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Hashemi stood strong during tough times of Revolution

Hashemi stood strong during tough times of Revolution

TEHRAN, Jan. 09 (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s Parl. Speaker Ali Larijani while expressing his condolences on the demise of Ayat. Hashemi Rafsanjani, said Hashemi’s name was and will always be tied to the Islamic Revolution.Ali Larijani made the remarks in today’s open session of Parliament, adding “Hashemi withstood imprisonments and torture so that the Combatant Clerics movement could...

Most Americans oppose US’ withdrawal from JCPOA: Survey

Most Americans oppose US’ withdrawal from JCPOA: Survey

TEHRAN, Jan. 09 (Press Shia) – Donald Trump’s election as the president has raised the speculations on US withdrawal of nuclear deal, yet a new survey has proved the opposite. A new survey from the University of Maryland’s Program for Public Consultation (PPC) finds that nearly two thirds of Americans oppose withdrawing from the Iran nuclear deal and seeking to negotiate a better deal, as...

'Islam lost a great asset, Iran a great commander'

'Islam lost a great asset, Iran a great commander'

TEHRAN, Jan. 08 (Press Shia Agency) – President Hassan Rouhani issued a condolence message on Sunday over the loss of Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, stressing that “Islam had lost a great asset, Iran a great commander.”"Iran mourns the loss of a great national hero, a man who fought against tyranny and colonialism," Rouhani wrote adding the soul of the great man of revolution and...

Letter to Trump highlights salubrious sides of JCPOA

Letter to Trump highlights salubrious sides of JCPOA

TEHRAN, Jan. 09 (Press Shia Agency) – A signatory of the Scientists’ Letter to Trump Supporting Iran Nuclear Deal has said JCPOA should be kept alive by Trump administration as a US asset.Richard Lawrence Garwin is an American physicist, widely known to be the author of the first hydrogen bomb design. He is one of 37 scientists who sent a letter to Trump transition team where they argued that...

Parl. speaker grieves Ayat. Rafsanjani’s death

Parl. speaker grieves Ayat. Rafsanjani’s death

TEHRAN, Jan. 08 (Press Shia) – Iran’s Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani has extended his condolences over the demise of Chairman of the Expediency Council Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani who passed away at 83 on Sunday.“A great man has passed away whose visage reflected his 60 years of fight against tyranny and colonialism, his relentless efforts for establishing the Islamic Republic, his...

Head of Assembley of Experts condoles on death of Ayat. Rafsanjani

Head of Assembley of Experts condoles on death of Ayat. Rafsanjani

TEHRAN, Jan. 08 (Press Shia) – Head of Iran’s Assembly of Experts Ayatollah Jannati cabled a condolence message on demise of former president Ayatollah Hashemi Rafsanjani on Sunday.“The death of Ayatollah Hashemi Rafsanjani, the old companion of Late Imam Khomeini, caused grief in our hearts; he tolerated great pain during the Pahlavi regime and was helpful and active after the Islamic...

Leader pays tribute to 'old friend' Hashemi Rafsanjani

Leader pays tribute to 'old friend' Hashemi Rafsanjani

TEHRAN, Jan. 08 (Press Shia Agency) – Leader of islamic revolution Ayatollah Khamenei in a message of condolence paid tribute to an old friend and combatant ayatollah Hashemi Rafsanjani. Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Khamenei in his message condoled with bereaved family and relatives of the late Revolutionary figure and recalled long background of their friendship. Here is full...

Zarif condoles demise of Ayat. Hashemi Rafsanjani

Zarif condoles demise of Ayat. Hashemi Rafsanjani

TEHRAN, Jan. 08 (Press Shia Agency) – Foreign Minister Zarif issued a message of condolence on death of Ayatollah Hashemi Rafsanjani, Head of Iran’s Expediency Council.“The demise of Ayatollah Hashemi, who was a great scholar, a brave warrior and an old companion for Late Imam Khomeini and the Leader Ayatollah Khamenei and spent his whole life in path of Islamic Revolution, caused deep...

Iran mourns loss of Islamic Revolution's figure

Iran mourns loss of Islamic Revolution's figure

TEHRAN, Jan. 08 (Press Shia Agency) – The death of Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, one of the key founding figures of Iran’s Islamic Revolution, shocked Iranians, leaving a huge grief in the hearts of the Iranian people and the Islamic Revolution followers.Ayatollah Hashemi Rafsanjani, the Head of the Expediency Council and Iran’s former president from 1989 to 1997, died at hospital of a...

Damascus should be ‘center of national dialogue’

Damascus should be ‘center of national dialogue’

TEHRAN, Jan. 08 (Press Shia Agency) – Leader’s envoy to SNSC has met Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Damascus to discuss nascent political dialogue after Aleppo success.Mr. Ali Shamkhani arrived in Damascus on Sunday as part of Iran’s efforts to coordinate the peace process and bring centrality to Damascus, a city Mr. Shamkhani dubbed ‘capital of a strong and united Syria.’ ...