It is illegal that some candidates claim in their campaigns that they will distribute money, the Majlis speaker said on Tuesday, IRIB reported.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Monday that human society is in desperate need of embracing the enriching diversity within and between civilizations.
Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei’s official website, khamenei.ir, has launched a special page about the May 19 election.
Presidential debates will be aired live following a decision adopted by the campaign committee of the Interior Ministry late on Saturday.
The government spokesman has said First Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri who has registered to run for president will complement President Rouhani in the electoral campaign, Mehr reported on Tuesday.
Richard Nephew, a fellow at the Center on Global Energy Policy at Columbia University, says it is unreasonable argument that oil rich countries like Iran and Saudi Arabia should not use nuclear energy as a clean source of energy.
The inspectors of the May 19 council elections are getting training to become fully prepared for their function on the election day, according to the secretary of the election monitoring headquarters.
20,000 special forces will be on duty to ensure the security of the upcoming elections, the special forces commander said on Monday.
All ministers have been banned from engaging in electoral campaigns, the culture minister said on Monday in answer to a question by Mehr which said President Rouhani has assigned campaign-related tasks to his security ministers.
Iran’s justice minister has raised voice against presidential candidates who make slogans which may undermine the country’s progress, saying, “The nation will not allow a candidate weaken the country.”
Deputy Judiciary chief Qolamhossein Mohseni Ejei has replaced Ebrahim Raisi in the central election monitoring team.
Iran’s Judiciary has announced that a number of administers of Telegram channels who were arrested on the eve of Nowruz face security charges.
Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman said he would “not be surprised” if Iranian President Hassan Rouhani was assassinated in the country’s upcoming presidential election.
The horizon looks bright for Hassan Rouhani in the May presidential election, a sociologist and political affairs expert told the Arman newspaper in an interview published on Sunday.
Women will make up about 30 percent of the candidates for the upcoming council elections, a reformist activist told the Iran newspaper in an interview published on Sunday.
In a speech on Sunday, the Tehran mayor said “the unemployment tsunami will wash away the (sitting) government”, Fars reported.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday that the Iranian people will stand beside the Syrians in fighting terrorism and maintaining the country’s territorial integrity.
Hassan Rouhani and Vladimir Putin, the Iranian and Russian presidents, said on Sunday that U.S. airstrike against Syria was an act of invasion which ran contrary to international law and the UN charter.
Reacting to the U.S. missile attacks on an airfield in Syria, Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said on Sunday that Iran won’t “retreat from the field”.
Iran has strongly condemned the U.S. for its missile attack on an airfield in Syria on Friday morning, warning that such unilateral measures will “strengthen failing terrorists” in the Syrian battlefield.
A minister of the Ahmadinejad administration has joined the Popular Front of Revolution Forces, ILNA news agency reported on Wednesday.
Mohsen Rezaee, secretary of the Expediency Council, will attend the Thursday meeting of the Popular Front of Revolution Forces, Tabnak news website reported on Wednesday.
The ICT minister confirmed on Wednesday that Hassan Rouhani will be the only person in the cabinet who will run for presidential post this year.
The Tehran mayor has said he will not run for the May 19 presidential election, Nasim news agency reported on Wednesday.
Following a deadly terrorist attack on the St. Petersburg metro on Monday, Iran’s Supreme National Security Council secretary Ali Shamkhani said on Wednesday that it is necessary the international community launch a comprehensive war against terrorists, counter their ideology, and also take action against their supporters.
The commander of the Basij Organization has said neither Basij nor the Islamic Revolution Guard Corps should be “used” in favor of a political faction as the May 19 presidential election is approaching.
The government spokesperson said on Tuesday Hassan Rouhani, who is constitutionally allowed to run for the post of president for a second term, will be the only cabinet member who will register to contest the May 19 presidential elections.
The Judiciary is launching a special headquarters to deal with crimes that may be committed during and in relation to the May 19 elections.
Over 200 million ballots have been printed for the upcoming elections, according to the secretary of the Interior Ministry elections headquarters.
A member of the central council of Mardomsalari party and former MP has said it would be beneficial to have one or two reserve candidates behind Hassan Rouhani for the May presidential race.
Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for European and American Affairs Majid Takht-Ravanchi said on Tuesday that Iran enjoys great capacities and is willing to expand ties with the European countries.
The principlist Popular Front of Revolution Forces is going to hold its second general meeting on Thursday, according to Lotfollah Forouzandeh, a member of the central council of the front.
Following a recent bid by the Kirkuk Provincial Council to raise the regional flag in front of some buildings, Iran says only Iraqi national colors must be allowed to fly in the country’s northern province of Kirkuk.
Iranian Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani said on Monday that it is essential to overcome economic challenges to protect political independence and national security.
Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said his country will not give the Trump administration any pretext that can be used against it.
Irans election headquarters announced that registration for presidential candidates will open on April 11, a little more than one month before the May 19 election.
Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak has said that there is already a “concrete agreement” between Russia and Iran for purchase of 12 planes.
Ali Akbar Velayati, the senior foreign policy advisor to the Leader, on Saturday congratulated the nation on the Islamic Republic Day, which is registered as the anniversary of the 1979 establishment of the Islamic Republic and celebrated by people.
Iranian Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani said on Saturday that the “U.S. Army, Pentagon and CIA” support the terrorists in the Middle East region.
The Institute for Science and International Security has said that the Saudi government has accelerated research into nuclear programs to counter Iran.
American philosopher Charles Taliaferro who specializes in philosophy of religion says the United States is “in a very dangerous political climate of fractious disagreement and diminishing respect for those of different viewpoints.”
The Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has called upon the Persian Gulf Cooperation Council to “not mistake friends for enemies” in a statement released after a Wednesday Arab summit.
The United States should consider using “military means” against Iran, U.S. Army General Joseph Votel says, calling Tehran “the greatest long-term threat to stability” in the Middle East.
The Iranian defense minister on Thursday called on the United States to leave the Persian Gulf and stop harassment of Iran.
While New Years Day in Tajikistan has been celebrated on January 1 nearly for the past hundred years, similar to other countries which secured independence from the Soviet Union, still Noruz has a matchless status throughout the history of Tajikistan.
The Islamic Republic of Iran is able to make a most reliable partner for the European Union in the Middle East region, its Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday.
Anyone who follows international politics knows that the rivalry between Iran and the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) is bitter and has exacerbated the various conflicts raging across the Middle East.
Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli said on Sunday that 200,535 candidates have signed up for the upcoming city and village council elections since March 20 when registration began.
Iran has blacklisted 15 American companies for backing Israeli crimes and terrorism two days after Washington imposed bans on nearly a dozen foreign companies or individuals for aiding the Islamic Republic.
Deputy Chief of Staff of Iran’s Armed Forces Brigadier General Massoud Jazayeri said on Saturday that the U.S. naval forces should watch their provocative moves in the Persian Gulf region.
Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Hossein Jaberi Ansari believes that the Iranian nation has historically been a textbook example of ongoing adaptability to ever-changing situations in its environs.
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei addressed a huge crowd of pilgrims of the eighth Shia Imam, Imam Reza (PBUH), in the northeastern Iranian city of Mashhad on Tuesday, which marked the first day of Iranian New Year.
Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif warned late on Monday that if the United States continues reneging on its commitments under the nuclear deal to the extent that Iran sees the keeping of the deal not in conformity with its national interests the Islamic Republic will resume its nuclear activities with “even greater” speed.
Referring to the Supreme Leader’s naming of the new year as the year of “Resistive Economy; Production and Employment”, he stressed more efforts for boosting production and increasing employment.
President Rouhani spoke with Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei by phone and congratulated him on the advent of year 1396.
President Rouhani congratulated the advent of the new Iranian year, 1936, to the Iranian nation and described government’s achievements in harnessing inflation and bringing economic growth and employment in year 1395 as unparalleled.
In a video on Monday, Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei laid emphasis on the current economic situation of the country, calling the new Iranian year as the year of "Economy of resistance, production, and job creation."
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says “the enemies across the world acknowledged the power and greatness of the people of Iran” in the year that the country put behind.
In a message hours before Noruz, Iran’s national festive, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif wished all Iranians across the world a happy New Year.
During his presidential campaign, Donald Trump declared that destroying ISIS would be his top foreign policy priority. He signaled his seriousness about meeting this campaign promise shortly after inauguration day, ordering the Pentagon to develop a plan to more aggressively confront the group.
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei met with a group of religious eulogizers and cantors on Sunday, which marked the auspicious birth anniversary of Hadhrat Fatemeh Zahra (PBUH), the daughter of Prophet Mohammad (PBUH).
Commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari has said Iran is not wasting a moment to improve its defense capabilities as in the missile and drone industries.
The speaker of Pakistan National Assembly has stressed that stronger relations between Iran and Pakistan would serve regional peace.
Iraqi ambassador to Tehran Rajeh Saber Abboud al-Mousavi stressed in comments on Thursday that the whole region would fall without backing from Iran.
The United Nations on Thursday hailed Iran’s generous hosting of millions of violence-stricken asylum seekers and refugees, particularly those from neighboring Afghanistan.
Iran’s navy has announced it will reinforce presence in international waters in the future thanks to its improving capabilities, its commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari said on Wednesday.
Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan hailed on Wednesday Iran’s military achievements in the current Iranian year which will end on March 20, saying that the Islamic Republic will continue boosting its defensive capabilities, ISNA reported.
Russian nuclear corporation Rosatom said on Wednesday that construction and installation work has formally begun on the site of Busher-2 Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) in Iran.
President Hassan Rouhani highlighted gains in Iran’s economy on Wednesday, pointing out in particular how his administration has been shoring up economic growth without too much help from oil revenues.
A two-day international meeting between Iran, Russia, and Turkey on settling the Syrian crisis is underway in Astana, Kazakhstan.
The Iranian ambassador to Moscow has said there is no disagreement between the two countries on the use of the Iranian Hamadan airbase and they continue to closely cooperate in fighting terrorists in Syria.
Russian Telecom and Mass Communications Minister Nikolai Nikiforov said on Monday that his country is interested in launching cooperation with Iran in cyber security fields such as electronic trade and software, IRNA reported.
Tehran and Riyadh will be finalizing a framework by the summer which ends a two-year hiatus in performing Hajj rituals by Iranian pilgrims, according to a senior Iranian official.
The Popular Front of Revolution Forces (called Jamna in Persian) has issued a list of 14 figures as its candidates for the May presidential election, Afkar news reported on Sunday.
Iran’s Interior Ministry formally announced on Tuesday the start of the preliminary stage of city and village council elections.
Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has implicitly chided former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad for writing a letter to U.S. President Donald Trump, saying it was out of “diplomatic” etiquette.
Russia, Turkey and Iran are pressing ahead with the third round of the Syria peace talks in Kazakhstan, Kazakh Foreign Minister Kairat Abdrakhmanov said on Monday, despite a request from the Syrian opposition to postpone the meeting.
An Iranian lawmaker has said the Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Committee will follow up on the case of insults against Iranian travelers at a border crossing with Turkey, Tasnim reported on Monday.
An Iranian court has ruled to imprison the son of Mehdi Karroubi for having published an open letter written by his father.
Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has resorted to fake history and falsifying the Torah to sell lies against Iran.
Iran says the Israeli prime minister “clearly” showed in his recent remarks opposing Iranian counterterror contribution to Syria that Tel Aviv is behind the ongoing war in the Arab country.
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei met with the chairman and members of the Assembly of Experts on Thursday, describing the assembly as exceptional, very important and influential in determining the present and future of the country.
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei met with the chairman and members of the Assembly of Experts on Thursday, describing the assembly as exceptional, very important and influential in determining the present and future of the country.
A top Iranian commander confirmed on Thursday the Islamic Republic has successfully test-fired Hormuz-2 ballistic missile.
The Expediency Council secretary has warned President Hassan Rouhani against the dangers of taking a soft line toward the new U.S. government, IRIB reported on Wednesday.
A Russian lawmaker says Tehran is right in accusing the U.S. of stalling the process of implementing the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), commonly called the nuclear deal.
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Wednesday that he hopes Saudi Arabia and Iran can resolve their differences through talks, speaking ahead of a visit by the Saudi king to China, Reuters reported.
After it purged the government of dual nationals, Iran is looking to do the same about managers of major companies holding dual nationality.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has met and held talks with the Qatari emir on bilateral relations as well as regional developments.
Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan said on Wednesday that the U.S. and Israel have no doubt about Iran’s defense power unless they attack the county.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has dismissed a recent US report criticizing elections in the Islamic Republic, urging American officials to focus on the internal affairs of their own country.
Irans Judiciary Chief Ayatollah Sadeq Amoli Larijani has refuted the recent US allegations about human rights violations in the Islamic Republic, saying Tehran will not leave such claims “unanswered.”
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says Iranians should put their national strength on display to discourage enemies from carrying out any act of aggression against the country.
Tehran has dismissed as baseless the Manama regime’s latest claims that it is attempting to destabilize the kingdom, saying Bahraini rulers are playing a “blame game” to justify their own crackdown on dissidents at home.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is set to leave Tehran for the Indonesian capital of Jakarta to participate in the summit of the Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA).
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says enemies are irked by close relations between Iran and Azerbaijan, warning of the Israeli regime’s efforts to undermine the two countries mutual ties.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says Saudi Arabia has made no positive change in its political approaches and is still escalating tensions in the Middle East.
Iran has strongly condemned new allegations leveled against the Islamic Republic in a joint statement released at the conclusion of Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud’s visit to Malaysia.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry has summoned the Danish ambassador to Tehran after the Iranian Embassy in Copenhagen came under attack once again by a group of hostile elements.
A senior Iranian official has underlined the need for cooperation among Iran, Iraq and other nations to campaign against attempts by certain states to politicize the issue of human rights to advance their personal agendas.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has urged respect for the territorial integrity of regional countries, including Iraq and Syria.
Iran has dismissed as baseless claims by the United Arab Emirates that the Islamic Republic is involved in deepening the ongoing conflict in Yemen, stressing that the Saudi-led coalition, which includes the UAE, is accountable for the worsening situation in war-torn Yemen.
A senior Iranian official has warned against the emergence of radical and xenophobic groups across the globe, warning that they pose a significant challenge to the realization of human rights.
