Iran’s coverage: US addicted to sanctions, but Iran can manage: Zarif

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

 

US addicted to imposing sanctions against other countries

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Sun. that Americans are addicted to imposing sanctions against other countries and Iran is not US’ only target.

 

Iran’s currency in free fall as American sanctions loom

Iran’s currency is continuing its downward spiral as increased American sanctions loom, hitting a new low on the thriving black market exchange.

Iranian students rally to protest IAEA inspections of universities

Iranian students have rallied in Tehran to protest the UN nuclear agency’s inspections of the country’s universities and scientific centers.

 

Iran taking part in Russia’s int’l tank biathlon contests

The international biathlon competitions started in the Russian capital on Saturday with Iran participating in the event.

 

US sanctions not to affect Russia-Iran railway coop.

Hossein Ashouri, deputy director of the Islamic Republic of Iran Railways, said that the US sanctions will never affect Iran’s railway cooperation with Russia, and its contacts will continue expanding.

Amir-Abdollahian: Golan Heights liberation possible with Syrian efforts

Iranian parliamentary official Hossein Amir-Abdollahian, while congratulating Syria on the liberation of Quneitra, said the liberation of Israeli-occupied Golan Heights is possible through the efforts of Syrian people.

 

Oman trying to reduce Iran-US tensions: Arab media

Omani Foreign Minister Yusuf bin Alawi bin Abdullah’s trip to Washington and his meeting with US Secretary of Defense James N. Mattis aimed at reducing tensions between Iran and the US, Al Arab Newspaper reported.

 

Iran, Azerbaijan voice coop. in communication, new technologies

Mahmoud Vaezi, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s chief of staff, hailed on Saturday the fraternal relations between Tehran and Baku, saying “the two countries are after expansion of ties in all fields.”

VP says tougher measures to be imposed against online child abuse

Iranian VP Masoumeh Ebtekar says that the review of Law on Protection of Children and Adolescents in the Parliament will address online child abuse issues.

Iran wins title at 2018 Asian Men’s U20 Volleyball C’ship

The Iran men’s national under-20 volleyball team defeated South Korea at the final showdown of the 2018 Asian Men’s U20 Volleyball Championship on Saturday.