Middle East



  • کرملین 2018-05-14 20:33

    Russia warns of tension build-up in ME after US embassy move

    TEHRAN, May 14 (MNA) – Russian Presidential Spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Monday that Russia is concerned about increase of tensions in the Middle East after planned US embassy move to al-Quds.

  • نماینده ویژه چین در امور خاورمیانه گونگ شاوشنگ 2018-05-09 11:51

    By: Lachin Rezaian

    China strongly supports JCPOA, says 'a deal better than no deal at all'

    TEHRAN, May 09 (MNA) – China's special envoy for Middle East issues, Gong Xiaosheng, while announcing his country's support for the nuclear deal, said having a deal on Iran's nuclear program is better than no deal at all.

  • araghchi 2018-05-01 09:07

    Iran says Netanyahu's allegations aim to influence Trump

    TEHRAN, May 01 (MNA) – Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araghchi has said, “Netanyahu’s childish and ridiculous presentation was planned in the run up to Trump’s announcement about the nuclear deal.”

  • drrrrrr 2018-04-27 12:26

    Iran UN envoy calls on UNSC to adopt tough measures against Zionist policies

    TEHRAN, Apr. 27 (MNA) – Iran’s Permanent Representative to the UN Gholam-Ali Khoshroo in his speech considered occupation of Palestine by the Zionist regime as the main factor of all conflicts in the Middle East.

  • Trump on syria 2018/04/24

    By: Mohammad Ghaderi

    Trump lacks proper strategy towards Middle East, Syria

    TEHRAN, Apr. 24 (MNA) – About five years ago, when former US President Barack Obama spoke of a military strike in Syria, Zbigniew Brzezinski, former US National Security Adviser, who is also a prominent foreign policy strategists, objected to the call of the White House.

  • reza najafi 2018-03-21 13:52

    Nowruz based on love for humankind: Iran’s envoy to Vienna

    TEHRAN, Mar. 21 (MNA) – Iranian Ambassador to the UN headquarters in Vienna, Reza Najafi, talked about the beauties of Nowruz at the international event held at the UN headquarters in Vienna, on Tuesday.

  • بهرام قاسمی 2018-03-16 13:56

    Ghasemi calls bin Salman 'simple-minded illusionist'

    TEHRAN, Mar. 16 (MNA) – Bahram Ghasemi, the Spokesman of Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, described Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman as a simple-minded illusionist.

  • zarif 2018-03-14 21:08

    Zarif condemns US arms torrent to ME

    TEHRAN, Mar. 14 (MNA) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif tweeted a post on Wednesday condemning US populism in selling arms to the Middle East and levying accusations against Iran.

  • greek amb 2018-03-06 20:56

    JCPOA necessary for Middle East: Greek envoy to Tehran

    TEHRAN, Mar. 06 (MNA) – Dimitri Alexandrakis, the Ambassador of Greece to Iran told the local media that the European Union backs the nuclear agreement of Tehran and Sextet.

  • سرلشکر جعفری 2018-03-03 13:52

    IRGC Chief:

    Regional communities deeply indebted to Islamic Revolution

    TEHRAN, Mar. 03 (MNA) – Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari, the Commander-in-Chief of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) hailed the influence of the Islamic Revolution of 1979 on the Middle East.

  • پرونده سلامت 2018-02-26 17:34

    Iran tops ME states in health care report card: official

    TEHRAN, Feb. 26 (MNA) – Iranian Deputy Health Minister Akhoundzadeh says that Iran is the best country of the region in the field of providing health care services.

  • پیمان یزدانی 2018/02/21

    By Payman Yazdani

    Why US not trustworthy ally for Turkey

    TEHRAN, Feb. 21 (MNA) – Just weeks after failure of the ISIL terrorist group in Iraq and Syria, the United States announced that it is going to create a security belt from Erbil to Mediterranean Sea under the pretext of avoiding ISIL return.

  • zarif sergey 2018-02-19 20:27

    Zarif invites Russia to play more in Middle East

    TEHRAN, Feb. 19 (MNA) – Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif, who visited Moscow to attend Valdai Discussion Club’s Middle East Conference and meet his Russian counterpart, posted on his Twitter that Russia can play more in the ME.

  • ghasemi 2018-02-15 16:08

    FM spox:

    'Iran will not allow anyone to undermine its defensive capability'

    TEHRAN, Feb. 15 (MNA) – Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Ghasemi strongly slammed recent remarks of French President Emmanuel Macron saying, “Islamic Republic of Iran will not allow other countries which are trying to undermine its defensive and deterrent power in international level.”

  • ارتش ایران 2018/02/15

    By sajjad Abedi

    Iran and prospects for security in the Middle East

    TEHRAN, Feb. 15 (MNA) – The regional order of the Middle East has always been challenged and altered, and because of the geopolitical, geocultural and geostrategic position of the region, major and supra-regional powers have intervened in various pretexts in the Middle East.

  • سردار حسین دهقان 2018-02-11 16:28

    Ex-MoD: Revolution inspired anti-colonialists

    TEHRAN, Feb. 11 (MNA) – Iran’s former defense minister believes that the Islamic Revolution in Iran has inspired many anti-colonial states worldwide.

