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Young Man Killed by Rioters in Iran: Prosecutor

Young Man Killed by Rioters in Iran: Prosecutor

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – A young man aged 26 was killed by rioters in Gohardasht, a neighborhood in the city of Karaj, west of Tehran, the prosecutor general of Alborz Province said. “Amid riots in Gohardasht over the past few nights, a bullet hit and killed a young man who was among the rioters,” Hajireza Shakarami told Press Shia on Sunday.He added that the bullet hit him in the...

Trump’s Anti-Iranian Crusade Damaging US-Europe Ties: UK Pundit

Trump’s Anti-Iranian Crusade Damaging US-Europe Ties: UK Pundit

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – A political analyst based in London described Donald Trump as “the most anti-Iranian American president since Ronald Reagan” and said he is damaging Washington’s relations with Europe through his hostile policies against the Islamic Republic. “I am enthused and refreshed by Europe's opposition to Mr. Trump's approach to Iran,” Marcus...

IRGC Confirms Naval Drill in Persian Gulf Waters

IRGC Confirms Naval Drill in Persian Gulf Waters

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The spokesman for the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) confirmed recent reports about the forces’ naval exercise in the Persian Gulf waters in southern Iran and said it was part of the IRGC’s routine drills. Head of the IRGC Public Relations Department General Ramezan Sharif said the war game was held with the aim of controlling and ensuring the security...

Iranian Official Urges Immediate EU Action as US Sanctions Loom

Iranian Official Urges Immediate EU Action as US Sanctions Loom

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – As the US is going to hit Iran with a wave of new sanctions on August 6, an Iranian official said Europe needs to take an outright measure before imposition of the sanctions if it is really willing to make up for the US withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal. In an interview with Press Shia, Majid Takht Ravanchi, deputy for political affairs at the Iranian...

Pakistan’s Imran Khan Says Wishes to Visit Iran

Pakistan’s Imran Khan Says Wishes to Visit Iran

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The chairman of Pakistan’s Tehreek-e-Insaf (Movement for Justice) party expressed his desire to visit Iran one day. During a meeting with the Iranian ambassador to Islamabad on Saturday, Khan said he wished to visit Iran and see its historical sites one day, The Express Tribune reported on Saturday.Restating Islamabad’s desire to trade with “all...

Iran Finishes Runner-Up at Int’l Army Games in Russia (+Photos)

Iran Finishes Runner-Up at Int’l Army Games in Russia (+Photos)

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – A team from Iran’s Law Enforcement Force ranked the second best team in the Guardian of Order contest of the International Army Games 2018 underway in the Russian capital of Moscow. Iran’s Guardian of Order team comprised of highly-skilled officers from the Law Enforcement Force finished runner-up as Russia’s Military Police team ranked the best team...

Trump’s Administration Hijacked by Zionist Assets: Ex-US Senate Candidate

Trump’s Administration Hijacked by Zionist Assets: Ex-US Senate Candidate

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – A former US Senate candidate said US President Donald Trump’s proposal for talks with Iran “without preconditions” is not “sincere” as his administration is hijacked by radical Zionist assets like John Bolton and Nikki Haley among others who seek regime change in Iran. “I find it hard to believe that Mr. Trump's offer to meet with the leaders of the...

Riyadh Has Cajoled Dushabeh into Breaking Ties with Iran: Scholar

Riyadh Has Cajoled Dushabeh into Breaking Ties with Iran: Scholar

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - An American researcher at the Columbia University said Saudi Arabia has encouraged Tajikistan to break its ties with Iran in an attempt to undermine the Islamic Republic's position in the region. "Saudi Arabia has benefited from and encouraged Tajikistan to break relations with Iran. Tensions emerged after Kabiri went to Tehran shortly after the IRPT was declared a...

Trump Says Any Talks with Iran ‘Up to Them’

Trump Says Any Talks with Iran ‘Up to Them’

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – US President Donald Trump described Iran’s economy as “very bad” and said any meeting with the country’s officials is "up to them." "Iran, and it’s economy, is going very bad, and fast! I will meet, or not meet, it doesn’t matter - it is up to them!" Trump said on his Twitter account on Saturday while en route to Ohio for a...

Iran, Azerbaijan Hold Consular Meeting

Iran, Azerbaijan Hold Consular Meeting

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iran and the Republic of Azerbaijan held the first round of meetings on consular affairs in Tehran. Directors of consular department from the foreign ministries of Iran and the Republic of Azerbaijan met in Tehran on Saturday.In the first round of such gatherings, the two officials hailed the advances in easing the visa requirements for the two countries’...