• Iran-Turkey 2018-09-16 21:27

    Turkey proposes setting up joint bank with Iran

    TEHRAN – Turkey has proposed establishing a joint bank with Iran for facilitating trade between the two countries, IRNA reported citing an article published in the Turkish newspaper “Dünya”.

  • Omid Shokri 2018-09-16 11:11

    By Payman Yazdani

    Turkey to continue buying gas from Iran despite U.S. sanctions: expert

    TEHRAN - Omid Shokri Kalehsar, a senior energy security analyst and PhD candidate in international relations, said in an exclusive interview with Mehr News Agency that Turkey is keen on buying natural gas from Iran with “reasonable price” in contrast to the price it pays for the gas imported from Russia and Azerbaijan.

  • 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.

  • Abdolnaser Hemmati 2018-09-08 18:12

    Iran joins hand with Russia, Turkey to dump dollar in trade

    TEHRAN – Iran has discussed trade in national currencies with Russia and Turkey in order to reduce the impact of U.S. dollar on the three countries’ trade and economies, ILNA reported on Saturday quoting Central bank of Iran (CBI) Governor Abdolnaser Hemmati.

  • Idlib 2018-09-08 10:28

    By Ramin Hossein Abadian

    Tripartite summit in Tehran; Idlib operation and the end of terrorist crisis in Syria

    Tehran hosted a tripartite summit with the presidents of Turkey, Russia and Iran on September 7, 2018. According to many observers, the summit result can determine the fate of Idlib in the northwest of Syria.

  • Press conference of Tehran Trilateral Summit on Syria 2018-09-08 09:30

    Press conference of Tehran Trilateral Summit on Syria

    TEHRAN– Presidents of Iran, Russia and Turkey gathered here on Friday to discuss the latest developments in Syria. Tehran Times/ Majid Asgaripour

  • Araghchi 2018-09-05 21:35

    Tehran says terrorists transferring chemical weapons to Idlib

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi said on Tuesday that there is evidence that terrorists in Syria have transferred chemical weapons to Idlib.

  • رؤسای جمهور ایران، روسیه، ترکیه 2018-09-03 22:07

    Iranian, Russian, Turkish presidents to meet on Syria in Tehran Friday

    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and his Russian and Turkish counterparts, Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan, will discuss various issues related to the Syrian crisis in a summit in Tehran on Friday. The topics of discussion will include provocations with the alleged use of chemical weapons, a Putin adviser said.

  • U.S. economic sanction affects European security 2018-08-26 10:50

    By Alireza Mohammadi

    U.S. economic sanction affects European security

    TEHRAN - The U.S. is pursuing its unilateral and oppressive sanctions against Russia, Iran, and more recently, Turkey, with specific and insidious objectives. These sanctions can have a number of significant economic consequences on the countries affected as well as the region.

  • UN invites Iran, Russia, Turkey to talks on Syria 2018-08-25 11:25

    UN invites Iran, Russia, Turkey to talks on Syria

    TEHRAN – UN special envoy Staffan de Mistura has invited Iran, Russia and Turkey to negotiations on Syria’s Constitutional Committee, a UN spokeswoman said on Friday. 

  • qassemi 2018-08-21 08:36

    Iran says U.S. ‘action group’ is psychological warfare

    TEHRAN - Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said on Monday that a new Iran Action Group in the U.S. State Department is a “psychological warfare” which will yield no result.

  • Martin Love 2018-08-19 11:43

    By Martin Love

    Can U.S. government do without friends in long run? No

    Iran’s neighbor, Turkey, with a population almost as large as Iran’s is suffering some of the same economic problems that Iran is suffering: a currency that has fallen precipitously against the “almighty” U.S. dollar, much higher inflation, and in Turkey’s case debt rating downgrades by the likes of the debt rating agencies (those with the most clout based in the U.S.), calls for the Turkish authorities to bend over to Western financial authorities and institutions, to borrow money from the IMF and well, you know, lose gobs of their sovereignty.

  • Yurkey-U.S. 2018-08-16 13:18

    Pakistan’s Khan supports Turkey against U.S.

    TEHRAN - In a direct rebuke to the Donald Trump administration, Pakistan’s Prime Minister-in-waiting Imran Khan has thrown his weight behind Turkey, which is currently experiencing rocky relations with Washington.

  • Recep Tayyip Erdogan 2018-08-12 15:33

    By Recep Tayyip Erdogan

    How Turkey sees the crisis with the U.S.

    Unilateral actions against Turkey by the United States will undermine American interests and force Turkey to look for other friends and allies.

  • ظریف 2018-08-11 20:49

    Zarif: Trump’s jubilation over Turkish economic hardship ‘shameful’

    TEHRAN - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Saturday described U.S. President Donald Trump’s jubilation over economic hardship in Turkey as “shameful”.

