Iran’s coverage: Iran reveals major defense achievements

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


Defense achievements unveiled in Rouhani’s presence

President Hassan Rouhani on Sat. unveiled a number of defense achievements including Iran’s first ever domestic jet trainer ‘Kosar’, and anti-ship cruise missile ‘Nasir’.


Rouhani: In no time Iran ‘entertained invasion of others’

President Hassan Rouhani has said even in the absence of hegemonic powers in the region, it requires balance of power and a ballast to create this balance.


FINEX 2017 kicks off in Tehran, Zarif attends

The tenth edition of Iran Exhibition of Bank, Exchange and Insurance Exhibition (FINEX) started work here on Saturday.


Iran’s defense capabilities correspond to threats: Commander

The Army monitors all the threats inside the country and the region as well as the external threats and accordingly, it has promoted its defense capabilities, Deputy Commander-in-Chief of the Army Brigadier General Ahmad-Reza Pourdastan said.


Ayatollah Rafsanjani’s brother runs for Iran President

The late Iranian politician and former president Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani was the main supporter of the incumbent president Hassan Rouhani, but his brother Mohammad is going to challenge Rouhani’s presidency despite the elder brother’s advice.


Zarif: Resistance Economy leads to economic prosperity

FM Zarif said economic prosperity has become feasible in the light of Resistance Economy adding that Iranian people tolerate economic pressure but not coercion.


Azeri DM in Iran for talks

Defense Minister of the Republic of Azerbaijan Zakir Hasanov arrived in Tehran on Saturday for talks with Iranian officials on bilateral and regional issues.


IRGC Navy to receive new cruise missiles

The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Navy is going to take delivery of a large cargo of Naseer, a cruise missile developed by local experts for naval battles, Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan announced.


Govt. steeply raises cash handouts for Iranians

Impoverished families in Iran will get a raise of up to 50% in monthly allowance, under a program which had been adopted for sometime but will go to force from Saturday night.


At least 40 killed in flash floods in NW Iran

Head of Iran’s Crisis Management Organization confirmed the deaths of over 40 people in severe flooding triggered by torrential rains in four northwestern provinces of the country.