President Hassan Rouhani in a televised message on the occasion of the Iranian New Year called on all to shoulder responsibility in facing the enemy plots.
On the occasion of the Iranian New Year, the Leader of Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei in a televised message designated the upcoming Iranian year as the year of prosperity of national production.
The following is the full text of the message issued on March 21, 2019, by Ayatollah Khamenei—the Leader of the Islamic Revolution—on the occasion of Nowruz, the Persian New Year.
Iran is ready to carry out full cooperation with China under the Belt and Road Initiative (B&R), Iranian Minister of Economic Affairs and Finance Farhad Dejpasand said in an exclusive interview with Global Times, adding that high-level Iranian delegates will attend the 2nd Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation (BRF) next month in Beijing.
UK Ambassador to Iran Rob Macaire says he will spare no efforts to further develop relations with Iran.
Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) is after reaching an agreement with Tehran for its official membership in this regional body, SCO secretary General said.
In its attempt to stage a coup in Venezuela, the administration in Washington has not made any achievement even though the US has been "attacking Venezuela one way or another" during the past months of Nicolas Maduro's presidency, says a commentator.
The first shipment from phase 13 of South Pars, including 300,000 barrels of gas condensate, has been delivered for export, operator of the phase which was inaugurated Sunday has said.
Britain’s request to delay the Brexit deadline from March 29 to June 30 would bring "serious legal and political risks", says the European Commission.
Chairman of Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Commission said that after the defeat of ISIS the US is holding talks with and is supporting some terrorist groups.
A prominent Indian Urdu journalist believes that Hazrat Ali was the first man in the world to accept Islam and so, he is the first Muslim in the world.
Islamabad, March 20, IRNA - Norouz, the traditional Iranian festival of spring celebrated by millions of people in Iran and other countries, including Pakistan, offers an opportunity for Iranian and Pakistani people to come closer and further strengthen their cultural ties.
Iranian First Vice President said Nationalization of the Iranian oil industry Day with the efforts made by Mohammad Mosaddegh has opened a new horizon in Iran’s national development.
Iran’s deputy of Interior Ministry for security and law enforcement Hossein Zolfaghari in a phone call with his Turkish counterpart Muhterem İnce stressed the importance of mutual cooperation in fighting terrorists and smugglers.
Islamabad, March 20, IRNA - At least six security personnel on Wednesday were killed in a terrorist attack on a check post in Pakistan's southwestern Balochistan province, local media reported.
Iran has called on the United Nations Security Council to address the Israeli regime’s “provocative” policies, warning that it won’t hesitate to exercise its right to self-defense if the regime proceeds with the threats of blocking Iranian oil shipments.
Clocks are to be moved forward by one hour at midnight on Wednesday night (March 21).
The head of Kazakhstan’s senate has been sworn in as interim president of the country after long-time leader Nursultan Nazarbayev stepped down in a surprise move.
The Trump administration says it is extending a 90-day waiver for the second time to let Iraq continue energy imports from Iran which is under draconian US sanctions.
Waters began to recede Tuesday in the US Midwest after historic flooding that claimed at least three lives and caused losses estimated at more than $1 billion.
Pope Francis, the head of the Roman Catholic Church, has turned down the resignation of French Roman Catholic cardinal Philippe Barbarin, who has been convicted of child sex abuse cover-up, sparking criticism from the European country’s senior Catholic clerics and abuse victims.
The death toll from flash floods and landslides that tore through Indonesia's Papua region has topped 100, with dozens more still missing, the disaster agency said Wednesday.
The Muslim burial ceremony for the victims of the recent terrorist attacks targeting two mosques in New Zealand has begun with the funeral two members of a Syrian family, who had fled war back home and taken refuge in the city of Christchurch.
The crisis for US aviation company Boeing is growing as the European Union and Canada said they would seek their own guarantees over the safety of the 737 MAX following the two deadly crashes of the company’s flagship aircraft.
Two Palestinian youths were killed in Israelis’ attack on eastern Nablus, the West Bank on Wednesday.
Tehran, March 20, IRNA - Governor of Central Bank of Iran Abdolnaser Hemmati announced on Wednesday that the mechanism similar to the [European] channel introduced by the E3 has been registered in Tehran called STFI in the last working day of the Iranian calendar year.
The Yemeni missile unit fired two Badr-1 ballistic missiles toward Saudis’ positions in southern Saudi Arabia.
Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman refuted the recent claims made by the Israeli regime accusing Iran of tapping Zionist officials’ phones.
The death toll from a cyclone that smashed into Mozambique and Zimbabwe rose to more than 300 as rescuers raced against the clock to help survivors and the UN led the charge to provide aid.
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has censured latest "reckless" and "highly offensive" remarks by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in the wake of a mass shooting which killed 50 people at two New Zealand mosques, warning that he consider "all options" considering bilateral relations with Ankara.
Iranian short ‘Limit’ directed by Javad Daraei has won the Best Director Award at the 2019 Global Short Film Awards in the United States.
US President Donald Trump says he is “very strongly” considering NATO membership for Brazil or some other formal alliance with the Latin American country as he hosts his far-right counterpart in Washington.
