Saudi Arabia playing with fire, toying ceasefire in Yemen: Iran

Press TV-(Tue Jul 28, 2015) A senior Iranian diplomat has warned against the catastrophic humanitarian situation in Yemen, saying Saudi Arabia is not taking the issue of ceasefire in Yemen seriously. “Saudi Arabia played with fire by making a strategic mistake in [its] attack on Yemen and it is now toying with the issue of ceasefire,” Iran’s Deputy […]

Iran condemns terrorist attack in Somalia

Press TV- (Tue Jul 28, 2015) Iran has condemned a deadly terrorist attack in the Somali capital of Mogadishu, urging an international consensus on a “firm and pragmatic” battle against extremism. “Extremism will have no other outcome than the death of innocent humans and strengthening of the roots of hatred and violence,” Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokeswoman, Marzieh Afkham, said on […]

Iran condemns Israel attacks on al-Aqsa Mosque

Press TV -(Tue Jul 28, 2015) Iran’s Foreign Ministry has strongly condemned the Israeli attacks on al-Aqsa Mosque compound, calling on the international community to stop the Israeli aggression against Palestinians. Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokeswoman, Marzieh Afkham, on Tuesdaydenounced the Tel Aviv regime’s provocative actions as well as repetitive attacks by extremist Israeli settlers on al-Aqsa Mosque […]

Iran not seeking war, but will counter threats: Rouhani

Press TV -(Mon Jul 27, 2015) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says the Islamic Republic is not after war, but will give a crushing response to any acts of aggression against the country. “If anyone intends to invade our country, we will give a firm response to it (act of aggression),” Rouhani said in a meeting in the […]

Iran sees Mideast security as own: Iran FM

Press TV -(Mon Jul 27, 2015) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says Iran considers the security of Middle East countries as its own. “We (regional countries) may have different opinions regarding developments in Syria, Iraq and Yemen, but we stress that the security of each and every country in the region is like our own security […]

Terrorism, extremism threats to entire Mideast: Iran FM

Press TV -(Mon Jul 27, 2015) Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says extremism and terrorism pose a threat to all countries in the Middle East region. “Extremism and terrorism have turned into a threat to all regional countries and these threats should be confronted through coordination, cooperation and solidarity among countries,” Zarif told reporters in the holy […]

Iran’s Bushehr home to 2 new nuclear power plants: Salehi

Press TV -(Mon Jul 27, 2015) Iran is planning to build two nuclear power plants in the southern province of Bushehr, says Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran Ali Akbar Salehi.  Salehi made the announcement during a live IRIB television broadcast on Sunday night, adding that the new plants would cost around 10 billion dollars and […]

Differentiating among terrorists ridiculous: Iran official

Press TV -(Mon Jul 27, 2015) A senior advisor to Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, the Leader of the Islamic Revolution, says terrorists are all one and the same and it would be ridiculous to categorize them into “moderates and extremists.” “Certain Western governments, reactionary governments in the region and the US have categorized terrorist groups as moderate and extremist [terrorists] which is […]

President Rouhani says Iran will not give in to pressure

Press TV -(Sun Jul 26, 2015) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says everybody is now aware that the Islamic Republic cannot be threatened through the use of sanctions or resorting to pressure. “Today, we are in a position that we have told the whole world that Iran cannot be threatened by pressure and sanctions,” Rouhani said in an […]

Appraisal of Iran agreement should be fair, realistic: Iran Judiciary chief

Press TV -(Sun Jul 26, 2015) Any judgment of the outcomes of the talks between Iran and the P5+1 countries on the Islamic Republic’s nuclear program should be “realistic and fair,” Iran’s Judiciary Chief Ayatollah Sadeq Amoli Larijani says. “The nuclear issue and the agreement reached is a national issue; and in appraising it, nothing unrealistic or […]