Final Iran nuclear accord possible before deadline: Araqchi

Press TV -(Mon Oct 20, 2014) A top Iranian negotiator says Tehran and the P5+1 group could still reach a final nuclear agreement before the November 24 deadline despite their differences over certain issues. “If the other side shows goodwill and pays more attention to the initiatives and options [offered] by the Islamic Republic of Iran, we […]

United front needed for anti-terror fight: Rouhani

Press TV -(Sun Oct 19, 2014) Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani says sustainable security and stability must be restored to the Middle East, calling on regional countries to consolidate their unity to put an end to terrorism. “Terrorist groups must be driven out of the region and their criminal acts must be stopped and it is therefore necessary […]

Iran nuclear talks extension not envisaged: Diplomat

Press TV -(Sun Oct 19, 2014) A senior Iranian negotiator says extension of Iran’s nuclear talks with six world powers beyond the November deadline is not on the agenda of either negotiating side. “Neither of the negotiating parties is interested in the extension of the talks. All sides are determined to achieve an agreement prior to the […]

Iran ready to help Lebanon fight terrorists: Shamkhani

Press TV -(Sun Oct 19, 2014) A senior Iranian official has reaffirmed the Islamic Republic’s “all-out support” for the Lebanese political movements and groups, expressing Tehran’s preparedness to help Lebanon fight terrorist groups. “In addition to [its] readiness to [provide] the Lebanese army with weaponry assistance, the Islamic Republic of Iran is prepared to share its experiences […]

Iran summons Pakistan envoy over border guard deaths

Press TV -(Sun Oct 19, 2014) Iran has summoned the Pakistani ambassador to Tehran over a series of terrorist incidents that killed several Iranian guards at the Pakistani border. On Saturday night, Foreign Ministry Director General for West Asia Affairs Rasoul Eslami protested against the fact that the Pakistani territory is being used by terrorist groups and […]

Iran will continue to support Palestinian resistance, nation: Official

Press TV -(Fri Oct 17, 2014) A senior advisor to the Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says Iran will continue to support the Palestinians against the Israeli aggression. “The Islamic Republic will continue to support the Palestinian resistance and nation. We proudly declare that Palestinian people should continue their struggle against the Zionist […]

Palestine resistance should boost defense abilities: Leader

Press TV -(Thu Oct 16, 2014) Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says resistance groups in Palestine should strengthen their defense capabilities in the face of possible fresh aggression by Israel. “The Resistance current should boost its preparedness day by day and reinforce its power resources inside Gaza,” Ayatollah Khamenei said in a meeting […]

Iran deal benefits all, boosts regional stability: Larijani

Press TV -(Thu Oct 16, 2014) Iran’s Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani says a final agreement over the Islamic Republic’s nuclear energy program will benefit all sides and boost regional stability. Larijani made the remarks at a presser held on the sidelines of the Inter-Parliamentary Union’s General Assembly in the Swiss city of Geneva on Wednesday. “I think […]

Iran, P5+1 working hard to resolve differences: Zarif

Press TV -(Thu Oct 16, 2014) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says Tehran and the P5+1 countries are moving towards resolving their differences and reaching a final agreement on the Islamic Republic’s nuclear program. Zarif made the remarks following a six-hour long trilateral meeting with European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton and US Secretary of […]

Gaza reconstruction, defense boost on Iran agenda: Official

Press TV -(Wed Oct 15, 2014) A senior Iranian official says reconstruction of the impoverished Gaza Strip and enhancement of the Palestinian territory’s defense capabilities are on Tehran’s agenda. During a meeting with Secretary-General of the Islamic Jihad Movement of Palestine Ramadan Abdullah Mohammad Shalah in Tehran on Wednesday evening, Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council […]