Archive for the ‘Iran’ Category
Iran’s new administration will boost bilateral relations with Turkey, Iran’s president Hassan Rouhani underlined during a phone talk with Turkey’s Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Mehr news agency reported.
Iranians pour into the streets in millions to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution in rallies across the country.
Millions of Iranian on Tuesday took to the streets across the country in support of Iranian progress toward democracy as part of ceremonies marking the anniversary of the Islamic Revolution of 1979.
Religious leaders and intellectuals of Pakistan have said that Iran’s Islamic Revolution is a great event of the history that had fulfilled the aspirations of the people against a mighty oppressor.
Iran’s President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad appreciated Iranian nation’s massive turnout in the rallies on February 10 to mark the 30th victory anniversary of the Islamic Revolution in the country.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad underlined the necessity and importance of punishing aggressors in a bid to prevent future crimes. “If aggressors of Iraq and Lebanon had been tried, the Gaza disaster would not have happened,” Ahmadinejad said in a meeting here on Monday with Iranian ambassadors and heads of representative offices abroad. “Justice, […]
TEHRAN (FNA)- Samir Quntar, a Lebanese who served the longest term in Israeli prisons, described Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s stance inspiring for the Lebanese resistance. Speaking in a meeting with the Iranian president here in Tehran on Monday, Quntar said, “Your (Ahmadinejad’s) stance and persistence in different issues doubles our will for resistance and fulfillment […]
TEHRAN (FNA)- Basij (volunteer) forces have been assigned by the Supreme Leader to fight the threat of soft regime change plans against the Islamic Republic, Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Commander Mohammad Ali Jafari said here on Monday. “The Supreme Leader (Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei) has decided to assign this grave responsibility to the IRGC […]
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani, in a meeting with his Spanish counterpart Monday morning, welcomed expansion of economic and trade exchanges between the two countries. “This capacity has not been used so much up to now”, Larijani added while visiting the Spanish Congress during his trip to the country. He stressed that the […]
TEHRAN (FNA)- A senior Iranian commander here on Monday warned enemies of the Islamic Republic against attacking the country. “Our enemies must know that clashing with the Islamic Republic means getting stuck in a huge quagmire which will kill them,” Lieutenant Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) General Mohammad Hejazi said. The General […]
TEHRAN (FNA)- The western countries know that Iran has a great regional influence and power, the director of the Center for Contemporary Iranian Studies in Moscow said on Monday. Rajab Safarov also noted that the European countries and the US have realized that the problems of the region, including the problems in Iraq, Afghanistan, the […]
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani, in an interview with a German newspaper, said that he believes the dispute over Iranian nuclear issue is not unsolvable. “The dispute over the nuclear issue is not an unsolvable problem if we stop being entrenched in our positions,” Larijani said in an interview on Sunday with the […]
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani Stressed in Spain that Iran is not a country to be threatened easily. Speaking to a group of Iranian expatriates living in Spain on Sunday, Larijani also called the 1979 Islamic Revolution of Iran as one of the exceptional developments in the country’s contemporary history, the Islamic republic […]
TEHRAN (FNA)- The US efforts to hold direct talks with Iran is one of the Islamic Revolution’s achievements, Hams envoy to Tehran said. The United States and Iran broke diplomatic relations in April 1980, after Iranian students seized the United States’ espionage center at its embassy in Tehran. The two countries have had tense relations […]
TEHRAN (FNA)- US Congresswoman Ellen Tauscher urged the White House to enter immediate and unconditional talks with Iran, stressing that direct negotiations would serve the interests of both countries. Speaking at the 45th Munich Security Conference on Sunday, Tauscher urged the two countries to immediately hold direct and unconditional direct talks. The Democrat congresswoman also […]
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran told Britain not to politicize what it said was London’s decision to close the Iranian offices of the British Council, the UK government’s cultural arm. Iranian Government Spokesman Gholam Hossein Elham told a news conference that London probably chose to halt the council’s operations for economic reasons and said Iran had not […]
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Iranian Offshore Engineering and Construction Company won a contract to repair Indian oil rigs, an official said. Deputy director for projects Nozar Aryan said Saturday that under the $210-million contract, the Iranian company will renovate six drilling rigs in India. The project, which will be launched in October, has to be completed […]
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran’s Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari Sunday announced his forces’ combat readiness for accomplishing a full range of maritime missions. “We are at such a level of readiness that we can accomplish any type of maritime mission and this honor and growth is among the important achievements of the (Iranian) Revolution,” the […]
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran on Sunday started mass production of a new medication for asthmatic patients called Melocast. Melocast is an anti-inflammatory medicine controlling Leukortiene sensors inside the body. Leukortiene is a cause of different problems in allergies and allergic asthma. Melocast is used for prevention and treatment of chronic asthma, allergic inflammation of nose (seasonal […]
