Iran in Brief

Teachers’ union activist arrested in Lorestan province

Houshang Kushki, a teachers’ union activist in Mamoulan city was arrested on Monday night by security forces in Lorestan province and taken to an...More

Another IRGC commander threatens Britain with retaliation

Mohammad Reza Yazdi, commander of Mohammad Rasul-Allah army of Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) says there are “many levers” that could be...More

Purtugal ceases to issue visas for Iranians

The Foreign Minister of Portugal announced that the government of his country has decided not to issue visas for Iranians for security reasons. He...More

Iran’s mission to UN: Missile program is non-negotiable

Iran’s permanent mission to the United Nation issued a statement on Tuesday night rejecting any negotiation on Iran’s missile program. Previously it...More

Saudi Arabia once again demands an end to Iran’s intervention in Yemen

Khalid Bin Salman, the deputy Defense Minister of Saudi Arabia once again called for a political solution to the Yemen crisis and an end to Iran’s...More

Zarif: If US stops selling weapons to middle east we will negotiate over our missiles

Mohammad Javad Zarif, the foreign minister of the Islamic Republic said in an interview with NBC that if the United States stops arming its allies in...More

Motahari: State TV should accept Pompeo’s offer for interview

Iranian MP Ali Motahari says the state TV should not decline Pompeo’s offer for an interview. “Since Iran’s overall logic is stronger, this act can...More

New prison sentences for Atena Daemi and Golrokh Iraee

Tehran Revolutionary court has sentenced Human Rights activists Golrokh Iraee and Atena Daemi to 3 years and 7 months in prison for “insulting the...More

Foreign ministry of France responds to Iran International’s inquiry about Fariba Adelkhah

The foreign ministry of France confirmed the arrest of a French-Iranian citizen named Fariba Adelkhah, and told Iran International: “The Islamic...More

Members of Assad loyalist militia join IRGC in Syria

According to Syrian media, some members of an Assad loyalist militia known as the National Defense Force, have deserted their posts and joined the...More

China continues to import oil from Iran

According to the reports, despite the U.S sanctions against Iranian oil, China still imports between 150 to 220 thousand barrels of oil per day from...More

Two more officers of the Iranian tanker arrested in Gibraltar

The Gibraltar police announced that two more officers of the detained Iranian supertanker have been arrested. The captain and the first lieutenant of...More