Natural disaster: Major floods in killed at least seven people in southern Iran. The flooding affected six provinces: Isfahan, Bushehr, Tehran, Fars, Hormozgan and Yazd.
@SKhatibzadeh addressing Monday press conference: The first foreign visit of Syrian Foreign Minister Faisal Mekdad was to Tehran which indicates level of ties. #Iran-#Syria relations are aimed at establishing calmness, peace and stability in Syria. pic.twitter.com/vJreejFAjZ— IranGov.ir (@Iran_GOV) December 7, 2020
Nuclear: An IRGC deputy commander claimed that a "satellite-controlled" machine gun using "artificial intelligence" and "facial recognition" technology was responsible for the assassination of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, a leading nuclear scientist.
Judicial: Iran's Supreme Court upheld the death sentence of reformist cleric who had been living in France. The cleric was abducted by the Revolutionary Guards during a trip to Iraq in September 2019 and returned to Iran.
Nuclear: Culprits in the assassination of Fakhrizadeh were arrested, according to an advisor to Majles Speaker Mohammad Bagher Qalibaf.
Sanctions: Banks that processed funds used exclusively for humanitarian aid to Iran would not be sanctioned, the U.S. Treasury said.
Sanctions: Iran blacklisted the U.S. ambassador to Yemen, one day after the Trump administration sanctioned Iran's diplomatic envoy to the Houthi rebels.
Pleased to host Azerbaijan's FM @bayramov_jeyhun. Welcomed end of hostilities and restoration of Azeri territorial integrity.— Javad Zarif (@JZarif) December 9, 2020
Fruitful talks on furthering comprehensive bilateral cooperation—incl reconstruction of war-torn areas, North/South Corridor, Caspian energy & much more. pic.twitter.com/ZEhnqqpaRZ