Iran FM raps Israel’s provocative acts in al-Quds, al-Aqsa

Press TV -(Tue Nov 18, 2014) Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has denounced the Israeli regime’s illegal and provocative measures against the Palestinian people in al-Quds (Jerusalem) and the al-Aqsa Mosque compound. In a message to the foreign ministers of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) member states on Tuesday, Zarif said such moves are in […]

P5+1’s political will needed for final nuclear deal: Iran FM

Press TV -(Tue Nov 18, 2014) Iran’s foreign minister has described as “useful” his latest nuclear talks with Catherine Ashton, the chief negotiator of the P5+1 group, stressing the importance of the group’s “political will” to reach a final agreement. “We had useful talks and decided how to advance the talks within the next days,” Mohammad Javad […]

Final nuclear deal possible before deadline: Iran FM

Press TV -(Tue Nov 18, 2014) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says it is possible to reach a final nuclear deal before the November 24 deadline should six world powers show political will. Zarif said on Tuesday that the Islamic Republic has put forward various proposals during its nuclear talks with six world powers to assure them of the peaceful […]

Iran Judiciary rejects media propaganda on Qavami case

Press TV -(Tue Nov 18, 2014) Tehran Prosecutor’s Office has rejected media propaganda on reasons behind the arrest of Ghoncheh Qavami, saying the Iranian-British national has been taken into custody for her anti-Iran activities. In a statement issued on Tuesday, the judicial body dismissed foreign media reports that the 25-year-old woman had been detained for merely attending […]

Ayatollah Khamenei warns against Islamophobia

Press TV -(Mon Nov 17, 2014) Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has warned against enemy plots aimed at spreading Islamophobia. “Global ill-wishers and bullying powers are trying to use art, politics, militarism and all [other] means to keep the voice of pure Islam from being heard, but the voice has been heard, and […]

Iran-P5+1 nuclear talks progressing: Larijani

Press TV -(Mon Nov 17, 2014) Iran’s Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani says talks between the Islamic Republic and the P5+1 group of world powers over Tehran’s nuclear energy program are progressing. “However, certain pretexts used by the US and the West can create obstacles in the way of these negotiations,” Larijani said in a meeting with Russian […]

China must play more active role in Iran deal: VP

Press TV -(Mon Nov 17, 2014)  Iran’s First Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri says China should play a more active role to help Iran and the P5+1 group of countries reach a comprehensive deal on Tehran’s nuclear energy program. In a meeting with Meng Jianzhu, a member of the central committee of China’s Communist Party, in Tehran […]

Iran, China must boost anti-terrorism cooperation: Official

Press TV -(Mon Nov 17, 2014) A senior Iranian official says Iran and China are bent on strengthening their cooperation in the fight against terrorism and extremism in the Middle East. “Cooperation among Tehran, Beijing and Moscow regarding Syria is seriously going on,” Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said in a […]

Final nuclear deal must respect Iran’s rights: Shamkhani

Press TV -(Sun Nov 16, 2014) A senior Iranian official has stressed the importance of lifting all “cruel” sanctions against Iran, saying any final nuclear deal with the P5+1 group must recognize Tehran’s rights based on the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT). “Lifting all cruel sanctions and [Iran's] entitlement to full legal rights within the framework of the NPT […]

IAEA removes UAE’s fake name for Persian Gulf islands

Press TV -(Sat Nov 15, 2014)  The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has removed a fake name used by the United Arab Emirates for three Iranian islands in the Persian Gulf. The UN nuclear agency deleted a fake map of three Iranian islands of the Greater Tunb, the Lesser Tunb and Abu Musa published by the […]