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Iran among World’s Top Counties in Scientific Growth: President

Iran among World’s Top Counties in Scientific Growth: President

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani highlighted the country’s scientific achievements over the past decades and said the Islamic Republic is among the top countries in terms of scientific progress. - Politics news - Addressing a ceremony to honor the top winners of the 33rd Khwarizmi International Award in Tehran on Monday, Rouhani said education is the basis for...

Oman FM Says Sees Prospects of Talks Between Iran, US

Oman FM Says Sees Prospects of Talks Between Iran, US

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The Omani foreign minister said Muscat is in talks with Tehran and Washington to reduce tensions in the Persian Gulf as it sees prospects of talks between the two countries. - Politics news - “We are in touch with the US and Iran,” Yousef Bin Alawi was cited as saying on Sunday by the state-run Oman News Agency at the Munich Security Conference. “We feel...

Tehran-Damascus Cooperation Not Tactical: Iranian Speaker

Tehran-Damascus Cooperation Not Tactical: Iranian Speaker

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani reiterated the country’s policy to support war-stricken Syria and said the close cooperation between the two countries is deep-rooted and not “a tactical matter”. - Politics news - Speaking at a meeting with Speaker of the People’s Council of Syria Hammouda Youssef Sabbagh in Damascus on Sunday, Larijani said the...

Iran’s Larijani in Lebanon after Syria Visit

Iran’s Larijani in Lebanon after Syria Visit

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani is in Lebanon, on the second leg of his tour of regional countries after Syria, to hold talks with senior officials of the Arab country on issues of mutual interest. - Politics news - Heading a high-ranking parliamentary delegation, Larijani arrived in the Lebanese capital of Beirut on Sunday night to attend meetings with...

US ‘Maximum Pressure’ Campaign against Iran Has Failed: Rouhani

US ‘Maximum Pressure’ Campaign against Iran Has Failed: Rouhani

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – President Hassan Rouhani said Washington’s so-called campaign of “maximum pressure” against Iran has failed to achieve its goals. - Politics news - “Despite what the ill-wishers wanted, our problems this year are less than last year, and despite the fact that conditions are tougher than last year, all social, security and economic indices show that the...

Larijani Reiterates Iran’s Support for Syria

Larijani Reiterates Iran’s Support for Syria

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani reiterated Tehran’s backing for Syria in fighting terrorism, saying the Islamic Republic will support the Arab country until all terrorists are eliminated. - Politics news - In a meeting with Syrian President Bashar Assad in Damascus on Sunday, Larijani affirmed Iran’s continued support for Syria in its efforts to...

Iran’s Shamkhani, Ukrainian Delegation Discuss Downed Plane

Iran’s Shamkhani, Ukrainian Delegation Discuss Downed Plane

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – A high-ranking delegation from Ukraine attended a meeting with Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani about various issues, including the crash of a Ukrainian jetliner near Tehran last month. - Politics news - During the meeting in Tehran on Sunday, Shamkhani and the Ukrainian delegation, headed by Secretary of Ukraine’s...

Iran’s Top Diplomat Meets Foreign Officials in Munich

Iran’s Top Diplomat Meets Foreign Officials in Munich

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, who is in Germany’s Munich, attended separate meetings on Sunday with foreign officials from Kuwait, Poland, Slovenia and the Iraqi Kurdistan region. - Politics news - On the third day of his visit to Germany, Zarif met with his Kuwaiti counterpart, Sheikh Ahmad Nasser Al-Sabah, on the sidelines of the Munich Security...

Firms Leaving Due to Sanctions Have No Future in Iran’s Economy: Araqchi

Firms Leaving Due to Sanctions Have No Future in Iran’s Economy: Araqchi

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Seyed Abbas Araqchi warned that the foreign companies that leave the Islamic Republic due to the sanctions will have no place in the country’s economic future. - Politics news - “The US policy of maximum pressure on Iran has reached its peak,” Araqchi told the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting on...

US Expulsion from Region Iran’s Real Revenge: IRGC Commander

US Expulsion from Region Iran’s Real Revenge: IRGC Commander

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – A deputy commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) said the real revenge against the US government for the assassination of revered commander Lt. Gen. Qassem Soleimani is expelling the American troops from the Middle East. - Politics news - Speaking at a memorial service for Gen. Soleimani in the southern city of Bandar Abbas on Sunday, Brigadier...