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  • Iran deal to ‘fall apart’ if Trump pulls out: Lavorv Yesterday 20:21

    Iran deal to ‘fall apart’ if Trump pulls out: Lavrov

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov warned on Friday that if the United States backs out of the Iran nuclear agreement, the entire accord will “fall apart”.

  • jaberi Yesterday 20:13

    Iranian, Russian diplomats discuss Syria

    TEHRAN – Hossein Jaberi Ansari, Iran’s top negotiator at the Astana peace talks, held talks on Saturday with Sergei Lavrentyev, the Russian President’s special envoy for Syria.

  • Iran talk flags Yesterday 20:09

    Germany weighs new sanctions against Iran: report

    Germany is lobbying among European allies to agree new sanctions against Iran in an attempt to prevent U.S. President Donald Trump from terminating an international deal curbing Tehran’s nuclear program, Der Spiegel magazine reported on Saturday.

  • rouhani Yesterday 20:07

    Rouhani receives credentials of four ambassadors

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani received credentials of new ambassadors of Cuba, Ghana, Chile and Cyprus in separate meetings on Saturday.

  • ansari 2018-01-19 19:54

    Iran, Russia to maintain co-op in terror fight: diplomat

    TEHRAN - Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Hossein Jaberi Ansari said on Friday that Tehran and Moscow will seriously continue cooperation in fight against terrorism.

  • lavrov 2018-01-19 19:53

    UN chief warns against endangering nuclear deal

    Lavrov: JCPOA failure would send alarming message for ‘international architecture’

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov warned on Thursday that if the 2015 Iran nuclear deal - or Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) - collapses, it would send an “alarming” message to the world.

  • توهم ترامپ 2018-01-19 18:56

    BY Stephen M. Walt

    The Islamic Republic of Hysteria

    To the extent the Trump administration has a discernible Middle East strategy, it is to contain and confront Iran. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, Secretary of Defense James Mattis, UN Ambassador Nikki Haley, and President Donald Trump himself have all denounced Iran’s regional activities. (In February, after Iranian ballistic missile tests, Trump tweeted that the country was “playing with fire.”) In October, the White House announced that moving forward, the official U.S. policy is aimed at “neutralizing Iran’s destabilizing influence and constraining its aggression.”

  • آنتونیو گوترش- کراپ شده 2018-01-19 18:15

    UN chief warns against endangering nuclear deal

    Antonio Guterres, the United Nations secretary general, is urging nations not to damage Iran's 2015 nuclear agreement with world powers because of concerns they may have with Iran's nonnuclear military activities.

  • kharrazi 2018-01-17 19:42

    Kharrazi puts forward suggestions for Iran-Arab dialogue

    TEHRAN - Kamal Kharrazi, head of Iran’s Strategic Council on Foreign Relations, said on Wednesday that Iran is ready to hold talks with Arab countries in line with solving problems in the Middle East, suggesting three proposals for the purpose.

  • larijani 2018-01-17 19:40

    Larijani calls for closer Iran-Pakistan co-op

    TEHRAN – Iranian Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani said on Wednesday that it is essential for Iran and Pakistan to establish closer cooperation.

  • qassemi 2018-01-17 19:36

    Iran dismisses claims of negotiation on its missile program

    TEHRAN – The Iranian Foreign Ministry on Wednesday dismissed claims that Tehran has agreed to hold talks on its missile program.

  • Iranian Lawmakers push for local messaging apps 2018-01-17 11:54

    Iranian Lawmakers push for local messaging apps

    TEHRAN – In a letter to heads of the three branches of the government, Iranian lawmakers pushed for creating domestic messaging apps, Mehr reported.

  • sanchi 2018-01-16 20:36

    Iran dismisses claim tanker shot by missile 

    TEHRAN – Iran has dismissed as “sheer lie” the claim that the oil tanker operated by the National Iranian Tanker Company has been hit by a rocket.

  • javani 2018-01-16 20:11

    It is ‘unwise’ to talk to U.S. on defense capabilities: IRGC

    TEHRAN - General Yadollah Javani, a senior official at the Islamic Revolution Guard Corps, said on Tuesday that it is “unwise” for Iran to sit at a negotiating table with the U.S. on its defense capabilities.

  • rouhani 2018-01-16 20:05

    Rouhani urges Islamic states to reduce dependence on foreigners

    TEHRAN – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday that it is necessary that Islamic countries abandon division and reduce dependence on foreigners through reliance on domestic capacities.

  • Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi 2018-01-15 20:04

    Iran denounces twin bomb attacks in Baghdad

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi on Monday strongly condemned twin bomb attacks in central Baghdad that left tens of people dead and injured, highlighting the Islamic Republic’s support for Iraq in the battle against terrorism.

  • amoli 2018-01-15 19:57

    Top judge: Iran won’t remain silent toward U.S. hostile moves

    TEHRAN – Judiciary Chief Ayatollah Sadeq Amoli Larijani said on Monday that the U.S. should be aware that Iran will give appropriate response to any hostile move.

  • Iranian oil tanker collides with Chinese freighter, 32 missing 2018-01-15 19:56

    Sunken tanker was destined for South, not North Korea: Iran

    TEHRAN – Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi has said that the sunken Iranian tanker was destined for South Korea, dismissing claims that the ship’s destination was North Korea.

  • larijani 2018-01-15 19:53

    Iran’s Larijani slams Trump’s ‘offensive’ language

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani on Monday slammed U.S. President Donald Trump’s “humiliating” and “offensive” language against other countries.

  • رهبری 2018-01-15 11:56

    Leader: Oil tanker crew lost lives while serving country 

    TEHRAN – Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, Leader of the Islamic Revolution, issued a message on Sunday offering his “sincere” condolences to the Iranian families who lost loved ones in the oil tanker inferno in the East China Sea.

  • kamalvandi 2018-01-15 09:16

    Defense program non-negotiable, Iran says

    TEHRAN - Behrooz Kamalvandi, spokesman for the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran, has said that Iran’s defense program and issues related to the Middle East region have nothing to do with the JCPOA, the official name for the international nuclear agreement.

  • larijani 2018-01-15 09:14

    Iranian parliament says won’t accept any change to nuclear deal

    TEHRAN – The Iranian parliament will not accept changes to the 2015 nuclear deal and considers any change equal to complete collapse of the agreement, its speaker Ali Larijani announced on Sunday.

  • Khavari still able to file appeal: Tehran chief justice 2018-01-14 10:26

    Khavari still able to file appeal: Tehran chief justice

    TEHRAN – Tehran Province’s chief justice has said that former banker Mahmoud Reza Khavari is still able to file an appeal against the verdict against himself.

  • Mousavian 2018-01-13 20:54

    Trump backs down from upending Iran deal: ex-diplomat

    TEHRAN – A former Iranian nuclear negotiator says U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to extend sanctions relief over the 2015 nuclear accord showed that he had backed down from his plan to exit the deal.

  • Iran talk flags 2018-01-13 20:45

    By staff and agencies

    World dismisses Trump’s deadline on nuclear deal

    Officials from various countries have insisted on continued implementing the 2015 nuclear deal as U.S. President Donald Trump handed European allies an ultimatum to revamp the deal.

  • Wang Yi 2018-01-13 20:33

    China says nuclear deal not derailed, pledges constructive role

    TEHRAN – China on Saturday pledged to continue playing a constructive role in maintaining and implementing the Iran nuclear deal, after U.S. President Donald Trump set an ultimatum to fix “disastrous flaws” in a deal.

  •  Behrouz Nemati 2018-01-13 20:27

    Staff and agencies

    Iran’s response to U.S. breach of JCPOA to astound the world: MP

    The spokesman for the Iranian parliament presiding board has warned that in case the U.S. violates the 2015 nuclear deal, called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), the Islamic Republic’s reaction would surprise the world.

  • کمیسیون برجام 2018-01-12 20:37

    Officials: Nuclear deal survives, Trump will waive sanctions

    U.S. officials say President Donald Trump will extend waivers on Iran sanctions, keeping the landmark 2015 nuclear deal alive for at least another several months despite his past vows to scuttle the deal.

  • ravanchi 2018-01-12 19:50

    Rouhani administration firm to be honest with people: official

    TEHRAN - Majid Takht-Ravanchi, who now serves as deputy director of the presidential chief of staff for political affairs, has said that the government of President Hassan Rouhani is determined to act transparently and be honest with the people.

  • mogherini 2018-01-12 19:49

    Nuclear deal is working, Mogherini says

    European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said on Thursday that the 2015 nuclear deal is working and it is essential to preserve a deal that is working.