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Syrian army re-establishes control over al-Jarah Airport in Aleppo

Syrian army re-establishes control over al-Jarah Airport in Aleppo

ALEPPO, May 24 (Press Shia) – A military source that Syrian Army and Armed Forces re-established control over al-Jarah Airport and restored security and stability to a number of villages and towns in the eastern countryside of Aleppo, after killing and injuring around 3,000 ISIL terrorists.The source told SANA that army units expanded their operations in hunting down ISIL terrorists in the...

World unsafe due to UN inaction, weakness

World unsafe due to UN inaction, weakness

TEHRAN, May 24 (Press Shia) – Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani criticized UN for its weakness and passiveness towards illegal military interventions against other countries which has resulted in ongoing insecurity in the world.Speaking at the International Meeting of High Representatives for Security Issues in Russia on Wednesday, Shamkhani said the...

Global Arrogance seeks seizure of Holy Quds

Global Arrogance seeks seizure of Holy Quds

TEHRAN, May 24 (Press Shia) –IRGC Quds Force Commander Maj. Gen. Ghassem Soleimani congratulated Ismail Haniyeh on his election as new leader of the Political Bureau of the Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas).“We are hopeful about your efforts on institutionalizing Resistance along the Hamas’ jihadi line and a virtuous fate for Palestinians at your hands,” Soleimani has said in his...

Armed groups violate de-escalation zones memorandum in Daraa

Armed groups violate de-escalation zones memorandum in Daraa

DARAA, May 24 (Press Shia) – A child and a woman were injured Tuesday and fires were erupted in terrorist rocket attacks launched by armed groups on al-Sahare neighborhood in Daraa, in a new violation of the de-escalation zones memorandum.SANA reporter in Daraa said that armed groups, positioned in Daraa al-Balad area, fired a number of rocket shells on al-Sahare neighborhood, injuring a child...

Iran welcomes China’s part in Astana process

Iran welcomes China’s part in Astana process

TEHRAN, May 24 (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s SNSC head Ali Shamkhani welcomed China’s participation in Astana talks on settling Syrian crisis, deeming the country’s active presence in political processes in region highly positive.Head of Iran's Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani, who is in Russia for the 8th International Meeting of High Representatives for Security...

Massive army drill underway in Iran

Massive army drill underway in Iran

TEHRAN, May 24 (Press Shia Agency) – Military exercise of the Iranian Army, dubbed as ‘Beit-ol-Moqadas 29’, kicked off in central Iran on Tuesday morning.The drill is being held on the occasion of the 35th liberation anniversary of southern city of Khorramshahr during Iran-Iraq imposed war on May 24, 1982. The military exercise ‘Beit-ol-Moqadas 29’ has brought together various units...

Iran, Russia, Afghanistan security heads soon to hold summit

Iran, Russia, Afghanistan security heads soon to hold summit

TEHRAN, May 24 (Press Shia) – Iran, Russia and Afghanistan have agreed to hold a trilateral summit headed by their respective secretaries of national security in Kabul in the near future, Head of Iran's Supreme National Security Council said Wednesday.Ali Shamkhani made the announcement in a meeting with Mohammad Hanif Atmar, National security adviser to Afghan President Ghani, on Wednesday on...

Security actions infringing on sovereignty unacceptable

Security actions infringing on sovereignty unacceptable

ZAVIDOVO, May 24 (Press Shia Agency) – Regional and global security tasks should be addressed without actions infringing on sovereign interests, a read-out of Russian President Vladimir Putin's greeting message delivered to the participants of the eighth high-level international security conference Wednesday said.Putin's address, delivered by Security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev...

Renewing Iran sanctions relief Trump's 1st commitment

Renewing Iran sanctions relief Trump's 1st commitment

TEHRAN, May 24 (Press Shia) – Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister Seyed Abbas Araghchi said US president has the authority to extend suspension of Iran's nuclear sanctions for four months and Trump's decision was his first commitment.Pointing to his meeting with members of Nuclear Committee of National Security and Foreign Policy Commission on Wednesday, Araghchi said the body is preparing its...

World leaders felicitate Rouhani on reelection

World leaders felicitate Rouhani on reelection

TEHRAN, May 24 (Press Shia) – A number of international officials congratulated President Hassan Rouhani on his reelection as president of the Islamic Republic of Iran.Speaking among reporters on Tuesday, Spokesperson for the United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres, Stephane Dujarric, submitted Guterres' felicitation to President Rouhani, saying he looks forward to continue working...