Iran’s coverage: Maryam Mirzakhani, first woman to win maths’ Fields Medal, passes away

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


Magnificent Iranian math genius’ light turns off

The Iranian winner of Fields Medal, also known as the Nobel Prize of mathematics, and Stanford University professor, Maryam Mirzakhani, passed away at 40.

Russian envoy updates Shamkhani on Syrian developments

Iran’s SNSC Secretary Shamkhani has met with Russian president special envoy for Syria Alexander Lavrentiev on Saturday in Tehran.

FM discusses major developments with 4 counterparts on phone

Iran’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Mohammad Javad Zarif discussed major regional and bilateral developments on phone with his counterparts from Azerbaijani, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Kenya on Friday.

Rouhani to take the oath of office on August 5

The swearing-in ceremony of Iran’s re-elected President Hassan Rouhani is to be held on August 5 in the Parliament (Majlis), a member of the presiding board of the legislative body said.


Confronting Israel only solution to restore Palestinians’ rights

The Secretary General of the Permanent Secretariat to Support Palestinian Intifada Hossein Amir Abdollahian said confronting Zionist Regime is the only way to achieve Palestinians’ rights.

US House votes on Incidents at Sea deal with Iran

The United States House of Representatives has voted unanimously to require the Pentagon to consider setting up a communications channel with Iran to prevent accidental military confrontations in the Persian Gulf.

JCPOA can be kept if members are committed: Envoy to UK

On the occasion of the second anniversary of the Iran-G5+1 nuclear deal, Ambassador of Iran in London Hamid Baeidinejad wrote in his Telegram account that keeping the nuclear deal rests on all sides’ commitment to its total materialization.


Paris fully committed to nuclear deal: French envoy to Tehran

Ambassador of France in Tehran François Sénémaud wrote on the occasion of the second anniversary of the Iran, P5+1 nuclear deal that Paris is fully committed to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).


Iran reacts to Trump’s remarks: ‘Speak to Iranians only with language of respect’

FM spokesman Ghasemi advised the US government to pay attention to Iran’s positive, constructive and stable role in the region and the world and speak respectfully to the Iranian nation.

Iran, Russia hold joint naval drill

A Russian Navy fleet, on the third and last day of its presence in Iran, carried out a joint naval exercise along with an Iranian flotilla in the Caspian Sea.