In a statement on Friday, Ghasemi expressed satisfaction that a majority of FATF members were not influenced by political pressure of the US. (Shutterstock)
October 21, 2018 - 08:50 GMT
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Ghasemi has welcomed the Friday decision by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) to extend suspension of counter-measures against Iran, describing it as a diplomatic achievement for Iran in the face of widespread US efforts to restore Iran’s blacklist status.
He reiterated that the British government backs Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) wholeheartedly. (AFP)
October 21, 2018 - 07:28 GMT
Former British Foreign Secretary Jack Straw criticized Washington for reimposing sanctions on Iran and retreating from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), and said President Donald Trump has made the biggest mistake of his foreign policy.
Turkmen Basij militiamen take part in an annual military parade marking the Iran-Iraq war, in the Iranian capital Tehran. (AFP/File Photo)
October 19, 2018 - 14:00 GMT
Iran rejected the newly imposed US sanctions on the Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps' Basij forces and a "wide financial network", describing the act as a “blind vindictiveness”.
Gelareh Nazemi (Photo: Tehran Times)
October 18, 2018 - 11:04 GMT
Sitting in a lounge on the 24th floor of a hotel in central Buenos Aires, Gelareh Nazemi conveys a certain shyness, which stands...
Iranian officials have downplayed the impacts of the US sanctions against the country. (Shutterstock)
October 18, 2018 - 10:05 GMT
The Iranian foreign ministry lashed out at the US Treasury Department for imposing financial sanctions against the Middle East’s largest steel producer and largest tractor manufacturer, describing the move as an insult to international mechanisms.
The Italian official made the remarks in a visit to Iranian Northern Province of Mazandaran, calling for provision of necessary grounds to expand mutual cooperation. (Shutterstock)
October 18, 2018 - 10:00 GMT
Italian Trade Commissioner in Iran Augusto Di Giacinto announced on Wednesday that Italy is eyeing expansion of mutual cooperation with Iran.
Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. (AFP/File)
October 18, 2018 - 08:38 GMT
Iran's Supreme leader Ali Khamenei said on Wednesday that Iran should reorient itself toward the East and fast developing countries in Asia.
Constant talks are underway between the Islamic Republic and the Russian Federation to find the best approaches to reach common standards. (Shutterstock)
October 18, 2018 - 06:56 GMT
Head of the Iranian National Standards Organization (INSO) said Wed. that Iran and Russia are making every effort to achieve common standards in the economic sector in a bid to boost mutual trades.
Iranian women cheer during the friendly football match between Iran and Bolivia at the Azadi Stadium in Tehran on October 16, 2018.
October 17, 2018 - 19:01 GMT
Some 100 Iranian women were allowed to watch their country take on Bolivia in a friendly football match at the national...
Iranian border guards. (AFP/ File Photo)
October 17, 2018 - 13:49 GMT
At least 13 Iranian security personnel were kidnapped on Tuesday on the border with Pakistan, said state media.
US President Donald Trump speaks during a briefing on damage from Hurricane Michael in Macon, Georgia. (AFP/File)
October 17, 2018 - 12:48 GMT
Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov has repudiated new US sanctions on Iran’s businesses, saying Washington appears to be taking every opportunity to exert pressure on countries it dislikes.
An Iranian soldier carrying an injured comrade at the scene of an attack on a military parade in Ahvaz on September 22. (AFP/File)
October 17, 2018 - 10:15 GMT
Iran’s Revolutionary Guards said on Tuesday they had killed the “mastermind” behind an attack on a military parade in the Iranian city of Ahwaz last month which left 25 people dead, nearly half of them members of the Guards.
Iranian women celebrating their national team win on Bolivia 2-1. (AFC/SocialMedia)
October 17, 2018 - 08:47 GMT
In a rare step, Iran has allowed women to attend an international-friendly football match for men in the stadium for the first time in decades.
Oman Nano City Project is expected to be launched by 2023. (Shutterstock)
October 17, 2018 - 08:09 GMT
Secretary General of Iran Nanotechnology Initiative Council (INIC) Saeed Sarkar said that a number of 40 Iranian companies will cooperate to build a ‘Nano City’ in Oman.
Iran national football team
October 16, 2018 - 16:31 GMT
Iran national football team had their last training session with 28 players on Monday October 15 before playing a friendly match against Bolivia.
Yara is a star of TV show “Black-ish,” (source: yarashahidi / Instagram )
October 16, 2018 - 16:19 GMT
Actress and social activist Yara Shahidi was honored with an award at the 25th Annual Elle Women in Hollywood Celebration on Monday and took to the stage to give a speech.