Iranian Foreign Ministry has vehemently dismissed as “baseless" the claim that Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has written a letter to US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has arrived in Pakistans capital city of Islamabad for a two-day official visit to take part in the 13th Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) Summit.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has praised the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO), stressing that it provides an exceptional ground for collaboration among its members.
A senior Iranian official has highlighted the key Saudi role in founding and sponsoring terrorist groups, saying Riyadh has failed to truly mend its ways.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says the Islamic Republic welcomes the expansion of cooperation with Indonesia in various political, economic, cultural, and scientific fields.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the West must shoulder more responsibility in the campaign against trafficking of illicit drugs and refrain from politicizing the issue.
Reacting to reports of resurgent tensions on the border between Azerbaijan and Armenia, Iran has called its two northern neighbors to avoid escalation by exercising restraint.
Iranian lawmakers have added a new article to the proposed budget bill for the next fiscal year (starting March 21, 2017) to attract investment by the country’s nationals living in the United States.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani plans to set off for Pakistan for a two-day official visit and to participate in the 13th summit of the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) in Islamabad.
Irans President Hassan Rouhani has called for closer ties with Latin American states, especially Venezuela, saying independent nations should stand united in the face of unilateralism and extremism in the world.
A senior Iranian official says the Islamic Republic supports the establishment of a balanced and just ceasefire in Syria.
A senior Iranian commander says people in the Middle East will not allow Britain to secure a new foothold in the region.
Iran has denounced a recent Israeli law legalizing construction of settler units in the occupied Palestinian territories, saying the international community must not remain silent on the regime’s expansionist policies.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says the nuclear deal between Iran and six world powers is an agreement that offers benefits to all the parties involved.
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says the Iranian people will be responding to US President Donald Trump’s recent anti-Iran threats on the upcoming anniversary of the 1979 Islamic Revolution.
Iran’s foreign minister says the United States could push through almost none of its demands regarding the Iranian nuclear program in a deal that the US negotiated along with five other countries with the Islamic Republic in 2015.
Russia has rejected allegations by the US that Iran sponsors terrorism, stressing that Tehran must be present in the anti-terror front.
Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov has expressed his regret over the new United States’ sanctions against the Islamic Republic, saying bans are not an appropriate means to resolve issues.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says the Islamic Republic and Belarus have always stood by each other with their close political stance and cooperation on the international scene, stressing the importance of further improving ties.
Iran says it is ready to provide assistance to the Afghan people who are in dire need of relief aid after days of heavy snowfall caused a series of deadly avalanches.
Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani says terrorism has turned into a critical issue in the Middle East, stressing that all countries are required to strengthen their determination to fight the vicious phenomenon.
Russia says it disagrees with the administration of US President Donald Trump’s characterization of Iran as a “terrorist state.”
Iran has rejected any foreign meddling in its domestic affairs, saying the nation is ready to defend its missile program with full strength in the face interventionist policies of other states.
A senior Iranian official says any threat to Iraqs security and territorial integrity will affect the entire Middle East, stressing that the Islamic Republic opposes Iraq’s partition and any interference in its internal affairs.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has stressed the importance of improving the Islamic Republic’s cooperation with European Union member countries, including Portugal.
A senior Iranian official says the Islamic Republic is committed to seeking a political solution to solve the nearly six-year crisis in Syria.
Iran has agreed to issue visas for US freestyle wrestlers seeking to join World Cup games in the Islamic Republic after Washington suspended a controversial ban on travelers from seven Muslim-majority nations, including Iranians.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says Tehran is “unmoved” by the United States’ threats and only relies on its own defense means amid hostile rhetoric against the Islamic Republic, including hints of military aggression, emanating from Washington.
A former top aide to ex-US president Barack Obama says the new US administration’s recent hostile posturing vis-à-vis Iran amounts to “bluster.”
A senior Iranian official has warned against Israeli interventionist plots in the region, calling for vigilance in the face of attempts by outsiders to wage war.
Iran has censured recent claims by a top adviser to US President Donald Trump about the Islamic Republic’s missile program as “baseless,” "repetitive," and “provocative.”
The Emirati Foreign Ministry has summoned the Iranian chargé d’affaires in protest at what Abu Dhabi claims to be Tehran’s “provision of weapons” to Yemen’s Houthi Ansarullah fighters, an allegation the Islamic Republic has repeatedly dismissed as unfounded.
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has visited the mausoleum of Imam Khomeini south of the Iranian capital, Tehran, to pay tribute to the late founder of the Islamic Republic.
Iran has put on display its latest achievements in the area of space technology during a ceremony attended by President Hassan Rouhani and other senior officials.
Iran says missile tests are an “inalienable and absolute” right of the Islamic Republic in order to defend its security and national interests, stressing that no country or international body can have any say in this regard.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says all signatories to the landmark nuclear agreement between Iran and the P5+1 group of countries must completely fulfill their commitments under the deal.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says his American counterpart is angry with the world’s recognition of Iran’s uranium enrichment right under the 2015 nuclear agreement between the Islamic Republic and the P5+1 group of countries.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is likely to pay a visit to Russia in late March, the Kremlin spokesman says.
Defense ministers of Iran and Armenia have stressed the importance of promoting sustainable peace, stability and security in the region.
Iran’s foreign minister has cautioned the United States against politicizing the Islamic Republic’s legitimate efforts at reinforcing its defense capabilities.
In Iran with a crucial message, France’s Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault says he is a “defender” of the nuclear deal between Iran and six other countries, amid concerns that one of those countries, namely the United States, may act to breach it.
France says it will double the visas available for Iranians in 2017, in what appears to be a response to US President Donald Trumps controversial travel ban order which has targeted Iranians – as well as nationals from six other Muslim countries.
French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault has arrived in Tehran to hold talks with senior Iranian officials on important economic and political issues.
A senior Iranian lawmaker says the recent remarks by British Prime Minister Theresa May against the Islamic Republic are driven by London’s desperation and setbacks in the Middle East.
Iran has denounced a terrorist shooting at a mosque in Quebec City during evening prayers, describing it as “inhumane and criminal.”
Irans first vice president says US President Donald Trumps executive order to ban entry into the country from the Islamic Republic and six other Muslim states is “illegal, inhumane and in violation of human rights”, adding Tehran will take reciprocal measures.
The Iranian administration has renewed allegiance to the ideals of the late founder of the Islamic Republic Imam Khomeini as the nation prepares for 10 days of celebrations to commemorate the 1979 Islamic Revolution.
Iranians are partaking in their thousands in a funeral ceremony for the 16 firefighters, who lost their lives battling a massive blaze that recently consumed a high-rise in downtown Tehran.
Russia says the next of round peace negotiations, which were planned to held between the Syrian government and opposition groups early in February, have been postponed to the end of next month.
Damascus and Tehran have reaffirmed their support for a country-wide cessation of hostilities that has been largely holding in Syria for almost a month now.
The deadly blaze which led to the collapse of the Plasco high-rise in downtown Tehran was mainly caused by an electrical short-circuit, Iranian Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli says.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says the power of the Islamic Republic of Iran serves regional security and stability.
