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  • U.S. is the killer of 66 Iranian kids: envoy 2018-10-20 10:13

    U.S. is the killer of 66 Iranian kids: envoy

    TEHRAN – Gholamali Khoshroo, Iran’s ambassador to the UN, said on Thursday that the U.S. killed 66 Iranian kids in 1988 when it shot down an Iranian passenger flight, hence it cannot act as the loving mother of Iranian children.

  • U.S. sanctions violate two ICJ orders, Zarif warns 2018-10-20 10:13

    U.S. sanctions violate two ICJ orders, Zarif warns

    TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Wednesday that the latest U.S. sanctions against the Islamic Republic violate two International Court of Justice (ICJ) orders.

  • Cleric likens joining FATF to going to the gallows 2018-10-20 09:18

    Cleric likens joining FATF to going to the gallows

    TEHRAN – Tehran Friday prayer leader Ayatollah Ahmad Khatami has criticized the notion of joining the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), comparing it with going to the gallows.

  • ‘Russia continuing Iran co-up after U.S. JCPOA exit’ 2018-10-20 09:04

    ‘Russia continuing Iran co-up after U.S. JCPOA exit’

    TEHRAN – The Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman has stressed his country’s determination to maintain cooperation with Iran in the aftermath of U.S. withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal and restoration of sanctions, IRNA reported on Friday.

  • Moscow hosts Iran-Russia-India summit 2018-10-19 22:44

    Moscow hosts Iran-Russia-India summit

    TEHRAN – The Russkiy Mir Foundation held a trilateral summit between the Islamic Republic of Iran, Russian Federation and India in Moscow on Friday. The summit will continue on Saturday.

  • mogherini 2018-10-19 19:06

    Top EU diplomat hopeful Iran payment system coming in weeks

    Asian partners seek to keep nuclear deal: Mogherini

    TEHRAN - European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said on Thursday that the EU’s Asian partners seek to keep the 2015 nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.

  • putin 2018-10-19 19:02

    Russia cannot force Iran out of Syria: Putin

    TEHRAN - Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that Russia cannot force Iran to end its presence in Syria and rejected U.S. and Israeli calls for Moscow to persuade Iran to pull its military forces out of Syria.

  • straw 2018-10-19 18:57

    New Iran sanctions most serious mistake in U.S. foreign policy: Jack Straw

    TEHRAN - Former British Foreign Secretary Jack Straw said on Thursday that imposition of sanctions on Iran is the most serious mistake in U.S. foreign policy.

  • FATF 2018-10-19 18:50

    FATF gives Iran until February to complete reforms

    The Paris-based Financial Action Task Force said on Friday Iran had until February to complete reforms that would bring it into line with global norms or face consequences.

  • Iran, Turkey discuss border security 2018-10-19 18:44

    Iran, Turkey discuss border security

    TEHRAN – Murat Zorluoglu, the governor of Turkey’s Van, has met with Emamali Khodaeifar, the Iranian commander of border crossing of Razi, in Iran’s city of Khoy to discuss border security, tourism and trade ties between the two countries.

  • Never proxy war with Saudis: Iranian envoy 2018-10-18 09:07

    Never proxy war with Saudis: Iranian envoy

    TEHRAN – Iran has never entered a proxy war with Saudi Arabia in Syria, Iranian Ambassador to London Hamid Baeidinejad has said, reiterating Tehran’s long-held policy that Iran just helped the legitimate government in Syria to fight Daesh (ISIL).

  • Ararat governor meets Iranian ambassador 2018-10-18 09:04

    Ararat governor meets Iranian ambassador

    TEHRAN – Armenia’s Ararat governor, Garik Sargsian, has met Iranian Ambassador to Yerevan Kazem Sajjadi to discuss cooperation between provinces from Armenia and Iran.

  • Sanctions originate from U.S. ‘blind hostility’: Iran 2018-10-18 09:02

    Sanctions originate from U.S. ‘blind hostility’: Iran

    TEHRAN – The new U.S. sanctions against Iran are part of a psychological war, “a clear insult to legal and international mechanisms” and a result of “blind hostility toward the Iranian nation”, Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said on Wednesday.

  • Aref never was reformists’ candidate: journalist 2018-10-18 08:38

    Aref never was reformists’ candidate: journalist

    TEHRAN – Reformist journalist Abbas Abdi has said former presidential candidate Mohammad Reza Aref has never been and will probably never be the candidate of the reformists.

  • ‘Reformers might endorse Larijani for president in 2021’ 2018-10-18 08:34

    ‘Reformers might endorse Larijani for president in 2021’

    TEHRAN – Yadollah Tahernejad, a reformist politician, has said should the reformists come to the conclusion that Iranian people’s livelihood would be better off under a President Ali Larijani, they would endorse him for the post in 2021 election.

