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IRGC Navy Gets Modern Warfare Defense Gear

IRGC Navy Gets Modern Warfare Defense Gear

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Navy took possession of a series of new equipment used for defense in modern warfare. - Politics news - In a ceremony in Iran’s southern city of Shiraz on Monday, the IRGC Navy received the modern warfare defense equipment, including apparatuses used for detection, pollution reduction, and protection...

France Says Europe Must Stay United to Preserve JCPOA

France Says Europe Must Stay United to Preserve JCPOA

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – France’s Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on Monday that Europe had to remain united in trying to preserve the 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers. - Politics news - “The Europeans have to stay united on this issue,” Le Drian told reporters at a meeting of foreign ministers of France, Germany and Britain in Brussels. Iran’s...

Leader Assigns Clerics to Iran’s Guardian Council

Leader Assigns Clerics to Iran’s Guardian Council

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei appointed a new member to the Guardian Council’s board of Fuqaha (Islamic jurists) and extended the tenure of two other members. - Society/Culture news - In a decree on Monday, Ayatollah Khamenei appointed Hojjatoleslam Alireza A’rafi as a new member of the Guardian Council’s board of Fuqaha. A’rafi...

France, Britain, Germany to Discuss JCPOA in Brussels Monday

France, Britain, Germany to Discuss JCPOA in Brussels Monday

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The foreign ministers of France, Britain, and Germany are scheduled to convene in Brussels on Monday to discuss the latest developments around the 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers. - Politics news - According to Reuters, the three European foreign ministers will seek to flesh out how to convince Iran and the United States to reduce tensions and...

Iran to Emerge Victorious from Sanctions: President Rouhani

Iran to Emerge Victorious from Sanctions: President Rouhani

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani reiterated the country’s policy to resist economic pressures and expressed confidence that the Iranian people will successfully pass through the current difficult conditions caused by US sanctions.   - Politics news - In a speech in the northeastern province of North Khorasan on Monday, Rouhani pointed to Iran’s stance on the...

Iran to Unveil New Military Vehicle

Iran to Unveil New Military Vehicle

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iran’s Defense Ministry is developing a new military vehicle that will come into service in near future, Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami said. - Politics news - In comments on Sunday, Brigadier General Hatami said the ministry’s experts have been working on a new military vehicle that will be soon delivered to the Armed Forces. Highlighting the...

Time for US to Return to International Community: Zarif

Time for US to Return to International Community: Zarif

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif highlighted rejection of the US’ unilateral policies by world countries, saying it’s time for Washington to “return to the international community”. - Politics news - Speaking to reporters upon arrival in New York, where he is going to attend a high-level UN meeting, Zarif referred to the recent meeting of the UN...

Iranian Delegation Due in Pakistan to Address Problems Facing FTA: Envoy

Iranian Delegation Due in Pakistan to Address Problems Facing FTA: Envoy

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Pakistan’s ambassador to Tehran said an Iranian delegation is slated to visit her country to address problems that have prevented the two neighboring nations from signing a free trade agreement (FTA). - Economy news - Speaking to Press Shia, Riffat Masood pointed to a recent visit to Tehran by Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan and said since the visit, she has...

Iraqi Popular Forces Attack Biggest Daesh Base in Diyala

Iraqi Popular Forces Attack Biggest Daesh Base in Diyala

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – A senior commander of Iraq’s Hashd al-Shaabi (Popular Mobilization Units) said his forces have attacked the biggest base of the Daesh (ISIS or ISIL) terrorist group in Hamrin Mountains in the eastern province of Diyala. - Politics news - In a statement on Saturday, Brigadier General Ziad Khalifa al-Tamimi, the commander of the 24th Brigade of the Popular...

Army Chief Warns of Iran’s Devastating Response to Any Attack

Army Chief Warns of Iran’s Devastating Response to Any Attack

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s Army Commander Major General Abdolrahim Mousavi warned that Iran’s reaction to any military attack would not be confined to defense alone and will draw a devastating strike. - Politics news - Addressing a military ceremony in Iran’s northwestern city of Tabriz on Sunday, Major General Mousavi stressed the need for growing combat preparedness in...