Shamkhani & Asselborn

Iran’s coverage: Silence on Saudi crimes in Yemen ‘tacit complicity in genocide’

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


Iran urges EU intervention to halt Saudi war on Yemen

Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani called on the European Union to take action for bringing an end to the massacre of Yemeni people in a Saudi-led military campaign that has been ongoing since March 2015.


President congratulates medal-winning Iranian young archers

President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday congratulated the Iranian young archers on winning medals in Las Vegas 2017 Indoor Archery World Cup.


Iranian FM congratulates Steinmeier on election as German president

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has congratulated Frank-Walter Steinmeier on his election as the new German president.


‘We want to export Swedish work culture to Iran’: Scania boss

Iran is already one of truck and bus manufacturer Scania’s biggest markets. Now the company’s CEO also wants to export Swedish working values to the Islamic Republic.


Polish refiner Lotos aims for long-term oil supply deal with Iran

Poland’s second-biggest oil refiner Lotos is interested in securing a long-term supply deal with Iran once it completes a new coking unit at its Gdansk refinery next year, its chief executive said.

Iran to unveil homegrown marine engine: Navy official

A senior Iranian Navy commander said an advanced marine engine dubbed “Toos”, which has been manufactured by domestic experts at the country’s defense ministry, will be unveiled on Tuesday.


Judiciary to reconsider death penalty for drug traffickers

Judiciary spokesperson has reported on a proposal to the Iranian Parliament to make amendments to capital punishment law as regards drug trafficking.


Russian deputy PM Dmitry Rogozin to pay visit to Iran soon

Russia’s Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin will pay a visit to Iran in the nearest future, IRNA said on Sunday, citing Iranian Ambassador to Russia Mehdi Sanai.


Iran found 30 billion barrels of oil: Official

Iran has discovered about a dozen new oil fields with in-place reserves of 30 billion barrels, head of exploration at National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) says.

Enemies urged to be careful when talking to Iranian nation

Lieutenant Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Brigadier General Hossein Salami advised enemies to be respectful and careful when addressing the Iranian nation.