Daily look at Iran’s late-breaking news and upcoming events:
Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has called on the opponents of the recent nuclear agreement between the Islamic Republic and the P5+1 countries to respect “the will of the international community” to peacefully resolve disputes.
Iranian state TV is quoting Iran’s nuclear chief as saying the head of the U.N. nuclear watchdog agency will visit the country soon for further talks on the inspection of Iran’s nuclear facilities.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani praised the country’s independence after the Islamic Revolution in 1979, saying that today, no world power can decide for the Islamic Republic in the international arena any more.
The Iranian death toll from the collapse of a crane in the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia, rose from 8 to 11, the deputy head of Iran’s Hajj and Pilgrimage Organization announced on Tuesday.
IRGC deputy commander has said that IRGC is undertaking investigation of enemy’s invisible strategies asserting that Iran would not be deceived by their friendly appearance.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokeswoman condemned the recent daily attacks by Israeli forces on the highly respected Al-Aqsa Mosque in Palestine, urging immediate reaction of international organizations to Tel Aviv’s illegal moves.
Vice-President Mohammad Bagher Nobakht said here on Tuesday that President Rouhani would definitely travel to News York to attend the 70th annual session of the United Nations General Assembly.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad-Javad Zarif in a meeting here on Tuesday assured his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi that Tehran-Beijing cooperation will be expanded after lifting of anti-Iran sanctions.
Senate Republicans will try a second time Tuesday to move ahead on a resolution rejecting the Iran nuclear deal, and the outcome is expected to be the same: Democrats are poised to block the measure and preserve President Barack Obama’s foreign policy win.
French group AccorHotels says it plans to open an Ibis hotel and a Novotel branch near Tehran’s international airport – what could make it the first international hotel group to operate in Iran in light of the July nuclear breakthrough between Iran and the P5+1 and the prospects for the removal of anti-Iran sanctions.