Trump Defends Saudi Arabia from Criticisms in Journalist Case

Trump Defends Saudi Arabia from Criticisms in Journalist Case

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – US President Donald Trump defended Saudi Arabia from what he characterized as efforts to condemn Riyadh over the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi before all the facts were known, saying it was a case of “guilty until proven innocent.” Trump Tuesday criticized people blaming Saudi Arabia for the disappearance of the US-based journalist and accused...

Iran Opposed to Interference in Qatar’s Affairs

Iran Opposed to Interference in Qatar’s Affairs

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani hailed Qatar as a great and grown-up nation and slammed foreign interference in the internal affairs of the Arab country. In a meeting with Qatar’s new ambassador to Tehran on Tuesday, Rouhani said Iran and Qatar have developed warm and cordial relations in recent years, noting that the stances of the two countries on regional...

Iranian President Rouhani: Tehran Eyes Close Economic Ties with Europe

Iranian President Rouhani: Tehran Eyes Close Economic Ties with Europe

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani voiced the country’s eagerness to boost economic interaction with the European countries, warning against the plots to damage Iran-EU relations. In a Tuesday meeting with Belgium’s new ambassador to Tehran, President Rouhani said Iran is ready to enhance economic, trade and political relations with the European Union...

Iranian President, South African, Senegalese Diplomats Discuss Closer Ties

Iranian President, South African, Senegalese Diplomats Discuss Closer Ties

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday held separate talks with the new ambassadors of South Africa and Senegal to Tehran about a range of issues, including ways to deepen bilateral relations between Iran and the two African countries. Speaking at the meeting with South Africa’s new ambassador to Tehran Vika Mazwi Khumalo, President Rouhani hailed the growing...

Iranian President Hopes ICJ Ruling Would Curb US Sanctions

Iranian President Hopes ICJ Ruling Would Curb US Sanctions

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – President of Iran expressed the hope that the International Court of Justice’s ruling on Tehran’s lawsuit against the US for breaching the 1955 Treaty of Amity and for re-imposing sanctions on Iran would force the US to correct its “illegal behavior.” “I hope that the initial verdict issued by The Hague’s international court (ICJ) would have an impact...

Rouhani Urges Closer Iranian, Japanese Private Sectors’ Cooperation

Rouhani Urges Closer Iranian, Japanese Private Sectors’ Cooperation

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani highlighted the importance of Iran relations with Japan in all political and economic areas and stressed the necessity for the two Asian countries’ private sectors to boost cooperation and joint investments. “Age-old relations between Iran and Japan have always been cordial and the two nations have a special respect for each...

Iran Ready for Joint Action with Pakistan to Free Abducted Forces: Commander

Iran Ready for Joint Action with Pakistan to Free Abducted Forces: Commander

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Ground Force Brigadier General Mohammad Pakpour said Iran is ready for joint operations with Pakistan’s army to secure the release of its border guards who have been kidnapped on the country’s border with Pakistan. The IRGC Ground Force said on Tuesday that a number of its troops and local Basij forces had...

Israeli Occupation Epicenter of Global Human Rights Abuses: UK-Based Analyst

Israeli Occupation Epicenter of Global Human Rights Abuses: UK-Based Analyst

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – A political commentator based in London slammed Israel’s recent killings of Palestinians during weekly protests along the Gaza border, describing the Tel Aviv regime’s occupation of Palestine as “the epicenter of global human rights abuses”. “Let's get one thing very clear, the Israeli occupation of Palestine is the epicenter of global human rights...

Iraq's Supreme Council Abhorring US Anti-Iran Sanctions

Iraq's Supreme Council Abhorring US Anti-Iran Sanctions

Press Shia - Head of the Islamic Supreme Council of Iraq Sheikh Humam Hamoudi blasted the US for re-imposing new round of sanctions against the Iran, and said Washington should remain committed to international deals. Press Shia - "Iraq's Islamic Supreme Council is against the US sanctions targeting the Islamic Republic of Iran and other countries of the world; we invite everyone to...

Tropical Storm Triggers Flash Floods in Eastern Yemen (+Video)

Tropical Storm Triggers Flash Floods in Eastern Yemen (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - The tropical storm Luban continued to hit Yemen's eastern province of Al-Mahra on Teusday, triggering flash floods and landslides that injured at least 33 people and affected 2,000 families in war-ravaged country. The UN released statements on social media on Tuesday, along with photos of flooded streets and says that the cyclone had caused extensive damage to...

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