Daily look at Iran’s late-breaking news and upcoming events:
Iranian authorities have announced the closure of their airspace to the Kurdistan Region at the request of the Iraqi government.
The ground forces of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) have started drilling heavy artillery fire in the country’s general southwestern area.
Asked about Iran’s reaction in the face of US withdrawal from nuclear deal, Foreign Minister Zarif told Fareed Zakaria of CNN that Iran has a number of options including “walking away from the deal and going back with great speed with its nuclear program.”
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met with Foreign ministers from India and Oman to confer on energy in a trilateral session.
Bpifrance, the country’s state investment bank, will finance investment projects of French companies in Iran from 2018, granting up to 500 million euros ($598 million) in annual credits, its CEO said in a newspaper interview on Sunday.
Leader’s adviser said KRG head Masoud Barzani, with his recent remarks, is seeking to receive concessions from the central government of Iraq.
Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has touched on Iran’s missile power, saying the country is developing its own defenses instead of buying billions of dollars worth of the so-called beautiful military equipment from the US.
Iran’s biggest polymer and plastic industries’ showcase, IranPlast 2017, started on Sunday.
Iran is expecting to launch three major petrochemical projects by the end of the current Iranian calendar year to March 20 2018, Iranian Minister of Petroleum Bijan Zangeneh said.
The funeral procession of an Iranian military adviser who was decapitated by the Daesh (ISIS or ISIL) terrorist group in Syria last month is slated to be held in Tehran on Wednesday, the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Ground Force announced.