Daily look at Iran’s late-breaking news and upcoming events:
Zarif: Iran ready to help Lebanon
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in a phone conversation with his Lebanese counterpart Charbel Wehbe expressed Iran’s readiness for sending emergency supplies to help the Lebanese Government meet the urgent needs in the aftermath of the human tragedy.
Rouhani: Iran ready to send Lebanon medical aid, treat victims of Beirut blast
President Hassan Rouhani voiced Iran’s readiness to dispatch medical aid to Lebanon following Tuesday’s fatal explosion in Beirut and treat the citizens injured in the incident.
IRGC says ready to assist Lebanon after Beirut blast
In a message to Hezbollah Secretary General Seyed Hassan Nasrallah, the commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps expressed his forces’ readiness to assist Lebanon following a huge explosion in Beirut that has killed more than 100 people.
Iran Parl. Health Commission ready to dispatch aid to Lebanon
Iranian Parliament’s Health and Treatment Commission has expressed readiness to dispatch medical aid to Lebanon after a deadly explosion rocked the Lebanese capital of Beirut.
Iran to pay Ukraine compensation on basis of Int’l documents: Diplomat
An Iranian deputy foreign minister said international documents and treaties will be the criteria for the sum of compensation that Iran is going to pay the families of victims of a Ukrainian passenger plane crashed near Tehran in January.
Islamic Republic to stay as long as ballot boxes exist
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said, “as long as ballot boxes and elections exist, the Islamic Republic will remain.”
Ghalibaf voices Iran’s readiness for helping Lebanon
Iranian Parliament Speaker Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf voiced Iran’s readiness for any humanitarian cooperation and assistance with Lebanon.
Shamkhani condoles with Lebanese Govt, people over huge explosion
Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani in a message expressed condolences with Lebanese people on deadly explosion on Tuesday which claimed the lives of scores of people and injured thousands more.
Iran Red Crescent to send emergency medical & food supplies to Lebanon
Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) will dispatch emergency medical and food supplies and basic equipment to Lebanon after August 4 massive explosion in Beirut which caused death to many people, the national relief agency said on Wednesday.
COVID-19 kills 185 more Iranians over past 24 hours
Iran’s Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said on Wednesday that some 185 more Iranians have died from coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours bringing the total deaths to 17,802.