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  • rouhani Yesterday 20:28

    World officials continue congratulating Rouhani

    TEHRAN - Messages of congratulation from various countries’ officials are continually pouring in on re-election of Hassan Rouhani as president.

  • raisi Yesterday 20:27

    Warmongering cannot end wars: Ebrahim Raisi

    Ebrahim Raisi, a presidential candidate who came second in elections, has said that wars raging across the globe cannot be ended through a policy of warmongering, but instead through cooperation and respect towards the democratic choices of the people.

  • velayati Yesterday 20:27

    Trump is peddling in Mideast: Velayati

    TEHRAN - Ali Akbar Velayati, the senior foreign policy advisor to the Leader, said on Saturday that U.S. President Donald Trump is peddling in the Mideast region to help his country’s troubled economy.

  •  Rouhani secures second term with landslide victory 2017-05-20 21:09

    By Ali Kushki 

    Iran readiest to engage with world: reelected Rouhani

    TEHRAN – In a live televised address just hours after reelection, President Hassan Rouhani said Tehran is “readier than ever before” to interact with the world. 

  • congratulations 2017-05-20 19:39

    Congratulations pour in for Rouhani from around the world

    Officials from various countries including Chinese and Russian leaders on Saturday congratulated Hassan Rouhani on his re-election as president.

  • leader 2017-05-20 18:57

    Leader calls Iranians winner of elections

    TEHRAN - Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said on Saturday that the Iranian people and the Islamic Republic system are winners of the May 19 presidential elections.

  • محمدعلی موحدی کرمانی امام جمعه موقت تهران 2017-05-19 21:31

    Competitions should give place to friendship: cleric

    TEHRAN – The Friday prayers leader of Tehran has said that after the election, competitions should give their place to friendship.

  • انتخابات ریاست جمهوری و شورای اسلامی شهر و روستا 2017-05-19 12:24

    Iranians go to polls to elect president

    TEHRAN - Iranians are voting at a presidential election in which four candidates, including incumbent Hassan Rouhani, are competing for the presidential post.

  • رئیسی 2017-05-17 21:43

    Raisi: We follow culture of action

    TEHRAN – “We follow the culture of ability and action,” presidential candidate Ebrahim Raisi said on Wednesday.

  • Presidential hopefuls 2017-05-17 21:41

    By Ali Kushki

    A background to the May 19 presidential election

    TEHRAN – The fate of Iran’s May 19 presidential election has been hotly debated both inside and outside of the country over the past few months. And now, within three days it will be clear who will be sworn in in August as the 12th president since the 1979 Islamic Revolution.

  • FT 2017-05-16 20:56

    U.S. to extend Iran sanctions relief: Financial Times

    Donald Trump’s administration is likely to uphold its part of the historic nuclear deal with Iran this week and extend sanctions’ relief, people close to the issue have told the Financial Times.

  • Sean Spicer 2017-05-16 20:52

    By Ali Kushki

    White House ‘open’ to working with Russia, Iran on Syria 

    TEHRAN – Indicating a possible shift in U.S. policy on the war in Syria, the White House announced on Monday it is “open” to team up with Russia and Iran on a solution to end the crisis in Syria. 

  • دیدارهای امروز محمدجواد ظریف 2017-05-16 20:47

    Iran's Zarif says talks to lift non-nuclear sanctions possible

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said it is possible to hold talk with the U.S. on removing the non-nuclear sanctions, however Washington must first prove its commitment to the nuclear deal known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

  • Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi 2017-05-15 20:53

    Iran insists it seeks no tension with Saudi Arabia

    TEHRAN – The Iranian Foreign Ministry reiterated Tehran’s position on Monday that the Islamic Republic does not seek any “tension” with Saudi Arabia.

  • jcpoa 2017-05-15 20:52

    ‘Nuclear deal has helped prop up economy’

    TEHRAN – An Iranian Foreign Ministry official said on Monday that the atmosphere created after the conclusion of the nuclear deal has helped to prop up the economy.

