'Bin Laden Israel's stooge against Islam'
Tue, 03 May 2011 09:41:02 GMT
A senior Iranian lawmaker says Osama bin Laden's death clearly shows that the al-Qaeda leader had an expiry date and the US was obliged to kill him.

'Iran seeks new roadmap for Iraq ties'
Tue, 03 May 2011 08:54:15 GMT
Iranian Parliament (Majlis) Speaker Ali Larijani has called for a new roadmap for Iran-Iraq relations, saying the two countries can contribute to the development of the Islamic civilization.

Iran VP warns of US soft war in ME
Tue, 03 May 2011 08:50:29 GMT
Iran's Vice President for Parliamentary Affairs Mohammad Reza Mir-Tajeddini says Islamic awakening in the Middle East and North Africa is a move against the US, warning of the US soft war in the two regions.

Iran supports Palestinian unity efforts
Tue, 03 May 2011 07:17:41 GMT
Head of Iran's Parliament (Majlis) National Security and Foreign Policy Commission Alaeddin Boroujerdi says Tehran staunchly supports reconciliation between rival Palestinian political parties, Hamas and Fatah.

Iran plans to produce advanced radar
Tue, 03 May 2011 06:29:50 GMT
A top Iranian military official lauds the country's high potential in the field of anti-aircraft radars, saying Iran will produce a radar system with the capability to intercept radar-evading planes.

'US must leave region with Osama death'
Tue, 03 May 2011 06:05:20 GMT
Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi says the US has no more pretexts to remain in the region following Washington's confirmation that al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden has been killed.

'US in quandary over Mideast revolts'
Tue, 03 May 2011 06:02:15 GMT
Iran's Foreign Ministry Spokesman Ramin Mehmanparast says the United States is in a quandary over the recent developments in the Middle East, leading it to adopt “contradictory” measures.

Iran, Egypt FMs discuss ties on phone
Tue, 03 May 2011 03:17:27 GMT
Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi has held a telephone conversation with his Egyptian counterpart Nabil al-Arabi over the latest developments in bilateral ties.

'Iran air defense reaches high altitude'
Tue, 03 May 2011 02:45:30 GMT
A senior Iranian commander says Iran's integrated air defense system is capable of protecting the country's airspace at altitudes as high as 80,000 feet.

'Iran Navy monitoring enemy moves'
Mon, 02 May 2011 21:10:52 GMT
The commander of the Iranian Navy says Iran keeps a watchful eye on all naval moves of the enemies and is fully informed about all their military actions.

Israel: No comment on Iran attack report
Mon, 02 May 2011 18:01:02 GMT
Tel Aviv refuses to comment on a press TV report about Israeli warplanes conducting military drills in Iraq in preparation for attacking targets on Iran.

Iran's Larijani blasts Bahrain invasion
Mon, 02 May 2011 17:07:35 GMT
Iran's Parliament (Majlis) Speaker Ali Larijani says the presence of foreign forces in Bahrain has violated many of the basic rights of Bahrainis.

Iran slams foreign invasion of Bahrain
Mon, 02 May 2011 16:51:48 GMT
Iran's Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi says the involvement of foreign forces in Bahrain's crisis has only served to complicate the situation.

Iran says 16 jailed expats released
Mon, 02 May 2011 16:23:16 GMT
A total of 16 Iranian nationals, who had been imprisoned in foreign countries on various charges, were released last month, an Iranian Foreign Ministry statement says.

Iran lauds regional developments
Mon, 02 May 2011 15:03:29 GMT
Iran's Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi says the recent developments in regional countries are in line with the ideals of the Islamic Revolution.

'No excuse for US presence in region'
Mon, 02 May 2011 13:34:31 GMT
Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman says the news of Osama bin Laden's death has left the US and its allies with no excuse to stay in Afghanistan.

Iran lawmaker downplays Osama death
Mon, 02 May 2011 12:59:55 GMT
A senior Iranian lawmaker has raised doubt about the US claim that al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden has been killed by American forces near Islamabad.

