Iranian capital of Tehran hosts International Islamic Unity Conference

The photo shows a view of the 31th International Islamic Unity Conference in Tehran, Iran, December 5, 2017. The 31 International Islamic Unity Conference begins in the Iranian capital, Tehran, with 520 dignitaries, ministers, scholars, university professors, and representatives from scientific as well as cultural associations in attendance. The event is held annually on the occasion […]

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Russia, Turkey, Iran to discuss Syria safe zones in Tehran: Sergei Lavrov

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov makes a speech during an event in Berlin on July 13, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says Russian, Turkish and Iranian representatives would meet in Tehran on August 8-9 to discuss the “strengthening” of four de-escalation zones in Syria. “With the Turkish counterpart [Mevlut Cavusoglu], we discussed the […]

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Iran: Missile strike fraction of response to Daesh

Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan says the recent missile attack against Daesh in Syria was just a small part of the Islamic Republic’s reaction to the “indiscriminate” attacks by the terror group on the Iranian soil. “Iran’s defense doctrine is based on the principle of active and effective deterrence and […]

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Iran: Missile strike in Syria against Takfiri targets ‘just a small slap’

Bahram Qassemi, the Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Iran says its Sunday missile attack against Takfiri targets in Syria in retaliation for terror attacks against Tehran was “just a small slap” in the face of the terrorists and their patrons. Bahram Qassemi, Foreign Ministry’s spokesman, made the remarks on Monday following the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC)’s launch […]

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Saudi Arabia’s security services linked to Tehran terror attacks: Iranian official Hossein Amir-Abdollahian

Hossein Amir-Abdollahian, a special adviser on international affairs to the Iranian parliament speaker A senior Iranian official says the recent deadly terror attacks in Tehran were carried out by the request of Saudi Arabia’s security services. Hossein Amir-Abdollahian, a special adviser on international affairs to the Iranian parliament speaker, made the remarks during a meeting […]

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Mastermind behind Tehran twin attacks killed: Iranian Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavi

Iranian Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavi (Photo by ISNA) The Iranian Intelligence Ministry has announced that the mastermind behind the Tehran terrorist attacks has been killed. During a televised interview on Saturday, Iranian Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavi said that the terrorist commander was killed earlier in the day by intelligence forces. He noted that the terrorist had […]

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Iranian and French presidents ready to boost cooperation in fighting terrorism

French President Emmanuel Macron (L) and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani The Iranian and French presidents have reaffirmed their countries’ determination to strengthen cooperation in fighting terrorism after Tehran was hit by double terror attacks, the first claimed by the Daesh Takfiri outfit in the Islamic Republic. In a Wednesday telephone conversation with his Iranian counterpart, […]

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No country should affect Tehran-Islamabad ties: Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani

Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani (R) shakes hands with Advisor to Pakistani Prime Minister on National Security Naseer Khan Janjua in Tehran on July 25, 2016. (Photo by IRNA) Iran and Pakistan should not allow any third country to undermine relations between the two countries, a senior Iranian official says. “We […]

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US President Donald Trump’s recent anti-Tehran remarks were aimed at “milking” Saudi Arabia

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif speaks during a meeting on the second day of the World Economic Forum, on January 18, 2017 in Davos. Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says US President Donald Trump’s recent anti-Tehran remarks were aimed at “milking” Saudi Arabia. “Iran — fresh from real elections — attacked by @POTUS […]

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Tehran mayor Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf to quit Iran’s presidential race, backs Seyyed Ebrahim Raeisi

This photo shows two candidates in Iran’s 12th presidential election, Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf (L) and Seyyed Ebrahim Raeisi. Tehran mayor and a candidate in Iran’s 12th presidential election, Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf, has issued a statement announcing that he is to withdraw from the presidential race while backing principlist candidate, Seyyed Ebrahim Raeisi. “The day I decided […]

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International conference on Palestine enters second day in Iranian capital Tehran

A general view of Tehran’s Islamic Summit Conference Hall hosting an international event in support of the Palestinian cause, February 21, 2017 (Photo by Mehr) The Iranian capital, Tehran, is hosting the second day of an international forum in support of the Palestinian cause, with hundreds of foreign guests, including senior Palestinian leaders and officials […]

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