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Strong Evidence of Saudi-Israeli Plots against Iran: IRGC Commander

Strong Evidence of Saudi-Israeli Plots against Iran: IRGC Commander

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari said there is detailed evidence that the Al Saud regime is working in cooperation with the Zionist regime of Israel to hatch plots against Iran. The Saudi regime is involved in conspiracies against Shiite countries, including Iran, the top commander said at a cultural...

Russian naval fleet arrives in Anzali

Russian naval fleet arrives in Anzali

TEHRAN, Oct. 18 (Press Shia Agency) – The 4th Russian Naval Fleet has arrived in Anzali port city of northern province of Gilan to improve bilateral ties.Navy General Afshin Rezaei Haddad told reporters on Tuesday that arrival of foreign naval fleets was a regular practice and convention to communicate messages of peace; “Russian fleets regularly pay visit to Iranian ports to which we...

Saudi plots to drag US into Yemen war

Saudi plots to drag US into Yemen war

TEHRAN, Oct. 18 (Press Shia Agency) – FM spokesman said the claim of missiles fired at US warships off Yemen may be a new Saudi plot to bring Washington in direct confrontation with Ansar Allah and Yemeni people.Iranian Foreign Minister Spokesman, Bahram Ghasemi, said that it can be inferred from Saudi Arabia’s repeated defeats in the course of regional developments and particularly in its...

Officials ‘naïve’ in trusting West

Officials ‘naïve’ in trusting West

BOJNORD, Oct. 18 (Press Shia) – IRGC commander has said it is quite disturbing to see that some officials turn to outside and especially to the West for solving country’s problems.Maj. Gen. Mohammad Ali Jafari who was speaking to a meeting of a ceremony to honor fallen soldiers during Iran-Iraq War of 1980-88 on northeastern provincial city of Bojnord on Tuesday, quoted Leader’s remarks on...

Iraqi Christians Vow to Bury Daesh in Mosul

Iraqi Christians Vow to Bury Daesh in Mosul

BAGHDAD (Press Shia Agency) – Commander of the Iraqi Christian voluntary fighters who have formed the “Babylon Battalion” and have joined the Hashid al-Shaabi, said his forces will not allow Daesh (ISIL) terrorists to run away from Mosul and will bury them in the northern Iraqi city in an ongoing operation Iraqi Christians who abandoned their homes in northern Iraq in the wake of a Daesh...

Iran military presence in Persian Gulf secures oil tankers

Iran military presence in Persian Gulf secures oil tankers

TEHRAN, Oct. 18 (Press Shia Agency) – Secretary of Iran's SNSC Ali Shamkhani said Iran’s military presence in the Persian Gulf has ensured expansion of secure trade and passage for oil tankers.Ali Shamkhani, Secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council (SNSC), made the remark Tuesday morning in the 18th Marine Industries Conference on Kish Island. Shamkhani lauded the might and...

Iranian Adviser Urges West’s Genuine Fight against Terrorism

Iranian Adviser Urges West’s Genuine Fight against Terrorism

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - A special aide to Iran’s parliament speaker reminded the international community, particularly Western countries, of the responsibility to tackle terrorism and fight against the Daesh (ISIL) terrorist group in a genuine manner. In a meeting with the Dutch ambassador to Iran on Monday, Director General of International Affairs at the Iranian Parliament Hossein Amir...

Russia, Syria halt airstrikes in Aleppo 07:00 GMT Tuesday

Russia, Syria halt airstrikes in Aleppo 07:00 GMT Tuesday

MOSCOW, Oct. 18 (Press Shia Agency) – Russian Aerospace Forces and the Syrian air force halted strikes over Aleppo at 07:00 GMT, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said Tuesday.The Russian Defense Minister said the halted airstrikes would ensure the safe passage of civilians from eastern Aleppo along six corridors, and the evacuation of the sick and the wounded, to prepare for the so-called...

Iran accuses US of jeopardizing JCPOA by new conditions

Iran accuses US of jeopardizing JCPOA by new conditions

TEHRAN, Oct. 18 (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araghchi on Monday criticized recent remarks by US Secretary of State John Kerry that Iran's policies in Syria and Yemen are complicating efforts to implement some aspects of last year's landmark nuclear deal, calling them "unacceptable and surprising.""We think this kind of remarks can put nuclear deal in danger,"...

Anti-ISIL operations in Mosul contributing to global security

Anti-ISIL operations in Mosul contributing to global security

TEHRAN, Oct. 18 (Press Shia) – Hossein Amir-Abdollahian, the Iranian Parliament's Director General for International Affairs, said anti-ISIL operations of Iraqi armed forces, headed by Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi would help safeguard global security.He made the remarks in a meeting with Dutch Ambassador to Iran Susana Trastal on Monday during which he pointed to a major operation launched by...