Few days left to Iran’s Oil Nationalization Day, the country’s gas recovery from South Pars Field, shared with Qatar, exceeded that of the neighboring country for the first ever time.
Iran registers a mirror company for the European special payment channel INSTEX two days before the New Persian Year that will start this Thursday.
A senior Iranian lawmaker urges the United Nations to take preemptive measures to stop the transfer of Daesh terrorists from Syria and Iraq to Afghanistan.
President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev announced his resignation on Tuesday.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif held talks with his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov on the ongoing situation in Venezuela, and said both countries need to help international efforts to peacefully resolve the crisis.
South Korea's imports of Iranian oil more than quadrupled in February from a month ago, nearing levels before US sanctions on Tehran, Yonhap news agency reported Tuesday, citing government data.
Alan Krueger, a prominent Princeton University economics professor who advised former US Presidents Bill Clinton and Barack Obama, took his own life over the weekend, his family said in a statement on Monday.
Development of relations with China is a priority for Iran, the Iranian economy said on Tuesday.
The Indian Ambassador to Iran Gaddam Dharmendra hailed all commonalities between Iran and India especially the cultural ones and said Norouz is regarded as a great platform to bring two nations closer.
Austria has denounced US President Donald Trump’s withdrawal from the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran and his sanctions threat against companies doing business with Tehran, saying European countries should not dance to Trump’s tune.
Crew members of a cargo ship which sank in this southern Iran port on Tuesday morning were saved, director general of port and maritime organization of Hormuzgan Province Allah Morad Afifipour announced.
Head of missions of nine countries gathered in the Belarusian capital to welcome the New Year according to the Iranian solar calendar, Norouz, along with their Iranian counterparts.
The seventeenth joint economic commission of Iran and China was held in Beijing, attended by the two countries' ministers of economy on Tuesday.
A Pakistani English news daily has reported that Pakistan is interested in importing additional 100MW of electricity from Iran using local currency for payments.
A UN fact-finding mission says Israeli forces committed rights violations during their crackdown against Palestinian protesters in the Gaza Strip last year that may amount to “war crimes,” urging the regime’s military to prevent its snipers from using lethal forces against the demonstrators.
Pakistan is going to start fencing border with Iran next week, a senior Pakistani Army Commander says.
Hundreds of prominent Islamic figures from across the world have condemned a recent deadly terrorist attack on Muslim worshipers at two mosques in New Zealand, saying the assaults were “the awful outcome of systemic and institutionalized Islamophobia.”
The 7th World Health Summit Regional Meeting will be held on April 29-30 on the Persian Gulf island of Kish.
Police say at least seven people have been killed and 15 others wounded by gunmen who opened fire on two cars returning from a polling station with ballot boxes in southeastern Bangladesh.
New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says the terrorist who killed scores of Muslims at two mosques in the country last Friday will face “the full force of the law.”
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad says cooperation among his country, Iran, and Iraq in anti-terror struggle has further strengthened their ties.
Iranian Minister of Roads and Urban Development Mohammad Eslami inaugurated a 50,000-ton container dock on Negin Island in the Persian Gulf, in the southern province of Bushehr.
South Korean statistics show that importing Iranian oil has experienced four-fold rise in February compared with its last month.
US President Donald Trump has said the mainstream media is “working overtime” to blame him for last week’s deadly terrorist attack at two mosques in New Zealand that killed 49 people and injured dozens more.
The number of people killed in a powerful storm and preceding floods in Mozambique could exceed 1,000, the president says, putting the potential death toll greatly more than current figures.
Russia has announced plans to deploy nuclear-capable strategic bombers to the Crimean Peninsula in response to the US missile defense deployment in Romania.
A United Nations human rights investigator says the Israeli regime is depriving millions of Palestinians of access to clean water supplies while extracting natural resources in the occupied territories “in an apparent act of pillage.”
US President Donald Trump is the “insidious inspiration guiding the hand that pulled the trigger of the guns used to commit the mass slaying of Muslims in New Zealand,” according to Dennis Etler, an American political analyst who has a decades-long interest in international affairs.
Former US Vice President Joe Biden, who has cultivated the image of a regular, middle class guy, has earned millions of dollars for his speaking engagements and book deals since leaving office.
Baqeri: Anti-terror fight to continue
Iran has an installed capacity of thermal power generation of 64 megawatts (MW) which makes the country the ninth in the world in the field, an official said, adding that there are 123 thermal plants active across the country.
OPEC and other major oil producers on Monday canceled a meeting planned for April, leaving the alliance's price-boosting production cuts in place until at least June.
An Iranian border guard was killed in clashes with armed bandits in the northwest of the country near the border with Iraq.
A senior Iranian official announced that the country is now extracting more gas from the South Pars field than Qatar despite the US sanctions on Iran's energy sector and following cooperation among different relevant bodies in the country.
There has been a steady rise in crude production at Iran's West Karun fields, said Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh.
Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen called on the European Union to stand tall against US President Donald Trump over his actions including his withdrawal from the 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers.