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Iran FM: Occupiers to blame for underdevelopment, economic maladies in Afghanistan

Iranian Acting Foreign Minister Ali Bagher Kani says the decades-long US-led occupation continues to plague Afghanistan as it has led to the underdevelopment and serious economic problems in the country.

Iran says arrested Israeli regime’s spy in Ardabil 

Iranian judiciary sources say security forces have arrested a person spying for the Zionist regime.

Top Iranian general: Israel should await response for assassinating military advisor

The Commander in Chief of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guard Corps (IRGC), Brigadier General Hossein Salami, has issued a warning against the Israeli regime for killing an Iranian military advisor in Syria on Monday.

IRGC commander says Israel put hundreds of fighter jets on alert to confront Iran’s retaliatory strikes

Brigadier General Amir Ali Hajizadeh, commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Aerospace Division has stated Israel had put hundreds of warplanes on alert to confront Iran’s anti-Israel missile and drone attacks last month.

Iran’s top military chief urges Iraq to disarm terror groups in Kurdistan region

The chief of staff of the Iranian armed forces has called on Iraq’s Kurdistan region to disarm terrorist groups holed up in the area.

Report: Iran provides Yemen’s Ansarullah with anti-ship ballistic missile

Iran has provided Yemen’s Ansarullah movement with its first anti-ship ballistic missile named Qadr, Tasnim News Agency reported.

Iran acting FM: Saudi Crown Prince to visit Tehran

The Iranian acting foreign minister has confirmed reports that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman would travel to Iran.

Iran’s army releases first report on president’s helicopter crash, ruled out bullets on aircraft

The General Staff of Iran's Armed Forces has released the initial results of an investigation on a recent helicopter crash that led to the deaths of Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi and his accompanying delegation on Sunday, ruling out any bullet sign on the crashed copter.

Tehran hosts meeting of resistance groups

Leaders and high-ranking officials of the resistance movements in the region held a meeting in the Iranian capital Tehran on the sidelines of the funeral ceremony for late President Ebrahim Raisi and his companions.

Iranian deputy FM reaffirms commitment to combating terrorism, raps Israeli regime’s war crimes

At the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Council of Foreign Ministers meeting in Astana, Mehdi Safari, Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for Economic Diplomacy, reaffirmed Iran's commitment to combating terrorism.

President Raisi: Deep bond between Iran, Azerbaijan unbreakable

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi says the deep historical, cultural and religious relations between Iran and the neighboring Republic of Azerbaijan are unbreakable.

Iran raps Arab League stance on three Persian Gulf islands

The spokesman for the Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Nasser Kanaani, has condemned as unacceptable the clause related to the three Iranian islands in the Persian Gulf in the statement of the 33rd meeting of the Arab League leaders in Bahrain.

E3 warned after deploying fighter jets to defend Israel against Iran aerial attack

Brigadier General Esmail Qa’ani, commander of the Quds Force of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC), has warned the UK, Germany and France after the trio deployed their warplanes to defend the Israeli regime against a retaliatory military operation staged by Tehran last month.

Families of victims of terrorist attack in southeastern Iran file lawsuit against US

The families of the victims of a 2019 bombing on the Khash-Zahedan road in southeastern Iran have filed a complaint against the US for supporting the group behind the terrorist attack.

President Raisi: Iran’s missile, military capabilities not negotiable 

Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi says the country will not compromise on its missile power and military achievements with the West.

President Raisi says negotiations, missiles two necessary coping strategies

It is imperative for Tehran to possess missiles for defense in tandem with the continuation of talks in order to deal with problems, Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi said at a live televised interview on Tuesday.

Senior Iran general says US seeks targeting all Muslim world

The Commander in Chief of the Islamic Revolution Guard Corps (IRGC) Major General Hossein Salami says the US has targeted all Muslim world, and Iran will reciprocate the move by expanding its war front beyond geographical borders.

President Raisi calls for disarmament of all anti-Iran groups in Iraq, including Kurdistan

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi urges Iraq’s Kurdistan region to not let its soil be used by the Zionist regime’s mercenaries and anti-Iran groups as a launch-pad for actions against the Islamic Republic of Iran.

President Raisi: Iran among top regional, world powers after reprisal against Israel

Iran’s president Ebrahim Raisi says the country has been promoted to the top of the list of regional and world powers after its retaliatory operation against Israel last month.

Iran arrests several militants in southeastern province

Iranian security forces arrested early on Saturday several militants with the so-called Jaish al-Adl terrorist group in the southeastern province of Sistan and Baluchestan.

IRGC cmdr.: Iran used 20% of what prepared to respond to bombing of embassy by Israel

The aerospace commander of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guard Corps (IRGC) says during the recent Operation True Promise against Israel, the Islamic Republic only used 20 percent of what it had prepared in order to take action against the Zionist regime.

Interior minister: Iran can take no more Afghan refugees

The Iranian interior minister says Iran is overwhelmed with the influx of Afghan refugees who are a burden on the country’s already-strained resources and sanctions-hit economy.

Official: All crew members of Portuguese ship safe, one freed

The deputy director of the Maritime Affairs Office of Iran’s Ports and Shipping Organization says 24 crew members of seized container ship MCS Aries are in good health and there is no need to be worried about their safety.

Iran celebrates National Persian Gulf Day

Iranians held ceremonies on Sunday to mark the National Persian Gulf Day to assert Iran's sovereignty over the body of water in south of the country and once again remind that any misnomer by any county including the Arab neighbors on the waterway or ownership claim is condemned.

Tehran and Moscow need to boost defense cooperation to improve regional peace: Iranian defense chief

Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Mohammad Reza Ashtiani has stated Iran and Russia should promote defense and military cooperation to improve regional security and stability.

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