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  • Tehran: Israel’s nuclear espionage claims ‘laughably absurd’ Today 21:36

    Tehran: Israel’s nuclear espionage claims ‘laughably absurd’

    TEHRAN – Alireza Miryousefi, spokesman at Iran’s mission to the United Nations, has dismissed as “absurd” Israel’s claims that agents with the regime’s Mossad spy agency had stolen secret documents on Iran’s nuclear program from a site in southern Tehran, ISNA reported on Thursday.

  • putin Today 21:33

    Putin says nuclear deal should be preserved

    TEHRAN – Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that the 2015 nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, is an important document that should be preserved.

  • Zarif dismisses ‘green card’ claims during nuclear talks Today 21:31

    Zarif: If Europe appreciates nuclear deal it must be ‘prepared to invest for it’ 

    TEHRAN – In an interview with Euronews on Wednesday Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said if the European Union really appreciates the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran it must be “prepared to invest for it” now that the U.S. has quit the agreement and is seeking to return sanctions on Iran. 

  • U.S. huge arms spending can’t even secure its citizens: Iran’s Zarif Today 21:31

    U.S. huge arms spending can’t even secure its citizens: Iran’s Zarif

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Thursday slammed the United States for destabilizing the world by exporting arms, noting that Washington “can’t even secure its citizens” despite huge military spending.

  • ‘Impossible to reduce Iran’s oil revenue to zero’ Today 21:30

    ‘Impossible to reduce Iran’s oil revenue to zero’

    TEHRAN – Brian O'Toole, a former senior adviser to the director of the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), says U.S. plan to reduce Iran’s oil revenue to zero is “impossible” and that the world would not be with the U.S. in re-imposing sanctions on Tehran.

  • Two Basij forces martyred near Zahedan Today 21:30

    Two Basij forces martyred near Zahedan

    TEHRAN – Two members of Iran’s Basij forces have been killed in clashes with gunmen in Zahedan’s Corrin rural district, according to a report by the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) in Sistan-Baluchestan.

  • Envoy urges West to respect religious minority rights Today 21:29

    Iranian envoy urges West to respect religious minority rights

    TEHRAN – The West should learn from Iran how to observe rights of the religious minorities, Iran’s ambassador to Spain said, IRNA reported on Friday.

  • Today 21:29

    U.S. sends team to Turkey to discuss Iran sanctions

    Relevant authorities are working to prevent Turkey from being negatively impacted by U.S. sanctions against Iran, the Turkish foreign ministry said on Friday after a U.S. delegation held talks in Ankara on upcoming sanctions.

  • Putin envoy to brief Iran on Helsinki summit: report Yesterday 11:33

    Putin envoy to brief Iran on Helsinki summit: report

    TEHRAN – Russia’s special presidential envoy for Syria Alexander Lavrentiev was scheduled to pay a visit to Tehran on Wednesday to brief the Iranian leadership on the results of the recent Trump-Putin summit in Finland, Tasnim reported, citing a report by RBS news agency.

  • IRGC soft war unit deputy chief named Yesterday 11:33

    IRGC soft war unit deputy chief named

    TEHRAN – Brigadier General Jamalodin Aberoumand was named on Wednesday as deputy commander of the Soft War and Deepening of the IRGC’s Domestic Affairs headquarters.

  • Tehran names new ambassadors in Helsinki, Dublin, Kiev Yesterday 11:32

    Tehran names new ambassadors in Helsinki, Dublin, Kiev

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday approved Iran’s new ambassadors to Finland, Ireland and Ukraine who had been proposed by Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, IRNA reported.

  • ‘IAEA inspection of Iranian university decided by SNSC’ 2018-07-18 21:23

    ‘IAEA inspection of Iranian university decided by SNSC’

    TEHRAN – Science Minister Mansour Gholami said on Wednesday that the inspection of one of Iran’s universities by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) was carried out upon a decision by the Supreme National Security Council (SNSC).

  • salehi 2018-07-18 21:21

    Iran completes centrifuge rotor factory

    TEHRAN – Nuclear chief Ali Akbar Salehi has announced that a factory manufacturing rotors used for producing centrifuge rotor factory machines has been completed.

  • Netanyahu acts like beggar: Iran’s Velayati 2018-07-18 21:14

    Netanyahu acts like a beggar: Iran’s Velayati

    TEHRAN – Ali Akbar Velayati, a top foreign policy adviser to the Leader of the Islamic Revolution, says Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu acts like a beggar by making travels to other countries to beg for others’ help.

  • zarif 2018-07-18 21:13

    Zarif urges Europe do more to bring peace to Mideast

    Europe underestimating its power, Zarif says 

    Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said that the European Union can do more to bring about peace and stability to the Middle East, and needs to back-up its commitments with actions.

