Iran’s coverage: Enemies within Iran’s military reach: Commander

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


Iran’s General says to respond threats seriously

Deputy Chief of Staff of Iran’s Armed Forces, Brigadier General Massoud Jazayeri said those who seek drowning Iranian ships in Persian Gulf lack military intelligence.


Senior Iraqi politician off to Tehran

Head of the Iraqi National Alliance (INA) Ammar Al-Hakim, heading a delegation, departed to Tehran on Saturday, an Iraqi source said.


Three SH-3 choppers join Iranian navy’s fleet

A senior commander of the Iranian Navy said three helicopters dubbed “SH-3 Sea King” and a hovercraft named “BH7” have been added to the Navy’s fleet.


Iran votes against UN draft resolution on Syria

 Iran’s Ambassador to United Nations has criticized the UN draft resolution on the situation in Syria as a ‘one-sided’ document and ‘divorced from the reality on the ground in Syria.


Official stresses Sweden’s political will to develop ties with Iran

A senior Sweden official stressed the political determination of his country to develop relations with Iran in all areas.


Iran slams instrumental use of human rights

Iran’s High Council for Human Rights on Saturday criticized certain states across the globe for using the issue of human rights as a tool to advance their personal and military agendas.


Zangeneh, Novak to meet in Tehran for oil talks

Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak is to meet Iranian Minister of Petroleum Bijan Zangeneh in Tehran to discuss expansion of oil cooperation between Tehran and Moscow.


Iran denounces the UK PM comments

Iranian ambassador to the UK Hamid Baeidinejad announced the country’s objection to the UK foreign office towards the recent comments made by its Prime Minister Theresa May.


Iran’s nuclear ship needs a new captain: Senior conservative journalist

In an editorial published last week in Kayhan newspaper in Farsi, Hossein Shariatmadari, the veteran journalist, once again referred to the nuclear deal between Tehran and the Group 5+1 (Russia, China, the US, Britain, France, and Germany) as a ‘total damage’ and stressed that the country’s nuclear industry needs a new leader as the incumbent government is not able to push our nuclear energy program forward.


First VP: Persian Gulf Arab States humiliated by British PM’s anti-Iran remarks

Iranian First Vice-President Eshaq Jahangiri rapped British Prime Minister Theresa May for her anti-Iran positions, and said her remarks humiliated the Persian Gulf Arab states.