• Macron 2020-09-23 19:58

    Macron: Europe will not compromise with U.S. over Iran sanctions

    TEHRAN — French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday that Europe would not compromise with Washington over its move to reimpose international sanctions on Iran in violation of the 2015 nuclear agreement.

  • abir bassam 2020/09/18

    By Abir Bassam

    Lebanon boiling over its harbor hot tin

    What is being cooked in Beirut's harbor? It seems that there are urgent needs to keep Lebanon on guard.  The country is barely picking itself up after the blast on the 4th of August. Now, it is going through another dilemma as the fire burst on the 10th of September. The two major accidents suggest that the time has not yet come for Beirut to write its closure. 

  • Iran eyes drawing more travelers from France: deputy tourism minister 2020-09-14 20:30

    Iran eyes drawing more travelers from France: deputy tourism minister

    TEHRAN – Iran eyes to attract more travelers from France as it has long been imprinted on the minds of French people particularly those interested in historical and ancient destinations, deputy tourism minister Vali Teymouri said on Sunday.

  • Macron 2020-09-14 16:05

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    Paris wishes to revive its colonial past: Turkish researcher

    TEHRAN - Dogacan Basharan, a Turkish researcher, says France wants to play a key role in the events evolving in the eastern Mediterranean by filling the gap left in the region now that the U.S. is leaving the region.

  • E3 rejects U.S. attempt to trigger snapback sanctions against Iran 2020-09-11 18:47

    E3 rejects U.S. attempt to trigger snapback sanctions against Iran

    TEHRAN – The European troika (the United Kingdom, Germany and France) has rejected the United States’ attempt to trigger snapback mechanism and restore all the UN sanctions against Iran.

  • Seyed Reza Sadr al-Hosseini 2020-09-09 13:23

    Macron's regional moves on behalf of U.S., Zionist regime

    TEHRAN –Warning about suspicious French President's moves in the region, Sadr al Hosseini didn't reject the possibility of Zionist backed efforts to pave the way for construction of an energy pipeline from Iraq to Occupied Land.

  • اقا 2020-09-08 12:11

    Leader denounces Charlie Hebdo for insulting Islam, Muslims 

    TEHRAN — Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has condemned the republication of cartoons insulting the Holy Prophet of Islam (PBUH) by the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, saying the move once again exposed the enmity of the political, cultural centers of the Western world toward Islam.

  • Ali Akbar Velayati 2020-09-06 18:16

    Velayati says Charlie Hebdo’s insult in line with Islamophobia project

    TEHRAN - Ali Akbar Velayati, a top advisor to the Leader of the Islamic Revolution, has said that insult by the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo against Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) is a continuation of the Islamophobia project.

  • Ghassan Javad 2020-09-05 23:16

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    Analyst expects Hezbollah to play a constructive role in Gov. formation

    TEHRAN – Ghassan Javad, a Lebanese analyst, expects Hezbollah to contribute constructively information of a new government in Lebanon based on "the resistance's understanding of the Lebanese reality and necessity of Lebanese consensus."

  • Charlie Hebdo 2020-09-04 18:55

    By Mohammad Homaeefar

    Charlie Hebdo and the making of terrorists

    TEHRAN — In a reckless, provocative move, the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo on Wednesday republished the same cartoons about Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) that prompted a deadly attack on the magazine in 2015.

  • French archaeologist Geneviève Dollfus, famed for extensive Iranian studies, dies at 82 2020-09-02 20:26

    French archaeologist Geneviève Dollfus, famed for extensive Iranian studies, dies at 82

    TEHRAN - French archaeologist Geneviève Dollfus, who conducted extensive excavations in southwest Iran, has died aged 82.

  • Faysal Abdelsater 2020-09-01 23:58

    By Mohamamd mazhari

    The process for naming Mostafa Adib as PM carries great weight: Lebanese analyst

    TEHRAN – Faysal Abdelsater, a Lebanese analyst, is of the opinion that the steps for naming Mostafa Adib as a man who will head the Lebanese government carries an important message as "it has the endorsement of considerable majority in the Lebanese parliament."

  • flight 2020-08-31 18:28

    Four European countries set rules for inbound Iranian travelers 

    TEHRAN – Although Iranian airlines have resumed their flights to some European countries following months of suspension over the coronavirus outbreak, there is still no possibility of unnecessary tourist trips to these countries and Schengen visas are not currently issued to Iranian citizens.

  • Wang 2020-08-30 21:35

    China and France should safeguard Iran nuclear deal, Chinese FM says

    TEHRAN - Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi urged France to work with Beijing to protect major international agreements such as the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, officially known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

  • Iranian airports among best in West Asia and Africa region 2020-08-24 20:59

    Iranian airports among best in West Asia and Africa region

    TEHRAN – A total of six Iranian airports have been classified among the best in West Asia and Africa region in 2019, Iran Airports Company reported, citing France’s Ecole Nationale de l’Aviation Civile (ENAC).

