Monday, March 20, 2023


“Azerbaijan not responding to proposal to probe embassy attack”

Nour News, an Iranian media outlet affiliated with the country's Supreme National Security Council, says the Republic of Azerbaijan has not responded to a proposal from the Islamic Republic of Iran to participate in a probe into the recent attack on the Azeri embassy in Tehran.

Iran to UN: Israel behind recent terrorist attack in Isafahn

Iran’s representative to the United Nations has in a letter to the world body’s chief and the president of the UN Security Council said the Zionist regime was behind the recent terrorist attack on a military facility in the Iranian city of Isfahan.

Report: Parts of drones used in Isfahan attack smuggled into Iran from north Iraq, Israel involved

Iran’s Nour News media outlet says parts of the drones used in the recent attack on a military facility in Isfahan were smuggled into Iran with the help of Israel-affiliated counterrevolutionary Kurdish groups based in northern Iraq.

IRNA: Aide to Makki Mosque prayer leader in Iran’s Zahedan arrested

An informed source says Abdolmajid Moradzehi, an aide and a relative to prayer leader of Makki Mosque in the southeastern Iranian city of Zahedan Molavi Abdolhamid Esmaeilzehi, has been arrested, IRNA reported.

Iran Intelligence Minister: Neighboring countries should avoid Israel for their own security

Iran’s Intelligence Minister Esmaeil Khatib has warned neighboring countries to avoid ties with Israel, which he described as a “dying regime”, for “their own security.”

Iran condemns Ukrainian presidential advisor remarks as suspicious, provocative

Iranian foreign ministry spokesman has condemned the remarks by the Ukrainian president's advisor on the recent destructive act against a military facility in central Iran as suspicious and provocative.

Iran summons Ukraine envoy after comments on Isfahan attack

Iran has summoned Ukraine’s charge d'affaires in Tehran to protest comments by a top Ukrainian presidential advisor about the drone attack on the central Iranian city of Isfahan on Saturday.

Iran foils drone attack on defense ministry facility

Iran has thwarted a drone attack on one of the facilities of the Ministry of Defense in the central city of Isfahan.

Iranian Judiciary: Azeri Embassy attacker in April complained after his wife went missing

Iran’s Judiciary says the man who attacked Azerbaijani Embassy in Tehran, in April filed a complaint with a court in the northwestern city of Orumia because his wife had gone missing.

Iranian FM says Tehran-Baku ties should not be affected by attack on Azeri embassy

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian has told his Azerbaijani counterpart that Baku and Tehran should not let their ties be affected by Friday attack on the Azeri embassy in Tehran.

Iran says Iraq’s using fake name for Persian Gulf not to change realities

Iran once again protested Iraqi authorities' use of a fake name for the Persian Gulf. Foreign Ministry Spokesperson has said misnaming the body of water contradicts the principle of good neighborliness and the friendly nature of bilateral ties. 

Minister: Iranian security forces disband over 12 terrorist teams linked to Israel

Iranian Intelligence Minister Esmail Khatib says the country’s security forces have disbanded more than 12 terrorist groups that were linked to the Israeli regime.

Iranian FM: Tehran to defend territorial integrity of Azerbaijan

The Iranian foreign minister has reaffirmed that Tehran has always defended and will always defend the territorial integrity of Azerbaijan Republic.

President Raisi: Iran to stand by Syria during reconstruction

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi says the Islamic Republic will stand by Syria during the reconstruction period like during the resistance era.

Two Iranian police officers killed in southeastern province of Sistan and Balouchestan

The police commander in the southeastern Iranian province of Sistan and Balouchestan says two of its forces have been killed in an ambush during a patrol mission in Bampour County.

Iran’s intelligence ministry slams EU parliament’s resolution against IRGC

The Iranian intelligence ministry has in a statement condemned the recent draft resolution of the European parliament against Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps.

Iran FM does not rule out exit from NPT if Europe blacklists IRGC

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian has not ruled out the possibility of Tehran’s withdrawal from the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) if the Europeans fail to revise their “belligerent polices” toward the Islamic Republic.

MP: IRGC must levy tolls on European ships passing through strategic Hormuz Strait

An Iranian lawmaker proposes that the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC), which is tasked with providing security in the Hormuz Strait, levy tolls on the European vessels seeking to pass through the strategic waterway.

IRGC chief: Europe must take responsibility for outcome of possible blacklisting

The chief commander of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) warns the Europeans against blacklisting the elite military force, saying they will have to take responsibility for the consequences if they make such a “mistake.”

Iran’s Army throws weight behind IRGC against Europe’s blacklisting plot

The Iranian Army strongly condemns the European Parliament’s “desperate” call for Europe to designate the fellow Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) as a “terrorist” group, saying it will join hands with the elite military force “more firmly than before” to safeguard the Islamic Republic and the region.

Iran’s Parliament chief warns Europe will ‘pay price’ if it blacklists IRGC, promises counter-measures

Iranian Parliament Speaker Mohammad Bagher Qalibaf delivers a stern warning to the European Union over a possible move to blacklist the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC), saying Europe will “pay the price in full” if it makes such a move.

Iranian armed forces warn EU against blacklisting IRGC

The Joint Chiefs of Staff of the Iranian armed forces has warned in a statement that the recent move by the European parliament to blacklist the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps as a terrorist organization sets a negative precedent and will adversely affect regional and global peace and security.

Iranian MPs to vote on bill in response to EU’s possible blacklisting of IRGC

Iranian parliament is going to put a double-urgent bill to vote as part of a response to the European Union’s potential move to blacklist the Islamic Revolution Guards Corp as a terrorist organization.

Iran arrests German national over suspected espionage

Iran has detained a German citizen for taking photos of "sensitive oil centres" in the southern province of Khuzestan, Iranian media outlets reported on Tuesday

Shamkhani: Iran-Russia economic cooperation part of strategic agreements

Secretary of the Supreme National Security Council of Iran Rear Admiral Ali Shamkhani has underlined the need to speed up the implementation of joint economic projects with Russia, which were earlier agreed by the presidents of the two countries.

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