• Iran's president-elect Raisi 2021-06-20 21:45

    Congratulations pour in on Raisi win

    TEHRAN – A number of other foreign leaders and political figures have sent messages offering congratulating Iran’s President-elect Ebrahim Raisi.

  • تیم ملی بسکتبال ایران 2021-06-12 19:33

    Iran rout Qatar in FIBA Asia Cup 2021 Qualifiers

    TEHRAN – Iran national basketball team defeated Qatar 84-46 in Group E of the FIBA Asia Cup 2021 Qualifiers on Saturday.

  • Qatar 2021-06-06 20:38

    Qatar calls for dialogue between Iran and Arab neighbors

    TEHRAN – Qatari Foreign Minister Mohammad bin Abdulrahman Al Thani has expressed readiness to facilitates talks between Iran and some of Iran’s Arab neighbors.

  • Qatari FM 2021-05-28 20:25

    Doha urges Tehran, Washington to return to JCPOA 

    TEHRAN – Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani has expressed support for a revival of the 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers. 

  • دونالد ترامپ 2021-05-09 18:52

    Leaked documents show details of failed Arab-U.S. move to form anti-Iran alliance

    TEHRAN - A Lebanese newspaper has published top-secret documents outlining details of a failed plan by former U.S. president Donald Trump and certain Arab countries in the region, particularly Saudi Arabia, to form a large regional coalition against Iran.

  • Qatari FM 2021-05-08 17:19

    Qatar backs Iranian-Saudi dialogue

    TEHRAN – Qatar has voiced support for dialogue between Iran and Saudi Arabia, calling such a dialogue a constructive step toward regional stability. 

  • وزیر خارجه قطر 2021-05-07 21:50

    Qatar in contact with U.S., Iran to encourage them to have positive dialogue

    TEHRAN— The Qatari foreign minister said that in separate contacts with the U.S. and Iranian governments, Doha is urging both sides to take an effective approach to advancing negotiations to revive the 2015 nuclear deal.

  • ظریف 2021-04-30 18:21

    Foreign Minister holds week-long regional tour

    TEHRAN—Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif continued his regional tour by visiting Oman on Wednesday, April 28 and Kuwait on April 29.

  • Iran-Qatar ties 2021-04-26 21:41

    FM Zarif welcomes regional dialogue to help establish stability in the region

    Zarif wraps up visit to Qatar

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif finished a visit to neighboring Qatar where he met the country’s high-level officials.

  • Zarif 2021-04-25 20:51

    Iran is serious about regional dialogue

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has embarked on a new regional tour to deepen and expand Iran’s ties amid reports of a possible thaw in Iranian-Saudi relations.

  • Zarif 2021-04-24 18:15

    Zarif to travel to Qatar and Iraq

    TEHRAN — Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will travel to Qatar and Iraq respectively on Sunday.

  • Rouhani 2021-04-14 18:42

    U.S. has a destructive role in the region, Rouhani tells Barham Salih

    TEHRAN — On Wednesday, the Iranian president named Iraq a good friend and neighbor, stating that Tehran and Baghdad can play an important role in regional developments. 

  • UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Than 2021-03-03 18:58

    Guterres, Qatar FM hold talks on JCPOA

    TEHRAN - In a phone conversation on Tuesday, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres spoke with Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani discussing the 2015 nuclear deal – JCPOA - between Iran and 5+1 nations as well as Doha's efforts to revive the agreement.

  • Ambassador 2021-02-28 18:49

    Iran not interested in escalation with U.S.: ambassador

    TEHRAN – Iran has no interest in escalating tensions with the United States, Iran’s ambassador to the United Nations Majid Takht-Ravanchi has said. 

  • Qataro FM 2021-02-27 16:30

    Qatari FM meets E3 ambassadors to discuss JCPOA

    TEHRAN – Qatari Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani met with the ambassadors of the three European countries that are signatories to the 2015 Iran nuclear deal.

  • Gigantic kilim carpet unveiled in southern Iran 2021-02-22 19:05

    Gigantic kilim carpet unveiled in southern Iran

    TEHRAN – A gigantic handwoven kilim carpet was unveiled on Sunday during an official ceremony held in the town of Ghirokarzin, southern Iran.

