Iran's Deputy Permanent Representative to the UN Gholam Hossein Dehqani took the US and its western allies' military presence in Afghanistan responsible for continued insecurities in the war-torn country.
Iranian Ambassador to Kabul Abolfazl Zohrehvand underlined Tehran's enthusiasm for the further expansion of relations with Afghanistan, specially in economic and cultural fields.
Iranian Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Seyed Mohammad Hosseini hailed the friendly and brotherly relations between Iran and Afghanistan, and said that the two nations have never been alienated from each other due to their abundant historical and cultural bonds.
A fierce battle has been raging in the West Afghan city of Farah after gunmen reportedly attacked the governor's compound with a bomb-laden vehicle, reports said.
Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani in a message to the Speaker of Afghan Wolesi Jirga, Abdul Rauf Ibrahimi, expressed his condolences over the death of Ibrahimi's father and brother in the recent suicide attack.
Two Iranian photographists Ebrahim Norouzi and Majid Saeedi have been hailed in different sections of the 56th World Press Photo Contest.
The US-led western sanctions have failed to influence Iran's relations with its neighboring countries, including Afghanistan, a senior Iranian official said.
Iran Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani will visit Pakistan later this month to attend a meeting of parliament speakers of the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO), a senior advisor says.
Speaker of Iran Majlis (parliament) Ali Larijani says NATO forces are stirring up sectarian division in Iraq and Afghanistan instead of helping restore calm to the war-torn countries.
Iranian Energy Minister Majid Namjou, who is on an official visit to Kabul, submitted a message from President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to his Afghan counterpart Hamid Karzai.
Iran Deputy Foreign Minister for Asia and Oceania Abbas Araqchi says nothing can separate the Iranian and Afghan nations.
Iran’s electricity exports to neighboring countries have increased by about 34 percent since the beginning of the current Iranian calendar year (started March 20, 2012).
An Iranian Army commander has rejected media claims that several US warplanes have intruded into the Islamic Republic’s airspace.
An adviser to Iran Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani says no talks have taken place between Tehran and Washington over the planned 2014 US withdrawal from Afghanistan.
Secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Saeed Jalili and Head of Afghan National Security Council Rangin Dadfar Spanta underlined the necessity for the further expansion Tehran-Kabul relations.
A US court has rejected a lawsuit by a media outlet demanding that US President Barack Obama’s administration disclose the details of targeted killings by drone strikes.
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad says Iran and Afghanistan seek “peace and brotherhood” for all countries in the world.
An Iranian lawmaker says the current US government has mounted the drone attacks on the Middle Eastern countries, saying US President Barack Obama is spreading state terrorism.
Iran warned that the foreign forces' presence in Afghanistan has fanned insecurity in the region and created different problems for the people of the war-torn country.