• Zarif 2021-02-21 18:07

    Zarif raps Western hypocrisy over Israeli nuclear bomb factory

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has criticized several Western leaders and the UN nuclear watchdog over their silence on Israeli nuclear activities.

  • Iranian-made coronavirus vaccine 90% immunogenic: study 2021-02-21 17:28

    Iranian-made coronavirus vaccine 90% immunogenic: study

    TEHRAN – Tests performed on volunteers who received the Iranian-made COVID-19 vaccine showed that the immunogenicity of “COVIRAN BAREKAT” is about 90 percent.

  • radar system 2021-02-21 17:07

    Iranian army produces domestic radar system

    TEHRAN – Two home-grown defense products, namely the Bahman radar system and the Nejat mobile operating room, were unveiled on Saturday.

  • Mohammad Hossein Baqeri 2021-02-21 16:56

    Enemy forced to leave the region following drills: military chief

    TEHRAN - Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri, the Iranian Armed Forces Chiefs of Staff, says several massive drills launched by the military in recent weeks finally compelled the enemy to leave the region.

  • Iran - US 2021/02/21

    By Professor Fan Hongda

    Prospect of the U.S.-Iran relations beyond manufactured scare

    U.S. State Department Spokesperson Ned Price said in a statement on February 18: “The United States would accept an invitation from the European Union High Representative to attend a meeting of the P5+1 and Iran to discuss a diplomatic way forward on Iran's nuclear program.”

  • Harvard 2021-02-21 11:49

    By Azin Sahabi

    Think tanks: Who should take the first step to revive the JCPOA?

    TEHRAN- While President Joe Biden and his close circle reiterate Washington's interest to rejoin the JCPOA, many Western experts have been underling the lack of a particular agenda to address the issue. However, reviewing policy notes published over the last two weeks by American think tanks may imply that the broader agenda will be gradually disclosed.

  • Leonid Savin 2021-02-20 22:25

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    Moscow interested in strong partnership with Iran: Russian analyst

    TEHRAN - Leonid Savin, a Russian political analyst, is of the opinion that Moscow is keen to establish a strong partnership with Iran.

  • Grossi 2021-02-20 22:22

    Grossi’s track record impedes improvement of ties

    Going nowhere

    TEHRAN – The UN nuclear watchdog chief Rafael Grossi was expected to arrive in Tehran on Saturday night ahead of Iran’s important deadline for the White House to lift all sanctions on the Islamic Republic.

  • Thomas 2021-02-20 21:32

    By M.A. Saki

    Ex-assistant secretary of state proposes ‘a return to private negotiation’ to revive JCPOA

    TEHRAN - Thomas Countryman, a top arms control official in the Obama administration, suggests “a return to private negotiation” between Iran and the United States for a revitalization of the 2015 nuclear deal, formally known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

  • Biden 2021-02-20 19:08

    Biden intends to talk with Iran before officially rejoining JCPOA: Bloomberg

    TEHRAN- Iran says the U.S. must first return to the 2015 nuclear deal and lift sanctions if it wants talks with the Islamic Republic, appearing to snub an effort by the Biden administration to begin direct discussions before officially rejoining the nuclear agreement, according to Bloomberg network.

  • Blinken 2021-02-20 18:58

    Trump’s pressure campaign against Iran has failed, Blinken says

    TEHRAN – U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken has admittedly said that the Trump administration’s so-called “maximum pressure” against Iran has failed to produce results.

  • Leader 2021-02-20 18:04

    Ayatollah Ali Khamenei: Role of youth in national development is obvious

    TEHRAN - In a message to the 55th meeting of the Union of Islamic Students Associations in Europe on Saturday, Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei stressed the growing role of the youth in scientific progress in Iran after victory of the 1979 Islamic Revolution.

  • U.S. National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan 2021-02-20 17:26

    Jake Sullivan says diplomacy is only path to revive JCPOA

    TEHRAN - In interview with CNN on Friday, Jake Sullivan, the U.S. national security advisor, said, “The first and most important thing for us to communicate is that we believe diplomacy has to be part of the answer of solving the Iranian nuclear issue.”

  • $2.8b of drug traffickers’ assets confiscated 2021-02-20 17:21

    $2.8b of drug traffickers’ assets confiscated

    TEHRAN – Iranian police have seized illegally acquired assets of drug traffickers worth 120 trillion rials (nearly $2.8 billion at the official rate of 42,000 rials) over the past 10 months, IRNA reported on Saturday.

  • South Khorasan hosting unique species of urial 2021-02-20 17:20

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    South Khorasan hosting unique species of urial

    TEHRAN – Darmian protected area in the eastern province of South Khorasan is a habitat for thousands of the largest and the most beautiful species of urial in Iran, which is even famous worldwide.

