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Defeat of ISIS Brings US to Its Knees: Iran Leader

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says Muslim youths have brought the US to its knees by defeating ISIS in Iraq and Syria.
General Mohammad Ali Jafari

Any New War in Mideast to Wipe Israel Off World Map: IRGC

Chief-Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari says the breakout of any new war in the region will wipe off the Zionist regime from the world map.
araqchi

IOM Chief Praises Iran’s Hospitality towards Refugees

Director General of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) William Lacy Swing, has commended Iran for its long-term hospitality towards refugees, particularly the Afghan population.
Bahram Qassemi

Iran Says Tunisia Not Asked to Mediate between Tehran, Riyadh

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has dismissed the media reports that Tehran has asked Tunisia to help resolve differences between Iran and Saudi Arabia.
Legendary Singer Holds Benefit Concert for Iran Quake-Hit People

Legendary Singer Holds Benefit Concert for Iran Quake-Hit People

Legendary Iranian vocalist, Shahram Nazeri, and the Kamkars, Iran’s leading Kurdish family music ensemble, joined together in a concert to raise funds for the victims of the deadly earthquake which shattered their homeland Kermanshah in western Iran.
Tehran University to Establish Research Centre for Silicone Solar Cell

Tehran University to Establish Research Centre for Silicone Solar Cell

University of Tehran is set to establish a research centre for silicone solar cells as part of a project attended by knowledge-based companies.
Surgeon-cum-Referee Skips Match to Help Quake Victims

Surgeon-cum-Referee Skips Match to Help Quake Victims

A top Iranian football referee, who is also an orthopedic surgeon, has missed a match he was supposed to judge to help victims of the recent earthquake.
iranian newspapers

A Look at Iranian Newspaper Front Pages on November 22

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Wednesday, November 22, and picked headlines from 11 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.
Iran President Congratulates Lebanon on National Day

Iran President Congratulates Lebanon on National Day

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has offered congratulations to the Lebanese nation and government on the Arab country’s Independence Day, which is annually marked on November 22.
Ali Akbar Velayati

Iran Says Enemies Distorting Image of Islam through Wahhabism

Secretary-General of the World Assembly of Islamic Awakening Ali Akbar Velayati said the enemies of Islam are trying to portray an “improper” and “dark” image of Islam resorting to Wahhabism, an ideology which promotes violence and ignorance.

Lebanon PM Suspends Resignation upon Meeting with President Aoun

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri says he would hold off presenting his resignation as prime minister in response to a request from President Michel Aoun to allow more dialogue.

Syria’s Future Not in Hands of Foreign Powers: Iran President

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has rejected any foreign interference in the future of Syria, saying the Arab country’s people are the only ones who can make decision about their future.
Football Int’l Language for All: World Cup Draw Hostess

Football Int’l Language for All: World Cup Draw Hostess

A Russian journalist picked to host the ceremony for the Final Draw for the 2018 FIFA World Cup says she is very excited.
Hezbollah

Yemeni, Palestinian Groups Condemn Arab League’s Anti-Hezbollah Statement

Resistance groups from Yemen and Palestine have vehemently condemned the latest statement of Arab League against Lebanon’s Hezbollah.
Iran Intercepts Two Human Cargos

Iran Intercepts Two Human Cargos

Iran Customs Administration says at least two human cargos have been intercepted since the beginning of this year.
Iran President Arrives in Russia’s Sochi for Syria Talks

Iran President Arrives in Russia’s Sochi for Syria Talks

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has landed in the Russian city of Sochi to attend a trilateral meeting with his Russian and Turkish counterparts on the ongoing conflict in Syria and other regional developments.
ISIS

Sponsors of ISIS Terrorists Should Be Put on Trial: Iran

Iranian Foreign Ministry, in a statement on the complete defeat of ISIS terrorist group in Iraq and Syria, has called for trial and prosecution of those who created and sponsored the ISIS.
Lebanese PM Hariri Finally Arrives Back in Beirut

Lebanese PM Hariri Finally Arrives Back in Beirut

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri has arrived back in Beirut for the first time after announcing his resignation from the Saudi capital Riyadh.
Ayatollah Khamenei

Iran Leader Praises Gen. Soleimani’s “Great Service to Mankind”

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has commended the Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps’ Quds Force Major General Qassem Soleimani for “delivering a great service to humanity” by eradicating ISIS.
“Iran Nuclear Deal Key Test for Int’l Cooperation in Other Domains”

“Iran Nuclear Deal Key Test for Int’l Cooperation in Other Domains”

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, in a phone conversation with his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron, said the Iran nuclear deal is a key test for cooperation in other areas on the international stage.