Iran’s coverage: Fresh from one fight at ICJ, Iran takes on America in another

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



ICJ begins hearing session on Iran’s frozen assets by US

The first hearing session of Iran’s lawsuit against the United States on frozen assets and violations of the 1955 Treaty of Amity has opened in the International Court of Justice (ICJ), in the Hague, Netherlands.

Iran to hopefully win in economic war

Secretary of Iran’s Expediency Council Mohsen Rezayee voiced his confidence that the economic war orchestrated by the enemy will be overcome soon.

Oil market never buys Saudi brags: Zanganeh

 Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh has reacted to recent remarks by Saudi authorities regarding oversupplying the oil market, saying “such brags would only satisfy US President Donald Trump, but the market would never buy them.”

‘Konarak’ missile launcher warship joins Iran Army’s Naval fleet

Islamic Republic of Iran’s missile launcher warship dubbed ‘Konarak’ has formally joined Iranian Army’s Naval fleet on Monday.

India will keep buying Iranian crude despite the threat of US sanctions, oil minister says

Two Indian oil companies have placed orders to import Iranian crude next month, Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said Monday, defying a call from President Donald Trump’s administration for countries to completely cut-off the Islamic republic.

Iran, Russia FMs discuss global issues, energy coop.

 Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov have held a telephone conversation, discussing global issues and cooperation in the energy sector, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Monday.

Oil drops to around $83 on expectations Iran will maintain some exports

 Oil dropped to around $83 a barrel on Monday, pressured by expectations that some Iranian oil exports will keep flowing after the U.S. reimposes sanctions, easing a strain on supplies.

Larijani departs for Antalya to attend Eurasian parliamentary conf.

Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani has set off for Turkey’s Antalya to attend the third meeting of Speakers of Eurasian Countries’ Parliaments.

EU renews call for Iran office: MP

 An Iranian lawmaker said European ambassadors to Iran have called for the opening of an EU office in Tehran.

IRGC chief: Israelis trying to foment insecurity in Iran

Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari decried the Israeli regime for backing anti-Iranian groups for the purpose of upsetting the Islamic Republic’s security.