Iran’s coverage: If not for IRGC, ISIL would now be threatening Europe: Zarif

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

FM Zarif highlights IRGC sacrifices against ISIS

Iranian foreign Minister in a message referred to president Trump’s confession as regard Iran fight against ISIS terrorists raising the question that who from Iran did the fight.

Rouhani orders interior min. to form unified management unit in flood-hit areas

In an instruction to the interior minister, President Rouhani stressed that the ultimate crisis management during the recent floods is under the interior minister, who is the Deputy of Supreme Council of Disaster Management.


UN coordinator says keen to find best way to help Iran flood-hit

UN Resident Coordinator and Representative of Secretary General in Iran hailed Iranians’ hospitality, and said the UN is keen to find the best way to help flood-stricken people in Iran.

US foolish move against IRGC unified country

The Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said that the US move in designating the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) as a terrorist organization has united the whole country.


Egypt pulls out of US-led ‘Arab NATO’ initiative – Report

Egypt has decided to withdraw from US-led initiative to create a strategic alliance with key Arab allies, known as Middle East Security Alliance (MESA), Reuters reported Wednesday, citing sources familiar with the matter.


Iran, Kazakhstan confer on US illegal sanctions

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and Kazakhstan Deputy Foreign Minister Mukhtar Tileuberdi sat for talks on Wednesday on mutual and regional issues.


Army uses choppers, UAVs for flood monitoring, mapping

A high-ranking Iranian army commander says that the Army uses helicopters and drones as a tool for flood mapping and detect areas which are prone to floods.


Iranian diplomat, Venezuelan FM meet in Caracas

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif’s assistant and Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza held talks on a range of issues, including the political crisis that has engulfed the Latin American country.


Iranian MPs propose motion to ditch US dollar in foreign, domestic trade

A number of Iranian lawmakers have put forward a motion to completely remove the US dollar from the transactions made in foreign and domestic trade.


Iran, Turkey, Russia lawmakers meet in Moscow

The first trilateral meeting between the foreign affairs committees of parliaments of Iran, Turkey and Russia has been held in Moscow. The participants have held talks to promote peace and stability in the region.