TEHRAN – Deputy Interior Minister Javad Naserian said on Tuesday that new responsibilities have been passed to provincial governors, emphasizing that the move will speed up proceedings.
TEHRAN – The Intelligence Ministry announced on Tuesday it has seized 1128 containers carrying smuggled goods in the port city of Bandar Abbas.
TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has expressed gratitude for global expressions of sympathy and offers of assistance in the aftermath of the deadly earthquake in western Iran that killed hundreds of people, left thousands injured, and tens of thousands homeless.
TEHRAN – The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has moved Iran’s biggest portable field hospital to the western province of Kermanshah in order to treat those who sustained injuries in Sunday’s 7.3-magnitude earthquake.
TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani has appointed three new members to the country’s Supreme Council of Spatial Planning, Mehr news agency reported on Tuesday.
TEHRAN _ While the "Democrat-Republican" dilemma still challenges the minds of some domestic intellectuals and they are still sorry for the failure of Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential election, the American parties have begun a total and complete confrontation against the JCPOA. The law called “Iran Ballistic Missiles and International Sanctions Enforcement Act” was recently approved by the House of Representatives in May 1698. The vote was 423 to two.
TEHRAN – Seyed Hossein Mousavian, a former Iranian nuclear negotiator who is currently a researcher at Princeton University, has said that Tehran will never negotiate over its missile defense capability as the country is susceptible to military threats by Israel and the United States.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif wrote a letter to the UN secretary general on Monday suggesting that it is essential that the international community get more engaged in ending the “senseless war” on Yemen.
TEHRAN - Senior Iranian politician Ali Akbar Velayati said on Tuesday that Saad Hariri, who resigned as Lebanon’s prime minister on November 4, called for a mediation between Iran and Saudi Arabia whose relations have nosedived in recent years.
TEHRAN - The new report by the International Atomic Energy Agency which once again confirms Iran’s compliance to the 2015 nuclear deal proves the U.S. claims against Iran are “wrong”, Tehran’s ambassador to the IAEA said on Monday.
Any move by the European Union to impose new sanctions on Iran over its ballistic missile program would be “interesting and helpful”, a U.S. administration official said on Tuesday, Reuters reported.
TEHRAN – Deputy Foreign Minister Hossein Jaberi Ansari meet on Tuesday with his Russian counterpart, Mikhail Bogdanov, to discuss issues of mutual interest, including regional development, especially the Syrian crisis, IRNA reported.
A mother is taking care of her baby who was born just one day after a massive earthquake struck the city of Sarpol-e Zahab in the western province of Kermanshah. The girl, named Ava, was born in a field hospital established in the city by the Army. Physicians and nurses rushed to the help of the mother after she went into labor. The birth of the baby created a feeling of joy amid a sense of tragedy and grief that has gripped the city after the devastating earthquake. Tehran Times/ Mohammad Khodabakhsh
TEHRAN – Hossein Amir Abdollahian, a senior foreign policy advisor to the Iranian parliament speaker, said on Monday that the way Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri was invited to Riyadh was reminiscent of Imam Musa al-Sadr’s invitation to Libya and his subsequent abduction.
TEHRAN – Qatars Foreign Minister Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani said on Monday that the existing tensions between Iran and Saudi Arabia might trigger new crisis which is beyond the tolerance of the region.
TEHRAN – Deputy Foreign Minister Morteza Sarmadi on Monday called on the European Union (EU) to persuade all the parties to remain committed to the international nuclear pact.