'Israeli jets prepare in Iraq to strike Iran'
Mon, 02 May 2011 10:29:38 GMT
Israeli jet fighters have reportedly conducted drills at a military base in Iraq in order to strike targets inside Iran.

'Media key to promoting Revolution goals'
Mon, 02 May 2011 09:28:02 GMT
A top Iranian military official says the nation's press and media community has what it takes to turn foreign propaganda into opportunities to further advance the ideals of the Islamic Revolution.

Larijani: Govt. must name road minister
Mon, 02 May 2011 08:27:00 GMT
Speaker of the Iranian Parliament (Majlis) Ali Larijani has ordered the government to appoint a new minister for the Ministry of Roads and Transportation “at the earliest.”

Iran FM arrives in Qatar for talks
Mon, 02 May 2011 06:04:11 GMT
Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi has arrived in the Qatari capital city of Doha on a formal visit to hold talks with senior officials of the country.

Iran urges Bahrain MPs to defend rights
Mon, 02 May 2011 05:28:07 GMT
A senior Iranian lawmaker has refuted Bahrain's meddling accusations against the Islamic Republic, stressing that the Bahraini government should instead observe the rights of Bahrainis.

Iran pres. vows to fight global arrogance
Sun, 01 May 2011 18:34:32 GMT
Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad warns hegemonic powers and Israel that he will fight them by relying on divine assistance and with a well-calculated plan.

Iran to respond to Ashton letter
Sun, 01 May 2011 17:28:16 GMT
Iran's Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi says the answer to EU foreign policy chief's letter regarding talks with Tehran is awaiting the president's approval.

'Palestinian unity threat to Israel'
Sun, 01 May 2011 15:44:05 GMT
A top advisor to Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad says Palestinian unity is the most serious threat for the Zionist regime of Israel.

Iran president attends cabinet meeting
Sun, 01 May 2011 15:21:22 GMT
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has attended the Cabinet meeting despite a Western media campaign insinuating that he would not.

'Most MKO members can return to Iran'
Sun, 01 May 2011 15:04:18 GMT
Iran's Ambassador to Iraq Hassan Danaeifar says Tehran has pardoned most of the residents of Camp Ashraf except those with criminal records.

Iranian subs to be fitted with missiles
Sun, 01 May 2011 14:02:57 GMT
Deputy Commander of Iran's naval forces Admiral Farhad Amiri says the Navy's subsurface vessels will be outfitted with missiles in the near future.

Iran sends 14th fleet to Gulf of Aden
Sun, 01 May 2011 12:08:04 GMT
The Navy of the Islamic Republic of Iran has dispatched its 14th fleet of warships to the Gulf of Aden on a mission to provide safety of Iranian vessels.

'ME awakening yields Palestine unity'
Sun, 01 May 2011 10:26:25 GMT
A senior Iranian official says the recent unity agreement between the two Palestinian main factions, Fatah and Hamas, is the result of Islamic awakening in the Arab world.

Pakistan Senate chairman due in Iran
Sun, 01 May 2011 10:13:28 GMT
Chairman Senate of Pakistan Farooq H Naik is scheduled to pay an official four-day visit to the Islamic Republic at the invitation of Iranian Parliament (Majlis) Speaker Ali Larijani.

Iran mass-produces cruise missiles
Sun, 01 May 2011 09:39:20 GMT
A senior Iranian commander says the Islamic Republic of Iran's Air Force (IRIAF) has managed to produce domestically-manufactured smart weaponry, including new cruise missiles.

'Persian Gulf symbol of Iran civilization'
Sun, 01 May 2011 08:58:17 GMT
Iranian First Vice President Mohammad-Reza Rahimi says the name “Persian Gulf” epitomizes the grandeur of Iran's civilization.

Iran verifies Egypt talks at NAM meet
Sun, 01 May 2011 07:17:47 GMT
Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi confirms planned talks with his Egyptian counterpart Nabil al-Arabi on the sidelines of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) meeting in the Indonesian resort island of Bali.

