Rouhani congratulates King Abdullah on Saudi National Day

Press TV -(Mon Sep 22, 2014) Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has congratulated Saudi King Abdullah on Saudi Arabia’s National Day. In a Monday message, Rouhani expressed hope that Tehran and Riyadh would further promote their “brotherly cooperation” through unity and on the basis of cultural and religious commonalities of the two nations, IRNA reported. He also wished […]

Iran supporting ME nations in anti-terror fight: Rouhani

Press TV -(Mon Sep 22, 2014) Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has reaffirmed the country’s support for “oppressed” nations in the region, saying Iranian Armed Forces will help crisis-hit states in their fight against terror. Addressing a large military parade held on the occasion of Sacred Defense Week on Monday, Rouhani described Iran as the “anchor of stability” […]

Iran’s Zarif, Saud al-Faisal hold talks in New York

Press TV -(Mon Sep 22, 2014) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has expressed hope that a recent meeting with his Saudi counterpart in New York will open a new chapter in efforts to strengthen international peace. The top Iranian diplomat made the comments following a Sunday meeting with Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal on […]

Short-sighted policies main cause of terror: Iran’s FM

Press TV -(Mon Sep 22, 2014) Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has lambasted the myopic attitude of certain countries as the key contributor to the spread of terrorism. “The short-sighted policies [adopted] by certain countries are the main reason behind the promotion of the ominous phenomenon of terrorism and the threats facing nations,” Zarif said on […]

Muslim unity needed to end terror in Mideast: Iran FM

    Press TV -(Mon Sep 22, 2014) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has emphasized the importance of unity in the Muslim world, calling for efforts to fend off divisions among different religious groups. During a Sunday meeting with Arab League Secretary General Nabil al-Arabi in New York, Zarif called for stronger unity among Islamic states […]

Iran welcomes deal between Yemeni government, Shia fighters

Press TV -(Mon Sep 22, 2014) Iran has welcomed a landmark peace deal in Yemen, which ended weeks of protests demanding change. “Iran has always been a well-wisher for Yemen and supported unity, stability and peace in the country,” Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marzieh Afkham said on Monday. She added that the agreement was reached as a […]

Iran skeptical about US anti-terrorism campaign: Diplomat

Press TV -(Mon Sep 22, 2014) A senior Iranian diplomat has expressed skepticism about sincerity of the US in its campaign to form a so-called coalition against terrorism in the Middle East. “From the outset of the Syrian crisis, we told the West that supporting terrorism threatens the global security and the al-Qaeda-linked groups have become more […]

Rouhani hails formation of Afghan unity government

Press TV -(Sun Sep 21, 2014) Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has congratulated former Afghan finance minister, Ashraf Ghani, as the winner of country’s presidential vote. The Iranian president sent a message to Ghani on Sunday, saying Iran hails the formation of a national unity government in Afghanistan. Rouhani stated that the formation of the unity government is […]

Israel doomed to historic failure: Rafsanjani

Press TV -(Sun Sep 21, 2014) Chairman of Iran’s Expediency Council says the Israeli regime is heading toward a historic defeat following its recent failures in the invasions of the Gaza Strip and Lebanon. Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani made the remarks in a meeting with Palestinian Ambassador to Tehran Salah Zawawi on Sunday. “Historic oppression by the […]

West must give up opportunism in nuclear talks: Larijani

Press TV -(Sun Sep 21, 2014) Iran’s Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani has called on the Western countries to avoid adopting an opportunistic approach to the ongoing negotiations with six world powers on Tehran’s nuclear energy program. “The US and the West should not follow a business-type mentality in the nuclear talks [while]…a logical approach can create peace […]