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'Muslim world suffering from cancerous tumor called Zionist regime'

'Muslim world suffering from cancerous tumor called Zionist regime'

THERAN, Feb. 05 (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Parliament Speaker's Special Envoy Ardeshir Nourian and Indonesia's Regional Representatives Council Speaker Mohammad Saleh underlined the need for supporting the Palestinian nation against Zionist atrocities.Saleh said on Saturday in a meeting with Nourian that Indonesia and Iran should assume strategic roles in resolving the problem of Palestine. ...

Terrorists shut down gas line feeding power stations in Damascus

Terrorists shut down gas line feeding power stations in Damascus

DAMASCUS, Feb. 05 (Press Shia Agency) – Terrorists on Sunday shut down the valve of the gas line in Jeiroud area in Damascus Countryside which supplies the power plants in the southern region with the gas required to operate them.In a statement to SANA, Director of Electricity General Company of Damascus Countryside Khaldoun Heddeh said that the terrorist organizations shut down the valve of...

Pakistani Tehran embassy marks Kashmir Solidarity Day

Pakistani Tehran embassy marks Kashmir Solidarity Day

TEHRAN, Feb. 05 (Press Shia Agency) – Pakistan’s embassy in Tehran has held a ceremony to mark Kashmir Solidarity Day (February 5) to which Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif and President Mamnoon Hussain sent messages.The ongoinng crisis in the Jammu and Kashmir had been continuing for 70 years and India and Pakistan had accused one another of violations of human rights. Pakistani...

Rouhani stresses closer ties with Brazil, Kyrgyzstan

Rouhani stresses closer ties with Brazil, Kyrgyzstan

TEHRAN, Feb. 05 (Press Shia) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani held talks with newly-appointed ambassadors of Brazil and Kyrgyzstan on Sun. on expansion of trade and economic ties with the two countries.During his meeting with Brazil’s newly-appointed Ambassador to Tehran Rodrigo de Azeredo Santos to receive a copy of his credentials, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani highlighted Iran’s...

Foreign ambs. submit credentials to Pres. Rouhani

Foreign ambs. submit credentials to Pres. Rouhani

خبرگزاري مهر - گروه فرهنگ و ادب : دايره المعارف ايران براي كودكان و نوجوانان به قلم شاهرخ تندرو صالح در سي و دو جلد آماده انتشار شد. اين نويسنده و پژوهشگردر گفت و گو با خبرنگار ادبي مهر با اعلام اين خبر افزود : درسال 71 در...

Portuguese welcomed to trade with Iran

Portuguese welcomed to trade with Iran

TEHRAN, Feb. 05 (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s Hassan Rouhani has received credentials of Portuguese new Ambassador to Tehran Joao Jose Corte Real.The incoming ambassador arrived in Tehran on Sunday and had met Foreign Minister Zarif earlier on Sunday. Mr. Rouhani said that Iran provided all countries including Portugal economic opportunities otherwise inaccessible when sanctions were biting...

Syrian army advances in Deir Ezzor southern outskirts

Syrian army advances in Deir Ezzor southern outskirts

DEIR EZZOR, Feb. 05 (Press Shia Agency) – Syrian army units, in cooperation with backing forces, advanced in the southern outskirts of Deir Ezzor city and continued their military operations against ISIL. SANA reporter said that the army established full control over strategic hills in the surroundings of Deir Ezzor and cut the ISIL rout supplies from the direction of al-Thardah front towards...

Astana initiative seeking an end to Syrian crisis

Astana initiative seeking an end to Syrian crisis

THERAN, Feb. 05 (Press Shia Agency) – Head of Supreme National Security Council has received President Putin’s special envoy on Syria Mr. Alexander Lavrentiev in Tehran.Mr. Ali Shamkhani and Lavrentiev discussed the latest situation in Syria and joint Iran-Russia efforts to fight terrorism in Syria. Shamkhani told the meeting that the major part of the objectives set for the Astana meeting...

Brazil sees Iran as reliable partner in region

Brazil sees Iran as reliable partner in region

TEHRAN, Feb. 05 (Press Shia Agency) – Brazil’s newly-appointed Ambassador to Tehran Rodrigo de Azeredo Santos said his country considers Iran as a reliable partner in region, calling for further economic and trade cooperation.In a meeting with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Sunday, Brazilian newly-appointed Ambassador to Tehran Rodrigo de Azeredo Santos presented his copy of...

Iraq sends reinforcements ahead of new push against ISIL in Mosul 

Iraq sends reinforcements ahead of new push against ISIL in Mosul 

MOSUL,Feb. 05 (Press Shia) – Large reinforcement troops have been dispatched near the southern edges of Mosul, preparing for an imminent push into the last ISIL stronghold in the western side of Mosul, the Iraqi military said on Sunday."We have large reinforcement troops with units of armored vehicles and artillery arriving recently near the Abu Saif Hills just south of Mosul to bolster the...