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  • zarif 2018-07-29 21:03

    Tehran can make Washington quit addiction to sanctions, Zarif says

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Sunday that the U.S. is addicted to imposing sanctions, and Iran can show Washington that is should quit this addiction.

  • 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.

  • Sherman: Trump not understanding that Iran won’t surrender 2018-07-29 21:02

    Sherman: Trump not understanding that Iran won’t surrender

    TEHRAN – Wendy Sherman, the former undersecretary of state for political affairs who led the U.S. negotiating team that concluded the Iran nuclear agreement, says President Trump does not understand that “Iran has a culture of resistance that equates giving in to those kinds of public threats as surrender, and they won’t surrender.”

  • 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.

  • 18 arrested over vehicle import fraud, currency manipulation 2018-07-29 09:39

    18 arrested over vehicle import fraud, currency manipulation

    TEHRAN – Judiciary spokesman Gholam-Hossein Mohseni-Eje'i said on Saturday that a total of 18 people have been arrested over vehicle import fraud and abuse of the official rate for foreign currencies, mainly dollar.

  • Iran’s threat of retaliation not an empty threat: IRGC 2018-07-29 09:38

    Iran’s threat of retaliation not an empty threat: IRGC

    TEHRAN – A commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps has cautioned the bullying countries not to jeopardize their interests by threatening those of Iran, saying Tehran’s threat of retaliation against countries seeking to block Iranian oil exports is “not an empty threat”.

  • Tehran’s ambassador to China to be named soon 2018-07-29 09:38

    Tehran’s ambassador to China to be named soon

    TEHRAN – After Abdolnaser Hemmati, who had been named as Iran’s ambassador to China, was tasked to take over as Iran’s central banker, the Foreign Ministry said Tehran will soon name a new ambassador to China. 

  • hatami 2018-07-28 21:33

    Tehran will not bow to excessive demands: Hatami

    TEHRAN - Defense Minister Amir Hatami said on Saturday that Iran will never bow to the enemies’ excessive demands, saying those who imagine that Iran will surrender under pressure of sanctions are living under illusion.

  • 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.

  • 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.”

  • Carpet 2018-07-28 21:26

    Iran to sue U.S. for blocking hand-woven carpet imports

    The head of Iran National Carpet Center (INCC) says it will file a lawsuit with international tribunals against fresh sanctions imposed by the U.S. on the imports of hand-woven Iranian rugs into the country.

  • parliament 2018-07-28 21:26

    Iranian parliament security committee to hold meetings with foreign diplomats

    TEHRAN – National Security and Foreign Policy Committee of Iran’s parliament (Majlis) is scheduled to hold meetings with ambassadors from 20 countries in three consecutive days which will start from Sunday.

  • 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.

  • Cleric: Young and energetic people needed to manage economy 2018-07-28 09:16

    Cleric: Young and energetic people needed to manage economy

    TEHRAN – Ayatollah Mohammad Ali Movahedi Kermani, Tehran’s interim Friday Prayer preacher, has called on the Rouhani administration to handle the economic problems with a unified voice.

  • Australian PM: ‘No reason’ to believe U.S. will bomb Iran 2018-07-28 09:16

    Australian PM: ‘No reason’ to believe U.S. will bomb Iran

    TEHRAN – Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has dismissed rumors that U.S. President Donald Trump will order the bombing of Iran as early as next month, saying there is “no reason” to believe such an act will take place.

  • World not accepting U.S. leadership anymore: reformist 2018-07-28 09:16

    World not accepting U.S. leadership anymore: reformist

    TEHRAN – A reformist political activist has said U.S. President Donald Trump is seeking global consensus against Iran but the world does not accept the United States’ leadership in political matters anymore.

  • mattis 2018-07-27 20:41

    Mattis dismisses ABC News report on Iran as ‘fiction’

    U.S. Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis has dismissed as “fiction” a recent report suggesting the Trump administration was preparing to launch attacks on Iran’s nuclear facilities.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Qassem Soleimani 2018-07-27 12:51

    U.S. may begin war against Iran, but it is Iran which will end it, IRGC chief warns

    General Soleimani to Trump: Stop threatening Iran with your ‘cabaret-style rhetoric’

    TEHRAN – Major General Qassem Soleimani reacted sharply on Thursday to the recent military threats against Iran by U.S. President Donald Trump, warning that the U.S. may begin a war against Iran, but it is Iran which will “end” it.

  • Heavy water production ongoing: Kamalvandi 2018-07-26 11:10

    Heavy water production continuing: Kamalvandi

    TEHRAN – The spokesman for the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran said on Wednesday that the production of heavy water has not been stopped, insisting that the production is continuing with the same pace as before.