Regional Issues



  • آیت الله امامی کاشانی Yesterday 14:56

    Senior Cleric:

    Unity of Lebanese tribes thwarts Saudi conspiracies

    TEHRAN, Nov. 17 (MNA) – Ayatollah Emami Kashani who led this week’s edition of Tehran Friday Prayers said unity of Lebanese tribes in the current circumstances would neutralize Al Saud’s plot to cause turbulences inside the region.

  • Bahram Ghasemi Yesterday 12:47


    France’s one-sided look at ME puts crisis on hold

    TEHRAN, Nov. 17 (MNA) –  Iran FM spokesperson said France takes up a one-sided approach to humanitarian crises and disasters in the Middle East which, willingly or not, will help to actualize potential crises.

  • ghasemi Yesterday 10:37

    FM spox:

    Regional countries have seen no positive role played by S Arabia

    TEHRAN, Nov. 17 (MNA) – The Spokesman of Iran’s Foreign Ministry Bahram Ghasemi, reminding of the severely destructive consequences of Saudi actions in the region, noted that the countries of the region have not seen a positive step by Saudi Arabian government in recent years.

  • جابری 2017-11-15 09:14

    Tehran, Moscow confer on coop. for resolving Syrian crisis

    TEHRAN, Nov. 15 (MNA) – Deputy Iranian foreign minister, who is on an official visit to Moscow, met and talked several Russian officials including deputy defense minister as well as Putin’s special envoy on Syria.

  • دیدار رئیس دانشگاه ملی استرالیا با علی اکبر ولایتی 2017-11-14 13:52


    Hariri asked to mediate between Iran, Saudi Arabia

    TEHRAN, Nov. 14 (MNA) – Leader’s senior adviser Velayati dismissed Lebanese PM Saad Hariri’s anti-Iran remarks, saying Hariri asked to mediate between Iran and Saudi Arabia during his meeting with Velayati in Tehran.

  • 02br1 jaberi.jpg 2017-11-14 10:14

    Jaberi Ansari off to Moscow for Syria talks

    TEHRAN, Nov. 14 (MNA) – Head of Iranian delegation at Astana talks Hossein Jaberi Ansari has left Tehran for Moscow to hold talks with senior Russian officials on the latest developments in Syria.

  • Bahram Ghasemi 2017-11-12 09:12

    Iran to Bahrain: Stop childish blame game

    TEHRAN, Nov. 12 (MNA) – Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Ghasemi censured Bahrain for blaming Iran for every incident that happens in the island nation, the most recent one being the explosion on its pipeline.

  • بهرام قاسمی 2017-11-11 11:07

    FM spox:

    Saudi Arabia ‘epitome of terrorist activities’

    TEHRAN, Nov. 11 (MNA) – Iran’s FM spokesman Bahram Ghasemi censured Saudi Arabia for accusing others of sponsoring terrorism while itself being the embodiment of terrorism and blatant meddling in other countries’ affairs.

  • جابری انصاری 2017-11-11 09:56

    Jaberi Ansari:

    ISIL edging close to physical destruction

    TEHRAN, Nov. 11 (MNA) – Head of Iranian delegation at Astana talks Hossein Jaberi Ansari told MNA that ISIL is on the verge of physical collapse although their ideology will remain.  

  • محسن رضایی 2017-11-09 16:34


    ISIL to be buried in contempt

    TEHRAN, Nov. 09 (MNA) – Secretary of Iran’s Expediency Council Mohsen Rezaei said Thu. that ISIL terrorists will soon be buried with all their committed crimes in the most debasing manner.

  • Emomali Rahmon 2017-11-09 09:35

    Zarif talks bilateral, regional issues with Tajik pres.

    TEHRAN, Nov. 09 (MNA) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has met with the Republic of Tajikistan’s President Emomali Rahmon in the Tajik capital of Dushanbe.

  • سردار محمد پاکپور 2017-11-08 15:29

    Terrorist acts at Iran-Pakistan common borders backed by enemies

    TEHRAN, Nov. 08 (MNA) – Commander of IRGC Ground Force Brigadier General Pakpour in his meeting with visiting Pakistan’s Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa elaborated on the terrorist movements at borders of Iran and Pakistan.

  • کابینه یازدهم 2017-11-08 15:03

    US, Zionist regime spread sows of discord in region

    TEHRAN, Nov. 08 (MNA) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani pointed to the huge turnout of people in performing Arbaeen rituals and called on rulers of regional countries to be vigilant and move towards unity and amity.”

  • Bahram Ghasemi 2017-11-08 14:00

    Iran raps Saudi airstrikes on Yemen civilians

    TEHRAN, Nov. 08 (MNA) – Iranian FM Spokesman Ghasemi has strongly denounced the most recent airstrikes by Saudi fighter jets on residential areas of Yemen, which left dozens of innocent people killed and wounded.

  • علی اکبر ولایتی 2017-11-08 09:33

    Velayati voices Iran’s readiness to help with Syria’s restoration  

    TEHRAN, Nov. 08 (MNA) – Leader's senior adviser Ali Akbar Velayati voiced Iran’s strong resolve to participate in Syria’s restoration process following the eradication of ISIL terrorists from the neighboring country.

