West cannot bring Iran to knees over N-issue: Leader

Press TV -(Tue Nov 25, 2014) Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says the US and its European allies joined hands to bring the Iranian nation to its knees over the nuclear issue, but failed to do so. Ayatollah Khamenei made the statements in a Tuesday meeting with participants in the World Congress on […]

Takfiris misrepresent Islam as violent religion: Ayatollah Sobhani

Press TV -(Tue Nov 25, 2014) Takfiri groups are seeking to tarnish the image of Islam, a senior Iranian cleric says at an international conference on the threats of Takfiri movements. Grand Ayatollah Ja’far Sobhani made the remarks in a closing speech of the World Congress on Extremist and Takfiri Movements in the Islamic Scholars’ View, which […]

Nobody questions Iran’s enrichment program: Zarif

Press TV -(Mon Nov 24, 2014) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says Iran has the right to have an enrichment program under any deal with the P5+1 group. Zarif made the remarks at a press conferences at the end of week-long talks between Iran and the so-called P5+1 group of countries – Russia, China, France, Britain, […]

Entire Muslim world standing by Palestine: Iran official

Press TV -(Tue Nov 25, 2014) A senior advisor to Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says all Muslim nations will stand by the Palestinian people against the Israeli regime “The entire Muslim world, including the Islamic Republic of Iran, will support the Palestinians in achieving their sacred goals,” Ali Akbar Velayati told reporters […]

Iran condemns Bahrain’s raid on top Shia cleric house

Press TV -(Tue Nov 25, 2014) Iran has strongly condemned Bahraini security forces’ attack on the house of prominent Shia cleric Ayatollah Sheikh Issa Ahmed Qassem, describing it as an indiscreet action. “Desecration of religious symbols and insult to popular religious leaders and scholars indicate the Bahraini government’s bankrupt security and tribal approaches in dealing with peaceful […]

General N-deal within reach if political will exists: Iran

Press TV -(Tue Nov 25, 2014) Iran and the P5+1 group of world powers could reach a “general agreement” on the Islamic Republic’s nuclear energy program in a matter of days if there is enough political will, a top Iranian nuclear negotiator says. On Monday, Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Legal and International Affairs Abbas Araqchi described […]

Iran-P5+1 can reach deal in very short time: Official

Press TV -(Tue Nov 25, 2014) A senior Iranian nuclear negotiator has expressed optimism that Iran and the P5+1 could reach a comprehensive agreement on the Islamic Republic’s nuclear  program in a “very short period of time.” “We are optimistic and really believe we can reach a final agreement in a very short time, the exact date […]

Iran, Turkey will solve Syrian crisis politically: Official

Press TV -(Tue Nov 25, 2014) Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian says the Islamic Republic and Turkey will succeed in finding a political solution to the Syrian crisis. In a Tuesday meeting with Umit Yalcın, Director General for Bilateral Political Affairs at Turkey’s Foreign Ministry, he said Tehran and Ankara play […]

Iran will not bow to pressure, sanctions: Rouhani

Press TV -(Mon Nov 24, 2014) Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani says the Iranian nation will  never bow to sanctions and pressures and will keep its nuclear facilities under any agreement. “Today, the opposite negotiating sides have reached the conclusion that pressure and sanctions on Iran will not bear fruit,” Rouhani said in a live television interview on […]

Lack of unity weakens Muslim world: Rafsanjani

Press TV -(Mon Nov 24, 2014) A senior Iranian official has warned that the existing rifts in the Islamic world have reduced the power of Muslim nations in the global arena. “Sectarian, religious and internal disputes have kept Islamic societies busy and in some cases weakened them,” Chairman of Iran’s Expediency Council Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani said at […]