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  • Iran, Turkey vow to boost fight against illicit drugs Yesterday 20:59

    Iran, Turkey vow to boost fight against illicit drugs

    TEHRAN – Iranian anti-narcotics police chief Mohammad Massoud Zahedian and his Turkish counterpart Ibrahim Hakki Seydioglullari have agreed to promote cooperation in the campaign against illicit drugs.

  • Armed forces general staff hails IRGC for fighting terror Yesterday 18:08

    Armed forces general staff hails IRGC for fighting terror

    TEHRAN – The General Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces issued a statement on Wednesday hailing the IRGC for its effective role in fighting terrorism, boosting the security of the region and supporting the resistance front and the oppressed.

  • Zarif to attend UN peacebuilding meeting in New York Yesterday 13:15

    Zarif to attend UN peacebuilding meeting in New York

    TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad-Javad Zarif is scheduled to leave Tehran for New York on Thursday to attend the UN General Assembly High-Level Meeting on Peacebuilding and Sustaining Peace on April 24-25, the Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi has said.

  • Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi Yesterday 12:14

    Tehran: JCPOA monitoring body to respond to U.S. measures

    TEHRAN – Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said on Wednesday that the nuclear deal monitoring body will respond to any U.S. measures aimed at destroying the nuclear agreement, also called the JCPOA.

  • Iran sets conditions for foreign messaging apps Yesterday 11:08

    Iran sets conditions for foreign messaging apps

    TEHRAN – Abdolsamad Khorramabadi, secretary of the taskforce that screens online websites for criminal content, said on Wednesday there are a number of conditions which all foreign messaging applications are required to meet if they are willing to continue operating in Iran.

  • Leader, officials quit Telegram messaging app Yesterday 10:22

    Leader, officials quit Telegram messaging app

    TEHRAN – Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei’s official website has stopped using the Telegram messaging app in a show of support for domestic equivalents in line with national interests.

  • heydari 2018-04-18 19:48

    Iran sees no serious threat, general says

    TEHRAN - Kioumars Heydari, commander of the Army Ground Forces, said on Tuesday that Iran sees no serious foreign threat.

  • statement 2018-04-18 19:48

    U.S., UK enjoying ‘blood business’ in Yemen: Iran

    TEHRAN - The Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations issued a statement on Wednesday saying that the U.S. and UK are now enjoying a “blood business” in Yemen.

  • دیدار وزیر و جمعی از کارکنان وزارت اطلاعات با رهبر انقلاب 2018-04-18 19:35

    Leader: Foreign spies behind currency hype

    TEHRAN – Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Wednesday that foreign spies have been working behind the scenes to create a foreign currency crisis in Iran. 

  • parade 2018-04-18 14:35

    Iran holds military parade on Army Day

    TEHRAN - Various units of Iran’s Army held military parades across the country on Wednesday to mark the national Army Day.

  • rouhani 2018-04-18 14:05

    Iran’s military capability no threat to neighbors, Rouhani says

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday that the Iranian military’s defense capabilities are for deterrent and pose no threat against the neighboring countries.

  • Iran assumes ECO presidency 2018-04-18 08:20

    Iran assumes ECO presidency

    TEHRAN – The rotating presidency of the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) was handed to the Islamic Republic of Iran on Tuesday for a three-year term.

  • New threats, incidents possible in current year: general 2018-04-18 07:49

    New threats, incidents possible in current year: general

    TEHRAN – Head of Iran’s Civil Defense Organization said on Tuesday that new threats and incidents might occur in the current Persian year as well, calling for more efforts to prevent any threat against the country’s security.

  • MPs seek dismissal of central bank governor 2018-04-18 06:11

    MPs seek dismissal of central bank governor

    TEHRAN – A lawmaker announced on Tuesday that 163 members of the parliament in a letter to President Rouhani have called for the dismissal of central bank governor Valiollah Seif.

  • Tehran to resume direct flights to Erbil 2018-04-18 05:45

    Tehran to resume direct flights to Erbil

    TEHRAN – Iran will soon resume direct flights from Tehran to Erbil, the capital of the Iraqi Kurdistan, Erbil, Iranian consul general in Erbil Morteza Ebadi announced on Tuesday.

  • Ex-diplomat: Syria attack was retaliation against Russia, Iran 2018-04-18 03:38

    Ex-diplomat: Syria attack was retaliation against Russia, Iran

    TEHRAN – Ali Khorram, a senior analyst and former Iranian ambassador to UN bodies in Vienna, says the recent U.S.-led attack against Syria was an act of retaliation against Russia and Iran.

