• NAM protests U.S. court ruling against Iran 2016-05-06 16:54

    NAM protests U.S. court ruling against Iran

    TEHRAN – In a letter to the UN chief Ban Ki-moon on Thursday the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) protested the U.S. Supreme Court which has ruled that almost $2 billion in frozen Iranian assets must be turned over to American families of people killed in the 1983 bombing of a U.S. Marine Corps barracks in Beirut and other attacks allegedly blamed on Iran.

  • Velayati: Daesh, al-Qaeda are ‘exports’ of Wahhabism

    Velayati: Daesh, al-Qaeda are ‘exports’ of Wahhabism

    TEHRAN - Ali Akbar Velayati, a senior foreign policy adviser to the Supreme Leader, has said Daesh, al-Nusra, and al-Qaeda are “exports” of Wahhabi ideology which originates from Saudi Arabia.

  • Iran diplomat due in Russia to discuss Mideast

    Iran diplomat due in Russia to discuss Mideast

    TEHRAN- Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian is set to travel to Moscow to hold talks with Russian officials on the latest developments in the Middle East, particularly the Syria crisis.

  • Senior MP says Larijani is best option for parliament speaker

    Senior MP says Larijani is best option for parliament speaker

    TEHRAN – The Chairman of Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Committee, Alaeddin Boroujerdi, has backed Ali Larijani for the post of parliament speaker in the next Majlis, claiming he just fits the job, Tasnim reported on Friday.

  • Major companies expanding presence in Iran’s oil sector

    Major companies expanding presence in Iran’s oil sector

    TEHRAN- Renowned international companies from 38 countries across the globe are participating in the 21st International Oil, Gas, Refining and Petrochemical Exhibition of Iran (Iran Oil Show 2016), which is being held at Tehran Permanent International Fairground from May 5 to 8.