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Iran Hopes Contacts with Saudi Arabia Will Come to Fruition: Zarif

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has expressed hope that the recent contacts between Tehran and Riyadh would come to fruition.

Iran Elections 2021: Ahmadinejad Signs Up to Run for President

Iran's former president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has registered to run for president in the country's June presidential election.

Zarif in Damascus to Discuss Palestine Developments

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has travelled to Syria at the head of a delegation for talks on bilateral and regional issues as well as the latest developments in the occupied territories and Israel's assaults on Islamic sanctities.

Iran Blasts Israel’s Racist Crimes, Reiterates Call for Referendum in Palestine

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has blasted the Israeli regime's attack on the Al-Aqsa Mosque and its killing of worshippers, saying the only fair solution to the Palestine issue is to hold a referendum.

Iran, Algeria Discuss Promotion of Mutual Cooperation

Algerian Foreign Minister Sabri Boukadoum had a telephone conversation with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Monday.

Iran Elections 2021: Registration of Hopefuls Officially Begins

The registration of those hoping to contest Iran’s presidential vote slated for June 18 was officially kicked off on Tuesday.

Chief Negotiators of Iran, E3 Hold Four-Way Meeting in Vienna

Seyyed Abbas Araqchi, the head of Iran's negotiating team in the Vienna talks, had a quadrilateral meeting with the chief negotiators of the three European countries (Germany, France, and Britain) on Monday as part of the ongoing consultations on the JCPOA in the Austrian capital.

Iran, Turkey Discuss Latest Developments in Jerusalem al-Quds

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu discussed the latest status of the Holy Quds and the developments in the occupied territories in a telephone conversation on Monday afternoon.

Hamas Chief Calls Zarif to Brief Him on Jerusalem Tensions

In a telephone conversation on Monday night, Hamas Political Bureau Chief Ismail Haniyeh briefed Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on the latest situation in the occupied territories and the usurping Zionist regime's attacks against Palestinians as well as the Palestinian people's all-out resistance.

Zarif Urges Iraq to Ensure Security of Iran’s Diplomatic Sites

Following the assault of a group of people against the Iranian Consulate in the holy city of Karbala, Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in a telephone conversation with his Iraqi counterpart Fuad Hussein informed the Iraqi side about Tehran's protest at such moves which run counter to diplomatic rules and procedures and violate the 1963 Vienna Convention.