  • E3 2020-08-21 01:17

    E3 opposes U.S. move to reimpose Iran sanctions

    In a joint statement on Thursday the foreign ministers of France, Germany and the United Kingdom, whose countries are signatory to the 2015 nuclear deal (JCPO), issued a joint statement saying they cannot support the United States’ action in triggering the snapback mechanism to return all the UN sanctions on Iran.

  • 2006 war 2020-08-14 21:53

    14 years after 33 days of war

    Lebanon celebrates war anniv. amid pressure to disarm Hezbollah

    TEHRAN - This year’s 14th of August marks the 14th anniversary of the July War between the Lebanese Hezbollah movement and Israel in 2006, which led to Israel withdrawing its troops from southern Lebanese territories.

  • Zonnour 2020-08-14 16:39

    MP urges France not to meddle in Lebanese affairs

    TEHRAN — The chairman of the Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Committee has strongly criticized France for interfering in Lebanon’s domestic affairs, saying neither France nor any other country is entitled to interfere in Lebanon’s domestic affairs and undermine the country’s political legitimacy.

  • black boxes 2020-07-22 12:54

    Analysis of downed plane’s black boxes underway in France: embassy

    TEHRAN – The Iranian embassy in France announced on Tuesday that the preliminary analysis of the recovered data from the downed Ukrainian plane’s black boxes is underway in the BEA laboratory in France.

  • Baharvand 2020-07-20 10:55

    Iran sends black box of Ukrainian plane to France

    TEHRAN — Iran has sent the black box of a Ukrainian passenger plane, which was accidentally downed near Tehran earlier this year, to France.

  • Rouhani 2020-07-14 18:05

    Rouhani felicitates France on National Day

    TEHRAN — President Hassan Rouhani has offered congratulations on the National Day of France to his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron.

  • Bahram Qassemi 2020-07-08 21:30

    Diplomat says Iran, France should expand relations

    TEHRAN - Bahram Qassemi, the Iranian ambassador to France, has said that Iran and France should expand relations and cooperation in various areas.

  • Yevhen Yenin 2020-07-06 17:58

    By staff and agency

    Compensation for victims of Ukrainian plane to be discussed after technical investigation: Kiev

    Deputy Foreign Minister of Ukraine Yevhen Yenin has said that the volume of compensation for victims of the Ukrainian plane crash will be discussed when the technical investigation is completed.

  • France to start decoding Ukrainian plane black box on July 20 2020-06-29 01:19

    France to start decoding Ukrainian plane black box on July 20

    TEHRAN - Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for International and Legal Affairs Mohsen Baharvand said on Sunday that France will start decoding black boxes of the Ukrainian plane, which was mistakenly shot down in January near Tehran on July 20.

  • Kazem Gharibabadi 2020-06-26 19:32

    Ambassador Gharibabadi urges U.S., France to comply with disarmament treaties

    Iran says France is undermining NPT

    TEHRAN - Kazem Gharibabadi, Iran’s ambassador to the Vienna-based International Atomic Energy Agency, has urged the United States and France to comply with their commitments in safeguarding the purposes and objectives of the disarmament treaties, saying France is undermining the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT).

  • Mousavi 2020-06-21 12:58

    Tehran voices concern over French ballistic missile test

    TEHRAN — Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi has voiced concern over France’s recent testing of a ballistic missile capable of carrying several nuclear warheads, saying it runs counter to France’s commitment to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT).

  • France, Germany and the United Kingdom 2020-06-20 18:00

    By staff and agency

    E3 does not support any attempt to trigger UN sanctions snapback

    France, Germany and the United Kingdom, known as E3, said in a statement published on Friday that they do not support any unilateral attempt to trigger a snapback of United Nations sanctions against Iran.

  • Ukrainian plane crash 2020-06-12 19:45

    By staff and agency

    Iran asks French experts to read black boxes of Ukrainian plane

    Iranian investigators have asked France’s BEA air accident agency to read black boxes of a Ukrainian plane which was mistakenly shot down in January near Tehran.

  • Abbas Mousavi 2020-06-05 20:09

    Iran urges France to stop interference in its domestic affairs

    TEHRAN - Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi has urged France to stop interfering in Iran’s domestic affairs.

  • JCPOA 2020-05-20 17:30

    France reaffirms support for nuclear deal

    TEHRAN – France’s permanent mission in Vienna has reaffirmed Paris’ support for the 2015 nuclear deal, officially known as the JCPOA.