Thursday, December 7, 2023

Iran News

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

Iran in the eyes of an American traveler

Monica Byrne, the US novelist and playwright, gives a first-hand account of her experience in Iran.

A look at Iranian newspaper front pages on Nov. 26

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of newspapers on Wednesday and picked headlines from 21 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.

Iran animation bags award at Munich film festival

Scale, an Iranian short animation, has won the climate award of Munich International Festival of Film Schools in Germany.

Farhadi receives vote of confidence

Iranian MPs overwhelmingly support President Rouhani's fifth nominee to take charge of the Ministry of Science.

Iran strongly supports Iraq in fight against terrorism: Deputy FM

Tehran says it will continue to support Baghdad in its fight against terrorism.

Iran, Turkey will solve Syrian crisis politically: Official

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian says Tehran and Ankara can succeed in finding a political solution to the crisis brewing in Syria.

Iran, China agree to broaden cooperation in fight against terrorism, money laundering

Tehran and Beijing have agreed to join hands in the fight against corruption, terrorism, and money-laundering.

Iran condemns raid on prominent Bahraini Shiite cleric’s house

The Iranian Foreign Ministry has condemned a raid by Bahraini security forces on the house of a prominent Shiite scholar.

Why the nuclear talks failed? What is the takeaway? Daily answers

An analytical look at why talks between Iran and P5+1 did not produce a deal and what that means now.

Nuclear deal and its impact on Iran’s relations with Arab nations

Some Arab nations in the region fear they could lose their regional edge if Washington inks a deal with Tehran.

West cannot bring Iran to knees over N-issue: Leader

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says the US and its European allies joined hands to bring the Iranian nation to its knees over the nuclear issue, but failed to do so.

Rafsanjani warns Islamic countries against impact of discord

“Islamic scholars are duty-bound to prevent ignorance from spreading to Islamic communities,” said Chairman of the State Expediency Council Hashemi Rafsanjani.

A look at Iranian newspaper front pages on Nov. 25

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of newspapers on Tuesday and picked headlines from 21 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.

Iranian neurosurgeons successfully perform DBS surgery

Dr. Ali Razmkon, an Iranian neurosurgeon, has performed a first Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) surgery.

Iranian mobile games popular among gamers

Fighting Cocks, Granny & the Grim Reaper, and Lazy Balls, Iranian-adapted mobile game hits, have been downloaded as many as 450,000 times in only three months.

Zarif: Nobody questions Iran’s enrichment program

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says that Iran has no strategic interest in nuclear weapons and nuclear weapons don't serve its strategic interests.

President Putin: Iran has right to enrichment on its own soil

The Russian president has expressed hope nuclear talks culminate in an acceptable agreement that encompasses the interests of all sides, stressing Iran’s right to enrichment on its own soil.

Iran will not bow to pressure, sanctions: Rouhani

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani says the Iranian nation will never bow to sanctions and pressures and will keep its nuclear facilities under any agreement.

Iran committed to Joint Action Plan: US

US Secretary of State John Kerry says Iran has lived up to its commitments based on the Geneva nuclear deal with the six world powers, but noted that the anti-Tehran sanctions will remain in place.

Iran complies with interim nuclear agreement: IAEA

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) says Iran has complied with an interim agreement it reached with the P5+1 group of world powers on its nuclear program last November.

Iran, P5+1 make progress in nuclear talks: German FM

German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier says Iran and the P5+1 group have made progress in the latest round of nuclear talks in Vienna though they failed to achieve desirable outcomes.

Iran nuclear talks to resume in December: Hammond

British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond says fresh round of negotiations on Iran's nuclear program will resume in December.

Iranian bishops fully support nuclear team

Iran's Assyrian and Armenian bishops in a letter to President Obama back the Vienna talks and a possible final deal on the country's nuclear program.

New Yorker analyst: The collapse of nuclear talks unlikely

Hooman Majd, an Iranian-American journalist, says that a comprehensive nuclear accord would serve the interests of both sides and its possible failure would be to their detriment.

Why did Saudi foreign minister travel to Vienna uninvited?

A surprise visit by the Saudi foreign minister to Vienna, the venue of nuclear talks between Iran and world powers, has met with strong reactions from Iranian media.