• Iran to build two more nuclear plants: Rouhani
    7:28 AM

    Tehran, Jan 14 (IANS) Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said the country would build two more nuclear plants in the southern city of Bushehr in line with the peaceful use of nuclear energy. The president made the remarks Tuesday while visiting the Bushehr Nuclear Power Plant, Press TV reported. “The Bushehr

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  • Iran will withstand losses from oil price slump: President
    1:02 PM

    Tehran, Jan 13 (IANS) Iran will withstand the losses from the oil price slump in the market and will move out of the current situation, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Tuesday. “They suppose that they have exposed Iran to a new problem,” Rouhani said. “But you should know that those

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  • Iran urges nuclear negotiators to adopt logical attitude
    11:20 AM

    Tehran, Jan 13 (IANS) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani Tuesday said it would be against the interests of Western nuclear negotiators if they failed to pursue a reasonable and quick approach towards Iran. The president made the remarks while addressing a large gathering at a stadium in the southern provincial capital

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  • Turkey to continue support for independent Palestine
    1:47 AM

    Ankara, Jan 13 (IANS) Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Monday that his government will continue to support the Palestinian people’s demand for an independent state. “Turkey’s greatest desire is to see an independent Palestinian state with pre-1967 boundaries and its capital at Jerusalem. Turkey will continue to support Palestinians

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  • Iran condemns terrorist acts against Pakistan Shias
    2:55 PM

    Tehran, Jan 12 (IANS) Iran Monday condemned the recent terrorist attack in the city of Rawalpindi in Pakistan in which a number of Shia Muslims were killed. Iranian foreign ministry spokesperson Marziyeh Afkham offered condolences to the families of those killed and expressed sympathy to those who survived the terrorist

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  • Paris terrorist’s wife passed through Turkey for Syria: Minister
    12:27 PM

    Ankara, Jan 12 (IANS/EFE) Hayat Boumedienne, the wife of the French terrorist who died in the shootout with police last week after taking hostages in a Jewish supermarket, stayed in Istanbul this month before travelling to Syria, the Turkish government confirmed Monday. Boumedienne arrived in Turkey from Madrid Jan 2

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  • Three killed as boat capsizes in Turkey
    8:43 PM

    Ankara, Jan 12 (IANS) At least three people were killed and four others missing after a boat overturned amid bad weather in a lake in northern Turkey Sunday, media reported. Five fishermen and two children fell into the Gici Lake in the Samsun province of Turkey’s Black Sea Region amid

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  • End double standards on terrorism, says Iran
    12:37 PM

    Tehran, Jan 11 (IANS) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif Sunday said there should be an end to the double-standard policies adopted by certain countries with regard to the issue of terrorism. Zarif made the remark during a joint press conference with Cyprus Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulides here, Press TV

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  • France terror: Female suspect may be in Syria
    11:13 PM

    Ankara, Jan 11 (IANS) A woman wanted in connection with the terror attacks on France a few days ago, is believed to have entered Turkey earlier this month and is now, possibly, in Syria, media reported Saturday. Hayat Boumeddiene is believed to have entered Turkey Jan 2, according to a

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  • Terrorism in the name of Islam reprehensible: Rouhani
    7:25 AM

    Tehran, Jan 10 (IANS) Iran President Hassan Rouhani has censured terrorism and violence in the name of Islam in any part of the world. “We condemn extremism, violence and terrorism whether in Palestine, Lebanon and the Levant or in Paris and the US,” Press TV reported citing Rouhani as saying

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  • Iran ready to ease visa requirements
    2:55 PM

    Tehran, Jan 9 (IANS) A senior Iranian official Friday said Iran is ready to revoke visa requirements for visitors from other countries if the latter do the same, media reported. “The Islamic republic of Iran is prepared to waive visa (requirements) or facilitate the process of issuing visas for all

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  • Iran, US to meet on n-issue next week
    1:07 PM

    Tehran, Jan 9 (IANS) The Iranian foreign minister and the US secretary of state will meet in Geneva next week to discuss Tehran’s nuclear issue, a senior negotiator said Friday. Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad-Javad Zarif and his US counterpart John Kerry will travel to the Swiss city next Wednesday for

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