Daily look at Iran’s late-breaking news and upcoming events:
Iran has unveiled an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) base for its fleet of drones which have given the country a remarkable capability in the fight against terrorists and protecting its borders.
AEOI’s spokesman Behrouz Kamalvandi said Sun. that cooperation with the Chinese side on the reconstruction of Iran’s Arak heavy water reactor has been progressing according to schedule.
Prices for light crude of Iran rose by more than one dollar to be traded at 51 dollars per barrel in the week leading to August 25.
Iran’s FM Zarif told South African Parliament Speaker Baleka Mbete that Iran can be a reliable and good partner of South Africa in the region.
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi hailed Iran’s continuous support for Iraq in its war against terrorism.
Tehran prosecutor general said on Sunday that a court in the Iranian capital has sentenced four infiltrators and US-linked agents to 10 years in prison each and the ruling was confirmed by the Apeal Court.
Iranian Chairman of the Expediency Council stressed the effective roles of Iraqi theologians, Shia Marjas and Iran’s support in Iraq’s recent victories against ISIL terrorists.
The Qatari media personality and former editor-in-chief of a-Sharq newspaper, Jaber Al-Harmi, has reported, via twitter, that Qatar has opened a land and sea cargo line with Iran and Turkey. The line is expected to reduce cargo shipping costs by 80%.
Secretary of Iran’s Expediency Council (EC) Mohsen Rezayee underlined his country’s opposition to the Iraqi Kurdistan region’s referendum for independence, warning that it can be a prelude to the disintegration of Iraq.
The first group of Iranian pilgrims will arrive in Tehran tomorrow, returning from the annual Hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia, the head of Iran’s Hajj and Pilgrimage Organization said.