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Lavrov: Excluding Iran from anti-terrorist coalition over allegations is mistake

Lavrov: Excluding Iran from anti-terrorist coalition over allegations is mistake

Barring Iran from the anti-terrorist coalition on the basis of unsubstantiated allegations alone would not be sensible, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Sunday in his interview …

Systematic trend of provoking confrontation with Iran

Systematic trend of provoking confrontation with Iran

Alexander Kuznetsov discusses new stage of crisis in relations between Washington and Tehran

Iran willing to open air space to Russian warplanes

Iran willing to open air space to Russian warplanes

A senior Iranian official said on Saturday that Iran was willing to open its air space to Russian warplanes. According to the Iranian official news agency Mehr, the secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani …

Russian planes flight over Iranian airspace ‘likely’

Russian planes flight over Iranian airspace ‘likely’

Secretary of Supreme National Security Council has not ruled out possibility that Russian fighter jets could use Iranian airspace to hit targets in Syrian territories against extremists, Mehr news agency reported. Ali …

Trump to Iran#039s Rouhani: Better be careful

Trump to Iran's Rouhani: Better be careful

U.S. President Donald Trump said that Iran President Hassan Rouhani "better be careful" after Rouhani was quoted as saying that anyone who speaks to Iranians with threats would regret it, Reuters …

Iran celebrates Islamic Revolution anniversary

Iran celebrates Islamic Revolution anniversary

Iranians marked on Friday the anniversary of the country’s 1979 Islamic Revolution with nationwide celebrations and mass rallies. At the Tehran rallies, demonstrators chanted traditional slogans against the United States and Israel, …

Women#039s World Chess Chionship kicks off in Tehran

Women's World Chess Championship kicks off in Tehran

FIDE Women's World Chess Championship 2017 started in Tehran, capital of Iran, on Friday. The competition will be held from February 10 to March 5.  The knock-out tournament will have the participation of some of the …

Turkish police seize 153 kilograms of heroin worth $4.1 million

Turkish police seize 153 kilograms of heroin worth $4.1 million

Turkish police seized 153 kilograms (337 pounds) of Italy-bound heroin worth an estimated 15.3 million Turkish liras ($4.14 million) in northeastern Ağrı province, bordering Iran, Daily Sabah reports. Customs Enforcement Anti-Smuggling …

Rouhani: Iranian people stay loyal to Islamic Revolution course

Rouhani: Iranian people stay loyal to Islamic Revolution course

Addressing crowds in Tehran, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said the nationwide rallies marking the 38th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution were a message to the White House that Iran would not abandon their revolution …

Russian Ambassador to US says Trump will not abandon Iranian nuclear deal

Russian Ambassador to US says Trump will not abandon Iranian nuclear deal

Moscow expects the administration of US President Donald Trump to continue the implementation of the agreement on the Iranian nuclear deal, the Russian Ambassador to the United States Sergei Kislyak said. …

 Iran marks 38th anniversary of Islamic revolution

Iran marks 38th anniversary of Islamic revolution

Iranians are holding nationwide rallies, celebrating the 38th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution. Iranian people have filled the streets in different cities and towns across Iran to celebrate the anniversary of the 1979 Islamic …

Trump and Iran: Scenarios of escalation

Trump and Iran: Scenarios of escalation

Washington's ill-conceived ploys could intensify the conflict between Iran and the US, but one smart move could save it.

Total may abandon decision to invest in Iran#039s South Pars

Total may abandon decision to invest in Iran's South Pars

French oil major Total plans to make a final investment decision on a $2 billion gas project in Iran by the summer, but the decision hinges on the renewal of US sanctions waivers, the company's chief executive Patrick …

Ayatollah Khamenei pardons hundreds of inmates

Ayatollah Khamenei pardons hundreds of inmates

Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution, Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, pardoned or commuted prison terms of 631 convicts on the occasion of the upcoming anniversary of the Islamic Revolution. …

Russia and Iran discuss Tehran’s nuclear program

Russia and Iran discuss Tehran’s nuclear program

Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov and his Iranian counterpart Abbas Araghchi discussed different aspects of implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of action (JCPOA) over the past year in …

Iran and Ireland broaden aviation cooperation

Iran and Ireland broaden aviation cooperation

Iran's Aviation Organization signed the first ever contract with Ireland on expansion of aviation cooperation such as observing flight operation, continued flight eligibility, issuance of technical aid, repair and maintenance. The …

 Iran fires another missile - media

Iran fires another missile - media

A US official said that Iran fired a defensive surface-to-air missile (SAM) on Wednesday, CNN reports. The missile used in Wednesday's launch was a short-range Mersad surface-to-air missile, which impacted 35 miles away, according …

Iran to limit use of quadcopters

Iran to limit use of quadcopters

Iran is going to limit the use of quadcopters for the public after a couple of incidents that involved shooting at such aircraft around a no-fly zone in Tehran, Iran’s air defense chief, Brigadier General Farzad Esmaili …

Is Iranian nuclear deal under threat?

Is Iranian nuclear deal under threat?

Moscow and its five partners in the 2015 Iranian nuclear agreement oppose steps that put into question the Iranian nuclear deal's viability, the head of the ministry's Department for Nonproliferation and Arms Control, Mikhail …

Clash with Iran helps U.S. turn to Turkey

Clash with Iran helps U.S. turn to Turkey

Trump is aware of Turkey's strong presence in the Middle East as he focuses on determining the U.S.'s road map in the region