• Iran summons Tajik envoy over terror attack claims 2018-08-04 10:03

    Iran summons Tajik envoy over terror attack claims

    TEHRAN – The Foreign Ministry has summoned Dushanbe’s ambassador to Tehran to protest claims of linking a deadly terror attack in the Central Asian country to Iran, spokesman Bahram Qassemi said on Wednesday.

  • Indonesia 2018-08-02 12:15

    Indonesia bans ISIS-linked terrorist group JAD

    TEHRAN - In a significant verdict, an Indonesian court has banned Jemaah Ansharut Daulah (JAD), the country's most active militant network responsible for many terror attacks in recent years, with links to ISIS.

  • ISIS 2018-08-02 12:13

    More than 150 ISIS fighters surrender in north Afghanistan

    TEHRAN - More than 150 ISIS insurgents laid down arms and surrendered to Afghan security forces in the northwestern province of Jawzjan after being defeated by the Taliban, according to reports.

  • Taliban 2018-07-19 13:04

    Taliban, ISIS face off in Afghanistan, 20 Taliban fighters killed in latest ISIS attack

    TEHRAN - With contrasting agenda, goals and modus operandi, the Taliban and ISIS are facing off in a battle for control of Afghanistan, even as the security situation in the war-ravaged country deteriorates.

  • kharrazi 2018-07-15 21:54

    Iran’s Kharrazi outlines strategies to fight terrorism

    TEHRAN - Kamal Kharrazi, head of Iran’s Strategic Council on Foreign Relations, on Sunday set out three strategies to counter terrorist groups including Daesh, also called IS, ISIL or ISIS.

  • 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.

  • Pakistan 2018-07-15 10:28

    After quadrilateral meet on ISIS, group kills 132 people in Pakistan attacks

    TEHRAN - A few days after Pakistan, Iran, China and Russia agreed to join hands to root out ISIS from Afghanistan and the region, the terrorist group carried out the deadliest bombings in Pakistan’s troubled election campaigning, killing at least 132 people, including a political candidate.

  • 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.

  • ISIS 2018-07-10 10:23

    Afghan Sikhs seek asylum in India after recent deadly attack in Jalalabad

    TEHRAN - Fearing for their lives after the deadly bombing that killed 15 members of the Sikh community in Afghanistan’s eastern city of Jalalabad last week, many Afghan Sikh families have sought asylum in neighboring India, according to privy sources.

  • ISIS 2018-06-26 10:24

    Top ISIS leader in Afghanistan killed in an operation

    A senior leader of the Islamic State group’s offshoot ISIS Khorasan, who was reportedly involved in the recent attacks in Jalalabad city, was killed during an operation of Afghan intelligence.

  •  Mahmood Khaghani 2018-06-10 12:42

    By Mahmood Khaghani

    Does Iran represent a nuclear problem or a gas problem?

    It is said that there are always two reasons for people's behaviour: the reason they give, and the real reason. Throughout history, religious and political reasons have been invented to justify struggles for natural resources: firstly land, and secondly resources passing through or embedded in land.

  • Ishtiyaq Hussain Toori 2018-04-22 09:27

    By Ishtiyaq Hussain Toori

    Shias of Parachinar – victims of Takfiri terrorism and govt apathy

    Nestled high in a remote, mountainous region of Pakistan, not many people would have heard of Parachinar – described widely as the ‘heaven on earth’ for its scenic landscape. During the Soviet occupation of Afghanistan in 1970s, it was used by Americans and Saudis as training ground for militias fighting the Soviets. The same militias later gave birth to the Taliban.

  • Sirus Fathollahi 2018-04-20 12:54

    By Sirus Fathollahi

    Why Zionists insistence that American stay in region?

    More than seven years, That Syrian government and people are involved in crisis. Many different terrorist groups in a various types as an ISIS and Al-Nosra front for years under protection of some regional and trans-regional countries the security of this country has been challenged.

  • Mohammed bin Salman 2018-04-04 12:09

    By M.A. Saki

    Saudi prince’s bombastic words do not worth attention

    Again, this time in an interview with the Atlantic published on April 2, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman made harsh remarks against Iran, calling Iran part of the “triangle of evil” along with al-Qaeda, ISIS and other terrorist groups.

  • Iraq occupation  2018-02-16 12:19

    By Yosra Bakhakh

    U.S. clinging tight to Iraq occupation 

    It has been almost 15 years since the US invaded Iraq and overthrew Saddam Hussein, falsely claiming he had WMD. While Iraq has defeated ISIS, also known as Daesh, Washington is still seeking excuses to prolong its stay in Iraq.

  • نشست خبری سردار محمد پاکپور فرمانده نیروی زمینی سپاه 2018-01-28 19:10

    IRGC arrests 16 ISIS militants in western Iran

    TEHRAN – In clashes on Saturday in western Iran, the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) arrested 16 out of 21 militants affiliated to the ISIS, also called Daesh.

  • U.S. moving ISIS militants to Afghanistan: Iranian general 2018-01-27 09:47

    U.S. moving ISIS militants to Afghanistan: Iranian general

    TEHRAN – Ahmad Vahidi, president of the Supreme National Defense University of Iran, said on Friday that the United States intends to move Daesh (ISIS) militants to other regions, including Afghanistan.

