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Iranian President Due in Azerbaijan for NAM Summit

Iranian President Due in Azerbaijan for NAM Summit

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani plans to visit neighboring Azerbaijan to attend a summit of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) due to be held later this week. - Politics news - Heading a high-ranking delegation, Rouhani will travel to Azerbaijan in coming days to participate in the 18th NAM Summit, due to be held on October 25-26 in the Azeri capital of...

Zarif Says FATF Decision on Iran Politically-Motivated

Zarif Says FATF Decision on Iran Politically-Motivated

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif deplored a recent decision by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), a global anti-money-laundering watchdog, to increase pressures on the Islamic Republic, describing it as a “politically-motivated” move. - Politics news -  “The Islamic Republic, with its domestic laws, pursues the fight against money laundering...

Official Rejects US Claim on Launching Cyber Attacks on Iran

Official Rejects US Claim on Launching Cyber Attacks on Iran

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Head of Iran’s Civil Defense Organization Brigadier General Gholam Reza Jalali rejected as baseless claims that the US has recently mounted several cyber attacks against the Islamic Republic. - Politics news - “The Americans have twice said that they have responded to the Iranian attack on the US drone with cyber attacks,” Brigadier General Jalali told reporters...

Iran’s 4th Step to Reduce JCPOA Commitments Worked Out

Iran’s 4th Step to Reduce JCPOA Commitments Worked Out

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iran has devised the fourth step in reducing commitments to the 2015 nuclear deal, the Foreign Ministry spokesman said, warning the remaining parties to the JCPOA that Tehran will definitely take the step if they fail to fulfill their undertakings. - Politics news - Speaking to reporters at a Monday press conference in Tehran, Abbas Mousavi said the fourth step to...

Iran Urges Turkey to Respect Syria’s Sovereignty

Iran Urges Turkey to Respect Syria’s Sovereignty

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesperson called on Turkey to respect Syria’s territorial integrity and try to allay its security concerns through peaceful mechanisms. - Politics news - Asked about Iran’s stance on the latest situation in northern Syria after a Turkish military operation that has displaced 300,000 people, Abbas Mousavi said at a weekly press...

Iran’s President Pledges Efforts to Further Facilitate Arbaeen Pilgrimage

Iran’s President Pledges Efforts to Further Facilitate Arbaeen Pilgrimage

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani voiced his administration’s determination to facilitate travels to Iraq during the Arbaeen season in the coming years. - Politics news - Speaking at a cabinet session on Sunday, Rouhani said the number of Iranians who attended this year’s Arbaeen processions in Iraq was 14 times higher than those during the previous...

Iranian President’s Chief of Staff Lauds IRGC Move to Arrest Zam

Iranian President’s Chief of Staff Lauds IRGC Move to Arrest Zam

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian President’s Chief of Staff Mahmoud Vaezi praised the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps’ (IRGC) recent success in arresting Ruhollah Zam, the head of an anti-Iranian website and Telegram channel, saying the IRGC forces have acted wisely. - Politics news - “In the past, we had stated that the activities and operations of some networks (in cyberspace)...

Secondary Circuit of Arak Heavy Water Reactor to Come on Stream: Iranian Official

Secondary Circuit of Arak Heavy Water Reactor to Come on Stream: Iranian Official

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The secondary circuit of Iran’s Arak heavy water reactor will become operational within the next two weeks, a special assistant to head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) announced. - Politics news - During a visit to an exhibition of Iran’s nuclear achievements in the southeastern city of Kerman on Sunday, Ali Asghar Zarea’n said the second...

Spy Agencies Astounded by Arrest of Anti-Iran Propaganda Figure: IRGC Commander

Spy Agencies Astounded by Arrest of Anti-Iran Propaganda Figure: IRGC Commander

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Commander Major General Hossein Salami said the recent arrest of Ruhollah Zam, the head of an anti-Iranian website and Telegram channel, has taken foreign intelligence services by surprise. - Politics news - In a statement released on Sunday, Major General Salami thanked the religious scholars, officials, commanders, and...

Iran’s Export of Electricity Hits Record: Minister

Iran’s Export of Electricity Hits Record: Minister

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iranian Energy Minister Reza Ardakanian said the export of electricity to neighboring countries has reached a record high in the past year. - Politics news - Addressing a Sunday session of Tehran’s City Council, Ardakanian said management of the situation over the past two water years has helped the country break the record in three sectors of the power...