• Andrew Korybko 2021/02/13

    By Andrew Korybko

    Iranian-Azerbaijani relations will strengthen after Nagorno-Karabakh's liberation

    Ms. Rafiga Mammadzadeh, a journalist with Azerbaijan's popular Axar online media outlet, recently interviewed the Iranian Ambassador to Azerbaijan Mr. Seyed Abbas Mousavi about the prospects for bilateral cooperation after Nagorno-Karabakh's liberation.

  • Ahmad Shahidov 2021-02-12 22:32

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    Iranian position in Nagorno-Karabakh conflict has been fair: Azeri expert

    TEHRAN – Head of the Azerbaijan Institute for Democracy and Human Rights says that Iran took a correct position in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict from the first day.

  • Meeting 2021-01-25 21:48

    Zarif holds talks in Azerbaijan

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, who arrived in the Azerbaijani capital of Baku on Sunday evening in the first leg of his tour of the Caucasus and Turkey, held meetings on Monday with the leaders of the Republic of Azerbaijan, including President Ilham Aliyev and Foreign Minister Jeyhun Bayramov.

  • Meeting 2021-01-25 21:43

    Dark side of the deal

    TEHRAN – The war between Azerbaijan and Armenia came to an end when the two countries agreed to a Russian-brokered deal on November 10. The deal brought an end to more than six weeks of deadly clashes that killed thousands of people on both sides but it created new concerns about the future of Nagorno-Karabakh and the geopolitics of the broader region.

  • Zarif 2021-01-23 21:59

    Zarif to embark on regional tour on Monday

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will start a tour of regional countries on Monday, Iran’s Foreign Ministry said on Saturday.

  • Iranian province says ready to help restore cultural heritage in war-torn Karabakh 2021-01-18 19:12

    Iranian province says ready to help restore cultural heritage in war-torn Karabakh

    TEHRAN – Tourism chief of Iran’s East Azarbaijan said on Monday the province could soon start restoration of cultural heritage sites and monuments in the Nagorno-Karabakh region of the Republic of Azerbaijan.

  • Hojjat Haghverdi 2021-01-11 15:51

    Sumgayit FK complete signing of Iranian defender Haghverdi

    TEHRAN - Sumgayit football club have completed the signing of Iranian center back Hojjat Haghverdi on Monday.

  • Nagorno-Karabakh 2021-01-10 18:36

    By Haniyeh Sadat Jafariyeh

    Iran's upper hand in re-building war-hit Karabakh

    TEHRAN– Among the countries having good relations with Azerbaijan, Iran enjoys high capabilities for reconstruction of the war-hit Karabakh region.

  • Deputy PM 2020-12-21 22:59

    Azerbaijan’s deputy PM due in Tehran on Wednesday

    TEHRAN – Azerbaijan’s deputy prime minister is expected to arrive in the Iranian capital on Wednesday, Iran’s Foreign Ministry said on Monday.

  • Iran’s art of miniature, pilgrimage to St. Thaddeus listed as UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage 2020-12-18 20:14

    Iran’s art of miniature, pilgrimage to St. Thaddeus listed as UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage

    TEHRAN – Iran’s art of miniature along with pilgrimage to the St. Thaddeus apostle monastery have been recognized by UNESCO for their cultural significance.

  • Saba Salimi 2020-12-16 19:08

    By Farrokh Hesabi

    Iranian footballer Salimi optimistic about women’s progress

    TEHRAN - Saba Salimi started her career as a futsal player and soon became a star in women’s futsal. She says that women football in Iran has progressed over the last few years.

  • onur sinan 2020-12-16 10:31

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    "Let us not make our enemies happy": Turkish attorney

    TEHRAN – Calling for a regional alliance that includes Iran and Turkey, a Turkish lawyer invites Ankara and Tehran “not to make the enemies happy” over minor issues or misunderstandings that may arise.

  • Ties 2020-12-13 11:29

    Poem dispute fails to undermine ties built on historical roots

    TEHRAN – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has recited epic poems that sparked widespread outrage in Iran, with many Iranian officials strongly rejecting any territorial claims against Iran. Some Iranian experts say Erdogan’s remarks may undermine Tehran-Ankara relations but is unlikely to strain the strong bonds between Iran and the Republic of Azerbaijan.

  • Erdogan 2020-12-13 10:37

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    Her sözün bir yeri var

    During his visit to Baku on Thursday, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan attended a parade in which he recited an Azeri poem about the division of Azerbaijan’s territory between Russia and Iran in the 19th century.

  • FM 2020-12-11 18:38

    Iran summons Turkish ambassador over Erdogan’s poem on territorial integrity

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Foreign Ministry summoned Friday Turkey’s ambassador to Iran over Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s controversial poem that was recited during a parade in Baku.

