Akbar Torkan, a former minister of defence and transport and a chief advisor to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, has passed away at the age of 69.
The registration of those hoping to contest Iran’s presidential vote slated for June 18 was officially kicked off on Tuesday.
Mohammad-Hadi Nejad-Hosseinian, a former Iranian envoy to the United Nations, has died at the age of 75.
Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has reacted to comments by Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, who criticized him for his comments in a leaked audio file.
Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, the Leader of Iran's Islamic Revolution, has scolded Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif for his "regrettable, surprising, and unfortunate" remarks about IRGC Quds Force and its late commander General Qassem Soleimani, which were disclosed in a leaked tape.
IRGC Quds Force Deputy Commander Brigadier General Mohammad Hosseinzadeh Hejazi has died of the chemical injuries he had sustained during the Iran-Iraq war in the 1980s, says the IRGC spokesman.
The Iranian nation on Saturday noon celebrated Nowruz and started the new solar Hijri calendar year 1400, which has been named by Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei as the “Year of Production, Support, and Removal of Barriers”.
A large number of Iranian people have taken their cars, motorcycles and bicycles to the streets across the country to celebrate the 42nd anniversary of the Islamic Revolution, which toppled the US-backed Pahlavi regime in 1979.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and a number of his cabinet members renewed their allegiance to the ideals of Imam Khomeini, the founder of the Islamic Republic, ahead of the anniversary of
Iran’s government spokesman says the country has secured numerous achievements since the victory of its 1979 Islamic Revolution.