Daily look at Iran’s late-breaking news and upcoming events:
The inauguration ceremony for the 11th Iranian Parliament after the Islamic Revolution has kicked off in Tehran with elected MPs and senior officials in attendance.
The third cargo of an Iranian tanker flotilla carrying fuel for gasoline-thirsty Venezuela on Tuesday reached the nation’s exclusive economic zone as the previous two were discharging at state run PDVSA’s ports, Refinitiv Eikon data showed.
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has issued a message to the new Parliament which was read in the opening ceremony.
President Hassan Rouhani says the government is ready for close cooperation with the new Parliament within the frameworks of the Islamic Republic’s constitution.
An earthquake measuring 4.4 on the Richter scale hit Damavand County in the east of the Iranian capital of Tehran on Wednesday noon.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani highlighted that the United States has no right to intervene in legal trades between independent states.
An Iranian delegation visiting Kabul held talks with senior Afghan officials on a recent incident at the common border that resulted in the deaths of Afghan migrants trying to cross into Iran illegally.
In a tweet on Wednesday, Iran’s foreign ministry once again criticized the brutality of the American Police against the black US residents, after an African-American man died on May 25 when US cop knelt on his neck.
Iranian Minister of Petroleum Bijan Zangeneh said the country’s petrochemical production capacity was planned to cross 10 million tons per year in the current Iranian calendar year which began on March 20.
Head of Iran’s Health Ministry Public Relations Office Kianoush Jahanpour said on Wednesday that 56 more Iranians died from coronavirus over the past 24 hours bringing the total deaths to 7,564.