• Russia-Chian-Iran-Pakistan summit 2018-07-15 09:48

    Russia-China-Iran-Pakistan officials hold quadrilateral meet on ISIS

    TEHRAN _ In an interesting and unprecedented development, the top intelligence officials of Russia, China, Iran and Pakistan held a quadrangular meeting in Islamabad earlier this week to frame a common strategy to eliminate the threat posed by groups like ISIS in Afghanistan and the region, said reports.

  • Iran, Russia 2018-07-13 18:31

    Russia ready to invest $50b in Iran’s oil, gas projects

    TEHRAN- Ali Akbar Velayati, an international adviser to the Leader of the Islamic Revolution, said that Russian President Vladimir Putin has announced his country’s readiness to make $50 billion of investment in Iran’s oil and gas projects.

  • Novak 2018-07-13 18:18

    Russia studying possible oil-for-goods deal with Iran: Novak

    Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on Friday that a deal under which Russia would provide goods to Iran in exchange for oil is still possible.

  • Iran-India 2018-07-12 13:13

    India to lose special privileges if it cuts oil imports from Iran, warns Iranian envoy

    TEHRAN - The political and diplomatic tension between New Delhi and Tehran is heating up over reports that India was planning to cut oil imports from Iran under the U.S. pressure. Following the reports, many ambiguous statements have come from Indian authorities, without confirming or denying anything.

  • diplomat 2018-07-12 12:57

    Iran is ‘valuable ally’ of Russia, diplomat says

    TEHRAN - Levan Dzhagaryan, the Russian ambassador to Tehran, said on Tuesday that Iran is a “valuable ally” of Russia and that Moscow attaches great importance to Tehran in its foreign policy.

  • tass 2018-07-12 12:53

    By staff and agency

    Russian, Iranian, Chinese, Pakistani heads of intelligence services discuss Daesh threat

    Sergei Ivanov, the chief of the Russian Foreign Intelligence Service’s press bureau, has said that heads of intelligence services of Russia, Iran, China, and Pakistan held a meeting in Islamabad on Tuesday to discuss the measures against the threat of Daesh in Afghanistan.

  • ولایتی 2018-07-11 20:48

    Velayati calls Iran-Russia ties ‘strategic’

    Velayati says his strategic mission to Moscow not affected by ‘itinerant’ Netanyahu 

    TEHRAN – Ali Akbar Velayati, an international adviser to the Leader of the Islamic Revolution who is in Russia for an official visit, has shrugged off the concurrent trip to Russia by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, saying “nobody cares” about the Netanyahu’s “baseless and illogical remarks”.

  • Russian and Iranian diplomats hold talks on JCPOA 2018-07-11 20:41

    Iranian, Russian figures discuss media cooperation 

    TEHRAN – Figures from Russia and Iran held their first round of talks on media cooperation in Tehran on Wednesday.

  • صادرات نفت ایران 2018-07-10 21:08

    India will lose 'special privileges' if it buys crude from Saudi Arabia, U.S.: Iranian diplomat

    Iran will end “special privileges” for India if New Delhi tried to replace Iranian crude with supplies from Saudi Arabia, Russia, and the United States, said a senior Iranian diplomat in New Delhi on July 10.

  • Daryl Kimball 2018-07-07 10:45

    By Javad Heirannia

    ‘EU and China could take steps within WTO to protect their trade relations with Iran’

    TEHRAN - Daryl Kimball, executive director of the Arms Control Association in Washington, is the opinion that “The reimposition of U.S. nuclear-related sanctions is a twofold abrogation of U.S. commitments under the JCPOA. Not only did the United States commit not to reimpose sanctions, Washington also committed not to interfere with the full realization of sanctions relief.”

  • Mohammad Ghaderi 2018-07-07 10:08

    By Mohammad Ghaderi

    Does Europe decide on independence from U.S. finally?

    TEHRAN - The 4+1 Summit was launched in Vienna Friday to try to repair the damage done when the U.S. reneged on the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, JCPOA.

  • Russia, China back full implementation of Iran deal: Lavrov 2018-07-06 21:23

    Russia, China back full implementation of Iran deal: Lavrov

    TEHRAN – Moscow and Beijing are interested in preserving and fully implementing the 2015 nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said at a meeting with his Chinese counterpart, Wang Yi, on Friday.

  • S_400 2018-07-03 09:40

    India approves Russian S-400 deal despite U.S. discontent

    India’s Defense Ministry has reportedly given the green light for the acquisition of Russian S-400 Triumph air defense missile systems despite the U.S. sanctions, a leading Indian newspaper reported on Sunday, citing top government sources.

  • Iran has advisory role in anti-terror fight in Syria: Russia 2018-07-02 10:19

    Iran has advisory role in anti-terror fight in Syria: Russia

    TEHRAN – Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov has said that Iran’s presence in Syria is limited to military advisers and servicemen assisting Syrians in the fight against terrorism, Sputnik News reported on Saturday.

  • JCPOA 2018-06-30 21:13

    Ministerial summit on JCPOA under consideration: Moscow

    Arranging a summit of foreign ministers on the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) – the official for the Iran nuclear agreement - is currently on the agenda, Russia’s permanent representative to international organizations in Vienna has said, the TASS news agency reported on Friday.

