IRGC Chief Stresses Failure of All US, Israeli, Saudi Plots against Islamic Revolution
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari underlined that none of the enemy schemes against the Islamic Revolution have been successful.
Iran’s FM Urges Action against Foreign Interference in Persian Gulf
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif called on Persian Gulf countries to cooperate to counter common threats and damaging interference by outsiders, saying the Persian Gulf could turn into the ‘sea of friendship’ in spite of existing differences.
Some of Those behind Terror Attack on Iranian Border Guards Identified: MP
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The vice-chairman of the Iranian Parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Commission said the country’s security forces have identified some of those behind a recent deadly terrorist attack near the Pakistani border that killed nine Iranian border guards.
Iran Sympathizes with Cuba on Military Plane Crash
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi offered his condolences to Cuba over a recent military plane crash that killed eight people on board.
Risk of War on Iran Eliminated by People, Not Officials: Leader
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei hailed people’s companionship with the establishment and popular supports as the factors that have rid Iran of “the specter of war”, dismissing claims by certain officials about their role in averting armed conflicts.
Envoy: Russia Expecting Tangible Shift in US Policy
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The new US administration’s policies have fallen short of Russia’s expectations, Russian ambassador to Iran said, expressing the hope that Washington would come to the understanding that settlement of conflicts, like those in Syria to Afghanistan, requires interaction with Moscow.
Iran Presidential Candidates Attend Campaign Meetings (+Photos)
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Candidates racing for the Iranian presidency joined their supporters at campaign meetings with less than three weeks before the election.
Iranian Parliament to Probe into Deadly Terrorist Attack on Border Guards: MP
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The Iranian parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Commission plans to launch an investigation into a recent cross-border terror attack in the southeastern province of Sistan and Balouchestan near Pakistani border that killed 9 border guards.
Pakistani Parliamentary Delegation to Visit Iran
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Members of the Pakistani parliament’s national security and foreign policy commission are scheduled to visit Iran in the coming days, an Iranian MP announced.
Iranian MP Says Pakistan Has Become Safe Haven for Terrorist Cells
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Chairman of the Iranian Parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Commission Alaeddin Boroujerdi slammed Pakistan’s government for failing to prevent terror attacks against Iran from its soil, saying the neighboring country has become a “safe haven” for terrorist cells.
Zarif Brands US Seizure of Iran Assets ‘Banditry’
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif denounced the US government’s moves to seize or put freezes on Iran’s assets abroad as a plain case of international banditry.
Iran Condemns Israeli Strike on Syria
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran’s Foreign Ministry strongly condemned Israel’s recent military strikes near Damascus international airport, saying such recurring attacks are meant to support Takfiri terrorist groups fighting against the Syrian government.
Iran Presidential Candidates Appear in Live Showdown
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Six candidates racing for the Iranian presidency took part in the first round of nationally televised debates on Friday evening that saw moments of serious debates between Tehran Mayor Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf and First Vice-President Eshaq Jahangiri.
Presidential Election Results to Disappoint Foes: Iranian Cleric
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – A senior Iranian cleric called for the maximum turnout in the upcoming presidential election, saying the voters will definitely stymie plans by the adversaries.
Iran’s Police Chief: Attack on Border Guards Will Not Go Unanswered
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranian Police Commander Brigadier General Hossein Ashtari reminded the “adversaries” on Friday that a recent fatal attack on border guards at the country’s joint border with Pakistan will not go unanswered.
Iranian Presidential Candidates to Hold First TV Debate Friday
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The first nationally televised debate in the race for the Iranian presidency will take place on Friday evening in a three-hour-long exchange in which all candidates are going to discuss socio-cultural issues.
Iranian, Russian Diplomats Meet Ahead of Astana Syria Talks
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - As a new round of Syria peace negotiations will be held in the Kazakh city of Astana in early May, ranking diplomats from Iran and Russia held a meeting to discuss the most recent developments in Syria and to coordinate policies for the settlement of crisis in the Arab country.
Iran Summons Pakistani Envoy over Border Attack
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Iran’s Foreign Ministry summoned Pakistan’s ambassador to Tehran over an attack on an Iranian border post that killed 9 troops on Wednesday.
Iran Urges Pakistan’s Hunt for Border Guards Attackers
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani strongly decried the recurrence of terrorist attacks against Iran launched from inside Pakistan, calling on the eastern neighbor to prosecute and bring to justice perpetrators of a Wednesday attack that killed 10 Iranian troops at the common border.
Iranian Minister Questions Pakistan’s Commitment to Border Security Deals
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranian Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli expressed deep sorrow over the deaths of 10 border guards in a terrorist attack launched from inside Pakistan and said Tehran will pursue the issue and Islamabad’s commitment to its security border deals.