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Iran Unveils Blueprint for Military Trimaran

Iran Unveils Blueprint for Military Trimaran

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iran’s Navy on Saturday unveiled the blueprint for a new military trimaran, a multi-hulled watercraft with optimized naval capabilities. - Politics news - During a visit to an exhibition of the Iranian Navy’s achievements, Deputy Chief of the Army for Coordination Rear Admiral Sayyari unveiled the scheme for the new homegrown vessel, dubbed the “Safineh...

Iran Parliament Speaker Meets Turkish, Afghan Counterparts in Tehran

Iran Parliament Speaker Meets Turkish, Afghan Counterparts in Tehran

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani held separate meetings with his Turkish and Afghan counterparts in the capital, Tehran, on Friday, discussing a range of regional and international issues, including ways to combat terrorism. - Politics news - Speaking at the meeting with Turkish Parliament Speaker Binali Yildirim, Larijani said mutual cooperation to boost...

Iran Hails Russia’s Role in Oil Production Cuts

Iran Hails Russia’s Role in Oil Production Cuts

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh said the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries agreed to exempt Iran from a plan for a cut in oil production after tough and intensive talks, noting that Russia played a constructive role in the meeting as a non-OPEC member. - Politics news - OPEC agreed to cut output despite the US pressure, Zanganeh said on...

Tehran Hosting Conference on Countering Terrorism

Tehran Hosting Conference on Countering Terrorism

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The second edition of a conference of six regional countries on ways to combat the threat of terrorism kicked off in the Iranian capital of Tehran on Saturday. - Politics news - The two-day event is being attended by the parliament speakers of Iran, Russia, Turkey, China, Pakistan, and Afghanistan.The conference began with a keynote speech by Ali Larijani,...

Larijani Urges Pakistan’s Action to Help Free Iranian Border Guards

Larijani Urges Pakistan’s Action to Help Free Iranian Border Guards

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani called on Pakistan to make more efforts to secure the release of the remaining Iranian border guards abducted by terrorists near a common border back in October after five of the guards were released. - Politics news - Speaking at a meeting with Speaker of the National Assembly of Pakistan, Asad Qaiser, in Tehran on Friday...

Iranian Envoy Hails OPEC Meeting Outcome

Iranian Envoy Hails OPEC Meeting Outcome

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iran’s ambassador to Vienna-based international organizations praised the fortitude shown by the country’s delegation in a meeting of Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries that resulted in Iran’s exemption from OPEC’s plan for a cut in oil output. - Politics news - In comments on Friday evening, Kazem Gharibabadi said the fortitude shown by the...

Yemeni-Yemeni Talks Only Solution to Ongoing Crisis: Iranian Cleric

Yemeni-Yemeni Talks Only Solution to Ongoing Crisis: Iranian Cleric

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Tehran’s provisional Friday Prayers leader warned against the ongoing human tragedy in Yemen in the wake of the Saudi-led war and said today, the only solution to the crisis is Yemeni-Yemeni talks. - Politics news - Addressing a congregation of worshippers in Tehran on Friday, Ayatollah Mohammad Ali Movahedi Kermani described the Yemeni issue as a test for...

US Has Moved Daesh Terrorists to Afghanistan: Iran’s Larijani

US Has Moved Daesh Terrorists to Afghanistan: Iran’s Larijani

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani raised the alarm about the US administration’s attempts to revive the Daesh (also known as ISIS or ISIL) terrorist group in Afghanistan, saying that Washington has moved a large number of them to the country. - Politics news - Speaking at a meeting with Chen Zu, the vice-chairman of the Standing Committee of the Chinese National...

US, Israel, Regional Allies behind Terror Attack in Iran’s Chabahar: Minister

US, Israel, Regional Allies behind Terror Attack in Iran’s Chabahar: Minister

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iranian Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli condemned the terrorist attack in the country’s southeastern port city of Chabahar as “a savage act” and said the US, Israel and some terrorist regimes in the region are behind the attack. - Politics news - In a message released on Thursday night, Rahmani Fazli expressed deep sorrow over the terrorist attack in...

Iran’s FM: Terror Attack in Chabahar Not to Go Unpunished

Iran’s FM: Terror Attack in Chabahar Not to Go Unpunished

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif gave an assurance that Thursday’s terrorist attack in the country’s southeastern port city of Chabahar will not go unanswered. - Politics news - In a post on his Twitter account on Thursday evening, Zarif said, “Foreign-backed terrorists kill and wound innocents in Chabahar. As we've made clear in the...