Archive "Politics"

Leader Urges Upgrading Islamic-Iranian Paradigm of Progress

Leader Urges Upgrading Islamic-Iranian Paradigm of Progress

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei asked Iranian elites and experts for their consultative opinion on various aspects of the Islamic-Iranian Paradigm of Progress in order to upgrade the document which defines a roadmap for the next 50 years. In a letter on Sunday, Ayatollah Khamenei called on Iranian organizations, scientific centers,...

EU Siding with Iran against US: President Rouhani

EU Siding with Iran against US: President Rouhani

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani highlighted the country’s political achievements in the international arena following the US withdrawal from the 2015 nuclear deal and said the European Union has sided with Tehran against Washington. Iran has been successful politically and legally in international institutions and before the eyes of the world, Rouhani said...

Iran, Iraq Ink MoU on Arbaeen Pilgrimage: Official

Iran, Iraq Ink MoU on Arbaeen Pilgrimage: Official

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iran and Iraq have signed a major memorandum of understanding on handling the Arbaeen season that would see more than 2.5 million Iranian pilgrims travelling to Iraq, an Iranian official said. Speaking at a press conference on Sunday, Hossein Zolfaqari, director of an Iranian headquarters set up for Arbaeen, said Tehran and Baghdad have signed a major document on...

EU’s Iran Package to Be Announced before Nov. 4: MP

EU’s Iran Package to Be Announced before Nov. 4: MP

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – An Iranian lawmaker said the European package of measures to secure Iran’s benefits from the 2015 nuclear deal would be announced before November 4, when a new round of US sanctions against Tehran comes into force. In an interview with Press Shia Agency, Chairman of the Iranian Parliament’s Nuclear Committee Mojtaba Zolnoor said the European parties to...

Intelligence Forces Smash Terrorist Team West of Iran

Intelligence Forces Smash Terrorist Team West of Iran

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s Intelligence Ministry forces raided a terrorist cell in a western province, killing 2 in a gunfight. In a statement on Saturday, the Intelligence Ministry said it tracked and spotted the “separatist” terrorists in the province of Kermanshah who had crossed the western border and were staying in a house.Two terrorists were killed...

Iran Reaffirms Support for Afghan Security

Iran Reaffirms Support for Afghan Security

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – An Iranian deputy foreign minister said the country would spare no effort to assist neighboring Afghanistan in ensuring security. In a meeting with Chief Executive of Afghanistan Abdullah Abdullah in Tajikistan on Friday, Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister Morteza Sarmadi warned against the relocation of terrorist groups to Afghanistan and Central Asia after their...

Iranian VP: US Can’t Suddenly Abandon Treaty of Amity

Iranian VP: US Can’t Suddenly Abandon Treaty of Amity

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iran’s vice president for legal affairs denounced the US announcement of its withdrawal from the Treaty of Amity, Economic Relations and Consular Rights -signed with Iran in 1955- saying such a pull-out is a lengthy process that faces many obstacles. In comments on Saturday, La'ya Joneidi slammed the US government’s withdrawal from the Treaty of Amity as an...

Iranian Deputy FM, Tajik Ministers Discuss Closer Ties

Iranian Deputy FM, Tajik Ministers Discuss Closer Ties

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Morteza Sarmadi, who is on an official visit to Tajikistan, held separate talks with the energy and foreign ministers of the Central Asian country about a range of issues, including ways to boost ties between Tehran and Dushanbe in diverse fields. In the meeting with Tajik Minister of Energy and Water Resources Usmonali Usmonzoda on...

Tehran Hosting Military Medicine Conference

Tehran Hosting Military Medicine Conference

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The 4th edition of Military Medicine Congress in Asia-Pacific Region began in Tehran on Saturday. The conference is attended by military commanders and delegations from 45 countries.Iran took the rotating presidency of the biennial congress.Top Iranian commanders and the country’s Health Minister Hassan Qazizadeh Hashemi took part in the event.Addressing...

Cleric Urges Heads of Iran’s Branches of Power to Resolve Economic Problems

Cleric Urges Heads of Iran’s Branches of Power to Resolve Economic Problems

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Tehran's Provisional Friday Prayers Leader Ayatollah Mohammad Emami Kashani called on the heads of three branches of power to take serious measures to resolve economic problems facing the people following recent price hikes. Addressing a large gathering of worshippers in Tehran on Friday, Ayatollah Emami Kashani warned against enemies’ conspiracy to create...