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  • Khorramshahr liberation ‘pivotal moment’ in Iran-Iraq war: Navy commander Today 13:05

    Khorramshahr liberation ‘pivotal moment’ in Iran-Iraq war: Navy commander

    TEHRAN – Navy Commander Habibollah Sayyari said on Wednesday that the liberation of the strategic port city of Khorramshahr from the occupation of Iraqi forces during Iraq’s war against Iran was a “pivotal moment”.

  • qassemi Today 13:02

    Security not ‘buyable’, Iran says

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi has said that security is not something to “buy”, noting security can be achieved only through reliance on one’s own people.

  • علی اکبر ناطق نوری Today 11:19

    Nateq Nouri: I resigned to act more freely

    TEHRAN – Nateq Nouri said on Wednesday that he resigned as the chief of the inspection bureau of the Supreme Leader’s office in order to enter political activities “more freely”.

  • Iran kicks of massive military exercise Yesterday 23:15

    Iran kicks off massive military exercise

    TEHRAN – The Iranian army launched a military exercise in central Isfahan Province on Wednesday, as the country celebrates the 35th anniversary of the Liberation of Khorramshahr from the Iraqi occupation.

  • bahrain Yesterday 23:14

    Clampdown in Bahrain result of Trump’s cozy relationship with Riyadh: Zarif

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said that the crackdown on Bahraini protestors is the result of Donald Trump’s cozy relationship with the despots in Riyadh.

  • ترامپ و ملک سلمان Yesterday 23:12

    Professor Mahmood Monshipouri

    Trump’s Anti-Iranian Gambit

    President Trump’s recent trip to Saudi Arabia and Israel was marked by ratcheting up his anti-Iranian rhetoric and a huge arms sale ($110 billion) to Saudi Arabia.  This massive infusion of military hardware and technology into the region raises many questions—not the least of which is what do the Saudis plan to do once having acquired such military might? 

  • علی شمخانی Yesterday 21:20

    Terror still looms though ISIS vanishing: Iran 

    TEHRAN – Terrorism continues to threaten the world although ISIS is losing territory, a senior Iranian security official said on Wednesday. 

  • عباس عراقچی Yesterday 21:17

    Trump making good on nuclear deal ‘so far’: top Iranian diplomat  

    TEHRAN – A top Iranian diplomat said on Wednesday that U.S. President Donald Trump has “so far” honored his side of the international nuclear accord, one which he harshly berated as a presidential candidate.  

  • annan Yesterday 19:18

    Ex-UN chief urges Trump to reach out to Iran  

    TEHRAN - Former UN chief Kofi Annan urged U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday to reach out and talk to Iran, arguing that Tehran is “part of the solution” to the conflicts in the Middle East.

  • arak reactor Yesterday 09:00

    Uranium supply to Iran 'impossible' in Trump era: Kazakh official  

    TEHRAN - The Iran policy of the new U.S. administration has made it impossible for Kazakhstan to supply uranium to Iran, Kazakhstan’s Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs Erzhan Ashikbaev said on Tuesday. 

  • علی شمخانی Yesterday 09:00

    Iran’s senior official heads to Russia for security meeting 

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Supreme National Security Council Secretary Ali Shamkhani left Tehran for Moscow on Tuesday to participate in the International Meeting of High Representatives for Security Issues.

  • محمد نهاوندیان رئیس دفتر رئیس جمهور Yesterday 08:58

    Iran adamant to eliminate penury by 2021 

    TEHRAN – The presidential chief of staff Mohammad Nahavandian said there will be no Iranian living in “absolute poverty” by 2021, when President Hassan Rouhani ends his second term as president. 

  • غلامعلی خوشرو سفیر ایران در سازمان ملل متحد Yesterday 08:36

    Diplomat lauds U.S.-based Iranians’ high turnout in election 

    TEHRAN – Iranian UN Ambassador Gholamali Khoshrou has expressed thanks to U.S.-based Iranian nationals for unprecedentedly taking to ballot boxes on May 19 to elect the country’s 12th resident since the 1979 Islamic Revolution. 

  • محمد باقر نوبخت Yesterday 08:34

    Iran missile program not up for negotiation

    TEHRAN – Iran’s government spokesman said on Tuesday that the country's missile program is not up for negotiation with any foreign power. 

  • آیت الله عیسی قاسم Yesterday 08:33

    Iran condemns raid on Bahrain’s Sheikh Isa Qassim residence

    TEHRAN – Tehran on Tuesday expressed dismay over Bahraini forces’ raid on the residence of Sheikh Isa Qassim, the spiritual leader of the country’s Shia majority in the small caliphate, saying it further “complicates” the situation in the country. 

