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Turkish Chief of Staff General Hulusi Akar and his Iranian counterpart Major General Mohammad Baqeri are seen during a welcoming ceremony in Ankara
22 Aug 2017 06:06

Prior to Astana Talks, Accords Make Syria Crisis Solution Look in Sight

Islam Times - According to a Turkish daily, during Iranian Chief of the Staff's recent visit to Turkey the two neighboring countries along with Russia reached a deal to settle problem of Syria’s Idlib province.

 
Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif (C) smiles during a televised interview in Tehran, August 20, 2017.
21 Aug 2017 09:07

Iran will work to sustain nuclear deal: Zarif

Islam Times - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says his top priority is to ensure that a 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and six other countries will stand.

 
Major General Qassem Soleimani (C), who commands the Quds Force of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC)
21 Aug 2017 06:36

Iran’s interests in Iraq, Syria not materialistic: Commander Soleimani

Islam Times - Major General Qassem Soleimani of Iran says the Islamic Republic does not seek materialistic interests in supporting Iraq and Syria — where it has advisory military presence — and the Palestinian cause.

 
Iran
21 Aug 2017 05:56

US must pay $245mn in damage to chemical victims of Iraq-Iran war: Judiciary

Islam Times - The Iranian Judiciary has issued a ruling demanding that the US government pay around 245 million dollars in damage to a number of victims of chemical attacks carried out by Saddam Hussein’s troops during the 1980 to 1988 imposed war on Iran.

 
Iran’s new Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami
21 Aug 2017 04:47

Iran’s New Defense Minister Says Missile Program Unstoppable

Islam Times - Iran’s new Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami says the country’s missile program will continue unabated.

 
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif
20 Aug 2017 04:52

Terrorism in name of Islam doesn’t represent Islam: Zarif

Islam Times - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has criticized US President Donald Trump for hastily “insulting” Islam following terrorist attacks in Spain, saying that acts of terror committed in the name of Islam do not represent the holy religion.

 
Beyond Visit of Iran’s Army Chief to Turkey
20 Aug 2017 04:35

Beyond Visit of Iran’s Army Chief to Turkey

Islam Times - The Iranian Chief of the General Staff Mohammad Bagheri in a rare visit flew to Turkey on Tuesday at the invitation of his counterpart General Hulusi Akar, heading a top military delegation.

 
Iran
19 Aug 2017 06:40

US provocations aimed at demonizing Iran: UN ambassador

Islam Times - Iran's Ambassador to the United Nations Gholamali Khoshroo has condemned Washington’s latest accusations against Tehran regarding its nuclear deal as provocative measures aimed at creating Iranophobia.

 
Iran’s Missile Program ‘Internal Affair’, Suffocating N. Korea Tragic: Russia
17 Aug 2017 06:16

Iran’s Missile Program ‘Internal Affair’, Suffocating N. Korea Tragic: Russia

Islam Times - Russia says Iran’s missile program is part of the Islamic Republic’s “internal affair,” rejecting the US accusations that Tehran has violated the UN Security Council’s Resolution 2231.

 
Iran military chief, Turkish president discuss defense ties
17 Aug 2017 04:57

Iran military chief, Turkish president discuss defense ties

Islam Times - Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Baqeri has met with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Ankara.

 
Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani (Photo by Tasnim)
16 Aug 2017 08:03

Hezbollah victories herald end to Daesh in region: Iran official

Islam Times - A senior Iranian official has hailed the recent gains made by Lebanon’s Hezbollah resistance movements on the battlefield against Daesh, saying the victories herald the Takfri terrorist group’s collapse in the entire region.

 
Haley repeats Washington
16 Aug 2017 05:16

Haley repeats Washington's anti-Iran claims

Islam Times - US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley has reiterated previous accusations leveled against Iran over its nuclear program and the violation of UN Security Council resolutions.

 
This US Navy handout photo obtained on July 29, 2017, shows the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz as it transits the Indian Ocean on July 19, 2017. (Photo by AFP)
15 Aug 2017 07:12

IRGC drone patrols in Persian Gulf will continue despite US psychological operations

Islam Times - Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has rejected US claims that a drone made an “unsafe approach” to an American aircraft carrier.

 
Saudi Arabia’s Cultural Diplomacy Instruments Across Muslim World
15 Aug 2017 06:53

Saudi Arabia’s Cultural Diplomacy Instruments Across Muslim World

Islam Times - Cultural diplomacy is a crucial instrument for one country to garner influence in other countries. In the recent years, Saudi Arabia has made the most of it in a set of target countries.

 
From right: US Senators Thom Tillis (R-NC), Roy Blunt (R-MO), MKO chief Maryam Rajavi, and John Cornyn (R-TX) pose for a photograph Saturday in Tirana, the capital of Albania, on August 12, 2017.
14 Aug 2017 06:44

US senators meet head of anti-Iran terrorist group MKO

Islam Times - A group of senior US senators has met the head of the anti-Iran terrorist Mujahedin-e Khalq Organization (MKO), Maryam Rajavi, in Albania.

 
A general view of Iran
14 Aug 2017 06:42

Iran Majlis passes motion in response to US sanctions

Islam Times - Iran's lawmakers have overwhelmingly approved a motion in response to recent US sanctions, voting to boost spending on Tehran's missile program and the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps' defense mechanism.

 
IRGC Commander Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari addresses a ceremony in the central city of Najafabad on August 13, 2017 in commemoration of an IRGC member recently killed by the Daesh Takfiri terrorists in Syria. (Photo by Tasnim news agency)
14 Aug 2017 06:39

Daesh, front-line soldiers of Zionist regime: IRGC commander

Islam Times - The commander of Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) says Daesh terrorist forces make up the front-line soldiers of the Zionist regime and the global arrogance has created this Takfiri group to counter the Islamic Revolution.

 
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi
14 Aug 2017 05:01

Time for military threats against independent states over: Iran

Islam Times - The Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman says the time for using military threats and pressure against independent countries as a weapon has come to an end.

 
The United Nations (UN)’s Special Envoy for Yemen Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed (photo by AFP)
12 Aug 2017 07:34

UN envoy for Yemen arrives in Iranian capital to discuss Yemeni conflict

Islam Times - The United Nations (UN)’s Special Envoy for Yemen Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed has arrived in the Iranian capital, Tehran, to discuss the Yemeni conflict with Iranian officials, including Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif.

 
Iran’s Quds Force Commander Vows Revenge against ISIS Terrorists
12 Aug 2017 05:17

Iran’s Quds Force Commander Vows Revenge against ISIS Terrorists

Islam Times - A senior Iranian commander says the country’s forces will not rest until the last terrorist is eliminated from the face of the Muslim world.