Middle East



  • 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.”

  • نصرالله تاجیک 2017-12-10 06:43

    Turkey, Egypt eyeing regional hegemony: Ex-diplomat

    TEHRAN, Dec. 10 (MNA) – Touching upon tensions between Ankara and Cairo Nosratallah Tajik says both Turkey and Egypt are seeking regional hegemony.

  • Iran-Europe 2017/12/09

    Eldar Mamedov:

    Arms sales to KSA, violation of JCPOA, making Iran unwilling to renegotiate

    TEHRAN, Dec. 09 (MNA) – The official in charge of EP delegation for inter-parliamentary relations with Iran says the current US, EU approach to ME deters Iran from sharing negotiation desk with westerners.

  • Ghaderi 2017-12-04 19:46

    By: Mohammad Ghaderi

    Common concern of White House, Riyadh

    TEHRAN, Dec. 04 (MNA) –In recent days, American and Saudi authorities have common security concerns. The defeat of the notorious ISIL terrorists has hit Washington and Riyadh hard. However, the issue is not limited to the military and regional dimensions. Part of the issue is the Takfirist ideology with the support of US and Saudi House behind it.

  • کمال خرازی 2017-12-03 10:59


    “World powers covet Middle East resources"

    TEHRAN, Dec. 03 (MNA) – Head of Iran's Strategic Council on Foreign Relations Kamal Kharazi said that big powers have always been present in the region because of its huge energy resources.

  • 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.

  • نورای مرت 2017-11-25 00:34

    US failed to fulfill its aims in Mid-East: Turkish expert

    TEHRAN, Nov. 25 (MNA) – Professor of political science, Istanbul University Nuray Mert, believes the US and its allies failed to fulfill their regional aims to disintegrate the Middle East.

  • الشیخ نعیم قاسم 2017-11-22 14:41

    Naim Qassem:

    Arab, foreign rule in Lebanon unacceptable

    TEHRAN, Nov. 22 (MNA) – Sheikh Naim Qassem says that Lebanese people never accept intervention and Saudi Arabia's rule on their domestic affairs.

  • جابری انصاری 2017-11-16 11:05

    Iranian deputy FM Jaberi Ansari:

    ‘Iran, allies’ efforts in war on terror fruiting in Syria’

    TEHRAN, Nov. 16 (MNA) –Iranian Deputy FM Jaberi Ansari who is visiting Damascus, met with Syrian FM Muallem on Wednesday and told the media that the efforts to eliminate terrorism in Syria are fruiting results.

  • araghchi 2017-11-16 10:48

    Iranian deputy FM hails JCPOA as ME security restorer  

    TEHRAN, Nov. 16 (MNA) –Deputy Foreign Minister Araghchi said on Wednesday that Europe has come to the conclusion that a sound implementation of the nuclear deal plays a key role in preserving security in the ME.

  • جلسه هیات دولت 2017-11-15 14:57

    Pres. Rouhani:

    US seeking ceaseless war in Middle East

    TEHRAN, Nov. 15 (MNA) – Addressing cabinet meeting on Wednesday, Iranian President Rouhani touched upon the Sunday quake in western Iran, US role in the ME, and the Lebanese crisis.

  • نصرالله تاجیک 2017-11-08 21:18

    Hariri’s resignation kicks off new phase of Iranophobia: Ex diplomat

    TEHRAN, Nov. 08 (MNA) – Nosratallah Tajik, Iranian analyst says Hariri’s resignation kicked off new phase of Iranophobia and Lebanon will be the next destination of the US and Saudi backed ISIL.