Iran’s coverage: Ayatollah Jannati to head Experts Assembly

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

 

Ayatollah Jannati elected as chairman of Assembly of Experts

Ayatollah Ahmad Jannati, winning 51 votes out of 86, was elected Tuesday as chairman of the fifth Assembly of Experts.

 

5th Assembly of Experts starts working

The inauguration ceremony of the fifth Assembly of Experts started here on Tuesday.

Leader grants amnesty to hundreds of Iranian convicts

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei pardoned or commuted prison terms of 669 convicts sentenced by various Iranian courts.

 

Iran launches rocket fuse production line

Iran on Tuesday started producing military fuses for its missiles and aerial weapons at a new plant.

 

4 kidnapped Iranian diplomats in custody of Israel regime

Iran’s Defense Minister Brigadier General Dehghan said evidence shows four Iranian diplomats are still alive and in custody of Israel.

 

Iran Hajj officials off to Saudi Arabia

A delegation from Iranian Hajj and Pilgrimage Organization left for Saudi Arabia for the second round of talks on Hajj.

 

Indian warships berth in southern Iran

A detachment of India’s fleet of warships docked in Iran’s territorial waters in the Southern port of Bandar Abbas on Tuesday.

Pan-Asian political club SCO may consider Iran as potential candidate

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov plans to raise the question of whether Iran should be invited to join the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) during its upcoming meeting.

 

Israel regime serious threat to global peace, security

Iranian deputy FM said Israel refuses to join the nuclear disarmament and non-proliferation mechanisms posing a serious threat to the regional and international peace and security.

 

Iran’s Zarif to make official visit to Finland next week

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will make an official visit to Finland next week to hold talks with senior officials of the country.