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Qalibaf Elected Iran’s New Parliament Speaker

Qalibaf Elected Iran’s New Parliament Speaker

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian lawmakers on Thursday elected Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf, a former mayor of Tehran, as the new speaker of the Parliament. - Politics news - Out of the 267 lawmakers present at an open session of the Parliament on Thursday, 230 voted for Qalibaf and 17 for Fereydoon Abbasi-Davani, who headed the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran from 2011 to 2013, and 12...

4th Iranian Fuel Tanker Enters Caribbean As Venezuela Readies Distribution

4th Iranian Fuel Tanker Enters Caribbean As Venezuela Readies Distribution

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - The fourth cargo of a group of Iranian tankers reached the Caribbean Sea as the receiving nation, Venezuela, began preparations to distribute the imported gasoline among citizens, according to Refinitiv Eikon and a government official. - Politics news - Iran is providing the South American country with up to 1.53 million barrels of gasoline and components to help...

Venezuela Envoy: Iran Oil Cargo Symbol of Solidarity, Action against US Bullying

Venezuela Envoy: Iran Oil Cargo Symbol of Solidarity, Action against US Bullying

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Venezuela’s Ambassador to Tehran Carlos Antonio Alcala Cordones praised the Iranian shipment of fuel to his country as a symbol of solidarity between two brotherly nations and the struggle against the US’ bullying and unilateral policies. - Politics news - In an interview with Press Shia, the Venezuelan ambassador said the arrival of Iranian oil tankers to...

Iran Slams Unilateral Sanctions on Syria

Iran Slams Unilateral Sanctions on Syria

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – A senior Iranian diplomat denounced the illegal and inhumane sanctions that have been unilaterally imposed on Syria, calling for efforts to help the Syrian people amid the coronavirus outbreak. - Politics news - In a telephone conversation on Wednesday, Senior Assistant to Iran’s Foreign Minister in Special Political Affairs Ali-Asghar Khaji and the United...

US Police Brutality against Afro-Americans Has No Boundaries: Iran

US Police Brutality against Afro-Americans Has No Boundaries: Iran

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iran’s Foreign Ministry said fresh cases of US police brutality against black people across America show that this type of violence against African Americans “knows no boundaries”. - Politics news - “6 yrs after “I can't breathe” pleas of Eric Garner, #GeorgeFloyd, another black man dies after a cruel, inhumane arrest. It seems that US #PoliceBrutality...

President Raps US Interference in Iran’s Fuel Trade

President Raps US Interference in Iran’s Fuel Trade

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani lashed out at the US government for meddling in Tehran’s normal trade with other countries, as several Iranian oil tankers have carried fuel to Venezuela. - Politics news - In an address to a cabinet session on Wednesday, Rouhani took a swipe at the US for imposing tough sanctions on Iran and meddling in Iran’s foreign...

Iranian Delegation Discusses Border Incident with Afghan Officials

Iranian Delegation Discusses Border Incident with Afghan Officials

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – An Iranian delegation visiting Kabul held talks with senior Afghan officials on a recent incident at the common border that resulted in the deaths of Afghan migrants trying to cross into Iran illegally. - Politics news - The Iranian delegation, chaired by Deputy Foreign Minister for Legal Affairs Mohsen Baharvand, held a meeting with caretaker of the Foreign...

President Eyes Close Cooperation with Iran’s New Parliament

President Eyes Close Cooperation with Iran’s New Parliament

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani expressed readiness to work in close cooperation with the newly-elected Parliament during the remaining year of his administration. - Politics news - In an address to the first session of the new Parliament on Wednesday, Rouhani said his cabinet will cooperate with the newly-elected legislature on the basis of the...

Leader Focuses New MPs’ Attention on Economy

Leader Focuses New MPs’ Attention on Economy

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei called on Iran’s newly-elected Parliament to focus on efforts to settle the country’s economic problems on the basis of the Resistance Economy policies. - Politics news - In a message to the first session of the new Parliament on Wednesday, Ayatollah Khamenei described “economy and culture”...

Iran Slams US War Machine for Bloodshed, Destruction

Iran Slams US War Machine for Bloodshed, Destruction

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – In a message on the occasion of the US’ Memorial Day, Iran’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs lashed out at the US government for the belligerent policies that have killed 100,000 American soldiers and led to destruction and atrocities. - Politics news - “Regretful that 100k American soldiers (have been) killed in battles waged because of US leaders'...