• Ghalibaf 2021-05-09 18:46

    Ghalibaf: Iran is not waiting for enemies

    TEHRAN — Speaking at a parliament session on Sunday, Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf said that Iran, despite trying to lift sanctions, will not wait for the enemies.

  • وافادت وكالة مهر للانباء، ان رئيس المكتب السياسي لحركة المقاومة الاسلامية حماس "إسماعيل هنية" قال: "ان اتفاق التطبيع الذي تم بين الإمارات والكيان المحتل لا يقل خطورة عن الحريق الذي تعرض له المسجد الأق 2021-05-09 18:45

    Hamas chief writes to Leader, asks Muslim world to support al-Quds

    TEHRAN— In a letter to the Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Sayyed Ali Khamenei, Ismail Haniyeh, head of the Hamas Islamic Resistance Movement's political bureau, elaborated on current events in the occupied Quds and called on the Islamic world to take a tough position in favor of the citizens of Quds and stop the Israeli occupiers' atrocities.

  • ایران یمن 2021-05-09 18:41

    Iran dismisses sending Syrian youth to Yemen

    TEHRAN — The Iranian embassy in Ankara on Sunday dismissed a claim by Turkey’s Anadolu News Agency claim that Iran was sending troops from Syria to Yemen, calling it a “lack of information about the realities on the ground in Yemen.”

  • Examples of stone artifacts collected during an archaeological survey in the southeastern parts of the Iranian plateau. (Photo: Mohsen Zeidi) 2021-05-09 18:01

    By Afshin Majlesi

    Iranian plateau in Pleistocene: a bridge between East and West

    A new study reinforces a hypothesis that the Iranian plateau was like a bridge between East and West during the Pleistocene epoch, which began about 2.6 million years ago and lasted until about 11,700 years ago.

  • Guardian Council 2021-05-09 17:45

    Guardian Council clarifies criteria for presidential candidates

    The Guardian Council has released the full text of the amendment to a measure that it has ratified in order to clarify the criteria and standards for defining the political and religious personalities and the qualities that determine the managerial characteristics and skillfulness of the candidates applying for the post of president.

  • ICRC asked to provide 2m COVID-19 vaccines for Afghan refugees 2021-05-09 17:12

    Iran asks ICRC to provide 2m COVID-19 vaccines for Afghan refugees

    TEHRAN – The Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) has asked the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) to provide 2 million doses of coronavirus vaccine to be used for Afghan refugees.

  • Araghchi 2021-05-09 16:44

    Iran will extend deal with IAEA if needed, top negotiator says

    TEHRAN – A top Iranian nuclear negotiator leading Iran’s negotiating team at the Vienna nuclear deal talks said Iran will extend a monitoring access deal with the UN nuclear watchdog if needed. 

  • Zarif 2021-05-09 16:41

    Zarif calls on U.S. to end JCPOA lawlessness 

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Saturday called on the United States to end its lawlessness by rejoining a 2015 nuclear deal abandoned by former President Donald Trump on May 8, 2018.

  • حسین سلامی 2021-05-08 21:39

    We will send enemy to graveyard of history through inflicting humiliating defeats, says IRGC command

    TEHRAN— Speaking to the local Mazandaran TV channel on Saturday on the occasion of the battle of Khan Tooman martyrs, Major General Hossein Salami stated that the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps will never allow the enemies to smear the martyrs’ achievements, and it will send them to the graveyard of history with humiliating defeats.

  • Amir-Abdollahian 2021-05-08 21:37

    Amir-Abdollahian demands immediate end to Zionist atrocities

    TEHRAN— Hossein Amir-Abdollahian, the special aide to the Iranian Parliament Speaker for International Affairs, has reacted to the brutal actions of the Zionist regime in Al-Aqsa Mosque, calling for an immediate end to the crimes of the fake and terrorist Israeli regime and the systematic violation of the Palestinian human rights.

  • قاضی زاده هاشمی 2021-05-08 21:37

    Parliament vice speaker advises presidential candidates to avoid defamation, insult and pessimism

    TEHRAN – The Iranian parliament’s vice speaker has called on presidential candidates to avoid defamation, insult and a pessimistic view of the country.

  • علی باقری کنی 2021-05-08 21:32

    Human rights chief asks Germany to cooperate with Tehran regarding anti-Iran sanctions

    TEHRAN— In a meeting with German Envoy to Tehran Hans-Udo Muzel on Saturday, Ali Baqeri Kani, the Deputy Judiciary Chief and Head of the Iranian Judiciary's High Council for Human Rights, asked Berlin to investigate the involvement of German figures in the illegal sanctions against Iran, especially those related to medicine, food, and medical equipment.

  • Iraj Masjedi 2021-05-08 21:32

    Ambassador: Tehran welcomes de-escalation in the region

    TEHRAN— Iraj Masjedi, the Iranian ambassador to Iraq, said on Saturday that a new approach has been taken in the countries of the region to resolve differences and tensions, and Iran welcomes that.

