Iran’s coverage: Iran loads 4mb crude for Europe buyers

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


Iran to send 4mb of oil to Europe in 24 hours

 Iran says it has loaded 4 million barrels of crude oil on tankers headed for European destinations.


Iran president orders single forex, lower lending rates

Iran must unify multi-tiered foreign exchange rate and cut lending interest rates as part of post-sanctions plan to prop up the economy, President Hassan Rouhani says.


Iran’s Zarif says normalization of relations with US ‘Possible’

Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif said that Tehran and Washington must make efforts to overcome the wall of distrust that separated Iran and the United States for 40 years.


Iran hints at ‘unexpected’ jump in oil prices

A senior Iranian official says oil prices are likely to jump to unexpected levels in the next Persian calendar year which starts on March 21.


Iran concerned about Yemen’s deteriorating situation

 An Iranian deputy foreign minister voiced concern about the worsening humanitarian situation in Yemen under unrelenting strikes by a Saudi-led military campaign, urging the UN’s push for finding a way to stop the war in the Arab country.


Zarif: Iran ready to work with “Saudi Brothers”

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif voiced the country’s readiness to cooperate with Saudi Arabia on the settlement of the regional problems, saying that Tehran and Riyadh cannot ignore each other in the region.


Zarif, Kerry discuss JCPOA implementation

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his American counterpart John Kerry in a meeting here on Saturday discussed ways to implement Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).


Iran’s oil exports to hit 2mln bpd in coming months: First VP

Iranian First Vice-President Eshaq Jahangiri announced on Saturday that the country’s oil exports, which currently stand at 1.3 million barrels per day, will be increased to 2 million bpd within a few months.


Iranian-born woman 1st US female envoy to Sweden

Iranian-born woman, Azita Raji, was appointed on Friday as the first female United States ambassador to Sweden.

‘Life+1 Day’ grabs 9 Fajr Festival awards

The bitter social drama ‘Life+1 Day’ by first timer Saeed Roustaei won a total of nine Crystal Simorgh (Iranian mythical flying creature) awards at the closing ceremony of the 34th Fajr Film Festival (FFF), breaking the record for the number of awards won by a movie at any of the previous FFF editions.