Enemies plotting to sow sectarian strife in Iraq: Rafsanjani

Press TV -(Wed Aug 19, 2015) A top Iranian official says enemies of Islam are hatching plots to fuel sectarian and religious discord in Iraq. In a meeting with Chairman of the Islamic Supreme Council of Iraq (ISCI) Ammar Hakim in Tehran on Tuesday, Chairman of the Expediency Council Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani said that religious leaders, political […]


Iran reiterates support for Syria amid crisis

Press TV -(Wed Aug 19, 2015) Iranian Parliament (Majlis) Speaker Ali Larijani says Tehran will continue providing humanitarian assistance to the Syria nation, which has been fighting against terrorism for over four years. Larijani made the remarks in a meeting with Syrian Health Minister Nizar Yazigi in the Iranian capital, Tehran, on Wednesday. The Iranian official said the cooperation between […]


Iranians will never forget 1953 US-led coup: Larijani

Press TV -(Wed Aug 19, 2015) Iranian Parliament (Majlis) Speaker Ali Larijani says the Iranian nation will never forget the behavior of the United States and Britain regarding the 1953 coup in Iran. “This event will be a very dark point in the history of Iran’s ties with the US and Britain,” Larijani said at a Majlis open session […]


JCPOA blocked West bullying, excessive demands: Araqchi

Press TV -(Wed Aug 19, 2015) A senior Iranian official says the nuclear negotiations between Tehran and the P5+1 group of countries, which led to an agreement last month, aimed to block the West’s excessive demands and bullying against the Islamic Republic. The nuclear talks were, in fact, aimed at blocking ways of the West’s infiltration and this trend […]


US using Daesh for infiltration into Mideast: Iran official

Press TV -(Tue Aug 18, 2015) A senior Iranian security official says the US has no intention to annihilate the terrorist Daesh, noting that Washington is using the Takfiri group to legitimize its long-term presence in the Middle East and in Muslim nations. In a meeting with Chairman of the Islamic Supreme Council of Iraq (ISCI) Ammar Hakim in […]


Iran not to let US infiltrate into country: Ayatollah Khamenei

Press TV -(Mon Aug 17, 2015) Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says the Islamic Republic will not allow the US to make inroads into the country. Ayatollah Khamenei made the remarks in a meeting with participants in the 8th summit of the General Assembly of the Islamic Radio and Television Union (IRTVU) and the 6th General […]


Foreign intervention in ME unacceptable: Iran FM

Press TV -(Mon Aug 17, 2015) Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the Islamic Republic opposes any kind of foreign intervention in the internal affairs of regional countries. Addressing a joint press conference with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in Moscow on Monday, Zarif said Iran believes that all regional players should consolidate their efforts to […]


Iran ready for all scenarios in nuclear case: Deputy FM

Press TV -(Sun Aug 16, 2015) A senior Iranian diplomat says the Islamic Republic is ready for all scenarios regarding its nuclear program in case of a potential opposition by the US Senate to the Vienna conclusion. “The Islamic Republic of Iran has maintained its readiness for all scenarios and in case of any particular event, it […]


Resistance axis must block US influence in region: Iran official

Press TV -(Sun Aug 16, 2015) A senior Iranian official says the main duty of the resistance axis in the region is to block the influence of the United States, warning of the US plots to sow discord among Muslim countries. Ali Akbar Velayati, a top adviser to Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, […]


Iran to continue support for Syria: Deputy foreign minister

Press TV -(Sun Aug 16, 2015) An Iranian deputy foreign minister has pledged continuing support by the Islamic Republic for Syria in the fight against terrorism. “The Islamic Republic will continue its current strategy in Syria and will not change its strategy of fighting extremism and supporting Syria,” Deputy FM for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said […]