Expert-level nuclear talks useful: Iran official

Press TV -(Thu Oct 23, 2014) Head of Iran’s delegation at expert-level nuclear talks in Vienna says representatives of the Islamic Republic and the P5+1 group conducted two days of useful, explicit negotiations. Hamid Ba’eedinejad, who also serves as the Iranian Foreign Ministry’s director general for political and international affairs, said the two sides held intensive talks […]


Unity, political requisite for region: Rafsanjani

Press TV -(Wed Oct 22, 2014)  Chairman of Iran’s Expediency Council Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani has underscored the need for unity among Islamic countries under current circumstances in the Islamic world. In a meeting with Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi in Tehran on Wednesday, Hashemi Rafsanjani said enemies of Islam always use “division and rifts” in […]


Iran categorically rejects Reuters compromise report

Press TV -(Wed Oct 22, 2014) Iran has categorically rejected a report by Reuters alleging that the Islamic Republic has sought partial removal of the sanctions imposed on the country over its nuclear energy program. “This issue is not right at all,” Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Marzieh Afkham said, referring to the Tuesday report, which had alleged […]


Coalition should cut off financial aid for ISIL: Afkham

Press TV -(Wed Oct 22, 2014) Iran’s Foreign Ministry says the US-led coalition purporting to fight the Takfiri ISIL terrorists should cut off the financial lifeline of the militants. “The anti-ISIL coalition should take its first step by preventing financial support for the ISIL and this is the expectation of the public opinion in the region and […]


Cut financial aid to terrorists, Iran president tells West

Press TV -(Tue Oct 21, 2014) Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says Iran has no trust in the sincerity of governments claiming to be fighting the ISIL Takfiri militants. “We have no trust and confidence in the honesty of those making these remarks (against ISIL) and believe that the issue of ISIL and […]


Cut financial aid to terrorists, Iran president tells West

Press TV -(Tue Oct 21, 2014) Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani says those governments that have formed a coalition to fight terrorism should first cut off the financial lifeline of terrorist groups. “Those who claim to be fighting terrorism and those who have formed a coalition [against terrorism] should in the first step make efforts to have financial […]


Iran strongly condemns Iraq terrorist bombings

Press TV -(Tue Oct 21, 2014) Iran’s Foreign Ministry has strongly condemned the deadly bombings against pilgrims in the holy Iraqi city of Karbala and expressed sympathy with the families of the victims. On Monday, Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marzieh Afkham voiced the Islamic Republic’s firm support for the Iraqi nation and government in their fight against […]


Terrorists waging war against humanity: Rouhani

Press TV -(Mon Oct 20, 2014) Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has described terrorism as a threat against humanity and called for collective effort to eliminate the scourge. “Terrorists are fighting against civilizations and humanity; and murdering either Christians or Muslims makes no difference for them,” Rouhani said at a Monday meeting with Armenian Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamyan […]


Israel’s ambitions for Gaza just mirage: Rafsanjani

Press TV -(Mon Oct 20, 2014) A senior Iranian official has slammed Israel’s ambitions regarding the Gaza Strip as a mirage, as Tel Aviv’s repeated acts of aggression against the Palestinian nation have ended in failure. At a Monday meeting with Secretary General of the Islamic Jihad of Palestine Ramadan Abdullah in Tehran, Chairman of Iran’s Expediency […]


Muslim countries should help reconstruct Gaza: Larijani

Press TV -(Mon Oct 20, 2014) Iran’s Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani has hailed the Palestinian resistance against Israeli atrocities, calling on all Muslim states to help rebuild Gaza following Tel Aviv’s 50-day war on the besieged enclave. “Islamic countries should take immediate action, away from propaganda fanfare, to help the oppressed Gazans reconstruct” their war-ravaged land, said […]