Iranian Foreign Minister: Netanyahu distorting the Torah

Netanyahu said before a reading of the Book of Esther that the Islamic Republic, as ancient Persia, is trying to destroy the Jewish people.Ernie Singer, 3/12/2017, 10:51 PM

Liberman and Iranian FM to share stage in Munich

Israeli Defense Minister to share stage with Iran's Foreign Minister at Munich Security Conference. They are not expected to interact.Elad Benari, Canada, 2/17/2017, 10:10 PM

Iran promises to 'surprise' Trump if he cancels nuclear deal

Iran’s Foreign Minister says Trump will be surprised by his country if he annuls the nuclear agreement.Elad Benari, 1/20/2017, 5:35 AM

Iran's foreign minister: Sanctions won't break us

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says it's in the interest of the United States to remain committed to the nuclear deal.Elad Benari, 12/9/2016, 6:43 AM

Iran's FM: Israel is the biggest threat to humanity

Iran’s Foreign Minister launches a verbal attack on Israel, says it threatens world peace and international security.Elad Benari, 11/9/2016, 6:28 AM

Iran blasts Kerry for saying it supports rebels in Yemen

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif denies American accusations his country delivered missiles to Houthi rebels.Ben Ariel, Canada, 8/27/2016, 12:07 AM

Chile urged to nix visit by Iranian official

Simon Wiesenthal Center calls on president of Chile to cancel a planned visit by Iran's foreign minister scheduled for late this week.JTA, 8/25/2016, 2:43 AM

Iran's FM against Trump: Nuclear deal can't be renegotiated

Mohammad Javad Zarif says the nuclear deal with world powers can't be renegotiated, despite Trump's pledge to do so if elected.Ben Ariel, 6/2/2016, 3:14 AM

Iran sends condolences to Hezbollah over death of commander

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says Mustafa Badr al-Din's death will "strengthen the resistance against Zionists".Ben Ariel, Canada, 5/14/2016, 12:22 AM

Iranian FM uses Holocaust to justify nuclear program

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif uses the phrase "never again" in justifying his country’s nuclear program.Ben Ariel, 4/21/2016, 1:16 AM

Kerry and Zarif to discuss nuclear deal implementation

Secretary of State will meet Iran's Foreign Minister amid Iranian complaints that it is not getting the sanctions relief it deserves.Ben Ariel, 4/19/2016, 3:44 AM

Iran blocks Congressmen from nuclear inspections

Leading US lawmakers protest how Tehran is not letting them in to visit prisoners and inspect, even as top Iranians visit Washington.Ari Yashar, 4/13/2016, 11:32 AM

Kerry calls Zarif, protests Iran's missile tests

Secretary of State phones Iranian counterpart in wake of Iran's claims it test fired ballistic missiles.Ben Ariel, 3/10/2016, 6:12 AM

Iranian FM: Saudis trying to drag the whole region to war

Iran’s Foreign Minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, levels accusations at rival Saudi Arabia in New York Times op-ed.Ben Ariel, 1/11/2016, 5:13 AM

Zarif: United States' visa decision breaches nuclear deal

Iranian Foreign Minister says he expects the Obama administration to act to cancel Congress decision to block visa-free travel by Iranians.Ben Ariel, 12/24/2015, 6:45 AM

US changes visa policy, Iran blames Israel

Congress blocks visa-free travel to US for Iran nationals or visitors, Islamic regime points finger at 'Zionist lobby,' threatens nuke deal.Ari Yashar, 12/21/2015, 10:33 PM

Iran: Our Missile Test Didn't Violate UN Resolutions

Iranian Foreign Minister says recent test of a long-range missile does not violate UN resolutions, despite claims to the contrary.Ben Ariel, 10/18/2015, 6:36 AM

Kerry and Zarif Snubbed by Nobel Peace Prize

Despite recommendation for controversial nuclear deal, two foreign ministers get outpaced by Tunisian civil society groups.Ari Yashar, 10/9/2015, 1:06 PM

Iran Parliament Rebukes Foreign Minister for Obama Handshake

Parliament chants 'death to America,' protests FM Zarif's historic handshake with Obama, after foreign ministry calls it an 'accident.'Ari Yashar, 9/30/2015, 4:11 PM

