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Zarif: US Mocking Calls for Peace

Zarif: US Mocking Calls for Peace

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif denounced the US government for backing out of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, saying Washington has mocked calls for peace. In a message on his Twitter account on Thursday, Zarif said, “US calls JCPOA ‘a personal agreement between two governments’, claiming it ‘seeks a treaty’. Wrong....

Hezbollah Underlines Support for Iran against Sanctions

Hezbollah Underlines Support for Iran against Sanctions

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Secretary General of the Lebanese Hezbollah Resistance Movement Seyed Hassan Nasrallah renewed allegiance to Iran and stressed support for the country in dealing with US sanctions, which he said result from Iran’s independence and backing for the axis of resistance. Addressing a religious gathering in Beirut on Thursday, Nasrallah said it is a duty for Hezbollah to...

UN Urged to Condemn Israel for Threatening Iran

UN Urged to Condemn Israel for Threatening Iran

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iran called on the United Nations to condemn Tel Aviv for threatening Tehran with a nuclear attack and bring the regime’s atomic weapons program under its supervision. In a letter addressed to the UN on Thursday, the Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the world body said the Israeli prime minister’s recent belligerent remarks pose “a...

Iranian Official: High-Level Nuclear Cooperation with Russia in Progress

Iranian Official: High-Level Nuclear Cooperation with Russia in Progress

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Spokesperson for the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) said Tehran and Moscow are working in close cooperation in various fields of the nuclear industry. Asked by Sputnik about the latest developments in Iran-Russia nuclear cooperation, Behrouz Kamalvandi said, “Nuclear cooperation between Iran and Russia is in progress at high level in diverse...

Standing Up for Justice Yields Victory: Iran’s Zarif

Standing Up for Justice Yields Victory: Iran’s Zarif

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Wednesday commemorated the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussein (AS), saying the third Shiite Imam’s sacrifice carries this message: “standing up for justice yields victory”. “14 centuries have passed since Karbala saw epic martyrdom of Imam Hussein in his seemingly unequal resistance against...

Russia, Iran, Turkey to Continue Talks on Syria’s Idlib: Diplomat

Russia, Iran, Turkey to Continue Talks on Syria’s Idlib: Diplomat

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Russia's Ambassador to the United Nations Vasily Nebenzya said Moscow plans to continue talks with Tehran and Ankara on ways to help end the suffering of the Syrian people in the northwestern province of Idlib, the last major terrorist stronghold in the Arab country. Russia, along with other guarantor states of de-escalation zones in Syria, namely Iran and Turkey,...

Terrorist Linked to Iranian Embassy Bombing in Lebanon Arrested: Report

Terrorist Linked to Iranian Embassy Bombing in Lebanon Arrested: Report

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The Lebanese Army Intelligence Tuesday evening arrested what local media dubbed "one of the most important terrorists" hiding in the Palestinian refugee camp of Ain al-Hilweh. Local TV channel LBCI said that the Army arrested Bahaaeddine Hujeir, who had been seeking refuge in Ain al-Hilweh – the country's largest refugee camp.Hujeir is believed to be...

Sochi Deal on Syria Result of Intensive Responsible Diplomacy: Iran’s UN Envoy

Sochi Deal on Syria Result of Intensive Responsible Diplomacy: Iran’s UN Envoy

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iran’s Ambassador to the United Nations Gholam Ali Khoshroo praised a recent deal reached in the Russian resort city of Sochi between Moscow and Ankara to create a buffer zone in Syria’s Idlib, saying it is the outcome of “intensive responsible diplomacy”.   “The Sochi agreement is the result of intensive responsible diplomacy over the last few weeks in...

Iran Sympathizes with US, Philippines, China over Deadly Storms

Iran Sympathizes with US, Philippines, China over Deadly Storms

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi sympathized with the American, Chinese and Filipino nations over the recent deadly storms and landslides that have killed dozens of people in those countries. In a statement released on Tuesday, Qassemi expressed sorrow over the deaths caused by Hurricane Florence and Typhoon Mangkhut that battered the US, the...

Iran Welcomes Russia-Turkey Deal on Syria’s Idlib

Iran Welcomes Russia-Turkey Deal on Syria’s Idlib

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi welcomed a recent agreement reached in Russia’ Sochi between Moscow and Ankara to create a buffer zone in Syria’s northwestern province of Idlib, the last major terrorist stronghold in the Arab country. “The summit between the Russian and Turkish heads of state and the announcement of the agreement on how to...