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Iranian Cleric: UK to Get Slap in Face for Oil Tanker Seizure

Iranian Cleric: UK to Get Slap in Face for Oil Tanker Seizure

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - Tehran's provisional Friday prayers leader warned the UK government that it will receive a “slap in the face” for capturing an Iranian oil tanker in the international waters. - Politics news - Addressing worshippers in Tehran on Friday, Ayatollah Kazem Seddiqi lashed out at the UK for capturing Iran’s oil tanker off the coast of Gibraltar. He also assured...

IRGC Shells Terrorists along Borders with Iraq’s Kurdistan

IRGC Shells Terrorists along Borders with Iraq’s Kurdistan

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) said it has launched missile, drone and artillery attacks on a series of locations in the Iraqi Kurdistan Region harboring terrorists near the Iranian border regions. - Politics news - In a statement on Friday, the IRGC Ground Force said the active strongholds of terrorists in the Iraqi Kurdistan Region and the centers...

Spokesman Advises UK to Free Iranian Oil Tanker

Spokesman Advises UK to Free Iranian Oil Tanker

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Abbas Mousavi urged the UK government to release an Iranian oil tanker it has illegally seized in the international waters off the coast of Gibraltar. - Politics news - In an interview with Press Shia, Mousavi warned the UK not to play a “dangerous and unclear” game created by the US, advising London to avoid the American...

Iran’s FM Zarif Pays Tribute to Bosnian Muslims Killed in Srebrenica Massacre

Iran’s FM Zarif Pays Tribute to Bosnian Muslims Killed in Srebrenica Massacre

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif commemorate the 24th anniversary of the Srebrenica genocide, in which thousands of Bosnian Muslims were massacred. - Politics news - In a post on his Twitter account on Thursday, Zarif said the world must not forget the Srebrenica massacre, the worst mass killing in Europe since World War II. In the message, the Iranian...

Defense Minister Dismisses Israeli Threat, Warns of Iran’s Harsh Response

Defense Minister Dismisses Israeli Threat, Warns of Iran’s Harsh Response

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami denounced Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s recent threat against the Islamic Republic, warning that any hostile move against Iran will receive a crushing response. - Politics news - In comments after Netanyahu’s threat that new Israeli fighter jets can attack Iran, General Hatami denounced...

Other Parties Have Started Efforts to Save JCPOA: Iran

Other Parties Have Started Efforts to Save JCPOA: Iran

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyed Abbas Mousavi said following the country’s moves to reduce commitments under the 2015 nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), the other parties have started efforts to save the accord.    - Politics news - “Following the steps that the Islamic Republic of Iran has taken to balance its...

Iran Administration Urged to Take Proper Action after British Seizure of Tanker

Iran Administration Urged to Take Proper Action after British Seizure of Tanker

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s Assembly of Experts urged President Hassan Rouhani’s administration to take a proper action regarding a recent move by the British government to capture an Iranian supertanker in international waters off the coast of Gibraltar. - Politics news - In a statement issued at the end of its Thursday meeting in Tehran on Thursday, the Assembly of Experts...

Iran to Hold Upcoming Elections Mostly Electronically: Interior Minister

Iran to Hold Upcoming Elections Mostly Electronically: Interior Minister

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iran plans to hold the upcoming parliamentary elections using electronic voting machines in most parts of the country, Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli said. - Society/Culture news - Speaking to reporters in Tehran on Thursday, Rahmani Fazli said the Interior Ministry staged the 2017 presidential elections electronically in 140...

US Isolated after JCPOA Withdrawal: Iran’s Zarif

US Isolated after JCPOA Withdrawal: Iran’s Zarif

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said the US failure to gain support for its allegations against Iran at a Wednesday meeting of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) showed Washington’s isolation in the world following its move to scrap the 2015 nuclear deal. - Nuclear news - Speaking to reporters on Thursday, Zarif said that the US...

Enemies Dare Not Fire A Single Bullet at Iran: IRGC Commander

Enemies Dare Not Fire A Single Bullet at Iran: IRGC Commander

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) deputy commander for coordination highlighted Iran’s deterrent power in the face of foreign threats and said the enemies dare not fire even a single bullet at the country.   - Politics news - The enemies are fully aware that the power of the Islamic Republic of Iran has remarkably increased, Rear Admiral Ali Fadavi...