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Hezbollah popularity in Muslim world provokes wrath of Israeli regime

TEHRAN, Aug. 16 (Press Shia) – Iran’s security chief Ali Shamkhani deemed the role of Hezbollah significant in defeating Takfiri terrorists in Syria, hailing the Resistance Movement’s efforts in undermining extremist and terrorist activities in Lebanon. Chairman of the Supreme Security Council of Iran, Ali Shamkhani, made the remarks in an interview with Lebanon’s Al-Ahed News Agency on […]

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Turkish Pres. Erdoğan to visit Iran

TEHRAN, Aug. 16 (Press Shia) – Deputy foreign ministers of Iran and Turkey mulled over bilateral and regional issues in the wake of a visit by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan to Iran. Deputy Foreign Minister for Asia and Oceania Affairs Ebrahim Rahimpour met with Under Secretary of Turley’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs Ümit Yalçın […]

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Larijani congratulates Lebanon on anniv. of 33-day war victory

TEHRAN, Aug. 16 (Press Shia Agency) – In a messages to Hezbollah chief Seyyed Hassan Nasrallah on Tue., Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani congratulated the 11th anniversary of Lebanon’s victory in a 2006 war waged by Israeli regime. In a letter forwarded to Hezbollah Secretary General Seyyed Hassan Nasrallah on Tuesday, Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani congratulated […]

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‘Iranians’ vigilant presence in elections guaranteed country’s natl. security’

TEHRAN, Aug. 15 (Press Shia) – President Hassan Rouhani appreciated the trust put in him by the Iranian nation saying the wakeful Iranian nation, with their vigilant presence in the elections, guaranteed the country’s national security and gave weight to credibility of ballot boxes. Speaking at the Parliament’s confidence vote session for nominated ministers of […]

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Rouhani, Putin discuss energy, region on phone

TEHRAN, Aug. 15 (Press Shia) – Presidents of Iran and Russia discussed energy projects, nuclear deal, and the situation in the Middle East during a telephone call on Monday. During the conversation, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani voiced confidence for closer cooperation with Russia during his second term in office, saying Tehran welcomes the participation of […]

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Tehran welcomes Baghdad-Erbil talks: FM spox

TEHRAN, Aug. 15 (Press Shia) – Spokesman for Iranian Foreign Ministry Bahram Ghasemi underlined Tehran’s support for internal talks between Erbil and Baghdad to resolve issues. Bahram Ghasemi, underlining that Tehran welcomes internal dialogue between Baghdad and Erbil, said the Iraqi leaders and people, through sympathy and unity, have gained valuable achievements in countering terrorism […]

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Rouhani hails Lebanon on 11th anniv. of 33-day war victory

TEHRAN, Aug. 14 (Press Shia Agency) – In a messages to Lebanon’s President Michel Aoun on Mon., Iranian President Hassan Rouhani congratulated the 11th anniversary of Lebanon’s victory in a 2006 war waged by Israeli regime. Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani forwarded a message of congratulations to his Lebanese counterpart Michel Aoun on the 11th anniversary of […]

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Zarif congratulates Lebanon on anniv. of 33-day war victory

TEHRAN, Aug. 14 (Press Shia) – In separate messages to Hezbollah chief and Lebanese FM on Mon., Iran’s Foreign Minister Zarif congratulated the 11th anniversary of Lebanon’s victory in a 2006 war waged by Israeli regime. In two separate letters sent to Lebanese Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil and Hezbollah Secretary General Seyyed Hassan Nasrallah on […]

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Regional developments to push back US

TEHRAN, Aug. 14 (Press Shia Agency) – Former IRGC General Mohsen Rezaei said Mon. that the current developments in the Middle East will force the United States to retreat from the region. Mohsen Rezaei, current Secretary of Iran’s Expediency Council, made the remarks in response to a reporter’s question about the future of the Middle […]

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Army Chief to lead military delegation to Turkey

TEHRAN, Aug. 13 (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Army Chief Maj. Gen. Bagheri is slated to make a visit to Turkey at top of a high-ranking military delegation. During his three-day visit to Turkey, Major General Mohammad Bagheri, Chief of Staff of Armed Forces of the Islamic Republic of Iran, will attend meetings with top-ranking […]

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Parl. bill passes Article on US violators of human rights

TEHRAN, Aug. 13 (Press Shia) – Iran’s parliament countermeasure bill to US acts of exploitation and terror includes an Article on punishment for American individuals who violate human rights. On Sunday, Iranian lawmakers unanimously passed the general outlines of a countermeasure bill to US acts of exploitation and terrorism in the region in a 240-0 […]

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Parl. decides on US entities subject to punishment

TEHRAN, Aug. 13 (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s parliament has decided on a list of American legal and natural entities subject to punishment and countermeasures under a bill passed Sun. against US acts of terror in region. On Sunday, Iranian lawmakers unanimously passed the general outlines of a countermeasure bill to US acts of exploitation […]

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Rouhani calls for closer ties with Pakistan, Zimbabwe, Bolivia

