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  • syria 2018-04-17 10:21

    By Eric Zuesse

    What Just Happened?

    What happened right after the second direct U.S.-missiles invasion of Syria, which had occurred on the night of April 13th, could turn out to have momentous implications — far bigger than the attacks themselves.

  • Yuram Abdullah Weiler 2018-04-17 10:12

    By Yuram Abdullah Weiler

    Locked, loaded and lost: an arrogant autocrat’s abortive surgical strike on Syria

    “It’s not the cigar, stupid. It’s the cruise missiles launched to cover the shame.” — Christopher Hitchens

  • Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi 2018-04-16 20:05

    Tehran says Syria raid won’t impact foreign policy

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said on Monday that the recent aggression against Syria, which is considered “warmongering”, will not impact Iran’s foreign policy, noting that Tehran will continue to follow the same principles that it has being pursuing over the past decades.

  • Martin Love 2018-04-15 09:31

    By Martin Love

    Amid chaos, patience is the prime virtue...

    NORTH CAROLINA - Even if you have the best possible sources to try to figure out what’s happening and where it is going in the U.S., it’s virtually impossible to know exactly given the daily frantic, frenetic shifts of alleged action and policy.

  • Muslim states’ ambassadors to Iran meet with Ayatollah Khamenei on Eid al-Mab’ath 2018-04-14 15:05

    Ayatollah Khamenei calls U.S., UK, French leaders criminals

    TEHRAN – Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has strongly denounced joint airstrikes by the U.S., UK and France on Syria as a “crime,” saying the leaders of the three countries are “criminals”.

  • Syria 2018-04-14 11:40

    Trump orders attack on Syria, 13 missiles shot down

    Multiple places in Syria came under attack by U.S., British and French military forces after President Donald Trump ordered a military strike against the war-torn country in support of terrorists, however Syria succeeded to shoot down 13 missiles.

  • Israeli envoy, MBS, Rajavi meet in France: sources 2018-04-11 19:53

    Israeli envoy, MBS, Rajavi meet in France: sources

    TEHRAN – Israel’s ambassador to Paris, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) and Maryam Rajavi, leader of the terrorist Mujahedin-e Khalq Organization (MKO), have met in France, Pars Today quoted unnamed sources as saying on Wednesday.

  • Iran welcomes involvement of France in Syria talks: source 2018-04-04 09:16

    Iran welcomes involvement of France in Syria talks: source

    TEHRAN – The Islamic Republic welcomes talks among different sides of the Syrian crisis, IRNA quoted an informed Iranian source as saying on Tuesday.

  • Yase Tamam members perform “Count to One” in an undated photo. 2018-03-14 17:16

    “Count to One” now for French theatergoers 

    TEHRAN – The Iranian puppetry troupe Yase Tamam is now in France to perform their acclaimed play “Count to One” in three cities of the country.

  • Nuclear deal ‘must not be touched’: France’s Le Drian 2018-03-10 20:22

    Nuclear deal ‘must not be touched’: France’s Le Drian

    TEHRAN – French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian has ruled out any changes to the 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers, saying that the agreement “must not be touched”.

  • The Louvre in Tehran and triumph of cultural diplomacy 2018-03-07 18:08

    The Louvre in Tehran and triumph of cultural diplomacy

    TEHRAN – An unprecedented Louvre exhibit in Tehran can be deemed as a triumph of cultural diplomacy between Iran and the West though arrays of political tensions are still in place.

  • France’s stance ‘irrational’, ‘unacceptable’: former Iranian envoy 2018-03-07 09:20

    France’s stance ‘irrational’, ‘unacceptable’: former Iranian envoy

    TEHRAN – A former Iranian ambassador to Paris has said that France’s stance against Iran is “Irrational” and “unacceptable”.

  • Parliament will never allow missile talks: MP 2018-03-07 08:18

    Parliament will never allow missile talks: MP

    TEHRAN – The parliament would never allow anyone to hold talks about the country’s missile power, the spokesman of the National Security and Foreign Policy Committee of the Majlis has said, Tasnim reported on Tuesday.

  • ‘France won’t gain anything against Iran’s interests’ 2018-03-06 19:04

    ‘France won’t gain anything against Iran’s interests’

    TEHRAN – Ali Akbar Velayati, a top foreign policy adviser to the Leader of the Islamic Revolution, said on Tuesday that the visiting French foreign minister won’t gain anything against Iranian people’s interests.

  • General warns France over comments on Iran’s missiles 2018-03-06 08:29

    General warns France over comments on Iran’s missiles

    TEHRAN – Ahmad Vahidi, president of the Supreme National Defense University of Iran, on Monday warned France against commenting on Iran’s missile power, saying no country is allowed to intervene in Iran’s internal affairs.

