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OIC calls world to recognize al-Quds as Palestine’s capital

OIC calls world to recognize al-Quds as Palestine’s capital

TEHRAN, Dec. 13 (Press Shia Agency) – The final statement of the OIC extraordinary summit of Istanbul calls the international community to recognize eastern al-Quds as the occupied Palestine’s capital.The final statement of the OIC extraordinary summit of Istanbul was issued at the conclusion of the event on Wednesday. The 48 member states of the Organization of the Islamic Cooperation...

OIC urges UNSC to act against Trump move

OIC urges UNSC to act against Trump move

TEHRAN, Dec. 13 (Press Shia Agency) – The final statement of the OIC extraordinary summit of Istanbul calls the international community to recognize eastern al-Quds as the occupied Palestine’s capital.The final statement of the OIC extraordinary summit of Istanbul was issued at the conclusion of the event on Wednesday. The 48 member states of the Organization of the Islamic Cooperation...

FM Zarif condemns procrastinated war, calls for resolution

FM Zarif condemns procrastinated war, calls for resolution

TEHRAN, Dec. 13 (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif described the procrastinated war in Yemen as a nightmare in a message posted on his Twitter account.“Ending the nightmare that is the war in Yemen is our collective responsibility. We welcome the growing recognition that there is no military solution, and we are ready to contribute to any effort towards an...

Iran permitted to work on non-nuclear weapon applications of detonators:Olli Heinonen

Iran permitted to work on non-nuclear weapon applications of detonators:Olli Heinonen

TEHRAN, Dec. 13 (Press Shia) – The former deputy director general for safeguards at the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), tells that “According to Section T Iran is permitted to work on non-nuclear weapon applications of detonators, which find their use for example in the oil-industry. In order to do so, Tehran has to request permission from the Joint Commission (JC).”Heinonen, now...

Intelligence ministry dismantles big banknote forging gang

Intelligence ministry dismantles big banknote forging gang

TEHRAN, Dec. 13 (Press Shia) – Iran’s Intelligence Ministry announced that the ministry has dismantled a gang of criminals responsible for printing counterfeit banknotes in Kermanshah Province of Iran.After a chain of intelligence operation probes, the members of a big gang of printing and distributing different kinds of banknotes and checks were identified and arrested by Iran’s...

Iran Ready to Contribute to Any Effort to End War in Yemen: Zarif

Iran Ready to Contribute to Any Effort to End War in Yemen: Zarif

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif reiterated Tehran’s stance on the war on Yemen and said the Islamic Republic is ready to contribute to any effort to end “the nightmare” in the Arabian Peninsula country. “Ending the nightmare that is the war in Yemen is our collective responsibility,” Zarif said on his Twitter account on...

Iran Played Pivotal Role in Anti-Terror Campaign in Region: British Activist

Iran Played Pivotal Role in Anti-Terror Campaign in Region: British Activist

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – A prominent political expert and activist based in the UK praised Iran for its major role in the fall of the Daesh (ISIS or ISIL) terrorist group in the Middle East and said without Tehran’s support, both Baghdad and Damascus were very close to collapse. “Iran has played a pivotal role in defeating both state-sponsored and Takfiri-mercenary terrorism in the Middle...

US Quds Plan to Result in Annihilation of Israel: Iranian Cleric

US Quds Plan to Result in Annihilation of Israel: Iranian Cleric

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The chairman of Iran’s Assembly of Experts condemned the US president’s decision to recognize al-Quds (Jerusalem) as the capital of Israel, saying the controversial move would result in the demise of the Zionist regime. The US administration’s “unwise” move to declare Quds capital of Israel was an insult to the Muslim public opinion, and drew...

Turkish expert: Egypt stance toward Iran affected by Cairo-Riyadh ties

Turkish expert: Egypt stance toward Iran affected by Cairo-Riyadh ties

TEHRAN, Dec. 13 (Press Shia) – Turkish Political analyst Semih Idiz says Cairo's position on Iran is driven not only by its close ties to Saudi Arabia, but because as a major Arab power it is also concerned about the increasing Iranian influence in the Middle East.Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has been at loggerheads with the current Egyptian administration since his close ally, former...

All-out commitment to JCPOA essential for intl., regional security

All-out commitment to JCPOA essential for intl., regional security

TEHRAN, Dec. 13 (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani highlighted the importance of the commitment of all parties to JCPOA for maintaining international and regional security.Ali Larijani discussed Iran’s reaction to the US congress decision concerning JCPOA and stated “the supervisory council on executing JCPOA has deliberated over this issue and numerous scenarios...