Archive "Politics"

Mosul military operation forces 500k people to flee

Mosul military operation forces 500k people to flee

MOSUL, Apr. 08 (Press Shia) – Mosul municipality chief said that up to 500,000 people have fled the northern Iraqi city of Mosul since the government troops launched an operation aimed at liberation of the city from ISIL.Up to 500,000 people have fled the northern Iraqi city of Mosul since the government troops launched an operation aimed at liberation of the city...

Asylum seekers symptoms of deeper problems

Asylum seekers symptoms of deeper problems

TEHRAN, Apr. 08 (Press Shia) – Iran’s permanent representative envoy to the UN Khoshroo said refugees were subjects of international shared responsibility and protection as well as being symptoms of deeper problems.Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the Iran to the United Nations Gholamali Khoshroo made the remarks in statement issued on 7 April 2017 before the General Assembly on the...

US strike on Syria aims at bolstering terrorism

US strike on Syria aims at bolstering terrorism

TEHRAN, Apr. 08 (Press Shia) – Head of Iran’s SNSC Ali Shamkhani stressed that the US cruise missile attack on a Syrian army airbase on Fri. was politically-motivated aimed at bolstering terrorism, adding Iran was closely monitoring the developments in Syria.Ali Shamkhani, the Secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council, stressed the ambiguous aspects of the regrettable...

US aggressive attack on Syria to intensify chaos in world

US aggressive attack on Syria to intensify chaos in world

TEHRAN, Apr. 08 (Press Shia Agency) – President Rouhani while condemning US missile bombardment of the Ash Sha’irat airfield, said it will strengthen chaos in the world.Rouhani condemned the US aggression against Syrian people and government in his Twitter account, calling it a shocking incident which reminds Iranian people, who for years have been the victim of chemical weapons, of...

Turkish PM reiterates call for safe zones in Syria, welcomes US missile strike

Turkish PM reiterates call for safe zones in Syria, welcomes US missile strike

MOSCOW, Apr. 08 (Press Shia Agency) – Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim reiterated on Friday a call to establish safe zones in northern Syria and welcomed US missile strike on a Syrian airfield.On Thursday night, the United States carried out a cruise missile attack on the Syrian military airfield in Ash Sha’irat, located in the vicinity of the Homs city. US...

US attack to Syria marks fall of Trump

US attack to Syria marks fall of Trump

TEHRAN, Apr. 07 (Press Shia Agency) – The Chairman of the Iranian Parliament's National Security and Foreign Policy Committee Alaeddin Boroujerdi described the US attack to Syria an unwise measure.“It is known to everybody that the Syrians abandoned their chemical weapons in an agreement with the UN and therefore there is no chemical weapon owned by the Syrian government,” said the Chairman...

Zarif slams US hypocrisy in siding with terrorists  

Zarif slams US hypocrisy in siding with terrorists  

TEHRAN, Apr. 07 (Press Shia) – Iranian FM Zarif posted on his Twitter account, a message recounting his opinion of how Americans turned blind eyes to using chemical weapons against Iran and how they then attacked to Saddam later in 2003.“As the only recent victim of mass use of chemical weapons (by Saddam in the 80s), Iran condemns use of all WMD (weapons of mass destruction) by anyone...

Ghasemi says diplomats work in Damascus routinely

Ghasemi says diplomats work in Damascus routinely

TEHRAN, Apr. 07 (Press Shia) – , Iranian FM spokesman Bahram Ghasemi rejected the news that Iranian diplomats had left Damascus and described the news piece a sheer lie.The spokesman of Iran’s ministry of foreign affairs rejected the claims of some news outlets as he described them biased and purposeful. “The claims that Iranian diplomats and their families have left Damascus after the...

Singapore, Iran share access to 900-million market

Singapore, Iran share access to 900-million market

TEHRAN, Apr. 07 (Press Shia) – Ali Rabiei, Minister of Cooperatives, Labour and social welfare, received Singaporean Senior Minister of State, Ministry of Defence and Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mohamad Maliki Osman on Thursday in Tehran.“The private sectors of the two countries can cooperate on different areas,” said Ali Rabiei while receiving Mohamad Maliki Osman on Thursday in Tehran....

US missile attack to Syria encourages terrorists

US missile attack to Syria encourages terrorists

TEHRAN, Apr. 07 (Press Shia) – Iranian Parliament Speaker's Special Advisor on International Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian, described the US attack to Syria a hasty measure that strengthens terrorism and extremism in the region.“This measure of Americans showed that fighting ISIL is still out of US agenda,” said Amir-Abdollahian on Friday. He made the remarks after the missile attack...