Iranian, Pakistani FMs Discuss Fate of Abducted Border Guards

Iranian, Pakistani FMs Discuss Fate of Abducted Border Guards

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Pakistani counterpart, Shah Mehmood Qureshi, held talks about the destiny of a number of Iranian border guards who were recently abducted by Takfiri terrorists near the Pakistani border. In a telephone conversation on Wednesday evening, Zarif stressed the necessity for the Pakistani government to increase the...

Arba’in pilgrimage is an agent of unity and neutralizes the enemies’ plots

Arba’in pilgrimage is an agent of unity and neutralizes the enemies’ plots

Press Shia Agency – Ayatollah Ka’bi emphasized the necessity of avoiding division, bipartisanism, ‎dissension and marginalization during the Arba’in pilgrimage and said, “The enemies have ‎drawn up plans to create division between the people of Iran and Iraq.”‎ Press Shia – In an exclusive interview with Press Shia Agency News Agency, Ayatollah Abbas Ka’bi, the...

Trump’s Stance on Khashoggi Case Reveals US Hypocrisy: American Analyst

Trump’s Stance on Khashoggi Case Reveals US Hypocrisy: American Analyst

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – An American political commentator said US President Donald Trump’s stance and remarks on Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s disappearance and likely murder indicate the hypocrisy of Washington’s human rights agenda. “Trump just announced that he is not going to punish Riyadh because their military contracts with American weapons firms are too lucrative. This...

Iran Censures New US Sanctions

Iran Censures New US Sanctions

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iran’s Foreign Ministry denounced fresh US sanctions on Iranian banks and companies as part of a psychological war and a clear violation of the international law. In a statement on Wednesday, Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi decried the fresh US sanctions against Iranian institutions as a “blatant offense against legal and international...

IRGC Vows Crushing Response to Kidnappers of Iranian Border Guards

IRGC Vows Crushing Response to Kidnappers of Iranian Border Guards

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari said terrorists who recently abducted a number of Iranian border guards near the Pakistani border would definitely face Iran’s severe response. Speaking at a ceremony in the northern province of Semnan on Wednesday, Major General Jafari pointed to the abduction of a number...

At Least Six Palestinians Injured as Israel Bombs Border Outpost in Gaza (+Video)

At Least Six Palestinians Injured as Israel Bombs Border Outpost in Gaza (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - Israel bombed several targets in Gaza on Wednesday, injuring at least six Palestinians. The rockets fired by Israeli warplanes hit the national security post on the Palestinian-Egyptian border in the southern Gaza Strip, causing severe damage to the site. So far there are no deaths confirmed, but at least six people have been reportedly...

Iran to Host CISM Archery Games

Iran to Host CISM Archery Games

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s Army is going to host the first edition of the International Military Sports Council (CISM) archery competitions in November, a top commander said. In comments on Wednesday, Deputy Chief of Iran's Army for Coordination Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari said the CISM archery games will be held at Tehran’s Azadi sports complex on November...

Ayatollah Khamenei Urges Iran’s Scientific Growth

Ayatollah Khamenei Urges Iran’s Scientific Growth

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei called on Iranian elites to push for the country’s scientific progress, saying advancements in science will help the Islamic Republic counter hostile threats. In an address to a gathering of young Iranian elites and scientific talents in Tehran on Wednesday, Ayatollah Khamenei highlighted the need for...

Elections in Non-Democratic Bahrain Meaningless: Opposition Figure

Elections in Non-Democratic Bahrain Meaningless: Opposition Figure

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – A senior Bahraini opposition figure and political activist shrugged off the Manama regime’s recent calls for participation in the upcoming elections and said holding polls in the “non-democratic” monarchy is meaningless. Speaking to Press Shia, Rashed al-Rashed slammed the Al Khalifa regime’s continued crackdown on the people of the Persian Gulf country...

Europe May Need to Change Saudi Policies over Khashoggi Case: Merkel Ally

Europe May Need to Change Saudi Policies over Khashoggi Case: Merkel Ally

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Europe may need to amend its relations with Saudi Arabia, depending on the outcome of an investigation into the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, an ally of German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday. Khashoggi, a US resident and a critic of the Saudi crown prince, vanished after entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on Oct. 2. Turkish officials say...

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