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  • Pakistan's ambassador presents her credentials to Iranian president 2019-02-02 14:18

    Pakistan’s new ambassador presents her credential to Rouhani

    TEHRAN- Ambassador Riffat Masood after formally presenting her credentials to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday, February 2, 2019 became Pakistan’s first woman envoy to the Islamic Republic of Iran.

  • Iran may resume sending pilgrims to Syria 2019-02-01 23:55

    Iran may resume sending pilgrims to Syria

    TEHRAN – Ali Qazi Askar, the Leader’s representative in Hajj affairs, says Iran and Syria have reached an initial agreement to resume sending Iranian pilgrims to Syria.

  • Huge turnout at upcoming rallies to disappoint enemy: cleric 2019-02-01 22:32

    Huge turnout at upcoming rallies to disappoint enemy: cleric

    TEHRAN – The interim Friday prayer leader of Tehran says huge turnout at the Bahman 22nd (Feb. 11th) rallies marking the 40th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution will disappoint the enemy more than before.

  • Zarif tweets out his support for INSTEX 2019-02-01 22:31

    Zarif tweets out his support for INSTEX

    TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Thursday tweeted out his support for INSTEX, a new transaction channel that will allow companies to continue trading with Iran despite U.S. sanctions, and voiced Iran’s openness for “constructive engagement” with Europe.

  • Armenian PM to visit Iran late February 2019-02-01 22:31

    Armenian PM to visit Iran late February

    TEHRAN – Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan will pay an official visit to Iran in February, Armenpress has reported.

  • spv 2019-02-01 21:06

    Iran seeks speedy implementation of commitments as EU sets up payment channel with Iran

    TEHRAN – The Foreign Ministry issued a statement of Thursday saying Tehran welcomes the European Union’s payments mechanisms to skirt the U.S. sanctions against Iran, yet it sought an immediate implementation of the payment channel.

  • Zarif scoffs at Trump admin’s contradictions on Iran 2019-02-01 21:05

    Zarif scoffs at Trump admin’s contradictions on Iran

    TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Wednesday pointed to the confusion within the Trump administration with regard to Iran, saying even U.S. intelligence agencies “contradict” the U.S. president and the warmongers under his rule.

  • Tehran welcomes formation of new Lebanese government 2019-02-01 21:05

    Tehran welcomes formation of new Lebanese government

    TEHRAN – Tehran has welcomed formation of new government in Lebanon, expressing hope it will strengthen friendship among Lebanese parties and prepare the ground for further development of the country. 

  • پهپاد ارتش 2019-02-01 21:04

    Iran unveils wide-body drone with jet engine

    Iran on Thursday unveiled its first home-made wide-body drone with a jet engine in an exhibition held by Armed Forces in Tehran.

  • استقبال از «مرضیه هاشمی» در فرودگاه امام 2019-02-01 21:03

    Press TV journalist arrives in Iran after detention in U.S.

    TEHRAN – Press TV anchor Marzieh Hashemi, who was jailed in the U.S. without charge for days and later freed amid public outcry, arrived at Tehran’s Imam Khomeini International Airport on Wednesday night and was welcomed by her relatives and colleagues, according to the network’s website.

  • safavi 2019-02-01 21:03

    Safavi: ‘It is era of Islamic world’s power’

    TEHRAN - Yahya Rahim Safavi, a top military adviser to the Leader, said on Friday that it is the era in which power of the Islamic world has been revealed.

  • araqchi 2019-02-01 21:02

    Iranian diplomat holds talks with Bulgarian officials

    TEHRAN - Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi met separately with a number of Bulgarian officials on Thursday, discussing expansion of ties between Tehran and Sofia.

  • Motorcade 2019-02-01 20:47

    Ten-Day Dawn celebrations start

    TEHRAN – The Iranian nation on Friday started celebrating the Ten-Day Dawn to mark the 40th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution, which toppled the Pahlavi monarchy in 1979.

  • Trump JCPOA 2019-02-01 15:22

    Iran unilateralism may undermine America’s financial hegemony

    Last May, the United States reinstated economic sanctions on Iran, despite vehement opposition from its European allies. The United States had already unilaterally pulled out of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, where Iran agreed to give up on its nuclear ambitions in return for sanction relief and reintegration into the world economy.

  • Europe sets up transactions channel with Iran 2019-02-01 14:16

    Europe sets up transactions channel with Iran

    Several European countries have set up a new transaction channel that will allow companies to continue trading with Iran despite U.S. sanctions. The announcement was made on Thursday.

