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Security approach to further complicate crisis in Bahrain: FM source

Security approach to further complicate crisis in Bahrain: FM source

TEHRAN, Oct. 18 (Press Shia) – Expatriation and heightening security approach in Bahrain could worsen the situation in Bahrain, said an anonymous source at Iran’ ministry of foreign affairs.“Tightening security measures and enforcing outdated punishments like depriving protestors from their national citizenship not only helps the resolution of the current situation but will also further...

VP Jahangiri leaves Tehran for Ankara

VP Jahangiri leaves Tehran for Ankara

TEHRAN, Oct. 18 (Press Shia Agency) – First VP Jahangiri left Tehran for Ankara of Turkey at the head of a ranking delegation on Wednesday to sit the D-8 Organization for Economic Cooperation summit.Iran’s First Vice-President Es’hagh Jahangiri heading a high-ranking delegation left Tehran for Turkish capital city of Ankara on Wednesday to take part in D-8 Organization for Economic...

US urges UN to adopt Trump's comprehensive approach to Iran

US urges UN to adopt Trump's comprehensive approach to Iran

TEHRAN, Oct. 18 (Press Shia Agency) – Reaping repetitive accusations against Iran, Nikki Haley urged the UN Security Council on Wednesday to adopt the Trump administration's comprehensive approach to Iran.US Ambassador Nikki Haley urged the UN Security Council on Wednesday to adopt the Trump administration's comprehensive approach to Iran and address all aspects of its what she called...

Trump is a liar, clear for public opinion: Shamkhani

Trump is a liar, clear for public opinion: Shamkhani

TEHRAN, Oct. 18 (Press Shia) – Today it is very obvious for the public opinion of the world that Trump is a liar, said Rear Admiral Ali Shamkhani the Secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council (SNSC).“Today it has become known to the public opinion of the world that Trump is a liar,” said Rear Admiral Ali Shamkhani the Secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council (SNSC)....

Trump’s Anti-Iran Rhetoric Isolated US, Not Iran: Commander

Trump’s Anti-Iran Rhetoric Isolated US, Not Iran: Commander

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Lieutenant Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Brigadier General Hossein Salami said Washington has long sought to isolate Iran internationally but the American president’s recent anti-Iran comments isolated the US in the world. Speaking at a gathering of IRGC forces in Tehran on Wednesday, General Salami referred to US hostile moves against the...

Baghdad to retake Erbil faster than Kirkuk: Amir-Abdollahian

Baghdad to retake Erbil faster than Kirkuk: Amir-Abdollahian

TEHRAN, Oct. 18 (Press Shia) – Iranian Parliament's General Director for International Affairs Amir-Abdollahian posted on his Twitter account on Wednesday that a united Iraq is so close.“The mighty central government of Iraq will return Erbil to the united Iraq easier than Kirkuk, just within minutes,” reads the latest tweet of Iranian Parliament's General Director for International Affairs...

Iran, Syria share similar views in fighting terrorism

Iran, Syria share similar views in fighting terrorism

TEHRAN, Oct. 18 (Press Shia Agency) – Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Maj. Gen. Bagheri held talks Wednesday with his Syrian counterpart Maj. Gen. Ali Ayoub where they touched upon the strategic achievements realized in combating terrorism.During the press conference which was held Wednesday in Damascus, General Ayoub protested against the entry of Turkish military to Syrian soil and...

Defense Minister Vows Iran’s Push to Ensure Regional Stability

Defense Minister Vows Iran’s Push to Ensure Regional Stability

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iran’s defense minister pledged that the country will keep doing whatever is necessary for peace and stability in the region, including in neighboring Iraq. With its goodwill, Iran will try to contribute to stability and security in the region, Brigadier General Amir Hatami said at a conference in Tehran on Wednesday.Expressing concern about hostile plots against Iraq,...

Iran Ready to Supply Uzbekistan’s Energy Needs

Iran Ready to Supply Uzbekistan’s Energy Needs

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani expressed the country’s readiness to meet Uzbekistan’s demands for energy. In a meeting with Uzbek Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Komilov in Tehran on Wednesday, Rouhani said Iran is prepared to satisfy Uzbekistan’s demands for energy and provide the Central Asian nation with technical and engineering services.Highlighting...

Americans divided over travel ban: MP Boroujerdi

Americans divided over travel ban: MP Boroujerdi

TEHRAN, Oct. 18 (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Member of Parliament Boroujerdi says that the order issued by a federal judge in US shows how divided Americans are and how incomplete the plan was.“The recent court order blocking Trump’s new travel ban shows lack of coordination between American states and American President,” said The Chairman of the Iranian Parliament's National Security...