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  • Zarif urges Europe to intensify efforts to salvage nuclear deal 2018-11-10 22:12

    Zarif urges Europe to intensify efforts to salvage nuclear deal

    TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has called on European countries to accelerate their efforts to preserve the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), commonly known as the Iran nuclear deal, after the U.S. withdrew from the multilateral deal and ordered sanctions against Iran.

  • kharrazi 2018-11-10 20:45

    Failure of nuclear deal will discredit Europe: Kharrazi

    TEHRAN - Kamal Kharrazi, head of Iran’s Strategic Council on Foreign Relations, said on Saturday that a failure of the 2015 nuclear deal, officially called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, will discredit Europe.

  • rouhani 2018-11-10 20:18

    Trump seeking to economically squeeze Iranians: Rouhani

    TEHRAN – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Saturday that the Trump administration has been seeking to economically squeeze the Iranian people and not just the government.

  • jahangiri 2018-11-10 20:11

    Iran: FIFA should prevent politicization of football

    TEHRAN - Iranian First Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri said on Saturday that the International Federation of Associated Football (FIFA) should prevent politicization of football.

  • khoshroo 2018-11-10 20:04

    Iran urges intl. community to stop U.S. unilateralism

    TEHRAN - Gholamali Khoshroo, Iran’s ambassador to the UN, said on Friday that the international community should not allow the U.S. to pursue its unilateral policies.

  • amano 2018-11-10 15:22

    By staff and agency

    Amano reconfirms Iran is abiding by the nuclear deal

    Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency Yukio Amano has reiterated that Iran is implementing its nuclear-related commitments under the 2015 nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.

  • ‘Palestine a human issue, not Arab issue’ 2018-11-10 08:28

    ‘Palestine a human issue, not Arab issue’

    TEHRAN – The former Iranian ambassador to International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) told the 12th Security Conference in Amman on Wednesday the “the Zionist regime is our first enemy and we should set aside differences to counter Zionism.”

  • Cleric likens FATF to Capitulation Law 2018-11-09 22:57

    Cleric likens FATF to Capitulation Law

    TEHRAN – Ayatollah Kazem Seddiqi, the interim Friday prayer preacher of Tehran, has likened the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) to the Capitulation Law, warning Iranian authorities to beware of the hegemonic powers’ plots in pushing for its ratification.

  • Tehran says confident it will weather sanctions 2018-11-09 22:54

    Tehran says confident it will weather sanctions

    TEHRAN – An Iranian deputy foreign minister said on Tuesday that Tehran remained confident that it would survive the latest U.S. sanctions, reminding that had endured significantly harsher circumstances in periods such as during the Iran-Iraq war in the 1980s.

  • zarif 2018-11-09 20:00

    Zarif: U.S. sanctions are ‘crimes against humanity’

    TEHRAN - Foreign Minister Zarif said on Thursday that the U.S. sanctions against Tehran which ban Iranians’ access to financial services to buy food and medicine are “crimes against humanity”.

  • تشییع پیکر شهید نورخدا موسوی 2018-11-09 19:45

    Policeman, known as living martyr, dies after 10 years in coma 

    TEHRAN - Seyyed Nourkhoda Mousavi Mofrad, known as “the living martyr” in Iran, died while in a comatose state on Tuesday.

  • kharrazi 2018-11-09 19:43

    Iranians united against U.S. pressure: Kharrazi

    TEHRAN - Kamal Kharrazi, head of Iran’s Strategic Council on Foreign Relations, said on Thursday that the Iranians have stood unitedly against the U.S. pressures and sanctions.

  • mazloumin 2018-11-09 19:42

    ‘Sultan of Coins’ to be executed in weeks

    TEHRAN – The legal process for executing notorious gold coin dealer, known as “Sultan of Coins”, is complete, a judicial authority has said.

  • Rouhani-Putin- Erdogan 2018-11-09 18:35

    Russia and Turkey promise to defy Trump's Iran sanctions

    Erdogan says sanctions ‘violate the global balance’ and ‘contradict the norms of international law’

    Turkey and Russia have both blasted President Donald Trump’s latest round of sanctions against Iran, promising to find ways to defy the punitive financial measures.

  • araqchi 2018-11-09 18:13

    Europeans slow to save nuclear deal: Iran

    TEHRAN - Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi has said that Europeans have been slower than Iran expected to save the 2015 nuclear deal after the U.S. exited the multilateral agreement and ordered reimposition of sanctions on Iran.

