• Abdolrahim Mousavi Today 00:37

    Army chief: We can turn Persian Gulf into ‘sea of unity’

    TEHRAN – The commander of the Army has issued a statement on Wednesday saying with the involvement of neighbors Iran is able to turn the Persian Gulf into the “sea of unity and power of the Islamic community”.

  • Iran Yesterday 22:18

    Iran dismisses prospect of war

    TEHRAN - Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Major General Hossein Salami said on Wednesday that the enemy no longer thinks of military confrontation with Iran, underlining that the enemy has focused on undermining the Islamic establishment’s morale instead.

  • Afghanistan Yesterday 19:45

    U.S. pursuing scorched earth policy in Afghanistan, Iran says

    TEHRAN - Saeed Khatibzadeh, the spokesman for Iran’s Foreign Ministry, has accused the United States of trying to destroy Afghanistan’s legal institutions, calling on the U.S. not to follow the “scorched earth policy” in the country.

  • Trump Biden 2020/11/25

    By Martin Love

    Does Biden have the wisdom to be better than Trump? …

    Biden will be better. Biden will be better, goes the mantra not just among most Democrats in the U.S., but among any person who manages to generate a reasonable thought and perspective about world and national U.S. affairs. To be a U.S. citizen these days with half a brain is like riding a dangerous roller coaster and gripping a safety bar with white knuckles, and the same can probably be said for decent souls anywhere in the world, including Iranians.

  • Bill 2020-11-24 19:33

    Iran Parliament moves to raise uranium enrichment level to 20%

    TEHRAN – The Iranian Parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Committee discussed on Tuesday a plan to significantly increase Iran’s nuclear activities, including uranium enrichment level.

  • Araghchi 2020-11-24 19:32

    Deputy FM meets Armenia ambassador to Iran

    TEHRAN – Seyed Abbas Araghchi, the deputy foreign minister of Iran for political affairs, met on Monday with the Armenian Ambassador to Iran Artashes Toumanian to discuss the latest development related to the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.

  • Zolnouri 2020-11-24 19:31

    Senior MP rejects Saudi ‘JCPOA++’ offer

    TEHRAN – Mojtaba Zolnouri, the head of the Parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Committee, has rejected a Saudi offer to be a partner on any future nuclear deal with Iran.

  • Students visit a giant model of the UNESCO-registered Imam Square at Tehran’s Miniature Garden Museum. 2020-11-24 18:17

    By Afshin Majlesi

    One-stop: see Iran attractions like never before

    If you are in Tehran and desire to get to know the cultural resources of the country at a glance, the Miniature Garden Museum is the right place for you to roam through.

  • A poster for the Italian festival “Spotlight on Italian Cinema”. 2020-11-24 18:06

    Iran to host Italy for holding film festival 

    TEHRAN – The Embassy of Italy in Tehran plans to organize a festival of films from Italian directors in Iran.

  • Traffic restriction aims to curb COVID-19 2020-11-24 10:57

    Traffic restriction aims to curb COVID-19

    The National Headquarters for Coronavirus Control has issued a directive, banning private vehicles from 9:00 p.m. to 4:00 a.m. in cities which are on high alert in a bid to control the spread of coronavirus.

  • MP 2020-11-24 00:25

    Biden will not lift Iran sanctions, MP predicts

    TEHRAN – Hossein Mirzayee, an Iranian lawmaker, has predicted that a Biden administration would not lift sanctions on Iran.

  • Abdollahian 2020-11-23 18:25

    Advisor says Iran to continue defending Syria

    TEHRAN – Hossein Amir Abdollahian, a senior foreign policy advisor to the Iranian Parliament speaker, has said Tehran will continue to defend Syria and its security with all its power.

  • JCPOA 2020-11-23 10:15

    Biden could face a bumpy road toward reviving the Iran deal

    Near to impossible

    TEHRAN – Joe Biden, who is widely projected to win the United States presidential election, has vowed to rejoin a 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers that President Donald Trump vociferously quit nearly two and a half years ago, but Biden has been very tight-lipped about how he would rejoin the nuclear deal or approach Iran in general.

  • Missile 2020-11-22 17:46

    Missile program is not negotiable: MP

    TEHRAN – Mahmoud Abbaszadeh Meshkini, a member of the Iranian Parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Committee, said on Saturday that Iran’s missile capability is not negotiable.