  • Nuclear chief lauds Russians for ‘delivering what they promised’ 2019-01-31 01:05

    Nuclear chief lauds Russians for ‘delivering what they promised’

    TEHRAN – Ali Akbar Salehi, director of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran, has lauded Moscow for its nuclear cooperation with Iran, saying the Russians have so far delivered whatever they had promised.

  • 4 policemen injured after sound bombs explosion 2019-01-31 01:04

    4 policemen injured after sound bombs explosion

    TEHRAN – Two sound bombs went off in front of a police station in Iran’s southeastern city of Zahedan on Tuesday, injuring at least four police officers.

  • Major defense exhibition opens in Tehran 2019-01-31 01:03

    Major defense exhibition opens in Tehran

    TEHRAN – A major exhibition, dubbed Eqtedar 40 (strength), opened at Tehran's Grand Mosalla on Wednesday, showcasing the latest defense achievements of the Iranian Armed Forces, ahead of the 40th anniversary of the victory of the Islamic Revolution.

  • Larijani to Arabs: Normalizing ties with Israel is disgraceful 2019-01-31 01:02

    Larijani to Arabs: Normalizing ties with Israel is disgraceful

    TEHRAN – Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani said on Wednesday the project of normalizing relations between Israel and Arabs has been launched, describing the move as “dark stain” on the Muslim countries’ dignity.

  • Eight environmentalists charged with spying go on trial 2019-01-31 01:01

    Eight environmentalists charged with spying go on trial

    TEHRAN – Eight Iranian environmentalists accused of spying appeared in a court on Wednesday morning for the first session of a closed-door trial, ISNA reported.

  • Envoy slams BBC Persian for legitimizing U.S. sanctions 2019-01-31 00:56

    Envoy slams BBC Persian for legitimizing U.S. sanctions

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Ambassador to the UK Hamid Baeidinejad on Wednesday strongly criticized the BBC Persian for trying to “legitimize” U.S. sanctions against Iran through revealing the names of companies involved in circumventing the sanctions.

  • rouhani 2019-01-31 00:49

    Rouhani says the U.S., not his government, is to blame for problems

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday that it is the U.S. and not his government or the Islamic Republic system that should be blamed for the problems arising from the restoration of sanctions.

  • تشرف جهانگیری به زیارت حرم حضرت زینب (س) 2019-01-31 00:19

    Es’haq Jahangiri visits holy shrines in Damascus

    TEHRAN – Iran’s First Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri rounded up his three-day visit to Syria on Tuesday by visiting the holy shrine of Zeynab bint Ali, the daughter of the first Shia Imam, Ali ibn Abi Talib, according to the Islamic Republic News Agency.

  • حضور رهبر انقلاب اسلامی در مرقد امام خمینی(ره) وگلزار شهدا 2019-01-31 00:15

    Leader pays tribute to Imam Khomeini

    TEHRAN – As the 40th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution approaches, Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei paid respect to late founder of the Islamic Republic Imam Khomeini on Wednesday.

  • White House: Exiting JCPOA was one of Trump’s achievements 2019-01-30 20:02

    Trump chastises intel chiefs after they contradict him on Iran

    President Donald Trump chastised his own intelligence officials Wednesday morning for being soft on Iran a day after they contradicted numerous administration claims of foreign policy success, CNN reported.

  • haspel 2019-01-30 17:14

    By staff and agency

    CIA director says Iran has been in compliance with nuclear deal

    CIA Director Gina Haspel has said that Iran has remained in compliance with the 2015 nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.

  • Yellowcake consignment transferred to Isfahan’s UFC 2019-01-30 17:02

    Yellowcake consignment transferred to Isfahan’s UFC

    TEHRAN – Iran on Wednesday transferred the second yellowcake consignment, weighing 30 tons, from Ardakan, Yazd province, to the uranium conversion facility (UFC) in Isfahan, Mehr reported.

  • EU 2019-01-30 13:55

    By staff and agency

    Europe starts registering company to trade with Iran

    France, Britain and Germany are this week executing their plans to set up a special-payments company to secure some trade with Iran and blunt the impact of U.S. sanctions.

  • Iran’s foreign-based opposition groups are ‘rootless’: general 2019-01-29 22:27

    Iran’s foreign-based opposition groups are ‘rootless’: general

    TEHRAN – The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) spokesman Ramazan Sharif said on Tuesday that opposition groups based in the West are “rootless”, adding that the Iranian nation’s participation at the upcoming rallies marking the victory of the Islamic Revolution will foil the plots.

  • Hatami: 751 defense products built in Iran 2019-01-29 22:26

    Hatami: 751 defense products built in Iran

    TEHRAN – Defense Minister Amir Hatami on Tuesday appreciated the efforts made by Iran’s scientists, saying thanks to their efforts “we have 751 different defense products being produced.”