United States

  • Manouchehr Mottaki 2017-01-14 15:30

    U.S. following scenario of deception: ex-minister

    TEHRAN – A former Iranian foreign minister has said the United States follows a scenario of deception, noting, “At such time we should decide what serves our national interests.”

  • sanders 2017-01-14 04:17

    By Bernie Sanders

    Bernie Sanders: We need serious talk on serious issues

    In my view, the media spends too much time treating politics like a baseball game, a personality contest or a soap opera. We need to focus less on polls, fundraisers, gaffes and who's running for president in four years, and more on the very serious problems facing the American people -- problems which get relatively little discussion.

  • Madeleine Albright 2017-01-09 02:58

    By William Ruger

    A lack of humility is killing U.S. foreign policy

    Whether first uttered by baseball player Yogi Berra, Danish physicist Niels Bohr, or someone else, it is true that “it is difficult to make predictions, especially about the future.” Even so, scholars, pundits and policymakers are still eager to jump into the prediction game.

  • Martin Luther 2017-01-09 00:59

    Two clergymen who helped free humanity

    2017 marks the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther’s revolutionary act – and the 50th of Martin Luther King Jr.’s expanded mission. This year will see the 500th anniversary of a great step in freeing human thinking.

  • Yemen 2017-01-07 02:28

    The United States’ bloody alliance with Saudi Arabia

  • Gorbachev 2017-01-03 04:08

    By Eric Walberg

    Glasnost 1988: Historic moment for Iran and Russia

    On January 1, 1988, just a year and a half before he passed away on June 3, 1989, Ayatollah Khomeini made a historic move, reaching out the Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev, in a gesture of anti-imperialist solidarity, despite the long hiatus in relations with communist Russia. This was at a time of war against Iraq and continued subversion of Iran by the U.S. and Israel. He sent President Gorbachev his only written message to a foreign leader.

  • Trump election could lead to more challenges for EU: Foreign Ministry official 2017-01-02 20:18

    Trump election could lead to more challenges for EU: Foreign Ministry official

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi has said that the election of Donald Trump as the next president of the United States has added another challenge to the European Union’s various existent challenges.

  • Iran deal 2016-12-31 20:53

    Key events in 2016

    In many ways, 2016 was a year of extremes. The world saw a massive wave of political change and natural catastrophes. As the year 2016 comes to an end, here’s a look back at the major headlines and events.

  • Kerry 2016-12-31 02:07


    John Kerry and Israel: Too little and too late

    In a speech this week laying out the Obama administration’s parameters for a final peace agreement between Israel and Palestine, Secretary of State John Kerry stated what has been obvious to most observers for many years: that Israel’s construction of Jewish settlements on occupied Palestinian land has all but destroyed the two-state solution. Unfortunately, Kerry’s speech offers far too little, and comes much too late.

  • carpet 2016-12-27 07:57

    Carpet exports from Iran to U.S. stands at $50m in 8 months

    TEHRAN- About $150 million worth of Iranian carpets were exported to the United States during the eight months to November 20, IRNA quoted Hamid Kargar, the head of Iran's National Carpet Center, on Monday.

  • Manouchehr Mottaki 2016-12-25 19:54

    Ex-FM says deep state in U.S. promotes conflict with Iran

    TEHRAN – Iran’s former foreign minister Manouchehr Mottaki has said that the hidden masters who rule the United States are beating the drums against the Islamic Republic and the nuclear agreement.

  • U.S. amends Iran sanctions to permit more medical, agricultural export 2016-12-23 17:48

    U.S. amends Iran sanctions to permit more medical, agricultural export

    The U.S. Treasury Department has said that it has amended sanctions imposed on Iran to expand the scope of medical devices and agricultural commodities allowed for export.

  • Jazayeri 2016-12-19 09:59

    U.S. dreams of dividing Syria shattered in Aleppo: Iranian commander

    TEHRAN – Iran’s armed forces deputy chief of staff on Sunday hailed the Syrian army’s success to recapture the city of Aleppo from terrorist groups after a four-year battle, saying the major victory shattered Washington’s dreams of a disintegrated Syria.

  • leader 2016-12-11 21:38

    Leader tells Iraqis never trust U.S.

    TEHRAN – Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said on Sunday that the U.S. has never been seeking to root out the Takfiri terrorists and that is why the Iraqis should never trust Washington.

  • Modjtaba Sadria 2016-11-23 08:55

    By Negar Asadi

    EU will strongly resist Trump’s rhetoric: scholar

    TEHRAN - A prominent scholar foresees a “serious resistance” against Donald Trump’s rhetoric and populism by the European Union.

  • John Kirby 2016-11-22 21:10

    U.S.: Iran’s shipping of excess heavy water to Oman no violation of JCPOA

    TEHRAN – U.S. State Department spokesman John Kirby said on Tuesday that Iran’s decision to send its excess heavy water to Oman is no violation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

  • Nuclear deal cannot be canceled by one country: diplomat 2016-11-16 21:16

    Nuclear deal cannot be canceled by one country: diplomat

    TEHRAN – The Iranian ambassador to the United Kingdom has said that the nuclear agreement is not a bilateral deal that can be reversed by one country, IRNA reported on Wednesday.

  • kharazi 2016-11-05 09:24

    Liberalism sought by U.S. nothing but selfishness: ex-ambassador

    TEHRAN - Mohammad Sadegh Kharrazi, a former Iranian diplomat, said on Wednesday that the liberalism being sought by the U.S. is nothing by “selfishness”.

  • dehghan 2016-10-31 21:16

    Iran doesn’t seek war with any country: defense minister

    TEHRAN - Iranian Defense Minister Hossein Dehghan said on Monday that Iran has not sought and will not seek to be in war with any country, however will counter any aggression “firmly” and “powerfully”.

  • 02-MH1.Jalali.220.jpg 2016-10-24 21:06

    U.S. to launch cyber war on Iran if Israel enters war with Iran: commander

    TEHRAN – The commander of Iran’s Passive Defense Organization said on Monday that Washington will launch cyber-attacks on Iran’s infrastructural facilities in the event of a war breaks out between Iran and the Israeli regime.

  • 02-MH2.assets.210.jpg 2016-10-18 19:53

    Majlis to investigate case of Iran’s frozen assets in U.S.

    TEHRAN – Iran’s parliament on Tuesday voted in favor of a motion to follow up the country’s legal disputes in the United States, including the Islamic Republic’s frozen assets in the country.

  • 02-MH1.jalali.270.jpg 2016-10-18 19:47

    U.S. planned major attack on Iran if nuclear talks failed: commander

    TEHRAN – The commander of Iran’s Passive Defense Organization has said the U.S. had been planning to carry out a major attack on the country’s infrastructure in the event that negotiations over Tehran’s nuclear program would have failed.

  • 1.jpg 2016-10-16 08:13

    Major players gather for Syria crisis talks amid low hopes

    Diplomats from various countries, including Iran, the United States, and Britain, gathered in Switzerland for new talks to find a solution to the Syria conflict.