Daily look at Iran’s late-breaking news and upcoming events:
Iran’s president-elect Hassan Rouhani would be sworn into office at the Parliament (Majlis) on August 6, said a member of the legislative body’s presiding board on Tuesday.
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei allocated a total of 3.13 billion rials (about $100,000) to help release prisoners jailed for committing unintentional offenses.
Adviser to the Pakistan Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz says Islamabad does not want make Iran unhappy with Pakistan at any cost, local media reported.
Iran’s Petrochemical Commercial Company (PCC) Managing Director dismissed claims on Iranian assets for petrochemical products exports being frozen in China, saying there are only some difficulties in payment.
President Hassan Rouhani has emphasized the importance of addressing people’s problems, in particular the hardships of the needy members of the society.
Iran and Russia are in serious talks for depending their oil relations.
The head of the Intifada (Palestinian uprising) and Quds Center at Iran’s Islamic Propagation Coordination Council said the issue of Palestine plays a major role in promoting unity among Muslim nations.
Sputnik international news agency and radio and Iran’s leading news agency, the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA), have signed a cooperation agreement.
The Head of Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization (ICHHTO) said efforts are underway to develop a job creation scheme through the handicrafts market with the launch of chain stores across the country.
An Iranian health official attributed the cause of death of celebrated film director Abbas Kiarostami to “meningeal hemorrhage” due to a blood thinner medicine he was given when he was hospitalized in France.