Daily look at Iran’s late-breaking news and upcoming events:
Iran to sell oil in domestic stock market
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani unveiled plans for the domestic sale of crude oil in the stock market.
Iranian, Russian FM spokespersons to attend joint webinar on Tuesday
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Abbas Mousavi and his Russian counterpart Maria Zakharova are scheduled to participate in a joint webinar on Tuesday to exchange views.
Armed Forces treating COVID-19 patients in Iran: Top General
Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri said at least 20,000 people infected with the novel coronavirus have been admitted to military hospitals across the country so far.
Saudi Arabia abusing old regulatory gap in IAEA: Mousavi
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi said that Saudi Arabia continues to refuse to accept IAEA inspections, despite currently pursuing a comprehensive nuclear program.
Iran arrests five Iranians for spying for foreign powers – judiciary
Iranian authorities have arrested five Iranians on charges of spying for Israel, Britain and Germany, convicting and handing down prison sentences on at least two of them, the judiciary said on Tuesday.
Source denies rumor of Iran-US talks
An informed source in Iran denied rumors that the Islamic Republic and the US have started a series of negotiations with the help of a mediator.
Iran says European insurers should pay compensation for downed Ukrainian plane
Iran will not compensate Ukraine International Airlines for its plane Tehran accidentally downed in January because the passenger jet was insured by European firms, the head of Iran’s Central Insurance Organisation said on Monday.
Trump had four-year time for successful diplomacy with Iran: Gov’t spox
Government spokesman Ali Rabiee said Trump had four years time for a successful diplomacy with Iran exploring legal ways for the purpose, but, he opted for the worst pathways compared to those the US experienced over the past several decades.
Official: COVID-19 kills 184 more in Iran
Iran’s Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said on Tuesday that some 184 more Iranians have died from coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours bringing the total deaths to 18,800.