Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Russian opposite number Sergei Lavrov have held talks on the sidelines of the Valdai Club Conference in Moscow.
A senior Iranian commander has referred to the failure of US-made missile defence systems in countering minor attacks on the US allies in the Middle East, saying they won’t help their owners when they are targeted by hundreds of missiles.
IFP has taken a look at the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Monday, February 19, and picked headlines from 23 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.
Several search and rescue teams have been searching the mountainous regions near the Iranian city of Semirom where a passenger plane with 65 people on board crashed on Sunday, but the operation has been hampered by severe weather.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has called on the Persian Gulf states to work for the realization of “a historic paradigm shift” in the region through confidence-building measures.
Iranian legislators have called on the president to reconsider plans to forge closer economic cooperation with France and the UK in protest at their roles in passing an anti-Iran UN resolution.
The Sunday crash of an Iranian ATR 72 passenger plane in central Iran during a flight from Tehran to the southwestern city of Yasuj, which claimed the lives of 66 people, has once again brought into the limelight the issue of unilateral US sanctions and their deleterious effect on Iran's transportation sector, especially the country’s civil aviation fleet.
A senior political analyst and former diplomat says Jordan is seeking to take on a stronger role in the region through Russia, and the strategy has two key components: the Jerusalem al-Quds case and Syria.
An Iranian lawmaker has called for a new order for the Middle East, stressing that the Persian Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) is no longer capable of resolving regional disputes.
A top aide to the Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution says Tehran will never withhold any effort to enhance Iraq’s national unity, and is prepared to enhance ties between Iraq’s central government and Kurdistan Regional Government
Iranian Minister for Health and Medical Education, Seyyed Hassan Qazizadeh Hashemi, has been appointed as the World Health Organization’s commissioner for the prevention and control of non-communicable diseases.
Iran's High Council for Human Rights has accused the US of blatant racism and discriminations, calling on the UN to appoint a special rapporteur on the country’s human rights situation.
Ali Akbar Velayati, an international advisor to Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution, has ruled out the US’ presence in eastern Euphrates, stressing that the resistance movement will not allow NATO to establish a base in West Asia.
Kurdistan Regional Government’s Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani says Erbil is looking for expansion of all-out relations with the Islamic Republic.
IFP has taken a look at the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Sunday, February 18, and picked headlines from 21 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the Persian Gulf states need to work together to establish a “fresh regional security architecture” and what Tehran calls a “strong region”.
A senior political analyst is sceptical about India’s interest in development of its ties with Iran, saying New Delhi is just after securing the energy supplies it needs and gaining access to the region’s markets via the Islamic Republic.