Iran’s coverage: Economic prosperity, govt.’s top priority: Pres. Rouhani

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


President: Admin pushing for economic boom in Iran

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani highlighted his administration’s efforts to deal with the economic consequences of the US sanctions and the coronavirus pandemic while economic boom and stability is still high on the agenda.


FM Zarif : How can the world still take US foreign policy seriously?

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in a message referred to attempts made by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo with regard to normalizing Sudan-Israel ties and the US criteria to remove a country from terror list, asking how can the world still take US foreign policy seriously?


Army marks Government Week with issuing a statement

Army of the Islamic Republic of Iran called on all governmental officials to take revolutionary steps in solving economic problems overshadowing the country.


Sanctions cause Iran defense industry to make progress

Brigadier General Fatollah Jafari Head of Martyr Hassan Bagheri’s Institute said that sanctions imposed against Iran caused the country to make eye-catching progress in the defense industry.


Iran FM spox sympathizes with victims of flood in Afghanistan

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh sympathized with Afghanistan government and people over the recent floods which inflicted causalities and damages to properties.


Iran’s experts capable of producing modern weapons: Maj. Gen.

A high ranking military commander said that Iran’s defense industry which enjoys ‘committed and expert’ forces “can enhance armed forces power by producing modern weapons.”


Iranian diplomat, UN envoy discuss Yemen

A senior Iranian diplomat and the UN special envoy for Yemen discussed the latest developments in the Arab country at a meeting held in Switzerland.


Envoy: Iran’s behavior proportional to IAEA’s approach

Iran’s ambassador to the International Atomic Energy Agency said Tehran’s behavior would be commensurate with the UN nuclear agency’s approach.


Official: COVID-19 kills 117 more in Iran

Iran’s Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said on Thursday that some 117 more Iranians have died from coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours bringing the total deaths to 21,137.