Archive "Politics"

Iran Says Oil Sales Will Go On without Problem

Iran Says Oil Sales Will Go On without Problem

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – An Iranian lawmaker said the experience of bypassing sanctions have enabled Tehran to keep selling oil in the current Iranian year without any trouble. - Economy news - Speaking to Press Shia, member of the Iranian Parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Commission Hossein Naqavi Hosseini underscored that it is impossible for the “enemies of the Islamic...

Commander Thanks Iranian MPs for Supporting IRGC against US

Commander Thanks Iranian MPs for Supporting IRGC against US

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari expressed his gratitude to the Iranian lawmakers for their support for the IRGC against a recent decision by the US to blacklist the force. - Politics news - In a letter to Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani released on Tuesday night, Major General Jafari appreciated...

Int’l Community Demanding Change in US Regime’s Nature: Iran

Int’l Community Demanding Change in US Regime’s Nature: Iran

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyed Abbas Mousavi hit back at US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo over his anti-Tehran remarks, saying that there is “a global demand” for a change in the US regime’s nature due to its moves against the international law.      - Politics news - “Fortunately, as time passes, the rulers of the current regime of...

Instagram Removes Accounts of Iranian Officials, Commanders

Instagram Removes Accounts of Iranian Officials, Commanders

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Instagram social media shut down the accounts of several Iranian officials, including pages attributed to a number of senor commanders of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC). - Society/Culture news - Instagram, a media-sharing social networking service owned by Facebook, closed the accounts of several top Iranian officials on Tuesday. The social network...

Turkey Says Eyes US Sanctions Waivers on Iran Oil

Turkey Says Eyes US Sanctions Waivers on Iran Oil

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Turkey "expects" the Trump administration to grant it waivers from the US related to its purchases of Iranian oil, a top aide to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said. - Politics news - Presidential spokesman and senior adviser Ibrahim Kalin told a news conference he could not be certain that the waivers would be granted. But, he said Turkey had made a strong...

Zarif Arrives in Turkey after Syria Visit

Zarif Arrives in Turkey after Syria Visit

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Foreign Minister of Iran Mohammad Javad Zarif went to Turkey after paying a one-day visit to Syria, saying Tehran seeks to settle the region’s problems through dialogue. - Politics news - Speaking to reporters upon his arrival in Ankara on Tuesday evening, Zarif said he is going to meet Turkish officials for talks about the economic and political cooperation between...

Iranian Minister Hails IRGC as ‘Glorious Defense Institution’

Iranian Minister Hails IRGC as ‘Glorious Defense Institution’

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami deplored a recent move by the US to blacklist the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) and said the force as ‘a glorious defense institution’ has played a major role in defending the oppressed nations in the region.    - Defense news - Addressing an open session of the parliament in Tehran on...

Iranian MPs Approve Motion to Counteract US Blacklisting of IRGC

Iranian MPs Approve Motion to Counteract US Blacklisting of IRGC

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The Iranian lawmakers on Tuesday passed generalities of a motion to support the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) against a recent decision made by the US administration to label the force as “a terrorist group”. - Politics news - During an open session of the parliament on Tuesday afternoon, the MPs voted for the generalities of the motion put forward by the...

Zarif Hails Syria for Saving Region from Grave Peril

Zarif Hails Syria for Saving Region from Grave Peril

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif admired Syria for its fight against terrorism that protected the entire region from a big threat. - Politics news - In a meeting with his Syrian counterpart Walid Muallem in Damascus on Tuesday, Zarif praised the Syrian people for saving the region from a major threat. He also noted that Iran is delighted to have supported...

Iran, Turkey Resolved to Cement Bilateral Ties: Envoy

Iran, Turkey Resolved to Cement Bilateral Ties: Envoy

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The Iranian ambassador to Ankara highlighted the importance of Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif’s upcoming visit to neighboring Turkey and said the two sides are resolved to cement relations in all areas. - Politics news - “During a two-day trip to Ankara which would start today, Dr. Zarif would hold talks and consultations with the officials of the friendly...