  • General Baqeri hails Army 2018-04-17 20:26

    General Baqeri hails Army

    TEHRAN – In a message on Tuesday, General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri, chief of the Iranian Armed Forces, hailed the Army, saying it has speeded up its combat readiness and defense power and demonstrated a good spirit of cooperation with other branches of the military.

  • larijani 2018-04-17 20:12

    Larijani discusses ties with Vietnamese PM

    TEHRAN – Iranian Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani who had visited Hanoi held talks on Tuesday with Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, discussing political and economic ties.

  • Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif 2018-04-17 20:05

    Iranian FM urges ‘comprehensive strategy’ against terrorism

    Extremists are the main threat to ECO region: Zarif

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Tuesday that Iran is ready to draft a “comprehensive strategy” with regional countries to counter terrorism and extremism.

  • ryabkov 2018-04-17 20:00

    Moscow says won’t accept any change to nuclear deal

    TEHRAN - Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said on Tuesday that Moscow will not accept any change to the 2015 nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.

  • بازدید سردار قاسم رضایی فرمانده مرزبانی ناجا از مرز ریلی آستارا-آستارا 2018-04-17 20:00

    Three terrorists are killed in the attack 

    IRGC foils terror attack on border post 

    TEHRAN - The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Quds Force announced on Tuesday that had aborted a terrorist attack against a border post in the southeastern province of Sistan-Balouchestan, killing three terrorists and injuring several others.

  • EU Flag 2018-04-17 19:59

    EU fails to agree new sanctions against Iran 

    TEHRAN – The European Union has failed to agree new sanctions against Iran amid fears that punishing Tehran for its missile program would not stop U.S. President Trump from abandoning a separate nuclear deal, according to Euronews.

  • Federica Mogherini 2018-04-17 10:48

    Keeping Iran nuclear deal in place vital for EU: Mogherini

    The European Union has reiterated its strong and unequivocal commitment to the full implementation of the 2015 nuclear agreement with Iran by all sides, saying preserving the deal is vital for the EU.

  • Ghaderi 2018-04-17 08:43

    By Mohammad Ghaderi - Twitter: @ghaderi62

    Plan of U.S. and Europe for JCPOA

    TEHRAN - Evidences suggest that the United States is likely to withdraw from the nuclear deal with Iran. The appointment of "John Bolton" as the U.S. National Security Advisor and "Mike Pompeo" as Trump's Secretary of State, have sent certain signals to those following the JCPOA news.

  • Iranian parliamentary team to visit Syria after U.S. attack 2018-04-17 07:36

    Iranian parliamentary team to visit Syria after U.S. attack

    TEHRAN – A few days after a U.S.-led attack targeted three sites in Syria a delegation of Iranian lawmakers are scheduled to visit Damascus on Tuesday.

  • Govt. waits Majlis approval to divide merged ministries 2018-04-17 07:10

    Govt. waits Majlis approval to divide merged ministries

    TEHRAN – Vice President for Parliamentary Affairs Hossein-Ali Amiri expressed the hope that the parliament would soon approve the new structure of the government, which would break up three ministries of industry, mine and trade, transport and urban development, and youth affairs and sports.

  • درختکاری بیابان زدایی بسیج سازندگی 2018-04-17 05:16

    Basij plays important economic role: IRGC chief

    TEHRAN - Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari, the commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps, said on Monday that Basij plays a very necessary role in economic and social areas.

  • Large cargo of explosives seized in Sistan-Baluchestan 2018-04-17 03:33

    Large cargo of explosives seized in Sistan-Baluchestan

    TEHRAN – The Intelligence Ministry announced in a statement on Monday that security forces have seized a large cargo of explosives along the border province of Sistan-Balouchestan in southeast Iran, Fars reported.

  • Iran hands over 66 illegal immigrants to Pakistan 2018-04-17 02:17

    Iran hands over 66 illegal immigrants to Pakistan

    TEHRAN – Iran has handed over 66 Pakistani nationals to the country’s authorities at the Taftan border crossing in the southeastern province of Sistan-Baluchistan, IRNA reported, citing local media.

  • اتحادیه اروپا 2018-04-16 21:23

    EU fails to agree new Iran sanctions as Trump deadline nears

    The European Union failed to agree new sanctions against Iran on Monday amid Italy’s opposition and fears that punishing Tehran for its missile program and regional role would not stop U.S. President Donald Trump from abandoning a separate nuclear deal.