  • Rouhani, Macron talk on the phone 2018-03-05 20:17

    Rouhani, Macron talk on the phone

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron talked on the phone on Sunday evening, discussing a broad range of bilateral and international issues, including the nuclear deal and the Yemeni crisis.

  • le drian 2018-03-05 19:41

    Iran to Le Drian: Missiles are for deterrence

    TEHRAN – In separate meetings with the French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian in Tehran on Monday, Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani and Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif insisted on Iran’s long-held policy that Tehran’s missile program is defensive.

  • Iranian, French universities to increase joint scientific activities 2018-02-28 09:24

    Iranian, French universities to increase joint scientific activities

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences and Paris Descartes University signed a memorandum of understanding in a bid to boost their scientific ties, Fars reported on Tuesday.

  • Iran France 2018-02-17 09:35

    Co-op agreement signed between Iranian, French auto parts associations

    TEHRAN- The auto parts associations of Iran and France signed a cooperation agreement on the sidelines of the 5th edition of Iran’s Automotive Industry International Conference (IAIIC).

  • Joffrey Celestin-Urbain 2018-02-09 18:01

    France spurs its companies to Iran business despite JCPOA limbo

    TEHRAN- France encourages its companies to keep doing business in Iran in spite of objections raised by U.S. President Donald Trump over the landmark 2015 nuclear deal- known as the joint comprehensive plan of action (JCPOA), director of bilateral relations at the French Finance Ministry told a Euromoney Iran conference on Thursday.

  • ابوالقاسم دلفی 2018-02-03 19:56

    U.S. swimming against the current: Iranian diplomat

    The Iranian ambassador to France has said the U.S., as party to the multilateral July 2015 nuclear deal, has changed its way and “swims against the current”.

  • Mohammad Ghaderi 2018-01-30 09:31

    By Mohammad Ghaderi

    Europe a bundle of contradictions on JCPOA

    Der Spiegel has recently published important news announced by diplomatic circles in Brussels. It said that Germany, France and Britain are aiming to impose new sanctions against the Islamic Republic of Iran. Diplomatic circles have told Der Spiegel that some Western powers intend to deal with Iran's alleged policy of “destabilizing the region”, as if the West hasn’t already up ended entire nations!

  • Rex Tillerson and  Jean-Yves Le Drian 2018-01-24 12:36

    France to U.S: ‘Signatories must stand by their word’ on nuclear deal

    PARIS — The Trump administration on Tuesday pressed ahead with efforts to convince European allies to add tough new requirements to the Iran nuclear deal, a move met with deep skepticism in France where the foreign minister insisted “signatories must stand by their word.”

  • Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi 2018-01-22 17:42

    By Mohammad Homaeefar

    French foreign minister ‘absolutely wrong’: Iran

    TEHRAN – The French foreign minister is “absolutely wrong” if he thinks Iran would give in to pressure and sanctions, the Iranian Foreign Ministry said on Monday, referring to Le Drian’s call for more pressure on Tehran over its missile program.

  • Mohammad Ghaderi 2018-01-12 11:37

    By Mohammad Ghaderi

    Beginning of 2018 and Europe's continuous security crises

    TEHRAN - The deployment of nearly 100,000 of security forces in France to protect its citizens and increase security precautions in different countries of the European Union and the Eurozone represents the continuation of terrorism threats in the region. In other words, the "security crisis" is still a serious problem in the Green Continent, and it is likely to show itself in different ways.

  • Donald Trump" and "Emmanuel Macron 2018-01-09 09:41

    By Mohammad Ghaderi

    Trump and Macron complementary roles

    The joint nuclear game of Washington and Paris

    TEHRAN - The evidences show that "Donald Trump" and "Emmanuel Macron", the presidents of the United States and France, have sought to redefine the "White House Policy towards the JCPOA". In last September and during the United Nations General Assembly, we saw the cooperation of Washington and Paris on how to deal with the nuclear accord.

  • French FM to visit Iran on January 6 2017-12-26 21:19

    French FM to visit Iran on January 6

    TEHRAN – French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian is going to visit Iran on January 6 to discuss regional matters with Iranian officials.

  • No conditions set for Macron’s visit to Tehran 2017-12-25 20:15

    No conditions set for Macron’s visit to Tehran

    TEHRAN – Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said on Monday that French President Emmanuel Macron’s visit to Tehran will take place without any pre-conditions by the two sides.

  • French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian 2017-12-24 20:39

    France’s Le Drian expected in Iran in weeks

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi has announced that French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian will travel to Iran in early 2018.

  • France making irrational remarks: Velayati 2017-12-19 09:32

    France making irrational remarks: Velayati

    TEHRAN – Ali Akbar Velayati, a top advisor to the Leader of the Islamic Revolution, on Monday warned France against making "irrational" remarks, saying the remarks would threaten France’s interests in the region.