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Iranian Commander Hails Israel’s Defeat in Face of Palestinian Resistance

Iranian Commander Hails Israel’s Defeat in Face of Palestinian Resistance

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Aerospace Force Brigadier General Amir Ali Hajizadeh praised the recent achievements of Palestine’s resistance forces against Israel, saying the Zionist regime has accepted its defeat. Addressing a ceremony held in Tehran on Thursday to mark the martyrdom anniversary of Brigadier General Hassan Tehrani-Moqaddam,...

5 of Abducted Iranian Border Guards Likely to Be Freed Soon: IRGC

5 of Abducted Iranian Border Guards Likely to Be Freed Soon: IRGC

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The spokesman for the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) said on Thursday that five out of 14 Iranian border guards who were recently abducted by Takfiri terrorists near common borders, are likely to be freed soon. General Ramezan Sharif said on Thursday that according to the Pakistani side, the terrorists have agreed to release five of the border guards in the first...

Iran’s Abducted Border Guards to Be Freed: IRGC Commander

Iran’s Abducted Border Guards to Be Freed: IRGC Commander

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari said the Iranian border guards who were recently abducted by Takfiri terrorists and taken into Pakistan will definitely be released. Speaking to reporters at a press conference in the northern city of Qazvin on Thursday, Major General Jafari pointed to the latest efforts to...

Era of US Hegemony in West Asia Over: Iran Army Commander

Era of US Hegemony in West Asia Over: Iran Army Commander

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iran’s Army Commander Major General Abdolrahim Mousavi highlighted the failures of the country’s enemies, particularly the Washington government, and said the US hegemony in the West Asia region has collapsed.    Addressing a ceremony held in Tehran on Thursday to mark the martyrdom anniversary of Brigadier General Hassan Tehrani-Moqaddam, known as the...

Luxembourg Likely to Host EU’s SPV to Facilitate Iran Trade

Luxembourg Likely to Host EU’s SPV to Facilitate Iran Trade

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The European Union reportedly picked Luxembourg to host the so-called Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) which the bloc has designed to conduct banking transactions with Iran after the US withdrew from the 2015 Iran nuclear deal and restored sanctions against the Islamic Republic. EU diplomats were quoted as saying on Wednesday that the European parties to the nuclear...

Iran Sympathizes with American People over California Wildfire Deaths

Iran Sympathizes with American People over California Wildfire Deaths

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi expressed sorrow over deaths of people in wildfires in the US state of California In a statement released on Thursday, Qassemi offered sympathy to the American people and families of the victims.The toll in the deadliest wildfires in recent California history climbed to 59 on Wednesday as authorities released a...

US Cannot Stop Iran Oil Exports: Rouhani

US Cannot Stop Iran Oil Exports: Rouhani

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani denounced recent sanctions imposed by Washington against Tehran as ineffective and said despite the US attempts to cut the Iranian crude exports down to zero, the Islamic Republic can sell its oil. Today, the whole world has realized that the Americans once again made false claims and unfounded propaganda, President Rouhani...

Leader Lauds Flag-Bearer’s Wearing of Chador at Asian Para Games

Leader Lauds Flag-Bearer’s Wearing of Chador at Asian Para Games

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei praised a move by a female Iranian athlete to wear a chador while bearing the national flag of the country at the 2018 Asian Para Games in Jakarta, Indonesia, as a sign of the Islamic Republic’s cultural power. Speaking at a meeting in Tehran on Wednesday with the Iranian medalists and other...

Turkey Says in Close Cooperation with EU on Iran Sanctions

Turkey Says in Close Cooperation with EU on Iran Sanctions

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Turkey is in close cooperation with the United States, the European Union and other parties to reduce the negative impact of Washington’s sanctions on its relations with Iran, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said. Cavusoglu was speaking to a parliamentary committee in Ankara on Wednesday, Reuters reported.The US government imposed a new round of sanctions on Iran on...

WHO Reiterates Commitment to Help Iran in Sanctions Era

WHO Reiterates Commitment to Help Iran in Sanctions Era

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The representative of the World Health Organization (WHO) in Iran said the organization is intent on promoting health, helping keep the world safe and serve the vulnerable particularly in the era of sanctions. The WHO’s three strategic goals are to achieve universal health coverage, address health emergencies, and promote healthier populations that will...