Iran will spare no effort to help Iraq in fighting terror: Afkham

Press TV -(Wed May 20, 2015) Iran has stressed its commitment to contribute to the anti-terror campaign, saying it spares no effort to render assistance to Iraq in the battle against extremist and terrorist groups. “If Iraq asks for help, we sill spare no assistance [to the Arab country] in the fight against extremist and terrorist groups,” Foreign […]

Hezbollah chief praises Iran for supporting Lebanese resistance

Press TV -(Tue May 19, 2015) The secretary general of Lebanon’s Hezbollah movement has praised Iran’s support for the resistance front. Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah made the remark in a meeting with Ali Akbar Velayati, a senior advisor to Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, in Lebanon, where the two sides exchanged views on the latest […]

Saudis to see Yemen war backlash: Iranian official

Press TV -(Tue May 19, 2015) An adviser to Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says Saudi Arabia will see the backlash of its war against Yemen on the kingdom’s own security. “This war does not benefit the Saudis. This region is common to all of us and that is why we have opposed the Saudi aggression against Yemen and the violation of […]

Hegemonic powers wage proxy wars to achieve goals: Iran

Press TV -(Tue May 19, 2015) Iran’s Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan says the hegemonic powers wage proxy wars to maintain their interventionism and dominion. “Waging proxy wars and giving covert and overt support to terrorism are among the means the hegemonic system uses to achieve its evil goals,” General Dehqan said in a meeting with Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari […]

Iran expresses concern about Egypt’s death sentences

Press TV -(Tue May 19, 2015) Iran has expressed concern about Egypt’s recent string of death sentences, saying the verdicts could tarnish the image of the North African country. Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marzieh Afkham on Tuesday expressed regret about Egypt’s recent death penalties and said the verdicts which encourage violent measures and a policy of elimination could harm Egypt’s image and credibility. […]

Iran won’t bow to pressure in nuclear talks: Negotiator

Press TV -(Tue May 19, 2015) An Iranian nuclear negotiator says the Islamic Republic seeks a “good” deal with the P5+1 countries over Iran’s nuclear program, stressing, however, that Tehran will not cave in to any excessive demands by the opposite side. “We are after a good agreement, but will under no circumstance give in to excessive demands by the opposite side,” […]

Collective efforts necessary for anti-terror fight: Iranian official

Press TV -(Tue May 19, 2015) A senior Iranian Foreign Ministry official says the fight against terrorism requires the cooperation of all countries. After the wave of “Islamic Awakening” in the Arab world, certain states turned to terrorism as a means to destabilize the regional security, Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said in a Monday […]

Leader’s full speech on Peshmerga Kurds

Press TV -(Mon May 18, 2015) The following is the full text of a speech by Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei in western Iran on May 4, 2015 at the headquarters of a congress honoring Muslim Kurdish Peshmerga martyrs. The text was released on Monday, May 18.  In the Name of God, the Compassionate, […]

‘Enemy failing to sow ethnic discord in Kurdistan’

Press TV -(Mon May 18, 2015) Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says the enemy has failed in its attempts to create ethnic and religious discord in the Kurdistan region. The remarks were part of the Leader’s written statements read out at a congress commemorating Muslim Kurdish Peshmerga martyrs which was held Monday in the city of Sanandaj, […]

Nobody benefits from terrorism: Iran president

Press TV -(Mon May 18, 2015) Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani says all countries should join forces to root out terrorism in the World, saying the scourge benefits nobody. “To fight terrorism, all countries should become convinced that terrorism is to the benefit of nobody,” Rouhani said in a meeting with Hungary’s Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto in the Iranian […]