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  • Chemical arsenals endanger global peace and security: envoy 2017-12-02 09:53

    Chemical arsenals endanger global peace and security: envoy

    TEHRAN – Gholam Hossein Dehqani, director of the Iranian Foreign Ministry department for political and international security affairs, said on Friday that certain countries were liable for the use of chemical weapons by terrorist groups in Syria and Iraq, Press TV reported.

  • ‘Certain Muslim states act against unity in Islamic world’ 2017-12-02 09:35

    ‘Certain Muslim states act against unity in Islamic world’

    TEHRAN – A cleric on Friday called on Muslims across the world to be united against enemies’ conspiracies, saying some Islamic states prevent any form of unity within the Muslim world.

  • Zarif: U.S. cannot push Iran out of Syria 2017-12-02 09:34

    Zarif: U.S. cannot push Iran out of Syria

    TEHRAN – U.S. efforts to push Iranian military advisers out of Syria will not succeed, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Thursday, emphasizing that Iran’s presence in Syria is at the request of the Syrian government.

  • Iranian navy 2017-12-01 20:34

    Iranian Navy escorted 4,000 ships in 9 years

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Navy has provided security for more than 4,000 local and foreign commercial ships over the past nine years, a navy commander said on Friday.

  • Foreign military build-ups won’t work in Afghanistan: Zarif 2017-12-01 20:32

    Foreign military build-ups won’t work in Afghanistan: Zarif

    TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Friday that the threat of extremist violence and terror requires the international community’s “resolute unified response”, emphasizing that terrorism in Afghanistan cannot be resolved through foreign military build-ups.

  • salehi 2017-12-01 20:31

    Halt to heavy water purchase is a U.S. problem: Iran’s Salehi

    TEHRAN - Ali Akbar Salehi, director of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran, said on Friday that it is the Trump administration’s problem for halting purchase of heavy water from Iran.

  • jahangiri 2017-12-01 20:31

    Iran-Russia cooperation in terror fight presents ‘successful model’, VP says

    TEHRAN – Iranian First Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri said on Thursday that Iran-Russia cooperation in fighting terrorism is a “successful model” in the world, a reference to joint military actions against terrorists in Syria.

  • UN 2017-12-01 20:30

    Iran says cultural prejudice generates more hatred and violence

    Iranian Vice President for Legal Affairs Layla Joneydi said on Thursday that cultural prejudice towards different cultures and religions generates more hatred and violence.

  • Romanian Ambassador Adrian Kozjacski 2017-12-01 20:27

    By Marjan Golpira

    Romania marks National Day in Tehran

    TEHRAN – To commemorate the anniversary of Romania National Day, otherwise known as Great Union Day, the Romanian ambassador to Tehran hosted a reception at his residence on Wednesday evening, November 28.

  • محمد بن سلمان ولیعهد عربستان 2017-12-01 14:10

    By M.A. Saki

    Saudi Arabia committing suicide 

    The new ruling family in Riyadh will likely push Saudi Arabia to the verge of collapse through impulsive and rash decisions. 

  • Ayatollah Khamenei visit's Martyr Majid Shahriari family 2017-12-01 13:42

    U.S. blocked nuclear medicines to Iran, Martyr Shahriari helped Iran produce them: Leader

    They wanted to do something to prevent radio-pharmaceuticals from reaching the people's hands. They wanted to create problems for the Islamic Republic. They used to say, "We will not sell these radio-pharmaceuticals". This was done with the purpose of closing our center in Tehran, but people like martyr Shahriari worked on it in a diligent way. The enemy was astonished.

  • Iran’s missile 2017-12-01 11:50

    By Hanif Ghaffari 

    West missile policy against Iran

    TEHRAN _ Over the last few weeks, we have been witnessing the West making media and political tensions over Iran’s missile capabilities. This has been soared when ISIS came to an end in Iraq and Syria which means a great failure for the West. In a controversial speech delivered by Donald Trump as saying, Iran’s missile program as one of the pre conditions of the agreement should be on the table If the nuclear deal is due to remain. On the other hand, Macron the France president has expressed his concerns over Iran growing missile capabilities and called for a consensus to negotiate this issue. 

  • Frank N. von Hippel 2017-12-01 11:35

    By Javad Heirannia

    Trump Administration trying to reduce benefits of JCPOA to Iran: ex-WH official

    TEHRAN - A former assistant director for national security in the White House Office of Science and Technology says “Since the IAEA has been finding Iran in compliance with the JCPOA at its declared nuclear sites, the only option open to opponents to the JCPOA is to raise the possibility of non-compliance at other sites.”

  • Osman Faruk Logoglu 2017-12-01 11:18

    By Payman Yazdani

    Logoglu: U.S. presence in Syria illegal in absence of UNSC mandate, Damascus invitation 

    TEHRAN _ Touching upon the U.S. and some countries military intervention in Syria, the senior member of Turkey’s Republican People's Party (CHP) Faruk logoglu says these interventions without the UNSC mandate and Syrian government’s invitation are illegal under international law. 

