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  • zarif 2018-08-18 21:39

    By staff and agency

    China says to continue to advance ties with Iran

    Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Friday that Beijing values its relations with Iran and is willing to continue to advance mutually beneficial cooperation according to the development of the situation.

  • وزارت امور خارجه روسیه 2018-08-18 21:39

    Moscow ready to send second nuclear fuel batch to Iran

    The Russian Foreign Ministry in a statement on Friday announced that the second nuclear fuel consignment is ready to be sent back to Iran.

  • Iran protests disrespect for Islamic headscarves at Tbilisi airport 2018-08-18 09:58

    Iran protests disrespect for Islamic headscarves at Tbilisi airport

    TEHRAN – Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi says Tehran has lodged its strong protest with Georgia after several Iranian passengers had their Islamic headscarves disrespected during security check for a flight from Tbilisi to Isfahan, the Foreign Ministry website reported on Thursday.

  • gharib 2018-08-18 09:58

    Iranian diplomat urges Europe to stand against U.S. unilateralism

    TEHRAN - Kazem Gharib Abadi, Iran’s representative to the Vienna-based international organizations, said on Thursday that the European signatories to the 2015 nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, should stand against the U.S. unilateralism.

  • asefi 2018-08-18 09:50

    Trump seeks to humiliate Iran by offering talks: ex-diplomat

    TEHRAN - Hamid Reza Asefi, a former Iranian diplomat, has said that U.S. President Donald Trump seeks to humiliate Iran by proposing negotiation with the Islamic Republic.

  • Anti-corruption trials to be broadcast on TV: prosecutor 2018-08-18 09:46

    Anti-corruption trials to be broadcast on TV: prosecutor

    TEHRAN – Mohammad Jafar Montazeri, Iran’s prosecutor general, said on Thursday that trials of the financially corrupt individuals will be broadcast on TV.

  • pompeo 2018-08-18 09:36

    Pompeo forms group to spearhead anti-Iran actions

    TEHRAN – State Secretary Mike Pompeo announced on Thursday that the U.S. State Department has formed an “Iran Action Group” to coordinate and run an aggressive U.S. policy toward the Islamic Republic.

  • Rouhani condoles Italy on fatal bridge collapse 2018-08-17 20:38

    Rouhani condoles Italy on fatal bridge collapse

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani on Thursday sent a letter to his Italian counterpart expressing his condolences over the collapse of a giant motorway bridge in Genoa, which led to the deaths and injuries of dozens of people.

  • tekin 2018-08-17 20:29

    Turkish diplomat: It is ‘impossible’ to stop buying oil from Iran

    TEHRAN - Riza Hakan Tekin, Ankara’s ambassador to Tehran, has said that it is “impossible” for Turkey to stop purchasing Iran’s oil.

  • Cleric: Concerted effort needed to reform banking system 2018-08-17 20:29

    Cleric: Concerted effort needed to reform banking system

    TEHRAN – Tehran Friday prayer leader Mohammad-Hassan Aboutorabi Fard says concerted effort by all three branches of the government is needed to reform the banking system, IRNA reported.

  • majlis 2018-08-17 20:28

    Iran’s parliament amends anti-money laundering law

    TEHRAN – Majlis has amended the anti-money laundering law in line with moves to combat the financing of terrorism, Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani has announced.

  • Iran deal was a monument to the power of diplomacy: William Perry 2018-08-17 20:26

    Iran deal was a monument to the power of diplomacy: William Perry

    TEHRAN – Former U.S. Secretary of Defense William J. Perry on Friday criticized U.S. President Donald Trump’s withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal, saying the deal was a “monument to the power of diplomacy in action.”

  • پزشکیان 2018-08-17 20:23

    Unity will vaccinate country against sanctions: senior MP 

    TEHRAN – A senior member of the Majlis says that while the country is under sanctions and foreign pressure, internal unity is the most prominent remedy, believing that unity will “vaccinate” the country against sanctions and plots by ill-wishers.

  • Assyrian MP: U.S. doesn’t do anything in our favor 2018-08-17 20:22

    Iran's Assyrian MP: U.S. doesn’t do anything in our favor

    TEHRAN – An Iranian Assyrian lawmaker said on Friday the U.S. does not take any steps in favor of the Iranian nation, stressing Iran should primarily rely on its domestic capabilities rather than looking abroad. 

  • wendy sherman 2018-08-17 15:18

    Sherman: With every threat Trump tweets the Iran deal ‘looks better and better’

    ‘I was wrong’ that Iran would violate the JCPOA, Sherman says

    Wendy Sherman, the former senior U.S. nuclear negotiator with Iran, says with every threats that Donald Trump makes the 2015 nuclear deal “looks better and better”.

