Daily look at Iran’s late-breaking news and upcoming events:
Iran’s ballistic revenge annihilates terrorists; IRGC strikes ringleaders of Ahvaz attack east of Euphrates
Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) strikes the gatherings of the ringleaders of the recent terror attack in the southwestern Iranian city of Ahvaz with several surface-to-surface ballistic missiles in an area east of the Euphrates.
Iran, Europe ‘finalizing mechanism for cooperation, US sabotage sure to fail’
Iran has been doing copious work with Europe to devise a mechanism to guarantee continued bilateral trade despite attempts by the United States to obstruct such cooperation, says an Iranian official, declaring that US sabotage is “certain” to fail as a result of ongoing Iranian-European diplomatic engagement.
No plans for cutting crude oil output: Iran
Iran says it has no plans to cut its crude oil production amid mounting pressure from Washington to stifle the country’s exports by imposing fresh round of oil sanctions.
Russia’s S-300 deliveries to contribute to security in Syria, stability in region – Tehran
Tehran believes that Russia’s deliveries of S-300 air defense systems to Syria will contribute to the security and stability in this country, Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araghchi said.
France to train Iranian nuclear scientists: Official
Iran’s nuclear chief says a group of Iranian scientists will be dispatched to France to pass courses on nuclear technology as part of a deal between Tehran and Paris.
Brent oil hits four-year high ahead of Iran sanctions, but demand may stutter
Brent crude oil prices rose to their highest since November 2014 on Monday ahead of U.S. sanctions against Iran, the third-largest producer in the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), that kick in next month.
Rezaie on IRGC’s strike: ‘This was a flick, the actual blow on the way’
Expediency Council (EC) Secretary Mohsen Rezaei described the Monday’s IRGC missile strike at terrorist headquarters as a ‘flick’ adding that the actual blow is yet to come.
Iranian official announces new packages for regulating currency market
Head of Iran’s Plan and Budget Organization said the administration is going to implement five new packages of measures to regulate the foreign currency market.
Spokesman rejects Bahraini, Emirati FMs’ anti-Iran allegations as ‘Worthless’
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi dismissed as “worthless” allegations leveled against the country by the foreign ministers of Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates, saying Tehran’s policy is never to interfere in other countries’ internal affairs.
Iran Foreign Ministry: “Rumi integral part of Iran’s rich history, culture, literature”
The Iranian Foreign Ministry, in a message, has paid tribute to prominent Iranian poet Rumi, who was one of the world’s most famous literary figures known for his mystic poems.