Iran to sign 3 oil contracts very soon

Iran will sign three oil deals before the end of the current Persian year this month which will include operation of the fields for 20 years, managing director of the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) said on Saturday

Iran seeks stable ties with France

The Presidents of Iran and France emphasized that they were determined to build strong and stable relations between the two countries, and will focus their efforts to serve the interests of the two nations

France opposes to US stance toward JCPOA: Le Drian

French foreign minister met with secretary of the Supreme National Security Council of Iran on Monday, discussing the ways of improving bilateral ties, regional issues and international security

Zarif meets new representative of UNIDO in Iran

The new representative of United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) office in Iran held a meeting with Iranian foreign minister.

Iran's foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Saturday received the new representative of the UNIDO office in Tehran Maryam Javan Shahraki.

Iran’s vice president for legal affairs to attend Chilean President’ inauguration

Iran’s vice president for legal affairs Laya Joneydi has traveled to Chile to participate in the inauguration of Chilean President-elect Sebastián Piñera.

As the representative of Iran, Laya Joneydi has traveled to Chile to attend the inauguration ceremony of the new Chilean President which will take place in Santiago on March 11.

Turkish plane crash in Iran

Iranian state TV reported citing aviation official that the crashed aircraft was heading from the city of Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates to Turkey's most populous city of Istanbul.

Attacker shot dead after knife attack to Iranian ambassador’s residence in Vienna

According to the Austrian police, a 26-year-old man armed with a knife attacked to the Iranian ambassador’s home in Vienna and has been shot dead.

The 26-year-old Austrian "died on the spot" at around midnight after a soldier, who was standing guard outside the building, opened fire, police spokesman Harald Soeros said.

Iran FM calls for removal of banking barriers in Iran-Brazil Ties

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met with Brazilian President Michel Temer at the end of his official schedule in Brasilia.

During the meeting, Mr. Zarif pointed out to the current volume of bilateral economic relations and called for deepening economic ties and creating trade balance.

Zarif to address Munich Security Conference on Sunday


 Iran’s foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is to leave for Germany late Saturday, February 17, to attend and address a security conference due to be held in Munich

Tehran welcomes deepening ties with New Delhi in all fields

  Iranian President described deepening historical friendships between the Iranian and Indian nations in all cultural, economic and commercial fields as the responsibility of the officials of the two countries, stressing Tehran welcomes deepening ties with New Delhi, as a friend country in the region, in all fields of mutual interest

Zarif calls Israeli PM’s claim a “cartoonish circus”

 Iranian foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif stressed that the U.S. and its local clients in the region were suffering from the natural consequences of their own wrong choices.

Zarif on Sunday called remarks by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, in which brandished what he said was a piece of an Iranian drone shot down by Israel, a "cartoonish circus."

Iranian passenger plane crashes near Isfahan/ all 66 people on board died

The Aseman Airline’s Tehran- Yasuj flight crashed near the city of Semirom, southern Isfahan province on Sunday and all the 66 people on board died as the result of the crash.

According to the spokesman of Iran’s emergency organization Mojtaba Khaledi, Iran Aseman Flight 3704 with at least 65 passengers and crews on board crashed today.

Zarif says Iran has no military bases in Syria

Iranian foreign minister announced that the Islamic Republic of Iran has no military bases in Syria, stressing that US presence in Syria is too dangerous.

Iranian foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif made the remarks on Monday during addressing the Middle-East Valdai conference in Moscow.

IAEA once again conferms Iran's compliance with nuclear deal

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has once again confirmed that Iran is complying with its commitments under the 2015 multilateral nuclear agreement.

The UN nuclear agency said in a report, cited by French news agency AFP, that the Islamic Republic is sticking to the deal's key parameters such as the number of uranium centrifuges and stockpiles.

FATF extends suspension countermeasures against Iran

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has recognized measures taken by Iran in line with addressing its deficiencies, deciding to extend the suspension of active countermeasures until its next meeting.

Fees case may enable U.S. Supreme Court to curb union power

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday will consider for the second time in two years whether to choke off a critical funding stream for public-employee unions, potentially reducing organized labor’s influence in the workplace and at the ballot box.

Statement of Iran’ mission to UN on Yemen

Mission of Islamic Republic of Iran to the UN in a statement emphasized that the US and the UK are trying to distract the international community away from Saudi Arabia's war crimes in Yemen by drafting such resolutions.

Here is the full text of Iran’s statement:

US not to ignore Russia-Turkey-Iran efforts on Syria

The United States should take into account the tireless efforts made by Russia, Turkey and Iran to reconcile the Syrians, the Russian Embassy in the US said in a statement dedicated to remarks by State Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert about "the failure of the Astana process" in connection with the situation in Eastern Ghouta.

Iran FM, Bulgarian President meet in Sofia

Iranian foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif sat down for talks with Bulgarian President Rumen Radev on Wednesday in his first meeting after entering the country Tuesday night as part of his tour of Eastern Europe.

FIFA President’s visit to Iran

FIFA President Gianni Infantino has travelled to Iran.

FIFA President Gianni Infantino has travelled to Iran. Mr. Infantino met with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Thursday March 1 and then the FIFA President attended ladies football festival at Iran National Football Academy. Gianni Infantino and the former Dutch football player Marco van Basten were also welcomed by the president of Iranian Football Federation Mehdi Taj in Tehran Olympic Hotel.