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Iran News

Iran Front Page offers a handpicked set of the latest news and views from Iran and the Middle East

Iran and Poland Sign Deals on Fighting Organized Crime and Cybercrime

Interior ministers of Iran and Poland on Monday May 23 signed a memorandum of understanding to boost cooperation on fighting organized crime.

Culture Minister Congratulates Iranian Winners at Cannes

Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Ali Jannati offered his congratulations to Asghar Farhadi and Shahab Hosseini, who won the Best Screenplay and Best...

Iran, India, Afghanistan Sign Deal on Int’l Transit Route

Iran, India and Afghanistan inked a trilateral agreement on establishing an international transit corridor, passing through Iran’s south-eastern port city of Chabahar.

Unlike US, Iran Respects Afghans: Ayatollah Khamenei

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says that unlike certain governments like the US and Britain, the Islamic Republic has always treated Afghans with respect and hospitality.

Let Muslims Take Over Fight on Terror: Ayatollah Khamenei

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says combating terrorism must be assigned to Muslim states, expressing regret that terrorist activities are wrongly attributed to Islam.

Classic Car Show in Tehran

A gathering of classic cars was held on Saturday May 21 at Azadi Sport Complex in Tehran with more than 500 models on display.    

Few Reporters Allowed to Enter Saudi Arabia: German Journalist

Hans Jakob Ginsburg, an economic reporter working in Germany’s Wirtschafts Woche, is one of the few foreign reporters permitted to visit Saudi Arabia. IRNA recently reported his experiences of visiting the Arab country.

Leader Grants Amnesty to Hundreds of Convicts

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei pardoned or commuted prison terms for 669 convicts who had been sentenced by various Iranian courts.

Street Posters to Promote Environmental Culture

Environmental catastrophes affect almost all aspects of our lives and one way or another we are all responsible for what we have done to the Earth. We all share the same earth and are fully responsible for what we do on it.

Baghdad Chaos Detrimental to Both Iran and Iraq’s National Interests: Analyst

Sabbah Zanganeh, an expert in Middle Eastern affairs, stressed that Tehran should beware of its attitudes towards the ongoing tension in its neighbouring country,...

Tehran Hosting Regional Chemical Weapons Convention Meeting

The 14th Regional Meeting of the National Authorities of State Parties to the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) in Asia opened in Tehran on Monday May 23.

Rezaei Urges Action over Saudi Behaviour

Secretary of Iran’s Expediency Council Mohsen Rezaei decried the Riyadh regime for attempts to unsettle the region and its hostile moves against Tehran, calling on the Foreign Ministry to publicize evidence of Saudi role in terrorist plots in Iran.

Leader Says Iranian Defiance behind US Enmity

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says the US hostility against the Islamic Republic stems from Iran’s defiance of Washington’s arrogant policies.

Iran, Afghanistan, India Holding Trilateral Meeting Regarding Chabahar Port

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Hossein Jaberi Ansari said that the ongoing visits by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Afghan President Ashraf Ghani to Tehran are aimed at signing a trilateral agreement over Iran’s southern Chabahar Port.

DM: Kidnapped Iranian Diplomats Alive in Israeli Prisons

Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan announced on Monday May 23 that Iran is in possession of corroborative evidence proving that its four diplomats who were abducted in Lebanon in 1982 are still alive and held in Israeli prisons.

Iraqi War Veteran: Saddam Ordered Us to Kill All Iranians in Khorramshahr

Iraqi Colonel Khalid Salman Mahmoud Kazemi, a ranking officer in the Iraqi-imposed war in the 1980s, has published his memoirs of the bloody war, including the operation to seize Iran’s strategic port city of Khorramshahr.

Anniversary of Khorramshahr Liberation in Pictures

On May 23 this year, Iranian people mark the anniversary of the liberation of the strategic port city of Khorramshahr in south-western Iran, which...

Iran and India Sign 12 Cooperation Documents

Iranian and Indian officials inked 12 documents on cooperation in different fields on Monday May 23.

Our Blindness towards Iran

In a travel piece written for Paris news magazine L’Obs, Jean-Claude Guillebaud shares his reflections on his recent visits to Iran, where he was...

Chabahar Deal: Afghan President in Tehran

Ashraf Ghani, President of Afghanistan, has arrived in Tehran to ink a momentous trilateral MoU with Iran and India regarding Chabahar Port.

ISIS Would Have Taken All of Syria If Iran Hadn’t Helped Damascus: General Soleimani

The Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Quds Force, Major General Qassem Soleimani, commented on Tehran’s assistance to the Syrian government in the ongoing war, stressing that Damascus would have fallen if it was not for Iran’s help.

Iran Unveils Ultra-Heavy Tank Carrier, Optimized Tank

On Monday May 23, Iran unveiled an ultra-heavy tank transporter named 'Pouria' and the 'Felaq' optimized tank.

Spokesman Denies Reports on Taliban Leader’s Iran Visit

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Hossein Jaberi Ansari categorically rejected media reports that claimed Mullah Akhtar Mansour, the slain Taliban leader, had visited Iran before being killed by a US drone strike.

Riyadh Hindering Iranians’ Hajj Pilgrimage: Spokesman

Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Hossein Jaberi Ansari blamed Saudi Arabia for obstructing preparations for Iranian pilgrims travelling for the Hajj rituals.

A Look at Iranian Newspaper Front Pages on May 23

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Monday and picked headlines from 23 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.