  • Party chief: Only Iran striving for Afghan peace 2017-05-23 20:47

    Party chief: Only Iran striving for Afghan peace

    TEHRAN – Secretary General of Afghanistan's National Welfare Party Mohammad Hassan Jafari says Iran is the only country that wants peace and stability in Afghanistan.

  • rouhani 2017-05-23 20:09

    Rouhani, Macron discuss relations

    TEHRAN – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron held a phone conversation on Monday, discussing expansion of relations and fight against terrorism.

  • Secretary of the Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani 2017-05-23 19:28

    Storing arms doesn’t bring security, Shamkhani tells Saudis

    TEHRAN - Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council said on Tuesday that sitting on massive stockpile of weaponry does not guarantee the security of Saudi Arabia.

  • Hassan Rouhani meets Ayatollah Khamenei 2017-05-23 19:26

    Reelected Rouhani meets Supreme Leader

    TEHRAN – Hassan Rouhani, who was reelected president in the May 19 presidential election, met on Tuesday with Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.

  • Manchester Arena 2017-05-23 18:17

    Iran condemns Manchester terror attack

    TEHRAN – Iran condemned on Tuesday a deadly terror attack in England’s Manchester Arena, saying that terrorism, regardless of where it hits, originates from the same ideology. 

  • اکبر ترکان 2017-05-23 09:43

    ‘People said no to increasing subsidies’

    TEHRAN – In the Friday election, Iranian people said a big no to promises to increase cash subsidy, a senior advisor to President Hassan Rouhani said on Monday.

  • West failed to depict Iran election as a ‘sham’: commander 2017-05-23 09:35

    West failed to depict Iran election as a ‘sham’: commander

    TEHRAN – A senior commander of the IRGC has said that Western countries have tried and failed to depict the Iranian elections as a “sham”.

  • حسین عسکری مشاور ملک عبدالله 2017-05-22 21:36

    By Javad Heirannia

    Fear of internal turmoil prompting Al-Sauds to buy huge arms from U.S.: professor 

    TEHRAN - A George Washington University professor says Saudi Arabia is buying huge consignments of arms from the U.S. with the intention to use them against its own people because the rulers in Riyadh are mostly concerned about turmoil at home.

  • مراسم نود و هشتمین سالروز تولد شهید مطهری 2017-05-22 21:32

    ‘People have realized their votes count’ 

    TEHRAN – A vocal principlist lawmaker published a comment about the presidential election on his Instagram late on Sunday where he said the people have come to the point that their votes matter.

  • Iran unveils new military projects 2017-05-22 21:26

    Iran unveils new military projects

    TEHRAN – During an event held in Tehran on Monday, Iran unveiled three strategic military projects developed by its local experts.

  • rouhani 2017-05-22 21:24

    World officials seek closer ties with Iran as Rouhani reelected president

    TEHRAN – Senior world officials are continuing to send messages of congratulation to Hassan Rouhani on his re-election as president, calling for closer ties with Tehran.

  • qassemi 2017-05-22 21:22

    Don’t sell ‘dangerous arms’ to terror supporters, Iran tells Trump

    TEHRAN – In an open reference to Saudi Arabia which is famous as the hotbed of terrorism, the Iranian Foreign Ministry on Monday advised the new Trump administration against selling “dangerous weapons to main supporters of terrorism”.

  • نشست خبری حسن روحانی رئیس جمهور 2017-05-22 21:21

    Rouhani: S.Arabia needs ballot boxes not arms

    TEHRAN - Iran's newly re-elected President Hassan Rouhani on Monday criticized Saudi Arabia after it signed a huge arms deal with the U.S., saying “ballot boxes” are more vital than arms for the Arab country.

  • Chinese-Ambassador.jpg 2017/05/22

    By H.E. PANG Sen, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of China to Iran

    The Silk Road: Glorious Past and Even Brighter Future

    Over 2,000 years ago, an official delegation sent by the Chinese Emperor arrived in this piece of land after an arduous long journey. The road he travelled was the original ancient Silk Road and ever since then, the two civilizations of China and Persia had been interlinked with each other.

  • حضور سید ابراهیم رئیسی در انتخابات 2017-05-22 10:00

    Raisi demands probe into electoral ‘crimes’

    TEHRAN – Failed presidential candidate Ebrahim Raisi wrote a letter to Guardian Council chief Ayatollah Ahmad Jannati on Sunday asking him to start an investigation into what he said were “electoral crimes” in the Friday presidential election.