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  • Tehran reiterates missiles are ‘non-negotiable’ 2019-01-27 21:04

    Tehran reiterates missiles are ‘non-negotiable’

    TEHRAN – Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi has reiterated Iran’s firm stance on its missile program, saying the country’s missiles are “non-negotiable”.

  • drills 2019-01-27 15:34

    Army holds last day of war games

    TEHRAN – The Army on Saturday held the last day of its most recent military exercises, practicing a tactic to prevent the enemy from closing in on the battlefield by creating a long row of blasts using remote-controlled land bombs during a military exercise in central Iran.

  • IAEA 2019-01-26 21:14

    U.S. hits a wall in efforts to turn the screws on Iran, diplomats say

    The Trump administration is pushing to re-open a special investigation into the alleged military dimensions of Iran’s past nuclear work. But it’s not gaining traction among the international officials who can make it happen.

  • Iran to demand JCPOA rights even after Trump: Takht Ravanchi 2019-01-26 20:39

    Iran to demand JCPOA rights even after Trump: Takht Ravanchi

    TEHRAN – Majid Takht Ravanchi, deputy director for political affairs at the presidential office, has said Iran will pursue its rights under the nuclear agreement, officially known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), even after the current U.S. administration.

  • Hashemi recounts ordeal during time in U.S. jail 2019-01-26 20:06

    Hashemi recounts ordeal during time in U.S. jail

    TEHRAN – Rallies were held in some cities in the world to protest the U.S. legal system, in the wake of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)’s imprisonment of Press TV anchor Marzieh Hashemi.

  • Tehran hits back at French sanctions threats 2019-01-26 20:06

    Tehran hits back at French sanctions threats

    TEHRAN – Iran has strongly criticized France for threatening Tehran with new sanctions over its missile program, vowing to reconsider its relations with European countries if such sanctions are imposed.

  • cft 2019-01-26 20:05

    Expediency Council to decide on Palermo Convention in next session

    TEHRAN – The Expediency Council on Saturday decided to discuss the issue of Iran’s accession to the Palermo Convention in the next session.

  • Marzieh Hashemi 2019-01-25 21:17

    Press TV’s Hashemi vows to speak out against U.S. injustice until her last breath

    Marzieh hashemi, who was released on Wednesday after spending 10 days in U.S. detention without charge, has spoken to Press TV about her experience and how she is resolved to prevent others from being subjected to such mistreatment by the American justice system.

  • cft 2019-01-25 19:27

    ‘U.S. will impose more sanctions if Iran joins Palermo Convention’

    Demonstrators hold sit-in to protest Iran’s moves to join CFT

    TEHRAN – A number of demonstrators held a sit-in at a mosque in Tehran on Thursday to protest efforts by Iran to join the CFT and the Palermo Convention, saying it will expose Iran to more sanctions by the United States.

  • FATF would be just like JCPOA: cleric 2019-01-25 19:26

    FATF would be just like JCPOA: cleric

    TEHRAN – The interim Friday prayer preacher of Tehran says the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has been created by the think tanks of plundering countries who are after disarming the Islamic Republic.

  • Protesters condemn U.S. arbitrary detention of Marzieh Hashemi 2019-01-23 21:43

    Protesters condemn U.S. arbitrary detention of Marzieh Hashemi

    TEHRAN – The staff members of the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB) on Wednesday gathered in front of the United Nations’ office in Tehran to condemn the U.S. detention of Press TV news presenter Marzieh Hashemi.

  • اسحاق آل حبیب 2019-01-23 21:04

    Iran urges world to end Israeli impunity

    TEHRAN – Es’haq Al-e- Habib, the Iranian deputy ambassador to the UN, said on Tuesday that the international community should put an end to the Israeli impunity against Palestinians and hold the regime accountable for its crimes.

  • پرتاب ماهواره پیام امیرکبیر به فضا 2019-01-23 20:40

    Iran to launch a new satellite by January 31

    TEHRAN – Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami said on Wednesday that Iran will launch a new satellite before the Ten-Day Dawn celebrations marking the victory of the 1979 Islamic Revolution.

  • Large turnout at Bahman 22 rallies to foil plots: Rahmani Fazli 2019-01-22 21:03

    Interior minister calls on Judiciary to counter ‘disappointing talk’

    Large turnout at Bahman 22 rallies to foil plots: Rahmani Fazli

    TEHRAN – Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli has underlined the importance of the Bahman 22nd (Feb. 11th) rallies marking the 40th anniversary of the victory of the Islamic Revolution, saying the glory of the nation’s large turnout would foil the enemies’ plots. 