  • Rouhani 2020-11-22 16:26

    Rouhani reaffirms Iran’s support for Lebanon

    TEHRAN — President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday congratulated the Lebanese people and government on their country’s Independence Day, reaffirming the Islamic Republic’s support for Lebanon.

  • Salimi 2020-11-22 15:16

    U.S., Europe should pay Iran $200 billion in compensation over JCPOA failure: senior MP

    TEHRAN – Alireza Salimi, a member of the Iranian Parliament’s presiding board, has urged the United States and Europe to compensate Iran for the losses it incurred following Washington’s withdrawal from the 2015 nuclear deal and a failure by Europeans to honor their commitments as well.

  • Jubeir 2020-11-22 13:33

    By M.A. Saki

    One wonders why S. Arabia is so envious of Iran

    TEHRAN - Tribal leaders in Riyadh have gone to the extreme in their envy of Iran.

  • Tweet 2020-11-21 23:49

    Iran criticizes Giuliani for defending ‘terrorist tyrant’

    TEHRAN – In a tweet on Friday, the Iranian Foreign Ministry attacked U.S. President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer for defending the president, making a quip about dark rivulets of liquid streaking down the lawyer’s face during his latest press conference.

  • Iran 2020-11-21 23:47

    Europe sees opportunity for transatlantic cooperation against Iran

    TEHRAN – While the United State election results are yet to be officially announced, European countries signatory to a 2015 Iran nuclear deal seem to be in a rush to lay the groundwork for a transatlantic policy that would secure U.S.-European interests with regard to Iran.

  • Spokesman 2020-11-21 23:43

    Iran condemns Kabul rocket attack

    TEHRAN – Saeed Khatibzadeh, the spokesman for Iran’s Foreign Ministry, condemned on Saturday a rocket attack on civilians in Kabul.

  • کشتی 2020-11-21 17:03

    Ship smuggling 300,000 tons of fuel seized

    TEHRAN – Coast guard at Parsian port, southern Hormozgan province, has seized a ship smuggling 300,000 tons of fuel in the Persian Gulf.

  • Iran’s embassy in Afghanistan 2020-11-21 14:51

    Rocket lands inside Iran embassy in Kabul, causes no injuries

    TEHRAN – A rocket hit Iran’s embassy in Afghanistan on Saturday morning, causing no fatalities, the Iranian embassy said in a tweet following the attack.

  • Home-to-home COVID-19 screening conducted 2020-11-21 11:49

    Home-to-home COVID-19 screening conducted

    On Thursday, a group of charitable foundations carried out a home-to-home screening plan in a southern Tehran neighborhood to identify people who may have the COVID-19 virus but appear healthy or have only mild symptoms.

  • Mohsen Baharvand 2020-11-21 10:43

    By Mohammad Mazhari 

    Canada politicizing Ukraine plane crash: Iran’s Baharvand

    TEHRAN – Mohsen Baharvand, Iran's deputy foreign minister for legal and international affairs, says that Canada’s unilateral steps and statements against Iran on the Ukrainian plane crash is hampering Tehran’s efforts to clarify the truth.

  • Manouchehr Moradi 2020-11-20 21:10

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    Canada’s propaganda on Ukraine plane crash hampering probe: Iranian ambassador

    TEHRAN – The ambassador of Iran to Ukraine and Republic of Moldova says Canada’s propaganda campaign over the Ukrainian plane crash not only does not help resolve the issue but will “hamper Iran’s efforts to exercise rights of the victims’ families.”

  • 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.

  • Election 2020-11-20 19:50

    Two similar claims, a whole world of different reactions

    TEHRAN – As Democrats move forward with their efforts to remove Donald Trump from the White House, observers point to the similarities between the United States’ 2020 presidential election and that of Iran in 2009.

  • 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.

  • JCPOA 2020-11-18 22:04

    Russian, UK diplomats discuss Iran nuclear program

    TEHRAN - Russian First Deputy Foreign Minister Vladimir Titov and visiting Minister for European Neighborhood and the Americas at the UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office Wendy Morton discussed on Tuesday issues related to Iran, according to the Russian TASS news agency.

  • Zarif 2020-11-18 22:04

    FM Zarif outlines give-and-take approach to revive JCPOA

    TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has introduced a give-and-take approach to help ease tensions over a 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers, conditioning Iran’s return to the deal on the U.S. compliance with it.