• Putin-India 2018-09-04 10:37

    India to go ahead with Russia defense deal

    TEHRAN - Ahead of the U.S. government delegation’s visit to India, speculation is rife that India will convey to the U.S. that it is going ahead with the ambitious Rs. 40,000 crore deal with Russia to procure a consignment of S-400 Triumf air defence missile systems.

  • رؤسای جمهور ایران، روسیه، ترکیه 2018-09-03 22:07

    By Mehdi Sepahvand - Head of Political Desk

    Iranian, Russian, Turkish presidents to meet on Syria in Tehran Friday

    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and his Russian and Turkish counterparts, Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan, will discuss various issues related to the Syrian crisis in a summit in Tehran on Friday. The topics of discussion will include provocations with the alleged use of chemical weapons, a Putin adviser said.

  • Iraq hosts military chiefs from Iran, Russia and Syria 2018-09-02 20:50

    Iraq hosts military chiefs from Iran, Russia and Syria

    TEHRAN – Senior Iraqi military commanders hosted their Russian, Iranian, and Syrian counterparts in Baghdad on Saturday to discuss security cooperation and information-sharing in the Middle East, where Daesh (ISIL) terrorist group continues to carry out attacks.

  • U.S. sanction 2018-09-02 09:29

    U.S. may sanction India for Russia defense deal

    TEHRAN - India might also face the heat of U.S. sanctions if it goes ahead with the ambitious defense deal with Moscow and purchases sophisticated Russian arms, a top Pentagon official has said.

  • U.S. economic sanction affects European security 2018-08-26 10:50

    By Alireza Mohammadi

    U.S. economic sanction affects European security

    TEHRAN - The U.S. is pursuing its unilateral and oppressive sanctions against Russia, Iran, and more recently, Turkey, with specific and insidious objectives. These sanctions can have a number of significant economic consequences on the countries affected as well as the region.

  • ISIS 2018-08-26 10:21

    Who delivers weapons to ISIS, asks Russia

    TEHRAN - The debate over who helps militants in Afghanistan has again come alive. Russia has noticed unidentified helicopters delivering weapons to the Taliban and ISIS fighters in northern Afghanistan, Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said at a press briefing on Thursday.

  • Russia says respects Iran’s presence in Syria 2018-08-25 11:27

    Russia says respects Iran’s presence in Syria

    TEHRAN – Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said on Thursday that his country treats Iran’s steps to furnish its own security and activities with great respect, “specifically in Syria at the invitation of this country’s legitimate government.”

  • UN invites Iran, Russia, Turkey to talks on Syria 2018-08-25 11:25

    UN invites Iran, Russia, Turkey to talks on Syria

    TEHRAN – UN special envoy Staffan de Mistura has invited Iran, Russia and Turkey to negotiations on Syria’s Constitutional Committee, a UN spokeswoman said on Friday. 

  • qassemi 2018-08-21 08:36

    Iran says U.S. ‘action group’ is psychological warfare

    TEHRAN - Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said on Monday that a new Iran Action Group in the U.S. State Department is a “psychological warfare” which will yield no result.

  • Trump 2018-08-20 11:59

    By Hanif Ghafari

    Trump's Terrible Mistake

    The strategic and unjustifiable mistake of the United States President, Donald Trump, in his withdrawal from the nuclear deal and imposing secondary sanctions against Iran, is now discussed in different circles. Many western media and news sources speak of Trump's terrible mistake in this regard.

  • ‘Iran’s geography dictates balanced ties with the East and West’ 2018-08-19 10:46

    ‘Iran’s geography dictates balanced ties with the East and West’

    TEHRAN – Elaheh Koulaei, a professor of political science at the University of Tehran, has said more balanced and normalized relations with the world are key to secure Iran’s national interests.

  • نادر انتصار 2018-08-17 12:36

    By Payman Yazdani

    Iran has to be very careful in future negotiations on Caspian Sea: Prof.

    TEHRAN - Professor of political science says although the text of the Caspian Sea Treaty signed on August 12, 2018 in Kazakhstan does not define the share of each of the littoral states, Iran has to be very careful in future negotiations.

  • Caspian Sea 2018-08-17 12:16

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    A sea and thousands of concerns

    The name of the "Caspian Sea" has been recently heard more than any other time! In the meantime, there are rumors, ambiguities and, of course, concerns that need to be described in the Convention on the Legal Status of the Caspian Sea which was signed on August 12 in the port city of Aktau, Kazakhstan.

  • Pakistan 2018-08-14 11:08

    After U.S. snub, Russia to train Pakistan military officers

    TEHRAN - After the Donald Trump administration decided to cut down training and educational programs of Pakistani military officers, Russia has filled that space, much to the chagrin of hawks in Washington.

