Massoumeh Ebtekar

Iranian Women Account for 41% of State Employees: VP

Iran’s Vice President for Women and Family Affairs says women compose 41 percent of the staff of the Islamic Republic's government.

Ayatollah Khamenei Urges Continued Resistance to US

Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei highlighted the necessity for strong resistance in confrontation with the enemies, stressing that the Islamic Republic will keep making progress provided that the US does not come any close to Iran.

Foreign Ministry Holds Ceremony to Introduce New Directors

A ceremony has been held in Tehran to introduce new directors and officials of the Iranian Foreign Ministry.

Iran President Offers Congratulations to New Judiciary Chief Raisi

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani has congratulated Hojjatoleslam Ebrahim Raeisi on his appointment as the new Judiciary chief, expressing his readiness for mutual cooperation.

Iran Leader Appoints Ayatollah Raisi as New Judiciary Chief

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has appointed veteran judicial official, Hojjatoleslam Ebrahim Raeisi, as new head of Iran’s Judiciary.

MPs Meet FM Zarif to Hail His Return to Work

A group of lawmakers representing the Iranian Parliament's Hope Faction have visited the Foreign Ministry building in downtown Tehran to meet with the country's top diplomat Mohammad Javad Zarif.
Failure of JCPOA Key to Zarif’s Frustration, Resignation

Failure of JCPOA Key to Zarif’s Frustration, Resignation

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif resigned on Monday night apparently in reaction to differences with President Hassan Rouhani, including his exclusion from the president’s meeting with Syria’s Bashar al-Assad in Tehran; however, that’s just the tip of the iceberg.
FM Zarif Back to Work, Welcomes Armenian PM in Tehran

FM Zarif Back to Work, Welcomes Armenian PM in Tehran

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, whose resignation was earlier rejected by President Hassan Rouhani, has returned to work and attended the welcoming ceremony of Arminian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan Wednesday morning in Tehran.

Iran President Officially Rejects FM Zarif’s Resignation

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has in an official letter rejected Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif's resignation, saying that it is against the country’s national interests.
General Soleimani Throws His Weight behind FM Zarif

General Soleimani Throws His Weight behind FM Zarif

IRGC Quds Force Commander Major General Qassem Soleimani has thrown his weight behind Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif following his controversial resignation, saying that Zarif is the key person in charge of Iran’s foreign policy.