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Iran’s DM Urges Security-Oriented Approach to Regional Issues

Iran’s DM Urges Security-Oriented Approach to Regional Issues

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Defense Minister Hossein Dehqan referred to foreign interventions and emergence of extremists as some of the challenges facing the West Asia region today, stressing that a security-oriented approach is needed to resolve regional issues. Addressing the International Conference on Regional Security Order in West Asia in Tehran on Sunday, Dehqan noted that...

Iran Has Legal Capacities to Counter Breach of JCPOA: Shamkhani

Iran Has Legal Capacities to Counter Breach of JCPOA: Shamkhani

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani stressed that the country has what it takes legally to act against violation of the July 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers. Speaking to reporters in Tehran on Sunday, Shamkhani said there is a consensus among all Iranian officials that renewal of anti-Iran sanctions...

Iran Strongly Condemns Deadly Terrorist Blasts in Turkey

Iran Strongly Condemns Deadly Terrorist Blasts in Turkey

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi censured recent terrorist attacks in Turkey’s Istanbul that led to the deaths of dozens of people and stressed the need for global determination to combat terrorism. In a statement released on Sunday, Qassemi offered his condolences to the Turkish people and government as well as the bereaved families of victims of the...

Iran Resolved to Defend Regional Security: Official

Iran Resolved to Defend Regional Security: Official

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Head of Iran’s Strategic Council on Foreign Relations Kamal Kharrazi reiterated Tehran’s policy on counter-terrorism and said the country will continue its support for stability and peace in the West Asia region. Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of the Tehran Security Conference on Sunday, Kharrazi described the Islamic Republic as a key contributor to...

Ayatollah Khamenei Urges Iraqis Not to Trust US

Ayatollah Khamenei Urges Iraqis Not to Trust US

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei recommended the largest Iraqi political bloc not to trust the US, saying Washington has no real intention to wipe out the Takfiri terrorist groups and wants to use them for future purposes. In a meeting with Ammar al-Hakim, leader of Iraq’s National Alliance, Ayatollah Khamenei recommended the...

May’s Anti-Iran Comments Part of Attempts to Evade Britain’s Crises: Official

May’s Anti-Iran Comments Part of Attempts to Evade Britain’s Crises: Official

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Secretary of Iran’s Expediency Council Mohsen Rezaei said British Prime Minister Theresa May’s recent remarks against the Islamic Republic are part of a policy to dominate regional countries and evade Britain’s economic and identity crises. “The British government is suffering an economic crisis and they resort to whatever means to get out of the...

Outsiders Cannot Bring Security to Region: Iranian Speaker

Outsiders Cannot Bring Security to Region: Iranian Speaker

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Trans-regional powers are incapable of ensuring security in the Middle East, Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani said, adding that their interference in the region has been aimed at supporting Israel or fomenting crises. Addressing an International Conference on Security in Tehran on Sunday, Larijani highlighted trans-regional powers’ inability to provide...

Leader warns Iraq against US 'deceptive smiles'

Leader warns Iraq against US 'deceptive smiles'

TEHRAN, Dec. 11 (Press Shia Agency) – Leader of Islamic Revolution has warned National Iraqi Alliance against putting their trust in US, saying the Americans will always oppose the sovereignty of Muslim countries, including Iraq.Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei made the remarks in a meeting with Ammar Al-Hakim, the Head of Iraq’s Shia National Alliance, and his entourage on Sunday morning...

British waging ‘empty propaganda, hollow rambling’

British waging ‘empty propaganda, hollow rambling’

TEHRAN, Dec. 11 (Press Shia) – Parliament speaker has said British officials have been far from the realities of the region, thus waging hollow propaganda.Ali Larijani who was responding to a representative in Parliament open session of Sunday about Theresa May’s recent remarks in GCC meeting against Iran, said that British were shifting the blame on other issues, since they had been engaged...

Explosion near Cairo's Coptic Cathedral kills 24

Explosion near Cairo's Coptic Cathedral kills 24

MOSCOW, Dec. 11 (Press Shia Agency) – At least 24 people died and 35 more were injured in an explosion outside St. Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in Cairo, Ministry of Health spokesman told the Egyptian state TV. The news website Sada El-Balad cited a source in the investigation team as saying an unknown attacker threw a bomb inside the cathedral during a prayer service. ...