Daily look at Iran’s late-breaking news and upcoming events:
Iran’s Foreign Ministry voiced support for a plan reached by Russia and the US to bring about a ceasefire in Syria, but underscored that the pause in the fighting, scheduled to take effect on Monday evening, should not give the terrorist groups the opportunity to replenish forces.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani will attend the 71st UN General Assembly Session due in New York from Sep. 20 to 26, first Vice-President Es’hagh Jahangiri said Sunday.
Head of Hajj and Pilgrimage Organization underlined that Iran is seriously following up setting up a fact-finding committee to investigate Mina tragic incident which resulted in death of nearly 500 Iranians during last year’s Hajj rituals.
Eight American senators, afraid of Iran’s successful economic diplomacy, have called on the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) to keep Tehran on the body’s blacklist.
Senior Iranian cleric Ayatollah Hossein Nouri Hamedani slammed Riyadh for its continued crimes against the Muslim people in the Middle East region, saying that the Arab country’s petrodollars is used in line with Israeli plots against Muslims.
US Republicans are pushing through Congress several bills to prevent further return of Iranian money held since the Islamic Revolution in 1979.
The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) dismantled a team of 9 terrorists “sent by Saudi Arabia to foment insecurity inside the country”.
Foreign Minister Javad Zarif has ensured the nation despite Saudi incompetence and covert sabotage, rights of the victims of Mina incident of 2015 hajj rituals will be addressed with seriousness.
Saudi Arabia has launched a Farsi-language satellite television channel broadcasting the hajj as Iranians abstain from the pilgrimage amid a dispute between the two regional rivals.
Iran’s Paralympics athlete Ali Reza Qaleh Nasseri won silver medal in discus throw of track and field competitions.