Daily look at Iran’s late-breaking news and upcoming events:
Iran among top 5 countries possessing precision missiles: Senior General
A ranking Iranian military official highlighted the country’s considerable progress in the missile industry, saying the Islamic Republic ranks among the top five countries in terms of possessing missiles with pinpoint accuracy.
Iran president urges Muslim leaders to work to counter extremism
Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has urged leaders of the Muslim countries to take the lead in creating a world free of violence and extremism.
Iran, Japan stress political solution to regional conflicts
Iranian and Japanese diplomats met in Tehran on Monday to discuss the latest regional developments, particularly in Syria and Yemen.
Jump in foreign investments in Iran’s OTC
Iran’s media have reported a major rise in foreign investments made in the so-called over-the-counter (OTC) market or better known in Tehran as Fara Bourse.
Iran Air eyeing ‘historic’ deal with Boeing
Iran Air – the national flag carrier airline of the Islamic Republic – says it is discussing what is seen as a “historic aircraft purchase deal” with global aviation giant Boeing.
BBC seeks to extenuate having ties with US by forgery
Iran’s Parl. Speaker said Tue. the intention of BBC by releasing forged US documents was to shock the public opinion and thus extenuate having relations with the Western country.
Iraqi FM: General Soleimani in Iraq at Baghdad’s request
Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari said Iranian commander Major General Qassem Soleimani is helping the Arab country’s forces in the fight against the Takfiri Daesh (ISIL) terrorists at the request of the Baghdad government.
Iran condemns US State Department’s report
Iranian Government Spokesman Mohammad Baqer Nobakht on Tuesday deplored the US state department for its “illogical and hostile” terrorism report against Tehran.
Iranian clerics meet Nasrallah, affirm support for Hezbollah
A delegation of Iranian clerics representing scholars of the Qom Seminary held a meeting with Secretary-General of the Lebanese Hezbollah Resistance Movement Seyed Hassan Nasrallah, voicing support for Hezbollah in confrontation with the Tel Aviv regime and Takfiri terrorists.
Iran strongly condemns deadly blast in Istanbul, urges serious fight against terrorism
The Iranian foreign ministry deplored the Tuesday terrorist blast in Istanbul which killed and wounded tens of people, and underlined the necessity for global and serious campaign against terrorism.