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  • 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).

  • ElBaradei to Trump: You can’t threaten a country and call for talks  2018-07-31 17:41

    ElBaradei to Trump: You can’t threaten a country and call for talks

    TEHRAN – Mohamed ElBaradei, the former director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), has responded to U.S. President Donald Trump’s call for talks with Iran, saying, “You cannot renege on a deal considered by all as a keystone, threaten the country, humiliate its leaders and then impulsively call for talks!”

  • ‘U.S. not as crazy as going to war with Iran’ 2018-07-30 20:42

    Washington has proven it is not trustworthy to negotiate with, Foreign Ministry says

    ‘U.S. not as crazy as going to war with Iran’

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman on Monday dismissed the possibility of a war against Iran by the United States, saying, “I doubt that America is so depleted of wise men that it would make such a terrible blunder.”

  • icj 2018-07-30 20:38

    ICJ chief’s warning to U.S. is a success for Iran: MP

    TEHRAN – A member of the National Security and Foreign Policy Committee of the parliament’s presiding board said on Monday that a warning letter by International Court of Justice President Abdulqawi Ahmed Yusuf to the U.S. on the return of sanctions is a diplomatic success for Iran.

  • Iranian Judiciary vows to come hard on currency manipulators 2018-07-30 20:36

    Iranian Judiciary vows to come hard on currency manipulators

    TEHRAN – Judiciary Chief Ayatollah Sadeq Amoli Larijani said on Monday that some of the individuals behind the recent turmoil in the foreign currency and gold coin markets are accused of “spreading corruption on earth”, a term used to describe capital crimes within the Islamic Republic’s judicial system.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • فرانسوا سنمو   François Sénémaud 2018-07-29 21:02

    French Syria envoy meets Iran’s Jaberi Ansari

    TEHRAN - Francois Senemaud, the French president’s special envoy on Syria, sat down for talks on Saturday with Hossein Jaberi Ansari, a senior assistant to the Iranian foreign minister.

  • شهرام جزایری 2018-07-29 21:02

    Corrupt tycoon arrested near border crossing

    TEHRAN - Shahram Jazayeri, an Iranian tycoon who spent several years of his life in jail for being involved in a high-profile corruption case, has been arrested near the Bazargan border crossing in West Azarbaijan Province while trying to flee across the border, an official said.

  • Tehran congratulates Pakistan on elections 2018-07-28 21:28

    Tehran congratulates Pakistan on elections

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi on Friday congratulated Pakistan for successfully holding parliamentary and provincial elections.

  • Trump can only survive by creating crisis: analyst 2018-07-28 21:27

    Trump can only survive by creating crisis: professor

    TEHRAN – A leading professor of international relations says evidence shows that “U.S. President Donald Trump, like all Republicans, can only survive by creating a crisis.”

  • abbasi 2018-07-28 21:24

    U.S. sanctions clear violation of human rights: Iran

    TEHRAN – Mahmoud Abbassi, the justice minister’s deputy for human rights and foreign affairs, said on Saturday that the U.S. sanctions are a clear violation of human rights and called for formation of a committee to study the repercussion of sanctions on ordinary people.

  • Trump thinks he is still a hotel owner: MP 2018-07-27 20:33

    Trump thinks he is still a hotel owner: MP

    TEHRAN – Reformist lawmaker Mohammad-Reza Tabesh has reacted to anti-Iran remarks by U.S. President Donald Trump, saying Trump rules his country “as if he is still a hotel owner”.

  • Expert: Trump pursuing zero-sum game with Iran 2018-07-27 20:33

    Expert: Trump pursuing zero-sum game with Iran

    TEHRAN – A senior political analyst has said U.S. President Donald Trump is in a zero-sum game with Iran, and he is after a victory for the United States through negotiations which are backed by threats.

  • Pakistan’s Imran Khan ‘desires stronger ties with Iran’ 2018-07-27 20:31

    Pakistan’s Imran Khan ‘desires stronger ties with Iran’

    TEHRAN – As Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has emerged as largest party in the Wednesday general elections, its chairman Imran Khan in his first public address said that his party desires stronger ties with Iran.

  • VP advises foreign companies to stay put 2018-07-27 20:30

    VP advises foreign firms to avoid mistake of leaving Iran

    TEHRAN – Vice President for Economic Affairs Mohammad Nahavandian has advised foreign companies to avoid the mistake of pulling out of Iran’s market, saying Tehran will shape its cooperation with foreign companies in regard to their current decision.

