• Ravanchi 2021-02-07 21:03

    Iran warns against Israeli provocative statements

    TEHRAN - Majid Takht-Ravanchi, Iran’s ambassador and permanent representative to the United Nations, has warned against the provocative and warmongering statements by the Zionist regime, saying Iran will definitely respond to “any threat or wrong action” by the occupying regime, according to ISNA news agency.

  • Cronberg 2021-02-07 21:02

    Ex-EU politician says Europe can mediate between Iran and U.S. to revive JCPOA

    TEHRAN - Tarja Cronberg, a former member of the European Parliament, says Europe can play a key role in breaking the current deadlock between Tehran and Washington over the JCPOA, according to Tasnim news agency.

  • UN envoy 2021-02-07 21:01

    UN envoy on Yemen visits Iran to discuss political solution

    TEHRAN - The United Nations special envoy on Yemen, Martin Griffiths, began a two-day visit to Iran on Sunday to discuss issues related to the Yemen crisis.

  • Top Judge 2021-02-07 21:00

    Iran’s Judiciary chief to visit Iraq on Monday

    TEHRAN –Iran’s Judiciary chief Ayatollah Seyed Ibrahim Raisi will pay a two-day visit to Iraq to sign a number of memoranda of understanding, Iraq’s Judiciary said in a statement on Sunday.

  • Speaker 2021-02-07 20:59

    Iran-Russia ties not subject to external factors: ambassador

    TEHRAN – Iranian Ambassador to Russia Kazem Jalali has hailed the relations between Tehran and Moscow, saying these relations are not subject to any foreign influence, ISNA reported on Sunday.

  • General Salami 2021-02-07 20:58

    General Salami says Iranians firm to overcome sanctions

    TEHRAN - Major General Hossein Salami, the commander-in-chief of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, says the Iranian nation is seriously determined to “leave behind” the sanctions by focusing on domestic capacities.

  • Iran extends UK flight ban to Feb. 19 2021-02-07 20:53

    Iran extends UK flight ban to Feb. 19

    TEHRAN - Iran has extended the ban on passenger flights to Britain until February 19 due to the spread of a new variant of the coronavirus, the Civil Aviation Organization of Iran announced.

  • واکسن 2021-02-07 17:13

    ‘Iran, Russia have high potential for medical co-op’

    TEHRAN – Iran and Russia have high potential for cooperation in the field of medicine and vaccines, Mohammad Reza Shanehsaz, head of the Iranian Food and Drug Administration, has said.

  • Leader 2021-02-07 14:17

    Leader: Iran will reverse nuclear steps if U.S. lifts all sanctions

    TEHRAN - Leader of the Islamic Revolution said on Sunday that Iran will reverse its nuclear steps only if the United States lifts its sanctions in a way that Iran can verify them.

  • تست انسانی واکسن ایرانی کرونا 2021-02-07 12:33

    Two Arab countries order to buy Iranian COVID-19 vaccine

    TEHRAN – Pharmaceutical companies from two Arab countries have officially put in a request for buying the Iranian-made COVIRAN BAREKAT vaccine.

  • Palestine 2021-02-06 22:36

    Iranian academics hail resistance movements in Palestine, Syria and Lebanon

    TEHRAN – A third meeting of the online international conference on international law and armed conflict in the region with a focus on the resistance front, international law and resistance by Palestine, Syria and Hezbollah against Israel was hosted by the University of Qom.

  • Sanctions 2021-02-06 22:36

    U.S. eyes easing restrictions on Iran without lifting key sanctions: report

    TEHRAN – The United States is weighing options to ease economic pressure on Iran without lifting key sanctions – including on oil sales- as a step toward reviving the 2015 nuclear deal abandoned by former President Donald Trump, Bloomberg reported.

  • Ghalibaf 2021-02-06 22:35

    Iran’s Parliament speaker to visit Russia on Sunday 

    TEHRAN – Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf, speaker of Iran’s Parliament, will pay a three-day visit to Russia on Sunday to deliver a message from Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei to Russian President Vladimir Putin. 

  • Ambassador 2021-02-06 22:31

    Good news on the way about Iran-China ties: ambassador

    TEHRAN – Iranian Ambassador to China Mohammad Keshavarzzadeh said on Friday that the 50th anniversary of diplomatic ties between Iran and China will be coupled with good news about the relations between the two countries.

  • Zarif 2021-02-06 22:30

    Zarif urges U.S. to rejoin nuclear deal without hesitation

    TEHRAN - Mohammad Javad Zarif, Iran’s foreign minister, has urged Washington to act fast to return to the nuclear accord, pointing out that legislation passed by the parliament obliges the government to harden its nuclear stance if U.S. sanctions are not eased by Feb. 21.

  • Top Iranian archaeologist, Firouz Bagherzadeh, dies at 90 2021-02-06 18:30

    Top Iranian archaeologist, Firouz Bagherzadeh, dies at 90

    TEHRAN – Iranian archaeologist Firouz Bagherzadeh, who was former director of the Archaeological Center of Iran and a specialist in Islamic art, has died aged 90.

