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  • Russian, Iranian, Turkish foreign ministers to discuss Syria soon 2017-11-16 11:35

    Russian, Iranian, Turkish foreign ministers to discuss Syria soon

    TEHRAN – The Russian, Iranian and Turkish foreign ministers will hold contacts soon on how to settle the Syrian conflict, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov announced on Wednesday.

  • U.S. Congress moves bill threatening Iran nuclear deal 2017-11-16 11:34

    U.S. Congress moves bill threatening Iran nuclear deal

    The U.S. Congress has taken another measure that make it more difficult for Iran to purchase commercial aircraft from firms that do business in the United States.

  • Advisor urges closer parliamentary ties with Turkey 2017-11-16 11:33

    Advisor urges closer parliamentary ties with Turkey

    TEHRAN – Hossein Amir Abdollahian, a senior foreign policy advisor to the Iranian parliament speaker, met on Tuesday with Turkey’s ambassador to Tehran to discuss expansion of parliamentary relations and closer coordination between the two neighbors.

  • Netanyahu vows to act alone against Iran if given no choice 2017-11-16 11:33

    Netanyahu vows to act alone against Iran if given no choice

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed on Tuesday to act alone against Iran if given no choice, in order to stop what he called “Iran’s aggression” and “its pursuit of nuclear weapons.”

  • Rouhani scheduled to visit Austria soon 2017-11-16 11:32

    Rouhani scheduled to visit Austria soon

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani is slated to visit Austria in the near future in a bid to boost bilateral relations between the two countries, the Austrian ambassador to Tehran said on Tuesday.   

  • Iranian deputy FM meets Syria’s Assad 2017-11-16 11:31

    Iranian deputy FM meets Syria’s Assad

    TEHRAN – Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Jaberi Ansari met on Wednesday with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in Damascus to discuss ties, Fars news agency reported.

  • Closer Tehran-Moscow ties to benefit region: Zarif 2017-11-16 11:30

    Closer Tehran-Moscow ties to benefit region: Zarif

    TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Wednesday called for expansion of cooperation in different fields between Tehran and Moscow, saying closer ties would benefit security in the region, Tasnim reported.

  • محمدجواد ظریف 2017-11-16 11:29

    Iran, U.S. have issued $60b rulings against each other: Zarif

    TEHRAN – Mohammad Javad Zarif, Iran’s foreign minister, announced on Wednesday that Iran and the United States have each issued court rulings against the opposite party for a sum of $60 billion.

  • araqchi 2017-11-16 11:28

    Iran: JCPOA becoming part of non-proliferation regime

    TEHRAN - Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi said on Wednesday that the 2015 nuclear deal is the “only” experience to settle a “complicated crisis” through dialogue, noting it “has become part of the non-proliferation regime”.

  • qassemi 2017-11-16 11:14

    Iran calls UN’s human rights resolution ‘refutable’

    TEHRAN – The Iranian Foreign Ministry has denounced a recent UN human rights resolution against the Islamic Republic as “refutable and unacceptable”.

  • leader 2017-11-16 11:12

    Leader pushes for easing woes of quake-hit citizens in Kermanshah

    TEHRAN - Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Tuesday appreciated officials for visiting the quake-hit regions in Kermanshah province, urging serious efforts to ease the sufferings of the affected people especially those who have lost loved ones.

  • un 2017-11-16 11:09

    ‘Saudi partnership in fight on terrorism is mockery of humanity’

    Saudis kill more children in Yemen than terrorists, Iran says

    Iran’s deputy permanent representative to the UN has said that Saudi Arabia is killing more children in Yemen than “Al-Qaeda, ISIS and Nusrah put together around the globe”.

  •  Riyadh begged Tel Aviv to bomb Lebanon: Rouhani 2017-11-15 20:26

    Riyadh begged Tel Aviv to bomb Lebanon: Rouhani

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani has slammed Riyadh’s interference in Lebanon, saying it is “shameful” for a Muslim country to “beg” the Israeli regime to carry out military strikes against the Lebanese nation.

  • amano 2017-11-15 14:18

    By staff and agency

    Amano: IAEA has access to all locations it needs in Iran

    Yukiya Amano, chief of the United Nations’ International Atomic Energy Agency, said on Tuesday that commitments undertaken by Iran under the 2015 nuclear deal are being implemented and the IAEA has so far had access to all locations it has needed to visit in the country.

  • حسين موسويان 2017-11-15 11:45

    Iran will never compromise on its missile deterrence: Princeton researcher

    TEHRAN – Seyed Hossein Mousavian, a former Iranian nuclear negotiator who is currently a researcher at Princeton University, has said that Tehran will never negotiate over its missile defense capability as the country is susceptible to military threats by Israel and the United States.

