Iran FM urges full-fledged fight against terrorism

Press TV -(Mon May 18, 2015) Iran has urged a full and broadbased fight against terrorist groups, particularly the ISIL Takfiris, saying the militants have expanded their acts of terror not only in the Middle East, but in certain African and European states. “Iran’s plans to settle regional conflicts are based on negotiations and peaceful approaches without any […]


Iran urges Yemen truce extension, UN action

Press TV -(Mon May 18, 2015) Iran’s Foreign Ministers Mohamad Javad Zarif has called for the extension of a truce in Yemen, slamming the United Nations for failing to fulfill its duties in the impoverished Arab country. Zarif made the remarks in a press conference with visiting Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto in the Iranian capital, Tehran, […]


Iran urges halt to attacks on Yemen as precondition for talks

Press TV -(Mon May 18, 2015) A senior adviser to Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, the Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution, says ending Saudi Arabia’s extremely “savage bombardments” should be a precondition for any talks on Yemen’s situation. Ali Akbar Velayati said Monday that any discussion on the Arab country’s future should be mediated by international entities and should only […]


Muslims must fully counter Zionist enemy: Iran official

Press TV -(Mon May 18, 2015) A senior adviser to Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, the Leader of the Islamic Revolution, says Muslim nations should put up an all-out fight against the Zionist enemy and prevent any discord. Addressing the closing ceremony of an international conference in the Lebanese capital of Beirut on Monday, Ali Akbar Velayati said enemies of Muslim […]


Iran not to let IAEA inspect military sites: Official

Press TV -(Mon May 18, 2015) A senior Iranian nuclear negotiator says the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) will not be allowed to inspect Iran’s military sites. Hamid Baeidinejad, who also serves as the director general for political affairs at the Iranian Foreign Ministry, said in a message posted on his Instagram account that Iran’s military facilities have nothing to […]


UN rights report based on false, fabricated information: Iran

Press TV -(Mon May 18, 2015) Iran has denounced as unsubstantiated and false a recent report by the United Nations special rapporteurs about the alleged increase of executions in the country. In a statement released on Sunday, Iranian Judiciary’s High Council for Human Rights rejected the report as being founded upon “incorrect information and fabricated sources,” adding […]


Military threats endanger Iran-P5+1 nuclear talks: Velayati

Press TV -(Sun May 17, 2015) A senior advisor to Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says military threats against Iran will endanger the ongoing nuclear negotiations between Tehran and the P5+1 group of countries. “If the talks are to go ahead on track, they should be balanced and [held] in an atmosphere of […]


Iran backs UN efforts to establish lasting ceasefire in Yemen: Diplomat

Press TV -(Sun May 17, 2015) A senior Iranian official says the Islamic Republic supports the United Nations’ efforts to establish lasting ceasefire in Yemen. “The Islamic Republic of Iran supports the beginning of Yemeni-Yemeni talks with the participation of all parties [to the conflict] in the country and believes that the Yemeni groups and parties can reach a […]


US orchestrating terrorism: Leader

Press TV -(Sat May 16, 2015) Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says the United States is masterminding terrorism. “The US is the designer and supporter of terrorism,” said the Leader in a meeting with Iranian officials and ambassadors of Muslim countries in Tehran on Saturday. Ayatollah Khamenei added that the US has formed […]


Iran, P5+1 very likely to reach nuclear agreement: Zarif

Press TV -(Sat May 16, 2015) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has voiced optimism over reaching a final deal with the P5+1 group of countries on Tehran’s nuclear program. If the other side shows “seriousness” in the ongoing negotiations, “an agreement is very likely,” said Zarif in an interview with German magazine Spiegel published on Friday. […]