  • Peter Jenkins 2018-06-30 11:18

    By Javad Heirannia

    It would be crazy to pretend that Trump is trustworthy: Jenkins

    TEHRAN - Peter Jenkins, former UK Ambassador to the IAEA and UN says that “It would be crazy to pretend that President Trump is trustworthy.”

  • Robert R. Bianchi 2018-06-28 13:15

    By Javad Heirannia

    No country trusts Trump’s pledges or intentions: Bianchi

    TEHRAN – Robert R. Bianchi, a Professor at the University of Chicago, believes that “single meeting with no defined goals cannot produce lasting improvements in the deeper tensions between Pyongyang and Washington or in the Asia-Pacific region.”

  • Albert Bininachvili 2018-06-25 10:19

    By Mohammad Ali Haqshenas and Payman Yazadani

    SCO long term investment for Iran, not solution to urgent issues: Bininachvili

    TEHRAN - Dr. Albert Bininachvili, professor of political science at the Columbia University believes Iran's SCO membership is a long term investment for Tehran and doesn’t necessarily provides Iran with solutions to its most urgent issues.

  • Caspian Sea Iranian 2018-06-25 09:27

    Iran, Russia to carry out joint research on Caspian Sea

    TEHRAN – Iran and Russia have signed a contract to conduct geological studies on the Iranian part of the Caspian Sea, head of Geological Survey and Mineral Explorations of Iran (GSI) Khalil Bahar-Firouzi says, ISNA reported on Saturday.

  • Russia approves draft convention on Caspian Sea status 2018-06-24 12:18

    Russia approves draft convention on Caspian Sea status

    TEHRAN – The Russian government has approved the draft convention on the legal status of the Caspian Sea.

  • Shahrdad Rohani conducts a selection of musicians from the Tehran Symphony Orchestra and National Orchestra during a concert at the Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatory on 17, 2018. (Honaronline) 2018-06-20 19:56

    By Seyyed Mostafa Mousavi Sabet

    Iran’s Russian concerts, carrying coals to Newcastle

    An ensemble composed of musicians from the Tehran Symphony Orchestra and National Orchestra put on two concerts last Thursday and Sunday in Saint Petersburg, Moscow and Kazan.

  • OPEC 2018-06-18 18:06

    By Ebrahim Fallahi

    OPEC’s big test: A choice between right and wrong

    As the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) prepares to meet later this week in Vienna, tension is rising among some of the cartel’s biggest members on what is said to be one of OPEC’s biggest decisions since its establishment.

  • دنیس چریشف - تیم ملی فوتبال روسیه 2018-06-14 22:01

    Host Russia too strong for Saudi Arabia

    MOSCOW – Russia started the 2018 FIFA World Cup on a high note, thrashing Saudi Arabia 5-0 on Thursday.

  • والیبال ایران روسیه 2018-06-11 04:23

    VNL: Russia beat plucky Iran

    Dmitriy Muserskiy offers his teams much with his spiking ability and his massive block, but today it was only the attacking side of his game that really functioned, but boy did it function. In a match where every set was decided by a few key moments, the 24 points scored by Russia’s number 13 – made up of 23 spikes and 1 ace – went a long way to swinging this match the way of the European Champions 3-1 (28-30, 25-23, 27-25, 25-21).

  • Russian and Iranian diplomats hold talks on JCPOA 2018-06-10 04:39

    Russian and Iranian diplomats hold talks on JCPOA

    TEHRAN – Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov and Iranian Ambassador to Moscow Mehdi Sanai held a meeting on Friday to discuss the Iran nuclear deal, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement.

  • تیم بسکتبال سه نفره بانوان 2018-06-09 13:58

    Iran suffer losses at Women’s FIBA 3x3 World Cup

    TEHRAN – Iran lost to the U.S. and Uganda respectively in the Women’s FIBA 3x3 World Cup on Saturday.

  • Jahangiri congratulates Russian PM on reappointment 2018-05-28 08:21

    Jahangiri congratulates Russian PM on reappointment

    TEHRAN – Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri on Sunday congratulated Dmitry Anatolyevich Medvedev on re-assuming the post of prime minister in Russia, Tasnim reported.

  • Putin: U.S. nuclear deal exit could trigger instability 2018-05-27 05:19

    Putin: U.S. nuclear deal exit could trigger instability

    TEHRAN – Russian President Vladimir Putin warned on Friday that the U.S. exit from the 2015 nuclear deal could trigger dangerous instability.

  •  Marvin Zonis 2018-05-25 12:09

    By Payman Yazdani

    Pompeo speech an exercise in idiocy: Prof. Zonis

    TEHRAN - Marvin Zonis, Professor of international political economy believes that the Pompeo speech was an exercise in idiocy that only provides Trump with excuse to pressure the government in Iran in any way possible to bring about regime change in Iran.

  • Russia: U.S. demands to Iran ‘totally unacceptable’ 2018-05-24 11:44

    Russia: U.S. demands to Iran ‘totally unacceptable’

    TEHRAN – Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Wednesday the U.S. has put forward totally unacceptable demands to Iran, criticizing the U.S. government for its policy of “ultimatums” and “threats” towards Iran.