Russian defense minister arrives in Tehran

Russian defense minister arrives in Tehran

Tehran, June 9, IRNA – Russian Defense Minister Sergey Kuzhugetovich Shoygu arrived in Tehran on Thursday to take part in a tripartite session with his Iranian and Syrian counterparts focusing on campaign against terrorism.

06:55 - 2016/06/09
Russia focuses on regional terrorist threats

Russia focuses on regional terrorist threats

Moscow, June 9, IRNA – Speaking before taking part in trilateral meeting with the focus of terrorism, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said that Russia pays special attention to terrorist threats in Syria, Libya, Iraq and Afghanistan.

02:05 - 2016/06/09
Indian PM: lifting of sanctions on Iran opened up immense opportunities for both nationals

Indian PM: lifting of sanctions on Iran opened up immense opportunities for both nationals

New Delhi, May 21, IRNA -- Indian Prime Minister Naredra Modi believes that lifting of the international sanctions on Iran has opened up immense opportunities for both Iran and India especially in the economic sphere.

08:24 - 2016/05/21
New Zealand FM confers with Shamkhani

New Zealand FM confers with Shamkhani

Tehran, May 21, IRNA – New Zealand Foreign Minister Murray Mc Cully conferred with Secretary of Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani here on Saturday.

07:55 - 2016/05/21
Ties between US-armed Syrian rebels and Al Qaeda’s affiliate

Ties between US-armed Syrian rebels and Al Qaeda’s affiliate

Tehran, March 23, IRNA - A crucial problem in news media coverage of the Syrian civil war has been how to characterize the relationship between the so-called “moderate” opposition forces armed by the CIA, on one hand, and the Al Qaeda franchise Al Nusra Front (and its close ally Ahrar al Sham), on the other.

08:51 - 2016/03/23
Ban-free Iran smashes regional equations

Ban-free Iran smashes regional equations

Tehran, March 21, IRNA - Ever since the victory of the Iranian Revolution in 1979, Tehran’s regional rivals, which happen to be seeking to dominate the global oil market, never relented to tense up their siege of Iran by targeting Iran’s export routs and energy links with the world; but the nuclear deal smashed all regional equations.

08:21 - 2016/03/21
Assessment of Turkish prime minister’s recent Iran visit

Assessment of Turkish prime minister’s recent Iran visit

Tehran, March 11, IRNA – As relations between Iran and Turkey continue in a sinusoidal manner, Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu arrived in Iran for an official visit on Friday, March 4th, accompanied with a high-ranking political and economic delegation.

01:53 - 2016/03/11
Iran after February 26 elections

Iran after February 26 elections

Tehran, March 9, IRNA - In a region where dictatorship and terrorism have deprived people of free and secure life, Iranian people once again went to the polls on February 26 to show that they tolerate neither totalitarianism nor use of violence to bring about change; and this issue has been the secret of the Iranian society’s forward march in such a tension-ridden region.

11:05 - 2016/03/09
`Plan B` and bankruptcy of US Syria policy

'Plan B' and bankruptcy of US Syria policy

Tehran, March 3, IRNA - The 'Plan B' episode shows another moment of failed US policymaking on the Syrian crisis, revealing a familiar pattern of deep division, says Gareth Porter, an independent investigative journalist and winner of the 2012 Gellhorn Prize for journalism.

06:58 - 2016/03/03
Investment disability wrapped in stylish `oil freeze` plan

Investment disability wrapped in stylish 'oil freeze' plan

Tehran, Feb 25, IRNA -- If production freeze by oil-producing countries continues until the third quarter of 2016, the return of 1.5mb/d of Iranian crude oil will not dent the prices any more.

12:19 - 2016/02/25
Obama’s ‘Moderate’ Syrian deception

Obama’s ‘Moderate’ Syrian deception

Tehran, Feb 18, IRNA - US President Barack Obama, who once called the idea of “moderate” Syrian rebels a “fantasy,” has maintained the fiction to conceal the fact that many “moderates” are fighting alongside Al Qaeda’s jihadists, an inconvenient truth that is complicating an end to Syria’s civil war, explains Gareth Porter.

04:26 - 2016/02/18