Iran’s coverage: Iran to produce 3 types of missiles by yearend: Defense minister

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


Minister: 3 new missiles to be produced in next few months

Defense minister has announced that three principal missile products will walk into the production area by the end of the Iranian calendar year on March 20, 2017.


Iran embarks on mass production of new ballistic missile

Iran’s defense minister on Sunday inaugurated the mass production line of a newly-unveiled tactical ballistic missile, dubbed ‘Zolfaqar’.


Iran, Kenya call for enhancement of bilateral ties

Iran and Kenya have emphasized their determination to enhance bilateral cooperation in different areas, particularly in economy.


Iran reiterates sovereignty over trio islands, blasts UAE for deepening gaps in region

The Iranian foreign ministry condemned repeated territorial claims raised by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) over the three Iranian islands of Abu Musa, the Greater Tunb and the Lesser Tunb in the Persian Gulf, and blasted Abu Dhabi for its unconstructive policies in the region.


Russians after Iranian long-range drone tech.

Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces said Sun. that Russians seek to obtain the technology of manufacturing the Iranian long-range drones, capable of targeting positions with one meter square surfaces.


Iran likely to dispatch destroyers to Italian ports

Iran’s Navy Commander Rear-Admiral Habibollah Sayyari announced that Iranian destroyers might dock at Italian ports in the near future.


Omani products to be showcased in Iran from Monday

Omani Products’ Exhibition (Opex) will begin on Monday at Tehran International Exhibition Centre in Iran under the auspices of Eng. Mohammad Reza Nematzadeh, Iranian minister of industry, mines and trade, and in presence of Dr Ali bin Masoud Al Sunaidi, Oman’s minister of commerce and industry.


Zanganeh: Iran, Kenya can cooperate in supply of oil, oil products

The Iranian Minister of Petroleum, Bijan Zanganeh, says Iran and Kenya can cooperate in oil and oil products’ supply.


Iran’s Semnan province was target of foiled terrorist attack, official says

Counterterrorism operations in Iran over the past few months have foiled planned attacks by the Daesh Takfiri group in different parts of the country, including the central province of Semnan, the province’s governor announced.


Saudis sees legitimacy tied to US support: Iran FM

Iran’s foreign minister says the Al Saud regime is doing everything to keep the support of the United States as the kingdom sees its existence tied to such patronage.