Iran, US may hold bilateral nuclear talks: Araqchi

Press TV -(Sun Aug 24, 2014) Iran and the United States may hold bilateral talks ahead of the next round of nuclear negotiations between the Islamic Republic and the five permanent members of the UN Security Council plus Germany. Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Legal and International Affairs Seyyed Abbas Araqchi said Saturday that the next round […]


Iran shoots down Israeli spy drone near Natanz nuclear facility

Press TV -(Sun Aug 24, 2014) Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has shot down an Israeli spy drone over the Iranian sky before the unmanned aerial vehicle reached Natanz nuclear facility. The IRGC’s Aerospace Force has intercepted and shot down an Israeli spy drone, the IRGC announced in a statement on Sunday. It added that the […]


Iran slams human rights groups’ silence on Israel crimes in Gaza

Press TV -(Sat Aug 23, 2014) Iran’s Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani has criticized human rights organizations for remaining silent on Israel’s ongoing offensive against Palestinians in the Gaza Strip. “The criminal acts of the occupying Zionist regime are continuing in light of the unprecedented silence of the international community particularly the self-proclaimed advocates of human rights and […]


Iran foreign minister to meet EU’s Ashton in Brussels

Press TV -(Sat Aug 23, 2014) Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says he will meet with EU foreign policy chief, Catherine Ashton, in Brussels ahead of a scheduled high-level meeting in New York next month. Zarif told ISNA news agency on Saturday that he will travel to Italy, Luxemburg and Belgium in the next 10 days, […]


Iran nuclear chief optimist about nuclear negotiations

Press TV -(Sat Aug 23, 2014) The head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) has expressed optimism about the prospect of nuclear talks between Iran and six world powers. “I have always been optimistic about the talks because there is no other option [for the world powers] but to interact with the Islamic Republic of […]


West media spin ‘Iraq’ yarn from Zarif’s remarks on ‘Arak’

Press TV -(Fri Aug 22, 2014) Western media have twisted Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif’s remarks about Tehran-P5+1 nuclear talks, suggesting he has conditioned Tehran’s cooperation against ISIL terrorists in Iraq on the lifting of anti-Iran bans. Commenting on the need for the removal of anti-Iran sanctions over the country’s nuclear activities as part of a […]


Iran condemns Israel’s killing of Hamas commanders

Press TV -(Fri Aug 22, 2014) Iran has condemned the killing of three commanders of the Palestinian resistance movement, Hamas, by Israel. In a statement issued on Friday, Iran’s Foreign Ministry offered its condolences to the oppressed people of Palestine, particularly the people of the Gaza Strip, over the killing of Mohammed Abu Shammala, Raed al-Attar and […]


Iran’s UN envoy stresses intl. campaign to head off wars

Press TV -(Fri Aug 22, 2014) An Iranian envoy to the UN has called on the global community to step up efforts to prevent the outbreak of wars and armed conflicts across the globe. Javad Safaei, a member of the Iranian mission to the UN, made the call on Thursday during a UN Security Council meeting to […]


Iran final nuclear deal to serve world economy: Rouhani

Press TV -(Thu Aug 21, 2014) Iran’s president says achievement of a permanent nuclear deal between the Islamic Republic and the five permanent members of the UN Security Council plus Germany will benefit the entire world economy. “Iran is seriously determined to reach agreement and entente and we hope that the opposite party will also have serious […]


Zionists’ Iranophobia campaign foiled: Zarif

Press TV -(Thu Aug 21, 2014) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the Islamic Republic has foiled plots by the Israeli regime and its supporters to portray the country as a global threat. Zarif told the Iranian state television on Wednesday that through the process of nuclear negotiations with the West, Tehran has thwarted the anti-Iran […]