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Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani (R) meets with Syrian Prime Minister Imad Khamis in Tehran, January 18, 2017.
18 Jan 2017 10:56

Aleppo win averted future uncertainty in region: Iran president

Islam Times - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has hailed the liberation of Syria’s strategic northwestern city of Aleppo as a major step towards stability in the Arab state, saying the gain prevented the Middle East from having to face an uncertain future.

 
Seyyed Ali Qazi-Askar, the representative of Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei in Hajj and pilgrimage affairs
18 Jan 2017 04:58

Iran responds to Saudi Hajj invitation: Official

Islam Times - Iran has responded to an official invitation it has been sent by Saudi Arabia to attend meetings to discuss the resumption of the Hajj pilgrimage for Iranians, an Iranian official has announced.

 
Head of the Iranian National Security Council, Ali Shamkhani
17 Jan 2017 12:05

Iran Opposes Disintegration of Regional Countries: NSC Head

Islam Times - The head of the Iranian National Security Council says his country is opposed to disintegration of any country in the region.

 
EU foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini (R) and Farhan Haq, the deputy spokesman for UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres
17 Jan 2017 08:20

EU, UN reassure support for Iran nuclear deal

Islam Times - The European Union (EU) and the United Nations (UN) have both reaffirmed their support for the Iran nuclear deal on the first anniversary of the accord’s implementation.

 
Iranian Quds Commander Qassem Soleimani
16 Jan 2017 12:37

US Should Target Iranian Quds Force Commander, Soleimani: American Enterprise

Islam Times - An article in the American Enterprise Ideas analytic site encourages US authorities to target the commander of Iranian Quds forces as his role is drastically growing in the region.

 
Federica Mogherini, the high representative of the European Union (EU) for foreign affairs and security policy
16 Jan 2017 10:11

Mogherini: EU to stay true to Iran nuclear deal

Islam Times - The European Union (EU)’s top diplomat says the bloc will remain committed to and work to ensure the proper execution of a nuclear deal between Iran and the P5+1 group of world powers.

 
Iran, Russia Maintain Close Dialogue on Syria: Russian FM
14 Jan 2017 11:53

Iran, Russia Maintain Close Dialogue on Syria: Russian FM

Islam Times - Russian foreign ministry says Moscow will maintain its close dialogue with Tehran over Syrian war ahead of ceasefire negotiations.

 
Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov
14 Jan 2017 11:34

Russia diplomats learning from Iran counterparts: Deputy FM

Islam Times - A Russian deputy foreign minister and former lead negotiator in the Iran nuclear talks has praised Iranian diplomatic panache, saying Russian diplomats are learning from their Iranian counterparts how to break free from stringent sanctions.

 
Iran
14 Jan 2017 04:21

Iran won't allow reopening of new nuclear case: Top diplomat

Islam Times - A senior Iranian official says the country's landmark nuclear agreement with the P5+1 group of countries is non-negotiable and Tehran will never allow any new nuclear case to be opened against it.

 
This combo photo shows Turkish Deputy Foreign Minister Ahmet Unal Cevikoz (L), Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Jaberi Ansari (C), and Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov.
14 Jan 2017 04:20

Iran, Russia, Turkey hold talks ahead of upcoming Syria talks

Islam Times - Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Jaberi Ansari has held meetings with senior Russian and Turkish officials on the resolution of the years-long crisis in Syria.

 
 
A staff member removes the Iranian flag from the stage after a group picture with foreign ministers and representatives of the Unites States, Iran, China, Russia, Britain, Germany, France, and the European Union during the Iran nuclear talks at the Vienna International Center in Vienna on July 14, 2015.
11 Jan 2017 06:34

Iran explains concerns over US sanction act in Vienna

Islam Times - Iran has explained Washington’s violations of JCPOA to a joint commission tasked with monitoring the implementation of the historic nuclear deal.

 
Why Saudi Arabia Reluctant to Negotiate with Iran?
9 Jan 2017 11:22

Why Saudi Arabia Reluctant to Negotiate with Iran?

Islam Times - Mohammed bin Salman, the Saudi deputy crown prince and defense minister, in an interview which was conducted by Bilal Saab, a Middle East expert at the Foreign Affairs magazine, commented on the outlook of Saudi-Iranian relations and if Riyadh was optimistic about opening of diplomatic ...

 
Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani (4th L) and the head of Syria’s National Security Bureau, Major General Ali Mamlouk (2nd R) meet in Damascus on January 8, 2017.
9 Jan 2017 07:15

Iran warns of reinforcement of terrorists during Syria truce

Islam Times - A senior Iranian official says the current nationwide ceasefire in Syria should not provide an opportunity for terrorist groups’ rearmament.

 
Chairman of the Expediency Council Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani passes away due to heart disease.
9 Jan 2017 04:44

Chairman of Expediency Council Ayatollah Rafsanjani passes away

Islam Times - Chairman of the Expediency Council Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani has passed away at the age of 82 due to heart condition.

 
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi
8 Jan 2017 05:13

Saudi support for terrorists source of Mideast chaos: Iran

Islam Times - The Iranian Foreign Ministry has dismissed the recent allegations leveled by Saudi Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman against Tehran, saying Riyadh’s support for terrorists is the source of chaos in the Middle East.

 
Iran Calls on Intl Community to Stop Muslims’ Massacre in Myanmar
8 Jan 2017 04:08

Iran Calls on Intl Community to Stop Muslims’ Massacre in Myanmar

Islam Times - Iranian Foreign Minister called on the international community to act in order to stop the ongoing massacre of Muslim minority in Myanmar.

 
Why Ex-Iraqi PM Visited Iran?
8 Jan 2017 04:08

Why Ex-Iraqi PM Visited Iran?

Islam Times - A visit of the former Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki to Tehran on Tuesday, January 3, was highly meaningful from some aspects. Majorly because it was coincided with many of West Asia’s very significant developments, including liberation of northern Syrian city of Aleppo which turned ...

 
Alaeddin Boroujerdi, the chairman of the Iranian Parliament (Majlis)’s Committee on National Security and Foreign Policy
7 Jan 2017 09:28

Iran’s offer to aid Lebanese military stands: Iranian MP

Islam Times - A senior Iranian lawmaker says Iran’s offer to provide aid to the Lebanese military stands.

 
Trump Should Counter Iran’s Fast Growing Naval Force: Foreign Affairs
5 Jan 2017 06:54

Trump Should Counter Iran’s Fast Growing Naval Force: Foreign Affairs

Islam Times - An American website site has urged the country’s incoming government to try to hinder the fast growing power of Iranian navy.