  • jahangiri 2019-01-22 20:10

    Iranians will defeat sanctions through reliance on domestic capacities: Jahangiri

    TEHRAN - First Vice-President Es’haq Jahangiri said on Tuesday that the U.S. will not reach its objectives if Iranians maintain unity and integrity.

  • Shamkhani 2019-01-22 20:08

    Negotiation with U.S. futile: Shamkhani

    TEHRAN – Given the White House’s move to violate its obligations under the 2015 nuclear deal, officially known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), the secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council says any negotiation with the U.S. would be futile.

  • Mogherini says won’t partake in anti-Iran Warsaw summit 2019-01-21 20:37

    Mogherini says won’t partake in anti-Iran Warsaw summit

    TEHRAN – European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini has expressed doubt that she would be able to attend an anti-Iran summit scheduled to be held in Warsaw next month.

  • rouhani 2019-01-21 20:36

    Cyberspace effective in fighting corruption: Rouhani

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani said on Monday that cyberspace is effective in boosting transparency and fighting corruption.

  • jalali 2019-01-21 20:35

    Senior MP urges world to counter U.S. violation of international law

    TEHRAN - Kazem Jalali, chairman of the Parliament Research Center, said on Monday that the world should stand against U.S. for its violation of international law.

  • qassemi 2019-01-20 20:52

    Iran denies charges levelled by German media

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman has rejected recent allegations by some German media outlets against Tehran regarding the arrest of a person who they claimed was spying for Iran. 

  • cft 2019-01-20 20:41

    Parliament sends CFT bill to Expediency Council

    TEHRAN – The Iranian Parliament (Majlis) on Sunday sent the CFT bill, which the Guardian Council says there is still 19 faults with it, to the Expediency Council.

  • iraq 2019-01-20 20:40

    Iraq to discuss sanctions waiver with Washington

    TEHRAN - Amer Al-Fayez, an Iraqi MP, has said that the Iraqi government intends to send a delegation to Washington to discuss Iran sanctions waiver for Iraq.

  • Gholamreza Mesbahi-Moghadam 2019-01-20 10:01

    ‘Expediency Council studies Palermo bill’

    TEHRAN - Gholamreza Mesbahi-Moghadam, a member of Iran’s Expediency Council, has said that the council studied on Saturday an overview of the Palermo bill.

  • Police chief warns of plots to disrupt national unity 2019-01-19 20:27

    Police chief warns of plots to disrupt national unity

    TEHRAN – Police Chief Brigadier General Hossein Ashtari on Saturday warned of the enemy’s plots to disrupt national unity ahead of the upcoming rallies marking the 40th anniversary of the victory of the Islamic Revolution.

  • Air Defense opens new radar site in Sistan-Baluchestan 2019-01-19 20:26

    Air Defense opens new radar site in Sistan-Baluchestan

    TEHRAN – Chief of Iran’s Air Defense on Saturday inaugurated a new radar site in the country’s southeastern province of Sistan-Baluchestan, Tasnim reported.

  • 600 kg Europe-bound heroin seized in Iran 2019-01-19 20:23

    600 kg Europe-bound heroin seized in Iran

    TEHRAN – Intelligence Ministry's forces have seized a big cargo of heroin destined to Europe at a southern port, IRNA reported.

  • joneidi 2019-01-18 21:02

    VP asks Expediency Council to expedite studying Palermo bill

    TEHRAN - Laya Joneidi, the vice president for legal affairs, has called on the Expediency Council to expedite studying issues related to Iran’s accession to the Palermo Convention.

  • japan 2019-01-18 21:01

    Japanese FM says Tokyo, Tehran to expand relations

    Iran, Japan celebrate 90 years of diplomatic ties

    TEHRAN – Iran and Japan celebrated 90th anniversary of diplomatic relations in a ceremony held in Iran’s embassy in Tokyo on Thursday.

  • zarif 2019-01-18 20:20

    Zarif joins 10-year challenge, slamming Bolton

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has taken on the “10 year challenge”, a photo sharing fad sweeping social media, by comparing U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton’s warmongering remarks 10 years ago with those of today.

  • U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo (L) meets with Saudi Crown Price Mohammed bin Salman at the Royal Court in Riyadh on January 14, 2019. (Photo by AFP) 2019-01-18 20:14

    EU nations set to snub Washington’s latest anti-Iran push

    BRUSSELS — A U.S. effort to enlist Europe in its pressure campaign against Iran faced a setback after officials said ministers from several European Union members will likely skip a summit organized by Washington on Iran and the Middle East.