  • موسویان 2018-10-18 08:32

    Seyed Hossein Mousavian 

    Trump's 'Arab NATO' project is doomed

    With the stated aim of containing “Iran’s malign behavior” and bringing “stability to the region,” the Trump administration has proposed a collective security pact tentatively known as “the Middle East Strategic Alliance” (MESA). The MESA would bring about the six countries from the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) along with Egypt and Jordan together under the guise of “Arab NATO” to confront Iran.

  • Jafari: ‘Tough response’ awaits abductors of Iranian forces 2018-10-17 20:50

    Jafari: ‘Tough response’ awaits abductors of Iranian forces

    TEHRAN – Chief of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) on Wednesday vowed a “tough response” against the terrorists who abducted a number of Iranian border guards near the Pakistani border on Monday night.

  • Guardian Council studying CFT at presence of Zarif, Jahangiri, Hemati 2018-10-17 20:19

    Guardian Council studying CFT at presence of Zarif, Jahangiri, Hemati

    TEHRAN – The Guardian Council has held a meeting regarding the CFT, a legislation to combat financing of terrorism with three figures defending the ratification, council’s spokesman Abbasali Kadkhodaei said on Wednesday 

  • leader 2018-10-17 20:17

    Enemy misrepresenting Iran to create frustration 

    TEHRAN – The Leader of the Islamic Revolution said on Wednesday that the enemy is representing a “false, negative, and disappointing” image of Iran.

  • zarif 2018-10-17 20:14

    Zarif urges Pakistan to help immediately release Iranian abductees 

    Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif telephoned his Pakistani counterpart Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Wednesday to follow up on conditions of Iranian border guards who were abducted and transferred to Pakistan by terrorists late on Monday.

  • icj 2018-10-17 19:59

    ‘Victory in The Hague shows power of Iran’s diplomacy’

    TEHRAN - Mohammad Ali Hosseini, a former Foreign Ministry spokesman, said on Wednesday that Iran’s victory in The Hague-based International Court of Justice showed the power of Iran’s diplomacy.

  • Sanctions can be turned into opportunity: diplomat 2018-10-17 19:55

    Sanctions can be turned into opportunity: diplomat

    TEHRAN – Iranian Ambassador to Russia Mehdi Sanaei said on Wednesday that although sanctions have big negative effects, countries under sanctions can turn them into opportunities, IRNA reported.

  • هادی العامری 2018-10-17 16:47

    Mastermind of Ahvaz terror attack killed: Badr Organization chief

    TEHRAN - Iraq's Badr Organization chief Hadi Al-Ameri says that a militant who orchestrated the terrorist attack in the Iranian city of Ahvaz on September 22 has been killed in Iraq’s Diyala province, Fars reported on Tuesday.

  • un 2018-10-17 15:54

    UN human rights mechanisms are based on double standards, Iran says

    TEHRAN – The UN mechanisms on human rights are politicized and based on double standards, Iran’s representative to the Third Committee of the UN said on Tuesday.

  • White House 2018-10-17 13:58

    U.S. imposes new sanctions targeting Iran banks, companies

    TEHRAN- The United States has imposed fresh sanctions on a number of Iranian banks and financial institutions as well as companies ahead of the start of the next month's new round of the U.S. sanctions against the Islamic Republic.

  • پرچم ایران و ژاپن 2018-10-16 20:25

    Japan says continuing cooperation with Tehran under sanctions

    A senior official of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) announced that the country will not alter its supportive policies towards Iran after implementation of the US sanctions on November 4.

  • MP: Opening of EU office in Tehran dependent on nuclear package 2018-10-16 20:21

    MP: Opening of EU office in Tehran dependent on nuclear package

    TEHRAN – Chairman of the Iranian Parliament National Security and Foreign Policy Committee has said the opening of a European Union office in Tehran is dependent on the European countries’ economic package and its practical effect on protecting Iran’s benefits from the 2015 nuclear pact, which the U.S. ditched on May 8.

  • ‘The look on Trump’s face will be priceless after hopeless Nov. 4 sanctions’ 2018-10-16 20:18

    ‘The look on Trump’s face will be priceless after hopeless Nov. 4 sanctions’

    TEHRAN – Hossein Amir Abdollahian, a senior foreign policy advisor to the parliament speaker, said on Tuesday that the look on U.S. President Trump’s face will be “priceless” after the new and “hopeless” U.S. sanctions on Iran go into effect on November 4.

  • Seyyedeh Fatemeh Hosseini 2018-10-16 20:14

    ‘Iran’s sovereignty over islands nonnegotiable’

    TEHRAN – A member of parliament says Iran’s sovereignty over the three islands of Greater, Lesser Tunbs and Abu Musa in the Persian Gulf is unnegotiable, refuting unfounded remarks by an Emirati MP.

  • Rouhani hosts meeting with top economists 2018-10-16 20:02

    Rouhani hosts meeting with top economists

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani on Monday hosted a meeting with 26 economic experts and economics professors to discuss the economic problems and ways to resolve them.