Regional Issues



  • حسن روحانی.هرمزگان 2018-03-18 13:06

    Pres. Rouhani:

    Iran to continue with ‘dignified constructive interaction’ with world

    TEHRAN, Mar. 18 (MNA) – Iranian President Rouhani said Sun. that the country would carry on with its agenda on ‘dignified, constructive interaction’ with the world regardless of any undermining efforts by US or some regional states.

  • bahrain 2018-03-17 13:48

    VIDEO: 'Revoking Nationality in Bahrain'

    TEHRAN, Mar. 17 (MNA) – A short film on "Revoking Nationality in Bahrain" was displayed in the event Statelessness and Revocation of Citizenship in PGCC on Friday in Geneva. Bahrain is guilty of have revoking the citizenship of hundreds of people as part of the ruling Al Khalifa regime’s oppressive measures.

  • بهرام قاسمی 2018-03-16 13:56

    Ghasemi calls bin Salman 'simple-minded illusionist'

    TEHRAN, Mar. 16 (MNA) – Bahram Ghasemi, the Spokesman of Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, described Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman as a simple-minded illusionist.

  • Bahram Ghasemi 2018-03-14 13:24

    Ghasemi on US-North Korea talks:

    Iran welcomes any effort for global security

    TEHRAN, Mar. 14 (MNA) – FM Spokesman Ghasemi reacted to Trump's possible meeting with North Korea's leader, saying Iran will back any efforts for global peace and stability, adding that the US’ words and approaches, however, have proved unreliable in practice.

  • zarif presser 2018-03-13 09:35

    FM Zarif:

    Iran’s ties with India not in conflict with Pakistan

    TEHRAN, Mar. 13 (MNA) – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Mon. that Iran’s good relations with India are not in conflict with Pakistan, just as Pakistan’s ties with Saudi Arabia do not tarnish Islamabad's ties with Tehran.

  • دکتر محمدجواد ظریف 2018-03-12 20:38

    Zarif, Pakistani parl. speaker discuss regional issues

    TEHRAN, Mar. 12 (MNA) – During a meeting in Islamabad on Monday, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and Pakistani Parliament Speaker Sardar Ayaz Sadiq discussed the recent developments in the region.

  • white helmets 2018/03/11

    By: Sondoss Al Asaad

    The White Helmet myth: A soft war propaganda

    TEHRAN, Mar. 11 (MNA) – The White Helmets are repetitively described as volunteers and relentlessly depicted as heroes in the war zone. A suspicious Organization backed by the British Government, known US regime change facilitators USAID, the US and NATO-backed ‘Syrian National Council’, a parallel government, which these pillars claim to represent the Syrian opposition.

  • zarif pakistan 2018-03-11 13:05

    Fmr. Pakistani min.:

    Zarif’s Pakistan visit aims to reach concord on regional, global issues

    TEHRAN, Mar. 11 (MNA) – The Sun. visit of Iranian FM Zarif to Pakistan, while opening a new chapter on the two countries’ economic ties, will most importantly focus on clearing misunderstandings and reaching agreement on regional and global issues, former Pakistani minister of information said.

  • ولایتی 2018-03-10 16:37

    ICRC should stop war in Syria, Yemen: Velayati

    TEHRAN, Mar. 10 (MNA) – Iranian Leader's Senior Advisor Ali Akbar Velayati called on the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) to take serious measures in putting an end to the war and violence in Syria and Yemen.

  • جشنواره جهانی فیلم فجر 2018-03-10 15:12

    Syria, Yemen, Myanmar in focus at FIFF36 Broken Olive Branches

    TEHRAN, Mar. 10 (MNA) – Fajr International Film Festival (FIFF36) has announced the lineup for the 2018 Broken Olive Branches section.

  • بهرام قاسمی 2018-03-08 19:25

    Iran to UK: Don’t trade global security for economic interests

    TEHRAN, Mar. 08 (MNA) – Iran’s FM spokesman, reacting to the recent visit of Saudi Crown Prince to London and their anti-Iran remarks, advised Britain not to trade global peace and security for transient economic interests.

  • amir-abdollahian 2018-03-08 14:53


    Saudi’s bin Salman, ‘real evil’ in region

    TEHRAN, Mar. 08 (MNA) – The Iranian Parliament Speaker’s Special Aide in International Affairs has called Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman the “real evil” and “abomination” in the Middle East region.

  • amir-abdollahian 2018-03-07 21:27

    Boosting region’s security, Iran’s top priority

    TEHRAN, Mar. 07 (MNA) – Hossein Amir-Abdollahian, the Iranian Parliament Speaker’s Special Aide in International Affairs told Dutch students visiting Tehran that Iran is after strengthening security in the region.

  • بهرام قاسمی 2018-03-07 19:23

    FM Spox condemns anti-Iran claims of intervention

    TEHRAN, Mar. 07 (MNA) – Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Ghasemi lashed out at Saudi Arabia and Egypt for re-voicing baseless claims against the Islamic Republic of Iran.

  • روحانی 2018-03-07 12:54

    No need for concern over Iran’s missiles: Pres. Rouhani

    TEHRAN, Mar. 07 (MNA) – Iranian President Rouhani said Wed. that no country needs to worry about the development of Iran’s defense and missile program, adding that the Islamic Republic’s power will always be in service of strengthening the countries in need.

