Iran’s coverage: Iran unveils drone base with warning to enemies

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

 

Iran unveils drone base with warning to enemies 

Iran has unveiled an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) base for its fleet of drones which have given the country a remarkable capability in the fight against terrorists and protecting its borders.

Arak redesign progressing within schedule 

AEOI’s spokesman Behrouz Kamalvandi said Sun. that cooperation with the Chinese side on the reconstruction of Iran’s Arak heavy water reactor has been progressing according to schedule.

Iran’s light crude prices hit $51 per barrel 

Prices for light crude of Iran rose by more than one dollar to be traded at 51 dollars per barrel in the week leading to August 25.

Iran, reliable partner of S Africa in ME: Zarif 

Iran’s FM Zarif told South African Parliament Speaker Baleka Mbete that Iran can be a reliable and good partner of South Africa in the region.

Iraqi PM hails Iran’s support for Baghdad against terrorism 

 Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi hailed Iran’s continuous support for Iraq in its war against terrorism.

Four infiltrators, US-linked agents sentenced to prison in Iran 

Tehran prosecutor general said on Sunday that a court in the Iranian capital has sentenced four infiltrators and US-linked agents to 10 years in prison each and the ruling was confirmed by the Apeal Court.

Iran’s support influential in Iraq’s victory

 Iranian Chairman of the Expediency Council stressed the effective roles of Iraqi theologians, Shia Marjas and Iran’s support in Iraq’s recent victories against ISIL terrorists.

Cargo line between Qatar and Turkey through Iran opened 

The Qatari media personality and former editor-in-chief of a-Sharq newspaper, Jaber Al-Harmi, has reported, via twitter, that Qatar has opened a land and sea cargo line with Iran and Turkey. The line is expected to reduce cargo shipping costs by 80%.

EC secretary: Iran against independence referendum in Iraqi Kurdistan region

Secretary of Iran’s Expediency Council (EC) Mohsen Rezayee underlined his country’s opposition to the Iraqi Kurdistan region’s referendum for independence, warning that it can be a prelude to the disintegration of Iraq.

1st batch of Iranian pilgrims to leave Saudi Arabia tomorrow: Official

The first group of Iranian pilgrims will arrive in Tehran tomorrow, returning from the annual Hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia, the head of Iran’s Hajj and Pilgrimage Organization said.