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  • jahangiri 2018-01-23 20:02

    VP says Belarus has major status in Iran’s foreign policy

    TEHRAN - Iranian First Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri said on Tuesday that Belarus has an important status in Iran’s foreign policy and called for expansion of cooperation.

  • Hassan Rouhani during a live interview on the national TV late on Monday 2018-01-23 20:01

    Rouhani says his government’s key failed to open locked social apps

    TEHRAN – The Iranian president has said his government’s measures failed to remove ban on some social apps in the country.

  • Shamkhani 2018-01-23 19:40

    It is an ‘illusion’ to rewrite nuclear deal: Iran

    TEHRAN – Speaking about rewriting the 2015 nuclear deal due to a pressure by U.S. President Donald Trump is just an “illusion”, Secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani said on Tuesday.

  • Washington won’t certify ‘ill-conceived’ Iran deal: Pence 2018-01-23 10:52

    Washington won’t certify ‘ill-conceived’ Iran deal: Pence

    U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Monday warned that Washington will not certify the “ill-conceived” Iran nuclear deal, reiterating a previous threat from U.S. President Donald Trump to withdraw from the deal unless it is fixed. 

  •  Diplomat denies reports on Iran’s heavy water reactor 2018-01-23 10:51

    Diplomat denies reports on Iran’s heavy water reactor

    TEHRAN – Fake reports that Iran has poured concrete into the core of its Arak heavy water reactor were fabricated by the “global Zionism” to overshadow the facility modernization plans and downplay Tehran’s benefits from the JCPOA, Iran’s ambassador to London has said.

  • Central bank 2018-01-23 10:50

    Central bank governor warns speculators of betting against rial

    TEHRAN – Iran’s central bank chief on Monday warned investors speculating on the fall of the rial that they were heading for losses because the currency was likely to rebound in the next couple of months.

  • Palestine occupiers imitating Crusaders: advisor 2018-01-23 10:49

    Palestine occupiers imitating Crusaders: advisor

    TEHRAN – Ali Akbar Velayati, a top foreign policy advisor to the Leader, on Monday slammed the occupiers of Palestine for repeating the actions committed by the Crusaders against Muslims, Mehr reported.

  • Everything ready for liberation of Palestine: general 2018-01-23 10:46

    Everything ready for liberation of Palestine: general

    TEHRAN – Everything is ready for the liberation of Palestine, an Iranian general said on Monday, calling the Palestinian people to unite to defeat Israel, Mehr reported.

  • کیم سئونگ هو سفیر کره جنوبی 2018-01-23 09:40

    Kim Seung-Ho, ambassador of S. Korea to Iran

    Proper way to remember Sanchi sailors 

    Days ago, I was invited to attend at the Condolence Ceremony held in Shaheed Motahari High School for the tragically fallen heroes of the Sanchi. Sitting among the Iranians, I felt vividly their fathomless sorrow and grief emanated from the extraordinary emptiness of loss and sympathy.

  • نخستين روز هفتمين رزمايش فدائيان حريم ولايت 2018-01-22 21:05

    During drills, Iran warns off U.S. warships

    The Iranian Army has warned off two U.S.-led coalition battleships during the first day of military exercises involving ground, naval, and aerial forces in southern Iran.

  • Minister okays formation of council for dialogue among parties 2018-01-22 20:58

    Iran okays formation of council for dialogue among political parties

    TEHRAN – The interior minister has agreed to the formation of the council for dialogue among political parties, an Interior ministry official announced on Monday.

  • Enemies’ actions have empowered resistance front: general 2018-01-22 20:51

    Enemies’ actions have empowered resistance front: general

    TEHRAN – The IRGC Qods Force deputy chief on Monday hailed the growing power of the anti-Israeli resistance front, saying the enemies’ actions have backfired and helped strengthen the movement.

  • larijani 2018-01-22 18:28

    Larijani calls Iran-KRG ties ‘strategic’

    TEHRAN – Iranian Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani said on Sunday that Iran has “strategic” relationship with the Iraqi Kurdistan Region (KRG) and seeks to protect it.

  • Smokes rises from the Intercontinental Hotel after an attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, Sun. Jan. 21, 2018. Gunmen stormed the hotel in the Afghan capital on Saturday evening, triggering a shootout with s 2018-01-22 18:28

    Iran strongly condemns Afghan Intercontinental Hotel attack

    TEHRAN - Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi on Sunday strongly condemned attack on Afghan Intercontinental Hotel which left at least 22 people killed.

  • amoli 2018-01-22 18:24

    Top judge divides protestors into ‘deceived’ individuals and ‘rioters’

    TEHRAN – Judiciary chief Ayatollah Sadeq Amoli Larijani said on Monday that prosecutors should separate “deceived” people from “rioters” in dealing with cases of persons who were arrested during the recent protests in some cities across Iran.

  • Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi 2018-01-22 17:42

    By Mohammad Homaeefar

    French foreign minister ‘absolutely wrong’: Iran

    TEHRAN – The French foreign minister is “absolutely wrong” if he thinks Iran would give in to pressure and sanctions, the Iranian Foreign Ministry said on Monday, referring to Le Drian’s call for more pressure on Tehran over its missile program.

  • rouhani 2018-01-22 15:07

    Iran supports integrated Iraq, Rouhani says

    TEHRAN – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday that Iran supports an “integrated” and “united” Iraq.

  • zarif 2018-01-22 13:28

    By Mohammad Javad Zarif

    Iran can set a post-ISIS security policy for the region

    The defeat of ISIS has not just heralded the return of stability to large swaths of territory. It is also fanning fresh conflict and tension — including a concerted effort to revive the hysteria which has long obscured the reality of Iran’s foreign policy. 

  • Iranian Army to stage massive drills on Monday 2018-01-22 09:58

    Iranian Army to stage massive drills on Monday

    TEHRAN – The Iranian Army plans to hold a large-scale war game in Makran coasts and the Sea of Oman on Monday.

  • Rouhani to address nation on TV 2018-01-22 09:57

    Rouhani to address nation on TV

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani is scheduled to appear on TV at 9:00 pm local time (5:30 GMT) on Monday to address the nation.

  • Interior Minister presents report on protests to Rouhani 2018-01-22 09:57

    Interior Minister presents report on protests to Rouhani

    TEHRAN – Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli announced on Sunday that he has presented a report on the recent protests in some cities to the president, Mehr reported.

  • Larijani urges expansion of ties with Guinea-Bissau 2018-01-22 09:56

    Larijani urges expansion of ties with Guinea-Bissau

    TEHRAN – Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani said on Sunday that the expansion of parliamentary ties between the Islamic Republic and the Republic of Guinea-Bissau would lead to better relations between the two countries.

  • Mohammad Ali Najafi 2018-01-22 09:53

    Tehran mayor backs investigation into municipality

    TEHRAN – Tehran Mayor Mohammad Ali Najafi says he welcomes the city council’s investigation into the performance of the municipality and the Hamshahri Institute.

  • Rouhani attends sailors’ memorial ceremony 2018-01-22 09:53

    Rouhani attends sailors’ memorial ceremony

    TEHRAN – On Sunday, President Hassan Rouhani attended a memorial ceremony for crew members of an Iranian tanker who lost their lives when the ship burned and sank.

  • علی مطهری 2018-01-22 08:04

    Six MPs to visit Evin Prison

    TEHRAN – Deputy Majlis Speaker Ali Motahari said on Sunday that a team comprising six parliamentarians will soon visit the Evin Prison to see the condition of individuals arrested during the recent unrest.

  • Kharrazi 2018-01-21 21:32

    Iran’s Kharrazi meets Syrian president

    TEHRAN – Former Iranian Foreign Minister Kamal Kharrazi, who is the current chairman of Strategic Council on Foreign Relations, on Sunday held talks with Syrian President Bashar Assad to discuss regional issues.

  • Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi 2018-01-21 21:31

    Iran urges quick end to military operations in Syria’s Afrin

    TEHRAN - Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said on Sunday that Tehran is concerned about developments in Afrin, Syria, urging an immediate halt to operations in the region.

  • rouhani 2018-01-21 21:31

    Rouhani: Nuclear deal is cornerstone of Iran-Europe ties

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani said on Saturday that the 2015 nuclear deal can serve as a “cornerstone” for Iran and European countries to expand ties.

  • shamkhani 2018-01-21 19:27

    No tolerance for assaults from Iraqi Kurdistan: Iran

    TEHRAN - Supreme National Security Council Secretary Ali Shamkhani said on Sunday that Tehran will not “tolerate” attacks on Iranian security forces and citizens by some anti-revolutionary groups who use the Iraqi Kurdistan territory for the purpose, noting that security in the border region is Iran’s “red line”.

  • world Media 2018-01-21 12:32

    By Mohammad Hashemi

    Time for reflection on unrest in Iran 

    It was after midnight on December 31 and I was checking the latest news about protests in Iran on twitter when one post attracted my attention. It claimed the “Iranian regime lost control of the central city of Kashan” --my hometown-- and that “people have taken control of police stations and military installations in the city”. The writer of that post, who is the political editor of a very popular tabloid in Germany, further speculated in another post that this could be the beginning of “syrification of the conflict” in Iran!