  • greek amb 2018-03-06 20:56

    JCPOA necessary for Middle East: Greek envoy to Tehran

    TEHRAN, Mar. 06 (MNA) – Dimitri Alexandrakis, the Ambassador of Greece to Iran told the local media that the European Union backs the nuclear agreement of Tehran and Sextet.

  • Astana 2018-03-06 13:37

    Guarantor states to gather on March 16 for next Astana process

    TEHRAN, Mar. 06 (MNA) – Foreign ministers of the guarantor states of the cessation of hostilities in Syria (Russia, Iran and Turkey) will gather on March 16 for the next Astana peace process, Kazakh FM press service has reported.

  • روحانی 2018-03-06 10:00

    Rouhani to Le Drian:

    ‘All would come to regret breaching nuclear deal’

    TEHRAN, Mar. 06 (MNA) – Iranian President Rouhani told French FM Jean-Yves Le Drian on Mon. that all sides would come to regret it if the nuclear deal was breached, adding that Iran is prepared to deal with any unsavory situation regarding the agreement.

  • دیدار شمخانی 2018-03-05 12:31

    Shamkhani to Le Drian:

    West complicit in S Arabia, UAE mess in Yemen

    TEHRAN, Mar. 05 (MNA) – During a meeting on Monday in Tehran Iran’s SNSC Secretary Ali Shamkhani and French Foreign minister Jean-Yves Le Drian discussed regional and international developments as well as bilateral ties.

  • rouhani erdogan 2018-03-05 09:22

    Turkish official:

    Rouhani, Erdoğan slated to meet in April

    TEHRAN, Mar. 05 (MNA) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdoğan are scheduled to meet next month, Chairman of Turkish Parliament's Foreign Committee Volkan Bozkir said Sunday.

  • دیدار ظریف 2018-03-01 17:22

    Zarif invites Croatia to jointly invest in Iran’s border countries

    TEHRAN, Mar. 01 (MNA) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif held talks with Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenković on Thursday in Zagreb, calling for further expansion of bilateral ties in all feilds.

  • ظریف 2018-03-01 14:57

    FM Zarif:

    Iran, reliable energy partner for Croatia

    TEHRAN, Mar. 01 (MNA) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif held talks with Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović on Thursday in Zagreb.

  • ظریف بلغارستان 2018-02-28 13:07

    Zarif, Bulgarian president call for further economic ties

    TEHRAN, Feb. 28 (MNA) – As the second leg of his Eastern European tour to Bulgaria, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif held talks with Bulgarian President Rumen Radev on Wed. morning in Sofia.

  • zarif reporters 2018-02-28 09:25

    FM Zarif:

    British UN resolution turned SC into arm of aggression

    TEHRAN, Feb. 28 (MNA) – Iran’s FM Zarif said Tue. that the UK-drafted resolution on Yemen, although not adopted, was an ‘ugly’ show in support of aggression in the UN Security Council.

  • رحیم صفوی 2018-02-27 11:47

    Major Gen. Safavi:

    Iran seeks water diplomacy with neighboring countries

    TEHRAN, Feb. 27 (MNA) – Leader’s top military aide said Tue. that Iran seeks to open talks on water management with Iraq, Afghanistan, Turkey and other countries sharing water resources with the Islamic Republic.

  • دیدار رئیس دانشگاه ملی استرالیا با علی اکبر ولایتی 2018-02-26 14:50

    Velayati dismisses rumors on Iraq’s mediation between Iran, US

    TEHRAN, Feb. 26 (MNA) – Leader’s Senior Advisor Ali-Akbar Velayati dismissed rumors on Iraq’s meditating role on Iran-US ties, stressing that there have never been any talks on the issue.

  • علی اکبر ولایتی 2018-02-26 13:00


    Iran’s Leader resolute on preservation of Iraq’s unity

    TEHRAN, Feb. 26 (MNA) – Leader’s Senior Advisor Ali-Akbar Velayati said Mon. that Ayatollah Khamenei is resolute on preservation of unity and integrity of Iraq, calling for cementing Iran-Iraq ties to establish peace and security across the region.

  • سرلشکر باقری 2018-02-25 13:32

    Army chief:

    Syria’s entire territory must be cleansed of terrorists in coming months

    TEHRAN, Feb. 25 (MNA) – The Chief of Staff of Iranian Armed Forces stressed that the entire Syrian territory must be cleansed of terrorists in the coming months, adding that Syrian government and army seek ceasefire to ensure security of their people.

  • Russian,Swedish FMs 2018-02-25 11:08

    Russian, Swedish FMs discuss settling crisis in Syria

    MOSCOW, Feb. 25 (MNA) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, and Swedish counterpart, Margot Wallstrom, have discussed issues pertaining to settling the crisis in Syria.

  • ولایتی 2018-02-21 12:02

    ME problems affecting European states: Velayati

    TEHRAN, Feb. 21 (MNA) – Senior Adviser to Iranian Leader Ali Akbar Velayati warned the Europeans that worsening situation in the Middle East can worsen the conditions for the European countries as well.