  • Hassan Hanizadeh 2021-02-06 18:17

    Iraq seeking to act as mediator between Iran, U.S. and Saudi Arabia: analyst

    TEHRAN - Hassan Hanizadeh, an expert on regional issues, says Iraqi Foreign Minister Fuad Hussein has offered that Baghdad can mediate among Iran, the U.S. and Saudi Arabia.

  • Yemen war 2021-02-06 18:12

    Envoy says Iran not optimistic about Biden’s policy towards Yemen

    TEHRAN- Hassan Irlou, Iran’s ambassador to Yemen, has said he is not optimistic about the U.S. new policy on the war-torn Yemen, according to Fars news agency.

  • Iran launches new satellite-carrying Zuljanah rocket 2021-02-06 16:33

    Iran launches new satellite-carrying Zuljanah rocket

    The spokesman for Iran's Defense Ministry's aerospace operation said that Iran has tested a satellite launcher names Zuljanah for research purposes. The Zuljanah is able to carry a single 220 kg satellite and to reach a height of 500 km. The three-stage satellite launcher uses a combination of solid and liquid fuels. It uses solid fuel in the first and second stages and fluid fuel in the third stage

  • Antony Blinken 2021-02-06 11:55

    Blinken discusses Iran with British, French, German ministers

    TEHRAN - U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken discussed Iran and other issues on Friday in a virtual meeting with his British, French and German counterparts as the group weighs how to revive the Iran nuclear deal, Reuters reported.

  • Cemetery of martyrs of divine religions flowered 2021-02-06 11:43

    Cemetery of martyrs of divine religions flowered

    Concurrent with the arrival of the 42 anniversary of the Islamic Revolution, the cemetery of Chaldeans in which the martyrs of divine religions are laid to rest were flowered. The flowering was done with observation of health protocols in view of the coronavirus pandemic on Thursday, February 4. The soldiers buried in the cemetery were mostly martyred during Saddam Hussein’s war against Iran in the 1980s. It also includes those killed during the struggle against the despotic Pahlavi regime.

  • FM Lavrov 2021-02-05 22:39

    Russia eyes close cooperation with EU on JCPOA, Lavrov says

    TEHRAN - The chief Russian diplomat has said his country would continue to work with the European Union on the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran and hopes that the United States would decide to return to the deal in the near future.

  • Hossein Nejat 2021-02-05 22:39

    IRGC general: Russia has admitted Iran has changed global equations

    TEHRAN - Brigadier General Hossein Nejat, a commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC), says the last year’s retaliatory missile strike on the U.S. military base of Ain al-Assad in western Iraq was so impressive that Russia admitted that Iran has changed the world equations, according to Tasnim news agency.

  • Macron 2021-02-05 22:38

    Macron’s gambit

    TEHRAN – French President Emanuel Macron has once again called for broader negotiations with Iran and involvement of Iran’s archrivals in the negotiations, a stance that could derail the very much anticipated talks between Iran and the West even before they go ahead.

  • Museum of anthropology, cultural heritage to open in northwest Iran 2021-02-05 19:30

    Museum of anthropology, cultural heritage to open in northwest Iran

    TEHRAN – A local history museum dedicated to the anthropology and cultural heritage of the ancient town of Kowsar and its surroundings will soon open its doors to the public in the northwest Iranian town.

  • Sistan-Baluchestan loses $34.2 million in tourism earnings as a result of COVID-19 2021-02-05 18:10

    Sistan-Baluchestan loses $34.2 million in tourism earnings as a result of COVID-19

    TEHRAN – Iran’s southeastern Sistan-Baluchestan province has lost 1,440  billion rials ($34.2 million at the official exchange rate of 42,000 rials per dollar) in earnings from tourism as many potential visitors stay away due to the impact of the coronavirus, according to  Alireza Jalalzaei, the provincial tourism chief.

  • Hatami 2021-02-05 17:31

    Hatami hopes to boost military ties between Iran and India

    TEHRAN- Brigadier General Amir Hatami, Iran’s defense minister, says Iran and India enjoy great capacities to promote defense and military ties given the many affinities that the two states share, including their position on various international issues.

  • Rouhani 2021-02-05 17:30

    Rouhani praises legal victory of Iranian diplomats over U.S.

    TEHRAN - Hassan Rouhani, Iran’s president, on Thursday welcomed the International Court of Justice’s ruling on a lawsuit pertaining to the U.S. violation of the 1955 Treaty of Amity as a “beautiful and brilliant victory” for the Iranian nation over a superpower, according to Tasnim.

  • Spox 2021-02-05 17:30

    Iran ‘strongly’ condemns Belgian court’s ruling against Iranian diplomat

    TEHRAN – Iran has categorically denounced a Belgian court’s ruling against Iranian diplomat Assadollah Assadi.

  • Macron 2021-02-05 17:29

    Macron seeks to add Israel and Saudi Arabia to negotiation with Iran

    TEHRAN – French President Emmanuel Macron has praised the U.S. decision to engage with Iran and said Saudi Arabia and Israel must ultimately be involved in the negotiation with Iran, according to Reuters.