Iran’s coverage: Saudi Arabia ‘heart of evil’ in Middle East: Senior IRGC commander

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

 

S Arabia seedbed of wickedness in region, world: IRGC

Deputy Commander of Islamic Republic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) said that today, Saudi Arabia is the heart of wickedness in the region and in the world.

 

Top cleric urges boost to Iran’s military power

Senior Iranian cleric Grand Ayatollah Nasser Makarem Shirazi called for a constant development of Iran’s defense power to deter enemies from taking military action against the country.

 

S Korea’s imports of Iranian crude exceed $100m in Jan.

South Korean companies imported US$101.2 million worth of Iranian crude last month, the first such move in five months, data showed Tuesday.

Ahead of Saudi visit, China seeks ‘deeper trust’ with Iran

China wants to deepen “strategic trust” with Iran, the Chinese government’s top diplomat told Iran’s foreign minister on Tuesday, days before Saudi Arabia’s crown prince visits Beijing, underscoring China’s difficult Middle East balancing act.

‘Caspian Sea Legal Status’ meeting kicks off in Baku

High-level ministers of the five littoral states of the Caspian Sea—Russia, Iran, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan— are meeting in Baku to monitor the implementation of the Convention on the Legal Status of the sea.

 

35,000 barrels of crude oil sold on IRENEX

The fifth round of crude oil offer on Iran Energy Exchange ended Monday with only one cargo (350,000 barrels) out of the one million offer sold on the stock market.

 

Zahedan suicide bomber was Pakistani: Gen. Pakpour

Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) Ground Forces Commander said Tue. two of the perpetrators behind the Zahedan terrorist attack, including the suicide bomber, were Pakistani nationals.

 

Tehran ‘a valuable friend’ for New Delhi: Indian VP

Indian Vice President Venkaiah Naidu hailed the friendly and unique ties between Tehran and New Delhi, saying Iran is like a valuable and reliable friend for his country.

Iran-made missiles uniquely precise in world

The precision of Iranian missiles is unique in the world so that they can hit the targets with the least fault, said the Chief of Staff of Armed Forces Major-General Mohammad-Hossein Baqeri on Monday.

 

Pelosi: Trump administration ‘Completely Wrong’ on Iran

Speaker of the US House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi described the Trump administration’s general approach toward Iran, including Washington’s withdrawal from the JCPOA, as “completely wrong”.