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Winners and losers of cheap oil ahead of OPEC summit

Winners and losers of cheap oil ahead of OPEC summit

TEHRAN, Sep. 25 (Press Shia) – The upcoming meeting of OPEC ministers in Algeria in late September has given rise to a great deal of speculation on possible beneficiaries and losers of a freeze deal.Numerous factors exert slight or major effects on oil prices ranging all the way from an official handshake between petroleum ministers of two oil-producing states to supply and demand conditions of...

Arab Coalition Airstrike leaves 8 dead, 9 injured in Yemen

Arab Coalition Airstrike leaves 8 dead, 9 injured in Yemen

MOSCOW, Sep. 25 (Press Shia) – At least eight people are dead, nine suffered injuries as a result of Arab Coalition Airstrike in a Yemeni city Ibb, a local source said Sunday. "The planes of the Arab Coalitions hit a residential building in the Ibb province, resulting in the death of Mohamad Jamai, the chief of agriculture in the region of As Sabra, his wife,...

Iran ‘could have been invaded in 9/11 aftermath’

Iran ‘could have been invaded in 9/11 aftermath’

TEHRAN, Sep. 24 (Press Shia) – Parliament speaker has told a meeting in Tehran many dark sides of the Sacred War should be discovered to provide the public with full image of the situation at war.Ali Larijani who was speaking to Parliament administrative staff on Saturday said that Iran had achieved a feat of excellence in fighting back international opposition in war with Iraq (1980-88) and...

Kenyan Speaker: Parliaments Can Play Key Role in Boosting Tehran-Nairobi Ties

Kenyan Speaker: Parliaments Can Play Key Role in Boosting Tehran-Nairobi Ties

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The speaker of Kenya’s National Assembly called for promotion of parliamentary cooperation with Iran, saying that parliaments can play a major role in boosting bilateral and multilateral relations. Speaking at a joint press conference with Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani in Tehran on Saturday, Justin Muturi pointed to issues discussed in an earlier meeting with...

Speaker: Iran, Kenya Share Similar Views on Fighting Terrorism

Speaker: Iran, Kenya Share Similar Views on Fighting Terrorism

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani called for close cooperation with Kenya in the fight against terrorism, given the two countries’ common views on the threat. Speaking at a joint press conference with his Kenyan counterpart in Tehran on Saturday, Larijani said they discussed a range of issues in a morning meeting, including terrorist attacks in the Middle East...

Air Defense Base issues warning to US U2 intelligence plane

Air Defense Base issues warning to US U2 intelligence plane

TEHRAN, Sep. 24 (Press Shia Agency) – Commander of Khatam al-Anbia Air Defense Base has said forces have warned US U2 intelligence planes near Iran’s air space.Brig. Gen. Farzad Esmaili who was speaking in a ceremony in Tehran told reporters that his forces had warned the planes in recent days. US U2 planes had been approaching Iran’s air space earlier in August in a similar position and...

Syrian army establishes full control over Handarat Camp in Aleppo

Syrian army establishes full control over Handarat Camp in Aleppo

ALEPPO, Sep. 24 (Press Shia Agency) – A military source announced Saturday full control over Handarat Camp to the northeast of Aleppo, after eliminating the last gathering of terrorists.The source told media that army units in cooperation with supporting forces regained full control over Handarat Camp, killing dozens of terrorists and destroying their weapons. "Engineering units are...

Iran’s Zarif: Daesh, Al-Nusra Will One Day Turn against Saudi Arabia

Iran’s Zarif: Daesh, Al-Nusra Will One Day Turn against Saudi Arabia

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said that the Saudi regime is funding Daesh (ISIL or ISIS) and Jabhat Fateh al-Sham, formerly known as al-Nusra Front, warning that the terrorist groups would one day come back to haunt the kingdom. “Our problem today is the fact that they are funding extremism in the hope that they can divert the attention from...

Iran, Kenya determined to fight terrorism

Iran, Kenya determined to fight terrorism

TEHRAN, Sep. 24 (Press Shia) – Iran’s Parliament speaker has announced that Iran and Kenya both hold serious determination to confront terrorism.Speaking at a joint press meeting with his Kenyan counterpart Justin Bedan Njoka Muturi in Tehran, Speaker of the Iranian Parliament Ali Larijani said Iran holds a positive outlook towards expansion of ties with Kenya and the current visit marks a...

Italy’s ‘Euro’ warship docks at Bandar Abbas

Italy’s ‘Euro’ warship docks at Bandar Abbas

BANDAR ABBAS, Sep. 24 (Press Shia) – ‘Euro’ warship dispatched from Italy docked on Sat. morning at the First Naval Zone of the Islamic Republic of Iran’s Navy at the Persian Gulf port of Bandar Abbas.“Due to the international aspect of all naval forces in the world, each year military naval units comprising warships and air units are dispatched to other countries in the form of a...