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Iranians Will Never Let Officials Negotiate with Great Satan: IRGC Chief

Chief-Commander of Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Major General Mohammad-Ali Jafari has dismissed US President Donald Trump’s call for dialogue with Iran, saying that the Iranian nation would never allow authorities to hold talks with the Great Satan (the US).

“Iran Sanctions at Odds with Trump’s Call for Dialogue”

Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi says Tehran believes in dialogue and logic, but the basic requirements for holding negotiation cannot be seen in the words and behaviours of US President Donald Trump and his administration.

Moon Eclipse Catches Eyes in Mount Damavand

Iran’s Mount Damavand, the highest peak in Iran and the highest volcano in Asia, is a perfect place to watch the lunar eclipse, the most recent case of which happened on Friday night.

Iran Denies Omani FM Will Visit Tehran Friday

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has dismissed media reports that Omani Foreign Minister Yusuf bin Alawi will visit the Iranian capital on Friday, saying that Muscat has not yet informed Tehran about such a trip.

“No Obstacle to Expansion of Sri Lanka’s Ties with Iran”

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena have discussed regional and international issues in a meeting in Colombo.

Iranian Officials Show Mixed Reactions to Trump’s Call for Talks

Remarks by US President Donald Trump that he is ready for unconditional talks with Iran have received mixed responses in Iran with some arguing for the need for direct communications between the two arch-foes and others expressing pessimism the US is honest in its request for talks.

Iran Vows to Protect Syria’s Integrity, Sovereignty

A senior Iranian lawmaker says the Islamic Republic's regional strategy is based on maintaining Syria's territorial integrity and national sovereignty.

A Look at Iranian Newspaper Front Pages on July 31

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Tuesday, July 31, 2018, and picked headlines from 14 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.

Iran Condemns Terrorist Attack on Foreign Tourists in Tajikistan

Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has censured and expressed regret over the recent attack on foreign tourists in Tajikistan, which resulted in the deaths and injuries of a number of them.

Free Concert for Iranians to Feel Better amid Economic Woes

Homayoun Shajarian, a well-known Iranian singer, says he is ready to perform a free outdoor concert in order to help people feel better and forget about their economic problems for a few hours.

“Keeping Strait of Hormuz Open Hinges on Iran’s Interests”

Iran's Navy commander Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi says Iranian maritime forces will continue to secure free navigation in the Strait of Hormuz, but keeping the Strait open depends on the interests of Iran.

Iran Keen to Boost Ties with S. Korea, Vietnam: Rouhani

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani says Tehran is eager to further develop its bilateral relations with Seoul and Hanoi.

Ball in Europe’s Court after US’ Withdrawal from JCPOA: Iran

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani says the ball is now in Europe’s court to maintain its relations with the Islamic Republic following the US’ illegal withdrawal from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

Iran, Turkey, Russia Discuss Syria Peace in Sochi

Delegations of Iran, Turkey, and Russia, the three guarantor states of the ceasefire regime in Syria, have held a trilateral meeting in the Russian city of Sochi.

Seven Ways to Combat Poverty

In any nation of the world, you are likely to find part of the population living lives of ease and pleasure, enjoying luxuries and indulging in rare and exotic experiences. Within those same populations are people who cannot afford the necessities of life, let alone dream of lavish lifestyles. These segments of society are often lacking shelter, enough food to eat, clean water, and basic clothing.

Iran’s Top Diplomat Departs for Sri Lanka

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has left Tehran for Sri Lanka’s capital of Colombo on Tuesday.

Iran Slams Final Statement of US’ Religious Freedom Summit

Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has condemned an anti-Iran statement released by foreign ministers participating in the US’ Religious Freedom Summit.

“Enemy Has Created Army of Guerillas in Suits against Tehran”

Addressing a parliamentary meeting in Tehran on Monday, Larijani pointed to recent economic problems in the country and said the problems are partly related to decisions made in the country and partly rooted in the enemies’ acts of sabotage.  

“Iranian Government to Resolve Economic Crisis Soon”

Iran’s First Vice-President Es’haq Jahangiri says the new economic conditions in Iran will not continue and the government plans to introduce a new foreign currency package to deal with the situation.

Hoor-al-Azim Wetland at Iran-Iraq Border on Fire Again

The wildfires that had been mostly contained in the Iraqi part of Hoor-al-Azim Wetland have once again swept through the region and the smoke has affected the cities of Iran’s Khuzestan province.