  • سوخو سو-34 2018-07-25 21:38

    Iran’s IRGC unveils overhauled fighters to carry 1,500-km range cruise missiles

    TEHRAN – In a ceremony on Wednesday, the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps unveiled 10 overhauled Sukhoi 22 fighter jets which will be equipped with cruise missiles with a range of 1500 kilometers.

  • Trump’s threats suggest ignorance of IRGC’s capabilities: commander 2018-07-25 21:37

    We can easily counter threats of cutting Iran’s oil exports

    Trump’s threats suggest he is ignorant of IRGC’s capabilities: IRGC chief

    TEHRAN – Responding to U.S. President Donald Trump’s anti-Iran rhetoric, chief of the Islamic Revolution Guard Corps (IRGC) said on Wednesday that if Trump hears about the IRGC’s capabilities, he will never dare say the same things again.

  • icj 2018-07-25 17:48

    ICJ orders U.S. not to take new sanctions measures against Iran

    TEHRAN - Mohsen Mohebi, head of the Presidential International Legal Center, said on Tuesday that the International Court of Justice (ICJ) has demanded the U.S. not to take any new sanctions measures against Iran until the tribunal issues its verdicts on a lawsuit filed by the Islamic Republic against the re-imposition of U.S. sanctions.

  • limbert 2018-07-25 17:38

    By staff and agency

    ‘Pompeo’s speech shows Trump administration has no knowledge of history: Limbert

    John Limbert, a former deputy assistant secretary of state for Iran, has said that U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo showed that President Donald Trump’s administration has no knowledge of history.

  • qassemi 2018-07-24 21:44

    ‘EU package should guarantee Iran’s interests’

    TEHRAN - Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi has said that any economic package by the European Union, Russia and China should “guarantee Iran’s interests” if the 2015 nuclear agreement is going to continue to exist.

  • Jimmy Kimmel exposes Trump’s hypocrisy on Iran 2018-07-24 21:43

    Jimmy Kimmel exposes Trump’s hypocrisy on Iran

    TEHRAN – Jimmy Kimmel, an American television host, said on Monday that it was “interesting” President Donald Trump had reacted so strongly after Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said hostile U.S. policies to Iran may lead to “the mother of all wars”.

  • No country has signed up for new Iran sanctions: U.S. senator 2018-07-24 21:42

    No country has signed up for new Iran sanctions: U.S. senator

    TEHRAN – U.S. Senator Chris Murphy on Monday criticized U.S. President Donald Trump’s withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal, saying no country has supported Washington’s effort to impose new sanctions on Iran.

  • rouhani 2018-07-23 21:53

    Pro-reform Hope faction backs Rouhani’s strong warning against Trump

    Rouhani praises Hope faction’s supports

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani on Monday praised support for his government by the pro-reform Hope parliamentary faction.

  • larijani 2018-07-23 21:49

    Our neighbors should not have any misunderstanding about Iran

    Larijani says ‘diplomats are guerrillas in suit’

    TEHRAN – Iranian Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani on Sunday likened diplomats to “guerrillas in suit” who can play an effective role in economic sphere.

  • Strait of Hormuz must be open for all or no one, general warns 2018-07-23 21:44

    Strait of Hormuz must be open for all or no one, general warns

    TEHRAN – The Iranian Army Ground Force chief on Sunday supported President Hassan Rouhani’s threat to close the Strait of Hormuz if Iran would not be able to export its oil, saying the strait must be open to all or no one, Mehr reported.

  • zarif 2018-07-22 21:08

    Zarif says U.S.-Israel Iranophobia project has been defeated

    Zarif: Still no European practical action to save nuclear deal

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Sunday that remaining parties to the 2015 nuclear deal have so far failed to take “practical actions” to save the agreement known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.

  • Larijani wants regional leaders to be optimistic about one another 2018-07-22 21:01

    Larijani to Trump administration: Iranian nation will not barter its dignity

    TEHRAN – The speaker of the Majlis (parliament) stressed on Sunday that Iran will not succumb to pressure by the Trump administration and that the nation will preserve its dignity.

  • Iran denies ‘secret agreement’ with IAEA after university inspection controversy 2018-07-21 21:27

    Iran denies ‘secret agreement’ with IAEA after university inspection controversy

    TEHRAN – Iran’s ambassador to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on Saturday rejected any “secret agreement” with the IAEA for inspection of universities or other sites in Iran, saying all inspections have been carried out under the country’s commitments.

  • qassemi 2018-07-21 21:25

    Iran condemns racist law approved by Knesset

    TEHRAN - Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi on Friday condemned the Israeli Knesset for passing the racist Jewish nation-state bill.