Iran’s coverage: Iranian Armed Forces guardians of region’s peace, security: President Rouhani

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


Iran’s Army defensive, ready to defend ME states

Hassan Rouhani said Iran’s defensive Army is not a threat to region and is ready to defend the whole critical and pivotal region of the Middle East.


Zarif calls for expansion of cooperation with Georgia

Visiting Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Iran could play a pivotal role in preserving the Georgia infrastructures.


EU, Iran sign first-ever nuclear safety cooperation project

The European Commission said on April 18 that it has signed the first ever project for nuclear safety cooperation with Iran, under the framework of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).


National Army Day joint armed forces parade kicks off in Tehran

The joint parade of Iranian Army and other units of Iranian armed forced started this morning with the presence of President Rouhani on the occasion of Army National Day in Late Imam Khomeini’s mausoleum.

Iranian defense minister to attend Moscow Security Conference — source

Iran’s Defense Minister Hossein Dehghan will visit Russia next week to attend the Moscow International Security Conference on April 26-27, a source in the Iranian embassy has said.

Russia lifts visas for tourists from Iran, 17 others

Russia says it has lifted visa restrictions for tourists and businessmen from Iran as well as 17 other countries for trips to the country’s Far East.


Shadow Brokers leak links NSA to alleged US-Israeli Stuxnet malware that targeted Iran

Malicious computer malware that caused substantial damage to Iran’s nuclear program may be the work of the NSA, researchers burrowing into the latest leak from hacking group Shadow Brokers have discovered within the computer data.


Iran South Pars revenues hit $191b: Official

Managing Director of the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) Ali Kardor said Iran has so far recovered 1,060 billion cubic meters of natural gas from the supergiant South Pars Gas Field, adding the recovery has fetched Iran over 191 billion dollars in revenue.


Iran displays Sayyad-3 long-range missile in parade

The Iranian Army displayed a broad range of defense equipment in a military parade in Tehran on Tuesday, including Sayyad-3 (Hunter-3), a homegrown long-range missile used for air defense.

Iran hopes to enhance cooperation with Russia in all spheres – Ambassador

Iran hopes to further develop close ties across all areas of cooperation with Russia, Iranian Ambassador to Russia Mehdi Sanaei said Tuesday.