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Ayatollah Khamenei Outlines Tehran’s Conditions for Staying in Iran Nuclear Deal

Ayatollah Khamenei Outlines Tehran’s Conditions for Staying in Iran Nuclear Deal

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei on Wednesday announced necessary conditions for Tehran to stay in 2015 nuclear deal after the US withdrawal from the agreement. On the seventh day of the auspicious month of Ramadan, the heads of government branches, officials, government authorities, a group of senior managers as well as political, social...

Trump’s fate to be no better than his predecessors

Trump’s fate to be no better than his predecessors

TEHRAN, May 23 (Press Shia Agency) – Leader of Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Khamenei said Wed. that the fate of the current president of the United States will not be any better than his predecessors, naming Bush, neocons and Reagan as examples.The Iranian Leader made the remark while receiving the heads of government branches, officials, government authorities, a group of senior managers as...

To remain in JCPOA, Leader announces conditions to be met by Europe

To remain in JCPOA, Leader announces conditions to be met by Europe

TEHRAN, May 23 (Press Shia) –On the seventh day of the auspicious month of Ramadan, the heads of government branches, officials, government authorities, a group of senior managers as well as political, social and cultural activists met with Ayatollah Khamenei this evening May 23, 2018.The Leader of the Revolution, while meeting with government authorities and officials during the eventful month...

Iran-Pakistan economy, security inter-related: official

Iran-Pakistan economy, security inter-related: official

TEHRAN, May 23 (Press Shia) – Hossein Zolfaghari, Iranian Deputy Interior Minister for Security and Police Affairs, said on Wednesday that shared borders between Iran and Pakistan tie the destiny of the two countries.“The Iran-Pakistan relation is a strategic one and the security and economy of the two countries are inter-related,” said Hossein Zolfaghari, Iranian Deputy Interior Minister...

Iran says will not hesitate to enhance defensive capabilities

Iran says will not hesitate to enhance defensive capabilities

TEHRAN, May 23 (Press Shia Agency) – Brigadier General Amir Hatami, Iranian Minister of Defense and Armed Forces Logistical Support, said on Wednesday that Iran will keep improving its defensive and military capabilities, regardless of enemies' pressure.“Without being affected by the West's political propaganda, we won’t hesitate for a moment to enhance military and defensive...

MFA reacts to US sanction on governor of Iran’s Central Bank

MFA reacts to US sanction on governor of Iran’s Central Bank

TEHRAN, May 23 (Press Shia) – Iranian foreign ministry issued a statement on Wednesday condemning US sanctions against officials of Central Bank and Iranian government as a measure violating the internal conventions which give immunity to officials.“The performance of US government shows that it holds no respect to its international commitments,” reads the statement issued by Iranian...

Envoy refutes claims of Iran forces in south Syria

Envoy refutes claims of Iran forces in south Syria

TEHRAN, May 23 (Press Shia) – Iranian Ambassador to Jordan Mojtaba Ferdosipour refuted claims about Iran’s setting up forces in Southern Syria.Rejecting claims about Iran’s forces in Southern Syria, he said that Iran is not involved in Ghouta conflicts, Alghad daily newspaper reported. If talks between Syria and the opposition groups in southern regions fail, it is possible that the Syrian...

Israelis barred from entry into Indonesia after Gaza massacre

Israelis barred from entry into Indonesia after Gaza massacre

TEHRAN, May 23 (Press Shia Agency) – Israeli Foreign Ministry Spokesman Emmanuel Nahshon declared on Wednesday that Indonesian government has prohibited the entrance of Israeli citizens to Indonesia.Emmanuel Nahshon Israeli Foreign Ministry Spokesman announced on Wednesday that Indonesia has prohibited the entrance of Israeli citizens to this country after the recent events in Palestine. The...

Nabih Berri re-elected as Lebanon Parl. speaker

Nabih Berri re-elected as Lebanon Parl. speaker

TEHRAN, May 23 (Press Shia) – Nabih Berri has been re-elected as Speaker of Lebanon’s Parliament for the sixth time since 1992, with 98 out of 128 votes in his favor.Nabih Berri, who has held the position of assembly speaker since 1992, was reappointed for the sixth time with 98 votes in his favor, while 29 MPs cast a blank ballot and 1 that was annulled. "I would like to give my deepest...

Pompeo’s Anti-Iran Speech Reveals Bankruptcy of US: Zarif

Pompeo’s Anti-Iran Speech Reveals Bankruptcy of US: Zarif

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif slammed his American counterpart’s recent comments against Tehran as a sign of bankruptcy of the United States, which he said has put its foreign policy up for rent. “Pompeo’s remarks (against Iran) signify bankruptcy of the United States,” Zarif told reporters on the sidelines of a cabinet session on...