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  • Hossein Askari 2017-12-05 10:24

    By Javad Heirannia

    Saudi Arabia has a weak army: Hossein Askari

    TEHRAN – A senior expert in Arab affairs who teaches international business at George Washington University is of the view that “But Saudi Arabia, with a weak army, sees Egypt and Jordan as source of military manpower.”

  • Mohammad Ghaderi 2017-12-04 21:09

    By Mohammad Ghaderi

    Union of Iranians against Washington and Riyadh

    TEHRAN _ In recent months, we have been witnessing the unification of the United States and Saudi Arabia against the regional policies of the Islamic Republic of Iran.

  • shamkhani 2017-12-04 20:52

    War on Daesh to continue, Iranian security official says

    TEHRAN - Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani said on Monday that cultural and military fight against Daesh will persist.

  • kamalvandi 2017-12-04 20:51

    JCPOA won’t survive without sanctions removal, Iran says

    TEHRAN - Behrooz Kamalvandi, spokesman for the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI), has said that it is not possible to keep implementing the 2015 nuclear deal, officially called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), without the removal of sanctions.

  • نشست خبری سخنگوی وزارت خارجه 2017-12-04 20:51

    Iran insists missile program is non-negotiable

    TEHRAN – Iran reiterated on Monday that its missile program is not open for negotiation, saying that Iran has right to pursue its defense policies in view of developments in the volatile Middle East.

  • larijani 2017-12-04 20:49

    Iran, Russia closely cooperate in drug fight

    TEHRAN – Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani said on Sunday that Tehran and Moscow have established “comprehensive cooperation” in fighting drug trafficking.

  • Martin Love  2017-12-04 11:44

    By Martin Love 

    Exceptionalism versus magnanimity

    There is no reasonable justification for citizens anywhere to consider themselves or their country necessarily “exceptional”. When one is talking about particular governments pushing the meme of “exceptionalism” (rather than, say, humility) in some grandiose way, watch out. 

  • Mohammad Ghaderi 2017-12-04 10:01

    By Mohammad Ghaderi

    Common Concern of the White House and Riyadh

    TEHRAN _ In recent days, American and Saudi authorities have common security concerns. The defeat of notorious terrorists of ISIS has hit Washington and Riyadh hard. However, the issue is not limited to the military and regional dimension. Part of the issue is the Takfiri thinking with the support of the United States and the Saudi family behind it.

  • Larijani in Moscow for anti-drug conference 2017-12-04 09:30

    Larijani in Moscow for anti-drug conference

    TEHRAN – Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani visited Moscow on Sunday to attend the international anti-drug conference dubbed "Parliamentary Members vs. Drugs", ISNA reported.

  • ‘No unauthorized trade on Iran-Azerbaijan border’ 2017-12-04 09:30

    ‘No unauthorized trade on Iran-Azerbaijan border’

    TEHRAN – Iran’s border guard commander, Qassem Rezaee, said on Sunday that there is no unauthorized trade on the borders of Iran and the Republic of Azerbaijan.

  • Iran masters technology to build nuclear batteries 2017-12-04 09:29

    Iran masters technology to build nuclear batteries

    TEHRAN – An advisor to chief of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) says Iran has mastered the technology to build nuclear batteries which have health and industrial applications, IRNA reported.

  • Iran not seeking permission to promote defense capability: senior advisor 2017-12-04 09:27

    Iran not seeking permission to promote defense capability: senior advisor

    TEHRAN – The Islamic Republic does not need any country’s “permission” to strengthen its defense capability in the face of military threats, a top advisor to the Leader of the Islamic Revolution said on Sunday.

  • General Soleimani named Iran’s ‘best commander’ 2017-12-04 09:26

    General Soleimani named Iran’s ‘best commander’

    TEHRAN – Major General Qassem Soleimani, who commands the Quds Force of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC), has been named the best commander of the Iranian armed forces.

  • U.S. not allowing JCPOA to bear fruit fully: Kharrazi 2017-12-03 20:14

    U.S. not allowing JCPOA to bear fruit fully: Kharrazi

    TEHRAN – Iran has not been able to fully reap the benefits of the 2015 nuclear deal due to Washington’s pressure, says Kamal Kharrazi, head of Iran's Strategic Council on Foreign Relations.

  • Unveiling of Iran’s new land-based cruise missile ‘Soumar 2017-12-03 20:14

    Iran’s missiles not produced for wars: Rezaee

    TEHRAN – Iran is not producing missiles for wars but to boost the deterrence capability of the Islamic Republic, Mohsen Rezaee, secretary of the Expediency Council, said on Sunday.