  • Russian envoy: U.S. behavior is ‘unacceptable’ 2018-08-14 09:28

    Russian envoy: U.S. behavior is ‘unacceptable’

    TEHRAN – Russian Ambassador to Tehran Levan Dzhagaryan said on Monday that the U.S. behavior is “unacceptable”, emphasizing that Moscow-Tehran political and parliamentary relations are growing.

  • Dollar 2018-08-14 09:10

    ‘Russia may ditch dollar in oil trade as it is too risky’

    The U.S. dollar is not a reliable tool for payments in international trade, Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov told Russian media. Payments in national currencies might be used instead, he said.

  • Caspian Sea Summit 2018-08-12 16:56

    Iran, four other states sign Caspian Sea legal regime

    On Sunday, the presidents of Iran, Russia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan met in the small Kazakh coastal city of Aktau to sign a legal convention on the Caspian Sea.

  • U.S. Iran sanctions ‘absolutely destructive’, Russia warns 2018-08-11 10:24

    U.S. Iran sanctions ‘absolutely destructive’, Russia warns

    TEHRAN – Russia has criticized the U.S. for re-imposing unilateral sanctions against Tehran after exiting the 2015 nuclear deal, describing it as a “destructive step” that could destabilize the already-volatile Middle East.

  • Russia- India 2018-08-09 12:50

    Russia dismisses claim of interfering in India election

    The Russian embassy in New Delhi has strongly dismissed reports that Moscow may interfere in elections in countries like India and Brazil through their media.

  • نشست کمیسیون مشترک برجام در وین 2018-08-07 21:36

    Russia slams U.S. sanctions against Iran, promises to save nuclear deal

    Russia has said it will do "everything necessary" to save the 2015 nuclear deal and protect its shared economic interests with Tehran, according to CNBC.

  • Idlib 2018-08-05 12:01

    By Farzad Farhadi

    Idlib in the crosshairs

    Russian’s stance regarding northern and southern Syria in the past week suggests that new developments are underway on the battlefields in Syria.

  • گفتگو اختصاصی با جابری انصاری 2018-08-03 12:29

    Displaced Syrians to return home, Iranian diplomat says

    TEHRAN - Hossein Jaberi Ansari, the top aide to Iran’s foreign minister, said on Tuesday that during the Sochi conference the sides agreed on a mechanism that the displaced Syrians start returning home.

  • India-Russia 2018-07-29 11:23

    Leaders of India, Russia meet, pledge to strengthen bilateral defense ties

    TEHRAN - At a time when strains have developed in India-U.S. relations, the proximity is growing between New Delhi and Moscow. On the margins of the 2018 BRICS Summit in Johannesburg, India and Russia discussed a host of bilateral issues, including cooperation in the defense sector.

  •  U.S.-Iran 2018-07-28 11:21

    By Seyyed Hossein Mousavian

    How to avoid U.S.-Iran conflict – and perhaps save the nuclear deal

    While the world has been focusing on Donald Trump’s summits with NATO and Russia’s Vladimir Putin, tensions are escalating dangerously between Washington and Tehran.

  • Almut Moller 2018-07-25 12:07

    By Payman Yazdani

    Trump is looking for new alliances: Almut Moller

    Commenting on the necessity of a right balanced engagement between Russia and the EU, Almut Moller, head of the European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR) in Berlin, says Donald Trump is “looking for new alliances”.

  • هندبال ساحلی 2018-07-24 18:17

    Iran beat Uruguay in Beach Handball World C’ships

    TEHRAN – Iran edged past Uruguay 2-1 (15-16, 15-14, 6-5) in the Beach Handball World Championships on Monday.

  • دیدار پوتین و ترامپ‎ 2018-07-21 10:38

    Hanif Ghaffari

    A Contemplation on Trump's meeting with Putin

    Finally, the meeting between the presidents of the United States and Russia was held in Helsinki, Finland. At the end of the meeting, the two sides emphasized the need for having interaction with each other to resolve international crises.

  • Putin envoy to brief Iran on Helsinki summit: report 2018-07-19 11:33

    Putin envoy to brief Iran on Helsinki summit: report

    TEHRAN – Russia’s special presidential envoy for Syria Alexander Lavrentiev was scheduled to pay a visit to Tehran on Wednesday to brief the Iranian leadership on the results of the recent Trump-Putin summit in Finland, Tasnim reported, citing a report by RBS news agency.

  • Jahangiri 2018-07-17 21:04

    U.S. plans for wiping Iranian oil is an illusion: VP

    TEHRAN - Iranian First Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri said on Monday that The U.S.’s attempts for halting Iranian oil exports to the world markets is an illusion, Shana news agency reported.

  • Trump - Putin meeting 2018-07-17 11:50

    By staff & agencies

    One-on-one meeting with Putin a 'good start': Trump

    U.S. President Donald Trump described his one-on-one meeting with Russia's Vladimir Putin as a "good start" Monday.