Iran Slams Trump’s Veto of Yemen War Bill

Iran Slams Trump’s Veto of Yemen War Bill

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif denounced the US president’s veto of a congressional resolution to end US military assistance for Saudi Arabia's war on Yemen, saying it demonstrates the alarming influence of the Zionist lobbies on America’s politics. - Politics news - Asked by reporters about the US president’s move to veto the congressional bill,...

Moscow Calls on US to Give Up Idea of Forceful Intervention in Venezuela

Moscow Calls on US to Give Up Idea of Forceful Intervention in Venezuela

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - Moscow does not consider the prospect of US military action against Venezuela abstract - it is a real scenario, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said, commenting on the situation in Venezuela. - Other Media news - "The harsh, aggressive tone of the representative of the armed forces (head of the US Southern Command Admiral Navy Craig Foller)...

Anti-Islamic Terrorism Alarmingly on Rise in Europe: Russia’s FSB

Anti-Islamic Terrorism Alarmingly on Rise in Europe: Russia’s FSB

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - The director of Russia’s security service has warned that anti-Islamic terrorism, which involves “psychopaths and murderers” fueled by racism and nationalism, is on the rise in Europe as well as all around the world. - World news - “A phenomenon of anti-Islamic terrorism is becoming a serious challenge,” Alexander Bortnikov, head of the Federal Security...

Iran Making More Kowsar Fighter Jets: Commander

Iran Making More Kowsar Fighter Jets: Commander

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The Iranian Air Force will be manufacturing more homegrown military planes, dubbed ‘Kowsar’, within the next year, a top commander said Thursday. - Politics news - Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of a parade in Tehran, held to mark the National Army Day, Commander of Iran’s Air Force Brigadier General Aziz Nasirzadeh said his forces will be...

Iran Announces Plan for INSTEX-Style Mechanism with Turkey

Iran Announces Plan for INSTEX-Style Mechanism with Turkey

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Foreign minister of Iran announced plans for the launch a financial mechanism between Tehran and Ankara similar to INSTEX, the payment channel that the three EU signatories to the 2015 Iran nuclear deal have set up to maintain trade with Tehran. - Politics news - Speaking to reporters in Ankara before returning to Tehran from a tour of Syria and Turkey on Thursday,...

US Responsible for Saudi War Crimes in Yemen: Ansarullah

US Responsible for Saudi War Crimes in Yemen: Ansarullah

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The Yemeni Houthi Ansarullah movement strongly condemned US President Donald Trump's veto of a Congress resolution aimed at ending support for the Saudi-led war against Yemen. - World news - The veto “proves that the United States is not only involved in the war on Yemen but also was behind the decision to go to war,” Houthi spokesman Mohammed Abdel-Salam wrote in...

N Korea Rejects Pompeo, Calls for A ‘More Mature’ Nuclear Negotiator

N Korea Rejects Pompeo, Calls for A ‘More Mature’ Nuclear Negotiator

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – North Korea no longer wants US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo involved in nuclear talks, calling for someone who "is more careful and mature in communicating", state media said on Thursday. - World news - The official KCNA news agency also said, quoting Kwon Jong Gun, a senior official at the North's foreign ministry, that "no one can predict" the situation on...

Saudi Torturing Rohingya Detainees to End Hunger Strike: Report

Saudi Torturing Rohingya Detainees to End Hunger Strike: Report

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Scores of stateless Rohingya refugees detained inside a Saudi detention center have gone on hunger strike to demand an end to their indefinite detention in the kingdom. - World news - Using phones smuggled into the Shumaisi detention center in Jeddah, Rohingya detainees told Middle East Eye that dozens of refugees had gone on hunger strike to oppose their...

Iran to Oversee Naval Drill by Indian Ocean States: Commander

Iran to Oversee Naval Drill by Indian Ocean States: Commander

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Commander of the Iranian Navy said his forces will be directing a military exercise that the Indian Ocean littoral states are going to hold in the near future. - Defense news - Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of a military parade marking the National Army Day in Tehran on Thursday, Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi unveiled plans for a joint naval exercise...

Enhanced Ties with Region Iran’s Priority: Zarif

Enhanced Ties with Region Iran’s Priority: Zarif

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif described his recent visit to Syria and Turkey as a “successful regional trip”, stressing that the Islamic Republic attaches importance to enhanced relations with neighboring countries. - Politics news - “Ending a successful regional trip—held important talks on ties & regional developments w/ President Assad,...

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