  • Araghchi 2021-02-16 22:26

    Iran deputy FM, Qatari envoy discuss regional issues

    TEHRAN – Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Seyed Abbas Araghchi met on Monday with Ali bin Fahad al-Hajari, the special representative of Qatar’s foreign minister for regional issues, to discuss regional issues.

  • Khatibzadeh 2021-02-15 15:50

    Iran hails Qatar’s efforts to revive JCPOA

    TEHRAN - Saeed Khatibzadeh, the Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesperson, on Monday welcomed Qatar for its efforts to revive the 2015 nuclear deal though he made it clear that Washington’s commitment to the JCPOA requires no mediation.

  • FM 2021-02-12 22:22

    Qatar FM says working to revive JCPOA

    TEHRAN - Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani said on Wednesday that his country is working to de-escalate tensions in the region through reviving the 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers.

  • Lolwah al-Khater 2021-01-22 16:58

    Qatar voices readiness to mediate between Iran, U.S.

    TEHRAN – Qatar is ready to mediate between Iran and the United States as the new U.S. president, Joe Biden, assumes office after the turbulent years of the Trump administrations, Lolwah al-Khater, spokeswoman for Qatar’s Foreign Ministry, has said.

  • FM 2021-01-19 17:49

    Qatar urges Arab states to start talks with Iran

    TEHRAN – Qatar has called on the Persian Gulf’s Arab states to seize on the momentum of reconciliation drive in the region and patch up their differences with Iran.

  • FM 2021-01-08 20:11

    Qatar says deal with Saudis won’t affect ties with Iran

    TEHRAN – Following a landmark deal between Qatar and the so-called Arab quartet to end a three-year bitter Persian Gulf dispute, Doha announced that its decision to mend ties with the quartet will not affect its ties with Iran.

  • شورای همکاری خلیج فارس 2021-01-05 17:25

    Persian Gulf monarchies sign agreement to resolve diplomatic rift with Qatar

    The members of the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Persian Gulf, which includes Bahrain, the UAE, Qatar, Kuwait, Oman, and Saudi Arabia, have signed a "solidarity and stability" agreement that effectively puts an end to the diplomatic spat between Doha and other members of the council.

  • Submarine 2020-12-31 00:47

    Zarif: U.S. responsible for consequences of any adventurism in the region

    TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has warned that the United States will bear responsibility for the consequences of any adventurism in the region, referring to some suspicious moves by the U.S. military.

  • AFC Asian Cup 2020-12-28 17:44

    Iran, India, Qatar, Saudi Arabia in contention to host AFC Asian Cup 2027

    TEHRAN - The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has published the AFC Asian Cup 2027 Bid Books of the four Member Associations that remain in contention to host the AFC’s flagship competition – the All India Football Federation (AIFF), the Football Federation of the Islamic Republic of Iran (FFIRI), the Qatar Football Association (QFA) and the Saudi Arabian Football Federation (SAFF).

  • Qatar 2020-12-23 19:51

    Qatar calls for dialogue between Iran and Persian Gulf Arab states

    TEHRAN – Mohammad bin Abdulrahman Al Thani, the deputy prime minister and foreign minister of Qatar, has called for dialogue between Iran and the neighboring Arab states to deescalate tensions in the region.

  • Rouhani 2020-12-19 18:34

    Rouhani congratulates Qatar on National Day

    TEHRAN – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani sent a congratulatory message to the Emir of Qatar to express congratulations to him and the people of the country on the National Day of the State of Qatar.

  • Mohammed Ben Hamad Al-Hajri 2020-12-19 16:06

    Qatar reaffirms close relationship with Iran on National Day

    TEHRAN – Qatar’s Ambassador to Tehran, Mohammed Ben Hamad Al-Hajri, has reaffirmed the close relationship and mutual trust between Tehran and Doha.

  • هیات ورزشی قطر 2020-12-06 23:30

    Qatari sports officials meet Iran’s NOC president

    TEHRAN – Qatar Olympic Committee officials met Iran’s National Olympic Committee (NOC) president Reza Salehi Amiri on Sunday to discuss about 2030 Asian Games.

  • Row 2020-12-06 22:06

    Do not go gentle into that night

    TEHRAN – After more than three years of diplomatic tensions and media campaigns against each other, Saudi Arabia and Qatar seem to have ultimately decided to bury the hatchet, a move that prompted observers to ponder over what might have gotten the two archrivals to leave behind their differences and embark on a new policy of rapprochement.