  • U.S. Action Group dreaming of re-enacting 1953 coup: Zarif 2018-11-09 13:47

    ‘Have you no shame’, Zarif tells Pompeo

    TEHRAN - Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Thursday asked his U.S. counterpart Mike Pompeo that “have you no shame” for the Saudi starvation of the Yemeni people.

  • Mohammad Bin Salman 2018-11-09 12:04

    Khashoggi murdered for disclosing Saudi funding of anti-Iran TV channel: Guardian

    Saudi dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who was killed on Oct. 2 in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, might have lost his life for disclosing Riyadh’s funding of an anti-Iran UK-based TV channel, the British daily Guardian suggests.

  • Passing CFT necessary to go forward: ex-lawmaker 2018-11-06 07:35

    Passing CFT necessary to go forward: ex-lawmaker

    TEHRAN – Former senior lawmaker Mohammad Reza Bahonar who is aligned with the conservatives on Monday emphasized the necessity of endorsing the bill for countering financing of terrorism (CFT), ISNA reported.

  • Iran: Sanctions will fail to bear fruit 2018-11-06 07:33

    Iran: Sanctions will fail to bear fruit

    TEHRAN – U.S. sanctions against Iran are facing with global defiance and Washington will fail to achieve its desired plans by returning sanctions, Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said on Monday.

  • Turkey: U.S. sanctions against Iran ‘unfair’ 2018-11-06 07:30

    Turkey: U.S. sanctions against Iran ‘unfair’

    TEHRAN – The U.S. sanctions against Iran are unfair, Turkish Vice-President Fuat Oktay said, Turkish media reported on Monday.

  • Israeli firm launches cyberattacks on Iran: ITC minister 2018-11-06 07:28

    Israeli firm launches cyberattacks on Iran: ITC minister

    TEHRAN – Telecommunications Minister Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi announced on Monday that Internet Gold Golden Lines, an Israeli-based company, was involved in a wave of cyberattacks earlier in the day against Iran’s network infrastructure, IRNA reported.

  • Alavi: 11 terror groups disbanded during Arbaeen 2018-11-06 07:23

    Alavi: 11 terror groups disbanded during Arbaeen

    TEHRAN – Iranian Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavi announced on Monday that more than 300 terrorist acts were foiled and 11 terrorist groups were disbanded during the Arbaeen march, Mehr reported.

  • Members of pyramid network arrests 2018-11-06 07:23

    Members of pyramid network arrests

    TEHRAN – The Intelligence Ministry announced on Monday that members of a pyramid scheme network, called World Wide Energy, have been arrested and handed to judicial authorities, Mehr reported.

  • نشست خبری رزمایش مشترک مدافعان آسمان ولایت 97 2018-11-05 23:29

    Iranian military holds air defense drill 

    TEHRAN – On Monday, Iranian armed forces launched an air defense war game under the leadership of the Khatam ul-Anbia Air Defense Base.

  • حسینعلی حاجی دلیگانی 2018-11-05 23:27

    MP says U.S. was given samples from Iranian nuclear rotor sediments in late 2016

    TEHRAN – MP Hosseinali Haji-Deligani on Monday accused the government of having gone beyond the 2015 deal - aka Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) – by giving samples of nuclear rotor sediments to Americans.

  • zarif 2018-11-05 21:42

    Zarif says ‘JCPOA is still strong’

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Monday that he had dreams of a better nuclear deal than the current one, officially called as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

  • russia 2018-11-05 20:27

    Russia briefs Iran on quadrilateral Syria talks

    TEHRAN - Alexander Lavrentiev, the Russian president’s special envoy for Syria, said on Monday that had come to Iran to brief Tehran on the quadrilateral Syria talks in Istanbul and also to announce support for Iran against the U.S. sanctions.

  • Mike Pompeo 2018-11-05 20:05

    Pompeo: Sanctions intended to change Iran’s behavior 

    TEHRAN – U.S. sanctions on Iran are meant to make Tehran “change their ways”, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday, according to Washington Examiner.

  • U.S. bullying backfiring, Zarif says 2018-11-05 18:47

    U.S. bullying backfiring, Zarif says

    TEHRAN – In response to the restoration of a new round of sanction against Iran by the U.S., Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said the U.S. bullying is backfiring and the world can’t allow U.S. President Donald Trump and his partners to destroy global order.

  • rouhani 2018-11-05 17:12

    Rouhani says leaders of 4 major countries sought to broker talks between him and Trump at UN summit

    We will ‘break sanctions proudly’: Rouhani

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani announced on Monday that leaders of four major countries sought to broker talks between him and U.S. President Donald Trump during the UN General Assembly session in New York in September.