Iran’s coverage: Washington Post reporter in Tehran stands trial over spying

 Daily look at Iran’s late-breaking news and upcoming events:
Iran trial for Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian starts

The trial of a Washington Post journalist detained in Iran for almost 10 months on charges that include “espionage” has opened in the capital Tehran behind closed doors.

 

5th round of nuclear talks to start today in Vienna

Iran’s negotiating team and representative of the European Union (EU) are to start the fifth round of nuclear talks in the Austrian capital on Tuesday.

 

Iran, Oman ink maritime boundary agreement

Tehran and Muscat on Tuesday signed an agreement to set the maritime boundary between the two countries in the Sea of Oman.

 

Paper: US investors visit Tehran bourse

A foreign delegation of asset managers, including Americans, have visited Tehran Stock Exchange for the second time in recent weeks as interest is building in a country being billed as the latest attractive emerging market.

 

IRGC testing military boats with 110 knots speed: Commander

The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) is testing military speed boats with the breakneck velocity of 110 knots (203 km/h), a senior commander announced Tuesday.

 

US created Islamic State to redraw map of the Middle East – Iranian general

A senior commander of Iran’s Armed Forces accused the United States of creating the Islamic State as part of a strategic goal to redraw the map of the Middle East.

 

Iranian nuclear negotiators to comply with red lines: Araqchi

A senior Iranian nuclear negotiator says the Iranian negotiating delegation is committed to observing the country’s red lines in the nuclear talks with the P5+1 group of countries.

 

Official pleased with delivery trend of Russia’s S300 air defense system to Iran

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian voiced satisfaction in the progressive trend of talks between Tehran and Moscow over the delivery of the Russian S300 missile air defense system to his country.

 

Iran committed to resolve problems through negotiation: President

Iran is committed to resolve its problems with the world through negotiation, President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday.

 

Saudi envoy summoned over rocket attacks near Iran embassy in Yemen

The Iranian Foreign Ministry summoned Saudi Arabia’s charge d’affaires in Tehran to protest at recent rocket attacks by the Saudi-led coalition that hit areas near Iran’s embassy in the Yemeni capital of Sana’a.