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Pres. Rouhani felicitates Greece on National Day

Pres. Rouhani felicitates Greece on National Day

TEHRAN, Mar. 25 (Press Shia) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani sent a message of congratulations to his Greek counterpart Prokopis Pavlopoulos on the occasion of the country's Independence Day on March 25.In a message to President of Greece Prokopis Pavlopoulos, Iran’s Rouhani congratulated the nation and government of the southeastern European country on the 196th anniversary of Greek...

Syrian army continues clampdown on terrorists in eastern Damascus

Syrian army continues clampdown on terrorists in eastern Damascus

DAMASCUS, Mar. 25 (Press Shia) – Syrian army on Friday restored all points that terrorists infiltrated to in the northern part of Jobar neighborhood on the eastern outskirts of Damascus and continued operations against terrorist organizations in various areas all over the country.The army units eliminated the last gatherings of Jabhat al-Nusra organization and other Takfiri groups affiliated to...

Foreign Ministry congratulates Narges Ashtari on acquittal

Foreign Ministry congratulates Narges Ashtari on acquittal

TEHRAN, Mar. 25 (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s FM Zarif and Spokesman Bahram Ghasemi have voiced happiness over the acquittal of benevolent Iranian-British woman Narges K. Ashtari who was falsely charged with involuntary murder in India.Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in his Instagram post on Saturday congratulated Narges Kalbasi Ashtari on having being acquitted of all charges against...

Economic growth should be based on social justice

Economic growth should be based on social justice

Press Shia – Ayatollah Sa’idi said that one of the important reasons for the slow growth in regard to the economic jihad is due to the liberal outlook and thought which has overtaken some of the leaders and managers.Press Shia – In his Friday prayer sermon delivered to a large and fervent crowd of believers at Qom’s Qods Prayer Hall, Ayatollah Sayyed Mohammad Sa’idi referred...

A dangerous future awaits Europe

A dangerous future awaits Europe

Press Shia Agency – Hujjat al-Islam al-Qubanchi called for seriousness in the fight against terrorism and reiterated that dangerous future awaits Europe if they don’t take a serious stance in the fight against terrorism.​Press Shia – In his Friday prayer sermon delivered to a large and fervent crowd of believers in the Iraqi city of Najaf’s al-Fatimiyah al-Kubra Husayniyah,...

Syrian army units target ISIL terrorists in Deir Ezzor

Syrian army units target ISIL terrorists in Deir Ezzor

DEIR EZZOR, Mar. 25 (Press Shia Agency) – Syrian army unit targeted fortifications for ISIL terrorists to the southeast of the Regiment 147 on the southwestern outskirts of the city of Deir Ezzor, destroying two fortified points and killing and injuring a number of terrorists.The reporter added that the army’s artillery targeted movements of an ISIL terrorist group on the road of Taim...

Zarif calls on envoys to attract export markets

Zarif calls on envoys to attract export markets

TEHRAN, Mar. 25 (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s FM Zarif called on the private sector to play a more active part for the realization of resistance economy, adding ambassadors of the Islamic republic should facilitate the economic activities of the private sector.Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif noted that the direct responsibility of his ministry in the department of foreign policy...

Renewing UN special rapporteur mandate ‘politically-motivated’

Renewing UN special rapporteur mandate ‘politically-motivated’

TEHRAN, Mar. 25 (Press Shia Agency) – Iran has slammed as ‘selective and blatantly politically-motivated’ the UN Human Rights Council's resolution to renew the mandate of the UN special rapporteur on the human rights situation in Iran.Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Ghasemi added that the resolution is merely a tool in the hands of a few countries to misuse the UN human rights...

Massive participation in election would safeguard Islamic Revolution

Massive participation in election would safeguard Islamic Revolution

Press Shia Agency – Hujjat al-Islam Seddiqi said that massive turnout in Iran’s next presidential election is decisive and demonstrates that the Islamic establishment is governed by the people. Press Shia – Speaking during the first Friday prayer congregation in the Iranian New Year, 1396 at the University of Tehran, Hujjat al-Islam Kazem Seddiqi said that massive turnout in...

Iran-Armenia ties at highest possible level  

Iran-Armenia ties at highest possible level  

YEREVAN, Mar. 24 (Press Shia) – Deputy FM Ebrahim Rahimour said Iran-Armenia’s relations are currently at the highest possible level in various political, economic and cultural fields.Rahimpour made the remarks in a meeting with Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian on Friday in Yerevan. During the meeting, the Iranian diplomat referred to the visit of President Rouhani to...

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