  • قربانعلی تاری 2018-08-11 19:44

    Iran’s first goalkeeper Taari passes away

    TEHRAN – Iran national football team first goalkeeper Ghorban Ali Taari passed away at the age of 93 on Friday.

  • Turkey says ready to beef up border security with Iran 2018-08-11 10:24

    Turkey says ready to beef up border security with Iran

    TEHRAN – Turkey’s Gendarmerie Commander General Arif Cetin said on Friday that the forces under his command are ready for more security cooperation with Iranian border guards, Mehr reported.

  • Vaezi delivers Rouhani’s message to Erdogan 2018-08-10 21:05

    Vaezi delivers Rouhani’s message to Erdogan

    TEHRAN – Presidential chief of staff Mahmoud Vaezi who made a visit to Ankara on Thursday submitted a message from President Hassan Rouhani to his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

  • Turkey 2018-08-09 10:12

    Turkey sticks with Iranian gas despite U.S. sanctions, energy minister says

    TEHRAN - Turkey’s energy minister said on Wednesday that his country will continue to buy natural gas from Iran despite U.S. sanctions, Reuters reported.

  • ظریف 2018-08-04 09:35

    Zarif: Sanctions on Turkish ministers sign of U.S. 'extortion in lieu of statecraft'

    Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has lambasted Washington for using sanctions - this time against Turkey - as a tool to pressure other countries.

  • People pose for a selfie with the Ottoman-era Ortakoy Mecidiye mosque in the background in Istanbul, Turkey, August 28, 2017.(REUTERS/Murad Sezer) 2018-07-29 08:54

    Over 1.1m Iranians visited Turkey in H1

    TEHRAN – A total of 1.159 million Iranian nationals visited Turkey during the first half of 2018.

  • Turkey refuses to join U.S. sanctions on Iran 2018-07-24 21:41

    Turkey refuses to join U.S. sanctions on Iran

    TEHRAN – Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said his country will have no part in possible U.S. sanctions on Iran, Sputnik reported on Tuesday, citing Dunya newspaper.

  • 2018-07-20 21:29

    U.S. sends team to Turkey to discuss Iran sanctions

    Relevant authorities are working to prevent Turkey from being negatively impacted by U.S. sanctions against Iran, the Turkish foreign ministry said on Friday after a U.S. delegation held talks in Ankara on upcoming sanctions.

  • velayati putin 2018-07-13 19:11

    Iranian, Russian and Turkish presidents to meet in Tehran to discuss Syria

    Velayati calls meeting with Putin very ‘constructive’, ‘transparent’ and ‘friendly’

    TEHRAN - Ali Akbar Velayati, a top foreign policy adviser to the Leader of the Islamic Revolution, announced on Thursday that the Iranian, Russian and Turkish presidents will meet in Tehran in the near future to discuss the Syrian crisis.

  • Iranian, Turkish defense chiefs 2018-07-11 09:21

    Iranian, Turkish defense chiefs stress military co-op

    TEHRAN – In a phone conversation on Tuesday Iranian Defense Minister Amir Hatami and his Turkish counterpart Nurettin Canikli underlined the need for continued military cooperation between the two neighboring countries to resolve regional problems.

  • Turkey: U.S. sanctions against Iran ‘unacceptable’ 2018-07-06 21:21

    Turkey: U.S. sanctions against Iran ‘unacceptable’

    TEHRAN – Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavosoglu expressed his rejection of the decision of the United States to impose economic sanctions on Iran and affirmed that his country would not support them, Prensa Latina reported.

  • U.S. sanctions 2018-07-05 12:21

    New Delhi’s approach towards U.S. sanctions not in India’s national interest: Experts

    India has come under blistering criticism for reportedly buckling under the enormous U.S. pressure over import of crude oil from Iran. India, along with China and Turkey, are three largest buyers of Iran’s oil. Unlike India, Ankara and Beijing, in a rebuke to the U.S., have refused to cut oil imports from Tehran.

  • U.S. 2018/07/01

    Syed Zafar Mehdi

    Is U.S. President officially in charge of India’s foreign policy now?

    The megalomaniac man in the White House has embarked on an economic offensive against the Islamic Republic of Iran, with Tuesday’s announcement that the U.S. State Department intends to cut off all Iranian oil exports by November 4.

  • Turkey  presidential and parliamentary elections 2018-06-25 17:13

    By staff & agencies

    Turkey votes in crucial twin polls

    Turks voted on Sunday in presidential and parliamentary elections that pose the biggest ballot box challenge to Tayyip Erdogan and his Islamic-rooted AK Party since they swept to power more than a decade and a half ago.

  • Rouhani congratulates Erdogan on re-election 2018-06-25 16:37

    Rouhani congratulates Erdogan on re-election

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani on Monday offered his congratulations to his Turkish counterpart, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, on his re-election in Sunday’s presidential elections.