Iran’s coverage: Iran favors prosperity of region: President

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

 

Iran not threat to any country: President Rouhani

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has stressed that Tehran is a threat to no country, rejecting remarks by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu who vilified Iran as an “aggressive empire”.

 

Zarif says Israeli occupation of Palestine will not last long

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the Israeli occupation of Palestine will not last long.

 

Iran’s missile production has increased three-fold: IRGC commander

Iran has increased its missile production three-fold, a senior Revolutionary Guards commander said Wednesday, according to the Fars news service.

Iranian lawmakers advocate for women’s greater social participation

Female parliamentarians have called for broader participation of women in the Iranian society, particularly its labour market and politics, arguing it will help spur the development of the 80-million nation.

 

IRGC Cmdr: Developing Iran’s defensive power ‘unstoppable’

Increasing Iran’s defensive power is ‘unstoppable’, said an Islamic Revolution Guard Corps (IRGC) commander on Wednesday.

 

Iran oil exports at 2.6mbd in February

Iran’s ّFebruary petroleum exports to Asian an European markets reached 2.6 million barrels per day.

 

Russia, Iran discuss sales of SSJ-100 airliners — minister

Russia and Iran have discussed the deliveries of Russian SSJ-100 (Sukhoi SuperJet-100) airliners to the Islamic Republic, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said in an interview with the Rossiya-24 TV channel.

 

Envoy: JCPOA not one-sided, needs all sides’ commitment

Iran’s Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the International Atomic Energy Agency Reza Najafi underlined that the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) is not a one-sided road and it could be implemented if all parties fulfill their mandates.

 

Jahangiri: Iran after strengthening ties with Iraq

Upon his arrival in Iraqi capital Baghdad, Iran’s First Vice President Es’hagh Jahangiri told reporters he has traveled to Iraq to strengthen bilateral relations in all fields.

 

Majlis to impeach roads, labor ministers over aviation, marine mishaps

Two ministers will be summoned to parliament next week to attend an impeachment session called over their failure to address a string of issues, including aviation safety that received a setback after a recent plane crash in central Iran.