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Terrorists violate Homs de-escalation zone agreement, kill 2 citizens

Terrorists violate Homs de-escalation zone agreement, kill 2 citizens

HOMS, Aug. 27 (Press Shia Agency) – Terrorist groups located in al-Houla area in Homs violated the memorandum on the de-escalation zone in the northern countryside of Homs, targeting the villages of Qurmos and Mreimen with shells.SANA reporter in Homs said that at least one civilian was killed and five others were injured due to the rocket shells fired on Qurmos and Mreimen villages on the...

Parliament delegation to visit Lebanon on kidnapped diplomats

Parliament delegation to visit Lebanon on kidnapped diplomats

TEHRAN, Aug. 27 (Press Shia) – An Iranian MP said a Parliamentary team is slated to travel to Lebanon in order to conduct field investigation on fate of the four Iranian diplomats kidnapped in Lebanon in 1982.Sharouz Barzegar touched upon the latest measures taken to follow up and enlighten fate of four Iranian diplomats who were abducted in Lebanon on July 04, 1982 saying “so far, three or...

Liberation of Tal Afar, 'end of ISIL in Iraq'

Liberation of Tal Afar, 'end of ISIL in Iraq'

TEHRAN, Aug. 27 (Press Shia) – Parliament's General Director for International Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian has said the liberation of the northern city of Tal Afar means the end of ISIL in secure and stable Iraq.In a message issued on Sunday, Amir-Abdollahian hailed the liberation of Tal Afar located 80km west of Mosul. "Congratulations on the victory of the people, the authorities, the...

Pres. Rouhani, cabinet renew allegiance to Imam Khomeini

Pres. Rouhani, cabinet renew allegiance to Imam Khomeini

TEHRAN, Aug. 27 (Press Shia Agency) – The Iranian administration has renewed allegiance to the ideals of the late founder of the Islamic Republic Imam Khomeini (RH) on Sunday morning.President Rouhani and members of his cabinet visited Imam Khomeni’s Mausoleum in southern Tehran, where they laid wreaths to pay tribute to the late founder of Islamic Revolution and his venerable cause. They...

UK delegation to visit Tehran for consular talks  

UK delegation to visit Tehran for consular talks  

TEHRAN, Aug. 27 (Press Shia Agency) – A delegation from UK’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office is scheduled for a visit to Tehran late Sep. to hold consular talks with the Iranian side, a member of Parliament's National Security and Foreign Policy Committee said Saturday.Alireza Rahimi made the announcement while noting the recent meeting of Iran-UK Parliamentary Friendship Group in...

Joint operations new thinking in Turkey's Iran strategy

Joint operations new thinking in Turkey's Iran strategy

TEHRAN, Aug. 27 (Press Shia Agency)- Professor of political science says Turkey's tendency for joint military action with Iran signals a new thinking in Ankara's strategic outlook towards Tehran, but difficult under the current political situation.There were some reports that Turkey and Iran have discussed possible joint military action against Kurdish militant groups, after talks in Ankara last...

ISIL not to return to Mosul as its residents support authorities

ISIL not to return to Mosul as its residents support authorities

CAIRO, Aug. 27 (Press Shia) – The commander of the Iraqi army’s Nineveh Operations says that ISIL terrorists will not return to the Iraqi city of Mosul while its residents align themselves with the country's authorities.Militants of Daesh will not come back to Iraqi Mosul while its residents support the country's authorities, Brig. Gen. Najim Jubouri, the commander of the Iraqi...

Navy commander meets ranking Russian navy envoy

Navy commander meets ranking Russian navy envoy

TEHRAN, Aug. 26 (Press Shia) –Rear Admiral Sayyari, the Commander of Iran's Navy met with a high ranking Russian navy delegation on the sidelines of the 3rd International Maritime Security Symposium. “We believe that the Caspian Sea is the sea of peace and friendship,” asserted the Commander of Iran's Navy Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari on Saturday, “and at no means a foreign meddling...

Unemployment, Government’s prior objective to tackle: Rouhani

Unemployment, Government’s prior objective to tackle: Rouhani

TEHRAN, Aug. 26 (Press Shia) – Tackling unemployment is the top priority of government, said President Rouhani in his speech at the meeting of the new cabinet with Iran’s Leader on Saturday.   “Banking system, pension funds, imbalanced budget, water crisis, and environmental issues are the other problems which should be solved in the next four year term,” said President Hassan Rouhani...

Unemployment, govt’s prior objective to tackle: Rouhani

Unemployment, govt’s prior objective to tackle: Rouhani

TEHRAN, Aug. 26 (Press Shia) – Tackling unemployment is the top priority of government, said President Rouhani in his speech at the meeting of the new cabinet with Iran’s Leader on Saturday. “Banking system, pension funds, imbalanced budget, water crisis, and environmental issues are the other problems which should be solved in the next four year term,” said President Hassan Rouhani of...