Persian Gulf Arab states are apparently testing the waters for a political rapprochement with Iran as the Kuwaiti foreign minister arrives in the Iranian capital with a message from his country’s emir to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani.
Death toll from last weeks collapse of a high-rise in the Iranian capital Tehran rises as rescue teams recover more bodies.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry has strongly rejected recent remarks by a British Foreign Office official against the Islamic Republic’s human rights record, calling the comments “provocative.”
UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura has lauded Iran, Russia, and Turkey for the establishment of a trilateral mechanism to support the ceasefire in Syria.
The Iranian Foreign Ministry has dismissed the recent “insulting” claims by Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir against the Islamic Republic, saying such allegations are aimed at distorting the existing realities in the Middle East.
The Muslim and Arab world must give the highest priority to supporting Palestine and confronting the Israeli regime, the Iranian Parliament speakers special advisor on international affairs, Hossein Amir-Abdollahian, says.
A senior Iranian official says the recent Syria peace talks in Kazakhstan’s capital city of Astana have bolstered the legitimacy of the Arab country’s government.
Kuwaits Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah al-Khaled al-Hamad al-Sabah reportedly plans to pay an official visit to Iran in the near future to deliver a written message by the [Persian] Gulf Cooperation Council ([P]GCC) to the Islamic Republic.
A senior Iranian official says the Islamic Republic and Lebanon have common views about the importance of solving the nearly six-year Syrian crisis only through diplomatic approaches.
Following the collapse of an ageing high-rise in downtown Tehran last week, many Iranians have joined a campaign on social media, questioning the competency of the Tehran Mayor Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf.
Iran has praised as a diplomatic “success” the peace talks underway between Damascus and opposition groups in the Kazakh capital, Astana, expressing hope that the process will work to consolidate the ceasefire holding across Syria.
The Iranian Foreign Ministry has welcomed a peaceful power transfer in the Gambia hours after the West African country’s former President Yahya Jammeh left the country following 22 years in power.
The Iranian delegation, which is in Astana to mediate talks aimed at resolving Syria’s six-year conflict, has held separate consultations with the two other mediating delegations, namely those of Russia and Turkey.
Danish police have arrested six people who had earlier scaled the walls of the Iranian Embassy in Copenhagen, in an attack that elicited a strong protest from Tehran.
Iran has summoned Danish Ambassador to Tehran Danny Annan to express the Islamic Republic’s strong condemnation of an assault on Irans embassy in the Scandinavian country.
Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says Iran will have its “own options” in response to any violations of the 2015 nuclear deal, adding that the Islamic Republic will “surprise” US President-elect Donald Trump if he scraps the accord.
Iran has criticized the international community for turning a blind eye to the plight of Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslims, urging the Muslim world to unite in support of the persecuted minority.
An Iranian top diplomat has called on Myanmar’s government to put an end to the ongoing atrocities against Rohingya Muslims in the country.
Iran and Saudi Arabia can work together to help end regional conflicts, but Riyadh needs to see the realities on the ground before relations between the two countries could go back to normal, the Iranian foreign minister says.
Iran, Russia and Turkey have not sent any “joint invitation” to the US for taking part in the upcoming conflict resolution talks on Syria in Astana, Kazakhstan.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has hailed the liberation of Syria’s strategic northwestern city of Aleppo as a major step towards stability in the Arab state, saying the gain prevented the Middle East from having to face an uncertain future.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has expressed the Islamic Republic’s opposition to the participation of the United States in the forthcoming Syria peace talks in Kazakhstan, which aim to boost efforts to end the nearly six-year-old conflict in the Arab country.
A senior Iranian official says the Islamic Republic supports political initiatives on Syria, which seek to address the real demands of the Syrian people and preserve the war-stricken country’s territorial integrity and independence.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says the historic deal over Irans nuclear program and its implementation belied claims about the country seeking weapons of mass destruction and demonstrated the honesty and sincerity of the Islamic Republic.
Iran’s First Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri says the victories earned on the battlefields in Syria are the result of coordination between the Arab country and the Islamic Republic as well as other important factors.
Senior Iranian and Russian security officials have discussed the latest political, security, and military developments in the joint campaign against foreign-sponsored terrorism in Syria.
Iran has responded to an official invitation it has been sent by Saudi Arabia to attend meetings to discuss the resumption of the Hajj pilgrimage for Iranians, an Iranian official has announced.
The European Union (EU) and the United Nations (UN) have both reaffirmed their support for the Iran nuclear deal on the first anniversary of the accord’s implementation.
Foreign ministers of Iran and Russia have discussed the upcoming intra-Syrian peace talks which are scheduled to be held in the Kazakh capital of Astana.
The Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman has warned that terrorist groups have targeted global peace and security without any exceptions.
The prime ministers of Syria and Sweden plan to pay official visits to Tehran to hold talks with senior Iranian officials about the latest developments in the Middle East and ways to bolster mutual relations.
The European Union (EU)’s top diplomat says the bloc will remain committed to and work to ensure the proper execution of a nuclear deal between Iran and the P5+1 group of world powers.
The secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council says the Islamic Republic supports the territorial integrity of regional countries, given the dire consequences of their disintegration.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says the Islamic Republic has always called for and moved in line with the promotion of peace and stability in the Balkans.
The Iranian Foreign Ministry has lashed out at the Bahraini government for executing three anti-regime Shia activists, saying the Manama regime is liable for any consequences of its action.
A senior Iranian official has highlighted the achievements of the 2015 nuclear deal both at home and abroad, saying the historic accord promoted Iran’s image in the international arena.
US President-elect Donald Trumps pick for the Defense Department James Mattis said on Thursday that the nuclear deal between Iran and world powers is “imperfect” but must be enforced.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has underlined the need for promotion of cooperation between his country and neighboring Turkey in order to advance the long-term interests of the Middle East.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has underlined the need for a campaign against terrorism, which he described as a menace to the entire world.
Iran’s security forces have arrested a ringleader of the terrorist Mujahedin-e Khalq Organization (MKO), who was seeking to create chaos during the funeral procession of a senior Iranian official in the capital Tehran.
Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani says the Palestinian issue has been overshadowed by the crises gripping the Middle East region.
Huge crowds of mourners have streamed into the streets of Tehran to pay their final respects to Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, a former Iranian president and chairman of the Expediency Council, who is viewed as a pillar of the 1979 Islamic Revolution.
Iran has confirmed receiving an invitation to discuss preparations for the next annual Hajj pilgrimage from Saudi Arabia.
Here is a glimpse at major events in the life of the late Chairman of the Expediency Council Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani who passed away at the age of 82 due to heart condition in Tehran on Sunday.
Hesameddin Ashena, a cultural aide to President Hassan Rouhani, said on Thursday that with vexatious measures, the US President-elect Donald Trump will make every effort to make Iran violate nuclear deal to pave the way for imposing new sanctions on the country.
A senior Iranian lawmaker says the Islamic Republic supports a political solution to the almost six-year-long conflict in Syria through negotiations between the country’s conflicting sides.
Iran says unconstructive remarks by Turkish officials regarding the developments on the ground in Syria will further complicate the situation in the Arab country.
A senior Iranian lawmaker says Iran’s military advisory presence in Syria is no violation of the Arab country’s sovereignty as it is at the request of the Damascus government.
