Tehran: ISIL leaves US footprints in Iraq

Iran’s Majlis Speaker has slammed the US double standards toward the fight against terrorism, saying ISIL leaves US footprints in Iraq. “In responding to the world public opinion, US officials attach priority to the battle against international terrorism, but they openly and practically support the ISIL [terrorist] group… the ISIL leaves US footprints in Iraq,” …

Iran marks Al Quds Day

THE LEVANT – Hundreds of thousands of Iranians, including President Hassan Rouhani, took part in massive rallies across the country on Friday to encourage Palestinians to keep up their struggle despite the Israeli assault on Gaza. Footage from Iranian state television showed massive crowds demonstrating in the capital Tehran, chanting “Death to Israel” and “Death to America.” …

Iran stands with Palestine

THE LEVANT – Iran’s Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani says the Islamic Republic had provided the Palestinian resistance groups with “the technology for producing weapons.” “We have no doubt to help the people of Gaza. At present, Gazan fighters have good capabilities to meet their weapons demand, although we had provided them with the technology when they …

Iran Nuclear Talks: Moving Toward an Agreement?

By Gareth Porter – As the negotiations on the Iranian nuclear programme approach the Jul. 20 deadline, both U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif have signaled through their carefully worded statements that they are now moving toward toward agreement on the two most crucial issues in the talks: …

President Rouhani – Iran is working for peace in the region

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said his administration is after ensuring peace in the region, noting that such a goal will be attained by possessing powerful armed forces. “The administration’s demand is peace and removal of tension from the region,” Rouhani said in a meeting with high-ranking Iranian military officials and commanders in Tehran on Tuesday …

Tehran: Significant gaps remain in nuclear talks

A top Iranian nuclear negotiator says significant disagreements remain in the ongoing talks between Iran and the P5+1 aimed at reaching a comprehensive agreement on Tehran’s nuclear energy program. “There are differences in almost all important issues and we have not been able to narrow the gaps in any [such] issues,” Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for Legal …

Iran deplores UN silence on Israeli Gaza onslaught

The Iranian president has strongly censured the UN Security Council for its continued silence in the face of the Israeli regime’s brutal onslaught against the Palestinian people in the besieged Gaza Strip. “We should all do something to make the Zionist regime  understand that the Muslim world and regional countries back the Palestinian people and …