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran’s peaceful nuclear program is a home-grown technology and achievement made by the country’s own scientists, an Iranian diplomat said. “The Islamic Republic of Iran has become self-sufficient in nuclear technology and this technology has not been imported from any other part of the world,” Iran’s Consul to Lahore Saeed Kharrazi told Pakistani […]
TEHRAN (FNA)- Tehran doubts some western countries’ claims about improvement of Iran-US relations, Rapporteur of the parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Commission Kazem Jalali said. “Some western countries are unsatisfied with the settlement of problems in Iran- US ties and some of them try to complicate the issue,” Jalali told FNA Saturday. He further […]
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran introduced 4 new medicines for M.S and anemia treatment in a ceremony in the presence of Iranian Health Minister Kamran Baqeri Lankarani on Sunday. The medicines include Interferon beta-1a supplied to the market under the trade mark of Resigen and produced by Sinagen firm. Sinagen had already manufactured another medicine for M.S […]
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Supreme Leader’s Adviser Ali Akbar Velayati, in a meeting with Iraqi National Security Advisor Muwafaq Al Rubaie, congratulated the Iraqi nation and government on the successful holding of the country’s recent provincial council elections. Velayati, who arrived in Baghdad Saturday, reiterated that the massive turnout of Iraqi people in the elections was […]
TEHRAN (FNA)- Developments in Gaza have created a wide gap among the Persian Gulf Cooperation Council (PGCC) member states, an official in the council’s secretariat told FNA on Sunday. “The Palestine issue has divided council’s members into two groups,” Media Affairs Official in PGCC’s secretariat Salim Al Alavi said. Reminding the gap created among the […]
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran seized more than 500 tons of drugs from smugglers, Commander of Iran’s anti-drug squad General Hamid Reza Hossein-Abadi said in Turkey yesterday. The drugs which were seized in the past 10 months were due to be transited to Europe, Hossein-Abadi told reporters at his joint news conference with Head of the Turkish […]
TEHRAN (FNA)- The US should open its fist and show what it has in it before extending a hand towards Iran, Iran’s Ambassador to the United Nations Mohammad Khazaei said Saturday night. Kazaei made the remarks in a gathering of the Iranians residing in New York in response to the statements by new US President […]
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani appreciated Iranian expatriates for their great skills and their constant support for the Islamic Republic. Some 3 to 6 million Iranians live in 32 foreign countries of which 1 million Iranian nationals reside in the US. Larijani, who is in Germany to attend the 45th Munich Security Conference, […]
TEHRAN (FNA)- Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei lauded the achievements made by Iranian nation during the last 30 years despite the long-standing sanctions on the country following the Islamic Revolution. “In the past 30 years world powers have tried everything to hinder Iran’s progress but despite the many years of […]
TEHRAN (FNA)- British Foreign Secretary David Miliband, in a meeting with Iranian envoy to the Munich security conference Ali Larijani, said his government’s stance on the anti-Iran terrorist group, the Mojahedin-e Khalq Organization (MKO), has not changed. Miliband went to the Iranian parliament speaker’s residence in Munich Saturday night on the sidelines of the 45th […]
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Thursday called on the world powers to approach Tehran through a logical approach based on mutual respect, saying that the Iranian nation welcomes dialogue and talks as such. “Iranians are logical people and if you have logical talk to offer, then present it and say it. We listen to […]
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Islamic Republic’s army enjoys everything needed for its defense, including equipment, weapons and tactics, lieutenant commander of the Iranian army said Thursday. “Our forces, relying on their power of faith and vigorous young people that work for the army, are able to produce everything we need in the defense industries,” Deputy Commander-in-Chief […]
TEHRAN (FNA)- The foreign ministers of the three Persian-language speaking countries, Iran, Tajikistan and Afghanistan are scheduled to meet on trilateral ties within a month. The top diplomats will discuss ways of developing Iran and Tajikistan electricity network projects to be connected via Afghanistan, Tajik Foreign Minister Khamrokhon Zarifi said on Wednesday in a meeting […]
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran delivered message of friendship and peace to the oppressed Gaza people by its humanitarian aids sent to the area via Lebanon. Iran delivered the humanitarian aids to Lebanon after it was denied entry by Egypt, Head of Iranian Red Crescent Society team to Gaza Ahmad Navab said on Thursday. Lebanon’s Red Crescent […]
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran’s Expediency Council Secretary Mohsen Rezaei said Iran after the Islamic Revolution has grown into a self-reliant country and is not dependent upon any world power. Stressing Iran’s superiority in the fields of security and military influence, Rezaei added in his speech in Qazvin international university on Wednesday that Iran is one of […]
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran’s armed forces have foiled a scenario by Washington to complete its chain of threats to the region by opening a front against Iran following the US invasion of Afghanistan and Iraq, a senior military advisor to the Iranian Supreme Leader said here Wednesday. “Iran was the third ring in (the US) threats […]