Iran’s coverage: Iran warns US of ‘big risk’ if it blacklists IRGC

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


Iran’s missile power non-negotiable

Iranian Army Chief Maj. Gen. Mohammad Hossein Bagheri said Iran’s missile power was defensive and non-negotiable. The official made the remarks while addressing a meeting of commanders of IRGC Ground Forces held in Mashhad. “grouping IRGC with terrorist groups and imposing similar sanctions against them would mark a big risk for Americans,” he noted.


President’s brother transferred to hospital after appearing in court

President Hassan Rouhani’s brother Hossein Fereydoun was transferred to hospital on Monday after appearing at court in the capital city Tehran.

Senior MP criticizes human rights advocates for not helping Syrians

Chairman of Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Commission Alaeddin Boroujerdi censured the international community for their silence regarding terrorists’ organized crimes.


Iran, Vietnam after deeper banking ties

CBI governor, at a meeting with deputy governor of State Bank of Vietnam, reported on efforts to create links between commercial banks of the two countries.


Terrorist groups in region bolstered by US, UK

Brig. Gen. Massoud Jazayeri said Mon. that certain evidence and documents point to US and UK complicity in the formation and reinforcement of terrorist groups in the Middle East.


Iran hails Syrian initiative to monitor crimes against humanity

The initiative by a number of Syrian lawmakers to launch a center in two towns of al-Foua and Kafriya to monitor crimes against humanity is a duly measure, Iran Parliament (Majlis) Speaker’s advisor for international affairs says.


US sanctions fail to deter Iran’s business partners

The US desperate attempts to scare off global investors from Iran are certain to fail, an Iranian nuclear official said, citing business agreements recently signed between Iran and some high-profile global giants worth billions of dollars.


Iran eyes 10 oil, gas deals with energy majors by Mach 2018

National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) says the Rouhani administration has tasked the company to ink 10 major deals for developing oi land gas fields by the end of the current Iranian calendar year to March 20 2018.


PM Barzani welcomes Iran role in dialogue with Baghdad

Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received Iran’s new ambassador to Iraq, Iraj Masjedi, in Erbil on Sunday.


Iranian FM to address US Foreign Relations Council on Monday in New York

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is set to discuss the recent developments in the Middle East during the meeting with the president of the Council on Foreign in New York on Monday.