Thursday, June 1, 2023


Iranian Leader: Expansion of Iran-Turkmenistan ties serves interests of both nations

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says the enhancement of relations between Iran and Turkmenistan will serve the interests of both nations, expressing Tehran’s readiness for closer cooperation with Ashgabat in various fields.

President Raisi: Iran’s envoys abroad must double efforts to boost ties with regional states, intl. organizations

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi urges the Foreign Ministry and heads of the country’s diplomatic missions abroad to double their efforts to promote ties with neighbors, regional states and Muslim countries in addition to international organizations.

‘Ukrainian officials’ hostile anti-Iran remarks may entail serious repercussions’

A news website close to Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) warns Ukraine against the dire repercussions of a Ukrainian official’s belligerent remarks against the Islamic Republic.

IAEA chief confirms progress in Iran nuclear case

Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Rafael Grossi has confirmed that Tehran and the IAEA have made progress on certain issues related Iran’s nuclear program.

Sources say Biden aide secretly visited Oman for possible outreach to Iran over JCPOA

Brett McGurk, US President Joe Biden’s senior Middle East adviser, took a low-profile trip to Oman earlier this month for talks with Omani officials on possible diplomatic outreach to Iran regarding its nuclear program, according to five US, Israeli and European officials.

Iran, Turkmenistan ink 5 cooperation agreements

Iran and Turkmenistan sign five agreements for cooperation in different fields, as Tehran pushes to further bolster relations with neighbors and regional countries in the face of Western sanctions.

Iran’s share of Helmand River water blocked by Afghanistan’s dams: Images

Satellite images reveal how the interim government in Afghanistan is blocking the flow of Helmand River, a lifeline for residents of Iran’s Sistan and Baluchestan Province, into the other side of border, by building several dams on the river.

Iran FM: Reconciliation with Saudi Arabia not a ‘tactical agreement’

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian says reconciliation with Saudi Arabia is not a mere tactical agreement, and that the deal is in fact rooted in Tehran’s policy of prioritizing neighbors.

Iran’s Raisi calls for closer ties with Turkey during Erdogan’s new term

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi offers congratulations to his Turkish counterpart, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, for his re-election, calling for the further expansion of relations between the two neighbors during Erdogan’s new term in office.

Official: Iran totally open to resumption of ties with Egypt

The spokesman of Iran’s administration says the Islamic Republic is fully open to a resumption of relations with Egypt, as Tehran pushes to boost relations with Persian Gulf Arab neighbors and other regional states.

Morad-Sahraei becomes Iran’s education minister after winning confidence vote at Parliament

Reza Morad-Sahraei becomes Iran’s new education minister after securing a vote of confidence from the country’s Parliament.

Report: IAEA drops claims over one ‘undeclared’ site in Iran amid bilateral cooperation

An Iranian news agency says the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has closed one of the three cases of dispute over what the UN nuclear watchdog calls “undeclared” nuclear activities as a result of “better interactions” between the two sides.

Official: Iran destination for some 63% of Afghan refugees

The Iranian deputy justice minister says the Islamic Republic is the top destination of around 63 percent of Afghan refugees fleeing a host of crises in their homeland.

Iranian president’s office rejects rumors of cyberattack on its website

Iran’s Presidential Office dismisses rumors of a hacking attack against its website, which surfaced online after the web page went down briefly.

Iran busts ‘Israeli-tied’ terror group planning assassinations

A senior Iranian judicial official says security forces have dismantled a terror group tied to the Israeli regime, which was planning to conduct assassination operations in the country.

Iranian-made hypersonic missile to be unveiled soon: Senior IRGC cmdr.

A senior commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) says Iran is set to unveil a domestically-developed hypersonic missile in the near future.

Interior minister says situation at Iran-Afghanistan border normal after Taliban attack

Iran’s Interior Minister Ahmad Vahidi said on Monday that the country's border areas with Afghanistan is tranquil following the recent skirmishes between Iranian border guards and Taliban forces.

Ayatollah Khamenei says expansion of Iran-Oman relations beneficial for both countries

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has said that Iran and Oman will benefit from closer bilateral cooperation. He described the relations between Tehran and Muscat as long-standing and deep-rooted.

President Raisi congratulates Turkey’s  Erdogan on reelection

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has congratulated his Turkish counterpart, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, on winning the presidential race. Erdogan secured his third consecutive term in office on Sunday's runoff.

Iran FM: Iran, Oman considering comprehensive cooperation plan in near future

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian says Oman enjoys an exceptional place in the foreign policy of Iran, adding that the two countries are eyeing a comprehensive plan for cooperation in the near future.

Iran, Oman ink four agreements on economic, energy cooperation

Iran and Oman ink four agreements for cooperation in the fields of trade and energy, as the Persian Gulf country’s Sultan Haitham bin Tariq Al Said visits the Islamic Republic.

Oman’s sultan arrives in Iran for two days of high-level talks

Oman’s Sultan Haitham bin Tariq Al Said is in the Iranian capital, Tehran, for two days of talks with the country’s top officials on issues of mutual and regional significance.

MP urges President Raisi to put Iranians’ medical needs before those of Indonesians

An Iranian lawmaker has criticized President Ebrahim Raisi for promising to equip a dozen hospitals in Indonesia with Iranian-made products while “a number of Iran’s own towns lack proper health facilities.”

Official: Omani sultan’s Iran visit another sign of growing ties with Persian Gulf neighbors

The head of Iran’s Strategic Council on Foreign Relations says the Sunday visit by Omani Sultan Haitham bin Tariq Al Said to Tehran is yet another sign of growing relations between the Islamic Republic and its Persian Gulf Arab neighbors.

Official: Tehran ready for official reopening of Iran, Saudi missions

A senior Iranian Foreign Ministry official says Tehran is ready for the official reopening of the Iranian and Saudi missions in both countries, after the two Persian Gulf neighbors reached a reconciliation deal.

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