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President Rouhani: Iranian Armed Forces Serve Regional Security

President Rouhani: Iranian Armed Forces Serve Regional Security

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - President of Iran Hassan Rouhani reassured the neighbors and all regional countries that the Iranian Armed Forces would stand against terrorism and foreign aggression, and slammed the US and Zionism as the root cause of all regional problems. - Politics news - Speaking at a military ceremony marking the National Army Day in Tehran on Thursday, President Rouhani...

Iran Celebrates National Army Day

Iran Celebrates National Army Day

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The Iranian Army servicemen held commemorative parades across the country on Thursday to celebrate the Army Day and the Ground Force Day. - Politics news - In capital Tehran, the ceremony was held near the mausoleum of the late founder of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Imam Khomeini, with high-ranking officials and senior military commanders in attendance. President...

US Not to Be Allowed to Hit Iran’s Trade Ties with other Nations: Zarif

US Not to Be Allowed to Hit Iran’s Trade Ties with other Nations: Zarif

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif deplored the US sanctions against the Islamic Republic and said the Washington administration would not be allowed to undermine the country’s trade with other nations. - Politics news - Speaking to reporters in the Turkish capital of Ankara on Wednesday, Zarif responded to a question as to what will happen if a...

Ayatollah Khamenei Lauds Unity of Iranian Armed Forces

Ayatollah Khamenei Lauds Unity of Iranian Armed Forces

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei praised the growing unity among the Iranian military forces and the Army’s backing for the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps after the US move to blacklist the IRGC. - Politics news - In a meeting with a group of top Army commanders in Tehran on Wednesday, Ayatollah Khamenei said the growing unity among the...

Floods in Iran Reveal ‘Dirty Nature’ of US Rulers: Rouhani

Floods in Iran Reveal ‘Dirty Nature’ of US Rulers: Rouhani

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani highlighted the US sanctions’ negative impact on relief efforts made to assist flood-stricken people in the Islamic Republic, saying the floods revealed the “dirty nature” of Washington, which calls itself an advocate of human rights. - Politics news - Addressing a cabinet session in Tehran on Wednesday, Rouhani described...

Iran Dismisses Bahraini Allegations in Court Ruling

Iran Dismisses Bahraini Allegations in Court Ruling

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesperson slammed the “baseless allegations” against Tehran raised in a Bahraini court ruling that has handed down prison sentences to scores of Bahraini people. - Politics news - In a statement on Wednesday, Abbas Mousavi condemned a Bahraini court ruling that has accused Iran of supporting terrorist elements in the Arab...

Zarif: Iran Aware of Turkey’s Worries about Syria Border Threats

Zarif: Iran Aware of Turkey’s Worries about Syria Border Threats

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iran attaches great significance to the security of Turkish people, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Wednesday, noting that Tehran is aware of Ankara’s concerns about terrorist attacks from the common border with Syria. - Politics news - Asked about Turkey's military deployment to the Syrian border and the east of the Euphrates River, Zarif...

Turkey: US Sanctions on Iran Must Stop

Turkey: US Sanctions on Iran Must Stop

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Foreign Minister of Turkey Mevlut Cavusoglu stressed the need for a halt to the American sanctions against Iran, voicing Ankara’s concern about the impact of sanctions on the entire region. - Politics news - Speaking at a joint press conference with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in Ankara on Wednesday, Cavusoglu said the US sanctions against...

Trump’s Decisions Only in Favor of Israel: Syrian FM

Trump’s Decisions Only in Favor of Israel: Syrian FM

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Muallem condemned a recent decision by US President Donald Trump to blacklist Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) and said Trumo takes decisions only in favor of the Israeli regime. - Politics news - Speaking to the Press Shia News Agency, Muallem decried the US move to label the IRGC as a terrorist group and said Trump knows...

PM Rejects US Claim about IRGC Economic Role in Iraq

PM Rejects US Claim about IRGC Economic Role in Iraq

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The Iraqi prime minister rejected a recent US claim that Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) controls “some 20 percent” of the Arab country’s economy, saying Washington is lying about the role of the military force. - Politics news - The Americans speak of "20 percent, 10 percent, five percent or whatever other proportion…I don’t know how they have...