• Rouhani 2020-12-27 00:02

    Rouhani: We’re seriously after nullifying sanctions

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani said on Saturday that his administration is seriously pursuing the nullification of the sanctions.

  • Ilhan Omar 2020-12-20 19:44

    Ilhan Omar terms Trump’s Iran policy ‘spectacular failure’

    TEHRAN – U.S. Congresswoman Ilhan Omar has called President Donald Trump’s Iran policy a “spectacular failure” which did not bring Iran to the negotiating table, and instead has resulted in an expansion of Iran’s nuclear program.

  • human rights 2020-12-20 13:15

    ‘We love human rights when we can kick China, Iran’, says MEP

    Mick Wallace says European Parliament cannot debate ‘Saudi-UAE genocide’ in Yemen because Europe is a complicit

    TEHRAN – A member of the European Parliament has railed against European countries for their hypocrisy when dealing with human rights issues, saying the EU loves human rights when it comes to China and Iran, but it can’t debate Saudi, UAE war crimes in Yemen.

  • Ghalibaf 2020-12-19 22:05

    Reforming budget structure key to neutralizing sanctions: Ghalibaf

    TEHRAN – The first step in neutralizing the sanctions is to reform Iran’s budget structure, said Parliament Speaker Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf on Saturday.

  • Rabiei 2020-12-19 18:13

    Government calls for unified efforts to nullify, lift sanctions

    TEHRAN – Government spokesman Ali Rabiei has called for unified efforts to nullify or lift the U.S. sanctions, referring to recent remarks by Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei as guidance to fight off the illegal sanctions.

  • Guterres 2020-12-19 18:12

    UN chief calls on member states to engage in trade with Iran

    TEHRAN – The United Nations Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, has called on all UN member states to engage in trade with Iran, highlighting the need for preserving the 2015 landmark nuclear deal, officially called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

  • Vietnam 2020-12-18 19:32

    Vietnam laments U.S. decision to sanction firm over Iran trade

    TEHRAN — Vietnam has voiced regrets about the United States’ imposition of sanctions on a Vietnamese firm over its trade relations with the Islamic Republic of Iran.

  • Zarif 2020-12-15 15:56

    Zarif condemns U.S. sanctions on neighboring Turkey

    TEHRAN — Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has denounced the recent U.S. sanctions against Turkey, highlighting the fact that Iran attaches great importance to its neighbors.

  • نمکی 2020-12-04 18:53

    Healthcare coverage for millions of refugees

    Despite sanctions, Iran provides 3.5m immigrants with testing and treatment services

    TEHRAN – Health Minister Saeed Namaki has said that the country has implemented testing and treatment coverage programs for 3.5 million legal and illegal Afghan immigrants despite all restrictions due to unlawful and unilateral sanctions.

  • UCMs 2020-12-01 23:21

    19 countries call for halt in UCMs amid Covid-19

    TEHRAN – A number of countries, some of them under United States sanctions, issued a joint statement on Monday calling for the lifting or suspension of sanctions in light of the Covid-19 pandemic.

  • Seyyed Ali Mousavi 2020-12-01 18:26

    Iran, not Biden, will set the tone for nuclear-related issues: MP

    TEHRAN — An Iranian legislator said on Tuesday it will be Iran, not U.S. President-elect Joe Biden, who will be able to set the tone for the nuclear-related issues.

  • Parliament 2020-12-01 10:58

    “One-sided game is over,” Parliament speaker tells the West

    Iranian Parliament passes generalities of anti-sanction plan

    TEHRAN — Iranian Parliament on Tuesday passed the generalities of a plan aimed at lifting the anti-Iran sanctions and protecting the rights of the Iranian nation.

  • Amouei 2020-11-27 22:15

    U.S. not going to abandon sanctions tool: senior MP

    TEHRAN – Abolfazl Amouei, the spokesman for the Iranian Parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Committee, said on Friday that the United States won’t abandon the sanctions tool as long as the U.S. sees that this tool is working.

  • Rouhani 2020-11-25 11:24

    Rouhani: Thank God world got rid of Trump

    ‘We have had two sacred defenses, one against Iraq and the other against the Trumpists’

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani has expressed satisfaction over the defeat of U.S. President Donald Trump in the November 3 presidential election, saying “thank God that the Americans and the world got rid of Trump”.

  • Leader 2020-11-25 00:13

    Ayatollah Khamenei outlines strategy to nullify sanctions through internal capabilities

    TEHRAN – Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei, Leader of the Islamic Revolution, on Tuesday suggested plans to counteract the United States sanctions on Iran through boosting internal economic capabilities while also ruling out any prospect of broader negotiations with the West.

