Iranian forces foil attack on border watchtower in southeast, kill three terrorists

A file photo of Iranian border guards Iranian forces have thwarted an attempt by Pakistan-based terrorists to storm and seize a security watchtower in the country’s southeastern border region, killing three terrorists in the operation. Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) said in a statement that the terrorist team from inside Pakistan attacked the watchtower belonging to the Iranian […]

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Syria strikes prove political bankruptcy of the United States, allies: Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran Ali Akbar Salehi

Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran Ali Akbar Salehi A senior Iranian official says the recent US-led missile attack against Syria proved the political bankruptcy of Washington and its allies. The strikes against Syria were carried out under a pretext similar to that used by former US Secretary of State Colin Powell, which […]

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Washington likely to use lies again for attack after Syria strike: Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi

Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi says a US-led attack on Syria on Saturday was a repeat of Washington’s use of lies to fulfill its interests in line with its expansionist policies.   “The US has shown that it takes such measures in various countries from time to time based on lies […]

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European Union foreign ministers fail to agree on new sanctions against Iran

Britain’s Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson meets with his counterparts during European Union foreign ministers meeting in Luxembourg on April 16, 2018. (Photo by Reuters) The European Union foreign ministers have failed to agree new sanctions against Iran as London, Paris and Berlin seek to appease US President Donald Trump, who has threatened to pull out of the landmark Iran […]

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Syria strikes prove direct US-terrorists ties: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani (R) and his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says the “aggressive” US move to carry out military strikes against Syria reveals that Washington has direct ties with terrorists. “The Americans showed such a reaction when they felt that the terrorists were dislodged from an important region like Eastern […]

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Illegal attack on Syria, blatant support for terrorism: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani (R) and his Syrian counterpart Bashar al-Assad Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has denounced recent airstrikes by the United States, Britain and France against Syria, saying such attacks run counter to the principles of international law and are considered a blatant support for terrorism. “At a time that terrorists are suffering a […]

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Iran unifies official, open market exchange rates

An emergency meeting of the government’s economic taskforce headed by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani (c) held on April 9, 2018. (Photo by ISNA) Iran’s First Vice President Eshaq Jahangiri has announced that his country will unify official and open market exchange rates following the Rial’s recent drop against the dollar. Jahangiri made the announcement on […]

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New US sanctions against Iranian nationals provocative act: Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi

US Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein speaks at a news conference with other law enforcement officials at the Justice Department on March 23, 2018, to announce sanctions against 10 Iranians and a tech firm. (Photo by Reuters) Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi has condemned the new US sanctions against several Iranian nationals and an […]

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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani congratulates Angela Merkel on re-election as German chancellor

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has congratulated Angela Merkel on her 4th re-election as the German chancellor, calling for further expansion of cooperation in different fields. “I believe that old, friendly and constructive ties between the Islamic Republic of Iran and the German Federal Republic have provided the two countries with an […]

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