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Deal of Century Nothing But A Disgrace to Trump: Iranian Cleric

Deal of Century Nothing But A Disgrace to Trump: Iranian Cleric

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Tehran's Provisional Friday Prayers Leader Ayatollah Kazem Seddiqi deplored the US government’s so-called “deal of the century" plan and said it was a complete fiasco and disgrace to US President Donald Trump. - Politics news - Addressing a congregation of worshippers in Tehran on Friday, Ayatollah Seddiqi pointed to the US-Israeli plot against...

Some French Institutes Worse than US When It Comes to Sanctions: Iran

Some French Institutes Worse than US When It Comes to Sanctions: Iran

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The Iranian Embassy in Paris hit back at a French lawmaker for her remarks against the Islamic Republic and said certain French institutes act worse than the US when it comes to the anti-Tehran sanctions. - Politics news - In a post on its Twitter account on Friday, the Iranian embassy said Chairman of France-Iran Parliamentary Friendship Group Anne Genetet, in a...

Iran’s Zarif Meets Top Foreign Officials in Munich

Iran’s Zarif Meets Top Foreign Officials in Munich

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, who is on an official visit to Germany’s Munich, held talks with high-ranking foreign officials, including Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Foreign Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne. - Politics news - In a post on social media on Friday, Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyed Abbas Mousavi released...

Iranian Principlists Present Final List of Candidates for Parliamentary Elections

Iranian Principlists Present Final List of Candidates for Parliamentary Elections

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iran’s Council of Islamic Revolution Forces Alliance, the main rival of the reformist movement, presented a formal list of candidates on Friday, a day after campaigning for the 11th parliamentary elections began. - Politics news - The Council of Islamic Revolution Forces Alliance announced its final list of candidates for the Tehran constituency in the parliamentary...

Iran Foils Major Cyber Attack from US: Official

Iran Foils Major Cyber Attack from US: Official

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Head of Iran's Civil Defense Organization Brigadier General Gholam Reza Jalali said the recent large-scale cyber attack targeting the country’s infrastructure carried out by the US government has been foiled. - Politics news - “(Iranian) Officials should have a common understanding of the defense and protection of the country’s critical cyber infrastructure,”...

Iranians Convene to Mourn for Lt. Gen. Soleimani, Comrades

Iranians Convene to Mourn for Lt. Gen. Soleimani, Comrades

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – A large number of people attended a ceremony in the Iranian capital of Tehran to commemorate Martyr Lt. Gen. Qassem Soleimani and his comrades, who were assassinated by the US forces in Iraq last month. - Politics news - The memorial service was held in Tehran’s Mosalla (Grand Prayer Grounds) on Thursday night with throngs of people as well as high-ranking...

Pakistani Official Lauds Far-Reaching Impacts of Islamic Revolution

Pakistani Official Lauds Far-Reaching Impacts of Islamic Revolution

ISLAMABAD (Press Shia Agency) – Pakistan’s Federal Minister for Religious Affairs and Inter-Faith Harmony said the positive impacts of victory of the Islamic Revolution have not been confined to Iran, but have buoyed up the spirits of people in all Muslim countries. - Politics news - In an interview with Press Shia Agency, Noor-ul-Haq Qadri congratulated the Iranian people and...

Election Campaign Kicks Off in Iran

Election Campaign Kicks Off in Iran

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Having gone through a formal qualification process by Iran’s Guardian Council, hundreds of candidates across the country mounted their election campaigns on the stoke of midnight Thursday to win seats in the parliament. - Politics news - The election campaigns officially began in Iran at 00:00 Thursday (20:30 GMT, Wednesday), and will last until the end of next...

Iran Warns of Harsh Reaction to Israeli Threats in Syria

Iran Warns of Harsh Reaction to Israeli Threats in Syria

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyed Abbas Mousavi shrugged off recent threats from an Israeli official against Tehran, warning the Zionist regime that it will receive a crushing response in case of any stupid action against Iran’s interests across the region. - Politics news - In a statement on Wednesday, Mousavi dismissed the claims and threats from an...

Leader’s Syria Envoy Urges Muslim Unity in Opposing ‘Deal of Century’

Leader’s Syria Envoy Urges Muslim Unity in Opposing ‘Deal of Century’

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The representative of Leader of the Islamic Revolution in Syria condemned the US-Israeli plot against Palestinians known as “the deal of the century” and called for Muslims’ unity against the conspiracy. - Politics news - Addressing a ceremony in Syria to mark the 41st anniversary of the Islamic Revolution, Ayatollah Abolfazl Tabatabaei described the issue of...