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Iran’s President Calls Talks with US Meaningless amid Sanctions

Iran’s President Calls Talks with US Meaningless amid Sanctions

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani strongly condemned US policy of sanctions against the Islamic Republic, saying Trump is not honest in his offer for talks as he is imposing sanctions on Tehran. “The person who claims to be advocate of talks (should know that) the negotiation has principles first of which is honesty and the two sides should believe in talks in a bid...

US President Trump Signs Executive Order Reimposing Iran Sanctions

US President Trump Signs Executive Order Reimposing Iran Sanctions

​​​​​​​TEHRAN (Press Shia) – US President Donald Trump signed an executive order reimposing many sanctions on Iran, three months after pulling out of the Iran nuclear deal. He says the US policy is to levy "maximum economic pressure" on the country.In a statement Monday, Trump restated his opinion that the 2015 international accord to freeze Iran's nuclear program...

Zarif: US Pushing for Internal Chaos in Iran

Zarif: US Pushing for Internal Chaos in Iran

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif slammed the US move to impose sanctions on Iran’s civil aviation industry as a sign of Washington’s push to create chaos in Iran. In a meeting with a group of Iranian journalist in Tehran on Monday, Zarif said the US must explain why its first anti-Iran sanctions have targeted the country’s passenger...

Iran Navy Commander Meets Japanese, Pakistani Military Attachés

Iran Navy Commander Meets Japanese, Pakistani Military Attachés

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Commander of the Iranian Navy Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi held separate meetings with Japanese and Pakistani military attachés in Tehran, discussing closer defense ties between Iran and the two Asian countries. In his meeting with the new and outgoing Pakistani military attachés in Tehran on Monday, Khanzadi praised the growing relations between Iran...

IRGC Commander Vows Revenge against Terrorists behind Attack on Border Post

IRGC Commander Vows Revenge against Terrorists behind Attack on Border Post

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Ground Force Brigadier General Mohammad Pakpour said his forces will take a “crushing” revenge on those behind a recent deadly terrorist attack on a border post in the western province of Kurdistan. “Our response to the terrorists will be crushing. Its timing is not certain, but our revenge will...

EU, France, Germany, UK Voice Support for JCPOA ahead of US Sanctions

EU, France, Germany, UK Voice Support for JCPOA ahead of US Sanctions

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – British, French and German foreign ministers, along with the EU’s top diplomat, Federica Mogherini, issued a joint statement on Monday, denouncing Washington’s decision to re-impose sanctions against Tehran. “We deeply regret the re-imposition of sanctions by the US, due to the latter's withdrawal from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action...

Iran Sympathizes with Indonesia over Fatal Quake

Iran Sympathizes with Indonesia over Fatal Quake

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s Foreign Ministry expressed sympathy with the Indonesian nation and government over the deaths of scores of people in an earthquake that rocked the Southeast Asian country’s tourist island of Lombok on Sunday. In a message on Monday, Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi offered his condolences to Indonesians, including families of victims of the...

Iranian Teams Successful in Int’l Army Games Contest in Kazakhstan (+Photos)

Iranian Teams Successful in Int’l Army Games Contest in Kazakhstan (+Photos)

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Teams from the Iranian Army and the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) managed to pass the night combat contest in the International Army Games 2018 underway in Kazakhstan. During the overnight contest, the teams from the Iranian Air Force’s Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Unit and the IRGC’s Artillery Unit successfully hit the targets.The IRGC equipment team also...

Iran Condemns Assassination Attempt on Venezuelan President Maduro

Iran Condemns Assassination Attempt on Venezuelan President Maduro

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi said on Sunday that Tehran strongly condemns the recent drone assassination attempt on Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro. Qassemi said the move was aimed at creating instability and insecurity in Venezuela.He also said that the attempt served the interests of the enemies of the Venezuelan government and...

Iran Judiciary Chief Raps West’s Double Standards on Human Rights

Iran Judiciary Chief Raps West’s Double Standards on Human Rights

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iranian Judiciary Chief Ayatollah Sadeq Amoli Larijani deplored the double-standard policies of some Western countries, the US in particular, on human rights and said they voice support for “rioters” in Iran while keeping silent on the Saudi-led coalition’s war crimes in Yemen. The methods and strategies that the US and the West have adopted around the world are...