The Iranian Foreign Ministry has again stressed that the country has not received any invitation from Saudi Arabia for the next year’s Hajj rituals.
Tehran’s prosecutor says as many as 70 convicts are serving time in the province’s prisons for compromising sensitive national intelligence.
A senior Iranian official has stressed the Iran will never abandon the Syrian people and government.
Iranian lawmakers have slammed human rights organizations and bodies for pursuing double standard policies on Saudi Arabia’s atrocities.
Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani has lashed out at some regional countries that created and are fueling the crises in the Middle East, saying such hypocritical states are serving the Israeli regime’s interests.
A senior Iranian official says acts of sabotage by the United States against the campaign launched to liberate the northern Iraqi city of Mosul from Daesh terrorists show Washington’s unwillingness to see an end to the insecurity crisis in the Middle East.
Iraq’s former Prime Minister and current Vice President Nouri al-Maliki says some Persian Gulf states are after defeating the resistance front, which he says has nevertheless come out victorious on the battlefront against ill-wishers and extremists.
Iraqi Vice President Nouri al-Maliki has hailed Iran’s support for his country in the fight against terrorist groups, saying the Islamic Republic alone came to the help of Iraq in the war on Daesh Takfiri militants.
Iran has strongly condemned a terrorist car bomb attack in the north of the Iraqi capital of Baghdad, urging collective measures to firmly fight terrorism across the world.
Iran has detained 21 crew members of three fishing boats in the Persian Gulf for illegally entering the country’s territorial waters.
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says the lack of spirituality and divine values is behind the rifts, shortcomings and frailties of the Western civilization despite its great materialistic advances.
Iran has vowed all-out efforts to help restore peace to violence-torn Syria, saying the Islamic Republic will attend the upcoming crisis resolution talks between Damascus and the opposition in Astana, Kazakhstan, “without any preconditions.”
Iran’s foreign minister has praised the Syria-wide ceasefire deal, brokered by Russia and Turkey, as a “major achievement” on the diplomatic front, saying the world must now work to target terrorism at the roots.
Iran’s foreign minister says the blame game between the West and the East does nothing to eradicate the “twin problems of terrorism and extremism,” calling for “genuine cooperation” among world countries to confront the “cancerous phenomena.”
Millions of Iranians have poured on the streets across the country to commemorate the seventh anniversary of mass rallies held on December 30, 2009 to protect the Islamic Republic.
An Iranian official has warned against the repercussions of continued support for terrorists in Syria, saying playing the card of terrorism is tantamount to playing with fire.
Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the Islamic Republic will use all its capacity to secure the release of an Iranian female charity worker who has been detained in India over alleged manslaughter.
Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan has slammed Washingtons lack of seriousness in the fight against the Daesh terrorist group, saying the US has nurtured terrorists itself and now wants them to stay in the Middle East.
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says Iran must continue to strengthen itself in the face of enmity by different parties against the country.
An Iranian official has urged all Muslim countries to stand united behind a recently-approved United Nations Security Council resolution that censures Israel for its settlement activities in the occupied Palestinian territories.
Takfiri terrorism poses a threat to the security of all countries across the world, Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan says.
A senior Iranian diplomat emphasizes the need for a peaceful settlement of regional issues, saying warfare in the Middle East only benefits Israel through undermining the resources of regional nations.
U.S. State Department spokesperson John Kirby has said that Washington would support the outcome of the trilateral talks between Iran, Russia and Turkey, provided that they lead to the betterment of the Syrian people and regional stability.
Ali Akbar Velayati, the senior foreign policy advisor to the Leader, said on Tuesday that Iran and Bosnia-Herzegovina should expand their relations and level of interaction.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has arrived in Kyrgyzstan on the final leg of a Central Asia tour that already took him to Armenia and Kazakhstan.
Iran and Kazakhstan have signed five agreements for cooperation on the second leg of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s tour of the Central Asia.
Iran has denounced a US-backed resolution to establish a panel on war crimes cases in Syria, stating that the measure could frustrate attempts to produce a political solution to the six-year-old conflict.
A senior Iranian official has warned that a recent United Nations Security Council (UNSC) resolution on the deployment of UN observers to the Syrian city of Aleppo could result in more tension in the Arab country.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has arrived in Yerevan, the capital of Armenia, on the first leg of a Central Asia tour, which will also take him to Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan at the invitation of the respective countries’ heads of state.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has rejected as politically-motivated and spiteful a recent UN General Assembly resolution on the situation of human rights in Iran.
The Iranian Foreign Ministry has condemned the recent terrorist attack in the German city of Berlin, stressing the importance of a "relentless and sincere" fight against terrorism.
Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the country has started taking countermeasures over a recent US violation of a 2015 multilateral nuclear accord.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says Iran, Russia and Turkey have started the process of finding a political solution to the Syria crisis.
A high-ranking Iranian security official says a recent United Nations Security Council resolution on the Syrian city of Aleppo is an attempt to pave the ground for the deployment of foreign intelligence officers to the city under the cover of UN observers.
Iran’s diplomatic mission to the United Nations (UN) has urged the international community to enhance its economic ties with Afghanistan toward remedying the country’s woes.
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan says both he and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin agree that the assassination of Moscows envoy to Ankara was an act of provocation by those seeking to ruin relations between both countries.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi says the United Kingdom needs to take a retrospective look at its past destructive actions in the Middle East, instead of accusing Iran of sabotage in the region.
A senior Iranian lawmaker says the resistance of the Syrian people and army dealt the final blow to the United States and its regional allies in the newly liberated strategic city of Aleppo.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is to set off for a tour of three Asian countries to discuss ways of improving mutual relations.
A senior Iranian official says the liberation of the strategic Syrian city of Aleppo from the grips of foreign-backed militants once again indicated the failure of the policy pursued by the West and its regional allies in supporting terrorism.
A senior Iranian lawmaker says the liberation of the strategic Syrian city of Aleppo from the foreign-backed militants is another defeat for the United States and its allies.
After being summoned to the UK Foreign Office over the Syria crisis, Iran’s ambassador to London says the plight of Syrians would only end if all foreign parties channeling arms and money to militants ceased to do so.
US President Barack Obama has declined to sign a bill renewing existing sanctions against Iran, but allowed the legislation to become law, in an apparent effort to alleviate the Islamic Republic’s concerns that Washington is backtracking on the nuclear agreement.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has congratulated his Syrian counterpart Bashar al-Assad on the liberation of Aleppo, saying it is the Islamic Republics duty to support the "flag-bearers" of the fight against terrorism.
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has called on Muslim countries to strengthen each other much to the dismay of their enemies.
An Iranian deputy foreign minister says two Iranian lawyers arrested in Kenya last month have been released.
A senior Iranian commander says the liberation of the strategic Syrian city of Aleppo shows that the power of global arrogance has been shattered.
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says occupied Palestine will be liberated only through resistance and struggles of Palestinian people and groups, provided that they maintain their unity.
A senior adviser to Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says the Islamic Republic will never cower in the face of the arbitrary restrictions, particularly those imposed on the country by the US.
Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani has congratulated the Syrian army on the full liberation of the city of Aleppo.
