Iran

  • Nuclear deal in 'intensive care unit: Araqchi

    Nuclear deal in 'intensive care unit: Araqchi

    Jun 22, 2018 11:35

    Iran has warned of pulling out of the 2015 nuclear deal in the coming weeks, saying the landmark multinational agreement is now in the "intensive care unit".

  • Iran's Minister of Petroleum Bijan Zangeneh arrives at his hotel ahead of a meeting of OPEC oil ministers in Vienna, Austria, June 19, 2018. (Photo by Reuters)

    Iran, Saudi oil ministers meet to avert showdown

    Jun 22, 2018 11:30

    Minister of Petroleum of the Islamic Republic of Iran Bijan Zangeneh and Saudi counterpart Khalid al-Falih have held talks in Vienna just before the OPEC group met to decide on policy, the Shana news service reported.

  • Top US GOPers ask Trump admin. to put Iran back on FATF blacklist

    Top US GOPers ask Trump admin. to put Iran back on FATF blacklist

    Jun 22, 2018 09:00

    A group of senior Republican lawmakers in US Congress have asked the administration of President Donald Trump to add Iran back on the Financial Action Task Force (FATF)'s blacklist and reverse one of the key agreements that paved the way for the 2015 nuclear deal between the Islamic Republic and major world powers.

  • Japan's PM plans Iran visit in July, a first in 40 years: Report

    Japan's PM plans Iran visit in July, a first in 40 years: Report

    Jun 22, 2018 06:59

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is considering a state visit to Iran in July as Tokyo is seeking to strengthen economic ties with Tehran, government sources have said.

  • Leader: Bloody Yemen raid betrays evil nature of world bullies

    Leader: Bloody Yemen raid betrays evil nature of world bullies

    Jun 20, 2018 12:24

    Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has deplored the Saudi-led military offensive to seize Yemen’s lifeline port, saying the US-backed assault is yet another indicator of the evil nature of bullying powers.

  • Iran will not hold negotiations with US as 'rogue' state: Zarif

    Iran will not hold negotiations with US as 'rogue' state: Zarif

    Jun 21, 2018 12:19

    Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the US is turning into a “rogue state” by repeatedly violating international law, adding that Iran will not negotiate with a country that fails to keep its word and moves to sabotage one multilateral agreement after another.

  • Iran’s defense minister derides Netanyahu’s water tech offer

    Iran’s defense minister derides Netanyahu’s water tech offer

    Jun 21, 2018 07:51

    Iran’s Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami ridiculed the remarks by the “fool” prime minister of the Zionist regime who has offered help for Iran in water management, saying people have still not forgotten Zionist regime’s enmities and crimes against the Iranian nation.

  • 100 European firms to enter talks with Iran: EU official

    100 European firms to enter talks with Iran: EU official

    Jun 21, 2018 07:45

    Under a new initiative for cooperation between Iran and small and medium-sized companies from the EU, 100 European industrial enterprises are going to hold business talks with Iranians, a top EU foreign policy official announced.

  • Iran's defender Ramin Rezaeian heads the ball during the Russia 2018 World Cup Group B football match between Iran and Spain at the Kazan Arena in Kazan on June 20, 2018. (Photos by AFP)

    Lucky Diego Costa goal sees Spain past tenacious Team Melli

    Jun 21, 2018 06:29

    A lucky Diego Costa goal handed World Cup hopefuls Spain their first win of the World Cup although tenacious Iran came close to causing a major upset on Wednesday.