• Tehran, Damascus hold talks on Syrian Constitutional Committee 2018-07-17 09:41

    Tehran, Damascus hold talks on Syrian Constitutional Committee

    TEHRAN – Hossein Jaberi Ansari, a senior assistant to Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, held talks with Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Muallem in Damascus on Sunday.

  • assad 2018-07-16 09:58

    Syria’s Assad reiterates strategic ties with Iran

    TEHRAN - Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Sunday underlined the importance of strategic relationship with Iran, saying it would benefit the two countries and the entire region.

  • Zafar Meraj 2018-07-15 10:32

    ‘Groups like ISIS have got no public support in Kashmir’

    Zafar Meraj is a Kashmir-based senior journalist and political commentator. He is the founder editor of Kashmir Monitor and has reported from Kashmir for many leading Indian news organisations.

  • velayati putin 2018-07-13 19:11

    Iranian, Russian and Turkish presidents to meet in Tehran to discuss Syria

    Velayati calls meeting with Putin very ‘constructive’, ‘transparent’ and ‘friendly’

    TEHRAN - Ali Akbar Velayati, a top foreign policy adviser to the Leader of the Islamic Revolution, announced on Thursday that the Iranian, Russian and Turkish presidents will meet in Tehran in the near future to discuss the Syrian crisis.

  •  T-4 airport 2018-07-12 14:48

    By Farzad Farhadi

    Netanyahu’ fear of battle in southern Syria

    TEHRAN - Syrian state media said the T-4 military airport was subject to Israeli attack early morning of July 9, 2018. A military source told SANA that the army air defense downed a number of missiles which targeted T-4 airport and hit one of the warplanes, forcing the others to leave the airspace.

  • 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.

  • Official: Syria-Iraq security intertwined with Iran’s 2018-07-09 20:11

    Official: Syria-Iraq security intertwined with Iran’s

    TEHRAN – A senior cleric has underlined the importance of Iran’s advisory presence in Iraq and Syria, saying such presence is in line with the Islamic republic’s efforts to defend itself against enemies.

  • Saudi Arabia 2018-07-09 11:12

    By Farzad Farhadi

    "Deal of the Century"; the dream that will not be interpreted

    TEHRAN - The plan that allegedly brings an end to the 70-year-old Palestinian-Israeli conflict has been dubbed the “deal of the century”. It is no such thing.

  • ‘Iran’s Syria role won’t feature in Putin-Trump summit’ 2018-07-07 20:38

    Kremlin: Iran’s Syria role won’t feature in Putin-Trump summit

    TEHRAN – Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov has repudiated media reports claiming that the withdrawal of pro-Iranian forces from Syria would top the agenda of a planned meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump, Tass reported on Friday.

  • Haghi Uighur 2018-07-07 13:33

    By Kamran Ghaderi Azar & Mohammad Mazhari

    Iran plays a major role in Turkey's energy resources

    TEHRAN - The decisive victory of Recep Tayyip Erdogan in the recent presidential elections and the change of Turkish political system have brought the country into a new era in the national and international arena.

  • Syrian higher education minister meets Iran’s Velayati 2018-07-04 11:26

    Syrian higher education minister meets Iran’s Velayati

    TEHRAN – Syrian Higher Education Minister Atef Naddaf met on Tuesday with Ali Akbar Velayati, the head of Azad University's board of founders, during which the sides discussed regional developments and the fight against terrorism.

  • Kashmir 2018/07/03

    By Syed Zafar Mehdi

    Understanding Iran’s traditional position on Kashmir

    Almost two months ago, the Supreme Leader of Iran, during a meeting with top government functionaries and foreign emissaries, spoke of myriad problems facing the Muslim world and emphasized the importance of resisting against the arrogant, oppressive powers. He referred to conflict-marred states like Iraq, Afghanistan, Syria, Palestine, Myanmar and Kashmir.

  • 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.

  • U.S. transferring chemicals to Iraq, Syria: general 2018-07-01 22:15

    U.S. transferring chemicals to Iraq, Syria: general

    TEHRAN – A senior spokesman for the Iranian armed forces said on Sunday that the U.S. Navy’s Cape Ray vessel carrying chemicals had docked at the coast of one of the Persian Gulf Arab countries.

  • Semih Idiz 2018-07-01 11:35

    By Payman Yazdani

    Relations between Ankara and Washington will remain tense: Turkish expert

    TEHRAN - Referring to reasons for reelection of Erdogan, Turkish political analyst Semih Idiz says Turkey’s domestic, regional policies and tensions with the U.S. will have almost no changes.