Iran’s envoy to the United Nations says the multi-lateral nuclear deal between the country and five other states will last only if all sides to the agreement comply with their contractual obligations.
Iran says the chain of terror explosions in different countries over the past few days shows the terrorist groups’ desperation and dismay.
The Iranian Foreign Ministry has expressed its serious concern over the move by Bahrain’s appeals court to uphold a “long-term” jail sentence handed down to senior Shia opposition cleric, Sheikh Ali Salman.
A senior Iranian official says UK Prime Minister Theresa May made the recent comments against the Islamic Republic just to please Saudi Arabia, emphasizing that Britain wants to offload its outdated arms onto the Persian Gulf Arab states.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the Islamic Republic will spare no efforts to help the Iraqi government and people restore stability and security in the war-stricken country.
A senior Iranian official has underlined the need for consultation and cooperation among Iraqi groups of various faiths and ethnicities, warning of foreign plots in the Arab country to cause rifts among people.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has stressed that targeting holy sites goes against the teachings of all religions.
Iran says Saudi Arabia and Britain are making comments against the Islamic Republic in a bid to cover up their destructive role in supporting Takfiri terrorism.
A senior Iranian lawmaker says military intervention by foreign powers in the internal affairs of the Middle Eastern countries has intensified regional tensions.
The Israeli regime is the sole inherent crisis in West Asia and all other crises in the region are bogus, the secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) says.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the era for the hegemony of world powers has come to an end.
Meeting with Sunni scholars from across the country, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has praised religious diversity in the country as a good opportunity to strengthen national unity.
Iran has strongly condemned the double explosions which claimed nearly 40 lives in the Turkish city of Istanbul, calling for a decisive global response to the growing wave of terrorism and extremism.
Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says the United States has never been seeking to root out Takfiri terrorism, but it is rather making efforts to preserve some terror groups in the Middle East to advance its goals.
The Iranian capital is hosting a conference on the security order in West Asia amid challenges facing the strategic region.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says all member states of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) must make joint efforts to stabilize the global oil market and reverse a slump in prices following their landmark supply-cut deal.
A senior Iranian lawmaker says the recent comments made by British Prime Minister Theresa May against the Islamic Republic prove that London is pursuing a divisive agenda.
Iran says the [Persian] Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) must stop leveling groundless allegations against Tehran, saying such claims would not change the reality about the Islamic Republic’s sovereignty over its three islands in the Persian Gulf.
Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says it is in the interest of the US to remain committed to last year’s landmark nuclear deal between Tehran and the P5+1 group of countries.
Iran has censured the recent comments made by British Prime Minister Theresa May against the Islamic Republic, saying the countries that are fueling violence in the region can not accuse Tehran of meddling in other states’ affairs.
A supervisory committee tasked with monitoring the implementation of Iran’s nuclear agreement has ratified measures in response to a recent US Senate vote on a piece of anti-Iran legislation, denouncing the move as a breach of the accord.
Japan has voiced support for the nuclear deal struck between Tehran and the P5+1 group of world powers last year, calling for an “uninterrupted” implementation of the landmark accord, days after the US Senate voted in favor of extending an anti-Iran sanctions law.
Tehran have submitted an official letter of complaint to the UN chief, protesting a recent US Congress vote in favor of extending an anti-Iran sanctions law, in a move viewed as a violation of Washington’s commitments under last year’s nuclear deal between Iran and the P5+1 group.
The Iranian Foreign Ministry has dismissed Saudi Arabia’s recent “politically-motivated and unfounded” espionage allegations against Iran, warning that such moves will not benefit any country in the region.
Iranian Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli says 25 terrorist groups were disbanded during the religious rituals of Arba’een last month.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says Iran and Indonesia must boost their consultations and cooperation to combat terrorism and settle current issues in the Muslim world.
Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani says the United States seeks to keep last year’s landmark nuclear agreement signed between Iran and the P5+1 group of countries in a state of limbo.
A senior Iranian official says a recent US Senate vote to extend the Iran Sanctions Act (ISA) violates last year’s nuclear agreement signed between Iran and the P5+1 group of countries, vowing a tough and appropriate response by the Islamic Republic to the move.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says a committee tasked with monitoring the implementation of a nuclear agreement with six world powers will on Wednesday decide how to respond to the US Congress’ recent extension of a piece of anti-Iran legislation.
US Secretary of State John Kerry has stressed the “absolute urgency” of remaining committed to a nuclear deal with Iran.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says there is a need to wage a cultural war on terror instead of merely taking a military approach to the scourge.
The Kremlin says Russian President Vladimir Putin’s point man on Syria has delivered a “confidential” letter penned by the Russian head of state to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani.
Iran says Russia currently has no plans for using the airbase near the western Iranian city of Hamedan for its anti-terrorism operations.
Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani says peace and stability can be restored to the region and the entire world only through dialog and negotiations.
Iran will show a “resolute and tough” reaction to any violation of a landmark nuclear agreement it signed with the P5+1 group of countries in 2015, the Iranian nuclear chief says.
The UN resident coordinator in Iran, Gary Lewis, has been invited to the Iranian Foreign Ministry over his “meddlesome and unconventional” remarks against the Islamic Republic.
Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani says all Muslim countries must boost their consultation on ways to confront terrorism.
China has warned that no party to the 2015 nuclear agreement between Iran and world countries should allow its domestic upheavals to adversely affect its commitment to the accord.
Iran’s foreign minister says Tehran and Beijing have common views on issues of global significance, saying there are no obstacles in the way of the expansion of bilateral ties.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says Tehran is ready to develop ties in all fields with its friend and strategic partner China.
The Iranian first vice president says a recent bill passed by US Senate to extend the Iran Sanctions Act (ISA) shows that Americans are not committed to promotion of international dialogue.
Iran has welcomed the Afghan government’s latest achievements in restoring peace with the Hezb-i-Islami militant group, led by Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, in the conflict-ridden country.
Iranian lawmakers have condemned a US Senate vote to extend the Iran Sanctions Act (ISA), urging the administration of President Hassan Rouhani to adopt proper counter-measures.
Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has denounced a recent US Senate vote on a piece of anti-Iran legislation as a blatant infringement of last year’s nuclear deal between Tehran and six world powers, saying the Islamic Republic will give a firm response to the move.
The governor of the Central Bank of Iran says the US Senate vote to extend the Iran Sanctions Act shows that Washington is not trustworthy.
Tehran has slammed a US Senate vote to extend the Iran Sanctions Act (ISA) for another decade as a violation of the landmark nuclear deal reached between Iran and P5+1 group last year.
Iran says the international communitys efforts to halt Israel’s continued illegal and criminal actions and policies against the people of Palestine have “mostly failed or proven inadequate.”
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will embark on a three-nation tour of Asia in the coming days.
Iran’s envoy to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) says the countries which support the terror groups using chemical weapons in Iraq and Syria must be held accountable.
CIA Director John Brennan says it would be “the height of folly” for US President-elect Donald Trump to sabotage the nuclear agreement with Iran reached under the Obama administration.
Iran will increase its uranium enrichment capacity if the US renews sanctions against the Islamic Republic and violates the landmark nuclear agreement between Tehran and the P5+1 group of countries, a senior Iranian lawmaker says.
