US support for terrorism fuel insecurity in ME: Larijani

Press TV -(Wed Jul 16, 2014) Iran’s Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani has blamed the United States and its regional allies for the growing insecurity and chaos in the Middle East. “Supporting terrorism by the US and certain regional countries is the root cause of insecurity and chaos in the region,” Larijani said in a meeting with Chairman […]


Iran to back Palestinians in any possible way: Speaker

Press TV -(Wed Jul 16, 2014) Iranian Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani says the Islamic Republic will do all in its power to help the Palestinian nation. Iran supports the Palestinian nation as well as unity among Muslims, Larijani said in a meeting with ambassadors of Islamic countries in Tehran on Tuesday. “We take it upon ourselves to […]


Iran not yet agreed to nuclear talks extension: Zarif

Press TV -(Wed Jul 16, 2014) Iran’s foreign minister says the Islamic Republic has not yet agreed to the extension of the ongoing nuclear talks with the Sextet of world powers beyond the July 20 deadline. “We have not yet agreed to the extension of talks,” said Mohammad Javad Zarif following a closed-door meeting with US Deputy […]


Iran, P5+1 nuclear talks progress despite gaps

Press TV -(Wed Jul 16, 2014) Gaps still remain in nuclear talks between Iran and the Sextet of world powers despite progress made in the latest round of negotiations, Press TV reports. On Tuesday, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said at a press conference in Vienna that talks might continue between the two sides beyond a […]


Iran FM urges immediate end to Israel’s Gaza blockade

Press TV -(Wed Jul 16, 2014) Iran has strongly condemned the killing of Palestinians in the besieged Gaza Strip, urging an immediate end to the Israeli airstrikes and the years-long blockade on the coastal enclave. “I have made my views clear on other occasions; the President [Hassan Rouhani] has made his views very clear. It is incumbent […]


Iran, Turkey urge swift end to Israel’s crimes in Gaza

Press TV -(Wed Jul 16, 2014) Iran and Turkey have called for an immediate end to the Israeli regime’s atrocities in the Gaza Strip. In a telephone conversation on Tuesday, Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Turkish counterpart Ahmet Davutoglu discussed the latest developments in Iraq and Gaza. The two men urged all countries and […]


Iran deplores deadly bombing in Afghanistan

Press TV -(Wed Jul 16, 2014) The Islamic Republic of Iran has condemned a recent deadly bombing at a busy market in Afghanistan’s eastern Paktika Province. Speaking at her weekly press conference in Tehran on Wednesday, Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marziyeh Afkham denounced the Tuesday incident, in which at least 42 people were killed and 67 others […]


Iraq speaker election vital step forward: Iran

Press TV -(Wed Jul 16, 2014) Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokeswoman has described the election of a new Iraqi parliament speaker as an important and influential step toward the completion of the political process in this Arab country. Marziyeh Afkham told reporters in her weekly press briefing in Tehran on Wednesday that the Iraqi lawmakers’ move to hold […]


Iraq speaker election blow to terrorists: Iran official

Press TV -(Wed Jul 16, 2014) An Iranian diplomat says the election of a new Iraqi parliament speaker has dealt a severe blow to terrorists in the Arab country. Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian on Wednesday congratulated Iraq on the election of Salim al-Jabouri as the country’s new parliament speaker. He […]


Israel benefiting from Muslims silence on Gaza: Leader

Press TV -(Tue Jul 15, 2014) Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says Israel is taking advantage of the Islamic world’s negligence to commit crimes against Palestinians. Speaking in a meeting with President Hassan Rouhani and his cabinet members in Tehran on Monday, Ayatollah Khamenei said what is happening in Gaza is “truly catastrophic.” […]