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IRGC Dismisses Reports Distorting Retired General’s Comments on Yemen

IRGC Dismisses Reports Distorting Retired General’s Comments on Yemen

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps rejected reports by some Western media outlets that have misrepresented the recent remarks by a retired IRGC general about the war in Yemen. In a statement on Tuesday, Head of the IRGC Public Relations Department General Ramezan Sharif denied reports by certain Western media about the recent comments by Brigadier General Nasser...

US Says Willing to Engage in New Talks with Iran

US Says Willing to Engage in New Talks with Iran

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – US State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said Washington is willing to engage in new talks with Iran to seek a “new deal”. “The United States is seeking new detail – excuse me, a new deal, rather, that will comprehensively address the Iranian regime’s destabilizing behavior – not just their nuclear program, but also their missile program,...

Oman, Switzerland Offer to Mediate between Iran, US, Zarif Says

Oman, Switzerland Offer to Mediate between Iran, US, Zarif Says

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif confirmed that the country has received messages from Switzerland and Oman offering mediation between Tehran and Washington, but that no talks are currently underway between Iran and the US. “Of course, there are some messages from other countries to mediate (between Iran and the US),” Zarif said in an...

World No Longer Following Trump’s ‘Tweeted Diktats’: Iran’s FM

World No Longer Following Trump’s ‘Tweeted Diktats’: Iran’s FM

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said the world no longer follows US President Donald Trump’s “impulsive tweeted diktats”, adding that his tweets would not change the fact that the world is “sick & tired of US unilateralism”. “Tantrums & CAPPED TWEETS won't change the fact that the world is sick & tired of US unilateralism....

Syria Condemns Re-Imposition of US Sanctions on Iran

Syria Condemns Re-Imposition of US Sanctions on Iran

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Syria’s Foreign and Expatriates Ministry strongly condemns the US administration’s Monday move to re-impose economic sanctions against Iran, a source at the ministry said on Tuesday. The Syrian Arab Republic strongly decries Washington’s “hostile” decision to reinstate sanctions on Tehran, the source was quoted as saying by...

German Politician Warns Iran against Trusting US Again

German Politician Warns Iran against Trusting US Again

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – A senior economist and member of Germany’s Christian Democratic Union (CDU) highlighted the US administration’s continued enmity toward Iran and said any decision by Tehran to trust Washington again would be definitely wrong. The Americans have often behaved unilaterally and aggressively toward Iran in recent years and this is not the case with the Trump...

Iranian Divers Set Records in Int’l Army Games

Iranian Divers Set Records in Int’l Army Games

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Army servicemen set a number of records in the diving competitions of the International Army Games 2018. The International Army Games are being held in seven countries, and Iran’s Navy is hosting the diving competitions in the Caspian city of Noshahr.Attended by military delegations from eight countries, the diving competitions kicked off on August...

Iran’s Top Diplomat, New PUIC Chief Meet in Tehran

Iran’s Top Diplomat, New PUIC Chief Meet in Tehran

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif held talks with the new secretary general of the Parliamentary Union of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation Member States (PUIC), Mouhamed Khouraichi Niass, on issues of mutual interest. In the meeting in Tehran on Tuesday, Zarif and Khouraichi Niass exchanged views about the PUIS’s duty to boost unity and...

Sanctions Can Lead to Boost in Iran’s Economy: Larijani

Sanctions Can Lead to Boost in Iran’s Economy: Larijani

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani described Washington’s new sanctions against the Islamic Republic as an opportunity for “the internal renovation of the country’s economy”. In a speech on Monday night, Larijani pointed to the re-introduction of US economic sanctions on Iran and said in the difficult situation, the country needs investment in order to...

Iran Eyes Growing Ties with Ivory Coast

Iran Eyes Growing Ties with Ivory Coast

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani hoped for closer cooperation with Ivory Coast in various fields. In a message to his Ivorian counterpart Alassane Ouattara, Rouhani congratulated him on the West African country’s Independence Day.He also expressed the hope that Iran and Ivory Coast would expand relations and promote cooperation in diverse fields of mutual interest...