Iranian FM Under Fire for Shaking Obama's Hand

Mohammad Javad Zarif ignored Iran's 'red lines,' asserts MP, by shaking hands with the president of an 'enemy nation.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/29/2015, 5:16 PM

Zarif: Those Demanding Assad's Ouster Responsible for Bloodshed

Iran's foreign minister claims that demands for the resignation of Syrian President will prolong the country's civil war.Ben Ariel, 9/8/2015, 4:44 AM

Iran Hopes 'Warmongers' Won't Sway US Congress

Iran's Foreign Minister asserts that if Congress ignores 'propaganda,' nuclear deal will face no impediments in the United States.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/1/2015, 4:11 PM

Iran's Zarif: Nuclear Program Our 'Source of Regional Power'

Iranian FM says world powers wanted to 'destroy' nuclear program that allows Iranian hegemony, but Iran won 'new tools of power.'Ari Yashar, 8/24/2015, 10:31 AM

Zarif: 'Too Early' to Discuss Reopening of American Embassy

Iran's foreign minister blasts America's "illogical attitude" towards Iran when asked about the reopening of the American embassy.Ben Ariel, 8/24/2015, 4:46 AM

Russian, Iranian Foreign Ministers to Discuss Iran Deal

Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov to host Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif on Monday.Ben Ariel, 8/16/2015, 6:06 AM

Zarif: Israel's 'Plot' Against Iran Has Been Defeated

Visiting Lebanon, Iran's Foreign Minister boasts that Israel's "plot" against his country's nuclear program was defeated.Ben Ariel, 8/13/2015, 5:42 AM

Iran Foreign Minister to Visit Syria, Discuss New Peace Plan

Mohammad Javad Zarif will visit Syria and discuss a new plan by the Islamic Republic to help resolve the conflict there.Ben Ariel, 8/12/2015, 4:13 AM

Iranian Foreign Minister to Visit Moscow Next Week

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif to visit capital of his country's close ally, Russia.Elad Benari, 8/11/2015, 2:15 AM

Zarif: Reports of Clean-Up at Parchin Are 'Lies'

Iran's Foreign Minister claims reports of clean-up activity at the Parchin military site are lies spread by opponents of nuclear deal.Elad Benari, 8/9/2015, 6:03 AM

Syria, Russia and Iran Huddle Up in Tehran

Day after Turkey claims Russia is going to drop Syria, key meeting of foreign ministers taking place - will it mark a shift in region?Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/4/2015, 8:21 PM

Iran Declares There Will Be No Sanctions 'Snap Back'

Iranian FM Zarif tells foreign relations council US won't be able to return sanctions, even as Israel warns 'snap back' threat is empty.Ari Yashar, 8/4/2015, 8:18 PM

Iranian FM Denies Son Was Kerry's Daughter's Best Man

The lady doth protest too much? Zarif claims US reports of his son's role at Kerry's daughter's wedding are 'fabrication.'Ari Yashar, 8/3/2015, 9:30 AM

Zarif: No Concern that Deal Won't be Implemented

Iran's foreign minister dismisses speculation that his country's nuclear deal with the West could hit difficulties.Elad Benari, 7/29/2015, 4:43 AM

In Kuwait, Iran's Zarif Calls for 'United Front' Against Terror

Iran’s foreign minister calls for united front among Middle Eastern nations to fight terrorism in first regional trip since deal with West.Elad Benari, 7/27/2015, 5:12 AM

Khamenei's Aide: No Inspections of Iran's Military Sites

Top adviser to Iran Supreme Leader nixes inspections of key nuclear sites; Zarif: Iran may produce nuclear-capable missiles.Ari Yashar, 7/21/2015, 5:14 PM

Zarif: Israel Was Never So Isolated

Netanyahu is furiously 'shouting all over the place' and trying to stymie the agreement at any cost, says Iranian Foreign Minister.Arutz Sheva news, 7/21/2015, 2:21 PM

Iran, World Leaders Announce 'Win-Win' Nuclear Deal

Iranian FM calls deal 'new chapter of hope' in official announcement, as EU foreign chief calls it a 'sign of hope to the world.'Ari Yashar, 7/14/2015, 1:53 PM

Iran Reveals Nuclear Deal May Only Come After Tuesday

Final deal that was expected Monday looks to hit more delays, as top Iranian negotiator says talks are in 'final breathtaking moments.'Ari Yashar, 7/13/2015, 12:09 PM

