Iran Has No Interest in Escalation of Tension: Top General

Iran Has No Interest in Escalation of Tension: Top General

Chairman of the Chiefs of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Baqeri says the Islamic Republic is not interested in escalation of tensions in the region, but is ready to give a crushing response to any act of aggression.
Donald Trump

The Assassination of Qassem Soleimani Institutionalizes Anti-American Sentiment in Iran

The Trump administration’s strategic miscalculation in assassinating Iranian General Qassem Soleimani has institutionalized anti-American sentiment in Iran’s domestic politics and among the Iranian public. This has given Iran’s government the upper hand in confronting U.S. strategic goals in the greater Middle East region, consequently challenging America’s global position.
Majid Takht-e Ravanchi

Iran to Use Military Option to Avenge US Killing of Gen. Soleimani

Iran’s ambassador to the United Nations says the United States’ recent assassination of the Islamic Republic's senior commander Lieutenant General Qassem Soleimani is tantamount to waging a war on the Iranian nation.

Iran to Host Conference on ‘HOPE’ Initiative

The Iranian capital of Tehran is scheduled to host an international conference on the country’s peace initiative known as ‘Hormuz Peace Endeavor (HOPE)’ in January.

Iran Urges US to Leave Region on 3rd Day of Drills with China, Russia

There is no place for American forces in the region anymore, Iranian Navy Commander Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi said.

Iran Says Listens to Peaceful Protesters ‘with Open Ears’

A spokesman for the Guardian Council, Iran’s vetting body, says the country has always listened “with open ears” to peaceful demonstrators, but security forces had a duty during last month’s violent riots to deal with acts of vandalism and sabotage.
Iran Warns Activating Trigger Mechanism 'Coup de Grace' to JCPOA

Iran Warns Activating Trigger Mechanism ‘Coup de Grace’ to JCPOA

The head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) says if the European signatories to the landmark 2015 nuclear deal with Iran, officially known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), activate the ‘trigger mechanism’ to mount pressure on Iran, it will mean the demise of the deal.
Iranian Women Team Claim World Alysh Title

Iranian Women Team Claim World Alysh Title

Iranian women Alysh wrestlers have clinched the 2019 World Alysh Championships title in Kyrgyzstan.
Iran Rejects Reuters' 'Worthless' Report on Riot Death Toll

Iran Rejects Reuters’ ‘Worthless’ Report on Riot Death Toll

An official at Iran's Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) has categorically dismissed a report by the Reuters news agency that claimed a death toll of around 1,500 people during recent riots over fuel price hikes.
Iran Says EU Parliament's Resolution Based on Twisted Facts

Iran Says EU Parliament’s Resolution Based on Twisted Facts

Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi has rejected as hasty and counterproductive a resolution by the European parliament about the recent unrest in the country.