Iran denies accusations of aiding Taliban in Afghanistan

Tehran (KNA) - Tehran has dismissed accusations that it has been helping a Taliban push in an Afghan province bordering Iran, saying the claim is instigated by US commanders who try to divert public opinion from the real cause of the flare-up in violence.

5/21/2018 3:09:00 PM

Zarif: MFA, security council divided on FATF

Tehran (KNA): Iranian Foreign Ministry spoke in favor of Iran’s accession to the International Convention for the Suppression of Financing of Terrorism, while National Security Council was against the idea, an MP told Mehr News on Sunday.

5/20/2018 5:27:00 PM

India says Iran sanctions threaten Afghan corridor

Tehran (KNA) - Concerns are rising in New Delhi that US President Donald Trump’s efforts to re-instate sanctions against Iran would jeopardize an ambitious multinational connectivity project involving India, Iran and Afghanistan.

5/20/2018 1:36:00 PM

Sadr, Abadi agree to expedite process of forming Iraqi government

Tehran(KNA) - Iraqi cleric Muqtada al-Sadr, whose party won the Iraqi parliamentary election, and incumbent Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, whose list took the third place, have underlined the need for the formation of a new government as soon as possible.

5/20/2018 1:30:00 PM

Some Arab states ignoring concerns of Islamic world

Tehran (KNA) - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said that some Arab countries have aligned with the United States and Zionist regime and are far from the goals and concerns of the Islamic world.

5/19/2018 7:58:00 AM

US More Hated than Ever in Muslim World: Iranian President

Tehran (KNA): Iranian President Hassan Rouhani deplored the US embassy’s relocation from Tel Aviv to al-Quds (Jerusalem) as a violation of international law and said Washington is more hated than ever in the Islamic world.

5/18/2018 4:55:00 PM