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  • falahat 2018-10-02 08:09

    Daesh would have reached Europe without Iran: senior MP

    TEHRAN - Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Committee Chairman Heshmatollah Falahatpisheh said on Monday that Daesh would have reached the gates of Europe if it had not been for Iran’s fight against the group in Iraq and Syria.

  • دیدار مسئولان و دست‌اندرکاران حج با رهبر انقلاب 2018-10-02 08:06

    Ayatollah Khamenei pushes for ‘brotherly coexistence of Islamic sects’

    Leader highlights political aspects of Hajj

    TEHRAN – The Leader of the Islamic revolution in a Monday meeting with Hajj officials highlighted the political aspects of the Muslim pilgrimage, stressing that “Islamic truths and objectives” should be emphasized during the annual ritual.

  • irgc 2018-10-01 19:01

    IRGC fires ballistic missiles on Daesh positions in Syria in retaliation for Ahvaz terror victims

    Iran fires missiles at Daesh positions in revenge for Ahvaz terror attack

    TEHRAN – At the dead of the night the IRGC rained surface-to surface ballistic missiles on the positions of Daesh in eastern Syria which along with the al-Ahwazia terror group took responsibility for the September 22 terrorist attack in Ahvaz.

  • Iran’s ballistic revenge annihilates terrorists; IRGC strikes ringleaders of Ahvaz attack east of Euphrates 2018-10-01 08:41

    IRGC rains ballistic missiles on Ahvaz terror attack ringleaders in Syria

    Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) strikes the gatherings of the ringleaders of the recent terror attack in the southwestern Iranian city of Ahvaz with several surface-to-surface ballistic missiles in an area east of the Euphrates.

  • ‘Switzerland ready to boost trade ties with Iran’ 2018-10-01 08:23

    ‘Switzerland ready to boost trade ties with Iran’

    TEHRAN – The Swiss Ambassador to Tehran, Markus Leitner, said on Sunday that his country is ready to strengthen trade ties with Iran.

  • Majlis committee to host 28 European diplomats 2018-10-01 08:23

    Majlis committee to host 28 European diplomats

    TEHRAN – The Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Committee is set to host a meeting on Monday with ambassadors of 28 European countries to Iran, the committee chairman said on Sunday.

  • Iran, Pakistan stress closer co-op against terrorism 2018-10-01 08:18

    Iran, Pakistan stress closer co-op against terrorism

    TEHRAN – Qadir Nezami, the deputy chief the Iranian Armed Forces, and Pakistan’s Secretary of Defense Ikramul Haq held a meeting in Tehran on Sunday, during which they voiced mutual resolve to develop defense cooperation in combating terrorism.

  • Austria: U.S. JCPOA exit undermines mutual trust 2018-10-01 08:17

    Austria: U.S. JCPOA exit undermines mutual trust

    TEHRAN – Austrian Foreign Minister Karin Kneissl on Saturday said the 2015 nuclear deal is the result of multilateral diplomacy and said the U.S. pullout from the deal has undermined mutual trust, IRNA reported, citing Russia Today.

  • dehqani 2018-09-30 22:19

    Iran urges NAM to back Palestinians for self-determination

    TEHRAN - A top Iranian diplomat said on Saturday that it is impossible to find a “just solution” to the Palestinian issue without observing the rights of the Palestinian nation, urging nations member to the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) to back fully back Palestinians.

  • محمد جواد ظریف 2018-09-30 22:16

    Iran, Europe about to reach oil deal, Zarif says

    Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Saturday evening that Tehran was closing in on an agreement to sell oil to European nations despite American threats of sanctions against any countries that do business with Iran.

  • safavi 2018-09-30 22:13

    General suggests close ties with the East to offset sanctions

    TEHRAN - Yahya Rahim Safavi, a top military adviser to the Leader, suggested on Sunday that Iran should expand relations with the Eastern bloc in order to counter the U.S. sanctions.

  • فرید زکریا و ظریف 2018-09-30 21:44

    "Saudis fund terrorists"

    Zarif says Trump succeeded in isolating U.S.

    TEHRAN - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says President Donald Trump has succeeded to isolate the United States.

  • UN 2018-09-30 14:44

    UN General Assembly 2018: The latest updates

    World leaders gathered in New York City on Saturday to take part in the fifth day of the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).

  • اژه ای 2018-09-30 14:36

    Three corrupt individuals in Iran handed death penalty: Judiciary

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Judiciary spokesman announced on Sunday that the special courts on fighting economic corruption have in recent days convicted 35 individuals of corruption, among whom three were handed death penalty. 

  • Iran: Riyadh ‘most notorious’ sponsor of terrorism 2018-09-30 02:30

    Iran: Riyadh ‘most notorious’ sponsor of terrorism

    TEHRAN – Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi on Saturday rejected the anti-Iran comments made by Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir, saying terrorism has its roots in the ideology promoted and sponsored by the regime in Saudi Arabia.

