• Iran invites GCC to recognize friends from enemies

    Iran invites GCC to recognize friends from enemies

    TEHRAN - 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.

  • U.S. general makes military threats against Iran

    U.S. general makes military threats against Iran

    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.

  • Iran calls on U.S. to stop harassment

    Iran calls on U.S. to stop harassment

    The Iranian defense minister on Thursday called on the United States to leave the Persian Gulf and stop harassment of Iran.

  • Envoy talks about Noruz in Tajikistan

    By Ali Kushki

    Envoy talks about Noruz in Tajikistan

    TEHRAN – While New Year's 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.

  • Iran could make reliable partner for EU: Tehran

    Iran could make reliable partner for EU: Tehran

    TEHRAN - 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.

  • The unfathomable soul of Iran

    By Katya Bohdan

    The unfathomable soul of Iran

    The very first time I travelled to Iran, I was absolutely amazed at how open and inclusive its community was, how safe the country was and how astonishingly beautiful. Sadly, it is blatantly misrepresented in most Western media, a tendency I would gladly counter as a journalist in the making.

  • The GCC’s three options for dealing with Iran

    The GCC’s three options for dealing with Iran

    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.

  • Bannon and Miller shape White House policy: anthropologist

    By Javad Heirannia

    Bannon and Miller shape White House policy: anthropologist

    TEHRAN - Prof. William O. Beeman, head of the anthropology department at the State University of Minnesota, believes  that Donld Trump’s chief strategist Steve Bannon and senior policy advisor  Stephen Miller are “extremly dangerous ideologues” who control the White House.

  • ISIS releases video, threatening Iran

    ISIS releases video, threatening Iran

    TEHRAN - The Islamic State group threatened Iran for its role in the region’s conflicts, in a rare Farsi-language propaganda video released on Monday.

  • Iran’s environmental chief says won’t give up to pressures

    Iran’s environmental chief says won’t give up to pressures

    TEHRAN – As U.S. President Donald Trump signed a long-promised executive order on Tuesday to end the country’s climate change efforts and revive the coal industry, Iran’s environmental official Masoumeh Ebtekar pledged pressing ahead with plans to rebuild the country’s damaged environment.