  • Osman Faruk Loğoğlu 2018-06-28 13:34

    By Payman Yazdani

    Difficult for Erdogan to take unilateral step on Kurdish issue without MHP: Logoglu

    TEHRAN - Referring to possible President Erdogan’s surprise efforts to resolve the Kurdish issue in Turkey, Turkish politician Faruk Logoglu says it would be difficult for him to take unilateral steps on the issue without MHP.

  • Netanyahu 2018-06-28 13:21

    By Ramin Hussein Abadian

    Netanyahu’s childish game against Iran

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is making desperate attempts to distract the public from his corruptions, a tool used way too many times.

  • India 2018-06-28 12:17

    India is now the most dangerous country in world for women: TRF

    India has earned the dubious distinction of being the most dangerous place in the world for women, surpassing even countries like Afghanistan, Saudi Arabia and Syria.

  • IRGC commander killed in northeast Syria 2018-06-25 09:28

    IRGC commander killed in northeast Syria

    TEHRAN – The Islamic Revolution Guard Corps (IRGC) announced on Saturday that one of its commanders has been killed earlier on Friday in a fight against Daesh (ISIL) militants in the northeastern part of Syria.

  • دیدار جابری انصاری و دیمیستورا 2018-06-18 20:52

    Iran joins quartet to discuss Syrian constitutional committee

    TEHRAN – Hossein Jaberi Ansari, a senior aide to Iranian foreign minister and Iran’s representative in Syria talks, left Tehran on Monday to attend a four-sided meeting in Geneva to discuss a future Syrian constitutional committee.

  • Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi 2018-06-11 18:19

    Iran cautions North Korea ahead of Trump-Kim summit

    TEHRAN – Iran said on Monday that it welcomes any attempt to restore peace and stability to the Korean Peninsula but advised Pyongyang to practice vigilance in dealing with “oath-breaking” Washington.

  • Iran to stay in Syria upon Damascus’s request: advisor 2018-06-11 06:19

    Iran to stay in Syria upon Damascus’s request: advisor

    TEHRAN – Hossein Amir Abdollahian, a senior foreign policy advisor to the parliament speaker, said on Sunday that Iran will stay in Syria as long as the Syrian government asks for advisory help, Mehr reported.

  • Syria 2018-06-10 13:02

    By Ramin Hossein Abadian

    Deciphering the new American game in Syria / Washington's dream for southern Syria

    TEHRAN - Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov, has announced an agreement between Russia, the United States and Jordan to hold a meeting on tensions in southern Syria. He stressed that officials from three countries in Amman would come together to discuss the condition of Southwest Syria.

  • syria 2018-06-06 23:01

    More Civilians Killed, Wounded in US Air Raids in Northeastern Syria

    TEHRAN - The US-led coalition air raids on residential areas in Hasaka province left a number of civilians dead or wounded on Wednesday.

  • Syrian Deputy Prime Minister Walid al-Moallem 2018-06-03 09:05

    Iran stood by Syria at the very beginning: Walid al-Moallem

    TEHRAN – Syrian Deputy Prime Minister Walid al-Moallem has said Iran has stood by Syria since the very beginning of the war against terrorism and “we thank the Iranian people and leadership for their help.”

  • فیصل مقداد 2018-05-25 13:45

    Damascus: Iran won't leave Syria

    TEHRAN - Syrian Deputy Foreign Minister Faisal Mekdad has dismissed the notion of a withdrawal of Iranian forces from his country, Reuters reported.

  • Iranian, Russian diplomats discuss Syria in Astana 2018-05-15 02:33

    Iranian, Russian diplomats discuss Syria in Astana

    TEHRAN – Senior Assistant to Iran’s Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Hossein Jaberi Ansari on Monday held talks with Russian President’s special envoy for Syria, Alexander Lavrentiev, in Astana, the capital of Kazakhstan.

  • Missile fire is seen from Damascus, Syria May 10, 2018. 2018-05-11 15:46

    By Mohammad Homaeefar

    Iran slams Israeli attack on Syria

    TEHRAN – Iran has denounced the Zionist regime’s attack on Syria as a blatant example of the regime’s hegemonic nature, underlining the Syrian government’s right to defend itself.

  • China's special envoy on Middle East affairs Gong Xiaosheng 2018-05-08 21:21

    China: U.S. needs UN permit before military moves against Syria 

    TEHRAN – China's special envoy on Middle East affairs has said that before taking any military actions against Syria, the United States would need an authorization from the United Nations.

  • محمود خاقانی 2018-05-06 12:27

    By Mahmood Khaghani

    From Nuclear to NewClear?

    During the recent 4th Gas Production Sustainability Congress hosted by National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC) here in Tehran, Deputy Petroleum Minister and Managing Director of NIGC suggested the time is now right for a new policy of “Self Reliance” - (or perhaps a better translation is 'Resilience') for the energy industry.