  • zarif 2018-01-22 13:28

    By Mohammad Javad Zarif

    Iran can set a post-ISIS security policy for the region

    The defeat of ISIS has not just heralded the return of stability to large swaths of territory. It is also fanning fresh conflict and tension — including a concerted effort to revive the hysteria which has long obscured the reality of Iran’s foreign policy. 

  • حامد کرزای 2018-01-20 09:16

    By Syed Zafar Mehdi

    U.S. has “destroyed” Afghanistan, says former Afghan president

    NEW DELHI - Addressing the Raisina Dialogue in New Delhi on Thursday, India’s flagship foreign policy conference held annually, the former Afghan President Hamid Karzai lashed out at the United States, claiming that it had “destroyed” Afghanistan. 

  • Mohammad Ghaderi 2018-01-12 11:37

    By Mohammad Ghaderi

    Beginning of 2018 and Europe's continuous security crises

    TEHRAN - The deployment of nearly 100,000 of security forces in France to protect its citizens and increase security precautions in different countries of the European Union and the Eurozone represents the continuation of terrorism threats in the region. In other words, the "security crisis" is still a serious problem in the Green Continent, and it is likely to show itself in different ways.

  • Leader’s representative lauds al-Nujaba resistance group 2018-01-02 09:32

    Leader’s representative lauds al-Nujaba resistance group

    TEHRAN – Mojtaba Hosseini, the Leader’s representative, has met with al-Nujaba resistance group chief Akram al-Kaabi in Baghdad, lauding the group’s role in the defeat of Daesh (ISIS) in Iraq and Syria.

  • Iran calls for closer ties with Iraq 2017-12-31 09:07

    Iran calls for closer ties with Iraq

    TEHRAN – Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani on Thursday called for further development of economic and social ties between Iran and Iraq, IRNA reported.

  • دیدار محسن رضایی 2017-12-26 21:15

    Iran infiltrated ISIS: Rezaee

    TEHRAN – Mohsen Rezaee, secretary of the Expediency Council, on Tuesday lauded Iran’s intelligence service, saying when ISIS-related documents are released, the world would come to realize that Iranian intelligence forces had infiltrated the terrorist group prior to its collapse.

  • محمود منشی پوری 2017-12-23 08:46

    By Mahmood Monshipouri

    Trump’s Security Strategy: Upending Virtues of Multilateralism

    President Trump articulated a new national security strategy on December 18, 2017, largely premised on a populist speech filled with the echoes of his campaign mantra of patriotism, prosperity and pride.   

  • Martin Love 2017-12-19 11:06

    By Martin Love  

    Moral objection valid

    North Carolina _  This is part personal, it is passionate, but it is nonetheless fully substantiated by facts and long study, experience and observation, real time objective observation, over decades. And after a while, if a person has half a brain and heart, one stops mincing words and throws caution to the winds and tries hard to tell and write truths that some others don’t want to hear and they, the others, try to squash such truth telling. But here goes, from an American journalist no less writing gladly for an Iranian newspaper.

  • Zarif renews Iran’s calls for ceasefire in Yemen 2017-12-16 00:35

    U.S.-ISIS arms link shows hypocrisy ‘knows no bounds’, Zarif says

    TEHRAN – Iran has denounced the United States for repeated accusations against Iran while its own weapons have “ended up in the hands of ISIS.”

  • Daesh trying to revive so-called caliphate: intelligence minister 2017-12-13 10:24

    Daesh trying to revive so-called caliphate: intelligence minister

    TEHRAN – Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavi said on Tuesday that Daesh (ISIS) is still alive and is trying to revive its so-called caliphate in other countries including Afghanistan, Pakistan and other countries.

  • Simbar 2017-12-04 10:32

    By Reza Simbar

    Saudi Petro-terrorism Serving U.S. Policies

    TEHRAN _ The unreasonable and unwise racism of Riyadh in the region has shown itself in Saudi Arabia's foreign policy. This has also had a direct impact on Saudi Arabia's speeches and decisions in the field of international and regional affairs. In this regard, we are faced with a term called Petro Terrorism. Saudi petro-terrorism means using the regime's petrodollars to support various terrorist groups, which are mainly used to fight and restrain Iran and anti-Zionist movements in the region.

  • Mohammad Ghaderi 2017-12-04 10:01

    By Mohammad Ghaderi

    Common Concern of the White House and Riyadh

    TEHRAN _ In recent days, American and Saudi authorities have common security concerns. The defeat of notorious terrorists of ISIS has hit Washington and Riyadh hard. However, the issue is not limited to the military and regional dimension. Part of the issue is the Takfiri thinking with the support of the United States and the Saudi family behind it.

  • Iran’s missile 2017-12-01 11:50

    By Hanif Ghaffari 

    West missile policy against Iran

    TEHRAN _ Over the last few weeks, we have been witnessing the West making media and political tensions over Iran’s missile capabilities. This has been soared when ISIS came to an end in Iraq and Syria which means a great failure for the West. In a controversial speech delivered by Donald Trump as saying, Iran’s missile program as one of the pre conditions of the agreement should be on the table If the nuclear deal is due to remain. On the other hand, Macron the France president has expressed his concerns over Iran growing missile capabilities and called for a consensus to negotiate this issue.