Iran urges Muslims active role on Gaza

Press TV -(Mon Jul 21, 2014) Iran’s Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani has called on Muslim countries to play an active role in helping end the killing of innocent Palestinians in the Gaza Strip by the Israeli regime. In a telephone conversation with his Omani counterpart Sheikh Khalid bin Hilal al-Mawali on Sunday, Larijani called for further consultations […]


Israel to face new ignominious defeat: Iran official

Press TV -(Mon Jul 21, 2014) A senior Iranian official has censured Israel’s deadly offensive against the Gaza Strip, saying the Tel Aviv regime will eventually face another ignominious defeat in the besieged Palestinian territory. On Sunday, Chairman of Iran’s Expediency Council Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani highlighted Tel Aviv’s losses in its previous assaults on Gaza and said […]


Iran ready to help solve Myanmar Muslims problems: FM

Press TV -(Mon Jul 21, 2014) Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has expressed the Islamic Republic’s readiness to contribute to the settlement of problems facing Muslims in Myanmar. In a meeting with Myanmar’s new Ambassador to Tehran U Aung Khin Soe on Monday, Zarif said Iran is concerned about the conditions of Muslims in Myanmar and […]


Iraqi troops, people will end terrorism: Iran diplomat

Press TV -(Sun Jul 20, 2014) A senior Iranian diplomat says Iraqi armed and volunteer forces will decisively bring an end to all forms of terrorism in the Arab country. “Iraq’s armed and popular forces will defend every inch of the Iraqi territory with full fervor and based on religious duty,” Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein […]


Terrorists to lose battle in Iraq: Iran official

Press TV -(Sat Jul 19, 2014)Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani says terrorist groups in Iraq are doomed to fail as they lack public support. In a Friday meeting with Ibrahim al-Jaafari, former Prime Minister of Iraq and present leader of the National Iraqi Alliance, Shamkhani said the uprising of the Iraqi […]


Iran FM urges Egypt to open Rafah border crossing

Press TV -(Sat Jul 19, 2014) Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has called on Egypt to open the Rafah border crossing at least for humanitarian aid, particularly for the transfer and treatment of wounded Palestinians in Gaza. In a telephone conversation with his Egyptian opposite number Sameh Hassan Shoukry on Friday, Zarif called on Egypt to […]


Iran commiserates with Malaysia on jetliner crash

Press TV -(Fri Jul 18, 2014) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has offered condolences to the Malaysian nation and government over a Malaysian airliner crash in east Ukraine which killed all 295 people aboard. In a message to Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, the president said that he was deeply saddened by the tragic incident. In his message, President […]


Iran may agree to nuclear talks extension: Rouhani

Press TV -(Fri Jul 18, 2014) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says the Islamic Republic may agree to an extension of the ongoing nuclear talks with the P5+1 beyond the July 20 deadline.  Rouhani said at a meeting on Thursday night that Tehran will agree to the extension of the talks provided that the other side proves that […]


Iran best protected against Takfiri terror: Zarif

Press TV -(Fri Jul 18, 2014) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has described the Islamic Republic as the “best protected” Middle Eastern state against the fresh wave of extremism fueled by Takfiri terrorists. In an interview with the CNN published on Thursday, the top Iranian diplomat warned that the acts of violence perpetrated by extremist militants […]


Secretary of Iran SNSC meets with Iraqi PM in Baghdad

Press TV -(Fri Jul 18, 2014) Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani has met with Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki in Baghdad to discuss the ongoing developments in Iraq. During the Friday meeting in the Iraqi capital, Maliki hailed recent victories of the Iraqi armed forces against Takfiri terrorists and extended his gratitude […]