  • Zarif 2020-12-11 13:57

    Zarif responds to Erdogan’s ‘wrong’ poem on Iranian Azerbaijan

    TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif responded to a poem recited by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan “wrongly” claiming that Iranian provinces of Azerbaijan were part of the Republic of Azerbaijan.

  • Zarif 2020-11-22 16:28

    Zarif’s trip to Moscow, Baku postponed

    TEHRAN — Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif's planned trips to Russia and the Azerbaijan Republic have been postponed to a later date, according to Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman.

  • Bighash 2020-11-20 21:01

    Iranian MP rails against Turkey’s role in Nagorno-Karabakh

    TEHRAN – Ahmad Bighash, an Iranian lawmaker, has criticized “Turkey’s direct interference” in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, calling on the Parliament to take a firm stance against the country’s role in the Azerbaijan-Armenia crisis.

  • Zarif 2020-11-20 18:04

    Zarif to visit Moscow, Baku

    TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will be visiting Moscow and Baku on Monday and Tuesday to discuss a variety of bilateral and regional issues such as the crisis in the Nagorno-Karabakh region, the foreign ministries of Iran and Russia have said.

  • Nagorno-Karabakh ceasefire raises questions in Iran 2020-11-16 23:31

    Nagorno-Karabakh ceasefire raises questions in Iran

    TEHRAN – The ceasefire agreement between Azerbaijan and Armenia that was brokered by Russia was short of details and raised questions and speculations over the impact that it would have on the geopolitics of the region.

  • Nagorno 2020-11-14 20:53

    Araghchi dispels rumors about Nagorno-Karabakh ceasefire deal

    Vague peace in Nagorno-Karabakh

    TEHRAN – The Russian-brokered ceasefire agreement that has recently been reached between Azerbaijan and Armenia was so much ambiguous that promoted wild rumors and speculations in Iran, a move that prompted Iranian officials to provide clarifications on the agreement.

  • Seymur Mammadov 2020-11-14 17:46

    By Seymur Mammadov

    Iran-Azerbaijan relations in the post- Karabakh war period

    TEHRAN – Despite ups and downs in Iran and the Republic of Azerbaijan relations, the two countries' relations have entered a new, dynamic, and promising stage of development in recent years.

  • Karabakh 2020-11-10 21:45

    Iran welcomes Russian-brokered peace deal between Azerbaijan, Armenia

    TEHRAN – Mahmoud Vaezi, the Iranian president’s chief of staff, welcomed on Tuesday a Russian-brokered deal between Azerbaijan and Armenia to put an end to the conflict in the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh.

  • Shusha 2020-11-09 20:56

    Iran congratulates Azerbaijan on liberation of Shusha

    TEHRAN – The Iranian embassy in Baku has congratulated Azerbaijan on the liberation of the strategic city of Shusha, a key city in the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh which has been under Armenian control for more than two and a half decades.

  • Iran-Azerbaijan 2020-11-07 18:01

    Azerbaijan hails Iran’s support for territorial integrity amid lawmaker’s controversy

    TEHRAN – Azerbaijan once again expressed gratitude and appreciation for Iran’s expressions of support for the territorial integrity of Azerbaijan amid a deadly war with neighboring Armenia over the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh.

  • Salami 2020-11-06 13:35

    Iran will react decisively to any border threats, IRGC chief warns

    TEHRAN — IRGC Commander Major General Hossein Salami said on Thursday that Iran will react decisively to any threat in its border areas.

  • Baku 2020-11-03 17:29

    Baku thanks Ayatollah Khamenei for backing its stance on Karabakh conflict

    TEHRAN — Azerbaijan's Deputy Foreign Minister Khalaf Khalafov Aly oglu has thanked Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei for supporting Baku's standing on the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.

  • Zarif 2020-11-01 19:54

    Araghchi held ‘very good’ talks during regional tour: Zarif

    TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said his aide held ‘very successful’ talks during a regional tour that included several countries involved in the Nagorno-Karabakh war.

  • Zarif 2020-11-01 19:53

    Iran won’t tolerate terrorists in Nagorno-Karabakh, Zarif warns

    TEHRAN – In a clear warning on Sunday, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Iran is all but sure about the presence of foreign terrorists in the war-torn region of Nagorno-Karabakh, warning that Iran won’t tolerate their presence.

  • Peace 2020-11-01 19:53

    Undeniable peace partner

    TEHRAN – Iran has offered a peace initiative to put an end to the Nagorno-Karabakh war while drawing red lines for regional players that are involved in the war, a policy that could further enhance the prospect for peace and security in the south Caucasus region.