Iran has answered all IAEA questions: Nuclear chief

Press TV -(Sun Jan 11, 2015) Iran’s nuclear chief says the country has answered all the questions raised by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) over Tehran’s nuclear energy program. “Western countries attached a political history to our country’s nuclear issue, while we answered all their 18 technical questions,” said the head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran, Ali Akbar Salehi, […]

Iran strongly condemns fatal bomb attack in Lebanon’s Tripoli

Press TV -(Sun Jan 11, 2015) Iran has condemned a grenade attack followed by a bomb blast in the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli. On Sunday, Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Marzieh Afkham offered condolences to the Lebanese government and nation as well as the families of the victims of the deadly attack, saying the perpetrators of the […]

Common enemies use oil as political tool: Leader to Maduro

Press TV -(Sat Jan 10, 2015) Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says enemies are using oil as a political tool to exert pressure on oil exporting countries. In a meeting with visiting Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Saturday, the Leader noted that the steep fall in global oil prices in a very short […]

Aligned OPEC members can stabilize oil prices: Iran

Press TV -(Sat Jan 10, 2015) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says collective efforts by OPEC member states can help stabilize global crude prices at a desirable level in 2015. “Undoubtedly, cooperation among aligned countries in the OPEC, while neutralizing plans by certain powers against OPEC, can help stabilize an acceptable oil price in 2015,” Rouhani said on […]

West must stop its support for terrorists: Velayati

Press TV -(Sat Jan 10, 2015) A senior Iranian official says certain Western and Middle Eastern governments need to stop their support for terrorists operating in the region. “The policy of supporting terrorists in the region, which is being pursued by certain Western and regional countries, must stop,” Ali Akbar Velayati, senior adviser to Leader of the […]

Divisive moves linked to Western spy agencies: Leader

Press TV -(Fri Jan 9, 2015) Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says the enemy’s intelligence agencies are behind divisive plots hatched against Muslims. “The hands that sow discord among Shias and Sunnis are linked to the spy services of the enemies of Islam,” said the Leader in a meeting with the delegates to […]

Terrorism, violence in name of Islam reprehensible: Rouhani

Press TV -(Fri Jan 9, 2015) Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has censured terrorism and violence in the name of Islam in any part of the world. “We condemn extremism, violence and terrorism whether in Palestine, Lebanon and the Levant or in Paris and the US,” Rouhani said in a meeting with the delegates to the Islamic Unity […]

Zarif to meet with Kerry in Geneva on Jan 14: Araqchi

Press TV -(Fri Jan 9, 2015) A senior Iranian nuclear negotiator says the country’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his American counterpart John Kerry are to meet in Geneva later in January. The two top diplomats will travel to the Swiss city on Wednesday, January 14 to meet prior to the bilateral meeting of their deputies, […]

Iran ready to annul visa requirements with neighbors

Press TV -(Fri Jan 9, 2015) Iran says it stands ready to revoke visa requirements for visitors from neighboring countries if the other side does the same for Iranian nationals.  “The Islamic republic of Iran is prepared to waive visa [requirements] or facilitate the process of issuing visas for all countries, especially the neighbors, if they take similar action,” said Hassan Qashqavi, Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister […]

Iran to stand by Lebanon against Israel, terrorism: Zarif

Press TV -(Thu Jan 8, 2015) Iran will always stand by Lebanon in the fight against Israel’s aggression and terrorism, says the Iranian foreign minister. “The Islamic Republic of Iran has always supported dialog, mutual understanding and national unity in Lebanon and along with the Lebanese government, army, people and resistance will stand against Zionist aggression, terrorism and […]