Regional Issues



  • Bahram Ghasemi Yesterday 12:08

    Iran defensive missile program non-negotiable

    TEHRAN, Jan. 17 (MNA) – Iranian foreign ministry spokesman stressed the fact that the missile program of Iran is not debatable under any conditions.

  • دیدار علی لاریجانی رئیس مجلس با رئیس مجلس رئیس مجلس ملی پاکستان Yesterday 11:35

    Pakistani chairman of Senate:

    US using Pakistan as 'scapegoat' due to recent losses in region

    TEHRAN, Jan. 17 (MNA) – Chairman of the Senate of Pakistan Raza Rabbani said Wed. that the US has been using Pakistan as a 'scapegoat' due to its recent losses in the Middle East, adding that Pakistan has paid a high price since then.

  • Larijani wishes merry Christmas to Assyrians Yesterday 09:48


    Iran committed to friendly ties with Qatar

    TEHRAN, Jan. 17 (MNA) – Parl. Speaker Larijani, while voicing regret over the ongoing Saudi-led diplomatic and trade boycott against Qatar, stressed Iran’s commitment to its friendly relations with the peninsular Arab country.

  • کابینه یازدهم 2018-01-16 10:52

    Pres. Rouhani:

    Muslims welcome interaction with world on equal grounds

    TEHRAN, Jan. 16 (MNA) – President Rouhani said Tue. that Muslim countries welcome constructive interaction with the world as long as it is on equal grounds and void of any foreign intervention in their internal affairs.

  • larijani 2018-01-15 11:50


    OIC states’ security relies on improving economic coop.

    TEHRAN, Jan. 15 (MNA) – Speaking at the 13th PUIC conference in Tehran, Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani stressed the need for developing economic cooperation among OIC Member States in a bid to boost security and mutual interests.

  • حسین امیرعبداللهیان 2018-01-12 10:45

    Amir-Abdollahian highlights Iran's role in fighting terrorism, regional development

    TEHRAN, Jan. 12 (MNA) – Hossein Amir-Abdollahian met with the former UNGA president where he highlighted the palpable role assumed by the Islamic Republic of Iran in fighting terrorism and contributing to regional development.

  • Yasser Othman 2018-01-09 14:21

    Iran urges support to Palestine in meeting with Egyptian envoy

    TEHRAN, Jan. 09 (MNA) – Iranian parliamentary official Hossein Amir-Abdollahian held a meeting with head of Egyptian interest section office in Tehran to discuss the Palestinian issue and combating terrorism.

  • fighter jet 2018-01-09 09:44

    VIDEO: Yemeni forces shoot down Saudi F-15 jet over Sana'a

    TEHRAN, Jan. 09 (MNA) – Yemen has released video saying it shows the exact moment they shot down Royal Saudi Air Force F-15S while flying over the capital Sana'a.

  • امیر حاتمی 2018-01-08 19:20

    US proved to be untrustworthy: Iranian MoD

    TEHRAN, Jan. 08 (MNA) – Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami said on Monday that US behavior in regards to the Iran nuclear deal has proved to the world that Americans are not trustworthy.

  • tehran conf 2018-01-08 13:00

    Iraqi defense official:

    Regional coop., not foreign intervention, can resolve ME issues

    TEHRAN, Jan. 08 (MNA) – General Secretary of Iraq Defense Ministry said Monday that the current issues in the Middle East can only be settled through regional cooperation, not by foreign intervention.

  • حموده صباغ 2018-01-08 11:21

    Syrian parl. official:

    Iran at forefront of backing Resistance against ISIL in Syria

    TEHRAN, Jan. 08 (MNA) – Speaker of the People's Council of Syria hailed the Islamic Republic of Iran as the main supporter of Resistance Front in combating ISIL terrorism in Syria and across the region.

  • سالن اجلاس سران 2018-01-08 09:32

    2nd Tehran Security Conf. kicks off

    TEHRAN, Jan. 08 (MNA) – The 2nd Tehran Security Conference on challenges facing regional security in West Asia has opened in the Iranian capital on Mon. morning with over 200 Iranian and foreign political dignitaries in attendance.

  • علاء الدین بروجردی 2018-01-04 13:29


    US president delusional about Iran

    TEHRAN, Jan. 04 (MNA) – Iranian senior MP Boroujerdi reacted to Trump’s meddling remarks in support of the recent protests in the country, saying the US president is delusional about Iran and his attempts at dividing the Iranian nation are futile.

  • Velayati advises France against meddling in Iran’s affairs 2018-01-04 13:03


    'Bad taste' to drag political disputes into current protests

    TEHRAN, Jan. 04 (MNA) – The Iranian Leader’s Aide on International Affairs, Ali Akbar Velayati, said Wed. that it is extremely in bad taste to drag political disputes into the recent protests across the country over economic woes.

  • سید حسن نصرالله 2018-01-04 10:50

    Hezbollah chief:

    Current situation in Iran ‘not political’

    TEHRAN, Jan. 04 (MNA) – Hezbollah Secretary General, Hassan Nasrallah, said Wed. that the current situation in Iran regarding the public protests are not political and cannot be compared with the 2009 events.

