Regional Issues



  • rouhani erdogan 2017-09-10 09:32

    Rouhani, Erdogan talk Rohingya crisis, fighting terrorism

    TEHRAN, Sep. 10 (MNA) – Iran’s President Rouhani and his Turkish counterpart Erdogan have stressed their respective countries’ resolve to help settle the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Myanmar.

  • pakistan FM 2017-09-07 19:01

    Pakistani FM says will discuss Trump Afghanistan plan on Tehran visit  

    TEHRAN, Sep. 07 (MNA) – Pakistani Foreign Minister said Thu. he will visit Tehran in two or three days to hold talks with Iranian senior officials on regional and international issues, including the US new strategy in Afghanistan.

  • iran indonesia delegations 2017-09-07 16:13

    Iran meets parl. delegations of Indonesia, Pakistan, Bolivia

    TEHRAN, Sep. 07 (MNA) – On the sidelines of World Parliamentary Forum on Sustainable Development in Bali, Iranian parliamentary delegation held separate talks with delegations from Indonesia, Pakistan and Bolivia on bilateral and regional issues.

  • بازدید سفیر اندونزی از خبرگزاری مهر 2017-09-07 14:22

    Indonesian Amb.:

    Myanmar’s stance on Rohingya crisis gearing to intl. community’s wishes

    TEHRAN, Sep. 07 (MNA) – Speaking to MNA about Indonesia’s measures to help resolve the humanitarian crisis in Myanmar, Ambassador Ocatvino Alimudin believes Myanmar government would go on to consider some practical measures to resolve the issue and its stance is gearing toward the international community’s wishes.

  • ارائه حکم جدید دکتر رهبر به عنوان رئیس دانشگاه آزاد اسلامی توسط دکتر علی اکبر ولایتی 2017-09-06 15:36


    Iran fine with launch of bilateral ties with S Arabia

    TEHRAN, Sep. 06 (MNA) – Iranian Leader's senior adviser Ali Akbar Velayati, while noting that Iran had no problem with forming bilateral ties with Saudi Arabia, advised the Arab country not to interfere with internal affairs of regional states.

  • پیام لاریجانی 2017-09-06 12:26

    Larijani congratulates Syria on victory in Deir Ezzor

    TEHRAN, Sep. 06 (MNA) – Iran’s Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani in a message on Tue. congratulated the Syrian army, resistance forces and people on the victory in Deir Ezzor, which has been besieged by ISIL for three years.   

  • کابینه یازدهم 2017-09-06 12:11

    Pres. Rouhani:

    Recent victories herald end of terrorism in region

    TEHRAN, Sep. 06 (MNA) – Iran's President Hassan Rouhani voiced optimism that recent victories in Syria, Iraq and Lebanon would soon result in the complete eradication of terrorism and expansion of cooperation in the region.

  • علی اکبر ولایتی 2017-09-06 10:31

    Velayati hails Syria on lift of Deir Ezzor blockade

    TEHRAN, Sep. 06 (MNA) – Iranian Leader's senior adviser Ali Akbar Velayati congratulated Syrian government and nation on the lifting of the three-year blockade organized by ISIL terrorists.

  • ارتش سوریه 2017-09-05 16:26

    VIDEO: Syrian army's fierce fight with ISIL around Deir Ezzor

    TEHRAN, Sep. 05 (MNA) – The Syrian Army was able to break through the ISIL’s defenses at the 137th Brigade Base this afternoon after a fierce battle that lasted for several hours, thus lifting the 28 month long siege on the Deir Ezzor Governorate.

  • ظریف تلفن 2017-09-05 08:51

    Zarif discusses Rohingya plight with Malaysia, Indonesia FMs

    TEHRAN, Sep. 05 (MNA) – Iran’s Foreign Minister Zarif has held separate phone calls with his Malaysian and Indonesian counterparts Mon. on the dire situation of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar.

  • shahroudi 2017-09-04 12:08

    Ayat. Shahroudi:

    Iran's support influential in Iraq’s victory

    TEHRAN, Sep. 04 (MNA) – Iranian Chairman of the Expediency Council stressed the effective roles of Iraqi theologians, Shia Marjas and Iran's support in Iraq’s recent victories against ISIL terrorists.

  • ظریف 2017-09-02 20:14

    Zarif rejects Haley's remarks as 'baseless'

    TEHRAN, Sep. 02 (MNA) – Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif, describes the recent remarks of US ambassador to UN as improper and in contrast with what has been outlined in the JCPOA.

  • آیت الله امامی کاشانی 2017-09-01 13:35

    Hajj basically aims to promote Islamic awakening

    TEHRAN, Sep. 01 (MNA) – Ayatollah Emami Kashani said the philosophy of Hajj was awakening of the Islamic world urging heads of Islamic countries to observe interests of Muslims and alleviate their burdens.

  • Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan are scheduled to hold their fourth meeting this spring 2017-08-31 16:26

    Rouhani vows closer ties with Turkey

    TEHRAN, Aug. 31 (MNA) – Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has stressed his administration’s strong resolve to have closer relations with Turkey during a telephone call with his Turkish counterpart on Thursday.

  • رهبری 2017-08-31 12:08

    In Hajj 2017 message;

    Leader urges immediate end to domestic wars in Muslim states

    TEHRAN, Aug. 31 (MNA) – In his Hajj 2017 message, Leader of Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Khamenei called for an immediate end to domestic wars in Muslim countries and urged more attention toward creating unity and saving Palestine.

