Daily look at Iran’s late-breaking news and upcoming events:
The Director General of Industrial Property Office of the Ministry of Industry, Mine and Trade Seyed Mehdi Mir-Salehi announced the international registration of the name of Persian Gulf in the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).
Ayatollah Khamenei—the Leader of the Islamic Revolution—held his Dars-e Kharej Fiqh lecture on Monday, October 15, 2018– wherein his eminence elaborated on a letter by Imam Ali that contains recommendations for the authorities.
Director general of the Interior Ministry’s border affairs department, Shahriar Heidari announced that abducted Iranian border guards are in perfect health.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif plans to attend a parliamentary session on Tuesday to brief MPs on issues related to the country’s accession to Combating the Financing of Terrorism (CFT) standards set by the FATF (Financial Action Task Force).
Commander of the Ground Forces of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Brigadier General Mohammad Pakpour and IRGC Commander Major-General Mohammad-Ali Jafari are scheduled to visit Pakistan for investigating liberation of kidnapped border guards.
Iranian Minister of Petroleum Bijan Zangeneh underlined oil market’s concerns about the inability of Saudi Arabia and Russia to offset shortages caused by eliminating Iran from the market in the wake of US sanctions on Tehran on November 4, saying, “Rising oil prices heavily impact the global economy.”
A French lawmaker says during a visit to Iran that Europe wants to ensure that at least one Iranian bank will stay connected to the world after the upcoming round of US sanctions targeting the Islamic Republic.
Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif said talks were held with Pakistani officials on strengthening the presence of the two sides’ forces on shared borders following the recent abduction case of Iranian border guards by a terror group.
The Qatari road ministry strongly rejected a Fox News report that Iran has smuggled weapons via the country’s airspace to Lebanon.
Chairman of Iranian Parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Commission, Falahatpisheh, said the security of Iran and Europe is linked together, calling for joint cooperation with France in fighting terrorism.