Iran’s version of captured US drone makes maiden flight

Press TV -(Mon Nov 10, 2014) Iran has put into operation a final version of the sophisticated US RQ-170 drone, which was captured in 2011 and later reverse-engineered by Iranian experts, says a senior Iranian commander. The domestically produced version of the US RQ-170 unmanned stealth aircraft has made a successful inaugural flight, said Commander of the […]


Iran, Iraq should join hands to counter enemies’ plots: Jahangiri

Press TV -(Mon Nov 10, 2014) Iran and Iraq should boost coordination and expand Tehran-Baghdad cooperation to counter the enemies’ plots in the region, Iranian First Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri says. “The Islamic Republic of Iran closely monitors issues in Iraq and regards Iraq’s stability and security as its own security and stands by the Iraqi government […]


Iran helped Iraq in ISIL fight: Larijani

Press TV -(Sun Nov 9, 2014) Iran’s Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani says Tehran has helped the Iraqi government in its fight against ISIL militants. “In Iraq, we assisted the government in a number of areas to enable it to defend itself against ISIL militants,” said the top parliamentarian during the opening of the 20th International Exhibition of […]


Iran resolute on final deal based on full nuclear rights: Zarif

Press TV -(Sun Nov 9, 2014) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has expressed the Islamic Republic’s firm determination to reach a final agreement with the P5+1 group of world powers which will fully safeguard the country’s nuclear rights. “We are determined to find a solution based on our country’s full nuclear rights,” Zarif said in a […]


Iran slams EU’s fresh bans against Iranian institutions, companies

Press TV -(Sun Nov 9, 2014) Iran has strongly condemned the European Union’s latest move to impose fresh sanctions on a number of Iranian institutions and companies despite the ongoing negotiations between representatives of Iran, the US and the EU in the Omani capital, Muscat. “Under the circumstances that the nuclear negotiations are going on and efforts […]


Iran rejects US think tank claim on nuclear activities

Press TV -(Sun Nov 9, 2014) The Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) has rejected claims by a US think tank that the Islamic Republic has violated the terms of the November 2013 interim nuclear agreement. The Washington-based Institute for Science and International Security (ISIS) recently alleged, based on an analysis of a recent report by the […]


Sanctions failed to yield intended results: Iran foreign minister

Press TV -(Sat Nov 8, 2014) Iran says the illegal sanctions slapped against the country over its nuclear energy program have failed to meet the goals of those countries that imposed them. The anti-Iran bans are not part of a solution, Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said, speaking to Press TV on his way to the […]


World must help Afghan refugees return home: Iran

Press TV -(Sat Nov 8, 2014) Iran has criticized the international community for turning a blind eye to the situation of refugees, calling for global efforts to help Afghan refugees return to their homeland. Speaking at a meeting of the Third Committee of the UN General Assembly, an expert with the Iranian Mission to the UN Mesbah […]


Iran to continue uranium enrichment: Top negotiator

Press TV -(Sat Nov 8, 2014) A senior Iranian nuclear negotiator says the Islamic Republic will move ahead with its uranium enrichment work to meet the country’s industrial needs. “Iran’s [uranium] enrichment will continue. This issue has been agreed upon by both sides,” Abbas Araqchi said on Saturday, referring to Tehran and six world powers discussing Iran’s […]


UNESCO to put Shush on World Heritage List

Press TV -(Sat Nov 8, 2014) The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is planning to inscribe the ancient Iranian city of Shush on the 2015 World Heritage List.  A delegation of UNESCO experts visited Shush in southern Khuzestan Province a few days ago to register the historical city onn the World Heritage List. Director […]