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Damascus calls for cessation of US-led coalition strikes

Damascus calls for cessation of US-led coalition strikes

DAMASCUS, May 28 (Press Shia) – The Syrian authorities submitted letters to the UN Secretary General (UNSG) and the UN Security Council (UNSC) to end the US-led coalition strikes because the massive loss of lives among the civilians. Damascus sent letters to the UN Secretary General (UNSG) and the UN Security Council (UNSC), calling for the cessation of the US-led coalition...

Future belongs to young people: Leader

Future belongs to young people: Leader

TEHRAN, May. 27 (Press Shia Agency) – On first day of holy month of Ramadan, ceremony for recitation of holy Quran was held in presence of Leader of Islamic Revolution.In the meeting, Ayatollah Khamenei expressed pleasure Quran has become so popular in Iran and that the public is acquainted to Quran, from kids to the elder people, while it was not so before Revolution. He dubbed the growth...

Trump meets critic Pope Francis at Vatican

Trump meets critic Pope Francis at Vatican

منوچهر متكي سخنگوي جبهه پيروان خط امام (ره) و رهبري گفت : آقاي هاشمي رفسنجاني در مذاكره كميته انتخابي چهار نفر مورد مذاكره قرار ندارد و در ديدار برخي از اعضاي جبهه پيروان خط امام و رهبري با جناب هاشمي وي اظهار داشتند كه...

Iraqi forces 'launch multi-front attack against last remnants' of ISIL in Mosul

Iraqi forces 'launch multi-front attack against last remnants' of ISIL in Mosul

MOSCOW, May 27 (Press Shia) – The Iraqi Armed Forces are carrying out an operation to liberate last districts of the northern Iraqi city of Mosul remaining under control of ISIL, the Combined Joint Task Force of the Operation Inherent Resolve said Saturday.The city of Mosul has been occupied by ISIL since June 2014. The operation to retake it began on October...

Frist VP congratulates dawn of Ramadan

Frist VP congratulates dawn of Ramadan

TEHRAN, May 27 (Press Shia) – Es'hagh Jahangiri has issued separate messages to his counterparts in Muslim countries to felicitate beginning of the fasting month of Ramadan.Iranian 1st VP Es'hagh Jahangiri, in his congratulatory message, expressed hope that ties of brotherhood among the Muslim Ummah become strengthened and violence and terrorism are eradicated in Ramadan. He also noted that...

US, some Arab countries not satisfied with JCPOA

US, some Arab countries not satisfied with JCPOA

TEHRAN, May 27 (Press Shia) – AEOI Spokesman Behrouz Kamalvandi said the ruling bodies of the US and some Arab countries are not satisfied with Iran's historic nuclear deal as they've found it against their interests .Kamalvandi's remarks came in response to US President Donald Trump's ranting that "JCPOA has emboldened Iran." Some countries may have common interests and positions against...

Navy’s 47th fleet to depart for Indian Ocean

Navy’s 47th fleet to depart for Indian Ocean

TEHRAN, May 27 (Press Shia Agency) – Deputy navy commander Rear Admiral Peyman Jafari Tehrani said the 46th flotilla of Iran Navy will depart for the Indian Ocean early June.The official said deployment of Navy fleet aims at providing security for shipping lines.  On missions of Navy’s 46th and 47th flotillas, Lieutenant Navy Commander for Coordination Rear Admiral Peyman Jafari...

18 persons killed in terrorist car bombing in eastern Afghan town

18 persons killed in terrorist car bombing in eastern Afghan town

KHOST, May 27 (Press Shia) – At least 18 persons were killed Saturday when a suicide car bombing struck a crowded area in Afghanistan's eastern Khost city, a local security official said.The target of the attack was local security guards known as Campaign Forces and several civilians were also affected by the blast, the source told Xinhua anonymously. The blast occurred near a taxi stop...

Syrian army establishes control over areas in Homs countryside

Syrian army establishes control over areas in Homs countryside

HOMS, May. 26 (Press Shia Agency) – Syrian army units established control over new areas in the southeastern countryside of Homs province following violent battles with ISIL terrorists.SANA’s correspondent said that army forces, in cooperation with supporting forces, carried out concentrated and swift operations which resulted in establishing control over al-Abtar mountain range and the...

Larijani felicitates arrival of Ramadan

Larijani felicitates arrival of Ramadan

TEHRAN, May 27 (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Parliament Speaker has issued a congratulatory message to his counterparts to felicitate commencement of the fasting month of Ramadan.In a message to his counterparts in Islamic countries, Larijani congratulated the onset of Ramadan. “I would like to express my most sincere congratulations on the occasion of arrival of the blessed month of Ramadan,...