Saudi Arabia actively sponsors terrorism, Zarif says

Press TV -(Mon Jan 11, 2016 ) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says some in Saudi Arabia are determined to drag the entire Middle East into confrontation. In an OP-ED for the New York Times published on Sunday, Zarif said that Riyadh’s “active sponsorship of violent extremism” is a global threat. Zarif noted that many acts […]


Saudi seeks to impose own will on other nations: Iran

Press TV -(Mon Jan 11, 2016) Following the recent Arab League statement against the Islamic Republic, Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman Hossein Jaberi Ansari says Saudi Arabia seeks to impose its own will on other nations to give the impression that Riyadh is not isolated and alone in its policies. “Saudi Arabia’s policy is based on imposing […]


Iran censures ‘deliberate’ Saudi raid on mission in Sana’a

Press TV -(Thu Jan 7, 2016) Iran has roundly condemned a “deliberate” air raid by Saudi warplanes on its embassy in the Yemeni capital, Sana’a, which injured a number of security forces guarding the diplomatic mission. Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Hossein Jaberi Ansari said Thursday the Saudi attack on Tehran’s embassy is a “violation of […]


Press Release

January 06 2016- President Rouhani chaired today’s cabinet meeting and referred to the inappropriate and cruel execution of Sheikh Nimr, saying: “This great scholar was imprisoned with spurious reasons and executed because of criticising the Saudi Arabia government. In legal norms of any country, a person is not executed and beheaded because of criticism”. Dr Rouhani […]


Iran denies reports of Kuwait downgrading ties

Press TV -(Tue Jan 5, 2016) The Islamic Republic dismisses media reports that there has been a downgrade in the diplomatic relations between Iran and Kuwait after Saudi Arabia and Bahrain severed relations with Tehran. “The Kuwaiti ambassador traveled to his country only for consultation,” an informed source at Iran’s Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday. He added that such reports are […]


Iran, Denmark express willingness to expand ties

Press TV -(Mon Jan 4, 2016) Iran and Denmark have expressed their willingness to enhance bilateral relations in various fields, particularly in economy. Speaking at a Monday joint press conference with his Danish counterpart Kristian Jensen in Tehran, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said the two sides can expand ties through diplomatic efforts. Referring to the ongoing crises […]


Iran advises Saudi to stop ‘hasty’ and ‘irrational’ moves

Press TV -(Mon Jan 4, 2016) Iran’s First Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri has called on Saudi officials to stop taking “hasty” and “irrational” measures, in the wake of Riyadh’s decision to sever diplomatic ties with Tehran. Speaking in the Iranian capital of Tehran on Monday, Jahangiri said Saudi Arabia, not Iran, will be the one to suffer […]


Saudi footprint in all regional crises: Iran’s Judiciary chief

Press TV -(Mon Jan 4, 2016) Iran’s Judiciary Chief Ayatollah Sadeq Amoli-Larijani has slammed Saudi Arabia’s execution of prominent Shia cleric Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr, saying all conflicts in the region can be traced back to the Saudi regime. “The Muslim world, today, is witnessing numerous crimes [committed] by Saudis in different regions and in all [instances […]


Iraqis will flush Takfiri terrorists out soon: Iran FM

  Press TV– (Tue Dec 29, 2015) Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has expressed confidence that the Iraqi army and volunteer fighters will recapture all areas in the country from Takfiri terrorists soon. In a message to Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari on Tuesday, Zarif congratulated the Iraqi government and nation on the full liberation of […]


Iran urges ‘smart’ approaches to Mideast crises

Press TV– (Tue Dec 29, 2015) A senior Iranian official says foreign powers seek to hatch plots to cause harm to Middle East countries, stressing that regional states must adopt “smart” approaches to thwart such schemes. Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian made the remarks in a meeting with the Chairman […]