Iran’s coverage: France’s ATR delivers first planes to Iran as trade grows

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


Iran Air takes delivery of 4 ATR 72-600s

Iran Air took ownership of its first four ATR 72-600s in Toulouse, France on Tuesday.


Iran candidates campaign 3 days before election

Iranian presidential candidates continue electioneering three days before the vote.

Iran to have active role in Modern Silk Road Project: Minister

Finance Minister Ali Tayyeb-Nia hailed Iran’s remarkable place in the project to revive modern Silk Road known as ‘One Belt-One Road’, saying that Tehran will have active participation in the major project.

No media report allowed for or against presidential candidates as of Thursday

The Election Headquarters announced that domestic media will not be allowed to release any report in favor or against any of the presidential candidates as of Thursday morning.


Judiciary chief urges to elect a president to disappoint enemies

Judiciary chief Ayatollah Sadeq Amoli Larijani on Monday called on the Iranians to elect a president in the upcoming elections who will disappoint the enemies.

Absent from America, French cars drive into Iran election

French carmakers PSA (PEUP.PA) and Renault (RENA.PA) are turning their U.S. absence into an Iranian advantage by piling into a resurgent market still off-limits to foreign rivals fearful of sanctions under Donald Trump’s administration.


John Kerry among Obama-era officials reuniting to defend Iran nuclear deal from Trump

Former Secretary of State John Kerry and other top national security experts are backing an organisation aimed at defending the Iran nuclear deal, as Donald Trump determines for the first time whether to temporarily alleviate some restrictions on the country.


Defense min: Maximum turnout biggest deterrence against threats

Defense Minister Hossein Dehghan said the biggest deterrent power against threats posed by Arrogance would be massive participation in elections.


Russia, Turkey and Iran map out de-escalation zones in Syria

Guarantors of Syria ceasefire – Russia, Turkey and Iran – are actively working on implementing a memorandum on creating de-escalation zones in Syria, including on drawing up a map and establishing checkpoints, Kazakhstan’s Foreign Minister Kairat Abdrakhmanov said on Tuesday.


Commander: Iran puts into operation new air defense missile systems

Commander of Khatam ol-Anbia Air Defense Base Brigadier General Farzad Esmayeeli announced that the country has put into operation new defense shields.