Irans Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavi confirms that a ringleader of the Daesh terrorist group has been killed by Iranian security forces in the country’s border areas.
Iran has multiple options at its disposal in case of any violation of the landmark nuclear agreement signed between Tehran and the group of six countries known as the P5+1, a senior Iranian official says.
Presidents of Iran and Russia have discussed the latest developments in Syria and agreed to coordinate efforts concerning global oil and gas markets, the Kremlin says.
Presidents of Iran and Russia have discussed the latest developments in Syria and agreed to coordinate efforts concerning global oil and gas markets, the Kremlin says.
Iran and Russia are set to sign an agreement in the near future on removing visa requirements for travelers using package tours, Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi says.
Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has attended a commemoration ceremony held in Tehran in honor of Fidel Castro, penning a memorial note in praise of Cuba’s late revolutionary leader.
An Iranian official has reiterated the Islamic Republic’s stand on the importance of finding a solution to the crisis in Syria, saying Tehran welcomes any diplomatic initiative in this regard.
The Slovenian government has reopened its embassy in the Iranian capital after nearly four years of closure.
The administration of outgoing President Barack Obama will avoid signing any bill in its final months that would “undermine” the Iran nuclear agreement, the White House says.
Iran has responded to an Israeli letter to the United Nations, which accused the Islamic Republic of flouting UN Security Council resolutions and sponsoring terrorism.
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says the so-called international coalition led by the United States and formed allegedly to fight the Daesh terrorist group has not been successful.
Iran’s Intelligence Ministry has busted a terrorists team in the eastern parts of the country, an Iranian security official says.
Iran and the European Union (EU) are resolved to “strengthen” a nuclear agreement between the Islamic Republic and world powers, says the Iranian president.
A majority of Iranian lawmakers have urged the administration of President Hassan Rouhani to take appropriate measures to respond to any violations of a multilateral nuclear deal by the United States.
Iran’s Parliament (Majlis) speaker says United States House Speaker Paul Ryan may be trying to invite hassle for US President-elect Donald Trump by speaking against a multi-lateral nuclear agreement with the Islamic Republic and thereby risking Tehran’s reaction.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman has implied that the incoming administration of US President-elect Donald Trump is unlikely to harm American and international interests by potentially denting or scrapping a multi-lateral nuclear deal with Iran, which has been negotiated by the outgoing US administration.
French Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development Jean-Marc Ayrault has told IRIB he will visit Iran in January to attend Iran-France joint economic committee meeting.
The administration of US President Barack Obama is planning to take measures in its last months in office to “strengthen” a multi-lateral nuclear deal with Iran.
The Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman has dismissed as “fake and invalid” media reports claiming that the Islamic Republic is in talks with over 70 countries, including Europeans, to lift visa requirements.
The Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman has extended the Islamic Republic’s condolences to the Indian government and nation over a fatal train derailment in the country.
Iranian First Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri says the Islamic Republic is ready to provide Iraq with necessary assistance to hold religious rituals commemorating Arba’een, the 40th day after the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussein (PBUH), the third Shia Imam.
Irans ambassador and permanent representative to the United Nations has rejected "unfounded" allegations by nearly a dozen Arab states that Tehran was meddling in their internal affairs.
Iran’s deputy representative to the United Nations has slammed a Saudi-proposed UN resolution against the Syrian government, stressing that it rewards those countries backing terrorism and extremism in the country.
Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani says the security of the region is intertwined with that of Iraq, reaffirming Tehran’s support for Baghdad in restoring peace and security to the Arab country.
Iran’s deputy representative to the United Nations has dismissed as biased and politically-motivated a recent UN resolution on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has condemned a UN resolution on the state of human rights in Iran as unacceptable and baseless.
Iran has dismissed as baseless reports by Afghan media about the presence of leaders of the Taliban terrorist group in the Islamic Republic.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says terrorism and meddling in the internal affairs of other countries are two major threats to world countries, stressing that Iran and China must boost their cooperation to counter acts of terror.
A senior adviser to Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says Iran will confront any attempt at the disintegration of regional countries.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says the Islamic Republic and Russia will proceed with their “strategic cooperation” in the campaign against terrorism until the elimination of this malicious phenomenon across the Middle East.
The Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman says the Islamic Republic’s missile power is a matter of defense, which is not open to any negotiations or compromise at all.
The Iranian Foreign Ministry has denounced a terrorist attack in a town in the Iraqi province of Karbala which killed innocent civilians, including women and children.
Iranian lawmakers voted in favor of a bill that allows Iran to join the Paris climate change agreement, paving the way for the country to participate in the global effort on curbing emissions.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has warned that Israel is the main problem facing the Muslim world, calling on Muslim countries to unite rather than diverge in the face of the usurping regime.
Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani says the Islamic Republic and Russia are cooperating on issues related to the Middle East.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the European Union plays a crucial role in regional and international issues but can be more active in this regard.
Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani has stressed the importance of bolstering cordial relations among Muslim and Arab countries, saying the Islamic Republic seeks a stable and secure Iraq.
Russias Federation Council Chairperson Valentina Ivanovna Matvienko has arrived in Tehran to hold key talks with senior Iranian officials.
US President-elect Donald Trump will demand changes to the 2015 nuclear deal between the P5+1 group and Iran, one of his aides says.
Iran’s foreign minister says relations with Slovakia are currently growing, adding that the two countries should work to pave the way for closer cooperation in various areas, particularly economy.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has discussed the expansion of relations with senior Romanian officials.
An Iranian official says the Israeli regime seeks to weaken Muslim nations by pitting them against one another.
Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani says the results of the United States presidential election will have no impact on the Islamic Republic’s policies.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has arrived in Bucharest to hold talks with senior Romanian officials.
Iran says Saudi Arabia is spreading lies and exploiting Islamic sanctities for its own political goals after Riyadh claimed, in an allegation later dismissed, that a ballistic missile by the Yemeni army forces and allied fighters had targeted the holy Saudi city of Mecca.
A senior adviser to Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says a small-scale world war has been waged by terrorists against the oppressed people in the Middle East.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the Islamic Republic is ready to cooperate with Lebanon on ways to counter the Israeli regime and extremism as common threats to Tehran and Beirut in the region.
Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the performance of Lebanese resistance movement Hezbollah in Lebanon and the region is a source of pride for the entire Muslim world.
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has clobbered his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton in the race to the White House.
Top Iranian and Syrian diplomats say Iran, Russia and Syria must proceed with trilateral consultations and cooperation on the campaign against terrorism and extremism.
Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan says the Islamic Republic is standing against any force spreading instability in the Middle East.
Iran has warned that upcoming changes in the United States administration must not affect Washington’s commitment to a 2015 nuclear deal with Iran.
Iran has expressed hopes that the Saudis stop their narrow-minded policies and start helping with the fight to rid the region of Takfiri terrorism.
Iran’s Mohammad Javad Zarif has held talks with Lebanon’s newly-elected President Michel Aoun in Beirut, becoming the first foreign minister to meet with the Lebanese head of state.
Donald Trump has broken several longstanding norms in the US presidential election by insulting Mexican migrants and undocumented workers, Muslims, women, and several reputable, establishment Republican candidates.
