Terrorists waging war against humanity: Rouhani

Press TV -(Mon Oct 20, 2014) Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has described terrorism as a threat against humanity and called for collective effort to eliminate the scourge. “Terrorists are fighting against civilizations and humanity; and murdering either Christians or Muslims makes no difference for them,” Rouhani said at a Monday meeting with Armenian Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamyan […]


Israel’s ambitions for Gaza just mirage: Rafsanjani

Press TV -(Mon Oct 20, 2014) A senior Iranian official has slammed Israel’s ambitions regarding the Gaza Strip as a mirage, as Tel Aviv’s repeated acts of aggression against the Palestinian nation have ended in failure. At a Monday meeting with Secretary General of the Islamic Jihad of Palestine Ramadan Abdullah in Tehran, Chairman of Iran’s Expediency […]


Muslim countries should help reconstruct Gaza: Larijani

Press TV -(Mon Oct 20, 2014) Iran’s Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani has hailed the Palestinian resistance against Israeli atrocities, calling on all Muslim states to help rebuild Gaza following Tel Aviv’s 50-day war on the besieged enclave. “Islamic countries should take immediate action, away from propaganda fanfare, to help the oppressed Gazans reconstruct” their war-ravaged land, said […]


Iran fully supports Lebanon’s anti-terror bid: Zarif

Press TV -(Mon Oct 20, 2014) Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has reaffirmed Tehran’s full support for Lebanon in its battle against extremist and terrorist groups. “The Islamic Republic of Iran, as in the past, will stand by the Lebanese nation’s resistance and army and is fully prepared for political, security and intelligence cooperation in order […]


Iran FM, UN envoy to Syria warn against ISIL threats

Press TV -(Mon Oct 20, 2014) Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and UN special envoy to Syria Staffan de Mistura have voiced alarm against threats posed by the ISIL Takfiri terrorists operating in the Middle East. The two senior diplomats made the comments during a Sunday meeting in the Iranian capital, Tehran, where they exchanged views […]


Iran FM reaffirms support for Palestinian people

Press TV -(Mon Oct 20, 2014) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has reiterated the Islamic Republic’s unwavering support for the Palestinian people and their resistance against Israel. In a meeting with Secretary General of the Islamic Jihad Movement of Palestine Ramadan Abdullah Mohammad Shalah in Tehran on Sunday, Zarif said Iran will always stand by the […]


Iran ready to coop. with UN in fighting terrorism: Official

Press TV -(Mon Oct 20, 2014) A high-ranking Iranian official has voiced the Islamic Republic’s readiness to cooperate with the United Nations in the fight against terrorist groups operating in the region, including Syria. “The Islamic Republic of Iran, under its humanitarian and principled policies for the provision of security in the region, will continue confrontation with […]


Iran urges UN to take action on Syria crisis

Press TV -(Mon Oct 20, 2014) A senior Iranian official has called on the United Nations to help settle the ongoing crisis in Syria through diplomacy and political approaches. “The Islamic Republic of Iran and certain countries that believe in a political solution to Syria [crisis] expect the United Nations to take step towards settling the crisis […]


Iran, Russia to finalize N-plants deal soon: AEOI head

Press TV -(Mon Oct 20, 2014) Tehran and Moscow are set to finalize an agreement they have already reached on the construction of two nuclear power plants in the Islamic Republic, says an Iranian official. “The conclusion of an agreement with Russia on the construction of two power plants is in its final stages,” Head of the […]


Iran Foreign Ministry offers condolences over Shim death

Press TV -(Mon Oct 20, 2014) Iran’s Foreign Ministry has expressed condolences over the death of Press TV’s correspondent in Turkey, Serena Shim. On Monday, Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marzieh Afkham described Shim’s loss in a car accident a very sorrowful incident. Shim, an American citizen of Lebanese origin, was killed on Sunday as she was in […]