Archive "Politics"

Iran’s senior military adviser attends Astana process

Iran’s senior military adviser attends Astana process

TEHRAN, Jan. 24 (Press Shia) – Iran’s political delegation has been accompanied by a senior military adviser to the Astana process in Rixos Hotel of the city. The military adviser sits next to Deputy-FM Hossein Jaberi Ansari in the meetings and is a Brig. Gen. in command. Brig. Gen. Mohammad Reza Fallahzadeh is an IRGC general who had contributed to success of Syrian government forces in...

Lavrov, Cavusoglu stress importance of direct Damascus-opposition talks

Lavrov, Cavusoglu stress importance of direct Damascus-opposition talks

MOSCOW, Jan. 24 (Press Shia Agency) – The Russian foreign minister and his Turkish counterpart stressed the importance of direct contacts between Damascus and the armed opposition in Syria.Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu in a telephone conversation highlighted the importance of direct contacts between Damascus and the armed...

ISIL to lose last base in Iraq with liberation of Mosul

ISIL to lose last base in Iraq with liberation of Mosul

TEHRAN, Jan. 24 (Press Shia Agency) – Senior adviser to Leader Ali Akbar Velayati while comparing Iraq’s Mosul to Syria’s Aleppo, said if Mosul is liberated, ISIL terrorists will lose their last base in Iraq.Ali Akbar Velayati made the remark in a meeting with a number of Yazidi members of parliament, personalities and intellectuals of Iraq which was held on Tuesday afternoon in Tehran. ...

Second press conference addresses Plasco collapse developments

Second press conference addresses Plasco collapse developments

TEHRAN, Jan. 24 (Press Shia) – A second press conference on Tuesday has provided the latest updates on Plasco collapse on the 6th day of research and rescue.Tehran Deputy-Police Commander in Greater Tehran told reporters on Tuesday the valuables and worthy documents and papers discovered during rubble-clearing would be saved and returned to the owners. “The number of families who have...

Syrian Air Force kills dozens of ISIL terrorists in Deir Ezzor

Syrian Air Force kills dozens of ISIL terrorists in Deir Ezzor

DEIR EZZOR, Jan. 24 (Press Shia) – The army’s air force carried out concentrated raids on positions and movement axes of ISIL terrorists’ vehicles during the past 24 hours.SANA reporter in Deir Ezzor said that the air force destroyed ISIL terrorists’ positions and killed many of them in al-Maqaber area, al-Ummal neighborhood, al-Hattla village, the surrounding of battalion 137,...

‘Not so many problems’ face JCPOA

‘Not so many problems’ face JCPOA

TEHRAN, Jan. 24 (Press Shia) – Foreign Minister Javad Zarif has told a meeting of Tehran Chamber of Commerce snap-back clause in the deal highlights the deep distrust of both sides.Mr. Zarif sat on Tuesday in 22nd meeting of Tehran Chamber of Commerce to defend the deal which he believed was proud of; “I believe JCPOA would not face very difficult situations, provided that we work hard to...

Deputy FM meets Syria’s Jaafari 2nd time in Astana

Deputy FM meets Syria’s Jaafari 2nd time in Astana

TEHRAN, Jan. 24 (Press Shia) – Head of the Syrian Arab Republic delegation to Astana meeting Jaafari and Iranian Deputy FM Jaberi Ansari had their 2nd bilateral meeting in the Kazakh capital city of Astana on Tuesday.The Head of the Syrian Arab Republic delegation to Astana meeting Bashar Jaafari and Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab-African Affairs Hossein Jaberi...

Syria, resistance axis for Muslim world

Syria, resistance axis for Muslim world

MASHHAD, Jan. 24 (Press Shia) – Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Reza Salehi Amiri, hoping for the continuation of the security and dignity of Syria, said the country is the resistance axis of the Muslim world.He made the remarks in a meeting with visiting Syrian Tourism Minister Bishr Yazigi in Mashhad, Khorasan Razavi province, on Monday. Salehi Amiri said we have made all our...

Russia, Turkey, Iran agree on mechanism to monitor Syria ceasefire

Russia, Turkey, Iran agree on mechanism to monitor Syria ceasefire

TEHRAN, Jan. 24 (Press Shia Agency) – Russia, Turkey and Iran have agreed on the establishment of a trilateral mechanism to monitor the ceasefire in Syria, the Anadolu news agency reported Tuesday citing a diplomatic source.An international meeting on the Syrian settlement began in the capital of Kazakhstan on January 23 with the participation of a number of delegations, including the...

Iranian delegation in Moscow to attend human rights talks

Iranian delegation in Moscow to attend human rights talks

TEHRAN, Jan. 24 (Press Shia) – Iranian delegation arrived in Moscow on Tuesday to attend the third round of consultations on human rights between the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Russian Federation, due on Tuesday.Headed by Zahra Pishgahi Fard, the Director General of Human Rights and Women Affairs at Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic, Iranian...