Turkey Cannot Remain Silent over Use of Sanctions as ‘Weapons’: Erdogan

Turkey Cannot Remain Silent over Use of Sanctions as ‘Weapons’: Erdogan

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday that his country could not remain silent over the use of sanctions as weapons. The United States has called for the release of pastor Andrew Brunson, who was moved to house arrest in July after being detained for 21 months. If found guilty, he could be jailed for up to 35 years. He denies the charges.Turkey says...

President Rouhani: US Wrong Policies against Iran Doomed to Failure

President Rouhani: US Wrong Policies against Iran Doomed to Failure

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani Tuesday deplored the US administration's policy of pressure and sanctions against Iran, and underlined that Washington's wrong policies against the Islamic Republic will remain futile. "I state here, in clear, unambiguous terms, that the United States policy vis-à-vis the Islamic Republic of Iran has been wrong from the...

Iran-G4+1 Meeting Shows US Isolation: Diplomat

Iran-G4+1 Meeting Shows US Isolation: Diplomat

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – An Iranian deputy foreign minister said a ministerial meeting of Iran and the remaining parties to the 2015 nuclear deal on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly has laid bare the US isolation. In a post on his Instagram account on Tuesday, Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi said, “The meeting of foreign ministers of Iran and the 4+1 group of...

Saudi Airstrikes Kill, Injure 10 Civilians across Yemen

Saudi Airstrikes Kill, Injure 10 Civilians across Yemen

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – At least three civilians were killed and seven others injured after Saudi-led warplanes targeted residential areas in the Yemeni provinces of Hudaydah, Sa’ada and Lahij. In the western Hudaydah province, six children from one family were injured when an airstrike hit a village in al-Tahta district on Monday, a military official told Saba news agency on condition of...

Iranian Armed Forces’ Power Struck Fear in Hearts of Enemies: IRGC

Iranian Armed Forces’ Power Struck Fear in Hearts of Enemies: IRGC

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC), in a statement on Tuesday, underlined Iran’s military might and said enemies are so frightened by the Iranian Armed Forces’ power that they cannot carry out their “harsh threats” against the country. “Three decades after the imposed and all-out war of the global arrogance against the Islamic Revolution and the...

Saudi, UAE, US behind Recent Terrorist Attack in Iran: US Analyst

Saudi, UAE, US behind Recent Terrorist Attack in Iran: US Analyst

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – An American political analyst said the triangle of Saudi Arabia, the UAE and the US was behind the recent terrorist attack in Iran’s southwestern city of Ahvaz, adding that Saudi Arabia has been consistently involved in providing support for terrorist activities across the region. “It is quite likely that the perpetrators of the attack have received support...

Trump Says Has No Plans to Meet Iran President

Trump Says Has No Plans to Meet Iran President

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – US President Trump said he had no plans to meet Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani but held out the possibility a meeting could happen “maybe someday in the future.” "Despite requests, I have no plans to meet Iranian President Hassan Rouhani," Trump tweeted on Tuesday.He added, "Maybe someday in the future. I am sure he is an absolutely lovely...

Iran Intelligence Ministry Arrests 22 Elements behind Ahvaz Attack (+Video)

Iran Intelligence Ministry Arrests 22 Elements behind Ahvaz Attack (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – In a statement on Monday, the Iranian Intelligence Ministry said it has stormed the whereabouts of terrorists who attacked a military parade in the city of Ahvaz and arrested 22 supporting elements including those involved in the fatal attack. Iranian State TV showed the video of the 22 members of a terrorist group that were involved in the fatal attack in Ahvaz on...

Opening of Idlib Humanitarian Corridor Delayed Due to Militants’ Shelling (+Video)

Opening of Idlib Humanitarian Corridor Delayed Due to Militants’ Shelling (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - The opening of Abu al-Duhur humanitarian crossing in Idlib province has been delayed after terrorist groups shelled the post with rocket-propelled grenades and mortar shells on Monday, according to Syrian authorities. Video shows smoke rising in the distance and a spent mortar casing are being presented as evidence by soldiers stationed at the crossing.Syrian...

Iran Urges CICA to Counter Unilateralism

Iran Urges CICA to Counter Unilateralism

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iran called on members of the Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (CICA) to join hands in countering unilateralism, sanctions and use of force in the world. Iranian deputy foreign minister for legal and international affairs, Gholam Hossein Dehqani, delivered a speech to a gathering of foreign ministers of CICA member states, held on...

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