Iran’s policy of supporting Syria unchanged: Amir-Abdollahian

Press TV -(Thu Oct 29, 2015) A senior Iranian official says the Islamic Republic has not changed its policy in Syria as a fresh round of international talks is set to start to find a solution to the Syria crisis.  “There has been no change in the Islamic Republic of Iran’s supportive policies on Syria,” Hossein […]

Iran, Pakistan urge joint action against terrorism

Press TV- (Thu  Oct 29, 2015) Iran and Pakistan have underlined the need for concerted efforts between the two Muslim countries to fight terrorism and extremism. Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani and Pakistan Prime Minister Adviser on National Security and Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz made the remarks during a meeting in […]

Iran slams human rights report as baseless

Press TV -(Wed Oct 28, 2015) The Secretary of Iran’s High Council for Human Rights Mohammad Javad Larijani has blasted a report by a UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights situation in Iran.  “Ahmed Shaheed’s reports are collection of baseless accusations, which have been gathered from a group of terrorism-related references,” IRIB quoted Larijani as saying on […]

Iran, Russia want all key regional players to promote intra-Syrian dialog

Press TV -(Wed Oct 28, 2015) Iran and Russia have underlined the need to take all key regional players on board to promote an intra-Syrian dialog to settle the four-and-a-half-year crisis gripping the Arab country. Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Russian counterpart, Sergei Lavrov, stressed this point while discussing ways of resolving the Syria conflict in a telephone conversation on Tuesday, said […]

Iran’s Zarif to attend Syria peace talks in Austrian capital

Press TV -(Wed Oct 28, 2015) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is set to take part in an upcoming conference in Vienna, Austria, aimed at exploring ways to end over four years of deadly violence in Syria. “Based on invitation for the Islamic Republic of Iran to participate in this summit, the foreign minister will […]

Iran condemns Saudi airstrikes on MSF hospital in Yemen’s Sa’ada

Press TV -(Wed Oct 28, 2015) Iran has in the strongest terms condemned Saudi Arabia’s recent airstrikes on a hospital run by the medical aid group, Doctors Without Borders, also known as MSF, in Yemen. Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marzieh Afkham on Wednesday said the military campaign against Yemen is aimed at full destruction of the country, adding that […]

Iran urges int’l action to avert humanitarian crisis in Yemen

Press TV -(Tue Oct 27, 2015) A senior Iranian official has warned about the escalating humanitarian situation in Yemen, which has been under Saudi military strikes for over eight months now. Majid Takht-e-Ravanchi, the Iranian deputy foreign minister for European and American affairs, on Tuesday described the situation in Yemen as “grave,” urging the international […]

Saudia Arabia plotting terrorism in Muslim states: Velayati

Press TV- (Tue Oct 27, 2015 ) A senior Iranian official says Saudi Arabia is plotting acts of terrorism in Muslim countries on behalf of the United States and its Western allies.  “On behalf of the US and West, Saudi Arabia is masterminding and sponsoring terrorism in Muslim countries,” Ali Akbar Velayati, a top adviser to Leader […]

President of French Senate to visit Iran soon

Press TV -(Sun Oct 25, 2015) President of the French Senate Gerard Larcher is to visit Iran in the near future to hold talks with senior Iranian officials. Speaking to reporters at the end of his visit to Lebanon in the capital, Beirut, on Saturday, Larcher said he plans to meet Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani, […]

Iran, Russia stress enhanced bilateral consultations on Mideast crises

Press TV -(Sat Oct 24, 2015) Iran and Russia have underlined the need to enhance their consultations in order to help find a solution to the ongoing crises in the Middle East and restore stability and security to the region. In a telephone conversation on Saturday, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Russian […]