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US Seeking to Disintegrate Syria through Dispatching Military Forces: Iran’s Velayati

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – An international adviser to the Leader of the Islamic Revolution warned against Washington’s plots against the Damascus government and said the US military forces have been dispatched to the eastern Euphrates in a bid to disintegrate Syria. From seven years ago, the Americans have been trying to ...

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Zarif slams Saudi ‘vision of light spin’, US ‘credit-grabbing’ for Daesh defeat

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the US and Saudi Arabia cannot alter the facts on the ground about their sponsorship of Daesh and Iran’s role in defeating the Takfiri terrorist group. In a post on his Twitter account on Thursday, Zarif reacted to latest remarks by Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir, who accused ...

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World Indebted to Resistance Axis for Beating Takfirism: General Soleimani

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Senior Iranian commander Major General Qassem Soleimani praised the axis of resistance for defeating terrorists in Syria and Iraq, saying such a major victory against Takfiri groups, which had 7,000 suicide attackers, has greatly contributed to calm in the region and the world. Addressing a cultural ceremony ...

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Iranian people will deal with rioters, lawbreakers: President Rouhani

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani says the Iranian people will deal with a “small and minority group” of rioters and lawbreakers exploiting the protests against economic conditions in a number of Iranian cities in recent days. Speaking in a meeting with a number of Iranian lawmakers on Monday, Rouhani said the nation ...

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Iran’s Rouhani offers Christmas greetings to Pope, world leaders

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has sent congratulatory messages to Pope Francis and other world leaders ahead of Christmas and the new Gregorian calendar year, expressing hope that the world would see the eradication of discrimination and poverty. In his message to Pope on Sunday, the Iranian president expressed his felicitations over ...

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Iranian Commander Calls US Envoy’s Claims on Yemeni Missile ‘Absurd’

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Deputy Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Brigadier General Massoud Jazayeri denounced as “absurd” recent remarks made by US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley about Iran’s missile support for Yemen. This person’s comments have their roots in her lack of understanding of military issues, ...

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Iranian Protesters Rally in Tehran over Trump Jerusalem Move

TEHRAN (FNA)- A mass demonstration took place in the Palestine street of Tehran on Monday, as protesters set fire to the US and Israeli flags. The Iranian university students and people staged a demonstration in Tehran protesting US President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.     The participants carried flags ...

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Ayatollah Khamenei to Alireza Karimi: I truly felt proud of you

 Ayatollah Khamenei, the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution, met with Alireza Karimi, the honourable Iranian wrestler who competes in international wrestling for those under age 23, and his family today (Sunday), praising the self-sacrifice and dignity of the young champion. Praising the act of Alireza Karimi, Ayatollah Khamenei regarded ...

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Trump’s Jerusalem decision adds fuel to Mideast tensions: Iran president

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has lashed out at his American counterpart for making an “incorrect” decision to recognize Jerusalem al-Quds as the “capital” of Israel, warning that the move adds fuel to tensions in the Middle East. “The regional situation is such that one should not fan the flames and the ...

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Iran’s IRGC: Palestinian Intifada to Wipe out Zionism Soon

The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) condemned the US president’s “cheap and stupid” move to recognize Al-Quds (Jerusalem) as the capital of the Zionist regime, saying the Palestinian Intifada (uprising) would soon wipe out the Israeli enemy. In a statement released on Thursday night, the IRGC said Donald Trump’s silly ...

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