iranians are marking the anniversary of the eternal departure of the founder of the Islamic Republic, Imam Khomeini, 28 years ago.
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says the Islamic Revolution gave identity and independence to Iranian society by toppling the previous tyrannical regime.
Leader Ayatollah Khamenei is addressing the official ceremony to commemorate 28th anniversary of demise of founder of the Islamic Republic Imam Khomeini at his mausoleum in Tehran.
Emirates National Oil Company (ENOC) has paid its outstanding oil dues to Iran, a report said.
The four biggest buyers of Iranian crude oil in Asia increased their imports in April by nearly 23% from a year earlier as Tehran’s exemption from a global production cuts favours the country’s oil export drive.
Managing director Siroos Kianersi says any contracts would be for renewal not growth at a time when the owner has opened the door for ‘the right pool partners’.
Iran is in talks with the Russia-led Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) to forge a free-trade pact, state-run media said, amid problems in securing fresh Western investment despite the lifting of most global sanctions against Tehran.
Iran and Russia signed a cooperation roadmap at St. Petersburg International Economic Forum.
Saudi Arabia’s Deputy Crown Prince and Defense Minister Mohammad bin Salman is likely to have invited Russia to work with the emerging Saudi-led military alliance in the Middle East during his visit to Moscow, political analyst Gevorg Mirzayan wrote for Sputnik.
President of Iraqi Kurdistan Masoud Barzani highlighted common stances taken between Iran and Iraqi Kurdistan in fighting terrorism and Takfiri thoughts.
Secretary General of International Conference on Palestinian Intifada Hossein Amir Abdollahian on Saturday strongly condemned Tel Aviv’s efforts to judaize al-Aqsa, the first Qiblah of the world Muslims.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has hailed continued victories by the army forces and allies against militants across the country, saying his government has weathered the worst part of the conflict and is now moving in the right direction.
An Iranian health official attributed the cause of death of celebrated film director Abbas Kiarostami to “meningeal hemorrhage” due to a blood thinner medicine he was given when he was hospitalized in France.
Armenian President Serzh Sarkisian awarded Iranian musician Razmik Ohanian the Movses Khorenatsi Medal in recognition of many years of his artistic career and efforts to bring the Armenian and Iranian nations together.
The legendary mountain-climber Azim Qeichisaz returned home on Wednesday receiving a hero’s welcome by his fellow citizens after successfully ascending the 8,516-meter (27,940 ft) Mt. Lhotse Summit in Nepal without supplementary oxygen.
An explosion rocked the Iranian city of Shiraz at around 1:00 a.m local time.
The Department of Environment has begun investigating reports that one of its local offices covered up the death of a young Persian leopard.