Iran slams shooting attack on Nigeria Quds Day rally

Press TV -(Mon Jul 28, 2014) Iran has strongly deplored a deadly assault by Nigerian forces on a group of demonstrators taking part in the rallies held in support of the Palestinian nation on International Quds Day. “The Islamic Republic of Iran regards the armed attack on the Quds Day rallies in the city of Zaria in […]


Iran supports Iraq stability, security, progress: Rouhani

Press TV -(Fri Jul 25, 2014) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has congratulated Kurdish politician Fuad Masum on his election as Iraq’s new president, reaffirming Tehran’s support for stability and security in its western neighbor. In a message to Masum on Thursday night, Rouhani praised the Iraqi people and officials for paying due regard to the development of […]


Rafsanjani slams US support for Israel atrocities

Press TV -(Thu Jul 24, 2014) A senior Iranian official has slammed US President Barack Obama for backing Israel’s atrocities against the Palestinians as the regime keeps up its fatal offensive on the Gaza Strip. On Thursday, Chairman of Iran Expediency Council Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani expressed surprise over Obama’s support for the Tel Aviv regime’s onslaught […]


West’s miscalculations fueling terrorism: Iran official

Press TV -(Thu Jul 24, 2014) A senior Iranian official says that the growing wave of terrorism and the fears that terrorists may return to their home countries in the West are the fallout from miscalculations by promoters of terror in Syria. The remark was made by Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani in […]


Palestinians exposed to Israel’s brutality: Rouhani

Press TV -(Wed Jul 23, 2014) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani emphasized that Iran would support the Palestinian people and all oppressed nations with full might. Rouhani also said innocent Palestinian people in the Gaza Strip are exposed to the brutalities of the racist Zionist regime. There are few wars in the world in which a small number […]


Iran Majlis speaker renews support for Palestinians

Press TV -(Wed Jul 23, 2014) Iranian Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani has renewed the Islamic Republic’s support for the rights of the Palestinian nation. In a meeting with Speaker of the Palestinian National Council Salim Al-Za’noon in Tehran, Larijani said that supporting the rights of the Palestinian nation and the liberation of the occupied lands are among […]


Israel blatantly violating human rights in Gaza: Iran FM

Press TV -(Tue Jul 22, 2014) Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the Israeli regime has blatantly violated international human rights regulations in the Gaza Strip. The Israeli regime has been violating human principles, international law and human rights since more than two weeks ago, Zarif said in an address to the meeting of the Parliamentary […]


Iran, P5+1 to resume nuclear talks in September: Tehran

Press TV -(Wed Jul 23, 2014) Iran and the P5+1 will resume their negotiations to discuss ways to reach a final agreement over Tehran’s nuclear energy program in September, Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marzieh Afkham says. “September 1 has been set for the first round of talks during the extended period,” Afkham said at her weekly press […]


Iran urges collective intl. act against Israel war on Gaza

Press TV -(Wed Jul 23, 2014) Iran has called on the international community to take “swift collective” action to put an end to Israel’s relentless attacks on the Gaza Strip. Speaking at her weekly press conference on Wednesday, Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marzieh Afkham said that Israel’s crimes in Gaza violated the very basic principles of international […]


Israel absolute loser of Gaza war: Iran deputy FM

Press TV -(Wed Jul 23, 2014)  An Iranian official has pledged Tehran’s strong support for the Palestinian nation, saying Israel will be the absolute loser of the Gaza war. Hossein Amir-Abdollahian made the remarks in a meeting with Qatar’s Assistant Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Mohammed bin Abdullah Al Rumaihi in Tehran on Tuesday. Amir-Abdollahian expressed […]