Iran’s coverage: Iran’s parliament labels US troops in Mideast as terrorist

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

 

Iran’s parliament labels entire US army as terrorist

Iran’s lawmakers have overwhelmingly approved a bill labeling U.S. forces in the Middle East as terrorist, a day after the U.S. terrorism designation for Iran’s Revolutionary Guard formally took effect.

Iranian FM meets with Syrian President

Iranian Foreign Minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif has held talks with Syrian President, Bashar al-Assad on Tuesday.

Zarif hails Syria for saving region from grave peril

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif admired Syria for its fight against terrorism that protected the entire region from a big threat.

FATF bills, US anti-IRGC move, two separate matters: senior MP

Chairman of Iranian Parliament’s national security committee said Tue. that Iran’s decison on joining the global anti-money laundering watchdog and the countermeasure against US’ anti-IRGC move should be handled as two separate matters.

US blacklisting rooted in IRGC’s regional victories: Senior Iranian official

A senior Iranian official says the US’s decision to blacklist Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) is rooted in Washington’s dissatisfaction with the elite military force’s numerous victories against terrorists in regional countries.

 

Zarif reacts to Paris’s Notre-Dame Cathedral fire

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has expressed sorrow and regret over partial destruction of Notre-Dame Cathedral in a Monday fire.

 

Iranian fighter jets stage drill ahead of National Army Day

The Iranian Army’s fighter jets staged an aerial drill, flying over the capital, Tehran, in preparation for the National Army Day ceremonies due to be held across the country on Thursday.

 

IRGC General Soleimani’s Instagram page blocked after US blacklisting

The development comes a day after the US officially designated Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) as a Foreign Terrorist Organisation.

Domestically-built bombers to take part in Iran’s Army Day parade: Cmdr.

The deputy commander of the Iranian Army’s Air Force says domestically-built Kowsar and Saeqeh bombers will for the first time take part in an annual military parade, which marks the National Army Day.

 

Iran thankful for intl. humanitarian aid for flood-hit people

Foreign Ministry Spokesman Mousavi voiced the country’s appreciation to all those countries that have been sending humanitarian aid to alleviate the situation in the flood-stricken areas across Iran.