  • سعید محمد 2021-05-08 21:31

    My administration will respect JCPOA, says presidential hopeful

    TEHRAN— In a press briefing on Saturday, Saeed Mohammad, the former director of the Khatam-al Anbiya Construction Headquarters and a presidential hopeful, stated that his future administration will respect the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, as it has been ratified by the parliament and the United Nations Security Council.

  • Khatibzadeh 2021-05-08 21:30

    Iran strongly condemns Al-Aqsa mosque attack

    TEHRAN— Saeed Khatibzadeh, Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman, has reacted to the Zionist regime’s brutalities at Al-Aqsa Mosque in the occupied West Bank.

  • ایران پرتغال 2021-05-08 21:29

    Iran, Portugal pledge to strengthen parliamentary relations

    TEHRAN— In a meeting in Lisbon on Friday, Iran's Ambassador to Portugal, Morteza Damanpak Jami, and Vice-Chairman of the Iran-Portugal Friendship Group Luis Graca emphasized the importance of expanding reciprocal cooperation between the two countries' legislatures.

  • jewish leader 2021-05-08 21:24

    Iranian Jewish leader: It is ‘human duty’ to confront Zionists

    TEHRAN - The religious leader of Iranian Jews said on Saturday the Zionists have been taking advantage of Judaism to pursue their own ill-intentions, suggesting it is a “human duty” to confront Zionism.

  • Nasrallah 2021-05-08 21:19

    Iran, reliable partner

    TEHRAN – As Iran moves ahead with the talks with the world and regional powers, more coordination and harmony are taking shape between Tehran and its regional allies.

  • Iran’s handicraft exports stand at $120m in 11 months 2021-05-08 17:52

    Iran’s handicraft exports stand at $120m in 11 months

    TEHRAN- The value of Iran’s handicrafts exports stood at $120 million during the first eleven months of the past Iranian calendar year 1399 (March 20, 2020 – February 18, 2021), Mehr reported.

  • Paleolithic sewing evidence comes to light in western Iran 2021-05-08 17:51

    Paleolithic sewing evidence comes to light in western Iran

    TEHRAN – Iranian archaeologists have found traces of sewing such as a bone needle and pieces of wolf fur fabric, which are expected to date from the late Paleolithic era.

  • Qatari FM 2021-05-08 17:19

    Qatar backs Iranian-Saudi dialogue

    TEHRAN – Qatar has voiced support for dialogue between Iran and Saudi Arabia, calling such a dialogue a constructive step toward regional stability. 

  • Spox 2021-05-08 17:17

    Iran rejects Moroccan FM remarks as ‘groundless’

    TEHRAN - Iran on Saturday reacted to the remarks made by the Moroccan foreign minister in an online conversation with members of the Zionist lobby group, the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC).

  • Zolnouri 2021-05-08 17:16

    Iran to restrict IAEA access by May 24 if no progress made in Vienna talks, MP warns

    TEHRAN – A senior Iranian lawmaker warned that Iran will further restrict the UN nuclear watchdog’s access to its nuclear facilities within few weeks if the West failed to make progress in the Vienna nuclear deal talks. 

  • Iranians gather to support Palestine 2021-05-08 15:26

    Iranians gather to support Palestine

    TEHRAN— On the anniversary of International Quds Day (last Friday of Ramadan, May 7), Iranians gathered to declare their support for the Palestinians and urge them to move forward and continue their fight against the usurping regime. 

  • وزیر خارجه قطر 2021-05-07 21:50

    Qatar in contact with U.S., Iran to encourage them to have positive dialogue

    TEHRAN— The Qatari foreign minister said that in separate contacts with the U.S. and Iranian governments, Doha is urging both sides to take an effective approach to advancing negotiations to revive the 2015 nuclear deal.

  • ایران عمان 2021-05-07 21:48

    Amnesty for 46 Iranian prisoners in Oman on the occasion of Eid al-Fitr

    TEHRAN - Iran’s ambassador to Muscat has said 160 Iranians are currently in prison in Oman or living in temporary detention, announcing the 46 of them have been released on the occasion of Eid al-Fitr by Oman’s Sultan.

  • Quds Day 2021-05-07 21:41

    Iran calls for referendum in Palestine

    TEHRAN – The Iranian Foreign Ministry has called for the settlement of a number of issues related to the Palestinian crisis, including the determination of Palestine’s future system based on a referendum attended by all main residents of Palestine.

  • Leader 2021-05-07 21:40

    Leader ushers in decline of Israel

    TEHRAN – Leader of the Islamic Revolution of Iran Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei highlighted the clumsiness of the logic behind the establishment of Israel, saying the Israeli regime is doomed to decline in the face of resistance by Palestinian people.

  • Vienna talks 2021-05-07 21:39

    Iran, world powers hold fourth round of nuclear talks

    TEHRAN – Iran and the remaining parties to the 2015 nuclear deal held another meeting on Friday to discuss the latest developments concerning the nuclear deal.

  • ایران عربستان 2021-05-07 21:28

    Riyadh confirms Iran-Saudi dialogue

    TEHRAN— An official at the Saudi Ministry of Foreign Affairs has confirmed that Riyadh-Tehran dialogue has been shaped.