Iran’s coverage: Iran lawmakers pass single-urgency JCPOA motion

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


Majlis approves urgency bill on JCPOA

Iran’s Majlis (parliament) approved a single-urgency bill on Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action which is called ‘Iranian government’s reciprocal and proportional action’ bill on Sunday.


Plane carrying 114 Iranian victims of Mina crush lands in Tehran

The second plane transporting the bodies of 114 Iranian pilgrims who lost their lives in the tragic human crush of September 24 in Mina, Saudi Arabia, has arrived in Iran’s capital, Tehran.


Iranians hold funeral ceremonies for Mina victims across country

Iranians hold funeral ceremonies for Mina victims across the country after transfer of victims to their hometowns.


Iran’s President Rouhani warns of spread of terrorism

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has called for world countries to seriously take into account the issue of violence and terrorism, warning that this phenomenon has now spread into Europe like a “contagious disease.”


Iran-Russia-Syria-Iraq coalition must prevail: Assad

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad says the coalition of Iran, Russia, Syria and Iraq must succeed or the entire region will be destroyed.


VP: Iran not empty-handed for complaint against Saudi Arabia

Iranian Vice President for Legal Affairs Elham Aminzadeh announced that Tehran is not empty-handed for starting litigation against the Saudi government for the tragic crush in Mina on September 24.


Defense minister criticize Saudi rulers for Mina tragedy, Yemen war

Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan on Sunday criticized Saudi rulers for Mina tragedy and air and ground assaults against Yemen.


Envoy dismisses anti-Iran remarks in UN speeches

 Iran’s Ambassador to the United Nations Gholamali Khoshroo decried as baseless the anti-Iran comments by representatives of Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates and Canada in their addresses to the 70th session of the UN General Assembly.


Iran sends letter to parliamentary union of OIC over Mina disaster

Iranian Parliament (Majlis) Speaker Ali Larijani says the Islamic Republic has sent a letter to the Parliamentary Union of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (PUIC), urging it to follow up on the September 24 tragedy in Mina, Saudi Arabia, which led to the death of hundreds of pilgrims including many Iranians.


Rafsanjani calls for formal inquiry into human tragedy in Saudi Arabia

Chairman of Expediency Council (EC) Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani on Saturday called for formal inquiry into dealths of 465 Iranian Hajj pilgrims in human tragedy in Saudi Arabia.