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Iran Condemns Bahrain’s Plan to Normalize Relations with Israel

Iran Blacklists US Envoy to Yemen for Complicity in Devastating War

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran has put US Ambassador to Yemen Christopher Henzel on Iran's list of sanctioned officials.

Iran, UN Discuss Latest Syria Developments

Senior diplomats from Iran and the United Nations have discussed the latest developments pertaining Syria, especially the country’s Constitutional Committee.

Iran Not to Accept Any New Negotiator in Possible Nuclear Talks: Ex-Diplomat

A former senior Iranian diplomat says the country will definitely not accept a proposal by some regional states to join potential negotiations on the Iran nuclear deal, officially known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

US Seeking to Expand ISIS Terror Cells in Region: Iran

A senior Iranian official says the United States is seeking to reinforce and expand terror cells of the ISIS.

Tehran Rejects Calls by Saudis to Be Included in Iran-West Talks

The Iranian foreign ministry spokesman has dismissed a call by Saudi Arabia and Bahrain to be included in any possible international talks on Iran.

Tehran, Damascus Pursue Common Goal of Fighting Terror: President Rouhani

The Iranian president says Tehran and Damascus pursue the common goal of countering Israeli occupiers and terrorism.

Tehran Won’t Negotiate with West on Regional Issues: Zarif

The Iranian foreign minister says Iran will not negotiate with the West on the region, but always stands ready for talks with neighbouring countries.

Iran Welcomes Peaceful Settlement of Qatar-Saudi Row

The Iranian foreign ministry spokesman says the country welcomes a political settlement of tensions in the Persian Gulf region, including the row between Qatar and Saudi Arabia.

Iranian, Syrian FMs Discuss Latest Developments in Tehran

Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Syrian counterpart Faisal Mekdad discussed a broad range of issues in a meeting in Tehran.

Syrian Foreign Minister to Visit Tehran in Maiden Foreign Trip

Syrian Foreign Minister Faisal Mekdad will visit Iran in his first foreign trip since his appointment as the Arab country's top diplomat.