Early Iran-P5+1 nuclear deal unlikely: Iranian FM

Press TV -(Fri Aug 15, 2014) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says it is unlikely that Tehran and the P5+1 will reach a final nuclear deal before the four-month extension period for talks between the two sides expires. “If a general agreement is reached on different issues in the nuclear talks, we still need more time […]


Iran resolved to support Iraq’s security: Official

Press TV -(Fri Aug 15, 2014) A senior Iranian official has hailed the ongoing democratic transition in Iraq and reaffirmed Iran’s support for the establishment of sustainable security in the Arab country. “The people and government of the Islamic Republic of Iran will utilize every potential to support the establishment of security, the fight against terrorism, and […]


Iran extols Maliki for efforts to bolster unity in Iraq

Press TV -(Fri Aug 15, 2014) Iran has praised Iraq’s outgoing Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki for his efforts to restore unity to war-stricken Iraq. Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said on Friday that over the past eight years, Maliki made all efforts to establish a united, secure, developed and free Iraq […]


Rouhani congratulates Professor Mirzakhani on Fields Medal

Press TV -(Thu Aug 14, 2014) Iran’s president has heaped praise upon Maryam Mirzakhani, an Iranian professor at Stanford University who has become the first woman to win the prestigious Fields Medal, also known as the “Nobel Prize of mathematics.” “I congratulate you on winning the world’s topmost award in the field of mathematics,” said President Hassan […]


Iran commiserates with Brazil on plane crash

Press TV -(Thu Aug 14, 2014) Iran has extended condolences to the Brazilian government and nation over the death of the country’s presidential candidate and his entourage in a recent plane crash. On Thursday, Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marzieh Afkham voiced regret over the death of Eduardo Campos in the Wednesday incident, expressing sympathy with the bereaved. […]


Israel must end Gaza siege as reparation for crimes: Leader

Press TV -(Wed Aug 13, 2014) Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says Israel must pay for the crimes it has committed in Gaza by ending the siege of the Palestinian coastal strip. “As the Palestinians are saying, there must be reparation for all these crimes, in the form of ending the blockade on […]


Adherence to law sole path to Iraq peace: Iran official

Press TV -(Wed Aug 13, 2014) A senior Iranian official has stressed that all Iraqi political factions should abide by the law as the sole path to achieve peace in the Arab country. “Adherence of all political groups to frameworks stipulated in the country’s constitution and taking strides towards unity and national solidarity are the only options […]


Iran will continue support for Iraq in fighting terrorism: Diplomat

Press TV -(Wed Aug 13, 2014) A senior Iranian diplomat has expressed Tehran’s unwavering support for Iraq in its fight against terrorism, describing the appointment of new Iraqi premier as a step towards the completion of the political process in the Arab country. “Iran continues to support Iraq in confronting terrorism and the Takfiri current, to help […]


Iran determined in nuclear talks: President Rouhani

Press TV -(Tue Aug 12, 2014) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says the Islamic Republic is determined in its nuclear talks and calls on the international community to seize the opportunity to secure a deal in that regard. President Rouhani said in an address to an economic conference in the Iranian capital, Tehran, on Tuesday that Iran is […]


Rouhani stresses anti-terror cooperation with Turkey

Press TV -(Tue Aug 12, 2014) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has underlined the need for further cooperation between Iran and Turkey in the fight against terrorism in the region, particularly in Iraq. President Rouhani made the remarks in a Monday telephone conversation with Turkish president-elect, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, to congratulate him on his victory in Turkey’s presidential election. The Iranian […]