  • rouhani aoun 2017-11-07 22:06

    Pres. Rouhani:

    Lebanon to overcome new destabilizing plot

    TEHRAN, Nov. 07 (MNA) – Calling Lebanese President on phone following the surprise resignation of PM Saad Hariri, Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani voiced confidence that Lebanon could easily move past this new scenario aimed at destabilizing the country.

  • حسین امیرعبداللهیان، مشاور وزیر امور خارجه 2017-11-07 22:05


    Iran opposes putting strain on countries’ ties

    TEHRAN, Nov. 07 (MNA) – Iran’s parliamentary official Amir-Abdollahian, while voicing regret over Saudi-led campaign against Qatar, said the Islamic Republic strongly opposes any threat or pressure against regional countries.

  • دیدار ولایتی و بشار اسد 2017-11-07 21:17

    Syrian Pres. Assad:

    West's hostility to Iran linked to collapse of terrorists in region

    DAMASCUS, Nov. 07 (MNA) Syrian President Bashar al-Assad affirmed that Damascus and Tehran will not be dissuaded by the hostile escalation of some regional and Western countries from continuing work to consolidate stability in the region.

  • rouhani phone 2017-11-07 20:31

    Iranian, Lebanese presidents hold phone talks

    TEHRAN, Nov. 07 (MNA) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has held a telephone conversation with his Lebanese counterpart Michel Aoun on Tue., according to Iran’s Deputy Chief of Staff of the President for Political Affairs.

  • 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.  

  • zarif 2017-11-07 18:26

    Zarif holds phone talks with British, Russian FMs

    TEHRAN, Nov. 07 (MNA) – In separate phone talks on Tue., Iran’s Foreign Minister Zarif discussed issues of mutual interest and regional developments with his British and Russian counterparts, Boris Johnson and Sergei Lavrov.

  • محمدجواد ظریف 2017-11-07 11:32

    FM Zarif:

    Visits to belligerent KSA hazardous to regional health

    TEHRAN, Nov. 07 (MNA) – Iran’s Foreign Minister Zarif reacting to the resignation of Lebanese PM Saad Hariri following his trip to Saudi Arabia said visits to KSA have proven “hazardous to regional health”.

  • velayati khamis 2017-11-07 10:21

    Syrian PM urges expansion of economic ties with Iran

    DAMASCUS, Nov. 07 (MNA) – In a Mon. meeting with Iran's Velayati, Syrian Prime Minister Imad Khamis stressed the importance of boosting economic, trade cooperation and joint developmental projects between Syria and Iran.

  • روحانی و فرمانده پاکستان 1 2017-11-07 10:19

    Pres. Rouhani:

    Iran welcomes closer defense coop. with Pakistan

    TEHRAN, Nov. 07 (MNA) – Iran’s President Rouhani called for boosting military and defense cooperation with Pakistan along with developing friendly ties in politics, economy and culture.

  • بهرام قاسمی سخنگوی وزارت امور خارجه 2017-11-04 20:28

    FM spox:

    Hariri’s remarks, resignation 'new scenario for regional tension'

    TEHRAN, Nov. 04 (MNA) – While dismissing the anti-Iran remarks by resigned Lebanese PM Saad Hariri, Iran’s FM spokesman said the resignation and the accusations are another recipe for an escalation of tension in the Middle East.

  • velayat 2017-11-04 09:19


    Recent victories reveal adequacy of Lebanese govt.

    TEHRAN, Nov. 04 (MNA) – Ali Akbar Velayati, a senior adviser to Iran’s Leader, said recent victories of Lebanon over terrorist groups were result of coherence between its nation and government and reflected adequacy of the Lebanese government.

  • ولایتی 2017-11-03 17:26


    Recent victories promise elimination of Takfiri groups

    TEHRAN, Nov. 03 (MNA) – Leader’s Advisor Velayati said recent victories achieved by the Resistance Front were promising of complete collapse of Takfiri and terrorist groups and their supporters.

  • علی لاریجانی 2017-11-03 10:11


    Iran source of regional security

    TEHRAN, Nov. 03 (MNA) – Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani said a huge gap had appeared between the US and its European allies on Iran’s nuclear issue.

  • دیدار رئیس جمهوری روسیه با رهبر انقلاب 2017-11-02 00:30

    VIDEO: Leader Ayat. Khamenei receives Pres. Putin

    TEHRAN, Nov. 02 (MNA) – In a Wed. meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, Iran's Leader of Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei stressed the solution of the Syria crisis requires continued cooperation between Tehran and Moscow.

  • بهرام قاسمی 2017-11-01 14:29

    Root cause of terrorism US interest in destabilizing region: FM spox

    TEHRAN, Nov. 01 (MNA) – Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Ghasemi condemned the terrorist attack in New York, saying “the root cause of terrorism is the policy pursued by the United States and their allies in the Middle East region.”