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  • Iran, allies agree to end terror in Idlib: Zarif 2018-09-15 20:31

    Zarif said says “oil and banks” are the litmus test for keeping the nuclear deal alive. 

    Tehran says will boost enrichment if EU acts passively

    TEHRAN – Tehran says it could increase uranium enrichment if the European Union continues to act passively in the wake of the U.S. withdrawal from the 2015 nuclear deal.

  • kerry 2018-09-15 17:15

    Kerry strongly responds to criticism over talking with Zarif, says there’s ‘nothing unusual’

    TEHRAN – On Friday, the spokesman for former U.S. secretary of state John Kerry strongly defended dialogue between Kerry and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, saying “there’s nothing unusual”.

  • Iran EU 2018-09-15 14:14

    EU seeks to bypass U.S. sanctions on Iran with trade finance tool

    EU powers are in talks over launching a payments channel that would enable European companies to trade with Iran as part of efforts to defy U.S. sanctions and keep alive a landmark nuclear deal with Tehran.

  • Gharibabadi 2018-09-15 02:01

    Tehran says U.S. must stop breaking international law

    TEHRAN – The Iranian ambassador to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has said the Islamic Republic expects the international community to force the U.S. to put an end to its practice of violating international rights.

  • Qassemi: ‘Ill-wishers’ targeting Tehran-Paris relations 2018-09-14 21:09

    Iran rejects Arab quartet committee’s accusations as ‘delusive’ 

    TEHRAN - The anti-Iran accusations raised in the final statement of the Arab quartet’s ministerial meeting is ill-founded, baseless, delusive and offensive, Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said on Friday.

  • Mohammad Ali Jafari 2018-09-14 12:36

    Missile strike on terrorists sends message to enemies: IRGC chief

    The chief commander of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) says the recent retaliatory missile strike against the terrorists based in Iraq’s semi-autonomous Kurdistan region sends a “meaningful” message to the enemies, who imagine they can bully Iran.

  • mogherini 2018-09-13 10:43

    By staff and agency

    EU to continue defending nuclear deal: Mogherini

    The European Union will continue to defend the 2015 nuclear deal, EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said on Tuesday.

  • Ambassador: Consulate attack won’t affect Iran-Iraq ‘strategic’ ties 2018-09-12 20:57

    Ambassador: Consulate attack won’t affect Iran-Iraq ‘strategic’ ties

    TEHRAN – Iranian Ambassador in Baghdad Iraj Masjedi has said that the attack against Iran’s consulate in Iraq’s Basra will not affect the “strategic” and “friendly” relations between the two countries.

  • Defense minister urges closer ties with Pakistan 2018-09-12 20:56

    Defense minister urges closer ties with Pakistan

    TEHRAN – Defense Minister Amir Hatami on Wednesday called for closer defense cooperation with Pakistan, expressing the hope that during the rule of the new Pakistani prime minister Iran and Pakistan would be able to make up for the past shortcomings in ties, Mehr reported.

  • rouhani 2018-09-12 17:12

    U.S. is in worst international situation, Rouhani says

    TEHRAN – Except for a few number of countries there is no country beside the U.S., President Hassan Rouhani of Iran said on Wednesday, noting that Washington is in its worst condition in the world.

  • Close co-op with Afghanistan necessary to fight terror: Araqchi 2018-09-12 10:04

    Close co-op with Afghanistan necessary to fight terror: Araqchi

    TEHRAN – Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi on Tuesday underlined the necessity of close cooperation with Afghanistan in the war on terrorism, saying Tehran attaches great importance to the stability and security of its neighbors.

  • baqeri 2018-09-11 20:51

    Iran will not sit silent if enemies continue hatching plots, General Baqeri warns

    Military chief: Missile attack on terrorists shows accuracy and strategy

    TEHRAN - Armed Forces Chief of Staff Mohammad Hossein Baqeri said on Tuesday that Iran’s armed forces will not sit silent if enemies continue hatching plots.

  • kharrazi 2018-09-11 20:50

    Tehran seeks ‘best relations’ with the world: Kharrazi

    TEHRAN - Kamal Kharrazi, head of Iran’s Strategic Council on Foreign Relations, said on Monday that Tehran seeks best relations with the world and prioritizes neighbors in this respect.

  • Iran says seeks to avert disaster in Syria’s Idlib 2018-09-11 20:46

    Iran says seeks to avert disaster in Syria’s Idlib

    TEHRAN – Iran shares the United Nations’ concern about a potential humanitarian catastrophe in Syria’s Idlib province and will seek to avert it, Hossein Jaberi Ansari, top aide to Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, told reporters on Tuesday.

  • Rouhani-Putin- Erdogan 2018-09-11 14:18

    By Seyed Hossein Mousavian

    Why Iran prefers the Eastern bloc over The West

    As the military phase of the Syrian conflict reaches its final stages, the leaders of Russia, Iran, and Turkey met in Tehran on September 9 and reiterated in a joint statement that a political solution to the Syrian conflict requires inclusive, free, and fair elections with the participation of all eligible Syrians under appropriate UN supervision. They further reaffirmed their determination to cooperate to eliminate the Islamic State, the Nusra Front, al-Qaeda, and associated groups in Syria.