  • Gharibabadi 2020-11-24 18:15

    U.S. sanctions hinder fight against coronavirus: ambassador

    TEHRAN — Iran’s ambassador and permanent representative to the Vienna-based international organizations has criticized the United States’ unilateral sanctions on Iran and some other countries, saying the sanctions have negatively impacted the Islamic Republic’s ability to fight the coronavirus outbreak.

  • Syria 2020/11/24

    By Abir Bassam

    Syria: The complicated scene

    It is a dirty war that has been going on in Syria, Libya, and Yemen. Almost nine and a half tragic years have passed. The three countries were subjected to all kinds of terror and brutally destroyed. Actually, what has been going on is a world war! All weapons were used and tested and many countries were involved.

  • Abdollahian 2020-11-20 17:40

    Producing hard, soft power needed to lift sanctions: advisor

    TEHRAN — Hossein Amir Abdollahian, a senior foreign policy advisor to the Iranian Parliament speaker, has said producing hard and soft power is needed to remove the United States’ sanctions on Iran.

  • Zarif 2020-11-18 22:04

    FM Zarif outlines give-and-take approach to revive JCPOA

    TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has introduced a give-and-take approach to help ease tensions over a 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers, conditioning Iran’s return to the deal on the U.S. compliance with it.

  • Congress 2020-11-18 22:03

    75 lawmakers call on Trump administration to ease sanctions on Iran

    TEHRAN – Democratic lawmakers have urged the outgoing president of the United States to show leniency and allow coronavirus aid to be sent to Iran as the White House drew up a plan to step up sanctions on Iran in the remaining weeks of Donald Trump’s presidency.

  • Biden 2020-11-17 11:04

    By Javad Heirannia

    Biden will return to JCPOA but won’t lift sanctions swiftly: George Washington University professor

    TEHRAN – A professor of international business at the George Washington University says he thinks Joe Biden will restore the 2015 nuclear agreement (JCPOA) in order to make his former boss Barack Obama happy and strengthen ties with Europeans who feel “betrayed” by the United States.

  • Moqtadaee 2020-11-16 23:36

    Parliament to review ‘strategic bill to lift sanctions’ at first opportunity

    TEHRAN – The Iranian Parliament’s strategic bill to lift the United States sanctions on Iran will be submitted to the Parliament’s presiding board at the earliest opportunity, a senior lawmaker sitting on the Parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Committee told the Islamic Consultative Assembly News Agency (ICANA) on Monday.

  • Zanganeh 2020-11-16 18:07

    Twitter suspends Iranian oil minister’s account

    TEHRAN — Twitter has suspended the account of Iran’s Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh, claiming the account violated the website’s rules against impersonation.

  • Elliot Abrams 2020-11-13 19:43

    U.S. envoy sees new Iran sanctions, rules out military action

    The U.S. will impose new sanctions on Iran while President Donald Trump remains in office, according to a senior American diplomat who described speculation over military action against the Islamic Republic as “garbage.”

  • MPs 2020-11-11 18:12

    What do Iranian MPs say about the U.S. election?

    TEHRAN — Iranian lawmakers have offered their takes on the election of Joe Biden as the next president of the United States and the defeat of the incumbent president Donald Trump, demonstrating a broad range of opinions within Iran’s political spectrum with regard to Tehran-Washington interactions.

  • Rouhani 2020-11-11 18:10

    Rouhani: We will use every opportunity to lift U.S. sanctions

    TEHRAN — President Hassan Rouhani says his administration will make use of every opportunity in order to lift the U.S. sanctions against Iran.

  • Arshin 2020-11-11 11:18

    By Javad Heirannia

    It’s Biden that needs to take verifiable steps to lift Iran sanctions: Adib-Moghaddam

    TEHRAN - Professor Arshin Adib-Moghaddam, chair of the Centre for Iranian Studies at the London Middle East Institute, argues it is Joe Biden’s administration that needs to take verifiable steps to lift sanctions on Iran.

  • Canada Iran 2020-11-11 10:54

    Canada’s double standard over human rights

    TEHRAN – As Iran and Ukraine move forward with their cooperation on the downed airplane, analysts put the spotlight on Canada’s double standards over human rights. Canada is making maverick efforts to use the airplane incident to turn up the heat on Iran.

  • Iran 2020-11-10 20:00

    Tehran says U.S. sanctions grossly violate human rights

    TEHRAN – Iran has censured the United States over its unilateral sanctions against nations, describing such measures as a serious violation of human rights, ILNA reported.

  • Trump - Biden 2020-11-09 14:48

    By Mohammad Homaeefar

    Iran to neighbors: 'We'll remain here forever'

    TEHRAN — Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has advised neighboring countries not to bet on outsiders to provide their security, underlining that Iran is ready to cooperate with them to build a better future for all.