Daily look at Iran’s late-breaking news and upcoming events:
Iranian state TV says thousands of parliamentary candidates have launched their election campaigns ahead of Iran’s Feb. 26 parliamentary vote.
The United States wants to call into question the decisions soon to be made by the Iranian Guardian Council, a clerical body that oversees elections and legislation in the country, Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei, said Wednesday.
Iran has announced that it shipped more than seven million barrels of crude oil in only two days thus setting a new record in the country’s oil exports not seen in several years.
A senior Japanese official voiced his country’s preparedness to cooperate with Iran in the fight against the Daesh (ISIL) terrorist group.
According to Russian aircraft manufacturer Irkut spokesperson, corporation considers Iranian airlines to be a potential buyer of MC-21 passenger jets.
The European Commission has dispatched a delegation to Tehran as part of plans to boost energy ties with Iran, one of the world’s richest countries in terms of oil and gas reserves.
Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Ground Force Brigadier General Mohmmad Pakpour said the IRGC forces have stretched military operations in Northwestern Iran, as a result of which some of the cornered terrorists have been forced to commit suicide.
The European Union’s top court has ruled that the EU unfairly froze the funds of Iran’s Bank Mellat for six years when it claimed the bank was backing the Islamic Republic’s nuclear and missile programs.
Royal Dutch Shell plc (ADR) (NYSE:RDS.A) announced plans to repay $2 billion in debt to Iran accrued over several years. The Wall Street Journal regards the move as “easing a key hurdle” for the Anglo-Dutch energy company to conduct business in the country.
Iran’s Paralympic and Asian champion Majid Farzin added his name to the history books once again on Wednesday, breaking the men’s up to 80kg world record at the IPC Powerlifting World Cup in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates.