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Iran’s coverage: Iran, UN stress end of humanitarian disaster in Yemen, finding comprehensive political solutions

Daily look at Iran’s late-breaking news and upcoming events:


Iran’s FM, UN envoy stress need for end to Yemen human catastrophe

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and UN Special Envoy for Yemen Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed called for steps to bring the human tragedy in the Arabian Peninsula country to an end.


Bravery of Iranian military advisor in Syria praised

Head of the Strategic Research Center of the Expediency Council Ali Akbar Velayati said Iran owes its security to the bravery of defenders of the Holy Shrines.


Iran urges UN to remain neutral in Yemen crisis

A top Iranian diplomat says the success of efforts to end the Yemen war is subject to the UN’s neutrality in the crisis.


President Rouhani due in Majlis Tuesday for proposed ministers

President Hassan Rouhani is scheduled to attend Majlis (Parliament) confidence vote session Tuesday, Vice President for Parliamentary Affairs Hosseinali Amiri said.


Erdogan expects setting up safe zone in Idlib after talks with Russia, Iran

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday said he expects that the issue of setting up the fourth and final Syrian de-escalation zone in Idlib will be successfully resolved during talks with Russia and Iran.


Iranian president’s attitude on Pakistan-Iran security appreciable: Pak senior MP

Chairperson of Pakistan Senate committee on foreign affairs says that Islamabad highly appreciates President Hassan Rouhani’s attitude towards the security of Pakistan.


Senior Commander: Iran successfully test-fires new missiles on F-7 fighter jets

A senior Iranian commander announced on Saturday that the country has successfully mounted and tested new missiles on its F-7 warplanes.


Iran to omit ‘Divorced’ from women’s identity documents

An Iranian MP says the government is to present a bill to the Parliament whose ratification will lead to the removal of divorce details from women’s identity documents.


Iran’s Atomic Organization tasked to build research N. reactors

Iranian Vice-President Eshaq Jahangiri in a letter to Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran Ali Akbar Salehi ordered the AEOI to build research reactors.

Iran port gets first oil swap cargo in 7 years

Oil and gas explorer Dragon Oil has shipped a cargo of oil from Turkmenistan to a port in northern Iran, apparently resuming a swap scheme which the Islamic Republic halted in 2010.