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Iranian President Appreciates Iraq for Hosting Arbaeen Pilgrims

Iranian President Appreciates Iraq for Hosting Arbaeen Pilgrims

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani applauded the Iraqi people and officials for their hospitality and efforts to ensure security of pilgrims visiting Iraq during the Arbaeen season. - Politics news - In a message to Iraq’s President Barham Salih and Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi on Sunday, the Iranian president expressed his sincere gratitude to the Iraqi...

IRGC Commander Praises Iraqis’ Hospitality in Arbaeen Season

IRGC Commander Praises Iraqis’ Hospitality in Arbaeen Season

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Commander Major General Hossein Salami expressed his gratitude to the Iraqi nation for their hospitality during the Arbaeen season, which marks the 40th day after the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussein, the third Shiite Imam.     - Politics news - Speaking to reporters while attending a ceremony to mark Arbaeen in...

Iran’s Defense Minister Lauds Iraq for Ensuring Arbaeen Security

Iran’s Defense Minister Lauds Iraq for Ensuring Arbaeen Security

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Defense Minister of Iran Brigadier General Amir Hatami expressed gratitude to the Iraqi authorities for their efforts to ensure security during the Arbaeen season. - Politics news - In separate telephone conversations with Iraq’s interior minister, chief of staff of the Iraqi Joint Forces, and a top commander of Hashd al-Shaabi (Popular Mobilization Units) on...

Doha Urges Diplomacy to Ease Tensions between Iran, Some Arab States

Doha Urges Diplomacy to Ease Tensions between Iran, Some Arab States

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iran and some Arab countries of the region can solve their existing tensions through “constructive dialogue and diplomacy”, a Qatari foreign ministry spokesperson said. - Politics news - “The tension is not sectarian, as it appears to some; rather it is a power and influence struggle in the region between two different poles,” Lolwah al-khater, said in...

Iraqi PM Praises Iranian Arbaeen Pilgrims

Iraqi PM Praises Iranian Arbaeen Pilgrims

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Prime Minister of Iraq Adil Abdul-Mahdi lauded Iranian pilgrims for attending the Arbaeen mourning ceremonies in his country. - Politics news - In a telephone conversation with Iran’s First Vice-President Eshaq Jahangiri on Saturday, Abdul-Mahdi praised the Iranian pilgrims for taking part in the Arbaeen processions in Iraq. Highlighting the role of Arbaeen...

Remain Steadfast, Ayatollah Khamenei Tells Youth

Remain Steadfast, Ayatollah Khamenei Tells Youth

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei called on young students to remain steadfast on the right path to help the country and mankind. - Politics news - Ayatollah Khamenei on Saturday morning took part in a mourning ceremony marking the Arbaeen, the 40th day after the events of Ashura and martyrdom of Imam Hussain (AS), held at the...

Iranian VP Commends Iraq for Hosting Arbaeen Pilgrims

Iranian VP Commends Iraq for Hosting Arbaeen Pilgrims

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – First Vice-President of Iran Eshaq Jahangiri expressed gratitude to Iraq for hosting more than 3 million Iranian pilgrims during the Arbaeen season, describing the huge religious procession as a display of Muslim unity. - Politics news - In a meeting with Governor of Najaf Luay al-Yassiry, the Iranian vice president praised Iraqi officials and religious authorities...

Iran Condemns Afghan Mosque Attack

Iran Condemns Afghan Mosque Attack

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iran’s Foreign Ministry condemned a terrorist attack on a mosque in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province that has killed scores of people. - Politics news - In a statement on Friday, Foreign Ministry Spokesman Abbas Mousavi offered condolences and sympathy to the Afghan government and nation, especially the families of the victims of the barbaric act. "This act of...

Top Iranian, Turkish Diplomats Discuss Syria

Top Iranian, Turkish Diplomats Discuss Syria

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The foreign ministers of Iran and Turkey held talks about the latest situation in the northern parts of Syria, where Turkey has agreed to suspend its offensive for five days after a military operation that sources say has displaced 300,000 people. - Politics news - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif held a telephone conversation with his Turkish...

FATF Extends Suspension of Anti-Iran Measures until February

FATF Extends Suspension of Anti-Iran Measures until February

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The Paris-based Financial Action Task Force (FATF) gave Iran a final deadline of February 2020 to tighten its rules against money laundering in compliance with the global watchdog’s financial standards. - Economy news - “If before February 2020, Iran does not enact the Palermo and Terrorist Financing Conventions in line with the FATF Standards, then the FATF will...