♦ A plan by hardliners in the US to defeat the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action has failed.
The rejection resolution [in the US Senate] which needed 60 votes to go through, secured no more than 58. Forty-two Senators voted in favor of the Iran nuclear deal.
♦ A second lane of Kerman-Sirjan-Golgohar Highway has become operational at a ceremony attended by the minister of roads and urban development.
♦ A ceremony has been held to praise the services of Master Abdollah Anvar [a prominent decipherer of ancient scrolls] and Ahmad Masjed Jamei [a former culture minister] at the Iranian Art Museum Garden.
♦ A Russian news agency has reported that the unwavering stance of Ayatollah Khamenei serves as a guarantor of Iranian security.
♦ Thousands of Britons shouted anti-Zionist slogans as they welcomed Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu!
It came as the United Nations approved a proposal to raise Palestinian flag at the UN headquarters.
♦ Two short- and long-term plans to transform the banking system and the capital market.
An Asian institution is to provide Iran with a $5 billion credit line.
♦ Construction of two petrochemical and steel complexes has started in Sistan and Baluchestan Province.
The industry minister has said that construction of a tire company in the north of the southeastern border province will soon get underway.
♦ The Iranian parliament speaker has said that Tehran is after peace and sustainable security in the Middle East.
In an interview with a German newspaper, Ali Larijani said that the Saudis are erring and that they should not expect us to support their mistakes.
♦ As many as 65 people were killed and 80 others injured when a crane collapsed in Mecca.