Daily look at Iran’s late-breaking news and upcoming events:
Iranian Foreign Ministry in a statement seriously slammed Bahraini leaders for normalizing relations with Israeli occupying regime, saying it is a shameful and humiliating act in total disregard of plight of the Palestinian nation.
The religious processions marking Arbaeen would not be held in Iran and Iraq this year because of the novel coronavirus outbreak, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Saturday.
IRGC’s Hamza Sayyid al-Shuhada Base announced that it has targeted a base of anti-Revolutionary groups situated in the Iraqi Kurdistan region in response to the groups’ hostile moves against Iran.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif praised Saint Vincent and the Grenadines for opposing the US government’s illegal actions at the United Nations Security Council.
During the Zolfaghar-99 military exercise on Fri., one US plane and two drones, that had violated the law and entered Iranian Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ) illegally, were intercepted by homemade Karrar drone.
The Iranian Army on Saturday finished a large-scale military exercise in the Sea of Oman and parts of the Indian Ocean.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani condemned the inhumane measures of the White House which has blocked Iran’s efforts to access medicine amid the pandemic.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh dismissed as hackneyed and groundless the allegations raised in a statement by the self-proclaimed Arab Quartet Committee.
Missile capabilities constitute a main component of Iran’s defense power and continue to grow constantly, Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami said.
Iran’s Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said on Saturday that some 116 more Iranians have died from coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours bringing the total deaths to 23,029.