Iran’s coverage: IAEA welcomes JCPOA as ‘real success’ for diplomacy

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


IAEA Chief: Much progress made in Iran’s nuclear case last year

Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency Yukiya Amano said that the IAEA has had another eventful year as important developments were made in relation to Iran’s nuclear program.


Amir Abdollahian, UN envoy discuss Yemen crisis

Deputy Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian and UN special envoy to Yemen Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed in a telephone conversation on Tuesday discussed the latest developments and international efforts to halt the Saudi aggression against Yemen.


Iran has potential to grow by 8 pct a year – governor

Iran’s economy has the potential to grow by around 8 percent a year over time, once sanctions are lifted and the country repairs its relationship with the international community, central bank governor Valiollah Seif said on Wednesday.


Iran expects PMD case to be fully resolved by Dec. 15: UN envoy

Iran’s Ambassador to the United Nations Gholamali Khoshroo stressed that Tehran’s so-called PMD (possible military dimension) case should be closed once and for all in a December meeting of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).


UK parliamentary delegation in Tehran next week

Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani’s Advisor for International Affairs Hossein Sheikholeslam announced Wednesday that a parliamentary delegation from Britain is due to visit Iran next week.


Official: Iran in talks to buy Indian refinery

Iran has started negotiations to buy equity stake in India’s Essar Refinery, with similar talks also held with European, South American and Asian companies, Deputy Petroleum Minister Abbas Kazemi says.

Iran’s Army wraps up military drills in Northeast

Iran’s Army Ground Force on Wednesday concluded military exercises in northeast of the country as top commander said objectives of the drills have been achieved.


11th court session of Babak Zanjani ends, next session Nov 21

The 11th court session of the oil billionaire, Babak Zanjani, and two other defendants wrapped up on Wednesday.


ISIL’s funding sources should be investigated

During the latest meeting of Iran’s Supreme Council of the Cultural Revolution, President Rouhani touched upon the recent acts of terror in France, Egypt, and Lebanon.


OPEC, IEA general secretaries to attend GECF Summit in Tehran

General secretaries of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) Abadallah El-Badri and International Energy Forum (IEF) Aldo Flores-Quiroga have confirmed their participation in the third summit meeting of the Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF), sources close to the meeting told Shana on Wednesday.