Head of AEOI voices optimism about nuclear deal

Press TV -(Thu Mar 26, 2015) The head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) has expressed optimism about the signing of a deal between Iran and the P5+1 group on the Islamic Republic’s nuclear program. Ali Akbar Salehi said on Thursday that he is “optimistic” about reaching a nuclear deal despite efforts by certain sides to hamper the […]

Iran, Russia diplomats hold talks on situation in Yemen

Press TV -(Wed Mar 25, 2015) A high-ranking diplomat of Iran’s Foreign Ministry has held talks with authorities in Moscow over the situation in Yemen. Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian met with his Russian counterpart, Mikhail Bogdanov, in the country’s capital on Wednesday. “During the discussion of the situation in the Republic of Yemen the common […]

Canada PM’s anti-Iran remarks illogical, spiteful: Tehran

Press TV -(Mon Mar 23, 2015) Iran has dismissed as “repetitious, illogical and tedious” Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s allegations that Iranians live under “tyranny.”   Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokeswoman, Marzieh Afkham, said on Monday that the Canadian premier made very superficial and unrealistic remarks about Iran, adding that Canada’s conservative government is in fact an “extremist” administration. “It is most […]

West must reach consensus over Iran N-talks: Araqchi

Press TV -(Mon Mar 23, 2015) A high-ranking Iranian nuclear negotiator has called upon Western countries to arrive at a common position during the course of negotiations over Tehran’s nuclear program, stressing that the Islamic Republic is not going to grant any concessions. “We are currently at a critical juncture and should reach the point, where we have a […]

Iran censures terrorist attacks in Syrian city of Hasakah

Press TV -(Sun Mar 22, 2015) Iran has denounced the killing of civilians in two terrorist bomb attacks by extremist groups in the northeastern Syrian city of Hasakah. Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokeswoman, Marzieh Afkham, on Sunday offered sympathy to the bereaved families of victims of last Friday’s deadly attacks against Syrian Kurds celebrating the arrival of Persian […]

Iran urges Persian Gulf Arab states to help avert Yemen war

Press TV -(Sun Mar 22, 2015) A senior Iranian diplomat has called on the Persian Gulf Arab countries to help head off a civil war and rein in terrorist activities in Yemen. “The [Persian] Gulf Cooperation Council can promote national Yemeni-Yemeni dialog by offering genuine help to prevent terrorist actions and a civil war in the country,” Iran’s […]

Leader: Removal of sanctions should be part of any nuclear deal

Press TV -(Sat Mar 21, 2015) The Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says removal of anti-Iran sanctions should be part and parcel of any possible nuclear deal between Iran and the P5+1 countries, and should not come as a late result of those talks. Addressing the nation at a speech delivered on the occasion of […]

Iran ready to dispatch medical team to Sana’a: Official

Press TV -(Sat Mar 21, 2015) A senior Iranian official says the Islamic Republic is ready to dispatch a medical team to Yemen to treat those wounded in recent deadly bomb attacks in the Yemeni capital, Sana’a. Early on Saturday, Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian condemned the terrorist bomb attacks that hit two mosques […]

Ayatollah Khamenei urges closer ties between nation, govt. to promote advances

Press TV -(Fri Mar 20, 2015) Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has called on the Iranian nation and government to develop closer ties in a bid to promote advances in the country. Ayatollah Khamenei made the statement in his annual message to the Iranian nation on the occasion of the Persian New Year early […]

Rouhani vows to increase job opportunities, non-oil exports

Press TV -(Fri Mar 20, 2015) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has vowed to increase sustainable development, job opportunities and non-oil exports in the new Iranian year. Rouhani made the statement in his annual message to the Iranian nation on the occasion of the Persian New Year early on Saturday. He hailed the Iranian nation for standing by the government […]