Iran’s coverage: Zarif blasts western states for “Parroting” Netanyahu’s missile claims against Iran

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


Iran FM censures Netanyahu’s boast about Israel’s ‘Offensive Power’

Iranian Foreign Mohammad Javad Zarif criticized the Israeli prime minister’s boast about the regime’s “offensive power”, saying Benjamin Netanyahu’s rants about Tehran’s defensive missile program indicate apparent contractions in Tel Aviv and West’s policies.


Rouhani to visit Turkey Wed. for 5th high council meeting for strategic coop.

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani will set off for Turkey on Wednesday at the official invitation of his counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdoğan to take part in the 5th high council meeting for strategic cooperation.


Iran, Russia, Turkey meet, seeking deal on new Syria constitution body

Russia, Iran and Turkey are nearing agreement on the composition of a Syria committee that could pave the way for the drafting of a new constitution and for elections after a devastating civil war, diplomats said on Tuesday.


Iran supports Yemen peace talks: Senior official

The Islamic Republic of Iran expressed support for the Yemen peace talks in Sweden as the country has always been against war and violence, said the president of Iran’s Strategic Council on Foreign Relations.


US cannot ignore ICJ ruling: Iranian VP

Iran’s vice president for legal affairs said the US knows very well that it cannot “ignore” the International Court of Justice’s ruling on the country’s lawsuit against Washington for breaching the 1955 Treaty of Amity and re-imposing sanctions against Tehran.


NIOC: No contract signed with Russia’s Rosneft

The National Iranian Oil Company announced that no contract has been signed with Russian integrated energy company ‘Rosneft’.


ESCAP holds session on disaster info. management in Tehran

The second round of High-Level Expert Consultation Session on Disaster Information Management kicked off in Tehran today and will continue through tomorrow.


Iran discovers new oil, gas fields in cooperation with foreign firms

Head of exploration at National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) said Mon. that cooperation with international companies for the exploration of oil fields is continuing, adding that new oil and gas fields have been discovered since last year, on which oil minister will give further details later.


UNGA passes politically-driven anti-Iranian resolution

With the US and Israel’s attempts, the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) passed a Canadian-drafted anti-Iranian resolution on Monday evening (local time).


Intelligence Minister reveals collaboration among US, Israel, certain regional states against Iran’s security

Intelligence Minister Seyed Mahmoud Alavi warned that the spy agencies of the US, Israel and some regional states have embarked on harming Iran’s security.