Iran’s coverage: Iran’s president says U.S. election offers only bad or worse choice

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


Iran’s president criticizes US presidential candidates

Iran’s president Hassan Rouhani has criticized the U.S. presidential candidates’ behavior during their debates.


Airline KLM Royal Dutch resumes services to Tehran

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines resumed services to the Iranian capital of Tehran from Saturday night.


Oil price drop leverage to pressure US-independent states: Ayatollah Khamenei

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says the decrease in global oil prices was leverage to exert pressure on countries that are independent from the United States.


UN rights report politically-motivated, biased: Iran

Iran’s Foreign Ministry has dismissed as “politically-motivated” a recent report by the United Nations special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic.

Iran supports measures aimed at stabilizing oil market: Rouhani

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani says the Islamic Republic supports any measures aimed at restoring stability to global oil markets.


Petronas, Al Bukhary to Return to Iranian Oil, Gas Market

Malaysian Minister of International Trade and Industry Mustapa Mohamed says Malaysian Petronas and Al Bukhary are to come back to Iran.


World countries racing to promote ties with Iran: Rouhani

President Hassan Rouhani says world countries are today racing to promote relations with Iran instead of competing with each other to put pressure on the country.

Zanganeh: Non-OPEC producers should be in assonance with OPEC

Minister of Petroleum Bijan Zanganeh says non-OPEC producers should go in alliance with the OPEC states.


FM calls for finalization of Caspian Sea legal regime convention

Iran’s FM Zarif expressed hope that the Caspian Sea legal regime convention will be soon finalized with determination and goodwill of leaders of Caspian littoral states.The 47th meeting of the Working Group on Determining the Legal Status of the Caspian Sea opened in Tehran on Sunday morning with a speech delivered by Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif.


Malaysian big banks ready to resume banking ties with Iran

The C.E.O of Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (MATRADE) Dzulkifli Mahmud said that Malaysian big banks are ready to resume ties and interactions with Iranian banks.