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  • Tehran papers 2023-01-30 23:08

    Drones intended to divert attention away from internal crises

    The U.S -Israeli drone attack on a Defense Ministry workshop in the central Iranian city of Isfahan failed and thus the joint American-Zionist conspiracy to destroy the complex was nullified.

  • Nikzad 2023-01-29 22:37

    Top legislator warns European attempts to isolate Tehran

    TEHRAN- The deputy speaker of the Iranian Parliament has threatened Europe with a surprising and awakening response if it continues to pursue hostile and aggressive policies toward Tehran and does not change its policy toward the Islamic Republic.

  • FM Abdollahian meets the MPs sanctioned by the EU 2023-01-29 22:17

    EU realized that putting IRGC on terrorist list is ‘play with fire’: Iran FM

    TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian said on Sunday that the Council of European Ministers realized that placing the IRGC on the list of terrorist organization is a “play with fire”.

  • Iran hopes to lure European sightseers for spring season 2023-01-28 18:41

    Iran hopes to lure European sightseers for spring season

    TEHRAN – Iranian Tour Operators Director Ebrahim Pourfaraj has said tourism insiders are preparing new (incentive) packages to boost the industry.

  • Foreign Ministry 2023-01-25 23:18

    Iran raps U.S., imposes sanctions on EU, UK 

    TEHRAN – Iran criticized the United States on Wednesday for its “hostile measures” and simultaneously imposed sanctions on European Union and British individuals and entities. 

  • ministerial meeting of the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) in Uzbekistan's capital 2023-01-24 22:39

    ECO should promote intra-regional trade between members: FM

    'EU emotional behavior will be costly for Europe'

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian attended on Tuesday the ministerial meeting of the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) in Uzbekistan's capital and delivered a speech in which he criticized the European Union for its emotional behaviors. 

  • NPT 2023-01-22 23:14

    By Mehran Shamsuddin 

    NPT withdrawal; Iran's new option

    TEHRAN – With the European Union making deliberations on whether to designate the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) as a terrorist group, Iran appears to be mulling its response options, including a withdrawal from the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT).

  • Qalibaf - Salami 2023-01-21 23:07

    Parliament speaker visits IRGC headquarters, warns against EU blacklisting

    TEHRAN – Iranian Parliament Speaker Mohammad Bagher Qalibaf paid a visit to the chief headquarters of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps in the early hours of Saturday morning and met with IRGC chief commander General Hossein Salami.

  • Spox 2023-01-21 22:48

    EU’s Borrell continues to work with Iran, U.S. on JCPOA: spokesman

    TEHRAN – A senior spokesman for the European Union has said that Josep Borrell, the foreign policy chief of the bloc, continues to work with the partners at the talks in Vienna over reviving the 2015 Iran nuclear deal. 

  • European Parliament 2023-01-20 22:11

    By Soheila Zarfam

    Iran's serious warning to EU about mischief against IRGC

    TEHRAN – The European Parliament’s recent resolution on Iran has sent Iranian authorities scrambling to prepare a proportional response whose consequences could rattle the EU.

  • Fada Hossein Maleki 2023-01-18 22:05

    West drives a wedge between Iran, EU through meddling: MP

    TEHRAN – Iranian lawmaker Fada Hossein Maleki has reacted to the escalation of tensions between Iran and the European Union, saying the West is to blame for the escalation. 

  • Noushabadi 2023-01-17 22:52

    EU’s Borrell should focus on JCPOA revival: MP

    TEHRAN – An Iranian lawmaker has called on the European Union’s foreign policy chief Josep Borrell to stay focused on reviving the 2015 Iran nuclear deal.

  • Russian price cap won't bring desired goals 2022-12-28 20:38

    Russian price cap won't bring desired goals 

    TEHRAN- The decision by the G7, the European Union, and Australia to impose $60-per-barrel price cap on Russian will backfire amid a global energy market already in turbulence.

  • Iran and EU hold talks in Jordan 2022-12-20 22:07

    Iranian and EU chief diplomats hold talks in Jordan

    Iran FM: Security cannot be  imported or purchased

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister who had visited Amman, Jordan, for a conference on Iraq held two hours of talks with European Union foreign policy chief Josep Borrell in which the sides exchanged views on the most pressing issues between Iran and the EU, especially the Vienna talks intended to revive the 2015 nuclear deal, officially called the JCPOA.

  • The U.S. tricks a vulnerable EU again 2022-12-17 20:07

    The U.S. tricks a vulnerable EU again

    TEHRAN- The idea of the U.S. Inflation Reduction Act by the administration of President Joe Biden is an environmental measure with a sinister motive.

