View All
  • alavi 2018-08-08 09:15

    Iran cannot trust U.S. even if Trump returns to JCPOA

    TEHRAN – Iranian Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavi said on Tuesday that Iran does not trust talks with the Trump administration even if the U.S. returns to the 2015 nuclear deal, officially called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.

  • نشست کمیسیون مشترک برجام در وین 2018-08-07 21:36

    Russia slams U.S. sanctions against Iran, promises to save nuclear deal

    Russia has said it will do "everything necessary" to save the 2015 nuclear deal and protect its shared economic interests with Tehran, according to CNBC.

  • دیدار ظریف با وزیر خارجه کره شمالی 2018-08-07 21:31

    North Korea’s chief diplomat meets Zarif

    TEHRAN – North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho met with his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif in Tehran on Tuesday, according to the Foreign Ministry’s website.

  • آنتونیو گوترش دبیرکل سازمان ملل 2018-08-07 21:29

    UN continues to encourage support for Iran nuclear deal

    The United Nations continues to encourage support by all governments for the Iran nuclear deal, a UN spokesperson has said, after Washington vowed to re-impose sanctions on Iran lifted under the deal.

  • pak 2018-08-07 10:02

    Foreign Ministry can help increase Iran’s oil sale: ex-diplomat

    TEHRAN - Mohsen Pakaeen, the former Iranian ambassador to Azerbaijan, has said that the Foreign Ministry can provide the grounds for increasing Iran’s oil sale in the international markets.

  • Zarif: Trump, MBS, Netanyahu ‘are symbols of mistrust, violence, suppression’ 2018-08-06 20:25

    Price volatility is result of psychological warfare on Iran, FM Zarif notes

    Zarif: Trump, MBS, Netanyahu ‘are symbols of mistrust, violence, suppression’

    TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Monday that those who violate international agreements, easily infringe on the rights of the Palestinian people, and take the prime minister of another country hostage are the symbols of “mistrust, violence and suppression” in the world.

  • Judiciary: 45 arrested in corruption probe 2018-08-06 20:24

    Judiciary: 45 arrested in corruption probe

    TEHRAN – Judiciary spokesman Gholam-Hossein Mohseni-Eje'i said on Monday that so far 45 people have been arrested as part of a probe into the high volatility in the foreign currency market.

  • Sen Boroujerdi 2018-08-06 20:23

    China, Iran review ties on eve of sanctions

    TEHRAN – China’s ambassador to Tehran Pang Sen on Monday afternoon met with influential lawmaker Alaeddin Boroujerdi to exchange views on mutual ties as the U.S. sanctions against Tehran took effect late on Monday.

  • احمد عراقچی 2018-08-06 13:59

    Central Bank forex director arrested

    TEHRAN – The director of the foreign exchange office at the Central Bank of Iran was arrested on Sunday, local sources said.

  • Rouhani to attend parliament at due time 2018-08-06 10:27

    Rouhani to attend parliament at due time

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday that he will attend the parliament at the due time to respond to questions posed by a number of lawmakers, ISNA reported.

  • Simon McDonald 2018-08-06 10:00

    JCPOA still ‘robust’ despite U.S. exit: UK diplomat

    TEHRAN – The permanent under-secretary at the UK’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office believes that the Iran nuclear deal is still “robust”, notwithstanding U.S. efforts to scrap it.

  • trump 2018-08-06 09:55

    Trump says talks are up to Iranians

    TEHRAN – U.S. President Donald Trump, who unilaterally withdrew Washington from the UN-endorsed 2015 nuclear agreement in May, said on Saturday that holding talks with Tehran is up to the Iranians.

  • Iranian politician calls for immediate EU action as U.S. sanctions loom 2018-08-05 21:05

    Iranian politician calls for immediate EU action as U.S. sanctions loom

    TEHRAN – An Iranian politician has called on the European Union to take an outright measure before imposition of the new U.S. sanctions if it is really willing to make up for the U.S. withdrawal from the 2015 nuclear deal.

  • In a ceremony held on Sunday to mark the Islamic Human Rights and Human Dignity Day, human rights activists from Norway, Palestine and Bangladesh were given awards. 2018-08-05 21:04

    Iran slams Western use of human rights as tool

    TEHRAN - Judiciary Chief Ayatollah Sadeq Amoli Larijani said on Sunday that the West has an “inhumane” approach toward the issue of human rights, saying the West is using the issue as a tool.

  • Navy’s task is to develop Makran, admiral says  2018-08-05 10:54

    Navy’s task is to develop Makran, admiral says

    TEHRAN – Habibollah Sayyari, the deputy army chief for coordination affairs, said on Saturday that the Iranian Navy’s next task is to develop the Makran region on the shores of the Sea of Oman, as the region suffers from underdevelopment.

