Iran’s coverage: Iranian president urges massive turnout in Quds Day rallies

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


President inviting people to attend Quds Day: Iranian nation won’t leave Quds, oppressed alone

President called on people to attend the Quds Day ceremony in large numbers and stated, “The Iranian nation will never leave Quds and the oppressed alone”.


Iran’s new air defense commanders appointed

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei appointed the commander of the newly established Air Defense Force of the Iranian Army, and the new commander of Khatam al-Anbia Air Defense Base.


Zarif congratulates liberation of southern Lebanon

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in a message extended congratulations over liberation of the southern Lebanon by Resistance youths from the Zionist aggressors.


Iran rejects Bolton’s absurd claim on UAE oil-tanker attacks

Iran has vehemently rejected the “ludicrous” claim by US National Security Adviser John Bolton on the country’s involvement in UAE oil-tanker attacks, saying hearing such claims by an anti-Iran country is not a surprise.


Iran’s proposed non-aggression pact can pave way for confidence-building in region

In a meeting with Qatari foreign minister Tue., Abbas Araghchi said that the non-aggression pact proposed by Iran to Persian Gulf countries can pave way for confidence-building and cooperation among countries in the region.


Iran has sapped US capacity for war: Revolutionary Guards chief

Iran’s “absolute power” in its region has sapped the capacity of arch-enemy the United States to wage war against it, the commander of its elite Revolutionary Guards said on Tuesday, according to semi-official Mehr news agency.


Iran, Russia review JCPOA

Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov and his Iranian counterpart Abbas Araqchi discussed issues concerning the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action on Wednesday.


Iran’s Rouhani suggests US talks possible if sanctions lifted, commitments met

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani signaled on Wednesday that talks with the United States might be possible if Washington lifted sanctions and met its commitments under a nuclear deal, state television said.


Iran producing advanced armors protecting against tandem-charge warheads

Iranian military experts at the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Ground Force have managed to produce armors capable of protecting against missiles with tandem-charge warheads, a senior commander of the force announced.


Iran to modernise Arak heavy water nuclear reactor outside JCPOA – Deputy FM

Iran is going to modernise its heavy water reactor in Arak outside the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), given the current situation around the deal, Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araghchi said in an interview with Sputnik.