  • Statement 2022-12-13 18:59

    Tehran condemns political statements on Iranian women

    TEHRAN- In response to a joint statement last week by the United States, Australia, Canada, Chile, Iceland, New Zealand, the Republic of Korea, Sweden, and the United Kingdom to enable Iranian women to have access to information online, the Iranian High Council for Human Rights has criticized the statement as “meddling and politically driven”.

  • EU sanctions 2022-12-13 18:58

    EU imposes new sanctions on Iran over alleged human rights infringement

    TEHRAN - The foreign ministers of the European Union have opted to impose further sanctions on a number of Iranian individuals and organizations in response to allegations of repression of recent riots and drone shipments to Russia in its war on Ukraine.

  • sanction 2022-12-12 22:16

    Iran slaps fresh sanctions on UK, EU individuals and entities

    TEHRAN - The Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs released a report on Monday designating sanctions against 13 UK individuals and entities as well as 10 individuals and five institutions from the European Union.

  • Russia 2022-12-05 18:57

    Why are U.S. assets not being frozen?

    TEHRAN- The European Union is planning to use frozen Russian assets to finance the reconstruction of Ukraine. But the widespread damage to so many countries by U.S. and NATO wars, invasions, and carpet bombings has not been met with such efforts.   

  • Ursula von der Leyen, EU Commissioner 2022-12-05 09:53

    By Dmitry Babich

    The mistake of Ursula von der Leyen, EU Commissioner

    The horror is that mediocrity and demagogy have become a system in modern Germany.

  • Ukraine war 2022-12-02 18:24

    EU “special tribunal” for Ukraine war raises more questions than answers

    TEHRAN- The European Union’s plans to set up a special tribunal to hear alleged Russian crimes in the Ukraine war has raised more questions than answers about the bloc’s initiative.

  • EU 2022-11-22 22:05

    European Parliament lends weight to uprising in Iran, vows to sever ties

    TEHRAN- In an undiplomatic gesture primarily intended to increase sympathy for the rioting in Iran, Legislators in the European Parliament have severed connections with Tehran over what they call Iran's "unacceptable" punishment of a number of members of the house.

  • Amir Saeed Iravani 2022-11-01 21:04

    Ambassador: US move to arrange UN meeting on Iran is illegal

    ‘The move by Washington is just sheer hypocrisy’

    TEHRAN — In a letter to all United Nations members, Iran’s Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the UN Amir Saeed Iravani has called on the international body to put an end to the illegal demands by the United States to hold an informal meeting on the unrest in Iran.

  • Germany-EU 2022-10-31 20:37

    By Mehran Shamsuddin

    Is Germany playing with fire on Iran?

    TEHRAN – With Germany pushing for new sanctions on Iran, talks in Vienna over reviving the tattered 2015 Iran deal are now coming up against new hurdles. Germany may inadvertently spell the death of these talks through ill-advised action.

  • Iravani 2022-10-30 10:11

    Situation in Palestine has deteriorated: Iran

    TEHRAN – The Iranian Ambassador to the United Nations in New York Amir Saied Iravani has addressed the UN Security Council on the situation in occupied Palestinian territories, saying that the situation there has deteriorated.

  • MP 2022-10-26 20:52

    Europe can’t get concessions from Iran through sanctions: MP

    TEHRAN – A senior Iranian lawmaker has said that Europe can’t get concessions from Iran in possible future talks.

  • Drones 2022-10-23 21:45

    By Mehran Shamsuddin

    Yesterday: don't buy. Today: don't sell!

    TEHRAN – Western countries have ramped up their criticism of Iran over the alleged provision of drones to Russia, inadvertently revealing the progress Iran made in the field of military equipment manufacturing.

  • EU 2022-10-21 21:56

    By Mehran Shamsuddin

    Understanding the EU push against Iran

    TEHRAN – Over the last few days, the European Union took the lead in propagating unsubstantiated allegations against Iran and imposing sanctions on Tehran that will further undermine the diplomatic atmosphere between Iran and the West.

  • FM 2022-10-21 01:09

    'Iran is against Ukraine war and strongly rejects delivering drones to Russia'

    We strongly reject selling drones to Russia, Iran FM tells EU's Borrell

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian told European Union foreign policy chief Josep Borrell on Thursday with unequivocal words that it is not Iran’s policy to sell arms to Russia in its war with Ukraine.

  • Iran's FM announces sanctions on the West 2022-10-19 13:53

    Iran blacklists 4 Western institutes and 15 officials

    TEHRAN - Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian announced in a press conference on Wednesday that at least 4 Western institutes and 15 officials will be added to the Iranian Foreign Ministry’s blacklist involved in sanctions against the Islamic Republic and also inciting violent and extremist actions in the recent unrest in the country.