May 22 2015 - 11:46
Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said at the negotiations on the closure of the Iranian nuclear dossier that his country will not allow Western foreigners to talk with Iranian scientists."They say we should let them interview our nuclear scientists, and I said that this means interrogation. I will not let foreigners talk to our scientists who brought us this extensive nuclear knowledge," he said.
May 21 2015 - 19:48
The US has imposed sanctions on Al Naser Airlines and Sky Blue Aviation of the UAE for allegedly selling old Airbus planes made in 1997-2004 to Iran, RIA Novosti reports.The accounts of the companies in US banks have been frozen, the companies have been banned from the territory of the US. Moreover, US civilians and companies are not allowed to cooperate with the banned companies.
May 21 2015 - 17:08
Tehran has prepared a second plane with humanitarian aid for Yemen, set to depart at 4.00am, according to Naser Charkhsaz, the head of the Iranian Red Crescent's Relief and Rescue Organization, RIA Novosti reports.The Iranian ship Arezou is ready at the Imam Khomeini Port in the south of Iran to deliver humanitarian aid tomorrow.
May 20 2015 - 14:43
Iranian president Hassan Rouhani said during a visit to the city of Tabriz that the country will take the necessary steps to safeguard security in the region, if it is needed.
May 20 2015 - 10:51
Iran and major powers will resume talks to draft a final nuclear deal on May 20 in Vienna.
May 18 2015 - 17:00
The head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran, Ali Akbar Salehi, who has had surgery for a perforated bowel, was discharged from hospital this morning.Salehi had been hospitalized due to intestinal obstruction. After the surgery, the doctors characterized his condition as stable, RIA Novosti reports.
May 18 2015 - 16:44
Tehran is ready to help confront Islamic State militants who have seized the Iraqi city of Ramadi, Iran's Expediency Council Ali Akbar Velayati said."If the Iraqi government officially asks the Islamic Republic of Iran ... to carry out any step that helps Iraq to confront (them)... then the Islamic Republic of Iran will meet this call," RIA Novosti cited him as saying.
May 18 2015 - 14:20
Iranian Defence Minister, Hossein Dehghan, has arrived in Baghdad today for talks with his Iraqi counterpart Saadoun al-Dulaimi, a source in the ministry said.The source also said that these negotiations were planned in advance. Dehghan has arrived in Iraq the day after the Islamic state terrorists took control of the Iraqi city of Ramadi, RIA Novosti reports.