Iran’s coverage: Iran rejects Arab League statement, urges end to Saudi aggression on Yemen

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


Iran blasts Saudi Arabia for pursuing Israel’s policies

Saudi Arabia’s ‘vain policies’ are the main cause of the region’s current problems, Iran’s Foreign Ministry said on Monday, adding that the key to the problems lies in not following the Zionist regime of Israel and quit issuing ‘worthless statements’.


Leader urges boost to quake relief efforts in west Iran

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei called on all Iranian officials to accelerate efforts to help the victims of a massive earthquake that struck the country’s western province of Kermanshah last week.


Iran-EU 3rd round of top level N-talks kick off in Tehran

The third round of high-level negotiations on nuclear cooperation between officials of Iran and the European Union (EU) have kicked off Monday morning in Tehran.


Iran’s Zarif, UN envoy discuss ways to boost stability in Afghanistan

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and the special representative for the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA), Tadamichi Yamamoto, exchanged views about the latest developments in Afghanistan.


7th portable field hospital moved to Iran’s quake-hit Kermanshah: IRGC

The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has transferred the country’s seventh portable field hospital to Kermanshah to help those injured in a recent deadly earthquake in the western province, IRGC Ground Force Brigadier General Mohammad Pakpour said.


French FM to travel to Tehran; Sides working on date

According to the Spokesperson of French Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Agnes Romatet-Espagne, the Iranian and French sides are working on the exact date of Jean-Yves Le Drian’s trip to Iran.


Amir-Abdollahian felicitates al-Bukamal liberation

Iranian Parliament’s General Director for International Affairs Amir-Abdollahian has congratulated Syrians on liberation of the strategic border town of al-Bukamal.


Army Chief Bagheri to visit Russia for Sochi Summit

Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Maj. Gen. Mohammad Bagheri will travel to Russian city of Sochi on Wed. to take part in the Iran-Russia-Turkey summit on developments in Syria.


Most OPEC members agree with cut plan extension: Iran

Iranian Minister of Petroleum Bijan Zangeneh says OPEC members are almost unanimous in extending a crude production cut plan with major oil producer Russia.


Work on temporary housing for quake-hit people to start soon: IRGC Commander

Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Commander Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari said temporary accommodations are slated to be provided for thousands of quake-stricken people in western Iran soon.