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  • White House says committed to support Riyadh against Tehran 2017-11-25 20:30

    White House says committed to support Riyadh against Tehran

    The White House released a statement on Friday saying it remains “committed to supporting Saudi Arabia and all our [Persian] Gulf partners against the Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps’ aggression and blatant violations of international law.”

  • jahangiri 2017-11-25 20:30

    Jahangiri meets top officials in Bolivia

    TEHRAN - First Vice-President Es’haq Jahangiri met on Friday with top officials from Venezuela, Bolivia, Equatorial Guinea and Libya on the sidelines of the 4th Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF) in Bolivia.

  • shahroudi 2017-11-25 20:29

    Shahroudi warns of new plots after Daesh defeat

    TEHRAN - Chairman of Iran’s Expediency Council Seyed Mahmoud Hashemi Shahroudi said on Saturday that the hegemony will hatch new plots after the defeat of Daesh in Syria and Iraq.

  • reuters 2017-11-25 20:29

    Lebanon’s Walid Jumblatt calls for Saudi-Iranian discussions

    Top Lebanese Druze politician Walid Jumblatt on Saturday called on Saudi Arabia to enter dialogue with Iran.

  • najafi 2017-11-25 20:28

    Nuclear arms in hands of Israel threatens intl. peace, Iran says

    Reza Najafi, Iran’s ambassador to the International Atomic Energy Agency, said on Friday that “nuclear weapons in the hands of such regime with a history full of aggression, occupation and state-terrorism is a threat to the international peace and security.”

  • Jose Claveria De Venecia 2017-11-25 18:18

    By Marjan Golpira

    Philippines presses for Shia-Sunni dialogue

    TEHRAN - Jose Claveria De Venecia, the special envy of Philippine President Duterte for intercultural dialogue, is pushing for talks between Sunni and Shia Muslims, no matter how “difficult”, “slim” and “almost impossible” it may sound.

  • Hassan Rouhani 2017-11-25 17:41

    Iran's Rouhani calls terror attack in Egypt ‘heinous crime’

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani, among many other senior Iranian officials, has denounced the deadly attack on a mosque in Egypt on Friday as a “heinous terrorist crime,” expressing sympathy with the bereaved families.

  • mousavian 2017-11-25 10:41

    Seyed Hossein Mousavian

    The wrong way to address Iran’s missile program

    In remarks on Oct. 13 when decertifying Iranian compliance with the July 2015 nuclear deal, U.S. President Donald Trump called on Congress to address the “near total silence on Iran’s missile program” and prevent it from “developing an intercontinental ballistic missile.” Congress has since floated bills that would not only impose further sanctions on Iran for its missiles, but would also condition America’s commitment to the nuclear deal on Iran’s missile policies.

  • Bora Bayraktar 2017-11-25 10:27

    By Payman Yazdani

    Turkish expert: Iran,Turkey,Russia Coop. sends strong message to U.S.

    TEHRAN _ Referring to possibility of revising the NATO membership by Turkey, Dr. Bora Bayraktar says the recent cooperation between Iran, Turkey and Russia despite differences sends strong message not only to US but also to the world.

  • فرانک والتر اشتاین مایر 2017-11-25 10:14

    By Saeed Sobhani 

     Will Steinmaier save Germany?

    The Jamaica coalition has failed in Germany. Merkel goes through hard days. Many German officials believe that the holding of early elections in Germany is also futile in the current situation because surveys show that election results will not change. On the other hand, the formation of a minimalist government in Germany will also reduce the power of the Chancellor. In such a situation, there remains only one option for Merkel: a coalition with the Social-Democratic Party!

  • Nuray Mert 2017-11-25 09:47

    By Payman Yazdani

    U.S. failed to fulfill its aims in Mid-East: Turkish expert

    TEHRAN _ Professor of political science, Istanbul University Nuray Mert, believes the U.S. and its allies failed to fulfill their regional aims to disintegrate Middle East. 

  • پوتین و روحانی  واردوغان 2017-11-25 09:40

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    Sochi conference; Syria's transition point to a New Era

    TEHRAN _ Sochi's meeting, which was referred to as a meeting aimed at "portraying the prospect of the region", was held in Russia. The great role of the leaders of the three countries of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Russia and Turkey should be taken into consideration in this regard. Before the Sochi conference, foreign ministers from the three countries of Iran, Russia and Turkey met in Antalya in Turkey. At the meeting, they discussed the latest developments in the country. As for the Sochi meeting in Russia and its importance, there are points that can't easily be overtaken:

  • Ex-defense chief felicitates Nasrallah, Soleimani over ISIS defeat 2017-11-25 09:16

    Ex-defense chief felicitates Nasrallah, Soleimani over ISIS defeat

    TEHRAN – Former Defense Minister Hossein Dehqan has congratulated Hezbollah Secretary General Seyed Hassan Nasrallah and Major General Qassem Soleimani, the commander of Iran's Quds Force, over the victory of the resistance forces against Daesh (ISIS).

  • Washington, Tel Aviv, Riyadh failed to split Syria, Iraq: envoy 2017-11-25 09:15

    Washington, Tel Aviv, Riyadh failed to split Syria, Iraq: envoy

    TEHRAN – Iran's ambassador to Caracas said on Friday that the U.S., Israel and Saudi Arabia tried but failed to disintegrate Syria and Iraq.