  • zarif 2017-12-03 20:12

    World entering ‘post-Westernism’, Zarif says

    TEHRAN - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Sunday that said that the world is moving towards “post-Westernism”.

  • leader 2017-12-03 20:11

    Leader calls for boosting Armed Forces capability

    TEHRAN - Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said on Sunday that the power of Armed Forces should be strengthened to maintain the nation’s invulnerability.

  • نشست خبری بهرام قاسمی سخنگوی وزارت خارجه 2017-12-03 20:11

    Iran dismisses war of words between Zarif and Jubeir

    TEHRAN - Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi on Sunday dismissed war of words between Iranian foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Saudi counterpart Adel al-Jubeir at a recent conference in Rome, Italy.

  • qassemi 2017-12-03 20:10

    Tehran condemns terrorist attack on university campus in Peshawar

    TEHRAN - Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi condemned on Saturday terrorist attack on Peshawar’s Agriculture Training Institute which left nine people killed and dozens injured.

  • دونالد ترامپ 2017-12-03 12:07

    U.S. approach to JCPOA, part of internal process: expert

    Cindy Vestergaard, Director of Stimson’s Nuclear Safeguards Program believes “complementary access inspections to sites in Iran” is not beyond AP, but the US approach toward Iran is part of an internal US process.

  •  Levan Dzhagaryan, Moscow’s ambassador to Tehran 2017-12-03 09:49

    By Negar Asadi

    By war on Daesh Iran proved it’s against terrorism: Russian diplomat

    TEHRAN - Levan Dzhagaryan, Moscow’s ambassador to Tehran, says that defeat of Daesh in Syria and Iraq sent a “positive image” of Iran to the world and proved that the Islamic republic is against terrorism.

  • Navy concludes joint drills in Bangladesh 2017-12-03 09:22

    Navy concludes joint drills in Bangladesh

    TEHRAN – The Navy’s 49th flotilla on Saturday concluded its mission at IMMSAREX-17 SAR drill of the Indian Ocean Naval Symposium (IONS) and berthed at the port of Chittagong, Bangladesh, Fars news agency reported.

  • Caspian Sea states to meet on Dec. 4-5 2017-12-03 09:22

    Caspian Sea states to meet on Dec. 4-5

    TEHRAN – Foreign ministers of the Caspian littoral states will hold a meeting in Moscow on December 4-5 to discuss the sea’s legal status and other issues, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement.

  • Iran picked as deputy chair of OPCW conference 2017-12-03 09:22

    Iran picked as deputy chair of OPCW conference

    TEHRAN – Iran was picked as the deputy chair of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons conference during the 22nd session of the OPCW forum.

  • Canadian author: Iran playing major role in defeating terrorism 2017-12-03 09:21

    Canadian author: Iran playing major role in defeating terrorism

    TEHRAN – A senior Canadian author and political commentator has praised Iran’s anti-terrorism campaign in the Middle East, saying the Islamic Republic has been fighting the phenomenon while the West’s support for terror groups in the region is well documented.

  • Top adviser calls for unity among Muslims 2017-12-03 09:16

    Top adviser calls for unity among Muslims

    TEHRAN – A top adviser to the Supreme Leader on Saturday called on the Muslim Ummah to be wary of propaganda moves by the enemy, calling for unity in the Islamic world, IRNA reported.

  • General categorically rejects talks over missile defense capability 2017-12-03 09:15

    General categorically rejects talks over missile defense capability

    TEHRAN – A top spokesman of the Iranian Armed forces has strongly dismissed calls for negotiations on the country’s missile program, saying Iran has the right to be capable of defending itself against enemies.

  • جهانگیری 2017-12-02 19:58

    Enhanced Iran-SCO cooperation can boost global stability: VP

    Iranian First Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri has said enhanced interaction between Iran and member states of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) can play a leading role in strengthening regional and international peace and stability.

  • Lavrov: U.S. would send ‘bad message’ by exiting nuclear deal 2017-12-02 19:58

    Lavrov: U.S. would send ‘bad message’ by exiting nuclear deal

    TEHRAN – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Friday that Washington would send a bad message if it walked away from a 2015 nuclear deal with Iran, Reuters reported.

  • zarif 2017-12-02 19:53

    Iranian, Indian chief diplomats hold talks in Tehran

    TEHRAN – Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj held talks in Tehran with her Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif on Saturday, discussing bilateral relations and other issues.