  • Iran starts construction of National Ion Therapy Center 2017-05-15 20:44

    By: Ali Kushki

    Iran starts construction of ion therapy center

    KARAJ – Iran began building its National Ion Therapy Center with Austrian help on Monday, in a €200 million project which follow the country’s landmark nuclear deal with six world powers in July 2015.

  • Mohammad Amin Rezazadeh 2017-05-14 20:38

    40 million estimated to vote in Friday election: Interior Ministry

    TEHRAN – The director general of the political department of the Interior Ministry has said that an estimated 40 million people would vote in the presidential election on Friday, ISNA reported.

  • baeedinejad 2017-05-14 20:38

    Envoy: 11 polling stations for Iranians in Britain

    TEHRAN – Iranians living in Britain can cast ballots at eleven polling stations on Monday to have their voice in the 12th presidential election of the country, Iranian Ambassador to London Hamid Baeedinejad said on Sunday.

  • بهرام قاسمی سخنگوی وزارت امور خارجه 2017-05-14 20:28

    By Ali Kushki 

    Iran urges coordination with Kabul to restore peace  

    TEHRAN – Any efforts by foreign actors to establish contacts with various consequential groups in the embattled Afghanistan should be coordinated with its central government, Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman has said. 

  • bomb exploded next to a convoy of deputy chairman of the Pakistan Senate 2017-05-13 21:14

    Iran condemns terrorist blast in Pakistan

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Foreign Ministry condemned on Friday a terrorist blast in Pakistan’s Balochistan province which left at least 25 people dead and 40 others injured.

  • intelligence ministry 2017-05-13 21:11

    Iran foils terrorist operation

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Intelligence Ministry issued a statement on Saturday announcing security forces have foiled a terrorist operation and seized explosive materials.

  • Rouhani 2017-05-13 21:11

    By: Ali Kushki

    Top economists urge nation to vote for incumbent government 

    TEHRAN – Dozens of top Iranian economists issued a public statement on Friday urging the nation to elect incumbent president Hassan Rouhani for a second term, citing heavy costs incurred by the Ahmadinejad administrations from 2005 to 2013.  

  • presidential debates 2017-05-12 20:44

    By Mehdi Sepahvand 

    Candidates round up economic debates

    TEHRAN - Six presidential candidates of Iran rounded up their presidential debates with a hot economic debate cast live on the national TV on Friday evening.

  • IRGC 2017-05-12 20:41

    U.S. admits IRGC behaving professionally in Persian Gulf

    TEHRAN – The Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) forces are operating safely and professionally in the Persian Gulf in interactions with U.S. ships, according to the Worldwide Threat Assessment of the US Intelligence Community, published on Thursday. 

  • boroujerdi 2017-05-12 20:30

    Saudi Arabia cannot be a threat to Iran: MP

    TEHRAN - Alaeddin Boroujerdi, chairman of the parliamentary National Security and Foreign Policy Committee, has said that Saud Arabia has failed in the regional arena and cannot pose a threat against Iran.

  • Iranians cannot vote in Canada in upcoming election 2017-05-11 09:20

    Iranians cannot vote in Canada in upcoming election

    TEHRAN – According to the federal Canadian government, no polling stations will be set up for Iranian citizens in Canada to participate in Iran’s upcoming presidential election.

  • EU backs full implementation of nuclear deal: Mogherini 2017-05-10 19:55

    EU backs full implementation of nuclear deal: Mogherini

    TEHRAN – EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini has said that the EU will stand by the Iran nuclear agreement, describing the deal as a “milestone” belonging to the entire international community.

  • zarif 2017-05-10 17:30

    By Ali Kushki

    Iran’s Zarif says Riyadh ‘dangerously’ seeking tension   

    TEHRAN – Days after the Saudi deputy crown prince ruled out dialogue with Tehran, Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said that Saudi Arabia is pursuing a “dangerous policy” in seeking tension with Iran. 

  • zarif 2017-05-09 21:05

    Zarif urges respect for national dignity

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Tuesday that the people’s dignity should be respected in the political campaigns.

  • canada 2017-05-09 21:05

    Canadian political delegation in Iran for talks

    TEHRAN – The Iranian Foreign Ministry announced on Tuesday that a Canadian political delegation is in Tehran for talks on bilateral relations.