• Afghanistan Yesterday 10:47

    Air raids kill 5 militants in S Afghan province 

    KABUL, Dec. 10 (MNA) – At least five insurgents were killed and three others injured during the Afghan forces airstrikes in Helmand province, south of Afghanistan on Saturday, the defense ministry said in a statement on Sunday.

  • ناتو و مواد مخدر 2017/12/05

    By Payman Yazdani:

    NATO's responsibility toward drug production in Afghanistan

    TEHRAN, Dec. 05 (MNA) – Production of the illicit drugs in NATO-dominated Afghanistan has hit a new record during the past decade since the US lead coalition waged a war on the country in 2001 under the pretext of fighting terrorism.

  • علی لاریجانی 2017-12-04 20:30

    Iranian speaker calls UN to act instead of report on narcotics

    TEHRAN, Dec. 04 (MNA) – The Speaker of Iranian Parliament, Ali Larijani criticized the UN and NATO for evading their responsibilities in regards to war on drug trafficking.

  • لاریجانی 2017-12-03 18:44

    Parliament Speaker Larijani arrives in Moscow

    TEHRAN, Dec. 03 (MNA) – Iranian Speaker of Parliament Ali Larijani was welcomed by Russian State Duma Vice-Speaker Neverov after landing at Vnukovo International Airport in Moscow.

  • طالبان افغانستان 2017-12-03 11:56

    Taliban's senior commander killed in Afghanistan

    TEHRAN, Dec. 03 (MNA) – One of the top commanders of the Taliban terrorist group was killed in the fight with Afghanistan's security forces in the country's north.

  • محمد جواد ظریف 2017-12-01 16:34

    Zarif appreciates EU’s solid stances towards JCPOA

    TEHRAN, Dec. 01 (MNA) – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Europe and Mogherini have taken good and firm stances on the JCPOA as evidenced by increasing banking and financial ties.

  • zarif landing 2017-11-29 16:04

    Zarif to set off for Italy, Azerbaijan Thu.

    TEHRAN, Nov. 29 (MNA) – Foreign Minister Zarif will depart for Italy Thu. followed by a visit to Azerbaijan on Fri. to take part in Med Dialogues conference in Rome and Heart of Asia summit in Baku.

  • بندر شهید رجایی 2017-11-29 10:25

    Iran holds sizable share of Afghan consumer market

    TEHRAN, Nov. 29 (MNA) – Iran holds some 22 percent of Afghanistan's goods consumer market, Afghan commercial attaché to Iran said Tuesday.

  • ایت الله شاهرودی 2017-11-27 20:11

    Iran stresses unity among Muslims to foil enemies’ plots

    TEHRAN, Nov. 27 (MNA) – The head of the Expediency Council on Monday emphasized on the unity between Shia and Sunni as a way to foil enemies’ plots.

  • دیدارهای امروز وزیر امور خارجه 2017-11-26 16:25

    Zarif, Afghan official discuss bilateral ties, fight against terrorism

    TEHRAN, Nov. 26 (MNA) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met with Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Afghanistan Mohammad Mohaghegh at the site of Iran’s foreign ministry.

  • دیدارهای امروز وزیر امور خارجه 2017-11-26 16:20

    By: Maryam Kamyab

    Zarif meets with Latvian amb., Afghan deputy FM

    TEHRAN, Nov. 26 (MNA) – Today's meetings of the secretary of state Foreign Minister Mohammad Jawad Zarif met today with the Ambassador of Latvia and Deputy Prime Minister of Afghanistan.

  • مراسم افتتاحیه مسابقات کبدی قهرمانی آسیا در گرگان 2017-11-25 16:09

    By: Ali Akbar Jafari

    Asian Kabaddi C'ship 2017 in Gorgan

    GORGAN, Nov. 25 (MNA) – The Asian Kabaddi Championship 2017 has kicked off in Gorgan, Iran, featuring a total of 10 teams from India, Iran, Japan, South Korea, Pakistan, Thailand, Iraq, Sri Lanka and Turkmenistan in the men's and women's sections. Kabaddi is a contact team sport.

  • علی لاریجانی 2017-11-24 20:08

    US after dividing Muslims for Israel’s interests: Larijani

    TEHRAN, Nov. 24 (MNA) – Iranian Parliament Speaker Larijani told Turkish media that Israel is so sad about the death of ISIL terrorist group as US is dividing Muslims to secure Israeli benefits.

  • روحانی و اشرف غنی 2017-11-24 13:27

    Iran after peace in Afghanistan: Rouhani

    TEHRAN, Nov. 24 (MNA) – Iranian President Rouhain and his Afghan counterpart President Ashraf Ghani exchanged views on establishment of peace in Afghanistan late on Thursday, according to Ghani’s office.

  • علی لاریجانی 2017-11-23 14:46


    Afghanistan needs popular forces to combat terrorism

    TEHRAN, Nov. 23 (MNA) – Iran’s Parliament Speaker Larijani while voicing concerns over the future of Afghanistan said the country needs to utilize motivated popular forces alongside the army in order to effectively fight terrorism.

