Contents tagged with Iran

  • Macron asks Iran to help mediate talks between Russia and Ukraine

    Deputy Head of the Iranian Presidential Administration for Political Affairs Mohammad Jamshidi said that French President Emmanuel Macron asked the Islamic Republic to mediate negotiations between Russia and Ukraine.

    According to the Iranian news agency ISNA, "after a series of consultations," Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian sent to Moscow "an important message along with a peace initiative". ISNA does not provide the content of the message and the details of the peace …

  • Iran supplies Russia with combat drones

    Iran is delivering combat drones to Russia. The first shipment of Shahed-129 drones has already been sent through the Caspian Sea, reported the Ukrainian news website

    According to journalists, the military cargo from Iran will be delivered to Astrakhan and Volgograd, and then to the Ukrainian border. The Shahed-129 drones were designed on the basis of the Israeli Hermes 450 drone and the American MQ-1 Predator.

    The length of the drone’s fuselage is 8 meters. The wingspan is 16 …

  • ‘Executioner of Tehran’ becomes honorary professor of Moscow State University

    Rector of Moscow State University Viktor Sadovnichy presented Iranian President Ibrahim Raisi with a diploma of honorary professor at the University, reported TASS.

    "Ibrahim Raisi is awarded the title of Honorary Professor of Moscow University, which guarantees him rights, honors and privileges," Sadovnichy said.

    Raisi was on an official visit Russia. He had a meeting with the Russian MPs at the State Duma, held meetings with Russian President Vladimir Putin and Russian Foreign Minister …

  • Iranian president calls on Putin to fight back together against the U.S.

    Russia and Iran can stand together against the United States in the international arena, said President of the Islamic Republic Ibrahim Raisi during his visit to Moscow.

    "Amid external extraordinary conditions, when there is opposition to the unilateral actions of the West, including the United States, we can create synergy in our cooperation," Raisi told Russian President Vladimir Putin, during the talks in the Kremlin.

    According to Raisi, Tehran is ready for "strategic" relations with the …

  • Israel pledges support to Azerbaijan in conflict with Iran

    Amid the escalating crisis between Iran and Azerbaijan, Baku received a delegation of security forces from Israel. According to the Saudi newspaper Elaph, the Israeli representatives assured the Azerbaijani authorities of support and readiness to provide real assistance in case of aggression from Iran.

    Sources of the publication claim that two F-35 fighters of the Israeli Air Force have been permanently deployed to Azerbaijan. At the same time, Israel is ready to send additional forces to the …

  • Kremlin cancels Putin’s meeting with Iran’s Parliament Speaker

    A meeting of Iran's Parliament Speaker, Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf, with Russian President Vladimir Putin, which was scheduled for Saturday, was cancelled.

    Ghalibaf is on a three-day visit to Moscow.

    According to Iranian MP Mojtaba Tavangar, the meeting was cancelled after Ghalibaf refused to accept the health protocols required for the meetings with the Russian President.

    According to reports, very few people are allowed to have face-to-face meeting with Putin, as he remains confined to a …

  • Zelensky promises to erect monument in honor of victims of Ukrainian airliner downed in Iran

    Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has promised to erect a monument to the victims of the downed Ukraine International Airlines (UIA) plane.

    "Soon we will have a memorable place where relatives, relatives of the victims, just citizens could come. To remember, to think, to sit next to their close ones. And where one could at least partially get rid of the feeling of that insane injustice from what happened," Zelensky wrote on his Facebook page.

    At the same time, the Ukrainian President …

  • Israel strikes Iranian arms depots in Syria

    On the night of January 7, Syrian air defense systems were activated in response to air attack by Israeli Airforce. Media reports of five explosions. According to unconfirmed reports, Israel attacked targets near the Golan Heights and in the suburbs of the Syrian capital.

    One of the explosions occurred near the Syrian Arab Army radar station in al-Dur, in the western province of As-Suwayda.

    The attack targeted the mountainous area near the town of Al-Kiswah south of Damascus.

    The area is …

  • Kyiv receives report regarding downed Ukrainian airliner from Iran

    The Ukrainian Ministry of Foreign Affairs confirmed that it had received from of Iran a report on the causes of the crash of the Ukraine International Airlines (UIA)  plane near Tehran.

    "Yes, it was handed over on the evening of December 31, at the fifth attempt. Now, all the competent authorities are carefully studying it," said Ukrainian Deputy Foreign Minister Yevgeny Yenin, Suspilne writes.

    Ukraine has 60 days to make comments and suggestions to the report. After that Iran can finalize it …

  • Iran sends anti-aircraft missile systems to Syria

    According to Iran's Army spokesman Abu Fadl Shikaraji, the Syrian government asked Tehran to provide expert assistance and boost its air defensive capabilities to counter air attacks.

    "Iran has sent military experts to Yemen, Iraq, Lebanon and Syria. Along with that we have deployed some air defense systems to Syria at the request of the government in Damascus. The economic conditions do not allow us to provide everything free of charge to our allies and sometimes they have to pay for it, “ …