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Iran Calls for Justice As Protests over Police Brutality Ignite across US

Iran Calls for Justice As Protests over Police Brutality Ignite across US

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s Foreign Ministry slammed the “tragic murder” of African-Americans and called for justice as protests over police brutality and the death of George Floyd continue to rage across the US. - Politics news - “Iran regrets the tragic murder of black Americans, denounces deadly racial profiling in US & urges authorities to do justice for every case....

Iran’s New Parliament Speaker Urges Muslim Unity against Israel

Iran’s New Parliament Speaker Urges Muslim Unity against Israel

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The incoming speaker of the Iranian Parliament called for strong unity and concerted action among the Islamic nations against the Zionist regime’s plots. - Politics news - In a telephone conversation on Friday, Iranian Parliament Speaker Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf and Speaker of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey Mustafa Sentop discussed a range of regional...

Allowing US Entry to Persian Gulf Region A Strategic Mistake: Iran’s Defense Minister

Allowing US Entry to Persian Gulf Region A Strategic Mistake: Iran’s Defense Minister

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Defense Minister of Iran Brigadier General Amir Hatami warned the Persian Gulf countries not to make the “strategic mistake” of allowing the US entry into the region, cautioning that insecurity in the Persian Gulf will make the whole regional states insecure. - Politics news - Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of a visit to a naval factory of the...

Iran UN Envoy Slams US’ “Preposterous, False” Claim on JCPOA Participation

Iran UN Envoy Slams US’ “Preposterous, False” Claim on JCPOA Participation

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s Ambassador to the UN Majid Takht Ravanchi lashed out at the US for imposing penalties on the other countries for compliance with the UNSC resolutions, saying Washington’s claim that it is still a participant to the JCPOA is both preposterous and false. - Politics news - In a post on his Twitter account on Thursday, Takht Ravanchi pointed to the US...

Iran’s President Congratulates Qalibaf on Election as Parliament Speaker

Iran’s President Congratulates Qalibaf on Election as Parliament Speaker

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – In a congratulatory message for new Speaker of the Iranian Parliament Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf, President Hassan Rouhani hoped for close cooperation and constructive interaction between his administration and the new Parliament. - Politics news - In a message on Thursday, President Rouhani congratulated Qalibaf on election as the new speaker of the Iranian...

Iran Shatters US Maximum Pressure with Maximum Resistance: Spokesman

Iran Shatters US Maximum Pressure with Maximum Resistance: Spokesman

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyed Abbas Mousavi said the Islamic Republic will shatter the US’ maximum pressure campaign with maximum resistance and reliance on its national power. - Politics news - "We do shatter your max pressure campaign with maximum resistance, stiffening resolve and reliance on the national capabilities,” the Iranian spokesman said in...

Iran Raps US Sanctions on Nuclear Scientists

Iran Raps US Sanctions on Nuclear Scientists

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) dismissed as “a futile attempt” the US’ new decision to impose sanction on two Iranian nuclear scientists, stressing that such hostile measures would by no means undermine the Islamic Republic’s nuclear progress and programs. - Politics news - In a statement released on Thursday, the AEOI said the “desperate...

Shamkhani Lauds Crew of Iran’s Oil Tankers for Humiliating US Sanctions

Shamkhani Lauds Crew of Iran’s Oil Tankers for Humiliating US Sanctions

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani paid tribute to the crew of the oil tankers that have carried fuel to Venezuela for humiliating the US sanctions in the global arena. - Politics news - In a message on his Twitter account, Shamkhani said the flag of Iran continues to be raised in the world thanks to the endeavors and mettlesome action...

Iran Ready to Share Experiences in Coronavirus Fight with Azerbaijan

Iran Ready to Share Experiences in Coronavirus Fight with Azerbaijan

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s Health Minister Saeed Namaki expressed the country’s readiness to share the experiences in the fight against the novel coronavirus with the Republic of Azerbaijan. - Society/Culture news - In a phone conversation with his Azeri counterpart Ogtay Shiraliyev, Namaki thanked the neighboring country for the assistance it provided to Iran during the...

Leader Appoints Larijani as Adviser, Member of Iran’s Expediency Council

Leader Appoints Larijani as Adviser, Member of Iran’s Expediency Council

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei in a decree on Thursday appointed former Iranian Parliament speaker Ali Larijani as his adviser and also a member of the country’s Expediency Council (EC). - Politics news - In the decree, Ayatollah Khamenei hailed Larijani’s “useful experience” and efforts during his vital responsibility as the...