Iran’s coverage: Iran’s military power no subject for talks: President Rouhani

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


Pres. Rouhani: Nobody entitled to comment on Iran military might

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Monday that nobody has the right to comment on Iran’s military power.


Zarif blasts ‘US shameful foreign policy’

US shameful foreign policy has been dictated by petrodollars, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Monday reacting to US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson recent remarks about Iraqi popular forces.


Iran-S. Africa Joint Commission issues final statement

The 13th Iran-South Africa Joint Commission which convened in Pretoria on Monday issued a final statement.


Boris Johnson to urge Donald Trump to keep Iran nuclear deal

Boris Johnson will urge Donald Trump to row back on threats to quit the Iran nuclear deal which he will cite as a diplomatic blueprint for solving tensions with North Korea.


Iraq’s KRG slams attack on Iran’s consulate in Erbil

Iraq’s Kurdistan Regional Government in a statement released on Sunday condemned the mob attack on the Iranian consulate in Erbil and disrespecting Islamic Republic flag.

Iraqi Kurdistan developments discussed in Iran parliament

Iranian lawmakers discussed the latest developments on the ground in the Iraqi Kurdistan region in Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Commission session on Sunday.


Iran-S. Africa trade exchanges to hit $2bn in 2020

Iran’s Ambassador to South Africa Mohsen Movahhedi-Qomi said the two capitals are trying to materialize the target of two billion-dollar trade exchange set by the Iranian and South African presidents last year during a visit to Tehran by President Jacob Zuma.


President downplays allegations about Iran’s regional presence

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has hit back at claims raised about the Islamic Republic’s regional presence and defensive power, vowing that the country will continue to pursue its interests in the region.


Commander: IRGC sanctioned by US for victories against ISIL terrorist group

Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Ground Force Brigadier General Mohammad Pakpour blasted the US for imposing sanctions against the IRGC, noting that Washington is angry for the blows the IRGC has struck at the ISIL terrorist group.


Iraqi PM slams Tillerson’s remarks on Hashd al-Sha’abi

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi’s media office has criticized meddlesome comments made by US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson regarding the country’s Popular Mobilization Units or Hashd al-Sha’abi.