  • محمود واعظی 2018-07-18 21:12

    Cabinet reshuffle on Rouhani’s agenda

    TEHRAN – Presidential chief of staff Mahmoud Vaezi confirmed on Wednesday that President Hassan Rouhani is considering some changes to his cabinet due to the fact that the country is facing new economic situation, a reference to the return of sanctions following the U.S. pullout from the 2015 nuclear agreement.

  • EU has set up $80b fund for SMEs doing business with Iran: report 2018-07-18 21:09

    EU has set up $80b fund for SMEs doing business with Iran: report

    TEHRAN – Mohammad-Hossein Adeli, the former secretary general of the Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF), has said that the European Union has established an $80 billion fund to give credit to small and medium enterprises doing business with Iran, the Persian language Hamshahri newspaper reported on Wednesday.

  • ‘Without JCPOA, Iran will expand nuclear program’ 2018-07-18 17:09

    ‘Without JCPOA, Iran will expand nuclear program’

    TEHRAN – Without the nuclear agreement, called the JCPOA, Iran will resume its halted nuclear activities and will expand them, spokesman for the Atomic Energy Organization said on Tuesday, ISNA reported.

  • Tehran: Trump made 8 requests to meet Rouhani 2018-07-18 15:52

    Tehran: Trump made 8 requests to meet Rouhani

    TEHRAN – Presidential chief of staff Mahmoud Vaezi announced on Wednesday that President Hassan Rouhani had received eight requests from his American counterpart, Donald Trump, for a meeting.

  • Seyed Ali Mohammad Mousavi 2018-07-18 10:44

    Tehran urges co-op to fight dust pollution

    TEHRAN – Tehran has voiced concerns over the issue of dust pollution in the West Asia region, saying tackling the issue hinges on regional and international cooperation, Tasnim reported.

  • Supreme Council for Economic Coordination tasks govt bodies to fight sanctions 2018-07-18 10:44

    Supreme Council for Economic Coordination tasks govt bodies to fight sanctions

    TEHRAN – The Supreme Council for Economic Coordination has assigned different duties to governmental bodies to fight the looming U.S. sanctions and stabilize the economy, according to a report by Mehr news agency.

  • Ex-Chinese general urges parties to save nuclear deal 2018-07-18 10:28

    Ex-Chinese general urges parties to save nuclear deal

    TEHRAN – Saving and implementing the 2015 Iran nuclear deal is the main obligation of signatories, a former senior Chinese army officer has said, IRNA reported.

  • U.S. pursuing failed policy of backing MEK: advisor 2018-07-18 10:27

    U.S. pursuing failed policy of backing MEK: advisor

    TEHRAN – Hossein Amir Abdollahian, a senior foreign policy advisor to the parliament speaker, said on Tuesday that Washington is pursuing the failed policy of supporting the Mojahedin-e Khalq Organization (MKO/MEK) to put pressure on Iran.

  • zarif 2018-07-18 10:13

    Iran to continue talks on oil sale, banking ties: Zarif

    TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Monday that despite the U.S. exit from the 2015 nuclear agreement Iran will continue talks with the remaining signatories to the accord on guaranteeing sale of oil and banking transactions.

  • رحمانی فضلی 2018-07-18 09:42

    Drug money circulate in Western banks: Iranian interior minister

    TEHRAN – Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli on Tuesday criticized Western countries for exercising double standards in fighting narcotics, saying the drug money circulate in Western banks.

  • baqeri 2018-07-17 21:13

    Iran, Pakistan to jointly manufacture arms

    TEHRAN - Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Mohammad Baqeri announced on Tuesday that Iran and Pakistan plan to jointly manufacture weapons.

  • Putin Trump Ball 2018-07-17 21:08

    Putin defends JCPOA in presser with Trump

    TEHRAN – In a joint press conference with his American counterpart Donald Trump in Helsinki on Monday, Russian President Vladimir Putin defended the Iran nuclear deal.

  • Security forces nab Daesh members in southwest Iran 2018-07-17 21:07

    Security forces nab Daesh members in southwest Iran

    TEHRAN – Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alawi announced on Monday that security forces managed to detain members of a terrorist team affiliated to Daesh (ISIL) in southwestern Iran.

  • London won’t follow U.S. on JCPOA: ambassador 2018-07-17 21:06

    London won’t follow U.S. on JCPOA: ambassador

    TEHRAN – British Ambassador to Tehran Rob Macaire said on Monday that London does not follow the U.S. on the Iran nuclear deal, noting that his country’s policies is the yardstick for action.

  • mogherini 2018-07-17 18:47

    EU activates law on protecting trade with Iran: Mogherini

    European countries have activated a blocking statute that prohibits companies from complying with U.S. sanctions on Iran, EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said on Monday.