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  • zarif sergey 2018-02-21 11:30

    Zarif: Era of regional and global hegemony is long gone

    Terrorists looking for new breeding grounds, Iranian foreign minister says

    MOSCOW – Iranian Foreign said on Monday that the “era of regional and global hegemony is long gone”.

  • Iranian defense minister to visit Azerbaijan 2018-02-21 09:55

    Iranian defense minister to visit Azerbaijan

    TEHRAN – Iranian Defense Minister Amir Hatami is slated to pay an official visit to Azerbaijan to improve ties with Baku, particularly in military areas.

  • All officials, bodies not immune from criticism: MP 2018-02-21 08:38

    All officials, bodies not immune from criticism: MP

    TEHRAN – All of the country’s authorities as well as the entire system can be criticized, MP Hossein Naqavi Hosseini has said, emphasizing that officials should be held accountable for their actions.

  • Governors living outside precinct will be fired: interior ministry 2018-02-21 07:27

    Governors living outside precinct will be fired: interior ministry

    TEHRAN – Interior Ministry spokesman Salman Samani has said that those provincial governors who live outside their precinct will be dismissed, Mehr reported on Tuesday.

  • Leader offers condolences to Ahmad Tavakkoli over son’s death 2018-02-20 21:19

    Leader offers condolences to Ahmad Tavakkoli over son’s death

    TEHRAN – In a message on Tuesday, Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei offered his condolences over the death of Mohammad Tavakkoli, son of the former senior lawmaker and presidential candidate Ahmad Tavakkoli.

  • Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi 2018-02-20 21:17

    Iran summons Swedish envoy over citizenship issue

    TEHRAN – The Iranian Foreign Ministry on Monday summoned Stockholm’s ambassador to Tehran Helena Sangeland after Sweden granted citizenship to an Iranian national found guilty of espionage for the Israeli Mossad spy agency.

  • Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi 2018-02-20 21:14

    Iran rejects Yemen missile delivery claims as ‘poorly-written scenario’

    TEHRAN – Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi has dismissed allegations that Iran had sent missiles to Yemen, saying such “poorly-written scenario” is yet another lie, emphasizing that it is impossible to send missiles to Yemen while the war-torn country is under a complete blockade.

  • jahangiri 2018-02-20 18:55

    No one in Iran is against foreign investment: Jahangiri

    Iranian First Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri has said that no one or organization in Iran including the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps is against attracting foreign investment.

  • Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan are scheduled to hold their fourth meeting this spring 2018-02-20 18:53

    Rouhani calls for closer Tehran-Ankara-Moscow consultation on Syria

    TEHRAN – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani telephoned his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday saying that Tehran-Ankara-Moscow cooperation and consultation on Syria have proven “positive” and “influential” and called closer interaction between the three countries to bring an end to the conflict in the Syria.

  • Dervish Cult 2018-02-20 18:51

    Cult fanatics kill 5 policemen in northern Tehran

    TEHRAN – Violent protests by members of a Dervish cult in the Pasdaran neighborhood in northern Tehran on Monday left five security forces killed.

  • Tehran’s role in Iraq reassuring: Fuad Masum 2018-02-19 15:18

    Tehran’s role in Iraq reassuring: Fuad Masum

    TEHRAN – Iraqi President Fuad Masum has said that Iran's role in Iraq is reassuring and in line with stability in his country, IRNA reported.

  • hatami 2018-02-19 13:30

    Enemies trying to divide Iranians: Hatami

    TEHRAN – Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami said on Sunday that the enemies are using different methods including political and economic sanctions to create division in the Iranian society and turn the people against the government.

  • Participants of Conference on Parliamentary Union of OIC meet with Ayatollah Khamenei 2018-02-19 12:22

    Leader offers condolences to plane crash victims

    TEHRAN – Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Sunday offered his condolences to those families who lost loved ones in a plane crash in central Iran earlier in the day.

  • Tehran prosecutor calls for close monitoring of prisons 2018-02-19 11:13

    Tehran prosecutor calls for close monitoring of prisons

    TEHRAN – Abbas Jafari-Dolatabadi, Tehran’s prosecutor general, said on Sunday that the prisons and detention centers need to be supervised strictly.

  • No one after rooting out entire cyberspace: minister 2018-02-19 09:10

    No one after rooting out entire cyberspace: minister

    TEHRAN – No one in Iran is seeking to root out the entire cyberspace, Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli said on Sunday, emphasizing that the goal of the country’s authorities is to organize cyberspace to better use its potentials and reduce social problems.

  • عراقچی در صحن مجلس 2018-02-19 08:43

    Iran’s Araqchi talks Yemen with European diplomats

    TEHRAN – Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi met with a number of his European counterparts on the sidelines of this year’s Munich Security Conference on Saturday to discuss the human catastrophe in Yemen, Mehr reported.

  • Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif delivers his speech during the 53rd Munich Security Conference in Munich, Germany, February 19, 2017. 2018-02-18 20:29

    By: Mehdi Sepahvand

    Zarif: Iran favors ‘strong region’ over ‘strong man’

    MUNICH - Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Sunday that Iran favors a “strong region” as opposed to a “strong man in the region”.

  • Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif delivers his speech during the 53rd Munich Security Conference in Munich, Germany, February 19, 2017. 2018-02-18 20:21

    By: Mehdi Sepahvand

    Zarif calls Netanyahu’s theatrical move ‘cartoonish circus’

    MUNICH – During a hateful speech at the Munich Security Conference on Sunday, Benjamin Netanyahu held up a remnant of what he said was a piece of an Iranian drone shot down by Israel earlier this month, a theatrical move which Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif likened to “cartoonish circus”.

  • kerry 2018-02-18 20:18

    Kerry: It is ‘absolutely critical’ to make sure nuclear deal will survive

    Former U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Sunday that it is “absolutely critical” to make sure that the 2015 nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, will survive.

  • Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi 2018-02-18 20:17

    McMaster’s remarks are an example of Iranophobia

    TEHRAN – The Iranian Foreign Ministry said on Sunday that U.S. National Security Adviser Herbert Raymond McMaster’s remarks were in line with the United States’ “Iranophobic policies”.

  • People of East Azerbaijan Province meet with Ayatollah Khamenei 2018-02-18 19:51

    West wants to deprive Iran of missile power and then bully it, Ayatollah Khamenei warns

    Leader: Iran against WMDs but promotes defense power

    TEHRAN - Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said on Sunday that Iran considers nuclear bomb and other weapons of mass destruction as religiously banned, but does anything necessary to increase its defense capability.

  • Zarif in Germany for Munich Security Conference 2018-02-18 12:19

    Zarif in Germany for Munich Security Conference

    TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is scheduled to visit Germany on Saturday night to participate in the 54th edition of the Munich Security Conference (MSC), Foreign Ministry said on Saturday.

  • علی مطهری 2018-02-18 12:19

    'Iranian officials have promised to end house arrest against candidates claiming vote rigging'

    TEHRAN – Deputy Majlis Speaker Ali Motahari said on Saturday that judiciary and security officials have promised to end the house arrest against opposition leaders by the end of the current calendar year, which ends on March 20.

  • Backing Assad was Iran’s best decision: advisor 2018-02-18 12:18

    Backing Assad was Iran’s best decision: advisor

    TEHRAN – Hossein Amir Abdollahian, a senior foreign policy advisor to the Iranian parliament speaker, has said that helping Bashar Assad’s government in Syria was the best decision that Iran could make to repel threats.

  • سردار صفوی 2018-02-18 12:18

    Russia, U.S. compete in Syria: military advisor

    TEHRAN – Yahya Rahim Safavi, a top military adviser to the Leader, said on Saturday that Syria and Iraq have been the scene of geostrategic competitions between the U.S. and Russia.

  •  Emmanuel Macron - Hassan Rouhani 2018-02-18 10:10

    By Majid Ghahremani

    Would French President visit to Tehran take place in the near future?

    TEHRAN - Emmanuel Macron, at the age of 39, became the youngest President in the history of France on May 7, 2017 and has tried to be a different president. Macron was a relative newcomer to foreign policy when he became president, but his appetite for it has been large.

  • Rouhani’s visit to India 2018-02-17 20:43

    By Syed Zafar Mehdi

    Iran, India ink many deals, vow to strengthen ties

    NEW DELHI - Reiterating their commitment to strengthen bilateral ties and take their ‘civilizational relationship’ to the next level, President Hassan Rouhani and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi held wide-ranging talks on cooperation in the areas of trade and investment, energy, connectivity, defense and security and regional issues in New Delhi on Saturday.

  • Iran, Germany ink nuclear safety deal 2018-02-17 20:13

    Iran, Germany ink nuclear safety deal

    TEHRAN – Officials from Iran and Germany on Sunday signed an agreement to promote cooperation between the two countries in the field of nuclear safety.

  • دیدار رئیس دانشگاه ملی استرالیا با علی اکبر ولایتی 2018-02-17 19:55

    Velayati: U.S. trying to create ‘new Middle East’ to break up nations

    TEHRAN – The United States has been seeking to broaden division among Islamic states and create a “new Middle East” in order to break up regional states, says Ali Akbar Velayati, a senior advisor to Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.

  • NATO 2018-02-17 19:49

    NATO, Germany back Iran nuclear deal

    At the high-profile Munich Security Conference, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg and German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel have supported the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, officially known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.