Iran’s coverage: Muslims unity key to permanent global peace: President Rouhani

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


‘Stable’ Islamic World to contribute to global security: Iranian President

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said a “developed” and “stable” world of Islam would lead to the global development and stability.

Rouhani, Nazarbayev urge expansion of Tehran-Astana ties

The presidents of Iran and Kazakhstan stressed the importance of developing all-out relations between Tehran and Astana, especially in the areas of economy, transit and energy.


Iran’s missile boat warns off US warship in Sea of Oman

An Iranian missile boat has warned off an American warship approaching an Iranian dhow in the Sea of Oman, the Navy of the Islamic Republic of Iran Army said in a statement on Sunday.


Crimes against Rohingya, organized Israeli plot: Velayati

A senior Iranian official has slammed the ongoing brutal crackdown on the Rohingya in Myanmar, saying the Muslim community is suffering from organized crime at the hands of the Israeli regime.


Erdogan: Conditions better than ever to expand ties with Iran

In a meeting with the Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in Astana, Kazakhstan, the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan expressed happiness with the friendly ties between Iran and Turkey, adding the two countries have various plans to expand mutual ties.


Iran praises OPEC, non-OPEC role in stabilizing oil market

The Iranian President in a meeting with his Venezuelan counterpart, hailed efforts by members of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), including Venezuela as well as the non-OPEC members in stabilizing the oil market.

Myanmar Gov’t blocks Iran’s humanitarian aid convoy

Myanmar’s Government has blocked 40-ton Iran’s humanitarian aid shipment for the affected people of Myamar, an official said.

Iran to raise oil production to 4.5 million bpd within five years

Iran will reach an oil production rate of 4.5 million barrels per day (bpd) within five years, Ali Kardor, the managing director of the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC), said Sunday according to the oil ministry news site SHANA.


Iran-Azerbaijan potentials must be tapped to serve both peoples/Linking rails and other north-south transit lines beneficial for region/Stressing the need to implement agreements quickly

President Rouhani met with his Azerbaijani counterpart, Ilham Aliyev, and described relations between the two countries amicable and developing, saying: “The two countries have ample potentials for developing ties in economy, science, technology, research and trade and these potentials must be tapped to serve both nations”.


Hassan “Jangju”, boy soldier of the Iran-Iraq war, laid to rest at last

He was said to have been just 13 when he was photographed in 1980, crawling through the marshes of southern Iran, rifle at the ready, fighting the invading forces of the Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein.