Archive "Politics"

Iran Rejects Claims of Hacking Israeli Officials’ Phones

Iran Rejects Claims of Hacking Israeli Officials’ Phones

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi vehemently rejected Israeli claims about the hacking of the Zionist officials’ phones, saying that Tel Aviv habitually tries to create a negative atmosphere against the Islamic Republic by spreading lies.   - Politics news - “Officials of this regime (Israel) have an old habit of playing blame games and telling...

Iran Registers STFI Mechanism Commensurate with INSTEX

Iran Registers STFI Mechanism Commensurate with INSTEX

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – A mechanism similar to the European Union’s mechanism for trade with Iran (the Instrument in Support of Trade Exchanges or INSTEX) was registered by Tehran. - Economy news - The mechanism which is called the Special Trade and Finance Institute (STFI) was introduced after technical and expert negotiations between Iranian delegations and representatives from the three...

Iranian, Russian FMs Hold Talks on Venezuela Crisis

Iranian, Russian FMs Hold Talks on Venezuela Crisis

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov discussed the situation in Venezuela and ways to help resolve a political crisis that has engulfed the Latin American nation. - Politics news - In a telephone conversation on Tuesday, Zarif and Lavrov talked about the current critical situation in Venezuela, Tass reported,...

Iran Underlines Lasting Cooperation with Syria, Iraq in War on Terror

Iran Underlines Lasting Cooperation with Syria, Iraq in War on Terror

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri affirmed that trilateral cooperation among Iran, Syria and Iraq in the fight against terrorism will go on until the total elimination of terrorists. - Politics news - Speaking at a joint press conference with his Syrian and Iraqi counterparts in Damascus on Monday, Major General...

Syrian President Hails Ties with Iran, Iraq

Syrian President Hails Ties with Iran, Iraq

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Syrian President Bashar al-Assad hailed joint action by Damascus, Tehran and Baghdad against terrorism as a leading factor binding the three countries together. - Politics news - In a Monday meeting with top military commanders of Syria, Iran and Iraq in Damascus, Assad said, “The relation, which gathers Syria with Iran and Iraq, is strong.” The bond was...

Armed Forces Official Says Iran Not Involved in Turkey Operation against PKK

Armed Forces Official Says Iran Not Involved in Turkey Operation against PKK

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – An official of the Iranian Armed Forces announced that the country has no role in Turkish military’s ongoing operation against outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK). - Defense news - The informed official at the General Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces confirmed on Monday that Turkey has started an operation against PKK in its eastern border...

Scholar: Tragedies Like New Zealand Attack Ordinary in Middle East

Scholar: Tragedies Like New Zealand Attack Ordinary in Middle East

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – A University of Tehran’s professor denounced the US for giving birth to extremism, saying the tragedies and loss of lives like the recent terrorist attack on Muslims in New Zealand have become ordinary in the Middle East region. - Politics news - In an address to a meeting on the threat of terrorism, held in Tehran on Monday, Mohammad Marandi said it was not a...

Iran Peaceful Nuclear Activities Progressing Well: Salehi

Iran Peaceful Nuclear Activities Progressing Well: Salehi

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Ali Akbar Salehi hailed the country’s progress in peaceful nuclear technology and said the Islamic Republic is doing great in its atomic activities. - Nuclear news - Speaking to reporters at the end of a cabinet session in Tehran on Monday, Salehi pointed to his recent visit to the southern province of Bushehr...

Iraq Says to Open Syrian Border after Talks with Iranian, Syrian Generals

Iraq Says to Open Syrian Border after Talks with Iranian, Syrian Generals

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iraq's armed forces chief of staff on Monday expressed hope that the country's border crossing with Syria would be opened in the coming days after meeting his Syrian and Iranian counterparts in Damascus. - Politics news - "God willing the coming days will witness the opening of the border crossing and the continuation of visits and trade between the two countries,"...

Turkey Conducts Joint Raid with Iran against PKK: Minister

Turkey Conducts Joint Raid with Iran against PKK: Minister

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iran and Turkey on Monday started a joint military operation against the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) militant group on Turkey's eastern border, the Turkish interior minister said. - Politics news - "We started staging a joint operation with Iran against the PKK on our eastern border as of 0800 (0500 GMT) this morning," Suleyman Soylu said as cited by...