Iran’s coverage: Iran sends planes of food to Qatar amid concerns of shortages

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

 

Iran sends 4 consignments of foodstuff to Qatar

Iran’s national flag carrier, Iran Air, announced that it has carried four consignments of foodstuff to Qatar after the Arab country was boycotted by its other neighbors.

Mastermind behind Tehran twin attacks killed: Intelligence Ministry

The Iranian Intelligence Ministry has announced that the mastermind behind the Tehran terrorist attacks has been killed.

Ayatollah Khamenei urges Poets to satirize modern world’s odd things

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei called on poets to focus on poems satirizing the contemporary world’s strange and bitter facts, such as the US partnership with Saudi Arabia or the kingdom’s election to the UN women’s rights commission.

 

Tehran, Vienna see oil, energy cooperation opportunities

Austrian finance minister met Iran’s minister of petroleum in his Tehran office to discuss cooperation avenues in oil and gas projects.

 

Iran: US Senate bill contradicts soul of JCPOA

Iranian deputy Foreign Minister Seyed Abbas Araqchi blasted the US Senate bill against Iran as contradictory to the spirit of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

Recourse to terrorism shows cowardice: Iranian official

A senior Iranian diplomat says the Daesh Takfiri terrorist group is resorting to barbaric terrorism, which shows its degradation and cowardice.

 

New Iran sanctions are fool’s errand, which won’t work: Rand Paul

US Senator Rand Paul has warned the administration of Donald Trump against imposing new economic sanctions on Iran, saying “new sanctions are a fool’s errand, and they will not work.”

 

Austria Iran’s preferred partner for brokering ties in EU

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif expressed Iran’s willingness to cooperate with Austria, confirming that the Islamic Republic holds the highest level of brokering ties with Vienna in EU.

Speaker reiterates Iranian parliament’s firm backing for IRGC Quds Force

Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani denounced new anti-Tehran sanctions recently approved by the US Senate, saying Washington should be aware that the parliament supports the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Quds Forces “with full power”.

 

Iranian naval flotilla to set sail for Oman today

The Iranian Navy’s 47th flotilla of warships will depart the country’s southern waters off the port city of Bandar Abbas for an overseas mission to Oman and then to international waters.