  • Iran to open consular office in Bonn 2018-08-16 12:06

    Iran to open consular office in Bonn

    TEHRAN – In a cabinet meeting on Wednesday headed by President Hassan Rouhani, the cabinet members agreed to a proposal by the Foreign Ministry to establish a consular section in the city of Bonn, Germany.

  • Saudi Arabia frees 3 Iranian fishermen 2018-08-16 12:05

    Saudi Arabia frees 3 Iranian fishermen

    TEHRAN – Saudi Arabia has released three Iranian fishermen detained by the kingdom’s coastguard last year, Bushehr Province Fishery Department said on Tuesday.

  • Armenian archbishop denounces Trump’s JCPOA exit 2018-08-16 12:05

    Armenian archbishop denounces Trump’s JCPOA exit

    TEHRAN – Sebouh Sarkissian, the Armenian archbishop of Tehran, has condemned Donald Trump’s behavior toward Iran including his exit from the 2015 nuclear agreement that Tehran signed with the 5+1 nations, ISNA reported on Wednesday.

  • Iranian envoy presents credentials to UNOG chief 2018-08-16 09:38

    Iranian envoy presents credentials to UNOG chief

    TEHRAN – Esmaeil Baghaei Hamaneh, the new permanent representative of Iran to the United Nations Office at Geneva (UNOG), on Tuesday presented his credentials to UNOG Director General Michael Moller, the organization’s website reported.

  • Kidnapped Iranian soldier released 2018-08-16 09:35

    Kidnapped Iranian soldier released

    TEHRAN – The director general of the Interior Ministry department for border affairs said on Wednesday that Saeed Barati, a soldier who was abducted by militants in the border province of Sistan-Baluchestan last year, has been released earlier in the day.

  • جلسه ستاد فرماندهی اقتصاد مقاومتی 2018-08-15 21:25

    Iranian VP says talks with U.S. ‘not acceptable’ 

    TEHRAN – The Iranian first vice president on Tuesday said that negotiations with the U.S. “is not acceptable” with regard to the Trump administration’s hostile policies against the Islamic Republic. 

  • ‘Hollow threats’ by U.S. rulers not deserving response: Rouhani 2018-08-15 21:23

    Caspian convention barred NATO: Rouhani

    TEHRAN – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday a recent convention signed by the Caspian littoral states has barred the North Atlantic Treaty Organization from the Caspian Sea.

  • Tehran condoles Italy over deadly bridge collapse 2018-08-15 21:22

    Tehran condoles Italy over deadly bridge collapse

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi on Tuesday offered his condolences to the Italian people and government over the collapse of a giant motorway bridge in Genoa, which led to the deaths and injuries of dozens of people.

  • Iran to open consular office in Bonn 2018-08-15 19:10

    U.S. has 'burned bridges' for talks: Iran's Rouhani

    TEHRAN – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday dismissed Washington’s offer of talks, which followed its unilateral withdrawal from the 2015 nuclear deal, saying the U.S. "burned bridges" for negotiations with Tehran.

  • Tehran might cut down on JCPOA commitments: Kamalvandi 2018-08-15 18:55

    Tehran might cut down on JCPOA commitments: Kamalvandi

    TEHRAN – The spokesman for the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) has said that remaining in the 2015 nuclear agreement only makes sense if Tehran can benefit from it, “otherwise it may cut down on its commitments to the pact.”

  • موسويان 2018-08-15 17:35

    'Trump pressing permanent UN Security Council members to violate nuclear deal'

    Trump has gone beyond threatening Iran: Princeton researcher

    Seyed Hossein Mousavian, a Princeton University researcher and former Iranian ambassador, says U.S. President Donald Trump “has gone beyond threatening Iran”.

  • Majlis research center to review Caspian Sea convention 2018-08-15 10:45

    Majlis research center to review Caspian Sea convention

    TEHRAN – Majlis research center chief Kazem Jalali announced on Tuesday that the body is slated to review the Caspian Sea legal status.

  • Council approves policies to counter psychological warfare 2018-08-15 10:45

    Council approves policies to counter psychological warfare

    TEHRAN – The Supreme Council for Economic Coordination on Tuesday approved the macro policies on informing the public about combating psychological warfare and economic issues, Fars reported.

  • Ban on Tweeter won’t be lifted: Judiciary 2018-08-15 10:44

    Ban on Tweeter won’t be lifted: Judiciary

    TEHRAN – Deputy Attorney General Abdolsamad Khorramabadi said on Tuesday that Iran would not lift the ban on Twitter, dismissing calls by ICT Minister Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi to unblock the social networking service.

  • Pakistani ambassador hails friendly ties with Iran 2018-08-15 10:34

    Pakistan ambassador hails friendly ties with Iran

    TEHRAN – The new Pakistan’s ambassador in Tehran on Tuesday praised growing ties between Tehran and Islamabad, stressing that the two countries are witnessing a new positive development in relations.