Iran stresses need for global cooperation in fighting terrorism

  Press TV -(Fri Aug 14, 2015) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has warned of the threats posed by the Daesh Takfiri terrorist group as well as extremism and violence, urging a collective effort to battle the menaces. Countering these evil scourges requires global determination and cooperation among different countries, Zarif said in a meeting with Indian Prime […]


Wrong US polices to blame for Iraq troubles: Iran official

Press TV -(Fri Aug 14, 2015) A senior Iranian official has slammed recent remarks by a top US military commander on Iraq’s disintegration, saying Washington’s wrong policies are to blame for the conflict in the Arab country. “The US interventions and wrong policies in the region and Iraq are the culprits in the emergence of serious problems in […]


Iran rejects Bahrain claim on Sitra blast as ‘baseless’

Press TV -(Fri Aug 14, 2015) Iran has dismissed as “baseless” a recent claim by Bahrain that the Islamic Republic was involved in a July bombing on the kingdom’s eastern island of Sitra. “Those exporting terrorism and the culture of violence are so notorious that no one will be duped into [believing] such accusations,” said Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman […]


Iran rejects Obama’s remarks over Tehran policy change

Press TV -(Fri Aug 14, 2015)The Iranian Foreign Ministry has criticized US President Barack Obama for his remarks on Iran’s policy towards Washington and Tel Aviv. “The US president has overlooked the trends and realities of the past four decades in the Iranian society,” Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marzieh Afkham said on Thursday. Obama said […]


Iran diplomat urges political solution to Yemen conflict

Press TV -(Fri Aug 14, 2015) Iran has renewed calls for an immediate halt to the Saudi military campaign against Yemen, saying political dialog is the only way out of the conflict in the violence-wracked Arab state. In a Friday phone conversation with UN special envoy to Yemen Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed, Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for […]


Terrorism recognizes no border, religion: Iranian FM

Press TV -(Thu Aug 13, 2015)Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says terrorism and extremism know no border, urging collective regional measures to fight the two phenomena. “I believe that all of us in this region have the same destiny. Terrorism, extremism, and violence recognize no border, no ethnicity, no religion, not sect. And it […]


Iran to continue its nuclear research, development: Top nuclear official

Press TV -(Thu Aug 13, 2015) Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Ali Akbar Salehi says the Islamic Republic will continue research and development (R&D) activities in the field of nuclear energy. “We would be working on different advanced machines. We would be working on the IR8, on the IR6. The IR8 and […]


Iran, Pakistan to discuss ties, nuclear issue

Press TV -(Wed Aug 12, 2015) Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is scheduled to hold talks with senior Pakistani officials in Islamabad on ways to boost mutual ties and a nuclear agreement between Iran and the P5+1 group of countries. Iranian Ambassador to Islamabad Alireza Haqiqian told IRNA that Zarif would arrive in Pakistan on […]


Zarif meets Assad in Syrian capital

Press TV -(Wed Aug 12, 2015) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif meets Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad in the Arab country’s capital, Damascus. Zarif arrived in Syria from Lebanon on Wednesday. The Iranian foreign minister is on a tour of countries in the region for talks on regional issues. The Iranian foreign minister is also slated to meet […]


Iran’s Zarif, Lebanon’s Nasrallah discuss ME crises, nuclear issue

Press TV -(Wed Aug 12, 2015) Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and Seyyed Hassan Nasrallah, the secretary general of the Lebanese resistance movement, Hezbollah, have discussed the latest developments in the Middle East, particularly in Lebanon. In a Tuesday meeting in the Lebanese capital of Beirut, Zarif and Nasrallah held talks about efforts to find solutions […]