Iran’s coverage: Iran has various options to neutralise ‘illegal’ US sanctions

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


Iran has plans to neutralize US oil sanctions: Top official

Iran has devised initiatives to foil the US sanctions on its oil exports, Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani said, noting that the country has multiple ways to sell its crude.


Zarif: Staying in JCPOA or not depends on public will

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Friday that staying in JCPOA or not depends on public demand.


Oxygen-18 to import currency to Iran; AEOI head

The head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI), Ali-Akbar Salehi, said Oxygen-18, a natural isotope of oxygen, which has its uses in the medical industry, will import currency to Iran.

Domestic submarines launch torpedoes on ‘Velayat-97’ navy drills

On the second day of ‘Velayat-97’ navy drills, domestically-built advanced submarines Ghadir and Tareq launched Valfajr and electric torpedoes, respectively, in in the Sea of Oman and the Indian Ocean.


IRGC penetrates US drone network, releases footage of US military bombing hacked drone

Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) says it has penetrated US drone command and control networks, releasing footage of a US military aircraft bombing a hacked drone out of fear that it might end up in the hands of Iranian armed forces.


Rouhani to Trump: Countries building wall around themselves destined to fail

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said that countries which build walls around themselves will be destroyed from inside and will achieve no progress.

Iran launches 3 cruise missiles in Velayat-97 wargame

Three cruise missiles were shot from coastal launchers in the second day of Velayat 97′ wargame which is underway in the Sea of Oman on Friday.

Shamkhani: Iran to keep working with Syria against Israel

Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council said Iran is in Syria at the request of the Damascus government and will keep working with the Arab country in countering the Zionist regime of Israel.


Pakistani Army vows increased coop. with Iran to prevent terror attacks

Pakistani Army tries to prevent terrorist attacks like what happened to IRGC’s personnel in Zahedan and it will cooperate with Iran to investigate the case, said Director General Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) Major General Asif Ghafoor.


Iran to continue taking revenge from terrorists

Spokesman of the Iranian Armed Forces Abolfazl Shekarchi referred to Iran army power, saying armed forces will continue taking revenge of the IRGC forces who were recently martyred by terrorists in Sistan and Baluchestan.