  • Mohammad Ghaderi 2017-11-15 10:04

    By Mohammad Ghaderi

    Democrats' Confrontation with Iran Missiles

    TEHRAN _ While the "Democrat-Republican" dilemma still challenges the minds of some domestic intellectuals and they are still sorry for the failure of Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential election, the American parties have begun a total and complete confrontation against the JCPOA. The law called   “Iran Ballistic Missiles and International Sanctions Enforcement Act”   was recently approved by the House of Representatives in May 1698. The vote was 423 to two.

  • Three ministers appointed to Supreme Council of Spatial Planning 2017-11-15 09:20

    Three ministers appointed to Supreme Council of Spatial Planning

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani has appointed three new members to the country’s Supreme Council of Spatial Planning, Mehr news agency reported on Tuesday.

  •  IRGC transfers biggest portable field hospital to Kermanshah 2017-11-15 09:19

    IRGC transfers biggest portable field hospital to Kermanshah

    TEHRAN – The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has moved Iran’s biggest portable field hospital to the western province of Kermanshah in order to treat those who sustained injuries in Sunday’s 7.3-magnitude earthquake.

  • Zarif honors global aid offers for quake victims 2017-11-15 09:17

    Zarif honors global aid offers for quake victims

    TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has expressed gratitude for global expressions of sympathy and offers of assistance in the aftermath of the deadly earthquake in western Iran that killed hundreds of people, left thousands injured, and tens of thousands homeless.

  • Senior MP meets Ukrainian foreign minister 2017-11-15 09:16

    Senior MP meets Ukrainian foreign minister

    TEHRAN – Alaeddin Boroujerdi, chairman of the Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Committee, met on Tuesday with Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin to discuss bilateral ties.

  • Intelligence Ministry seizes large amount of contraband 2017-11-15 09:15

    Intelligence Ministry seizes large amount of contraband

    TEHRAN – The Intelligence Ministry announced on Tuesday it has seized 1128 containers carrying smuggled goods in the port city of Bandar Abbas.

  • New responsibilities passed to provincial governors 2017-11-15 09:15

    New responsibilities passed to provincial governors

    TEHRAN – Deputy Interior Minister Javad Naserian said on Tuesday that new responsibilities have been passed to provincial governors, emphasizing that the move will speed up proceedings.

  • Iranian, Russian diplomats meet to discuss Syria 2017-11-14 20:13

    Iranian, Russian diplomats meet to discuss Syria

    TEHRAN – Deputy Foreign Minister Hossein Jaberi Ansari meet on Tuesday with his Russian counterpart, Mikhail Bogdanov, to discuss issues of mutual interest, including regional development, especially the Syrian crisis, IRNA reported.

  • Sanctioning Iran would be ‘interesting’: U.S. official 2017-11-14 20:12

    Sanctioning Iran would be ‘interesting’: U.S. official

    Any move by the European Union to impose new sanctions on Iran over its ballistic missile program would be “interesting and helpful”, a U.S. administration official said on Tuesday, Reuters reported.

  • najafi 2017-11-14 20:07

    IAEA report proves U.S. claims wrong: Iran

    TEHRAN - The new report by the International Atomic Energy Agency which once again confirms Iran’s compliance to the 2015 nuclear deal proves the U.S. claims against Iran are “wrong”, Tehran’s ambassador to the IAEA said on Monday.

  • zarif 2017-11-14 20:06

    Zarif to UN: World must help end senseless war on Yemen

    Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif wrote a letter to the UN secretary general on Monday suggesting that it is essential that the international community get more engaged in ending the “senseless war” on Yemen.

  • velayati 2017-11-14 20:06

    Hariri sought mediation between Iran, S. Arabia, Velayati says

    TEHRAN - Senior Iranian politician Ali Akbar Velayati said on Tuesday that Saad Hariri, who resigned as Lebanon’s prime minister on November 4, called for a mediation between Iran and Saudi Arabia whose relations have nosedived in recent years.

  • Emmanuel Macron 2017-11-14 20:05

    France does not get past EU to pressure Iran

    TEHRAN – The European Union has said no to Paris which in recent days waged an impressive campaign in favor of posing new restrictions on Iran despite the 2015 nuclear deal.

  • سفر رئیس جمهور به مناطق زلزله زده کرمانشاه 2017-11-14 13:48

    President Rouhani visits quake-hit city in western Iran 

    KERMANSHAH – President Hassan Rouhani visited the quake-stricken city of Sar-e Pol-e Zahab in the western province of Kermanshah to directly monitor rescue efforts.

  • صادق ملکی 2017-11-14 10:47

    By Payman Yazdani

    Saudi act humiliates Lebanese people, Al-Mustaqbal: expert

    Iranian expert Sadeq Maleki says Hriri’s resignation under the pressure of Riyadh is not only humiliation of the Lebanese people but also the humiliation of Al- Mustaqbal bloc.