'Bahrain invasion to threaten S Arabia'
Sun, 01 May 2011 06:45:37 GMT
A senior Iranian military commander says Saudi Arabia's security will be threatened because of its invasion of Bahrain to help the crackdown on Bahraini anti-government protesters.

US, NATO after Libya oil reserves: Iran
Sun, 01 May 2011 03:14:03 GMT
Iran has cast doubt on the US bombardment of Libya, saying Washington seeks to take control of Libya's oil reserves and other natural resources rather than helping its people.

Press TV signal jammed on Nilesat
Sat, 30 Apr 2011 19:42:27 GMT
The signal of Press TV has been jammed on the Nilesat satellite provider, and the operator has failed to provide a satisfactory explanation for the electronic interference.

Navy's 13th fleet returns to Iran
Sat, 30 Apr 2011 18:27:32 GMT
The Iranian Navy's 13th fleet of warships, comprised of Tonb and Delvar vessels have returned from a 44-day mission in the Gulf of Aden.

Iran students slam Bahrain crackdown
Sat, 30 Apr 2011 18:20:27 GMT
A group of Iranian students gather outside the Bahraini Embassy in Tehran to express their sympathy for those killed in the crackdown on the Persian Gulf island's popular uprising.

Iran MPs slam Bahrain death sentences
Sat, 30 Apr 2011 17:52:06 GMT
A group of Iranian lawmakers have condemned the recent move by Manama to sentence four Bahraini anti-government protesters to death.

Iran Navy saves cargo ship from pirates
Sat, 30 Apr 2011 12:14:28 GMT
The naval forces of the Islamic Republic of Iran have thwarted an attempt by pirates to hijack an Iranian cargo ship off Pakistan's southern coasts.

Leader urges solidarity among Iranians
Sat, 30 Apr 2011 10:55:27 GMT
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has urged the Iranian nation to refrain from any measure that would undermine unity in the country.

'Iran not meddling in neighboring Iraq'
Sat, 30 Apr 2011 08:45:00 GMT
Iran's Ambassador to Baghdad Hassan Danaei-far has rejected allegations of Iran's interference in Iraq, describing them as part of efforts to harm Iran-Iraq relations.

'US, Israel trying to blackmail Syria'
Fri, 29 Apr 2011 17:55:33 GMT
Iran's envoy to Syria says the United States has launched a psychological war against Syria in order to force its demands on the government in Damascus.

Iran slams silence on brutal crackdowns
Fri, 29 Apr 2011 17:19:44 GMT
A senior Iranian official has criticized the international human rights organizations for remaining silent in the face of brutal crackdowns on protesters in in the Middle East and North Africa.

Iranians support Bahraini women
Fri, 29 Apr 2011 16:37:54 GMT
Iranians take to the streets in Tehran to show support for Bahraini women enduring the violence and crimes committed against them by Saudi-backed security forces.

'Enemy attempts to sow discord in Iran'
Fri, 29 Apr 2011 14:22:22 GMT
Senior Iranian cleric Ayatollah Seyyed Ahmad Khatami warns of enemy plots to disturb the country's calm by spreading rumors about discord in the country.

'Iran key to Persian Gulf security'
Fri, 29 Apr 2011 11:57:54 GMT
A top Iranian military commander has highlighted the significance of the Islamic Republic in maintaining security and stability in the Persian Gulf.

'Anti-Iran economic war, key US aim'
Fri, 29 Apr 2011 10:34:42 GMT
Head of Iran's Passive Defense Organization Brigadier General Gholamreza Jalali says the US is heavily engaged in an“economic warfare” against the Islamic Republic, vowing measures to foil such moves.

'Iran key sponsor of autonomous ME'
Fri, 29 Apr 2011 07:31:17 GMT
Palestine's ambassador to Tehran has praised Iran's supportive stance on Palestinians, describing the Islamic Republic as the “main supporter” of autonomy in the Middle East.

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