Daily look at Iran’s late-breaking news and upcoming events:
The general outlines of the proposed budget bill for the next Iranian calendar year (beginning on March 21, 2018) was approved in the Iranian Majis (parliament) on Wednesday.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says the people of Iran will continue supporting the Islamic Republic despite foreign pressure.
US President Donald Trump has delivered his first State of the Union address before a joint session of Congress, covering a range of issues from the Iran nuclear deal to tax cut reforms to immigration policy and the so-called war against terrorism.
Senior Advisor to Iran’s Foreign Minister in Political Affairs Hossein Jaberi Ansari and the UN’s Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura have sat for talks in Russia’s Sochi.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in a message once again deplored US President Donald Trump’s anti-Iran stance.
A regional institution of the United Nations’ Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific is ready to cooperate with Iran in controlling the negative effects of sand and dust storms in the country, a senior official of the institute said Wednesday.
Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Seyed Abbas Araqchi underlined that Jerusalem al-Quds will remain the Palestinians’ capital forever, warning that Iran would confront any move made to the opposite.
Syria National Dialogue Congress wrapped up in the Russian resort city of Sochi late on Tuesday adopting a 12-point statement outlining the Syrians’ view on their country’s future.
Indian media are reporting that Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is scheduled for a state visit to India later next month.
Iran’s consulate in Erbil said all roads linking the country to the Iraqi Kurdistan region are open and being used by passengers and traders.