  • کابینه یازدهم 2018-02-10 19:17

    Pres. Rouhani slams pro-terrorists states bombarding neighbors

    TEHRAN, Feb. 10 (MNA) – Addressing the foreign ambassadors to Tehran on the advent of the 39th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution, President Rouhani condemned pro-militancy states in the Middle East.

  • حضور نیروهای آمریکایی در سوریه 2018-01-28 20:00

    Greek analyst warns of dangerous US divisive games

    TEHRAN, Jan. 28 (MNA) – Greek analyst warns that US is playing dangerous divisive games in the Middle East to further its goals.

  • german 2018-01-26 16:23

    Iran could turn into financial technology hub in region

    TEHRAN, Jan. 26 (MNA) – Prof. Barch a senior German banking expert official has underlined that the Islamic Republic of Iran enjoys high capability to be turned into a financial technology hub in the region.

  • al habib 2018-01-26 10:54

    Iran's amb. to UN:

    Israeli regime core of ME crises

    TEHRAN, Jan. 26 (MNA) – Iran's Ambassador to United Nations Es'hagh Al Habib said on Thursday that occupation of the Palestinian land is the core and central of all conflicts in the Middle East.

  • بالگرد آمریکایی 2018-01-24 18:22

    US policy towards ISIL 'opportunistic'

    TEHRAN, Jan. 24 (MNA) – Terming US policy as opportunistic, Pennsylvania University Political Science Professor says that US military presence in Syria is geared towards countering Iranian influence and a repetition of its past failures in Afghanistan and Iraq.

  • قاسم پورحسن 2018-01-10 18:35

    Four characteristics of the concept of ‘Return to the self’ in Shi'ism

    TEHRAN, Jan. 10 (MNA) – Islamic fundamentalism is a kind of revivalism (Salafism) which has turned into one of the most significant regional and international threats; even though, the fundamentalists talk about expanding the Islamic territory and guiding humankind toward redemption.

  • کمال خرازی 2018-01-08 14:08

    Iran ready to cooperate with regional countries to reduce tensions

    TEHRAN, Jan. 08 (MNA) – Head of Iran Foreign Relations Strategic Council kharrazi said the Islamic Republic of Iran has expressed its readiness to cooperate with the regional countries in order to reduce tensions and spread peace and stability in the region.

  • ظریف و لاوروف 2017-12-18 18:32

    Zarif, Lavrov discuss ME issues in phone call

    TEHRAN, Dec. 18 (MNA) – The ministry of foreign affairs of the Russian Federation announced that the foreign ministers of Iran and Russia held a telephone conversation on Monday exchanging views on the latest developments in the Middle East.

  • سردار جعفری فرمانده کل سپاه 2017-12-14 13:21

    IRGC cmdr:

    US, Zionist, Saudi conspiracies in region defeated

    TEHRAN, Dec. 14 (MNA) – The Commander-in-Chief of IRGC, Maj. Gen. Mohammad Ali Jafari says that the nations of the region are following the success of Islamic Revolution in fighting Imperialism.

  • سمیح ایدیز 2017-12-13 16:06

    Turkish expert: Egypt stance toward Iran affected by Cairo-Riyadh ties

    TEHRAN, Dec. 13 (MNA) – Turkish Political analyst Semih Idiz says Cairo's position on Iran is driven not only by its close ties to Saudi Arabia, but because as a major Arab power it is also concerned about the increasing Iranian influence in the Middle East.

  • علاء الدین بروجردی 2017-12-13 09:14


    Trump’s imprudent move to exacerbate regional situation

    TEHRAN, Dec. 13 (MNA) – Iranian senior MP said regional issues will deteriorate as a result of the indiscreet and ill-considered decision by Donald Trump to recognize al-Quds as capital of the Zionist regime.

  • رابرت بیانچی 2017-12-12 15:37

    Turkey, Egypt to defuse tensions to adjust new regional power balance: Prof. Bianchi

    TEHRAN, Dec. 12 (MNA) –A professor of Shanghai International Studies University (SISU) says “Turkey and Egypt would like to defuse mutual tensions because both countries are trying to adjust to a rapidly changing balance of power in the Middle East that strongly favors Iran and Russia instead of Saudi Arabia and the United States.”

  • آرشین ادیب مقدم 2017-12-12 06:55

    ISIL origins are geopolitical and ideological: Expert

    TEHRAN, Dec. 12 (MNA) –Referring to the measures that should be taken in post-ISIL era, Prof. Arshin Adib Moghaddam, believes the origins of ISIL are geopolitical and ideological.

  • Foreign military build-ups won’t work in Afghanistan: Zarif 2017/12/11

    FM Zarif:

    US unreliability completely predictable

    TEHRAN, Dec. 11 (MNA) – In an NY Times article Sun., Iran’s Foreign Minister Zarif argues that as the N-deal and the ME enter uncharted territory, “it is imperative that Europe helps ensure we don’t soon find ourselves repeating history.”