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Iran Raps US Meddling in Venezuela’s Internal Affairs

Iran Raps US Meddling in Venezuela’s Internal Affairs

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s Foreign Ministry condemned the US secretary of state’s meddlesome comments about Venezuela, voicing Tehran’s support for Caracas against Washington’s illegitimate interference. - Politics news - In a statement on Saturday, Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi denounced US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s interference in Venezuela’s...

Official Decries EU’s Failure to Persuade Firms to Work with Iran

Official Decries EU’s Failure to Persuade Firms to Work with Iran

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The head of Iran’s Strategic Council on Foreign Relations decried the European governments’ inability to oblige their companies to cooperate with Tehran, saying such a lack of authority is unacceptable. - Politics news - Speaking at a Saturday meeting with a delegation from the Istituto Affari Internazionali (IAI) -an Italian non-profit organization- Kamal Kharrazi...

Iran Condemns Attack on Colombia Police Academy

Iran Condemns Attack on Colombia Police Academy

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iran’s Foreign Ministry condemned a truck bomb attack on a police academy in Colombia that has killed at least 21 people. - Politics news - In a statement on Saturday, Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi deplored the bitter incident, in which an explosive-laden truck detonated at a police academy in Bogota.Qassemi condemned resorting to such “inhuman and...

Air Defense Opens New Radar Site in Southeast Iran

Air Defense Opens New Radar Site in Southeast Iran

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s Air Defense commander inaugurated a new radar site in the country’s southeastern province of Sistan and Baluchestan on Saturday. - Politics news - Accompanied by a group of ranking commanders, Brigadier General Alireza Sabahi Fard launched the new radar site, dubbed Vahdat-e-Birak, in the city of Zahedan, the province’s capital.He also unveiled...

Iran Police Chief Warns of Hostile Plots for Revolution Victory Anniversary

Iran Police Chief Warns of Hostile Plots for Revolution Victory Anniversary

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Police Commander Brigadier General Hossein Ashtari warned of the enemy’s plans to disrupt national unity ahead of the upcoming rallies marking the 40th anniversary of victory of the Islamic Revolution. - Politics news - Addressing a group of police commanders on Saturday, General Ashtari stressed the need for efforts to ensure the security of the...

FATF Meant to Back US Sanctions on Iran, Resistance Front: Cleric

FATF Meant to Back US Sanctions on Iran, Resistance Front: Cleric

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Tehran's provisional Friday prayers leader warned against Iran’s accession to the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), saying that the group aims to make Washington’s sanctions against Tehran and the Resistance Front more effective. - Politics news - The FATF, which was founded by some countries like the US and Britain 30 years ago in Paris, pretend to...

Iran’s Zarif Joins 10-Year Challenge, Slamming US’s Bolton

Iran’s Zarif Joins 10-Year Challenge, Slamming US’s Bolton

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has taken on the "10 Year Challenge", a photo sharing fad sweeping social media, comparing US National Security Adviser John Bolton’s warmongering remarks 10 years ago with those of today. - Politics news - “Same bull. Same bully. Same delusion,” Zarif said on his Twitter account on Friday, sharing the...

Top Adviser Warns US against Continued Arrest of Iranian TV Anchor

Top Adviser Warns US against Continued Arrest of Iranian TV Anchor

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Senior adviser to the Iranian parliament speaker for international affairs Hossein Amir Abdollahian told the US to immediately release Marzieh Hashemi, an anchorwoman working for Iranian English-language Press TV, or face repercussions. - Politics news - "The political game of the arrest of Marzieh Hashemi was started by the US, if this Press TV correspondent is not...

Iranian Journalist Hashemi to Appear in US Court on Friday: Press TV

Iranian Journalist Hashemi to Appear in US Court on Friday: Press TV

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - The US-born Iranian news anchor Marzieh Hashemi, who has been imprisoned by the FBI is due to appear in court in Washington, DC on Friday. - Society/Culture news - The 59-year-old US citizen, who is based in Iran, was detained as a “material witness” to a criminal case and no charges were pressed against her, according to Hossein Hashemi, her elder...

EU Nations, Mogherini Not to Attend Washington’s Anti-Iran Summit

EU Nations, Mogherini Not to Attend Washington’s Anti-Iran Summit

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – A US effort to enlist Europe in its pressure campaign against Iran faced a setback after officials said ministers from several European Union members and EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini will skip a summit organized by Washington on Iran and the Middle East in Poland. - Politics news - A senior EU official said on Thursday that Mogherini wouldn’t...