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Trump’s Anti-Iran Rhetoric ‘Cowardly’, ‘Irresponsible’: IAI Director

Trump’s Anti-Iran Rhetoric ‘Cowardly’, ‘Irresponsible’: IAI Director

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The director of the Istituto Affari Internazionali (IAI) thinktank in Rome, Italy, described US President Donald Trump's latest speech against Iran as “cowardly” and “irresponsible”. “In three words: cowardly, unrealistic, irresponsible. Cowardly because President Trump has passed the buck to Congress. By decertifying he has washed his hands from the...

Iran condoles with Somalia over massive blast

Iran condoles with Somalia over massive blast

TEHRAN, Oct. 15 (Press Shia Agency) – Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Bahram Ghasemi has condemned Saturday massive explosion in the Somali capital which has so far claimed the lives of over 180 people.Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Ghasemi strongly condemned the terrorist attack in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, and expressed deep sympathy and condolences with Somali nation, government and...

Afghan police foil mini-truck bomb blast in Kabul 

Afghan police foil mini-truck bomb blast in Kabul 

KABUL, Oct. 15 (Press Shia Agency) – Police in the Afghan capital Kabul arrested a would-be suicide bomber late Saturday night and foiled a terrorist attack in the city, Interior Ministry said in a statement released here Sunday."Acting upon intelligence report Kabul Police arrested a suicide bomber who was driving an explosive-laden mini-truck and attempting to blow it up in Kabul city," the...

Massive blast kills over 180 in Somalia

Massive blast kills over 180 in Somalia

TEHRAN, Oct. 15 (Press Shia Agency) – The death toll from Saturday's blast in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, has risen to 189 with more than 200 injured, according to local police and hospital sources. A truck bomb exploded outside the Safari Hotel, near Somalia’s Foreign Ministry, and lined with government offices, hotels, restaurants and shops. The blast injured over 200...

May, Merkel re-voice commitment to Iran N-deal

May, Merkel re-voice commitment to Iran N-deal

TEHRAN, Oct. 15 (Press Shia Agency) – According to a spokesperson at British PM office, Theresa May and Angela Merkel agreed to remain committed to the nuclear deal with Iran.Britain and Germany agreed on Sunday they remained committed to the JCPOA (the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action also known as Iran’s nuclear deal) after a US President Trump said that he would decertify the agreement,...

All US Presidents Pursuing Same Hostile Policies on Iran: Ex-Envoy

All US Presidents Pursuing Same Hostile Policies on Iran: Ex-Envoy

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Hostility and attempts to force concessions from Iran have been at the core of various US administrations’ strategies, a former Iranian ambassador and Foreign Ministry spokesperson said, noting that only the appearance of those malicious policies have changed over time. In an interview with Press Shia Agency on Sunday, Hamid Reza Asefi said Washington’s...

Larijani: Americans resort to recurrent breaches of JCPOA

Larijani: Americans resort to recurrent breaches of JCPOA

TEHRAN, Oct. 15 (Press Shia Agency) – Iran's Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani denounced current US administration’s pretext for objecting to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).“The pretext used by Americans to hinder the implementation of JCPOA, is that the nuclear deal has been based on US previous administration’s methods and that it is not binding for the new...

US carpet-bombings of Raqqa leave thousands of civilian casualties

US carpet-bombings of Raqqa leave thousands of civilian casualties

MOSCOW, Oct. 15 (Press Shia Agency) – Russian Defense Ministry stressed that the United States carpet-bombing of residential neighborhoods in Raqqa city left thousands of civilians casualties and damaged infrastructure and water sources in the city.“Carpet bombing of residential areas accommodated by civilians, which the United States and “the US-led” coalition carry out, along with...

Nuclear deal going ahead regardless of Trump’s move

Nuclear deal going ahead regardless of Trump’s move

TEHRAN, Oct. 15 (Press Shia Agency) – In an interview with CBS News on Sat., Iran’s Foreign Minister Zarif said all other signatories to the nuclear agreement are standing solidly with Iran against Trump’s anti-JCPOA position.In an interview with CBS News correspondent reporting from Tehran, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif stressed that he was not disappointed by US...

Trump Harming US Credibility: Iran’s FM

Trump Harming US Credibility: Iran’s FM

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said US President Donald Trump has harmed America’s credibility, saying that no country will engage in any long-term negotiation with Washington in the future as it cannot honor its international commitments. "Nobody else will trust any US administration to engage in any long-term negotiation because the length...