Daily look at Iran’s late-breaking news and upcoming events:
Leader of Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Khamenei said Donald Trump’s ‘deal of the century’ plan for the settlement of Palestine and Israel’s conflict will never be realized, calling it a diabolical and sinister plan.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the country has officially filed a lawsuit against the US in the International Court of Justice (ICJ) over the unilateral sanctions Washington re-imposed against the Islamic Republic.
Speaking at a cabinet meeting on Sunday evening, President Rouhani emphasized appreciated Ayatollah Khamenei’s guidelines on handling the economy in the face of US sanctions.
Iranian Minister of Petroleum Bijan Zanganeh sent a letter to OPEC President, warning him the organization would lose its effectiveness if members fail to adhere to the group’s decisions.
The IRGC Spokesman Ramezan Sharif said Mon. that there have been no changes in the Navy’s routine patrols in the Persian Gulf, in response to Trump’s tweet on ‘zero’ confrontation between Iranian Navy and US warships.
Pakistan Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa has emphasized the need to further enhance military to military cooperation between armed forces of Iran and Pakistan, a military statement said on Monday.
As the time for Abrahamic rituals of Hajj approaches— the time when people leave for Mecca to perform Hajj— organizers and officials of Iran’s Hajj organization met with the Leader of the Revolution, Ayatollah Khamenei, this morning (Monday) July 16, 2018.
The Iranian Leader’s Representative in Hajj Affairs, Seyyed Ali Qazi Askar says that Iranian government treats Sunnis and Shias equally, adding that it will dispatch more than 10,000 Iranian Sunnis from 11 provinces to this year’s Hajj.
Iran says if President Donald Trump wants to negotiate after pulling the United States out of the international deal meant to prevent Tehran from developing nuclear weapons, he’ll have to make the call.
An Energy Ministry official has rejected claims by opponents of the Rouhani administration that the recent power shortage across the country is a result of Iran’s fulfilment of its obligations under the Paris Climate Agreement.