  • Diplomat praises Sochi summit on Syria 2017-11-25 09:12

    Diplomat praises Sochi summit on Syria

    TEHRAN – Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Hassan Qashqavi has underlined the importance of further talks and cooperation between Iran and Turkey.

  • leader 2017-11-25 09:09

    We will help out wherever our presence needed to counter hegemony: Leader

    In a meeting with the participants in a Tehran conference titled “The Admirers of the [Prophet Mohammad’s] Household and the Issue of Takfiris”, Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said unity and rapport in the Muslim community in the current circumstances are among the critical imperatives and added, “The Islamic Republic of Iran is standing and will continue to stand against the plot by the hegemonic and Zionist front to create war and conflict among Muslims and, with the blessing of God Almighty, will emerge victorious in this battle just as the malignant tree of Daesh was cut down in Iraq and Syria.      

  • Afghanistan needs popular forces to fight terror: Larijani 2017-11-25 08:50

    Afghanistan needs popular forces to fight terror: Larijani

    TEHRAN – Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani has voiced concerns over the future of Afghanistan, saying the country needs to encourage popular forces alongside the army to launch an effective fight against terrorism, Mehr news agency reported.

  • Yemenis to emerge victorious against Riyadh, cleric predicts 2017-11-25 08:49

    Yemenis to emerge victorious against Riyadh, cleric predicts

    TEHRAN – Ayatollah Kazem Seddiqi, the interim Friday prayer preacher of Tehran, has criticized Saudi Arabia’s war on Yemen, predicting that the Yemeni people will soon emerge victorious.

  • rouhani 2017-11-25 08:45

    Rouhani says security in Afghanistan will benefit entire region

    TEHRAN – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Thursday that stability and security in Afghanistan will benefit the whole region.

  • Iran to counter enemy plots to create another Daesh: commander 2017-11-24 21:49

    Iran to counter enemy plots to create another Daesh: commander

    TEHRAN – Major General Mohammad Baqeri, the chief of staff of the Iranian armed forces, has lauded the defeat of Daesh (ISIS) in Iraq and Syria, saying Iranian Armed Forces are prepared to counter plots by enemies to create another similar terror group.

  • jafari 2017-11-24 21:47

    Macron’s remarks show he is inexperienced: IRGC chief

    TEHRAN – The commander of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps said on Thursday that French President Emanuel Macron’s remarks about Iran’s missile program show that the French leader is inexperienced.

  • velayati 2017-11-24 21:46

    Iran proud of its regional ‘friendly influence’: Velayati

    TEHRAN - Ali Akbar Velayati, a top advisor to the Leader of the Islamic Revolution, said on Thursday that Iran is proud of its influence in the Middle East as its approach is “friendly”.

  • najafi 2017-11-24 21:45

    All parties’ compliance ‘crucial’ for nuclear deal to survive: Iran

    Reza Najafi, Iran’s ambassador to the International Atomic Energy Agency, said on Thursday that all parties’ compliance to the 2015 nuclear deal is “crucial” for the agreement to survive.

  • Rouhani likely to attend Paris climate summit: ambassador 2017-11-24 21:44

    Rouhani likely to attend Paris climate summit: ambassador

    TEHRAN – Iran’s ambassador to Paris, Abolghassem Delfi, said on Wednesday that President Hassan Rouhani is likely to attend a summit on climate mobilization which will be held in France on December 12.

  • Trump 2017/11/24

    By Martin Love

    Illusion and disillusion with Trump

    Let’s make one thing clear right off the bat. I did not vote in the 2016 presidential election. I would have voted had Bernie Sanders won the Democratic Party nomination, but Hillary Clinton rigged the primaries to give herself the nomination to run against Trump.

  • بهرام قاسمی 2017-11-24 21:09

    Tehran: Even Riyadh’s old allies stiffened by bin Salman’s greenness

    TEHRAN – Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi has responded to the recent anti-Iran statements by Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, saying the remarks shows bin Salman’s “immature, unsophisticated behavior.”

  • ISIL 2017-11-24 10:56

    By Saeed Sobhani

    End of ISIL's life in Iraq

    TEHRAN _ Iraqi forces ended the occupation of Takfiris by conquering the city of Rawah, the last ISIL center in the west of Iraq. Thus the ISIL military case was closed down. In this article, first we look at the incidents of ISIL's 3 years of occupation of vast areas of Iraq. In 2014, large areas of Iraq were occupied by ISIL. This year, ISIL terrorists occupied Mosul and Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the commander of ISIL, called himself the caliph of ISIL.

  •  Ahmet Yildiz 2017-11-24 10:42

    Turkish top diplomat calls for effort to settle disputes in OIC geography

    Turkish Deputy Foreign Minister Ahmet Yildiz on Tuesday called for efforts by the Organization of Islamic Cooperation to carry out mediation efforts to settle disputes in “OIC geography”.

  • Jafari 2017-11-23 10:55

    Israel will vanish if it starts new war: IRGC chief

    TEHRAN – The commander of Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) said on Wednesday that Iran does not recognize the Zionist regime as a threat anymore, warning “the smallest mistake they make will be their last one.”

  • Nobel Peace Prize should go to General Soleimani: grand ayatollah 2017-11-23 09:51

    Nobel Peace Prize should go to General Soleimani: grand ayatollah

    TEHRAN – Grand Ayatollah Naser Makarem Shirazi said on Wednesday that the Nobel Peace Prize should go to IRGC Quds Force Major General Qassem Soleimani for freeing the world of the Daesh terrorist group.