Daily look at Iran’s late-breaking news and upcoming events:
UK Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills Sajid Javid plans to lead a delegation of companies in May to take advantage of the recent lifting of sanctions against Tehran.
Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has successfully test-fired two ballistic missiles in line with the country’s defense doctrine.
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei in a decree on Wednesday appointed Hojatoleslam Seyed Ahmad Alamolhoda as his new representative in the northeastern province of Khorasan Razavi.
Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Aerospace Force Brigadier General Amir Ali Hajizadeh said the new long-range ballistic missiles of the IRGC have been designed and developed to hit Iran’s enemies, the Zionist regime of Israel in particular.
US State Department Spokesman John Kirby said Iran’s recent missile tests are not a “violation” of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), a lasting nuclear deal between Tehran and six world powers.
Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has underlined the need for unity among Muslims to counter terrorism and extremism.
Australia hopes to send thousands of Iranian asylum seekers back to their homeland under a new deal with Tehran, Australian officials said Wednesday.
Managing Director of the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) Rokneddin Javadi said that Iran has increased its crude oil export to 1.8 million barrels a day.
There are no problems with the delivery of Russian S-300 air defense missile systems to Iran and only some technical issues remain unresolved, an Iranian Defense Ministry source told Sputnik on Wednesday.
Global industrial giant Mittal Steel on Tuesday signed a contract worth €1 billion to produce iron in southern Iran.