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Stronger Parliament Can Better Solve People’s Problems: Iranian VP

Stronger Parliament Can Better Solve People’s Problems: Iranian VP

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iranian First Vice-President Eshaq Jahangiri highlighted the importance of high turnout in the upcoming elections and said the stronger the parliament is, the better it can solve the people’s problems. - Politics news - “At the current juncture, due to the international and regional conditions, the parliamentary elections have become more important than in the...

Iran Offers Good Offices to Settle Syria-Turkey Row over Idlib

Iran Offers Good Offices to Settle Syria-Turkey Row over Idlib

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Syria and Turkey can resolve the issues related to the flashpoint city of Idlib through the good offices of the Islamic Republic. - Politics news - Speaking to Press Shia Agency on the sidelines of a weekly cabinet session in Tehran on Wednesday, Zarif expressed Iran’s readiness to help tackle the crisis in...

Dutch Top Diplomat Due in Iran Friday

Dutch Top Diplomat Due in Iran Friday

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The Netherlands’ Foreign Minister Stef Blok is slated to pay an official visit to Iran on Friday and Saturday and hold talks with senior officials of the Islamic Republic on issues of mutual interest. - Politics news - In a statement on Wednesday, the Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced that the Dutch top diplomat will meet with President Hassan Rouhani...

‘We Must Bring US to Negotiating Table Again’, Iran’s President Says

‘We Must Bring US to Negotiating Table Again’, Iran’s President Says

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Saudi Arabia Arming Terrorists in SE Iran: IRGC Commander

Saudi Arabia Arming Terrorists in SE Iran: IRGC Commander

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Ground Force Brigadier General Mohammad Pakpour accused Saudi Arabia of having sent at least three planeloads of arms and military equipment to the so-called “Jaish ul-Adl” terrorist group in Iran’s southeast borders. - Politics news - Speaking at gathering of officials from the Iranian Armed Forces...

Zarif-US Senator Meeting in Line with Iran’s Public Diplomacy: Spokesman

Zarif-US Senator Meeting in Line with Iran’s Public Diplomacy: Spokesman

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyed Abbas Mousavi said a recent meeting between Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and US Senator Chris Murphy was in line with the Islamic Republic’s public diplomacy.   - Politics news - In a post on his Twitter account on Tuesday night, Mousavi confirmed that Zarif had met with Murphy on the sidelines of the Munich...

Iran’s Air Defense Achievements Substantial: Minister

Iran’s Air Defense Achievements Substantial: Minister

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami said local experts have manufactured such advanced air defense equipment that the Islamic Republic faces no limits in combating aerial threats. - Politics news - In an address to a gathering of military officials on Tuesday, General Hatami said Iran has made remarkable and “eye-catching” advances in the...

If Only Qassem Soleimani Were Peshmerga Commander, PUK Official Says

If Only Qassem Soleimani Were Peshmerga Commander, PUK Official Says

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – A leading member of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) lauded Lt. General Qassem Soleimani for his modest cooperation with the Iraqi Kurdistan Region in the war against ISIS, wishing that the Iranian martyr were the commander of Kurdish Peshmerga forces. - Politics news - Mahmoud Sangawi is a senior official of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK), the military...

Ayatollah Khamenei: Voting in Elections A ‘Religious Duty’

Ayatollah Khamenei: Voting in Elections A ‘Religious Duty’

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei highlighted the importance of the elections due to be held across the country later this week and said it is people’s religious duty to participate in the polls. - Politics news - Addressing a gathering of people from the northwestern province of East Azarbaijan on Tuesday, Ayatollah Khamenei described...

Indictments to Be Issued for Detainees in Zam Case: Iran’s Judiciary

Indictments to Be Issued for Detainees in Zam Case: Iran’s Judiciary

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iran’s Judiciary Spokesman Gholam Hossein Esmaeili said the indictments for detainees in the case of Ruhollah Zam, the head of an anti-Iranian website and Telegram channel, will be issued soon. - Politics news - “In this case, an indictment has been issued only for Zam and soon the second indictment will be issued against the (other) detainees,” Esmaeili told...