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Zarif in Venezuela for NAM Meeting

Zarif in Venezuela for NAM Meeting

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif arrived in Venezuela for a ministerial meeting of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM). - Politics news - The top Iranian diplomat has visited Venezuela after a trip to New York where he attended a conference at the United Nations. In Caracas, Zarif is going to address the Ministerial Meeting of the Coordinating Bureau of the...

Sources Reveal Reasons for Capture of UK Oil Tanker in Persian Gulf

Sources Reveal Reasons for Capture of UK Oil Tanker in Persian Gulf

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Informed sources revealed the legal grounds that Iran had to capture a British oil tanker which violated international maritime regulations when crossing the Strait of Hormuz in the Persian Gulf. - Politics news - Press Shia has learned from informed sources that Britain’s “Stena Impero” oil tanker was captured by the Iranian military forces for three cases of...

Hunt Says Eyes ‘Diplomacy’ after IRGC Seizure of UK Tanker

Hunt Says Eyes ‘Diplomacy’ after IRGC Seizure of UK Tanker

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said the UK was looking at a "diplomatic way" to resolve the situation after Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) captured a British oil tanker for breaching international maritime law while crossing the Strait of Hormuz. - Politics news - “I have spoken to Secretary of State Pompeo in the US earlier this evening...

US Creating Instability in Mideast, Latin America: Iran’s FM

US Creating Instability in Mideast, Latin America: Iran’s FM

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said the US is "creating instability and insecurity" in the Middle East and Latin America. - Politics news - “The resistance of the people of Venezuela against the United States is very important for the people of the world and the people of Venezuela. Without the interference of the USA, the people of Venezuela...

Iran Seizes British Oil Tanker for Violating Int’l Maritime Regulations

Iran Seizes British Oil Tanker for Violating Int’l Maritime Regulations

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The Public Relation Department of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) said Friday night that its forces has captured a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz. - Politics news - The department said that “Stena Impero” oil tanker was confiscated “at the request of Hormozgan Ports and Maritime Organization when passing through the Strait of Hormuz, for...

IRGC Releases Video to Refute US Claim on Downing Iranian Drone (+Video)

IRGC Releases Video to Refute US Claim on Downing Iranian Drone (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) on Friday released the video of a US warship in the Persian Gulf as part of evidence to reject US President Donald Trump’s claim about the downing of an Iranian drone over the Strait of Hormuz by the warship. - Politics news - The IRGC had previously announced in a statement that the pictures show that the IRGC...

Iran’s Moves to Reduce JCPOA Commitments Legal: Cleric

Iran’s Moves to Reduce JCPOA Commitments Legal: Cleric

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Tehran's Provisional Friday Prayers Leader Ayatollah Mohammad Emami Kashani described Iran’s recent moves to reduce its commitments under the 2015 nuclear deal, also known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), as “legal”. - Politics news - Addressing a congregation of worshippers in Tehran on Friday, Ayatollah Emami Kashani said the European parties...

Iran Condemns Deadly Terrorist Attacks in Afghanistan

Iran Condemns Deadly Terrorist Attacks in Afghanistan

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyed Abbas Mousavi strongly condemned recent terrorist attacks in neighboring Afghanistan that killed at least 17 people and injured dozens of others. - Politics news - In a statement on Friday, Mousavi decried “the violent and inhumane acts” and expressed his condolences to the bereaved families of victims of the...

Any Attack on Iran to Be Reciprocated Massively: Zarif

Any Attack on Iran to Be Reciprocated Massively: Zarif

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif warned against harsh consequences of any military operation by the US against the Islamic Republic and said any attack will be responded “massively”. - Politics news - “We defend ourselves. Any attack on us will be reciprocated massively,” Zarif told National Interest Editor Jacob Heilbrunn in an interview on...

IRGC Says to Release Evidence, Refuting US Claim on Downing Iranian Drone

IRGC Says to Release Evidence, Refuting US Claim on Downing Iranian Drone

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) said it plans to release some images of a US warship and evidence that refutes US President Donald Trump’s claim about the downing of an Iranian drone over the Strait of Hormuz by the warship.    - Politics news - “We will soon release images taken by the IRGC drones of the USS Boxer frigate, which is claimed to...