Iran’s coverage: Iran possesses bomb which dwarfs US’ ‘MOAB’

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

 

Iran’s ‘father of all bombs’ dwarfs US biggest non-nuclear bomb: Commander

A senior Iranian commander says Iran possesses domestically-made 10-ton “father of all bombs” that dwarfs the most powerful non-nuclear weapon of the US.

 

Iran urges EU to press US for JCPOA commitment

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani called on the European Union to remain fully committed to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) and also compel the US to live up to its commitments under the nuclear agreement by sending a “decisive message.”

 

Iran envoy: Nuclear deal Joint Commission meeting at UN likely

The meeting of Iran’s nuclear deal Joint Commission on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly is likely, but not fixed yet, Iranian ambassador to the United Nations said on Friday.

 

Pres. Rouhani to depart for NY to address UNGA

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani will leave for New York on Sunday to attend and deliver speech at 72nd annual session of UN General Assembly.

 

Seventh Astana talks slated for end of October: Iran official

Seventh round of Astana talks for resolution of Syria crisis will be held in the Kazakhstan capital, Astana, in late October, Iranian deputy foreign minister said on Friday.

Iran to firmly respond to US

Iran’s senior MP said the Supervisory Committee of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) will soon respond firmly to the recent action by the US.

Iran, Bangladesh share stances on helping Rohingya Muslims

Iran and Bangladesh have the same stances as regards giving relief and supporting oppressed Muslims of Rohingya in Myanmar, Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Asia and Pacific Affairs said.

 

Russia ‘to urge US to stay in Iran nuclear deal’

Russia plans to convey a message to the United States asking Washington to stay in a 2015 multilateral deal with Iran.

 

British Airways opens new office in Tehran

British Airways has opened a new ticketing office in Tehran a year after it resumed flights to the capital city Tehran, the UK’s flag carrier announced on Saturday.

 

Iran’s Zarif, US’s Tillerson may meet in New York next week: Report

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his American counterpart Rex Tillerson are expected to meet on the sidelines of the 72nd annual session of the UN General Assembly next week, a report said.