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  • 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.

  • ظریف 2018-07-28 21:30

    Zarif to visit Singapore to sign friendship treaty with ASEAN

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will travel to Singapore in the coming days to sign the Treaty of Amity and Cooperation (TAC) with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).

  • Putin says ready to talk with Trump about Iran deal 2018-07-28 21:29

    Putin says ready to talk with Trump about Iran deal

    TEHRAN – Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday both he and his American counterpart, Donald Trump, need to meet to talk about issues such as the Iran nuclear deal, also called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), and global conflicts.

  • austria 2018-07-28 21:26

    Austrian FM: U.S. move in exiting nuclear deal was an ‘unprecedented’ move

    TEHRAN – Austrian Foreign Minister Karin Kneissl has said that the U.S. withdrawal from the 2015 nuclear deal was an “unprecedented” move from legal point of view, IRNA reported on Saturday.

  • 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.

  • saudi 2018-07-27 20:36

    Tehran calls Saudi envoy’s claims ‘farcical’

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Ministry issued a statement on Thursday saying claims made by the Saudi Ambassador to Washington are “hollow” and “farcical” which do not worth response.

  • icj 2018-07-27 20:36

    By staff and agency

    ICJ to hold hearing on Iran’s lawsuit against U.S. in August

    The International Court of Justice issued a statement on Thursday announcing that a hearing on Iran’s lawsuit against the U.S. over its move in re-imposing unilateral sanctions will be held in August.

  • Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari 2018-07-27 20:30

    IRGC chief plays down threat of military action

    TEHRAN – The commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) said on Friday that Iran does not take military threats seriously.

  • 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.

  • Nobakht resignation not true: government 2018-07-25 21:36

    Nobakht resignation not true: government

    TEHRAN – Presidential chief of staff Mahmoud Vaezi said on Wednesday that a report that Budget and Planning Organization chief Mohammad Baqer Nobakht has resigned is not true, saying media has misquoted Nobakht.

  • 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.

  • araghchi 2018-07-25 13:10

    Tehran sets deadline for Europe’s JCPOA package

    No export for others if Iran banned from oil sale: diplomat

    TEHRAN – Iran will not stand idly by and watch others export their oil if it is deprived of crude exports under a U.S. plan, Iran’s deputy foreign minister has said.

  • 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”.

  • 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.

  • Iran launches mass production of new air-to-air missile 2018-07-23 21:46

    Iran launches mass production of new air-to-air missile

    TEHRAN – In a ceremony on Monday, Iran unveiled the mass production of a medium-range air-to-air missile, dubbed Fakour.

  • 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.

  • Ex-IRGC chief to Trump: You be cautious 2018-07-23 21:43

    Ex-IRGC chief to Trump: You be cautious

    TEHRAN – In response to U.S. President Donald Trump’s threatening tweet against Iran, former Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) commander Mohsen Rezaei hit back soon, warning Trump to be “cautious”.

  • IRGC vows to avenge terror attack in western Iran 2018-07-22 21:02

    IRGC vows to avenge terror attack in western Iran

    TEHRAN – Brigadier General Ramazan Sharif, the spokesman for the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC), announced on Sunday that a “harsh revenge” awaits those behind the Friday night terrorist attack in the border western province of Kurdistan in which 11 IRGC forces were martyred.

  • Bolton Pompeo 2018-07-22 21:02

    U.S. launches campaign to foment unrest in Iran: Reuters 

    The Trump administration has launched an offensive of speeches and online communications meant to foment unrest and help pressure Iran to end its nuclear program and its regional presence, U.S. officials familiar with the matter said, Reuters reported on Sunday.

  • 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.

  • professor 2018-07-21 21:29

    ICJ can order temporary stop to U.S. sanctions: law professor

    TEHRAN - Francis Boyle, a professor of international law at the University of Illinois, has said that Iran can call on the International Court of Justice to temporarily stop the return of U.S. sanctions.

  • 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.

  • Barred Zoroastrian Sepanta Niknam regains council seat 2018-07-21 21:24

    Barred Zoroastrian Sepanta Niknam regains council seat

    TEHRAN – Nine months after he was denied a seat in Yazd’s city council, Sepanta Niknam, a follower of Zoroastrianism, regained his status as councilor.

  • Commander denies rumor of IRGC chief replacement 2018-07-21 21:23

    Commander denies rumor of IRGC chief replacement

    TEHRAN – Head of the Supreme Leader’s Military Office on Saturday denied rumors that the Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari is going to be replaced.

  • Tehran: Israel’s nuclear espionage claims ‘laughably absurd’ 2018-07-20 21:36

    Tehran: Israel’s nuclear espionage claims ‘laughably absurd’

    TEHRAN – Alireza Miryousefi, spokesman at Iran’s mission to the United Nations, has dismissed as “absurd” Israel’s claims that agents with the regime’s Mossad spy agency had stolen secret documents on Iran’s nuclear program from a site in southern Tehran, ISNA reported on Thursday.

  • Zarif condoles demise of Vatican diplomat 2018-07-20 21:31

    U.S. huge arms spending can’t even secure its citizens: Iran’s Zarif

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Thursday slammed the United States for destabilizing the world by exporting arms, noting that Washington “can’t even secure its citizens” despite huge military spending.

  • salehi 2018-07-18 21:21

    Iran completes centrifuge rotor factory

    TEHRAN – Nuclear chief Ali Akbar Salehi has announced that a factory manufacturing rotors used for producing centrifuge rotor factory machines has been completed.

  • zarif 2018-07-18 21:13

    Europe underestimating its power, Zarif says 

    Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said that the European Union can do more to bring about peace and stability to the Middle East, and needs to back-up its commitments with actions.