Archive "Politics"

Iran, Sri Lanka to boost economic ties

Iran, Sri Lanka to boost economic ties

TEHRAN, Mar. 04 (Press Shia Agency) – Parliament Speaker Larijani has called for an uplift in economic, trade and tourism relations between Iran and Sri Lanka.Speaking at a press conference with his Sri Lankan counterpart, Ali Larijani said “during the meeting with Mr. Karu Jayasuriya, issues related to economic ties and negotiations at an international level were discussed.” He pointed...

3 children killed in terrorist attack in Hama

3 children killed in terrorist attack in Hama

ALEPPO, Mar. 04 (Press Shia) – A number of people were injured an killed by terrorsit attacks on different Syrian cities.A source at Aleppo Police Command told SANA reporter that terrorist organizations fired a rocket shell on al-Zahraa neighborhood in Aleppo city, injuring five persons, including a young girl. In Daraa, terrorist groups affiliated to Jabhat al-Nusra targeted with...

S300 successfully test-fired in drill

S300 successfully test-fired in drill

TEHRAN, Mar. 04 (Press Shia Agency) – Damavand military drill has test-fired S300 air defense system, during which it successfully targeted aerial vehicles flying in the outreach.An undisclosed air defense base was hosting the test-firing operation where a number of military personnel and commanders along with civilian officials attended. The operational phase of the S300 system sought to...

Zarif meets with French finance min.

Zarif meets with French finance min.

مصطفي درايتي عضو شوراي مركزي جبهه مشاركت در خصوص كانديدا شدن نسل دوم انقلاب براي انتخابات رياست جمهوري گفت : طرح اين گونه مسائل قبل از اينكه به دنبال واقعيات هايي باشد ، براي خارج كردن افرادي كه احساس مي كنند با توجه به...

Syrian army chases remnants of ISIL terrorists in Palmyra city

Syrian army chases remnants of ISIL terrorists in Palmyra city

HOMS, Mar. 04 (Press Shia Agency) – Syrian army and armed forces units, in cooperation with the supporting forces, continued chasing the remnants of the ISIL terrorists to the east of Tadmur (Palmyra) city, inflicting heavy losses upon them.SANA reporter said that the army units carried out, during the past few hours, intensive operations on the remains of ISIL gatherings in the eastern bounds...

Palmyra’s World Heritage Site not damaged as feared

Palmyra’s World Heritage Site not damaged as feared

MOSCOW, Mar. 04 (Press Shia) – After months of occupation by ISIL terrorists, historians worried that Palmyra’s ancient wonders had been completely destroyed, but the havoc is not as bad as was originally feared, according to Syria’s antiquities chief."We thought the situation would be much worse," Maamoun Abdulkarim said Friday. The historian feared "that there would be eradication, that ...

Iran’s influence differs from military influence of others

Iran’s influence differs from military influence of others

TEHRAN, Mar. 03 (Press Shia) – Spokesperson of Iran’s Foreign Ministry Bahram Ghasemi criticized some countries for spreading Iranophobia to justify their heavy military expenditures.Bahram Ghasemi reacted to the accusations leveled at Iran for using its influence in the region as a means to reach its goals. The Iranian diplomat who was addressing journalists on Friday elaborated on...

'Iran's regional influence not a threat to others'

'Iran's regional influence not a threat to others'

TEHRAN, Mar. 03 (Press Shia Agency) – Spokesperson of Iran’s Foreign Ministry Bahram Ghasemi criticized some countries for spreading Iranophobia to justify their heavy military expenditures.Bahram Ghasemi reacted to the accusations leveled at Iran for using its influence in the region as a means to reach its goals. The Iranian diplomat who was addressing journalists on Friday elaborated on...

Indian Veep hails deep commonalities between Iran, India

Indian Veep hails deep commonalities between Iran, India

TEHRAN, Mar. 03 (Press Shia Agency) – The Head of Iran’s Academy of Persian Language and Literature Gholamali Haddad Adel, who is visiting New Delhi met with Indian Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari on Thursday.“Cultural relations between Iran and India are very old and the cultural and lingual roots of commonalities have affected political and economic ties,” said Indian Vice...

Iran's 1st VP congratulates Bulgaria's National Day

Iran's 1st VP congratulates Bulgaria's National Day

TEHRAN, Mar. 03 (Press Shia Agency) – 1st VP Es'hagh Jahangiri on Thursday congratulated interim Prime Minister of the Republic of Bulgaria Ognyan Gerdzhikov on the country’s National Day.In his message, Jahangiri also congratulated Gerdzhikov on his appointment as interim PM of Bulgaria by President Radev. He expressed hope that the level of cooperation between the two countries could be...