  • mp 2018-08-04 21:00

    Talks possible if U.S. apologizes, returns to nuclear deal, says Iranian MP

    TEHRAN - Ali Najafi Khoshroudi, the spokesman of Iranian parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Committee, said on Saturday that Iran-U.S. talks are possible if Washington apologizes and returns to the 2015 nuclear deal.

  •  Clear global consensus exists on preserving JCPOA: Zarif 2018-08-04 20:53

    There is ‘clear global consensus’ to preserve JCPOA: Zarif

    TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammd Javad Zarif said on Friday that there is “clear global consensus on need to take concerted action to preserve JCPOA.”

  • Rezaee: U.S. to lose dignity if Trump’s sanctions, tariffs fail 2018-08-03 20:59

    Rezaee: U.S. to lose dignity if Trump’s sanctions, tariffs fail

    TEHRAN – Mohsen Rezaee, secretary of Iran’s Expediency Council, said on Friday should U.S. President Donald Trump’s sanctions and tariffs moves prove fruitless, the U.S. would lose the very little dignity it has left in the world.

  • Zarif tweet 2018-08-03 20:50

    Zarif questions U.S. military in Iran’s ‘backyard’

    TEHRAN – In a tweet on Thursday, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Thursday criticized the presence of U.S. military forces in the Persian Gulf and questioned why U.S. forces are “in Iran’s backyard” some 7,000 miles away from home. 

  • Tehran calls attack on Yemen fish market ‘war crime’ 2018-08-03 20:39

    Tehran calls attack on Yemen fish market ‘war crime’

    TEHRAN – Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi on Friday denounced as a “war crime” the new Saudi-led air strikes on a fish market in Yemen’s western port city of Hudaydah, which killed about 40 people and injured many more.

  • jafari 2018-08-01 20:53

    You will take your wish for talks with Iran to grave: IRGC chief to Trump

    TEHRAN - Chief of the Islamic Revolution Guard Corps (IRGC) Mohammad Ali Jafari said on Tuesday that the U.S. officials, including President Donald Trump, will take the wish for negotiation with Iran to the “grave”.

  • Lawmakers to question labor minister 2018-08-01 20:49

    Lawmakers to question labor minister

    TEHRAN – The presiding board of the parliament confirmed on Wednesday that it had received a letter for impeaching Labor Minister Ali Rabiei, MP Ali Asqar Yousef-Nezhad said.

  • ‘Trump’s ill will toward Iran at odds with calls for dialogue’ 2018-08-01 20:48

    ‘Trump’s ill will toward Iran at odds with calls for dialogue’

    TEHRAN – Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said on Tuesday that Tehran believes in “dialogue” and “logic”, but U.S. President Donald Trump and his administration have not acted in good faith, which is an essential prerequisite for dialogue, the Foreign Ministry website reported on Wednesday.

  • France ‘hopeful’ ATR can deliver planes to Iran 2018-07-31 21:06

    France ‘hopeful’ ATR can deliver planes to Iran

    TEHRAN – The French minister of economy and finance on Tuesday expressed hope that the ATR aircraft manufacturer will be able to get permission from the United States to deliver eight planes to Iran before August 6 despite the sanctions imposed on Tehran.

  • rouhani 2018-07-31 21:02

    Rouhani says Europe must express its position on JCPOA ‘transparently’

    Rouhani: Ball in European court

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday that it is “very important” for Iran that the European Union take a “transparent” step toward the 2015 nuclear agreement now that the U.S. has left the multilateral deal, officially called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

  • hamid khazaei 2018-07-30 20:45

    Iranian asylum-seeker’s death preventable, Australia court rules

    The death of an asylum-seeker held in a remote Pacific camp from an infection was “preventable” and the Australian government should improve health care services for detainees, a coroner ruled on Monday.

  • ‘3 terror cells linked to Daesh disbanded in 4 months’ 2018-07-30 20:44

    ‘3 terror cells linked to Daesh disbanded in 4 months’

    TEHRAN – Deputy Interior Minister for Security Affairs Hossein Zolfaqari says Iranian security forces have managed to detain members of three terrorist cells affiliated to Daesh (ISIL) in the current Iranian year, which began on March 21.  

  • Americans have been slandering IRGC, Basij for years: general 2018-07-29 21:04

    Americans have been slandering IRGC, Basij for years: general

    TEHRAN – Brigadier General Masoud Jazayeri, an advisor to the Armed Forces Chief of Staff, said on Sunday that the Americans have been slandering the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) and Basij for a long time in order to tarnish the public opinion.

  • Corruption poses big threat to Iran: minister 2018-07-29 21:03

    Corruption poses big threat to Iran: minister

    TEHRAN – Iranian Telecommunications Minister Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi says corruption is a “big threat” against national security, stressing the need to implement e-government for greater transparency and reducing corruption.

  • students 2018-07-29 21:03

    Iranian students protest IAEA inspections of universities

    TEHRAN – Iranian students held rallies on Sunday to protest inspection of universities by the International Atomic energy Agency and a possible inspection of Shahid Beheshti University in future.