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  • abdollahian 2018-09-22 09:07

    Saudi Arabia was involved in embassy attack: Amir Abdollahian

    TEHRAN - Hossein Amir Abdollahian, a senior foreign policy advisor to the parliament speaker, has said that Iran’s Foreign Ministry has documents which reveal that Saudi Arabia was involved in attacks on its diplomatic missions in Tehran and Mashhad.

  • Sa'ad Jawad Qandeel 2018-09-21 23:19

    Iraq appoints new ambassador to Tehran

    TEHRAN – Baghdad has appointed a new ambassador to Tehran, according to Iraqi Foreign Ministry spokesman Ahmad Mahjoub.

  • عزاداری روز عاشورا در بحرین 2018-09-21 23:17

    Love of Hussein unites us

    TEHRAN – Muslims around the globe held massive mourning ceremonies on Thursday, the day of Ashura, to commemorate the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussein (AS) and his companions.

  • qassemi 2018-09-21 23:11

    Claim of request for talks with Trump is ‘farcical’, Iran says

    TEHRAN - Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said on Friday that Iran has never requested meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump.

  • pompeo 2018-09-17 21:13

    ‘Pompeo should thank Kerry for maintaining back channel to Zarif’

    TEHRAN - Former Deputy Director of the CIA John McLaughlin has said that U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo should thank John Kerry, former secretary of state, for maintaining back channel to Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif.

  • Pang Sen 2018-09-17 21:09

    Chinese envoy: We support JCPOA 

    TEHRAN – China’s ambassador to Tehran says his country will support the Iran nuclear deal, aka the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

  • salehi 2018-09-17 19:26

    'Gradualism' not proper approach to save nuclear deal, Salehi tells EU

    TEHRAN - Ali Akbar Salehi, director of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI), said on Monday that “approach of gradualism” adopted by the European Union’s is not a proper way to preserve the 2015 nuclear deal, officially called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.

  • IAEA: Iran honoring nuclear commitments 2018-09-17 19:25

    UN watchdog: Iran living up to its nuclear commitments 

    TEHRAN - Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Yukiya Amano once again confirmed on Monday that Iran is honoring its commitments under the 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran, the European Union and the 5+1 nations (the five permanent members of the UN Security Council and Germany).

  • Anarchists target Iranian embassy in Athens 2018-09-17 13:09

    Anarchists target Iranian embassy in Athens

    TEHRAN – Members of an anarchist group in Athens on Monday attacked the Iranian embassy in Athens, the Greek Reporter online news portal said.

  • Vienna prison 2018-09-16 21:48

    Austria: Six men, Iranian included, attempt suicide in face of deportation

    TEHRAN - Six men who were scheduled to be deported from Austria were brought to local hospitals in critical condition late on Friday night after apparently setting fire to their cells in a Vienna detention center. 

  • embassy 2018-09-16 21:35

    MP calls on Iran’s Foreign Ministry to summon French ambassador

    TEHRAN - Iranian lawmaker Mohammad Dehqan, who is a member to Iran-France parliamentary friendship group, has called on the Iranian Foreign Ministry to summon French ambassador to Tehran.

  • retired 2018-09-16 00:25

    Time to say goodbye to retired managers

    TEHRAN – The plan to ban employment of the retired managers is scheduled to be implemented in two months.

  • kharrazi 2018-09-16 00:08

    Europe should safeguard Iran’s rights: Kharrazi

    TEHRAN - Kamal Kharrazi, head of Iran’s Strategic Council on Foreign Relations, said on Saturday that Europe’s package to save the 2015 nuclear deal should safeguard Iran’s rights.

  • 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.