  • rouhani, macron 2018-01-03 08:43

    Pres. Rouhani:

    Iran’s key policy to develop sustainable peace in region

    TEHRAN, Jan. 03 (MNA) – President Rouhani described bilateral, regional and international cooperation and relations between Iran and France as contributing to development of peace, stability and security in the region and stressed the need to further deepen Tehran-Paris ties.

  • حبیبی 2018-01-01 16:24

    ICAPP can help resolve S China Sea dispute

    TEHRAN, Jan. 01 (MNA) – Secretary Gen. of Islamic Coalition party said Mon. that the capacities of the International Conference of Asian Political Parties (ICAPP) can be used to help resolve the South China Sea dispute.

  • guterres 2017-12-30 08:44

    UN chief warns against global issues

    TEHRAN, Dec. 30 (MNA) – United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres in a New Year message on Friday expressed his deep concern over big dangers lurking around every corner in the world.

  • علی لاریجانی 2017-12-27 13:21

    Parl. urges govt. to back al-Quds bill against US plot

    TEHRAN, Dec. 27 (MNA) – Parliament Speaker Larijani called on Rouhani’s administration to throw its weight behind a bill passed Wed. by Iranian parl. in recognition of Jerusalem al-Quds as Palestine’s eternal capital.

  • صحن مجلس 2017-12-27 10:44

    Parl. passes bill on recognition of al-Quds as Palestine capital

    TEHRAN, Dec. 27 (MNA) – Iranian lawmakers on Wed. voted with consensus in favor of a bill to recognize Jerusalem al-Quds as the eternal capital of Palestine, following Trump’s decision to relocate US embassy there.

  • صادق ملکی 2017-12-25 08:13

    Sadegh Maleki:

    Tough resolutions, epic statements inadequate for saving al-Quds

    TEHRAN, Dec. 25 (MNA) – Political analyst Sadegh Maleki told MNA that Jerusalem al-Quds will not be liberated merely by issuing resolutions and making harsh statements in absence of any practical measures against Trump’s decision.

  • علی لاریجانی 2017-12-24 13:58


    Iran-Russia-Turkey coop. successful model for fighting terrorism

    TEHRAN, Dec. 24 (MNA) – Parl. Speaker Ali Larijani said Sun. that cooperation among Iran, Russia and Turkey serves as a successful model for fighting terrorism in the region.

  • larijani 2017-12-23 13:41


    'ISIL terrorists of migratory nature, able to propagate to other countries'

    TEHRAN, Dec. 23 (MNA) – Iran's Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani said "despite ISIL defeat, terrorism is not finished in the region, adding it has a migratory nature, propagating to other places."

  • Zarif renews Iran’s calls for ceasefire in Yemen 2017-12-21 09:49


    US democracy mere rhetoric of ‘with us or against us’

    TEHRAN, Dec. 21 (MNA) – Foreign Minister Javad Zarif late on Wed. lashed out at Trump’s threats about cutting off financial assistance to those countries voting for a UN resolution against his decision on embassy relocation.  

  • Lavrov 2017-12-20 13:49

    Russia calls for joint coop. with Iran, Turkey on intl. disputes

    TEHRAN, Dec. 20 (MNA) – Following the success of Iran-Russia-Turkey cooperation on Syrian settlement, Russian FM Sergey Lavrov called for further cooperation between the three sides on resolving international issues.

  • zarif reporters 2017-12-20 11:35


    Iran protested US’ missile claim at UNSC meeting

    TEHRAN, Dec. 20 (MNA) – Foreign Minister Zarif said Wed. that Iran has voiced its protest against the US recent missile claim at the Tuesday UN Security Council session in New York.

  • johnson 2017-12-20 10:11

    Johnson voices support for S Arabia amid Yemen war

    TEHRAN, Dec. 20 (MNA) – Britain’s Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has stressed that the UK will remain committed to supporting Saudi Arabia as the Arab country continues with its war campaign in Yemen.

  • سردار سرلشکر رحیم صفوی 2017-12-19 14:13

    Former IRGC gen.:

    Enemy’s likely threats against Iran to be through air, sea

    TEHRAN, Dec. 19 (MNA) – Maj. Gen. Yahya Rahim Safavi, the top military advisor of Leader, while describing scenarios of possible future threats against Iran, said air and sea comprise main sources of potential military threats.

  • Iran Foreign Ministry 2017-12-19 14:01

    MFA summons Swiss envoy over Haley’s missile claim

    TEHRAN, Dec. 19 (MNA) – Iran’s Foreign Ministry has summoned Swiss envoy to Tehran to protest against the unfounded and irresponsible claims made by US Ambassador to UN Nikki Haley about the origin of a missile fired at Saudi Arabia from Yemen.

  • Saudi 2017-12-19 13:37


    Saudi royal dynasty may fall like Shah of Iran

    TEHRAN, Dec. 19 (MNA) – Riyadh’s decision to decrease oil production may alienate Saudi Arabia from its traditional Western allies and pose a serious threat to the House of Saud.