  • Iranian Army, IRGC vow to boost missile power 2017-11-30 21:00

    Iranian Army, IRGC vow to boost missile power

    TEHRAN – The Iranian Army and the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps are ramping up efforts for closer coordination in line with national defense strategies and boosting military capabilities including upgrading missile deterrence, IRNA reported.

  • Tehran denounces killing of Iranian-American man by U.S. police 2017-11-30 18:09

    Tehran denounces killing of Iranian-American man by U.S. police

    TEHRAN – Iran's High Council for Human Rights released a statement on Wednesday condemning the U.S. government for police brutality that led to the death of an American-born citizen of Iranian heritage.

  • Zarrab pleads guilty to role in bypassing Iran sanctions 2017-11-30 14:17

    Zarrab pleads guilty to role in bypassing Iran sanctions

    TEHRAN – A Turkish-Iranian gold trader pleaded guilty on Oct. 26 to all seven counts against him, including move to violate the United States sanctions against Iran, newly unsealed court records show.

  • Zarif slated to visit Italy, Azerbaijan 2017-11-30 13:10

    Zarif slated to visit Italy, Azerbaijan

    TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is scheduled to pay official visits to Italy and Azerbaijan on Thursday and Friday, Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said.

  • New frigate to join Iranian navy’s northern fleet 2017-11-30 12:35

    New frigate to join Iranian navy’s northern fleet

    TEHRAN – Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami announced on Wednesday that a new frigate will join the navy’s northern fleet in the Caspian Sea.

  • Iran voices concerns over Sheikh Qassim’s health condition 2017-11-30 11:10

    Iran voices concerns over Sheikh Qassim’s health condition

    TEHRAN – Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi has voiced concerns over the health condition of distinguished pro-democracy cleric Sheikh Isa Qassim, saying the Bahraini government is responsible for the consequences of any delay in his treatment.

  • Riyadh’s anti-Iran moves intended to cover up failures: Rouhani 2017-11-29 20:11

    Riyadh’s anti-Iran moves intended to cover up failures: Rouhani

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday that Saudi Arabia presents Iran as an enemy because it wants to “cover up its failures” in the region.

  • kerry 2017-11-29 20:10

    Former U.S. diplomat: Netanyahu was 'genuinely agitating toward action' against Iran

    Israel, Egypt pushed U.S. to bomb Iran before nuclear deal, Kerry says

    Former American Secretary of State John Kerry has said both Israel and Egypt pushed the United States to “bomb Iran” before the 2015 nuclear deal was struck.

  • رونمایی از دست آوردهای دفاعی ارتش 2017-11-29 20:10

    Naval achievements unveiled 

    TEHRAN – During a ceremony attended by Navy Commander Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi on Wednesday the Navy unveiled several new systems, equipment, and projects. 

  • U.S. Congress 2017-11-29 20:09

    By staff and agency

    Europeans form united front to defend nuclear deal

    Some of the United States’ closest allies, the UK, Germany and France, have formed a united front to defend the 2015 nuclear deal, CNN reported on Tuesday.

  • Palestine 2017-11-29 20:00

    Iran says will continue backing Palestinians for their legal rights

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi issued a statement on Wednesday announcing that Tehran will continue to support the Palestinians and their “legal rights”.

  • پرچم ایران آمریکا 2017-11-29 11:10

    By Saeed Sobhani

    U.S. failure in confrontation with Iran

    TEHRAN _ The silence of the U.S. Congress on a nuclear deal with Iran shows that Washington has been confused about how it faces the deal. This confusion has intensified over the past weeks. However, over the next ten days, it seems that the U.S. Congress has announced its final deal on a nuclear deal. Some analysts believe that Congress intends to put more red lines on it, while maintaining a nuclear deal. This is despite the fact that the nuclear deal with Iran can not be changed fundamentally! This is something that most international actors are focusing on.

  • ‘Coordination between Army and IRGC naval forces thwarted plots’ 2017-11-29 09:36

    ‘Coordination between Army and IRGC naval forces thwarted plots’

    TEHRAN – Major General Mohammad Baqeri, head of the Iranian armed forces, on Tuesday lauded the close cooperation between naval forces of the Army and the Islamic Republic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC), saying such coordination has thwarted the plots of hegemonic powers in the Persian Gulf.

  • Advisor warns against rights violation in Bahrain 2017-11-29 09:36

    Advisor warns against rights violation in Bahrain

    TEHRAN – A foreign policy advisor to the Iranian parliament speaker on Tuesday called on the United Nations to pay serious attention to systematic violation of human rights in Bahrain.

  • 250 top scholars to attend Islamic Unity Conference 2017-11-29 09:32

    250 top scholars to attend Islamic Unity Conference

    TEHRAN – Secretary General of the World Forum for Proximity of Islamic Schools of Thought has said that the Islamic Unity Conference (IUC) in Tehran will be attended by nearly 250 guests from 70 countries.

  • ‘We had lost if we retreated one step in Iraq, Syria’ 2017-11-29 09:19

    ‘We had lost if we retreated one step in Iraq, Syria’

    TEHRAN – A former Iranian diplomat has lauded “the diplomacy of resistance” of the Quds Force Commander Major General Qassem Soleimani, saying, “If we retreated one step in Iraq and Syria, we would have lost.”