Iran’s coverage: Zarif highlights 40 years of US failure to destabilize Iran

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


Islamic Revolution’s 40th anniversary means 40 years of failed US policy, Zarif tweets

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif minces no words while listing the United States’ failures over the past 40 years after US President Donald Trump shares his perception of Iran’s performance during the same period.

Iran to overcome sanctions proudly: Oil Minister

Minister of Petroleum Bijan Zangeneh says Iran will overcome sanctions with pride.


Spokesman censures Bolton’s delusive remarks on Iran

Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman hammered US National Security Advisor John Bolton for his comments about the Islamic Republic’s 40th anniversary celebrations, saying he had better abandon delusive dreams about the Iranian nation and recognize the realities.


Foreign media provide extensive coverage of Iran mass rallies on Revolution anniversary

Mainstream media have provided extensive coverage of the mass rallies in Iran marking the 40th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution, which brought millions of people to the streets in support of the Islamic establishment.

Lebanon to boycott Warsaw conference seen as hostile to Iran

Lebanon said Monday it will not take part in a Middle East conference in Poland this week that is widely seen as an effort to isolate Iran.

Emir of Qatar congratulates Rouhani on Islamic Revolution anniversary

Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad al-Thani on Monday congratulated Iranian President Hassan Rouhani over the 40th anniversary of Iran’s Islamic Revolution.

Russian FM says EU must stop trying to please the US on Iran

Russia’s Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov says the EU must stop trying to please the U.S. if it wants to cooperate with Iran.


Expediency Council found no link between FATF bills, INSTEX: member

A member of the Expediency Council, Gholamreza Mesbahi, said the Council held a session today to study any possible connections between the four FATF-related bills and the EU’s trade mechanism for Iran (INSTEX).


President Rouhani to visit Russia on Thursday

President Hassan Rouhani is scheduled to leave Tehran for Sochi, Russia, on Thursday (Feb. 14) upon the official invitation of the Russian President Vladimir Putin.


Abyar’s ‘Night of the Full Moon’ rakes in Iran’s major cinematic awards

The 37th Fajr Film Festival, Iran’s major cinematic event, named winners during a closing ceremony on Mon. evening, with Narges Abyar’s ‘Night of the Full Moon’ winning as many as six main awards.