  • سیدعباس عراقچی 2017-11-22 14:17

    UN head thanks Iran for free education of illegal Afghans

    TEHRAN, Nov. 20 (MNA) – In their Wednesday meeting in Tehran, Iranian Deputy FM Mr. Araghchi and Mr. Swing, the Director General of the International Organization for Migration discussed Afghan refugees’ status in Iran.

  • صحن مجلس 2017-11-22 12:06

    Parl. passes bill on Chabahar Trilateral Agreement

    TEHRAN, Nov. 22 (MNA) – The bill on agreement for establishment of international transport and transit corridor among Iran, India and Afghanistan, also known as Chabahar Agreement, was passed by the Iranian Parliament.

  • Gholamali Khoshroo 2017-11-21 10:11

    Iran voices support for any Afghan-led peace process

    TEHRAN, Nov. 21 (MNA) – UN envoy Gholamali Khoshroo in his address at UN General Assembly on the situation in Afghanistan stressed Iran’s support for any Afghan-led peace process and censured US’ destabilizing presence in that country.

  • نشست خبری عباس عراقچی 2017-11-20 21:54

    Iran urges UN to promote peace in Afghanistan

    TEHRAN, Nov. 20 (MNA) – Deputy Foreign Minister for International Affairs Seyed Abbas Araghchi urged the UN to play a more crucial role in resolving the crises in Afghanistan and to promote peace and reconciliation process in the country.

  • دیدار نماینده ویژه دبیرکل سازمان ملل در امور افغانستان با ظریف 2017-11-20 15:29

    Iran ready to assist UN on Afghanistan: Zarif

    TEHRAN, Nov. 20 (MNA) – Foreign Minister Zarif voiced Iran’s readiness to expand cooperation with United Nations and its other agencies on all expected areas related to stability in Afghanistan.

  • دیدار نماینده ویژه دبیرکل سازمان ملل در امور افغانستان با ظریف 2017-11-20 13:37

    By: Shahabeddin Ghayyoumi

    Zarif meets with UN envoy for Afghanistan

    TEHRAN, Nov. 20 (MNA) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met with UN Special Representative for Afghanistan Tadamichi Yamamoto in Tehran.

  • Afghanistan 2017-11-18 12:14

    6 militants, policeman killed in eastern Afghan clashes

    GHAZNI, Nov. 18 (MNA) –Six armed insurgents and one policeman were killed and 15 militants wounded during clashes in eastern Afghan province of Ghazni on Friday, the provincial police chief said Saturday.

  • Bahram Ghasemi 2017-11-17 10:13

    Iran strongly condemns Kabul terrorist attack

    TEHRAN, Nov. 17 (MNA) – The Spokesman of Iran’s Foreign Ministry Bahram Ghasemi strongly denounced the terrorist attack of Thursday in Kabul.

  • correction 2017-11-15 17:31


    TEHRAN, Nov. 15 (MNA) – In a formal statement, Mehr News Agency corrected a mistake in translation of an exclusive interview with Hamid Karzai, the Former President of Afghanistan published on November 11.

  • Afghanistan 2017-11-14 13:49

    22 policemen killed in S Afghan checkpoints attack 

    KANDAHAR, Nov. 14 (MNA) – At least 22 policemen and 45 militants were killed after Taliban attacked police checkpoints in Maywand district of Afghanistan's southern province of Kandahar overnight, provincial police spokesman said Tuesday.

  • Afghanistan 2017-11-11 13:23

    Suicide attack kills 4, wounds 5 in S Afghan province 

    LASHKAR GAH, Nov. 11 (MNA) – Four people including three Taliban fighters and one Afghan army personnel were killed and five soldiers sustained injuries after a suicide bomber targeted a military camp in Nawa district of the southern Helmand province on Saturday, spokesman for provincial government Omar Zawak said.

  • حامد کرزی 2017-11-11 10:17

    Hamid Karzai:

    US presence in Afghanistan bolstered terrorism

    TEHRAN, Nov. 11 (MNA) – Former Afghan President Hamid Karzai said the regional countries should be vigilant against conspiracies of US government which is seeking to spread sow of discord in the region.

  • حامد کرزای 2017-11-07 19:14

    Hamid Karzai says not running for president

    TEHRAN, Nov. 07 (MNA) – Former Afghan President Hamid Karzai in an exclusive interview with Mehr News Agency said he has no plans for running for office in Afghanistan’s next presidential election.  

  • مسابقات بین المللی کیوکوشین کاراته در آستارا 2017-10-28 14:42

    Karatekas of 6 nations competing in Sanandaj

    TEHRAN, Oct. 28 (MNA) – Iranian western city of Sanandaj is hosting an international one-day tournament of kyokushin-style karate on Saturday.

  • خرازی 2017-10-24 23:54

    American forces attack on Afghan families, properties: Kharrazi

    TEHRAN, Oct. 24 (MNA) – Iranian former Foreign Minister Kamal Kharrazi told Afghan former president Hamid Karzai that occupation and terrorism are still crippling Afghanistan.