Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, on behalf of the Iranian government, attended a ceremony held on Monday to open Istanbul's new international airport.
Reports show that a significant portion of the capacity of flights from Iran to Iraq has been sold out in the days leading to the Arba’een ceremony, the world’s largest religious gathering which marks the fortieth day after the martyrdom of the third Shiite Imam Hussein ibn Ali (AS).
Lorry drivers in Iran have staged temporary strikes during the recent months, calling on the authorities to increase their wages and control the tyre market, which has put the drivers under great pressure.
Iran says it will file a complaint against the Italian-French aircraft manufacturer ATR for not remaining committed to its obligations under its contract with the Islamic Republic.
The world’s largest commercial turboprop maker ATR is in talks with alternative buyers for seven remaining aircraft which it has to deliver to Iran under a $536 million deal, the company’s Italian shareholder Leonardo says.
A bike-sharing start-up was officially launched in the Iranian capital Tehran on Tuesday, in a move that city officials hope would help ease problems in the densely-populated, highly polluted city.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has called for further expansion of relations with Qatar, especially by launching a joint shipping line between the two Persian Gulf states.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi says the country has lodged its strong protest with Georgia over the problems which some Iranian passengers faced at Tbilisi airport.
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.
Five brand new civilian aircraft manufactured by the French plane-maker ATR will join the Islamic Republic of Iran’s air fleet on August 5, 2018.