A senior Iranian official says the Islamic Republic expects to see no change in the behavior of the United States toward Iran with the comings and goings of different American presidents.
The Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman says the Islamic Republic is seriously following up on the condition of Iranians injured in a terrorist attack in the Iraqi city of Samarra, which killed at least seven people, including five Iranians.
Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani says the Israeli regime is helping terrorist groups spread across the Middle East with the purpose of weakening Muslim nations.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has appointed a new vice president who will double as the head of Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization (ICHHTO) as well.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif plans to make an official visit to Beirut next week to hold talks with senior Lebanese officials and prominent figures.
Irans Ambassador to London Hamid Baeedinejad announced that there is no European anti-Iran sanction in effect.
The Speaker of the Hungarian National Assembly Laszlo Kover and Russias Federation Council Chairperson Valentina Ivanovna Matvienko will pay separate visits to Tehran to hold talks with senior Iranian officials.
US President Barack Obama has extended the country’s national emergency with respect to Iran despite last year’s nuclear agreement with Tehran and the P5+1 to lift sanctions.
A senior Iranian commander says that the US is no longer the “number one power” in the world and, consequently, is unable to wage a direct war against any country.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says the election of Michel Aoun as Lebanon’s new president will surely result in a more prosperous future for the country.
The election of Michel Aoun as Lebanon’s president will play a significant role in strengthening the anti-Israel resistance front, an Iranian official says.
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei warns that compromise with the United States will not resolve the country’s problems as Washington has not set aside its hostilities towards the Iranian nation.
Iran’s deputy permanent representative to the UN says the Israeli regime poses a serious threat to global peace and security, urging international action to end Tel Aviv’s crimes against Palestinians.
A senior adviser to Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has warned of plots hatched by the US and its regional allies to divide the Middle East countries, saying such a move aims to safeguard the Israeli regime’s security.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says regional woes are rooted in foreign interference that aims to take advantage of rifts among countries in the region.
Irans Parliament has given votes of confidence to three candidates proposed by President Hassan Rouhani to lead the ministries of sports and youth affairs; culture and Islamic guidance; and education.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the Islamic Republic is determined to develop relations with African countries, particularly Niger.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, in a telephone conversation with Lebanons newly elected president, said Tehran will keep its unwavering support for Lebanon’s government and nation as well as the Lebanese resistance movement, Hezbollah.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says the Islamic Republic has kept to the nuclear agreement it signed with the P5+1 group of countries last year, stressing that with implementation of the deal, Iran and Britain must now make up for lost opportunities.
Iran has offered felicitations to former general Michel Aoun for his election as Lebanon’s new president which ended a 29-month presidential vacuum in the country.
Iran has denied a claim by the “Taliban terrorist group” that the outfit has “relations” with the Islamic Republic.
A senior Iranian official has warned that the global arrogance has been sowing discord among Muslim nations to divert attention from Israel’s crimes.
GOP nominee Donald Trump does not believe that settlements built by the Zionist regime of Israel in Palestine are illegal, his advisor on Israel says.
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says Saudi Arabia’s killing of Yemenis is "the worst type of terrorism."
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will pay an official one-day visit to Russia for talks on the Syrian crisis.
A senior Iranian diplomat says terrorism would have prevailed in Iraq and Syria if it was not for Iran’s support for the Arab countries anti-terror fight.
An Iranian and a French parliamentarian have stressed the significance of further progress in the relations between Tehran and Paris.
President Hassan Rouhani says the European Union is willing to expand its relations with Iran, especially in the light of the circumstances that has ensued Tehran’s nuclear agreement with world powers.
Iran’s defense minister says the American version of human rights works in the interest of Takfiri terror groups, adding that Washington and its allies rush to save the terrorists whenever they suffer losses on the battlefield.
Iran says it is ready to help the United Nations peacekeeping missions by providing security forces and logistic support.
Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani says the campaign against terrorism requires international determination.
A senior Iranian lawmaker says the Islamic Republic is skeptical about the sincerity of the United States in the campaign against terrorism in the Middle East.
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says the military coalition established by Western governments allegedly to combat terrorism is not real and does not seek to uproot the malicious phenomenon.
A senior advisor to Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says the top commanders of Takfiri terrorist groups in the region have ties with regional and international intelligence and security agencies.
Iran has censured a terrorist attack on a police college in the Pakistani city of Quetta and expressed its readiness to help the country fight terrorist groups.
Iran and Bosnia and Herzegovina have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on the promotion of business cooperation and mutual investment.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and US Secretary of State John Kerry have been voted as the winners of this year’s Chatham House Prize for their pivotal role in the conclusion of a nuclear agreement between Iran and the six world countries in 2015.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the Islamic Republic attaches great importance to the enforcement of a lasting ceasefire in Syria and dispatch of humanitarian aid to its war-stricken people.
A senior Iranian lawmaker says the United States seeks to prolong “the contained crisis” in the Middle East.
A senior advisor to Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says Iran opposes meddling by any country in the internal affairs of other states.
Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani has highlighted the significance of solving the current problems in the Middle East through political dialogue while avoiding any military approaches.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the Caspian Seas legal regime should be drawn up based on mutual trust, consensus, and understanding and must take into account the common interests of all involved countries.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has introduced three ministerial nominees to lead the Iranian ministries of sports and youth affairs, education as well as culture and Islamic guidance.
President Hassan Rouhani says world countries are today racing to promote relations with Iran instead of competing with each other to put pressure on the country.
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has called on Iranian authorities not to back down in the face of the United States’ ever-increasing demands.
A senior Iranian official says only Iraqi forces have the right to participate in the ongoing operation to liberate the Iraqi city of Mosul, Daesh’s last major stronghold in the Arab country.
President Hassan Rouhani has appointed three caretakers for the Iranian ministries of sports and youth affairs, education, as well as culture and Islamic guidance.
A senior Iranian military commander has warned that Saudi Arabia and the Israeli regime are hatching plots against the Islamic Republic.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says all obstacles in the way of the expansion of cooperation between the Islamic Republic and the European Union must be removed.
A senior Iranian official says the Islamic Republic’s military presence in the Persian Gulf ensures the safety of oil tankers in this strategic region.
The Iranian Foreign Ministry has welcomed a three-day ceasefire in Yemen, urging all parties engaged in the conflict to make efforts to maintain the truce and end the fruitless war in the country.
Six Iranian nationals have been sentenced to 10 years in prison each over charges of espionage and collaboration with the US government.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari warned of Riyadh and Tel Avivs collaboration in attempts to foment insecurity inside Iran, saying that the two hostile states are making hefty expenses for their schemes against Tehran.
TEHRAN (FNA)- A senior commander of Iraqs popular forces (Hashd al-Shaabi) appreciated Commander of the Quds Force of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Major General Qassem Soleimani for his unique role in the war on terrorism, and said Iran is training the popular forces inside Iraq.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the Islamic Republic and Ivory Coast must strengthen their cooperation in the campaign against terrorism.
TEHRAN (FNA)- The documents released by Wikileaks show that Israel has sought to build a military airbase in Saudi Arabia to launch attacks against Iran.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has voiced his "shock and disgust" over a Saudi Arabian airstrike on a Yemeni funeral which killed over 140 civilians.