Archive "Politics"

Iran’s President: US Election A Choice between Bad, Worse

Iran’s President: US Election A Choice between Bad, Worse

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani criticized the US presidential candidates for their indecent behavior and lack of morality in their debates, describing the election as a case of choosing the lesser of two evils. Addressing a crowd of people in the central city of Arak on Sunday, President Rouhani deplored lack of morality in the presidential campaigns in the US, a large...

Hillary Clinton ‘completely loyal to Israel’

Hillary Clinton ‘completely loyal to Israel’

TEHRAN, Oct. 23 (Press Shia) – A former Congressman from Kansas has predicted Hillary Clinton would go on with JCPOA as a win-win deal after her probable winning the elections in a close Electoral College count.James Charles Slattery, former Democrat Congressman, provided some enlightenments as to recent videos showing Trump’s vulgar language about women, which declined his popularity to...

Ban urges all people to give full backing to new UN chief

Ban urges all people to give full backing to new UN chief

TEHRAN, Oct. 23 (Press Shia) – UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in his last message on United Nations Day, 24 October 2016, while thanking people across the world for their support, urged all to give their full backing to Secretary-General-designate Antonio Guterres.The full text of his message reads: This year’s observance of United Nations Day occurs at a time of transition for the...

VIDEO: Operation to liberate Mosul from ISIL

VIDEO: Operation to liberate Mosul from ISIL

NINEVEH, Oct. 23 (Press Shia Agency) – Kurdish Peshmerga Forces prepare and launch attacks on ISIL-held villages on October 23, 2016 in the village of Nawaran, north of Mosul, as part of the ongoing operation to liberate Mosul from ISIL terrorist group. Kurdish Peshmerga Forces recaptured three villages of Mosul on the seventh day of a wide-ranging military campaign to retake Mosul, Iraq’s...

Caspian Sea Working Group Convenes in Tehran

Caspian Sea Working Group Convenes in Tehran

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The 47th meeting of the special working group of the Caspian Sea got underway in Tehran on Sunday. Ranking diplomats from the five Caspian Sea littoral states –Iran, Russia, Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan, and Azerbaijan- have gathered for a 2-day meeting at the Iranian Foreign Ministry’s Institute for Political and International Studies. The working...

Iranian President Nominates Three New Ministers

Iranian President Nominates Three New Ministers

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani introduced three ministerial nominees to lead the country’s ministries of culture and Islamic guidance, sports and youth affairs, and education. In a letter to Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani released on Sunday, President Rouhani named Seyed Reza Salehi Amiri, Masoud Soltanifar, and Fakhreddin Ahmadi Danesh Ashtiani as the ministers of...

Global contest for investing in Iran

Global contest for investing in Iran

TEHRAN, Oct. 23 (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said the government has made great efforts to open the chain of sanctions from hands and feet of the country's economy and to create the conditions for trade and interaction with the world.Speaking during his 32nd provincial tour to Arak, Markazi province, on Sunday, Rouhani said the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action...

Navy fleet returns home in Anzali

Navy fleet returns home in Anzali

TEHRAN, Oct. 23 (Press Shia Agency) – Army Navy fleet has arrived in northern port of Anzali from where they had departed for Baku, Republic of Azerbaijan earlier last week.Damavand  and Jowshan destroyers, were on mission to communicate messages of peace and friendship to Caspian Sea neighbor and were led by Capt. Abdolhosein Zafari, as the first such Iranian fleet to harbor in Baku;...

FM calls for finalization of Caspian Sea legal regime convention

FM calls for finalization of Caspian Sea legal regime convention

TEHRAN, Oct. 23 (Press Shia) – Iran’s FM Zarif expressed hope that the Caspian Sea legal regime convention will be soon finalized with determination and goodwill of leaders of Caspian littoral states.The 47th meeting of the Working Group on Determining the Legal Status of the Caspian Sea opened in Tehran on Sunday morning with a speech delivered by Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad...

Tehran, Sofia ties enter new phase

Tehran, Sofia ties enter new phase

TEHRAN, Oct. 23 (Press Shia Agency) – Bulgaria's Deputy Foreign Minister Valentin Poriazov said bilateral relations between Tehran and Sofia have entered a new era which necessitates further consular cooperation.The Bulgarian official made the remarks at a meeting with the visiting Iranian Foreign Ministry Director General for Consular Affairs Ali Chegini, who is in Sofia to participate at the...