TEHRAN, Aug. 08 (Press Shia) – In Separate Mon. meetings with senior officials from Pakistan, Zimbabwe, and Bolivia, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani called for expansion of cooperation with their respective countries. In a meeting held on Monday with Chairman of the Senate of Pakistan, Raza Rabbani, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani stressed Iran’s top foreign policy priority as […]

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Iran’s Leader stresses fighting as only way to save Palestine  

TEHRAN, Aug. 08 (Press Shia) – Head of Strategic Research Center Ali Akbar Velayati noted Leader of Islamic Revolution’s stress on the continuation of fighting in occupied territories as the only way to save Palestinians. Ali Akbar Velayati made the remarks in a meeting with a member of Hamas political bureau Izzat al-Rishq on Monday in Tehran. […]

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Iran to continue defense, military policies unaltered

TEHRAN, Aug. 07 (Press Shia) – Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Ghasemi attended a weekly press conference on Monday and answered the questions raised by the media staff on regional and international issues. Ghasemi underlined that any decision regarding the act of violating the JCPOA can only be taken through special board monitoring implementation of the […]

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Tehran, Islamabad after long-term strategic ties

TEHRAN, Aug. 07 (Press Shia Agency) – Parliament speaker said Iran and Pakistan have always enjoyed friendly relations which will remain stable as both sides are seeking long-term strategic cooperation. Speaking at a joint press conference with Chairman of the Senate of Pakistan Mian Raza Rabbani, Iran’s Ali Larijani said constructive talks had been held […]

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Wahhabism, Salafism root cause of extremism in region

TEHRAN, Aug. 07 (Press Shia Agency) – Head of the Judiciary Ayatollah Sadegh Amoli Larijani underlining that the root cause of extremism in the region is Wahhabism and Salafism. Amoli Larijani made the remarks in a meeting with the Chairman of the Senate of Pakistan Reza Rabbani on Sunday. Amoli Larijani said the two countries […]

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Dialog sans foreign intervention to resolve Korean peninsula crisis

TEHRAN, Aug. 07 (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s President Rouhani in a meeting with senior North Korean official stressed the importance of dialogue between the two Korean states as the only viable means to bring about peace in the Korean Peninsula. Iranian President Hasan Rouhani held talks with the President of the Presidium of the […]

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US strikes on Syrian civilians ‘genocide’: Shamkhani

TEHRAN, Aug. 07 (Press Shia) – Iran’s security chief Ali Shamkhani said the slaughter of many civilians in Syrian Raqqa under US-led coalition’s airstrikes is “genocide” and a “blatant example of human rights violation”. The chairman of the Supreme Security Council of Iran, Ali Shamkhani, made the remarks in a meeting with Syrian Prime Minister Imad Khamis […]

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Rouhani discuss boost in ties with Armenia, Belarus

TEHRAN, Aug. 07 (Press Shia) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani met with Speaker of Council of the Republic of Belarus Mikhail Myasnikovich and Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan on Sunday. In his meeting with Myasnikovich, Rouhani underlined the need for plans to facilitate banking interaction between Tehran and Minsk as a prerequisite of stronger trade ties. […]

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Iran voices unwavering support for Lebanon

TEHRAN, Aug. 06 (Press Shia) – In separate meetings with Speaker of the Parliament of Lebanon, Nabih Berri, Iranian President Rouhani and FM Zarif voiced Islamic Republic’s full support for the Lebanese nation, government, and Resistance Front. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani held talks with Speaker of the Parliament of Lebanon, Nabih Berri, on Sunday in […]

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Syrian PM slated to meet with Shamkhani

TEHRAN, Aug. 06 (Press Shia) – Syrian Prime Minister Imad Khamis is scheduled for a meeting with Iran’s security chief Ali Shamkhani Sunday afternoon in Tehran. The Syrian prime minister and his accompanying delegation have been in Tehran for the Saturday swearing-in ceremony of President Hassan Rouhani. This afternoon, Imad Khamis will be holding talks […]

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Iran, Turkey discuss latest regional, intl. issues

TEHRAN, Aug. 04 (Press Shia) – Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Jaberi Ansari has held talks with Turkish Foreign Ministry’s Undersecretary Ümit Yalçın in Ankara on Thursday. Jaberi Ansari, who is also Iran’s senior negotiator at Astana talks on Syria, conferred with Yalçın on the latest regional and international developments, […]

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Walid Muallem hails Iran’s part in victories against ISIL

TEHRAN, Aug. 03 (Press Shia) – Syrian Foreign and Expatriates Minister Walid al-Muallem said Iran is a partner in victories achieved in the fight against terrorism in Syria. The Syrian foreign minister made the remarks in a Wednesday meeting with Iranian Parliament’s General Director for International Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian in Damascus. During the meeting, Walid al-Muallem stressed Iran […]

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Jaberi Ansari in Turkey for regional talks

TEHRAN, Aug. 03 (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s Deputy FM Hossein Jaberi Ansari has arrived in Turkish capital Ankara to hold talks with a number of Turkish officials on regional developments and Syria peace process. Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab-African Affairs, Hossein Jaberi Ansari, who also heads Iran’s delegation at Astana process for Syrian settlement, […]

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