Iran advises Saudi to stop ‘hasty’ and ‘irrational’ moves

Press TV -(Mon Jan 4, 2016) Iran’s First Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri has called on Saudi officials to stop taking “hasty” and “irrational” measures, in the wake of Riyadh’s decision to sever diplomatic ties with Tehran. Speaking in the Iranian capital of Tehran on Monday, Jahangiri said Saudi Arabia, not Iran, will be the one to suffer […]

Saudi footprint in all regional crises: Iran’s Judiciary chief

Press TV -(Mon Jan 4, 2016) Iran’s Judiciary Chief Ayatollah Sadeq Amoli-Larijani has slammed Saudi Arabia’s execution of prominent Shia cleric Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr, saying all conflicts in the region can be traced back to the Saudi regime. “The Muslim world, today, is witnessing numerous crimes [committed] by Saudis in different regions and in all [instances […]

Iraqis will flush Takfiri terrorists out soon: Iran FM

  Press TV– (Tue Dec 29, 2015) Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has expressed confidence that the Iraqi army and volunteer fighters will recapture all areas in the country from Takfiri terrorists soon. In a message to Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari on Tuesday, Zarif congratulated the Iraqi government and nation on the full liberation of […]

Iran urges ‘smart’ approaches to Mideast crises

Press TV– (Tue Dec 29, 2015) A senior Iranian official says foreign powers seek to hatch plots to cause harm to Middle East countries, stressing that regional states must adopt “smart” approaches to thwart such schemes. Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian made the remarks in a meeting with the Chairman […]

UN must be cornerstone in Syria national talks: Iran

Press TV -(Fri Dec 25, 2015) A senior Iranian official says the United Nations must play a pivotal role in the Syrian national dialog aimed at finding a settlement to nearly five-year-long crisis in the Arab country. Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian held a telephone conversation with UN Special Envoy for […]

Iran slams ‘unlawful’ US bid to seize assets

Press TV -(Fri Dec 25, 2015) A senior Iranian official has censured US efforts to have Tehran’s assets frozen in the country turned over as compensation to American victims of bombings in Lebanon and Saudi Arabia. “The US judicial apparatus, with the support of the country’s administration and Congress, has been issuing and enacting rulings against […]

IAEA resolution opens new chapter in Iran-IAEA ties: Zarif

Press TV _(Tue Dec 15, 2015) Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the closure of the case of the past and present outstanding issues regarding Iran’s nuclear program will open a new chapter in ties between Iran and the UN nuclear agency. The Iranian foreign minister commended the approval of a resolution by the governing […]

ran Foreign Minister calls on Nigeria to protect Muslims’ lives

Press TV -(Mon Dec 14, 2015) Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has called on the Nigerian government to take “prompt and serious” action to prevent further violence against Muslims in the African country. In a telephone conversation with his Nigerian counterpart Geoffrey Onyeama on Monday, Zarif expressed “deep concern” over the recent bloody clashes, […]

10 December 2015- Reply to Israeli regime following the adoption of the WAVE resolution

Thank you Mr. President, I wish to express my appreciation and thanks to you, Mr. President, to the UN Secretariat and all delegations for their widespread support for the adoption of consensus resolution 70/… today. Allow me to say a few words about the statement made by the representative of the Israeli regime. As usual, […]

Iran slams Trump’s Islamophobic and xenophobic rhetoric

Press TV-(Wed Dec 9, 2015 ) Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani says those who make anti-Muslims allegations under the pretext of fighting terrorism are themselves supporters of terrorism, in an apparent reaction to Islamophobic and xenophobic rhetoric by US presidential hopeful Donald Trump.  “Unfortunately, today, certain individuals across the world, under the pretext of combating terrorism, announce […]