  • شلمچه 2021-02-20 17:18

    Iraqi travelers worsen pandemic in Khuzestan: governor general

    TEHRAN – Iraqi nationals visiting Iran have worsened the coronavirus pandemic in the southwestern Khuzestan province, IRNA quoted the province’s governor general as saying on Saturday.

  • Takht-Ravanchi 2021-02-20 17:17

    Iran’s UN envoy says JCPOA will be meaningless with sanctions in place

    TEHRAN - Majid Takht-Ravanchi, Iran’s ambassador to the United Nations, says any U.S. plan to rejoin the 2015 nuclear deal will be worthless if it is not combined with a verifiable lifting of the sanctions on Iran, according to Tasnim news agency.

  • France, Germany, and the United Kingdom (E3) 2021-02-20 10:34

    By Azin Sahabi

    Unified transatlantic focus on JCPOA: Hitting two birds with one stone

    TEHRAN- France, Germany, and the United Kingdom (E3), the European parties in the 2015 nuclear talks, are setting their agenda for future negotiations with Iran to revive the JCPOA.

  • Russia-Iran-China 2021-02-20 00:20

    Can Russia and China restore balance to JCPOA?

    TEHRAN – As the U.S. doubles down on its diplomatic effort to reach a common consensus with Europe on the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, pundits raise speculation on how the European Union, particularly EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell, can save the day by setting the stage for Iran and the U.S. to ultimately implement the nuclear deal in full.

  • Biden 2021-02-19 20:11

    American network says Biden administration is ready to talk with Iran

    TEHRAN - The Biden administration says that it was ready to hold talks with other world powers and Iran to discuss Tehran's nuclear program, marking a first step in a possible diplomatic deal in which Washington could rejoin the JCPOA, according to NBC News.

  • Iran may face new wave of COVID-19, Rouhani warns 2021-02-19 20:09

    Don’t shy away from obeying law, Rouhani advises Biden administration

    TEHRAN - Hassan Rouhani, the Iranian president, urges the Biden administration to make up for Donald Trump’s mistakes, respect international regulations, and not shy away from surrendering to law, according to Tasnim news agency.

  • JCPOA 2021-02-19 20:08

    Iran urges U.S. to lift all sanctions

    TEHRAN – Iran has called on the United States and Europe to put an end to U.S. sanctions and return to compliance with the 2015 nuclear deal.

  • No major harm to Fars historical sites by quake 2021-02-19 20:03

    No harm to Fars historical sites by quake

    TEHRAN – No [noticeable] damage has been reported to cultural heritage sites across Fars province as the result of the medium-sized quake hit southwest Iran late on February 17, the provincial tourism chief has said.  

  • منازل آسیب دیده از زلزله سی سخت 2021-02-19 19:25

    Ongoing relief for quake-hit Sisakht

    TEHRAN – Rescue and relief operations are underway in Sisakht and surrounding areas as a magnitude 5.6 earthquake struck the southwestern town late on Wednesday.

  • Mohammad-Ismaeeil Kowsari 2021-02-19 18:23

    IRGC official says Iran's conventional arms non-negotiable

    TEHRAN - General Mohammad-Ismaeil Kowsari, the advisor to the IRGC commander, told Yemen's Al-Masira website on Thursday that conventional defense weapons are “our right” and cannot be negotiated in any way, and it is an issue on which there is consensus, according to Iran press.

  • Biden Team 2021-02-19 18:22

    There’s huge disagreement among Biden aides over JCPOA revival: Politico

    TEHRAN - President Joe Biden says that the U.S. will rejoin the Iran nuclear deal if Tehran resumes complying with the terms of the agreement, but inside the Biden administration, debates have raged among top aides over whether this is the best path or whether to take other routes that may sidestep the original deal, according to Politico.

  • سازمان بهداشت 2021-02-19 17:05

    Iran, a role model in West Asia for NCDs control: WHO official

    TEHRAN – Iran’s measures to control non-communicable diseases (NCDs) is a role model for the Middle East (West Asia), World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Director for Eastern Mediterranean, Ahmad al-Manzari, has said.

  • Iran plans to open innovation, technology centers in Russia, Syria 2021-02-19 14:55

    Iran plans to open innovation, technology centers in Russia, Syria

    TEHRAN – Iran plans to set up two houses of innovation and technology in Syria and Russia in the near future with the aim of finding new markets for domestic knowledge-based products in the region.

  • Jon R. Taylor 2021-02-19 11:08

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    China isn’t the USSR: Texas University professor

    Jon R. Taylor believes that China be considered a reliable ally for Iran 

    TEHRAN - An American professor from the University of Texas says that the strategy that was applied by the U.S. against the Soviet Union during the Cold War won’t work with China.

  • ZARIF 2021-02-17 21:54

    Zarif categorically dismisses speculation about his presidential candidacy

    TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Wednesday categorically dismissed speculation about his candidacy for the June presidential elections.