  • Rouhani expected to reshuffle cabinet, name young ministers 2018-09-30 01:30

    Rouhani expected to reshuffle cabinet, name young ministers

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani has called on the parliament to stop impeaching some ministers and give his administration time to reshuffle his cabinet and name younger ministers, the Hamshahri newspaper reported on Saturday.

  • German FM: Europe stands by Iran in nuclear deal 2018-09-29 23:55

    German FM: Europe stands by Iran in nuclear deal

    TEHRAN – German Foreign Minister Heiko Mass on Friday highlighted the need to maintain trade with Tehran, saying Europe unanimously stands by Iran in the nuclear deal, officially called the JCPOA.

  • 700,000 Basij forces participate in ‘Power of Ashura’ drill 2018-09-29 23:55

    700,000 Basij forces participate in ‘Power of Ashura’ drill

    TEHRAN – Basij Commander Gholamhossein Gheybparvar has said a military exercise, dubbed “the power of Ashura”, involves 700,000 Basiji forces.

  • Iran airs video of encounter with USS Theodore Roosevelt 2018-09-29 22:00

    Iran airs video of encounter with USS Theodore Roosevelt

    TEHRAN – Iran’s national TV on Saturday broadcast footage of a close encounter between the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) Navy and the USS Theodore Roosevelt in the strategic Strait of Hormuz in the Persian Gulf, the passageway for nearly a third of all oil traded by sea.

  • Zarif 2018-09-29 21:41

    Zarif: U.S. 'obsession' with Iran is backfiring everywhere

    The Donald Trump administration's “obsession” with Iran is backfiring throughout the region, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told Al-Monitor in an exclusive interview Friday evening.

  • un 2018-09-29 21:39

    Lying is in Netanyahu’s DNA, Iranian diplomat says

    TEHRAN - Farhad Mamdouhi, Iran’s representative at the United Nations General Assembly, said on Thursday that lying is in Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s DNA.

  • IRGC forces kill Jaish-ul-Adl’s second-in-command 2018-09-29 21:15

    IRGC forces kill Jaish-ul-Adl’s second-in-command

    TEHRAN – The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Ground Force commander said on Friday that his forces have killed the second-in-command of the so-called “Jaish-ul-Adl” terrorist group in southeast Iran.

  • zarif 2018-09-29 19:44

    Zarif meets his counterparts in New York

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met separately with his counterparts from various countries in New York on Friday on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly conference.

  • jafari 2018-09-29 19:37

    “Guards of revolution’ will come hard on enemies like thunder: IRGC chief

    TEHRAN – The Islamic Revolution Guard Corps (IRGC) chief Mohammad Ali Jafari issued a statement on Saturday warning that the “guards of the revolution” are determined to come on enemies like a “destructive thunder” to take revenge of the organizers of the September 22 terrorist attack in Ahvaz.

  • U.S., allies seeking to destabilize Iran: advisor 2018-09-29 19:35

    U.S., allies seeking to destabilize Iran: advisor

    TEHRAN – Yadollah Javani, advisor to the Supreme Leader's representative at the IRGC, has warned that the U.S., Israel and their allies in the region are hatching plots to foment insecurity and instability in Iran.

  • By refuting U.S. claims, Iran says condemns attack on diplomats and diplomatic missions 2018-09-29 19:21

    By refuting U.S. claims, Iran says condemns attack on diplomats and diplomatic missions

    TEHRAN – Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said on Saturday that Iran censures any attack on diplomats and diplomatic missions anywhere in the world, the Foreign Ministry website reported.

  • President Rouhani held amicable talks with Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad in New York on Wednesday.  Rouhani praised the friendly and brotherly relations between Iran and Malaysia and called for deepening ties in line with the interests of the two nations. 2018-09-28 22:38

    Rouhani meets world leaders in New York

    TEHRAN – During his visit to New York, President Hassan Rouhani met with a number of top world leaders and discussed a range of issues including bilateral relations and the nuclear deal Iran and six world powers struck in 2015.

  • Nikki Haley lashes out at EU's Mogherini over Iran deal 2018-09-28 22:33

    Nikki Haley lashes out at EU's Mogherini over Iran deal

    TEHRAN – During her appearance on “Fox & Friends,” U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley strongly criticized the approach of the European Union, namely that of EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini, towards the preservation of the Iran nuclear deal, Sputnik reported.

  • Zarif attends Qatar-International Crisis Group forum 2018-09-28 22:33

    Zarif attends Qatar-International Crisis Group forum

    TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Thursday attended a joint Qatar-International Crisis Group forum on the challenges facing the Middle East.

  • Cleric warns U.S., Israel against ‘doing anything wrong’ 2018-09-28 22:19

    Cleric warns U.S., Israel against ‘doing anything wrong’

    TEHRAN – Tehran Friday prayer leader Ayatollah Mohammadali Movahedi Kermani says U.S. regional bases would not remain secure if America and Israel do anything wrong.