'No Deal Today', Says Iran's Foreign Minister

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the sides still have work to do before a nuclear deal is announced.Elad Benari, 7/13/2015, 1:12 AM

Iran Talks Extend 'Over Weekend' Amid 'Death to Israel' Chants

Iranian FM tells state media that talks will miss deadline, even as millions in Tehran and around Iran mark 'Death to Israel Day.'Ari Yashar, 7/10/2015, 1:55 PM

Report: Zarif Ignores Supreme Leader, Shouts at Kerry

Iran’s Foreign Minister reportedly got into a shouting match with his American counterpart, thus violating a direct order from Khamenei.Elad Benari, 7/9/2015, 5:12 AM

Iran's Foreign Minister: Differences Remain in Nuclear Talks

Iran's foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says "some differences remain" between Iran and six world powers.Elad Benari, 7/6/2015, 5:16 AM

Iran's FM: We've Never Been Closer to a Deal

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says nuclear deal is closer than ever as Tuesday deadline draws near.Elad Benari, Canada, 7/3/2015, 11:42 PM

Congress Demands Obama Step Back From Iran Nuclear Deal

Leading Senators urge a 'pause' in negotiations, slam administration official for saying nuclear inspections unnecessary.Ari Yashar, 7/2/2015, 12:48 PM

Iran Nuclear Deal Deadline Extended

June 30 deadline breached and reset for July 7, as senior US official warns Iran - in Farsi - it must not backtrack Lausanne agreements.Ari Yashar, 6/30/2015, 6:54 PM

Iran's Foreign Minister Returns Home for Consultations

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif heads back to Tehran as officials indicate nuclear talks will be extended yet again.Elad Benari, 6/29/2015, 6:13 AM

Iran Optimistic Deal with West Can be Reached

"An agreement is very likely," says Iran's Foreign Minister in interview with German magazine.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/16/2015, 12:02 AM

Iran Demands Israel Renounce Nuclear Weapons

Speaking at NPT treaty, Iranian FM Mohammad Javad Zarif demands Israel 'renounce possession of nuclear weapons.'Cynthia Blank, 4/27/2015, 8:34 PM

Kerry and Zarif to Meet in New York

Secretary of State to meet his Iranian counterpart on the sidelines of the 2015 nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty conference.Ben Ariel, 4/27/2015, 2:46 AM

Iran Holds Obama Responsible for Nuclear Deal's Fate

Iran's foreign minister says his country holds Obama responsible for making sure that Washington respects nuclear agreement.Elad Benari, 4/16/2015, 4:45 AM

Zarif: We're Ready for 'Irreversible Steps' on Nuclear Program

Iranian Foreign Minister says his country is ready to take "irreversible steps" if the West does the same.Ben Ariel, 4/15/2015, 6:14 AM

Iranian FM: We Will Resume Nuclear Activities if Deal is Broken

Iran's FM Mohammad Javad Zarif says if West violates deal, Iran can take 'corresponding actions' and resume nuclear activity.Cynthia Blank, 4/5/2015, 12:48 PM

Zarif Urges West to 'Seize the Moment' and Reach an Agreement

Iran's foreign minister urges Western powers to drop their "excessive demands" of his country.Elad Benari, 4/2/2015, 6:16 AM

Iran's Foreign Minister Remains Optimistic as Talks Continue

"I think we can make the necessary progress," says Mohammad Javad Zarif after meetings in Switzerland.Ben Ariel, 3/29/2015, 4:20 AM

Iran Plays Down Chances of Reaching Deal This Week

Iran's Foreign Minister says nuclear talks with the West will likely have to continue into next week.Ben Ariel, 3/19/2015, 5:15 AM

Zarif: We Might Accept a 10-Year Freeze on Our Nuclear Program

Iran's foreign minister suggests a 10-year moratorium on some aspects of his country's nuclear program might be acceptable to Tehran.Elad Benari, 3/6/2015, 4:42 AM

Zarif: Persians Saved the Jews 3 Times

Iranian foreign minister cites Scroll of Esther, Book of Ezra, to show Jews have nothing to fear from Iran.Gil Ronen, 3/5/2015, 4:13 PM