  • بهرام قاسمی 2017-08-30 15:36

    FM spox:

    Kirkuk’s support for Kurdish independence plan ‘unacceptable’

    TEHRAN, Aug. 30 (MNA) – Iran has warned the officials in the Iraqi province of Kirkuk against their ‘wrong, provocative, and unacceptable’ decision to back the Iraqi Kurdistan’s independence referendum.

  • 02br1 jaberi.jpg 2017-08-30 10:38

    Jaberi Ansari in Damascus for Syria settlement talks

    TEHRAN, Aug. 30 (MNA) – Iran’s senior negotiator for Astana process Hossein Jaberi Ansari has arrived in the Syrian capital Damascus Tue. night as part of Astana talks to resolve the Syria crisis.

  • امیر حاتمی 2017-08-29 09:59

    New defense min. vows to develop missile program

    TEHRAN, Aug. 29 (MNA) – Iran’s newly-appointed Defense Minister Amir Hatami noted his ministry’s resolve for boosting the country’s missile capabilities in the face of threats of terrorism and proxy wars.

  • جابری انصاری 2017-08-28 13:40

    De Mistura talks Syria settlement with Jaberi Ansari

    TEHRAN, Aug. 28 (MNA) – UN Special Envoy for Syria, Staffan de Mistura held talks on the latest developments in Syria with Iranian deputy FM Jaberi Ansari on Mon. in Tehran.

  • محمد قادری - مدیر کل اخبار خارجی مهر 2017/08/26

    By: Mohammad Ghaderi

    Negative balance; Afghanistan's rescue

    TEHRAN, Aug. 26 (MNA) – Iran's neighboring country Afghanistan has lang been engulfed with war and destruction but maybe it's time to change the power balance.

  • US war in afghanistan 2017-08-26 13:22

    By: Dave Granlund

    Out of one war tunnel into another

    TEHRAN, Aug. 26 (MNA) – President Donald Trump’s approval to extend American presence in Afghanistan and deploy thousands of more troops there was met with frustration from Republican and Democrat legislators alike. The 16-year-old war was launched in 2001 by George W. Bush after 9/11, costing up to $1 trillion and causing thousands casualties.

  • بهرام قاسمی 2017-08-26 09:47

    Iran slams terror attack on Kabul mosque

    TEHRAN, Aug. 26 (MNA) – Iranian FM spokesman has condemned the Friday ISIL terrorist attack on a Shia mosque in Afghanistan’s capital, which left at least 20 people dead and 50 others wounded.

  • سردار جزایری 2017-08-24 17:10

    Armed Forces spox:

    Kurdish referendum ‘an American policy’

    TEHRAN, Aug. 24 (MNA) – Brig. Gen. Massoud Jazayeri condemned KRG referendum noting that it is in line with US policies aimed at disintegrating the states in the region.

  • جابری انصاری 2017-08-23 13:01

    Deputy FM:

    Zionism, terrorism pose major threats to Islamic World

    TEHRAN, Aug. 23 (MNA) – Jaberi Ansari, Deputy Foreign Minister of Iran, said the Zionist regime as well as Takfiri terrorist groups were constituted considerable threats to the world.

  • عون 2017-08-22 11:40

    Lebanese president to visit Iran

    TEHRAN, Aug. 22 (MNA) – President of Lebanon Michel Aoun, at a meeting with deputy Iranian FM in Beirut, said he will make an official visit to Tehran in response to an invitation by Iran’s President Rouhani.

  • jaberi 2017-08-21 13:37

    Jaberi Ansari discusses region with Lebanese president

    TEHRAN, Aug. 21 (MNA) – Iran’s Deputy FM Hossein Jaberi Ansari and Lebanese President Michel Aoun discussed bilateral ties and regional issues in a meeting in Beirut on Monday.

  • بهرام قاسمی سخنگوی وزارت امور خارجه 2017-08-21 13:13

    FM spox:

    Gen. Bagheri’s visit to Turkey marks leap in Tehran-Ankara ties

    TEHRAN, Aug. 21 (MNA) – Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Ghasemi said the visit to Turkey by Chief of Staff of Iranian Armed Forces General Bagheri was an evolutionary step in relations between the two countries.

  • ولایتی 2017-08-21 12:13

    Velayati hails Iran-Iraq strong bonds

    TEHRAN, Aug. 21 (MNA) – Iranian Leader's senior adviser Ali Akbar Velayati in a meeting with the head of Iraq’s Islamic Virtue Party, commended the strong and friendly relations between the two countries.

  • جابری انصاری 2017-08-21 10:43

    Jaberi Ansari in Beirut for official visit

    TEHRAN, Aug. 21 (MNA) – Iranian Deputy FM Hossein Jaberi Ansari has arrived in the Lebanese capital Mon. morning to hold talks with a number of senior officials.

  • محمد جواد ظریف وزیر خارجه ایران 2017-08-21 09:55

    We won’t let US force Iran to kill nuclear deal: Zarif

    TEHRAN, Aug. 21 (MNA) – Foreign Minister Zarif stressed that Iran will make every effort to protect the nuclear deal and prevent US from violating the accord by putting the blame on the Islamic Republic.