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Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has lashed at the US for its hypocritical claim that it’s worried about the conditions of Iranian people, as US President Donald Trump signed into law the re-imposition of the anti-Iran US sanctions.
Five turboprop ATR planes purchased by Iran under a 2017 agreement landed in Tehran on Sunday, on the eve of the re-imposition of the first batch of US sanctions that will most probably block further plane deliveries.
Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Aerospace Force says experts at his division have successfully overhauled and upgraded 10 Russian-made Sukhoi Su-22 fighter jets and plans to equip them with cruise missile that have a range of 1,500 km.
An official with the Civil Aviation Organization of Iran blamed the pilot and co-pilot for the February crash of an ATR passenger plane that killed 66 people in southwestern Iran.
The first terminal of Tehran’s Imam Khomeini International Airport is ready to dispatch about 27,000 pilgrims from seven provinces to the annual Hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia, an Iranian official said.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has commemorated the 30th anniversary of the downing of an Iranian civilian plane by the US Navy over Persian Gulf waters, saying the nation would never forget the “terrible” crime committed by Americans.
An F7 fighter jet belonging to the Iranian Army has reportedly crashed in the central province of Isfahan.
Head of Iran’s flag carrier Iran Air voiced concern about looming problems for the Iranian flights at the foreign airports as the planes are going to be refused fuel under new sanctions.