  • Expert: Trump’s better nuclear deal is an ‘illusion’ 2018-09-11 09:53

    Expert: Trump’s better nuclear deal is an ‘illusion’

    Kelsey Davenport says Trump is bent on fulfilling ‘irresponsible’ campaign promise on the nuclear deal

    TEHRAN – President Donald Trump is doing his utmost to fulfill his “irresponsible” campaign promise on the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, irrespective of situation and outcomes, the director for Nonproliferation Policy at the Arms Control Association has said, IRNA said on Monday.

  • یوکیا آمانو 2018-09-10 20:37

    IAEA reaffirms Iran’s compliance to nuclear deal

    TEHRAN – The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on Monday renewed its assurances that the Islamic Republic of Iran stays compliant to the 2015 nuclear deal - aka Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) – that is backed the UN Security Council Resolution 2231. 

  • Araqchi Ryabkov 2018-09-10 20:33

    Tehran, Moscow confer on nuclear deal

    TEHRAN – In a meeting in Tehran on Monday, high-ranking Iranian and Russian officials discussed issues related to the 2015 nuclear deal and ways to keep the internationally-backed agreement alive.

  • ترامپ/ برجام 2018-09-10 11:50

    By M.A. Saki

    Trump acts like a criminal who pretends innocence

    It is shameful that U.S. President Donald Trump who has flouted the UN Security Council Resolution 2231 endorsing the Iran nuclear agreement is going to chair the UN council meeting this month and talk against Iran.

  • qassemi 2018-09-09 20:11

    Tehran rejects Bahrain’s claim on Iranian nationals’ illegal entry

    A spokesman for Iran's Foreign Ministry on Sunday dismissed claims by the Bahraini security agency that it had arrested 14 Iranian nationals for illegal entry with fake Asian passports, stressing that Tehran has been provided with no documents in this regard.

  • ejei 2018-09-09 20:06

    Ex-CBI chief under investigation over corruption case: Judiciary

    The Iranian Judiciary is investigating the former governor of the Central Bank of Iran (CBI) over recent economic corruption cases, the Judiciary spokesman Gholam Hossein Mohseni Ejei announced.

  • Leader attends graduation ceremony of Army cadets 2018-09-09 14:33

    Iranian nation has forced hegemons to retreat: Leader

    TEHRAN – Pointing to the U.S. government’s failed policy on Iran, the Leader of the Islamic revolution said on Sunday that Iran’s resistance against hegemonic powers, including the U.S., has forced them to retreat.

  • consulate 2018-09-08 21:32

    Iran-Iraq integrity under attack as suspects burn consulate in Basra

    TEHRAN – Following an arson attack on the Iranian consulate in the Iraqi city of Basra on Friday night, the Iranian ambassador to Baghdad says certain elements seek to damage Iran-Iraq ties which have been built after years of efforts.

  • ‘Iran paying the price to protect Europe from terrorists’ 2018-09-08 21:19

    Iran paying the price to protect Europe from terrorists: senior MP

    Iranians are fighting and dying in Syrian to protect Europe from potential attackers, the head of a parliamentary delegation from Iran has said.

  • khoshroo 2018-09-07 23:23

    Iran’s UN envoy: Saudis have armed Daesh and other terror groups

    TEHRAN - Gholamali Khoshroo, Iran’s ambassador to the UN, said on Thursday that Saudi Arabia has armed and financed extremist terrorist group like Daesh, Al-Nusra Front and other Takfiri groups.

  • Two terror cells dismantled in western Iran 2018-09-07 23:20

    Two terror cells dismantled in western Iran

    TEHRAN – In a statement on Friday, the Intelligence Ministry announced that it had dismantled two terrorist cells in Kermanshah province, western Iran.

  • Iran's Leader receives Turkish, Russian presidents in Tehran 2018-09-07 23:18

    Russian, Turkish presidents meet Leader as they attend Tehran summit on Syria

    Ayatollah Khamenei says as in Syria Iran and Russia can ‘contain’ dangerous U.S.

    TEHRAN – Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan met separately on Friday with Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei in Tehran.

  • basij 2018-09-06 00:14

    Basij says has plans for industrial problems

    TEHRAN - Basij Chief Gholamhossein Gheybparvar said on Wednesday that Basij has plans to help solve problems in the areas of industry and agriculture.

  • Araghchi 2018-09-05 21:35

    Tehran says terrorists transferring chemical weapons to Idlib

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi said on Tuesday that there is evidence that terrorists in Syria have transferred chemical weapons to Idlib.

  • Lebanon’s Civil Aviation denies report of Iran arms smuggling 2018-09-05 21:14

    Lebanon’s Civil Aviation denies report of Iran arms smuggling

    TEHRAN – The Directorate General of Lebanon’s Civil Aviation on Tuesday denied a report by Fox News claiming that an Iranian civil aviation company had been smuggling weapons into Lebanon through Beirut airport.